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A 27-year-man has died following a road crash near Mullingar in Co Westmeath last night. The man was injured after the car he was travelling in hit a ditch and ended up in a field at Deerpark, around 2.5km from Castlepollard, some time between 10pm and 11.20pm. He was taken to the Midlands Regional Hospital inMullingar, where he was later pronounced dead. An 18-year-old woman, who was also in the car, was taken to the same hospital. Her condition is descri...
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Five people have been rescued after a yacht ran aground in north Dublin in the early hours of this morning. The incident unfolded when the Skerries lifeboat received a call after a yacht had broken its moorings and ran aground in the harbour. The Skerries lifeboat responded to the yacht under distress after a mayday was called this morning at 4.55am. It is understood that the yacht was carrying a family that are believed to be French nationals. A man and w...
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The motorway bridge that collapsed in Genoa, Italy, on Tuesday killed at least 22 people and the death toll will rise, Italian Deputy Transport Minister Edoardo Rixi said in a television interview. "It's not acceptable that such an important bridge... was not built to avoid this kind of collapse," Rixi said on SkyNews24, speaking from Genoa. "The central section came down." The head of the local ambulance service said there were "dozens of dead", Italian n...
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The early morning attack near Connolly Station led to rush-hour chaos for commuters heading into work. A man was stabbed after the car he was in was rammed by a gang of thugs near Connolly Station in Dublin city centre this morning. The early morning incident led to major delays for rush-hour commuters heading to work. It’s believed the injured man was a passenger in the car that was rammed. He and the driver of the car ran from the vehicle after it was st...
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A brazen Dublin motorist was caught out trying to use a disabled parking space - using the expired permit of someone who had DIED. Traffic cops spotted the driver's motor parked in a disabled parking bay - and when asked where the permit holder was, they were told he were waiting for them to return from a nearby shop. However, when gardai from the Dublin Metropolitan Region's Roads Policing Unit ran a check on the permit details, they discovered that it ha...
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A father who spent months scouring the River Foyle for his missing son has died after being pulled from the same stretch of the river. Co Donegal man Joe 'Ruby' Colhoun died on Saturday just hours after he was recovered from the Foyle. Mr Colhoun spent 10 months searching for his son, David, who disappeared more than seven years ago. The 22-year-old had been arrested by gardai in Strabane, but escaped custody and attempted to swim across the Foyle at Liffo...
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The couple were left with bites and rashes after sleeping the night on the infested mattress. A Finnish couple visiting Dublin were left horrified after they discovered bed bugs in their hotel room. The couple, who are regular visitors to Dublin, said they found the bugs after waking up with bites and rashes in the Celtic Lodge Hotel on Talbot Street. One of the tourists, who did not want to be identified, told The Independent that the hotel has been their...
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A woman in her 30s has died following a house fire in Dublin. Gardaí were called to the fire in the Carton Way area of Ballymun at around 9am today. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. The incident is not believed to be suspicious.
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A land owner had to help firemen after bales of straw were set on fire on farmland near Dublin Airport . Dublin Fire Brigade were called to the incident earlier today at St Margaret's which is adjacent to the airport. Three fire engines responded to the scene. To help the fire service fight the fire, the land owner had to help break up the bales with machinery to ensure it could be fully extinguished. Images shared by the fire service show a number of bale...
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In a tweet, Elisha said she thought she was a 'true goner' and that she 'just wanted the end to come fast'. A Dublin woman who was a passenger on a Ryanair flight from Dublin that plummeted 20,000 feet has told how she thought she was a "true goner" - writes dublinlive.ie Elisha Reamonn was on Friday night’s flight when the Croatia-bound jet suddenly lost cabin pressure and was forced to make an emergency descent into Frankfurt, Germany. Elisha, who was fl...
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"The poor driver. To see what they have to go through." New South Wales' transport services have released footage of a dramatic near-miss that recently occurred at theBerala train station in Sydney. As you can see below, the security camera footage shows a man leaping to the aid of a drunken pedestrian that had fallen onto the train tracks. Thankfully, the heroic bystander managed to rescue the other man as the oncoming train was hurtling down the tracks....
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It is understood that investigators were called after a number of fishermen on board the boat became involved in an altercation. Gardai have responded to the scene of an altercation on a fishing vessel in the Irish Sea this morning. The incident happened early on Monday morning, when an unknown number of fishermen became involved in a dispute on board the vessel off the Dublin coast. It is understood that the fishermen had been drinking when one of the peo...
