Today's Irish news round up: 

Young Irish woman turned in to U.S. authorities by Irish immigrant support group

A Boston-based, Irish government funded immigrant’s rights organization has turned a young Irish girl in to U.S. authorities because she worked in a bar in contradiction of her visa terms...READ MORE


Michael Flatley, star of Lord of the Dance denies he has dropped U.S. citizenship for British passport

Michael Flatley, creator and star of the Irish dance show ‘Lord of the Dance,’ has said that he has given up his U.S. passport in order to get a British one.

Or has he?..READ MORE


Irishman John Downey arrested for 1982 IRA Hyde Park bombing, killing four police and seven horses

John Downey, a 61-year-old Donegal man, has been charged with the 1982 IRA attack on the Queen’s cavalry in Hyde Park, London. The nail-bombing at the tourist attraction killed four police officers and seven horses...READ MORE


Donegal mother of two teen sisters who committed suicide has baby boy

The mother of  two teenage sisters who took their own lives within six weeks of each other has spoken of her joy after giving birth to a boy.

Erin Gallagher (13) and her sister Shannon (15) died by suicide in Co Donegal last autumn...READ MORE


Gallagher study of elderly Irish living in the New York to prevent further community tragedies

The Gallagher Initiative, a new Irish American community project to identify and address the needs of elderly Irish born citizens living in the U.S., presented the findings of its first study at the American Irish Historical Society in New York on Monday...READ MORE