World: Ireland

Tributes paid to tragic Irish dad Conal McKee who died in Florida

Monday  18:16,   13 august 2018
msn

A GoFundMe page has been set up to cover his medical billsConal McKee was originally from Co. Down but had moved to Miami to be with his girlfriend Kata and their young son Danny, age seven[...]
World / Ireland

Litter survey finds that 40% of Irish beaches, harbours and waterways are 'heavily littered'

Monday  17:10,   13 august 2018
msn

Just four out of 50 areas surveyed were found to be 'clean' to European standardsOnly four out of 50 areas surveyed were found to be clean to European[...]

Young woman involved in 'vicious' assault escapes conviction

Monday  16:31,   13 august 2018
independent.ie

Young woman involved in 'vicious' assault escapes convictionChantelle Craig (21) was involved in an assault on the victim, who was punched and kicked “on numerous occasions” on the driveway of her[...]

Grieving dad of murdered GAA player Joe Deacy begs for justice

Monday  15:05,   13 august 2018
extra.ie

Grieving dad of murdered GAA player Joe Deacy begs for justiceDeacy, 21, died after a brutal assault in Swinford, Co Mayo in August 2017, where he sustained fatal head[...]

Former Celtic kitman Jim McCafferty sentenced for preying on young footballers

Monday  15:05,   13 august 2018
belfastlive.co.uk

The 72-year-old has spent 18 months on remand in Maghaberry after confessing to Belfast Live in 2016A self-confessed paedophile who preyed on young footballers has been sentenced today for three years and nine[...]

Thugs ram into car in Dublin city centre before attacking passenger after he and driver flee vehicle

Monday  14:35,   13 august 2018
dublinlive.ie

The early morning assault near Connolly Station led to rush-hour chaos for commuters heading into workThe early morning incident led to major delays for rush-hour commuters heading to[...]

Thieves escape empty-handed after setting off smoke alarm during McDonald's break-in

Monday  13:50,   13 august 2018
thejournal.ie

Smoke from the electric saw used by the two suspects to try to open the safe set off the alarm.Two males smashed a window at the fast food premises on East Wall Road just before 4am this[...]

Clever traffic cops catch cheeky motorist using deceased driver's disabled parking permit to hog wheelchair bay

Monday  12:05,   13 august 2018
dublinlive.ie

The driver tried to blag his way out of a sticky situation by claiming he was just waiting for the permit holder to return from the shopsA brazen Dublin motorist was caught out trying to use a disabled parking space - using the expired permit of[...]

Former Ulster schools rugby player accused of 'tying up and raping woman' in Majorca

Monday  11:30,   13 august 2018
independent.ie

Former Ulster schools rugby player accused of 'tying up and raping woman' in MajorcaA former Ulster schools rugby player has been arrested in Majorca accused of tying up and raping a woman in the[...]

Parish priest 'steps aside' as gardai investigate child safeguarding concerns

Monday  11:05,   13 august 2018
independent.ie

Parish priest 'steps aside' as gardai investigate child safeguarding concernsThe Archdiocese of Dublin has confirmed that they are also probing the[...]

Weather forecast Ireland: Met Eireann predict washout week as Ireland set to be lashed by heavy rain

Sunday  13:31,   12 august 2018
msn

The beginning of the week will see some mild weather but it's set to lash from Wednesday onwards .Met Eireann revealed that Sunday will see "a good deal of dry weather during today with mixed cloud and broken sunshine but scattered outbreaks of[...]

'I have received oceans of hate and threats' - pro-LGBT priest 'isn't bothered' by petition calling for him to be dropped from Dublin papal event

Sunday  13:31,   12 august 2018
independent.ie

'I have received oceans of hate and threats' - pro-LGBT priest 'isn't bothered' by petition calling for him to be dropped from Dublin papal eventFr James Martin will be travelling to Ireland for the first time later this month to [...]

'It’s a nightmare' - Irish couple warn of bogus apartment listing after being scammed out of €2k

Sunday  12:25,   12 august 2018
independent.ie

'It’s a nightmare' - Irish couple warn of bogus apartment listing after being scammed out of €2kBrian (39) and his partner Rory (40) had been living in an apartment in Dublin city centre for eight years when they found themselves looking for [...]

Gardai blast proposals to cut travel and subsistence payments

Sunday  11:20,   12 august 2018
dublinlive.ie

The payments are made to officers who must work on a temporary basis further than 3.22km from their station .The Policing Authority said this is blocking its plan to revolutionise the Garda’s roster system.It wants senior officers to implement new[...]

The Dublin Cycling Campaign is holding a mass protest cycle along the quays today

Sunday  11:05,   12 august 2018
thejournal.ie

The group wants a dedicated Liffey Cycle Route.The route is part of Dublin City Council’s plans for the capital but the campaign points to the recent spike in deaths and injuries to Dublin cyclists as evidence that the route is more needed than[...]