Approving the final figure, the president of the High Court Mr Justice Peter Kelly paid tribute to teenager Lee Gibson's 32-year old mother Aileen Gibson, who he said was doing a great job looking after her son.
Tue, 05 Nov, 2019
Donegal-town-based Garda Joanne Doherty said she would never forget the night she and Robbie McCallion were investigating a car theft when he was run down by a driver attempting to escape the scene.
Mon, 04 Nov, 2019
Gardaí are investigating if the latest gangland shooting in west Dublin is connected with a gun murder in the area last March. The victim, aged 42, was shot up to seven times as he sat in his car on Griffeen Glen Park, Lucan, a short distance from his home, just before 2pm.
Thu, 05 Sep, 2019
Violence in the North, the space race, and the infamous Chappaquiddick incident involving Edward Kennedy were in the headlines 50 years ago. All three issues were to appear in the headlines for the years and decades to come.
Fri, 09 Aug, 2019
A verdict of medical misadventure into the death of a baby girl following an attempt to perform a vacuum delivery due to her mother’s labour slowing has been returned by an inquest.
Mon, 22 Jul, 2019
Teena says: “I can pay privately for some extra care, along with happily caring for him myself. But they don’t think that’s quite enough to ensure his safety...I am waiting for a care package with no idea when it will materialise."
Wed, 29 May, 2019
The Royal Horticultural Society’s annual flagship event, the Chelsea Flower Show kicked off on Tuesday morning. Widely regarded as the top flower and garden show in the world a medal at this festival which runs this week at the Royal Hospital in Chelsea can send a career to that of a superstar in the Horticultural world.
Tue, 21 May, 2019
A woman who moved to Ireland to start a new life said her “dreams are shattered” after a scrambler motorbike caused devastating injuries to her husband, as the couple sunbathed in a park.
Mon, 10 Sep, 2018
An MRI scheduled for 2019 for a little girl with a profoundly curved spine has been brought forward to next month after her mother wrote a heartfelt letter in the Irish Examiner, pleading for Health Minister Simon Harris to intervene.
Thu, 24 May, 2018