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Irish model Jessie Vard 'faces up to year in Bangkok prison for promoting gambling websites'

Wednesday  16:55,   20 june 2018
msn

The 19-year-old, from Donegal, was among five who turned themselves in at Bangkok’s Phayathai Police Station , it is reported.She is believed to have confessed to violating anti-gambling laws, which carry a maximum penalty of a year in prison and/or [...]

Huge fire engulfs fish factory in Co Cork

Wednesday  15:20,   20 june 2018
thejournal.ie

Huge fire engulfs fish factory in Co CorkThe Irish Seafood Company building has been destroyed by the fire but Cork County Fire Service has said that it was evacuated and that everyone has been accounted for with no casualties[...]

Former Anglo CEO David Drumm due to be sentenced today following guilty verdict

Wednesday  13:26,   20 june 2018
independent.ie

Former Anglo CEO David Drumm due to be sentenced today following guilty verdictMr Drumm arrived at the Criminal Courts of Justice at 8.25am this morning for his sentencing[...]

Tinder rapist served time for subjecting ex-girlfriend to terrifying ordeal, killing dogs with bannister rail

Wednesday  13:11,   20 june 2018
independent.ie

A quick glance at Patrick Nevin's Tinder profile suggests a man who loved his body art, and kept himself fit. He came from a dysfunctional background and was put into the care of his father aged just four years old, but he appeared to have[...]

Large kitchen knife found embedded in mother's skull

Wednesday  09:40,   20 june 2018
independent.ie

A young man charged with the murder of his mother drank two bottles of wine while watching seven episodes of 'Family Guy' and then a Harry Potter film in the hours before the alleged attack. The Central Criminal Court murder trial of Paul[...]

Man who walked around north Dublin with realistic AK47 jailed for 2.5 years

Wednesday  09:17,   20 june 2018
thejournal.ie

Eoin Berkeley has already served 18 months on remand.Detective Garda Michael Harkin said that the imitation Kalashnikov rifle Eoin Berkeley (24) had in his possession was “the most realistic” of its kind his colleagues had ever[...]

Woman taken to hospital after crash on Sarsfield Road near Inchicore, Dublin

Wednesday  09:17,   20 june 2018
msn

Emergency services rushed to the scene of a serious road crash on Tuesday night.The incident happened on the Sarsfield Road near Inchicore in Dublin.It is believed a woman was injured after she was struck by a car on the road at around 10pm.She has [...]

Defence claimed profile photo said 'want to meet for sex?'

Wednesday  09:17,   20 june 2018
independent.ie

After Patrick Nevin was found guilty of sexually assaulting a student at UCD last November, he turned to his lawyers and said: "I don't accept that verdict."Indeed, Nevin seems to think that he's done nothing[...]

We must learn from suffering of unknown gay heroes: Varadkar

Wednesday  09:16,   20 june 2018
independent.ie

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has paid tribute to the thousands of "unknown heroes" who were criminalised for being gay in Ireland before the ban on same-sex activity was finally lifted 25 years ago. "We cannot erase the wrong that was done to[...]

Revenue officers seize €1.1m worth of heroin at Dublin Airport

Wednesday  09:16,   20 june 2018
dublinlive.ie

Officers seized the deadly drugafter it arrived in a number of packages labelled as ‘household goods’ , which originated from Lahore in Pakistan.The drugs have an estimated street value of €1.1 million, and investigations are now ongoing between[...]

Woman 'verbally abused and thrown off her bike' outside Dublin mosque

Tuesday  18:25,   19 june 2018
msn

Woman 'verbally abused and thrown off her bike' outside Dublin mosqueThe woman, known only as Rosie, claims she was out for a cycle when she passed the Islamic centre and was confronted by two[...]

Gardai probing whether tragic dad Mikolaj Wilk was brutally murdered in a case of mistaken identity

Tuesday  17:00,   19 june 2018
msn

The dad-of-two was battered and killed by a gang of men armed with machetesMikolaj Wilk, 35, was battered and sliced when men with machetes stormed his family home in Ballincollig in rural Co Cork on June[...]

Meath man convicted of raping woman he met on dating app

Tuesday  10:00,   19 june 2018
thejournal.ie

Gardaí arrested Martin Sherlock following a “sting” operation in which officers arranged to meet him as he was selling a phone through Done Deal. He told gardaí: “I know she said no, but we had already started”.Mr Justice Patrick McCarthy adjourned [...]

Cigarettes responsible for more than half of Irish waste

Tuesday  09:06,   19 june 2018
msn

Pedestrians and passing motorists were among the greatest culprits, according to a National Litter Pollution Report. Cigarette butts were responsible for more than 56% of rubbish discarded on the streets.Packaging items like cardboard, paper,[...]

‘Drunk passenger vomited on my head on Ryanair flight’ Cork man’s journey from hell

Tuesday  08:40,   19 june 2018
extra.ie

Conor Lydon was looking forward to a family holiday in Spain when a drunken passenger turned the first day of his holiday into a journey from hell. Noticing he was tipsy ahead of the trip to Malaga at Cork airport, the self-employed Corkman told[...]