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no responses. August 23, 2016 News Team

Last year, ten people drowned every month


Last year, ten people drowned every month

In launching Irish Water Safety’s Annual Report 2015, the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government, Simon Coveney TD appealed for greater care in, on and […]

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no responses. December 20, 2015 News Team

Aldi warns customers that 40% money-off voucher is a hoax


Aldi warns customers that 40% money-off voucher is a hoax

Supermarket chain Aldi have informed customers that a hoax coupon currently doing the rounds on email and social media is fraudulent and it will not be accepted as legal tender in their stores.

The German retailer shared a post on their official Facebook page on Saturday night to clarify the situation.

“We have been notified that there is a hoax 40% off Aldi coupon being circulated.

“This post is fraudulent and can not be redeemed in our stores.

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no responses. December 11, 2015 News Team

Local Woman Among 35 Irish Activists Held by French Police


Local Woman Among 35 Irish Activists Held by French Police

A bus carrying 35 Irish climate activists was stopped by French police in the port of Cherbourg for almost three hours on Thursday. The group included […]

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Could Ireland be a target for terrorists

no responses. November 18, 2015 News Team

Could Ireland be a target for terrorists


Could Ireland be a target for terrorists

The Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has stated that although she admits that “terrorism has no boundaries” from the kind of attacks that took place in Paris on Friday, however, she also says there is no intelligence to suggest Ireland is any sort of specific target at present, a view echoed by Minister for Defence Simon Coveney who confirmed that Ireland’s national security committee met on Saturday in the wake of the Paris attack to assess the threat to Ireland, concluding the risk had not changed and remained low.

Meanwhile, Ireland’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Charlie Flanagan, admitted that a “small number” of people within Ireland are being actively monitored for potential links to extremist and terrorist activity.

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no responses. November 17, 2015 News Team

LOOK UP! 2015 Leonid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight Over Ireland…


LOOK UP! 2015 Leonid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight Over Ireland…

The Leonid Meteor shower is set to light up Irish skies from tonight and for the next three nights, provided “Barney” and the weather co-operates.

The Leonids come from comet “55P/Tempel-Tuttle,” which orbits the sun every 33 years. At 44 miles per second, the Leonids are some of the fastest around and peak at about 15 per hour. In 1966, conditions were just right for viewers to see “thousands of meteors per minute” during the Leonids, according to NASA.

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