Jailed Belarus activist, Russian and Ukrainian groups awarded Nobel Peace Prize for 2022

Jailed Belarus activist, Russian and Ukrainian groups awarded Nobel Peace Prize for 2022

The Nobel Peace Prize for 2022 has been awarded to jailed Belarus human rights activist Ales Bialiatski, the Russian human rights group Memorial, and the Ukrainian organisation, Centre for Civil Liberties.The winners were announced on Friday in Oslo by Berit Reiss-Andersen, chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee.”The Norwegian Nobel Committee wishes to honour three outstanding

Stylist’s eye pumps up the volume at this €350,000 3-bed semi-D

Stylist’s eye pumps up the volume at this €350,000 3-bed semi-D

THERE’s not a hair out of place at No 119 Shamrock Drive in Ballincollig where heavy investment has transformed a disheveled three-bed into a head-turner.It helps that one half of the couple is a professional stylist and has a good eye for deciding what makes the cut.No 119 Shamrock DriveKen Healy, senior stylist at Bliss

Man and woman charged over death of Limerick boy, 4, in March 2021

Man and woman charged over death of Limerick boy, 4, in March 2021

A garda spokesperson said investigations ongoing Roxboro Garda Station. File PictureFri, 07 Oct, 2022 – 09:06A man and a women have been arrested and charged in connection with the death of a four-year-old boy in Limerick in March of last year. Mason TJ O’Connell Conway was discovered with serious head injuries in a house in Rathbane

Man, 30s, due in court in connection with Kerry cemetery killing

Man, 30s, due in court in connection with Kerry cemetery killing

Thomas Dooley, 43, from Killarney, was fatally wounded while attending a funeral in Rathass Cemetery in Tralee at shortly after 11am on Wednesday morning. Thomas Dooley, 43, from Killarney, was fatally wounded while attending a funeral in Rathass Cemetery in Tralee at shortly after 11am on Wednesday morning. Picture: Facebook.Fri, 07 Oct, 2022 – 08:41A

Conor Benn and Chris Eubank fight ‘prohibited’ by BBBC after failed drugs test

Conor Benn and Chris Eubank fight ‘prohibited’ by BBBC after failed drugs test

The British Boxing Board of Control have ‘prohibited’ Saturday’s fight between Conor Benn and Chris Eubank Jr from taking place, as ‘it is not in the interests’ of the sport.Benn returned an ‘adverse analytical finding’ in a random ant-doping test conducted by the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association.Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom boxing had issued a statement confirming the

Anja Murray: Turf continues to be illegally extracted from protected areas

Anja Murray: Turf continues to be illegally extracted from protected areas

Our relationship with bogs is ever-changing. In the Bronze Age, bogs were held as sacred. As a merging of water, earth and sky, bogs were where the veil between this world and the ‘otherworld’ was considered to be at its thinnest. This wetness that characterises peat bogs is why plant matter in living, active bogs

Top 8: Chicken soup put to the test to find the best autumn warmers

Top 8: Chicken soup put to the test to find the best autumn warmers

The season of colds and chest infections is fast approaching. A sympathetic smile goes a long way, as does something warming from the kitchen. Keeping hydrated is important, and hot water with a slice of lemon and fresh ginger will help to speed recovery. Add fresh turmeric, black pepper, and a sliver of fresh chilli

Jackie Healy Rae appeals conviction for assault of man visiting Kerry from London 

Jackie Healy Rae appeals conviction for assault of man visiting Kerry from London 

The county councillor Jackie Healy-Rae has lost his appeal against convictions for a late night assault in 2017.Both the Section 3 and Section 2 convictions have been affirmed at the Circuit Court in Tralee this evening by Judge Francis Comerford after two days of evidence in the appeal.The court has been adjourned to consider the

Armed gardaí arrest man, 30s, following incident aboard Dublin train

Armed gardaí arrest man, 30s, following incident aboard Dublin train

Gardaí also recovered a suspected pellet gun following the incident A garda spokesperson confirmed to the ‘Irish Examiner’ that no one was physically harmed during the incident. File PictureTue, 04 Oct, 2022 – 22:32Armed gardaí arrested a man following an incident aboard a train from Dublin to Dundalk earlier this evening.The incident occurred on the

Angelina Jolie details Brad Pitt abuse allegations in court filing

Angelina Jolie details Brad Pitt abuse allegations in court filing

A court filing Tuesday from Angelina Jolie alleges that on a 2016 flight, Brad Pitt grabbed her by the head and shook her then choked one of their children and struck another when they tried to defend her.The descriptions of abuse on the private flight came in a cross-complaint Jolie filed in the couple’s dispute

Irishman dies in Ukraine conflict

Irishman dies in Ukraine conflict

The Department of Foreign Affairs said that it is aware of a case and is providing consular assistance.Tue, 04 Oct, 2022 – 23:07An Irish man is understood to have died in the conflict in Ukraine. The Department of Foreign Affairs said that it is aware of a case and is providing consular assistance.”As with all consular

Jan Carson: When stories about dementia can also be an enjoyable read 

Jan Carson: When stories about dementia can also be an enjoyable read 

When it came to naming her latest book, a collection of dementia-inspired fiction, Jan Carson turned to Samuel Beckett, whose work is steeped in the themes of memory, ageing and identity. The title, A Little Unsteadily Into Light, comes from a stage direction for Beckett’s play Krapp’s Last Tape. For Carson, the words encapsulated both the