World: Ireland

Pictured: Suspect in Jastine case shot dead as student remains missing

Monday  07:35,   21 may 2018

A father of two suspected of abducting 24-year-old student Jastine Valdez in a random attack has been shot dead by gardaí.A senior source told the Irish Independent that the kidnapping suspect was armed with a knife when gardaí approached him at the [...]

Woman reported missing after incident where 'female pedestrian was forced into car'

Monday  07:20,   21 may 2018

Gardaí have appealed for information about the disappearance.Jastine Valdez was last seen when she left her home in Enniskerry yesterday[...]

Irish weather: Rainfall weather warning issued for eleven counties including Cork, Galway and Donegal

Sunday  16:05,   20 may 2018

RelatedJust when you thought it was safe to go outside in the sunIn a dramatic turnaround from sunny spells around the country - those in Longford, Cavan, Donegal, Cavan, Galway, Clare, Cork, Kerry and Limerick will be wondering where it all went[...]

Fears pro-life TDs will block abortion laws until election

Sunday  15:20,   20 may 2018

There are serious fears in Cabinet that pro-life TDs will move to prevent abortion legislation being enacted before the next general election if the referendum passes next week. The Government is eager to pass the new law before the country next[...]

Gardai gather at Dublin Castle to pay tribute to officers who lost their lives while on duty

Sunday  12:15,   20 may 2018

Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan honoured the 88 members who have died on the job.Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan honoured the 88 members who have died on the job at an event in the Dubhlinn Gardens in Dublin Castle[...]

Tributes pour in after the death of Irish First Mothers founder Kathy McMahon

Sunday  09:15,   20 may 2018

She became a beacon of hope who spoke out for others who like her “had my beautiful baby stolen by forced adoption in Ireland” .According to her partner Fintan Dunne, she collapsed after suddenly being taken ill while on a visit to her daughter[...]

Scam artist using Dubliner's pictures and drivers licence to rent unavailable properties

Sunday  09:10,   20 may 2018

A man whose picture and drivers licence is being used by a scam artist to lure tenants into renting unavailable properties has reported the matter to gardai.The scam artist was advertising a three-bedroom property in Wilfield Park, Dublin[...]

Boy (13) tells gardai of Ana's last hours

Sunday  08:50,   20 may 2018

A 13-year-old boy has told gardai that he was attacked by two men close to the derelict farm where Ana Kriegel was later murdered.The 13-year-old and his friend went to meet Ana in St Catherine's Park last Monday, hours before she was reported[...]

Boy (11) claims mother hit him on head with cricket bat over untidy bedroom

Sunday  08:35,   20 may 2018

A judge has invoked special powers to give gardaí the go-ahead to interview an 11-year-old boy over allegations that his mother hit him with a cricket bat on the head when he didn’t tidy his bedroom. The mother has to date refused gardaí permission[...]

Jason Corbett's sister: 'I know he had a bag packed, he was going to leave'

Saturday  18:56,   19 may 2018

Molly Martens was found guilty of killing her husband Jason Corbett by a US court last year.THE SISTER OF Jason Corbett has said that she believes her sister-in-law Molly Martens planned to kill her brother, who she says had been planning to leave[...]

Molly Martens spent $5,500 on industrial clean of blood stains, preventing forensic tests

Saturday  14:10,   19 may 2018

Molly Martens spent $5,500 (€4,670) on an industrial clean of her blood-soaked North Carolina home just hours after being released from police custody following the bludgeoning to death of her Irish husband Jason Corbett. The cleaning of her luxury[...]

Humphreys finally backs Government plan to allow abortion up to 12 weeks

Saturday  12:45,   19 may 2018

Cabinet minister Heather Humphreys has intervened with days to go until the referendum to confirm she supports the Government's proposal to allow abortion up to 12 weeks into a pregnancy. In an exclusive interview with the Irish Independent she[...]

Gardai arrest man in connection with seizure of five guns in Dublin

Saturday  10:35,   19 may 2018

A man in his late 20s has been arrested in connection to the seizure of five fireams in Dublin last month. According to gardai, the man was arrested on Thursday evening in Dublin and he is currently being detained under the provisions of Section 30[...]

Detectives on murder case in Lucan believe Ana Kriegel was murdered after brutal sex attack

Saturday  09:20,   19 may 2018

She was murdered on Monday, a short time after she left her home in Leixlip, Co Kildare, for the last time.Two boys are among several people to have been quizzed over the violent death of Leixlip schoolgirl Anastasia Kriegel. © Provided[...]

Calls for rethink of CCTV scheme as funds go unused

Saturday  08:45,   19 may 2018

Calls have been made for Department of Justice to consider amendments to the scheme introduced to help local communities install CCTV systems to prevent crime."We cannot allow the funding to go unused because of an overly arduous application[...]