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Pensioner goes to A&E with memory loss after day-time sex with wife
# Irish Medical Journal
# Irish Medical Journal

Pensioner goes to A&E with memory loss after day-time sex with wife

Thu 12:17 PM 72,380 Views 45 Comments

The curious case appears in the latest edition of the Irish Medical Journal.

Friday 13 May, 2022

Controversial €30,000 Púca statue given new home after Ennistymon 'hullabaloo'
# Clare
# Clare

Controversial €30,000 Púca statue given new home after Ennistymon 'hullabaloo'

May 13th 2022, 3:54 PM 22,742 Views 19 Comments

The statue’s creator, Aidan Harte, welcomed the fact that the Púca finally found a home.

The number of child sex abuse image investigations jumped 25% last year
# Cyber Crime Bureau
# Cyber Crime Bureau

The number of child sex abuse image investigations jumped 25% last year

May 13th 2022, 2:26 PM 5,788 Views 0 Comments

The number of new cases handled by the Garda cyber crime bureau last year increased to 490.

Thursday 12 May, 2022

Irish DJ who was credited with viral garda dance held in Cork prison for alleged harassment
# Jerusalema
# Jerusalema

Irish DJ who was credited with viral garda dance held in Cork prison for alleged harassment

May 12th 2022, 6:25 PM 43,136 Views 0 Comments

‘Clearing my name is now the most important thing. I have worked too hard to fall now,’ said Shanley.

Thursday 5 May, 2022

Planning permission for build to rent scheme in Dublin refused after objections
# Dublin
# Dublin

Planning permission for build to rent scheme in Dublin refused after objections

May 5th 2022, 4:39 PM 21,229 Views 29 Comments

Planning permission for the eight storey scheme near Drumcondra Road Lower in Dublin 9 was refused after objections.

Store assistant harassed in workplace but employer not found liable, WRC rules
# Workplace
# Workplace

Store assistant harassed in workplace but employer not found liable, WRC rules

May 5th 2022, 2:53 PM 23,722 Views 0 Comments

The employee was sexually harassed by a manager in the supermarket where she worked.

Saturday 23 April, 2022

35-year-old man in court charged with robbing Limerick fatal assault victim
# Court
# Court

35-year-old man in court charged with robbing Limerick fatal assault victim

Apr 23rd 2022, 8:08 PM 18,177 Views 0 Comments

Mark Ryan is charged with robbing Alan Bourke of cans of alcohol valued at €10 and a pedal cycle valued at €150.

Friday 22 April, 2022

Amazon secures green light for data centre in Meath despite opposition
# Data Centres
# Data Centres

Amazon secures green light for data centre in Meath despite opposition

Apr 22nd 2022, 5:34 PM 37,479 Views 49 Comments

An Bord Pleanála granted permission to Amazon to allow construction of the new data centre

Wednesday 20 April, 2022

Planning permission granted for 419 apartments in south Dublin despite local objections
# Cornelscourt
# Cornelscourt

Planning permission granted for 419 apartments in south Dublin despite local objections

Apr 20th 2022, 3:30 PM 60,227 Views 44 Comments

Over 50 objections were lodged against the ‘fast track’ five block scheme for Old Bray Road in Cornelscourt, Dublin 18.

Wednesday 6 April, 2022

3Olympia may retain 'iconic' red exterior as Council rejects elements of planned changes to facade
# Olympia Threeatre
# Olympia Threeatre

3Olympia may retain 'iconic' red exterior as Council rejects elements of planned changes to facade

Apr 6th 2022, 4:10 PM 12,859 Views 9 Comments

The application sought to have the red exterior repainted grey as well as a new art deco arch built.

Tuesday 29 March, 2022

Council said no to Púca statue after locals described it as 'ugly', 'vulgar' and 'grotesque'
# Ennistymon
# Ennistymon

Council said no to Púca statue after locals described it as 'ugly', 'vulgar' and 'grotesque'

Mar 29th 2022, 5:06 PM 22,607 Views 27 Comments

Hundreds of locals participated in a survey about the proposed statue.

Wednesday 23 March, 2022

Way cleared for Cork GAA to lodge 'fast track' plans for 309 residential units on GAA lands
# Cork
# Cork

Way cleared for Cork GAA to lodge 'fast track' plans for 309 residential units on GAA lands

Mar 23rd 2022, 10:02 PM 19,135 Views 9 Comments

The Cork County Board is proposing the construction of 197 houses, 112 apartments, a creche and associated works on the land.

Monday 21 March, 2022

Couple ordered to pay 18-year-old Spanish au pair €9,100 over sexual harassment
# WRC
# WRC

Couple ordered to pay 18-year-old Spanish au pair €9,100 over sexual harassment

Mar 21st 2022, 7:23 PM 56,513 Views 0 Comments

The au pair said that the man’s actions left her “feeling unsafe, fearful, intimidated, degraded, humiliated and her dignity violated”.

