Here's the topIrish news stories on IrishCentral today:

Niall O'Dowd: Joe Biden wins debate by not losing and ‘malarkey’ accusations fly

I think Joe Biden shaded the debate last night by just being himself and clearly not losing. That’s not a load of "malarkey", ie hot air. The Irish expression somehow made it into the middle of the presidential debate, though some spell it "mullarkey"...READ MORE


Top celebrity gossip story:

Is Taylor Swift cheating on beau Conor Kennedy with Patrick Schwarzenegger?

Trouble may be brewing in Camelot for popstar Taylor Swift and boyfriend Conor Kennedy. Star magazine is reporting that Swift was seen making out with none other than Patrick Schwarzenegger, Kennedy’s cousin!..READ MORE


Top Irish roots story:

Heard some crazy baby names? Get a load of these on the streets of NYC - VIDEO

Last week we reported that Michael and Liam were among the most popular Irish baby names in the United States, according to the latest state-by-state breakdown of top baby names...READ MORE


The Irish Homecoming - No bark, but lots of bite! - a trip to the park that will not be forgotten

April Drew's son Colum had an encounter at a local park that he hasn’t forgotten, much to the chagrin of his mother...READ MORE


‘Taken 2’ star Liam Neeson says he misses his wife Natasha Richardson ‘every day’

Despite finding renewed success with his recently released sequel ‘Taken 2,’ Liam Neeson says that he still misses his late wife, British actress Natasha Richardson...READ MORE