Today's Irish news roundup


Top Irish news stories:

The accused Aisling McCarthy Brady (left) and the family home in Lahey Co.Cavan







Aisling McCarthy Brady’s mother distraught by allegations against Boston nanny

The mother of Aisling McCarthy Brady has told her priest in Lavey, County Cavan, that she is distraught by the allegations against her daughter in Boston...READ MORE 


Defense attorney Melinda Thompson addresses Judge Michele Hogan and inset Aisling McCarthy Brady, Defense attorney picks ‘holes’ in the case against Irish nanny Aisling McCarthy Brady

The lawyer defending Irish nanny Aisling McCarthy Brady has pointed to several ‘holes’ in the murder case against her client...READ MORE 




New TV series by Robert De Niro and the Showtime network presents the predominantly Irish neighborhood as a hotbed of the Neo-Nazi movementSouth Boston community outraged by Robert De Niro’s ‘The 4th Reich’ Showtime drama

South Boston, or Southie as it's known, is about to get more of the kind of exposure it could do without...READ MORE 




Collection of pictures from Kennedy's bachelor party from Sept. 1953. - mcinnisauctions.comPreviously unseen photos of JFK and Jackie Onassis to be auctioned - PHOTOS

A massive collection of John F Kennedy and Jackie Onassis’ memorabilia including rare candid photographs of the president with his family, as well as clothing and other items, are going up for auction to mark the 50th anniversary of Kennedy’s assassination...READ MORE 



Sully Sullenberger and his wife Lorraine with Orlaith, Kathleen and Ciaran Staunton last week in O’Neill’s. (Photo by Sean McPhail)Niall O'Dowd: Sully Sullenberger’s latest miracle - Rory Staunton’s hero lends name to fight for more stringent hospital checks

They say you should never meet your heroes in case you are disappointed, but in the case of Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, the opposite is true...READ MORE