Thursday 10 March, 2022

Mushroom farm ordered to pay €15,000 to former worker for breaching minimum wage law
# WRC
# WRC

Mushroom farm ordered to pay €15,000 to former worker for breaching minimum wage law

Mar 10th 2022, 4:04 PM 31,750 Views 0 Comments

Ana Lacramioara Manciu alleged that Stablefield Ltd falsified her working hours to reflect a much shorter working day.

Monday 7 March, 2022

DAA secures green light for new paid drop-off and pick-up zone at Dublin airport
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

DAA secures green light for new paid drop-off and pick-up zone at Dublin airport

Mar 7th 2022, 10:15 PM 43,313 Views 88 Comments

The scheme was given the go-ahead by Fingal County Council.

Wednesday 2 March, 2022

Cork hotel ordered to pay €22,000 to homeless Traveller family in discrimination case
# WRC
# WRC

Cork hotel ordered to pay €22,000 to homeless Traveller family in discrimination case

Mar 2nd 2022, 3:42 PM 30,523 Views 0 Comments

The hotel has been ordered to pay out €38,000 to members of the Travelling community since the start of last month.

Monday 28 February, 2022

Denis O'Brien firm secures planning permission for 15-storey docklands office block scheme
# Grand Canal
# Grand Canal

Denis O'Brien firm secures planning permission for 15-storey docklands office block scheme

Feb 28th 2022, 10:50 PM 30,436 Views 23 Comments

The plans include a café on the ground floor.

Wednesday 23 February, 2022

Man jailed after exposing himself on flight to Shannon Airport
# Jailed
# Jailed

Man jailed after exposing himself on flight to Shannon Airport

Feb 23rd 2022, 5:15 PM 46,946 Views 0 Comments

Judge Mary Larkin described Mr Ioan Remi Makula’s “abuse” on board the flight as “outrageous”.

Thursday 10 February, 2022

Mary Lou McDonald lodges appeal over green light for O'Connell and Moore Street redevelopment
# Planning
# Planning

Mary Lou McDonald lodges appeal over green light for O'Connell and Moore Street redevelopment

Feb 10th 2022, 7:39 PM 24,833 Views 47 Comments

A decision is due on the appeals by An Bord Pleanala in June.

Pat Kenny calls on local council to refuse Bullock Harbour scheme over multiple concerns
# Pat Kenny
# Pat Kenny

Pat Kenny calls on local council to refuse Bullock Harbour scheme over multiple concerns

Feb 10th 2022, 5:56 PM 29,637 Views 35 Comments

The scheme seeks the demolition and clearance of the existing industrial single storey warehouses and sheds.

Wednesday 9 February, 2022

Man threatened to stab fisheries officer with knife during chase along coastline, court hears
# Courts
# Courts

Man threatened to stab fisheries officer with knife during chase along coastline, court hears

Feb 9th 2022, 5:15 PM 24,523 Views 0 Comments

The Judge convicted John Linnane (43) of making a threat to Inland Fisheries Ireland Officer Raymond Byrne.

Saturday 5 February, 2022

Man charged with causing breach of the peace on board Ryanair flight
# Grounded
# Grounded

Man charged with causing breach of the peace on board Ryanair flight

Feb 5th 2022, 6:51 PM 83,749 Views 0 Comments

The man had been arrested last night.

Wednesday 2 February, 2022

HSE CEO Paul Reid's pay package totalled €411,777 in 2021
# HSE
# HSE

HSE CEO Paul Reid's pay package totalled €411,777 in 2021

Feb 2nd 2022, 5:32 PM 37,760 Views 75 Comments

Reid commenced his five year contract for the HSE on 14 May 2019.

Tuesday 1 February, 2022

Google secure planning permission for new Dublin campus that can accommodate 1,700 workers
# Google Ireland
# Google Ireland

Google secure planning permission for new Dublin campus that can accommodate 1,700 workers

Feb 1st 2022, 5:45 PM 41,245 Views 19 Comments

Dublin City Council previously granted Google permission to increase the height of the Treasury building on Grand Canal Street.

Monday 24 January, 2022

Green light given for €75 million eight storey extension to Beacon Hospital
# Beacon
# Beacon

Green light given for €75 million eight storey extension to Beacon Hospital

Jan 24th 2022, 5:27 PM 19,742 Views 21 Comments

The scheme includes new A&E facilities and cancer care facilities.

Sunday 23 January, 2022

Firm to pay €40k to man dismissed for sending 'inappropriate' Family Guy message to colleague
# WRC
# WRC

Firm to pay €40k to man dismissed for sending 'inappropriate' Family Guy message to colleague

Jan 23rd 2022, 2:55 PM 82,633 Views 0 Comments

The Workplace Relations Commission found that Regeneron unfairly dismissed Robert Libera for gross misconduct.

Tuesday 11 January, 2022

The Púca statue will NOT be erected in Ennistymon - but other Clare towns might get it instead
# Like A Horse
# Like A Horse

The Púca statue will NOT be erected in Ennistymon - but other Clare towns might get it instead

Jan 11th 2022, 5:24 PM 27,281 Views 24 Comments

The council u-turn follows an online survey of local opinion.

