An Austrian triathlete survived a kidnap ordeal that included first being hit with a car, then tied up with duct tape and taken to a house where she was held for hours, police said.
Fri, 26 Jul, 2019
A teacher who walked from Austria to Northern Ireland in memory of his late mother's dementia battle has paid tribute to her own can-do spirit.
Mon, 11 Sep, 2017
Having worked with Musgraves, KBC, Port of Cork, the HSE, the Montenotte Hotel and Reardens Group, architectural firm PLM has rebranded as Meitheal. Pádraig Hoare speaks with managing partner Patrick O Toole
Mon, 14 Aug, 2017
Since the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower in London, concern has grown over the use of polyethylene cladding on buildings in Ireland, writes Caroline O’Doherty.
Mon, 24 Jul, 2017
Bicycle users from all around Ireland have called on all political parties to prioritise everyday cycling in both transport, environment and public health policies.
Mon, 15 Feb, 2016
Thu, 22 Oct, 2015
The Austrian authorities say around 4,500 refugees overran their border with Slovenia at Spielfeld on Tuesday afternoon.
Wed, 21 Oct, 2015
The Terminator is back in his native Austria to inaugurate a museum devoted to him.
Thu, 06 Oct, 2011
A 9ft (3m) tall statue depicting Arnold Schwarzenegger at the height of his bodybuilding career has received a final critique by the former Mr Universe before being sent for bronzing.
Thu, 17 Feb, 2011
In the five years since losing both arms in an accident, Christian Kandlbauer had regained much of his cherished independence thanks to a high-tech, mind-controlled robotic limb. He even got a driving licence.
Sat, 23 Oct, 2010
Rio Ferdinand was today confirmed as England's captain for the Euro 2012 qualifier with Montenegro at Wembley tomorrow evening.
Mon, 11 Oct, 2010
A US military historian told the war crimes trial of John Demjanjuk that he doubted the retired Ohio car worker’s account of his whereabouts in the last years of the Second World War.
Thu, 05 Aug, 2010
JUST a day after his arrival in South Africa, England skipper Rio Ferdinand is preparing to fly home after he was ruled out of the World Cup with a knee injury.
Sat, 05 Jun, 2010
Rio Ferdinand's World Cup is almost certainly over.
Fri, 04 Jun, 2010
Fabio Capello has dropped a strong hint that David James will be England’s goalkeeper for the start of the World Cup by handing him the number one shirt in South Africa.
Thu, 03 Jun, 2010
FOR Fabio Capello, the waiting is almost over, and the England coach is acutely aware that England expects.
Tue, 01 Jun, 2010
Joe Cole admits it is important to keep football in perspective as he waits to hear whether he is part of the England squad for the 2010 World Cup finals.
Mon, 31 May, 2010
England midfielder Frank Lampard was keen to keep hold of penalty-taking duties after missing from the spot in today’s World Cup warm-up friendly win over Japan in Graz.
Sun, 30 May, 2010
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Tom Huddlestone was handed his first England start as the Tottenham midfielder entered the World Cup last-chance saloon in Graz this afternoon.
West Ham have told Valon Behrami he will remain with the club despite interest from Europe.
Thu, 27 May, 2010
Steven Gerrard admitted England still have room for improvement despite winning their final Wembley international before they head to the World Cup finals.
Tue, 25 May, 2010
A TEN-YEAR-OLD girl who has spent her life being fed through a tube arising out of a rare disorder is finally able to eat following a specialised programme at a hospital in Austria.
Mon, 10 May, 2010
At least two mass graves have been discovered in Austria containing the bodies of dozens of victims killed by the Nazis, government officials said today.
Fri, 12 Mar, 2010
A TEN-YEAR-OLD girl with a rare disorder which renders her barely able to speak is to receive vital treatment in Austria after residents of Cobh, Co Cork, raised €15,000 in two weeks for her care.
Mon, 08 Mar, 2010
IF you think the weather is bad here – spare a thought for our European neighbours.
Wed, 22 Jul, 2009
Pete Doherty is adamant reports he recently suffered an overdose in Austria are untrue - because he struggled to find any drugs while in the country.
Sat, 06 Sep, 2008
Troubled singer Pete Doherty is to show an unseen homemade movie about his life in an Austrian cinema.
Wed, 27 Aug, 2008
Workers remodelling a house in western Austria found the bodies of two infants, and police at the scene discovered a third set of remains after a search, authorities said today.
Sat, 02 Jun, 2007
A 66-year-old Austrian woman has given birth to a healthy baby, a hospital said today.
Wed, 28 Mar, 2007
Austria’s Supreme Court today upheld a life sentence of a woman who stuffed her newborn babies into a freezer or entombed them in cement-filled buckets.
Tue, 12 Dec, 2006
AN Austrian woman who stuffed the bodies of two of her four infants into a freezer and entombed two others, in plastic buckets filled with cement, was yesterday convicted of three counts of murder and sentenced to life imprisonment.
Sat, 01 Apr, 2006
An Austrian woman who stuffed the bodies of two of her four infants in a freezer and entombed two others in plastic buckets filled with cement was convicted of three counts of murder today and sentenced to life imprisonment.
Fri, 31 Mar, 2006
Several cats have tested positive for the H5N1 strain of bird flu, Austrian state authorities said today, in the first reported cases there of the disease spreading to an animal other than a bird.
Mon, 06 Mar, 2006
Experts on avian flu tonight insisted sufficient measures had been put in place to combat the threat of the deadly H5N1 strain of the virus.
Wed, 22 Feb, 2006
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Mon, 13 Feb, 2006
Babyshambles frontman Pete Doherty's drug arrest on Saturday cost him $90,000 (€74,000) after he failed to attend a lucrative gig - despite organisers financing a private jet.
Wed, 18 Jan, 2006
EXPERTS have disagreed about the severity of flaws discovered in the Luas tram lines which will cost millions of euro to repair.
Fri, 06 Jan, 2006
A man cleaning out a house in southern Austria made a jarring discovery: a live Second World War hand grenade with the pin removed and replaced with a piece of wire.
Thu, 05 Jan, 2006
CALIFORNIA Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has been zapped from the official websites of his Austria birthplace of Graz.
Wed, 28 Dec, 2005
California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has been zapped from the official websites of his Austria birthplace of Graz.
Tue, 27 Dec, 2005
Officials in Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Austrian hometown quietly removed his name from a football stadium overnight, complying with the California governor’s demand in a bitter dispute over his death penalty stance.
Mon, 26 Dec, 2005
THE Irish Examiner has won a top European newspaper design award for its front page about Pope John Paul II’s funeral in April.
Tue, 20 Dec, 2005
California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's refusal to grant former gang leader Stanley 'Tookie' Williams clemency has sparked outrage in his native Austria.
Wed, 14 Dec, 2005
THE execution of Stanley Tookie Williams yesterday outraged many in Europe and the US who regard the practice as barbaric.
California’s execution of a murderer this morning outraged many in Europe who regard the practice as barbaric, and feelings ran particularly deep in state Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s native Austria.
Tue, 13 Dec, 2005
Austrian police have arrested controversial British historian David Irving on a warrant accusing him of denying the Holocaust, the Interior Ministry said today.
Thu, 17 Nov, 2005
RAFAEL BENITEZ will make Steven Gerrard’s long-term fitness his foremost consideration when he names his team for tomorrow’s European Super Cup match.
Thu, 25 Aug, 2005
Celtic striker Craig Beattie has been promoted to the senior Scotland squad for the World Cup qualifiers against Italy and Norway next month.
Tue, 23 Aug, 2005
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