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A collision between a pedestrian and a garda car in Dublin city centre last night is under investigation. The incident happened in the early hours of this morning on Cuffe Street near St Stephen's Green in Dublin. The garda car was involved in a collision with a33-year-old pedestrian. The man was taken to St James Hospital where his injuries are described as non-life threatening. Gardaí have saidthe matter is under investigation. Read also more news of Dub...
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A 28-year-old man will be sentenced later this month for the attempted murder of a teenager at a popular hiking spot in south Co Dublin two years ago. The Central Criminal Court heard that Michael Corbett, from Raheny in Dublin, suffers from paranoid schizophrenia and was in the throes of an acute psychotic episode when he attacked the young man and his two friends at the Hellfire Club in Rathfarnham. The three teenagers intended to camp there on 27 June 2...
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It was a busy start to the week for the service, who had a number of call-outs related to the hot weather. Dublin Fire Brigade crews have had a busy start to the week as the service battled a number of blazes across the capital in hot weather yesterday. At around 6pm, a crew from Kilbarrack was called to the scene of a grass fire in Portmarnock, after a number of youths were reportedly spotted lighting the landscape alight. Meanwhile, crews were also calle...
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The Department of Agriculture has issued an updated fire risk warning this Tuesday. We're a bit more accustomed to warnings about wind and rain in Ireland, but this week is an exception. With temperatures bursting into the 30s, the Department of Agriculture has issued a "Condition RED — Extreme Fire Risk" warning, with the public advised to take immediate action based on their advice. An Orange warning had been in effect since last Thursday, but recent dev...
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Gardai investigating the gruesome murder of Mikolaj Wilk have raided seven properties and seized nine vehicles in the greater Cork area. The vehicles are being examined to see if they are linked to the death of the 35-year-old Pole, who was killed outside Ballincollig nearly two weeks ago - writes herald.ie It is understood the properties include six houses and an industrial unit. No arrests have been made, said gardai. Sources said officers are making "st...
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Soon after the alarm was activated it was stood down. Dublin Airport was partially evacuated on Monday evening after an alarm went off in Terminal two - writes dublinlive.ie An alarm went off in the gate area in Terminal two with many passengers having to be moved to the departures lounge. Many people inside the airport took to social media confused as to what was happening at the gate. Soon after the alarm was activated it was stood down and passengers we...
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The two people aboard the yacht were navigating their way back to the marina. Two people were rescued from a 50ft yacht this evening off the coast of Dun Laoghaire on Sunday - writes dublinlive.ie The RNLI were alerted to the boat after its engine failed just a mile north of Dun Laoghaire Harbour. A volunteer lifeboat crew was requested to launch their all-weather lifeboat at 2.30pm. The two people aboard the yacht were navigating their way back to the mar...
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The drug addict had tried to use a plastic gun he had bought in a toy shop. Customers in a Dublin pub jeered at a man who was carrying out a robbery with an imitation gun, a court has heard. Anthony Burns, 43, robbed The Villager pub in Chapelizod, Dublin on December 12 last (2017) using a gun he had bought in a toy shop. Oisín Clarke BL, defending, told Dublin Circuit Criminal Court that during the hold up customers in the pub jeered at him, telling him,...
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Local police are investigating the incident. A teenager from County Limerick has sustained serious injuries after plunging from a height of 39 feet in a resort in Spain -writes joe.ie 19-year old Jack Walsh, from Askeaton, fell from a hotel balcony in the Spanish holiday resort of Santa Ponsa, Mallorca, in the early hours of Tuesday morning. It's understood that Walsh had only been in the country hours before the incident occurred. He had travelled to the...
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Only two out of more than 8,000 disqualified drivers have been convicted of failing to surrender their licences last year, according to figures released by the Department of Justice. The Road Safety Authority has said it is "very concerned" at the number of banned drivers who have not handed in their licences - writes rte.ie RTÉ's 'This Week' programme has learned that there is no procedure for directly notifying gardaí when a disqualified motorist fails t...
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A 19-year-old Irishman has died following an incident in Ayia Napa, Cyprus. He has been named as Conor Morgan, and was from Dundalk, Co Louth. Police in the region confirmed that hedied early this morning. Mr Morgan was a student in Dublin City University and also a member of Dundalk Gaels. In posts on Facebook, both DCU and Dundalk Gaels paid tribute to him.
