Today's Irish news roundup, September 11 2013


Today's top Irish news stories:

Collapse of Christine Quinn mayoral vote leaves Irish American support shocked

Christine Quinn’s third place finish in the New York mayoral race is a devastating blow for a candidate who was 15 points ahead just a few months ago...READ MORE


George Zimmerman's lawyer Mark O’Mara won't represent him in domestic dispute

George Zimmerman's Irish American attorney Mark O'Mara may have had enough of the man he helped successfully defend in the Trayvon Martin murder case...READ MORE


Marion Graham and Cathy DinsmoreTurkish waiter admits to killing Irish mum over fear of losing girlfriend

A 22-year-old Turkish waiter has admitted he killed Irish mother Marion Graham because he feared for his relationship with her daughter...READ MORE




Those working, living or studying in or around Ground Zero after the 9/11 attacks are 15 percent more likely to be diagnosed with World Trade-related cancer, according to Mount Sinai study.Cancer diagnosis among 9/11 first responders to World Trade attacks increasing (VIDEO)

So far 1,140 people exposed to the World Trade Center Ground Zero after the September 11 attacks have been diagnosed with cancer. That number is continuing to grow according to the doctors and nurses treating the heroes...READ MORE



Push for cancer to be added to 9/11 disease related listImages of 9/11 attack on World Trade Center seared my soul

What do I remember most about that day?

The massive cloud of ash gently floating in the breeze across the skyline, wondering if it was part of a nuclear fallout of some kind...READ MORE