Catch up with what the Irish have been reading about so far today

David Norris would have made a fine president of Ireland -- An independent voice that Ireland badly needed

“Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.”

With those words from Samuel Beckett Senator David Norris eloquently bid farewell to his hopes of becoming president of Ireland...Read more

Kate Middleton trained to act against possible IRA attacks

Britain’s Queen in waiting Kate Middleton has received SAS training against possible terrorist attacks and kidnap attempts from dissident groups like the Real IRA...Read more

Oscar buzz for ‘Warrior’ film based on Pittsburgh Irish family

Irish American director Gavin O’Connor is looking to match the Oscar award winning achievement of  “The Fighter“ about the life of Mickey Ward in his new film “Warrior’” due out in September...Read more

Irish central's top ten myths about the Irish - PHOTOS

There are many myths told about the Irish: that they’re fighters, they’re stupid, they’re belligerent, or that they never forget. Nonsense. The truth about the Irish is much harder to pin, and much more elusive than they’re given credit for. Even the great Sigmund Freud himself thought it pointless. “This is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever,” he wrote...Read more

Four companies fail in Ireland each day

New research data shows that over the first seven months of this year, there were a total of 971 company failures...Read more

David Norris would have made a fine president of Ireland