Irish peacekeeper serving in Lebanon dies after coming under fire while on duty
An Irish peacekeeper in Lebanon has died after a serious incident that saw him come under fire while on active duty.
Scrap plan to keep retirement age at 66, says OECD
The government has been asked to reverse its pledge to keep the state pension age at 66 and steadily raise the retirement threshold in line with life expectancy to keep debt under control.
Locals in area where pensioner was beaten in fear after man, 51, KO’d attack
A 51-year-old man was attacked at his home in the countryside, less than 2km away, where pensioner Tom Niland suffered life-changing injuries in an alleged aggravated burglary nearly a year ago.
Call for temperature limits in workplaces as major freeze hits country
The government has been urged to introduce legislation setting temperature limits for workplaces as freezing weather hits the country.
Man questioned by Gardaí after woman dies in alleged attack in Co Laois
A man has been arrested after the alleged fatal attack on a 30-year-old woman on Wednesday afternoon.
“The Qatari royal family cheated me out of $18 million in fees,” claims McKillen
Businessman Paddy McKillen has claimed members of the Qatari royal family cheated him and one of his companies out of tens of millions of dollars owed to work on a Beverly Hills hotel.
Dowdall says he will return to court ‘no matter how much it destroys my life’
The 10 hours of recorded conversation between Gerry ‘The Monk’ Hutch and the man who testified against him was mostly “showing off”, “lying” and “sh*te talk” on his part, Jonathan Dowdall said.
RTÉ spends €1.5m on gift cards for its employees
Cash-strapped RTÉ plans to spend 1.5 million euros on gift vouchers for its employees over the next two years.
https://www.independent.ie/news/news-headlines/headlines-irish-peacekeeping-soldier-dies-after-coming-under-fire-in-lebanon-locals-in-area-where-pensioner-tom-niland-was-beaten-are-fearful-after-man-knocked-out-in-attack-42220397.html Today’s headlines: Irish peacekeeper dies after coming under fire in Lebanon: Locals in the area where pensioner Tom Niland was beaten are terrified after a man was knocked unconscious in an attack