Today's Irish news roundup


Here's thetop Irish news stories on IrishCentral today:

Katy Hayes is in Boston preparing to undergo the first ever above the elbow transplant

TopIrish American news story:

Woman who lost limbs to flesh eating bacteria will receive world’s first above elbow arm transplant - VIDEO

Katy Hayes, an Irish American from Texas who lost all four limbs to flesh-eating bacteria, is set to undergo a double arm transplant at Boston's Brigham and Women's Hospital. This is the first time an above-the-elbow transplant has been attempted...READ MORE



Princess Kate royal boob flashing a minor distraction for Royal Family -- Far worse in the past for the family that reigns over the minor empire

The topless photos of Kate Middleton are much ado about nothing.

The royal family has weathered far more than this in their scandal-pitted history.

The dalliance with Nazi Germany between the wars and the abdication of Edward and Mrs Simpson with their pro-Nazi views would top my list...READ MORE



Taylor Swift along with Maya, Ronan Sean Thompson's mother, penned a song dedicated to the young boy who died of cancerTop Irish entertainment story:

Taylor Swift song for little Irish cancer boy now tops the charts - VIDEOS

The mother of Ronan Sean Thompson, the little Irish American boy whose death from cancer inspired Taylor Swift to write a best-selling song in his memory, has told how amazing the reaction has been...READ MORE



Demi Lovato slammed for her use of Auto-Tune on 'The X Factor' USA

The 'Skyscraper' hitmaker had agreed with fellow judge Simon Cowell when she criticized pop hopeful Shawn Armenta telling him perhaps a singing career wasn't for him...READ MORE




Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively wanted a "fun" and laid back wedding

The couple surprisingly tied the knot on Sunday in South Carolina in front of 60 of their closest friends and family and wedding planner Tara Guerard revealed they were closely involved in every aspect of the planning...READ MORE





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