Top Irish news stories:

Report claims Irish American Jill Kelley at heart of Petraeus resignation story

Irish American Jill Kelley has emerged as a major player in the events surrounding the affair which led to the resignation of CIA chief David Petraeus...READ MORE


Niall O'Dowd: Irish fight back begins in Rockaways after Hurricane Sandy devastation

Belle Harbor, Rockaway Beach, Sunday: The cruel sea came pouring into this peninsula driven by the hurricane force winds of Hurricane Sandy...READ MORE


Enda Kenny and sports stars Brian O’Driscoll and James McClean criticised over Poppy Day snub

Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny and sports stars Brian O’Driscoll and James McClean are in the firing line after refusing to wear a poppy on Remembrance Day...READ MORE


Top news on the Catholic Church:

Vatican takes strong stance against gay marriage after US election

The Vatican had vowed that it will never stop insisting that marriage can only be between a man and a woman...READ MORE


Bono’s wife leads protest against oil drilling near their posh home

The wife of U2 frontman Bono is leading the protests against plans to drill for oil in Dublin Bay...READ MORE


Paula Broadwell, left, author of the David Petraeus biography "All In" and Jill Kelley of Tampa, right, the State Department's liaison to the military's Joint Special Operations Command.