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13:41 The Jacksons to perform in Ireland this summer

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17:00 Murder investigation opened into death of Joanne Lee

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  • Mary Lou's probing on homeless has Enda running for cover

    28 November 2013 01:04 13

    Around the capital city, housing prices have increased by 15pc over the past 12 months, and are beginning to trend upwards outside Dublin too. But other numbers relating to property are rising too. And these have to do with the people who have no property at all, no roof of their own to give shelter as winter closes in. According to figures released

  • Decades of service abroad by Irish Catholic missionaries honoured in Dublin

    28 November 2013 01:04 19

    Ireland ‘can be truly proud’ of their work, says Sabina Higgins Irish missionaries who have each served between 40 and 60 years abroad were honoured at a special awards ceremony in Dublin City Hall yesterday. An inaugural event, it was in recognition of the huge contribution they have made in education, human rights, social justice and healthcare in developing

  • Crumlin board admits top-ups controversy has caused concern

    28 November 2013 01:02 11

    It previously emerged that hospital CEO Lorcan Birthistle is paid a €30,000 top-up from the proceeds of its shop and on-site commercial activity. A statement said: "The hospital has fully engaged with the HSE and has confirmed that the remuneration of the chief executive includes an allowance funded from on-site commercial activities." It reiterated

  • Solicitor Gerald Kean accused of misconduct

    28 November 2013 00:12 28

    Disciplinary tribunal rules Kean, who denies the allegations, has 'case to answer' Solicitor Gerald Kean “has a case to answer” in relation to allegations of misconduct against him, a solicitors’ disciplinary tribunal has been told. The allegations have been brought by Christopher O’Neill, Drumsna, Co Leitrim, and stem from litigation brought against

  • Gardaí arrest four in two raids that net €350k of drugs

    27 November 2013 18:25 11

    Four people have been arrested and more than €350,000 worth of drugs have been seized in two separate Garda operations in the east. Two men, aged 58 and 20, were arrested at Ryebrook Business Park in Leixlip - after Gardaí found large quantities of cannabis, cocaine and heroin - along with a shotgun and ammunition. Meanwhile in Dublin, a 41-year-old

  • Search for missing fisherman enters third day

    27 November 2013 17:15 7

    55-year-old Paddy Barry has been missing since Monday A search for a missing fisherman off the coast of Wexford has resumed. 55-year-old Paddy Barry has been missing since Monday. The LE Orla is coordinating the operation while local fishermen have also joined the search. Mr. Barry went to sea early Monday morning for a day of lobster fishing. The alarm

  • Man dies following fatal road collision in South Dublin

    27 November 2013 17:08 8

    Gardai in Dundrum are investigating the investigating the single vehicle collision which occurred on Churchtown Road Lower, Dublin 14, at approximately 1.45am this morning. The male driver, who was in his 40s, was seriously injured when his car collided with a pole. The road was closed for a time to facilitate an examination by Garda Forensic Collision

  • Gardai seize drugs worth more than €110k from South Dublin

    27 November 2013 16:44 9

    The discovery of the cannabis resin was discovered as part of an ongoing operation targeting the sale and supply of controlled drugs in the Tallaght area of Dublin. This morning, at approximately 7.45am, gardai conducted a planned search of a house in the Donomore Avenue area. During the course of the search cannabis resin with an estimated street value

  • Independent.ie – Martin claims abuse cases were covered up in Republican movement

    27 November 2013 15:58 4

    In the wake of the sentencing of Gerry Adams’s brother, Liam, to 16 years for abuse of his daughter, Mr Martin said other cases were dealt with “internally”. Mr Martin compared the Republican movement to the Catholic church in the way cases of abuse were covered up and not reported to the authorities. The Fianna Fail leader said Mr Adams still has questions

  • Gardai seek public's help in search for missing man

    27 November 2013 15:22 8

    Darren was last seen in Magney on the afternoon November 20. He is described as being 5’ 8’’ tall with brown eyes an7d brown hair. When last seen he was wearing brown cords, a red fleece jacket and a navy coat. Anyone who has seen Darren or who can assist in locating him is asked to contact Athy Garda Station on 059-8634210, The Garda Confidential Telephone