Today's Irish news roundup, Nov 4th, 2013


Today's top Irish news stories:

Young Irishman loses his life during Las Vegas weekend trip


The Washington Irish community and a small Sligo town is in mourning after the tragic death in Las Vegas of GAA star Conor Brady….READ MORE



Depression and suicide remains big issue in New York’s Irish community


The reluctance of people to seek help for mental health issues is leading to an increase in depression and suicide in the Irish community in New York, community leaders say….READ MORE


A photo of one of the Dolmen Mews, Kilkenny Road, Carlow, taken from the property site Mews are on reserve at $13,000.Bargain alert as Carlow houses go to auction for reserve of just $13,000 each

Property prices may be rising in Dublin but a ghost estate will go for auction in Carlow this week – with a guide price of just $13,000 per home or $260,000 for all 20 properties….READ MORE


Seventh son of a seventh son, Danny Gallagher, to be featured in History Channel documentaryHistory Channel to do major program on Irish faith healer

A famous faith healer from Ireland is the subject of a major documentary to be shown on the History Channel. Danny Gallagher, from Maghera, County Derry, has traveled around Ireland, Britain and the world curing people of various ailments. Gallagher is the seventh son of a seventh son, which in Celtic lore, means he has the special power of healing…READ MORE


Conor Cusack on his own battle with depression and the importance of taking the first step to receive helpDealing with depression starts with the first step, talking and reaching out for help

Conor Cusack (34), a hurler with Cloyne and Cork, the brother of Cork All-Ireland winning goalkeeper, Donal Og Cusack, wrote a moving blog on his personal battle with depression which went viral….READ MORE