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Gardaí appeal for witnesses after man shot in the leg at Dublin home

Saturday  11:26,   16 june 2018
thejournal.ie

The incident happened shortly after 11pm on La Touche Drive in Bluebell. A man in his 40s was shot in the leg by a lone gunman when he answered a call to the front door of the house.It’s understood the gunman fled the scene on foot.The injured man[...]

Life in jail for man who stabbed partner and set fire to her home

Saturday  08:45,   16 june 2018
independent.ie

A man who stabbed his girlfriend and set fire to her home before then returning to the scene when the fire brigade arrived has been jailed for life for her murder.Loved ones of the playschool teacher had to go through three separate trials in[...]

Hero dad recalls moment he was told his beloved son may never walk again

Saturday  08:40,   16 june 2018
msn

Brian Lawlor was in intensive care for nine days and then he was transferred to the spinal cord unit for almost 10 weeks . He was then transferred to the National Rehabilitation Hospital under the care of doctor Eimear Smith.“By this stage he was[...]

Family devastated as father and son sustain serious burns at their home

Saturday  08:25,   16 june 2018
independent.ie

A Co Clare family have been left devastated after a father and son sustained serous burns at their home Friday evening.Gardai are investigating the shocking incident, but sources said they believed the incident was a “tragic[...]

Doctors' €72,000 pay hike but will their patients benefit?

Saturday  08:25,   16 june 2018
independent.ie

Hospital consultants who are on course for a pay rise of up to €72,000 will finally get the salaries they signed up to a decade ago under a so called "new era" work contract.In a week when hospital waiting lists reached another record of[...]

Dubliner James Quinn found guilty of murder of Gary Hutch in Spain - but not as gunman

Saturday  08:10,   16 june 2018
independent.ie

Dubliner James Quinn found guilty of murder of Gary Hutch in Spain - but not as gunmanJurors also decided prosecutors had not proven Quinn was acting on the orders of gangland bosses - meaning he cannot be sentenced to life in prison when the[...]

WATCH: 'I was €16 overdrawn before this' - Ireland's newest EuroMillions winners arrive at Lotto HQ in style

Friday  18:26,   15 june 2018
independent.ie

WATCH: 'I was €16 overdrawn before this' - Ireland's newest EuroMillions winners arrive at Lotto HQ in styleIt's a long way from Tipperary... but this journey was certainly worth it. There were cheers in the capital today as the[...]

Pete Taylor leaves Bray as fears grow for his life

Friday  17:53,   15 june 2018
extra.ie

Boxing trainer Pete Taylor left his home town of Bray on Wednesday night following his release from hospital after surviving a gun attack at his gym that left him injured and another man dead. According to sources, Mr Taylor, father of[...]

'Our lives will never be the same' - mother's tribute to Irish teen who died after tragic fall in Spain

Friday  17:15,   15 june 2018
independent.ie

'Our lives will never be the same' - mother's tribute to Irish teen who died after tragic fall in SpainJack Walsh’s devastated family had travelled from their home in Askeaton, West Limerick, to the Balearic island to say their final[...]

Schools 'ban pupils from running' after insurance bill soars

Friday  10:10,   15 june 2018
independent.ie

Children are banned from running and kicking footballs in schoolyards because of soaring insurance costs, a Fine Gael TD has said.Mr Farrell, who is chair of the Oireachtas Children's Committee, said rising insurance costs faced by schools needed to [...]

Man given suspended sentence for abusing boy (7) to serve two-year sentence following DPP appeal

Friday  08:15,   15 june 2018
independent.ie

A Galway native who was given a wholly suspended sentence for abusing a seven-year-old boy 30 years ago is to hand himself in to gardai on Monday after his original sentence was found too lenient.He was given a wholly suspended 56 month sentence by[...]

Four dead and three injured in 48 hours of carnage on Irish roads

Friday  08:05,   15 june 2018
independent.ie

FOUR people are dead and three people have been hospitalised after 48 hours of carnage on the roads.At around 8.15am yesterday, the car in which Mary Hanley and her husband Jack Hanley were travelling went out of[...]

Abortion legislation won't be brought to the Dáil until the autumn

Friday  01:30,   15 june 2018
thejournal.ie

Abortion legislation won't be brought to the Dáil until the autumnThe Government initially said, in the wake of last month’s referendum result, that the legislation would be brought to the Dáil before the summer recess. They did caution however[...]

Gardaí investigating second alleged sexual attack on young woman by three men

Thursday  19:00,   14 june 2018
independent.ie

Gardaí investigating second alleged sexual attack on young woman by three menA young woman has told gardaí that she was approached by three men in the Bagenalstown area of Carlow and sexually[...]

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy hits back at Sinn Fein over ‘PR stunts’

Thursday  18:15,   14 june 2018
extra.ie

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy hits back at Sinn Fein over ‘PR stunts’Eoghan Murphy, who took office a year ago today, faced heavy criticism in the Dáil on Wednesday over the mounting problems in the housing[...]