World: Ireland

Cork, Dublin and Galway voted friendliest cities in the world

Tuesday  13:05,   14 august 2018

Cork, Dublin and Galway voted friendliest cities in the worldThree Irish cities made it into the top 10 friendliest cities list, with Cork in third place, Galway at number five, and Dublin coming in eighth[...]
World / Ireland

Dublin Airport opens €16 million transfer facility for connecting passengers

Tuesday  10:30,   14 august 2018

The number of connecting passengers at Dublin Airport is up 17% this year.The number of passengers transferring at Dublin Airport has increased from 550,000 in 2013 to almost 1.6 million passengers last year while connecting passenger numbers[...]

Gardaí investigating video showing man putting kitten in frying pan before kicking and throwing it

Tuesday  09:55,   14 august 2018

Two men have been[...]

Homeless mother-of-seven Margaret Cash rejects 'disingenuous' emergency accommodation offer

Tuesday  09:30,   14 august 2018

Homeless mother-of-seven Margaret Cash rejected an offer of emergency accommodation for last night as it is "totally unacceptable," the chief executive of a homeless charity has said. Ms Cash (28) made headlines last week when she shared a [...]

Young family terrified as gunshot narrowly misses sleeping father

Tuesday  09:20,   14 august 2018

A young mother has spoken of how a bullet narrowly missed her partner after their home was targeted in an early morning gun attack. The couple's three-year-old son was sleeping in a room at the rear of the house at the time but was unharmed in the[...]

Ireland weather forecast: Met Eireann confirms summer to make brief return with 23C temperatures and sunny spells

Tuesday  09:20,   14 august 2018

Met Eireann have forecast 23C highs along with 'sunny spells' over the coming daysMet Eireann have forecast 23C highs along with "sunny spells" over the coming[...]

Hammer attack in home leaves man with cracked skull

Tuesday  08:40,   14 august 2018

A man suffered a fractured skull and other horrific injuries when three masked attackers broke into a north Dublin house and beat him over the head and body with hammers.The horrific hammer attack happened when Mr Cummins and his 37-year-old[...]

Man stabbed 13 times after car chase linked to prostitution gang

Tuesday  07:35,   14 august 2018

Detectives believe an incident in which a man was stabbed 13 times, after the car he was travelling in was rammed, was linked to Dublin's prostitution trade.The stab victim, who is a Romanian national aged in his 30s with an address at a[...]

Gang of Romanian criminals 'involved in Dublin city centre chase and stabbing' after car rammed

Tuesday  07:22,   14 august 2018

The shocking attack happened near Connolly Station in Dublin city centre today, leaving one man with stab wounds to the head and body.A source said: “This followed an earlier dispute. Two car loads of people came through the city at a high[...]

Temperatures to remain in the 20s for most of the week but don't put the brolly away just yet

Tuesday  07:15,   14 august 2018

It’ll be a bit of a mixed bag in the coming days.The forecaster has predicted ”changeable” conditions over the coming week with temperatures ranging between 15 and 23 degrees and some light to heavy[...]

'We can't rule out further strikes': Ryanair and union reps meeting today in a bid to avoid further travel chaos

Monday  18:55,   13 august 2018

Talks will begin later this morning to try to resolve the long-running Ryanair dispute.Ryanair and the Irish Air Line Pilots’ Association, which is part of trade union Fórsa, will meet later today in an attempt to reach a resolution to the[...]

Tributes paid to tragic Irish dad Conal McKee who died in Florida

Monday  18:16,   13 august 2018

A GoFundMe page has been set up to cover his medical billsConal McKee was originally from Co. Down but had moved to Miami to be with his girlfriend Kata and their young son Danny, age seven[...]

Litter survey finds that 40% of Irish beaches, harbours and waterways are 'heavily littered'

Monday  17:10,   13 august 2018

Just four out of 50 areas surveyed were found to be 'clean' to European standardsOnly four out of 50 areas surveyed were found to be clean to European[...]

Young woman involved in 'vicious' assault escapes conviction

Monday  16:31,   13 august 2018

Young woman involved in 'vicious' assault escapes convictionChantelle Craig (21) was involved in an assault on the victim, who was punched and kicked “on numerous occasions” on the driveway of her[...]

Grieving dad of murdered GAA player Joe Deacy begs for justice

Monday  15:05,   13 august 2018

Grieving dad of murdered GAA player Joe Deacy begs for justiceDeacy, 21, died after a brutal assault in Swinford, Co Mayo in August 2017, where he sustained fatal head[...]