16.10.2017

Carlos Takam

Anthony Joshua to fight Carlos Takam after Kubrat Pulev is forced to withdraw

Carlos Takam has replaced Kubrat Pulev as the challenger to world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua on 28 October after a shoulder injury forced the Bulgarian to withdraw. Pulev had been the mandatory challenger to the IBF and WBA champion but ...
16.10.2017

Sean Hughes

Sean Hughes: coruscating comic talent who never compromised

They were Irish comedy's equivalent of the Famous Five, though nobody ever called them that. Michael Redmond, Kevin McAleer, Ian MacPherson, Owen O'Neill and Sean Hughes dragged Irish comedy out of its Jury's Irish Cabaret backwater in the 1980s ...
16.10.2017

Esb Power Check

Thousands of ESB customers currently without power

Customers are advised to check the powercheck website and follow the ESB twitter account for updates on repairs and restoration times throughout the day. Ms Moloney said there is no need to contact the ESB if the power-outage affecting your area is ...
16.10.2017

Irish Times

Locals appeal for return of statue stolen during Hurricane Ophelia

It is believed the three-metre high bronze 'Mother and Baby' statue was taken from a green area located between Finglas Road and Finglas Place some time after 2pm on Monday afternoon. Describing the matter as “shocking”, Fianna Fáil Cllr PaulMcAuliffe ...
16.10.2017

Sky News

Pay for your own sex change: Hanson

One Nation leader Pauline Hanson has told Sky News it's ridiculous to expect taxpayers to pay for sex changes of ADF personnel. Is comes after Defence Minister Marise Payne insisted taxpayer-funded sex changes for Australian military personnel are a ...
16.10.2017

Twitter

Thousands of women share experiences of sexual assault on Twitter through #MeToo

Women across Twitter and other social media platforms are sharing their experiences of sexual assault and harassment using the hashtag #MeToo, after actress Alyssa Milano suggested the idea in a post on Twitter last night. The outpouring of stories ...
16.10.2017

Cork

Ophelia: Cork-Derry clash to go ahead despite damage at Turner's Cross

Cork City's game with Derry City, at which they hope to clinch the League of Ireland championship, will go ahead on Tuesday night despite storm damage at Turner's Cross where the match will take place. Storm Ophelia ripped half the roof off the ...
16.10.2017

The Journal

Happy Pear twins apologise and remove photo of their morning swim

Content copyright © Journal Media Ltd. 2017 Registered in Dublin, registration number: 483623. Registered office: 3rd floor, Latin Hall, Golden Lane, Dublin 8. TheJournal.ie is a full participating member of the Press Council of Ireland and supports ...
15.10.2017

Weather Update

Weather Update for Donegal: 102km/h gust of wind recorded at Malin Head after ...

The forecast continues: "Extremely windy or stormy early tonight with occasional showers. The worst of the weather will affect the northwest in the short-term with heavy squally showers here. South to southwest winds will continue to veer southwesterly ...
15.10.2017

An Post

An Post announces post offices to close at 12pm due to storm ophelia

"Due to the red weather alert issued by Met Eireann, postal deliveries and Post Office services will be disrupted today, Monday 16th October. An Post is monitoring the situation on a county-by-county basis and we are taking advice from Met Eireann and ...
16.10.2017

George Michael

George Michael fans overwhelmed by 'beautifully heartbreaking' documentary

Entitled George Michael: Freedom, the intimate look into the star's life and career was narrated by the late singer before his death in 2016, and featured previously unseen personal footage and interviews with music heavyweights such as Sir Elton John ...
16.10.2017

Ed Sheeran

'I've had an accident' - Ed Sheeran shows injuries after being 'hit by a car'

Ed Sheeran was reportedly hit by a car while riding his bike. The Shape Of You singer shared a photo on his Instagram account this morning, showing one arm in a cast. He told fans that the injury may affect his hectic touring schedule.
16.10.2017

Kevin Cadle

Former British basketball coach and Sky Sports NFL presenter Kevin Cadle dies ...

A statement issued by the British Basketball League on Monday morning read: "We are shocked and saddened to hear that #BritishBasketball has lost a true legend in Kevin Cadle. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends." NFL UK added: "We ...
16.10.2017

SuperValu

SuperValu Inc. (SVU) Settles Into New 52-Week Low on October 16 Session

Shares of SuperValu Inc. (SVU) sank into a new 52-week low yesterday, and could be a company to watch at the open. The company's stock fell to as low as $18.59 yesterday after opening at $20.04. By the closing bell, the company's stock was at $18.81 a ...
16.10.2017

Journal

Happy Pear twins apologise and remove photo of their morning swim

Content copyright © Journal Media Ltd. 2017 Registered in Dublin, registration number: 483623. Registered office: 3rd floor, Latin Hall, Golden Lane, Dublin 8. TheJournal.ie is a full participating member of the Press Council of Ireland and supports ...
16.10.2017

Power Outages Ireland

Electricity outage: 'Majority' of 360000 without electricity face up to two ...

“Given the overhead nature of our network in rural Ireland, the damage will likely be extensive and repair work will take time. There are currently 90 mobile sites off air, with the worst affected areas so far in the Southwest, West and Midlands. As a ...
16.10.2017

Power Outage

Electricity outage: 'Majority' of 360000 without electricity face up to two ...

"Crews are beginning to go out and assess the damage and when the storm has passed, people may get out and about but there may be power lines down. Do not approach them. They are live and dangerous." Sources have told Independent.ie there will ...
16.10.2017

Olaudah Equiano

Olaudah Equiano: Who was the African author whose autobiography exposed the ...

The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano or Gustavus Vassa, the African was published in 1789 (the second part of its title alluding to Equiano's slave name) and immediately became a sensation. The work played a huge role in alerting ...
16.10.2017

Limerick Leader

#OPHELIA: 'Party atmosphere' in Limerick pubs as city shuts down during storm

Former mayor of Limerick, publican and Vintners' spokesperson Jerry O'Dea said there was a “party atmosphere” in the Mulgrave Street pub on Sunday night ahead of the storm's arrival, with the majority of civil service staff receiving the day off this ...
16.10.2017

Irishtimes

Locals appeal for return of statue stolen during Hurricane Ophelia

Local residents and gardaí in Dublin have appealed for information following the theft of a bronze statue in Finglas during Hurricane Ophelia on Monday. It is believed the three-metre high bronze 'Mother and Baby' statue was taken from a green area ...