World: Ireland

Man robs shop, crashes getaway car, fires gun, hijacks another car, crashes and ends up in hospital

Saturday  15:50,   19 august 2017
Journal.ie

Gardai have confirmed that a man in his 30s has been arrested.The incident took place shortly after midnight this morning at the Emo service station in Mountrath in[...]

Man robs shop, crashes getaway car, fires gun, hijacks another car, crashes and ends up in hospital

Saturday  15:50,   19 august 2017
Journal.ie

Gardai have confirmed that a man in his 30s has been arrested.The incident took place shortly after midnight this morning at the Emo service station in Mountrath in[...]

IRA leader Seán Russell and the story of Dublin's most controversial statue

Saturday  14:25,   19 august 2017
Journal.ie

Russell was an IRA chief of staff who died on a German u-boat in 1940.The touchstone for the white supremacist protest and the subsequent killing of a counter-protester was the removal of a statue of confederate general Robert E Lee in the state of[...]

Explainer: Why the future of Cork hinges on a deal between the City Council and County Council

Saturday  13:30,   19 august 2017
Journal.ie

A government report has said Cork may lose its status as Ireland’s “second city” unless changes are urgently made to council boundaries.Cork County Mayor Declan Hurley was not impressed. He said that the city had been given a “very generous[...]

Explainer: Why the future of Cork hinges on a deal between the City Council and County Council

Saturday  13:30,   19 august 2017
Journal.ie

A government report has said Cork may lose its status as Ireland’s “second city” unless changes are urgently made to council boundaries.Cork County Mayor Declan Hurley was not impressed. He said that the city had been given a “very generous[...]

Shop worker is beaten unconscious in €25,000 armed raid

Saturday  13:25,   19 august 2017
Independent.ie

Shop worker is beaten unconscious in €25,000 armed raidThe incident occurred at about 10.30pm on Thursday at the Spar shop on the Clogher Road in Crumlin, just 30 minutes after the store closed for[...]

British spies are keeping tabs on potential extremists in Ireland

Saturday  12:45,   19 august 2017
Journal.ie

It is understood that they are operating in at least two Irish cities.The Secret Intelligence Service (MI6) agents have been operating around the country since shortly after the London Bridge attack in June, sources have confirmed to[...]

Deepening housing crisis may force students to give up courses, says union

Saturday  11:37,   19 august 2017
Independent.ie

Deepening housing crisis may force students to give up courses, says unionThe lack of affordable housing is having a devastating impact on third-level students who may have to forgo attending college or university because they can't find anywhere to [...]

Gardaí carrying out searches of Youghal Port for missing woman Tina Satchwell

Saturday  11:37,   19 august 2017
Journal.ie

The woman has been missing since 20 March.She went missing from her home in Youghal, Cork, on 20 March this[...]

Gun found in Trevor search was wrapped up in plastic

Saturday  11:37,   19 august 2017
Independent.ie

Gun found in Trevor search was wrapped up in plasticThe weapon was found by officers in a three-acre site at Chapelizod in west Dublin on Tuesday[...]

Council investigating whether bollards are needed to prevent a Grafton Street terror attack

Saturday  11:36,   19 august 2017
Journal.ie

Fears had been raised that Ireland’s major urban centres like Dublin’s pedestrianised Grafton Street could be targeted.The council’s confirmation that meetings have taken place with An Garda Síochána comes after 14 people died in terrorist attacks[...]

Ross's speech at function goes down like 'lead balloon'

Saturday  11:36,   19 august 2017
Independent.ie

Ross's speech at function goes down like 'lead balloon'The bizarre claim was made at the bi-annual Oireachtas golf meeting, which took place in the picturesque Powercourt estate in Wicklow on[...]

'Some people are foaming at the mouth' - Irish artist behind controversial Donald Trump/KKK cover for The Economist

Friday  18:45,   18 august 2017
Independent.ie

The Irish artist behind the controversial latest cover of The Economist has admitted he's not a fan of US President Donald Trump. President Trump was criticised for his response to last weekend's racially-charged protests in Charlottesvile,[...]

State decision means Bailey will not be extradited to France

Friday  18:25,   18 august 2017
Independent.ie

Ian Bailey has welcomed a decision that will ensure he is not extradited to France over the murder of filmmaker Sophie Toscan du Plantier. The former journalist, originally from England but who has been living in west Cork since the early 1990s,[...]

Woman lay dead in University Hospital Galway toilet for 10 hours before being found

Friday  14:50,   18 august 2017
MSN

The incident is being investigatedThe Connacht Tribune report that the woman was found dead in a toilet in University Hospital[...]