World: Ireland

Man (43) arrested in connection with seizure of more than €3m worth of drugs

Wednesday  16:46,   18 july 2018
independent.ie

Man (43) arrested in connection with seizure of more than €3m worth of drugsThe drugs were found in a van which was stopped in Kilbarrack, Dublin yesterday as part of an ongoing investigation by Revenue and the Garda National Drugs & Organised[...]
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Facebook 'leaves graphic content online in order to make money'

Wednesday  15:33,   18 july 2018
independent.ie

Facebook 'leaves graphic content online in order to make money'An undercover investigation found that while nudity is almost always removed, violent videos involving assaults on children, racially charged hate speech and images of self-harm[...]

Man (30s) arrested in connection with €1.1m international money laundering operation

Wednesday  14:41,   18 july 2018
thejournal.ie

Man (30s) arrested in connection with €1.1m international money laundering operation involving over €1.1 million in funds.The 33-year-old was arrested at around 8am this morning in Mulhuddart, Dublin 15 by members of the Garda’s Money[...]

A man convicted of raping his sister-in-law threatened to sue her for defamation when she spoke about abuse

Wednesday  12:31,   18 july 2018
thejournal.ie

A man convicted of raping his sister-in-law threatened to sue her for defamation when she spoke about abuseThe woman told the Central Criminal Court that she had been an “innocent and naive” 15-year-old before the rape and that she has spent the[...]

RTE to air Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding rugby rape trial documentary

Tuesday  18:01,   17 july 2018
msn

A programme about the trial that gripped the nation will appear on our screensAcquitted: The Rugby Rape Trial will reflect on the nine-week trial of Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding, as well as Blane McIlroy and Rory[...]

The average house price is lower than €250,000 in just TWO Dublin postcodes

Tuesday  17:55,   17 july 2018
thejournal.ie

The average house price is lower than €250,000 in just TWO Dublin postcodesThat is the finding of the latest GeoDirectory report, a joint venture by An Post and Ordnance Survey Ireland (OSi) to create and manage Ireland’s only complete database of[...]

Experts warn that great whites and other man-eating shark species could soon inhabit Irish waters

Tuesday  17:47,   17 july 2018
dublinlive.ie

Experts warn that great whites and other man-eating shark species could soon inhabit Irish waters © Catalyst Images A large tiger shark side view taken off Grand Bahama Island in the Bahamas. A new study has revealed that several[...]

Gardai arrest two men with loaded revolver short distance from Dublin home of Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch

Tuesday  16:00,   17 july 2018
independent.ie

Gardai arrest two men with loaded revolver short distance from Dublin home of Gerry 'The Monk' HutchThe pair, aged 25 and 28, were arrested on the Howth Road in Killester at approximately 5pm last[...]

'The gap was closing': Ennis diver Jim Warny on the fear and elation of the Thai cave rescue

Tuesday  15:31,   17 july 2018
thejournal.ie

'The gap was closing': Ennis diver Jim Warny on the fear and elation of the Thai cave rescueJim Warny, a Belgian national, spoke to RTÉ’s Philip Boucher Hayes in his first in-depth interview since returning home to Co[...]

Four men sentenced to total of 53 years in prison for tiger kidnapping

Tuesday  11:50,   17 july 2018
independent.ie

Four men sentenced to total of 53 years in prison for tiger kidnappingLast May, Dubliners Mark Farrelly (47), Christopher Corcoran (71), David Byrne (45) and Niall Byrne (36) were convicted by a Dublin Circuit Criminal Court[...]

Man pleads guilty to attempted murder of four children

Monday  18:16,   16 july 2018
thejournal.ie

Man pleads guilty to attempted murder of four children .The court heard that the Wicklow man attempted to strangle two of the children and left them when he thought they were dead. He then moved on to the other two who fought back and escaped[...]

French and Croatian fans took over Dublin’s O’Connell Street after World Cup final

Monday  18:16,   16 july 2018
extra.ie

French and Croatian fans took over Dublin’s O’Connell Street after World Cup finalThousands of France and Croatia fans took over O’Connell Bridge as they celebrated and commiserated France’s 4-2 win over Croatia on Sunday[...]

Gardaí arrest five Dublin based men after busting major credit card scam

Monday  18:15,   16 july 2018
dublinlive.ie

Gardaí arrest five Dublin based men after busting major credit card scamThe men, based in Dublin, travelled to Letterkenny in Co Donegal to carry out the[...]

'We're trying to protect the kids' - Jason Corbett's sister says tackling social media giants over pictures of children like 'fighting a ghost'

Monday  18:15,   16 july 2018
independent.ie

'We're trying to protect the kids' - Jason Corbett's sister says tackling social media giants over pictures of children like 'fighting a ghost'Tracey Corbett Lynch warned said she didn’t want any other family to endure the[...]

Man pleads guilty to unlawfully killing nephew's friend

Monday  18:15,   16 july 2018
thejournal.ie

Man pleads guilty to unlawfully killing nephew's friendThe manslaughter plea was accepted by the State and Tadhg Butler was remanded in custody until a sentence hearing on 18[...]