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

From the Bleachers: The Daily Telegraph thinks Irish Olympic hero Katie Taylor is British

Top read story in sports blogs

Goodness gracious these Olympics seriously get the blood going, don’t they? Katie Taylor and her legion of Irish fans have a date with destiny in just a few hours...READ MORE


Australian journalist apologizes for Katie Taylor article stereotyping Irish as drunks

An Australian journalist has apologized for his article on Katie Taylor’s role in the Olympic Games. Irish readers found the article headlined, “Punch drunk: Ireland intoxicated as Taylor swings towards boxing gold,” offensive...READ MORE


Harry Styles could be performing at model Cara Delevingne's birthday party this weekend

Top read story in entertainment news

The One Direction singer has been asked if he would perform at the event to celebrate her 20th year, which Cara's sister Poppy is helping to organize...READ MORE


Top ten facts about Irish Olympic hopeful Katie Taylor – VIDEO

Born on July 2, 1986 in Bray Co. Wicklow, world amateur boxing champion Katie Taylor has quickly become an Irish sports icon...READ MORE


Irish mock Olympic commentary goes viral -- International media doesn’t get the joke - VIDEO

Over in Ireland, mention Chris ‘The Viper’ Tordoff of the Hardy Bucks, and everyone immediately thinks comedy...READ MORE

Taylor after defeating 19-year-old Tajikistan 17-9 at the ExCel Arena on Wednesday