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22 October 2018 10:17 These are the things Irish people hate most about the English

New research says arrogance, football hooliganism and Brexit are some of the main reasons why Irish people hate the English. More than four in ten Irish people (42%) said the English vote to leave the EU was a reason to dislike them, as UK politicians continue to struggle to find a solution to the issue of a potential border between Ireland and Northern

22 October 2018 08:21 Around 30 injured as floor collapses at South Carolina clubhouse party

THE FLOOR OF a condominium clubhouse near Clemson University in the US collapsed during a large private party yesterday, hurtling dozens of people into the basement, authorities have said. About 30 people were taken to local hospitals after the centre of the floor caved in at the clubhouse near the South Carolina university. Clemson City Police said nobody

20 October 2018 23:05 A US sitcom, pronunciation and Irish 'imbalance' among concerns raised in naming of 2018-19 storms

Emails released under the Freedom of Information Act reveal how Met Éireann and the UK Met Office named this year’s storms. THE NUMBER OF Irish names, the pronunciation of ‘Aaron’ and references to a US sitcom were among the concerns raised during the naming of this year’s winter storms. Correspondence released to under the Freedom of Information 1

20 October 2018 11:13 Surfer escapes shark attack at nudist beach by 'punching it until it let go'

“It’s the Australian thing to do now, isn’t it?” the surfer said. A SURFER WHO got bitten by a shark at an Australian nudist beach managed to make his break for freedom after punching the creature until it let him go. Paul Kenny was riding the waves off Samurai Beach, a naturist spot 200km north of Sydney, when he accidentally clashed heads with the toothsome 1

19 October 2018 05:44 Over one in five face ‘enforced deprivation’

More than one in five people experienced enforced deprivation in 2016, despite the upturn in the economy in recent years. That’s according to the Central Statistics Office (CSO) statistical yearbook for 2018 which reveals that the percentage of people considered to be experiencing “enforced deprivation” in 2016 was 21%. However, this figure has fallen

15 October 2018 14:37 So long Doris, Cyril and Ethel: New research reveals which baby names are going 'extinct' in Ireland

A study of Irish birth records by Ancestry revealed which names have fallen from usage since 1917. IT’S A NAME associated with Irish people around the world, but when it comes to naming their newborn children, Ireland’s parents are no longer keen on Patrick. New research has revealed that the name of our patron saint is 95% less fashionable for newborn 2

15 October 2018 12:46 Channel 4 boss leads tributes to Peter Brackley

Tributes have been paid across football and broadcasting to Peter Brackley following the death of the former commentator. Best known as the voice of Channel 4’s Football Italia commentaries in the 1990s, Brackley died at the age of 67. Brackley was a lifelong Brighton supporter, and his death was confirmed by the Premier League club on Sunday. Head of Sport 1

07 October 2018 16:38 20 killed in New York state car crash after wedding limo slams into pedestrians

TWENTY PEOPLE HAVE been killed in a car crash in the US state of New York with local media reporting that one of vehicles slammed into a crowd of pedestrians at a country store. Police said the accident occurred Saturday afternoon when two cars collided in Schoharie County, near the state capital, Albany. An SUV-style stretch limousine sped down a hill, crashing 2

06 October 2018 15:00 Woman loses WRC challenge as it's found golf club entitled to run gender-specific 'open' competitions

The club changed its policy after the woman complained, and offered her a free meal by way of apology. A WOMAN WHO took a golf club to the Workplace Relations Commission after it refused her entry to a ‘men only’ golf tournament has lost her case. The woman, described as a “keen golfer”, took her case after being refused entry to an open day event at the club’s 3

05 October 2018 12:24 Two people injured after crush at popular Maynooth club

The incident occurred after a gig at the venue. TWO PEOPLE HAVE been injured at a nightclub in Maynooth following a crush in which people were evacuated. At around 2am this morning, Gardaí attended the scene at the Duke & Coachman on Main Street where DJs Hannah Wants and Mark McCabe were performing. Gardaí have confirmed that, following a crush of people 1