The true extent of the chaos expected if gardaí carry out strike action next Friday has been revealed.
Industry insiders have described how airports, ports and courts are braced for disruption, how taxi drivers and retailers fear they will be 'sitting ducks' for criminals and how the could be potential 'carnage' on the country's roads.
The Department of Justice is holding discussions with airport and port authorities on contingency plans for keeping routes in and out of the country open when gardaí go on strike.
Courts are also likely to face considerable disruption next Friday.
A midwife has been jailed after being found guilty of seven counts of attempting to murder women who were due to deliver their babies by cesarean section. Regina K. administered blood thinners before surgery. The 35-year-old midwife received a 15-year jail sentence by the Munich regional court, on seven counts of the attempted murder of patients. She was also banned from ever practicing as a midwife again.
EIGHT PEOPLE HAVE been taken to hospital after a Luas tram and a tourist bus collided at Smithfield, close to Dublin city centre, this morning.
It happened at around 11am. Part of the Red Line service – which runs from The Point to the south-west suburbs – was shut down in the immediate aftermath of the collision.
The line has since fully reopened.
A married father who vanished from his home 23 years ago has been found living with a new family under the stolen identity of a dead fisherman. Richard Hoagland never returned home to his wife and two sons after calling home and telling them he needed to be taken to hospital in 1993.
The 50-year-old actress opened up about Donald Trump during a Spanish-language interview on El Show del Mandril on Radio Centro 93.9 in Los Angeles on Friday.
The Frida star began her interview by arguing that if Trump won the presidential election, it would be really bad for the Hispanic community. She also revealed that Trump once courted her, despite knowing that she was in a relationship at the time.
Aisha Muhammadu Buhari is the owner of a lakeside mansion located at number 9, Udo Udoma Street, Asokoro, Abuja.
Investigations revealed that Aisha and her husband own a hidden property sited at an high end location in Asokoro astride an beside a lake few blocks away from Aso Rock Presidential Villa fence.
Since Buhari’s inauguration, fierce looking security personnel presently man the property where it is believed Aisha holds private meetings with families and friends.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has confirmed that the substance found in a container imported by an Ikeja-based multinational roofing materials company (names withheld) is cocaine.
In an exclusive chat with Vanguard, the Head of Public Affairs of NDLEA, Mitchell Ofoyeju, said the drug was worth over N2 billion. He said that the substance weighed 214.732kg and that investigation had begun.
A Premium Times reporter at the trade fair Thursday night noticed hordes of young sex workers brazenly soliciting patronage by male participants at the event.
One of the young workers, who refused to give her name, said the illicit trade was booming because the cold weather in the city made exhibitors and visitors from outside the city disposed to their services and other available forms of hospitality.
A mobile phone software marketer, who specialises in downloading applications on mobile sets, has been reportedly found dead in a hotel room in Ovwian, Udu Council area of Delta State after allegedly demanding sex from a female customer who could not pay for the service he rendered to her.
A former Nigerian Minister of Finance, Mrs Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has been appointed a member of the international advisory panel of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). Mr Song Liyan, AIIB Senior Communication Officer, in a statement made available to newsmen on Friday, announced that Okonjo-Iweala would join 10 other key persons on the panel.
The Nigerian couple in Katy, Texas charged in relation to enslaving their Nigerian nanny from Sept. 29, 2013, through Oct. 10, 2015, pleaded guilty on Wednesday, October 20th in the Houston Federal courtroom.
U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson said Sandra Nsobundu, 49, pleaded guilty to unlawful conduct with respect to documents in furtherance of forced labor, while her husband, Chudy Nsobundu, 57, pleaded guilty to visa fraud.
Oh dear! After having four children from three women (the first one from Toni Payne, a set of twins from an Abuja based lady, and a little girl now from his current fiancée who lives with him) 9ice says he still needs more babies and has a matter of fact they have to be 20. The singer disclosed this in an interview with Ebony life TV saying he intends to marry more women in other to be able to complete his desire of having many children. He further said it will be selfish of him to marry just one knowing many women might end up not finding a man. Watch the video below…
When Maria Grette first discovered that the 58-year-old Danish man with whom she had fallen in love was actually a 24-year-old Nigerian "419" internet scammer, the 62-year-old Swede was distraught. But, soon, her feelings changed.
A BUILDING located in the heart of Dublin's Temple Bar is being rented to up to 45 people - and it is understood they are each paying €200 per month cash to live there.
The property has been rented out since the beginning of the year - and has had a steady turnover of renters, mainly students and low-income workers.
The registered owner of the building - when contacted by Independent.ie - insisted he did not know 45 people were living there. "I rented the building completely unfurnished and I rented it to one individual who was occupying it with his friends," he said.
An airline flight ban on Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 is spreading fast after reports some phones have caught fire. Carriers in Australia, Asia and Europe put the phone on a prohibited list over the weekend, which comes after the US banned the device last week.
Irish Man Accused Of Infecting Girlfriend With HIV Says He Slept With 6 Other Ladies
James Turner, the 67-year-old Irish national based in Nigeria who was accused by his 31-year-old Nigerian girlfriend of deliberately infecting her with HIV has said he slept with no fewer than six other ladies
James Turner, the 67-year-old Irish national based in Nigeria who was accused by his 31-year-old Nigerian girlfriend of deliberately infecting her with HIV has said he slept with no fewer than six other ladies.
CCTV from Ogden-Weber Applied Technology College - north of Salt Lake City - shows the heartless father dropping his little girl outside one of the university buildings early Thursday morning with nothing more than a blanket (main).
An anonymous Frenchman wearing a hidden camera recorded the aftermath of a raid on a migrant camp on Avenue de Flandre in the north of the French capital. After the migrants had been forced on to buses by police officers in full riot gear, all that was left was sidewalks blocked with trash, junk and mattresses (Top left and bottom right).
Tears streamed down the face of 31-year-old Blessing (not real name) as she narrated how her whirlwind romance with a 67-year-old Irish construction worker in Lagos, ended in her getting infected with HIV.
For Blessing, her pain was not just because she had got the virus but that the man, she identified simply as Jim, even intensified his sexual intercourse with her after he learnt of his status more than two years ago. Blessing walked into the Area F Police Command, Ikeja on Thursday, inconsolable to report Jim’s alleged action.