Top Irish news stories:

United States visa ban on Tim Pat Coogan removed after Senator Schumer steps in

Irish author Tim Pat Coogan has received a ten year non-immigrant visa to come to the U.S. after New York Senator Chuck Schumer directly intervened with the U.S. State Department...READ MORE


Hurricane Sandy one month on - Irish Day of Action reveals many still hurting in the Rockaways

Buddy is a tall guy. A retired New York firefighter, a dog lover, a Rockaways resident for the past 40 years. His home on Beach 91st Street is just one block from the ocean, an ideal location for an avid surfer like him. But a deadly address for a Category 1 hurricane...READ MORE


Donald Trump calls Mitt Romney’s self-deportation idea ‘maniacal’ and ‘crazy’

Having once embraced the Tea Party through its signature birther platform, which contends President Obama is not a US citizen, billionaire Donald Trump has suddenly cooled his own rhetoric and now suggests that it’s the Republican party have failed to recognize the increasing diversity of the nation...READ MORE


Irish doctor wanted in Florida for child sex abuse arrested in Morocco

An Irish doctor wanted on child molestation charges in the U.S. has been arrested in Morocco.

Doctor Rory Doyle, (58), disappeared from his mother’s Dublin home after he was sought for extradition by American authorities in Florida...READ MORE


Ciara Pugsley’s father pleads for action after third young girl commits suicide in Ireland - VIDEO

The Leitrim father of a teenage suicide victim has urged Irish politicians to take "urgent action" after a 12-year-old girl took her own life this past weekend...READ MORE