Students Abbey Hehir, Rebecca Murphy and Ryely Cantrell from Co Clare were the overall winners of the ABP Farm Safety Award at the 2020 BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition (BTYSTE) with their innovative Slurry Pit Saver project.
Garda Andrew Monahan was speaking at the inquest into the death of German national, Max Tienert (31) who is believed to have entered the waters at the Cliffs of Moher more than four years ago.
HOLLYWOOD actor Jeremy Irons is to unveil a memorial today in Waterville, Co Kerry, to those who took their own lives. Located in the town’s community gardens, its purpose is to raise awareness of the extent of suicide in Ireland and in rural areas, in particular.
Ireland was described as “a hero” for agreeing to take more than 1,000 migrants from war-torn regions; Joan Burton has said it is far too early to talk about an election pact between the coalition partners; Team Ireland fly out from Dublin today for the Special Olympics World Summer Games; Donald Trump has finally gone too far for some fellow candidates for the Republican presidential nomination.