World: Ireland

Man escapes from Garda custody after being refused bail for escaping Garda custody

Friday  19:25,   28 april 2017
Journal.ie

“It was like a Houdini act. He snuck up past his wife and out.” “He grabbed the door and he was gone,” they added.Related: Most amazing prison escapes (provided by Microsoft GES) 1/23 SLIDES © Kevin Warn/AP Most daring[...]

A Dublin landlord is offering a discount... but only if you pay 12 months' rent upfront

Friday  17:00,   28 april 2017
Journal.ie

Threshold said that requiring tenants to pay more rent upfront is on the increase.It is listed at €1,600 per month, has two bedrooms, is available to move into from August and is located in[...]

Lollipop lady and school children avoid serious injury after driver speeds past stop sign

Friday  17:00,   28 april 2017
Independent.ie

A lollipop lady and a number of school children narrowly avoided serious injuries after a car drove through a stop sign this morning. The school warden was helping children cross the R403 road between Allenwood and Carbury in north Kildare when the[...]

Joan Burton 'ran for her life' during 'wild' water protest in Tallaght, Dublin

Friday  17:00,   28 april 2017
MSN

Seven people including Solidarity TD Paul Murphy are on trial charged with falsely imprisoning the ex-Labour leader and her adviser Karen O’Connell on November 15, 2014 .The court heard yesterday how Ms Burton was trapped in a number of Garda[...]

Overturned car on N7 cleared after causing severe traffic delays

Friday  15:45,   28 april 2017
Journal.ie

Drivers are being warned to be extra cautious if driving this weekend.The road collision occurred at around 10am today, and the car involved blocked one lane between Newlands Cross and the Red Cow[...]

Overturned car on N7 cleared after causing severe traffic delays

Friday  15:45,   28 april 2017
Journal.ie

Drivers are being warned to be extra cautious if driving this weekend.The road collision occurred at around 10am today, and the car involved blocked one lane between Newlands Cross and the Red Cow[...]

Senior doctor quits project board in support of Peter Boylan

Friday  15:30,   28 april 2017
Independent.ie

The former Master of the Coombe Hospital has resigned from the project board of the new National Maternity Hospital in solidarity with Dr Peter Boylan. Dr Boylan resigned from the board yesterday after criticising ownership of the new €300m[...]

'We wanted justice': Teen who lost his case against football club defends parents for taking legal action

Friday  13:07,   28 april 2017
Independent.ie

A teenager has defended his parents' decision to sue his former soccer club after he was dropped from the team, and said "justice was served" even though he lost his case. Sean Cooke (18) claimed ill treatment by coaches at the club[...]

'We wanted justice': Teen who lost his case against football club defends parents for taking legal action

Friday  13:07,   28 april 2017
Independent.ie

A teenager has defended his parents' decision to sue his former soccer club after he was dropped from the team, and said "justice was served" even though he lost his case. Sean Cooke (18) claimed ill treatment by coaches at the club[...]

'You are a credit' - Off-duty American officers save life of Irish pensioner in pub

Friday  12:35,   28 april 2017
Independent.ie

TWO holidaying American police officers have been hailed heroes after saving the life of an Irish pensioner. Port Authority Police Officers Matthew Thomas and Matthew Gilhooley were in a pub in Kenmare, Co Kerry on Wednesday evening  when an[...]

Prisoners 'colour coded' because of gang violence threat

Friday  12:30,   28 april 2017
Independent.ie

Prison officers are having to place coloured cards on some cell doors to differentiate which inmates can be held together and which have to be separated. The colour-coding system has been developed because managing prisoners from different gang[...]

Former Tanaiste Joan Burton felt like she was 'running for her life' during water protest in which crowd surrounded her car, court hears

Friday  02:10,   28 april 2017
MSN

Seven people, including Solidarity TD Paul Murphy, are on trial in Dublin’s Circuit Criminal Court charged with false imprisonment of Burton and her adviser Karen O’Connell. They are accused of imprisoning the two women during a water protest by[...]

Former Tanaiste Joan Burton felt like she was 'running for her life' during water protest in which crowd surrounded her car, court hears

Friday  02:10,   28 april 2017
MSN

Seven people, including Solidarity TD Paul Murphy, are on trial in Dublin’s Circuit Criminal Court charged with false imprisonment of Burton and her adviser Karen O’Connell. They are accused of imprisoning the two women during a water protest by[...]

'Not just shocking, but a scandal' - Judge approves €6.3m settlement package for 'Grace'

Friday  02:10,   28 april 2017
Independent.ie

A HSE-funded settlement package worth some €6.3m Euro for the woman with serious intellectual disabilities known as “Grace” has been approved by the High Court. The president of the High Court, Mr Justice Peter Kelly, described the treatment of[...]

'Not just shocking, but a scandal' - Judge approves €6.3m settlement package for 'Grace'

Friday  02:09,   28 april 2017
Independent.ie

A HSE-funded settlement package worth some €6.3m Euro for the woman with serious intellectual disabilities known as “Grace” has been approved by the High Court. The president of the High Court, Mr Justice Peter Kelly, described the treatment of[...]