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irish sun - snow-ice warning issued in three irish counties

the met eireann has issued a status yellow weather warning for three counties forecasters have warned that a band of heavy rain will move up the souththe rain will turn to sleet and snow in some placesdonegal, ireland - the met eireann has issued a status yellow weather warning for three counties, including cavan, monaghan and donegal.the met eireann forecasters said that the snow-ice warning for three counties will come into effect at 11 pm on saturday night and will remain in place until 8 am on sunday morning. forecasters warned that a band of heavy rain will move up from the south on saturday night and the rain will turn to sleet and snow in some places when it encounters cold air.they warned that some temporary accumulations are possi...




irish sun - on average house prices in ireland rose 9 percent in 2017

survey showed dublin 6 has the most expensive houses the price rise was revealed in the irish independent property price surveythe biggest increase was in galway, where prices jumped 38 percent to 165,000 eurosgalway, ireland - a recent property price survey has revealed that irish house prices increased by 9 percent on average last year.the irish independent property price survey revealed that house prices in the country rose 9 percent. according to the findings of the survey, the biggest increase was registered in co galway, where prices reportedly jumped 38 percent to 165,000 euros.further, the survey revealed that in 2017, dublin 6 had the most expensive houses, averaging more than 1 million euros.the survey also found that the...




irish sun - russian mafia funded trumps doonbeg resort probe launched

u.s. intelligence committee has launched a probe into potential russian mafia funding links the probe revolves around whether the russian mafia funded trump’s doonbeg golf resortdemocratic congressman adam schiff asked if russian money was involvedclare, ireland - a u.s. intelligence committee hearing has revealed that potential russian mafia funding links with donald trump’s five-star doonbeg golf resort in co clare have been discussed behind closed doors.according to reports, transcripts released from the hearing of the committee held in november revealed that authorities are examining russian funding received by the u.s. president for the irish golf resort.fusion gps co-founder glenn simpson’s recently released testimony, in which h...




irish sun - wicklow arrests three nabbed for burglary by gardai

gardai said three men, aged 19, 34 and 43 were arrested a burglary took place at a building site in the areathe arrests were carried out as part of operation thorwicklow, ireland - three people have been arrested in connection to a burglary case at a building site in wicklow.gardai said that they had arrested three men as part of operation thor.officers from the garda national drugs and crime bureau said they made three arrests in newtownmountkennedy.according to officials, the three men arrested were aged 19, 34 and 43 and they were arrested following a burglary at a building ...




irish sun - three people arrested after cannabis grow house uncovered

three men were arrested at the scene in longford gardai uncovered the cannabis growhouse in abbeylara, co longfordlocal officers were assisted by roscommon/longford drug unit in the operationlongford, ireland - in a massive raid in longford, armed gardai uncovered a cannabis growhouse worth 360k euros during a search of a house in abbeylara.revealing details about the raid, gardai said that three men were arrested at the scene after the growhouse was discovered.the raid was carried out by local officers, that were assisted by the roscommon/longford drug unit and the regional armed support unit.the raid was planned beforehand and was carried out at a property near abbeylara.the large-scale cannabis growhouse was discovered during the search o...




irish sun - hse confirms over 24 deaths due to flu this season

latest figures were released from the health service executive hse said that a total of 24 people have died from flu this seasonit added that deaths took place across all age groups but did not give more detailsdublin, ireland - the health service executive has released a report stating that 24 people have died from flu in the country this season.the hse has said that according to its latest figures, the deaths took place across all age groups.hse’s assistant national director of public health, dr kevin kelleher said the majority of those would have had underlying healt...




irish sun - more jobs coming to dublin and limerick

h&mv engineering is set to double its workforce to 300 flight catering business dnata is setting up a base at dublin airportthe company will create new roles including chefs, finance staff and logistic personneldublin, ireland - in what comes as a positive sign for the jobs market in ireland, first h&mv engineering announced new jobs in limerick, following which, flight catering business dnata announced jobs in dublin.h&mv engineering announced 150 new jobs in limerick and said that it is set to double its workforce to 300 over the next three to five years.the company’s ceo pj flanagan announced the major recruitment drive on friday and said in a statement, "we have a special tailor-made apprentice programme and graduate programme for emp...




irish sun - the irish prime minister accused eu countries of being hypocritical about corporate taxes

irish prime minister leo varadkar blames the other eu countries today for hypocrisy over corporate tax, rejecting claims in the european parliament that ireland is a tax haven, reuters reported, quoted by bta.in a speech in strasbourg, where he highlighted dublin's commitment to the eu, varadar responded to the unfair accusations that ireland is harming its neighboring economies by helping multinationals like apple to tax their world profits with low irish taxes.according to varadkar, not only countries such as hungary and bulgaria are taxing companies with lower taxes than ireland, but france, whose president emmanuel macron was particularly cr...




irish sun - number of racist incidents rose in ireland in 2017

european network against racism recorded 330 incidents in 2017 the report noted racist incidents jumped by a third in the first half of 2017the report noted the international climate caused incidents to risedublin, ireland - according to a recent report revealed by the european network against racism, the number of racist incidents rose dramatically in ireland last year.the report noted that between january to june last year, a total of 330 racist incidents were recorded in the country.the european network against racism said that in the first half of 2017, racist incid...




irish sun - yellow snow and ice warning issued in ireland

several counties have been issued a status yellow snow and ice warning the warning has been issued in donegal, leitrim, west cavan and north monaghansnow accumulations of 3cm are expected, mainly on high grounddublin, ireland - gripped in a spell of wintry weather, several counties in ireland have been issued a snow and ice warning. the met eireann has warned that the latest status yellow snow and ice warning issued on thursday morning applies to donegal, leitrim, west cavan and north monaghan.the weather body also said that snow accumulations of 3 cm are expected, mainly on high ground. earlier on thursday, weather chiefs warned there is a risk of 'thundersnow' in parts of the country.further, it noted that wintry showers are expected t...




