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Poll: Will you be dressing up for Halloween this year?

HALLOWEEN HAPPENS IN the next few days (Wednesday, 31 October … it’s something of a tradition).

The big fans of the day will be gearing up for the week ahead and may have spent a lot of time and thought on dressing up in a Halloween-themed outfit at some stage this week or ...

2018-10-29 10:31 open_in_new
Man who stabbed, burned, and beat partner jailed for 9.5 years with final two suspended

A MAN WHO stabbed, burned, and beat his then partner, in a “vicious” and “unprovoked attack” at her flat has been jailed for nine and half years, with the final two years suspended.

When gardaí called to the flat in Limerick city they discovered a “bloodbath”, Judge Tom ...

2018-10-24 15:01 open_in_new
Poll: Who will you vote for in the presidential election?

The six candidates in the RTÉ studio last night. Source: Eamonn Farrell/

THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION is happening this Friday, as you may be aware.

All six candidates squared off on Prime Time last night, in the final TV debate before the ...

2018-10-24 10:49 open_in_new
Remains found in 2001 identified as those of missing Limerick man Gussie Shanahan

GARDAÍ HAVE CONFIRMED that remains discovered in Bunratty, Co Clare, in 2001 have now been identified as those of Aengus ‘Gussie’ Shanahan, who went missing in Limerick in 2000.

The 20-year-old had last been seen on Old School House Lane after leaving Coopers Bar in Limerick city on ...

2018-10-23 14:52 open_in_new
Poll: Would legalising cannabis work in Ireland?

FROM TODAY, CANNABIS will officially become legal in Canada, with 109 stores in the country set to start selling the drug with immediate effect.

Cannabis remains the most prevalent currently-illegal drug in Ireland, across age groups, and has been so for decades.

So would legalising ...

2018-10-17 11:49 open_in_new