World: Ireland

'It's the sentimental value... it's the memories' - family devastated as heartless thieves steal late mother's jewellery

Friday  17:25,   12 january 2018
Independent.ie

<p>A grieving woman has issued an emotional appeal for information after thieves broke into her home and stole her late mother's jewellery collection.</p>Sinead Quinn from Blanchardstown in Dublin had been out for dinner with family on[...]

Public warned ‘don’t approach’ Irishman on the run in Australia

Friday  17:25,   12 january 2018
Extra.ie

Police are hunting for a Irishman who is currently on the run in Australia.&nbsp;Daniel Twohig, 31, is wanted by New South Wales police in connection with a number of[...]

Daughter's anguish as burglar steals ring belonging to her late mother

Friday  17:25,   12 january 2018
Dublin Live

Tragically, rings belonging to the her sister's husband who also recently passed were taken tooHer sister also had rings stolen belonging to her and her later husband, stolen from their Blanchardstown[...]

Trial begins of man accused of carrying out Regency Hotel murder

Thursday  23:01,   11 january 2018
Independent.ie

Trial begins of man accused of carrying out Regency Hotel murderThe trial of Patrick Hutch Jnr (25) got underway this afternoon with the prosecution’s opening statement being delivered before the three-judge Special Criminal[...]

Michael Healy Rae on suicide in his constituency: 'It didn't register. I didn't get it.'

Thursday  18:09,   11 january 2018
Journal.ie

Michael Healy Rae shared an emotional story about the tragic death of a man in his constituency with comedian Tommy Tiernan.Appearing on RTÉ’s Tommy Tiernan programme, the Kerry TD was asked to talk about a something that went wrong during his[...]

Mourners form sea of red at funeral of young footballer Aaron (12)

Thursday  17:20,   11 january 2018
Independent.ie

Mourners form sea of red at funeral of young footballer Aaron (12)Aaron O’Kelly became ill last Wednesday, and took a turn for the worst at his home of in Bray, Co Wicklow, on[...]

'We received word he may still be alive' - Family's appeal to find missing Irishman after 41 years

Thursday  17:20,   11 january 2018
Independent.ie

'We received word he may still be alive' - Family's appeal to find missing Irishman after 41 yearsKevin Williams last made contact with his family in 1976 through a postcard he sent from Sudan. The postcard arrived in Ireland on[...]

‘I’m not sorry I rang hospital looking for bed at height of trolley crisis’ Danny Healy-Rae

Thursday  15:15,   11 january 2018
Extra.ie

Danny Healy-Rae has been criticised by a former Kerry mayor for calling a hospital at the height of the trolley crisis to help a constituent get a bed. The TD says he makes no apology for doing it ‘all the time’ as he is entitled to.‘I wasn’t[...]

Gardaí announce sharp drop in burglaries nationwide after targeting repeat offenders

Thursday  15:11,   11 january 2018
Journal.ie

Gardaí said the number of thefts had been steadily rising.Officers said the number of burglaries had been steadily rising across the country but that with the introduction of the winter phase initiative, these figures dropped[...]

'Stop this gruesome tit for tat': Kingsmill loaf row rumbles on as cartoon sparks Twitter uproar

Thursday  14:11,   11 january 2018
Journal.ie

Sinn Féin’s Barry McElduff posted a controversial video of him with a loaf of ‘Kingsmill’ bread on his head on the Kingsmill massacre anniversary.Long accused DUP MLA for South Belfast Christopher Stalford and Upper Bann UUP MLA Doug Beattie of[...]

Teen charged with murder of Japanese man in Dundalk stabbing 'not fit to attend' court hearing

Thursday  14:11,   11 january 2018
Independent.ie

An 18-year-old youth charged with the murder of a Japanese man in a stabbing in Dundalk last week was “not fit to attend” a court hearing today. Mohammed Morei, who was remanded in custody last week after he was charged with the murder of[...]

Giraffe who fathered 17 offspring passes away at Fota Wildlife Park

Thursday  13:05,   11 january 2018
Extra.ie

Fota Wildlife Park in Cork has announced the passing of a much-loved giraffe, Tadgh. The 16-year-old Rothschild giraffe was born in 2001 at Hamburg Zoo, and arrived at Fota in 2004. Tadhg went on to father 23 calves during his 14 years in Cork, and[...]

Column: 'There should be a presidential election and Michael D shouldn't run'

Thursday  13:05,   11 january 2018
Journal.ie

We live in an extraordinary moment for democratic government, where confidence in the honesty of political leaders is seemingly at an all time low, writes Caoimhín De Barra. IT IS ONE of the oddities of the Irish political world that we can be ten [...]

Irish couple 'arguing violently' booted off Ryanair flight after at 35,000 feet forces captain to make unscheduled stop

Thursday  12:05,   11 january 2018
MSN

The intoxicated pair were heading back to Dublin from the Costa Blanca capital of Alicante on Wednesday afternoon .The pilot of Ryanair flight FR7063 diverted the plane to the port city of Santander after asking police to meet the aircraft when the[...]

Flu crisis and substitute teacher shortage will cause the 'perfect storm' as schools return

Thursday  11:10,   11 january 2018
Independent.ie

Flu crisis and substitute teacher shortage will cause the 'perfect storm' as schools returnDavid Ruddy, president of the Irish Primary Principals' Network (IPPN), said the number of available substitute teachers dropped dramatically in[...]