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'I won't engage in any debate against my own party' - Martin says abortion stance not a 'party political issue' - Independent.ie

Fianna Fail leader Micheal Martin said that his views on abortion are not "a party political issue" and denied that there was conflict within his party. The former health minister announced last night that he will support the Oireachtas Commitee's ...

Intruders breaking into home of woman (90s) interrupted by gardai - Independent.ie

At around 1.40pm Sligo gardai responded to an alarm activation in a house in Coollooney which is owned by a woman in her 90s, who was not home at the time. The gang fled from gardai but were later forced to stop by garda units near Kinnegad after the ...

The inquest into the death of Dolores O'Riordan has been adjourned until April - JOE

An inquest into the death of Dolores O'Riordan, the lead singer of The Cranberries, has been adjourned until 3 April. According to the BBC, the inquest at Westminster Coroner's Court, has been adjourned while the coroner awaits the results of “various ...

Motorists warned to take care on roads as snow and ice warning remains in place - Independent.ie

Motorists are being warned to take care on roads this morning as Met Eireann has issued a status yellow snow and ice warning. This morning got off to a cold and frosty start with scattered snow showers causing icy patches across the country. Met ...

Theme of reconciliation emerges as West Tyrone faces byelection - Irish Times

In West Tyrone, voters are facing their fifth trip to the polls in less than two years. Like the rest of Northern Ireland, they've become somewhat used to unexpected elections, casting their votes in a snap Assembly election in March 2017, and in a UK ...

Meet the 435million-year-old starfish which lived in an ancient ocean in Galway - Irish Mirror

Ireland has a brand new species...and he's been hanging around our coast for quite a while. The fossilised starfish has been unearthed off the coast of Galway -and tests show it is 435million years old! It was found in the Maam Valley of Galway and ...

Employment rates for graduates return to boom-time levels - Irish Times

Employment rates for graduates have returned to levels last seen during the economic boom, according to a new report. A survey of more than 18,000 graduates from the class of 2016 shows that 70 per cent of all graduates are in employment. Most were in ...

Gardaí trawling 15000 DNA profiles for connections to murdered Baby John - Independent.ie

Gardaí are trawling 15,000 DNA profiles for any connections that will lead them to the parents of murdered Baby John. The size of the national DNA database, which is populated with the profiles of both convicted offenders and unidentified suspects in ...

Over 8500 people spent Christmas Day in emergency accommodation - thejournal.ie

THE NUMBER OF people who are registered as homeless fell during the month of December – but homeless activists have warned to be wary of those reductions. Figures released by the Department of Housing show that there were 5,508 adults, 1,408 families ...

Up to 12 cars involved in M7 motorway collisions in Tipperary - Irish Mirror

Gardai and emergency services are at the scene of a multi-vehicle crash on the M7 Motorway. Up to 12 cars have been reported to be involved in five different collisions between Roscrea, Co Tipperary and Castletroy, Co Limerick. There have been no ...