A new book collects the writings and lore on the famous Kerry islands and surrounding area by a man who lived most of his life in Ballinskelligs, says Marjorie Brennan.
Wed, 15 Jan, 2020
Scarcely a day passes without some story emerging about the ability of animals to adapt to changing conditions, especially in their search for food.
Sun, 28 Jul, 2019
WITH all the hype about Star Wars and Skellig Michael, there’s a danger some people might be deluded into thinking it is just a spectacular rock that has only recently been discovered in the Atlantic.
Mon, 01 Jan, 2018
A man, who was previously the victim of a kidnapping in which he was beaten with a hammer and held at gunpoint, has lodged an appeal against an 11-month jail sentence for a string of motoring offences.
Fri, 14 Apr, 2017
A Limerick man has been jailed for eight years after abducting a "vulnerable" youth at gun point and attacking him with a claw hammer.
Thu, 06 Apr, 2017
The Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) has recommended that a vote on whether to allow same sex marriage be delayed, but a spokesman for Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said no decision had been made.
Mon, 22 Aug, 2016
Dan Murray didn’t expect to be playing on Fridays.
Fri, 20 May, 2016
The world’s boldest effort yet to hold North Korea and leader Kim Jong Un accountable for alleged crimes against humanity moved forward yesterday at the UN, where a Pyongyang envoy threatened further nuclear tests.
Thu, 20 Nov, 2014
The world’s boldest effort to hold North Korea and its leader Kim Jong Un accountable for alleged crimes against humanity has moved forward at the United Nations, where a Pyongyang envoy threatened further nuclear tests.
Wed, 19 Nov, 2014
North Korean security chiefs and possibly even supreme leader Kim Jong-un himself should face international justice for ordering systematic torture, starvation and mass killings bordering on genocide, UN investigators said.
Tue, 18 Feb, 2014
A United Nations panel has warned North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that he could be held accountable for orchestrating widespread crimes against civilians in the secretive Asian nation.
Mon, 17 Feb, 2014
Inmates in North Korea’s prison camps have suffered starvation, torture and other “unspeakable atrocities”, UN human rights investigators said in their first report on violations in the reclusive state.
Wed, 18 Sep, 2013
Formed in the height of the Cold War, crime scenes and sea rescues are all in a day’s work for the Irish Civil Defence, says Louise Roseingrave
Fri, 13 Apr, 2012
The Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) says the issues of overcrowding and slopping out in Irish prisons need to be addressed as a matter of urgency.
Mon, 14 Jul, 2008
TRIBUTES have been paid to the former president of the Garda Representative Association, Michael Kirby, who died suddenly yesterday aged 44.
Thu, 12 May, 2005
MINISTER for Justice Michael McDowell has been criticised for putting his promise to provide an extra 2,000 gardaí on the long finger again.
Wed, 28 Apr, 2004
THE outgoing GRA president has accused members of the judiciary of appearing to take delight in embarrassing and humiliating gardaí.
THE head of the Garda Complaints Board (GCB) yesterday said he would be “very disappointed” if gardaí did not act appropriately at this weekend’s May Day protests.
Tue, 27 Apr, 2004
GARDA representatives yesterday called on the Director of Public Prosecutions to explain why he gave the go-ahead for the collapsed Judge Brian Curtin prosecution.
Mon, 26 Apr, 2004
THERE was renewed controversy over the availability of video recording equipment in all garda stations yesterday.
Wed, 17 Mar, 2004
GARDA staff representatives yesterday launched a scathing attack on the Director of Public Prosecutions over comments he made following an RTÉ investigation into alleged garda brutality.
Tue, 24 Feb, 2004
GARDAÍ will be left open to accusations of bias as the new Ombudsman Commission is not a totally independent body, a garda representative body believes.
Wed, 18 Feb, 2004
JUSTICE Minister Michael McDowell last night dramatically ratcheted up the bitter confrontation with prison officers regarding overtime pay.
Wed, 12 Nov, 2003
THE head of the Garda Representative Association has welcomed the Justice Minister’s pledge of an additional €2 million to fight crime but said it had to be viewed in the context of a €23m cut in garda funding this year.
Wed, 05 Nov, 2003
A GARDA vehicle has been involved in a crash every day over the past five years and members of the force were at least partly to blame for almost half of the 2,000 incidents recorded up to the end of last year.
Mon, 03 Nov, 2003
AS THREE gardaí continued to recover in hospital after a near-fatal crash over the weekend, figures released by the Comptroller and Auditor General show a shocking 300% increase in accidents involving gardai.
Tue, 28 Oct, 2003
The accident involving three gardaí in a patrol car near Loughlinstown on Sunday night prompts some serious questions.
GARDAÍ are infuriated by comments made by the Minister for Justice’s wife who said that if she was the victim of a crime she’d be reluctant to report it for fear her name would be leaked to the media.
Mon, 22 Sep, 2003
THERE were calls yesterday for greater restrictions on the sale of radio scanners commonly used by criminals to tap into garda communications.
Sat, 06 Sep, 2003
A SECOND garda association yesterday joined a storm of protest over allegations by the Minister for Justice that journalists were paying gardaí for information
Fri, 05 Sep, 2003
GARDA stations should be locked at night, a representative body for members has said, after a man was questioned in connection with a foiled arson attack at a station in north Dublin.
Thu, 14 Aug, 2003
BUDGET cuts and a failure to follow through with promises of extra gardaí has left members on the beat without adequate back up, it was claimed yesterday.
Fri, 01 Aug, 2003
THERE are fewer gardaí on the beat than there were ten years ago, the Garda Representative Association claimed yesterday.
Fri, 11 Jul, 2003
JUSTICE Minister Michael McDowell said he is favour of introducing a 1,200-strong reserve police force to assist the gardaí.
Wed, 14 May, 2003
A CASH-STRAPPED garda force is becoming increasingly ineffective with the lives of the public and gardaí being put at risk by a penny-pinching government, it was claimed yesterday.
Gardaí are demanding that the Government tell them exactly when the long-promised 2,000 extra gardaí will be recruited to the force.
Tue, 13 May, 2003
GARDAÍ will today launch a blistering attack on the Government over its failure to deliver on pre-election promises to beef up force numbers.
INCREASED security at Shannon Airport is leading to severe cutbacks in garda stations around the country, the Garda Representative Association (GRA) has claimed.
Sat, 03 May, 2003
THE use of electric stun guns should be considered here to deal with violent protests and public disorder, gardaí said yesterday.
Mon, 21 Apr, 2003
Wed, 19 Mar, 2003
Transport Minister Seamus Brennan today insisted a new penalty points system for speeding drivers would begin this week.
Tue, 29 Oct, 2002
Gardaí have not been adequately briefed to enforce a new penalty point system for drivers, it was tonight claimed.
Mon, 28 Oct, 2002
Australian Prime Minister John Howard today asked a senior adviser to resign after he used parliamentary privilege to accuse a gay judge of using government cars to pick up rent boys.
Mon, 18 Mar, 2002
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