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22 October 2018 21:38 Sir Richard Branson steps down as chairman of Virgin Hyperloop One

Sir Richard Branson is stepping down as chairman of Virgin Hyperloop One, an ultra fast cargo system. A statement from Virgin Group said he is leaving the role he took on last year due to “the increased commitment of time the position now requires” and that his board seat is to be filled by Patrick McCall, the chair of Virgin Galactic, Virgin Orbit and Virgin

22 October 2018 19:35 Trump ‘not satisfied’ with Saudi explanation over journalist’s death

President Donald Trump says he is not satisfied with the explanations he has heard about the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Mr Khashoggi, a critic of the Saudi royal family living in Virginia in the United States, died on October 2 at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. Saudi Arabia said Mr Khashoggi was killed in a “fistfight” with officials

22 October 2018 17:51 Average of 10,000 people a day sign petition to prevent deportation of Eric Zhi Ying Xue

An average of 10,000 people a day have signed a petition to prevent the deportation of a nine-year-old boy from Wicklow. Eric Zhi Ying Xue, who is in 4th class in St. Cronan’s school in Bray, is facing deportation to China even though he was born and has lived all his life in Ireland. The principal of Eric’s school, Maeve Tierney, says Eric simply cannot

22 October 2018 16:40 Judge cites tragic death of two teens as he bans driver for six months for not wearing seat-belt

A judge has banned a 56-year old west Clare man from driving for six months after he was found not to be wearing a seat belt while driving. At Ennis District Court, Judge Patrick Durcan imposed what he called the ‘severe’ penalty on Stephen Downes after referring to the circumstances around a fatal road traffic collision in Ennis last April where two Clare

22 October 2018 16:36 Watch as under-7s charity game raises thousands for club pitch damaged by sinkhole

The true spirit of the GAA was on display on Saturday where Ratoath GAA club hosted Magheracloone GAA club in an under-7 challenge game. The game, supported by Beko, took place after an open letter from a young Meath man went viral when the seven-year-old claimed he wanted to help the sinkhole-stricken club and started the ball rolling which culminated

22 October 2018 16:13 Spanish student thought she was going to die; Man to be sentenced next week for 'horrific' rape

A Spanish student who was repeatedly raped by a young homeless man after being lured to his tent in July 2017 says she thought he was going to kill her. Eoin Berkeley, previously of Hamptonwood Way in Finglas, will be sentenced next week. The young woman’s visit to Ireland in the summer of 2017 was the first time she had ever travelled alone. After picking

22 October 2018 14:50 More than a third of mums feel identity lost since giving birth

More than a third of mums feel they have lost their identity since becoming a mother and one in six have wanted to "disappear" at some point since giving birth. While the vast majority of women say motherhood has made them happier, most also say that they feel overwhelmed, lonely and/or anxious. The findings are from a survey of 3,708 mothers carried

22 October 2018 14:15 Club GAA podcast: Kerry melee, Ballyea's finest hour, ‘Tubber joy, Fermoy famine over, Tournafulla's triumph

Murt Murphy joins us from Kerry to discuss the violent scenes in Austin Stack Park for the county semi-final between Dingle and East Kerry. Eoghan Cormican says this Clare senior win is Ballyea's finest hour, considering the overhaul of the team since their first triumph two years ago. And in Cork, Fermoy ended a 54-year wait for senior football, while

22 October 2018 11:28 Brian Rattigan pleads guilty to manslaughter of Declan Gavin 17 years ago

Brian Rattigan, a well-known criminal from Drimnagh in Dublin, has pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of Declan Gavin in August 2001. His 2009 murder conviction was overturned on appeal and his plea to the lesser charge was accepted by the DPP this morning. Declan Gavin was stabbed to death outside Abrakebabra in the Crumlin Shopping Centre in the early

22 October 2018 11:14 The lowdown on Christian Wade’s reported switch to the NFL

Wasps winger Christian Wade is reportedly set to leave English rugby and attempt to join the NFL. Here we look at the chances of the once-capped England international turning an American dream in to sporting reality in the middle of an NFL season. College players join professional teams through the NFL Draft system, the 2019 edition of which will be held next April