World: Ireland

Buncrana tragedy: Inquest into deaths of family after car plunged off pier begins today

Wednesday  13:40,   22 november 2017

Buncrana tragedy: Inquest into deaths of family after car plunged off pier begins todayEvan McGrotty, aged eight, died alongside his 12-year-old brother Mark, his father Sean, 46, grandmother Ruth Daniels, 57, and her 14-year-old daughter, Jodie Lee [...]

HSE staff member accused of feeding their child bleach solution 'to cure' autism

Wednesday  13:40,   22 november 2017

Gardaí are in the process of collecting statements and Tusla is also aware of the case.Gardaí in the west of Ireland are in the process of collecting statements in relation to the alleged child abuse, has learned. Tusla has also[...]

Cyclist (39) dies following collision involving two cars

Wednesday  13:40,   22 november 2017

Cyclist (39) dies following collision involving two carsGardaí are investigating the fatal road traffic collision that occurred in the townland of Tonevane, Tralee at approximately 8.15pm last[...]

Boy (4) who suffered 'catastrophic' injuries during birth awarded €15m payout against maternity hospital

Tuesday  20:07,   21 november 2017

A young boy with cerebral palsy has secured a €15m payment and apology under a settlement of his legal action against a Dublin maternity hospital over negligence in the circumstances of his birth. The president of the High Court, Mr Justice Peter[...]

RTE gaffe makes Brendan Howlin leader of three political parties

Tuesday  20:06,   21 november 2017

Brendan Howlin is a very busy man by the looks of things on the RTE Player over the weekend. A picture of the Labour leader appeared on Saturday alongside a link to a speech by the leaders of both Sinn Fein and Fine[...]

Pictured: Cars, cash and jewellery seized by the Criminal Asset Bureau in Killarney, Co Kerry

Tuesday  20:06,   21 november 2017

The CAB are clamping down on organised crime seized cars, cash and jewellery this morning.The Criminal Asset Bureau teamed up with local gardai and carried out 11 searches in Killarney, Co Kerry. © Provided by Trinity Mirror Plc During[...]

Frightening pictures show smashed Luas after collision with van this morning

Tuesday  14:10,   21 november 2017
Dublin Live

Wouldn't have liked to be travelling on thisThe crash happened at Cheeverstown shortly after 8am and led to services between Belgard and Saggart being temporarily[...]

Sinead Desmond's sudden departure from TV3 now a 'legal matter'

Tuesday  14:10,   21 november 2017

Former TV3 presenter Sinead Desmond has enlisted the services of a solicitor to enter into negotiations with Virgin Media, which owns TV3, in the wake of her shock departure from the station. The ‘Ireland AM’ anchor’s sudden departure from the[...]

Woman dies after being struck by train, emergency services at the scene

Tuesday  14:10,   21 november 2017

A woman has died after being struck by a train this afternoon. The incident occurred shortly after 3pm in the vicinity of Raheny DART station. Gardaí and emergency services are at the scene.Afternoon and evening services are disrupted at the moment[...]

Design of new College Green plaza could make it a 'terror target'

Tuesday  14:08,   21 november 2017
Dublin Live

The Chamber raised the concerns after the numerous European terror attacks in recent months .A spokesperson told the Times of Ireland: "To ensure public security and the safety of pedestrians from rogue vehicles, Dublin chamber believes that[...]

'I could see into his skull' - Inquest begins into suspected murder-suicide of Tom and Kitty Fitzgerald

Monday  22:51,   20 november 2017

AN Inquest into the deaths of a husband and wife who died in a suspected murder suicide in Mayo last year has opened in Castlebar. Tom and Kitty Fitzgerald were found dead at their home on November 1, 2016.The body of Tom Fitzgerald (75) was found[...]

'She died terrified and very alone' - Man jailed for shotgun murder of former lover at her workplace

Monday  22:50,   20 november 2017

A man has been jailed for 13 years for the murder of his former partner in a laundrette in broad daylight. Frederick McClenaghan (56) of Broad Street in Magherafelt, Derry pleaded guilty to murdering Marion Millican (58) in Portstewart Laundry in[...]

Tipperary hurling star Lar Corbett is offering 99 cent pints at his bar on Black Friday

Monday  17:40,   20 november 2017

Not everyone is happy about the promotion , with anti-alcohol abuse campaigners speaking out against it.Eunan McKinney, of the Alcohol Health Alliance, told The Irish Sun: “These kinds of promotions are not good for society and they are not good for [...]

RTE producer Kieran Creaven to appear in court charged with 'attempting to engage or incite sexual activity with a girl under 16'

Monday  14:21,   20 november 2017

He is charged with attempting to engage or incite sexual activity with a girl under 16 .It is understood the national broadcaster employee, Kieran Creaven, arrived in Leeds on Saturday and was confronted by a group who had created an online profile[...]

International investigation launched into 'major insect infestation' ship towed into Irish port

Monday  14:21,   20 november 2017

IRISH, UK and Indonesian authorities are now liaising over an investigation into working conditions on a ship which had to be towed into an Irish port after encountering engine problems off the south west coast. Twelve Indonesian crew have since[...]