World: Ireland

Price of a pint 'will not rise' in Budget 2018 but cigarettes look set to jump again

Tuesday  14:41,   10 october 2017
MSN

However it's not all good news as the price of cigarettes is reportedly set to jump yet again.It has been touted that there will be a 50c rise in smokes making it an even more expensive product.Elsewhere substantial welfare benefits across the[...]

Drug cheat Armstrong 'appalled' by position of his nemesis David Walsh

Tuesday  13:51,   10 october 2017
Independent.ie

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has hit out at journalist David Walsh, describing his support of convicted paedophile Tom Humphries as "appalling".The 'Sunday Times' chief sports writer was Armstrong's nemesis and exposed him as a drugs[...]

Traffic banned from iconic 'Game of Thrones' road in Antrim

Tuesday  13:43,   10 october 2017
Journal.ie

The road was featured at the close of an episode where young heroine Arya escapes King’s Landing.The tunnel of beech trees – known as the Dark Hedges – is located on the Bregagh Road, near[...]

Traffic banned from iconic 'Game of Thrones' road in Antrim

Tuesday  13:42,   10 october 2017
Journal.ie

The road was featured at the close of an episode where young heroine Arya escapes King’s Landing.The tunnel of beech trees – known as the Dark Hedges – is located on the Bregagh Road, near[...]

Exclusive: Blow for struggling homeowners as mortgage interest relief to be cut in Budget

Tuesday  13:06,   10 october 2017
Independent.ie

Struggling homeowners are facing a major budget blow as Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe prepares to slash mortgage interest relief by 25pc. The relief allows homeowners who bought during the boom years claim back tax on their mortgage interest[...]

Eir fined after pleading guilty to over-charging customers

Tuesday  12:25,   10 october 2017
Independent.ie

PHONE company Eircom has been fined €10,500 after it admitted overcharging customers. Eircom Ltd, trading as Eir, pleaded guilty at Dublin District Court today to offences under the Communications Regulation Act 2002. The prosecution was in[...]

Young man dead and five injured after horror two-car crash in Dunmore, Co Galway

Tuesday  11:06,   10 october 2017
MSN

A two-year-old girl was among those injuredThe incident happened at Carrowmhuineagh in Dunmore, Co Galway at 8.30pm on[...]

The opening date for the new Church of Scientology in Firhouse has been revealed

Tuesday  10:06,   10 october 2017
Dublin Live

The property was bought last year for around €6 million, €12 million less than what it was valued at seven years ago. The new premises comes complete with a 1,100-seat ‘grand auditorium’, even though the 2016 Census only recorded 87 Scientologists[...]

'Bored' milkmen egged houses on their round for three months as gardaí mounted special op to find the culprits

Monday  21:20,   09 october 2017
Independent.ie

'Bored' milkmen egged houses on their round for three months as gardaí mounted special op to find the culpritsPaul Keating (32) and Eric Flynn (19) were surrounded by open cartons of eggs when gardai stopped them in the early hours of one[...]

Danny Keena found guilty of murdering the mother of his two children

Monday  21:20,   09 october 2017
Independent.ie

A FATHER-of-two has been found guilty of murdering the mother of his children, who he strangled to death after a row at her home. Danny Keena (55) killed his estranged partner Brigid Maguire (43) and fled the house, going on the run for 24 hours[...]

An Post liable for damages after failing to address bullying of employee by her co-workers, judge rules

Monday  21:19,   09 october 2017
Independent.ie

A former postal sorter is entitled to damages against An Post over its failure as her employer to address bullying and harassment of her by her co-workers, a High Court judge has ruled. The amount of damages for Catherine Hurley (53), White's Cross, [...]

North Korean cyber gangs blitz Irish companies with 'almost daily' attacks

Monday  21:18,   09 october 2017
Independent.ie

North Korean state-sponsored cyber gangs are launching almost daily attacks on Irish companies, banks and utilities as it emerged a syndicate associated with the Pyongyang regime is the chief suspect in the €4.3m cyber raid on Meath County Council[...]

Brazilian man accused of murdering another man on a city street was racially abused and assaulted for no reason, court hears

Monday  21:18,   09 october 2017
Independent.ie

A Brazilian accused of murdering a man on a city street was racially abused and assaulted for no reason by the deceased and another man, a witness has told his trial. Juraci Da Silva (36), with an address at Park Lane Apartments in Waterford, has[...]

Dublin Spar closes down due to 'significant rat infestation'

Monday  21:16,   09 october 2017
Dublin Live

A total of three Dublin outlets were forced to take drastic action last month due to the danger they pose to public health .Restaurant and cafe, Akash, 7 George's Avenue, Blackrock was shut due to an "extensive infestation of cockroaches throughout[...]

Kinahan cartel criminal targeted innocent family home in a 'show of strength'

Monday  13:51,   09 october 2017
Independent.ie

Kinahan cartel criminal targeted innocent family home in a 'show of strength'The targeting of the house in Finglas in the early hours of Saturday, is seen as the latest act of aggression in the ongoing Kinahan/Hutch feud that has claimed a[...]