Top Irish news stories:

Irish police investigate suicide of 12-year-old girl amid bullying claims

Irish police are investigating claims that a 12-year-old girl who took her own life was the victim of bullying...READ MORE


Niall O'Dowd: A new spirit in the Irish community after Rockaways Day of Action

The success of the Irish Day of Action in Rockaway when 1,000 Irish descended on the devastated Rockaway Peninsula has led to a new spirit in the Irish community...READ MORE


Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly once wanted to be an Irish pol in Massachusetts

Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly once worked for the presidential campaign of Gary Hart and very much wanted to be in politics...READ MORE


Patrick Roberts: Children removed from 'right-wing' foster parents in Britain

Political correctness has finally gone too far in Britain.

Three children were removed from the care of foster parents in Britain after social workers discovered the couple were members of the right-wing Ukip political party...READ MORE


Boston College IRA project was not a hoax or a set up

In an October Periscope column, Niall O’Dowd can be found making the same foundational error that unfortunately has long beset his commentary on the North of Ireland...READ MORE