Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «public»

21 May 2018 14:55 Teenage boys surrounded girl and groped her as she walked home from school, court hears

A TEENAGE GIRL was sexually assaulted on her way home from school after a group of boys surrounded her and prevented her from getting away, a court has heard. A 17-year-old boy and another boy, aged 16, appeared at Dublin Children’s Court today in connection with the alleged grope attack. The older youth was charged with sexual assault and false imprisonment

21 May 2018 06:28 'We recovered quickly': Profits soar at Ryanair despite mass cancellations

The airline made a profit of €1.45 billion in the year to March. PROFITS HAVE JUMPED 10% at Ryanair for the last 12 months to March, despite the cancellation of thousands of flights last autumn. In a financial statement public this morning, the airline said that it had increased passenger numbers to 130 million, an increase of 9% on the previous 12 months 1

19 May 2018 03:09 Gardaí seek help to trace movements of crime car

Gardaí have appealed for help tracing the movements of a high-powered car which may be linked to a crime spree across Munster in recent weeks. They recovered the black Saab 9-3 saloon in Carrignavar, north of Cork City, last Friday a short time after it was involved in a ramming incident at a Garda checkpoint.The car had been observed earlier driving

18 May 2018 08:59 Poll: Should women get menstrual leave for severe period pains?

Menstrual leave is already in place in other countries and some private companies. PUBLIC SERVANTS ARE to discuss today whether female employees should be offered specific time off for when they have severe period pains. The Irish Independent reports that a ‘menstrual leave’ motion will be tabled at trade union Fórsa’s conference today. The “progressive

17 May 2018 00:53 Street compensation system ‘like an ATM to be exploited’

Almost €1m has been paid out in compensation on foot of 54 public liability claims within a decade, following incidents on some of Cork City’s most pedestrian-friendly streets. The disclosure led to calls last night for the publication of names and addresses of successful claimants. Fianna Fáil’s councillor Tim Brosnan said the public is entitled to know where 1

17 May 2018 00:53 Validity of area plans questioned over translation issue

The validity of Cork County Council local area plans could be in question after it ignored the language commissioner’s advice about a legal obligation to publish the draft plans in Irish. An Coimisinéir Teanga Rónán Ó Domhnaill made the claim after investigating the council last year. His office got a complaint in October 2016 that the council did not intend 2

15 May 2018 17:04 Appeal to find man who has been missing since Friday

Kenneth Brunell was last seen at his home in Ballyfermot on 11 May. GARDAÍ ARE SEEKING the public’s help in tracing a 32-year-old man who has been missing from Dublin since Friday. Kenneth Brunell was last seen at his home in Ballyfermot in Dublin 10 at 10am on 11 May. He is described as 6’1″ in height, with dark brown hair and blue eyes. He was wearing 1

15 May 2018 13:21 Appeal as 14-year-old missing from Kildare home

GARDAÍ ARE APPEALING for the public’s help in tracing the whereabouts of a teenager missing from Kildare. Anastasia Kriegel was last seen at her home in Leixlip at 5pm yesterday. The 14-year-old is described as 5’8″ in height with black shoulder length hair, sallow skin and of slim build. She was last seen wearing a black hoodie with white writing, black 1

14 May 2018 18:33 Body of British soldier exhumed from bog in Clare

Private George Duff Chalmers, who was 18 when he died, will be reburied in Dublin. THE BODY OF a British soldier executed and buried in Co Clare almost 100 years ago has been exhumed and will be reburied in Dublin. 18-year-old Private George Duff Chalmers was a member of the 2nd Battalion of the British Army’s Royal Scots based in Clare during the War of Independence 3

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