World: Ireland

Revealed: Rio ticketing scandal cost the Olympic Council of Ireland over €1.5m

Friday  10:06,   23 june 2017
Independent.ie

THE ticketing scandal at the Olympics in Rio has cost the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) more than €1.5m. Figures released by the OCI today, ahead of its Annual General Meeting (AGM), showed €1.04m was spent on legal and professional advice alone. [...]

How did the appointment of a judge threaten to bring the government down?

Thursday  19:15,   22 june 2017
Journal.ie

The affair has dominated the agenda this week.The affair has caused deep criticism of the government, led to a two-hour Dáil debate last night and highlighted the cracks that exist in the confidence and supply agreement between Fine Gael and Fianna[...]

Town mayor (73) saves son during gang assault in family store

Thursday  19:00,   22 june 2017
Independent.ie

A 73-year-old town mayor has described how he rescued his son during a gang assault. Tommy Reilly, Lord Mayor of Navan, Co Meath, managed to pull the gang of five young men off his son Ciaran Reilly during the vicious attack.However, he said he is[...]

Murder accused 'disguised as woman stopped two teens for directions' - trial hears

Thursday  17:35,   22 june 2017
Independent.ie

A MAN dressed in women’s clothes stopped two teenagers on the street and asked them for directions to a pigeon club where a man was later shot dead with a sub-machine gun, a jury has heard. The man is also alleged to have asked one of the teens if[...]

Murder accused 'disguised as woman stopped two teens for directions' - trial hears

Thursday  17:35,   22 june 2017
Independent.ie

A MAN dressed in women’s clothes stopped two teenagers on the street and asked them for directions to a pigeon club where a man was later shot dead with a sub-machine gun, a jury has heard. The man is also alleged to have asked one of the teens if[...]

Murder accused 'disguised as woman stopped two teens for directions' - trial hears

Thursday  17:35,   22 june 2017
Independent.ie

A MAN dressed in women’s clothes stopped two teenagers on the street and asked them for directions to a pigeon club where a man was later shot dead with a sub-machine gun, a jury has heard. The man is also alleged to have asked one of the teens if[...]

Garda who assaulted two women 'in row over lift home' given six-month suspended sentence

Thursday  17:25,   22 june 2017
Independent.ie

A garda convicted of assaulting two women in a row over a lift in a car has been a six-month suspended sentence. Brian Hanrahan (34) of Ballintotty, Nenagh, Co Tipperary, was convicted earlier this year of two offences of assault causing harm. He[...]

Baby girl delivered on Dublin street before ambulance arrived on scene

Thursday  14:36,   22 june 2017
Journal.ie

The mother and baby are doing well and were taken to Holles Street hospital.A husband and wife were on their way into the National Maternity Hospital, Holles Street, for a routine check up when the unexpected birth[...]

34 people arrested after 72 checkpoints carried out in Waterford

Thursday  14:10,   22 june 2017
Journal.ie

Increased high visibility foot patrols were carried out across 18 neighbourhoods in the city. Waterford - Images of Garda briefing & one of the 72 checkpoints carried out during Operation Thor 'Project Storm'… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Garda Info[...]

34 people arrested after 72 checkpoints carried out in Waterford

Thursday  14:10,   22 june 2017
Journal.ie

Increased high visibility foot patrols were carried out across 18 neighbourhoods in the city. Waterford - Images of Garda briefing & one of the 72 checkpoints carried out during Operation Thor 'Project Storm'… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Garda Info[...]

Game of Thrones helped Ireland reach over one million US visitors last year

Thursday  13:00,   22 june 2017
Journal.ie

The vast majority of our tourists still come from Britain.Fáilte Ireland this week published its preliminary ‘Tourism Facts’ for last year which showed that, while Britain is still our largest market for overseas tourism, there has been a large [...]

'Kids were crying, people were frustrated' - Aer Lingus passengers left on runway for over two hours after flight 'missed slot'

Thursday  12:36,   22 june 2017
Independent.ie

An Aer Lingus passenger has slammed the airline claiming his flight was delayed for over two and a half hours after they "missed their slot" and were then forced to change crew. J Caffrey said that he and fellow passengers boarded their[...]

Widow awarded €295k as husband died in hospital after requiring treatment for eye infection

Thursday  12:20,   22 june 2017
Independent.ie

A widow who sued over the care given to her husband at Cork University Hospital (CUH) has settled her High Court action for €295,000. Father-of-two, Remmy Ajayi (33), originally from Nigeria, suffered total organ failure and died on November 21,[...]

Man left with knife wounds and house damaged in separate violent incidents

Thursday  12:20,   22 june 2017
Independent.ie

<p>Two separate violent incidents in Dublin overnight have left a man suffering knife wounds and a house badly damaged.</p>Gardai in Kevin Street were alerted to a row between two men that occured in the Patrick Street area of the city centre[...]

Brother of late soccer star abused male pupils

Thursday  11:55,   22 june 2017
Independent.ie

A former Christian Brother who sexually abused his pupils while in class has been found guilty of indecent assault. James Treacy (75), with an address at Ashford Close, Swords, Dublin, showed no emotion as a jury at Limerick Circuit Court found him[...]