Today's Irish news roundup


Today's top Irish news stories:

"Boston Strong" poster of Sean Collier (RIP) and Richard D Donohue JR who were both shot by the Boston bombers. The two Irish American cops graduated from the Academy together in 2010







Boston cop’s heart stopped for 45 min - Irish American hero shot during chase expected to survive

The Boston police officer shot and wounded during a fierce gunfight with the Boston marathon bombing suspects lost all of his own blood and his heart stopped beating for a shocking 45 minutes before he was successfully resuscitated, his doctors say...READ MORE


One of New York's best known red heads mayor hopefully Christine Quinn. NYPD have been warned that discrimination against red heads within their ranks will not be tolerated.







New York police crackdown on anti-redhead mocking - Christine Quinn backs anti-bullying

New York Police Department (NYPD) sergeants and lieutenants have been spreading the message to cops “Don’t discriminate against carrot-top cops!” In one of the most racially diverse cities in the world harassment of redheads will not be tolerated. ‘..READ MORE


Notre Dame and Boston College could be on to play at Dublin's Aviva Stadium in Dublin in 2015Boston College and Notre Dame game could be played in Ireland in 2015

The news that Boston College will play Notre Dame in 2015 has dramatically increased the chances that the game could go to Ireland.

The teams will not play between now and 2015 and it will be a home game for Notre Dame...READ MORE



Ireland is back in the money as the number of billionaires has doubled, according to the Sunday Times Rich List 20132013 Rich List show number of Irish billionaires has doubled since economic crash

The number of billionaires in Ireland has almost doubled in recent years, according to the latest Sunday Times Rich List.

This year there were 31 new entrants in the Sunday Times Irish Rich List. A revival in manufacturing  has been credited with generating almost 50 percent of the new entrants to the annual list...READ MORE


Republican Paul Ryan says the Boston bombing has convinced him now is the time for immigration reform in the United StatesLeading Republican Paul Ryan comes out in favor of immigration reform despite Boston attacks

Former Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan has come out strongly in favor of immigration reform and says the Boston bombings have convinced him even more the system is broken...READ MORE