Dippy the dinosaur doubles daily visitors

Dippy the Diplodocus has been causing visitor numbers at museums to surge as the dinosaur continues on its nationwide tour, according to the Natural History Museum. The 85ft-long (26m) plaster cast of a male Diplodocus skeleton attracted an extra 140,000 visitors to Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery (BMAG), with those visitors spending £4.2m during their […]

Two boys held on suspicion of plotting terror acts

Police have arrested two boys in Kent on suspicion of preparing for terrorist acts. The pair, aged 15, were arrested at their homes in Ramsgate and are being questioned at a police station in the South East. They are being detained under section 41 of the Terrorism Act. Detective Superintendent Nigel Doak, from Counter Terrorism […]

BritainTwo boys (15) arrested on suspicion of preparing for terrorist acts Two 15-year-old boys have been arrested on suspicion of preparing for terrorist acts.

Independent.ie NewsdeskTwitterEmail September 20 2018 12:08 PM 0 Comments Two boys (15) arrested on suspicion of preparing for terrorist acts Independent.ie Two 15-year-old boys have been arrested on suspicion of preparing for terrorist acts. https://www.independent.ie/world-news/europe/britain/two-boys-15-arrested-on-suspicion-of-preparing-for-terrorist-acts-37337083.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article36764352.ece/410ae/AUTOCROP/h342/breaking%20news.png Email Two 15-year-old boys have been arrested on suspicion of preparing for terrorist acts. They were arrested at their […]

CourtsMan appears in court charged with murder of mother-of-two Ingrida Maciokaite (31) A man has appeared in court this morning charged with the murder of mother-of-two Ingrida Maciokaite in Dundalk on Tuesday afternoon.

Mother-of-two Ingrida Maciokaite Conor FeehanTwitterEmail September 20 2018 11:31 AM 0 Comments Man appears in court charged with murder of mother-of-two Ingrida Maciokaite (31) Independent.ie A man has appeared in court this morning charged with the murder of mother-of-two Ingrida Maciokaite in Dundalk on Tuesday afternoon. https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/courts/man-appears-in-court-charged-with-murder-of-motheroftwo-ingrida-maciokaite-31-37336893.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article37336879.ece/ad596/AUTOCROP/h342/download%206.jpg Email A man has appeared in court […]

Abortions after nine weeks will have to be carried out in hospital – doctors Women who want a medical abortion after nine weeks of pregnancy will have to go to a hospital rather than their GP to avoid a risk of…

Testing times: Minister for Health Simon Harris looks into a slit lamp during the official opening of the Grangegorman Primary Care Centre in Dublin yesterday. Photo: Gareth Chaney Eilish O’Regan and Cormac McQuinn September 20 2018 2:30 AM 0 Comments Abortions after nine weeks will have to be carried out in hospital – doctors Independent.ie […]

Varadkar: ‘Doctors should apologise to cervical cancer victims in person’ 

Leo Varadkar (Lorraine O’Sullivan/PA) Cormac McQuinnTwitter September 13 2018 12:59 PM 0 Comments Varadkar: ‘Doctors should apologise to cervical cancer victims in person’ Independent.ie TAOISEACH Leo Varadkar has said that doctors who kept information from women affected by the cervical cancer scandal should apologise in person. https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/health/varadkar-doctors-should-apologise-to-cervical-cancer-victims-in-person-37312810.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article36898289.ece/a8d9d/AUTOCROP/h342/ipanews_5f4707ca-bafd-4a30-9dc8-541c01f3c82d_embedded236437955 Email TAOISEACH Leo Varadkar has said that […]

HealthCervicalCheck delays return to carrying out cancer test reviews CervicalCheck, which has stopped auditing the screening test results of women after they are diagnosed with cervical cancer, will not resume the practice until a new system of review is in place, Health Minister Simon Harris said yesterday.

Pictured speaking at the launch of the HSE HPV 2018/2019 Vaccine at the RHA Gallery was Health Minister, Simon Harris. Photo: Colin O’Riordan Eilish O’ReganTwitterEmail September 20 2018 2:30 AM 0 Comments CervicalCheck delays return to carrying out cancer test reviews Independent.ie CervicalCheck, which has stopped auditing the screening test results of women after they […]

PoliticsGovernment plan series of ‘Brexpo’ meetings to help Irish business prepare for Brexit impact A SERIES of ‘Brexpo’ meetings will be held to help Irish businesses prepare for the impact of the UK leaving the EU.

Tanáiste Simon Coveney announced the public outreach meetings will take place next month. Photo: Steve Humphreys Stock Image: REUTERS Cormac McQuinnTwitter September 20 2018 2:42 PM 0 Comments Government plan series of ‘Brexpo’ meetings to help Irish business prepare for Brexit impact Independent.ie A SERIES of ‘Brexpo’ meetings will be held to help Irish businesses […]