World: Ireland

Man arrested over brutal killing of Clondalkin pensioner Anthony Timms

Sunday  19:50,   15 july 2018

The 74-year-old was discovered with serious head injuries at his home last night and died in hospital shortly afterAnthony Timms, 74, was discovered at his home in Rowlagh Green, Clondalkin with serious head injuries on Friday night after what[...]

Four-year-old among group rescued from water at Kinsale Harbour

Sunday  14:51,   15 july 2018

A number of people, including a four-year-old child, had a lucky escape after the boat they were in capsized just outside of Kinsale Harbour. The group were wearing life jackets when they were thrown into the sea as the boat capsized.Rescue 117,[...]

Friends with benefits: Correspondence gives insight into Government's relationship with Facebook

Sunday  14:06,   15 july 2018

Facebook chiefs were so concerned about the Irish fall-out from the Cambridge Analytica scandal that they wrote to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar's advisers asking if he watched Mark Zuckerberg's apology on television.It also highlights a warmth in[...]

Liverpool fan Sean Cox 'regains consciousness' three months after being attacked outside Anfield

Sunday  08:20,   15 july 2018

The father-of-three from Dunboyne suffered a bleed on the brain and was placed in an induced comaAccording to electrical industry website Mr Cox - who works for Precision Cables - took a major step in his recovery and is "undergoing[...]

Man, 74, dies in hospital after being beaten in 'domestic dispute' at Dublin home

Sunday  08:15,   15 july 2018

The pensioner suffered serious injuries in the incident at at Rowlagh Green, in Clondalkin, West Dublin .He was rushed to Tallaght Hospital but was pronounced dead a short time later.Gardai in Ronanstown confirmed they were called called to a house[...]

Shocked Skerries girls were 'robbed and threatened by two men with baseball bats' on their way home from Longitude

Saturday  19:05,   14 july 2018

The harrowing incident happened in the early hours of this morningThe 19-year-old girls had just gotten off a bus on their way home from Longitude and were walking along Shenick Grove in the North County Dublin village when the shocking incident[...]

More ‘extremely significant’ archaeological discoveries made at Newgrange

Saturday  18:51,   14 july 2018

Archaeologists have have made further ‘extremely significant’ discoveries around the great neolithic passage tomb at Newgrange following the discovery of a large prehistoric enclosure at the Co Meath site through drone photography this week. Anthony [...]

Tributes paid to ‘top fella’ stabbed in Cork as gardai urge suspect to hand himself in

Saturday  17:45,   14 july 2018

The man stabbed to death in Co Cork on Thursday night has been identified as 24-year-old Conor Quinn. Mr Quinn, originally from Galway, had been staying in the Mallow area of Cork. He was involved in an ‘altercation’ with another man according to[...]

Ireland weather forecast: Dublin and Leinster to enjoy best conditions today as Met Eireann predicts temperatures will hit 26C

Saturday  15:05,   14 july 2018

We'll have a cracker of a day today - but the conditions are set to change tomorrowDublin and Leinster will bake in searing conditions, with the rest of country being a few degrees[...]

Irish diver receives hero’s welcome in Ireland after his part in Thai cave rescue

Saturday  12:00,   14 july 2018

The Irish diver who helped save the 12 boys and their football coach from a cave has received a hero’s welcome home. Ennis-based diver Jim Warny received a hero’s welcome at Shannon Airport in County Clare after touching down. Despite personally[...]

Ireland at risk of becoming a drought 'hotspot' warn climate change experts

Saturday  10:55,   14 july 2018

Ireland is liable to become a high-temperature hotspot over the next number of years and droughts may become more common, says Dr Conor Murphy from the Department of Geography at NUI Maynooth."At Dublin Airport, May and June were the two driest[...]

Young jockey Laura Barry loses cancer battle just one day before her wedding

Saturday  09:40,   14 july 2018

Laura had been batting cancer for a long time, but after the illness left her paralysed she was unable to recover from it , RSVP reports. Her best friend and fellow jockey Gemma Tutty told the Racing Post: "She was so tremendously brave and fought[...]

Revealed: Michael D Higgins will face these competitors in race for the Aras

Saturday  08:56,   14 july 2018

Revealed: Michael D Higgins will face these competitors in race for the ArasBefore a vote in October, it seems likely that he will go up against a Sinn Fein candidate and at least one Independent in his second[...]

Murder of young Limerick man 'brutal' and 'futile', funeral told

Friday  15:11,   13 july 2018

Murder of young Limerick man 'brutal' and 'futile', funeral toldPatrick ‘Pa’ O’Connor, (24), was fatally stabbed by another man in Fitzgerald’s Bar, Thomondgate, in Limerick, last[...]

'A beautiful person' - tributes paid to mum who tragically died on family holiday in Turkey

Friday  11:55,   13 july 2018

'A beautiful person' - tributes paid to mum who tragically died on family holiday in TurkeySeaneen McCullough, from West Belfast, is understood to have died after falling from a balcony on Wednesday morning while on holiday with her son and[...]