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Homeless man who shoplifted toothbrushes gets 18 months

Tuesday  08:05,   19 june 2018
independent.ie

A homeless man who repeatedly stole toothbrushes from a Dublin pharmacy despite being arrested several times has been sentenced to 18 months in prison.None of the toothbrushes was ever recovered. However, after one theft, gardaí apprehended[...]

Man who regularly raped daughter in Mayo home jailed for four years

Tuesday  08:05,   19 june 2018
msn

He abused his daughter while her mother was at work has been jailed for four years.The now 54-year-old woman stated in her victim impact report: “A child should feel safe in their own home, in their own bed, but you took that from me.”“I now know[...]

Evil killer Graham Dwyer 'bombarded with fan mail' behind bars at Midlands Prison

Tuesday  08:00,   19 june 2018
msn

The sicko who stabbed Elaine O'Hara to death for his own sexual pleasure in 2012, is said to be receiving bundles of letters every day .On top of this, sources say women are queuing up to visit the 45-year-old, who they see as "some sort of[...]

Woman dragged by car for 30 yards in terrifying mugging at Malahide Castle

Tuesday  08:00,   19 june 2018
dublinlive.ie

Gardai and an ambulance were rushed straight to the sceneThe woman, aged in her 40s, had her handbag snatched by a passing car at the Malahide tourist spot shortly after[...]

Mary McAleese has 'no intention' of going to confession after voting Yes in abortion referendum

Monday  15:00,   18 june 2018
independent.ie

Mary McAleese has 'no intention' of going to confession after voting Yes in abortion referendumShe spoke out following comments by Bishop of Elphin Kevin Doran that Catholics who had voted Yes, intending that abortion would be the outcome of [...]

Simon Coveney rules out snap autumn election

Monday  14:40,   18 june 2018
independent.ie

Simon Coveney rules out snap autumn electionMr Coveney insisted that talk about an imminent general election was "a distraction" from the vital business of Government - despite revelations that Fine Gael have been working on campaign strategy after[...]

Ireland weather forecast: Ireland set for return of hot and dry conditions as Met Eireann promise 22C highs

Monday  11:50,   18 june 2018
msn

A big weather change is expected mid week with Met Eireann saying temperatures could go 'well into the twenties'The national forecaster said "mainly dry settled weather is set to become established" by midweek, while the weekend will see[...]

Shamed: Former Miss Universe Ireland Lynn Kelly fights back after being bullied online

Monday  09:25,   18 june 2018
independent.ie

Within minutes of us sitting down to talk, Lynn Kelly's eyes fill with tears and she chokes up, unable to speak. It is not long since the VIP Style Awards. That night, which is one of the biggest of the year for her industry, Lynn became a[...]

Three arrested after drunken passengers force Ryanair flight from Dublin to Ibiza to divert to Paris

Monday  07:37,   18 june 2018
dublinlive.ie

The budget airline re-iterated its call for a pre-10am booze ban at airports following the incidentUp to 20 holiday makers were involved in the unruly drink-fuelled disturbance, with three passengers removed and detained by French police when the[...]

Gardaí investigate second fatal hit and run in two days

Monday  06:50,   18 june 2018
independent.ie

A close-knit community has been left reeling following another suspected hit-and-run accident at the weekend that claimed the life of a 67-year-old man.It is believed that he was struck late Saturday night or early Sunday[...]

One motorist owes €55,000 in unpaid illegal parking fines

Monday  06:50,   18 june 2018
independent.ie

Ireland's worst serial parking offender has run up fines of more than €55,000 after failing to pay 919 separate penalties.Details on parking fines for Ireland's four largest cities have shown problems across the board, with drivers flouting the[...]

Calls for new Irish Rail police after 1,000 anti-social behavior incidents reported in 18 months

Monday  06:40,   18 june 2018
dublinlive.ie

One train driver spoke about having a fire extinguisher thrown at him, while another was attacked by youths brandishing snooker balls in a sock .He even had a fire extinguisher thrown at him.And the employee told how he was also driving an injured[...]

'It's so hard to come to terms with' - community left 'devastated' after man (32) killed in hit-and-run

Monday  06:35,   18 june 2018
independent.ie

The Longford community has been left "devastated" following the death of a 32-year-old man in a suspected hit-and-run near Newtownforbes on Friday night. The man, named locally as Craig McDermott, was struck by a vehicle while walking on[...]

'I've nobody coming in at night to check if I'm in bed, to check if I'm still breathing'

Sunday  15:56,   17 june 2018
independent.ie

A terminally ill woman who was told she has less than six months to live has made a dying wish to Simon Harris to give her a full time carer. Kate Tobin (52) was told a fortnight ago that her progressive multiple sclerosis had gotten worse, and that [...]

Killer gang wanted children 'to witness' father's murder - wife of machete murder victim tells priest

Sunday  13:00,   17 june 2018
independent.ie

The wife of murder victim Mikolaj Wilk believes his killer wanted their children "to witness" the attack, according to a local priest."They wanted the children to witness the killing," Fr. Galus told the Sunday[...]