Tuesday 23 January 2018

Replica gun on DART

TWO men are being questioned by gardai in Dublin after officers found a replica gun and a small quantity of drugs during a search on a DART commuter train.

Officers were alerted in a telephone call about passengers acting suspiciously on Sunday and boarded the train after it arrived at Blackrock station.

Officers arrested two suspects, aged 28 and 38 years, and brought them to Blackrock station for questioning. Both men are Polish and live in Bray, Co Wicklow.


THE Government is today expected to endorse a bid for Ireland to host a series of games in the 2020 European soccer championships.

A memo prepared by Minister for Sport Michael Ring is due before the weekly cabinet meeting urging support for the FAI's bid to host a series of four games.


JOCKEY Ruby Walsh got to savour one of the greatest moments of his life after his wife Gillian gave birth to baby girl Gemma on Saturday afternoon. The baby girl weighed-in at 8lb 12oz.

Omagh probe arrest

POLICE have arrested a man in connection with the 1998 Omagh bombing. The man was arrested in the Newry area and taken to Antrim Serious Crime Suite where he was questioned by detectives.

The Omagh bombing killed 29 people, including a woman pregnant with twins and injured more than 200.

Irish Independent

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