Medical firm creates 50 jobs
The American medical products manufacturer ResMed, based in San Diego, California, announced it will create up to 50 new research and development posts at its existing facility at University College Dublin.
The company makes speciality products to help people with sleep and respiratory disorders.
Appeal as church relic is stolen
A PRIEST last night appealed to thieves to return a relic of the "true cross", which was stolen from a church in Co Laois. Raiders smashed open a glass box, which housed the relic at Killeshin Holy Cross Church. Nothing else was stolen.
Parish priest Fr John Dunphy said the relic held no monetary value. "I am asking whoever took this to leave it somewhere or just return it. It is worth nothing to them."
Fresh probe into victim's injuries
Gardai investigating the death of mother-of-four Elizabeth Duff at her home in Naas, Co Kildare, are to carry out further inquiries to establish how she sustained her horrific injuries.
This follows the release of a 47-year-old man, who had been questioned by gardai about her death.
€100,000 drugs haul found in raid
GARDAI have uncovered a sophisticated drugs factory in a Co Galway village.
Officers discovered €100,000 worth of cannabis plant during a raid on a private dwelling in Raheen, Oughter, near Loughrea yesterday morning. A 47-year-old Vietnamese man who was arrested during the raid is being held for questioning.