Dublin Local News

Young girl mugged by screwdriver wielding thugs while walking alone at night in Tallaght | Dublin Live
Dublin Live | November 12, 2018
Locals in the area have warned that this sort of attack is becoming a common occurrence
Normal practice for State to provide lawyers for Martin Callinan, says Varadkar | | November 12, 2018
The legal representation from the State for former Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan is normal practice, according to the Taoiseach.
Garda Keith Harrison challenges findings of Disclosures Tribunal | | November 12, 2018
Garda Keith Harrison has launched a High Court challenge seeking to quash findings made against him in reports from the Disclosures Tribunal.
Private golf clubs in Dublin seeking €1.7 million from public purse as part of Sports Capital Programme | Dublin Live
Dublin Live | November 12, 2018
Balbriggan Golf Club has applied for €150,000 having been awarded €103,430
'We could all have died' - Family of 10 escape suspected carbon monoxide tragedy | | November 12, 2018
A young family of 10 narrowly escaped tragedy at the weekend after a number fell ill with suspected carbon monoxide poisoning at a property leased from Clare County Council.
Warning rental market 'out of control' as figures show rents up 11.3% | | November 12, 2018
Housing groups have said the current rental situation is "unsustainable" after the latest report showed rents rose nationwide by an average of 11.3% in the year to last September.
Maurice McCabe: I would not have spoken out if I knew of abuse to come | | November 12, 2018
Garda whistleblower Maurice McCabe has said if he had known at the outset the abuse he would suffer for lifting the lid on corruption within the gardaí he "would never have done it".
A SECOND shop dedicated to selling cannabis oil products opens in Dublin city centre | Dublin Live
Dublin Live | November 12, 2018
CBD Relieve opened the country’s first 'dedicated' cannabidiol shop in St Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre back in July
Varadkar wants 20 female Fine Gael TDs after next General Election | | November 12, 2018
The Taoiseach wants at least 20 female Fine Gael TDs elected after the next General Election.
Amnesty strips Aung San Suu Kyi of highest honour | | November 12, 2018
Amnesty International announced that it has withdrawn its highest honour from Aung San Suu Kyi.
Builder ceases work in Dublin estate due to anti-social behaviour | | November 12, 2018
A builder contracted to build 63 homes in Clondalkin in Dublin has ceased working on the project because of anti-social behaviour.
Rally to be held in Cork following lacy thong comments in rape case | | November 12, 2018
A rally to protest against victim blaming is to take place in Cork city centre on Wednesday following a recent case in the Central Criminal Court where a barrister representing a man in a rape trial said that the jury should reflect on the underwear worn by a teenage girl.
Bertie Ahern: 'We shouldn't agree on future Brexit relationship until we see it' | | November 12, 2018
Bertie Ahern thinks the Irish government needs to be wary of the position of British Prime Minister Theresa May.
Estonian man pleads guilty to conspiring to murder man in Northern Ireland | | November 12, 2018
An Estonian man has pleaded guilty at the non-jury Special Criminal Court to conspiring to murder a man in Northern Ireland last year.
62% in North believe Brexit makes united Ireland a more likely prospect | | November 12, 2018
A major new cross border poll by RTE and the BBC, revealed last night, shows that 62% of those surveyed in Northern Ireland believed Brexit made a united Ireland a more likely possibility.
Woman gets suspended sentence for stealing rental deposits and refusing lodgers access to house | | November 12, 2018
A woman who stole more than €10,000 in rental deposits from eight prospective lodgers and then refused them access to her house has received a fully suspended sentence.
Renewed calls for greater sanctions as fall out from referee attack intensifies | | November 12, 2018
Match official Daniel Sweeney, who is aged in his 50s, sustained a broken jaw and an eye socket injury.
Appeal following theft of phones and tablets from Cork shop | | November 12, 2018
Gardaí are appealing for information following a burglary at an electronics store in Cork yesterday.
Man to be jailed over preventing receiver taking possession of lands | | November 12, 2018
A man who refused to comply with orders restraining him interfering with a fund-appointed receiver taking possession of his lands in Co Wexford must be jailed for contempt, the High Court has ruled.
'I might have given a dirty look but that was it' - man acquitted of harassing and threatening to kill sister | | November 12, 2018
A man accused of harassing his sister by sitting for hours in her Co Cork café staring at her, putting two fingers up to her and once threatening to kill her, was found not guilty by a jury today.
Stroke patients arriving late to two Cork hospitals | | November 12, 2018
Stroke patients admitted to two Cork hospitals face the longest delays between the onset of the condition and medical treatment.
Family moving to Ballymun social development racially abused online | | November 12, 2018
A family receiving keys to a new social development house in Ballymun in Dublin have become a target of online racial abuse because of the colour of their skin.
