Voters in Dublin Mid-West aren’t talking about immigration. They’re far more worried about housing, transport, and a little boy named Sam, writes
Mon, 25 Nov, 2019
Declan Twomey has Down syndrome, autism, and cystic fibrosis. The 11-year-old Lucan boy also has moderate to severe intellectual disability.
Mon, 09 Sep, 2019
Homes, farms and businesses are still without power supply following bad weather overnight after almost 10,000 customers were affected this morninhg, mainly in Cork, Tipperary and Wexford.
Fri, 09 Aug, 2019
Maureen Flynn, director of nursing, HSE National Quality Improvement Team.
Tue, 23 Jul, 2019
Aideen McConville manages the Dingle Bookshop, located at Green St, Dingle, Co Kerry. It sells new and second-hand books.
Sun, 16 Jun, 2019
Plans for three major housing developments in Dublin have been lodged with An Bord Pleanála.
Thu, 13 Jun, 2019
A day care centre for people with intellectual disabilities has apologised after leaving a young man behind on a swimming trip.
Wed, 17 Apr, 2019
A man previously jailed for knocking down and killing two French tourists has been sentenced to three and half years in prison for driving at a garda while trying to escape arrest for burglary.
Wed, 27 Mar, 2019
One of the larger service providers in the State for people with a disability, which faced the possible closure of some of its centres over serious concerns for residents, will now apply to register its newly reconfigured campus after a positive inspection report by health watchdog HIQA.
Mon, 11 Mar, 2019
One of Cork city’s longest established suburban bars, the Rendezvous, has changed hands, for close to €1.5 million.
Thu, 08 Nov, 2018
A residential centre for people with disabilities failed to protect them from abuse, the State’s health services watchdog has found.
Wed, 16 May, 2018
The State’s healthcare watchdog found that three centres for people with disabilities run by Stewarts Care failed to protect residents from harm.
Sat, 17 Mar, 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 report into a centre for people with disabilities reveals that staff arrived to work there on the morning of an inspection not knowing what shift they were on and organising the roster among themselves, a situation that contributed to “an unacceptable level of risk to residents” at the facility.
Tue, 09 Jan, 2018
At a centre for people with disabilities, one resident was strapped to a chair and another had a ‘sleep suit’.
Wed, 15 Nov, 2017
The families of some children accessing a HSE adolescent addiction service allegedly faced eviction as landlords were using the “excuse” of child antisocial behaviour so as to vacate the property.
Tue, 24 Oct, 2017
For about 20 years, this swimmer didn’t venture into a pool, but after her children were raised, she went back and is now making big waves, says
Fri, 22 Sep, 2017
Gardaí have arrested two men following the hijacking of a vehicle in south Dublin on June 15.
Fri, 16 Jun, 2017
Fri, 26 May, 2017
Goodnight Everyone, a charming tale about a little bear trying to stay awake as night falls, is Ireland’s best children’s book.
Wed, 24 May, 2017
The health watchdog, HIQA, have found more than 100 foster carers have not been put through the required repeat vetting.
Tue, 18 Apr, 2017
An “obviously very strong man”, who knocked down two bouncers and threatened to knock down two others, has lost a €60,000 personal injuries claim against a pub and a security firm.
Tue, 14 Mar, 2017
Plans for a €150m extension at Liffey Valley shopping centre have been refused as it would worsen traffic congestion on Dublin’s M50.
Sat, 11 Feb, 2017
"All we do is cry and talk about him. We feel alone, miserable and hurt."
Mon, 06 Feb, 2017
There were angry and violent scenes yesterday when a man was found not guilty of murder but guilty of manslaughter at the Central Criminal Court.
Thu, 22 Dec, 2016
The school at the centre of sex assault allegations has cancelled its annual Charter Day celebrations as Garda and Tusla investigations get under way.
Mon, 05 Dec, 2016
Taoiseach Enda Kenny said he would be "very upset" if the allegations around a delay in reporting an alleged sexual assault of a boy at a school to Gardaí are true
Fri, 02 Dec, 2016
Gardaí investigating an alleged sexual assault on a young boy at an exclusive boarding school are trying to piece together what occurred and who might have been involved.
Fri, 02 Dec, 2016
In a statement, King's Hospital school confirmed gardaí and Túsla, the Child and Family Agency, are currently investigating an alleged incident at the school.
Thu, 01 Dec, 2016
Tue, 15 Nov, 2016
A legal challenge to a planned Apple data centre in Galway is to be fast-tracked by the big business division of the High Court.
Tue, 08 Nov, 2016
Mon, 24 Oct, 2016
Were school days the happiest of your life? It all depends on your teachers, some well-known faces tell
Fri, 26 Aug, 2016
A Dublin youth, who drove a stolen car across a green and crashed into a tree in a bid to escape from gardaí, has been put off the road for four years.
Fri, 05 Aug, 2016
Successive government policies have damaged the country’s poorest communities and undermined local structures to combat the drugs crisis, according to new research.
Tue, 05 Jul, 2016
Long Meadow Cider is made by the McKeever family from Portadown in Co Armagh with apples grown on their 30-acre farm.
Sat, 04 Jun, 2016
A former Aldi worker, who claimed he was shouted at in front of customers to ‘move his ass’, has lost a claim for unfair dismissal against the company and now faces an extensive legal costs bill.
Sat, 09 Apr, 2016
A Mayo man who stabbed Dublin GAA star Jonny Cooper hours after attacking a taxi driver has been given a seven-year sentence with the final two years suspended.
Fri, 06 Nov, 2015
Gardaí have launched a murder investigation after a 25-year-old man died in west Dublin following a mass fight involving members of the Traveller community.
Tue, 09 Jun, 2015
A man hurt in an alleged assault in Dublin last night has died in hospital.
Tue, 09 Jun, 2015
A man has been arrested after a violent incident in Dublin which left another man in hospital.
Tue, 09 Jun, 2015
The DPP has withdrawn a charge against a man caught with over €17,000 worth of ecstasy in light of Tuesday’s Court of Appeal judgment.
Fri, 13 Mar, 2015