World: Ireland

Gardaí warn people after victims lose thousands of euro in iTunes gift card scam

Wednesday  14:31,   21 february 2018

In recent weeks, a number of people have fallen victim to this scam. In counties Wicklow and Tipperary two people purchased in excess of €1,000 worth of vouchers.In Galway, another person was scammed out of €2,200. In Dublin, one[...]

'We should have done more': Victims of 'black cab rapist' win case against Met Police

Wednesday  14:31,   21 february 2018

Worboys has been linked to over 100 rapes.John Worboys, 60, was jailed in April 2009 after a jury convicted him of 19 charges of drugging and sexually assaulting at least 12 women, including raping one of[...]

Doctor who examined alleged rugby rape victim could not say if sex was consensual

Wednesday  10:17,   21 february 2018
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Doctor who examined alleged rugby rape victim could not say if sex was consensualBelfast Crown Court was told the complainant had a one centimetre bleeding laceration on the wall of her vagina, as well as minor bruising to her right arm and right[...]

Catherine Nevin takes the secret of who pulled the trigger on her husband to her grave - and may be buried alongside victim

Wednesday  10:16,   21 february 2018

In a final twist to one of the most shocking criminal cases ever seen in Ireland, Catherine Nevin may be buried in the same cemetery plot as the husband she murdered. Nevin owns the plot in Barndarrig Cemetery in Wicklow where Tom was buried and has [...]

Hiker in his 60s dies after rescued from Mangerton Mountain in Kerry

Wednesday  10:16,   21 february 2018

A paramedic and seven rescue volunteers worked on the hiker .He was stretchered down the mountain before being brought to University Hospital Kerry where he was pronounced[...]

Some 4,000 customers in Dublin city centre without power due to 'interference from construction workers'

Monday  16:06,   19 february 2018

Large swathes of Dublin city are without power due to an interference from ongoing construction works.Around 4,000 customers are[...]

Irishman arrested in connection with spate of ATM robberies in Australia

Monday  14:35,   19 february 2018

Police are reported to have seized tens of thousands of Aussie dollars during his arrestStephen Anthony Dunne is facing nine charges in relation to the robberies, which happened along the south east of the country since January[...]

The iconic Waltons music shop on Dublin's George's Street has closed down

Monday  13:40,   19 february 2018

The retail business will now operate exclusively from its Blanchardstown branch.In a blog post, Waltons managing director Niall Walton said that “yes times are changing and we must change with[...]

Conflicting accounts emerge as friends and witnesses take the stand

Monday  12:22,   19 february 2018

Conflicting accounts emerge as friends and witnesses take the standJudge Patricia Smyth reminded the 12 jurors that even if they are approached by family and friends, they are not permitted to discuss anything to do with the[...]

South Dublin burglary gang targets new areas following 45-second garda response time to attempted robbery

Monday  12:21,   19 february 2018

Gardaí based in Dun Laoghaire have made significant ground against the organised crime group following intelligence supplied to its burglary units.A new drugs unit established in DMR East in September 2017 has also helped increase the amount of[...]

Irish weather: Ireland to be hotter than Barcelona today as Met Eireann forecast 13C temperatures

Monday  10:26,   19 february 2018

Enjoy the mild weather while it lastsMet Eireann are forecasting a mild day with some sunny[...]

Seven people rescued from Carrauntoohil mountain in two separate incidents overnight

Monday  10:25,   19 february 2018

A woman with a bad cut on her head was found as Kerry Mountain rescue were bringing another six people off the mountain.A group of six people called rescue services at around 6pm yesterday evening after after getting into difficulty near the top of[...]

Only 122 out of 22,000 Irish childminders are registered with Tusla

Friday  14:25,   16 february 2018

The Children's Rights Alliance have slammed the Government for failing to safeguard young childrenThe disturbing lapse in safeguarding the care of young children has been slammed by the Children’s Rights Alliance and was one of the main factors[...]

'It was maybe 30 minutes, but it felt like 3 hours': Irish family caught up in Florida attack

Friday  13:35,   16 february 2018

A classmate of Adelina Hurley’s was killed in the mass shooting.AN IRISH FAMILY has described how they were caught up in Wednesday’s mass shooting at a school in Florida, which killed[...]

Remains of Irish pensioner (71) found on Welsh beach

Friday  13:35,   16 february 2018

Remains of Irish pensioner (71) found on Welsh beachBrendan Burke (71) was last seen on November 15 at Stocking Lane in Rathfarnham in[...]