World: Ireland

Webster still refusing to face facts over brutal murder

Sunday  15:15,   26 march 2017
Independent.ie

Roy Webster has had two years to get used to jail, but this weekend his cell door may seem to echo that bit louder when it clangs shut. He is no longer a prisoner on remand but a convicted murderer serving a life sentence. Plenty of time to think[...]

Webster still refusing to face facts over brutal murder

Sunday  15:15,   26 march 2017
Independent.ie

Roy Webster has had two years to get used to jail, but this weekend his cell door may seem to echo that bit louder when it clangs shut. He is no longer a prisoner on remand but a convicted murderer serving a life sentence. Plenty of time to think[...]

We need to cut taxes but increase social insurance to get a fair society

Sunday  13:55,   26 march 2017
Independent.ie

Taxes should be low, simple and fair. In Ireland, this principle is broadly accepted when it comes to taxing corporate profits, but not when it comes to personal taxation. Why is that? It's widely agreed that our low corporate tax rate has attracted [...]

We need to cut taxes but increase social insurance to get a fair society

Sunday  13:55,   26 march 2017
Independent.ie

Taxes should be low, simple and fair. In Ireland, this principle is broadly accepted when it comes to taxing corporate profits, but not when it comes to personal taxation. Why is that? It's widely agreed that our low corporate tax rate has attracted [...]

How Irish seamen were abandoned by our government to face Nazi brutality

Saturday  15:10,   25 march 2017
Independent.ie

Earlier this week, some files were released from the British National Archives at Kew. These revealed details of the compensation paid to the families of British airmen who had been executed by the Gestapo after a mass escape from Stalag Luft III:[...]

How Irish seamen were abandoned by our government to face Nazi brutality

Saturday  15:10,   25 march 2017
Independent.ie

Earlier this week, some files were released from the British National Archives at Kew. These revealed details of the compensation paid to the families of British airmen who had been executed by the Gestapo after a mass escape from Stalag Luft III:[...]

How Irish seamen were abandoned by our government to face Nazi brutality

Saturday  15:10,   25 march 2017
Independent.ie

Earlier this week, some files were released from the British National Archives at Kew. These revealed details of the compensation paid to the families of British airmen who had been executed by the Gestapo after a mass escape from Stalag Luft III:[...]

Roy Webster found guilty of the murder of Anne Shortall by unanimous jury verdict

Saturday  15:05,   25 march 2017
Independent.ie

ROY WEBSTER has been found guilty of the brutal murder of mother-of-three Anne Shortall, who he battered to death with a hammer after she blackmailed him over a one night stand they had. A jury today convicted Webster (40), who savagely beat Anne[...]

Roy Webster found guilty of the murder of Anne Shortall by unanimous jury verdict

Saturday  15:05,   25 march 2017
Independent.ie

ROY WEBSTER has been found guilty of the brutal murder of mother-of-three Anne Shortall, who he battered to death with a hammer after she blackmailed him over a one night stand they had. A jury today convicted Webster (40), who savagely beat Anne[...]

Here's what we know so far about the garda breath test scandal

Saturday  15:05,   25 march 2017
Journal.ie

Almost one million tests that were never actually carried out were recorded on the system.At a press briefing in Dublin, Assistant Commissioner Michael Finn held his hands up and told reporters: “The numbers don’t add up – that’s a[...]

Here's what we know so far about the garda breath test scandal

Saturday  15:05,   25 march 2017
Journal.ie

Almost one million tests that were never actually carried out were recorded on the system.At a press briefing in Dublin, Assistant Commissioner Michael Finn held his hands up and told reporters: “The numbers don’t add up – that’s a[...]

British man convicted of murdering Irishman in Costa del Sol bar row

Friday  17:53,   24 march 2017
Journal.ie

The sentence is expected to be delivered in writing within the next fortnight. The Brit learnt his fate through a translator and looked briefly at relatives in the courtroom who included his mother and father before hanging his head. His lawyer[...]

Newspaper vendor told to 'push off' from stand where he has worked for 40 years, courts

Friday  17:50,   24 march 2017
Independent.ie

A newspaper vendor, who has sold millions of papers over almost 40 years from a four-wheeled buggy, has been told to "push off " from his stand at the main entrance doors to a South Dublin shopping centre Whether George Davis will continue [...]

Newspaper vendor told to 'push off' from stand where he has worked for 40 years, courts

Friday  17:50,   24 march 2017
Independent.ie

A newspaper vendor, who has sold millions of papers over almost 40 years from a four-wheeled buggy, has been told to "push off " from his stand at the main entrance doors to a South Dublin shopping centre Whether George Davis will continue [...]

Newspaper vendor told to 'push off' from stand where he has worked for 40 years, courts

Friday  17:50,   24 march 2017
Independent.ie

A newspaper vendor, who has sold millions of papers over almost 40 years from a four-wheeled buggy, has been told to "push off " from his stand at the main entrance doors to a South Dublin shopping centre Whether George Davis will continue [...]