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Banksy turns one this month and was recently adopted from the DSPCA. The devastated owners of a dog who was adopted from the DSPCA less than a year ago have launched a desperate appeal to find him after he went missing earlier this week. Banksy, who turns one year old this month, is a tan coloured terrier lurcher cross and went missing on Monday, June 4 from the Tallaght area. Despite many searches he has yet to be found and was last spotted in the Saggart...
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Gardai are currently interviewing a number of witnesses to the incident. A 38-year-old man is in serious condition after a scrambler motorbike fell on his head while he was sunbathing in a Dublin park - writes dublinlive.ie. The incident happened Saturday, June 9 just before 2pm while the man was sunbathing in Darndale Park. He remains in a serious condition in Beaumont Hospital. A number of witnesses are currently being interviewed in relation to the inci...
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A stop/go system was put in place on the road as a result. A collision caused delays on a popular northside road earlier today - writes dublinlive.ie It took place just after 6pm, on the southbound lane of the Skerries /Lusk road. The incident caused traffic delays in the area. Sharing an image from the scene, Dublin Fire Brigade said: "We're finishing on scene at a collision on the R127 Skerries - Lusk road." It showed that the front of the red car suffer...
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He tragically died on Wednesday morning after being struck by a steel column. Tributes have poured in for a popular dad-of-two who tragically died in a workplace accident at Dublin Port . James Byrne, 30s, has been described as a kind and caring man. The Dubliner died on Wednesday morning after being struck by a steel column. An online comment said: "Heartbreaking. Such a kind, caring person always making people laugh sleep tight up there with your pal." A...
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A trainee garda has been suspended after it was discovered that he took part in an adult film. The man was filmed withother men and women and participated with a woman in scenes of an explicit sexual nature -writes rte.ie. The adultfilm was made before heapplied to join An Garda Síochána. It is understood the man may have been in his late teens at the time and the film could be up to ten years old. It is not illegal in this country to become an actor in a...
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The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland's new campus in Dublin has been named as the winner of the Public Choice category at the RIAI Irish Architecture Awards. The medical education building on Dublin's York Street received 22% of the more than 10,000 votes cast in the competition. It was one of 32 buildings shortlisted for the award. The ten-storey building includes four basement levels, due to height restrictions in the city centre. A primary school in...
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Emergency services were last night called to a multi car crash on the M50. Close to midnight the southbound lanes between junction 4 Ballymun and junction 5 Finglas were temporarily blocked- writes dublinlive.ie Units of Dublin Fire Brigade and an ambulance were called to the scene of the crash. DFB tweeted: "We attended a road traffic collision on the M50 Southbound J4 Ballymun - J5 Finglas, lanes temporarily blocked, thanks to Medical ambulance for assis...
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A manin his late 30s has died following a collision between a van and a tractor in Co Cork. Two teenagers, the man's 14-year-old daughter and a 17-year-old boy, who is a family friend, wereinjured in the crash. The teenagers have been airlifted to Cork University Hospital. Oneof them is believed to be in a critical condition and the other is in a serious condition. The crash happened on the R522 regional road at Ballincurrig, between Buttevant and Liscarro...
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Gardaí in Kildare conducted a large scale operation as part of a nationwide initiative on Wednesday which yielded a number of car seizures and fines being handed out to drivers As part of the National Seatbelt Operation, Gardaí from the Naas Roads Policing Unit detected 15 motorists driving without a seatbelt. All of those drivers will be issued with Fixed Charge Penalties as a result. There were also four cars seized for having no insurance and tax, while...
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AN elderly man has died after collapsing in a busy Cork shopping centre. The man, who is in his 70s, collapsed near an escalator in the Merchant's Quay Shopping Centre just off Cork city centre shortly before 4pm - writes independent.ie Horrified shoppers attempted to help the stricken man as they awaited the arrival of the emergency services. Despite paramedics attending the scene within minutes, desperate efforts to stabilise the man's condition proved i...
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The plane departed Dublin Airport shortly after 7am. An Aer Lingus flight from Dublin Airport to Milan has declared an emergency this morning - writes dublinlive.ie Flight EI432 departed Dublin Airport shortly after the scheduled time of 7am and was due to arrive in Milan before 11am. However it has declared an emergency at around 8:30am over the south of the UK. The plane is now heading towards Gatwick Airport for an emergency landing. It is not currently...
