World: Ireland

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[...]

Young mum left dying on floor of derelict building for four hours after being beaten, murder trial hears

Monday  17:01,   16 july 2018
independent.ie

Young mum left dying on floor of derelict building for four hours after being beaten, murder trial hearsThe revelation came as a Central Criminal Court murder trial heard that Amy McCarthy (22) is estimated to have survived for around four hours[...]

Irish teen who drowned tragically in Spanish lake named

Monday  17:01,   16 july 2018
thejournal.ie

Irish teen who drowned tragically in Spanish lake namedJoshua disappeared on Saturday evening after going for a swim at a lake called Laguna Salvadora, one of the 15 small lakes that make up the Lagunas de Ruidera Natural[...]

Man arrested over brutal killing of Clondalkin pensioner Anthony Timms

Sunday  19:50,   15 july 2018
msn

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
extra.ie

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
independent.ie

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
dublinlive.ie

The father-of-three from Dunboyne suffered a bleed on the brain and was placed in an induced comaAccording to electrical industry website Electric.ie 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
msn

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
dublinlive.ie

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
extra.ie

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
extra.ie

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[...]