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Friend 'hoped to confiscate driver's keys' moments before fatal crash, inquest hears Garda Traffic Corps. Stock picture A FRIEND told an inquest on Monday he had hoped to confiscate a driver's car keys moments before he drove into the path of an articulated lorry, killing him and leaving his son fighting for his life. Frank Walsh (61), a building contractor from Treenlaur...
Australia blames ‘state actor’ for hacking political parties Scott Morrison did not identify the state behind what he described as a “malicious intrusion”. Scott Morrison did not identify the state behind what he described as a “malicious intrusion” (AP/Rod McGuirk) A “sophisticated state actor” was behind a cyberattack on the Australian parliament’s computing network, the country’s prime minister has said. Scott Morrison did...
Diocese had 'no money' at Christmas to pay priests' wages after decline in donations from parishioners Priests in Waterford and Lismore receive a basic salary of €21,000 per year (stock photo) The Catholic diocese of Waterford and Lismore has said it had no money to pay its priests' wages at Christmas as a result of a major downturn in the amount...
'Crime may have been committed' when Trump sacked FBI head - former deputy director claims U.S. President Donald Trump. Photo: Reuters A former FBI deputy director has said that a "crime may have been committed" when Donald Trump sacked the head of the organisation and tried to publicly undermine an investigation into his campaign's ties to Russia. Andrew McCabe also said in...
Honda to close UK car plant in 2022 putting 3,500 jobs at risk - report Honda CR-V Japanese carmaker Honda is set to announce the closure of its Swindon car plant putting 3,500 jobs at risk, Sky News reported on Monday. Sky News said that the announcement by Honda could come on Tuesday, and that the plant was scheduled to close in...
Woman (50s) dies following Kildare road crash The crash at Allenwood, Co. KildareNaas General Hospital. (Photo: Google Maps) A WOMAN has died following a road crash late last night, gardai have confirmed. The crash happened at around 11pm at Rathangan Road, Allenwood South in Naas, Co Kildare. A 52-year-old woman, who was the only person in her car, was pronounced dead at the...
Barclays to help small businesses cope with Brexit uncertainty The bank is to host 100 clinics across the UK to provide advice to small business customers. A general view of Barclays Bank in London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday July 18, 2018. Photo credit should read: Ian West/PA Wire. Barclays is to host more than 100 clinics across the UK...
WATCH: Boris Johnson cosies up to a cheetah MP Boris Johnson meets Saba the cheetah - soon to be released into the wild - at Howletts Animal Park in Kent. Boris Johnson gets close to with Saba, a cheetah that he met while visiting the Howletts Wild Animal Park to learn more about the work of the Aspinall Foundation.
Number of airlines express interest in flybmi's Derry to Stansted service City of Derry Airport is reviewing its options to replace its route to Stansted after the collapse of flybmi (PA Archive) A number of airlines have expressed interest in taking over flybmi's Derry to Stansted service, the airport's operator has said. Scottish airline Loganair has already indicated an intent to tender...
'Sophisticated state actor' behind cyberattack on Australian parliament - Scott Morrison Scott Morrison did not identify the state behind what he described as a “malicious intrusion” (AP/Rod McGuirk) A "sophisticated state actor" was behind a cyberattack on the Australian parliament's computing network, the country's prime minister has said. Scott Morrison did not identify the state behind what he described as a "malicious...

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