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Singer Will Young has been banned from driving after a man had to jump clear of his car which then crashed into a parked vehicle. The 39-year-old singer was driving towards Edinburgh at around 6pm on January 21 when he was said to have mistaken a bollard for the central reservation. Jedburgh Sheriff Court heard Young drove into a lay-by, which had a parked car in it, at about 64kph before realising his mistake. Conditions were described as "fairly poor", w...
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No injuries were reported in the incident. A Ryanair flight carrying dozens of Irish people back from London to vote in the referendum on the 8th Amendment has been cancelled after it was struck by another plane this morning. The incident happened at around 9.15am this morning, when flight FR205 from London Stansted was waiting for permission to take off and shunted from behind by flight taxiing behind it. No injuries were reported in the incident, and cab...
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The crash happened in the Dardistown area. Emergency services earlier attended the scene of a serious crash in the Dardistown area - writes dublinlive.ie. Fire brigades from the Finglas Station rushed to the scene in the early afternoon along with the airport fire service. Both services often work together when major crashes happen in the area near Dublin Airport . Dublin Fire Brigade tweeted: "Earlier Finglas station co-responded with Dublin Airport fire...
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There's a collision in Tallaght causing up to half an hour long delays for commuters this morning. It's on the Belgard Road at Ballymount Road just before the Luas junction, and it's blocked the road both ways. There's also a breakdown on the M50 causing tailbacks, and also due to campaigners displaying "graphic imagery" on the Clondalkin flyover. AA Roadwatch says: "Emergency services are dealing with a collision on Belgard Rd at Ballymount Rd just before...
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An amazing jo The Irish Coast Guard and Dublin Fire Brigade carried out an amazing rescue earlier today on Sandymount Strand. A woman and her dog were out on the popular beach when they got caught on a sand spit that had formed due to the wind and tidal conditions. Ricky Whelan, a Project Officer with Birdwatch Ireland, was carrying out a bird survey when he spotted the brave rescue from the emergency services. b by emergency services! Sharing pictures of...
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FOUR MEN WHO ATTACKED an Indonesian police headquarters with samurai swords were shot dead with one officer killed, authorities said today, days after a wave of deadly suicide bombings claimed by the Islamic State group rocked the country. The assault in the city of Pekanbaru on Sumatra island saw a group ram their minivan into a gate at the station and then attack officers with the swords, police said. It was not clear if today’s incident was linked to ot...
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The body of a man has been removed from Carrauntoohil in Co Kerry. It is understood that the Canadian tourist fell more than 100m. His fiancée, who was walking with him, raised the alarm at around 3pm yesterday. Valentia Coastguard co-ordinated the operation by Kerry Mountain Rescue in the Hag's Glen/Brother O'Shea's Gully area of the mountain. Around two dozen members of the Kerry Mountain Rescue Team participated in the search. Conditions at the time wer...
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The 47-year-old English pilot who died in Sunday’s plane crash in Clonbologue, Co Offaly has been named as Neil Bowditch. Seven-year-old KacperKacprzak,the son of a man in west Dublinwho took part in the parachute jump minutes before the crash, also died in the incident - writes rte.ie. An online fundraising campaign has raised over €17,000 for their families. The GoFundMe page, set up yesterday by Allaiouti Hassan, asks people to help the families of Kacp...
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The High Court has been hearing the second day of INM’s judicial review hearing against the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement (ODCE). THE OFFICE OF the Director of Corporate Enforcement (ODCE) has dismissed an attempt by Independent News and Media to block an application to appoint High Court inspectors to it as “absurd” and “contrived”. This morning, on the second day of a judicial review hearing instigated at the behest of INM, the ODCE del...
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A MAN HAS died after collapsing during the Belfast City Marathon. It’s understood that the man, who was in his 50s, collapsed early on in the run. Emergency services attended the scene and the man was taken to hospital. Police say the man’s death is not being treated as suspicious but a post-mortem examination will be carried out. A record 17,000 people took part in the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon this May Day Bank Holiday Monday. Read more news o...
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One local told Dublin Live that they bought the slide for their children, but left it out on the green for others to enjoy. Locals in Portmarnock have been left devas - writes dublinlive.ie The theft happened earlier this week in Strand Mill, when the small slide that was beloved by kids in the area disappeared overnight - writes dublinlive.ie And it comes just weeks after vandals in the area damaged a see-saw in a nearby green, leaving local children with...
