• Politics
    Big News Network.com

    Ireland might ease lockdown within days

    DUBLIN, Ireland - The government is considering easing the nationwide Covid lockdown before the planned nine-week deadline, as Taoiseach Micheal Martin is expected to unveil Ireland's revised 'Living With Covid' plan today. Even though Martin earlier said Ireland would remain locked down until the end of the April, it increasingly appears that Level 5 restrictions could be lifted soon.

  • Sport
    Irish Independent

    Gabby Logan: Men need to know more about the menopause

    Gabby Logan has said men need to know more about the menopause so they can have a greater “empathy and understanding” towards women. The BBC sports broadcaster told the Women’s Health Going For Goal podcast that she did not anticipate the effect the menopause would have on her. Logan, 47, said “more people are talking about” the effects of the menopause and perimenopause and it is “a conversation that’s growing in volume”.

  • Lifestyle
    Irish Independent

    Wife and children killer Alan Hawe left more than €400,000 in will

    Killer Alan Hawe, who murdered his wife and three children before killing himself, left an estate with a total value of more than €400,000. Newly lodged documents with the Probate Office suggest the primary school vice-principal was financially secure at the time of the murders which shocked the country. Hawe killed his wife Clodagh and their children Liam (13), Niall (9) and Ryan (6) at their home near Ballyjamesduff, Co Cavan, on August 29, 2016.

  • Politics
    Irish Independent

    Farmer caught driving tractor under influence of cocaine

    Wednesday, 24 February 2021 | 10.4°C Dublin

  • Technology
    Irish Independent

    Sky's the limit in Kerry as billionaire Musk rolls out pilot project for global broadband system

    A remote part of Kerry is being used by the world’s richest man, Elon Musk, as a location for a pilot project in the roll-out of a new satellite broadband system. Musk, founder of SpaceX and electric car-maker Tesla, is creating a network of thousands of ‘Starlink’ satellites to create a new global broadband system. A pilot project involving the installation of antennae in the MacGillycuddy Reeks is due to begin in the coming weeks.

  • Health
    The Huffington Post UK

    Persistent Bloating Is A Cancer Symptom. Here's When To Get Help

    Persistent bloating is a cancer symptom which many women are unaware of. In fact, fewer than one in five women (17%) would book an urgent GP appointment if they were experiencing it, according to a poll by Target Ovarian Cancer. In contrast, with other cancer symptoms – such as an unexplained lump or a mole that has changed shape – more than 50% of women would get to their GP within a week.

  • News
    Irish Independent

    Son who killed his mother in 'frenzied knife attack' remains a risk to the public, warns judge

    A son who killed his mother in a drug-fuelled "frenzied knife attack" a decade ago and whose murder conviction was subsequently overturned by the Supreme Court remains a public risk and will need to be supervised when he is released into the community, a High Court judge has ordered. Imposing a 14-year jail term at the Central Criminal Court today on a charge of manslaughter, Mr Justice Michael White said Celyn Eadon "remains at risk of inflicting violence on the public" and his violent temperam...