Here's the top Irish news stories on IrishCentral today:

British legend makes anti-Irish slur over Olympic torch bearer tattoo made in USA

An Olympic legend has been forced to apologise for a racist slur against the Irish on live television in Britain...READ MORE


Kennedy family feud rages over Ted Kennedy’s memory and legacy institute

Edward Kennedy's two sons and his widow, Vicki Kennedy, are at odds over the late senator's legacy and the handling of the $71 million institute that bears his name...READ MORE


Maureen O’Hara’s PA Carolyn Murphy hits back at O’Hara family over accusations

Maureen O’Hara’s former long time friend and power-of-attorney lawyer Carolyn Murphy has hit back at the the O’Hara family and advisors. She did so following accusations of mishandling of business and elder abuse...READ MORE


Madonna the prima donna? Superstar has list of demands prior to Dublin gig

Today's top read story in Irish entertainment

When Madonna heads to Dublin next week for her Irish stop in her worldwide MDNA tour, she’ll be bringing a list of specific demands that need to be met in her backstage area at the Aviva Stadium...READ MORE


Irishman dies on English channel swim as wife watches from support boat

A shocked wife looked on from a boat as her husband suffered a fatal heart attack less than a mile from the shore as he took part in a cross-channel swim from England to France...READ MORE

Daley Thompson