World: Ireland

Varadkar's six-month time-line to introduce legislation is 'realistic' - expert

Saturday  19:35,   26 may 2018
independent.ie

Varadkar's six-month time-line to introduce legislation is 'realistic' - expertDr Conor O'Mahony, lecturer in Constitional Law at UCC, told RTE that Varadkar's proposed timing is "realistic", but he wouldn't expect it any[...]

'I have no words to express my gratitude to the people of Ireland' - father of the late Savita Halappanavar

Saturday  17:40,   26 may 2018
independent.ie

The father of the late Savita Halappanavar said he has "no words to express his gratitude to the people of Ireland" as the country is on the brink of repealing the Eighth Amendment. © PA Savita Halappanavar "It’s possible even [...]

Irish woman who fought off attacker armed with knife and cable ties describes horror ordeal

Saturday  17:09,   26 may 2018
msn

Ruth Maxwell, 46, told of her escape on Friday’s Late Late Show in the wake of recent horrific murders .She told host Ryan Tubridy how she was grabbed from behind as she walked to the Luas stop in Clondalkin in May 2016.Her assailant put a knife to[...]

Donegal set to be only county in Ireland to vote No to repeal Eighth Amendment

Saturday  16:05,   26 may 2018
independent.ie

Donegal set to be only county in Ireland to vote No to repeal Eighth AmendmentIn contrast with a resounding Yes from the majority of the country,  tally figures are showing a 52pc of voters are opposed to repeal while 48pc are in[...]

'Women in crisis pregnancy have been told take the boat... today we tell them: take our hand'

Saturday  15:30,   26 may 2018
thejournal.ie

'Women in crisis pregnancy have been told take the boat today we tell them: take our hand'Tallies this morning from count centres across the country have chimed in with two exit polls last night showing an overwhelming majority for a Yes[...]

Mum of tragic Jastine Valdez collapses at Bray funeral home where her daughter is lying in repose

Saturday  11:55,   26 may 2018
dublinlive.ie

Traumatised Teresita also collapsed several times after seeing the battered body of her daughter in the morgue .Teresita collapsed at around 5.30pm this evening and an ambulance arrived 15 minutes later.Jastine was laid out in a white blazer in her[...]

GRA calls for gardaí to get Tasers as 12 injured on duty every week

Saturday  09:40,   26 may 2018
independent.ie

More than 12 gardaí, on average, were injured on duty every week last year.So far this year, 181 officers have sustained injuries, bringing the total since the start of 2013 to[...]

Manhunt underway after two armed men rob cash-in-transit van in Carrickmines

Saturday  09:30,   26 may 2018
dublinlive.ie

The incident happened at around 5pm this evening.The incident happened shortly after 5pm this evening in Carrickmines Retail[...]

Garda overtime set to be capped across the country as payments are vastly exceeding budgets

Saturday  09:21,   26 may 2018
thejournal.ie

Garda overtime for the first five months of this year has run over budget by €12 million.A new directive released to gardaí states that overtime is to be strictly restricted to budget going forward in a bid to stem[...]

'Jastine like a sister to me – I will never forget her'

Saturday  09:10,   26 may 2018
independent.ie

The best friend of tragic Jastine Valdez has described the young woman as “like a sister” to her, in an emotional tribute.“This is hard for me since Jastine is not just a best friend to me but a[...]

Schoolboy (13) charged with murdering tragic Ana at derelict building

Saturday  08:50,   26 may 2018
independent.ie

A 13-year-old boy has been remanded in custody after being charged with the murder of schoolgirl Ana Kriegel.He was charged with the murder of Ana Kriegel (14) on May 14 at Glenwood House, Clonee Road, Lucan,[...]

It's count day - and here are the key moments from the Abortion Referendum campaign

Saturday  08:10,   26 may 2018
independent.ie

AS the count gets underway at centres nationwide, Independent.ie take a look back at the key moments in the campaign. 1. 'Repeal and replace'Last December an all-party Oireachtas committee which examined abortion recommended the repeal of the Eighth [...]

FIRST EXIT POLL: Yes side wins by landslide to repeal eighth amendment

Saturday  07:25,   26 may 2018
extra.ie

The Yes side has won by a landslide of 68pc to 32pc in the abortion referendum, according to the first exit poll. The Irish Times conducted the first official poll on today’s referendum, which saw polling stations open from 7am to[...]

Boy (13) charged with murder of Ana Kriegel (14)

Saturday  01:50,   26 may 2018
independent.ie

Boy (13) charged with murder of Ana Kriegel (14)The schoolgirl’s body was found at a derelict farmhouse in Lucan on Thursday of last week, three days after she was reported[...]

Hero girl, 12, rescues bloodied motorcyclist after horror crash in Wexford

Friday  18:50,   25 may 2018
msn

Hero girl, 12, rescues bloodied motorcyclist after horror crash in WexfordQuick-thinking Chloe Sinnott, 12, treated the man’s wounds with baby wipes and towels after the driver fled the[...]