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  • At least 8 people killed in Texas high school shooting

    18 May 2018 16:35

    Police responded to reports of an active shooter at the school close to Houston. The Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez confirmed the number in a news conference today. He said that there were between eight and 10 fatalities in the shooting – with the majority of those killed students. He said a police officer was also injured. The Santa Fe Independent

  • 3 people arrested after Kilkenny supermarket burglary

    18 May 2018 14:10

    The arrests were made as part of Operation Thor. GARDAÍ HAVE ARRESTED three people following a burglary in Kilkenny in the early hours of the morning. A woman and two men were arrested when gardaí responded to an intruder alarm at a supermarket on Main street, Mooncoin at 1.40 am. All three are currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice

  • Google has snapped up Boland's Quay from Nama

    18 May 2018 13:19

    When complete, Boland’s Quay will accommodate up to 2,500 workers. The development had been on sale for around €170 million, but it is not known how much Google paid. The sale was today announced by Mark Reynolds of Savills, the Nama-appointed receiver of the site. The Bolands Quay site received planning permission in July 2015 and, since then, NAMA has provided

  • Prince Charles to walk Meghan Markle down the aisle

    18 May 2018 09:38

    PRINCE CHARLES WILL walk Meghan Markle down the aisle during her marriage to his son Prince Harry tomorrow, Kensington Palace has announced. “Ms Meghan Markle has asked His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales to accompany her down the aisle… on her wedding day,” said a palace statement. “The Prince of Wales is pleased to be able to welcome Ms Markle

  • Man charged after car chase that ended near Croke Park as thousands filed out from Rolling Stones

    18 May 2018 09:36

    The man in his 20s will appear in court today. A MAN HAS been charged after a car chase in Dublin that finished near Croke Park as thousands of concert goers were coming out after a Rolling Stones concert. The chase ended at about 11 pm on Botanic Avenue near Drumcondra with gardaí saying that a number of other vehicles were damaged in the incident

  • Poll: Should women get menstrual leave for severe period pains?

    18 May 2018 08:59

    Menstrual leave is already in place in other countries and some private companies. PUBLIC SERVANTS ARE to discuss today whether female employees should be offered specific time off for when they have severe period pains. The Irish Independent reports that a ‘menstrual leave’ motion will be tabled at trade union Fórsa’s conference today. The “progressive

  • The big 'No' is gone from Ben Bulben (well, most of it anyway)

    18 May 2018 06:59

    Pictures from this morning show only remnants of the sign remaining. THE 100M TALL ‘No’ banner that was placed on Ben Bulben in Sligo has been removed overnight. The sign had been placed there by the Sligo for Life group in the early hours of yesterday morning but it provoked controversy in the 24 hours it was up. The National Parks and Wildlife Service

  • Director spared jail for €340k Vat fraud

    18 May 2018 02:29 2

    An 81-year-old company director who failed to pay almost €340,000 in Vat returns which had been paid to his company by customers was given a two-and-a-half-year suspended jail sentence yesterday. Michael Grimes of Kilpatrick, Innishannon, Co Cork, was sentenced at Cork Circuit Criminal Court. None of the money was ever sent to Revenue. Judge Brian O’Callaghan

  • Teen girl put on all-male ward alleges sex assault

    17 May 2018 23:00 2

    Gardaí will have to rely on witnesses if they are to prosecute the culprit, because there’s no CCTV in the ward where it allegedly happened at Cork University Hospital. The girl had been admitted to the hospital after sustaining injuries in an accident. It’s understood that she claims she was woken in the early hours of the morning by a man who sexually

  • Someone has one week left to claim €1 million

    17 May 2018 21:59 1

    The winning EuroMillions ticket was sold in Cork in February. SOMEONE WHO BOUGHT a lottery ticket worth €1 million has one week left to claim the money. Nobody has come forward to claim the prize from the EuroMillions draw held on Friday 23 February. The winning ticket was sold in the Eason store at the Wilton Shopping Centre in Cork city on the day of the draw. The winning