World: Ireland

Deepening housing crisis may force students to give up courses, says union

Saturday  11:37,   19 august 2017
Independent.ie

Deepening housing crisis may force students to give up courses, says unionThe lack of affordable housing is having a devastating impact on third-level students who may have to forgo attending college or university because they can't find anywhere to [...]

Gardaí carrying out searches of Youghal Port for missing woman Tina Satchwell

Saturday  11:37,   19 august 2017
Journal.ie

The woman has been missing since 20 March.She went missing from her home in Youghal, Cork, on 20 March this[...]

Gun found in Trevor search was wrapped up in plastic

Saturday  11:37,   19 august 2017
Independent.ie

Gun found in Trevor search was wrapped up in plasticThe weapon was found by officers in a three-acre site at Chapelizod in west Dublin on Tuesday[...]

Council investigating whether bollards are needed to prevent a Grafton Street terror attack

Saturday  11:36,   19 august 2017
Journal.ie

Fears had been raised that Ireland’s major urban centres like Dublin’s pedestrianised Grafton Street could be targeted.The council’s confirmation that meetings have taken place with An Garda Síochána comes after 14 people died in terrorist attacks[...]

Ross's speech at function goes down like 'lead balloon'

Saturday  11:36,   19 august 2017
Independent.ie

Ross's speech at function goes down like 'lead balloon'The bizarre claim was made at the bi-annual Oireachtas golf meeting, which took place in the picturesque Powercourt estate in Wicklow on[...]

'Some people are foaming at the mouth' - Irish artist behind controversial Donald Trump/KKK cover for The Economist

Friday  18:45,   18 august 2017
Independent.ie

The Irish artist behind the controversial latest cover of The Economist has admitted he's not a fan of US President Donald Trump. President Trump was criticised for his response to last weekend's racially-charged protests in Charlottesvile,[...]

State decision means Bailey will not be extradited to France

Friday  18:25,   18 august 2017
Independent.ie

Ian Bailey has welcomed a decision that will ensure he is not extradited to France over the murder of filmmaker Sophie Toscan du Plantier. The former journalist, originally from England but who has been living in west Cork since the early 1990s,[...]

Woman lay dead in University Hospital Galway toilet for 10 hours before being found

Friday  14:50,   18 august 2017
MSN

The incident is being investigatedThe Connacht Tribune report that the woman was found dead in a toilet in University Hospital[...]

Ballymun murders: Tracker placed on car of Derek Devoy days before murder of his sister and friend

Friday  14:06,   18 august 2017
Independent.ie

The intended target of a double gangland murder in north Dublin had a tracker placed on his car in the days before the brutal killings, it has emerged. Detectives believe criminal Derek 'Bottler' Devoy (37) was the individual that two gunmen were[...]

Ballymun murders: Tracker placed on car of Derek Devoy days before murder of his sister and friend

Friday  14:05,   18 august 2017
Independent.ie

The intended target of a double gangland murder in north Dublin had a tracker placed on his car in the days before the brutal killings, it has emerged. Detectives believe criminal Derek 'Bottler' Devoy (37) was the individual that two gunmen were[...]

Irishman Ibrahim Halawa 'scared of freedom' after four years in Egyptian jail

Friday  12:25,   18 august 2017
Press Association

Jailed Irishman Ibrahim Halawa has warned he has been behind bars for so long that he is scared of freedom. The 21-year-old - incarcerated in an Egyptian prison for four years over Muslim Brotherhood protests in Cairo in 2013 - is said by his[...]

Gardai recover gun from scene where mum-of-six and man blasted to death in Dublin

Thursday  16:30,   17 august 2017
MSN

Gardai are investigating the horror shooting that happened on WednesdayMother-of-six Antoinette Corbally was killed by a machine gun wielding hitman and a man in his 30's was also killed in the gangland style[...]

Killer Molly Martens 'adjusting to prison life and keeping out of trouble' says warden

Thursday  16:30,   17 august 2017
MSN

Molly Martens and Thomas were found guilty of beating Irish man Jason Corbett to deathMolly, 33, and her father Thomas Martens, 67, were found guilty of the second degree murder of Irish man Jason Corbett,[...]

Man (30) shot dead in gangland attack was locksmith with 'clean record'

Thursday  14:32,   17 august 2017
Independent.ie

A man shot dead in a double gangland murder was a company director who had no known involvement in criminality. The victim, named locally as Clinton Shannon (30), was gunned down as he sat in a car outside a house on Balbutcher Drive in Ballymun[...]

Ireland will 'not be used as a pawn in Brexit talks between London and Brussels'

Thursday  14:06,   17 august 2017
MSN

Mr Coveney also welcomed commitment to 'avoiding any physical border infrastructure'Welcoming the UK’s Brexit policy papers, the Foreign Minister claimed the documents have little detail for what will happen to the border after Britain[...]