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This is a 100-year-old dispute between the Irish and UK governments that does not appear to be close to being resolved. he partition of Ireland in 1921 and the creation of Northern Ireland resulted in a disagreement between the two governments over the ownership of Lough Foyle, which divides the counties of Donegal and Derry. …

As the debate over the use of antigen testing in Ireland booms, the Irish Independent has examined how the use and cost of rapid tests here compares to those in other countries. From now on, the HSE will send a pack of test kits to people who are fully vaccinated and have no symptoms, but …

Ireland cannot take a break from the world boxing championships in Belgrade. Featherweight Adam Hession left the event after a narrow loss to Russia’s Eduard Savvin in the last 32 games. While the other four Irish boxers who were knocked out in their first bouts couldn’t complain, the 21-year-old Galway native had a lot of …

Fast fashion retailer Penneys has launched a new clothing recycling program at its 36 stores across Ireland. This is because research from the clothing and textiles chain found that the lack of drop-off points for used clothing is a barrier, with most consumers more likely to recycle clothing and shoes if they could. do it …

Plans to get commuters out of their cars are hampered by Covid as tens of thousands of people avoid public transport for their daily commute. Road traffic has almost returned to pre-pandemic levels while the number of passengers on buses, trains and trams is at half of their previous volume on some services. It’s the …

An artist and speaker made the heartbreaking decision to sell her entire collection of works in a desperate attempt to buy her own tiny home. ileen Healy (54), whose works are in the art collections of UCC, Crawford Art Gallery and Office of Public Works (OPW), will now sell her extensive collection of paintings and …

The Bishop of Galway responded when a priest was put on indefinite leave from his diocese after posting videos on social media containing innuendos and jokes. One joke referred to playing songs like Highway to Hell at a funeral mass. In a statement to be read to parishioners in Gort, Co Galway this weekend, Bishop …

Sixteen Irish citizens and dependents were evacuated from Afghanistan. Foreign Minister Simon Coveney confirmed on Thursday that 10 other citizens and six dependents had been evacuated from Kabul airport to Doha, the capital of Qatar. The evacuation took place on Wednesday evening. The group was met by Irish officials in Doha and will travel to …

Sally Rooney is perhaps the darling of the literary world, with an already remarkable international reputation. However, she is also now well known in distant places for her views on the Israeli-Palestinian conundrum. he has drawn a torrent of condemnation from mainstream circles for suggesting that the Palestinian people are being mistreated by their Israeli …

Professor Philip Nolan has been appointed Managing Director of Science Foundation Ireland (SFI). he former president of Maynooth University, whose 10-year term ended last month, is a key figure in the National Public Health Emergency Team (Nphet). Professor Nolan chairs the Advisory Group on Epidemiological Modeling, which provides statistical predictions on the likely behavior of …

Internationally acclaimed musician Liam O’Connor from Newmarket has been unveiled as the latest recipient of a prestigious 2021 “Cork Pride Award”. he annual awards were created by Cork Civic Life, a non-profit organization whose goals include the promotion of civic awareness and recognition of civic service to Cork society across the city and county. One …

Here are all of the best stories from this morning … No return to lockdown, says Taoiseach Taoiseach Micheál Martin said the government would not reintroduce restrictions to curb the surge in Covid-19 cases, which again puts significant pressure on hospitals and intensive care units across the country. Science and politics clash as Covid restrictions …

A FORMER CEO of a large multinational has been arrested by detectives from the fraud squad as part of an investigation into crimes of theft and deception linked to renovations to his home. Agents from the Garda National Economic Crime Bureau (GNECB) questioned the businessman at a south Dublin Garda station after his arrest by …

DUBLIN City Council chief executive Owen Keegan apologized to the mayor and councilors for his comment on student housing, admitting that there was an “element of sarcasm” in a controversial letter to the president of the ‘UCD Students Union. r Keegan said he would not resign but said if board members considered his resignation justified, …

