Today's Irish news roundup, September 6th 2013


Today's top Irish  news stories:

Irish mother shot dead by estranged husband after saying farewell to emigrant son

A man was arrested by police in County Cavan  on Friday morning after a tense nine-hour siege, which followed the violent death of a mother-of-four, who had just said goodbye to her son emigrating to Australia…READ MORE



Son devastated as father missing for four years found in abandoned house

The four year ordeal of an Irish family torn apart by grief over their missing father has come to an end According to the Irish Mirror the skeletal remains of the missing man were found in an abandoned house, prompting the man's son to speak to the press of his horror at discovering he had passed the property every day for years never realizing his father lay dead inside…READ MORE


Mobile phone footage taken by a shocked walker of a naked woman posing on Cave HillCall for probe after naked woman poses for photos at Belfast tourist spot

A Northern Irish minister has called for an investigation after a naked woman was photographed in a series of seductive poses in broad daylight at a popular Belfast tourist attraction…READ MORE


Soup kitchen operator Oliver WilliamsClare soup kitchen receives ‘racist’ warnings ahead of opening

Soup kitchen operator Oliver Williams says that before he opened a soup kitchen in Ennis, Co Clare, he was warned by a woman from Co Galway that she didn’t want any “blacks, winos, or Travellers.”  Her comment were in response to the soup kitchen Williams opened in Ennis on September 2, 2013…READ MORE


Michaella McCollum Connolly, aka Kayla (L) at Lima's Jorge Chavez International Airport with countrywoman Melissa Reid after being arrested with over five kilograms of cocaine.Fresh claims the ‘Peru Two’ arrest was a diversion for other drug mules

Police in Peru are investigating claims that the two young women charged with drug smuggling were set up. The Daily Star reports that investigators were told there may have been other drug mules on the plane which the two women tried to board from Lima airport…READ MORE