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'Mackin was a monster – why was he out of jail?' asks family of victim - Independent.ie

The father of a woman shot by garda killer Adrian Crevan Mackin has said he was a “monster” and he wants to know why he was out on bail at the time of the murder. Sean Phillips, whose daughter Siobhan was leaving Mackin after he viciously attacked her ...

Irish Water confirms €1.3bn River Shannon Water Supply Project - RTE.ie

Irish Water has confirmed its intention to proceed with the River Shannon water supply project to bring water to Dublin and the midlands following the outcome of its fourth public consultation on the matter. If it gets the go ahead from An Bord ...

Irishman whose tragic wife's headless body was found in India dismisses suicide claim by police - Irish Mirror

The devastated husband of a woman whose headless body was found in India has rubbished claims by local police that she killed herself. Liga Skromane, 33, vanished from a beach in Kerala more than a month ago and her Irish husband Andrew Jordan ...

Ten dead, 15 injured after van ploughs into pedestrians in Toronto - Independent.ie

A rented van ploughed down a crowded Toronto pavement, killing 10 people and injuring 15 before the driver fled and was quickly arrested in a confrontation with police, Canadian authorities have said. Witnesses said the driver was moving fast and ...

Gardaí appeal for help finding missing Chinese man - Irish Times

Gardaí in Dublin are appealing for help to locate a missing Chinese national who was visiting his daughter in Ireland. YanFun Sun, who is 78-years-old, has been missing since Monday, and was last seen in Dun Laoghaire, south Dublin. Gardaí are ...

Pope hopes to begin Ireland visit at Knock shrine - Independent.ie

Pope Francis hopes to begin his historic visit to Ireland in Knock, the Irish Independent understands. https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/pope-hopes-to-begin-ireland-visit-at-knock-shrine-36838095.html. https://www.independent.ie/world-news ...

Alfie Evans 'still breathing' after withdrawal of life-support, father says - Independent.ie

Doctors have been left "gobsmacked" after Alfie Evans' life-support was withdrawn but he continued to live, his father has said. Tom Evans said it was obvious that the youngster was breathing unassisted "within a few minutes" of life-support being ...

Plans could see smoking ban extended to outdoor food areas - Newstalk 106-108 fm

The smoking ban could soon be extended to outdoor areas that serve food. The proposal is set to be put before Cabinet by the Health Minister Simon Harris. A private members motion, tabled by Fine Gael Senators, wants the Government to ban smoking in al ...

'Giving the facts': RefCom has published its information booklet on the upcoming vote - thejournal.ie

THE INDEPENDENT GUIDE to the upcoming Eighth Amendment referendum has been published online ahead of its delivery to 2.2 million homes across the State. The Referendum Commission said it will be running “an extensive advertising campaign” across ...

Flat owners 'will be sued and named' if they don't pay up to fix build faults - Independent.ie

Homeowners in an apartment complex found to have structural defects have been given 21 days to pay upwards of €5,000 or face legal action from their management company. Families in the Beacon South Quarter complex in south Dublin received letters in ...and more »