Sunday 9 January, 2022

32-year-old man appears in court charged with murder of pensioner in Lisdoonvarna
# Clare
# Clare

32-year-old man appears in court charged with murder of pensioner in Lisdoonvarna

Jan 9th 2022, 7:36 AM 25,942 Views 0 Comments

Thomas Lorigan, of no fixed abode, appeared at a special sitting of Ennis District Court on Saturday.

Wednesday 5 January, 2022

Planning permission granted for 667 apartments in south Dublin despite local opposition
# Housing
# Housing

Planning permission granted for 667 apartments in south Dublin despite local opposition

Jan 5th 2022, 5:34 PM 71,755 Views 40 Comments

Over 165 objections were lodged against the scheme for the former Jesuit lands at Milltown Park.

Tuesday 4 January, 2022

Developers scale back plans for hotel over Cobblestone pub in Dublin
# Cobblestone
# Cobblestone

Developers scale back plans for hotel over Cobblestone pub in Dublin

Jan 4th 2022, 6:05 PM 21,361 Views 10 Comments

The developers say the plans will ensure that the pub’s important cultural offering will be maintained.

Thursday 23 December, 2021

Cobblestone planning row continues as developer lodges appeal
# The Cobblestone
# The Cobblestone

Cobblestone planning row continues as developer lodges appeal

Dec 23rd 2021, 4:15 PM 17,736 Views 0 Comments

The famed Cobblestone Pub was to be site of a new hotel scheme.

Wednesday 22 December, 2021

Truck driver receives suspended sentence over death of father-of-three in crash
# Ennis
# Ennis

Truck driver receives suspended sentence over death of father-of-three in crash

Dec 22nd 2021, 7:59 PM 28,451 Views 0 Comments

Judge O’Callaghan said it would not be of any positive service to society generally that Paul Van Tamlin would be sent to jail.

Monday 13 December, 2021

Organic farm ordered to pay €8,000 in compensation after telling HIV-positive man to leave farm
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

Organic farm ordered to pay €8,000 in compensation after telling HIV-positive man to leave farm

Dec 13th 2021, 7:45 AM 62,984 Views 0 Comments

The man alleged that after being told that he could no longer work at the organic farm, two requests to have a shower were refused.

Friday 19 November, 2021

Sacristan unfairly dismissed after pandemic affected local Church finances
# WRC
# WRC

Sacristan unfairly dismissed after pandemic affected local Church finances

Nov 19th 2021, 5:19 PM 30,194 Views 0 Comments

The Workplace Relations Commission upheld his claim.

Thursday 18 November, 2021

Council planners recommend refusal for contentious Dún Laoghaire student accommodation
# Student Units
# Student Units

Council planners recommend refusal for contentious Dún Laoghaire student accommodation

Nov 18th 2021, 8:31 PM 18,253 Views 21 Comments

A decision is due on the application by An Bord Pleanála in January.

Friday 5 November, 2021

€400m O'Devaney Gardens facing fresh delay after High Court review lodged
# An Bord Pleanála
# An Bord Pleanála

€400m O'Devaney Gardens facing fresh delay after High Court review lodged

Nov 5th 2021, 8:27 PM 22,538 Views 14 Comments

Developers of the scheme are challenging a condition attached to the planning permission.

Wednesday 3 November, 2021

Locals and An Taisce oppose six-storey student housing scheme for Dun Laoghaire
# Student Accommodation
# Student Accommodation

Locals and An Taisce oppose six-storey student housing scheme for Dun Laoghaire

Nov 3rd 2021, 7:23 PM 24,498 Views 41 Comments

Baker’s Corner pub would be demolished as part of the scheme

Friday 22 October, 2021

Judge gives go-ahead for Covid-19 vaccination of boy (15) against wishes of mother
# Family Law Court
# Family Law Court

Judge gives go-ahead for Covid-19 vaccination of boy (15) against wishes of mother

Oct 22nd 2021, 7:00 PM 51,199 Views 0 Comments

The court heard that the boy told his dedicated social worker that he wants the vaccine.

Tuesday 19 October, 2021

Council recommends refusal for €135m Blackrock 'build to rent' apartment scheme
# Dlr Council
# Dlr Council

Council recommends refusal for €135m Blackrock 'build to rent' apartment scheme

Oct 19th 2021, 7:20 PM 24,986 Views 34 Comments

The Council concluded that it will have a detrimental impact on the character of the area due to its scale, height and visual prominence.

Friday 15 October, 2021

Krispy Kreme store records weekly revenues of almost €87,000 despite Covid closure
# A Lot Of Dough
# A Lot Of Dough

Krispy Kreme store records weekly revenues of almost €87,000 despite Covid closure

Oct 15th 2021, 12:47 PM 36,935 Views 45 Comments

The Blanchardstown store shut down between March and May last year.

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