Today's top Irish entertainment stories:

You know you were brought up by Irish parents when…

In “Angela’s Ashes,” Frank McCourt observed that the miserable Irish childhood is the only kind worth having. Well, it’s hard to argue with his million-selling (and Pulitzer Prize-winning) memoir, but the Irish American childhood also has its challenges – as well as its highlights…READ MORE


Documentary on child abuse in the Catholic Church wins three Emmys (VIDEO)

The feature documentary “Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God” has picked up three Creative Arts Emmys for exceptional merit in documentary filmmaking, outstanding writing and outstanding picture editing…READ MORE


Michael Flatley tells Piers Morgan about Michael Jackson’s Irish dance plans

Michael Jackson’s untimely death in 2009 deprived the world of many things, including the possibility of a show in which he would have starred with Irish dance king Michael Flatley…READ MORE


LeAnn Rimes ends up in Dublin ER with a bad cough

Singer and tabloid fixture LeAnn Rimes had a blast in Ireland last week – until she landed in an emergency room in Dublin to treat a bad cough..READ MORE


Celtic rock band Black 47 announce plans to call it a day

Black 47 has been an institution in New York for almost a quarter century, single-handedly creating an Irish American music scene where there was none…READ MORE