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12 May 2018 11:03 Overnight fire at all-girls secondary school in Co Louth

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

12 May 2018 06:30 Poll: Should junk food ads be banned on Irish public transport?

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 3

23 April 2018 23:05 Teenagers' personal details illegally accessed by hackers at Carlow school

A full garda investigation is now underway. DOZENS OF STUDENTS at a Carlow secondary school have had their personal details compromised after the school’s IT system was targeted by hackers. St Leo’s School released a statement to parents informing them that their children’s details, including their PPS numbers, may have been taken. The all-girls school 9

16 April 2018 14:52 Irish Defence Forces and Colombia's president among shortlisted for Tipperary Peace Award

Previous winners include Nelson Mandela and Malala Yousafzai. THE IRISH DEFENCE Forces Peacekeeping Mission and the president of Colombia are among those shortlisted for the prestigious Tipperary International Peace Award. 17-year-old Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi and renowned Kurdish humanitarian Dr Widad Akreyi are also shortlisted for the award 16

12 April 2018 14:42 Cork school investigating list that said 'the girls with the most number of ticks will get raped'

The list took the form of graffiti on a bathroom door. A CORK SCHOOL is investigating after a list which said “the girls with the most number of ticks will get raped” was found in a boys’ bathroom. Davis College in Mallow says it is taking the discovery of the list “extremely seriously”. The list took the form of graffiti on a bathroom door, according 11

10 April 2018 12:37 'It is an incentive, at 88, to keep going': Irish author Edna O'Brien made a DBE

CELEBRATED IRISH AUTHOR Edna O’Brien has been appointed a Dame of the British Empire for her services to literature. O’Brien, a prolific novelist, playwright, poet and short story writer from Co Clare, has won numerous awards for her writing, including the European Prize for Literature and the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award 8

31 March 2018 08:15 Daniel was on the side of the Trócaire box six years ago

Here’s how Irish donations have helped one family get back on their feet. THE TRÓCAIRE BOX has been a staple in Irish schools and household for years. But what happens afterwards to the young boys and girls whose faces are displayed on the donation boxes? For 2012′s Lent campaign, Daniel Okweng from Northern Uganda was chosen to appear on the collection 5

08 March 2018 11:03 Man accused of stealing Frances McDormand's Oscar released

A judge said he is not a threat to the community. A JUDGE HAS agreed to release without bail the man accused of stealing Frances McDormand’s Academy Award, while his lawyer vowed to fight a felony grand theft charge he says is excessive and undeserved. Terry Bryant, 57, who has been jailed since his Sunday night arrest, appeared behind glass in the courtroom 62

04 March 2018 21:05 'It's a compelling story about women': A look at the Oscar-nominated animation made in Kilkenny

Kilkenny-based Cartoon Saloon’s The Breadwinner is nominated for an award at tonight’s Oscars. IN AN OLD stone building located along a medieval street in the heart of Kilkenny, a studio with an army of animators work away on colourful TV shows, unique short films and award-winning feature films. Cartoon Saloon, which has won a plethora of awards from around 69

28 February 2018 11:08 Here's what the most popular baby names were in Ireland last year

The usual suspects feature in top five. THE CSO HAS released its statistics on Irish baby names in 2017, with Jack and Emily taking top spot for most popular names last year. The top five names for boys were Jack, James, Daniel, Conor and Sean, while the top five for girls were Emily, Emma, Amelia, Grace and Sophie. New names in the top 100 for last year are Theo and Jackson 80