A worried sister who shares the same birthday as her older brother has asked for help in locating her only brother, who disappeared in Germany last week. abrielle O’Brien (19) last spoke on the phone with her 26-year-old brother Shane at his hotel in Berlin where he was staying for work on Tuesday evening, October …

A nursery owner who recently advertised a vacant educator position received only two resumes. iona Murphy has run the Heronswood child care center in Carrigaline, County Cork for 18 years and said she “has never found it so difficult to find staff”. She started looking for employees abroad and got in touch with a recruitment …

It’s fair to say that when Connacht and the Dragons make their mark on the fixture list, the pulse quickens – for both. For the away team, this presents potential extras, as road wins are good for the soul. Better still when they come with the icing of an extra bonus point. o You can …

An Eastern European criminal gang that operated a drug smuggling ring across Leinster was the target of a joint Garda and customs operation that led to the seizure of cannabis worth 1.18 million euros. Two male suspects between the ages of 20 and 40 are currently being held at Kilkenny Garda station where they are …

The owner of Ireland’s oldest lie detection service has said she is ready to perform a polygraph analysis on Ian Bailey. r Bailey recently spoke of his desire to undergo a polygraph test on camera to prove that he did not kill Sophie Toscan du Plantier. InFocus podcast: Murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier: the …

TÁNAISTE Leo Varadkar clashed with a number of his own TDs over budget spending promises at a moody meeting of the Fine Gael parliamentary party. r Varadkar accused his own TDs of believing a “false narrative” that Fine Gael lost its reputation for fiscal responsibility after former ministers Charlie Flanagan and Michael Creed both criticized …

Galway is one of the top 10 cities in the world to visit, and Ashford Castle is one of Europe’s top 10 resorts, according to Condé Nast Traveler readers. The United States Travel Bible has announced the winners of its Readers’ Choice Travel Awards for 2021, ranking what it says are the best hotels, cities, …

Conor Empey and Sam Hyland both had dreamy debuts as they scored for the Irish men’s team against Malaysia, with the former winning the goal with just three minutes left for Lisnagarvey. Incredibly, Hyland opened the scoring with his first international touch two minutes before Empey got his first of the night soon after. Malaysia …

The legal services watchdog has seen a significant increase in allegations of misconduct by lawyers in real estate transactions. A new report reveals that a large number of complaints have been filed by banks about lawyers who have not fulfilled commitments related to real estate transactions. The question was previously a major feature of the …

The New Zealand government acknowledged on Monday what most other countries did a long time ago: It can no longer completely get rid of the coronavirus. Minister of the time Jacinda Ardern announced a cautious plan to ease lockdown restrictions in Auckland, despite an outbreak that continues to simmer. Since the start of the pandemic, …

The golfers’ alertness was praised after alerting emergency services and allowing a distressed kayaker to be rescued near Old Head of Kinsale. The lone kayaker was rescued from the water near Old Head Lighthouse after golfers noticed he was in distress after his kayak capsized in rough seas. The Courtmacsherry All Weather Trent Class RNLI …

Protesters gathered in Dublin on Saturday to protest against the highly restrictive abortion law introduced in Texas. he Irish protest coincided with hundreds of similar protests across the United States. Texas law effectively prohibits abortion before some women know they are pregnant, and there are no exceptions for rape or incest. Execution is left only …

The GPA is now ready to back “Proposition B”, the rapidly gaining support, league-based SFC All-Ireland championship structure, at the Special Congress later this month. The body of players has engaged in extensive consultation with their members and the Irish Independent has learned that an overwhelming majority is in favor of the most radical of …

The brand new series with Hector Ó hEochagáin, Hector – Éire Nua, debuted last night on TG4. fter having spent the last 20 years traveling the four corners of the world, this time Hector takes us on a whirlwind tour of Ireland to meet all the great people from overseas who now call Ireland home. …

