Today's Irish news roundup


Here's the top Irish news stories on IrishCentral today:

Love-sick dentist Sandy Crocker (28), from the Pacific coast province of British Columbia







Canadian dentist travels 4,000 miles to track down his Irish love he met for two minutes

A Canadian dentist has flown to Ireland to find a woman he met for a mere two minutes earlier this summer...READ MORE


Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell walk behind the Irish flagTop Irish sportsstory:

Rory McIlroy rethinks his Olympic 2016 decision – doesn't want to choose between Ireland and Britain

Rory McIlroy has admitted that the heartfelt reaction by fans to his decision to choose the Great Britain team over the Irish team for the Rio 2016 Olympics has led him to think deeply about his decision...READ MORE



Brian drain continues in IrelandTop Irish newsstory:

40,000 are leaving Ireland every year new figures show

Almost 40,000 young Irish people are leaving the country per year the new unemployment and workforce figures show...READ MORE




Ronan Thompson and his mother Maya.Mother of Ronan Thompson speaks out about Taylor Swift's tribute - VIDEO

When pop superstar Taylor Swift finished her performance at the recent Stand Up to Cancer 2012 telethon, the audience’s eyes were not fixed upon the pretty blond singer. Instead their eyes were drawn to the picture of a little boy, with piercing blue eyes on the screen behind her...READ MORE



People and Politics: Mitt Romney’s Mexican comments were the most offensive

Of all the rash comments that Mitt Romney made the other night the one that most struck me has been almost ignored.

"Had [my father] been born of Mexican parents, I'd have a better shot of winning this."..READ MORE




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