World: Ireland

Suicidal teen (18) rescued from river by garda, then turned away from busy hospital

Saturday  11:01,   20 may 2017
Independent.ie

A teenager who was rescued from the River Corrib by an off-duty garda after trying to take her own life was refused admission to hospital.She was taken by ambulance to University College Hospital in Galway (UCHG) where a nurse allegedly refused to[...]

Awkward scenes as rural TDs remain on fence in leadership race - despite visit from Coveney

Friday  19:10,   19 may 2017
Independent.ie

Awkward scenes as rural TDs remain on fence in leadership race - despite visit from CoveneyThere were awkward scenes as Mr Coveney was asked by reporters if he knew which way junior minister Pat Breen and Joe Carey would vote in the battle between[...]

President Higgins will meet Pope Francis in Rome on Monday

Friday  17:35,   19 may 2017
Journal.ie

President Higgins will also visit the Biennale, the world’s oldest international art exhibition. At the Biennele, the President is set to meet with artist Jesse Jones and representatives from organisations involved in the exhibition, including[...]

Delighted woman collects €500,000 after forgetting about winning EuroMillions ticket for weeks

Friday  17:30,   19 may 2017
Independent.ie

A delighted woman has collected €500,000 after forgetting to check her winning EuroMillions Plus ticket for weeks. The lucky Meath punter, who does not wish to be named, admits she is a hoarder and she didn't even think to check the ticket at the[...]

Delighted woman collects €500,000 after forgetting about winning EuroMillions ticket for weeks

Friday  17:30,   19 may 2017
Independent.ie

A delighted woman has collected €500,000 after forgetting to check her winning EuroMillions Plus ticket for weeks. The lucky Meath punter, who does not wish to be named, admits she is a hoarder and she didn't even think to check the ticket at the[...]

Leo Varadkar: ‘I’ve changed my mind and will stay in politics for the long haul’

Friday  16:50,   19 may 2017
Independent.ie

Leo Varadkar has u-turned on his plan to retire from politics by the age of 51, saying he is now a career politician. The Social Protection Minister said in 2015 that he had an “exit strategy” because he “definitely” wanted to do something else.“I[...]

Irish man dies in restaurant in Cambodia

Friday  16:15,   19 may 2017
Journal.ie

The Department of Foreign Affairs confirmed it was providing consular assistance to the man’s family.It is believed the man died after collapsing in a restaurant in the capital city of Phnom Penh yesterday[...]

Man arrested in Lanzarote over failing to help Irish woman over drowning

Friday  16:01,   19 may 2017
Journal.ie

Witnesses told police he vanished after spotting the tourist face down in the water.The 29-year-old man was held on suspicion of failing to assist the 41-year-old woman after she went for a late-night swim on Playa Grande after a night[...]

Humid weekend ahead with showers and highs of 18 degrees

Friday  11:55,   19 may 2017
Journal.ie

Heavy thundery downpours are likely this afternoon.It will start of dry and sunny this morning but heavy showers will gradually develop in the west and will slowly spread[...]

Humid weekend ahead with showers and highs of 18 degrees

Friday  11:51,   19 may 2017
Journal.ie

Heavy thundery downpours are likely this afternoon.It will start of dry and sunny this morning but heavy showers will gradually develop in the west and will slowly spread[...]

'He died of a broken heart' - Dublin man passes away just three days after his wife

Friday  10:36,   19 may 2017
Independent.ie

'He died of a broken heart' - Dublin man passes away just three days after his wife sadly passed away.Anne and Terry O'Leary were laid to rest together today after dying in the same week.The married couple were from Finglas and are survived [...]

Varadkar supported by at least five Cabinet Ministers, including Paschal Donohoe

Friday  10:35,   19 may 2017
Independent.ie

SOCIAL Protection Minister Leo Varadkar is expected to be supported by at least five Cabinet ministers, including Paschal Donohoe, in his bid to become the next leader of Fine Gael. Photo: Frank McGrath SOCIAL Protection Minister Leo Varadkar is[...]

Sonia accused 'killed out of anger, not mental illness'

Friday  10:35,   19 may 2017
Independent.ie

Sonia accused 'killed out of anger, not mental illness'Consultant forensic psychiatrist Dr Frank Kelly was giving evidence for the prosecution in the trial of Eric Locke (35) for the murder of Sonia[...]

Murder accused started crying and admitted stabbing his deceased partner

Thursday  19:25,   18 may 2017
Independent.ie

A murder accused started crying and admitted to stabbing his partner when gardai confronted him about inconsistencies in what he had told them. Darren Murphy of Dan Desmond Villas, Passage West, Co Cork has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Olivia [...]

Gorse fire which was visible across Dublin put under control last night

Thursday  18:46,   18 may 2017
Journal.ie

Dublin Fire Brigade received over 20 calls reporting the incident. The fire was visible across Dublin, as far away as Howth.The fire was brought under control before midnight last night, as Coillte took over command of the incident at about[...]