Today's top Irish newsstories:

‘Whitey’ Bulger trial turns to drug and IRA guns smuggling

Prosecutors in the trial of James “Whitey” Bulger turned their focus to the death of John McIntyre, a fisherman who smuggled guns to the Irish Republican Army (IRA), in the 1980s. “Whitey” Bulger the former mob boss of the Boston Irish gang Winter Hill gang is charged with numerous crimes including 19 murders, which prosecutors claim he committed or ordered…READ MORE


Congressman Peter King said to be considering White House run

Congressman Peter King, the most prominent Irish American for decades in the House of Representatives, is considering a run for the White House, Newsmax magazine confirms…READ MORE


Samantha Power says her top priority is to defend Israel in UN role

Samantha Power, 43, the Irish-born nominee for U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations has stated that one of her top priorities will be to defend Israel at the U.N…READ MORE


Video of Irish and US men abusing Korean woman greeted by anger worldwide

A video uploaded to YouTube of men manhandling a woman and verbally abusing her in a South Korean club has sparked outrage across the country…READ MORE


Orange Order seek another march through Catholic area of Belfast

Sinn Féin representative Gerry Kelly has said the Orange Order clearly has not learned any lessons from the violence over the last few days and that they are doing damage to community relations and themselves...READ MORE


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