Narcolepsy drug firm got indemnity and Government refuses to step in
It is hard to overstate the public health fears generated by the threat of swine flu in 2009.
It is hard to overstate the public health fears generated by the threat of swine flu in 2009.
Killers Molly Martens (34) and her retired FBI agent father, Tom Martens (68), will have their appeals against the convictions for the murder of Irish...
AN IRISH café has brewed up a successful partnership with German retail giant, Aldi.
Stars from Manchester United's legendary 'Class of 92' will take part in a tribute match for late Irish midfielder Liam Miller (36) at Cork's Páirc Uí Chaoimh next month.
The Government failure to offer mediation or a redress scheme over the swine flu vaccine controversy has been slated as "extraordinary".
While Europe swelters in a near-record heatwave, people in Ireland will be reaching for their jumpers with temperatures set to plummet by 8C over the next 72 hours.
A NUMBER of children received a double dose of the controversial swine flu vaccine, which is now at the centre of a global controversy over the sleep disorder narcolepsy, the Irish Independent can reveal.
Ian Bailey will raise the watchdog report into alarming police failings over the Sophie Toscan du Plantier murder investigation in the European courts.
Mother Nature is set to smile on Irish festival goers as sunshine and warm temperatures make a welcome comeback over the next 72 hours.
The bitter Kilkenny Group family feud between mother and son, Marian and Greg O'Gorman, has been resolved following months of tortuous conciliation talks.
The father of an 18-year-old cyclist killed in a collision with a drink driver has hit out after a Cork Coroner's inquest jury was not informed the...
THE father of an 18 year old cyclist killed in a collision with a drink driver has hit out at the...
KILLER Molly Martens faces a major custody review in a US prison tomorrow – just 24 hours before...
A woman has admitted the theft of more than €300,000 from a busy credit union.
Final arrangements are being made over the transfer of the Liam Miller tribute soccer match from Turner's Cross to Páirc Uí Chaoimh in Cork with an extra 38,000 tickets set to go on sale...
The Blackwell family are pro-vaccine, so the decision to get jabs against swine flu in 2010 was a given.
A TRIBUTE match to the late Irish midfielder Liam Miller (36) will feature a galaxy of former Ireland and Manchester United stars, many of whom were his former teammates.
Irish farmers’ prayers are expected to be answered this week with the return of cooler conditions and rain on the cards
EMILY can fall asleep while eating.
A road safety group has challenged the Government over what is being done about 65pc of motorists - more than 12,000 drivers - who have continued to blatantly ignore fixed-charge notice (FCN) penalties.
A lenthy Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (Gsoc) investigation has found no evidence of high-level corruption within the force in respect of the Sophie Toscan du Plantier murder investigation.
The daughters of a US tourist killed in a Gap of Dunloe cycling tragedy have warned that the mother of two would likely never have attempted the steep Co Kerry descent had proper warning signs been in place.
Fota Wildlife Park is celebrating a record baby boom with the arrival of its first lion-tailed macaque baby in more than four years.
THE DAUGHTERS of a US tourist killed in a Gap of Dunloe cycling tragedy have warned that the mother of two would likely never have attempted the steep Kerry descent had proper warning signs been in place.
REVELLERS at the Indie Festival in Cork are set to miraculously dodge the rain with Met Éireann forecasting sunshine and rising temperatures for the popular music event this weekend.
Final arrangements are being made over the transfer of the Liam Miller tribute soccer match from Turner's Cross to Páirc Uí Chaoimh in Cork with an extra 38,000 tickets set to go on sale within days.
A WOMAN has been charged with the theft of more than €300,000 from an Irish credit union.
Sports stars, politicians and church leaders welcomed the compromise deal hammered out by the GAA to allow the Liam Miller tribute soccer match to proceed at Pairc Ui Chaoimh on September 25.
Gardai are to prepare a file for the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) after a teenager, who was arrested for questioning about the fatal stabbing of a fisherman, was released without charge.
A garda had convictions for assault causing harm to two young women successfully overturned after a judge said he had "a reasonable doubt" about precisely what happened when a row erupted over a €15 fee for a lift home.
In death, as in life, the passions of Liam Miller's all-too-short 36 years were there for all to see - his family, his rural Cork community and his beloved sports, both soccer and GAA.
A GARDA had convictions for assault causing harm to two young women successfully overturned after a Circuit Court judge said he had "a reasonable doubt" about precisely what happened when a row erupted over a €15 fee for a spin home.
GARDAÍ have released a teenager without charge after questioning him about the circumstances in which a young Waterford fisherman was fatally stabbed.
A young fisherman was fatally stabbed after he went to investigate an alleged incident of anti-social behaviour.
A garda challenging convictions for assault causing harm to two young women in a row over a €15 fee for a lift home has insisted he needed to punch one of the women to defend himself.
GARDAÍ are poised to launch a murder investigation after a post mortem examination confirmed that a young Waterford fisherman died from a stab wound.
A GARDA challenging convictions for assault causing harm to two young women in a row over a €15 fee for a lift home has insisted he needed to punch one of the women to defend himself.
