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'Full of integrity and honesty': Olive Foley's pays powerful tribute to 'soul mate' Anthony

Irish Examiner - ‎51 minutes ago‎
"Anthony never wasted words, so I'm going to keep it brief," Olive Foley began solemnly as she delivered a powerful homily at her husband's funeral mass today, writes David Raleigh, in Killaloe.
Anthony Foley's wife remembers 'idyllic life with her soul mate'
Woodward - Foley 'summed up good in Irish rugby'
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Jobstown teen let off with 'conditional discharge' after guilty verdict

Irish Independent - ‎29 minutes ago‎
A Dublin youth has walked free from court with a “conditional discharge” despite being found guilty of the false imprisonment of Joan Burton during the Jobstown protest.
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Mother 'forgives' driver who killed her son - ‎3 hours ago‎
The mother of a teenage boy who was killed by a careless driver last year has written before sentencing about her forgiveness and understanding for the young man who knocked down her son.
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Shots fired at house in Cork as children slept

Irish Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
Gardaí are investigating after up to six shots were fired on Friday at a house on the northside of Cork city that had a number of children in it.

Magnitude 6.6 quake jolts western Japan, no tsunami warning or immediate damage - ‎10 hours ago‎
TOKYO (Reuters) - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 shook western Japan on Thursday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said, adding that a tsunami warning was not issued.
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Scottish court backs minimum pricing for alcohol - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Scottish government has welcomed a "landmark ruling" by the country's highest civil court backing its plans to bring in minimum pricing for alcohol.
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Belfast murder: Joe Reilly killing 'cold-blooded execution'

BBC News - ‎26 minutes ago‎
A west Belfast murder was "a cold-blooded summary execution of a man in his own house," police have said. Joe Reilly, 43, a father of one, was shot a number of times in the chest and died at the scene at Glenwood Court, Poleglass.
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Gardaí arrest 35 in operation targeting transient criminals

Irish Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Gardaí have arrested 35 people and seized 105 vehicles during a four-week campaign targeting transient criminals operating in north Dublin.
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Garda sergeants and inspectors in work-to-rule - ‎8 hours ago‎
Garda Sergeants and Inspectors have started a work-to-rule as part of a campaign seeking pay restoration and negotiating rights. Over 2,000 middle ranking gardaí have decided not to use the garda's internal computer system PULSE for 24 hours, starting ...

Pope may visit Ireland in 2018

TodayFM - ‎2 hours ago‎
It's been revealed that the pontiff has been visited to Dublin in 2018 during the 'World Meeting of Families'. The 2018 event is the ninth such event; the sitting Pope has attended most, though not all, of the previous eight.
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'Grace' report author concerned over HSE co-operation

Irish Examiner - ‎16 hours ago‎
The barrister charged with compiling a report into allegations of sexual abuse against a disabled woman, 'Grace', in a Waterford foster home expressed “serious concerns” about the HSE's co-operation with his report.
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CSO house price index built on complex foundations

Irish Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
For most of us, the monthly house-price index compiled by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) boils down to one thing: the headline rate of (hopefully) growth.
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Ikea is a step closer to coming to Cork

Newstalk 106-108 fm - ‎9 hours ago‎
Cork County Council has written to the Swedish Company Ikea offering one of three potential sites in North Cork as its first location outside of Dublin in the Republic of Ireland.
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Margrethe Vestager not afraid to take on Europe's taxing issues

Irish Times - ‎11 hours ago‎
There are not many European Union commissioners who can boast of high popularity ratings. But in the two years since her appointment as Europe's competition chief Margrethe Vestager has succeeded in pulling off the unimaginable: becoming a ...
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Dublin Airport set to get third hotel in major investment plan

Irish Independent - ‎15 hours ago‎
Dublin Airport is to get its third hotel, with the owners of the Radisson Blu there planning the multi-million euro construction of a new seven-storey, standalone venue on the site.
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Speed checks at 1031 Garda enforcement zones across State

Irish Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
Gardaí are carrying out check points at 1,031 speed enforcement zones across Ireland. The initiative is part of the national 'Slow Down Day' which began at 7am on Friday and will finish on Saturday at 7am.
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Doubt over €1.1bn fine for Intel as EU court's own adviser backs chip giant

