World: Ireland

Compensation for dad who was sacked just 11 days after birth of new baby

Wednesday  19:56,   23 may 2018
thejournal.ie

The man’s boss congratulated him on the new arrival but then proceeded to tell him that he was being made redundant. The shocked employee asked whether there were any other roles open to him, and he was told there were not. © Catalyst[...]

'Please come home Mam, I'm in agony': Parents of women who had crisis pregnancies urge Yes vote

Wednesday  17:35,   23 may 2018
thejournal.ie

'Please come home Mam, I'm in agony': Parents of women who had crisis pregnancies urge Yes voteELAINE BEDFORD’S DAUGHTER Kate became pregnant last[...]

Tributes paid to teenage girl killed in car crash near Enniscorthy, Wexford as mum fights for life

Wednesday  16:10,   23 may 2018
msn

Tributes paid to teenage girl killed in car crash near Enniscorthy, Wexford as mum fights for lifeAisling Dolan, 19, from New Ross in Co Wexford, passed away following the collision on the N11 at Scarawalsh, near Enniscorthy in the[...]

Man stabbed to death in Co Kerry

Wednesday  13:41,   23 may 2018
independent.ie

A man has died after being stabbed in Co Kerry. The incident happened at a house in Cahersiveen at 4.35am this morning. The man, who was 33-years-old, received serious stab wounds and was removed to University Hospital in Kerry where he was[...]

'I listened to the women in my life' - Taoiseach on why he changed views on Eighth Amendment

Wednesday  12:45,   23 may 2018
independent.ie

'I listened to the women in my life' - Taoiseach on why he changed views on Eighth AmendmentThe former Health Minister said that he believes the Eighth Amendment is currently "too restrictive" since[...]

Gardaí probing alleged sexual assault near Harold’s Cross

Wednesday  12:45,   23 may 2018
extra.ie

Gardaí probing alleged sexual assault near Harold’s CrossThe reported incident occurred between 5am and 5.30am on Sunday 20 when a man and a woman were walking from town through Harold’s Cross on the Mount Argus[...]

Gardaí arrest four people after man, 20s, stabbed in evening attack in Clondalkin

Wednesday  12:45,   23 may 2018
dublinlive.ie

Gardaí arrest four people after man, 20s, stabbed in evening attack in ClondalkinThe incident happened when the man was stabbed in the Waterside area of Clondalkin at around 8.45pm, when Gardaí were called to the[...]

Dublin Weather: Heat-wave begins as temperatures to hit 20C on dry, sunny day in the capital

Wednesday  11:51,   23 may 2018
dublinlive.ie

It's the first of a few good days of weather aheadIt's officially that time of the year. Summer is kicking into full swing, schools are about to finish, and the Leaving Cert is just two weeks[...]

Post-mortem results reveal how tragic Jastine Valdez was killed by psycho Mark Hennessy

Wednesday  11:46,   23 may 2018
msn

The 24-year-old student's body was found in thick woodland on MondayThe 24-year-old student's body was found in thick woodland near Rathmichael, Co Dublin, on[...]

Priest Martin McVeigh who sparked church walk out when discussing abortion referendum at First Holy Communion mass defends himself

Wednesday  11:05,   23 may 2018
msn

Exclusive: It isn't the first time the embattled priest has found himself at the centre of a storm .In 2012 the cleric was giving a talk to parents and one eight-year-old at a Tyrone primary school when 16 naked pictures of men appeared on a[...]

Gardaí expect to arrest suspect in Ana murder once DNA results back

Wednesday  09:15,   23 may 2018
independent.ie

Gardaí expect to arrest at least one teenage suspect in the coming days in relation to the savage murder and sexual assault of schoolgirl Ana Kriegel. Sources have said that DNA results are expected back soon and are likely to significantly advance[...]

Irish man stranded in US after crash left him with serious brain injury

Wednesday  08:50,   23 may 2018
extra.ie

A young Irish man has been left stranded in America after being involved in a horror car crash in February. Philip Leavy from Kildare had travelled to Orange County in California to visit friends when he was the victim of a devastating road [...]

Detectives probe if Mark Hennessy could be Irish serial killer

Wednesday  08:35,   23 may 2018
extra.ie

Detectives are now probing whether Mark Hennessy who abducted and killed Jastine Valdez in a random is the infamous Irish serial killer who could have taken several missing women. Gardai suspect a serial killer may be behind the high[...]

Parents of Jastine Valdez 'shocked and devastated' by her tragic death as vigil held by local community

Wednesday  08:25,   23 may 2018
dublinlive.ie

'Jastine’s family were unable to come to the vigil in Bray on Monday night because they were identifying the body'A vigil was held on Tuesday night in the 24-year-old’s adopted village of Enniskerry, Co Wicklow, as hundreds paid a touching[...]

Jastine Valdez killed 'less than an hour' after apparently random abduction, gardai believe

Wednesday  08:15,   23 may 2018
independent.ie

Jastine Valdez killed 'less than an hour' after apparently random abduction, gardai believeThe Filipino student, 24, was spotted being bundled into a black jeep in Enniskerry at approximately 6.15pm on[...]