The failure on Tuesday night of the chlorination system for Doneraile’s water supply led to the decision to issue an immediate boil water advisory for Irish Water customers in the area, according to The Corkman. he prompt response from the relevant authorities – the opinion was published by Irish Water and Cork County Council after …

Pharmaceutical company Perrigo has agreed to a settlement of nearly 300 million euros with the tax authorities over a tax bill according to the Irish authorities. The € 297 million settlement is one of the largest on record here, but is only a fraction of the € 1.64 billion tax assessment the Revenue Commissioners received …

YOU might think that an Irish Open Pool title wouldn’t be too high on Cormac Kerr’s list of sporting achievements. Almost everything, the Drogheda native is already a two-time World and European Underage Champion already, but now that the 21-year-old has entered the toughest adult ranks he has had to raise the bar again to …

Irish Water and Wicklow County Council crews successfully completed repairs following a major 200mm main water main rupture on the Woodstock Road area in Newtownmountkennedy. It broke out the main affected customers in Newtownmountkennedy, Kilcoole Village and surrounding areas. However, the teams were able to maintain supply in certain regions by reconfiguring the network. Teams …

From the start of this first event in a series of public debates on the prospect of Irish unity, Senator Frances Black, chair of the event held on Saturday at a hotel in Cork City, drew up the stand of the organization of which she is a member of the board of directors and which …

Ireland has celebrated a summer of sporting success nationally and internationally, but when we look to the grassroots of our sporting heroes, we need to see how much we can do by investing in community facilities. So says Community Finance Ireland, which this week launched a new € 5 million fund offering social finance solutions …

Tenants in an upscale rental construction complex in Dublin rely on slurry tankers to dispose of their wastewater after houses are built without a sewer connection. Wastewater from the toilets and sinks of the 106 houses is channeled to an on-site holding tank. A tractor and a slurry tank come several times a week to …

The death has been announced of Paddy Prendergast, the last surviving member of Mayo’s last team to reach All-Ireland senior football glory 70 years ago. The death of this legendary figure, at the age of 95, was confirmed earlier this morning. Prendergast was the Mayo side-back who lifted Sam Maguire back to back in 1950 …

The owner of Paddy Irish Whiskey Sazerac, one of the largest producers of distilled spirits in North America, is reportedly looking to develop a new home for the spirits. It is understood that Sazerac, which owns over 450 brands worldwide, including Southern Comfort Spiced Whiskey, Fireball Whiskey and Buffalo Trace Bourbon, has approached distilleries in …

HSE health protection surveillance has been informed of 1,335 new cases of Covid-19, the health ministry has confirmed. he number of people hospitalized now stands at 282, a decrease of 15 since yesterday. Of these patients, 65 are being treated in intensive care, four more than yesterday. The @hpscireland was reported today of 1,335 * …

Sinn Féin was the political party that received the most money from public funds last year. t received a total of 3.45 million euros from the state last year, while Fianna Fáil received 3.4 million euros and Fine Gael received 2.97 million euros. However, out of the three largest political parties, Sinn Féin spent by …

A LIGHT plane supposed to carry four people has crashed on the Wexford coast. The plane crashed shortly after 5 p.m. in an area of ​​shore near Carnsore Point, just south of Rosslare Harbor. A major response operation is currently underway including all emergency services. There was no confirmation of the number of people on …

Corre Energy has raised 12 million euros during its initial public offering on Euronext Dublin. The market value of the company will be € 62 million following its admission to the stock market here, according to a press release from the group. Corre Energy is headquartered in the Netherlands and is headed by Irishman Keith …

Irish Water executives informing TDs and senators of drinking water contamination incidents in Dublin and Wexford will warn that the management structure of water treatment plants is inadequate. iall Gleeson, managing director of Irish Water, wrote to the Oireachtas housing committee to say that there is an urgent need for all factories to be placed …

Two soldiers from the Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment have been accused of waging a “persistent” campaign of intimidation against a Northern Irish colleague, including cursing at him about the IRA and the car bombings. Soldiers Maxwell Nicholls and Declan Coutts also allegedly put Private Scott Alexander in strangles and headaches, repeatedly soaked his bed with …

