Thursday, 6 August 2015
A footballer punched a spectator in the face after the man tripped him up on the sideline, a court heard.
Cialan O'Mahony (27) attacked the man on the pitch after falling over his leg during a soccer match in west Dublin.
He admitted the assault, but Judge David McHugh left him without a conviction after remarking there had been "a certain amount of provocation".
A bride’s father collapsed and died on her wedding day.
The tragedy struck the McCauley family of Co Donegal on their big day at Kilronan Castle in Keadue, Co Roscommon.
For 70-year-old Sean McCauley it was a proud day as he walked his daughter Anne up the aisle—she was the first member of his family to be married.
Gardaí have issued a warning about a telephone scam that involves unsuspecting members of the public handing over their credit card details.
The 'vishing' scam sees people receive calls from someone posing to be a 'security manager' for a well-known retailer.
The caller contacts unsuspecting people to tell them their credit or debit card has been fraudulently used at the store.
Cesar Mazza, 25, of Pittsburgh was ordered held without bail on Wednesday on 2 counts of criminal homicide and a charge of kidnapping his 11-week-old son. Court records didn’t list an attorney for him.
"Those that were on deck would have managed to jump, some of them drowned and some of them were saved," said Martin Xuereb of the Migrant Offshore Aid Station in Malta.
Many women joke about their husbands running off with a nanny or au pair - but for some it becomes a heart-breaking reality. Abigail Shepherd, 38, (right) a project co-ordinator and mother-of-two from Farnham, Surrey, reveals how her husband Ben (left, and together on their wedding day, centre) betrayed her and left her for Anna, their live-in nanny of 15 months.