A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A pregnant woman in her thirties has been charged with the murder of a two-year-old girl at an apartment in Elderwood Park, Boreenmanna Road on the southside of Cork city on July 5th.
Wed, 21 Aug, 2019
A verdict of accidental death was recorded after a 51-year-old fisherman on board a vessel in West Cork lost his life following an accident involving a trawler door.
Thu, 08 Aug, 2019
A new fixed charge penalty app that will “revolutionise” road policing in Ireland will be rolled out across the country by the end of the year.
Thu, 01 Aug, 2019
A woman in her thirties has been arrested in connection with the murder of two-year-old Santina Cawley
Mon, 08 Jul, 2019
Adam Muldoon who had cerebral palsy, was discovered dead in a park in Tallaght on June 23 last.
Tue, 02 Oct, 2018
The Government recouped just €3.2m from the sale of more than 40 Garda stations, a total described as “derisory”.
Wed, 10 Jan, 2018
One in three women around the world have experienced either sexual or physical violence, an international conference on gender-based violence in Trinity College has heard today.
Wed, 13 Dec, 2017
Frontline gardaí know “very little” about how the system for issuing fines works and had no formal training in the area for 12 years, the O’Sullivan report found.
Thu, 07 Sep, 2017
Many questions have been raised in relation to public service cards recently, especially around the legality of the Government demanding them as a form of identification,
Tue, 29 Aug, 2017
Irish families are becoming more diverse with greater involvement from fathers and grandparents, according to new research from Maynooth University.
Fri, 09 Dec, 2016
Cash-strapped schools could be forced to hire out halls and classrooms for childcare to benefit fully from increased Government funding for their running costs.
Sat, 21 May, 2016
Prisoner officers have called for better protective equipment like batons and pepper spray after a violent assault in Midlands prison.
Fri, 06 May, 2016
Students from poorer backgrounds will suffer if the Government follows through on its commitment to merge institutes of technology.
Thu, 31 Mar, 2016
Thu, 26 Nov, 2015
Sat, 21 Feb, 2015
A lone gunman armed with a shotgun and a knife opened fire in a Seattle university building, killing one person before a student subdued him with pepper spray as he tried to reload.
Fri, 06 Jun, 2014
A woman was dead for up to four months in a house in Kenmare, Co Kerry, before anyone noticed, an inquest into her death in Killarney was told.
Sat, 08 Mar, 2014
Video from a firefighter’s helmet camera following the crash landing of an Asiana Airlines flight in San Francisco shows rescuers were aware there was someone on the ground outside the plane before she was fatally run over by a fire engine.
Thu, 16 Jan, 2014
An additional 40 acute beds have been allocated to address overcrowding at one of the country’s busiest & emergency departments.
Wed, 10 Apr, 2013
Secondary school teachers are calling on the Education Minister Ruairi Quinn to rethink plans to radically reform the junior cycle.
Mon, 11 Mar, 2013
Motorists in the south of the country are the worst offenders in relation to defective lights, a Garda study shows.
Fri, 08 Mar, 2013
The brother of imprisoned financier Bernard Madoff was sentenced to 10 years in prison for crimes committed in the shadow of his notorious sibling by a judge who said she disbelieved his claims that he did not know about the epic fraud.
Fri, 21 Dec, 2012
A doctor who lost his wife and four children in a suspected arson attack on their home "fought hard" to save them, British police said.
Mon, 15 Oct, 2012
A former US serviceman arrested in Honolulu for sending emails from Thailand threatening to kill Vice President Joe Biden has pleaded guilty.
Fri, 21 Sep, 2012
One of the county’s most respected crime-fighters has been appointed Garda Assistant Commissioner in the Southern Region.
Thu, 19 Jul, 2012
HAVING shared the points with Limerick in a 3-3 thriller last time out at Turner’s Cross, Cork City hit the road for Athlone today knowing it’s wins not draws they need to keep their Airtricity League First Division promotion challenge firmly on course.
Sat, 10 Sep, 2011
GARDAÍ have begun drawing up major security plans for the May visits of US President Barack Obama and Queen Elizabeth.
Sat, 19 Mar, 2011
Haiti’s election ended in discord with nearly all the major presidential candidates calling for it to be disallowed over fraud and claims that large numbers of voters were turned away across the quake-stricken country.
Mon, 29 Nov, 2010
SCHOOLS are being urged by Education Minister Mary Coughlan to give substitution work to unemployed teachers, after it emerged one-in-10 primary teachers paid for substitute work in September were already retired.
Mon, 01 Nov, 2010
GARDAÍ are urging all road users to slow down, be vigilant, wear a seatbelt and never drive under the influence of drink or drugs this June bank holiday weekend.
Fri, 04 Jun, 2010
THE results of a postmortem has indicated that foul play was not involved in the strangulation of an elderly psychiatric patient.
Thu, 04 Feb, 2010
Two men were behind a vicious double murder at a flats complex in which an innocent bystander was gunned down, detectives revealed today.
Mon, 11 Jan, 2010
TEACHERS have expressed anger at the circulation of changes to the format of Junior Certificate Irish papers just eight months before students sit the exams and with no notice from the body which sets the tests.
Wed, 28 Oct, 2009
SCHOOLS have been asked by the Department of Education to hire unemployed teachers instead of retirees for substitution cover because of the huge number of graduates seeking work.
Thu, 22 Oct, 2009
A US bank manager who insisted she gave the $340,000 (€230,000) US dollars she stole over eight years to needy customers was sentenced to a year and a day in prison by a judge who declared that her “Robin Hood days are long over”.
Wed, 07 Oct, 2009
More than 400 under-18s are treated for alcoholism and drug addiction in the North each year, it was revealed today.
Mon, 15 Jun, 2009
Prosecutors in the US said today that a gang accused of plotting to blow up New York synagogues expressed disappointment that the World Trade Centre was no longer around to attack.
Thu, 21 May, 2009
An ex-soldier charged with raping and killing a 14-year-old Iraqi girl and murdering her family set the girl’s body on fire after shooting her several times, a US court was told today.
Tue, 28 Apr, 2009
HUNDREDS of people are expected to pack St Patrick’s Church in Kilbrittain, Co Cork, tonight for the removal of Anne Corcoran, the 60-year-old widow whose body was found in a shallow grave last Friday.
Tue, 10 Feb, 2009
The North's Chief Constable Hugh Orde today led tributes to four policemen killed a horrific early morning road accident.
Sun, 23 Nov, 2008
GARDAÍ believe a 61-year-old Co Limerick man drowned after getting into difficulty while swimming off the east Cork coast.
Fri, 10 Oct, 2008
THE 13-year-old girl who drowned off Inchydoney Beach at the weekend could have been saved if a lifeguard service was in operation, it has been claimed.
Mon, 26 May, 2008
ALMOST 2,000 schools have registered for Agri Aware’s Meet the Spuds potato-growing challenge to celebrate the United Nations designated International Year of the Potato.
Thu, 10 Apr, 2008