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16 January 2019 07:39 LA teacher strike enters third day as school chiefs seek talks

Los Angeles school administrators are urging a union to resume talks as tens of thousands of teachers plan to walk picket lines for a third day. Striking teachers vowed to take to the streets again on Wednesday despite a forecast for heavy rain across the US city. There have been no plans for the two sides to re-start negotiations after talks broke down last week. Teachers 264

15 January 2019 11:41 Martin O’Neill appointed Nottingham Forest maanger

Nottingham Forest have announced the appointment of Martin O’Neill as their new manager. The 66-year-old, a former Forest player who won two European Cups with the club, replaces Aitor Karanka in the job after the Spaniard’s departure last week. O’Neill becomes the club’s 11th full-time boss since 2011 and his first game in charge will be at home against 217

14 January 2019 17:09 Cork man jailed for theft after stealing man's wallet during Mass

A man has been jailed for eight months for stealing the wallet of a man as he attended mass at St Augustine’s Church in Cork city. Trevor O’Donoghue, 48, with an address at a flat at 15 Willow Court, Cross Douglas Road, pleaded guilty to two counts of theft whereby the card was used in two different shops within a short time of being stolen. Just over €100 was spent 112

14 January 2019 11:10 Workers’ Party to hold protest in Cork city over construction of public housing

Members of the Workers’ Party are to picket a meeting of Cork City Council to demand the construction of public housing. The party will gather outside City Hall to support of a motion by Councillor Ted Tynan that the council retain a site on Model Farm Road for the construction of 100% public mixed-income housing. Councillor Tynan said that while his motion 103

11 January 2019 15:28 City Council defends itself from critics: 'We plant 200 trees a year'

Cork City Council says it plants around 200 trees a year, amid criticism that the local authority is cutting down plantlife to the detriment of the city centre’s environs. Members of the public have taken to social media in recent months to highlight examples of trees being removed from the city centre, with many critical of instances where the tree locations 86

11 January 2019 12:01 Gardaí searching for man who entered river in Galway city

A search is underway in Galway for a man who was seen entering the River Corrib in the city centre. A taxi driver reported seeing the man entering the water at O'Brien's bridge at around 11.30pm last night. Gardaí are liaising with Oranmore Maree Coastal search team and an investigation is underway. According to Galway Bay FM, gardaí and the coastguard 113

10 January 2019 11:59 Ashley Judd’s sexual harassment claim against Harvey Weinstein dismissed

A US judge has dismissed Ashley Judd’s sexual harassment claim against Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein. Judge Philip Gutierrez, sitting in the United States District Court in Los Angeles, ruled that the actress’s claim does not fall within the scope of a California statute. But he said Ms Judd may proceed to trial with separate allegations against 80

10 January 2019 07:13 Further 80 homes could lose part of gardens under BusConnects plan

A further 80 Dublin households could lose part of their front gardens as part of the BusConnects plan. The National Transport Authority told The Irish Times it will write to between 70 and 80 households on the Swords Road in relation to alternative plans now being considered. Residents and businesses on the proposed Swords to city centre bus corridor 124

09 January 2019 21:56 Manchester City on cloud nine as Gabriel Jesus bags four in semi-final rout

Gabriel Jesus struck four as Manchester City powered towards the Carabao Cup final with a ruthless 9-0 demolition of League One Burton at the Etihad Stadium. The tone for a one-sided semi-final first leg was set as Kevin De Bruyne opened the scoring after just five minutes, with Jesus adding two and Oleksandr Zinchenko another before the break 207

08 January 2019 11:22 Football coach facing sex abuse trial killed in road crash

A former youth football coach and scout was found dead in a single-vehicle car crash on the day he was due to go on trial accused of the historical sexual abuse of boys aged under 16. Michael “Kit” Carson, 75, had pleaded not guilty at an earlier hearing at Cambridge Crown Court to 12 counts of indecent assault and one of inciting a child to engage in sexual 76