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‘Effortlessly elegant’ Local schoolteacher crowned best dressed at Kerrygold Irish Oaks Racing Festival

Sunday  01:55,   21 july 2019

One of the most prestigious events in the Irish racing calendar, the Kerrygold Irish Oaks took place in the Curragh... >>>

Man dies after crash between motorcycle and car in Killeagh, Co Cork

Sunday  00:35,   21 july 2019

The incident happened at around 6.30pm today on the N25 between Cork and Waterford . The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene and brought to Cork University Hospital. His age is not known at this time. The two occupants of the car, a man... >>>

Family-fun days doomed because of insurance crisis, Dublin politician warns

Sunday  00:05,   21 july 2019

The Lord Mayor said news one of the last insurance firms that cover such events is leaving the market is 'hugely... >>>

Animal sanctuary desperate to find escaped kangaroo seen on the loose in Co Cork

Saturday  23:50,   20 july 2019

The marsupial has been on the run around Cork for almost six days with Andrew Boyle from Araglin Animal Sanctuary appealing for help to find him, Cork Beo reports. The facility is located just a short distance from Kilworth near the Waterford border >>>

Donal Conway to seek reelection at next week's FAI AGM after 'resounding victory'

Saturday  23:50,   20 july 2019

The package of 78 recommendations put forward by the Sport Ireland/FAI Governance Review Group was passed with a margin of 116-2 at an EGM this... >>>

Ireland's ambassador to the UK says a Northern Ireland border poll would 'degrade' attempts to resolve Brexit

Saturday  22:20,   20 july 2019

There has been speculation that Brexit could eventually lead to a united... >>>

Appeal for witnesses to 'hit-and-run' after cyclist (50) hospitalised with serious injuries

Saturday  20:50,   20 july 2019

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to a hit-and-run incident in Mulhuddart Village, Dublin on Thursday morning. A man, aged 50, was seriously injured when the bicycle he was travelling on collided with a vehicle on Blanchardstown Road South at... >>>

Man due in court over fatal stabbing of 45 year-old man in north Dublin

Saturday  19:30,   20 july 2019

The incident happened at around 4am on Friday... >>>

Man (36) charged over seizure of two semi-automatic weapons from vehicle in Dublin

Saturday  19:30,   20 july 2019

Two seizures were made by gardaí... >>>

Aer Lingus flight forced into emergency landing after bird strike causes engine fire

Saturday  18:40,   20 july 2019

It is understood that the incident caused a flame to ignite on the starboard engine . © Provided by Reach Publishing Services Limited The flight has been forced into making an emergency landing (Picture: Airport Webcams) A bird strike famously... >>>

'Streets are for the people': Dublin street blocked by protesters as part of 'car-free' demonstration

Saturday  17:55,   20 july 2019

Demonstrators are calling for more public spaces in the city for... >>>

Irish weather forecast: Wet weekend ahead before temperatures soar to 26C early next week

Saturday  15:25,   20 july 2019

Things are set to heat... >>>

Woman charged after firearms and drugs seizure to appear in court

Saturday  13:50,   20 july 2019

A woman who has been charged following a firearms and drugs seizure on Thursday is due to appear in court this... >>>

Cat-astrophe! Dublin Fire Brigade rescue feline stuck between cavity blocks

Saturday  13:50,   20 july 2019

Dublin Fire Brigade tweeted out a heartwarming story on Friday after they found a cagey cat caught between two cavity... >>>

Hammerhead shark spotted for first time in our waters 'a concern'

Saturday  13:35,   20 july 2019

A hammerhead shark has been spotted in Irish waters for the first time - but the encounter was so fleeting, scientists didn't get a chance to snatch a photo. The fish with a distinctive hammer-shaped, flattened head, was spotted in waters about... >>>