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Campaigner appeals for neighbours to be vigilant after pensioner who died in Cork lay undiscovered for seven months

A voluntary worker who has assisted the elderly for decades has urged the public to watch out for their neighbours after the body of a pensioner lay undiscovered in a house on the northside of Cork city for at least seven months.

The pensioner was found dead in his house after a concerned

today 14:28
Green light for apartments and housing proposal next door to Pat Kenny's home

One of Ireland’s best-known broadcasters, Newstalk's Pat Kenny and his wife, Kathy, have lost out in their battle against plans for apartment and housing development on a site adjacent to their Dalkey home.

This follows An Bord Pleanála in a surprise decision giving Richard Barrett’s

today 14:28
Shane Lowry's proud grandmother has first brandy in ten years

The grandmother of Ireland's newest Major golfing champion has said it was "emotional" seeing him playing at the Royal Portrush over the weekend.

Shane Lowry took home the Claret Jug after finishing six shots ahead of England's Tommy Fleetwood on the Co Antrim

today 14:07
Where to find the finest coastal scenery in Ireland, without all the tour buses

It's often hard to encapsulate such breathtaking coastal scenery and we are truly fortunate to have some of the finest on show here in  County Mayo  in the west of  Ireland.

Read More: Five things to do in the West of Ireland when the sun is shining

It's hard not to chuckle

today 13:25
Famed poet Dylan Thomas and his wild adventures at the ancient Irish Puck Fair

Caitlin MacNamara, who married Dylan Thomas in 1937, had strong Irish roots. Her grandfather was the squire of an estate in County Clare, today that very estate is known as the Falls Hotel in Ennistymon.

Puck Fair, held every August in the Kerry town of Killorglin, can be traced back to

today 13:25
Rave reviews for Irish star of country music movie "Wild Rose"

Directed by Tom Harper and written by Nicole Taylor,  Wild Rose opened in cinemas in the US on June 21 following its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2018 and a release in the UK earlier this year.

In the film, Buckley plays Rose-Lynn Harlan, a single mother

today 13:25
Sean Hannity and many Irish Americans forget they came from a shithole country

Many Irish Americans need to remember they came from a shithole country.

I’m talking to you Sean Hannity, the master of the media, the most popular TV host on cable TV in America.

You are leading the charge to approve and validate President Trump’s dreadful racist

today 13:25
Watch Shane Lowry party as Shane Ross says Govt 'more than happy to fund' Major celebrations

Shane Lowry has woken up this morning as the Open champion.

The 32-year-old had a night of it last night celebrating his six-stroke Major win over England's Tommy Fleetwood at Royal Portrush yesterday.

Speaking to reporters, Lowry said his winning moment was made even more special by

today 13:25
Inquest hears baby's death after attempted vacuum delivery highlights 'dichotomy between public and private patients'

A verdict of medical misadventure into the death of a baby girl following an attempt to perform a vacuum delivery due to her mother’s labour slowing has been returned by an inquest.

Baby Livia Angel Urkova-Marini was the only daughter of parents Ludmila Ukova and Aldo Marini, from Carlow

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Watch Shane Lowry party as Shane Ross says Govt 'more than happy to fund' Major celebrations

Shane Lowry has woken up this morning as the Open champion.

The 32-year-old had a night of it last night celebrating his six-stroke Major win over England's Tommy Fleetwood at Royal Portrush yesterday.

Speaking to reporters, Lowry said his winning moment was made even more special by

today 13:22
What's on? TV highlights for Monday July 22

It's the season finale of Big Little Lies, there's a documentary on a 80-year-old who wants to fly, and Daniel Radcliffe features in the returning Who Do You Think You Are?

Big Little Lies, 9.00pm, Sky Atlantic

I must admit that I feared the worst when this show was given a

today 13:04
Watch: Shane Lowry party after Open win as Shane Ross says Govt 'more than happy to fund' celebrations

Shane Lowry has woken up this morning as the Open champion.

