World: Ireland

Ryanair pilots in Germany call 24-hour strike

Wednesday  15:05,   08 august 2018
reuters

Ryanair pilots in Germany call 24-hour strikeRyanair late last year said it would recognise unions, but has so far not agreed any collective labour deals with staff across[...]
World / Ireland

Ryanair cancels 146 flights across Europe — including Ireland — this Friday

Wednesday  12:51,   08 august 2018
extra.ie

Ryanair cancels 146 flights across Europe — including Ireland — this FridayThe airline has announced that pilot unions across Europe will go ahead with planned strikes this Friday, August[...]

‘National scandal’: Almost one million patients are on health service waiting lists

Wednesday  12:35,   08 august 2018
independent.ie

‘National scandal’: Almost one million patients are on health service waiting lists , according to shocking new figures.The compilation of waiting lists figures across the HSE shows nearly a fifth of the population is currently enduring an agonising [...]

'Housing for All' - Activists occupy vacant property in central Dublin

Wednesday  11:20,   08 august 2018
thejournal.ie

Dublin Central Housing Action says it is occupying the property at 35 Summerhill Parade.Dublin Central Housing Action says that the occupation of the property at 35 Summerhill Parade is a protest “against the continuing national housing crisis[...]

Greater Dublin supply could run out in as little as 70 days, warn Irish Water

Wednesday  11:11,   08 august 2018
dublinlive.ie

Dublin's water supply could run out in as little as 70 days according to Irish Water who say levels they are "closely monitoring" the Poulaphuca Reservoir which is fed by the Liffey. Despite the recent rain, managing director Gerry[...]

‘Thrilled’ millionaire lottery winners thought they had only won €5,000

Wednesday  10:19,   08 august 2018
extra.ie

A family from the south east who scooped a lottery prize of €1 million initially were celebrating thinking they had won €5,000. The EuroMillions Ireland Only Raffle was bought in the hospital shop when they were visiting a sick friend at[...]

Irish World War One trench to be excavated

Wednesday  10:19,   08 august 2018
bbc

The trench was used to train troops before they were sent to fight in France and Gallipoli.The site of the former Birr Barracks in Crinkill, County Offaly, has been examined by[...]

‘Thrilled’ millionaire lottery winners thought they had only won €5,000

Wednesday  10:19,   08 august 2018
extra.ie

A family from the south east who scooped a lottery prize of €1 million initially were celebrating thinking they had won €5,000. The EuroMillions Ireland Only Raffle was bought in the hospital shop when they were visiting a sick friend at[...]

Irish World War One trench to be excavated

Wednesday  10:18,   08 august 2018
bbc

The trench was used to train troops before they were sent to fight in France and Gallipoli.The site of the former Birr Barracks in Crinkill, County Offaly, has been examined by[...]

Family of Dublin man who disappeared on ferry hope DNA evidence will bring ‘closure’

Wednesday  10:06,   08 august 2018
msn

Family of Dublin man who disappeared on ferry hope DNA evidence will bring ‘closure’The family of David Coleman, who disappeared while working as a chef on an Irish Ferries vessel, are hopefully DNA evidence could bring them[...]

Weather forecast Ireland: Temperatures to plummet to 14C as Met Eireann warns thunderstorms likely

Wednesday  09:55,   08 august 2018
msn

Met Eireann says temperatures are set to hover below average over the coming daysTemperatures are set to plummet as the warm conditions we have been enjoying come to a dramatic[...]

Gardaí believe woman is using a national supermarket chain she works at to launder heroin cash

Wednesday  09:53,   08 august 2018
thejournal.ie

The woman is believed to be under orders from a heroin gang operating in the capital.The shop, located in Dublin city, is a focus for officers investigating how a drug gang is laundering its money. A close associate of the gang works in the shop and [...]

'We need closure, I can't live with not knowing' - woman who lost both parents in Stardust fire tragedy calls for fresh inquest

Wednesday  09:45,   08 august 2018
independent.ie

A barrister who advised the families of Hillsborough victims is assisting the Stardust campaign in a bid to have a new inquest into the tragedy. The families of the 48 victims of the Dublin nightclub blaze in 1981 have formally notified the Attorney [...]

Dublin family have miracle escape after leaving hotel moments before deadly earthquake

Wednesday  09:25,   08 august 2018
dublinlive.ie

More than 50 Irish tourists were evacuated following the massive tremor which killed 105 people on Sunday.The Dublin couple yesterday recalled how they left their hotel to go for dinner and a walk shortly before the quake.Writing on her social[...]

Shocking new figures reveal almost one million Irish people are now on health waiting lists

Wednesday  09:05,   08 august 2018
msn

37,229 people waiting for either speech and language therapy aloneAccording to new figures, a staggering 997,258 patient appointments were outstanding in the first half of[...]