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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Watch: Two fishermen rescued in early morning operations

The Shannon based Irish Coast Guard helicopter has completed a medevac (medical evacuation) operation off the west coast this morning. Rescue 115 was called to airlift a fisherman from a fishing vess...

Tributes paid to mum of four Maggie Webster who died after being hit by a car in Kilkenny

Tributes have been paid to a mum of four who was killed after being hit by a car in Callan, Co. Kilkenny on Sunday. Maggie Webster, aged in her 50's, was pronounced dead at the scene after she was st...

Revealed: Ross and O’Donnell in showdown, as road deaths mount

Road Safety Authority (RSA) chairwoman Liz O'Donnell accused Minister for Transport Shane Ross of being “unnecessarily confrontational'' in a sharp exchange of letters and emails. This followed Mr Ro...

Tributes paid to tragic 16-year-old boy found dead in Cork housing estate

Emergency services were contacted when the young boy was found dead at his home shortly after 10am this morning. A doctor and ambulance personnel went to the scene and the boy was pronounced dead. Ga...

Two young men fighting for their lives after separate assaults in Offaly and Wicklow overn...

A man has been charged after a young lad was left in a critical condition in hospital after being stabbed over the weekend. The man, in his 20s, was knifed in Birr, Co Offaly just after 1am on Sunday...

Apollo House campaigners call on Simon Coveney to fulfil his promises to them

Seasoned campaigner: The Apollo House stand-off may be over, but Brendan Ogle hasn't finished fighting. 'This is just the beginning for Home Sweet Home,' he says Photo: Mark Condren. It's midday on T...

Deadlocked Northern Ireland heads for snap elections

Sinn Fein have confirmed they will be not be nominating anyone for the position of deputy First Minister triggering an Assembly election. Health Minister Michelle O'Neill confirmed the decision in th...

Family dealt further blow ahead of burying young mum killed in crash

THE young mother of three killed in a car crash which has left two of her sons in hospital was remembered today as a woman who made her family her universe. Emma O'Keeffe (26) from Wilkinstown in Nav...

Here’s what the weather forecast looks like this week

Following the freezing temperatures last week there is some good news for the coming days. The cold spell is over for now at least and some dry mild weather is on the way. The first half of the week ...

Top figures attend funeral Mass for ‘architect of modern Ireland’ TK Whitaker

Co Down born TK Whitaker, dubbed the architect of modern Ireland, wanted to be remembered simply as a civil servant who did his best, his funeral Mass heard. Figures from the worlds of politics, just...

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To win you simply need to match all six numbers on your lottery ticket – as well as the bonus ball. There is also the chance to win big on the Thunderball. And even if your numbers don't come up ther...

Deaths in Donegal – Saturday evening, January 14th, 2017

The death has taken place at Letterkenny University Hospital of Martin Curran, Port Road, Letterkenny, retired Garda Síochána and formerly Salahoona, Spiddal, County Galway. Reposing at his late home...

Irish language bursary funding ‘found’ says Paul Givan

The collapse of the uneasy alliance between Sinn Féin and the DUP in the North has produced some predictable reactions in Leinster House. Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael are keen to ascribe some of the bla...

Dublin Fire Brigade could be set to strike over a lack of ambulances

SIPTU has announced that it will ballot Dublin Fire Brigade members for strike action over a failure to secure four additional ambulances. SIPTU said the additional four ambulances are needed to meet...

Dublin City Council rejects criticism of homeless hostels

A generous Irish-American entrepreneur offered to buy Apollo House so that homeless residents could stay on. Magnet Networks founder, Ken Peterson made the offer last weekend so that the building cou...

Man critically injured in Bray assault

Gardai said the man, aged in his late 20s, was found at James Everett Park, Bray, Co Wicklow at about 1.45am. Share. Facebook · Twitter · Google · Email. Go To. Comments. He was treated at the scene ...

BT Young Scientist awards: NI schools celebrate success

The winner of BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition has been named as 16 year old Shane Curran. The 5th year student from Terenure College in Dublin won the overall award for his qCrypt projec...

Funeral details released for tragic Emma

A YOUNG mum has died and a six-year-old boy is fighting for his life after a horror car crash. The woman, who was in her 20s, was travelling with her two sons – aged two and six – when she smashed in...

Dublin Fire Brigade to be balloted on strike action

SIPTU says it will ballot its members in Dublin Fire Brigade for strike action over an ambulance shortage. The union says the fire brigade is ready to put four extra ambulances immediately, but that ...

Armed raid at North Wexford post office

GOREY gardaí are seeking information on a grey Landrover Sport which was used in an armed hold up at Kilanerin Post Office this afternoon, Friday. Share. Facebook · Twitter · Google · Email. Go To. C...