Irish Independent - ‎15 hours ago‎
Intel could see a record €1.1bn fine for alleged anti-competitive behaviour reversed after one of the EU Court of Justice's own lawyers said no rivals might have been harmed by the company's actions.
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Apple express concern over Galway residents' objection to their €850m data centre

Newstalk 106-108 fm - ‎7 hours ago‎
Tech giant Apple has expressed concern to senior Irish enterprise officials about the potential implications for its planned Athenry Data Centre after locals launched a High Court action against it.
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Snapchat, Skype among apps that fail to protect user privacy: Report

Channel NewsAsia - ‎3 hours ago‎
An Amnesty International report ranked 11 companies with the most popular messaging apps, including Facebook, Apple and Google based on information requested from each firm about its current encryption standards and policy details.
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Brendan Cole won't appear on this week's Strictly as he recovers from a lung infection

Daily Mail - ‎44 minutes ago‎
Brendan Cole will not appear on week's Strictly Come Dancing live show after doctors said he had to rest or risk contracting pneumonia.
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Lupita Nyong'o: 'You have to speak up for the world you want to live in'

Irish Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
We do not get off to a flying start. Prim, proper and precise - “What do you mean?” she asks more than once - Lupita Nyong'o hesitates, arms lightly folded, as I thrust out my hand with a customary “How d'you do?
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Fashion designer Richard Nicoll has died

Sunday World - ‎7 hours ago‎
According to The Daily Telegraph, the 38-year-old was taken by ambulance from his apartment in Sydney to St Vincent's Hospital in the early hours of Friday morning.
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We'll never talk about winning three-in-a-row, insists O'Sullivan

Irish Independent - ‎14 hours ago‎
The descent into complacency is rarely by design, which is why - particularly when in the midst of a gilded era - safeguarding against it requires the utmost vigilance.
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Has Schiaparelli 'possible crash' put the future of ExoMars mission at risk?

Irish Examiner - ‎1 hour ago‎
It looks increasingly likely that Mars lander Schiaparelli lies crashed and broken on the Red Planet. After admitting that the final phase of the descent did not “match expectations”, the European Space Agency (Esa) has issued no further news updates ...
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Expert reveals intriguing theory behind 250000-year-old aluminium 'UFO part' that stunned alien hunters

Irish Mirror - ‎4 hours ago‎
A piece of aluminium that looks as if it was handmade is being hailed as 250,000-year-old proof that aliens once visited Earth. Metallic aluminium was not really produced by mankind until around 200 years ago, so the discovery of the large chunk in ...

Christmas sex robot festival to focus on teledildonics and electronic hardware

Irish Mirror - ‎3 hours ago‎
An international conference on sex with robots, which was once banned by Malaysia, is to be hosted by a London University. Top academics in the field of robotics and human-computer interaction will come together at Goldsmiths University, south east ...
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1.8m-year-old teeth show the oldest evidence that our early ancestors were right-handed

Daily Mail - ‎6 hours ago‎
And now researchers have found the earliest evidence of right handedness, dating back 1.8 million years. The discovery was made after researchers examined linear markings on the teeth of a Homo habilis - or early human - fossil.
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Concern more homeless people will die if rough sleeping continues

Irish Times - ‎Oct 20, 2016‎
More rough sleepers will die in Dublin if extra emergency beds are not provided shortly, a homeless support organisation has warned.
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Show Racism the Red Card: Wear red day

Sunderland AFC - ‎3 hours ago‎
For 20 years Show Racism the Red Card (SRtRC) has been educating young people about racism in schools and with the help of role-models, including professional footballers, at special events at football clubs and through educational films.

Paramedics to walk out in protest at old base

Irish Independent - ‎6 hours ago‎
Paramedics at one of the country's busiest ambulance divisions are to stage a walkout on Monday. Share. Email. Go To. Comments.
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Single men will get right to start family under radical new 'infertile' definition

Irish Independent - ‎6 hours ago‎
Single men and women without medical issues will be classed as 'infertile' if they do not have children but want to become a parent, the World Health Organisation is to announce.