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Man appears in court charged with harassing Sharon Ní Bheoláin

SharonA 40-year-old Dublin man has appeared in court charged with harassing RTÉ’s Sharon Ní Bheoláin between October 2013 and February 2014. Conor O’Hora of Heather Walk in Portmarnock was arrested this morning near the Criminal Courts of Justice on Infirmary Road. He’s also charged with possessing images of child pornography. He was granted bail on […]

Train strikes to go ahead as unions vote for industrial action

TrainsTrain strikes are going ahead – after unions and management at Irish Rail failed to reach a deal on pay. Members of SIPTU and the NBRU have voted overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action. The unions are meeting this afternoon to agree on when that will take place. General Secretary Dermot O’Leary says he doesn’t […]

Decision on Apple’s Athenry plant due this morning

AppleA decision is due this morning on the future of Apple’s proposed €850m data centre in Athenry, Co. Galway. Work was due to get underway this year but the project was delayed due to a legal challenge to its planning permission. It’s been two years since Apple announced plans to build two data centres in […]

Supervalu, Centra and Daybreak customers warned after credit/debit card cyber attack

CreditMusgraves say its still not clear when a major cyber attack happened. The group which owns SuperValu, Centra and Daybreak confirmed its been the victim of a malicious software attack, targetting credit/ debit card details but claims there’s no evidence that any datas been stolen. Investigations by the Gardai and the Data Protection Commissioner are […]

Man killed in Galway road crash

CrashA 21-year-old man has been killed in a crash in Galway. The two-car collision happened on the N83 Tuam to Dunmore road at Carrowmhuineagh at around 8.30pm yesterday. A 21-year-old male passenger also received minor injuries while the 74-year-old male driver and two female passengers aged 70 and a 2-year-old child in the second car were […]

Budget 2018 to see increase social welfare and USC cuts

Budget 2018Budget 2018 will be delivered in the Dail this afternoon. It’s the first budget for Leo Varadkar as Taoiseach and Paschal Donohoe as Minister for Finance and will have to first be passed by a Cabinet meeting this morning. The Taoiseach and Finance Minister have pledged that today’s Budget will include a focus on investment […]

Supervalu issues warning over WhatsApp customer scam

WhatsappSuperValu has issued a warning to customers about a scam trying to gain access to their personal information. A fake message claiming to be from the supermarket chain is doing the rounds on WhatsApp, offering vouchers by clicking on a link. Users are then being asked to enter their personal details. In post on its […]

Gardai launch murder investigation after man’s body found in west Cork

GardaGardaí investigating the death of a man in West Cork have upgraded the case to murder. The body of the 51 year old John Ustick was discovered by his partner on Monday morning at the house they were renting on High Street in Skibbereen. Initially Gardaí weren’t ruling out the possibility that he’d died due […]

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