• BreakingNews.ie

    41 arrested after second day of Donegal International Rally

    Forty-one people were detained overnight in Letterkenny garda station following Day 2 of the Donegal International Rally. The arrests were for a series of public order, drug and driving offences. Gardaí say they had an extremely busy night following Day 2 of the Rally. Between 5pm yesterday evening and 7am today, there were 41 people in custody at Letterkenny garda station. There were 21 arrests for public order offences, one for an assault causing harm and one for an assault on a garda. Eight people were also arrested for a search under the Misuse of Drugs Act and one over the sale and supply of drugs. In relation to driving offences, four arrests were made for dangerous driving, one for being

  • The Huffington Post UK

    'The UK Will Always Be Their Home': Brutal Reactions To Theresa May's Windrush Day Message

    When Britain's outgoing prime minister shared a Windrush Day message on Twitter, condemnation was swift.  On Saturday Theresa May tweeted a two minute video clip in which she acknowledged the Windrush generation's contribution to Britain and offered warm words of praise for the migrants on the first national Windrush Day.  ″They [Windrush generation] helped rebuild post-war Britain laying the foundation for the country we know today - and making our culture richer and our society stronger,” she said. ″When Britain made the call for help, they did not hesitate to answer. So, on this Windrush Day and everyday, let us give thanks to those pioneering men and women. They crossed an ocean to build

  • JOE.ie

    Met Éireann issue status yellow rainfall warning for 14 counties

    Sadly, the good weather won't last. Met Éireann have issued a status yellow rainfall warning for Cork, Waterford and the entirety of Leinster. Earlier this morning, a warning was issued for Waterford, however, that has now been extended. With regards to the warning for Cork and Waterford, people in the counties are expected to face "outbreaks of heavy rain during Sunday which will lead to rainfall accumulations of 25 to 40mm, with the highest values in coastal areas." The warning is in place from Sunday, 23 June 2019 at 06:00 until 18:00 that evening. As for the counties in Leinster, a status yellow rainfall warning is also in place. However, the 12 counties are expected to see "scattered thundery

  • Limerick Leader

    Woman smashed car windows after stabbing in Limerick town

    A WOMAN who smashed the windows of a parked car shortly after her brother was stabbed has been ordered to pay compensation to the owner of the vehicle. Bernadette Crawford, 26, of Maiden Street, Newcastle West has pleaded guilty to criminal damage charges relating to an incident at Michael Hartnett Close in the town on February 17, 2018. Garda Senan Dormer said Ms Crawford was very agitated after the stabbing incident and used a sweeping brush to smash the rear window of the car. He said she made admissions at the scene and that she made further admissions when interviewed under caution a number of days later. Solicitor Michael O'Donnell said his client accepts “two wrongs don't make a right”

  • JOE.ie

    Ireland has a new millionaire after tonight's Lotto Plus draw

    Start checking those tickets. If you're living in the mid west, there's a chance that you could be a millionaire. Well, you would have to be living there and have bought a lottery ticket for tonight's draw, but one lucky punter is €1million richer after hitting the jackpot in the Lotto Plus draw. The player matched all six numbers plus the bonus ball to claim the sum. The winning numbers were 16, 17, 27, 31, 32, 37 and the bonus was 46. As for the main draw, the €3.26million jackpot was not won. The numbers were 3, 4, 19, 32, 39, 46 and the bonus was 40. Elsewhere, there was no winner of the Lotto Plus 2 top prize of €250,000. To whoever won the million quid, fair play to you. Enjoy!

  • TheJournal.ie

    Some things to consider before you post images of your kids on social media

    IMAGINE FOR A  a moment that you're on a bus with your daughter (let's say she's 5 years old). The bus stops and some passengers climb on. As they file past you, looking for their seats, a man goes past and, pausing, pulls out his mobile phone and takes a photograph, seemingly of your little girl. You immediately get annoyed and confront him. You tell him you feel the act is inappropriate, that you're not comfortable with it.   He protests that he means no harm - in fact, he wasn't taking a photo of your child at all, he was actually trying to capture a shop window display he only noticed through the bus window as he was going past. He is an interior designer, and it caught his eye - you and

  • Big News Network.com

    'Friends' actor Lauren Tom recalls being 'booed' by audience

    Washington D.C. [USA], June 22 (ANI): Guest actors on 'Friends' revealed that they never got the same adulation enjoyed by the main characters of the much-loved sitcom and some of them were even booed. Ahead of the show's 25th anniversary on September 22, ten notable guest actors who appeared in the series recalled their interactions with the audiences during an interview with Today, the Entertainment Weekly reported. "The fans were rabid. I wasn't prepared for the amount of venom I was about to receive in a live audience where they actually booed my character," recalled Lauren Tom who essayed Ross' girlfriend Julie in the season 2. "I think most actors are pretty sensitive. That's why we're