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The Dublin Fire Brigade is battling two separate gorse fires in the Dublin mountains this evening. In the first fire, the fire brigade said they had requested additional fire engines to tackle ablaze near Ticknock - writes rte.ie The Barnacullia Road is closed towards the Blue Light. Dublin Fire Brigadedeployed a drone at the scene to direct operations. A second fire is also being tackled in Glencullen, according to the Dublin Fire Brigade. It is believed...
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The mother of a toddler whose death remains unexplained says the loss of a child is every parent's worst nightmare, but is so much harder when there is no explanation. Olivia O'Callaghan was speaking after an open verdict was returned into the death of her three-year-old daughter Ella Martin -writes rte.ie "I'm going to get a death certificate with 'unknown' written on it - that's all I am going to have for the rest of my life- when I thought I was going t...
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The Disclosures Tribunal resumes public hearings todayexamining an alleged smear campaign by senior gardaí against whistleblower Sergeant Maurice McCabe. Sixteen current and former members of the Garda Press Office will be questioned about their knowledge of the alleged smear campaign. This section of the inquiry will examine the allegation in a protected disclosure byformer head of the garda press office Superintendent Dave Taylor that he was directed by...
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Three people were hospitalised in the incident in which a Garda car and taxi were struck. A crazed driver was seen erratically driving his BMW near St Stephen's Green before he smashed through traffic on the busy South Quays - writes dublinlive.ie The rampage saw the 20-year-old strike a garda car after heading toward the Quays where he sped up Wellington Quay and Aston Quay. The man, originally from an Arab background, then struck a taxi and a truck befor...
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Southwest Airlines jet apparently blew an engine at about 30,000ft and was then hit by shrapnel that smashed a window and damaged the fuselage yesterday One woman killed after suffering head injuries when she was partially sucked out of a window Other passengers pulled her back into aircraft Flight was on way from New York to Dallas - made emergency landing in Philadelphia A woman has died after a US passenger plane blew an engine at 32,000ft and got hit b...
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'The defendant, of Russell Court, Feltrim Road, Kinsealy, pleaded guilty to charges of dangerous driving, drink-driving and driving without insurance or a driving licence at Bridge Street in Swords on December 22, 2016.' (stock photo) A fruit picker who was involved in a head-on collision with a patrol car in which three gardai were injured was nearly four times over the legal drink-driving limit. Vitalijus Gorbaciovas (38) was driving on the wrong side of...
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A military plane carrying soldiers and their families crashed soon after take-off into farmland in northern Algeria, killing 257 people, in what appeared to be the worst plane crash in the North African nation's history. Those killed included 247 passengers and 10 crew, Algeria's defence ministry said. The cause of the crash was unclear and an investigation has been opened. The ministry said most of the victims were soldiers and their relatives, and that t...
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A wholesaler on the southside was also closed after inspectors found dried blood on the walls. An Indian restaurant was closed by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland last month after inspectors discovered evidence of a rat and cockroach infestation on the premises. Dera Restaurant on 138 Parnell Street, Dublin 1 - also known as SM Cuisine Limited - was among three Dublin outlets closed under the FSAI Act or EC (Official Control of Foodstuffs) Regulations...
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More than 60 firefighters from eight crews battled the blaze near Dublin Airport which broke out on March 21. Independent Dublin councillor Noeleen Reilly told Drivetime on RTE Radio 1 that emergency accommodation had been secured for the next week for the former residents of the 21 private apartments at the Metro - writes herald.ie. "The families received emergency accommodation that the Metro would have paid for," she said. "There were also two payments....
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A second teenager has died following a car accident in Clare at the weekend. Darragh Killeen (19), a cousin of Oisin Cahill (18), who died on Sunday following the accident, died yesterday afternoon after a two-day fight for life - writes herald.ie He was the driver of the vehicle, which crashed into a wall in the early hours near Ennis. He was pronounced dead at University Hospital Limerick. A second passenger, Enda Hickey (22), is still in a critical cond...
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Gardaí at Ballinasloe Co Galway have renewed their appeal for information in relation to a fatal road traffic collision which occurred on ThursdayMarch 22, last, at Station Road, Ballinasloe, Co Galway. Two female pedestrians, both in their 50s, were fatally injured when they were struck by a car which had collided with a second car - writes kildarenow.com Investigating Gardaí are particularly anxious to speak to anyone who may have travelled on the R358,...
