Holiday booking fraud sees €12m lost in last year

Over 180,000 adults in Ireland have at least once been a victim of holiday booking fraud, new figures show.

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Runner of the Week: Cork City Marathon pacer Paula Wright

PAULA Wright said being a pacer in the Irish Examiner Cork City Marathon is an opportunity for her to encourage others towards the finish line, just as she was motivated ...

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Cork Airport runway closed after aircraft had 'difficulties' with landing gear

The main runway at Cork Airport was closed temporarily this afternoon after a light aircraft experienced difficulties with its landing gear.

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Gardaí warn companies about email invoice scam that has seen €4.4m stolen so far this year

Gardaí say jobs could be lost and companies could go bust because so much money is being lost as part of an invoice scam.

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Drugs worth €292k seized from house in Dublin

Gardaí have seized drugs worth €292,000 following the search of a house in Dublin last night.

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Justice Minister commissions independent study on family homicides

The Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan TD is commissioning an independent study on familicide.

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Runner of the week: Shane Delaney

Shane Delaney from Tipperary is taking part in his first marathon next month.

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One Tipperary Lotto player is €1m richer today

Ireland's newest millionaire picked up their lucky Lotto ticket in Co Tipperary.

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Four arrested in connection with murder of Lyra McKee

Detectives from the PSNI investigating the murder of Lyra Mckee last month have arrested four people.

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Liam Cunningham claims to have taken infamous Starbucks cup from Game of Thrones set

Dublin actor Liam Cunningham has revealed a list of items he took home from the Game of Thrones set after filming ended, including, he jokes, that coffee cup from ...

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Dolores O'Riordan and Luke Kelly among singers remembered in new stamp collection

Four internationally recognised songs, performed by renowned Irish artists, have been featured in a new collection of stamps from An Post.

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More tickets for Backstreet Boys' Dublin concert going on sale today

The Backstreet Boys are bringing their DNA World Tour to Dublin's 3Arena next month and fans who missed out on tickets are in luck.

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Minister for Agriculture 'appalled' by treatment of exported calves in recent footage

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, has criticised French handlers who were filmed allegedly abusing Irish cattle in Cherbourg.

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Autism-friendly family day announced for Tayto Park

A special Autism Awareness Day will take place this weekend in Tayto Park.

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Runner of the Week: Mary Murphy to complete 200th marathon next month

Each week, Denise O'Donoghue profiles one of the runners taking part in the ‘Irish Examiner’ Cork City marathon this June

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Minister for Justice defends investigations into Drogheda feud

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan has defended ongoing investigations into a criminal feud in Drogheda that has led to 74 serious incidents in the town.

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Fishermen rescued from trawler fire off Wicklow coast

Three fishermen have been rescued after their trawler caught fire off the Co. Wicklow coast today.

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Runner of the Week: Craig Sykes to carry 14kg of kit during Cork City Marathon

Each week, Denise O'Donoghue profiles one of the runners taking part in the ‘Irish Examiner’ Cork City marathon this June

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Police investigating murder of Lyra McKee release footage of suspected gunman

The PSNI has made a fresh appeal for information as part of their investigation into the murder of journalist Lyra McKee in Co Derry.

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Runner of the Week: Cork man taking on marathon challenge for mental health awareness

Each week, we profile one of the runners taking part in the ‘Irish Examiner’ Cork City marathon this June

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Johnny Depp almost officiated at Shane MacGowan's wedding

Journalist Victoria Mary Clarke has spoken about Johnny Depp's presence at her wedding to singer Shane MacGowan.

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Bizarre South African election campaign sees Cork city suburb get international attention

A number of typo-ridden billboards have been erected in South Africa ahead of an upcoming election, resulting in unexpected international attention for a suburb ...

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Victoria Smurfit and children to leave US after gunman targeted daughters' school

Dublin-born actress Victoria Smurfit said a gunman targeting her daughters' school in recent days reaffirmed her decision to move her family from the US.

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Search begins for Ireland's next top country music star

Music legends Margo and Nathan Carter are searching for Ireland's next country star.

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Online Lives: Kerryman Aidan O'Carroll

Kerryman Aidan O’Carroll blogs to promote his website design abilities.

