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St Petersburg Metro Explosion

St Petersburg Metro Explosion

Image: Olga Maltseva / AFP by Elina Peura There was an explosion on St Petersburg metro on Monday around 2.30pm local time; It is being investigated as terror an attack. No terrorist organization has claimed the attack yet. The bomb blast happened when the train had left the Sennaya Ploshchads metro station on the way to Tekhnologicheskii

Missing Helicopter Found by Search Team

Photograph: High Level/Rex By Eva Buckley   The helicopter that went missing yesterday has been found with the bodies of five people. The helicopter destined for Dublin has been found by Mountain Rescue Teams in Snowdonia, Wales.   Contact with the helicopter carrying five businessmen was lost after 4pm yesterday. It was believed the helicopter

Galway set to recieve funding for 2018 St. Patricks Day parade

Image credit: By Dylan Goodman Galway will benefit from a multi-million euro boost to the economy next year as the tourism authority makes funding for St. Patrick’s Day Festivities available outside the capital.   A grant of around €1 million has always been available for the annual parade in Dublin, the only city to receive

Human Waste found in Coca-Cola delivery

image: By Eva Buckley   Police have been involved in an investigation at a Coca-Cola factory in Co.Antrim where there were reports that human waste was found in a shipment. A delivery to the Knockmore factory that was believed to have been shipped from Germany, contained empty cans of Coca-Cola and unexpectedly, human waste. The

Namibia-Based Swazi Pilot Dies of Heart Attack

by Precious Nkikita Captain Ntsikelelo Liberman Katamzi, a Swazi pilot who was working for Air Namibia and South African Airways (SAA) has died of heart attack at his home in Malkerns, Swaziland over the weekend. Mr. Katamzi was trying to stop a dog from being mauled by his dogs when he experienced heart failure, collapsed

Two women involved in separate car accidents on Tuesday

Image Source by Precious Nkikita On Tuesday, two women died in two separate collisions. In Co.Kildare, at 11 am on Tuesday morning, a woman in her mid- thirties collided with a car and unfortunately, she passed away at Naas General Hospital. The fatal collision happened on the Rathcoffey to Maynooth Road at Clane. The male

Judge Discusses Aims For McCabe Tribunal

Image Source by Ciara Mannion The Disclosures tribunal established to investigate an alleged smear campaign against garda whistleblower Sergeant Maurice McCabe has had its first sitting at Dublin Castle. The Tribunal was set up after Sgt McCabe rejected plans for a Commission of Investigation. The Tribunal will be chaired by Supreme Court Judge Peter Charleton.

Road Crash Near Monivea

Image Source  by Ciara Mannion Gardai are investigating a road crash near Monivea in Co Galway that occurred at 3:15 pm yesterday. A motorcyclist, in his late 40’s, was pronounced dead at the scene and removed to Galway University Hospital. It is believed he was a foreign national who had been living in Athenry. Gardai