A young boy is recovering in hospital after being ‘mauled by vicious dog’ in Waterford city
An 8 year old boy underwent surgery after being attacked by a dog that was roaming in Waterford city Monday evening. The boy was rushed to University Hospital Waterford after being set upon by a black and white collie in the Gracedieu area of the city after 6pm.
The first blocks of the new Gaelscoil Philib Barun were laid Monday
The first blocks for the new eight classroom Gaelscoil Philib Barun at Crobally Upper, in Tramore were laid Monday, after a 30 year wait for a permanent home.
Oscar Pistorius Is Released From Jail On Parole
Oscar Pistorius has been released from prison on parole after serving a year for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. The athlete was sentenced to five years in 2014 for killing Ms Steenkamp.
Adele teases new music in 30-second advert during X Factor break
Adele appears to have released a 30-second teaser of new material from her upcoming third album in a TV advert. The advert appeared during the X Factor on Sunday night, and consisted of a black screen with white lyrics accompanying Adele’s voice.
New figures show that just 40% of drink-drive cases since 2013 led to convictions
The Road Safety Authority (RSA) has said it is concerned and disappointed at the low level of drink-driving convictions. New figures published today show only 40% of drink-driving cases before the country’s district courts since January 2013 resulted in convictions.
Amazon Suing 1,114 “Fake Reviewers” For Hire
Amazon is taking legal action against more than 1,000 people for allegedly posting fake reviews on its website. The lawsuit, filed in a state court in Seattle, cites 1,114 defendants for “tarnishing Amazon’s brand for their own profit and the profit of a handful of dishonest sellers and manufacturers”.
Mystery distress call causes wide-scale hunt on Cork coast
A wide-scale hunt took place earlier today off the coast of Cork after a mystery distress call from a yacht.
New Poll shows drop in Fine Gael support, as Independents, Labour gain
A new opinion poll for tomorrow’s Sunday Times, suggests a drop in support for Fine Gael, while also showing a small increase in the popularity of Labour, Independents and some smaller parties.
Web Summit bosses urged government “to engage”
Relations between the Government and the organisers of the Web Summit declined dramatically in the weeks before last months announcement that the summit was to move to Lisbon from next year, according to documents released this afternoon.