World: Ireland

Thug who tortured teen slashes two prison staff

Thursday  18:08,   09 august 2018
independent.ie

Thug who tortured teen slashes two prison staffAlan Ellis (25), who was sentenced to six years for the attack on the teenager, is deemed one of the country's most dangerous and psychotic[...]
World / Ireland

Limerick farmer offers to swap straw for All-Ireland final tickets

Thursday  18:07,   09 august 2018
independent.ie

Limerick farmer offers to swap straw for All-Ireland final ticketsThe farmer has advertised that he is willing top swap round bales of Barley straw for two tickets for the All Ireland hurling[...]

Teenager accused of murder of Cameron Reilly on bail but must stay out of Dunleer and Drogheda

Thursday  18:05,   09 august 2018
independent.ie

Teenager accused of murder of Cameron Reilly on bail but must stay out of Dunleer and DroghedaAaron Connolly, 18, of Willistown, Drumcar, Co Louth, must stay out of the towns of Dunleer and Drogheda, he was warned on[...]

Man in non-secure facility sexually assaulted other vulnerable adults, court told

Thursday  18:05,   09 august 2018
thejournal.ie

Man in non-secure facility sexually assaulted other vulnerable adults, court toldThe court heard that the man, in his twenties and who cannot be identified for legal reasons, had been living in a non-secure facility with other vulnerable adults with [...]

Vehicle with Kerry registration plates used as car bomb in Ukraine

Thursday  16:40,   09 august 2018
msn

<p>The car was partially destroyed in the blast</p>The 04 - KY registered silver Honda Accord was partially destroyed in the blast, which happened in Odessa on June[...]

'Shocking and wrong' - Children forced to sleep on hard chairs in Garda station amid ongoing homelessness crisis

Thursday  16:25,   09 august 2018
independent.ie

'Shocking and wrong' - Children forced to sleep on hard chairs in Garda station amid ongoing homelessness crisisA Garda spokesperson confirmed that a young mother and her six children slept in Tallaght Garda Station on Wednesday[...]

Fianna Fail criticised over 'cruel, mocking' post on drugs policy

Thursday  16:25,   09 august 2018
independent.ie

A doctor specialising in addiction has called on Fianna Fail to confirm where it stands on drug-reduction policy after a post on the party's social media caused outrage. The main opposition party were forced to delete an official Facebook post[...]

Probe as boy bundled into car and beaten in Co Antrim

Thursday  13:27,   09 august 2018
thejournal.ie

Probe as boy bundled into car and beaten in Co AntrimThree men bundled the boy into the back of a black car as he walked on the O’Neill Road in the town, shortly after 9pm on Saturday[...]

Áras silence on claims Higgins stayed in €3,000-a-night hotel

Thursday  13:20,   09 august 2018
independent.ie

<p>President Michael D Higgins is refusing to comment on claims he stayed in a luxurious five-star hotel where the top suites can cost €3,000 a night.</p>Former presidential hopeful Independent Senator Gerard Craughwell claims he received[...]

'Her sparkling personality lives on' - mourners at funeral of Georgia (4) asked to wear bright colours after tragedy

Thursday  11:30,   09 august 2018
independent.ie

'Her sparkling personality lives on' - mourners at funeral of Georgia (4) asked to wear bright colours after tragedy Mourners attending the funeral of a four-year-old Irish girl who tragically drowned in Spain last month have been asked[...]

Cork city to try Patrick Street car ban for the second time - here's what you need to know

Thursday  10:05,   09 august 2018
thejournal.ie

The last time things didn’t go so well.From half three this afternoon, private cars will no longer be allowed to drive down Patrick’s Street, one of the city’s main[...]

Gardai stop driver on wrong side of road in Co Roscommon, 11 times over the drink-driving limit

Thursday  09:50,   09 august 2018
msn

The driver had a bottle of wine open beside him .Gardai stopped the vehicle at Cloontuskert in Co Roscommon at around 3.10pm on Tuesday.After making the series of alarming discoveries, the driver, a man in his 50s, was arrested and taken to[...]

Dublin Fire Brigade reveal most likely time and day for a house blaze is Tuesday at 11pm

Thursday  09:35,   09 august 2018
dublinlive.ie

It also showed that the majority of car fires take place at night time .Posting the analysis, DFB said: "Firefighters attending a day time car fire, an analysis by our business intelligence unit shows that the majority of these fires occur at night[...]

Pictured: Man who threatened to make former partner's personal photos public after hotel attack

Wednesday  17:31,   08 august 2018
independent.ie

Pictured: Man who threatened to make former partner's personal photos public after hotel attack* Held Grace Brady down and punched her repeatedly in the head during an attack in a room at the Plaza Hotel, Tallaght in Dublin, on January 13,[...]

Irish teachers caught up in Indonesian earthquake tell of nightmare

Wednesday  17:01,   08 august 2018
extra.ie

Irish teachers caught up in Indonesian earthquake tell of nightmarePatricia Mulraney from Kildare and Leona Reynolds from Leitrim described the chaos as people kicked, punched and dragged each other off boats in a frantic bid to escape the Gili[...]