Fifty years ago today, Robert F Kennedy, the 42-year-old Democratic presidential candidate, was assassinated just after midnight at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles. Five years earlier, his brother John F Kennedy met the same, sorry fate in Dallas.
The 15-year-old Ennis Junior Cert student who lost his life while trying to save the life of his friend in a double drowning tragedy was yesterday described as “a most extraordinary and inspirational young man”.
Grenfell Tower was wrapped in a cladding system that did not comply with building regulations and was incorrectly installed, creating "multiple catastrophic fire-spread routes", a report found.
Women who worked in St Finbarr’s Industrial School and Marymount Training Centre in Cork are among those who may benefit from the Government decision to extend its Magdalene laundries redress scheme to 14 additional institutions.