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Dublin: 4 °C Friday 25 April, 2014

Today’s News


Yesterday’s News

Gardaí are searching for two Dublin men missing in Cavan

Eoin O’Connor and Anthony Keegan have both been missing since Tuesday night.

Mother charged with murder of her three children

Tania Clarence has been charged with the murder of 4-year-old Olivia and 3-year-old twins Ben and Max.

Chelsea Manning officially granted name change – but will still be treated as male prisoner

A US judge has granted Manning’s request to be formally known as Chelsea.

Wednesday 23 April, 2014

Terminally ill teenager reaches goal of raising £1 million for cancer charity

“I don’t really want to die, but hopefully my journey has taught people not to take life for granted”.

Irish people abroad really want one thing from the old country

Spoiler: it involves the right to vote.

Madeleine McCann: Police probe 18 cases where children were assaulted in holiday homes in Portugal

Police say they believe the 18 incidents in the Western Algarve could be linked.

Man in court over murder of dissident republican in Kildare

Larry Keane, a father of six, was found close to his home in Athy last July after being assaulted. He died later in hospital.

Sunday 20 April, 2014

Video: Watch Michael Collins address a crowd before it gets broken up by gunshots

Collins gives an impassioned speech before shots are fired and some fights break out.

Saturday 19 April, 2014

Monorail, al-Qaeda, and Easter eggs: The week in numbers

Plus: How many Easter eggs are people planning to give tomorrow?

Friday 18 April, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Everyone’s talking about Jill Meagher, pubs being closed, and disaster at Mount Everest.

Major drug gang dismantled after gardaí seize machine gun and drugs in multi-million euro sting operation

Drugs worth an estimated €5 million were discovered in raids carried out across Dublin and Meath.

The captain of the South Korean ferry which sank has been arrested

A news agency in South Korea reports that the 68-year-old faces five charges, including negligence of duty.

RTE is refusing to run an ad for Newstalk, says Newstalk…

…but RTE says that’s not exactly what’s happening.

Navy detains Spanish fishing boat off the coast of Mizen Head

The boat was stopped for alleged breaches of fishing regulations.

Cocaine and tablets seized from man in north Dublin

A man was arrested as part of major investigation into drug-dealing in Ballymun.

One of the oldest surviving copies of all four Gospels is in Dublin

The manuscripts are believed to have been discovered in Egypt in 1929.

Gardaí search for 20-year-old man last seen around the Mater Hospital

Glen Murphy has not been seen since Saturday afternoon.

Thursday 17 April, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Everyone’s talking about Anglo bosses found guilty, Bertie Ahern, and Ukraine…

Gabriel García Márquez, Nobel Prize-winning writer, has died RIP

Cannabis plants seized at Wicklow house

A man in his 50s was arrested at the scene.

Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everyone’s talking about Sean FitzPatrick being found not guilty.

Sean FitzPatrick thanks jury as he is found not guilty at Anglo trial

FitzPatrick did not react as the verdict was read out but read a statement to reporters outside the courtroom.

Pope Francis gives two kids a lift on the PopeMobile and has the craic with them

“I was really excited. That never happens!”.

A NASA spacecraft has witnessed the birth of a ‘new moon’ in the rings of Saturn

“We have not seen anything like this before,” said one scientist.

VIDEO: Sean FitzPatrick speaks of “six years of great personal difficulty” after being found not guilty

FitzPatrick also spoke about the “six years of great personal difficulty” he had endured.

Judge tells Anglo jury: It’s ok if you reach a majority verdict

The jury has been deliberating since Friday afternoon.

Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about a teenager drowning in a reservoir, a Dublin shooting, and tensions in Ukraine…

The handwritten order to call off the 1916 Rising sold at auction for €30,000

The handwritten note reads “Volunteers completely deceived. All orders for tomorrow Sunday are entirely cancelled”.

Gardaí to work as social welfare inspectors

Twenty gardaí are to be sent around the country as part of a new pilot scheme to crack down on social welfare fraud.

Monday 14 April, 2014

No verdict yet in Anglo trial as jury goes home for the day

It was the first full day of deliberations in the trial of three former senior executives of Anglo Irish Bank.

Saturday 12 April, 2014

Adrian Mole, Hitler, and the tv licence : The week in numbers

Plus: How much money did the Criminal Assets Bureau give to the Exchequer last year from criminal activity?

Friday 11 April, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Everyone’s talking about Omagh, Anglo, and the most depressed town in Ireland…

3-year-old girl believed to have been abducted found alive in Australia

A major search operation was initiated to find 3-year-old Chloe Campbell.

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