Irish news headlines: Headmaster confronts Enoch Burke outside school after returning from arrest; Credit union executive who stole more than $1000,000 is jailed
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“Off the Ground” – Principal confronts Enoch Burke outside of school after he returns after being arrested
Teacher Enoch Burke returned to Wilson’s Hospital School today, having previously been released without charge after being arrested this morning on alleged trespassing.
Conor McGregor is facing a lawsuit after a woman broke her arm in an attack on his yacht
A woman is bringing a civil suit against Conor McGregor, claiming her arm was broken in an attack on his yacht. Samantha Murphy claims she was hospitalized after being attacked on Mr McGregor’s boat when it was moored off the Balearic island of Formentera last July.
Fourteen Oscar nods to Irish cinema – and it could get even better
From an Irish perspective, today’s Oscar nominations could hardly have gone better, writes Paul Whitington. Our most successful move ever was led by Banshees of Inisherin, who continued their triumphant streak through awards season with an impressive nine nominations.
‘No one can behave like that and not go to jail’ – Credit union executive who stole more than €875,000 to save his husband’s failed business is jailed
A credit union manager who stole from the organization to save her husband’s failed business has been sentenced to two years in prison. Anne Butterly (66) stole 875,405 euros in four different ways in seven years.
Paschal Donohoe says he will pay back businessman Michael Stone for campaign donation as he confirms violation of voting rules
The minister accused his benefactor of repeatedly failing to recall aid given to him in the 2020 general election, telling the Dáil today: “My team remembered the support Michael Stone had provided in 2020.
Patrick Reed throws tea at Rory McIlroy in disgust after the world No. 1 appears to ignore the American in Dubai
Patrick Reed threw a disgusted tee to Rory McIlroy after the world number one reportedly ignored his efforts to say hello at the Emirates Golf Club.
Inquiry into 10 students who were rescued when their rowing boats capsized on the River Corrib in Galway
The Marine Casualty Investigation Board (MCIB) has opened an inquiry into a recent incident on the River Corrib where up to 10 people were rescued after their rowing boats were swept towards Galway City’s salmon weir.
The father allegedly allowed the son, 10, to drive a car that was later involved in an accident
A father who is alleged to have allowed his 10-year-old son to drive a car which the child subsequently crashed into has told a court he will challenge a child abuse charge.
Marcus Sweeney warned his life was in danger because of debts to organized crime figures
Former Celtic Tiger playboy Marcus Sweeney has been officially warned by Gardaí that there was a serious threat to his life from a notorious international drug gang, it emerged.
Amy Fitzpatrick’s family delivers a letter to Tánaiste urging the government to urge Spanish authorities to help find her
The family of a Dublin teenager who went missing in Spain 15 years ago is urging the government to urge Spanish authorities to help find her. Amy Fitzpatrick was 15 when she disappeared on New Year’s Day 2008.
Regency blamed Jason Bonney, who was seen working on the house 15 minutes after the shooting, a neighbor claims
Co-defendant Regency trial Jason Bonney was spotted renovating a home about 15 minutes after the gang killing, a neighbor told the Special Criminal Court.
Metrolink extension to the south of the city again as part of the new Greater Dublin Transport Plan
An extension of Metrolink to serve a wider population in south Dublin is being considered as part of the new transport strategy for Dublin and the surrounding counties.
Cyclist who fell off her bike with a truck is fined €4,000 for not wearing a helmet
A 22-year-old cyclist who was injured when she was knocked off her bike by a truck had contributed to her own injuries by not wearing a safety helmet, a judge said.
The summary dismissal of the UCC student center’s hairdresser was “unreasonable and unlawful”.
The actions of UCC student center bosses in sacking a hairdresser without consultation, severance pay or mention of severance pay were “totally inappropriate” and “unlawful,” the Workplace Relations Commission has found.
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