World: Ireland

Less than 25% of voters want Fianna Fail and Fine Gael to form coalition with Green Party

Tuesday  01:05,   25 february 2020

The same number of voters believe no stable government can be formed and there will need to be another general election.Just 6% of respondents would like Sinn Fein and Fine Gael to form any coalition together and only 5% believe this is likely to... >>>

Coronavirus: Baldoyle man and family in quarantine in Italy as deadly disease spreads

Tuesday  00:35,   25 february 2020

They have been in a self-imposed lockdown since Saturday nightVincent Healy, originally from Baldoyle, is now living in Paderno d'Adda, in Lombardy, said he agreed with the decision made to close schools, universities and... >>>

Fianna Fáil's Tom Brabazon elected new Lord Mayor of Dublin

Tuesday  00:30,   25 february 2020

A special vote of the council took place this evening, following the election of former Lord Mayor Paul McAuliffe.The Fianna Fáil councillor was elected by Dublin City representatives at a special meeting of the local authority this evening, beating >>>

Granny scoops €58,000 on Winning Streak - just four months after bagging €40,000 on RTE show

Monday  22:20,   24 february 2020

Ann Skeffington became the first person to appear on the game show twice in the same series .Originally from Kildare, she pocketed the sweet sum on RTE last Saturday night - just four months after bagging €40,000 on the same TV show.The... >>>

Drowning person heroically rescued after falling into River Liffey in Dublin

Monday  22:15,   24 february 2020

Two passersby jumped into the dangerous river to save someone, who has since been taken to hospital .Dublin City Council said: "Reports indicated that 2 people had entered the water to help the casualty. The casualty was removed at Butt Bridge by... >>>

Yellow weather rainfall warning extended to eastern parts with 20 counties now affected

Monday  22:10,   24 february 2020

Met Éireann also warned of a risk of further flooding to parts of the country.The national forecaster issued a warning yesterday for 15 counties along the west coast and midlands. It applied to all of Connacht as well as Cavan, Monaghan, Donegal,... >>>

Boy (11) among four killed on Irish roads this weekend

Monday  02:00,   24 february 2020

Boy (11) among four killed on Irish roads this weekend , including an 11-year-old boy.The young boy died this evening after a collision with a van on Friday evening in Co Donegal.The primary school student was waking down Slavery Road, near Buncrana >>>

Body of man, 37, found in water-filled drain in Ballyshannon, Co Donegal

Monday  00:40,   24 february 2020

Gardaí are investigating all of the circumstances surrounding the tragic discovery .The man's remains were found in the water-filled drain on the roadside at Cloghore on the main Ballyshannnon to Beleek road at approximately 11pm on Saturday,... >>>

Derelict Dublin building where Ana Kriegel was murdered partially renovated and sealed off

Sunday  22:40,   23 february 2020

Glenwood House has had a new roof fitted and a heavy steel door hung following works at the site in Lucan, West Dublin , in recent weeks.There were calls last year for the farmhouse to be demolished after two 14-year-old boys were jailed for killing >>>

Owners in Dublin development hit with €18k bill each for fire safety repairs

Sunday  09:50,   23 february 2020

The developer of the Linden complex is in receivership.The Linden complex was built in 1999 and consists of both apartments and houses. The developer, Capel Developments, has gone into... >>>

North Dublin granny faces losing second home in a year to coastal erosion

Sunday  09:50,   23 february 2020

More than 20 homes are at risk of falling into the sea and the authorities have spent two years trying to come up with a workable solution.A report published last week recommends installing eight groynes – fishtail-shaped embankments – 70m out to... >>>

Man shares pictures after 'being shot at' in late-night shooting in Glenties, Co Donegal

Sunday  07:30,   23 february 2020

Pictures show extensive damage to a car after the incidentThe takeaway worker told the Irish Mirror he was sitting his in car when a gunman shot at him in Glenties, Co... >>>

Dublin to become first country in Europe to off fast food delivery by drone

Sunday  07:25,   23 february 2020

The service is expected to launch next monthManna Aero founder Bobby Healy predicted huge demand for the service when it is launched in a south Dublin suburb with 30,000 people in... >>>

Sinn Féin plans public rallies to argue its case for government

Sunday  07:10,   23 february 2020

Sinn Féin plans public rallies to argue its case for governmentMs McDonald said her party is “determined to deliver on the desire of the people for a Government for change” and that Sinn Féin will step up its efforts in the coming... >>>

Irish drug dealer loses his £46MILLION bitcoin fortune after losing the piece of A4 paper with the access codes

Sunday  07:10,   23 february 2020

Clifton Collins, 49, converted money made from cannabis sales into Bitcoin and stashed the access codes in the case at his rented home in Cornamona, County Galway.Clifton Collins, 49, had stashed the codes in the aluminium lid of a fishing rod case... >>>