World: Ireland

'Unknown' how long Irish man will be detained before deportation from Boston

Tuesday  17:50,   20 june 2017
Independent.ie

A well-known Irish man living illegally in Boston has been arrested and is understood to be currently awaiting deportation. John Cunningham (38) emigrated from Glencolmcille, Co. Donegal to Boston, Massachusetts in February 2000 and had previously[...]

Heartfelt tributes paid as talented young sportsman (18) dies during Leaving Cert exams after sudden illness

Tuesday  17:30,   20 june 2017
Independent.ie

A talented young sportsman has died during his Leaving Certificate examinations in Limerick. Tributes are being paid to Luke O'Brien May, 18, who fell ill suddenly last week before completing his Biology exam. The Castletroy College pupil from[...]

The winners and losers: Taoiseach Varadkar begins to pick his junior ministerial team

Tuesday  16:30,   20 june 2017
Independent.ie

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has begun the process of filling his junior ministerial team. One of the first to receive a call from the Fine Gael leader was Wicklow TD Andrew Doyle, who despite speculation is remaining in the Department of[...]

Dad-of-two kayaker dies following tragedy off Sligo coast

Tuesday  16:07,   20 june 2017
Independent.ie

A 62 year-old kayaker has died after he was airlifted to hospital following a tragedy off the west Sligo coast. The man was in a group of up to 10 kayakers who got into difficulties off Aughris Head on Monday evening.He was pronounced dead later in[...]

Irish student fighting for his life after vicious assault in the US

Tuesday  15:10,   20 june 2017
MSN

The young man from Cork was 'left for dead' in a lanewayEvan White, 21, was viciously assaulted in US beauty spot San Diego on[...]

Seven potentially dangerous Dublin buildings issued with fire safety notices

Tuesday  14:35,   20 june 2017
MSN

It has been revealed as pressure mounts to ensure apartment blocks are safe following the Grenfell Tower tragedy in London, Dublin Live reports. Click to expand Your browser does not support this video require(["binding"], function[...]

Kenny among TDs who helped alcohol industry lobby Health Department

Tuesday  12:45,   20 june 2017
Independent.ie

Former Taoiseach Enda Kenny was among the many politicians who made representations to the Department of Health after being lobbied by the drinks industry objecting to proposed legislation to curb alcohol consumption. Mr Kenny forwarded the[...]

Kenny among TDs who helped alcohol industry lobby Health Department

Tuesday  12:44,   20 june 2017
Independent.ie

Former Taoiseach Enda Kenny was among the many politicians who made representations to the Department of Health after being lobbied by the drinks industry objecting to proposed legislation to curb alcohol consumption. Mr Kenny forwarded the[...]

Man in his 60s dies after truck collides with tractor

Tuesday  12:32,   20 june 2017
Journal.ie

The 25-year-old male driver of the tractor was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Garda Forensic Collision Investigators examined the scene and the local coroner has been notified.Investigating gardaí have appealed for witnesses.[...]

This Irish flat will go under the hammer for €11,300

Tuesday  12:05,   20 june 2017
MSN

<p>Is this the cheapest flat in all of Ireland?</p>The two-bedroom flat in Fintona, Co Tyrone, is one of the properties featured in Wilsons Auctions' monthly Land and Property[...]

'I'm just numb... we tried our best': Dark cloud over town as man (25) dies after getting caught in river whirlpool

Tuesday  11:50,   20 june 2017
Independent.ie

A 25-year-old man has drowned after getting into difficulty while swimming in a river with friends in Co Tipperary. Emergency services were called to the scene in Carrick-on-Suir shortly before 5pm yesterday after receiving reports of a man in[...]

'I'm just numb... we tried our best': Dark cloud over town as man (25) dies after getting caught in river whirlpool

Tuesday  11:50,   20 june 2017
Independent.ie

A 25-year-old man has drowned after getting into difficulty while swimming in a river with friends in Co Tipperary. Emergency services were called to the scene in Carrick-on-Suir shortly before 5pm yesterday after receiving reports of a man in[...]

Luke Ming Flanagan got burned by Aer Lingus after branding them #chancers

Tuesday  10:00,   20 june 2017
Independent.ie

Irish MEP Luke Ming Flanagan was slapped back after taking a swipe at Aer Lingus online today.The Roscommon MEP wrote: "What are @aerlingus stats for leaving on time? Does it ever happen? Then the drip drip feed of oh dear we're going to be a bit[...]

Luke Ming Flanagan got burned by Aer Lingus after branding them #chancers

Tuesday  10:00,   20 june 2017
Independent.ie

Irish MEP Luke Ming Flanagan was slapped back after taking a swipe at Aer Lingus online today.The Roscommon MEP wrote: "What are @aerlingus stats for leaving on time? Does it ever happen? Then the drip drip feed of oh dear we're going to be a bit[...]

'I have never felt love like the love you gave me': Devastated fiance of Grace McDermott pens tribute to his 'hero' in emotional open letter

Monday  22:00,   19 june 2017
MSN

DCU lecturer and New York native Grace, 26, died in a house fire in Annacotty, Limerick on May 1 .Her heartbroken partner Colin O'Neill penned an open letter on the Women Are Boring blog, which Grace co-founded, where he reminisced about when they[...]