Here's the top Irish news stories on IrishCentral today:

Ryanair boss promises $125 fares from US if Aer Lingus bid succeeds

Michael O’Leary, Chief Executive of Ryanair, has promised €99 fares ($125 dollars) across the Atlantic to and from America if he succeeds in winning a majority share in Aer Lingus...READ MORE


Top Election 2012 story:

Niall O'Dowd: Mitt Romney wins the first debate against a listless Barack Obama

Mitt Romney won the first debate against Barack Obama just by showing up in a fighting mood against a lackluster incumbent.

In a debate weighed down by facts and figures and financial data, Romney was faster on his feet than Obama...READ MORE


Forget Playboy -- Sexy Irish farmers strip off for charity calendar - PHOTOS

Following hot – and we mean HOT – on the heels of the the New York Firefighters, Ireland’s farmers have manned up, taken off their tops, and posed for the fourth annual Irish Farmer Calendar 2013, which supports the Irish charity Bóthar...READ MORE


Top celebrity gossip story:

Taylor Swift wants four children – does Conor Kennedy know?!

The 22-year-old country star recently topped Forbes magazine's list of highest paid celebrities under the age of 30 and is saving up her hard-earned cash for her future family because she wants a brood of at least four...READ MORE


Jon Stewart ‘didn’t have much of a choice’ about political debate with Bill O’Reilly - VIDEOS

This Saturday, FOX News’s Bill O’Reilly and ‘The Daily Show’ creator Jon Stewart will go head to head in a live political debate that will be streamed online. ‘The Rumble 2012’ will bring the two together in a mock presidential debate that will focus on the real issues concerning Election 2012...READ MORE