Here's IrishCentral's top read stories in Irish news today:

Irish boxer John Joe Nevin secures Ireland’s first medal at London Olympics

Top read story in Irish sport

Boxer John Joe Nevin won Ireland’s first medal at the London Olympics – and dedicated it to his late cousin David...READ MORE


One Direction's Liam Payne is keen to settle down and have children before he is 25

Tope read story in entertainment news

The pop star and girlfriend Danielle Peazer were happy to admit at JLS member Marvin Humes and The Saturdays star Rochelle Wiseman's wedding at the weekend that they are serious about their relationship...READ MORE


Notre Dame Dublin game could be worth close to $100 million to Irish economy

The Notre Dame versus Navy game in Dublin could be worth close to $100 million to the Irish economy when future tourism potential is fully accounted for, new estimates say...READ MORE


High profile recruitment drive for new priests fails to attract even one response

Top read story in news from Ireland

A recruitment campaign by the Catholic Church in Ireland has failed to find even one potential priest...READ MORE


Is there a mythical, vanishing island off the western coast of Ireland?

Ireland is world famous for its rich history of magical folklore. However, is there truth in some of its old mythical tales?...READ MORE

Irish boxer John Joe Nevin