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Teen killed in Limerick road crash

Sunday  15:25,   17 november 2019
thejournal.ie

A 16-year-old boy was killed in the collision near Adare in the early hours today.Gardaí are investigating the incident which happened in the townland of Garraunboy,... >>>

'Protect me from this priest' - Sean Quinn's plea to Vatican after Kevin Lunney homily

Sunday  15:25,   17 november 2019
independent.ie

'Protect me from this priest' - Sean Quinn's plea to Vatican after Kevin Lunney homilyHe wasn't in church on September 29 to hear Fr Oliver O'Reilly deliver his now famous homily denouncing a mafia- style godfather consumed with hatred... >>>

Race row TD asked Obama to help illegal Irish in US

Sunday  13:25,   17 november 2019
independent.ie

Race row TD asked Obama to help illegal Irish in US TD Noel Grealish Mr Grealish, who is under fire over his comments about Nigerians sending money home from Ireland, asked Mr Obama to use "all the powers at his discretion as president, to assist in >>>

Luas green line to partially close as 'essential engineering works' to take place

Sunday  13:05,   17 november 2019
dublinlive.ie

Luas green line to partially close as 'essential engineering works' to take placeLuas operators Transdev have said the line will be closed between Broombridge and Dominick for all of Sunday, November... >>>

Activist Sinéad Burke slams Fianna Fáil senator’s ‘ableist’ tweet

Saturday  23:40,   16 november 2019
evoke.ie

Activist Sinéad Burke has denounced an ‘ableist’ tweet by a Fianna Fáil politician who tweeted about a ‘black Brazilian dwarf with ginger hair’ next to her on a bus. The tweet was written by Lorraine Clifford-Lee, a senator who is the Fianna... >>>

Michelle O Neill survives challenge to role as Sinn Fein vice president

Saturday  22:25,   16 november 2019
msn

Party delegates attending Ard Fheis in Londonderry on Friday and Saturday cast their ballots over the two days.Former Stormont education minister Mr O’Dowd signalled his ambition to replace Ms O’Neill in the senior leadership role in... >>>

Irish Naval Service detains Spanish boat off Valentia Island for alleged fishing law breaches

Saturday  21:25,   16 november 2019
thejournal.ie

It’s the 12th such vessel detained by the Naval Service so far this year. A Defence Forces statement added that it conducts at sea fishery inspections in line with agreements with the Sea Fishery Protection Authority. MORE NEWS: Fine Gael braces for >>>

Man pleads guilty to sexually assaulting teenage girl in Cork hospital ward

Saturday  19:30,   16 november 2019
thejournal.ie

The court heard the man sexually assaulted the girl when they were in the same ward at Cork University Hospital last year.The man, who cannot be named for legal reasons, had been charged at Cork District Court in June with sexually assaulting the... >>>

Bride-to-be leaves people horrified by 'disease-ridden nails' in ring photo

Friday  22:40,   15 november 2019
msn

The ring has a huge sparkling diamond in the centre of it - but people were more concerned with the 'bacteria' under her nails after a photo was shared on FacebookThe picture shows a silver ring with a huge diamond in the middle as well as... >>>

Irish Coast Guard suspends search and rescue operations due to 'malfunctioning' lifejackets

Friday  22:35,   15 november 2019
msn

The order means that volunteers at 23 of the service’s 44 stations cannot launch for rescue operations until further notice .In an email sent to unit officers-in-charge (OICs) around the country on Friday afternoon, the Irish Coast Guard said: “An... >>>

Teenager held at knifepoint in terrifying mugging ordeal in Castleknock

Friday  22:05,   15 november 2019
dublinlive.ie

There have been reports of similar incidents happening in the same area with the muggers seen driving away in a white van.A garda investigation into the latest attack is ongoing.A garda spokeswoman said: "Gardaí are investigating a robbery from a... >>>

Up to 150 pharmaceutical staff ‘temporarily laid off’ following industrial dispute

Friday  22:00,   15 november 2019
independent.ie

UP to 150 staff have been ‘temporarily laid off’ following an industrial dispute in a pharmaceutical company. The staff at SK Biotek, are picketing outside of the company's Dublin plant for 24 hours a day, seven days a week as they are a ‘24/7... >>>

Maria Bailey could challenge Fine Gael's decision to drop her as election candidate

Friday  17:45,   15 november 2019
independent.ie

Maria Bailey could challenge Fine Gael's decision to drop her as election candidateWhile Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is hoping the controversy over her compensation claim will now start to fade, it may not be the end of the... >>>

Young woman awarded €77k in damages for bad dentistry

Friday  17:15,   15 november 2019
extra.ie

Young woman awarded €77k in damages for bad dentistryThe High Court heard Sarah O’Gorman, now 23, had been in her sixth year of secondary school when she decided to see dentist Riyadh Emara about her concerns that she had crooked... >>>

Gay Byrne made one last massive charity donation before his death

Friday  16:30,   15 november 2019
extra.ie

It has emerged that the late broadcasting legend Gay Byrne donated over €80,000 to Crumlin Children’s Hospital before his death. The 85-year-old inaugural Late Late Show host died on November 4 following a lengthy battle with cancer, marking the end >>>