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  • A very surprised Sydney man won the lottery twice in the space of a week

    14 May 2018 08:08 1

    The odds of winning just once are one in almost two million. TALK ABOUT LUCKY. A stunned Sydney man who was celebrating an Australian lottery windfall could not believe it when he won again less than a week later. The unidentified man, in his 40s and from the suburb of Bondi, picked up Aus$1,020,487 (€643,417) on Monday last week and then scooped another

  • It will clear up later today and the weather will stay fine for the week

    14 May 2018 07:44 2

    Temperatures will reach the high teens on most days this week. IT’S NOT QUITE heatwave territory – but according to Met Éireann we’re in for some nice, fine weather this week with temperatures reaching the high teens on most days. After a cloudy morning, it will become brighter and drier this afternoon with temperatures reaching as high as 19 degrees

  • Ex-lifeguard ‘just had to help’ homeless man drowning in river Lee

    14 May 2018 03:14 2

    The Canadian woman who, along with her brother, helped save a homeless man from drowning in the river Lee said their lifeguard training played a key role in the daring rescue. Dianne Stewart, who lives and works in London, told the Irish Examiner that she worked as a lifeguard in a beach and pool setting in Canada when she was a teen. “I wouldn’t have been able to live with myself

  • Light aircraft crashes in Offaly after parachute jump with pilot and boy (7) on board

    13 May 2018 16:32 1

    The crash happened near Clonbullogue this afternoon. A PILOT AND a seven-year-old boy were on board a light aircraft that crashed in Offaly this afternoon. Gardaí and emergency services are at the scene of the crash in Clonbullogue and the pair are believed to be seriously injured. The plane had been carrying 16 parachutists and took off from Clonbullogue

  • Poll: Are you an early riser at the weekend?

    13 May 2018 08:48 1

    A recent study has highlighted how being a night owl may not be good for you. A RECENT STUDY has highlighted how night owls are at a greater risk of early death, psychological disorders and respiratory illness than early risers are. But, experts have said that getting up as early as you would during the week at the weekend may not necessarily be good for you. Setting

  • Last night's €8.5 million lotto ticket was sold in a garage in Galway

    13 May 2018 07:14 1

    There was just one winner of last night’s jackpot. THERE WAS ONE winner of last night’s Lotto jackpot, worth a hefty €8,549,067. The National Lottery said this morning that the ticket was sold at the Corrib Oil Service Station in The Hill, Loughrea. It’s Galway’s 93rd Lotto jackpot win since 1988. The winning numbers were 5, 6, 14, 19, 22, 30 and the bonus

  • €226 million in old Irish punts remains unaccounted for

    13 May 2018 05:30 2

    A whopping €1.5 million worth of old Irish money was redeemed last year alone THE CENTRAL BANK last year redeemed €1.5 million in Irish pounds, the national currency prior to the introduction of the single currency. And a staggering €226 million in old Irish banknotes remain outstanding. The bank continues to value the old punt currency, which was gradually

  • Police shoot attacker dead after one person killed and four injured in Paris stabbing

    12 May 2018 21:25

    The attack took place near the city’s main opera house. ONE PERSON WAS killed and four injured in central Paris by a man armed with a knife, who was shot dead by police, security sources said. The attack took place near the city’s main opera house in an area full of bars, restaurants and theatres which were brimming on a weekend night. The man attacked

  • A man is in police custody having invaded the stage during the UK's Eurovision performance

    12 May 2018 21:18

    SuRie was offered the chance to perform again but declined. A MAN HAS been taken into police custody after he invaded the stage during the UK’s performance during the Eurovision Song Contest. The man got through security and grabbed the microphone off UK performer SuRie yelling into it before security managed to get hold of him and took him off stage

  • How much did Dublin Bus earn in unclaimed receipts? It's the week in numbers

    12 May 2018 18:00

    Plus: How many food businesses were ordered to close in April? EVERY WEEK, TheJournal.ie offers a selection of statistics and numerical nuggets to help you digest the week that has just passed. 6: The number of food businesses that were ordered to close by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland in April. 200: The amount of new staff Bus Éireann is looking