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Dublin: 13 °C Thursday 24 August, 2017

Yesterday’s News

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Yesterday’s News

Gardaí use batons and pepper spray to break up massive wedding brawl in Westmeath

Guests at the wedding assaulted one another with keys and glass bottles.

Monday 21 August, 2017

Irish government offers support to family of Irish woman in Egypt suicide pact

The couple died by drowning at a villa in the Hurghada area.

Sunday 20 August, 2017

Families of murder victims have 'met killers on the street' after not being told of release

Representatives have also said families are sometimes unclear about how long a killer will actually serve.

Friday 18 August, 2017

Reward offered after 'vicious' assault on pensioner in London

The 82-year-old was knocked to the ground and punched in the face by a woman who had asked her for money.

Armed gardaí join forces with Fingal County Council to target illegal dumpers

The council said the aim of checkpoints in Baldoyle was to identify unauthorised and bogus refuse collectors and their clients.

Thursday 17 August, 2017

Rainfall warning for five counties as US hurricane impacts on Irish weather

Spot flooding has been forecast tomorrow and there will be persistent and heavy rain this weekend.

Intended target of Ballymun shooting had been warned of threat to his life

Convicted criminal Derek Devoy escaped without injury yesterday, but his sister and an associate of his were both killed.

Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Mother of six among two people killed in north Dublin shooting

A second car linked to the incident has been found. Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

'It's a huge undertaking': Work at Trevor Deely search site expected to last for weeks

Gardaí cordoned off a site on Saturday and a gun was found by the team yesterday.

'I'm disgusted, horrified': Vandals damage memorial to Carrickmines fire victims

A local councillor said family members of the victims have only recently moved into their new accommodation, which is near the site of the tragedy.

Gun found at Trevor Deely investigation site

A search of a wooded area in Chapelizod in west Dublin began last weekend.

Monday 14 August, 2017

Trevor Deely: How a missing person investigation changed course after 16 years

Trevor Deely went missing in December 2000 after his work Christmas party.

'Living in financial limbo': Victims of tracker mortgage scandal still waiting for answers from banks

Thousands of customers were denied tracker rates and charged a higher rate of interest than they should have been paying.

Sunday 13 August, 2017

Social work action 'unacceptably slow' in case of heroin user whose newborn died

The baby boy’s death was not reported to be connected to his mother’s drug use, but a report has criticised the seven-week delay in making contact with the woman.

Saturday 12 August, 2017

Irish stargazers warned the moon may spoil tonight's meteor shower

The moon at at 80% illumination and could outshine some of the shooting stars as they pass through the sky.

Thursday 10 August, 2017

'We don't want another deadzone': Outrage over backtrack on housing in new Limerick development

The council said two years ago that the development would include residential units, but new plans do not contain accommodation.

Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Man released without charge after arrest in fake documents raid

Gardaí working with London’s Met Police had searched a number of properties in Dublin yesterday.

More Americans visiting Ireland but British tourists are keeping away

Tourism Ireland said the decline in sterling has made holidays and short breaks here more expensive for British visitors.

Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Ireland's 'lost decade' ends as domestic spending returns to Celtic Tiger peak

Goodbody said the Irish economy will reach full employment by the end of next year.

Police attacked in Belfast after removal of wood from nationalist bonfire site

A number of cars were torched by youths and petrol bombs were thrown at police.

London police release footage of jogger pushing woman into path of bus

The bus swerved to avoid the victim, who sustained minor injuries.

Monday 7 August, 2017

'Snot-nosed, hostile, passive aggressive': Complaints about staff at Dublin welfare offices

Details of complaints were released to TheJournal.ie under the Freedom of Information Act.

Friday 4 August, 2017

'A despicable act': Gardaí say man shot in Meath housing estate was 'an innocent victim'

Gardaí have located the car connected to the incident and a gun was found inside.

Kerry nursing home told its system for residents' cash is 'not secure'

An inspection in April this year also found some staff had not received training in medication management and infection control.

Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Two men arrested for knife possession after being chased by Hutch associate

The man noticed a car acting suspiciously outside his mother’s house and pursued them.

'The State failed to protect Shane': Family of hit-and-run victim still seeking answers six years on

On the evening of 2 August 2011, Shane O’Farrell was cycling home when he was struck by a car driven by a man who was on bail for offences in both Cavan and Monaghan.

Monday 31 July, 2017

Abusive husband allowed back into home after wife couldn't afford €130 legal aid fee

The woman’s case has been highlighted by Flac today as it calls for this fee to be waived for victims of domestic abuse.

Sunday 30 July, 2017

Twenty years since Rathlin Island's first crime, it's 'not a place where you'd get away with something'

In the last two decades, there has been a surge in tourism and a baby boom – but very little crime.

Thursday 27 July, 2017

Hundreds protest in New York against ban on transgender troops

The US president said yesterday that the military cannot be ‘burdened’ with the medical costs and ‘disruption’ involved.

Wednesday 26 July, 2017

Sharp increase in personal injury suits with almost 22,000 filed last year

The biggest award given in the courts last year was €9 million.

Tuesday 25 July, 2017

Chief Justice says courts may need to restrict social media use during trials

Susan Denham said there are issues to address in order to protect the right to a fair trial in this era of social media.

Video footage suggests Russia may be arming the Taliban

The footage obtained by CNN shows Taliban fighters brandishing weapons they claim were supplied by Russian government sources.

The average back-to-school spend is now €1,209 per child

There has been a slight drop in the number of parents getting into debt to fund these costs.

Monday 24 July, 2017

Donegal community pays tribute to three 'incredible', 'caring' women RIP

Donegal community pays tribute to three 'incredible', 'caring' women

Margaret McGonagle, Mairead Mundy and Racheal Battles were killed in a road crash on Friday morning.

RTÉ to conduct review of gender equality after salary criticisms

The broadcaster also said it will bring forward the publication of fees paid to its top 10 most highly-paid presenters.

Train services delayed after bin truck damages crossing barrier

Irish Rail said the truck failed to stop at the barriers.

Mother and children placed in hotel with 'bloodstained mattresses' after fleeing domestic violence

The woman and her children were left without a stable home for almost two years.

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Temperatures of up to 23 degrees - and heavy showers - forecast this week

Today will be dry and warm with long spells of sunshine.

Irish Water says Drogheda supply won't be restored until Thursday

The company said it must completely shut off water in order to ensure supply to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda is maintained.

Sunday 23 July, 2017

'Left with €15 after bills': The week-to-week struggle of a single parent in Ireland

36-year-old Mairead was forced to give up her job following the reform of the One Parent Family Payment.

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