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 2021-09-20 14:04 

Irish Independent

Irish set to be able to visit US within weeks as White House to lift EU travel ban report...

Fully vaccinated people from Ireland, the EU and the UK will be able to travel to the United States from November onwards, reports in the Financial Times state this afternoon....

 2021-09-20 14:03 

Irish Independent

Builder tried to 'coerce' woman into his car late at night while claiming to be a garda, court hears...

A BUILDER tried to "coerce" a woman into his car late at night while claiming to be a garda, then choked her boyfriend who came to her aid, it is alleged....

 2021-09-20 13:58 

Irish Independent

Paschal Donohoe says vacant homes tax will not 'change the game' in solving housing crisis, despite Leo Varadkar backing...

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has said that a tax on vacant homes will not "change the game" in solving the housing crisis....

 2021-09-20 13:52 

Irish Independent

Teenage cyclist killed in road collision was 'flung in the air', friends tell inquest...

Friends of a teenage boy who died after his bicycle was hit by a car have told how he was "flung in the air" by the impact and that the sound of the crash was "like a gunshot"....

 2021-09-20 13:49 

Irish Independent

Walking stick that belonged to Michael Collins to go up for auction next week...

A Belfast-based auction house is next week putting up for sale a walking stick that belonged to Michael Collins....

 2021-09-20 13:37 

Irish Independent

Dundalk suffer Covid-19 outbreak ahead of FAI Cup replay against Finn Harps...

Dundalk's chaotic season has suffered another unwelcome twist with a Covid outbreak hitting the squad on the eve of their FAI Cup quarter-final replay with Finn Harps....

 2021-09-20 13:27 

Irish Independent

Woman (18) appears in court charged with assault on man in which he sustained serious head injury...

A young woman has been granted bail after being charged with assaulting a man who is in a serious condition in hospital after suffering a severe head injury....

 2021-09-20 13:24 

Irish Independent

Leinster handed URC boost with return of Dan Leavy, Andrew Porter and Garry Ringrose...

Leinster have been handed a big boost ahead of the start of the new United Rugby Championship (URC) season, as a trio of Ireland internationals are among five players returning to full training this week....

 2021-09-20 13:20 

Irish Independent

Ex-IRA gunrunner Gerry McGeough attacked while saying rosary at Pride parade...

An ex-IRA gunrunner and former Sinn Fin ard comhairle member has been assaulted while saying the rosary at a Pride parade....

 2021-09-20 13:11 

Irish Independent

'It's exactly where we want to be' Andy Farrell insists Ireland relishing Autumn series, Six Nations and New Zealand tour...

Ireland head coach Andy Farrell has outlined the challenging season that lies ahead for his side, as he admitted everyone within the national squad was "desperate" to win next year's Six Nations....

 2021-09-20 13:04 

Irish Independent

Brexit: Boris Johnson says Northern Ireland Protocol issues 'can't go on forever'...

Boris Johnson has warned that the post-Brexit issues with Northern Ireland...

 2021-09-20 12:52 

Irish Independent

Search for boyfriend of Gabby Petito in Florida suspended...

A search has been suspended in a Florida nature preserve for a man police say is a person of interest in the death of his girlfriend, Gabriel "Gabby" Petito, whose body authorities believe was discovered at a Wyoming national park the couple visit...

 2021-09-20 12:43 

Irish Independent

Just one in three Irish parents are regularly saving for their retirement...

JUST one in three Irish parents are saving for their retirement regularly, according to a new survey....

 2021-09-20 12:41 

Irish Independent

Polish-Belarusian row intensifies as four found dead near the border...

Three people have died after crossing into Poland from Belarus, and a fourth person has been found dead on the Belarusian side of the border following a surge in illegal migration that has caused a diplomatic row....

 2021-09-20 12:28 

Irish Independent

'Dying scares me' young woman reveals she will starve to death without treatment for rare condition...

A young woman who vomits up to 20 times a day due to a rare genetic condition has told how she will slowly starve to death if she doesn't receive life-saving treatment....

 2021-09-20 12:25 

Irish Independent

Grocery sales dip from record levels as restrictions ease...

GROCERY sales have continued to decline from record levels, falling 2.3pc as looser restrictions prompt people to visit restaurants and cafes....

 2021-09-20 12:24 

Irish Independent

Pro-Kremlin party retains large majority in Russian parliament...

Russia's ruling party has retained its supermajority in parliament, cementing President Vladimir Putin's grip on power in elections that most opposition politicians were barred from and that were marred by multiple reports of violations....

