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€40m affordable housing project gets under way in Cork

Construction has begun on a €40 million affordable housing project in Cork city which will deliver 116 two and three-bedroom homes and 37 apartments for social housing over the next two years.
Posted: November 16, 2019, 6:32 pm

Ex-priest remanded in custody over child porn charges

An ex-priest has been remanded in custody after he appeared in court charged with possessing child pornography.
Posted: November 16, 2019, 5:35 pm

Leitrim asylum seeker accommodation protest stood down

A protest against the use of a site in Co Leitrim to house asylum seekers has been stood down.
Posted: November 16, 2019, 4:04 pm

Clashes in Paris on 'Gilet Jaune' protests anniversary

French police used tear gas and detained dozens in Paris today as clashes broke out in demonstrations marking the first anniversary of the yellow vest protest movement.
Posted: November 16, 2019, 3:40 pm

Oscar Wilde's ring recovered 20 years after theft

A golden ring once given as a present by Irish writer Oscar Wilde has been recovered by a Dutch "art detective" nearly 20 years after it was stolen from Britain's Oxford University.
Posted: November 16, 2019, 3:28 pm

'Significant' arrests in Hutch-Kinahan investigation

Gardaí investigating the ongoing Hutch-Kinahan feud are questioning two men who were arrested in an armed search at a house in Dublin last night.
Posted: November 16, 2019, 2:48 pm

19 killed in car bombing in northern Syria

A car bomb has killed 19 people, 13 of them civilians, in the Turkish-controlled town of Al-Bab in northern Syria, a war monitor has said.
Posted: November 16, 2019, 2:16 pm

Is the air rescue service being stretched too far?

Posted: November 16, 2019, 11:57 am

Inquiry into blaze at Bolton student accommodation

An investigation is under way into the cause of a blaze at a student accommodation block in Bolton, Greater Manchester which spread "extremely rapidly" to the upper floors of the building.
Posted: November 16, 2019, 11:42 am

Clean-up begins in Hong Kong after week of violence

A clean-up has begun across Hong Kong with pro-government groups removing bricks and debris from roads after a week of widespread disruption and violence.
Posted: November 16, 2019, 10:33 am

Three held over Lucan shooting released without charge

The three men arrested in connection with a shooting in Lucan, Dublin in September have been released without charge.
Posted: November 16, 2019, 10:05 am

Three arrested in Lunney attack released without charge

The three people arrested in relation to the ongoing investigation into the abduction of Kevin Lunney have been released without charge in the early hours of this morning.
Posted: November 16, 2019, 9:32 am

Cash stolen during raid on ATM in Co Louth

An undisclosed amount of money is understood to have been stolen in an overnight raid on an ATM in Co Louth.
Posted: November 16, 2019, 9:03 am

Taoiseach says lives not at risk over Air Corps issue

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has acknowledged that there are problems with recruitment and retention of pilots in the Air Corps, but has insisted the problems are being dealt with.
Posted: November 16, 2019, 8:38 am

Suspected gunman in US school shooting dies in hospital

A teenage boy who killed two classmates and wounded three others at a southern California high school on his birthday before shooting himself has died in hospital, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's office said.
Posted: November 16, 2019, 8:02 am

Sinn Féin says Irish unity vote within 'five years'

The Sinn Féin Leader Mary Lou McDonald has said a referendum on Irish unity must be held within the next five years.
Posted: November 16, 2019, 7:43 am

Hell or high water: Fish talks will be most bruising

Every Monday from early September a French fisheries official would ring the police prefects all along the northeastern French seaboard.
Posted: November 16, 2019, 7:00 am

Would you give your medical data to Google?

Questions are raised about the transfer of the medical data of tens of millions of patients to Google from one of the US's largest healthcare providers.
Posted: November 16, 2019, 7:00 am

5 ways to reduce your carbon footprint and save money

With a bit of savvy and some know-how, you could end up saving yourself some cash on the way to becoming 'carbon neutral'.
Posted: November 16, 2019, 6:00 am

Prince has 'no recollection' of meeting Epstein accuser

Britain's Prince Andrew has said he has "no recollection" of meeting the woman who claims she was forced into a sexual encounter with him.
Posted: November 15, 2019, 10:57 pm

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