World: Ireland

Man found not guilty by reason of insanity of attempting to murder pregnant sister

Thursday  20:00,   12 october 2017
Independent.ie

An autistic Kilkenny man has been found not guilty by reason of insanity of attempting to murder his pregnant sister so she wouldn’t raise her child in Dublin. The Central Criminal Court trial heard that Daniel O’Connell had first developed[...]

Irish call to expel diplomat over Halawa

Thursday  17:51,   12 october 2017
BBC News

Ex-Justice Minister Alan Shatter wants action taken if Ibrahim Halawa is not freed this week.Alan Shatter said the Ambassador Soha Gendi should be removed if Mr Halawa is not released by the end of the[...]

Woman found dead in Irish home 'may have died two years ago'

Thursday  17:25,   12 october 2017
MSN

A man has been arrested in relation to the discovery of Marie Conlon's bodyMarie Conlon, 68, was found dead in her bed in Belfast on October[...]

Woman found dead in Irish home 'may have died two years ago'

Thursday  17:25,   12 october 2017
MSN

A man has been arrested in relation to the discovery of Marie Conlon's bodyMarie Conlon, 68, was found dead in her bed in Belfast on October[...]

Drugs mule Michaella McCollum 'snubbed by I'm A Celebrity'

Thursday  17:00,   12 october 2017
MSN

Sources say the convicted drugs smuggler has been turned down for the showProducers say the convicted drug smuggler isn't famous enough to take part in the[...]

Dublin maternity hospital chief says Irish abortion patient died while flying home after termination

Thursday  15:22,   12 october 2017
Journal.ie

Fergal Malone revealed the woman’s death at yesterday’s hearing of the Committee on the Eighth Amendment.Fergal Malone, master of the Rotunda Hospital in Dublin’s north city centre, made the revelation over the course of the evening hearing of the[...]

Irish mother who lost her entire family in horror UK crash is invited to Westminster

Thursday  15:21,   12 october 2017
Independent.ie

A YOUNG Irish woman who lost her entire family in a horror UK crash and who has since devoted her life to road safety campaigns has been honoured with an invitation to Westminster. Elber Twomey has been invited to visit Westminster as a guest of the [...]

Murder investigation launched after young woman dies in Co Fermanagh car crash

Thursday  12:29,   12 october 2017
MSN

Witnesses have been urged to come forwardNatasha Carruthers, 23, died in a car crash on the Newbridge Road near Derrylin, close to the Fermanagh/Cavan border, on Saturday[...]

Gardai make arrest over alleged sexual offence after Facebook footage shows 'sting operation by girl (14)'

Thursday  12:29,   12 october 2017
Independent.ie

Gardai have arrested a man following a sting operation by a self-styled justice group targeting suspected child sexual predators. A video posted online shows members of the group confronting a man as he sits in a car in the town.The footage, which[...]

Hutch-linked hitman arrested with loaded guns is found dead in prison cell

Thursday  12:00,   12 october 2017
Independent.ie

Hutch-linked hitman arrested with loaded guns is found dead in prison cellGlen 'Glynn' O'Toole (39), of Cappagh Avenue, Finglas, had been in Cloverhill only since Saturday after being charged with possession of a loaded gun and ammunition in the[...]

Hutch-linked hitman arrested with loaded guns is found dead in prison cell

Thursday  12:00,   12 october 2017
Independent.ie

Hutch-linked hitman arrested with loaded guns is found dead in prison cellGlen 'Glynn' O'Toole (39), of Cappagh Avenue, Finglas, had been in Cloverhill only since Saturday after being charged with possession of a loaded gun and ammunition in the[...]

Talk of 'telepathic' borders and 'getting dogs ready' as Varadkar and Martin clash on Brexit

Thursday  11:42,   12 october 2017
Journal.ie

There were tense exchanges at Leaders’ Questions today.Varadkar was facing criticism from Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin about the leaking of a Revenue report that details the effects of Brexit on trade with the[...]

Irish couple reveal how cancelled Ryanair flight turned their dream holiday into a nightmare

Thursday  09:40,   12 october 2017
Dublin Live

The pair were on a bus to their airport in France when they found out that the airline had cancelled their flight - and that was only the start of their ordealA couple have revealed how Ryanair turned their dream holiday into a nightmare when their[...]

'Repulsive' Harvey Weinstein's alleged sexual harassment an 'open secret' in Hollywood - Irish actress claims

Wednesday  19:07,   11 october 2017
Independent.ie

Film producer Harvey Weinstein's alleged sexual harassment of women was an "open secret" in Hollywood, according to an Irish actress who worked with him. Fionnula Flanagan (75) called Weinstein "repulsive" and a "creep" as she said she [...]

'Repulsive' Harvey Weinstein's alleged sexual harassment an 'open secret' in Hollywood - Irish actress claims

Wednesday  19:06,   11 october 2017
Independent.ie

Film producer Harvey Weinstein's alleged sexual harassment of women was an "open secret" in Hollywood, according to an Irish actress who worked with him. Fionnula Flanagan (75) called Weinstein "repulsive" and a "creep" as she said she [...]