Today's top Irish news stories:

Top Catholic nun continues support for gay marriage despite Vatican censorship

A prominent Catholic nun continues to support  the cause for gay marriage, despite being silenced by the Vatican last year over a book she penned…READ MORE


Key Republican Paul Ryan comes out swinging for immigration reform at Irish event

Congressman Paul Ryan, the former Vice Presidential candidate and a likely GOP presidential front runner in 2016, has come out swinging on the need for immigration reform...READ MORE


Body identified, cops fear sex killer targeted victim Elaine O’Hara

Police have identified the remains discovered in the Dublin Mountains as that of missing woman Elaine O’Hara. The 36-year-old was last seen leaving her home at Belarmine Plaza, Stepaside, south Dublin, on August 22, 2012. She was reported missing by her father two days later…READ MORE


Anne Anderson presents her Ambassador credentials to President Obama

Ireland’s new Ambassador to the U.S. Anne Anderson presented her credentials to President Obama on Tuesday, September 17, 2013 in a traditional ceremony at the White House. She replaces former Ambassador Michael Collins…READ MORE


'Peru Two' may serve prison sentence in UK if they plead guilty

The Irish woman at the center of a drug smuggling investigation in Peru could be allowed to serve her sentence in the UK if she pleads guilty…READ MORE