Witnesses give evidence in murder trial of 69-year-old Nancy Smith

Jim Curran was a close friend of 53-year-old John Joe Malone and gave evidence today under Mr. Justice Patrick McCarthy in the Central Criminal Court in Dublin in front of a jury of six men and five women.


Sinn Fein Senator wants change to voting age in Europe

Sinn Fein Senator Fintan Warfield, who will propose the change to the voting age on local and European elections says it’s time for Ireland to change. Warfield will introduce a bill to the Seanad tomorrow, which would give people of the age of 16 the right to vote.


Dublin Bus & Irish Rail keen to support Bus Éireann’s strike

A national transport strike may unfold in the coming weeks as Dublin Bus and Irish Rail are set to join Bus Éireann’s protest. Workers at both companies will ballot on joining the industrial action in support of Bus Éireann workers next week but if it is approved, it is unlikely that it will take effect until next month.