Aston Lark, the UK-based licensed insurance broker backed by Goldman Sachs, has purchased Deanspoint Insurance Brokers. he acquisition of Deanspoint, which operates as Abbey Murphy Insurance, is Aston Lark’s seventh purchase so far this year in Ireland. Founded in 1983 and headquartered in Longford and Mullingar, Abbey Murphy Insurance provides both personal insurance and business …

Lava from the first volcanic eruption in the Canary Islands in Spain in 50 years forced the evacuation of 5,500 people and destroyed around 100 homes, but the streams were advancing more slowly than expected, authorities said on Monday. The molten rock flow will not reach the Atlantic Ocean on Monday evening, as was estimated …

A total of 49,000 people are on the waiting list for eye care, with optometrists saying the delays are “unacceptable”. he National Treatment Purchase Fund (NTPF) figures up to August 2021 show that nearly 41,200 were on the waiting list for outpatient eye care. Almost 19,000 waited more than a year and 14,800 more than …

As you browse the newspaper archives, it is always fascinating to see what has changed over the past 25 years. or for example, in 1996 the Independent Irish comfortably made headlines which described Bill Clinton as a ‘family man’, Pádraig Harrington was just a future star with dreams for the Ryder Cup and Dustin Turkey …

Read the top 10 stories on Independent.ie this morning … Irish air traffic control ‘in crisis’, say staff as they call on Transport Minister Eamon Ryan to investigate Irish air traffic controllers said the system was in crisis and personnel problems had resulted in “an increased risk of an air traffic incident or accident”. In …

Following last season’s highs, La Rochelle started the new campaign stammered with Ronan O’Gara’s side suffering a third straight loss to start their league campaign. a Rochelle fell 23-22 against Clermont Auvergne away on Saturday night, leaving them just two bonus points lost in their first three games after previous defeats against reigning national and …

Read the top 10 stories on Independent.ie this morning … Ministers claim € 5 on pensions despite warnings A € 5 increase in state pensions remains on the table for the 2022 budget, despite official warnings from civil servants that increases in social benefits should target people of working age Buy Christmas Toys Now Due …

SERIOUS incidents at two water treatment plants in recent weeks have made residents of one town sick and put the health of others at risk. Incidents at the Ballymore Eustace factories, which supply parts of Dublin city with potable water, and at Creagh, which serves Gorey in County Wexford, were not made public until Friday …

The tragic death on March 15 of Philip Reck, Courtnacuddy, Enniscorthy, left a great void in the life of his beloved partner Martina, his two daughters Aideen and Eve, his mother Anne and his brothers Eamon and Michael. We will also be dearly missed by friends, neighbors, cooney Furlong Grain Ltd co-workers and the entire …

A “really proud” Angel Postecoglou felt that his Celtic players had shown they can play the kind of football he aspires to despite the bad side of a seven-goal thriller against Real Betis. eltic led two in Sevilla but conceded four goals in 21 minutes before falling 4-3 in their first group game in the …

PLANS to improve traffic flow on one of the country’s busiest roads would close 25 intersections, connecting lanes and exit points. Yesterday, icklow County Council gave in to pressure to extend the consultation period on the N11 / M11 plan, fearing that there was little public awareness of what was being proposed or its implications. …

A separate funeral will be held for the victims of the murder-suicide in Kerry that claimed the lives of three members of the O’Sullivan family. Ossie O’Sullivan shot his 24-year-old son, Jamie, in his bedroom before killing his partner Eileen, then himself in a double murder-suicide at their Kilfeighney home, Lixnaw, investigations have been established. …

An internal report accuses Fianna Fáil of failing to clearly identify Fine Gael for the poor result of the party’s general elections. he stance on abortion, the manifesto, poor social media and lack of connectivity in urban areas also contributed to the poor results. The late appointment of an electoral officer is also criticized in …

