World: Ireland

Ryanair confident that most flyers will pay €5 extra for carry-on bags

Tuesday  12:11,   16 january 2018

Ryanair expects more than half of passengers to pay an extra €5 to bring their bag into the cabin. As it introduced new cabin baggage rules, which favour those passengers who pay an extra €5 for 'priority boarding', the airline revealed that it will [...]

Most eligible bachelor in Wexford wins EuroMillions after checking TeleText

Tuesday  11:52,   16 january 2018

Most eligible bachelor in Wexford wins EuroMillions after checking TeleTextThe 46-year-old Bunclody man arrived in the National Lottery winners’ room on Monday along with his family to collect a cheque for €500,000, following his massive win on the[...]

Female Garda allegedly caught taking cocaine in club toilet resigns

Tuesday  11:05,   16 january 2018
Dublin Live

She is understood to have identified her alleged dealer as a fellow member of the force .Despite the lack of physical evidence the allegations did not go away.It is understood Garda top brass received statements from the security man and two other[...]

Tragic Mayo woman died trying to save her dog from being hit by train, inquest hears

Tuesday  11:05,   16 january 2018

The accident happened at a level crossingBridget McHale, (70), Knockshanvalley, Straide, Foxford, was hunched over her beloved ‘Prince” when she was struck by the Manulla to Ballina passenger train on April I[...]

Gardaí have obtained a DNA profile of 'Baby John' - one of the Kerry Babies

Tuesday  11:05,   16 january 2018

The case led to a murder trial and a tribunal.Baby John was found with multiple injuries on White Strand beach in Cahersiveen, Co Kerry, on April 14[...]

Child-minder goes on trial accused of causing serious harm to baby

Monday  19:56,   15 january 2018

A jury has been sworn in for the second retrial of a Cavan child-minder accused of causing serious harm to a baby.This morning Judge Cormac Quinn told a jury panel that the case had gone to trial on two other occasions. He said these trials were[...]

Child with Down Syndrome and severe autism who was abandoned at birth was 'not receiving sufficient HSE and Tusla support'

Monday  14:31,   15 january 2018

Tusla has committed to undertaking a “systemic review” of supports. “This is an important investigation highlighting the struggles of some of our most vulnerable children, many of whom cannot speak out for themselves. Foster carers and social[...]

'They could have killed someone' - Watch two reckless drivers race on busy M50

Monday  13:55,   15 january 2018
Dublin Live

The incident happened during busy day time trafficA shocking video shows two reckless drivers racing down the M50 southbound last[...]

RTÉ journalist takes Apollo House organiser Brendan Ogle to court over Facebook post

Monday  12:46,   15 january 2018

An RTÉ story last year said that Ogle’s Unite union sought an exemption from providing social housing during Apollo House.The action alleging defamation is related to an RTÉ report in January 2017 saying that Unite sought an exemption from[...]

Dublin Fire Brigade rescue two women from burning building

Monday  12:45,   15 january 2018

Dublin Fire Brigade rescue two women from burning buildingThe fire broke out in a first floor room in the terraced property on Glengarriff Parade in Phibsborough at around[...]

Sinn Féin MP Barry McElduff to resign over Kingsmill loaf video

Monday  12:45,   15 january 2018

Last week the MP was suspended from the party for a period of three months for his actions.Announcing his resignation as West Tyrone MP, Barry McElduff[...]

Roscommon teen tragically killed in Lanzarote after moped collides with a car

Monday  11:21,   15 january 2018

It is believed the 17-year-old, from Aughurine, Ballaghaderreen in Co Roscommon, had been on the Spanish island with his mum and auntStephen O’Gara was killed in a crash in the Canary Islands in the early hours of[...]

Tributes paid to talented rapper, 15, who died suddenly

Monday  10:05,   15 january 2018

A talented teenage rapper has died suddenly after taking ill. Sean Hughes, 15, known as Lil’ Red, passed away at Temple Street Children’s Hospital on Friday after developing a cough earlier in the week. Sean Hughes, 15, known as Lil’ Red,[...]

Woman buys wine, leaves it on shelf in different Dublin shop - and then sues for €20k when asked if she paid for it

Monday  08:26,   15 january 2018

A WOMAN settled a defamation claim for €20,000 after she bought a bottle of wine in a Dublin supermarket, walked down the road to a different shop, left the wine on a shelf and was asked by a staff member if she paid for it. The woman purchased[...]

Chief suspect for murder of Rosie fled to Europe on ferry

Monday  08:01,   15 january 2018

Interpol and Europol are now helping gardaí to find the chief suspect in the brutal murder of widow Rosie Hanrahan (78), amid fears that he is now in hiding in either France or Italy. The man, an Eastern European national, has been linked to Ms[...]