Today's top Irish news stories:

Welcome home, Irish immigrant of 47 years blinded by bottle attack

A woman who returned to Ireland on vacation 47 years after she immigrated to Canada will likely lose her eye after she was caught in the middle of a bar room brawl…READ MORE


It’s Sean Hannity versus Megyn Kelly showdown for Fox says Drudge

Well placed sources within the Fox News Channel have told the Drudge Report that conservative star Sean Hannity will be bumped from his primetime 9 p.m. hour on Monday to Friday to make way for  fellow Fox host Megyn Kelly, currently out on maternity leave…READ MORE


New York mayoral race turns nasty over unspent pension funds in Northern Ireland

Irish American Christine Quinn, leading the race for New York mayor, has slammed her main opponent Bill Thompson over his handling of a $150 million dollar Irish fund…READ MORE


Fears grow for Irish hostess missing for over ten days in Ibiza

The Irish family of a woman missing in Ibiza for the past 12 days remain “confident” of finding her alive. Michaella McCollum Connolly was working as a nightclub hostess in the Spanish island before she disappeared. The lingerie model had been living in North Belfast before leaving for the party island on her own in June…READ MORE


'Largest facilitator of child porn on the planet' could be released without proper paperwork

The United States authorities are seeking the extradition of a 28-year-old Irishman, who an FBI special agent described as “the largest facilitator of child porn on the planet.” However, a Dublin High Court judge has warned that time is “running out.”..READ MORE