YEARS, when Cristiano Ronaldo is billed as the most goalscoring player in international football history, the Irish players and staff involved in Faro will shake their heads and tell their own stories. Tephen Kenny’s players were minutes away from a glorious victory, a result which would have ranked favorably with any away triumph in a …

Nearly 88 percent of adults are now fully vaccinated against Covid-19, with 92 percent having received at least one dose, HSE chief executive Paul Reid confirmed. r Reid said the finish line for this phase of the immunization program is now “so close”. His comment comes as 1,997 new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed by …

The protection provided by two doses of the Pfizer / BioNTech and Oxford / AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccines begins to wane within six months, new research shows. The reasonable worst-case scenario could see protection drop below 50% for seniors and healthcare workers by winter, an expert said. The Pfizer jab was 88% effective in preventing Covid-19 …

Granit Xhaka insists Arsenal will be motivated by the criticism leveled at them after a poor start to the Premier League season. The Gunners lost 2-0 at home to Chelsea on Sunday as Romelu Lukaku marked his second debut for the Blues with a goal before Reece James took a deserved victory for the visitors. …

And now the end is near. And so we face off, the final quartet. Although by default. But first … we had ANOTHER ‘Epic Date’ to endure. I know, it’s not like Love Island to drag things out or anything. Chloe and Toby sent to Mad Hatter Tea PartyConnection. They sat festering in the warm …

The Queen has reportedly told insiders that she wants the Duke of York to remain Colonel of the Grenadier Guards. according to Sunday opening hours, the monarch has expressed his wish that Andrew – who faces sexual assault allegations, which he denies – retains the honorary role he succeeded the Duke of Edinburgh in 2017. …

Irish National Opera Elektra With my critical faculties prepared not to become over-excited at the thought of seeing a full-size opera for the first time in what seems like an eternity, it is always fair to write that the Irish National Opera’s staging of the opera in one act by Richard Strauss from 1908 Elektra …

A Dublin woman with cerebral palsy has urged the government to approach the insurance industry over its refusal to provide coverage for people with disabilities who run their own businesses. ileen Daly started a freelance living business in 2018 and says the move has transformed her life. The 46-year-old has been in a wheelchair since …

The 25-year-old man who was brutally stabbed to death in Tallaght was locally named Ademola Giwa who is said to have lived there. r Giwa died after being stabbed in the neck at Mac Uilliam Road near his home at 7.15pm yesterday. He was transferred to Tallaght University Hospital after detectives attempted to give him …

Australia’s most populous state of New South Wales expanded its Covid-19 lockdown to the rural town of Tamworth on Monday due to concerns that the coronavirus might have spread from Sydney into the countryside. Europe * France’s health minister on Sunday appealed for volunteer doctors and nurses to travel to the overseas territories of Guadalupe …

The YOUNG Cub reporters who climbed the dark, apprehensive stairs to the former Irish Independent offices on Dublin’s Middle Abbey Street were instantly reassured by Dave Halloran’s presence. beset by the smell of hot metal and newspaper and the mind-boggling tone of an action-packed newsroom running at full speed, the tall and kind Co Mayo …

Shamrock Rovers manager Stephen Bradley is on the shortlist for the vacant English League position MK Dons. Internet speculation surfaced about Bradley and the job earlier this week, and the 36-year-old pushed back a question about it after the Europa League win last night over Teuta Durres. But Independent.ie understands that MK Dons’ interest in …

The jury at the inquest into Kanturk’s victim, Mark O’Sullivan, today returned a verdict of unlawful homicide, in what the coroner described as “a terrible tragedy, almost beyond comprehension. human “. he six-person jury decided that Tadg O’Sullivan and Diarmuid O’Sullivan had committed suicide. A recommendation was made that protocols regarding third party contact with …

