World: Ireland

Man dies in tragic Cork farm accident 'after door on grain trailer falls on top of him'

Wednesday  22:55,   22 january 2020

Paramedics worked to revive the man but they were unable to save his life .The death is being treated as a tragic accident.The man's body will be taken to Cork University Hospital for a postmortem examination.The Office of the State Pathologist has... >>>

Dublin Airport contributes almost €10 billion to Ireland's economy, new report finds

Wednesday  22:50,   22 january 2020

The figure is equivalent to over 3% of the national economy .The report also reveals that the 57% growth in Dublin Airport’s passenger numbers between 2013 and 2018 contributed to the creation of an additional 12,400 jobs.Managing Director, Vincent... >>>

Mark Hennessy inquest hears Jastine Valdez killer 'looked like a man possessed' just before he was shot

Wednesday  21:50,   22 january 2020

The detective who shot the killer said he believed abducted Jastine Valdez was in the car with Hennessy and he was about to slit her throat .The detective, known as Garda A, told an inquest that he fired his weapon to prevent him killing the... >>>

Driver with no tax and L plates found to be using provisional licence for 23 YEARS

Wednesday  21:40,   22 january 2020

Driver with no tax and L plates found to be using provisional licence for 23 YEARS .The driver was stopped by Gardai in Drogheda after they were observed driving while not wearing a seat belt.Officers then discovered that there were no L plates... >>>

Murder accused told gardaí he believed mother-in-law tried to kill her husband

Wednesday  18:00,   22 january 2020

The jury was listening to garda interviews today in the trial of Kieran Greene (34).“She wanted us dead one at a time, starting with Gus. She wanted us all dead, down to the kids,” the father-of-three told interviewing... >>>

Divers recover body of missing fisherman off Wexford coast

Wednesday  17:20,   22 january 2020

Two men were aboard the Alize when it sank off Hook Head on 4 January.The 41-year-old from Saltmills, Co Wexford, disappeared when his trawler, the Alize, an 11.7-metre steel-hulled vessel, sank off Hook Head on 4 January at around... >>>

Cork student tragically dies in car crash while visiting family in India

Wednesday  17:15,   22 january 2020

Muthamil Selvan Palanivel studies at Cork Institute of TechnologyMuthamil Selvan Palanivel, who was doing a Masters in Artificial Intelligence, was killed along with wife Nisha, his children Siddarth, seven, and Vaishnavi, one, and his mother in law >>>

Two men speak to gardai following home attack where man was doused in petrol and set alight

Wednesday  14:50,   22 january 2020

Two men speak to gardai following home attack where man was doused in petrol and set alightThe duo arrived voluntarily at Mayfield Garda Station and spoke to detectives investigating the attack at Dúnard in Mayfield at 4am on... >>>

'Inaccurate and misleading': HSE and psychiatrists warn over Scientology-linked group leaflet on antipsychotic medication

Wednesday  12:05,   22 january 2020

Leaflets warning people about the dangers of taking prescription anti-psychotic medication were sent to residents in south Dublin.Leaflets warning people about the dangers of taking prescription antipsychotic medication were sent to residents in... >>>

Republicans Block Subpoenas for New Evidence as Impeachment Trial Begins

Wednesday  10:40,   22 january 2020

A divided Senate began the impeachment trial of President Trump on Tuesday in utter acrimony, as Republicans blocked Democrats’ efforts to subpoena witnesses and documents related to Ukraine and moderate Republicans forced last-minute changes to... >>>

Leo Varadkar splashed €1.8m on spin in his first 18 months as Taoiseach

Wednesday  09:55,   22 january 2020

The shocking figures were revealed by Labour leader Brendan Howlin at the party’s campaign launch yesterday .In a scathing attack on Fine Gael, he said: “Their legacy is waste – a waste of resources and a waste of the opportunities presented by a... >>>

Major drive to make resilience the fourth 'R' in education

Wednesday  09:25,   22 january 2020

Schools are well used to supporting and tracking pupils' academic progress and pushing for resources to deliver the best outcomes. But how do they measure up when it comes to promoting student wellbeing and ensuring that, as well as the... >>>

Sadistic Dublin motorist speeds up car and ploughs into a flock of swans

Wednesday  09:15,   22 january 2020

A heartless motorist in Dublin has been caught bulldozing his car into a swan. At Broadmeadow Estuary near Swords, a local nature photographer managed to video the horrific incident where a driver ploughed into a flock of birds. At Broadmeadow... >>>

Men allegedly terrorising locals and targeting homes with 'neighbour building scam' in Dublin

Wednesday  09:15,   22 january 2020

One resident feared that elderly people may fall for the scamThe men are reportedly telling homeowners in the south Dublin areas of Palmerstown and Knocklyon that they are working on the house next door to theirs but that they've damaged their back... >>>

GAA star is forced to close fitness club after insurance premium soars to €20,000

Wednesday  08:25,   22 january 2020

An All-Ireland winning hurling star has been forced to close down his fitness club after an insurance claim sent his premium soaring to €20,000. Colm Callanan (37), who retired from the Galway inter-county team last November and took up a... >>>