Electrician, 47, who pointed shotgun at partygoers at neighbor’s house and told him to ‘keep the frigging noise down’ avoids jail
A man who pointed his shotgun at a party-goer because he was annoyed by loud music at his neighbor’s house has been sentenced to three years’ probation.
Judge orders arrest of teenager who threatened to petrol bomb mother’s home if she didn’t hand over Playstation and 700 euros
A judge has ordered the arrest of a 17-year-old Dublin boy convicted of racketeering with threats to petrol bomb a mother’s home.
Party friend of Micheál Martin announces his withdrawal from the internal Fianna Fáil competition
An ally of Taoiseach Micheál Martin has withdrawn from an election to fill an internal Fianna Fáil position to avoid splitting the party after news leaked about the contest.
A man admits to trying to kill a pregnant woman in an attack in Dublin city centre
Dean Paget, 34, pleaded guilty to the attempted murder of Lisa Ward on April 25, 2021 at Montague Lane, Dublin 2.
Banner above the “I’m a Celebrity” jungle demanding the removal of Matt Hancock
A banner was hoisted over the “I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!” Camp calls for Matt Hancock to be removed from the show.
Convicted child molester and ousted Wicklow priest to be sentenced next month for raping a child
A convicted child molester began abusing a schoolboy three years after arriving at the boy’s community and continued to abuse two other boys over the next 13 years, a court heard.
The beer tent has reportedly been moved to Qatar’s World Cup stadium at the request of the Qatari royal family
Political leaders pay tribute to Vicky Phelan
Vicky Phelan’s passion for openness in healthcare has “put the spotlight on this principle,” said Taoiseach Micheál Martin.
Employers warned of “significant” reputational and brand damage if they fail to close the gender pay gap
Employers face “significant reputational and brand damage” if they fail to close their gender pay gap, a new report warns today.
In the run-up to Christmas, St. Vinzenz von Paul receives 800 calls a day
According to its own statements, the St. Vinzenz von Paul Society (SVP) receives an average of 800 requests for help every day.
‘A life of misery’ – Dogs Trust calls for tougher penalties for puppy breeders
Ireland’s largest dog charity has launched a campaign calling for tougher penalties for puppy breeders.
Children still suffer from Covid-related fears, including excessive hand washing
The Covid pandemic continues to take a toll on the mental health of children and young people, the Oireachtas Education Committee heard today.
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