World: Ireland

Investigation launched at south Dublin school after female teacher gives pupil device containing topless picture of herself

Thursday  18:53,   07 december 2017
Independent.ie

An investigation was launched at a south Dublin school after a female teacher gave a teenage boy a computer which contained a topless photo of her on it. The incident happened early last week when the boy opened the device, said to be a laptop or[...]

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[...]

Investigation launched at south Dublin school after female teacher gives pupil device containing topless picture of herself

Thursday  18:53,   07 december 2017
Independent.ie

An investigation was launched at a south Dublin school after a female teacher gave a teenage boy a computer which contained a topless photo of her on it. The incident happened early last week when the boy opened the device, said to be a laptop or[...]

Tragic homeless woman's body found in the same doorway where aunt died in Cork city

Thursday  14:25,   07 december 2017
MSN

Campaigners claim she was 'turned away' by homeless servicesThe victim, 44, was found at 8am yesterday on Oliver Plunkett Street Lower in Cork[...]

This Irish food product has been recalled over safety fears

Thursday  13:21,   07 december 2017
Extra.ie

Food safety chiefs have issued an urgent safety alert over several Big Al’s products.  © Provided by Associated Newspapers (Ireland) Limited, t/a dmg Media Ireland big-als-allergen-issue-2 A number of Big Al’s chicken[...]

Irish couple could spend Christmas behind bars if their two teen children do not have 100% school attendance

Thursday  11:21,   07 december 2017
MSN

Judge Durcan told the two “you are not going to get any softness from this court while this kind of carry on continues” .The family has been going over and back to the UK resulting in their children having a bad school absenteeism record here.Judge[...]

Temperatures to plunge to -3C with 'accumulations of snow' on the way

Thursday  10:50,   07 december 2017
Independent.ie

STRONG winds today will be followed by very cold weather tonight and tomorrow, with temperatures dropping as low as minus 3C in some parts accompanied with 'accumulations of snow'.Met Eireann forecaster John Eagleton said it will be windy[...]

Garda and another person sustain gunshot injuries in incident this morning

Thursday  10:50,   07 december 2017
Independent.ie

<p>Gardai are understood to be at the scene of a shooting in Dublin where a garda and another person are suspected to have sustained gunshot injuries.</p>The incident occurred this morning in the Barnwell area of Ballymun in[...]

Cyclist killed after colliding with pedestrian on cycle path in Phoenix Park, inquests hears

Thursday  08:55,   07 december 2017
Independent.ie

A CYCLIST who collided with a pedestrian on the cycle path in the Phoenix Park in Dublin died of his injuries, an inquest has heard. The tragic death of Bernard Tully (59) of Parkview, Castleknock, Dublin 15 is believed to be the first fatality of[...]

Gardai arrest one man and seize €1.6 million worth of cannabis in West Dublin

Thursday  08:55,   07 december 2017
Dublin Live

The seizure was made on TuesdayAn industrial unit in Newcastle, Co. Dublin was searched where Gardai seized approximately €1.6 million worth of cannabis[...]

Body that washed up in sea off Wales was missing Irish man William Gaule

Wednesday  15:06,   06 december 2017
MSN

William Gaule, 64, has been missing for two weeks when the body was foundThe Abersoch lifeboat crew were called following reports of a body in the water near Ynys Enlli (Bardsey Island) on September 19th this[...]

Former Taoiseach Enda Kenny reveals he almost choked to death on a piece of steak in a Co Kerry restaurant

Wednesday  15:06,   06 december 2017
MSN

The Heimlich Manoeuvre had to be performed on Enda KennyMr Kenny was staying in Killarney, Co Kerry, where he has a holiday home and was dining out following a day spent climbing Carrauntoohill[...]

Five units of Dublin Fire Brigade battle city centre blaze

Wednesday  13:16,   06 december 2017
Independent.ie

Fire crews wearing breathing apparatus have fought a blaze at a building on Dublin's Gardiner Street this morning. The alarm was raised just before 7am when the fire was detected. Five units of Dublin Fire Brigade attended the scene[...]

Driver goes off the rails and parks on the Luas track on Naas Road

Wednesday  13:15,   06 december 2017
Dublin Live

They definitely won't be doing this againOne driver ended up parked on the Luas tracks on Naas Road near the Kylemore stop and this picture proves that they probably should have left the car at[...]

'An exemplary officer': Tributes paid to US police officer killed in Wexford crash

Wednesday  13:15,   06 december 2017
Journal.ie

Four members of the Chicago-based Alexander family were killed in Monday night’s crash.Doug Alexander, his wife Lily and their sons Steve and Doug were killed when a truck collided with their car on the N25 near New Ross on Monday[...]