The parents of a man beaten to death by a neighbour who was undergoing a psychotic episode have told the Central Criminal Court that it is "unacceptable" that someone so dangerous and known to mental health services was living just a few doors from their "defenceless" son.
Tue, 09 Jul, 2019
An intellectually disabled young man detained in hospital since November due to concerns about the serious effects of his persistent failure to take necessary medication is to be discharged into the community with supports.
Tue, 23 Jan, 2018
A High Court judge has ruled Dunnes Stores must pay €15.5m “forthwith” to the receivers of a company of businessman Harry Crosbie to comply with agreed terms of settlement of a legal dispute concerning the planned Point Village development, writes.
Thu, 16 Nov, 2017
Responding to a court decision to reject a challenge to a McDonald’s drive through fast-food restaurant being opened near a school in Greystones, the advocacy group Irish Heart have called for new legislation to protect children’s health by introducing no fry zones.
Tue, 11 Jul, 2017
A Cheltenham-winning horse at the centre of a proceeds of crime assets seizure is no longer in the same condition as it had been due to the "vagaries of of the sport", the High Court has heard.
Mon, 19 Jun, 2017
The new public pay deal will buy the Government another three years of industrial peace. But the pacification of around 300,000 workers in the public sector has come at a cost, and a rather hefty one at that, says .
Fri, 09 Jun, 2017
Thu, 29 Dec, 2016
Sat, 24 Sep, 2016
Three weeks ago today, Laois got their 2016 championship underway. At home in O’Moore Park against Wicklow, they stuttered to a 3-16 to 0-18 win, and afterwards midfielder John O’Loughlin was interviewed on the pitch by Newstalk’s Colm Parkinson.
Sat, 04 Jun, 2016
A debut novel by Irish Examiner reporter Ann O’Loughlin, based on the forced adoption of Irish children in institutions to US families, has been named among Amazon’s top 20 bestselling ebooks of the year so far.
Thu, 27 Aug, 2015