Today's Irish news roundup


Today's top Irish news stories:

The whistleblower Armstrong's US Postal team masseuse, Emma O'Reilly (left)







Irish masseuse Emma O’Reilly rejects attempted apology from Lance Armstrong -VIDEO

Emma O’Reilly, the Irishwoman at the heart of the Lance Armstrong story, has rejected the American drug cheat’s attempts at an apology...READ MORE


Convicted murderer Robert Gleason Jr‘Pog mo thoin’-- executed Boston murderer gives his last words in Gaelic

Convicted murderer Robert Gleason, Jr, killed two fellow inmates to ensure his execution in Virginia and requested the electric chair...READ MORE





Madeline W. Harrigan Irish American mother arrested - children found covered in urine and feces

A Florida mother-of-three was arrested on Monday night for child neglect, after authorities discovered her children were living in squalor...READ MORE





Belfast man Stephen McFaul photographed with his sons, is now out of harm's way after Algeria oil-field hostage situationStephen McFaul, Irishman held in Algeria kidnapping, had explosives tied to his neck

The Irishman who was among those reportedly being held hostage at the In Amenas oil-field in Algeria on Wednesday is said to be out of harm’s way now and “safe and well.”..READ MORE




Washington attorney Mark TuoheyApplicants for U.S. ambassador job to Ireland 'lining up out the door'

Washington lawyer and Irish American activist Mark Tuohey is still favorite as next Ambassador to Ireland. Tuohey was rated the hot favorite in a Washington Post article this week...READ MORE