Frances joined IrishCentral in early 2014 shortly after arriving in New York from County Kildare.
A graduate of Dublin City University and Trinity College Dublin, she had worked in Irish-language media and research before moving to the US and was awarded two national student media awards for Irish-language journalism while studying in DCU and Trinity.
English bakers Greggs’ sausage roll Jesus caused outrage and religious groups have called for a boycott of their baked goods.
Archbishop Diarmuid Martin believes Pope Francis will want to visit poor Irish communities, including a trip to prison, during his time in Ireland in 2018.
Ryan Seán Kelly started Scars Behind Beauty to provide free tattoos to cover up self-harm scars.
A fake meteor strike in a Northern Irish school turned a prank video into an unusual lesson with an impact.
“Song of Granite” explores the culture of sean-nós singing through the life of famed Irish folk singer Joe Heaney.
American Airlines’ premium economy seats see greater comfort for passengers on Ireland-US flights.
Molly Martens Corbett and her father Thomas Martens were found guilty last August of the murder of Limerickman Jason Corbett.
Irishman Declan Garrity was charged with animal cruelty in the New York Supreme Court in 2016, prompting the establishment of an animal abuse squad in the city.
The "Book of Common Prayer" was discovered in a Church of Ireland rectory in Monkstown after being stolen from Marsh's Library in 1840.
Remember when Gerry Adams was refused entrance to the White House? Well, the reason why his visit caused such as fuss has now been revealed.