World: Ireland

Garda investigation launched after man found dead in field in Co Louth

Sunday  09:30,   27 may 2018
msn

Gardai have sealed off an area , near Dunleer town centre, as they await for the State Pathologist to arrive.The circumstances surrounding the man's death are not yet known, but it is believed it may be suspicious.A Garda spokesman said: "Gardaí in[...]

Abductor and murderer: Gardaí trying to unravel the mystery left by Mark Hennessy

Sunday  08:35,   27 may 2018
thejournal.ie

Jastine Valdez was found dead a short drive from where she was abducted.Mark Hennessy is driving his black Nissan Qashqai. At this moment in time, he is the most wanted man in Ireland – the chief suspect in the abduction of 24-year-old Jastine[...]

Donegal is the only constituency to vote No in the referendum

Sunday  08:26,   27 may 2018
thejournal.ie

<p>THE FINAL RESULTS are in and Donegal is the only constituency to have returned a majority No vote in the Eighth Amentment referendum..</p> © Provided by The Press Association Taoiseach casts vote in Ireland abortion referendum [...]

How we got here - a timeline of 'Repeal' and abortion in Ireland

Sunday  08:00,   27 may 2018
independent.ie

Ireland has voted with a resounding 'Yes' to repeal the Eighth Amendment. 2016The Citizens' Assembly meet for the first of five weekends to consider the Eighth Amendment. © Getty DUBLIN, IRELAND - MAY 26: A woman writes a note on[...]

It's a big Yes: Stunning victory officially confirmed as 66.4pc vote to reform Ireland's restrictive abortion laws

Sunday  07:55,   27 may 2018
independent.ie

It's a big Yes: Stunning victory officially confirmed as 66.4pc vote to reform Ireland's restrictive abortion lawsYes campaigners are tonight taking in a stunning victory after the results were confirmed at Dublin Castle, with a huge[...]

‘I voted NO but I’ll respect the will of the people, I’m a democrat’ Michael Healy-Rae

Saturday  21:10,   26 may 2018
extra.ie

‘I voted NO but I’ll respect the will of the people, I’m a democrat’ Michael Healy-RaeSpeaking to Extra.ie, the pro-life TD said: ‘I obviously voted No myself. But the people have spoken, it’s a democracy. Now it’s over to the[...]

Woman passes away after getting into difficulty while swimming in Lough Ree

Saturday  21:10,   26 may 2018
thejournal.ie

The incident happened on Wednesday.The 46-year-old woman had been swimming in the popular lough in Athlone when she started got into[...]

Varadkar's six-month time-line to introduce legislation is 'realistic' - expert

Saturday  19:35,   26 may 2018
independent.ie

Varadkar's six-month time-line to introduce legislation is 'realistic' - expertDr Conor O'Mahony, lecturer in Constitional Law at UCC, told RTE that Varadkar's proposed timing is "realistic", but he wouldn't expect it any[...]

'I have no words to express my gratitude to the people of Ireland' - father of the late Savita Halappanavar

Saturday  17:40,   26 may 2018
independent.ie

The father of the late Savita Halappanavar said he has "no words to express his gratitude to the people of Ireland" as the country is on the brink of repealing the Eighth Amendment. © PA Savita Halappanavar "It’s possible even [...]

Irish woman who fought off attacker armed with knife and cable ties describes horror ordeal

Saturday  17:09,   26 may 2018
msn

Ruth Maxwell, 46, told of her escape on Friday’s Late Late Show in the wake of recent horrific murders .She told host Ryan Tubridy how she was grabbed from behind as she walked to the Luas stop in Clondalkin in May 2016.Her assailant put a knife to[...]

Donegal set to be only county in Ireland to vote No to repeal Eighth Amendment

Saturday  16:05,   26 may 2018
independent.ie

Donegal set to be only county in Ireland to vote No to repeal Eighth AmendmentIn contrast with a resounding Yes from the majority of the country,  tally figures are showing a 52pc of voters are opposed to repeal while 48pc are in[...]

'Women in crisis pregnancy have been told take the boat... today we tell them: take our hand'

Saturday  15:30,   26 may 2018
thejournal.ie

'Women in crisis pregnancy have been told take the boat today we tell them: take our hand'Tallies this morning from count centres across the country have chimed in with two exit polls last night showing an overwhelming majority for a Yes[...]

Mum of tragic Jastine Valdez collapses at Bray funeral home where her daughter is lying in repose

Saturday  11:55,   26 may 2018
dublinlive.ie

Traumatised Teresita also collapsed several times after seeing the battered body of her daughter in the morgue .Teresita collapsed at around 5.30pm this evening and an ambulance arrived 15 minutes later.Jastine was laid out in a white blazer in her[...]

GRA calls for gardaí to get Tasers as 12 injured on duty every week

Saturday  09:40,   26 may 2018
independent.ie

More than 12 gardaí, on average, were injured on duty every week last year.So far this year, 181 officers have sustained injuries, bringing the total since the start of 2013 to[...]

Manhunt underway after two armed men rob cash-in-transit van in Carrickmines

Saturday  09:30,   26 may 2018
dublinlive.ie

The incident happened at around 5pm this evening.The incident happened shortly after 5pm this evening in Carrickmines Retail[...]