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Garda probe launched after body of man discovered in Dublin housing estate

Tuesday  17:25,   14 august 2018

Garda probe launched after body of man discovered in Dublin housing estateThe body was discovered at 7.30am and gardai rushed to the[...]
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Gardaí upgrade disappearance of Deirdre Jacob to murder investigation

Tuesday  16:55,   14 august 2018

Gardaí upgrade disappearance of Deirdre Jacob to murder investigationThe 18-year-old was last seen walking near her home at Roseberry in Newbridge, Co Kildare, at around 3pm on 28 July[...]

Second boy (13) charged with murder of Ana Kriegel tightly hugged and kissed by parents in court

Tuesday  15:56,   14 august 2018

THE second teenager charged with the murder of schoolgirl Ana Kriegel was tightly hugged and kissed by his parents before he was led away from court this morning. The 13-year-old boy, who cannot be named because he is a minor, was further remanded[...]

Man arrested at Heuston Station, Dublin after 'being confronted in paedo hunter sting'

Tuesday  14:00,   14 august 2018

It is understood the man was confronted by members of Child Protection Awareness, who accused him of allegedly grooming and attempting to meet up with a 14-year-old girl .A video posted online of the confrontation has been viewed over 138,000 times. [...]

Cork, Dublin and Galway voted friendliest cities in the world

Tuesday  13:05,   14 august 2018

Cork, Dublin and Galway voted friendliest cities in the worldThree Irish cities made it into the top 10 friendliest cities list, with Cork in third place, Galway at number five, and Dublin coming in eighth[...]

Dublin Airport opens €16 million transfer facility for connecting passengers

Tuesday  10:30,   14 august 2018

The number of connecting passengers at Dublin Airport is up 17% this year.The number of passengers transferring at Dublin Airport has increased from 550,000 in 2013 to almost 1.6 million passengers last year while connecting passenger numbers[...]

Gardaí investigating video showing man putting kitten in frying pan before kicking and throwing it

Tuesday  09:55,   14 august 2018

Two men have been[...]

Homeless mother-of-seven Margaret Cash rejects 'disingenuous' emergency accommodation offer

Tuesday  09:30,   14 august 2018

Homeless mother-of-seven Margaret Cash rejected an offer of emergency accommodation for last night as it is "totally unacceptable," the chief executive of a homeless charity has said. Ms Cash (28) made headlines last week when she shared a [...]

Young family terrified as gunshot narrowly misses sleeping father

Tuesday  09:20,   14 august 2018

A young mother has spoken of how a bullet narrowly missed her partner after their home was targeted in an early morning gun attack. The couple's three-year-old son was sleeping in a room at the rear of the house at the time but was unharmed in the[...]

Ireland weather forecast: Met Eireann confirms summer to make brief return with 23C temperatures and sunny spells

Tuesday  09:20,   14 august 2018

Met Eireann have forecast 23C highs along with 'sunny spells' over the coming daysMet Eireann have forecast 23C highs along with "sunny spells" over the coming[...]

Hammer attack in home leaves man with cracked skull

Tuesday  08:40,   14 august 2018

A man suffered a fractured skull and other horrific injuries when three masked attackers broke into a north Dublin house and beat him over the head and body with hammers.The horrific hammer attack happened when Mr Cummins and his 37-year-old[...]

Man stabbed 13 times after car chase linked to prostitution gang

Tuesday  07:35,   14 august 2018

Detectives believe an incident in which a man was stabbed 13 times, after the car he was travelling in was rammed, was linked to Dublin's prostitution trade.The stab victim, who is a Romanian national aged in his 30s with an address at a[...]

Gang of Romanian criminals 'involved in Dublin city centre chase and stabbing' after car rammed

Tuesday  07:22,   14 august 2018

The shocking attack happened near Connolly Station in Dublin city centre today, leaving one man with stab wounds to the head and body.A source said: “This followed an earlier dispute. Two car loads of people came through the city at a high[...]

Temperatures to remain in the 20s for most of the week but don't put the brolly away just yet

Tuesday  07:15,   14 august 2018

It’ll be a bit of a mixed bag in the coming days.The forecaster has predicted ”changeable” conditions over the coming week with temperatures ranging between 15 and 23 degrees and some light to heavy[...]

'We can't rule out further strikes': Ryanair and union reps meeting today in a bid to avoid further travel chaos

Monday  18:55,   13 august 2018

Talks will begin later this morning to try to resolve the long-running Ryanair dispute.Ryanair and the Irish Air Line Pilots’ Association, which is part of trade union Fórsa, will meet later today in an attempt to reach a resolution to the[...]