World: Ireland

Irishman in Australia ‘out of coma and communicating’ after blow to head

Sunday  11:55,   14 january 2018

An Irishman who was left in a coma in Australia after suffering a ‘devastating blow’ to the head during an altercation on New Year’s Day is making positive progress. Michael Hyndman, originally from Belfast, moved to Sydney with his fiancée [...]

'I'm going to bash the autism out of your kids' - Mother 'living in fear' after threatening call

Sunday  10:55,   14 january 2018

A mother-of-five has complained to gardaí after a man threatened her over the phone, saying “you and your autistic kids will get their heads bashed in I'm going to bash the autism out of them.” The intimidating phone-call was made to Fiona[...]

Elderly man in his 80s struck by car in serious collision in Mayo

Sunday  08:50,   14 january 2018

The incident happened just outside CharlestownThe elderly male pedestrian was hit by a car at approximately 6.45pm on the old N5 road approximately 2km from[...]

Man (30) dies after being swept off cliff rocks into sea 'while taking photographs'

Sunday  08:50,   14 january 2018

A man has passed away in hospital after he was rescued from the sea in Co Clare on Saturday afternoon. The 30-year-old man was airlifted to hospital in a critical condition following the incident at Creeragh near Kilkee. It is believed he was struck [...]

'Do not go near will destroy you' - Ex Scientology worker issues warning over church

Saturday  15:53,   13 january 2018

<p>A man who became involved with the Scientology movement in Dublin has issued a warning to those thinking of joining to stay away, claiming: "You end up with nothing."</p>Zeni Bundo, who was a member of the new Scientology European [...]

Patrick Hutch pleads not guilty as Regency murder trial begins

Saturday  14:40,   13 january 2018

Patrick Hutch pleads not guilty as Regency murder trial beginsA major Garda operation was put in place from early morning for the first day of the trial of Patrick Hutch, who is accused of[...]

Stamp for Dublin landmark's 200th birthday

Friday  17:28,   12 january 2018
BBC News

The imposing Georgian building is said to be the world's operating postal HQ.The imposing Georgian building is said to be the oldest still-functioning postal headquarters in the[...]

Dublin woman's terror at being locked inside her own body for months

Friday  17:28,   12 january 2018

For months she could hear and see everything around her, but was only able to move her eyes .Recalling the experience, she said: “It was really scary. I was trying to move, but I just couldn’t. My body just wouldn’t do anything.“I knew what I wanted [...]

Pictured: Gardai at scene of horror M50 crash that saw car flip over

Friday  17:28,   12 january 2018
Dublin Live

The incident occurred just over an hour ago on a morning that saw five crashes across the capital .The collision occurred on the M50 Northbound between the J12 and J11.Three lanes are closed with one axillary lane open.Meanwhile, a four car[...]

Irish weather: Arctic blast of snow and sleet on the way as Met Eireann issue weather warning

Friday  17:27,   12 january 2018

Met Eireann have forecast snow for early next weekMet Eireann have forecast snow and sleet for Monday and Tuesday, with the north and west likely to be[...]

More than 1,000 teachers apply to work at €24k-a-year Irish school

Friday  17:26,   12 january 2018

Ireland’s most expensive school has been ‘inundated’ with requests for jobs by Irish teachers, it has emerged. ]Just days after concerns were raised by unions about an acute teacher shortage, the principal of a new school, opening in Dublin in[...]

Man's body found in laneway in south Dublin

Friday  17:26,   12 january 2018

Man's body found in laneway in south DublinHis body was found in a private laneway leading up to an apartment block just off Convent Road in Dalkey at around 8.30am this[...]

€200k worth of cannabis seized in raid on house in Cork

Friday  17:26,   12 january 2018

Gardai seized €200,000 worth of cannabis from a house in Cork yesterday.&nbsp;The bust was made as part of an ongoing operation by gardai from the West Cork Divisional Drug unit based in[...]

The boss of Irish Rail is quitting and moving to Australia

Friday  17:26,   12 january 2018

David Franks, who has been in charge since 2013, will leave in the coming months.The national rail company confirmed in a statement today that he would leave in the coming[...]

Man, 68, dead after crash between tractor and car in Letterkenny, Co Donegal

Friday  17:25,   12 january 2018

One man has died and another man is injured after the early morning crashThe incident happened at 6.55am on the Lifford to Letterkenny road at Drumoghill, around four miles outside[...]