The most read Irish news stories today:

Former politician from well-known family arrested on conspiracy to murder charge

A former politician – from a political dynasty – has been arrested in Cork on suspicion of conspiracy to murder three people, including a policeman...READ MORE


Enjoy Guinness this St. Patrick’s Day with these alternative Irish recipes

Everyone’s a little bit Irish for St. Patrick’s Day so you better have an upper hand on the rest of the crowd and take in some of these delicious tradition, and some new ideas for Guinness recipes...READ MORE


Donegal welcome home Duffy’s Cut murder victim John Ruddy after 180 years

180 years after his apparent murder, one of Duffy’s Cut victims, John Ruddy’s, remains are to be moved from the suburban Philadelphia all the way to his home county of Donegal in Ireland to be laid to rest...READ MORE


Police investigate link between body in burnt out car and Detective Donohoe murder

Police are investigating the discovery of a body in a burnt-out car, yards from the scene where detective Adrian Donohue was shot dead in January...READ MORE


Irish American community to protest offensive St Patrick’s Day t-shirts

Members of the Rockland Irish American community are once again planning to protest at the Palisades Center Mall, in West Nyack, NY, where t-shirts with raunchy humor, sexual slogans and references to excessive inebriation are on sale in the name of St. Patrick’s Day...READ MORE


An elderly man in Cork was convicted and fined on Monday