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Bishop Eamon Casey's son, Peter Murphy, says his father was treated worse than a priest guilty of pedophilia Photo by: MSN

Today's Irish news roundup, August 5th, 2013

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Bishop Eamon Casey's son, Peter Murphy, says his father was treated worse than a priest guilty of pedophilia Photo by: MSN

Today's top Irish news stories:

Bishop Casey treated worse than pedophile priests for having affair says son

The son of Bishop Eamon Casey has told of his anger at the way the Catholic Church treated his father following revelations that he had had an affair and fathered a son with American divorcee Annie Murphy…READ MORE

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Census shows almost seven times more Irish Americans than population of Ireland

According to the latest Census, there are 39.6 million American who claim Irish heritage including five million who say they are of Scots Irish heritage…READ MORE

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Martin O'Malley Governor of MarylandGov. Martin O'Malley gives green light to run for president in 2016

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley confirmed he is is likely run for president in 2016  at his final National Governors Association meeting on Saturday. He has been chairman of that body like Governor Bill Clinton before him…READ MORE
 


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TD Denis Naughten spoke out on how families of the hundreds of thousands of emigrants still living in Ireland have given up hopeEmigrating families have lost all hope says leading Irish politician

The opening of one of Ireland’s most famous festivals had a sombre theme yesterday, when the focus shifted from music to the plight facing the country’s tens of thousands of emigrants...READ MORE


 


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Kelly Schlittenhardt (left) named as this year's Miss Irish America. Photographed with last year's winner Maggie O’Neill (r)Kelly Schlittenhardt takes crown in Miss Irish America pageant

Kelly Schlittenhardt was crowned Miss Irish America at the pageant competition held on June 29 at the Irish American Society headquarters in Mineola, NY…READ MORE

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