Today's top Irish newsstories:

Irish detectives fly to US to hunt killer of slain cop Adrian Donohoe

Two detectives from Ireland have flown to the United States in an effort to track down the chief suspect in the murder case of Garda Detective Adrian Donohoe…READ MORE


Irish resident died in London taxi hours after abortion at Marie Stopes clinic

A police investigation is underway in London after an Irish resident died in a taxi following an abortion in England – days after she was refused a termination under Irish law…READ MORE


‘Save Sgt. Sean Murphy’ Facebook page supports cop who released Dzhokhar Tsarnaev photos

Supporters of Sergeant Sean Murphy, the state trooper facing dismissal for leaking photos of alleged Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, have created a "Save Sgt. Sean Murphy" Facebook page…READ MORE


Jean Butler hails Riverdance as Irish dancers hit the Guinness Book of Records

Riverdance is in the Guinness book of records after the largest performance ever of the Irish dancing phenomenon in Dublin More than 2,000 people from 163 dance schools in 44 countries formed the world’s biggest Riverdance troupe on Sunday…READ MORE


Irish heatwave is over as rain and clouds make unwelcome return

Get out the umbrellas – Ireland’s heatwave is over after temperatures topped the Bahamas all across the country. The bad news has been delivered by the Irish government’s weather service Met Eireann…READ MORE