Today's top Irish news stories:

Tragic New York construction accident claims life of young Irishman from Sligo

A tragic construction accident  in upstate New York has taken the life of 24-year-old Gary Feeney of Dorchester and Lugdoon, Templeboy, Co. Sligo...READ MORE


Queens teacher Tara Driscoll had sex with her teenaged students at school

A 35-year-old Irish American Queens teacher had sex with several of her teenaged male students.

Tara Driscoll, a former English teacher at Law, Government and Community Service HS in Cambria Heights, pleaded guilty last June to having sex with a 16-year-old student...READ MORE


Sen. Marco Rubio support now makes certain immigration bill will pass Senate

Senator Marco Rubio’s support announced on Sunday for the bipartisan immigration bill before the senate guarantees its passage.

As an Hispanic and a key figure in the Tea Party wing of  his party, his support makes passage in the senate inevitable...READ MORE


European storm warning agency predicts tornado could hit Irish coast on Monday night

A European weather forecasting service has warned that a tornado could hit Ireland on Monday night.

Estofex, the European Storm Forecast Experiment, has issued a level one warning for tornadoes as heavy winds prepare to batter Ireland again...READ MORE


Irish constitutional convention votes in favour of same sex marriage

The Irish government has been urged to call a referendum as quickly as possible after the constitutional convention voted overwhelmingly in favor of extending marriage rights to same-sex couples.

The advisory body’s recommendation will now be sent to the cabinet which has promised to hold a full debate on the subject in the Irish parliament...READ MORE


Gary Feeney, who died in a tragic construction site accident, is survived by his beloved wife Kelly Melvin-Feeney (left).Facebook