A YOUNG man has died after suffering critical injuries in a stabbing incident in Waterford.
Funding for future developments by the GAA is now under threat unless the organisation lifts its ban on 'foreign' sports being played in its facilities.
Hay and straw prices have almost doubled as livestock farmers warned it could take Ireland 18 months to recover from the miserable winter followed by the record-breaking summer drought
IRELAND is set to witness a ten degree drop in temperature over the coming days as an Atlantic weather front washes away the heatwave and Mediterranean temperatures.
The family of a young mother beaten, strangled and left dying for four hours in a derelict building have said they take "a measure of comfort" that her killer faces a life sentence.
Friends, colleagues and those who Irish Coast Guard rescue pilot Dara Fitzpatrick helped save will gather for a second memorial charity run in her honour.
Interpol is now using facial recognition technology to track down the convicted sex offender who is a key suspect in the brutal murder of Co Limerick pensioner Rosie Hanrahan (78).
Water restrictions are having a "worrying effect" on the hospitality industry with some businesses forced to call in extra staff to cope.
GAA chiefs are to offer a hurling or Gaelic football-themed fundraiser at Páirc Uí Chaoimh in a bid to resolve the controversy over the use of the venue for a soccer match in aid of the late Liam Miller (inset).
MINOR disruption was caused at Cork Airport when the nose wheel of an executive jet burst moments before the plane was due to take off this afternoon.
GAA chiefs are to meet with the organisers of the Liam Miller memorial match as Cork politicians and sports stars demanded a U-turn on the refusal to allow the new €70m Pairc Ui Chaoimh to host a fund-raising game.
GAA chiefs are to meet with the organisers of the Liam Miller memorial match as Cork politicians and sports stars demanded a U-turn on the refusal to allow the new €70 million Pairc Uí Chaoimh to host the fundraising game.
A jealous young man is beginning a life sentence for murdering the young mother he had described as his "soul mate".
TAOISEACH Leo Varadkar has insisted he was not offended by a UK tabloid calling him an EU "toady" and "an airhead" in a dramatic escalation of the war of words over Brexit.
A JEALOUS young man who attacked and killed a mother of one he described as his 'soulmate' after accusing her of cheating on him was today convicted of her murder.
THE crew of the Naval Service patrol vessel LÉ Samuel Beckett arrived home to a heroes welcome today after three months in the Mediterranean on humanitarian rescue operations.
HAY and straw prices have almost doubled as livestock farmers warned it could take Ireland 18 months to recover from the miserable winter followed by the record-breaking summer drought.
A man who denies the murder of a young mother of one after jealously accusing her of cheating on him had written graffiti that they loved each other forever just hours before her death.
THE body of a former British heavyweight boxer with gangland links who died in a freak accident in west Cork had to be exhumed after his plot was twice targeted by grave robbers in the space of a week.
A young mother of one was left dying on the floor of a derelict building for more than four hours after she was beaten and strangled.
THE State is seeking to activate the two year suspended portion of a prison sentence imposed on a former Cork hurler who attacked his girlfriend while high on a cocktail of body-building steroids and alcohol.
A BUSINESSMAN who burned down his own premises and made a €200,000 damages claim having increased his insurance cover by 700pc just months earlier received a 10 year suspended prison sentence.
A YOUNG mother of one was left dying on the floor of a derelict building for four hours after she was beaten and strangled.
Farmers hailed long-overdue rainfall across Ireland as the heatwave ended but Irish Water warned that at least four weeks rainfall is now required to replenish streams, rivers, lake and reservoirs.
A WOMAN whose brother was brutally murdered in the United States has challenged the Government to crack down on the monitoring of social media giants as she warned that trying to have digital rules enforced was like “fighting a ghost”.
An Irish trawler skipper celebrated a one-in-100-million chance catch after landing an exceptionally rare white lobster.
The fatal stabbing of a 24-year-old man, who was awaiting the birth of his first child, was sparked by a row over €50.
THREE adults and a four year old child had a miraculous escape after a dramatic air-sea rescue off Cork.
Pedestrians and a paramedic crew stuck in traffic watched in horror as a young man was fatally stabbed following a street confrontation in a busy Cork town.
Two firefighters miraculously escaped serious injury after an explosion at a burning sawmill.
A man who died in a stabbing attack has been remembered by his heartbroken friends as a "lovely fella."
GARDAÍ are following a definite line of inquiry in their murder investigation into the fatal stabbing of a young man in Cork after a street row.
TWO fire fighters have been injured in an apparent explosion at a Cork sawmills.
GARDAÍ are following a definite line of inquiry after a young man died in a stabbing in Cork after a street row.
Gardaí are set to launch a murder investigation after a young man died following a stabbing in Co Cork.
GARDAÍ are set to launch a murder investigation after a young man died following a stabbing in Cork.
A man whose girlfriend was found badly beaten and strangled in a derelict house was very jealous and believed she had cheated on him, a court has been told.
A CYCLIST has died following a road accident in Cork.