The 32-year-old had a night of it last night celebrating his six-stroke Major win over England's Tommy Fleetwood at Royal Portrush yesterday.

Speaking to reporters, Lowry said his winning moment was made even more special by

today 12:22
Watch: Shane Lowry party after Open win as Shane Ross says Govt 'more than happy to fund' celebrations

Shane Lowry has woken up this morning as the Open champion.

The 32-year-old had a night of it last night celebrating his six-stroke Major win over England's Tommy Fleetwood at Royal Portrush yesterday.

Speaking to reporters, Lowry said his winning moment was made even more special by

today 12:19
Shane Lowry pays fitting tribute to his calm caddie Martin
‘He was great at keeping me in the moment today. He’s been great for me’
today 11:55
Probation reports to be made available to both Ana Kreigel’s killers

Legal representatives for the two boys convicted of murdering 14-year-old schoolgirl Ana Kriegel will be given parts of one another's probation reports, a judge at the Central Criminal Court has decided.

At a brief hearing today, Gerardine Small BL for the Director of Public prosecutions

today 11:19
Offaly renames Open trophy the 'Clara' jug as Shane Lowry's local club shows off his record scorecard

The Claret Jug has been renamed the Clara Jug in Shane Lowry's native Offaly.

He has climbed to 17th in the world rankings and will be going home with a cheque for €1.7m after his Open triumph at Royal Portrush by six shots.

Lowry says he wants to enjoy the win.

He said:

today 11:19
Gardaí investigating car robberies in Dublin

Gardaí are investigating a number of car thefts in the Lucan area.

Last Wednesday and Thursday night, two vehicles were robbed from outside two different houses.

In both cases, the thief managed to get the car keys for the vehicles from the houses.

In one case, both cars were

today 10:16
Major incident declared as 100 firefighters tackle UK shopping centre blaze

A major incident has been declared as more than 100 firefighters tackle a blaze at an east London shopping centre.

London Fire Brigade (LFB) said they were called at around 7.40am on Monday to The Mall on Selborne Walk in Walthamstow.Smoke and flames billowing from the Walthamstow mall

today 10:16
Rare find springs up from 'Toad in the hole campaign'

A very rare find of a common toad was made last week in south Co Dublin after an appeal called the "toad in the hole" campaign.

Common toads are not native to Ireland but following reports of sightings the National Parks and Wildlife Service and the Herpetoligical Society of

today 09:55
'There were children crying, people with frightened faces': Priest describes scene as man drove through graveyard

Fr Mark O’Hagan, parish priest of St Patrick’s parish, Dundalk, has said it was the frightened faces and crying children that concerned him most on Sunday after a man drove through a crowded graveyard.

The priest had been on a podium in the graveyard when he heard screaming and

today 09:13
"He is the most important man in Offaly today - by a mile

The manager of the golf club where Shane Lowry started playing has paid tribute to the newly-crowned Open champion, saying he will be "remembered in Esker Hills for ever more".

"We're just overwhelmed by the result, number one, and what Shane did for us yesterday we just

today 08:52
Stephen Mullan: "Crying and laughing are very close to each other"

We sat down with comedian Stephen Mullan to discuss the Vodafone Comedy Festival, Argentinian humour, and his connection to Love Island.

"My father was a born-again Christian preacher, my mother is from Buenos Aires, and I grew up in a working-class council

today 07:49
Dreams come true - Shane Lowry celebrates Open success

Open golf champion Shane Lowry and has family have been celebrating his win at Royal Portrush yesterday.

The 32-year-old Offaly man won the tournament by six shots ahead of Tommy Fleetwood of England.

Lowry becomes the fourth Irish player to lift the claret jug in 12 years, after

today 07:49
'I'm going to be coming back to play another 27 Opens'

Shane Lowry admitted it felt like an "out-of-body experience" after defying miserable conditions to win the 148th Open Championship at Royal Portrush.

