Sinn Fein Leader Gerry Adams Arrested For IRA’s 1972 Slaying Of A Widow

Irish republican and Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams was arrested and interrogated on Wednesday for being a suspect in the killing of Jean McConville, a widowed mother of 10, in 1972. Adams confirmed his arrest and called it voluntary and…

Facebook Reportedly Readying New Payment Service

Facebook has dabbled in online payments for years, but news out of Europe indicates that the company is working on becoming an “e-money” institution in Ireland, and has been in discussion with various companies in London about money transfer services.…

Omagh Bombing: Seamus Daly Found Responsible For 1998 Attack

Irish Republican Army veteran, Seamus Daly, was arrested on Monday in the town of Newry. The 43-year-old is now facing a total of 33 charges, including the 29 murders that happened in the car bomb attack in Omagh in 1998.…

Netflix UK, Ireland Subscribers Get ‘Homeland’ And ‘American Horror Story’

Netflix announced that that it is getting the first two seasons of Homeland and American Horror Story exclusively in the UK and Ireland per a partnership with Twentieth Century Fox Television. These shows will join other available content from Twentieth…

Garth Brooks Facing Legal Action in Ireland

Garth Brooks might soon be facing legal action from residents in Dublin, Ireland who don’t want him holding concerts in Croke Park. Those residents have already notified the concert organizers of potential legal action. It was via an open letter…

Irish Nanny Charged in Baby Death Requests Bail

New evidence in favor of an Irish nanny accused of murder may be a turning point in the case of a deceased Cambridge, Mass., baby girl. Aisling Brady McCarthy, 35, is facing charges in the death of 1-year-old Rehma Sabir,…

Garth Brooks Ireland Concerts Sell Out Quickly

Fact: people in Ireland like country music. Another fact: they really, really like Garth Brooks. Tickets for three Garth Brooks comeback concerts set to play in the Emerald Isle at Croke Park sold out in about an hour and a…

Cannibal Rat-Infested Ghost Ship Headed For The UK?

Adrift in the North Atlantic Sea swirls Lyubov Orlova, an unmanned Yugoslavian-built hulk cruise ship with a crew of cannibalistic rats. “She is floating around out there somewhere,” Pim de Rhoodes, a Belgian salvage hunter who seeks Lyubov Orlova, told…

Twitter Expands Its Alert System

Twitter launched a new alert system for emergencies and other important information back in September. This morning, the company announced that it is expanding into the UK and Ireland. Nearly sixty accounts in the region have signed up to participate.…

Netflix Gives Students Free Subscriptions For Talking About Movies And TV Shows

In the UK and Ireland, Netflix is offering students a shot at a year’s free subscription as part of a Student Ambassador program. Announced via Twitter and Facebook, the program calls on students to use Twitter to discuss shows and…