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Man jailed for ten years for marital rape

RTE.ie - ‎17 hours ago‎
A 42-year-old man who raped his wife, threatened to kill her and later beat her with a hammer has been jailed for ten years at the Central Criminal Court.
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Woman and 14-year-old son die in Galway road incident

Irish Times - ‎20 hours ago‎
A woman in her 30s and her 14-year-old son have died after the car they were travelling in struck a tree on Sunday night in Co Galway.
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Shock and dismay at destruction of historic Vernon Mount in Cork

Irish Times - ‎10 hours ago‎
Heritage and conservation groups expressed their shock and dismay on Monday after a stately home on the outskirts of Cork city was destroyed in a fire which gardaí believe was started by a group of local teenagers.
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Better local procedures over teachers sought before fitness-to-teach inquiry initiated

Irish Examiner - ‎4 hours ago‎
Parents want better local procedures to deal with complaints about teachers, which could prevent the need to hold fitness-to-teach inquiries.

Man Who Shot Mum And Sister Thought They Called Him A Pedophile

98FM - ‎12 hours ago‎
A court has heard a 60 year old man shot a mum of six because he thought she was telling people he was a pedophile. James Redmond from the Killinarden Estate in Tallaght has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Mary Dargan and the attempted murder of ...
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Donegal councillor John O'Donnell on assault charge

Irish Examiner - ‎4 hours ago‎
A county councillor who appeared in an RTÉ Prime Time Investigates programme into alleged payments for favours has appeared in Letterkenny District Court on assault charges.
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You'll Be Able To Renew Your Passport Online From Next Year

98FM - ‎14 hours ago‎
Rushing to the Passport Office just before going on your holidays will soon be a thing of the past. From 2017, you'll be able to renew your passport online.
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Former Labour Court chairman Finbarr Flood dies aged 77

Irish Times - ‎10 hours ago‎
Former chairman of the Labour Court and managing director of Guinness Finbarr Flood has died aged 77. Mr Flood, from Rathfarnham, Dublin, played a key role in industrial relations in Ireland.
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Cocaine worth an estimated €1.2m seized in Co Wexford

Irish Times - ‎7 hours ago‎
Revenue officials in Co Wexford have seized 17kg of cocaine, estimated to be worth €1.2 million, from a lorry. The discovery was made when the vehicle was scanned and searched by Revenue officers and a sniffer dog after it disembarked from a ferry at ...
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Irish priest probes mystery of the nuns and $9m cash

Irish Independent - ‎5 hours ago‎
Jose Lopez (C) is taken into custody in a bulletproof vest and helmet. Photo: Getty. An Irish priest has become involved in investigating a multi-million-dollar corruption scandal in Argentina after being tasked to find out if a group of nuns were ...
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Man killed in single vehicle crash in Kildare

UTV Ireland - ‎7 hours ago‎
A 38-year-old man was killed in a single-vehicle car crash in Maynooth, Co Kildare on Monday afternoon after his car collided with a ditch.
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Barack Obama freedom of Dublin hangs in balance

Irish Times - ‎9 hours ago‎
A proposal to award US President Barack Obama with the Freedom of the City of Dublin has had to be postponed after councillors were unable to agree on his nomination.
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Dublin City Council to vote on banning election posters

Newstalk 106-108 fm - ‎17 hours ago‎
They are a staple of every election in this country - election posters seem to adorn every free lamp-post in the country. But perhaps not for much longer in the capital.
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Irish minister's tribute to UK diplomat murdered by IRA

Belfast Newsletter - ‎8 hours ago‎
The Irish foreign minister has attended a ceremony in Dublin to mark the 40th anniversary of the IRA murder of a British ambassador.
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Ross fighting plans to build 108 homes in his constituency

Irish Independent - ‎2 hours ago‎
Transport Minister Shane Ross has helped block the construction of 45 new homes in south Dublin and is expected to object to another 63 in the coming days.

Murder trial is told of 'rape text' to accused

Irish Independent - ‎2 hours ago‎
Matthew Cummins is one of three men accused of murdering 64-year-old Thomas “Toddy” Dooley (inset) with a baseball bat at his home in Edenderry, Co Offaly on February 12, 2014.
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Michael Healy-Rae says 115 Dáil questions not a waste of money

Irish Times - ‎15 hours ago‎
Independent TD Michael Healy-Rae has denied that he wasted money by submitting 115 parliamentary questions to the Minister for Health one day last week, mostly inquiring about hospital appointments for individuals .
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Varadkar's cash pile: councillors in line for a €4000 boost in pay

Irish Independent - ‎2 hours ago‎
Mr Varadkar has pledged to increase councillors' pay from January in a move that will 1 Mr Varadkar has pledged to increase councillors' pay from January in a move that will significantly boost his Fine Gael leadership prospects.

United front for new Cork to Kerry road

Irish Examiner - ‎4 hours ago‎
A united approach between local authorities in Cork and Kerry is being planned to lobby for a new road to improve connections between the counties.

Irish firm granted first VW emissions order

Irish Examiner - ‎4 hours ago‎
A Co Mayo law firm representing hundreds of claimants has become the first in Europe to have a case relating to the global Volkswagen emissions scandal heard in court.
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