Today's top Irish news stories:

Liam Adams found guilty in Belfast trial of horrific rape of daughter

Liam Adams, 58, younger brother of Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams, has been found guilty of raping and sexually assaulting his daughter Aine over a six-year period between 1977 and 1983 when she was aged between four and nine…READ MORE


Cork Gathering event apologizes for referring to Michael Collins as a 'langer'

Organizers of the Cork Rebel Week, the county’s main contribution to the Gathering, have apologized after Fine Gael members noticed that national hero Michael Collin’s sex was listed as “langer,” in an event’s brochure…READ MORE 


Community reeling as man accused of raping young girls is placed on suicide watch

The man arrested following the rape of two girls, aged six and nine, has been placed on suicide watch and “all possible protections.” The accused is a 30-year-old homeless man, originally from Ballinasloe, County Galway…READ MORE



Niall O’Dowd: Congressman Peter King gets his Irish up against fellow Republicans

When you go looking for a courageous politician in Washington during this current budget crisis you will find the name of Congressman Peter King…READ MORE


Irish priest says ‘Peru Two’ are in ‘great form’ as they await sentencing

The two women charged with drug trafficking in Peru are in “great form” in a modern well-equipped prison, according to an Irish priest. Father Maurice Foley visited Michaella McCollum Connolly from Dungannon, Co Tyrone, and Melissa Reid, from Glasgow in jail last Saturday where he found the pair under a parasol, drinking coffee and making phone calls…READ MORE


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