World: Ireland

Child-minder charged with causing serious harm to baby told gardai she didn't 'violently shake' or assault baby

Wednesday  21:20,   26 april 2017
Independent.ie

A child minder on trial accused of causing serious harm to a ten-month-old baby told gardai that the child was not “violently shaken” or assaulted while in her care. Sandra Higgins (36) told gardai during her interview that she drove the child to[...]

Tributes paid after tragic Irish student passes away suddenly in Co Cork

Wednesday  21:05,   26 april 2017
MSN

Pals have taken to social media since her heartbreaking passing to pay tribute to the the UCC forensic science student . One said: "I'll be eternally grateful for the time I got to spend with you, the amount of smiles and happiness you gave me and[...]

Airport worker drops €120k injury claims after he was pictured 'lugging suitcases'

Wednesday  18:07,   26 april 2017
Independent.ie

Airport worker drops €120k injury claims after he was pictured 'lugging suitcases'Irish based Latvian Janis Kapteinis abandoned two €60,000 damages claims in the Circuit Civil Court following forensic questioning by top insurance[...]

Gardaí investigating murder of Aidan 'The Beast' O'Driscoll search Cork properties

Wednesday  17:36,   26 april 2017
Independent.ie

GARDAÍ are searching a number of properties across Cork as part of their investigation into the brutal murder of Aidan ‘The Beast’ O’Driscoll (37). Mr O'Driscoll was ambushed and killed last Christmas in what detectives fear was a targeted attack by [...]

Man (20s) arrested in connection with investigation into stolen car and cash

Wednesday  16:10,   26 april 2017
Independent.ie

A man has been arrested in connection with an investigation into a burglary in the early hours of this morning. The robbery happened at a retail premises in Stepaside, Dublin.Gardai were called to the scene at around 2.30am and found that money and[...]

'There will be abortions': Master of maternity hospital says they'll be entirely independent

Wednesday  15:01,   26 april 2017
Journal.ie

After almost a week of controversy, the board of the National Maternity Hospital will meet later today.On Morning Ireland today, Dr Rhona Mahony, Master of National Maternity Hospital Holles Street, said that the Sisters of Charity “will be an[...]

'It's a worrying trend': Judge concerned that age profile of drink drivers is getting younger

Wednesday  15:00,   26 april 2017
Journal.ie

Judge Mary Devins said the average age of drink drivers used to be upwards of 60 years. However, she said that there was a discernible trend that has seen an increasing number of younger people prosecuted for drink-driving offences in recent[...]

Two men charged with murder of Irish father in London

Wednesday  12:41,   26 april 2017
Independent.ie

Two men charged with murder of Irish father in LondonDamien McLaughlin, who was originally from Manorcunningham in Co Donegal, was stabbed in broad daylight in Exeter Road in Enfield, London at around 1.30pm on[...]

Busted flush: 25c 'superloo' costs council €16.50 each time it's used

Wednesday  12:35,   26 april 2017
Independent.ie

Busted flush: 25c 'superloo' costs council €16.50 each time it's usedMayor Seamus McGrath stressed that the clear lesson from the Owenabue car park toilet was that all such public facilities should be located in areas of greatest[...]

Irish weather: Arctic blast to last until weekend as Ireland wakes up shivering

Wednesday  11:40,   26 april 2017
MSN

Air being blown straight from the north means it's cold, cold, cold - despite the sun shining brightlyEven with the sun being out, the cold air is spreading across Ireland due to air flowing from the north which is coming straight down from the[...]

Childminder on trial accused of harming baby in her care

Wednesday  11:11,   26 april 2017
Independent.ie

Childminder on trial accused of harming baby in her careThe child's mother told the trial of Sandra Higgins (36) that her daughter was "fine" on the morning of March 28, 2012 when she brought her to the defendant's[...]

Elvis impersonator headbutted by Anthony Stokes hasn't 'received a single cent' of €230k owed

Wednesday  11:10,   26 april 2017
Independent.ie

An Elvis impersonator who was attacked by Irish footballer Anthony Stokes claims he hasn't received "a single cent" of the €230,000 compensation owed to him. The former Celtic footballer was ordered by the High Court to pay Mr Anthony[...]

Speeding fines will be linked to what you earn in bid to end road 'carnage'

Wednesday  11:10,   26 april 2017
Independent.ie

Speeding fines will be linked to what you earn in bid to end road 'carnage'Higher earners would have to pay more if caught breaking the limit, which could mean a driver on €50,000 a year paying €1,000 if caught[...]

Four men attack man after ramming his car outside Dublin school yesterday morning

Wednesday  11:10,   26 april 2017
Journal.ie

A feud between at least three local families is understood to be the reason behind the attack.Four men, who were understood to be armed with bats, targeted the intended victim outside a school in the Killinarden Heights area of Tallaght at around[...]

Murder accused 'kicked former rugby captain (62) in the head', trial told

Wednesday  11:10,   26 april 2017
Independent.ie

Murder accused 'kicked former rugby captain (62) in the head', trial toldHowever, Colm Campbell says he still can’t remember what ‘kicked off’ an assault by 34-year-old Gary Walsh on their 62-year-old friend, Cathal[...]