Top Irish news stories:

Actor Gabriel Byrne slams The Gathering as ‘a scam‘ aimed at gullible Americans

The Irish actor Gabriel Byrne has slammed The Gathering 2013 initiative as 'a scam'.

He was speaking on “The Last Word with Matt Cooper” radio program on Today FM. The Last Word is broadcasting live from New York this week...READ MORE


Top US Election 2012 story:

Niall O'Dowd: Why Chris Christie bear hug will deliver White House to Barack Obama

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s bear hug embrace of Barack Obama during Hurricane Sandy will deliver the White House again to Barack Obama, I believe...READ MORE


Top celebrity gossip story:

Taylor Swift's song 'The Last Time' is allegedly about her ex-boyfriend Jake Gyllenhaal

The 'We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together' singer - whose new album 'Red' sold 1.2 million copies last week - has revealed the break-up song is about an "unreliable guy" and refers to a Hollywood lifestyle sparking rumors it is about the 31-year-old 'Love And Other Drugs' actor...READ MORE


Donegal priest pays tribute to two sons of Irish emigrant killed in Hurricane Sandy

The Donegal community is mourning the loss of two young boys whose lives were claimed by Hurricane Sandy, a parish priest has said...READ MORE


News from Ireland - news from around the 32 counties

ANTRIM - A man who stabbed his mother to death on Mother's Day last year has pleaded guilty to manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility...READ MORE