Taoiseach in New York. March 17, 2013

Today's Irish news roundup


Taoiseach in New York. March 17, 2013

Today's top Irish news stories: 







Paul Allen: Irish politicians would have been better off staying at home for St. Patrick's Day

In the supposed year of the Gathering, and with the country’s coffers still struggling, our politicians would  have been be better off welcoming the world to Ireland, rather than jetting away for St Patrick’s Day...READ MORE








Did the History Channel’s “The Bible” model their Satan on President Obama?

Twitter erupted on Sunday night when viewers noticed that the figure of Satan in Irish screen star Roma Downey's The Bible miniseries, bore a remarkable resemblance to President Obama...READ MORE


Irish leader Enda Kenny speaking at the White House, with Barack ObamaIrish leader Enda Kenny to discuss undocumented Irish with President Obama and on Capitol Hill

Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny is to raise the plight of undocumented illegal immigrants when he meets President Obama on Tuesday.

He will also discuss it with congressional leaders from both the Republican and Democratic parties...READ MORE


Murdered in Tokyo - 21-year-old Wexford student Nicola FurlongFamily anger at sentence as Hinds found guilty of Nicola Furlong murder

Teenage American musician Richard Hinds has been found guilty of the murder of Irish student Nicola Furlong in Tokyo.

But her family have reacted angrily to the maximum 10 year sentence handed down by a Japanese court...READ MORE



Irish President Michael D Higgins meets Pope Francis during his inauguration at the VaticanNew Pope Francis I and the Irish-Argentine community have close ties

Irish Argentines, as all the Argentineans – despite their origin - were first shocked and immediately received with great joy the news of the election on the new Pope, Francis I, who was up to then George Mario Cardinal Bergoglio, Archbishop of Buenos Aires and Head of the Argentinean Catholics...READ MORE




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