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World: Ireland

'Of course it's a setback but if it's not safe, it's not safe': 100,000 turned away as Ali knocks out Ploughing

Thursday  13:55,   20 september 2018
thejournal.ie

The National Ploughing Championships is set to reopen today.The cancellation of the huge event was just one effect of the stormy weather, which left two people dead, tens of thousands without power and travel severely...[...]

RTÉ presenter Bunny Carr dies aged 91

Thursday  12:05,   20 september 2018
thejournal.ie

He was best known for his presenting roles for the national broadcaster.The television personality presented a number of shows on the national broadcaster including Quicksilver, Going Strong and The...[...]

Met Éireann issues heavy rain warning and predicts Storm Bronagh 'could hit over weekend'

Thursday  11:50,   20 september 2018
independent.ie

Met Éireann issues heavy rain warning and predicts Storm Bronagh 'could hit over weekend' © Independent.ie National Ploughing Championships 2018 rain The warning comes into effect for Carlow, Kilkenny, Wexford, Wicklow, Cork,...[...]

Young Irish mum told sick baby has to wait seven months for appointment

Thursday  11:05,   20 september 2018
msn

Lesley Anne O’Brien wants to meet Health Minister Simon Harris over the scandalous waitLesley Anne O’Brien, 34, from Clonee, Dublin, will have to wait to find out if her eight-month-old daughter Sienna has cerebral palsy like her brother Jamie,...[...]

Gardai investigating after man 'tried to get woman into car' in Ballybrack

Thursday  10:50,   20 september 2018
independent.ie

Gardai in Shankill are investigating reports that a man tried to get a young woman into his car in the Ballybrack area of Dublin. The woman, who is in her 20s, was allegedly approached by a man in a car at Aran Drive at around 10.30pm on Tuesday...[...]

Luas green line remains partially closed after cable damage from Storm Ali

Thursday  10:25,   20 september 2018
dublinlive.ie

Luas green line remains partially closed after cable damage from Storm Ali .The ferocious storm caused serious disruption to travel across Dublin and is continuing to do so into Thursday morning.Download the Microsoft News app for your Android or...[...]

Irish weather forecast: Met Eireann issues fresh weather warning for 7 counties with 'heavy and persistent' rain creating flood risk

Thursday  10:25,   20 september 2018
msn

This comes amid fears Storm Bronagh could strike on SundayMet Eireann says up to 40mm is expected to fall in some...[...]

'Pain in his face was sincere' - Bono tackles the Pope on sex abuse victims

Thursday  09:55,   20 september 2018
independent.ie

Bono has insisted Pope Francis was "sincere" in his sympathy for victims of sex abuse in the Church after he raised concerns that some abusers are being more protected than the victims during a private meeting with the Pontiff. Speaking to reporters [...]

Tributes paid to Irish woman Theresa Whaley found dead off beach near Cartagena, Spain

Thursday  09:55,   20 september 2018
msn

'Always had a smile and very unassuming. Can’t believe it. May she rest in peace'Lifeless Theresa Whaley, 56, from Mullingar, Westmeath, was discovered floating in the water by a morning walker off a beach in Isla Plana, a village near the...[...]

Varadkar ramps up pressure on British PM

Thursday  08:25,   20 september 2018
independent.ie

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has ramped up the pressure on British Prime Minister Theresa May ahead of a one-on-one meeting, playing down any suggestion progress on Brexit has been made in recent weeks. Mr Varadkar is at an informal meeting of EU leaders...[...]

High winds leave trail of wreckage in their wake

Thursday  08:25,   20 september 2018
independent.ie

Storm Ali caused chaos across Ireland and claimed two lives with its destructive power magnified by the lingering damage of storms Ophelia and Emma. It brought down trees, damaged houses and sparked transport paralysis as it swept across Ireland...[...]

All-star hurler receives driving ban after being found drunk while in charge of a car during the heavy snow of Storm Emma

Thursday  03:05,   20 september 2018
independent.ie

All-Star hurler and former young hurler of the year Cathal Barrett has been banned from driving for two years after being convicted of being intoxicated in charge of a car. Mr Barrett (25) from Beakstown, Holycross, Co Tipperary, was also fined €200 [...]

Irish weather forecast: Model shows possible beginning of Storm Bronagh heading for Ireland

Thursday  02:55,   20 september 2018
msn

Here's a look ahead to the next few days after Storm AliAlan O'Reilly from Carlow Weather said earlier today: "Weather models continue to show another system developing rapidly Saturday and crossing Ireland Sunday morning into Wales and England. [...]

Tributes paid to tragic young mum-of-two Ingrida Maciokaite who died in stabbing in Dundalk

Wednesday  23:25,   19 september 2018
msn

The 31-year-old was a mother to two young childrenIngrida Maciokaite, 31, was stabbed outside the Bridgewater Mews apartment complex at around 2.45pm...[...]

Gardai investigating after 'attempted abduction' of woman in her twenties in south Dublin

Wednesday  22:25,   19 september 2018
dublinlive.ie

The incident happened around 10.30pm last nightA woman in her 20s was walking in the Ballybrack area when a man pulled up and repeatedly asked her to get in his...[...]