Category: LOCAL NEWS

Garda Commissioner Cancels Maurice McCabe’s Penalty Points As Apology For Comments

THE fallout from the O’Higgins Report into how the Gardaí handled claims by Garda whistleblower Maurice McCabe continued today with a kind and conciliatory gesture by Garda Comissioner Noirin O’Sullivan. Authoured by Justice Kevin O’Higgins, the report highlighted myriad flaws and incompetencies in investigations carried out by the Cavan/Monaghan division of An Garda Síochána, and… Read more »

Second Dublin Ikea Delayed Amid Search For Allen Key

THE proposed development of the Carrickmines branch of Ikea has been postponed while contractors head back to Sweden to get an allen key that should have come in the packaging. The 15,000 square foot premises, long-rumoured after the success of the flagship branch in Ballymun, is set to open in the Summer, providing the construction… Read more »

Ireland On Track To Beat America In Gun Deaths In 2016

AMERICAN gun enthusiasts have expressed serious concern at the news that Ireland may be on track to out shoot them in 2016, following a flurry of violent gun related incidents. “We’ve worked so hard to build up this dysfunctional system intertwined with our constitution, lobbyists and idle politicians, but these Irish just sort of fluked… Read more »

Good Weather Likely To Never End, Confirm Met Éireann

MET ÉIREANN has confirmed that the latest sunny spell to hit Ireland will likely last forever and bring continued joy to the Nation, WWN can confirm. Using the latest in optimistic technology, meteorologists at Met Éireann refused to rule in the possibility that the scorching temperatures could give way to rain, wind and cold at… Read more »