Today's Irish news stories:

NY Times editorial lovingly kisses Thatcher’s posterior in fawning editorial

The New York Times editorial board and most of us live in two alternative worlds.

The fawning editorial on her death managed to omit almost every Margaret Thatcher foible...READ MORE


Could New York’s Archbishop Timothy Dolan still be the next Pope?

We have a new Pope Francis but speculation about who will eventually succeed him started the hour his new papacy was announced...READ MORE


Top international judges to take part in Irish Famine tribunal to be held in New York

On April 20-21, 2013, Fordham Law School will be hosting the Irish Famine Tribunal to examine the responsibility of the British Government, under international law, for the tragic consequences of this period...READ MORE


Irish TV host and child camp founder Domhnall O Lubhlai never stood trial for 11 sexual abuse charges

The Irish language activist and TV host Domhnall O Lubhlai (84) died before facing sexual abuse claims.

O Lubhlai, the founder of one of Ireland’s largest Irish colleges, Colaiste na bhFiann, and the presenter of a TV show on RTE, has been dubbed “Ireland’s Jimmy Savile” due to the allegations against him. He died last month...READ MORE


Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams claims Margaret Thatcher ‘did great hurt to Irish people'

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams has said Margaret Thatcher did great hurt to the Irish and British people in her reign as the first female British Prime Minister...READ MORE


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