Roared on by a sell-out crowd, Lowry carded a closing 72 to become the fifth Irish player to lift the Claret Jug after Fred Daly,

today 07:49
Cork City on the rise, but crumbling to the point of collapse in places

A city rising, in places, but crumbling to the point of collapse in others.

With about a €1bn of soaring office, hotel and apartment developments underway and more than €1bn worth more planned for Cork’s sprawling docklands, the collapse of a long-time vacant building on the historic

today 07:04
Tomás Ó Sé: Clinical Dubs even better than last year

Tomás Ó Sé doesn't think anyone will get close to five-in-a-row chasing Dublin this summer.

Speaking after the 18-point hammering of Roscommon at Croke Park, Jim Gavin insisted his players had been tested.

However, the five-time Kerry All-Ireland winner

today 06:46
'It feels like I'm in an out-of-body experience' - Shane's joy at epic win
Shane Lowry entered the annals of golfing history after clocking up the 10th major win for an Irishman in 12 years with a euphoric result that delighted the whole island.
today 02:52
King Con shows why he is key for Blue machine
One group is already done and dusted, with just placings to be sorted, in the Super 8s with a game to spare but all to play for in the other group with three teams fighting it out for the top two spots.
today 02:52
Home help care supports: How many people are waiting in your county?
A total of 6,819 people are waiting for funding for home help hours, but the HSE continues to deny any cuts to the service.
today 00:52
Shane Lowry turns Carnoustie tears into triumph at Royal Portrush

A year after being reduced to tears by the state of his game at Carnoustie, Shane Lowry claimed his first major title in commanding fashion in the 148th Open at Royal Portrush.

Roared on by a sell-out crowd undeterred by the miserable conditions, Lowry carded a closing 72 to become

today 22:43
Daily News
Chelsea youngster Ampadu off to the Bundesliga with RB Leipzig
The Welsh teenager will spend the season on loan in Germany.
today 14:58
Rassie's Springboks make impressive start to underline Ireland's challenge
Joe Schmidt’s men could meet the Boks at the quarter-final stage of the World Cup.
today 14:58
Over 5,000 Volvo cars in Ireland recalled over engine fire risk
The Swedish carmaker is recalling 507,000 cars worldwide.
today 14:31
New Bill to boost development of offshore renewable energy, Govt say

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said that the government has taken an important step to boost the development of offshore renewable energy.

A revised general scheme of the Marine Planning and Development Management Bill 2019 has been approved, according to a government

today 14:28
Number of office romances falls as people turn to online dating

Around 1 in 10 couples say they met while working together at the same company.

A new study from Stanford University shows the number of office romances fell by 8% over the past two decades.

In the same time, online dating went from being the least popular way of meeting

today 14:28
150 firefighters bring huge blaze at London shopping centre under control

Firefighters have spent more than four hours tackling a huge blaze at an east London shopping centre, with reports of extensive damage to the complex.

London Fire Brigade (LFB) said they were called at around 7.40am on Monday to The Mall on Selborne Walk in Walthamstow, with more than 150

today 14:28
Danish police investigate after 100 gravestones vandalised

About 100 gravestones in Denmark have been found vandalised with graffiti in a cemetery next to Hadsund Church in the eastern part of the Jutland peninsula.

Several of the gravestones had 666 written on them with black spray paint and large letters.

The number is generally considered

today 14:28
Ofcom will not investigate Love Island over complaints about treatment of Lucie

Ofcom will not investigate Love Island after complaints were made about the treatment of former contestant Lucie Donlan.

Some 700 people contacted the watchdog about the way the surfer was being treated by her partner Joe Garratt and other female contestants while she was on the show.

today 14:28
‘Happy Birthday Sarah’ trends after woman asked Twitter users for kind wishes

The phrase “Happy Birthday Sarah” trended on Twitter today after a woman asked for kind wishes on her big day.

Sarah Hammond, from Christchurch, tweeted on Sunday that she wasn’t looking forward to her birthday, as her father had died and her mother has dementia.

today 14:28
Shamrock Rovers find out next opponents if they get through to next round of Europa League qualifying

Shamrock Rovers will face FK Austria Wien in the next round of qualifying for the Europa League.

