Today's Irish news roundup


Today's Irish news stories:

Pope’s belief in the Devil evident as he lays his hands on ill boy in St. Peter’s Square







Did Pope Francis perform an exorcism at the Vatican Mass on Sunday? - VIDEO

Italian press, and media worldwide, are speculating that Pope Francis I performed an exorcism on a young man in a wheelchair at the Pentecostal Mass last Sunday...READ MORE


Caskets at St. Peters Catholic Church - The Ancient Order of the Hibernians, provided a 19th century funeral service at St Peter’s Church on Staten Island







Thousands of Great Hunger victims who died in Staten Island quarantine remembered

Thousands of victims of Ireland’s Great Hunger remain buried under Staten Island’s modern structures in unmarked mass graves. Now, over 160 years later, the remains of some of those victims will be re-interred in a Memorial Green, part of the multi-million Supreme Court complex, in St. George...READ MORE


Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., right, confers with Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, left, the ranking member, as the Senate Judiciary Committee assembles to work on a landmark iImmigration reform bill passes a huge hurdle with Irish E3 visas intact - VIDEO

The comprehensive immigration reform bill passed a huge hurdle on Tuesday night with the Senate Judiciary Committee voting 13-5 for passage out of the committee and on to the senate floor...READ MORE




Jacqueline Goldberg leaves the Dirksen U.S. Courthouse in Chicago on Friday, May 17, 2013, after testifying in court. 87-year-old sues Donald Trump over condo - ‘Somebody had to stand up to him’

Donald Trump you're fired! That's the message from an 87-year-old woman who alleges Trump cheated her in a skyscraper-condo sale...READ MORE




Caroline Roddy, left and Fiona Roddy, leaving Sligo Circuit Court, where their abuser, Michael John Cunningham, was sentenced to two years prison for sexual assault.Sisters abused over six years by their uncle - disgusted by two year sentence for sexual abuse

Two sisters who found the courage to give evidence at County Sligo Circuit Court about their sexual abuse as children at the hands of their uncle were left speechless and dismayed by what they called his light sentencing...READ MORE