Murder accused is a 'big soft teddy bear', trial hears | | November 12, 2018
A man accused of murdering his partner has been described as a "big soft teddy bear" and a gentleman by a friend of the couple giving evidence in his trial.
Trial begins of man accused of raping teenage girl in stables and showgrounds | | November 12, 2018
A man has gone on trial accused of raping and sexually assaulting a teenage girl in various stables and showgrounds in Munster.
Fianna Fáil: Gender pay gap the next big issue in society | | November 12, 2018
Removing the gender pay gap will be the next big issue that must be tackled in society, a Fianna Fáil senator has claimed.
Mental Health Commission rejects claims that questions to solicitor were discriminatory | | November 12, 2018
The Mental Health Tribunal has rejected claims by a solicitor that it made remarks that were discriminatory of her when she was attempting to represent a client.
Ceremony will remember 10 Dublin policemen killed in World War I | | November 12, 2018
The 10 Dublin policemen killed in World War I will be remembered at a ceremony attended by Garda Commissioner Drew Harris tomorrow.
'Pretend push' sees Minister Jim Daly tumble into pool while opening new facility in West Cork | | November 12, 2018
Minister for Mental Health and Older People Jim Daly took an unexpected tumble into a swimming pool last week while opening a new leisure facility in West Cork.
Man arrested after gardaí find €35k of cocaine in Cork | | November 12, 2018
Gardaí have arrested a man and seized approximately €35,000 worth of suspected cocaine during a search at a house Cork yesterday evening.
Clinic apologises for failures in care following death of woman 11 days after routine hernia operation | | November 12, 2018
The Hermitage Medical Clinic has apologised in the High Court for the failures in the care provided to a woman who died from sepsis after developing a rare infection following a hernia operation.
Kerry Council to raise burial charges and step up parking enforcement in effort to balance its budget | | November 12, 2018
Close to €144m will be spent and earned by Kerry County Council in 2019 but balancing the budget has “presented many difficulties”, councillors in Tralee have been told.
Missing windsurfer in Kerry came ashore in Clare during major search operation | | November 12, 2018
Fenit and Kilrush RNLI were involved in a major multi-agency search and rescue operation last night for a windsurfer who was missing at sea for seven hours.
Man fined for criminal damage after court finds he spray-painted over freshly-laid parking lines | | November 12, 2018
A disagreement over parking spaces led to a man using black spray paint to cover over freshly-laid lines and numbers in what a Judge ruled was a case of criminal damage.
Mother 'effectively a prisoner in her home' due to lack of nurses to care for disabled son, High Court hears | | November 12, 2018
A mother is effectively a “prisoner” in her home because of a lack of nurses to provide home care for her severely disabled brain-injured son, the President of the High Court has said.
Gardaí arrest five in Drogheda in connection with alleged kidnapping | | November 12, 2018
Gardaí have arrested five people in connection with an alleged kidnapping in Co Louth. | November 12, 2018
Ten people were killed in the Ballymurphy area of west Belfast during three days of gunfire in August 1971. | November 12, 2018
The Action Plan is designed to transform the higher education sector’s gender equality performance. | November 12, 2018
The event aims to provide an opportunity for those working in addiction services, taskforces and other organisations to exchange knowledge. | November 12, 2018
Soldiers have long been held responsible but the accepted narrative became clouded earlier this year when former UVF members came forward. | November 12, 2018
Deputy prime minister Winston Peters has officially opened the embassy in Dublin. | November 12, 2018
The European Union has been urged to remain “steadfast” over its guarantees to Northern Ireland by pro-Remain parties. | November 12, 2018
A Cork-born former royal chef-turned perfumer and candle-maker to the stars will be among the exhibitors at a massive crafts showcase in City Hall this month. | November 12, 2018
A group of former air corps personnel say they will campaign against junior defence minister Paul Kehoe’s re-election in his Wexford constituency in protest at his response to health and safety issues within the force. | November 12, 2018
The Health Minister has sent a clear warning to TDs who intend to use tactics to delay abortion legislation when it comes back before the Dáil. | November 12, 2018
The Church of Ireland Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross believes the time has come for the creation of one single monument in Cork to “memorialise the humanity” of the county’s estimated 4,200 victims of the First World War. | November 12, 2018
A smile of contentment spread across Michael D Higgins’ face as fiddler Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh performed magic with bow and string. | November 12, 2018
Two former taoisigh have called for a second Brexit referendum as the British government continues to struggle to find any sort of agreement on the Irish border. | November 12, 2018
An exhibition at Cork Public Museum shows how lives were transformed by the events of 1918, $1. | November 12, 2018
Mr McCabe, who faced unfounded and false allegations of a sexual assault, was praised in the Charleton Tribunal report.
Rent in Dublin almost 40% higher than during the Celtic Tiger | Dublin Live
Dublin Live | November 11, 2018
Tenants in other cities around the country are also facing tough hikes