World: Ireland

'This may lead to disruptions': Ryanair to publish contingency plans on strike action this Monday

Thursday  19:20,   14 december 2017

The company said “we will do everything we can to minimise disruption to customers”.Earlier this week, pilots in Ireland, Portugal, Germany, Italy and Spain served the company notice that they would be striking on Wednesday 20[...]

Aung San Suu Kyi’s Freedom of Dublin award revoked by City Council

Thursday  17:10,   14 december 2017

Aung San Suu Kyi’s Freedom of Dublin award revoked by City CouncilThe vote was 59 in favour with two opposed and one abstention, and councillors said they rescinded Ms Suu Kyi’s award for her failure to protect Rohingya Muslims in her[...]

Two arrested after man threatened and money stolen over eight hours in Terenure house burglary

Thursday  17:09,   14 december 2017
Dublin Live

The incident unfolded between 2am and 10amAt around 2am on Wednesday night a 24-year-old woman and 27-year-old man gained entry to a house by smashing a downstairs window and threatened the[...]

Labour's Alan Kelly has asked the Justice MInister if his phone is being tapped

Thursday  17:06,   14 december 2017

His concerns come after his parliamentary questions which unravelled Fitzgerald’s email scandal.Kelly’s questions on whether his phone communications have been intercepted by gardaí come just a few weeks after he had asked a series of detailed[...]

Pictured: Woman (23) charged following shooting which left mum, baby and teen injured in Dublin

Thursday  17:06,   14 december 2017

A WOMAN has been charged with possession of a gun with intent to endanger life following a shooting in west Dublin in which an eight-month old baby was injured along with his mother and a teenage boy. A WOMAN has been charged with possession of a [...]

Gardaí searching for missing man (71) release CCTV images

Thursday  17:06,   14 december 2017

Gardaí searching for an elderly man missing from the south Dublin area have issued CCTV images in the hope of tracing his whereabouts. Brendan Burke (71) is missing from Rathfarnham, Dublin 16, since November 15. He is missing from the Bloomfield[...]

The Garda Band has cost taxpayers €5.5 million over the past three years

Thursday  17:05,   14 december 2017

Members of the band, none of whom are involved in policing duties, were paid an average of €58,985 each last year.The Garda Band is comprised of 29 full-time musicians, who perform at a variety of national events including the Rose of Tralee[...]

Gardaí appealing for witnesses to cash-in-transit robbery in Dublin

Wednesday  18:37,   13 december 2017

The driver of the van was approached by a man who was armed with what was described as a hammer. He was forced to hand over the cash box.The raider left the scene in a Renault Megane driven by a second male.A short time later, the Renault Megane[...]

'The chap is dead now and I need to give him peace' - man jailed for stabbing father-of-one

Wednesday  18:36,   13 december 2017

A Mulhuddart man who admitted stabbing a father-of-one three times has been sentenced to eight years with one suspended at the Central Criminal Court for his manslaughter. Andrew Gibney (25), with an address at Dromheath Avenue, Mulhuddart, Dublin[...]

Emergency services battle fire at popular bridal shop

Wednesday  18:36,   13 december 2017

No one was injured in a blaze which forced the evacuation of a Cork bridal store and caused traffic chaos in the city centre. Five units of Cork Fire Brigade attended the fire on MacCurtain Street which is believed to have erupted shortly after[...]

Remains 'strongly believed' to be those of Wexford woman missing for 23 years exhumed in Wales

Wednesday  13:35,   13 december 2017

Police in Wales have exhumed the body of a woman found on a beach in October 1994 and they "strongly believe" they are the remains of a woman who went missing in Wexford in March 1994. Pauline Finlay, (49), who had a mobile holiday home at [...]

Brian Rattigan wins Supreme Court appeal against his conviction for the murder of Dublin man

Tuesday  21:20,   12 december 2017

Brian Rattigan has won his Supreme Court appeal against his conviction for the murder of a man in Dublin more than 16 years ago. The Director of Public Prosecutions will decide later whether to apply for a retrial for Rattigan, who remains jailed[...]

Thugs attack popular Dublin politician's home and car

Tuesday  21:20,   12 december 2017
Dublin Live

The Clondalkin councillor who married his partner on Halloween has also received two homophobic letters in the past six monthsClondalkin councillor Francis Timmons, who married his longtime partner Darren Lamont on October 31, posted several photos[...]

Identity of children in mass grave at Tuam home may never be discovered

Tuesday  21:20,   12 december 2017
Press Association

Children's remains discovered in underground chambers at a former home for unmarried mothers and their babies in Ireland may never be identified, a report has said. DNA samples would be needed from living relatives and even then it would be[...]

Emergency services attend scene after school child struck by vehicle

Tuesday  15:36,   12 december 2017

Emergency services are at the scene of an incident where a school child was struck by a vehicle this morning. The incident occurred on Gardiner Street in Dublin's north inner city, at the Sean MacDermott Street junction.The boy, aged 10, did not[...]