World: Ireland

John Gilligan's claim for Jobseeker's Allowance rejected after he 'failed to disclose his means'

Tuesday  14:41,   27 june 2017
Independent.ie

Convicted drug trafficker John Gilligan has had his dole claim rejected after he “failed to make a full and frank disclosure of his means and circumstances”. In a letter, posted online by Gilligan, the Criminal Assets Bureau (CAB) confirmed that he[...]

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to hold first phone call with Donald Trump

Tuesday  14:40,   27 june 2017
MSN

Will an invite to Ireland be handed out by the Taoiseach?The Daily Schedule in the White House confirms that the President of the United States will speak with Varadkar by phone this[...]

Family's stolen heirloom recovered after 10 years

Tuesday  13:05,   27 june 2017
Independent.ie

An Irish family are "absolutely delighted" to have recovered a painting and family heirloom that was stolen from their home in mysterious circumstances close to a decade ago. The painting 'Bringing in the Turf' by William Conor, now valued [...]

Tributes paid to teen Laura Dempsey who drowned on Crete holiday

Tuesday  12:30,   27 june 2017
MSN

Locals in Greystones, Co Wicklow described her as a 'very active young woman'Laura, 15, from Greystones, Co Wicklow was discovered at her hotel in Stalida shortly after 2.30pm on Sunday by her devastated[...]

Tributes paid to teen Laura Dempsey who drowned on Crete holiday

Tuesday  12:30,   27 june 2017
MSN

Locals in Greystones, Co Wicklow described her as a 'very active young woman'Laura, 15, from Greystones, Co Wicklow was discovered at her hotel in Stalida shortly after 2.30pm on Sunday by her devastated[...]

Gardaí dig on Dublin's commuter belt land for Kinahan money and guns

Tuesday  11:50,   27 june 2017
Journal.ie

Mechanical diggers used in hope of uncovering information that has the potential to cost the cartel millions.Mechanical diggers were brought in to help with the search on land linked to a convicted criminal over the weekend following trusted[...]

Elderly couple married for 63 years separated as one is rejected for nursing home care

Tuesday  10:31,   27 june 2017
Journal.ie

Michael Devereaux (90) broke down in tears as he explained the ‘nightmare’ situation.Michael (90) and his wife Kathleen (85) Devereaux - who have been married for 63 years – both applied under the Fair Deal scheme for a place in a nursing home in[...]

Mum and two sons narrowly escape after car plunges into River Lee

Tuesday  10:12,   27 june 2017
MSN

The boys' dad and two passers-by jumped in to pull them to safety, moments before it sank beneath the water .The family involved are originally Polish and the two young sons are aged under five.A neighbour and witness said: “We were seconds from [...]

Mum and two sons narrowly escape after car plunges into River Lee

Tuesday  10:12,   27 june 2017
MSN

The boys' dad and two passers-by jumped in to pull them to safety, moments before it sank beneath the water .The family involved are originally Polish and the two young sons are aged under five.A neighbour and witness said: “We were seconds from [...]

Mum and two sons narrowly escape after car plunges into River Lee

Tuesday  10:12,   27 june 2017
MSN

The boys' dad and two passers-by jumped in to pull them to safety, moments before it sank beneath the water .The family involved are originally Polish and the two young sons are aged under five.A neighbour and witness said: “We were seconds from [...]

Former Taliban fighter hopes to move to Ireland after US jail release

Monday  19:15,   26 june 2017
MSN

He is known as the “American Taliban”Dubbed the “American Taliban”, John Walker Lindh was arrested near Kunduz in 2001 and later charged with providing services to the Taliban and carrying[...]

Woman found with serious injuries on grounds of castle lay unconscious for nine hours

Monday  18:00,   26 june 2017
Independent.ie

A woman discovered with serious injuries on the grounds of a castle lay unconscious for up to nine hours, gardaí believe. Independent.ie has learned that gardaí now believe the woman, aged in her 50s, was attacked at approximately 4am on Sunday[...]

Witnesses attempt to capture armed robber after raid in city centre

Monday  16:26,   26 june 2017
Independent.ie

Several witnesses tried to capture an armed robber who threatened staff in a shop in Dublin city centre with a knife, gardaí have said. Gardaí are now looking for any of these members of the public, or anybody who may have witnessed the event to[...]

Witnesses attempt to capture armed robber after raid in city centre

Monday  16:26,   26 june 2017
Independent.ie

Several witnesses tried to capture an armed robber who threatened staff in a shop in Dublin city centre with a knife, gardaí have said. Gardaí are now looking for any of these members of the public, or anybody who may have witnessed the event to[...]

Jobstown jury told to 'be fearless and put aside sympathy or strong views'

Monday  16:08,   26 june 2017
Independent.ie

Jobstown jury told to 'be fearless and put aside sympathy or strong views'Judge Melanie Greally told the members of the jury she did not expect them to be “deaf or blind” to the issues around the case, but said they must base their decision[...]