Top Irish news stories:

U.S. Ambassador to Ireland Dan Rooney’s daughter dies in tragic fashion

The American ambassador to Ireland Dan Rooney has returned to the United States following the tragic death of his daughter, Rita Rooney Conway, aged 54...READ MORE


Former Republican VP candidate Paul Ryan distances himself from Mitt Romney

Speaking at an event in Washington D.C. on Tuesday, former Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan began to distance himself from Mitt Romney...READ MORE


Niall O'Dowd: Hillary Clinton singing in the rain in Ireland as she makes her final visit

It rained cats and dogs in Dublin on Thursday but that hardly bothered the gawkers or the thousand or so gathered in line to hear Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speak...READ MORE


Praveen Halappanavar stands by account of Savita’s death despite media reports that refusal of abortion was ‘muddled’

Following the controversial death of Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar in a Galway hospital, one Irish Times journalist has written that Savita’s husband Praveen’s accounts may have been “muddled”...READ MORE


New York Irish Center launch Christmas shoe box collection for children in the Rockaways

Until December 14, the New York Irish Center – located in Long Island City – will collect donated shoeboxes, filled with Christmas gifts for boys and girls, in the hopes of improving the holiday season for children in The Rockaways...READ MORE


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