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Nurses are the victims in 70% of assaults in Irish hospitals

Saturday  23:15,   15 december 2018

Figures from the HSE show how frequently nursing staff are... >>>

Storm Deirdre: Girl (9) rushed to hospital after she is struck by 'falling tree'

Saturday  23:05,   15 december 2018

A CHILD has been rushed to hospital in Cork after being injured by a falling tree at the height of Storm Deirdre. The youngster, understood to be nine years old, was injured when she was apparently struck by the detached limb of a tree in the Cork... >>>

National Children's Hospital faces further delays as costs almost DOUBLE from €650m to €1.4bn

Saturday  22:40,   15 december 2018

Reports say the main hospital campus won't open until... >>>

Gardai investigating after remains believed to be of baby found on Dublin beach

Saturday  21:55,   15 december 2018

Gardai have launched an investigation after the body of what appears to be a newborn baby was discovered on a beach in Co... >>>

Thousands of homes without power as Storm Deirdre hits Ireland

Saturday  20:05,   15 december 2018

Disruptive and damaging gusts of up to 130kph (81mph) were predicted as trees were felled during Storm Deirdre on Saturday. Significant numbers of electricity faults were reported in Cork in the south, and there was some disruption to supplies in Co >>>

Gardaí appeal for dash cam footage as part of cash-in-transit robbery investigation

Saturday  15:30,   15 december 2018

Gardaí appeal for dash cam footage as part of cash-in-transit robbery... >>>

Ryanair flight forced to return from Lanazorte to Dublin after passenger takes ill

Saturday  12:55,   15 december 2018

Reports say the aircraft did a U-turn off the southwest coast of England because of a 'general emergency', according to aviation account @Buzz6868. Posting a tweet this morning, it stated: "Declaring a general emergency squawking 7700 and return to... >>>

Status Orange alerts in place as Met Eireann predict winds of over 100kmh

Saturday  12:40,   15 december 2018

Status Orange alerts in place as Met Eireann predict winds of over... >>>

Rape suspect Irish sports star offered to make himself available for garda interview

Saturday  12:30,   15 december 2018

The star has not been arrested following the alleged rape in a south county Dublin hotel between midnight and 3am on Monday last . The alleged victim hasn’t made a full statement. The sports star at the centre of the alleged brutal hotel rape has... >>>

Varadkar banks €1m for FG elections warchest

Saturday  09:15,   15 december 2018

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has put almost €1m into the Fine Gael election warchest for next year's local and European... >>>

Eyewitnesses in 'taxi rape' case saw woman in a distressed state

Saturday  08:45,   15 december 2018

Gardaí investigating the alleged rape of a woman in Ballsbridge have interviewed a number of witnesses who saw the woman in a "distressed state" after the... >>>

Toddler Kai Corkum dies after being struck by a car in Newtownards

Saturday  08:45,   15 december 2018

One man has been... >>>

Man (79) to be extradited to US over FBI's claims he produces child pornography

Friday  23:55,   14 december 2018

The US-Irish citizen, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, had objected to his extradition to New... >>>

Tributes paid to tragic Antrim mum, Laura Burns after sudden death from migraine

Friday  23:30,   14 december 2018

Despite the best efforts of her Dad and four paramedics Laura couldn’t be revived and suffered catastrophic brain damage . She was taken to Antrim Area Hospital where she bravely fought on while on life support under the devoted care of the medical... >>>

Sex offender raped a child while on bail for sexually abusing four of his nieces

Friday  23:15,   14 december 2018

A sex offender serving 13 years for sexually abusing four of his nieces was on bail for these offences when he raped another child, the Central Criminal Court has... >>>