Popular Down man Kevin Bell killed in tragic hit and run accident in The Bronx

Today's top Irish news stories:

Body of Irish immigrant tossed in medical examiner's van alongside trash

The Irish community in New York are mourning the loss of Kevin Bell, a young Irish immigrant who died in a tragic hit-and-run accident early Sunday morning in the Bronx…READ MORE

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Michelle Obama and daughters trace their Irish roots at Trinity College during stay - VIDEO

First Lady Michelle Obama visited Dublin with her daughters, Sasha and Malia on Monday where she attended several events that coincide with the G8 Summit in Co Fermanagh which President Obama is attending…READ MORE


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Cahir O’Doherty: Daily Mail unloads on 'drunken young' Paddys with booze-baiting rant - British tabloid continues its anti Irish attitude

The Daily Mail ran an article yesterday about the findings made by Irish researchers from University College Dublin that discovered - on average - students in Ireland drink more than their international counterparts…READ MORE

                                        

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JFK50 Emigrant Flame ceremony to take place at Arlington Cemetery before journey to Ireland

A historic moment in Irish American history will take place today, at the graveside of President John F. Kennedy at Arlington National Cemetery, when a flame will be taken from the Eternal Flame to be transported to Ireland, to mark the fiftieth anniversary of his memorable visit to Ireland in June 1963…READ MORE
                                                

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Pygmy woman offered asylum retrial in Dublin court after ‘fetish priestess’ ordeal
A pygmy woman who claims she was ordered to become a fetish priestess in Botswana is to take a new case to remain as an asylum seeker in Ireland…READ MORE

                                                   

 

 

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