Members of the elite Army Ranger Wing (ARW) have joined other special forces in the formation of what is designed to be a rapid reaction force which the EU could send to bring peace to a troubled spot.
Thu, 10 Oct, 2019
A woman who killed her violent alcoholic boyfriend, who she said had made her life "a living hell" and whom she had obtained two safety orders against, has been jailed for four years for manslaughter.
Wed, 31 Jul, 2019
Facebook moderators, who claim their mental and physical health has suffered because of the graphic content they have had to view as part of their work, are to take personal injury claims against the social giant through the Irish courts.
Tue, 30 Jul, 2019
The lawyer for a woman, who killed her boyfriend, has said her client was possibly under deadly attack from the deceased at the time, and asked her sentencing judge to place the manslaughter within the lower culpability range.
Mon, 22 Jul, 2019
Distance in today’s world erects no barriers to the spread of contagion, which is why Agriculture Minister Michael Creed and the president of the Irish Farmers’ Association have issued warnings about the westward path of African swine fever, an infection that threatens no harm to humans but which kills pigs and wild boar.
Fri, 07 Jun, 2019
The barrister for a woman charged with murdering her boyfriend says the jury must acquit her if it’s reasonably possible that ‘him coming towards the knife’ had caused the fatal wound.
Thu, 23 May, 2019
A witness has told the trial of a woman charged with murdering her boyfriend that she noticed that the woman’s neck was blue on one occasion while the accused was in a relationship with the deceased.
Wed, 22 May, 2019
A woman accused of murdering her boyfriend said her doctor had been concerned that she could have been killed after the deceased had previously beaten her, and suggested she ‘have a sharp object handy just in case' he assaulted her again.
Tue, 14 May, 2019
A woman on trial accused of murder went to a garda station and said that she had killed her boyfriend, telling a garda: “I stabbed him. I pushed the knife into him, come quick,” a jury has heard.
Wed, 08 May, 2019
The trial of a woman accused of murdering her boyfriend by stabbing him in the chest has heard that a garda found the deceased lying on his back with blood around his left armpit when he arrived at the scene.
Fri, 03 May, 2019