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

Niall O'Dowd: Dissident IRA making major new push for support in USA

Hoping Orange week riots will help them in America.

Dissident IRA groups are seeking a foothold once again in America and are making a major push according to reliable sources.

In recent months they have focused on Irish American civil rights activists, many of whom have attended at nationalists events aimed at stopping Orange marchers going through their neighborhoods...READ MORE

Irish Priests face five years in jail if they fail to report child abuse

Irish priests will be jailed for up to five years if they fail to report child abuse to police – even if they are told of it in the confessional box.

The government is pushing through new legislation in the wake of the damning report on abuse in the Diocese of CloyneSex on the brain same as meditation says Irish researcher...READ MORE

Sex on the brain same as meditation says Irish researcher

How the brain reacts to sex  and meditation is exactly the same, according to a new study conducted by researcher Gemma O'Brien, an Irish researcher at the School of Biological, Biomedical and Molecular Sciences at the University of New England.

She discovered that people experiencing orgasms and meditating both experience "diminution of self-awareness" and "alterations in bodily perception"...READ MORE

Casey Anthony advised to get plastic surgery after release from prison

Casey Anthony, who was acquitted of all charges having been accused of murdering her two-year-old daughter, is to be released from prison this Sunday. Her advisers are suggesting that she wears a good disguise when she is released. They have even suggested plastic surgery.

Upon her release, having served just under four years in prison, she will be taken to an undisclosed location and Casey Anthony, as we know her, may never be seen again. According to reports Anthony is refusing plastic surgery but her advisors believe she does not realize the hate and passion felt by the American public over this case...READ MORE

Bishop of Cloyne apologizes from American hideaway

The Bishop damned by the latest report into child sex abuse by religious in Ireland has apologized – from an American bolthole.

Dr John Magee, the former Bishop in the Diocese of Cloyne at the heart of the latest scandal, has been damned by the latest judicial enquiry....READ MORE

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