Ireland Headlines

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 10:53:54 +0000
Woman arrested on suspicion of murdering three children
A woman in her 40s has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of three children in Newcastle, Co Dublin, last Friday.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 07:36:14 +0000
Campaign back under way after leaders' debate
Following last night's televised leaders' debate in Galway, election campaigning is back in action. Keep up to date with events as they happen with our daily blog.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 04:42:13 +0000
Trump unveils Middle East peace plan, hails 'big step'
President Donald Trump has unveiled long-awaited details of a US plan for solving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, warning it may represent the last chance at statehood for the Palestinians.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 02:45:22 +0000
EU citizens to be airlifted out of virus-hit Wuhan
EU citizens will be flown out of Wuhan, the Chinese city at the epicentre of a deadly virus outbreak, the European Commission has said.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 20:21:39 +0000
Caribbean quake shakes Miami and Cayman Islands
A powerful magnitude 7.7 earthquake has struck in the sea south of Cuba, triggering warnings of "hazardous" tsunami waves up to a metre high for Cuba, Jamaica, and west to Mexico and Central America.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 18:45:35 +0000
The times, are they a-changin'?
One thing we know at the halfway mark of this campaign is that change is emerging as an overarching theme, writes Mary Regan.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 16:48:59 +0000
Police and firefighters clash at Paris protest
French police have clashed with firefighters protesting in Paris against their working conditions and demanding more pay.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 14:37:37 +0000
USC, health & housing at centre of Sinn Féin manifesto
Sinn Féin has pledged to abolish the Universal Social Charge on income under €30,000, open 1,500 beds and hire thousands of nurses and midwives in health and build the largest social housing programme in the history of the State if in government.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 21:20:49 +0000
Trump team asks for acquittal at impeachment trial
US President Donald Trump's lawyers have wrapped up their arguments in his impeachment trial with a plea for the Senate to acquit him.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 20:17:25 +0000
Appeal issued to trace woman missing from Dublin
An appeal has been issued to trace a 34-year-old woman missing from the Dublin 4 area.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 19:29:49 +0000
Sobibor photos a 'quantum leap' in Nazi crime research
Hundreds of newly discovered photographs, including some taken at the Sobibor death camp, represent a "quantum leap" in research into Nazi crimes against humanity, historians at the Berlin museum Topography of Terror have said.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 12:19:15 +0000
Labour manifesto focuses on rents, housing and health
The Labour Party has launched its election manifesto, with a plan to freeze rents and build 80,000 social and affordable homes over the next five years.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 18:14:24 +0000
Call for HSE to provide location of defibrillators
A retired consultant surgeon has said more lives could be saved if the HSE worked with community groups to publicly identify the location of defibrillators.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 09:52:46 +0000
Noone apologises for calling Leo Varadkar 'autistic'
Fine Gael General Election candidate Catherine Noone has apologised for calling Taoiseach Leo Varadkar "autistic".

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 12:18:44 +0000
Britain allows Huawei limited role in 5G networks
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has granted China's Huawei a limited role in the UK's 5G mobile network.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 18:00:23 +0000
Irish company creates vital component for space launch
The work of an Irish technology company has been described as "mission critical" to next week's launch by the European Space Agency of its solar orbiter which is designed to examine the sun in the coming years.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 16:51:37 +0000
Garda civilian accused of fraudulently claiming dole
A Dublin man has been accused of fraudulently claiming the dole while working as a civilian employee at Garda headquarters.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 15:24:08 +0000
McElvaney found to have breached ethics laws
Monaghan Councillor Hugh McElvaney has been found to have breached the ethics laws by intentionally seeking payment from a company he believed was going to fund a planning application for a wind farm.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 11:09:01 +0000
Man suing MIBI over back pain claim withdraws case
A 40-year-old man who had claimed to have suffered serious back pain after his bicycle was hit by a car has withdrawn his case.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 15:02:02 +0000
Man on trial for murder of Det Garda Adrian Donohoe
A man accused of the murder of a garda who was shot dead in Co Louth seven years ago lied to the gardaí on several occasions and gave a false alibi, the Central Criminal Court has heard.