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  • Major delays to Irish Rail services after vandals break in and destroy signalling equipment

    12 May 2018 16:46

    Delays of up to 90 minutes are expected this evening. THERE ARE DELAYS of up to 90 minutes to Irish Rail services in and out of Heuston this evening, after vandals destroyed signalling equipment. A spokesperson for Irish Rail told TheJournal.ie that a number of people gained access to the signalling apparatus at the unused Kishoge station near Clondalkin

  • Car stopped in Clare leads to €250k cannabis seizure

    12 May 2018 14:02

    A “large quantity” of the drug was found after a follow up search in Limerick. GARDAÍ FROM THE Clare divisional drug unit stopped a car yesterday which led to the seizure of around €250,000 worth of cannabis. The car was stopped at Latoon South outside Ennis yesterday evening, and a quantity of cannabis herb was found inside. The driver – a man in his 40s – was arrested

  • Overnight fire at all-girls secondary school in Co Louth

    12 May 2018 11:03

    A GARDA INVESTIGATION is underway after a major fire broke out at an all-girls secondary school in Dundalk overnight. The fire broke out at about 3am last night at the St Louis Secondary School on Castletown Road. A number of fire brigade units attended the scene and the fire was extinguished. The crews remain at the scene of the fire which is being

  • Man charged over €335,000 MDMA and cannabis seizure in Meath

    12 May 2018 10:03

    Another man has also been charged in connection with a smaller seizure. A MAN HAS appeared in the court charged over the seizure of €335,000 worth of cannabis and MDMA in Co Meath. The drugs were found when gardaí searched a premises at Fitzherbert Woods in Navan on Thursday. During the course of the search gardaí discovered cannabis resin with an estimated

  • 'We had an open training session in December and there must have been 1,500 people at it. It was just amazing'

    12 May 2018 09:00 2

    Carlow manager Turlough O’Brien is at the helm of a rising in his home county. IN 2014 THE Carlow senior footballers finished bottom of the NFL Division 4 with a total of three points. Three league campaigns and a managerial swap later, they’ve been promoted to Division 3 for the first time ever. The current boss, Turlough O’Brien has a deep-running

  • From Eurovision parties to a vegan festival: Here's what to do this weekend

    12 May 2018 07:30 3

    The weather won’t be as good as the bank holiday, but that doesn’t mean you have to stay home. WE MIGHT NOT have the same weather as last weekend but there is still plenty to enjoy across the country. It’s been five years since Ireland qualified for the Eurovision final – so why not join in the celebrations by attending the fourth annual Douze Points

  • Filibustering: Here's why a decision to deploy a little-used Dáil rule caused ructions this week

    12 May 2018 07:15

    TDs such as Mattie McGrath, Danny and Michael Healy Rae were accused of filibustering this week. FILIBUSTERING. It’s a term that has been used a lot in the Dáil in the last week. TDs such as Mattie McGrath, Danny and Michael Healy Rae have been accused of it recently during a debate on drink driving legislation. The TDs are against the proposed new law that will see an automatic

  • Poll: Should junk food ads be banned on Irish public transport?

    12 May 2018 06:30 3

    The Mayor of London is proposing to bring in such a change to the English capital. LONDON’S MAYOR SADIQ Khan is set to ban junk food ads on tubes and buses in the English capital. The Guardian reported yesterday that the move is part of an effort to curb the city’s role in the UK’s child obesity epidemic. The ban will affect ads that promote “foods and drinks

  • Thousand of people across the country taking part in 10th Darkness into Light

    12 May 2018 03:00 10

    The event began with just 400 people walking in Phoenix Park in 2008. THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE are taking part in Pieta House Darkness into Light this morning. The 5km routes have started with people walking or running into the light as dawn breaks. This is the tenth year of the event which began with just 400 people walking in Phoenix Park in 2008. Some 500 people

  • Tourism roadshows are Pure Cork

    11 May 2018 23:00 12

    Local communities, organisations, and accommodation providers all over Cork are being asked to buy into the new Pure Cork brand aimed at boosting the county’s tourism offering. Visit Cork, the governing organisation for leisure and business tourism, is taking to the four corners of the county to host a series of open roadshows later this month. The roadshows