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Catherine Nevin: The trial and conviction of the 'Black Widow' - Irish Times

At about 4.30am on March 19th, 1996 the panic alarm flashed, lighting up a computer screen at the Bell Communications security company. A woman had discovered the body of her husband. Not long afterwards, gardaí arrived at Jack White's Inn, in Wicklow ...

Motorists warned to take extra caution due to widespread frost and fog - Independent.ie

Motorists urged to drive carefully this morning as road temperatures are below freezing in several areas this morning. Tuesday night saw a sharp plunge to cold conditions as temperatures dropped to -3C. Drive carefully this morning. Low road surface ...

Nicola Anderson: Clothes worn by Olding on night of alleged rape never recovered, court hears - Independent.ie

AFTER being arrested, Stuart Olding had told the police what he was wearing that night. This outfit had entailed a navy shirt, black jeans, black “boxer underwear” and brown shoes. The detective told the court that he could not remember this ...

Michael D rides once more - Irish Times

Our front page this morning has the answer to one of the favourite parlour-game questions of Irish politics: will President Michael D Higgins stand for a second term? Our deputy political editor, Fiach Kelly, has the story: he will. Michael D has let ...

Mother (21) caught in station gun bust is partner of jailed Hutch gangster - Independent.ie

Nikita Murtagh (also pictured inset) covers up as she leaves the Court of Criminal 1 Nikita Murtagh (also pictured inset) covers up as she leaves the Court of Criminal Justice. Ken Foy. February 20 2018 9:31 PM. 0 Comments. Email. A young Dublin mother ...

Kerry Cathaoirleach apologises to councillor over blond remark - Irish Times

Kerry County Council chairman John Sheahan has apologised to a Fine Gael colleague for telling her to” dye the hair blond” if she wanted to be noticed and get speaking time at meetings. He issued the apology “on reflection” after Cllr Aoife Thornton ...and more »

One-in-seven children lost to poverty, homlessness - Barnados - RTE.ie

Children's charity Barnardos has said that one-in-seven children in Ireland is homeless, in poverty or neglected. Barnardos is launching its 'Lost Childhood' Campaign today, which seeks to engage individuals, organisations and the Government to ensure ...

'My privacy was breached in trial,' says Graham Dwyer - Independent.ie

Convicted killer Graham Dwyer wants the High Court to strike down provisions of the law that allowed data from mobile phones to be used by prosecutors as evidence during his trial. Dwyer (45) was sentenced to life imprisonment in April 2015 after a ...

Brexit: Call to mobilise Irish business leaders in the UK - Irish Times

Irish politicians should seek to mobilise Irish business leaders in the UK to campaign for a soft Brexit to ensure that Ireland does not suffer the sort of collateral damage from a hard Brexit that would be devastating for the country, according to a ...

Tory MPs' hard Brexit letter to May described as ransom note - The Guardian

Theresa May will host a meeting of her Brexit 'war cabinet' on Thursday. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/PA. More than 60 backbench Conservative MPs have sent Theresa May a list of hard Brexit demands ahead of a crunch meeting, triggering a furious ...