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Online Lives: Katie Hogan and Luke Gibney

Dublin couple Katie Hogan and Luke Gibney run a travel website which they update from around the world.

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Detailed proposals for directly elected mayors released by Government

Directly elected mayors will take over most of the decision-making powers from local authority chief executives.

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Sinn Féin to put forward motion in Dáil for autism strategy

Bullying, unemployment and mental health difficulties are some of the main difficulties facing people who are autistic.

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Mark Zuckerberg to meet with 'fake news' committee in Dublin

Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg will meet three Irish members of an international committee targetting the spread of online misinformation in Dublin.

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Latest: Status yellow snow-ice warning issued for 10 counties

A status yellow snow-ice warning has been issued for 10 counties.

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One-in-five spending almost half of wages on rent

One in five people in Ireland is spending 40% or more of their wages on rent.

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14% more patients waiting on trolleys last month

The number of people on trolleys in hospitals across the country is on the rise.

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Online Lives: Fashion and lifestyle blogger Ruth McCourt

Blogger Ruth McCourt says her website has opened up many opportunities.

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'You helped us to survive this tragedy': Mother of paralysed Italian man thanks Ireland for 20 years of support

The mother of an Italian man who was left paralysed following an unprovoked attack in Dublin in 1999 has thanked the people of Ireland for helping her family over ...

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Cillian Murphy in talks to join 'A Quiet Place' sequel

Cork actor Cillian Murphy is reported to be in talks to join the sequel to 'A Quiet Place'.

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Sean Sherlock calls for directly-elected mayor in Cork county

A TD has called for Cork county to follow in the city's footsteps and get the option of directly electing a mayor.

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Johnny Sexton ruled out of Leinster's Champions Cup quarter-final

Rhys Ruddock will captain the Leinster Rugby team taking on Ulster tomorrow, while Johnny Sexton has been ruled out following an injury.

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Jack O'Donoghue and Joey Carbery in Munster team to face Edinburgh

Joey Carbery has been named in the Munster team for tomorrow's Champions Cup quarter-final against Edinburgh at Murrayfield.

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European student filmmakers to descend on CIT for documentary festival

Young documentary makers from around Europe are expected to arrive in Cork next week.

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Online Lives: Meet Sonja Molloy and Cork family vloggers, The Shuiligans

Sonja Molloy and her family are one of Ireland’s few families of video bloggers, or ‘vloggers’.

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Edel House to invest in services for homeless child residents

Cork women’s shelter Edel House is to further develop their services to provide support for homeless children and their families.

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Online Lives: Stephen Palmer's blogs connect Irish people around the world

Two of Stephen Palmer’s three blogs are used to connect Irish people around the world.

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Brent Pope: New Zealand's 'innocence lost' following mosque shootings in Christchurch

New Zealand native Brent Pope gave a heartfelt and emotional reaction to the news of the mosque shootings in Christchurch today.

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Bank holiday weather warnings for 16 counties

Met Éireann has issued two weather warnings ahead of the bank holiday weekend.

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Widow of racehorse owner brings his ashes to Cheltenham in handbag to see horse win

The widow of a late racehorse owner ensured her husband was present to see the five-year-old horse race to victory at Cheltenham today.

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Cork actor reacts to calls for Sister Michael spin-off: 'Would it be her and Frasier in Seattle eye-rolling at each other?'

Almost two million people watched the opening episode of the second season of 'Derry Girls' last week and people instantly praised Sister Michael's no-nonsense attitude. ...

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Jenny Greene to leave 2FM after 12 years and Jennifer Zamparelli gets solo show

RTÉ 2FM has confirmed that Jenny Greene will leave the station after 12 years.

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Cecelia Ahern confirms sequel to 'PS I Love You'

Author Cecelia Ahern has confirmed she has written a sequel to her debut novel, 'PS I Love You'.

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People reckon the O'Donovan brothers would be great craic to share a pint with

With St Patrick's Day on the horizon, many people are planning to meet friends for a social drink or two.

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John Mayer includes Dublin date on world tour

John Mayer has added European concerts to his 2019 World Tour, including a stop in Dublin.

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