A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A man in his 30s has been injured following a shooting in Waterford.
Mon, 23 Dec, 2019
Cork publican and local legend Brian O'Donnell has died.
Fri, 13 Dec, 2019
The apparent suspect later shot himself dead as police approached his car.
Tue, 10 Dec, 2019
A firefighter who drank up to 15 pints before he knocked down a 27-year-old man walking home from St Stephen's Day celebrations has been jailed for five and a half years.
Fri, 06 Dec, 2019
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
"I’m sorry Mum. My journey abroad hasn’t succeeded. Mum, I love you so much! I’m dying because I can’t breathe..."
Fri, 25 Oct, 2019
An extra high frequency route has been added to the plan to overhaul Dublin's bus network.
Tue, 22 Oct, 2019
The family of a Dublin woman who died by suicide claimed she had effectively become a drug addict from medication she had been prescribed.
Sat, 19 Oct, 2019
A man who said teenagers attacked him in Coolock in Dublin for being gay, believes they wanted to kill him.
Thu, 17 Oct, 2019
The gardaí confirmed that a 12-year-old boy and a 20-year-old man are being treated in hospital.
Fri, 27 Sep, 2019
Investigations are continuing after a man was shot a number of times in North Dublin.
Sat, 07 Sep, 2019
A man, aged 30, has been shot in north Dublin this evening.
Fri, 06 Sep, 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
Dr Dympna Kavanagh, chief dental officer, Department of Health (University College Cork graduate)
Tue, 20 Aug, 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
His boat capsized near Dalkey at about 4pm.
Tue, 16 Jul, 2019
According to the INMO trolley watch figures 482 patients are without a bed.
Tue, 25 Jun, 2019
Four consultant obstetricians at St Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny, among them an anti-abortion campaigner, have written to GPs in the region to advise that termination services are not available in the hospital.
Sat, 22 Jun, 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
A convicted sex offender who is “something of a menace” was twice caught masturbating in public one week apart, a court has heard.
Tue, 21 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 man in his 60s has been hospitalised after being assaulted in County Wicklow last night.
Fri, 29 Mar, 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
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to a fatal crash in Co Offaly following the death of a pedestrian.
Sun, 02 Sep, 2018
Fears at rapidly depleting water supplies with no rain forecast.
Thu, 05 Jul, 2018
The heatwave is not over yet, with temperatures expected to hit 30C again later this week.
Mon, 02 Jul, 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
Three young brothers, all of whom were injured when a wheel came off an SUV on a motorway, have been awarded €85,000 damages between them.
Fri, 23 Mar, 2018
A Limerick teenager who risked her own safety to help rescue younger children after their school bus crashed into a field said the dramatic incident has inspired her to one day become a paramedic.
Thu, 08 Feb, 2018
Son reveals his mother’s ordeal at Portiuncula Hospital to highlight healthcare crisis, need for action
Sat, 13 Jan, 2018
A 21-year-old man discovered injured outside a house in Co Mayo last August died of blunt force trauma to the head.
Thu, 16 Nov, 2017
An apprentice carpenter has granted bail after being charged over a fatal one punch assault in Tallaght, Dublin.
Wed, 15 Nov, 2017
A 14-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a 32-year-old man was fatally shot in Accrington, England.
Thu, 26 Oct, 2017
A genetic test that accurately predicts the risk of developing breast cancer could reduce the number of women choosing pre-emptive mastectomy surgery, according to a new study.
Sun, 08 Oct, 2017
A woman in her early 60s has died in a car crash in Co. Monaghan this afternoon.
Sat, 23 Sep, 2017
Public representatives in Limerick have backed a motion urging the GAA to reconsider a deal where Sky Sports secured exclusive rights to championship matches.
Fri, 28 Jul, 2017
Gardaí in Galway are appealing for witnesses after a man was seriously injured in a road traffic collision.
Sat, 17 Jun, 2017
The Prendergasts recently celebrated 50 years of marriage. They also raised a glass to the enduring success of Paul’s organ transplant, writes
Fri, 16 Jun, 2017
Robin Makin said he was with Ian Brady less than two hours before his death and described it as "quite a moving sort of situation".
Tue, 16 May, 2017
When Liam Doran was a young nurse staying in the nurses’ home at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda, Co Louth, the nuns hung a sign on his door saying “Man in the House”.
Sat, 06 May, 2017
Twenty-three years ago, Limerick jockey Declan Murphy’s skull was so badly fractured in a fall at Haydock Park that his death was confirmed by the Racing Post. Prematurely as it happened, writes.
Sun, 30 Apr, 2017