Senator Chuck Schumer speaks to reporters following a vote on the immigration bill on June 27, 2013, in Washington, DCAFP, Mandel Ngan

Today's top Irish news stories:

U.S. Senate passes landmark immigration bill that could put 50,000 Irish on path to citizenship - VIDEO

The estimated 50,000 undocumented Irish people living here came closer than they have for decades to a path to citizenship yesterday when the U.S. Senate gave final approval to a 1,200-page bill that promises to overhaul immigration laws for the first time since 1986…READ MORE


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Irish woman dies of flesh eating bug after Florida liposuction surgery

Mary Ryan from Cork, a grandmother and mother of two, died from a massive flesh eating infection after undergoing liposuction in Florida, a coroner’s inquest in Cork heard. She was resident in Florida..READ MORE


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Bronx high school music teacher Brian Kearins arrested for alleged rape of 16-year-old student

A Bronx high school teacher was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly having sex with a 16-year-old student…READ MORE
 

 


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Irish mother and disabled daughter shot dead by her father in Costa del Sol

An Irish mother and her disabled daughter were shot dead in a suspected murder-suicide in Spain. It is understood the family had been living in Spain for ten years…READ MORE
 


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Guinness launch new cultural initiative with Irish actor Chris O’Dowd and GAA star Jim McGuinness as mentors - VIDEO

Guinness have launched a major new cultural initiative, designed to champion people whose ideas, passion and spirit are enhancing and shaping Irish culture and identity…READ MORE


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