World: Ireland

Investigation launched after body of man discovered with head injury in Ranelagh

Monday  13:51,   11 december 2017
Dublin Live

<p>The man was rushed to hospital and pronounced dead on arrival</p>The man was discovered in the early hours of this morning in Ranelagh, in the south of the[...]

Man charged over collision that killed moped rider

Monday  11:50,   11 december 2017

A man in his 30s died in the collision on Friday.Shortly after 7.30pm that evening, a man in his 30s was seriously injured when his moped collided with a car at the junction of Sherrard Street and the North Circular[...]

Gun held to head of child (7) during armed raid on Dublin home

Saturday  14:20,   09 december 2017

A man has been arrested following a terrifying incident in which an armed gang gained access to a house in Dublin and held a gun to the head of a seven-year-old child. The traumatic incident took place in west Dublin earlier this week when a gang of [...]

Criminal Assets Bureau carry out 10 raids across Dublin in operation targeting Kinahan cartel

Friday  19:50,   08 december 2017
Dublin Live

It comes just a week after Gardai and CAB officers struck a number of properties in the Clondalkin area . During that operation they hit private homes and office blocks.A source said: “This is part of an ongoing strategy by CAB and organised crime[...]

Passenger found hidden in the boot of a car

Friday  16:06,   08 december 2017

A car was stopped with a person in the boot of the vehicle, gardai have revealed. The passenger was found hidden in the boot of a Toyota Yaris in Limerick at around 12.30pm yesterday.The driver has landed themselves in hot water for having an[...]

'It's disgusting': Éamon Ó Cuív criticised for writing letter to IRA leader's solicitor during trial

Friday  16:06,   08 december 2017

Seamus McGrane was today sentenced to 11 years in prison.The Special Criminal Court sentenced McGrane (63), of Little Road, Dromiskin, County Louth, for being the leader of a splinter dissident group. The court had also found that McGrane[...]

This is what the Brexit deal means for Ireland and Northern Ireland

Friday  16:05,   08 december 2017

There will be NO hard[...]

Met Eireann issues status orange snow and ice warning for SEVEN counties

Friday  10:20,   08 december 2017

Met Éireann has issued a status orange weather warning for SEVEN counties.&nbsp;The warning covers counties Cavan, Monaghan, Donegal, Longford, Leitrim, Mayo and[...]

'Early morning meeting possible' as talks continue on new Brexit text

Friday  09:50,   08 december 2017

"Progress is being made" and an early morning meeting is expected as talks on a new text aimed at meeting Irish demands to avoid a hard border after Brexit continue, a spokesman for the EU Commission has said. The new text is currently[...]

'I like drama too ... I've had a bit too much of it recently,' Leo tells schoolgirls

Friday  09:50,   08 december 2017

Who knows what my job is?" asked the Taoiseach. One little girl shot up her hand. "Ruler of Ireland," she declared.Leo Varadkar laughed ruefully along with everyone else at her surefire certainty. "It doesn't always feel like it but[...]

Wexford supermarket closed after rodent droppings found in crisp packets

Friday  08:05,   08 december 2017

A Wexford supermarket was temporarily closed by food safety chiefs after rodent droppings were found in crisp packets.&nbsp;The Iceland store in Gorey Retail Park was found to have ‘prolific evident of rodent droppings’ and evidence the pests[...]

Ireland will not agree changes 'to the core meaning' of Brexit border deal – Dáil told

Friday  08:05,   08 december 2017

Ireland will consider British proposals to reassure the Democratic Unionist Party on a border deal for Brexit – but will not agree changes “to the core” of a draft agreement which emerged on Monday. That was the view of Minister for Foreign Affairs[...]

Gardaí hunt for 'at least three men' after Irish Rail security guard 'beaten up and locked into car boot'

Thursday  18:54,   07 december 2017

Gardaí are investigating an incident in which an Irish Rail security guard was assaulted and locked into a car boot. The alleged incident occurred at approximately 5am on Tuesday morning, December 5. Gardaí report the victim to be a member of the[...]

Bertie Ahern refuses to rule out running for President on RTE's Sean O'Rourke

Thursday  18:53,   07 december 2017
Dublin Live

He heaped praise on current president Michael D Higgins and to say that the two of them are very good friends.He was then asked the question again in a more round-about way, whether he was ruling out a run, and Bertie said “no,” before[...]

Dissident republican leader who plotted attack during Prince Charles' visit jailed 11 years

Thursday  18:53,   07 december 2017

A dissident republican leader convicted of directing the activities of a terrorist organisation which plotted an explosion during the State visit of Britain’s Prince Charles two years ago has been jailed for eleven and a half years. Seamus McGrane[...]