World: Ireland

Straight man who married best friend to avoid paying inheritance tax said he would do it all over again as he paid tribute to his partner

Sunday  11:00,   19 january 2020

Michael O’Sullivan lost his husband Matt Murphy earlier this week when he passed away in hospital following a short illness . Just days earlier Michael, who tied the knot with 84-year-old Matt in Dublin two years ago, told the Irish Sunday Mirror of >>>

Universities hit with 250 claims over seven years

Sunday  11:00,   19 january 2020

Compensation claims for horseplay at Trinity College were among more than 250 cases levelled at four leading Irish universities in the last seven years. University College Cork was hit with claims totalling nearly €1m in the last seven years.  In... >>>

RTE may face €250k bill for legal costs after Kevin Myers case

Sunday  10:58,   19 january 2020

RTE is facing up to €250,000 in settlement and legal costs for the defamation of Kevin Myers. Speaking to the Sunday Independent, Mr Myers said: "RTE has shown a wanton disregard for their resources in difficult times. "Had they offered a... >>>

Harry ends military posts as part of ‘Megxit’

Sunday  06:45,   19 january 2020

The duke, who was in the Army for a decade, is stepping down from three roles in the forces.Harry spent 10 years in the forces, and once said how his experience in the Army would stay with him for the rest of his... >>>

HSE earns €11.7m from hospital parking fees

Sunday  06:35,   19 january 2020

Public hospitals earned just over €11.7m from car parking fees last year. The total car parking income for 33 hospitals run by the Health Service Executive was slightly less than the €12.8m the same hospitals earned in 2017. Some hospitals are... >>>

A total of 222 homeless people died in Ireland last year, new figures show

Sunday  06:35,   19 january 2020

It comes after a man in his 30s was seriously injured after his tent was removed by heavy machinery from the banks of Dublin’s Grand Canal on Tuesday .He was sleeping inside while it was being removed as part of a clean-up of the area by Dublin City >>>

Student Cameron died acting as 'peacemaker'

Sunday  06:15,   19 january 2020

Tragic student Cameron Blair was killed in a brutal assault while acting as a peacemaker during a dispute between a group of teens at a house party in Cork last Thursday. Twenty-year-old Cameron, a second-year engineering student at Cork Institute... >>>

Gardai investigate after man cut in the face outside a south Dublin store

Sunday  06:10,   19 january 2020

The victim, in his 50s, was cut in face after his assailant hit him with what is understood to be part of a belt buckle .The shop closed after the incident and remained closed for the rest of the night.Staff remained inside the store but would not... >>>

Dublin Airport emergency team deployed to runway after plane's tyre goes flat mid-air

Sunday  06:05,   19 january 2020

It was carrying almost 200 people back from Spain .A spokeswoman for Dublin Airport confirmed the incident and said it all came to a conclusion safely.She said: "I can confirm that flight BLX624 arriving from Tenerife declared an emergency just... >>>

A deadly darkness: Keane Mulready-Wood's last call home

Sunday  06:05,   19 january 2020

The final phone call of the child who was brutally murdered in the Drogheda feud was to his mother, to say he would be home later and asking her to leave money out for a taxi. The call marked Keane Mulready-Wood's final contact with his family... >>>

'Gutted' Rapper Bugzy Malone pays tribute to murdered Drogheda teen Keane Mulready-Woods

Saturday  03:25,   18 january 2020

Malone, whose real name is Aaron Davis, sent a message out to the youngster's family and friends and thanked Keane for supporting his career . © Provided by Dublin Live Bugzy Malone with Keane He said: "I've just had some bad news that one of my >>>

Elderly man, 80s, fighting for his life after being struck by car on N72 in Co Kerry

Saturday  00:50,   18 january 2020

He was rushed to Cork University Hospital where he remains in a critical condition .Gardai have appealed for witnesses and anyone who may have video footage of the area to come forward.A spokeswoman said: "Gardaí in Millstreet, Co Cork are... >>>

Status Yellow low temperature warning to take effect for Leinster and Connacht this evening

Saturday  00:20,   18 january 2020

It’s about to get very... >>>

Dublin grandmother suffered 'violent death' but did not die where any of her body parts were found, court told

Friday  18:55,   17 january 2020

The court has heard that the body of Mrs O’Connor was dismembered into 15 separate parts that were found at nine different locations.The Central Criminal Court trial of Kieran Greene (34) also heard today that the results of a post-mortem... >>>

Boy B to appeal conviction for murder of Ana Kriegel

Friday  18:10,   17 january 2020

Boy B to appeal conviction for murder of Ana KriegelThe 15-year-old, referred to in court as Boy B, was unanimously found guilty of murdering the “lonely and vulnerable” schoolgirl last June and was sentenced to 15 years detention, to be reviewed... >>>