Today's Irish news roundup

President Barack Obama still winning according to Irish bettors at Paddy Power

Here's the top Irish news stories on IrishCentral today:

President Obama jumps in the mud pit to beat back Romney

Remember Obambi, the candidate Democrats were afraid would be too nice and genteel and get eviscerated by the Republican attack machine?

Well if this 2012 campaign proves anything, it is that Obambi is dead...READ MORE

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Alan Ryan, a member of the Real IRA, has been killed in DublinAssassinated Real IRA thug and womanizer leaves dozens of women in mourning

Alan Ryan, the swaggering tough guy shot dead by a masked gunman in Dublin on Monday, was an accomplished womanizer with a long line of female conquests who fell for his good looks....READ MORE

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Niall O'Dowd: Chuck Feeney Ireland’s greatest Irishman, gets a proper honor at last

They came to praise Chuck Feeney yesterday in Dublin at Dublin Castle and it was about time.

Nine universities, a former President of Ireland, Mary Robinson, and the current Prime Minister Enda Kenny gathered at the former seat of British power in Ireland to pay their respects...READ MORE

More Irish roots stories here.



Top ten tips on tracing your Irish roots - NY Irish Center’s third session shares a passion for genealogy

This September the New York Irish Center is set to host its third “The Top Tens of Genealogy” session, with the hope of introducing more of the Irish and Irish American community to genealogy and tracing their family’s history....READ MORE

More Irish genealogy news here.



Jimmy KimmelJimmy Kimmel pranks children with embarrassing ‘back to school’ outfits - VIDEO

The family collection of bad photos just got a little bigger. In a prank, talk show host Jimmy Kimmel asked parents to dress their kids in uncool or embarrassing back to school outfits and film the children’s reaction. He showed some of videos on Wednesday night on “Jimmy Kimmel Live”...READ MORE

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