irish sun - beer steroids seized by revenue during routine operation

nearly 26,000 litres of beer was seized, worth over 100,000 euros the seized items represented a potential loss to the exchequer of 55,000 eurosthe seizures were made during a routine operation in dublin and wexforddublin, ireland - in a routine operation in dublin and wexford, revenue officials seized nearly 26,000 litres of beer and steroids worth 54,000 euros.according to revenue officers, 25,800 litres of beer worth an estimated retail value of over 100,000 euros was seized on a truck in a routine operation in rosslare.officials said that the truck was stopped when it arrived in rosslare port from france.the seizures were made following a routine profiling to identify alcohol products that may be diverted onto the market without payment ...




irish sun - no involvement in brexit plot varadkar denies rumors

varadkar denied being involved in a plot to stop brexit nigel farage claimed blair, varadkar and others were trying to ‘force the brits to do it again’varadkar stressed there can be ‘no back-sliding’ on a soft borderdublin, ireland - taoiseach leo varadkar has denied claims made by brexit campaigner nigel farage, who said that certain people were trying to “force the brits to do it again,” referring to a repeat of the referendum.on thursday, varadkar denied being involved in a “plot” to stop britain’s departure from the eu and stressed that any decision to u-turn on brexit can only be made by the british public.farage, who was a brexit campaigner claimed that former british prime minister tony blair and others, including va...




irish sun - cannabis plants worth millions seized from grow houses

a man in his 50s was arrested as part of the operation gardai seized 1.25 million euros of cannabis plantsthe cannabis was seized from two separate grow housesdublin, ireland - gardai have led a raid at two separate grow houses in dublin and kildare and seized cannabis plants worth millions.gardai said that in the first operation, a cannabis grow house was discovered in shankill, co dublin.during the raid, cannabis plants with an estimate...




irish sun - gardai seize two loaded handguns in dublin

two firearms were seized by members of the gardai members of the garda national drugs and organised crime bureau led the operationgardai seized two loaded handguns and investigations are ongoingdublin, ireland - gardai have seized two loaded handguns in an operation in dublin. according to officials from the garda national drugs and organised crime bureau, who led the raid, the seizure is being linked to the hutch mob.the guns were seized from a residence in dublin's north inner city and gardai said that they are now hunting fo...




irish sun - measles case recorded in ireland amid europe outbreak

hse confirmed that a case of measles was recorded in limerick the health body has warned those exposed to the virus might be in dangerover 120 cases of measles have been confirmed in five areas of englandlimerick, ireland - amid a large ongoing outbreak in europe, the health service executive confirmed a case of measles in ireland. the hse confirmed the measles case had been recorded in limerick.so far, over 120 cases of measles have been confirmed in outbreaks affecting five areas of england.the hse is warning those who may have been exposed to the virus that they may be in danger of getting infected.the warning from hse comes as cases in europe rise, and now health authorities across europe have warned that those travelling to romania, it...




irish sun - oldham athletic deny alexis sanchez bid on twitter

while it may seem that a plethora of potential suitors are lining up to woo alexis sanchez at the moment, oldham athletic have categorically confirmed that they are not chasing the chile international's signature.indeed, the league one outfit have been forced to deny they have any interest in signing sanchez after being linked to the arsenal forward by one of their own players.the club can confirm that no offer has been made for alexis sanchez.grow ...




irish sun - lead singer of the cranberries dies at age 46

dolores o'riordan, the lead singer of irish rock group the cranberries, has died at the age of 46.her publicist says o'riordan died suddenly while in london for a recording session. no cause of death was given.'family members are devastated to hear the breaking news and have requested privacy at this very diffic...




irish sun - three-vehicle crash on m7 man in his 70s killed

the three-vehicle crash took place on the m7 in tipperary gardai said a man aged in 70s was killed in the accidenttwo other people were rushed to the university hospital limerickdublin, ireland - in a tragic three-vehicle crash on the m7 in tipperary, a man in his 70s was fatally injured.gardai said that they have launched an investigation into the collision that took place at birdhill, tipperary on the ...




irish sun - met eireann issues four weather warnings temperatures drop

four weather warnings are in place as temperatures drop snow and sleet will sweep across many parts of the countrystatus orange wind warning is in place for donegal, galway, leitrim, mayo, sligo, clare, cork and kerrydublin, ireland - the met eireann has issued four weather warnings in several parts of ireland as temperatures are expected to drop.the weather body said that snow and sleet is expected to sweep across ireland over the next few days.the met eireann has put a status orange wind warning in place in donegal, galway, leitrim, mayo, sligo, clare, cork and kerry.the warnings have been put in place since storm fionn is expected to bring wind speeds of 65 to 80 km/h and gusts of up to 120 km/hr. previously, the met eireann issued a s...




irish sun - irish construction activity rising at fastest pace since jun

irish construction activity rose at a faster pace during the month of december new orders showed strong growth leading to the strong boostthe numbers were released in the ulster bank construction purchasing managers’ indexdublin, ireland - latest figures released in the ulster bank construction purchasing managers’ index (pmi) have revealed that construction activity in the country grew at the fastest pace in the month of december.the figures indicated that ireland’s construction industry showed improving economic conditions that were boosted by higher level of new orders received during the month of december. further, the latest industry snapshot showed that the 12-month outlook also brightened and that the rate at which activity inc...