World: Ireland

Holidaymakers forced to evacuate popular Wexford beach due to fire

Sunday  17:15,   22 july 2018
independent.ie

Holidaymakers forced to evacuate popular Wexford beach due to fireEmergency services are currently dealing with the fire at Curracloe beach, which is hosting the Leinster Open Sea race[...]
World / Ireland

'None of these are easy decisions': 27% donations drop leads to job losses at Irish Red Cross

Sunday  13:55,   22 july 2018
thejournal.ie

The charity has also experienced financial costs through regulation and governance.It has also recently lost a board member and has pulled out from one of its long-term projects in[...]

'I am jobless and homeless' - Pete Taylor opens up on tragic shooting at Bray Boxing Club

Sunday  12:00,   22 july 2018
independent.ie

'I am jobless and homeless' - Pete Taylor opens up on tragic shooting at Bray Boxing ClubThey rise in him with a nagging familiarity now – heartbreak, frustration and, increasingly, deep, deep[...]

Former Education and Economic Planning Minister Martin O'Donoghue dies aged 85

Sunday  11:33,   22 july 2018
thejournal.ie

O’Donoghue was elected to the Dáil in 1977 as a TD for Dun Laoghaire. He had previously acted as an economic adviser to Taoiseach Jack Lynch, as well as the author of the manifesto which saw Fianna Fáil gain a 20-seat majority in the Dáil.He would[...]

Is this the plea deal Conor McGregor will strike for attacking UFC bus?

Sunday  11:32,   22 july 2018
extra.ie

Is this the plea deal Conor McGregor will strike for attacking UFC bus?If reports in the US media are to be believed, McGregor, who just turned 30, has struck a plea deal with prosecutors in New York, that will see his felony charge dropped to a[...]

Archbishop of Dublin, Diarmuid Martin calls on Pope Francis to address issue of Catholic Church abuse when he visits Ireland

Sunday  11:05,   22 july 2018
msn

Diarmuid Martin says the Pope must address the matter when he visits IrelandAnd he believes the pontiff must address the matter in the present tense as many people continue to carry around the[...]

'Everyday bus users are refusing to fold up their buggies to allow wheelchair users on board'

Sunday  11:05,   22 july 2018
thejournal.ie

The transport committee was told that new regulations are needed to force people to fold up their prams.Speaking before the Oireachtas Transport Committee this week, the member of the National Bus and Rail Union (NBRU) called for new rules or[...]

Sex attack in west Dublin raises fears after flurry in recent months

Sunday  10:21,   22 july 2018
dublinlive.ie

There have been five reported sexual assault in the area in recent monthsThe young woman was groped in the Manorfields area in broad daylight at[...]

Everyone in Bray is asking 'Who is Rachel?' after a plane flies over carrying romantic message for the mystery lady

Sunday  10:21,   22 july 2018
dublinlive.ie

A lot of people saw and we're all going mad for an updateA plane flew a big banner over the town with the message "RACHEL WILL YOU MARRY[...]

'Armed and deadly' new dissident republican group wants to take over from the provisional IRA

Sunday  10:20,   22 july 2018
msn

One security source says that they have the potential to be "lethal"They desperately want to be referred to only as the IRA, but that moniker has already been reserved for eternity much to the chagrin of these paramilitary zealots and[...]

'A dark cloud rests over our community' - Twin sister of Carrickmines victim dies in 'tragic circumstances'

Saturday  15:30,   21 july 2018
independent.ie

'A dark cloud rests over our community' - Twin sister of Carrickmines victim dies in 'tragic circumstances'Tributes have been pouring in for 29-year-old Amanda Gilbert who passed away on[...]

Grandparents spared jail over €72,000 social welfare scam

Saturday  14:55,   21 july 2018
independent.ie

Grandparents spared jail over €72,000 social welfare scamAnnette McCluskey (57), who was working as a cleaner under an assumed name, received a three-year suspended sentence at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court, while her husband Edward (61) was handed[...]

Weather forecast Ireland today: Met Eireann predicts highs of 23C - but it's not all good news this weekend

Saturday  12:35,   21 july 2018
msn

It looks like we could be hit with a few heavy showers over the weekendMet Eireann has predicted "heavy falls of rain" on Sunday night, meaning weekend could end in a[...]

Anger at Irish climate change tree scheme

Saturday  11:30,   21 july 2018
bbc

Trees are to become more of a feature of the Leitrim landscape as Ireland tries to reach climate change targets.But planting large numbers of new trees is proving very[...]

No ambulance for 18-month-old baby who stopped breathing and started turning blue

Saturday  11:20,   21 july 2018
thejournal.ie

After almost 30 minutes of waiting, the baby’s father called back and said he would drive his daughter to the hospital himself. Dublin City Council said that the night in question had been extremely busy and that no emergency ambulance was available [...]