World: Ireland

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[...]

Now Coveney backers in fear of Varadkar axe

Monday  11:10,   22 may 2017
Independent.ie

Simon Coveney fears his supporters in the Fine Gael leadership race face being axed from their ministerial posts by a vengeful Leo Varadkar. Sources close to the Cork TD have complained that Mr Varadkar's team gave some ministers an ultimatum "to[...]

RTÉ news chief's Varadkar tweet deleted over fears it showed bias

Monday  11:00,   22 may 2017
Independent.ie

Simon Coveney's campaign has fired a warning shot at RTÉ over its coverage of the Fine Gael leadership campaign. The move came after a senior executive at the national broadcaster had to embarrassingly delete a comment on social media appearing[...]

RTÉ news chief's Varadkar tweet deleted over fears it showed bias

Monday  11:00,   22 may 2017
Independent.ie

Simon Coveney's campaign has fired a warning shot at RTÉ over its coverage of the Fine Gael leadership campaign. The move came after a senior executive at the national broadcaster had to embarrassingly delete a comment on social media appearing[...]

Frances Fitzgerald and Michael Ring set to back Leo Varadkar's leadership campaign

Monday  02:00,   22 may 2017
Independent.ie

Tanaiste Frances Fitzgerald and Rural Minister Michael Ring are set to back Leo Varadkar's leadership campaign today, it is understood.Varadkar is to speak at the Dublin City Council Civic offices this afternoon to make what was described as the [...]

Frances Fitzgerald and Michael Ring set to back Leo Varadkar's leadership campaign

Monday  02:00,   22 may 2017
Independent.ie

Tanaiste Frances Fitzgerald and Rural Minister Michael Ring are set to back Leo Varadkar's leadership campaign today, it is understood.Varadkar is to speak at the Dublin City Council Civic offices this afternoon to make what was described as the [...]

Frances Fitzgerald and Michael Ring set to back Leo Varadkar's leadership campaign

Monday  02:00,   22 may 2017
Independent.ie

Tanaiste Frances Fitzgerald and Rural Minister Michael Ring are set to back Leo Varadkar's leadership campaign today, it is understood.Varadkar is to speak at the Dublin City Council Civic offices this afternoon to make what was described as the [...]

Leo Varadkar on the brink of becoming youngest ever Fine Gael leader and next Taoiseach

Saturday  14:50,   20 may 2017
MSN

As his rival’s support grew, Mr Coveney rejected the idea of cutting short the contest .In Ennis, Co Clare, he said such talk would not distract him and he was the kind of person who always finished what he started.But ominously, his two Dail Clare[...]

Meet the Irish teen using Snapchat to help survivors of domestic abuse

Saturday  14:50,   20 may 2017
Independent.ie

Ainie Grainger was eight-years-old when her dad began emotionally and verbally abusing her - and now at 19 she is using Snapchat to help raise awareness around domestic violence. "It's a slow death, that's the only way to explain it. Domestic[...]

'I had a loaded gun and all sorts of thoughts' - TD opens up about struggles with depression

Saturday  14:50,   20 may 2017
Journal.ie

Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran described his struggles in an emotional Late Late Show interview.The Independent Alliance TD is shortly to take up a ministerial post at the OPW, and said that it was important in advance of that to let people know about his[...]

Gardaí investigate circumstances of jury being discharged in €600k tiger kidnapping case

Saturday  11:01,   20 may 2017
Journal.ie

Last month the judge in the trial said the decision was taken due to information of the utmost gravity coming to the court’s attention.TheJournal.ie understands the accused man, 35-year-old Jonathan Gill, has reported the matter to gardaí in recent[...]

Mum awarded €40,000 after slipping on a chip

Saturday  11:01,   20 may 2017
Independent.ie

A woman has been awarded €40,000 after she slipped on a chip in the food court area of the Liffey Valley Shopping Centre in Dublin.Mr Justice Kevin Cross said Ms Misiunaite was an honest witness and he accepted her account of the[...]

Man arrested after 'serious' sexual assault in Belfast park

Saturday  11:01,   20 may 2017
Journal.ie

The alleged attack occurred on Wednesday in the Waterworks area of the city. Detectives investigating the attack on the woman have arrested a man. He is currently in police custody.Detective Inspector Zoe McKee would appeal to anyone who was in the[...]

Adrian Donohoe murder suspect facing deportation back to Ireland after US arrest

Saturday  11:01,   20 may 2017
Independent.ie

A suspect for the murder of hero Garda Adrian Donohoe is facing deportation back to Ireland after being arrested yesterday for immigration offences in New York. The 25-year-old, who is originally from South Armagh, was detained by Immigration and[...]

One Irish punter has won over €250,000 in tonight's Euromillions draw

Saturday  11:01,   20 may 2017
MSN

The jackpot was not won howeverSeven people across Europe managed to match five numbers as well as getting one star, including one Irish[...]