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Investment needed for HSE-run mental health services

Investment into HSE-run inpatient mental health services is required to ensure that people, regardless of their financial means, have access to a similar standard of mental health care, according to a report.
Posted: June 30, 2022, 12:01 am

Children identify with religious symbols from early age

Children begin to identify with religious and political symbols from as early as the age of five, according to research by Queen's University Belfast.
Posted: June 30, 2022, 12:01 am

Vodafone Ireland to upgrade its 3G network

Vodafone Ireland has announced that it is to begin a phased programme to upgrade its entire 3G service from late 2022.
Posted: June 30, 2022, 12:01 am

EU would allow 'green lane' for goods into N Ireland

The EU would allow a green lane for goods being imported into Northern Ireland from Britain as part of a "robust offer" to resolve difficulties over the Protocol, according to its chief Brexit negotiator Maroš Šefcovic.
Posted: June 29, 2022, 8:21 pm

Decision to review du Plantier murder significant

Posted: June 29, 2022, 7:16 pm

Sexual harassment claim against RTÉ sees Covid delay

Bláthnaid Ní Chofaigh's sexual harassment claim against RTÉ at the Workplace Relations Commission has been delayed until September after key defence witnesses contracted Covid-19.
Posted: June 29, 2022, 5:22 pm

Gardaí to review Sophie Toscan du Plantier murder case

The garda Cold Case Unit is to conduct a "full review" of the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier in west Cork in 1996.
Posted: June 29, 2022, 4:59 pm

Women say they were 'maimed' by mesh implant surgery

Women who underwent damaging surgery in Irish hospitals have accused health authorities of dragging them into a "nightmare" of "gaslighting, ignorance and disrespect".
Posted: June 29, 2022, 4:22 pm

Pelley confirms Saudis made approach for European Tour

DP World Tour chief Keith Pelley has revealed the steps LIV Golf Investments made to invest in or take hold of the European Tour in an exclusive interview with RTÉ Sport, where he also talks about the new partnership with PGA colleagues.
Posted: June 29, 2022, 4:03 pm

Donegal inquest hears car was going at 121km/h

The inquest into the deaths of two people who died in a crash in Bundoran in Donegal in 2018, has heard that the car they were travelling in was going at a speed of 121km/h just before it hit a footpath and went into a spin.
Posted: June 29, 2022, 1:05 pm

Emergency calls outage caused by 'technical issue'

BT Ireland has apologised after a technical issue prevented callers accessing the Emergency Call Answering Service for over an hour yesterday.
Posted: June 29, 2022, 12:23 pm

Irish food prices second most expensive in euro zone

Ireland had the second most expensive food prices in the euro zone in 2021, according to new figures from the Central Statistics Office.
Posted: June 29, 2022, 11:04 am

Ireland 'in middle' of another wave of Covid-19

Ireland is in the middle of another wave of Covid-19, driven largely by Omicron sub-variants, according to the HSE's Chief Clinical Officer.
Posted: June 29, 2022, 9:09 am

Aer Lingus cancels 12 flights amid spike in Covid cases

Aer Lingus has cancelled 12 flights today due to a spike in Covid-19 cases among staff.
Posted: June 29, 2022, 8:42 am

US pledges more military as NATO bolsters eastern flank

US President Joe Biden has pledged more American troops, warplanes and warships for Europe as NATO agreed the biggest strengthening of its deterrents since the Cold War in response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
Posted: June 29, 2022, 8:00 am

Warning issued as 'romance fraud' cases increase

People who have fallen victim to so-called 'romance fraud' were conned out of over €800,000 between January and May, as gardaí issue a warning over increasing incidents of such scams.
Posted: June 29, 2022, 7:51 am

'Prolonged period of high inflation' possible - McGrath

The country may be facing in to a "prolonged period of inflation", according to the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform.
Posted: June 29, 2022, 7:47 am

R Kelly sentenced to 30 years in prison for sex abuse

R&B singer R Kelly has been sentenced to 30 years in prison by a federal court in New York for masterminding an elaborate scheme to entice and sexually exploit young aspiring singers and underage children.
Posted: June 29, 2022, 7:16 am

Paris terror attacks: Salah Abdeslam and others guilty

The sole surviving member of an Islamic State terror cell that killed 130 people in Paris in November 2015 has been handed a whole-life sentence by a French court, the toughest punishment possible.
Posted: June 29, 2022, 7:04 am

Kyiv says 144 Ukrainian soldiers freed in prisoner swap

Ukrainian officials have said that 144 of its soldiers, most former defenders of the Azovstal steelworks in the southern port city of Mariupol, had been freed in a prisoner swap with Moscow.
Posted: June 29, 2022, 6:33 am

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