Category: Irish News

Women better educated but have less power

Women better educated but have less power

July 29, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Irish women are better educated and more highly qualified than men, yet they work fewer hours in paid employment and are significantly under-represented in decision-making structures in Ireland, a study shows. IrishExaminer.com – Ireland

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Swimming banned at premier beach over e-coli fears

Swimming banned at premier beach over e-coli fears

July 29, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Swimming has been banned on one of Cork’s premier beaches as a result of excessive E.coli bacteria levels in the water. IrishExaminer.com – Ireland

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Meeting in Tipperary to tackle drug abuse

Meeting in Tipperary to tackle drug abuse

July 28, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Up to a thousand people turned out last night for a public meeting to tackle drug abuse in Roscrea in County Tipperary. Ireland: BreakingNews.ie

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Rural crime on the rise, says report

Rural crime on the rise, says report

July 28, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

There has been a slight drop in criminal activity in the first six months of the year according to the Netwatch Commercial Crime survey. Ireland: BreakingNews.ie

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Boy (15) accused of slashing barman’s face in Temple Bar

Boy (15) accused of slashing barman’s face in Temple Bar

July 28, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

A 15-year-old Dublin boy is stand trial accused of inflicting a “life threatening” slash wound to a barman’s face during a knife attack in Temple Bar. Ireland: BreakingNews.ie

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Cyclist killed in motorway accident

Cyclist killed in motorway accident

July 27, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

A 50-year-old man has been killed in a collision on the M1 motorway in Dublin. Ireland: BreakingNews.ie

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94% of Irish people happy with their quality of life, says EU survey

94% of Irish people happy with their quality of life, says EU survey

July 27, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Maybe it’s the favourable weather, but a new Eurobarometer survey indicates 94% of Irish people are satisfied with the quality of life where they live — well above the EU average of 85%. IrishExaminer.com – Ireland

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Doctors say cutbacks are putting lives at risk

Doctors say cutbacks are putting lives at risk

July 27, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Health Minister Leo Varadkar has been urged to ensure health service cutbacks are halted, after a leading doctors’ group warned the "alarming" funding drain is putting patients’ lives at risk. IrishExaminer.com – Ireland

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Big prizes won in tonight’s Lotto draw

Big prizes won in tonight’s Lotto draw

July 27, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

There was no winner of tonight’s €4,448,321 Lotto jackpot, but the Plus 1 and Plus 2 jackpots were both won. Ireland: BreakingNews.ie

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Fourteen-year-old holds up shop with fake gun

Fourteen-year-old holds up shop with fake gun

July 26, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

A teenage boy pointed an imitation handgun at shop workers while another teen stole €30 worth of sweets. IrishExaminer.com – Ireland

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