Gangland killer Brian Rattigan was released from Portlaoise prison this morning after spending more than 18 years behind bars for various extremely serious offenses. o warden were present when Rattigan walked out of Ireland’s highest security prison at 6.30am, wearing a gray suit, fisherman’s hat, white shirt, sunglasses and a black mask. An armed member …

Former Irish international Neil Francis has been sacked from his role as an expert with the Irish Independent following a comment he made about British and Irish opener Marcus Smith. Francis, working on the newspaper’s The Left Wing podcast, made an apparently racist remark about Smith, who is of British and Filipino descent and was …

Known as a “gentleman” whose business skills were matched only by his kindness and compassion, tributes were paid to former Independent Newspapers director Billy Allen. he former head of broadcast accounts died a week before his 99th birthday. Originally from Fairview in Dublin, Billy was only 16 when he took his first job in 1939 …

Google will receive the IDA Ireland Special Recognition Award 2021. The award “will recognize and celebrate the contribution Google has made to Ireland over the past 18 years,” according to a state agency statement. The award will be presented to Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google, by An Tánaiste and Minister of Enterprise, Trade and Employment, …

With emotions still running high, Wexford manager Davy Fitzgerald cut a lonely figure as he tried to reflect on the end of his side’s championship run, having lost by three points to his native Clare after a classic of qualification. Walking away from the action that had taken place on the green lawn of Semple …

Irish police are investigating several Sinn Féin activists who ignored instructions from a tour guide to deploy a political banner at a national monument in County Donegal. Gardaí is investigating a Public Works Bureau complaint after members of Sinn Féin unfurled a large banner inside Grianán d’Aileach’s iconic former ringfort in County Donegal. The banner …

It was only in the final minutes that the destination of this brilliant Ulster semi-final was really known. Eventually, Tyrone burned away with the brave effort of Donegal, who was down to just 14 men for more than half of the match, which is no longer enough to keep Tyrone in sight. It goes down …

Warren Gatland on Alun Wyn Jones’ possible return to Lions Follow the reaction live after the British and Irish Lions beat the Stormers in the Tourists’ final warm-up ahead of the Test Series. Scrum-half Ali Price impressed as the visitors scored seven tries in a comfortable 49-3 win on Saturday. It was another slow start …

By now, most people over 40 have now received their Digital Covid Cert. But the government sent it mostly on paper (by post) or as a PDF attached to an email, which is like a scan of a piece of paper. Is there a way to use it digitally from your smartphone? Yes, there are …

Daniel O’Connell, the liberator, had the footwork to avoid the dodge and dive of the Duke of Wellington and Sir Robert Peel to deliver Catholic emancipation in 1829. Even though O’Connell held that Catholicism and nationalism were two sides of the same coin, it was tolerant of all religions and none. In 1847, with failing …

FOOTBALL fans started to gather from this morning ahead of the Euro 2020 final in London. ngland faces Italy tonight and their fans are hoping for their very first victory in the competition. The two teams will meet at Wembley Stadium in London, with kick-off at 8 p.m. England are trying to win their first …

Only Sundridge has won the Group One Darley July Cup Stakes three times (1902-1904), but a handful of horses made it double, and Oxted will look to join that list this afternoon with Cieren Fallon on board again, after winning this past year. Ranked 112 claiming the 2020 victory, Oxted has had varying fortunes since …

Harry Kane’s goal against Denmark on Wednesday saw him become England’s top scorer in major tournaments. ane saw his penalty saved by Kasper Schmeichel but followed it up to score his 10th goal at a World Cup or European Championship, tying Gary Lineker’s national record and creating the opportunity to innovate during Sunday’s final. Here, …

England will try to reach the European Championship final for the first time when they face Denmark at Wembley on Wednesday. The Three Lions will try to reach their first big final since their 1966 World Cup victory, while the Danes hope to take another step to repeat their surprise success at the Euro in …

