World: Ireland

Killer Graham Dwyer might be in court for live TV Supreme Court ruling

Friday  16:05,   21 february 2020

Cameras have been invited to broadcast the ruling from a special Supreme Court sitting on Monday . The Irish Mirror has learned Dwyer, who killed childcare worker Elaine O’Hara in 2012, is entitled to be present when the judgment is broadcast by... >>>

Hundreds of healthcare workers to strike today in dispute over pay restoration

Friday  15:50,   21 february 2020

Siptu members employed by Section 39 organisations are taking strike action across the country.Their main salary funding comes from the HSE through a grant. The grant was cut back in 2010, leading Section 39 salaries to be cut in line with those in... >>>

Mercedes Benz car, €5,000 in cash, laptops and phones seized in CAB raid in Co Louth

Friday  15:30,   21 february 2020

The Criminal Assets Bureau also secured a court restraining order in respect of approximately €30,000 in a financial institution . © Provided by Irish Mirror Cash seized The raid is part of an ongoing investigation targeting assets linked to a... >>>

Ballycotton Ghost Ship advertised for 'rent' for €2,500 per month in hilarious ad

Friday  13:55,   21 february 2020

Unfortunately, the place is haunted so you will have to deal with living with the odd ghost but they are said to be generally "friendly"Unfortunately, the place is haunted so you will have to deal with living with the odd ghost but they are said to... >>>

Gardaí investigating Wicklow burglary gang who wait for people to return home from work before striking

Friday  13:40,   21 february 2020

Four incidents of theft or burglary have occured in the last three days.The incidents are becoming so common that many people in the affected estates have set up neigbourhood watch groups, seeking to find the culprits either after a burglary has... >>>

A shortage of menopause drugs in Ireland is causing 'inconvenience and distress' for women

Friday  13:30,   21 february 2020

That’s according to the Institute of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.The Institute said it has raised concerns with the Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) regarding the shortages of a number of HRT medications. It said many patients have... >>>

Android users warned about malicious malware that may render your phone useless

Friday  12:55,   21 february 2020

The malware, called xHelper, was first discovered in May last year but has since resurfaced . An android user reported deleting xHelper but it would come back within an hour of removal, according to Malwarebytes. Amelia reported the issue, writing:... >>>

Teen learned she had been sexually assaulted only after being sent video

Friday  12:50,   21 february 2020

Teen learned she had been sexually assaulted only after being sent videoThe attack by Miko - who was 18 - took place almost a year before Miko knocked down and killed pedestrian Eugene McNamara (42) on October 26, 2016. He was twice over the legal... >>>

Woman released after arrest over 'threats to kill' made at conclusion of rape trial

Friday  12:41,   21 february 2020

The woman was arrested yesterday and questioned at a garda station in Leitrim.Yesterday officers said they were probing the “allegation of making threats to kill or cause harm to the injured party in a trial which concluded at the Criminal Courts of >>>

Cork County Council fear Ghost Ship plans may be hit by thunderous weather

Friday  12:41,   21 february 2020

With Cork County Council hoping to remove potentially toxic substances from a ghost ship that washed up in Ballycotton, officials now fear that their plans could be halted by bad weather. Weather conditions in the coming days will determine... >>>

Public should not be afraid to eat Chinese food over coronavirus fears, top doctor says

Friday  12:40,   21 february 2020

Exclusive: The message not to be fearful comes after owners claimed their businesses have been hugely impacted since the outbreak of Covid-19 . There are no confirmed cases of the deadly virus in Ireland after around 75 suspected cases here tested... >>>

LIVE: No Taoiseach elected as new lineup of TDs meets for first day of Dáil

Friday  12:30,   21 february 2020

Leo Varadkar, Micheál Martin, Mary Lou McDonald and Eamon Ryan have all been rejected by the house.TD’s voted to elect a Taoiseach and, as expected, Leo Varadkar, Micheál Martin, Mary Lou McDonald and Eamon Ryan were all rejected by the... >>>

Family of tragic Cork girl killed in horror car crash issue heartbreaking statement

Friday  01:10,   21 february 2020

Kimberley O'Connor died after the car she was travelling in crashed in Knocknaheeny on Wednesday night , Cork Beo reports.The driver of the car, 16, fled the scene on foot but later presented himself at CUH with non-life threatening injuries -... >>>

Gardai probe ‘unexplained’ death of toddler at house

Thursday  22:30,   20 february 2020

Gardai are treating as ‘unexplained’ the death of a two-year-old-child in Waterford city. It is understood the toddler was rushed to University Hospital Waterford on Tuesday afternoon by the child’s family. The two year old was taken to ­hospital in >>>

Fianna Fáil 'will try to govern without Sinn Féin'

Thursday  09:45,   20 february 2020

The party said it will begin formally speaking to other parties in an attempt to form a government.Both parties have been seeking a path to a viable coalition since the Irish general election earlier in... >>>