World: Ireland

Gardai believe publicity about murdered Deirdre Jacob will convince key witness to come forward

Thursday  10:46,   16 august 2018
msn

20 years of work has gone into the missing person file and it is believed that there was a risk that she was murdered from day one . © Provided by Trinity Mirror Shared Services Limited The source said: “There was nothing there to say[...]
World / Ireland

'I thought I'd done ok but... ' - Seven students celebrate incredible eight H1s in Leaving Cert

Wednesday  16:25,   15 august 2018
independent.ie

SEVEN students have achieved an incredible eight H1s in the Leaving Certificate - and it appears to have come as a surprise to them as much as anyone else. As more than 57,000 candidates receive their results, a breakdown of the data shows 7,490[...]

Irish scientists discover new treatment to help prevent relapse of aggressive form of breast cancer

Wednesday  12:40,   15 august 2018
thejournal.ie

Irish scientists discover new treatment to help prevent relapse of aggressive form of breast cancerIn a world first, scientists working at NUI Galway found that targeting a specific stress response during treatment could improve how patients[...]

Students rewarded for aiming higher as more achieve top H1 grade

Wednesday  11:30,   15 august 2018
independent.ie

Students rewarded for aiming higher as more achieve top H1 gradeAs more than 57,000 candidates receive their results, a breakdown of the data shows 7,490 students were awarded at least one H1 - a mark of between 90pc and 100pc - while six will be[...]

A guide to the Pope in Ireland 2018 - all you need to know

Wednesday  10:30,   15 august 2018
independent.ie

A guide to the Pope in Ireland 2018 - all you need to knowAlthough the number is expected to be lower this time around, the weekend of August 25 and 26 is set to be a busy one. Not sure what to expect? We’ve compiled a comprehensive guide to answer[...]

Woman slashed in face in vicious daylight attack

Wednesday  10:00,   15 august 2018
independent.ie

Woman slashed in face in vicious daylight attackThe woman was assaulted on Golden Lane near the Radisson Blu hotel at around[...]

Two arrested and young woman hospitalised after robbery in Dublin city centre

Wednesday  09:57,   15 august 2018
dublinlive.ie

Gardai are[...]

Paddy Jackson says he is determined to enjoy new life in France

Wednesday  09:57,   15 august 2018
belfastlive.co.uk

He said that he is putting a lot of effort in learning to speak French .“The language has been the most difficult thing. I have a very small bit of French from school, which is not very good at all.“I have been getting lessons twice a week and just[...]

Gardaí are tracking the movements of a convicted rapist linked to Deirdre Jacob murder

Wednesday  09:57,   15 august 2018
thejournal.ie

The man is still alive and living in Dublin.Officers from the Garda cold case unit yesterday upgraded the case of the Kildare woman, who disappeared in 1998, from a missing persons case to a murder[...]

Rain to spread across the country today - but will it stay for the weekend?

Wednesday  09:56,   15 august 2018
thejournal.ie

Met Eireann predicts that conditions will be warm and unsettled in the coming days.The bad news is that the country will be forced to endure humid conditions, as cloud and rain envelops the country until the end of the[...]

‘Staggering’ that pope may not meet abuse victims, says protest organiser

Wednesday  09:30,   15 august 2018
msn

Victims of church sexual abuse are to meet during the Papal Mass at a protest event.Colm O’Gorman said: “It is staggering on the part of the Vatican, they can’t even be bothered to go through the motions of making it appear that this matters to[...]

Builders find terrifying arsenal of guns in Irish construction site

Wednesday  07:55,   15 august 2018
msn

The frightening discovery wad made in O'Devaney Gardens, in DublinSources have told the Irish Mirror that "a machine gun, glock, two revolvers and a quantity of ammunition" were discovered at O'Devaney Gardens,[...]

Man, 20s, found dead after being 'impaled on fence' in Greenbridge Court, Blanchardstown

Wednesday  07:50,   15 august 2018
dublinlive.ie

Garda are[...]

Teacher ordered five schoolgirls to sellotape their mouths shut for giggling in class

Wednesday  07:45,   15 august 2018
independent.ie

A teacher, who ordered five primary schoolgirls to Sellotape their own mouths for chatting and giggling in class, was properly removed for professional misconduct from the Teaching Council of Ireland’s Register of Teachers, the High Court has ruled. [...]

R116 family gives cash to charity

Wednesday  07:45,   15 august 2018
independent.ie

The wife of Captain Mark Duffy, who lost his life when Irish Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 116 crashed off the Co Mayo coast, has donated funds raised to support her family to a children's charity.Mother-of-two Hermione Duffy lost her[...]