World: Ireland

'I was terrified' - Cork woman's hilarious reaction to slingshot ride goes viral

Monday  19:38,   19 march 2018

A Cork woman's hilarious reaction to a slingshot ride has gone viral. Megan Connolly had wanted to try the fun fair staple for a while, but when she was strapped in, she looked like she may have changed her mind. Megan, who is a member of the[...]

Met Eireann extends Status Orange warning as conditions worsen in Dublin

Monday  19:38,   19 march 2018
Dublin Live

The heavy snow showers will continue throughout the day with temperatures set to drop to -3C tonightThe warning is also in place for Kildare, Louth, Wexford, Wicklow, Meath and Waterford as eastern regions are most likely to be affected by the[...]

Irish weather: Met Eireann refreshes snow-ice warnings as lows of -4C expected

Monday  19:38,   19 march 2018

It's set to stay cold on SundayBoth Status Orange and Status Yellow warnings have been in place for days, with the meteorological service updating the times as its forecasts come[...]

Man in his 20s stabbed to death in nightclub altercation

Monday  19:28,   19 march 2018

The scene has been preserved for a technical examination. Gardaí in Shannon are appealing for witnesses or anyone with any information and in particular would like to speak to anyone who was in the Shannon Knights nightclub last night to contact[...]

Rugby homecoming cancelled and buses hit as snow hits Ireland - again

Monday  19:28,   19 march 2018

Dublin Bus says 15 routes are affected.An orange snow-ice warning remains in place until midday as snow storms hit six counties across the east. A yellow warning remains in place until tomorrow at[...]

Teacher who died in Dubai balcony fall had travelled there for work

Monday  16:07,   19 march 2018

A young Donegal teacher who fell to his death from a balcony in Dubai had only travelled there last year in order to find work. Emmett Blain died following the tragedy on Friday night.The popular young teacher, who was in his 20s, had taught at the[...]

Taoiseach denies he 'made a show of himself' in Washington

Sunday  10:50,   18 march 2018

<p>The Taoiseach has batted away suggestions he "made a show of himself" in Washington DC in the controversy about his intervention in a planning dispute involving Donald Trump's golf course in Doonbeg.</p>Speaking in New York,[...]

Gardaí consider new sites in hunt for missing Tina

Sunday  04:25,   18 march 2018

Gardaí are considering new search areas in the hunt for missing woman Tina Satchwell (45) after detectives confirmed they have received new information in the case. The revelation came as gardaí ended a major search in a sprawling Cork forest after[...]

Donald Trump claims he's become 'best friends' with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar

Sunday  04:20,   18 march 2018
Dublin Live

Donald Trump claims he's become 'best friends' with Taoiseach Leo VaradkarUS President Mr Trump said this to the gathering in the East Wing of the White House last night who came to see Taoiseach Varadkar present President Trump with a[...]

Clare council says Leo Varadkar made no official intervention over Doonbeg wind farm

Friday  11:10,   16 march 2018

Varadkar said yesterday he got a call from Donald Trump over the wind farm.Speaking at a luncheon in Washington D.C. yesterday, Varadkar said that he inquired about the planning permission for the wind farm after he received a call from then[...]

Niall Boylan reveals he was ‘bought’ for £300 from mother and baby home

Friday  11:00,   16 march 2018

Having spent the first 18 months of his life in a mother and baby home, Niall Boylan received a round of applause when he accused the Catholic church of building ‘baby factories’ for the rich.&nbsp;Sharing the pain of discovering a receipt[...]

Gardai arrest 11 people after discovery of illegal cigarette factory

Thursday  16:22,   15 march 2018

Gardai arrest 11 people after discovery of illegal cigarette factoryIn a joint operation this morning, Revenue and An Garda Síochána, as part of the Joint Agency Task Force closed down the factory in[...]

Dublin man 'seriously ill' after being stabbed and beaten at his Spanish home

Thursday  16:01,   15 march 2018
Dublin Live

Dublin man 'seriously ill' after being stabbed and beaten at his Spanish homeHe is being treated at the High Resolution Hospital in[...]

Exclusive: Tina not being portrayed as ‘kind and bubbly’ woman she is says family

Thursday  15:36,   15 march 2018

Almost a year after the mysterious disappearance of Tina Satchwell, the missing woman’s family have expressed their dismay at how she is being portrayed in appeals . Richard Satchwell, inset, missing woman, Tina Martine Dingivan, who is[...]

Two men arrested after gardai foil gangland hit

Thursday  12:09,   15 march 2018

The arrests were made in the early hours of this morningArmed cops swooped on a man, 27, in Gorey, Co Wexford, shortly before 1am this[...]