A 91-year-old widow who uses a wheelchair is unable to leave her South Dublin home after the owners of neighbouring property erected a 9-12 inch high concrete barrier at the rear of the property, the High Court has heard.
Fri, 21 Jun, 2019
The Criminal Assets Bureau is examining the beneficial owners of a home in North Cork and another in South Tipperary as part of an ongoing money laundering investigation.
Wed, 15 May, 2019
Myrtle Allen has been credited with almost single-handedly creating Irish fine dining by the Lonely Planet travel writers.
Tue, 27 Mar, 2018
Gardaí in Donnybrook in Dublin 4 are appealing for the public's help in tracing 16-year-old Natasha Ottu who was reported missing yesterday, Friday 16th March 2018.
Sun, 18 Mar, 2018
Health watchdog Hiqa has found “a significant number of medication errors” at a centre for people with disabilities, including instances where medication was found on the floor or had gone missing.
Thu, 04 Jan, 2018
A Limerick man and a Scottish man have been killed in separate road incidents in Ireland and Britain.
Thu, 28 Dec, 2017
Gardaí investigating the death of a woman at her home in Rathmines in Dublin have confirmed that she died of natural causes.
Wed, 27 Dec, 2017
A man and woman have appeared in court charged with possessing a wedge hammer during the course of an aggravated burglary in Dublin.
Fri, 15 Dec, 2017
The Court of Appeal has dismissed a businessman's appeal over whether an investment fund was entitled to sue him over a €30.5m debt it bought from Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC).
Thu, 25 May, 2017
The Department of Education’s €23m purchase of a former greyhound track depends on the site’s planning status being changed by the local council to allow the construction of schools.
Thu, 18 May, 2017
House prices have increased by more than half since they bottomed out in early 2013, according to new figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO).
Sun, 14 May, 2017
There is “now little doubt” that the Government’s Help-to-Buy scheme has fuelled property price hikes, according to an economist, with latest figures showing the highest rise in prices in two years.
Thu, 20 Apr, 2017
Coast Guard, Gardaí and members of the local community have held a candle-lit vigil for the crew of Rescue 116 at the Sundial in Blackrock, Co Louth, this evening.
Fri, 17 Mar, 2017
Thu, 24 Nov, 2016
Dublin 6 — which includes Ranelagh and Rathgar — is the most expensive place to buy a home in Ireland.
Thu, 22 Sep, 2016
The latest house price trends could see Dublin becoming an enclave for the rich, an economist has warned.
Mon, 04 Jul, 2016
House prices are surging at double-digit rates in cities outside Dublin, while the capital’s housing market has stabilised, new figures show.
Mon, 04 Jul, 2016
Sat, 18 Jun, 2016
The number of properties for sale here has hit a nine-year low, according to the website DAFT.ie.
Mon, 11 Apr, 2016
High house prices in the capital are forcing people into longer commutes to and from work, according to a study, which shows prices in commuter counties around Dublin are being driven up as a result.
Tue, 29 Mar, 2016
House prices rose sharply outside Dublin but fell in the capital between June and September, according to the latest House Price Report released today by property website Daft.ie.
Tue, 06 Oct, 2015
A 90-year-old woman has been hauled into court and left facing a hefty legal bill for having an “unauthorised” satellite dish on the front of her house.
Wed, 30 Sep, 2015
Mortgage rules introduced by the Central Bank earlier this year are already affecting consumer sentiment and house prices, a report on the state of the property market claims.
Tue, 07 Jul, 2015
The establishment of the European Economic Community (later the European Union), in 1957, was an extraordinary achievement.
Thu, 02 Jul, 2015
A man who threatened to Taser a woman and take away her children during a carjacking in Dublin has been sentenced to five years in prison.
Sat, 14 Feb, 2015
A Tipperary man who threatened to Taser a woman and take away her children during a terrifying car-jacking in south Dublin has been sentenced to five years in prison.
Fri, 13 Feb, 2015
The success of many schools in helping most of their students get a place in third-level institutions is highlighted in today’s Feeder Schools supplement inside today’s Irish Examiner.
Thu, 27 Nov, 2014
Two weeks ago I met some English visitors to our country. I enquired of them as to the price they pay for water in Bournemouth. They informed me that metered water for two adults and two children is £850, that figure converts to €1,084.
Fri, 14 Nov, 2014
Ecstasy tablets, LSD and other controlled drugs to value €180,000 have been seized by gardaí in a raid on ‘Darknet’ drug distribution centre in Dublin.
Thu, 06 Nov, 2014
The introduction of post codes in Ireland next year could help track the worst geographical areas for students progressing to third-level.
Wed, 20 Aug, 2014
A woman who became addicted to morphine medication after an accident at work has admitted forging prescriptions to get the drug.
Sat, 21 Jun, 2014
SHE’S the thinking woman’s political crumpet — the girl crush that more and more are willing to admit to having. But why, oh why, does Mary Lou McDonald have to be so bloody brilliant, and yet a member of Sinn Fein?
Fri, 16 May, 2014
The Dáil is currently examining an amended FoI Bill, which will in practice greatly increase FoI charges, and bring Ireland even more out of line with international best practice in this important area.
Mon, 18 Nov, 2013
A man in his 60s is in hospital after four masked men assaulted him in an attempted burglary in Dublin.
Fri, 11 Oct, 2013
Costs associated with the receivership of flagship assets owned by independent TD Mick Wallace’s main construction firm, M&J Wallace now top €420,000.
Tue, 01 Oct, 2013
In the 1950s my late father, who worked as a pharmacist in a hospital, told me there were times he would hear terminally ill patients screaming in agony and asking distressed nurses to help them because a prescribed amount of pain killer could no longer ease their suffering.
Sat, 04 May, 2013
A wider information campaign is planned to promote a survey of parents on primary school choices after a mixed response to a trial survey before Christmas.
Mon, 14 Jan, 2013
It was with embarrassment for our education standards that I read the article by Victoria White. ‘My flag is Green, White and Orange, not Gold’.
Sat, 12 Jan, 2013
The latest threats from Government spindoctors is that funds will be cut to sports clubs and other organisations unless we all now pay the household tax.
Wed, 05 Sep, 2012
When are we going to see some action taken about the conduct of the banks in Ireland?
Thu, 26 Apr, 2012
A 58-year-old Dublin man who was jailed for 10 years for possessing cannabis and ecstasy valued at over €200,000 has had his sentence reduced by four years on appeal.
Wed, 01 Feb, 2012
A Dublin landlord has been fined €11,550 for not registering rental properties.
Tue, 11 Oct, 2011
I DO believe that George Hook is the finest communicator in Irish broadcasting.
Sat, 01 Oct, 2011