World: Ireland

Traffic builds around Smithfield as road blocked while Dublin Fire Brigade respond to collision

Sunday  19:45,   27 may 2018
dublinlive.ie

Traffic builds around Smithfield as road blocked while Dublin Fire Brigade respond to collisionThe collision happened on North King Street, and temporarily blocked the route to[...]

Hot and humid week ahead as Irish temperatures soar to 25 degrees

Sunday  18:55,   27 may 2018
extra.ie

Hot and humid week ahead as Irish temperatures soar to 25 degreesWith Munster, Carlow, Kilkenny and Wexford under threat of heavy thundery downpours and a risk of flooding until 9pm on Sunday, Monday will bring about a welcome change in the[...]

Sinn Féin calling for referendum on 'united Ireland' following abortion vote

Sunday  18:00,   27 may 2018
independent.ie

Sinn Féin calling for referendum on 'united Ireland' following abortion voteVice president Michelle O'Neill said constitutional issues had gained renewed prominence following Friday's Yes vote on changing the Irish[...]

'A hammer blow to the Church': How the world reacted to Ireland's Yes vote

Sunday  12:56,   27 may 2018
thejournal.ie

A number of outlets reported the significance of the result ahead of Pope Francis’ visit in August.A number of international media were in attendance to report on Ireland’s vote in favour of liberalising its laws relating to[...]

Garda investigation launched after man found dead in field in Co Louth

Sunday  09:30,   27 may 2018
msn

Gardai have sealed off an area , near Dunleer town centre, as they await for the State Pathologist to arrive.The circumstances surrounding the man's death are not yet known, but it is believed it may be suspicious.A Garda spokesman said: "Gardaí in[...]

Abductor and murderer: Gardaí trying to unravel the mystery left by Mark Hennessy

Sunday  08:35,   27 may 2018
thejournal.ie

Jastine Valdez was found dead a short drive from where she was abducted.Mark Hennessy is driving his black Nissan Qashqai. At this moment in time, he is the most wanted man in Ireland – the chief suspect in the abduction of 24-year-old Jastine[...]

Donegal is the only constituency to vote No in the referendum

Sunday  08:26,   27 may 2018
thejournal.ie

<p>THE FINAL RESULTS are in and Donegal is the only constituency to have returned a majority No vote in the Eighth Amentment referendum..</p> © Provided by The Press Association Taoiseach casts vote in Ireland abortion referendum [...]

How we got here - a timeline of 'Repeal' and abortion in Ireland

Sunday  08:00,   27 may 2018
independent.ie

Ireland has voted with a resounding 'Yes' to repeal the Eighth Amendment. 2016The Citizens' Assembly meet for the first of five weekends to consider the Eighth Amendment. © Getty DUBLIN, IRELAND - MAY 26: A woman writes a note on[...]

It's a big Yes: Stunning victory officially confirmed as 66.4pc vote to reform Ireland's restrictive abortion laws

Sunday  07:55,   27 may 2018
independent.ie

It's a big Yes: Stunning victory officially confirmed as 66.4pc vote to reform Ireland's restrictive abortion lawsYes campaigners are tonight taking in a stunning victory after the results were confirmed at Dublin Castle, with a huge[...]

‘I voted NO but I’ll respect the will of the people, I’m a democrat’ Michael Healy-Rae

Saturday  21:10,   26 may 2018
extra.ie

‘I voted NO but I’ll respect the will of the people, I’m a democrat’ Michael Healy-RaeSpeaking to Extra.ie, the pro-life TD said: ‘I obviously voted No myself. But the people have spoken, it’s a democracy. Now it’s over to the[...]

Woman passes away after getting into difficulty while swimming in Lough Ree

Saturday  21:10,   26 may 2018
thejournal.ie

The incident happened on Wednesday.The 46-year-old woman had been swimming in the popular lough in Athlone when she started got into[...]

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[...]