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Shamed: Former Miss Universe Ireland Lynn Kelly fights back after being bullied online

Monday  09:25,   18 june 2018
independent.ie

Within minutes of us sitting down to talk, Lynn Kelly's eyes fill with tears and she chokes up, unable to speak. It is not long since the VIP Style Awards. That night, which is one of the biggest of the year for her industry, Lynn became a[...]

Three arrested after drunken passengers force Ryanair flight from Dublin to Ibiza to divert to Paris

Monday  07:37,   18 june 2018
dublinlive.ie

The budget airline re-iterated its call for a pre-10am booze ban at airports following the incidentUp to 20 holiday makers were involved in the unruly drink-fuelled disturbance, with three passengers removed and detained by French police when the[...]

Gardaí investigate second fatal hit and run in two days

Monday  06:50,   18 june 2018
independent.ie

A close-knit community has been left reeling following another suspected hit-and-run accident at the weekend that claimed the life of a 67-year-old man.It is believed that he was struck late Saturday night or early Sunday[...]

One motorist owes €55,000 in unpaid illegal parking fines

Monday  06:50,   18 june 2018
independent.ie

Ireland's worst serial parking offender has run up fines of more than €55,000 after failing to pay 919 separate penalties.Details on parking fines for Ireland's four largest cities have shown problems across the board, with drivers flouting the[...]

Calls for new Irish Rail police after 1,000 anti-social behavior incidents reported in 18 months

Monday  06:40,   18 june 2018
dublinlive.ie

One train driver spoke about having a fire extinguisher thrown at him, while another was attacked by youths brandishing snooker balls in a sock .He even had a fire extinguisher thrown at him.And the employee told how he was also driving an injured[...]

'It's so hard to come to terms with' - community left 'devastated' after man (32) killed in hit-and-run

Monday  06:35,   18 june 2018
independent.ie

The Longford community has been left "devastated" following the death of a 32-year-old man in a suspected hit-and-run near Newtownforbes on Friday night. The man, named locally as Craig McDermott, was struck by a vehicle while walking on[...]

'I've nobody coming in at night to check if I'm in bed, to check if I'm still breathing'

Sunday  15:56,   17 june 2018
independent.ie

A terminally ill woman who was told she has less than six months to live has made a dying wish to Simon Harris to give her a full time carer. Kate Tobin (52) was told a fortnight ago that her progressive multiple sclerosis had gotten worse, and that [...]

Killer gang wanted children 'to witness' father's murder - wife of machete murder victim tells priest

Sunday  13:00,   17 june 2018
independent.ie

The wife of murder victim Mikolaj Wilk believes his killer wanted their children "to witness" the attack, according to a local priest."They wanted the children to witness the killing," Fr. Galus told the Sunday[...]

Crime fears as Garda overtime to be slashed by 38% in Dublin

Sunday  13:00,   17 june 2018
extra.ie

The Garda overtime budgets for Dublin is being slashed — which will see a massive cut in the number of officers fighting crime on the capital’s troubled streets. Internal Garda correspondence has ordered Garda chief superintendents and[...]

Ireland weather forecast: Met Eireann predict a return of 'warm humid' conditions this week as temperatures set to hit 22C

Sunday  11:50,   17 june 2018
msn

Tuesday's temperatures also look promisingHowever, a forecaster said we can expect some good dry periods also, and bright spells this[...]

Irish teen who died in Spain balcony fall will donate organs to save lives

Sunday  11:10,   17 june 2018
extra.ie

The mother of the Limerick lad who died in Spain earlier this week has revealed he will save lives after his tragic death. Jack Walsh, 19, died in hospital on Thursday, two days after he fell from the balcony of an apartment while he was on holiday[...]

Father's Day 2018: Liam Neeson tops poll as Ireland's favourite dad

Sunday  09:10,   17 june 2018
dublinlive.ie

Almost four in ten people opted for the 66-year-old Taken star (39%) with President Higgins on 23% and rugby ace Johnny Sexton third on 17%.Former US President Barack Obama easily heads the international list ahead of David Beckham and Prince[...]

Irish teacher jailed in US for sexual assault following improper relationships with students

Sunday  08:35,   17 june 2018
independent.ie

An Irish teacher has been jailed in the US for having improper relationships with students.Gaffney was convicted on three counts for improper relationship with a student and on three charges of sexual assault of a child, US officials confirmed to[...]

Pensioner dies after falling near fire in tragic accident at Irish house

Sunday  08:20,   17 june 2018
msn

The man, named locally as Joe Quinn, was rushed to hospital but died a short time laterThe man, named locally as Joe Quinn, 89, from Meelick, Co Clare fell next to a fire at his home on Friday[...]

Garda bill for Pope’s Irish visit to set taxpayers back €10m

Sunday  08:10,   17 june 2018
extra.ie

The cost of Garda security for the Pope’s visit is expected to exceed €10million, we can reveal. Senior security sources have said that ‘no expense will be spared’ when it comes to the safety of Pope Francis and the crowds during his trip here in[...]