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Today's top Irish news stories:

Gay teacher fired from Catholic school after applying for same-sex marriage license

A gay teacher claims he was fired from the Catholic school he worked at for 12 years after applying for a same-sex marriage license.

Michael Griffin, a French and Spanish teacher at Holy Ghost Preparatory School in Bensalem, PA said his sexuality was not a secret at the school...READ MORE


Website attracts 80,000 Irish people ready to cheat on their partners this Christmas

Forget the nice – Irish men want to be naughty this Christmas with over 80,000 signed up to a new website dedicated to people having affairs...READ MORE


The top ten places to celebrate Christmas in Ireland (PHOTOS)

There are few countries that celebrate a cozier, put-your-feet-up Christmas than Ireland.

With its family-oriented culture and the legendary friendliness of its people, spending the holidays in Ireland is one of the most rewarding decisions you could ever make...READ MORE


Photo shows Irish revolutionaries three years before Easter Rising

A fascinating photograph featuring many of the great Irish revolutionary leaders has gone on display in Galway, a century after it was taken...READ MORE




The mystery of Celtic and Irish symbols

The symbols and signs of our forefathers, the ancient Celts held incredible, meaningful power in their lives.

The ancient Celts, the people who lived in Britain and Ireland from 500 B.C. to 400 A.D., considered their symbols and signs to hold incredible, meaningful power in their lives...READ MORE