Today's Irish news roundup


Today's top Irish news stories:

Anglo Irish Bank big admits they hoodwinked Irish government over bailout amount

In a sensational development, John Bowe, one of Anglo Irish’s top bankers, told a colleague in a recorded phone call that he pulled the $9.2 billion figure to bail out the bank “out of his arse” in order to keep government money coming and he knew the bank’s needs would be far higher…READ MORE


Irish tricolor burnt by mob outside Orange Lodge in Liverpool as anti-Irish racism on the rise - VIDEO

The Irish community in Merseyside, Liverpool, have complained to the police as footage of a mob torching the Irish flag outside an Orange Lodge was posted last week…READ MORE

Noirin and Liam Ni Fhinneadha mourn the loss of their 15-year-old daughter LeahFormer Boston resident loses only child at accident black spot in Ireland

The father of a girl who died on her way home from practicing for a concert for the Irish Prime Minister is calling on Enda Kenny to bolster his battle to make the road safe for other children…READ MORE




Entering the Requiem Mass of Kevin Bell the Church of the Sacred Heart, Cloughoge. The young dancer was killed by a hit and run incident last week in New York.Hundreds turn out in Newry to mourn New York hit-and-run victim Kevin Bell – VIDEO

Hundreds of mourners lined the streets of Cloughoge village in Newry, Co. Down on Saturday to pay their respects to tragic New York hit-and-run victim Kevin Bell...READ MORE



US Senate vote to bolster security along the USA-Mexico border cleared a key procedural hurdle. Republican proposal passed by 67 votes to 27, a margin that bodes well for its eventual approval accordi

Major boost for immigration reform as Border security vote is passed in Senate

American immigration law reform is a step closer after a landmark vote to bolster security along the USA-Mexico border cleared a key procedural hurdle…READ MORE




Right wing pundit Bill O'Reilly shows support for immigration reformMichael Savage blasts ‘Leprechaun’ Bill O’Reilly over his newfound support of immigration reform – VIDEO

Right wing radio pundit Michael Savage tore into Bill O’Reilly this weekend after the Fox host endorsed the Senate’s efforts to overhaul the country's immigration laws…READ MORE