‘She deserves every penny’ – says family of ‘Luas-surfing’ woman after €550k payout The family of a young woman who received a €550,000 settlement after falling off a Luas while ‘tram-surfing’ has said she is afraid to leave her…

Rebecca Kelly, 20, of Pearse House, Pearse Street, Dublin pictured leaving the Four Courts yesterday after she was awarded €550,000 damages following a High Court action. Pic: Collins Courts Rachel Farrell October 23 2018 9:19 AM 0 Comments ‘She deserves every penny’ – says family of ‘Luas-surfing’ woman after €550k payout Independent.ie The family of […]

‘If powerful people get away with it, then ordinary people think they can too’ – Traveller woman on ‘derogatory’ terms A young Traveller woman has said comments from presidential candidate Peter Casey were…

Kathleen has opened up about discrimination she’s faced Rachel Farrell October 23 2018 2:08 PM 0 Comments ‘If powerful people get away with it, then ordinary people think they can too’ – Traveller woman on ‘derogatory’ terms Independent.ie A young Traveller woman has said comments from presidential candidate Peter Casey were “upsetting” and have consequences. […]

Community ‘overwhelmed’ with €70k raised for Irish man injured in freak scooter crash in LA Friends of an Irish man living in Vancouver said they have been “blown away” by the response to a fundraising campaign set up for his recovery.

Liam pictured with his younger twin brothers Eoin and Gearoid and older sister Caitriona Rachel Farrell October 23 2018 2:28 PM 0 Comments Community ‘overwhelmed’ with €70k raised for Irish man injured in freak scooter crash in LA Independent.ie Friends of an Irish man living in Vancouver said they have been “blown away” by the […]

Latest Tuam Babies: Remains of hundreds of children feared buried in mass grave to be exhumed THE remains of hundreds of children feared buried in a mass grave at a former Bon Secours Mother and Baby Home are to be exhumed as part of a…

Catherine Corless stands beside the list of childrens’ names at the Tuam Mother and Babies site after hearing the news of the exhumation Photo Andy Newman Historian Catherine Corless at the site of a mass grave for children who died in the Tuammother and baby home. Photo: Niall Carson Shane PhelanTwitterEmail October 23 2018 3:36 […]

Irish News‘He had no major symptoms, we thought it was an infection’ – family ‘devastated’ as father-of-three diagnosed with cancer The wife of a 28-year-old man who was recently diagnosed with stage 4 cancer said they were “devastated” to discover what they believed was a gut infection turned out to be something more sinister.

Daniel Gorry (28) pictured with his wife Rachel and three children, Leah (7), Holly (4) and Hannah (2) Rachel Farrell October 23 2018 4:22 PM 0 Comments ‘He had no major symptoms, we thought it was an infection’ – family ‘devastated’ as father-of-three diagnosed with cancer Independent.ie The wife of a 28-year-old man who was […]

Saudis sign deals worth over $50bn despite western boycott

Saudi Arabia is signing trade deals worth $50bn (£38bn) on the first day of an investment conference, despite boycotts by some delegates after the killing of a journalist. The Future Investment Initiative forum, dubbed “Davos in the desert”, began in Riyadh on Tuesday and, despite dozens of high-level speakers and other delegates pulling out, there […]

FTSE hits seven-month low as world markets suffer

By Sharon Marris, business reporter Markets around the world have taken a hit, with poor performances in Asia overnight affecting markets in Europe and the US. Britain’s FTSE 100 was down 1.24% to a seven-month low, while all three main US markets were down – the industrial Dow Jones by 1.45%, the broad-based S&P by […]