World: Ireland

Irish teenager (14) dies after balcony fall in Spain

Friday  18:20,   20 july 2018
independent.ie

Irish teenager (14) dies after balcony fall in SpainThe 14-year-old is understood to have passed away this[...]
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Former member of Defence Forces jailed for 18 years for 'horrendous' sexual abuse of his daughter

Friday  16:16,   20 july 2018
independent.ie

Former member of Defence Forces jailed for 18 years for 'horrendous' sexual abuse of his daughterJohn Murphy (61), formerly of Nephin View Manor, Foxford, Co Mayo, pleaded guilty at the Central Criminal Court to the rape, indecent assault[...]

Homeless woman slashed stomach of man who came to help her in street

Thursday  20:00,   19 july 2018
independent.ie

Homeless woman slashed stomach of man who came to help her in streetDonna Dineen (23) inflicted a a 25cm stab wound on a stranger who said he heard her arguing with a man and thought she needed help, a court has[...]

'He should be getting ready to celebrate the birth of his baby' - mourners gather at funeral of man stabbed to death

Thursday  16:51,   19 july 2018
independent.ie

'He should be getting ready to celebrate the birth of his baby' - mourners gather at funeral of man stabbed to deathConor Quinn (24) was buried in St Michael’s Cemetery in Tipperary town on Thursday, after a funeral Mass where mourners heard [...]

Tragedy as Mullingar man dies after collapsing in Tayto Park, Co Meath

Thursday  14:15,   19 july 2018
msn

Tragedy as Mullingar man dies after collapsing in Tayto Park, Co MeathA Mullingar man in his fifties collapsed on Tuesday during a visit to the popular park, outside Ashbourne in Co Meath, Westmeath Examiner[...]

Met Eireann forecast one day of substantial rain in Dublin before heatwave weather returns

Thursday  14:05,   19 july 2018
dublinlive.ie

Luckily the heavy rain will give way to much better conditions for the weekend with temperatures soaring yet again.Largely dry today with just the chance of a few isolated showers. There will be a mix of cloud and sunny spells, with increasing[...]

One-year-old boy dies after being left in hot car for eight hours

Thursday  12:35,   19 july 2018
extra.ie

One-year-old boy dies after being left in hot car for eight hoursThe infant’s mother said she thought she had dropped him off at daycare and went to work, only to discover her mistake after being informed the boy never[...]

Mother of brothers sentenced to life for murder of dad of two apologises to victim's family

Wednesday  19:10,   18 july 2018
independent.ie

Mother of brothers sentenced to life for murder of dad of two apologises to victim's familyA third brother, who was acquitted of murder by the trial judge and pleaded guilty to impeding the investigation of a crime, will be sentenced at the end[...]

Irish boy, 14, fighting for life after falling from second-floor hotel balcony in Majorca, Spain

Wednesday  18:51,   18 july 2018
msn

Irish boy, 14, fighting for life after falling from second-floor hotel balcony in Majorca, SpainPolice said the youngster’s mum was holding onto the youngster in a desperate attempt to help him reach safety when he plunged around 20[...]

Golfer loses discrimination case against Co Wicklow club which held male-only competition

Wednesday  18:50,   18 july 2018
thejournal.ie

The woman, who described herself as a “keen golfer”, took the case after being refused entry to the open day because of her gender.In the case before the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC), adjudication officer James Kelly found that Mary Byrne[...]

Tributes pour in for tragic tot Bernard John Cash who died after being hit by car in Bray

Wednesday  18:50,   18 july 2018
dublinlive.ie

Bernard John Cash was described as 'so clever and small' by a heartbroken close relativeThe family are now distraught after the one-year-old ran behind a wall where he tripped and was hit by a[...]

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[...]

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[...]