Two young sisters are begging a developer to fill in a huge crater that has blighted their estate for the past five years.The young girls, from Oranmore, Co Galway, have taken to the internet to highlight their plight. Blythe Stewart (11) and her seven-year-old sister Fern made the video in the hopes that the crater might at last be filled in. Credit: holtzstewart
Sisters beg developer to fix estate crater
Pfizer announces 150 job losses at Newbridge plant
Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has announced 150 job losses at its Newbridge, Co Kildare plant. Credit: Kyran O'Brien
Littlewoods Ireland show off their fabulous new Spring/Summer 2014 collection
Littlewoods Ireland show Independent.ie their fabulous new Spring/Summer 2014 collection. Credit: Caoimhe Gaskin/ Mark McConville
Fatal explosion which killed Paul Walker caught on CCTV
CCTV has captured the moment Paul Walker's car exploded after a crash in LA.
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Lawson admits past use of cocaine
Nigella Lawson has told a court that she had taken cocaine in the past but said the idea that she is a "drug addict or habitual user of cocaine is absolutely ridiculous".
Starr re-bailed in sex abuse probe
Freddie Starr has been re-bailed by detectives investigating the Jimmy Savile sex abuse scandal.
Orlando Bloom gets cosy with Liv Tyler
As ex wife Miranda Kerry moves on with new relatinship, he is rumourd to be dating actress.
Lorde to perform at Grammy special
Lorde is set to perform at the Grammy Awards nominations special, it has been announced.
Gerald Kean and Lisa Murphy prepare to spend Christmas together, after time apart
Solicitor Gerald Kean and his partner Lisa Murphy who split for a period this year are cooking Christmas dinner for family at their palatial Wicklow home.
Results on Paul Walker autopsy due
Authorities are expected to release the results of autopsies on the two bodies recovered from the fiery crash that killed Fast And Furious actor Paul Walker.
Klass urges global aid contribution
Myleene Klass has urged Britons to give to the poor in other countries as they are all part of a "global village" where "we all need each other."
Saatchi 'threat to destroy Nigella'
Nigella Lawson accused her ex-husband, Charles Saatchi, of threatening to "destroy" her as she gave evidence in the trial of their former personal assistants on fraud charges.
Lawrence wins award for Hustle
Jennifer Lawrence's new film American Hustle was the big winner at the New York Film Critics Circle awards.
Star Wars gets Instagram account
Star Wars now has its own Instagram account.