Stephen McNeice
Stephen McNeice

21.58 15 Mar 2019


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Main image: Ambulances parked outside a mosque in central Christchurch, New Zealand. Picture by: Mark Baker/AP/Press Association Images

New Zealand PM says 'gun laws will change' after 49 people killed at mosques

New Zealand's prime minister has pledged gun laws in the country will change after at least 49 people were killed in the attacks at two mosques in the city of Christchurch.

More than 40 others were seriously injured in the terror attacks, and two people are in critical condition.

A five-year-old child has been transferred to a hospital in Auckland for treatment.

One 28-year-old man has appeared in court charged with murder after the attacks.

CAB seizes 115 vehicles and thousands in cash in operation targeting Limerick gang

Criminal Assets Bureau Cars seized during today's operations. Image: CAB

The Criminal Assets Bureau has confiscated 115 vehicles and thousands in cash as part of an operation targeting organised crime in Limerick.

Thousands of Euro, Sterling and a Rolex watch that gardaí believe represent the proceeds of crime were also seized in eight search operations in Limerick, Tipperary and Dublin.

Gardai said the searches were supported by the Emergency Response Unit (ERU) and a range of other divisions this morning.

Hogan says "howling" over Brexit has damaged Britain's reputation internationally

Ireland's EU Commissioner has launched a scathing attack on the UK Government over its handling of Brexit.

Phil Hogan was addressing farmers and businesses at a forum in Dublin, after the UK House of Commons yesterday voted to request a delay to the Brexit process until the end of June at the earliest.

UK Prime Minister Theresa May will now hold a third ‘meaningful vote’ on the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement as soon as next week.

IN PICTURES: Special Olympics get underway in Abu Dhabi

Special Olympics 14 March 2019; Team Ireland is led out by Minister for Tourism, Transport and Sport Shane Ross, T.D., WWE wrestler Finn Balor and Special Olympics Chairman to the Board, Brendan Whelan during the Special Olympic World Games 2019 Opening Ceremony in the Zayed Sports City, Airport Road, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Photo by Ray McManus/Sportsfile

The Opening Ceremony of the Special Olympics has taken place in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates.

91 Irish athletes have traveled to the games, which is the largest sporting event for people with intellectual disabilities.

Irish athletes will be taking part in 12 sports, ranging from golf to gymnastics to athletics.

Family of missing Icelandic tourist Jon Jonsson "not giving up" their search

The family of Icelandic tourist Jon Jonsson say they're not giving up their search.

Jon, who was in Dublin before his disappearance, has now been missing for over a month.

The 41-year-old was last seen after leaving the Bonnington Dublin hotel in North Dublin at 11:05am on Saturday the 9th of February.


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