World: Ireland

Fury as killers let out of jail for day hike up Croagh Patrick

Monday  19:10,   22 may 2017
Independent.ie

<p>Members of the public oblivious to the fact that they were scaling the mountain alongside some of Ireland's most violent criminals</p>A total of 12 inmates from Loughan House, including four killers and six drug dealers, scaled the 764m [...]

Fury as killers let out of jail for day hike up Croagh Patrick

Monday  19:10,   22 may 2017
Independent.ie

<p>Members of the public oblivious to the fact that they were scaling the mountain alongside some of Ireland's most violent criminals</p>A total of 12 inmates from Loughan House, including four killers and six drug dealers, scaled the 764m [...]

Dave Mahon to bring appeal against sentence for killing partner's son in October

Monday  18:52,   22 may 2017
Journal.ie

Mahon was found not guilty of murder but guilty of manslaughter by a jury at the Central Criminal Court. He had pleaded not guilty. Justice Margaret Heneghan sentenced him to seven years imprisonment on June 13, 2016.In the Court of Appeal today, Mr [...]

Dave Mahon to bring appeal against sentence for killing partner's son in October

Monday  18:52,   22 may 2017
Journal.ie

Mahon was found not guilty of murder but guilty of manslaughter by a jury at the Central Criminal Court. He had pleaded not guilty. Justice Margaret Heneghan sentenced him to seven years imprisonment on June 13, 2016.In the Court of Appeal today, Mr [...]

Pictured: The man charged with criminal damage after attack on gay club The George

Monday  16:30,   22 may 2017
Independent.ie

THIS is the man who has been charged with criminal damage after an attack on the popular George gay bar in which homophobic slogans were daubed on the facade at the weekend. Eoin Berkeley (23) from Hamptonwood Way in Finglas appeared at Dublin[...]

Pictured: The man charged with criminal damage after attack on gay club The George

Monday  16:30,   22 may 2017
Independent.ie

THIS is the man who has been charged with criminal damage after an attack on the popular George gay bar in which homophobic slogans were daubed on the facade at the weekend. Eoin Berkeley (23) from Hamptonwood Way in Finglas appeared at Dublin[...]

Revealed: Tax cuts and new pension scheme among Varadkar's policy promises in bid for Fine Gael leadership

Monday  14:36,   22 may 2017
Independent.ie

A NEW pension system based on the controversial SSIA savings scheme is among the key policies underpinning Leo Varadkar’s leadership bid. The Social Protection Minister will today set out his policy priorities, including a "new deal" for the[...]

Revealed: Tax cuts and new pension scheme among Varadkar's policy promises in bid for Fine Gael leadership

Monday  14:36,   22 may 2017
Independent.ie

A NEW pension system based on the controversial SSIA savings scheme is among the key policies underpinning Leo Varadkar’s leadership bid. The Social Protection Minister will today set out his policy priorities, including a "new deal" for the[...]

Young mum, daughter (3) and pregnant friend left 'freaked out' after 'scary road rage incident'

Monday  14:10,   22 may 2017
Independent.ie

A YOUNG mother, her three year old child and her pregnant friend were left terrified after a suspected road rage incident in Cork. The woman, known only as Christina, is terrified her green Opel Corsa car was deliberately targeted last night by the[...]

Officers injured after car rammed by camper van stolen from Dundalk, Co Louth

Monday  13:35,   22 may 2017
MSN

Two officers suffered minor injuries as a result of the incident .A PSNI Newry and Mourne spokesperson said: "They were last seen in the area of the Dallan Road / Clonallan Road."A short time later a car was stolen from a property in the Burren[...]

'Flawed' FG system of voting faces change after Leo's blitz

Monday  13:25,   22 may 2017
Independent.ie

Fine Gael's system for electing a new leader is likely to be overhauled after Leo Varadkar's massive lead in the race to succeed Enda Kenny exposed the limited influence given to the membership. The party has boasted that for the first time[...]

'Flawed' FG system of voting faces change after Leo's blitz

Monday  13:25,   22 may 2017
Independent.ie

Fine Gael's system for electing a new leader is likely to be overhauled after Leo Varadkar's massive lead in the race to succeed Enda Kenny exposed the limited influence given to the membership. The party has boasted that for the first time[...]

Man behind vandalism at Dublin gay bar The George 'was wearing a raccoon onesie'

Monday  13:25,   22 may 2017
MSN

Gardai arrested a man in his 20s in relation to criminal damage after The George was also daubed in Nazi swastikas at around 5.30am on Saturday morning.The graffiti was later removed and the Herald reports the examination of CCTV footage shows that [...]

Man behind vandalism at Dublin gay bar The George 'was wearing a raccoon onesie'

Monday  13:25,   22 may 2017
MSN

Gardai arrested a man in his 20s in relation to criminal damage after The George was also daubed in Nazi swastikas at around 5.30am on Saturday morning.The graffiti was later removed and the Herald reports the examination of CCTV footage shows that [...]

Boy, 12, rescued after falling 15 feet off Irish cliff

Monday  12:15,   22 may 2017
MSN

It is understood he suffered head and leg injuries in the fall .Coleraine Coastguard Rescue Team said the incident "demonstrates again the need for caution near cliff edges and[...]