PoliticsBreaking Martin writes to Taoiseach, wants agreement parties will not bring down Government until Brexit negotiations finalised Fianna Fáil leader Micheal Martin has written to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar asking him to agree to not bring down the Government while crucial Brexit negotiations are on going.

Leo Varadkar and Micheal Martin Cormac McQuinnTwitter October 12 2018 3:09 PM 0 Comments Martin writes to Taoiseach, wants agreement parties will not bring down Government until Brexit negotiations finalised Independent.ie Fianna Fáil leader Micheal Martin has written to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar asking him to agree to not bring down the Government while crucial Brexit […]

Male pedestrian (70s) dies following collision A male pedestrian has died following a road crash earlier tonight.

Stock Image Kathy ArmstrongTwitterEmail October 11 2018 9:52 PM 0 Comments Male pedestrian (70s) dies following collision Independent.ie A male pedestrian has died following a road crash earlier tonight. https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/news/male-pedestrian-70s-dies-following-collision-37410729.html https://www.independent.ie/breaking-news/irish-news/article37330468.ece/f1323/AUTOCROP/h342/PANews_P-dae991eb-a264-4942-8eb3-43ded577146b_I1.jpg Email A male pedestrian has died following a road crash earlier tonight. The collision happened on Bridge Street in Strokestown, Co. Roscommon shortly before […]

Irish NewsGardai seek information on missing man (20) Gardaí in Dublin are seeking the public’s assistance in tracing the whereabouts of 20-year-old Blake Lawlor.

Gardaí are seeking assistance in tracing the whereabouts of 20-year-old Blake Lawlor. Independent.ie NewsdeskTwitterEmail October 12 2018 12:33 PM 0 Comments Gardai seek information on missing man (20) Independent.ie Gardaí in Dublin are seeking the public’s assistance in tracing the whereabouts of 20-year-old Blake Lawlor. https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/news/gardai-seek-information-on-missing-man-20-37413261.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article37413222.ece/b3163/AUTOCROP/h342/Blake%20Lawlor.PNG Email Gardaí in Dublin are seeking the public’s […]

UAE has ’embarrassing revelations’ on detained Brit

By Tom Parmenter, news correspondent A detained British academic is being held after “unusual and embarrassing revelations”, according to the foreign affairs minister in the United Arab Emirates. Matthew Hedges, 31, was detained in May as he tried to leave Dubai airport following a study trip to the region for his PHD at Durham University. […]

Sears: What happened to the Amazon of yesteryear?

It was, until being overtaken by Walmart in 1989, America’s largest retailer – a pioneer in mail order. As the US became the world’s most prosperous economy, attracting millions of migrants at the beginning of the 20th century, it was the company that more than any other helped them fulfil the American dream of a […]

Eurostar services could stop under ‘no-deal’ Brexit

By Alan McGuinness, political reporter Eurostar services from Britain to Europe could stop running in the event of a “no-deal” Brexit, it has been revealed. The government has released its latest batch of documents covering the potential effects of such a scenario, covering areas like consumer rights, rail transport, copyright and free trade. On rail […]

LSD turns 75 as scientists consider medical use

Albert Hoffman, the Swiss chemist who discovered LSD’s hallucinogenic properties, once described it as a “problem child” – but 75 years later, its medical benefits are again being investigated. Dr Hoffman became the first person to ever ingest the drug in 1943 while doing laboratory work for pharmaceutical company Sandoz when he accidentally ingested a […]

At least 34 people dead after Uganda landslide

A landslide triggered by torrential rains in eastern Uganda has killed at least 34 people, the Ugandan Red Cross has said. Spokeswoman Irene Nakasiita said people were killed by boulders and chunks of mud rolling down hills near Mt Elgon following a sustained period of heavy rains on Thursday afternoon. Martin Owor, Commissioner for disaster […]

40% of prison’s inmates test positive for drugs

By Alix Culbertson, news reporter The large number of gang members at Chelmsford Prison has led to one of the UK’s highest numbers of prisoners positively testing for drugs. Levels of violence were “far too high”, as was the use of force by staff, prison inspectors have said following an unannounced visit to the Essex […]