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Kerry Babies: 34 years on, an apology for Joanne - Irish Examiner

Gardaí have issued an apology to the woman at the centre of the Kerry babies scandal, admitting for the first time that the original investigation was substandard. Joanne Hayes and her daughter, Yvonne. Some 34 years after charges against Joanne Hayes ...

Snow and ice on way as Storm Fionn holds country in Arctic grip - Independent.ie

Snow, wind and ice warnings are in place as Storm Fionn continues to hold Ireland in an Arctic grip. Around 3cm of snow is to fall in the Dublin Mountains, with similar blankets forecast across Leinster. Forecasters said that winds of up to 110kmh ...

Crowd at Regency shooting 'hostile' to gardaí - Independent.ie

The first gardaí at the scene of the Regency Hotel gangland attack were met by a "hostile crowd" when they tried to find out what had happened and were "told where to go" by an injured man who had been shot in the stomach. The Special Criminal Court ...

AG's advice on constitutional implications of abortion legislation sought - Irish Times

The Government is awaiting advice from the Attorney General about the constitutional implications of abortion legislation being the sole prerogative of the Oireachtas. Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said the Government had to consider the Citizens' Assembly ...

#BREAKING Man dies in three vehicle crash at Birdhill - Limerick Post

Gardaí are at the scene of a fatal collision which occurred at around 2pm on the M7 at Birdhill involving three vehicles. A man in his 70s has been fatally injured and two other people have been brought by ambulance to University Hospital Limerick ...and more »

Memories of Dolores O'Riordan: 'Zombie was a voice for all of us fed up with senseless violence' - Irish Times

Beth Woods, London My first proper gig was going to see The Cranberries at Mayfield Leisure Centre in Belfast in 1995 for the No Need to Argue Tour. It was amazing. I was surprised to be surrounded by Spanish people who went absolutely insane when they ...

Donald Trump in excellent health, says White House doctor - Irish Times

President Donald Trump was given a clean bill of health on Tuesday, after White House doctor Ronny Jackson declared the 45th president of the United States to be in “excellent health” despite carrying excess weight. Updating the media in the White ...

'Nobody gets up earlier than the Irish farmer' – Taoiseach - Agriland

“Agriculture is the heartbeat of rural Ireland. And farmers – tillage, beef and dairy – together with our fishermen, our foresters and our agri-food companies – are the lifeblood.” This was the opening statement from Taoiseach Leo Varadkar on his first ...

'Overly complex' HSE scheme caused 'unnecessary distress', says Ombudsman - Irish Examiner

A man with a rare, painful, and debilitating disease was denied HSE funding for specialist treatment abroad due to shortcomings in the scheme designed to finance such requests, an Ombudsman investigation has found. Ombudsman Peter Tyndall. Ombudsman ...

Mother of 13 siblings held captive in filthy conditions was 'perplexed' when police arrived at home - Independent.ie

The mother of 13 children kept locked in filthy conditions was "perplexed" about why police came to their home, authorities in California have said. Riverside County sheriff's Captain Greg Fellows described the reaction of 49-year-old Louise Turpin but ...