Today's Irish news roundup


Top Irish news stories:

Four more years: Barack Obama looks proudly at crowds after his big win on Tuesday night







Catholics vote for President Barack Obama by 50 percent to 48 percent

Catholic voters went for Barack Obama by 50 to 48 percent, mirroring the national result according to exit polls...READ MORE


Donald Trump reacted to Barack Obama's victory on TwitterThe top ten celebrity reactions to Barack Obama’s election win - from Donald Trump to Niall Horan

On Tuesday, the Election night became the most tweeted about event in U.S. political history.

There were more than 31 million election-related tweets on Tuesday night, according to Twitter spokeswoman Rachael Horwitz...READ MORE



Lower Manhattan plunged into darkness as Hurricane Sandy passes and the city floodsHas New York learnt anything from Hurricane Sandy?

Awful what wind and waves can do when you harness their destructive power and they tear entire communities down to the ground...READ MORE





Far Rockaway residents fall in line as FEMA gives out food and water at Beach…Report from the Rockaways: Desperate days for residents in Sandy aftermath

Fifteen volunteers from the Aisling Irish Center (in The Bronx/Yonkers) went out to Rockaway Beach yesterday to assist with relief efforts after hurricane Sandy...READ MORE




 U2’s Bono slips into a New York bar for an unannounced performance

On Sunday night U2’s front man, and part time New York resident, Bono, gave customers at Bemelman’s Bar, at the Carlyle Hotel, the shock and treat of their lives when he joined the joints usual musicians on stage...READ MORE





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