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14 March 2018 13:26 Photos: These are the top 10 most filmed locations in Ireland

Locations in Dublin, Wicklow and Offaly made the top 10. THE MOST FILMED location in Ireland is Kilmainham Gaol, followed by Dublin Castle and Kilruddery House. The top 10 most-filmed locations in Ireland have been revealed and seven out of the ten are in Dublin – with Wicklow and Offaly the only other counties making the cut. The gaol was featured in The Italian 13

08 March 2018 18:49 Irish physicist sentenced to 7 years in psychiatric hospital for attempting to kill professor with axe

During his trial, Colin Gloster (37) said he was “desperate, broke, hungry and afraid of becoming homeless”. AN IRISH PHYSICIST found guilty of attempted murder is facing a number of years in a psychiatric hospital in Portugal. Colin Gloster, 37, from Co Meath, was sentenced to seven years and seven months to be served in a mental institution by a court 15

18 February 2018 18:30 Aran Islands to be used as testing ground for research into using hydrogen as fuel

The research will use renewable energy to power a fleet of vans. THE ARAN ISLANDS is being used to study the feasibility of using hydrogen as fuel in a multi-million euro project that focuses on isolated areas. The €3.5 million Seafuel project aims to demonstrate the value of using renewable energies, with no carbon footprint, to fuel transportation 20

15 February 2018 21:40 Irish ECB candidate Philip Lane wins backing of key EU parliament committee

The final decision will be taken on 22 March at an EU summit. IRISH CENTRAL BANK chief Philip Lane, who is running for the vice-presidency of the European Central Bank, has won the backing of a key European Parliament committee. After talking to Lane and his rival for the job, Spanish Economy Minister Luis De Guindos, in an informal hearing “the majority 9

13 February 2018 13:58 Portuguese police detain man after finding cocaine inside fake arse

Police said a “considerable amount of cocaine” was found inside the concealed pouches. POLICE IN PORTUGAL have detained a man at Lisbon’s international airport, accused of carrying a kilo of cocaine inside a fake arse. The national anti-narcotics trafficking unit of the Policia Judiciaria described finding the “considerable amount of cocaine” within 8

08 February 2018 15:30 Joao Carvalho inquest: Fighters 'gave absolutely everything' during fatal MMA fight

Joao Carvalho died on 11 April 2016 after he was knocked out during an MMA fight in the National Boxing Stadium THE TWO FIGHTERS at the MMA contest that claimed the life of a 28-year-old Portuguese man “gave absolutely everything”, an inquest has heard. Referee Mariusz Domosat described the fight as an intense and fast-tempo contest. “There was loads 9

15 December 2017 20:00 'We will play fair': Ryanair's recognition of unions welcomed by aviation groups

Pilots in Ireland, Portugal, Germany, Italy and Spain are considering or planning strikes for next Wednesday. TWO ORGANISATIONS THAT represent pilots across Europe, including pilots at Ryanair, have welcomed the airline’s statement from earlier today that it would recognise pilot unions for the first time. The European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) 13

13 December 2017 21:57 Ryanair pilots in Portugal serve notice of 24 hour strike on 20 December

RYANAIR PILOTS IN Portugal are set to strike next week, piling the pressure on the low cost airline. Portuguese pilots union SPAC said today that its pilots would be holding a 24 hour strike on Wednesday, 20 December. This is the same time that Irish pilots in Ryanair who are members of Ialpa intend to undertake strike action. In a statement SPAC said that “deeply 8

06 December 2017 12:54 Italian union announces 4-hour strike of Ryanair pilots for 15 December

AN ITALIAN UNION that represents a number of Ryanair pilots has served a strike notice for later this month. The Anpac union has called a strike of Ryanair pilots at bases across Italy on 15 December for four hours, from 1pm to 5pm. The union said that the strike has been called due to lack of movement from Ryanair management addressing the issues of pilots 19

05 December 2017 22:56 Ryanair pilots based in Portugal have voted for industrial action

The Irish Air Line Pilots’ Association says, “The pilot issues which gave rise to the flight cancellations in Ryanair earlier this year have not been adequately addressed.” RYANAIR PILOTS THAT are based in Portugal have served a formal notice of industrial action. It’s understood that a landslide vote called for industrial action up to and including 6