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  • 'Bonfire of the Vanities' author Tom Wolfe dies aged 87

    15 May 2018 15:28 1

    The acclaimed writer passed away in a New York hospital according to his agent. AUTHOR TOM WOLFE, who chronicled everything from hippies to the space race before turning his sharp eye to fiction, has died. He was 87. Wolfe’s agent Lynn Nesbit told the Associated Press that Wolfe died in a New York City hospital, where he had been undergoing treatment

  • Appeal as 14-year-old missing from Kildare home

    15 May 2018 13:21 1

    GARDAÍ ARE APPEALING for the public’s help in tracing the whereabouts of a teenager missing from Kildare. Anastasia Kriegel was last seen at her home in Leixlip at 5pm yesterday. The 14-year-old is described as 5’8″ in height with black shoulder length hair, sallow skin and of slim build. She was last seen wearing a black hoodie with white writing, black

  • Case against former Anglo chief David Drumm concludes

    15 May 2018 11:36 1

    Drumm faces charges of alleged conspiracy to defraud Anglo depositors by inflating the Anglo deposit total by €7.2 billion in September 2008. THE STATE’S CASE against former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court has closed after 74 days of evidence. Today Paul O’Higgins SC, prosecuting, told the jury of ten men and four women

  • Major disruption to DART and Commuter services and traffic volumes building

    15 May 2018 07:30 2

    The rail disruption is expected to last throughout the morning. THERE’S MAJOR DISRUPTION to Dart and Commuter train services on the northside of Dublin city due to a tragic incident at Howth Junction. Emergency services are at the scene of the incident with Iarnród Éireann saying in a statement that the disruption is expected to continue throughout the morning

  • Markle's father 'will not attend royal wedding' after posing for paparazzi photos

    15 May 2018 07:10 4

    The actor’s father said he was convinced to pose for the shots after being hounded by photographers. MEGHAN MARKLE’S FATHER will not attend her wedding to Prince Harry this weekend, according to US media reports, as Kensington Palace pleaded for “understanding and respect” for the couple during a “difficult situation”. According to celebrity news website

  • 10% rise in child mental health service waiting list

    15 May 2018 00:08 1

    Almost 2,700 children are now waiting to be seen by the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services, with a 10% increase in just one month in the number of young people waiting for more than a year. Figures released to Fianna Fáil’s James Browne show that, as of last March, there were 2,691 children waiting to be seen by CAMHS, which was up from 2,579 in February

  • HSE says 18 women affected by CervicalCheck controversy have died

    14 May 2018 20:05 1

    THE HSE HAS said 18 women affected by the CervicalCheck controversy have died. The previous figure was 17 women. In a statement released this evening, the HSE said 203 of the 209 women (or their families) whose smear test results could have been incorrect have been contacted. “Most women have at this stage been contacted and meetings either held or arranged

  • Watch: Ireland's Euros dreams ended by Dutch in controversial penalty shootout loss

    14 May 2018 19:57 2

    Troy Parrott scored a vital second-half equaliser to bring the game to spot kicks. IRELAND U17S WERE dumped out of the European Championships at the quarter-final stage following a controversial 5-4 penalty shootout loss against the Netherlands in Chesterfield. With the shootout at 4-4, on the final spot kick, Dutch player Iwan Redan’s final penalty

  • Body of British soldier exhumed from bog in Clare

    14 May 2018 18:33 2

    Private George Duff Chalmers, who was 18 when he died, will be reburied in Dublin. THE BODY OF a British soldier executed and buried in Co Clare almost 100 years ago has been exhumed and will be reburied in Dublin. 18-year-old Private George Duff Chalmers was a member of the 2nd Battalion of the British Army’s Royal Scots based in Clare during the War of Independence

  • Israel calls on Ireland to follow US example and move its embassy to Jerusalem

    14 May 2018 15:27 1

    The United States officially opened its new embassy in Jerusalem today. THE ISRAELI GOVERNMENT has said that Ireland should follow the example of the US and move its embassy in the country to the city of Jerusalem. The United States officially opened its new embassy in Jerusalem today, a move which has sparked bloody protests from Palestinians and received