World: Ireland

Armed Gardaí target teens linked to top figures in Kinahan cartel

Sunday  08:27,   14 october 2018

The Kinahan cartel’s younger cohort have been dealt a double blow with gardai seizing drugs, cash and cocaine mixing agent in separate raids.They seized 100 grams of a substance believed to be mixing agent for cocaine, as well as more than €2,000 in >>>

Boy suffers horrific injuries after driver ploughs into shop in Drogheda

Saturday  20:27,   13 october 2018

The schoolboy was struck in the legs when the driver lost control of her car A boy of 12 suffered horrific injuries when a motorist ploughed into a newsagent this afternoon.The schoolboy was struck in the legs when the female and hit him as he stood >>>

Crime family linked to evil attack on a local farmer after social media outs suspects

Saturday  19:51,   13 october 2018

A border crime family has been linked to a brutal assault on a farmer amid allegations of machinery theft. A father and son were left badly shaken after a roadside confrontation in south Armagh last month as they made their way home from Sunday... >>>

Over 400 people banded together to recreate one of Ireland's most famous mythological feats

Saturday  19:27,   13 october 2018

“It was about getting people to slow down from their daily lives and take in what’s around them.”The cultural project was inspired by the ancient story where Oisín threw a boulder up the valley near Tallaght with one... >>>

Warning for locals after multiple muggings in North Dublin area

Saturday  19:03,   13 october 2018

A number of incidents were reported to gardai last nightThere were two reported cases to gardai of thefts in the area between 7pm and... >>>

Schoolboy 'held knife to throat of fellow pupil'

Saturday  16:51,   13 october 2018

Schoolboy 'held knife to throat of fellow pupil'The incident caused deep concern among parents of children attending the... >>>

Princess Diana Honoured At Princess Eugenie’s Wedding This Unique Way

Saturday  16:27,   13 october 2018

Princess Diana was remembered at Princess Eugenie's wedding when a female guest wore a dress similar to hers.Princess Diana was honoured at Princess Eugenie’s wedding on Friday in a unique... >>>

Woman (20s) airlifted to hospital after falling from cliff in Co Clare

Saturday  15:27,   13 october 2018

It’s believed the woman suffered multiple injuries including fractures and a head trauma. The Shannon based Irish Coast Guard helicopter, Rescue 115, was requested to airlift the casualty from the scene.The woman was assessed by an advanced... >>>

Richard Bruton replaces Denis Naughten as Minister for Communications

Saturday  14:27,   13 october 2018

Donegal TD Joe McHugh is to replace Bruton as Minister for Education.  In a statement today, the Taoiseach also announced other appointments, with Independent TD Sean Canney appointed as Minister of State for Rural Affairs and Natural... >>>

Teenage boy allegedly pulled knife on another student at South Dublin school

Saturday  13:51,   13 october 2018

Gardai in Dundrum are aware of the incidentIt is believed after a row broke out, one student pulled a knife on another student although there were no... >>>

Young man killed in early-morning crash

Saturday  13:27,   13 october 2018

Young man killed in early-morning crashThe single vehicle crash occurred on the N4 between Edgeworthstown and Mullingar at around 6am this... >>>

'Charles Haughey pulled my bra strap during rape debate' - former Fine Gael minister

Saturday  11:51,   13 october 2018

'Charles Haughey pulled my bra strap during rape debate' - former Fine Gael ministerMs McAleese says she was seriously offended by the pontiff purposely ignoring her when they were first introduced ahead of their much publicised meeting... >>>

Parents to be able to renew their children's passports online by end of the year

Saturday  11:03,   13 october 2018

Significant improvements are planned at the Passport Office.It comes as part of a “significant expansion” of the passport service which will see around 70% of applicants able to renew their passport online, a spokesperson told... >>>

'This is disgraceful': Hundreds of cans of Tennants illegally dumped in Donegal

Saturday  10:51,   13 october 2018

The council will now have to clean it up.Local independent councillor Micheál Choilm Mac Giolla Easbuig told TheJournal.ie that he had been made aware of the can dump near Gaoth Dobhair and went to see it for... >>>

Stuart Olding 'suffered huge financial detriment' after rugby rape trial

Saturday  09:51,   13 october 2018

Olding was acquitted on the charge of oral rape following the trial. Paddy Jackson was also acquitted of the charges against him.The rugby player’s legal team made an application for part of his legal costs to be reimbursed in front of trial judge... >>>