Today's top Irish news stories:

Young Irishman loses his life during Las Vegas weekend trip

The Washington Irish community and a small Sligo town is in mourning after the tragic death in Las Vegas of GAA star Conor Brady….READ MORE


Depression and suicide remains big issue in New York’s Irish community

The reluctance of people to seek help for mental health issues is leading to an increase in depression and suicide in the Irish community in New York, community leaders say….READ MORE


Bargain alert as Carlow houses go to auction for reserve of just $13,000 each

Property prices may be rising in Dublin but a ghost estate will go for auction in Carlow this week – with a guide price of just $13,000 per home or $260,000 for all 20 properties….READ MORE


History Channel to do major program on Irish faith healer

A famous faith healer from Ireland is the subject of a major documentary to be shown on the History Channel. Danny Gallagher, from Maghera, County Derry, has traveled around Ireland, Britain and the world curing people of various ailments. Gallagher is the seventh son of a seventh son, which in Celtic lore, means he has the special power of healing…READ MORE


Dealing with depression starts with the first step, talking and reaching out for help

Conor Cusack (34), a hurler with Cloyne and Cork, the brother of Cork All-Ireland winning goalkeeper, Donal Og Cusack, wrote a moving blog on his personal battle with depression which went viral….READ MORE