Today's top Irish news stories:

Kalie Gill’s parents offer support to driver who killed 15-year-old daughter (VIDEO)

The parents of the Irish girl, Kalie Gill, have offered their support to the driver who killed their 15-year-old daughter, at a church carnival crash in Yonkers, New York…READ MORE


Natasha McShane oblivious as Heriberto Viramontes goes to trial for attempted murder (VIDEO)

The parents and siblings of Natasha McShane have arrived in Chicago to attend the trial of Heriberto Viramontes. The woman from Silverbridge, County Armagh, who was left unable to walk or speak following the vicious baseball attack allegedly carried out by Viramontes, with help from his friend, has not been told that his trial is going ahead….READ MORE


Major fundraiser is planned for stricken Irish Bronx family

Plans for a major fundraiser for the Gill Family, who lost one daughter and had another daughter seriously injured by a runaway car in a Yonkers crash, are being made….READ MORE


Peru drugs mule Michaella McCollum Connolly to share cell with 38 others

The Irish woman accused of attempting to smuggle $2.3 million worth of cocaine out of Peru has been moved to a jail cell that she must share with 38 other inmates….READ MORE


Martin McGuinness admits he slept in Queen's bed at Hillsborough Castle

They are the ultimate strange bedfellows - Northern Ireland's Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness and Queen Elizabeth II…READ MORE