Today's Irish news roundup, October 24th, 2013

Shocking untimely death of prominent Galway hurler and sports star

Today's top Irish news stories:

Shocking untimely death of prominent Galway hurler and sports star

The Irish sports world has been left reeling by the sudden death of Niall Donoghue, a top class Galway hurler, who took part in last year’s All Ireland Final….READ MORE

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‘Racial profiling’ behind Roma children’s 'abductions' by Irish police

Two young Roma children were removed from their families by Irish authorities who then carried out DNA tests on the children before returning them home. Human rights groups are claiming these children were “abducted” due to racial profiling following the case of the four-year-old girl, “Maria”, in Greece….READ MORE
 


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Drogheda-based rebel Augustinian priest, Father Iggy O'Donovan, removed from his parish following complaint that he allowed the godparents to pour water on a baby's head during a baptism.Silenced priest Fr Iggy O’Donovan gets freedom of town honor in Drogheda

An outspoken Irish priest, who was removed from his post last month after performing an unconventional baptism, is to receive his former parish's highest honor on Thursday….READ MORE



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New survey shows majority of cheaters claim infidelity is not a sinCatholics voted most likely to stray but majority claim infidelity not a sin

The majority of cheaters do not think infidelity is a sin and that Catholics are most likely to stray, according to a new survey conducted by an infidelity website….READ MORE

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