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13 min ago | Mirror.co.uk
Gints Intenberg, 41, was discovered dead in his kitchen and his pal Aigars Silders suffered savage injuries after a vicious attack at a house in Tullow, Co Carlow. A friend of the men, who are both Latvian, came across the grisly scene and raised the alarm shortly after 9am this morning.
2 hrs ago | CBS Local
A "Celtic Twilight Christmas" featuring Irish music performers Phil Coulter, Andy Cooney, Geraldine Brannigan and the Irish Pops Orchestra will be presented on Saturday, Dec. 6, at the TD Bank Arts Center in Sewell at 7:30 p.m. The concert will benefit the South Jersey Scholarship Fund, an organization which raises funds for tuition assistance for students attending the 28 elementary schools and six high schools in the Diocese of Camden. Phil Coulter is known by many as "Ireland'sMusical Ambassador".
6 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media
HID Global A , a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, today announced that its operations in Galway, Ireland, have completed certification to the International Standards Organization 14001-2004 Environmental Management Standard. HID Global's Ireland center is a high-security, state-of-the-art electronic ID credential facility that creates products for access and identification-related applications such as electronic passports and contactless swipe ID/access cards.
10 hrs ago | Independent.ie
Gardai sealed off the scene at the housing estate which is believed to be home to a large population of foreign nationals, mainly from Eastern Europe. Gardai in Tullow confirmed they are investigating all the circumstances surrounding the discovery of the body of a man in his early 30s in the house at Graigeowen .
Only one of 16 Irish universities and colleges improved their standing on an international league table this year, it has been revealed. The QS World University Rankings puts NUI Galway four places higher on the list of the world's leading institutes, tying for 280th place.
Ollie Hayes' pub may have got the seal of approvoal from U.S. President Barack and Michelle Obama, but many village pubs have closed. More than 2,000 pubs have closed in Ireland in just 10 years with dozens of rural Irish villages being left without a local for the first time in history.
Jersey City actor Paul Nugent stars as Victor M. McGowan in "The McGowan Trilogy," partr of the 1st Irish Festival in New York City. Blood, brain-bending wordplay and black comedy await audiences at "The McGowan Trilogy," a New York City play starring actors from Jersey City.
The Cork native, who featured in Vogue 's coveted September issue as a rising star, is new BFFs with movie mogul Harvey Weinstein , and is currently dating The Hobbit actor Aidan Turner . Since shooting to fame for her stage performance in The Cripple of Inishmaan alongside Daniel Radcliffe on Broadway, Sarah has seen the pitfalls of the paparazzi that comes with being a megastar such as Radcliffe.
Hundreds of people are expected to join SPAR and Ray D'arcy for the lunchtime 5K that will take place in Letterkenny today. The run takes place in association with Athletics Ireland and will also take place in Athlone, Limerick, Cork and Dublin's Phoenix Park.
Parents who hope to use the old school tie to secure places for their children are facing frustration, with the new Education Minister considering further curbs on the link between past-pupils and enrolments. Jan O'Sullivan is contemplating changes to her predecessor Ruairi Quinn's plan to allow schools reserve one in four places for children of past pupils.
A model is seen at the Danielle Romeril presentation during London Fashion Week Spring Summer 2015 on September 13, 2014 in London, England. A model is seen at the Danielle Romeril presentation during London Fashion Week Spring Summer 2015 on September 13, 2014 in London, England.
The country's most successful shopping centre will be put up for sale with a price tag of up to a 1bn, sources say, with bids expected from Asian sovereign wealth funds. Bad bank Nama will initiate the sale of Dundrum Town Centre as early as next month, the people said, after it gained full control of the retail hub in April.
Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald has announced the closure of the Separation Unit at Mountjoy Prison in Dublin. The move follows a recommendation by the Inspector of Prisons that the unit should be closed and the building decommissioned.
North Korea has sentenced US citizen Matthew Todd Miller to six years hard labour for committing "hostile acts" as a tourist to the isolated country. Miller, from Bakersfield, California, in his mid-20s,entered North Korea in April this year whereupon he tore up his tourist visa.
AN TAOISEACH BERTIE AHERN AND DR IAN PAISLEY SHARE A LIGHT MOMENT DURING THEIR SPEECHES DURING A VISIT TO THE BATTLE OF THE BOYNE YESTERDAY. PIC STEVE HUMPHREYS.
Sergeant Major Sean Cosgrave, 3rd Infantry Battalion, was honoured with a full ceremonial Stand Down parade in Stephen's Barracks, Kilkenny to mark his retirement from the Permanent Defence Forces after 38 years service. Sean, from the Old Bridge, Clonmel served for many years in Kickham Barracks and had numerous deployments overseas in Lebanon, Eritrea, Kosovo, Chad and Bosnia.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 04:04 pm
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