Today's top Irish news stories:

Bishops believe Ireland has become a ‘nation of pagans’ after Celtic Tiger era

The Bishops of Ireland believe their flock have become a ‘nation of pagans’ according to a new report issued by the Association of Catholic Priests…READ MORE

Could Governor Martin O’Malley end up in the White House in 2016?

Dublin: Maryland governor Martin O’Malley, with roots in County Mayo and the West of Ireland, where he is staying this week, has made clear he is interested in the White House job in 2016…READ MORE


Top ten facts about leprechauns and where the legends really came from

Belief in leprechauns and other magical creatures were once widespread in Ireland, according to…READ MORE



Michael Collins, longtime Irish Ambassador to United States, prepares to say goodbye

Michael Collins, the popular longtime Irish ambassador to the U.S. will reportedly make his farewell lap this summer, as he and wife Marie bid farewell to Washington with a final round of parties..READ MORE



Sinn Féin describe PSNI as "reckless" after a minister was injured following Belfast parade

Sinn Féin representatives have called the PSNI "reckless" after Culture Minister Carál Ní Chuilín had to be taken to the hospital after an incident with a police land rover in the Carrick Hill area in the north of Belfast following a contentious parade in the city on Friday night…READ MORE


The Bishops of Ireland has become a "nation of pagans" since the Celtic Tiger. The Association of Catholic Priests say the Irish people have succumbed to the "evils of materialism and consumerism"