Today's Irish news roundup


Top Irish news stories:

Dolours Price







Arch critic of Gerry Adams and the peace process, Dolours Price, dies

Dolours Price, 61, the woman at the center of the Boston College IRA tapes controversy has died suddenly...READ MORE


Nanny Aisling McCarthy Brady is accused in the death of a one-year-oldOver 500 supporters of accused Irish nanny sign up for Facebook page to proclaim her innocence

Support for the Cavan nanny expected to be accused of killing a one year old baby has been growing online...READ MORE





John CorneliusFirst married Catholic priest ordained in Buffalo, NY under papal celibacy exception rule

John Cornelius, a former Episcopalian priest, will become the first Roman Catholic priest to be ordained despite being both married and a father. The ordination will occur in Buffalo, New York, as is permitted according to 2012 papal exception to the church’s celibacy rule...READ MORE



Aisling BradyIrish nanny accused of assault of one-year-old in Boston will be deported - VIDEO

The United States Immigration Service have said accused Cavan native Aisling McCarthy Brady will be deported from Boston regardless of the outcome of the case against her. She has been accused of the assault which caused the death of Rehma Sabir, the one-year-old baby she was caring for...READ MORE



Danny Healy-Rae at his family pub in Kilgarvan, Co KerryDanny Healy-Rae’s Co Kerry ‘drunk driving’ legislation slammed as 'ridiculous'

Kerry County Councillor Danny Healy-Rae has put forth new legislation that would grant people in isolated areas in Ireland special permits that would allow them to drive after consuming some alcohol. The new measure has since been widely criticized as “dangerous” and “ridiculous.”..READ MORE