 2021-09-20 12:15 

Irish Independent

Items found during dig at site of former St Anne's Park mansion to go on display...

A new pilot project highlighting Dublin's diverse archaeology is to run for the next three months at St Anne's Park in Raheny....

 2021-09-20 12:14 

Irish Independent

Southampton face nervous wait over fitness of Jack Stephens...

Southampton are enduring an anxious wait to learn the full extent of the injury Jack Stephens sustained against Manchester City....

 2021-09-20 12:09 

Irish Independent

Man who inspired 'Hotel Rwanda' convicted of 'sham' terror charges...

A court in Rwanda says the man who inspired- the film Hotel Rwanda, Paul Rusesabagina, has been found guilty of terror-related offenses....

 2021-09-20 12:07 

Irish Independent

'You can't compare Jimmy Greaves with anyone' Glenn Hoddle's tribute to late footballing legend...

As Glenn Hoddle reflects on the legacy of his fellow Tottenham legend Jimmy Greaves, he suggests there may never have been a goal scorer to compare to one of the game's all-time great goal scorers....

 2021-09-20 12:06 

Irish Independent

'We ask the Lord to bring them safely home and give them eternal rest' Funeral of Eileen and Jamie O'Sullivan takes place in Lixnaw...

The funeral Mass for Eileen and Jamie O'Sullivan has taken place at St Michael's Church in Lixnaw this morning with the burial just a short distance away in Kilfeighney cemetery....

 2021-09-20 12:00 

Irish Independent

The rewards, joy of moving West...

Shot against the backdrop of the unique natural beauty and culture of the West of Ireland, over the course of six half hour episodes a new television show will follow the lives of six families who have moved or are in the process of moving to the west of ...

 2021-09-20 11:56 

Irish Independent

Landmark Cork hotel closes temporarily due to COVID outbreak...

AN iconic hotel in one of Ireland's most visited beauty spots has announced it is closing temporarily following notification that a member of staff has been diagnosed as a COVID case and colleagues designated as close contacts....

 2021-09-20 11:55 

Irish Independent

Everton's James Rodriguez set to have talks about move to Qatar...

Out-of-favour Everton playmaker James Rodriguez has travelled to Qatar to discuss a move to the Middle East....

 2021-09-20 11:40 

Irish Independent

'Unacceptable' delays as 49,000 are on waiting list for eye care...

A total of 49,000 are on the waiting list for eye care, with optometrists stating the delays are "unacceptable4;....

 2021-09-20 11:40 

Irish Independent

HP and Procter & Gamble join companies in pledge to cut emissions...

Computer-maker HP, consumer goods business Procter & Gamble and coffee capsule company Nespresso have joined a corporate pledge to sharply cut their greenhouse gas emissions over nearly two decades....

 2021-09-20 11:38 

Irish Independent

Pfizer to seek authorisation for Covid vaccine for kids in Europe following positive trial results...

Pfizer and BioNTech said on Monday their Covid-19 vaccine induced a "robust immune response" in 5 to 11-year-olds, and they plan to ask for authorisation to use the vaccine in children in that age range in the US, Europe and elsewhere as soon as p...

 2021-09-20 11:36 

Irish Independent

UK meat industry warns of imminent threat to supplies from CO2 crisis...

Some of Britain's meat processors will run out of carbon dioxide (CO2) within five days, forcing them to halt production and impacting supplies to food retailers, the head of the industry's lobby group warned on Monday....

 2021-09-20 11:33 

Irish Independent

Wins in Sligo and Downpatrick for Cooper...

Bryan Cooper has enjoyed a fruitful summer and is already well on target to improve on last season's Irish tally of 22 winners, which had been his best since the Gold Cup winner recorded 45 in 2016-2017....

 2021-09-20 11:32 

Irish Independent

Holly Willoughby announces launch of 'very personal project'...

Holly Willoughby has launched a lifestyle website exploring topics from "beauty and fashion, to energy and healing"....

 2021-09-20 11:30 

Irish Independent

Garda appeal for help in locating missing boy (4) from Kilkenny City...

Garda are seeking the public's assistance in tracing the whereabouts of four-year-old Muaaz Usama who is missing from the Kilkenny City area since Sunday, September 19....

 2021-09-20 11:25 

Irish Independent

More than 3,600 students receive CAO second round offers...

More than 3,600 CAO applicants received a college offer today in CAO Round Two, and many are celebrating their top course choice....

 2021-09-20 11:10 

Irish Independent

Joan Collins among first to receive coronavirus booster jab...

