World: Ireland

Farmer faces 193 animal welfare charges

Wednesday  13:00,   17 january 2018

A 64 year old west Clare farmer was this week returned for trial in connection with 193 animal welfare charges. At Kilrush District Court yesterday, Martin Gerald Foley of Lislanihan, Kilkee appeared in connection with the[...]

Major overnight delays at Dublin Airport as snow halts flights

Wednesday  12:22,   17 january 2018
Dublin Live

<p>It is expected to be business as usual this morning</p>A huge number of Dublin bound flights were diverted to Liverpool as runways were closed at the North Dublin[...]

Gardaí to seek DNA samples from locals in hunt for Kerry baby killer

Wednesday  12:21,   17 january 2018

GARDAÍ investigating the murder of an infant boy in Co Kerry more than 33 years ago are satisfied he was from the local area - and have appealed directly to his mother to come forward. Detectives will now be seeking DNA samples from people in the[...]

'Experienced' burglar who targeted widow's home - while serving suspended sentence for another burglary - spared extra jail time

Wednesday  09:26,   17 january 2018

An 'experienced burglar' who broke into the home of a High Court judge's widow, while serving a suspended sentence for another burglary, has been spared extra jail time despite an appeal by prosecutors. Martin O'Brien (31), from[...]

'It's not good enough': Calls for Taoiseach to put his views on abortion on the record

Tuesday  17:05,   16 january 2018

Fianna Fáil’s Billy Kelleher said his own party leader would make his views known in due course. In an interview with before Christmas, Martin said that he would take the holidays to read over the report and the committee’s transcripts [...]

After 34 years, gardaí apologise to Joanne Hayes over Kerry Babies case

Tuesday  17:05,   16 january 2018

Gardáí have appealed to anyone who lived in the area in early 1984 to come forward with any information.At a press conference in Caherciveen, Co Kerry this afternoon, gardaí confirmed that a formal apology has been offered to Joanne Hayes for the[...]

Four year old hospitalised after garda car rammed in Coolock

Tuesday  17:05,   16 january 2018
Dublin Live

A man in his 30s was arrested following the incident . A garda spokesperson said: "Gardaí in Coolock have arrested a man in his 30s following a road traffic incident in Darndale during which a Garda patrol car was damaged. "The incident[...]

'I've got a life sentence. I can't get early release': Mother of boys killed by father urges tougher sentencing

Tuesday  15:36,   16 january 2018

Kathleen Chada has helped to form a new group of families of murder victims calling for tougher sentencing.Kathleen Chada’s sons Eoghan and Ruairi were killed by their father Sanjeev in July[...]

Jury discharged in retrial of childminder accused of causing serious harm to a baby

Tuesday  15:17,   16 january 2018

A judge has discharged the jury in the second retrial of a Cavan childminder accused of causing serious harm to a baby because of a legal issue. Sandra Higgins (36), of The Beeches, Drumgola Wood, Cavan town, Co Cavan denies a charge of[...]

BREAKING: Dolores O’Riordan’s death ‘is not being treated as suspicious’

Tuesday  14:29,   16 january 2018

Dolores O’Riordan’s death is not being treated as suspicious, police have confirmed.&nbsp;Dolores O’Riordan’s death is not being treated as suspicious, police have[...]

Man in late 80s dies days after being hit by car

Tuesday  13:52,   16 january 2018

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses.The pedestrian, who was in his late 80s was described as “seriously injured” after the collision on the N5. Gardaí said that he died last night at Mayo University[...]

'Illegal dumping is an epidemic' - Shocking cost of cleaning dumping in Dublin

Tuesday  13:52,   16 january 2018
Dublin Live

'A lot of the green spaces in our communities that could be used for playing football, walking dogs etc. are unusable'Figures released by South Dublin County Council reveal it has cost almost €4 million to cleanse illegal dumping in the[...]

Ryanair confident that most flyers will pay €5 extra for carry-on bags

Tuesday  12:11,   16 january 2018

Ryanair expects more than half of passengers to pay an extra €5 to bring their bag into the cabin. As it introduced new cabin baggage rules, which favour those passengers who pay an extra €5 for 'priority boarding', the airline revealed that it will [...]

Most eligible bachelor in Wexford wins EuroMillions after checking TeleText

Tuesday  11:52,   16 january 2018

Most eligible bachelor in Wexford wins EuroMillions after checking TeleTextThe 46-year-old Bunclody man arrived in the National Lottery winners’ room on Monday along with his family to collect a cheque for €500,000, following his massive win on the[...]

Female Garda allegedly caught taking cocaine in club toilet resigns

Tuesday  11:05,   16 january 2018
Dublin Live

She is understood to have identified her alleged dealer as a fellow member of the force .Despite the lack of physical evidence the allegations did not go away.It is understood Garda top brass received statements from the security man and two other[...]