Joey Tempest of the big-haired metal band tellsn Ed Power about megahit ‘The Final Countdown’ and his time living in this country.
Tue, 11 Sep, 2018
I don’t do favourites. I have no favourite colour, book, song or wine. However, if I have noticed that in recent years I am drawn to fresher brighter red wines — Mencía from Spain, Blaufrankisch from Austria, Pinot Noirs from almost everywhere, and Nebbiolos from Piedmont.
Sat, 28 Apr, 2018
Residents at a Wicklow centre for people with disabilities continue to suffer physical and verbal abuse because measures to protect them have not been taken.
Tue, 06 Feb, 2018
A boil water notice has been put in place for parts of Wicklow and Dublin.
Mon, 29 Jan, 2018
Pat Gilroy’s new-look Dublin ended a mixed weekend on a high note with a big win over Antrim to move confidently through to the last four of the Bord na Mona Walsh Cup.
Mon, 08 Jan, 2018
Ashley Glover from Ashford in Wicklow was part of a four-strong Irish team at the axe throwing world championships in Germany last month. Glover reveals plans to expand the sport in Ireland and even host a world championships here.
Sat, 15 Jul, 2017
Sat, 01 Jul, 2017
Not only are Ireland’s axe throwing team all from Wicklow, it’s an all female team.
Thu, 22 Jun, 2017
The children of a woman murdered by a man she had a one-night stand with have told the Central Criminal Court of the devastation he has caused.
Fri, 24 Mar, 2017
The trial of a Wicklow man accused of murdering a woman in 2015 has heard she googled the price of an abortion just days before she was killed.
Thu, 16 Mar, 2017
The Central Criminal Court has heard that Anne Shortall received at least nine blows, most likely from a hammer, and died from blunt force trauma.
Wed, 15 Mar, 2017
The beauty products manufacturer Coty, which has announced 200 job losses at its plant in Nenagh, Co Tipperary, may seek up to 1,000 redundancies from its global operations.
Wed, 15 Mar, 2017
The trial of a married man accused of murdering a woman he had cheated on his wife with has heard she was not pregnant when he killed her.
Tue, 14 Mar, 2017
The Central Criminal Court has heard that the wife of a Wicklow man accused of murder dropped to her knees when he confessed to Gardaí.
Fri, 10 Mar, 2017
The Co Wicklow studios where the hit series Vikings, is shot has made a fresh bid for a €90m expansion that would create 1,500 movie-related jobs.
Thu, 23 Feb, 2017
Two men in their 20s have been charged in connection with an aggravated burglary in Wicklow nearly two years ago.
Wed, 21 Dec, 2016
Fri, 07 Oct, 2016
The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) served 13 Enforcement Orders on food businesses in September.
Thu, 06 Oct, 2016
Gardaí in Wicklow conducting a routine speed checkpoint found three large bags of cannabis herb yesterday evening.
Fri, 09 Sep, 2016
All seven of Elizabeth and Jim Lenihan’s children have been immersed in sport growing up in Deliga, near Milford.
Thu, 08 Sep, 2016
A 40-year-old woman has died after she was crushed by a generator which fell off the back of a lorry in England.
Tue, 09 Aug, 2016
Thu, 16 Jun, 2016
Publication of the final report of the inquiry into the shooting dead of a Real IRA member by gardaí during an attempted robbery is being delayed by a High Court challenge from a person named in the document.
Wed, 08 Jun, 2016
Tue, 07 Jun, 2016
Fri, 03 Jun, 2016
Fri, 27 May, 2016
Businessman Brian Stokes wants to sue Nama in the High Court over the appointment of a receiver over lands in Co Wicklow.
Thu, 11 Feb, 2016
Relics of an ascendancy which once humoured and bestowed comfort to the Earls of Dunraven over several centuries are destined for new homes after a marathon two-day auction in the Adare Manor hotel.
Fri, 29 Jan, 2016
The cost of an inquiry into the fatal shooting of a Real IRA member by gardaí is running at more than double the original estimate.
Sat, 02 Jan, 2016
More than 100 cinemas in the UK and Ireland will be screening the upcoming special episode of Sherlock: The Abominable Bride, on January 1st, 2016.
Sun, 25 Oct, 2015
A man in his 80's has lost his life in a crash in county Wicklow.
Tue, 29 Sep, 2015
Some of the more unususal stories from around the world.
Tue, 08 Sep, 2015
Here’s a briefing on some of the stories and issues highlighted on irishexaminer.com today.
Mon, 07 Sep, 2015
An inquiry into the fatal shooting by gardaí of a Real IRA member during the course of an armed robbery almost 20 years ago is to begin in Dublin this week.
Mon, 07 Sep, 2015
Last year we shelled out €900m to provide residential services for 8,000 people with an intellectual disability, writes
Tue, 25 Aug, 2015
The luxurious Ashford Castle in Co Mayo has been named the world’s best hotel at an international travel show in the US.
Fri, 14 Aug, 2015
Parents will have to pay more this year to send their children to school, according to Barnardos’ 10th anniversary survey of school costs.
Wed, 05 Aug, 2015
Gardaí are hunting an armed gang who tied up a man and confronted a couple at their home in Wicklow.
Tue, 26 May, 2015
It’s the little things about Ashford Castle that makes a stay there so enjoyable, writes Conall Ó Fátharta.
Sat, 23 May, 2015
There were emotional scenes at a Wicklow court yesterday as a man was charged with the murder of Anne Shortall.
Fri, 10 Apr, 2015
Family and friends of murdered woman Anne Shortall last night held a candle-lit vigil near where the mother of three was last seen six days previously.
Thu, 09 Apr, 2015
Gardaí investigating the disappearance of Wicklow woman Anne Shortall discovered a body yesterday afternoon.
Wed, 08 Apr, 2015
The big hair might be gone, but 1980s’ favourites Europe are still rocking, writes
Mon, 16 Feb, 2015