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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Big change will make renewing your passport far easier than it used to be

The Government will tomorrow unveil a new online passport renewal service which, it hopes, will ease the pressure it is currently under in the face of unprecedented levels of applications. Between Ja...

Body of missing crew member identified

Captain Mark Duffy's funeral mass will take place on Thursday as searches for the remaining wreckage of Rescue 116 continues. Rescue members recovered Capt Duffy (51) from the wreckage of R116 on Sun...

Deaths in Laois – March 27, 2017

The death took place on Monday, March 27 of Elizabeth (Liz) Langford of 47 Dromneavane, Kenmare, and formerly of Garoon, Mountmellick and Cushina, Portarlington. Peacefully at Kerry University Hospit...

Irish government plans two investigations of Garda

Top cop Noirin O'Sullivan dismissed fresh calls for her head following the 'ghost' breath test and traffic convictions fiascos. The Commissioner rejected suggestions that she will consider her positi...

Man arrested in Nicola Collins murder probe

Friends and neighbours of murdered mother-of-three Nicola Collins have revealed they were deeply worried about her welfare in recent weeks. One Cork neighbour described Ms Collins as "a bit vulnerabl...

Thug Irish builder beat up two female gardai in a late-night row over a bag of chips after...

A THUG beat up two female gardai in a late night row over a bag of chips. But James Ryan, 57, of Ballina, Co Mayo, walked free after being handed a suspended 18 month jail term for the assault causin...

Man Avoids Jail After Assaulting Two Clare Gardaí

A 57-year-old man has escaped jail after pleading guilty to beating up two Clare Gardaí. Married father of three James Ryan of Grange Road, Ballina Co. Tipperary was handed a suspended 18 month jail ...

Gardai appeal to public to help find missing Naas teen

Gardai have issued an appeal to the public to help them find the whereabouts of a missing teen. Jasmine Scally, 15, has been missing from her home in Naas, County Kildare since March 17. Read More. S...

Bags used to lift crashed coastguard helicopter R116

Family members or Rescue 116 missing crewmembers look on as an Irish Coast Guard Helicopter takes 2 Family members or Rescue 116 missing crewmembers look on as an Irish Coast Guard Helicopter takes o...

Man dies following Waterford plane crash

The aircraft crash landed in the Knocknagranagh area close to the N25 earlier today at around 4.45pm. A man was removed from the aircraft where he was described as being in a critical condition. He w...

Louth couple who scooped €500k in EuroMillions Plus so shocked they haven’t even tol...

A lucky Louth husband and wife had a very happy start to the week when they collected their €500,000 EuroMillions winning on Monday. The couple, who want to remain anonymous, laughed that it was seco...

Fire service issues warning about vegetation fires in the county

A series of scrub and gorse fires across the Republic from Ravensdale in Co Louth to Carraroe in Co Galway and as far south as Co Kerry at the weekend, is being blamed on farmers burning scrub outsid...

Series of scrub and gorse fires blamed on farmers

Since Friday the Irish Wildlife Trust (IWT) says it has recorded 15 wild fires from counties Cork, Kerry, Waterford, Galway, Donegal, Louth and Mayo. It says eight of these were in areas protected fo...

Latest: RTÉ weather woman calls us ‘big fecking eejits’ for misunderstanding r...

We're not throwing shade... it's very warm we're all a bit fuzzy headed today. The last few days have been an absolute DREAM weatherwise, which of course makes everyone happy and a lot more inclined ...

Further Books of Condolence to open around Louth for Captain Mark Duffy

An Irish Naval Service dive team has recovered the body of Capt. Mark Duffy, 51, who died in the crash of an Irish Coast Guard helicopter on March 14. Duffy's colleagues in helicopter Rescue 115 prov...

HSE chief called on to clarify information over ‘Grace’ report

Members of the Public Accounts Committee have called for the HSE Director General to answer questions after it emerged today that information put into the public domain by Tony O'Brien in a January 2...

Gardaí launch murder inquiry following woman’s death in Cork

A man has been arrested after the discovery of woman's body at a house in Cork. Gardai are at the scene in Pophams Road in Faranree. They said the woman was in her late 30s and her body was found at ...

Man arrested after woman (30s) found dead in Cork

Update – 8.50pm: Gardaí investigating the murder of 38-year-old Nicola Collins are appealing for witnesses. Nicola's body was found at a house in Pophams Road, Faranree, Cork city this morning at aro...

Woman recalls moment locals tried to stop horse from drowning in Co Kilkenny river

A horse drowned yesterday afternoon in the River Nore despite the efforts of members of the public and a local vet to save its life. The horse was drowned by its owners in the river yesterday (Sunday...

Fire Brigade tackle blaze in Wicklow

Dublin Fire Brigade confirmed reports of a fire in Bray, and said the situation was “still ongoing”. A fire broke out in Wicklow. Smoke has drifted into many parts of south county Dublin, leading to ...