Dame Joan Collins has received a coronavirus booster vaccine, joking: "Diamonds may be forever, but the vaccine is a life saver."...

 2021-09-20 11:06 

Irish Independent

Battle lines drawn: FIFA to discuss plans for biennial World Cups at summit next week...

FIFA will hold an online summit with football associations from all over the world next week to discuss its plans for the men's and women's international calendars, which include biennial World Cups....

 2021-09-20 11:06 

Irish Independent

Taoiseach kicks off New York visit with Governor meeting...

An Taoiseach Michel Martin will begin his five-day visit to New York today when he meets with Kathy Hochul, the Governor of the State of New York....

 2021-09-20 11:05 

Irish Independent

TV Review: Apple's Morning Show has nothing at its core...

THE first season of The Morning Show (Apple TV+), the ultra-glossy, super-expensive, star-studded (Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon and Steve Carell) series that was supposed to announce the arrival of Apple as a major new force in the streaming market...

 2021-09-20 11:01 

Irish Independent

Lixnaw funerals: Mourners line street in guard of honour for mother and son killed in Kerry murder-suicide...

A shocked Kerry community was warned that...

 2021-09-20 10:59 

Irish Independent

Avoca Mill expected to re-open in 2022...

Avoca Handweavers are expected to re-open their shop in Avoca village next year, it has been confirmed....

 2021-09-20 10:39 

Irish Independent

Bullets and milers abound as McDonagh wins Cork road bowling final...

THOUSANDS of bowling enthusiasts thronged the Cil Aodha road in the Mscra Gaeltacht on Sunday as Arthur McDonagh took on James O'Donovan in what turned out be a one sided senior county final from which the Fermoy man emerged triumphant....

 2021-09-20 10:33 

Irish Independent

Man who inspired Hotel Rwanda movie found guilty of terror-related charges...

The man who inspired the movie Hotel Rwanda has been found guilty of terror-related offences, according to a court in the country....

 2021-09-20 10:33 

Irish Independent

A smiling Paul Pogba is dragged down tunnel by Michael Carrick after foul-mouthed abuse from West Ham fans...

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba was hurried down the London Stadium tunnel by team coach Michael Carrick on Sunday afternoon amid abuse directed at him by a tiny section of irate West Ham supporters....

 2021-09-20 10:12 

Irish Independent

Take part in 'Critical Mass' cycle in Tralee this Friday...

The Kerry Cycling Campaign are delighted to announce this week that that the monthly Critical Mass cycles are finally returning this month after the group had to suspended the events last year and most of this year as well due to restrictions....

 2021-09-20 10:11 

Irish Independent

Santa's enchanted castle returning to Enniscorthy...

Santa's Enchanted Castle will be returning to Enniscorthy this Christmas with the initiative being organised by the local authority in conjunction with Enniscorthy Castle, Enniscorthy and District Chamber and Rathnure Pantomime Society....

 2021-09-20 10:00 

Irish Independent

Eight dead in Russian university shooting as gunman is killed...

A student opened fire at a university in the Russian city of Perm on Monday, killing at least eight people and wounding several, law enforcement said....

 2021-09-20 09:53 

Irish Independent

Pfizer says Covid-19 vaccine works for children aged five to 11...

Pfizer has said its Covid-19 vaccine works for children aged five to 11 and it will seek US authorization for the age group soon....

 2021-09-20 09:43 

Irish Independent

Investigation to be launched after mass brawl at end of Laois senior football clash...

Laois GAA look set to launch an investigation into the ugly scenes which broke out after a senior football clash between Arles-Killeen and Killeshin on Saturday evening in O'Moore Park....

 2021-09-20 09:40 

Irish Independent

Dramatic photos show major hay blaze in north Dublin...

Dublin fire Brigade has released dramatic photos of a blaze in north Dublin overnight, as four units battled to bring a major hay fire under control in Kinsealy....

 2021-09-20 09:27 

Irish Independent

Cork trio win Euro Young Scientist awards...

THREE young scientists attending schools in Ballincollig and Bandon were named among the winners of the European Young Scientist awards which were presented in a virtual ceremony at the weekend....

 2021-09-20 09:21 

Irish Independent

Ask the doctor: Why do my hands get so puffy in warm weather or when I exercise?...

Q: If I exercise or it is a hot day, my hands get really puffy. They also feel a bit uncomfortable. I notice also that the same happens to my feet. I am a woman in my mid 40s, have a fairly healthy diet and exercise regularly — although I am a bit o...

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