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Last month
November 2023
Concern for 28-year-old Irish man missing in Tenerife
Ryan Cooney was last seen on Thursday morning when he left the hotel in which he was staying in Playa de las Americas.
This year
Two women hospitalised after being attacked by XL Bully dog in Co Waterford
The incident occurred around lunchtime yesterday in an area in St John’s Park which is in the centre of the city.
Emotional tributes paid at funeral of Offaly woman Lorna Kearney, who was killed in her home
Mourners heard that Kearney was a ‘beautiful person inside and out’.
Bordeaux police officially open investigation into botulism cases that left one woman dead
The restaurant owners are facing a jail term of between three to five years and fines of between €45,000 to €60,000.
Three men jailed for balcony death of Irish teenager in Australia during an armed robbery
The three men fled the scene within minutes and without attempting to help after Cian English fatally fell from the fourth-floor balcony.
Trio plead guilty to manslaughter of Irish teenager who died in Australia after falling from balcony
Cian English fell from a fourth floor balcony during an armed robbery.
Concern mounting for safety of three bottlenose whales who have spent over a week in Bantry Bay
The three Northern bottlenose whales, normally seen in deep seas, arrived into the bay 10 days ago.
Wexford teenager who died following freak accident at his home will be laid to rest tomorrow
Alex Saunders (14) was rushed from his home after he was found in a garden pool at his home.
14-year-old boy dies following 'tragic' accident at home swimming pool in Co Wexford
Gardaí who attended the scene said they were treating the incident as a ‘tragic accident’.
Irish man in intensive care following alleged one punch attack in Australia
Frank Staples, from Co Wexford, was allegedly assaulted outside a McDonalds fast food restaurant on Beaufort St in Perth two weeks ago.
Father and son who died in moped accident in Turkey last week laid to rest in Portlaoise today
“His best friend was his Daddy because he was and always will be the most amazing father to Dylan and Cian.”
Stena Line temporarily suspends Rosslare to Fishguard route due to 'onboard incident'
Ferry passengers intending to take that route will be offered alternative sailings from Dublin or from Rosslare to Pembroke.
Two men sentenced over trying to claim pension of deceased man in Carlow post office
One of the men was the nephew of the deceased, Peadar Doyle.
Last year
Men appear in court for bringing deceased pensioner to Carlow post office
The garda investigation has so far shown the pensioner did not die suddenly at the post office.
All time
University researchers in Belfast have been awarded a grant to find a Covid-19 treatment
The funding grant has been awarded as one of several projects that will receive part of a €21.5 million fund.
US attorney general to appeal decision to grant Jason Corbett killers a re-trial
The 39 year-old was murdered in his US home in August 2015.
Tipperary general election independent candidate to be laid to rest on Thursday
Marese Skehan was a member of the highly respected and well-known Skehan family.
Divers locate body in search for missing fisherman off Wexford coast
Two men were aboard the Alize when it sank off Hook Head on 4 January.
Another lost World War II ÉIRE sign has been discovered at Wexford’s Hook Head
A local group discovered the image, after searching based on an old aerial photo.
Over 23,000 people apply for job on the Great Blasket Island
The successful applicants will be in charge of three guest cottages and the coffee shop on the island.
Luke Kelly statue defaced for a second time in the space of seven months
Independent councillor Christy Burke slammed the vandalism as “mindless”.
Concern for woman found near GPO by homeless volunteer last night
The woman, who was in a distressed state, told the volunteer she had been released from an acute hospital.
Four months after being brutally attacked, Paddy Hansard says he's 'thankful to be alive' this Christmas
Hansard, 73, suffered serious head injuries and broken bones in the attack near his home in Ballybough in Dublin.
Public outcry after two defibrillator units stolen in two separate incidents this weekend
The crimes happened in Wicklow and Louth.
Painting by renowned Irish artist Jack Butler Yeats sells for €1.7 million at auction
Reverie by Jack Butler Yeats had a guide price of up to €700,000.
RTÉ sells off Louis le Brocquy painting for €102,000
The national broadcaster is dealing with a serious financial crisis.
'We can't solve this without the public's help': Family renew appeal for woman who went missing without a trace
Jo Jo Dullard went missing on the evening of 9 November while hitchhiking home from Dublin to Kilkenny.
Irish emigrant who died alone in London laid to rest in Tipperary
The funeral of Joseph Tuohy took place in Dublin in September.
Kite surfer rescued from lake this afternoon during yellow wind warning in Wexford
The Irish Coast Guard has responded to six incidents so far during the storm.
Family of 73-year-old man left with permanent brain injury following shovel attack make public appeal
Paddy was attacked at a flat complex in Dublin in August and remains in hospital.
Call for mourners to attend Dublin funeral of elderly Irish man who died alone in UK
Joseph Tuohy passed away this summer after spending most of his life in the UK.
Tributes paid following death of motor neurone disease campaigner Fr Tony Coote
Fr Coote’s Walk While You Can campaign raised hundreds of thousands of euro for research.
Son appeals for truckers to pay tribute to his father killed in Dublin Port accident
The trade union, Siptu has called for improved protection for dock workers.
A cow that tumbled out to sea was rescued by a lifeboat crew in Kinsale
It took three and a half hours to rescue the frightened friesen.
Internet fraudsters caught out after mistakenly ringing garda station
The caller claimed to be from Eir, and the company has warned the public what to look out for with these scams.
Pony suspected of being used as 'dog bait' fighting for life after rescue
A worker from My Lovely Horse Rescue said the pony was “starting to rot” when he was found.
Irish father-of-one dies in truck crash in Australia
Seamus Walsh had been living in Australia for several years with his young family.
Pilot who died in Kilkenny plane crash was flying over daughter’s 18th birthday party
Several party guests witnessed the tragedy unfold as the aircraft crashed nearby.
Man killed in light aircraft crash in Kilkenny named locally
An Air Accident Investigations Unit has been sent to the scene.