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Residents in the Dublin Mountains have expressed concern over the continued closure of a road, which they say has caused issues of access for emergency services. A stretch of Edmondstown Road between the Merry Ploughboy pub and Tibradden Road - a distance of about 300m - was closed last November due to unauthorised excavation works which undermined the stability of the road.  At the time South Dublin Council said the road could be closed for up to one year...
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A cyclist has died following a road crash in Co Kilkenny. The man, who was in his 40s, was fatally injured when he was involved in a collision with a truck at Newpark Drive at around 5.35pm yesterday afternoon - writes rte.ie He was taken to St Luke's General Hospital but was pronounced dead a short time later. The truck driver was not injured. Gardaí are appealing to witnesses to contactKilkenny Garda Station on 056-777 5000, the Garda Confidential Line 1...
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A local school has sent out a warning after an alleged attempted abduction of a teenager in the Clongriffin area. A 13-year-old was allegedly approached by a man and "aggressively" asked to get into his car - writes dublinlive.ie The teen did not engage however and managed to get home safely. The school said in an email to parents: "Important information for all parents. It has been reported that a man has attempted to abduct a 13 year old child in the Clo...
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Two women, both aged in their 50s, have died following a collision on a road in Ballinasloe, Co Galway. It isunderstood both were from the area. The incident involved two vehicles that were travelling on the road at the time. Garda technical experts are carrying out an inspection at the site today. The womenwere walking on Station Road on the outskirts of Ballinasloe just after 5.30pm yesterday. Both pedestrians sustained fatal injuries and were pronounced...
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Here's what happened on Clanwilliam Place on Wednesday afternoon. Dublin Fire Brigade closed a road on Clanwilliam Place on Wednesday after an unusual incident. Windows of a building along the road were thought to have come loose and potentially be a danger to people walking past. The emergency services declared a 'make scene safe' incident with three units called to the scene. A Dublin Fire Brigade spokesperson told Dublin Live: "We had three units at the...
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The gardai say they have sought assistance from police forces across the world including Spanish, Dutch and British forces. Gardai have vowed to use the total might of their colleagues in international law enforcement to smash the Christy Kinahan empire - writes dublinlive.ie Assistant Commissioner John O'Driscoll was speaking a press briefing regarding the progress made to date in the destruction of Dublin's feuding gangs. He also revealed they have saved...
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Gardai were called to the scene. A number of houses in Co Kildare were evacuated after a suspected bomb was found on a local road. The Army Bomb Disposal Team were called to the scene in Ballymore Eustace by request of the Gardai on Saturday evening - writes dublinlive.ie A cordon was put up at 6:20pm and houses were evacuated until 7:30pm when the incident was declared safe. An old Civil War Era munition was discovered and made safe by the bomb disposal t...
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It is not known how they contracted the disease. Mothers and babies have reportedly been put in isolation over fears of a swine flu outbreak at a Dublin prison. Some inmates at the Dochas Centre have been put in isolation after one woman was diagnosed with the flu during a check up. The Irish Sun reports five mothers and babies have been put in isolation with the disease until they are no longer contagious. Staff have been given appropriate equipment to sa...
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A massive block of snow fell from a California home and killed a mother and her 7-year-old upon impact. County Sheriff's department confirmed that Olga Perkovic and son Aaron Goldstein were skiing in the Sierra Nevada mountains - writes buzz.ie They were returning home on Sunday when a huge chunk of snow fell from the roof, burying them under about 3 feet of snow. Undersheriff Spencer Pace called it a ''freak accident''. The 50-year-old woman and son were...
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A banned motorcyclist whose bike was involved in a collision was nabbed for riding without insurance when he reported the accident to gardai. Daniel Danilowicz (27) was riding through Malahide, Co Dublin, when he was involved in the accident, Swords District Court was told - writes herald.ie Judge Dermot Dempsey fined him €200, banned him from driving for 10 years and sentenced him to four months in prison. Danilowicz, of Tara Cove, Balbriggan, admitted ri...
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Locals brought out cups of tea to the Skerries team as they cleaned up the debris. Dublin Fire Brigade have tended to fallen trees and cables in north Dublin this evening. Despite the horrendous weather, DFB have maintained full fire and ambulance services today across the capital- writes dublinlive.ie Earlier today their Skerries team were called to the scene on the Lusk Road where the severe gusts had damaged cables caused large trees to fall. Thankfully...