A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Sky Sports have put tomorrow’s meeting of Manchester United and Liverpool at the centre of what they are calling ‘Rivalry Weekend’.
Fri, 09 Mar, 2018
Steve Wickham helped the Lost Brothers find their mojo on their best album yet, writes
Tue, 20 Feb, 2018
A defamation action by public relations consultant, Monica Leech, over a December 2004 article in the Irish Independent has been settled.
Tue, 06 Feb, 2018
Dean Byrne was turning around to pull two children out of a treacherous lake when he saw their mother staring at him from under the water.
Wed, 29 Nov, 2017
Media groups have hailed a decision by the European Court of Human Rights which upheld an appeal by Independent Newspapers regarding a record €1.25m libel payout.
Fri, 16 Jun, 2017
A new regulatory framework for water safety at Irish swimming pools is to be implemented following the death of a three-year-old boy last year.
Thu, 30 Mar, 2017
CCTV footage revealed the final movements of Ronan Kennedy, aged three years and ten months, at the Quality Hotel in Youghal, Co Cork.
Wed, 29 Mar, 2017
An estranged Irish couple who have staged a "Titanic" divorce court battle over a £500,000 holiday home in rural Ireland are negotiating, a judge has been told.
Wed, 08 Mar, 2017
The Court of Appeal has ruled the “interests of justice” warrant the dismissal of libel proceedings by communications consultant Monica Leech over an article published in the Sunday Independent 12 years ago.
Sat, 28 Jan, 2017
The privatisation of the country’s swimming pools is having an adverse effect on the provision of safety classes for children, the statutory body established to promote water safety has said.
Tue, 18 Oct, 2016
Ireland’s football trendsetter across so many eras, writes
Fri, 26 Aug, 2016
Water safety campaigners have reminded everyone out enjoying themselves by the water to be careful over the August bank holiday weekend.
Fri, 29 Jul, 2016
Ireland continues to have one of the most repressive defamation regimes worldwide according to NewsBrands, the representative body for the national newspaper industry.
Tue, 03 May, 2016
The four women who made a little bit of Irish sporting history by competing in the weightlifting World Championships for the first time finished much nearer last than first, but the venture was still a success for one of the country’s fastest-growing sports.
Wed, 25 Nov, 2015
Lai Nguyen, his wife Thuy and his teenage daughter Tham usually spend their nights cooking, packing and serving delicacies such as aromatic duck, yuk sung, and spicy prawn coconut soup to customers at their family business, the Clarehall Chinese Takeaway in Dublin.
Fri, 20 Nov, 2015
With an incredible total of 24 FAI Cup final victories, Shamrock Rovers have a sense of ownership of the trophy, writes
Sat, 07 Nov, 2015
A rare benefit of the poor summer weather has been a significant reduction in the number of swimmers having to be rescued by lifeguards over recent weeks.
Wed, 19 Aug, 2015
A NEWSPAPER asserting its human rights is, well, news.
Sat, 08 Aug, 2015
The Sunday World has urged the Court of Appeal to overturn a €900,000 damages award made to a man after a jury found he was libelled in an article describing him as a “Traveller drug king”.
Wed, 29 Jul, 2015
Trawler owners, skippers, and workers have been urged to create, as a priority, a greater safety culture within the fishing industry.
Tue, 21 Jul, 2015
Meath u21s 1-10 Westmeath u21s 1-08: Meath had keeper Jack Hannigan to thank for a brilliant block to deny Dylan McDermott a match-winning goal in added time in this Leinster U-21 FC tie at Páirc Tailteann.
Thu, 05 Mar, 2015
The country’s water safety watchdog has appealed for more people to undertake suicide prevention courses, after another spate of drownings that may have been linked to self-harm.
Sat, 14 Feb, 2015
The Supreme Court has reduced a €1.87m libel award to communications consultant Monica Leech to €1.25m.
Sat, 20 Dec, 2014
Singer-turned-hero Damien Dempsey didn’t make a song and dance yesterday about the summer day he saved a swimmer’s life. The Dublin native waded into the River Slaney in Enniscorthy, Co Wexford, and helped pluck a drowning man to safety.
Wed, 19 Nov, 2014
The number of deaths by drowning in Ireland last year was the lowest in over 75 years.
Tue, 18 Nov, 2014
In light of three deaths off the south-west coast in the space of just two days, Irish Water Safety has reiterated critical health and safety advice to anyone intending to swim or take a boat out over the coming days.
Sat, 16 Aug, 2014
Baywatch made it look sexy but in reality, the role of a lifeguard is far more pedestrian, if no less essential: In between saving 413 swimmers last month, lifeguards reunited 353 lost children with parents.
Wed, 06 Aug, 2014
Downton Abbey star Allen Leech has revealed his own mother told him off for failing to warn her about a character’s shocking death on Christmas Day last year.
Wed, 18 Sep, 2013
A 20-year-old student drowned in Killarney, Co Kerry, last evening, bringing to eight the number of people who have drowned during the current spell of warm weather.
Sat, 20 Jul, 2013
The chief executive of Irish Water Safety (IWS), John Leech, says drowning tragedies are avoidable.
Sat, 13 Jul, 2013
Safety organisations have warned the public to be extremely careful of water after the sixth drowning in a week.
Sat, 13 Jul, 2013
The section of river where 17-year-old Christopher O’Sullivan got into difficulties and later died has been used by local swimmers for generations.
Tue, 11 Jun, 2013
Dean Kelly put non-league Bandon to the sword at Tolka Park as Shelbourne eased into the third round of the cup.
Sat, 01 Jun, 2013
Derry Peters has assembled a powerful-looking squad laced with Cork’s All-Ireland winning senior stars as Munster look to regain the Mick Talbot cup in Saturday’s MMI Interprovincial tournament.
Thu, 23 May, 2013
St Pat’s joined Sligo Rovers at the top of the Airtricity League table for 24 hours at least following this Dublin derby win at Tolka Park.
Sat, 18 May, 2013
A woman who was raped as a child by her father for 10 years told gardaí that the abuse became as frequent as having dinner, a court has heard.
Mon, 14 Jan, 2013
From fashion designers to actors and businesswomen to models, the next generation of young Irish people has thrown up some significant talent across a range of professions. These young people are among a pool of highly-accomplished achievers whose remarkable successes to date are bucking recessionary trends and putting their country back on the map.
Sun, 06 Jan, 2013
Irish actor Allen Leech has said that he is hopeful he'll get the chance to return to award-winning drama 'Downton Abbey'.
Tue, 06 Nov, 2012
An early masterpiece by the late legendary Irish artist Louis Le Brocquy is expected to fetch €500,000 at auction this week.
Mon, 28 May, 2012
A detail of Indoors Outdoors by Louis le Brocquy, estimated at €500,000-€800,000 for Adams’ sale on Wednesday.
Sat, 26 May, 2012
The celebrities championing the works of art in RTÉ’s Masterpiece campaign to discover Ireland’s favourite painting may be better known than the artists.
Tue, 08 May, 2012