Today's top Irish news stories:

Young Irish immigrant dies tragically in hit-and-run in the Bronx

A young Irish immigrant in New York to play football with the Co. Armagh team was killed in a hit-and-run accident in the early hours of the morning on Father’s Day…READ MORE


Sean O’Shea: Is Rory McIlroy a spoiled brat and just an overgrown child? - Antics during the U.S. Open leave his maturity very much in question

There was one shot from yesterday’s coverage of the U.S. Masters which summed up the tournament for Rory McIlroy. It showed him hitting a very bad shot then grinding his club into the ground until he broke it…READ MORE


President Obama urges all of Northern Ireland to back the peace process – VIDEO

President Obama landed in Belfast this morning and delivered a strong speech urging Northern Ireland leaders to stay on course on the peace process…READ MORE


Secret Service agents take to the Fermanagh fields to protect President Obama – in brand new tractors

Locals are laughing at British and American Secret Service attempts to disguise themselves as farmers around the G8 summit – in sparkling new tractors…READ MORE



Sinn Fein deputy leader speaks out against bishops' approach on abortion issue

Sinn Féin deputy leader Mary Lou McDonald, speaking in Cork on Friday, said the hierarchy of any religion is entitled to its views on the matter of abortion…READ MORE


Victim Kevin Bell