A YOUNG man whose girlfriend was found badly beaten and strangled in a derelict Cork house was very jealous and believed she had cheated on him.
An elderly farmer was killed when he toppled over a cliff while bravely trying to rescue a stranded calf.
A man has denied the murder of a young mother of one in a derelict building but has pleaded guilty to her manslaughter.
ROAD safety campaigners have urged Transport Minister Shane Ross not to rest on his laurels and to push for a new consolidated Road Traffic Act.
AN ELDERLY farmer was killed when he toppled over a cliff while bravely trying to rescue a stranded calf.
A MAN has denied the murder of a young mother of one in a derelict building but pleaded guilty to her manslaughter.
Ireland's hotel, food and drinks industries are revelling in a heatwave bounce thanks to the glorious summer.
Data protection rather than aviation regulations now offer Irish householders a route for tackling suspected invasions of privacy from unwanted drone operations.
Tanaiste Simon Coveney warned that the Government will take its Brexit lead from Prime Minister Theresa May and stressed that it will be "business as usual" despite the high-profile resignation of Brexit Secretary David Davis.
Politicians and business leaders have called for mediation in the escalating dispute between Cork Fire Brigade members and Cork City Council.
Molly Martens, the wife of Irish businessman Jason Corbett, is set to receive €147,000 from the sale of her husband's US home - despite her conviction for beating him to death.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has privately invited Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin to talks aimed at renewing the 'confidence and supply' arrangement.
Drivers who get behind the wheel after just half a pint will now face an automatic ban under strict new laws.
TAOISEACH Leo Varadkar vowed to "roll out the red carpet" to welcome Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle to Ireland.
A POLISH truck driver has been charged with the murder of a Slovakian father of two found with multiple head injuries at a popular Cork truck stop.
An Irish father of one was jailed over fundraising for the Islamic State terrorist organisation after being arrested by gardaí following a classic 'sting' operation by a UK newspaper that targeted an Isil figure known as 'the Supermarket Jihadi'.
AN IRISH father of one was jailed over fundraising for the Islamic State terrorist organisation after being arrested by Gardai following a classic sting operation by a UK newspaper which targeted an ISIS figure known as 'the Supermarket Jihadi'.
SALES of suncream have soared by a whopping 147pc as Ireland continues to sizzle in a record-breaking heatwave.
Co Kerry celebrated a major jobs boost with the confirmation that financial technology firm Fexco is to recruit 175 new staff.
Gardaí have launched a murder investigation following the findings of a post-mortem examination conducted on a pensioner found dead in a pool of blood at his Cork home.
A priest who is the prime suspect in a Garda investigation into lewd acts allegedly committed by the altar of a busy Irish church is now receiving psychological counselling.
GARDAÍ have released a young man who was being questioned as part of the investigation into the murder of Cork pensioner Joe O'Callaghan (66).
GARDAÍ have launched a murder investigation following the findings of a post mortem examination conducted on a pensioner found in a pool of blood at his Cork home.
Gardai have arrested a young man after a pensioner was found dead in a pool of blood in his home with horrific head injuries.
SEVEN people were injured, including a six year old boy, after two separate accidents in Cork.
A six-year-old boy was among seven people injured in two separate road accidents in Cork.
GARDAÍ are questioning a young man about the discovery of a Cork pensioner's body in a pool of blood in his own home.
The Government and farmers are pinning their hopes of averting a national fodder crisis on a change in the weather.
A father-of-three was found lying dead in a pool of blood in his Cork home with suspected head injuries.
IRISH householders were warned to keep sun creams and cool drinks at the ready as the country can expect another week of hot, dry weather.
French authorities are set to proceed with a Paris-based murder trial of Ian Bailey over the death of Sophie Toscan du Plantier within months.
On a day of sunburn and fast-melting 99 cones in Thurles, Cork secured sweet revenge over Clare for their 2013 All-Ireland final defeat in Ireland's most recent heatwave year.
IRELAND is set to bask in Mediterranean conditions until early July as Met Éireann extended its Status Yellow hot weather warning until tonight.
GARDAÍ warned a 'zero tolerance' approach will be taken with people who engage in drunken anti-social behaviour on beaches.
TÁNAISTE Simon Coveney ruled out a give-away budget as he warned Ireland must never return to disastrous polices of 'boom and bust'.
Machete murder victim Mikolaj Wilk may have been the victim of a €50,000 dispute with a ruthless East European gang, gardaí fear.
FOTA Wildlife Park is celebrating a baby boom in the heatwave.
A LENGTHY report by a German de-radicalisation expert will be studied by the prosecution and defence teams before the sentencing of a young man who admitted providing funding from Ireland for the Islamic State terrorist organisation.
Interpol and Europol are hunting four members of an East European gang that stole €5,000 from a 73-year-old woman minutes after she had taken the cash from a bank to pay for her brother's funeral expenses.
Cancer campaigner Vicky Phelan plans to use some of her fundraising to support a specialist oncology position "to shame the Government" into doing more for people with a terminal diagnosis.