Before that Stephen Bradley's men have to get past Apollon Limassol, the first leg is in Tallaght on Thursday.

Rovers go into that tie in good form having beaten UCD 7-0

today 14:28
David De Gea: I’d love to be handed Manchester United captaincy

David De Gea would love to be named Manchester United captain as the goalkeeper prepares to extend his stay with the club.

PA understands the 28-year-old is preparing to sign a new and improved contract that is likely to tie him down to the Old Trafford giants until 2025.

De

today 14:28
Ofcom will not investigate Love Island over complaints about treatment of Lucie

Ofcom will not investigate Love Island after complaints were made about the treatment of former contestant Lucie Donlan.

Some 700 people contacted the watchdog about the way the surfer was being treated by her partner Joe Garratt and other female contestants while she was on the

today 14:25
‘Happy Birthday Sarah’ trends after woman asked Twitter users for kind wishes

The phrase “Happy Birthday Sarah” trended on Twitter today after a woman asked for kind wishes on her big day.

Sarah Hammond, from Christchurch, tweeted on Sunday that she wasn’t looking forward to her birthday, as her father had died and her mother has

today 14:25
Green light for apartments and housing proposal next door to Pat Kenny's home

One of Ireland’s best-known broadcasters, Newstalk's Pat Kenny and his wife, Kathy, have lost out in their battle against plans for apartment and housing development on a site adjacent to their Dalkey home.

This follows An Bord Pleanála in a surprise decision giving Richard

today 14:25
150 firefighters bring huge blaze at London shopping centre under control

Firefighters have spent more than four hours tackling a huge blaze at an east London shopping centre, with reports of extensive damage to the complex.

London Fire Brigade (LFB) said they were called at around 7.40am on Monday to The Mall on Selborne Walk in Walthamstow, with more

today 14:25
Danish police investigate after 100 gravestones vandalised

About 100 gravestones in Denmark have been found vandalised with graffiti in a cemetery next to Hadsund Church in the eastern part of the Jutland peninsula.

Several of the gravestones had 666 written on them with black spray paint and large letters.

The number is

today 14:25
Shamrock Rovers find out next opponents if they get through to next round of Europa League qualifying

Shamrock Rovers will face FK Austria Wien in the next round of qualifying for the Europa League.

Before that Stephen Bradley's men have to get past Apollon Limassol, the first leg is in Tallaght on Thursday.

Rovers go into that tie in good form having beaten UCD 7-0

today 14:25
David De Gea: I’d love to be handed Manchester United captaincy

David De Gea would love to be named Manchester United captain as the goalkeeper prepares to extend his stay with the club.

PA understands the 28-year-old is preparing to sign a new and improved contract that is likely to tie him down to the Old Trafford giants until 2025.

