World: Ireland

Glenda Gilson's parents lose €1 million family home

Friday  17:24,   09 march 2018

Noel and Aileen Gilson, parents of TV presenter Glenda Gilson, lost their €1million Dublin home Friday to Shoreline Residential Dac after the investment fund refused a final offer of €303,000 to settle their outstanding debts against their mortgage. [...]

No legal bar on late night license extensions into early hours of Good Friday - court rules

Friday  16:40,   09 march 2018

There is no legal bar to publicans obtaining late night license extensions allowing them to serve drinks into the early hours on Good Friday, the President of the Circuit Court, Mr Justice Raymond Groarke, ruled today Friday.The appeal was allowed[...]

Irish weather: Met Eireann predict a wet weekend as Pest from the West set to lash Ireland with heavy rain showers

Friday  16:21,   09 march 2018

There is a weather warning for low temperatures in place todayMet Eireann issued a Status Yellow warning on Thursday as temperatures plunged to as low as -4C around the[...]

Two men arrested in connection with fire that left mother and three children in hospital

Friday  16:21,   09 march 2018

Two men have been arrested in connection with a fire in Inchicore last year that left a mother and her three young children in hospital. Gardai in Kilmainham have announced that two men, one aged in his 20s, the other in his 30s, were arrested this[...]

Review of Jobstown protest finds gardaí should have anticipated 'serious outburst of public disorder'

Friday  16:20,   09 march 2018

The review pointed out that there was a considerable number of public order incidents in the area in the run up to the 2014 protest.During the incident, anti-water protesters, including Solidarity TD Paul Murphy, prevented a car transporting then[...]

Water restrictions in Dublin may be reduced at the weekend

Friday  14:58,   09 march 2018

Water restrictions in the greater Dublin area may be reduced at the weekend, Irish Water has said .Some 12,750 homes and businesses countrywide remain without a water supply and 27,484 have a restricted supply following last week’s winter[...]

Couple accused of not paying for a family meal in Dublin pub awarded €20k

Friday  14:20,   09 march 2018

A DUBLIN couple who were accused of not paying for a family meal in a pub have been awarded €20,000 damages for defamation of character. Patrick O’Connor told Circuit Court President, Mr Justice Raymond Groarke, he felt he had no choice but to empty [...]

'We remember you, Savita': Minister outlines proposed clauses that will regulate abortion

Friday  14:20,   09 march 2018

Simon Harris outlined over 20 clauses in a policy paper on the proposed abortion legislation.Yesterday, the Cabinet approved the policy paper, which includes over 20 clauses or key points, that will be included in the abortion legislation (should a[...]

Husband 'sick in the stomach' after first visit to Tina search site

Friday  12:17,   09 march 2018

The husband of missing woman Tina Satchwell has visited the Cork woodland being intensively searched by gardaí for his wife, as he said he was praying she would be found safe. Yesterday marked the fourth day of the intensive Garda search operation[...]

Irish physicist sentenced to seven years for axe attack on Portuguese professor

Friday  12:17,   09 march 2018

An Irish physicist found guilty of attempted murder was sentenced to seven years and seven months in a psychiatric hospital in Portugal. Colin Gloster (37), from Co Meath, had denied trying to kill a female professor with a hatchet at the University [...]

Public warned about risk of avalanches on Dublin and Wicklow mountains following Storm Emma

Friday  12:16,   09 march 2018
Dublin Live

<p>Some communities in the capital and Wicklow are still struggling to deal with the aftermath of the blizzards</p>Accumulations of snow on the higher grounds of the greater Dublin area have led to overhanging shelves of snow, as communities[...]

Death toll from flu rose to 136 during big freeze

Friday  12:16,   09 march 2018

The death toll from flu rose to 136 as the country was stricken with deep snow and sub-zero conditions. Twenty deaths were notified last week among mostly elderly people, and 175 patients were hospitalised with the virus.Although flu rates are[...]

Baby had tissues from two different boxes in his throat, murder trial hears

Friday  12:16,   09 march 2018

Baby Joshua Tighe, whose father is on trial accused of his murder, had paper that matched two different tissue boxes in his throat when he died, a forensic scientist has told the Central Criminal Court. John Tighe (40), of Lavallyroe, Ballyhaunis,[...]

Donald Trump appoints Dublin woman to senior White House role

Friday  10:07,   09 march 2018
Dublin Live

Abigail Slater is believed to be the only Irish person in the US president's administrationAbigail - or 'Gail' - Slater has been appointed to a key position on the US government's national economic council. She started her new job in the White[...]

Stuart Olding tells rugby rape trial: 'I didn't force her in any way'

Thursday  18:05,   08 march 2018

Stuart Olding tells rugby rape trial: 'I didn't force her in any way'He had a pizza and eight cans of[...]