Today's top Irish news stories:

Massive brain drain due to emigration from Ireland new survey shows

Ireland is suffering a severe brain drain due to emigration according to a new survey by researchers at University College Cork. Researchers found that today's Irish emigrants are much more likely to have a high standard of education than the population in general with almost 2 in 3 emigrants having college degrees…READ MORE


Michaella McCollum Connolly and Melissa Reid's guilty pleas rejected by Peru prosecutors

Peruvian prosecutors have rejected the guilty pleas of alleged drug mules Michaella McCollum Connolly and Melissa Reid. Connolly, 20, from Dungannon, County Tyrone, and Reid, 20, from Glasgow,  pleaded guilty when they appeared before a judge in the port town of Callao, near the capital Lima on Tuesday…READ MORE


Belfast photographer tells public to 'wise up' in wake of naked Cave Hill photo shoot

A glamor photographer has slammed the controversy surrounding the naked photo shoot of woman at a popular Belfast tourist attraction in broad daylight..READ MORE


Interpol issue warrant for Irish-born ‘White Widow’ after Kenyan terrorist attack (VIDEO)

The international police organization, Interpol, has issued a “red notice” alert, on behalf of Kenya, for the arrest of the County Down-born woman known as the “White Widow.”..READ MORE


Irish TV news reporter hopes petition will help secure U.S. visa

James Mahon, a Galway native who snagged his dream job as a TV news reporter in the U.S., is seeking a visa so he can continue building his career in American television. He and his supporters have launched a petition on asking U.S. Immigration to grant him a visa…READ MORE