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'There was mascara running down faces': Vicky Phelan says her tumours are shrinking

Thursday  18:13,   14 june 2018
thejournal.ie

'There was mascara running down faces': Vicky Phelan says her tumours are shrinkingPhelan was instrumental in bringing the CervicalCheck scandal to light with her High Court action against a US laboratory over incorrect smear test results[...]

There are more people on hospital waiting lists than ever before

Thursday  17:55,   14 june 2018
thejournal.ie

More than half a million people are on outpatient waiting lists however the number of inpatients waiting has fallen slightly.According to the National Treatment Purchase Fund’s (NTPF) most recent figures, waiting lists grew by more than[...]

Storm Hector: Forecasters warn of 'severe and potentially damaging gusts' as 35,000 homes remain without power

Thursday  14:56,   14 june 2018
independent.ie

Storm Hector: Forecasters warn of 'severe and potentially damaging gusts' as 35,000 homes remain without powerAt least 35,000 homes, farms and business are without power this[...]

Man in his 70s dies after car crashes into gate post in Cork

Thursday  12:31,   14 june 2018
thejournal.ie

The incident happened on the Ballyhooley Road in Mayfield at 8.15am this morning. The female driver, a woman in her late 70s, has been taken to Cork University Hospital with serious injuries.A man in his late 70s, who was also travelling in the car, [...]

Taoiseach warns colleagues of snap election threat over housing crisis

Thursday  12:27,   14 june 2018
independent.ie

TAOISEACH Leo Varadkar has warned Fine Gael to be on guard for a snap election in the coming weeks if opposition parties move on Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy. The minister, who took office a year ago today, faced a barrage of criticism in the Dáil [...]

35,000 left without power as Storm Hector brings down power lines and trees across the country

Thursday  10:46,   14 june 2018
msn

35,000 left without power as Storm Hector brings down power lines and trees across the country .While roads have been closed in anticipation of floods.ESB Networks have apologised for power cuts which are thought to have affected at least 35,000[...]

Catholic Church crisis pregnancy agency to close due to drop in demand

Thursday  10:00,   14 june 2018
thejournal.ie

Cura, founded in 1977, is a crisis pregnancy support service associated with the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference. It said that competition from other agencies and new regulations had forced it to end its services this Friday, 15 June.Since 1996, [...]

Prince Charles' visit to the Kingdom: Here are the traffic diversions for Friday

Thursday  09:55,   14 june 2018
thejournal.ie

Roads in Killarney, Tralee and Derrynane will be closed to facilitate the royal visit.The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall’s visit will commence at 10.30am tomorrow in Cork city where a number of engagements will take[...]

'We are aware of taxi drivers in area who have not yet come forward' - gardaí investigating machete murder

Wednesday  19:56,   13 june 2018
independent.ie

'We are aware of taxi drivers in area who have not yet come forward' - gardaí investigating machete murderIssuing another appeal today, gardaí said; "We are aware of a number of taxis and hackneys that were operating in the area on the[...]

Crimestoppers appeal for information about 'violent' death of young father

Wednesday  14:51,   13 june 2018
independent.ie

Crimestoppers appeal for information about 'violent' death of young fatherJeffrey Hannan (19), who was not involved in crime, was found in a green area of O'Malley Park in Southill, Limerick at around 10.40am on November 22[...]

Chef Myrtle Allen of Ballymaloe House has died aged 94

Wednesday  14:05,   13 june 2018
thejournal.ie

Chef Myrtle Allen of Ballymaloe House has died aged 94The Cork-born Michelin star-winning chef died in hospital surrounded by her family, according to Ballymaloe[...]

Young woman 'attacked and raped by gang' on way home

Wednesday  13:36,   13 june 2018
independent.ie

Young woman 'attacked and raped by gang' on way homeThe incident is alleged to have taken place on Millicent Road, Clane, Co Kildare, between 1am and 1.30am yesterday. The woman, who is Irish, was returning from a night out socialising at[...]

Teen 'freaked out' as father tried to saw off partner’s head, jury hears

Wednesday  12:56,   13 june 2018
independent.ie

Teen 'freaked out' as father tried to saw off partner’s head, jury hearsThe interview was played at the trial of David Lyness (52), who denies murdering 51-year-old Anita Downey in his Toberhewny Hall home in Lurgan on January 20 last[...]

€25k for a square metre of garden: Homeowners to receive compensation in new bus network plan

Wednesday  12:35,   13 june 2018
independent.ie

€25k for a square metre of garden: Homeowners to receive compensation in new bus network planGovernment sources suggest that compensation of up to €25,000 per square metre will be paid for land taken from as many as 1,300 property[...]

Patients of GP who evaded thousands in tax express shock at 16-month jail sentence

Wednesday  12:21,   13 june 2018
thejournal.ie

An online petition asking the sentence imposed on the highly-regarded GP to be overturned has gained 1,800 signatures.Dr Bassam Naser (51), of Howth Road, Sutton, Dublin, pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to two charges of delivering[...]