today 14:25
Latest news from Ireland
today 14:31 Over 5,000 Volvo cars in Ireland recalled over engine fire risk
today 14:28 Number of office romances falls as people turn to online dating
today 14:28 New Bill to boost development of offshore renewable energy, Govt say
today 14:28 David De Gea: I’d love to be handed Manchester United captaincy
today 14:28 Shamrock Rovers find out next opponents if they get through to next round of Europa League qualifying
today 14:28 ‘Happy Birthday Sarah’ trends after woman asked Twitter users for kind wishes
today 14:28 Ofcom will not investigate Love Island over complaints about treatment of Lucie
today 14:28 Danish police investigate after 100 gravestones vandalised
today 14:28 150 firefighters bring huge blaze at London shopping centre under control
today 14:28 Green light for apartments and housing proposal next door to Pat Kenny's home
today 14:28 Campaigner appeals for neighbours to be vigilant after pensioner who died in Cork lay undiscovered for seven months
today 14:25 ‘Happy Birthday Sarah’ trends after woman asked Twitter users for kind wishes
today 14:25 Ofcom will not investigate Love Island over complaints about treatment of Lucie
today 14:25 David De Gea: I’d love to be handed Manchester United captaincy
today 14:25 Shamrock Rovers find out next opponents if they get through to next round of Europa League qualifying
today 14:25 Danish police investigate after 100 gravestones vandalised
today 14:25 150 firefighters bring huge blaze at London shopping centre under control
today 14:25 Green light for apartments and housing proposal next door to Pat Kenny's home
today 14:25 Campaigner appeals for neighbours to be vigilant after pensioner who died in Cork lay undiscovered for seven months
today 14:07 Will extra week be enough to recharge Mayo's batteries?
today 14:07 The story of Ardnacrusha's "quiet revolution"
today 14:07 Heatwave set to bring record temperatures to northern Europe
today 14:07 Love Island's Joanna rules out Michael reunion
today 14:07 Super 8s - Week 2 report card
today 14:07 Portrush passes Open test and awaits swift return
today 14:07 Shane Lowry's proud grandmother has first brandy in ten years
today 14:07 Shane Lowry's proud grandmother has first brandy in ten years
today 14:01 Boris Johnson must swallow his pride and make a deal with Dublin
today 14:01 The Backdoor: Kerry’s curious wait for U20/21 glory goes on
today 14:01 Volvo recalls 507,000 vehicles because of faulty engine component
today 14:01 British Airways to go to court to block strike by pilots
today 14:01 Central Bank joins warnings over Government spending plans
today 14:01 Shane Lowry: Golfer’s granny attributes success to turf mould
today 13:55 ‘Mam, Dad, they put a lot of work into me. It’s nice to repay them with moments like last night’
today 13:55 Open champion Lowry soars back to career-high world ranking
today 13:55 Shamrock Rovers drawn with Austria Wien if they can progress in Europa League
today 13:55 Somali-Canadian journalist returns to her native home to prove its safe and is promptly killed in Muslim terror attack
today 13:28 Virgin and Sky won’t play ball on BT Sport Irish rights
today 13:25 The dos and don’ts of driving on a summer holiday in Ireland
today 13:25 Highlighting Galway's fabulous food scene with some expert advice
today 13:25 Irish chef Mark Moriarty discusses cocktail culture in Ireland
today 13:25 Annie Moore was the first immigrant through Ellis Island in 1892
today 13:25 Rave reviews for Irish star of country music movie "Wild Rose"
today 13:25 Famed poet Dylan Thomas and his wild adventures at the ancient Irish Puck Fair
today 13:25 Where to find the finest coastal scenery in Ireland, without all the tour buses
today 13:25 Sean Hannity and many Irish Americans forget they came from a shithole country
today 13:25 Laporte ready to battle for his Manchester City place
today 13:25 Shane Ross: Govt cannot resume FAI funding until we see independent reports
today 13:25 Gary Player 'quite choked up' about Shane Lowry's 'remarkable' Open victory
today 13:25 Bord Bia hoping to make spuds more a-peel-ing to millennials by making them 'Insta-friendly'
Editorials
The likely next prime minister must promise to safeguard an open Irish border, which means a de facto customs union, for the time being.
today 14:01
Do we want Google, Twitter and Facebook to be sole gatekeepers of public speech?
today 07:44
Capital’s character is being killed by council of enforcement not facilitation
today 06:40
Do we want Google, Twitter and Facebook to be sole gatekeepers of public speech?
today 02:28
Go Ireland! You have officially come out the other side of the great recession of 2009
today 01:25
This was a famous triumph for one of Irish sport’s most popular figures
yesterday 19:07
By 2100, a quarter of all humans will be African, so China’s gamble could pay off
2019-07-20 08:22
Committee prioritises doctors and academics over donor-conceived people
2019-07-20 08:22
Disgraceful absence of Stormont Executive paves way for breakthrough on human rights
2019-07-20 03:07
Boris Johnson is more than capable of betraying Brexiteers, but he is running out of time
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