Last week, the Taoiseach pushed back the planned reopening of the hotel sector following stern advice from the National Public Health Emergency Team (Nphet). he reopening of the hotel business has been delayed again – and it is now based on the controversial introduction of a vaccine pass system by the government. InFocus Podcast: Vaccine …

Dessie Farrell has said Stephen Cluxton has not retired but has asked for time to consider his future as Dublin captain and goalkeeper. In the aftermath of their eight-point win over Wexford in the Leinster quarter-final, Farrell, back on the sidelines after a three-month suspension, said he was unsure whether Cluxton would be back for …

Last night two lucky Lotto winners in Dublin and Limerick took home € 500,000 each in two separate draws. he first winner in Dublin was an online player who took home the € 500,000 in the EuroMillions plus draw on Friday night. The unknown winner purchased the winning Quick Pick ticket online the same day. …

StoryToys, a Dublin-based developer and publisher of educational children’s entertainment applications, was sold to UK group Team17 for $ 26.5 million (€ 22.4 million). A maximum additional amount of $ 22.5 million (€ 19 million) will be payable in cash upon delivery of certain targets by StoryToys within three years of closing the deal, according …

TWO unselected players, including footballer Mayo Dayna Finn and DCU Mercy’s Rachel Huijsden, have been named to Ireland’s senior women’s squad for the European Championship next month. The other players have gained significant experience in minors, winning silver at the European Women’s U-18 Championship in 2017 and bronze at the European Women’s U-20 Championship in …

Rory McIlroy is hopeful that a forced change of plans “worked for the better” as he seeks to end his major drought with a second Open Championship win. cIlroy will take part in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open in Mount Juliet this week and has been teamed up with Englishman Tommy Fleetwood and American …

Almost two-fifths of employees in Ireland say they are awaiting news from their employers on future working practices as the country reopens. aoiseach Leo Varadkar said workers could return to the office in August before students return to school in September. Despite this, a Independent Irish The survey found that employers are sticking to plans …

The two stood on the porch and rang the bell. Muffled music and voices came through the door and met them on the steps. It looks like an explosion, Liam said. “Not tonight, Liam,” Angie said. When the front door opened, the muffled noises came to life. A tall woman grabbed Angie by the arm …

A teenager killed a dog by kicking it so hard the animal was thrown over its owner’s head, a court has heard. osh Henney (19) kicked the dog, a cross between a Jack Russell Terrier and a Yorkshire Terrier, twice in the stomach while the pet owner spoke with his mother. The Dublin Circuit Criminal …

It will cost the state a minimum of 50 million euros to forcibly acquire the land at St Vincent’s Hospital for the new national maternity hospital, the Irish Independent has learned. this would push the final expected bill for the high-tech building to at least 850 million euros and probably much closer to the 1 …

Ireland will head to the bright lights of Las Vegas in October to take on the United States at Allegiant Stadium. The match, which will be played before the Irish Tests in November at the Aviva Stadium, will take place on 30 October. Ireland, which is due to host the United States Eagles in Dublin …

The Department of Health is investigating a suspected outbreak of the Delta variant of Covid-19 in Athlone, County Westmeath. The Delta variant, which was first identified in India, has yet to be officially confirmed in the city of the Midlands. The HSE is advising people who were socializing in Athlone on June 11 and who …

Xherdan Shaqiri said Switzerland could not do more while waiting to see if their 3-1 win over Turkey secured them a place in the round of 16 of Euro 2020. haqiri struck twice in Baku as Switzerland put in an impressive performance to keep their hopes of making the round of 16 as one of …

Hundreds of people participated in a “rally against hate” in response to the increase in cases of racism. he Rally Against Hate was organized by the group Le Cheile, which means together in Irish, an alliance of public figures working to “counter the rise of fascism and far-right politics in Ireland”. The crowd heard from …

Bernard Flynn has resigned as manager of Meath U-20 football just weeks before their Leinster campaign began. Lynn made the decision “with a heavy heart and a lot of regrets” after what he said was a verbal and written agreement that his team would have full access to members of the senior team in the …