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At the scene on Friday, forensic officers in white overalls could be seen in an area of Wigginton Park just off Edgar Close. Floral tributes were laid at the scene on Friday afternoon as friends addressed heartfelt messages to a young woman named “Keeley” - with one giving her the nickname “Bunker Face”. One message left at the scene read: “Keeley, sending you all my love, you will be missed by all. Rest well xox.” Another said: “Keeley, I am going to miss you so so so much. Your laugh, smiley face and through and through beautiful soul! “You are going to be missed by everyone lucky enough to have ever met you! Miss you already so much, until we meet again, sleep tight.” The group who laid the
- The Huffington Post UK
A journalist has described a toe-curling encounter with Joaquin Phoenix, which ended in the actor storming out of their interview, only to return an hour later. Joaquin is currently on the promo trail for his new film Joker, in which he plays a reimagined version of the iconic Batman villain. In a new piece in The Telegraph, Joaquin's incarnation of the character is described as “a villain for our times”, who “writes an unhinged manifesto; fantasises about killing himself on live television, agitates for chaos on the streets”. “If the film hadn't been set in the '80s he could easily be the latest online message-board extremist to take his grievances murderously viral,” writes film critic Robbie Collin.
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Start checking those tickets. One lucky Irish punter has started the weekend in the best possible way after winning €500,000 on the Euromillions Plus draw. The EuroMillions Plus winning numbers were 7, 18, 19, 44 and 47. The winning Euromillions Plus ticket was sold in Dublin, so start checking those tickets of you're in the capital. You could be sitting on a winning ticket. There was no winner of the record-equalling EuroMillions jackpot of €190million. This is only the fourth time in history that the jackpot has reached the cap and the overall jackpot will stay at that level for next Tuesday's draw. In terms of the staggering overall jackpot, the winning numbers were 8, 21, 25, 38, 50 and the
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A young man has been rushed to hospital after being assaulted near the RDS in Dublin this morning. The teenager was attacked on Simmonscourt Road in Donnybrook. He was taken to St. Vincent's University Hospital with minor injuries. A Higher Options Conference for Transition Year, fifth and sixth year students is taking place in the RDS today According to reports, the incident ocurred at roughly 11.15 this morning. An investigation is underway.
Garda 'firmly believe' people may have information over 1987 house fire that killed adult and two kids
GARDAÍ IN KILDARE have issued a public appeal for information on the 32nd anniversary of a house fire that killed an adult and two children. On 20 September 1987, a fire at Church Lane in Kilcock killed Barbara Doyle (20), Mary Ellen Byrne (8) and Kerrie Anne Byrne (3). The children's parents Aidan - who is now deceased - and Elizabeth had gone to a 21st birthday party that evening. Elizabeth's sister Barbara babysat her two nieces. Between 3am and 4am that Sunday morning, a fire was reported at the house and their bodies were later recovered. Two years ago on the 30th anniversary of the fire, gardaí said new evidence had come to light and they now believed the fire had been started deliberately.
The town of Portlaoise and the wider Laois community are in mourning following the death of a well known and talented local musician. Alan Ryan of Lime Tree Avenue, Kilminchy, Portlaoise, died peacefully on Thursday, September 19 surrounded by his loving family following an illness. The 39-year-old was a dearly loved husband to Kate, and adoring father to Tommy and Lucy. Deeply regretted by his loving family, his parents Tommy and Angela, sisters Sharon, Linda, and Tracey, brother Mark extended family and friends. At the Annual Blessing of Babies in St. Peter and Pauls Church, Portlaoise, Alan and Kate Ryan with Tommy and baby Lucy. Photo: Tim Keane. Touching tributes have been shared online