No winner of €2m Lotto jackpot
THE weekend Lotto jackpot is heading for €2,500,000 after last night's draw failed to produce a winner. The numbers were 1, 6, 7, 16, 17 and 41. The bonus was 8. The jackpot was €2m.
There was no winner of the top €350,000 prize in the Lotto Plus 1. The numbers were 6, 11, 13, 22, 23 and 27. The bonus was 4. There was no winner of the top €250,000 prize in the Lotto Plus 2. The numbers were 2, 21, 23, 33, 39 and 43. The bonus was 45.
Witnesses sought to cyclist's death
GARDAI have appealed for witnesses after a young father of one was killed when his motorcycle was in a head-on collision with a car.
It happened after 8pm on Tuesday at Gurrane's Cross on the Kilumney-Crossbarry Road, 20km from Cork city. The motor cyclist was named locally as James O'Keeffe (32).
Fewer complaints about child porn
THE amount of child pornography on the internet has fallen significantly, according to the annual report of a special monitoring group.
The Internet Service Providers' Association of Ireland, which runs hotline.ie, said detections of porn had dropped by over 28pc on the previous year. The hotline received 204 reports last year, compared with 284 in 2009.
Luas passenger numbers increase
LUAS passenger numbers rose by 8.8pc in 2010, with 27.5 million passengers travelling, compared with 25.4 million the previous year.
The Railway Procurement Agency, which operates the capital's light-rail system, made a €1.1m pre-tax profit.
€1m of cannabis seized at port
A LORRY driver was arrested yesterday after he arrived at Dublin Port with a €1m consignment of cannabis hidden among sweets.
Customs officers and the Garda National Drugs Unit were waiting. When the truck was searched, 91kg of herbal cannabis was found, with an estimated value of €1m.