Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., appears on the floor of the House of Representatives Monday, Aug. 1, 2011, in Washington.AP

Catch up with what the Irish have been reading about so far today

Gabby Giffords' inspiring appearance at a time of 'ridiculous' debate ---Showing what is important to the American people

The appearance of Gabby Giffords on the floor of the house last night was an inspirational moment for the ages...READ MORE



David Norris withdraws from Irish presidential race - VIDEO

Senator David Norris has announced his withdrawal from the Irish Presidential race, during a press conference this afternoon in Dublin...READ MORE

Global cooling as Ireland records coldest June and July in 50 years

So much for global warming! Ireland’s summer heatwave is still missing in action – and there’s no sign of it turning up anytime soon...READ MORE

Dublin pub that barred the Queen burnt to the ground in suspicious circumstances

The Dublin pub owned by the controversial father of Celtic striker Anthony Stokes has been burnt to the ground in suspicious circumstances...READ MORE

Cockpit terror revealed in Air France A330 Airbus recordings

Recently released transcripts of the cockpit recordings now revealed the panic that descended in the cockpit prior to the crash.

"What do you think? What do you think? What should we do?" READ MORE