dun laoghaire rnli volunteer obtains recognition for 20 years of saving lives

Dun Laoghaire RNLI volunteer obtains recognition for 20 years of saving lives

Amy Rohu The RNLI has granted volunteer lifeboat crew-member Rory Bolton with a medal acknowledging his twenty years’ service to the charity. Throughout twenty years Rory has actually been a volunteer crew-member on both the inshore as well as all-weather lifeboats based at Dun Laoghaire…

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woman who stole over e870000 from virgin media has been jailed for 2 years

Woman who stole over €870,000 from Virgin Media has been jailed for 2 years

By Sonya McLean & Brion Hoban A payroll administrator who stole over €870,000 from Virgin Media Television over a period of ten years has been jailed for two years. Kellie Walton (40) of Kilfenora Road, Kimmage, pleaded guilty to stealing €70,614 at Virgin Media Television,…

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court appearance in relation to fatal shooting thomond road ballyfermot

Court appearance in relation to fatal shooting, Thomond Road, Ballyfermot

Gardaí investigating the fatal shooting of a man in his 40s that occurred at a residence on Thomond Road, Ballyfermot on Sunday, January 9, 2022 have charged a man. The man (40 years) has been charged in relation to the incident and is due to…

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man involved in providing illegal access to copyrighted broadcasts avoids jail term

Man involved in providing illegal access to copyrighted broadcasts avoids jail term

By Brion Hoban A man involved in an enterprise providing illegal access to copyrighted broadcasts has received a fully suspended sentence. Ken Costello (49) became involved in the illegal enterprise after becoming unemployed. The enterprise involved providing unauthorised access to premium television content via streaming…

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local enterprise office supports creation of 242 new jobs across south dublin in 2021

Local Enterprise Office supports creation of 242 new jobs across South Dublin in 2021

242 new jobs were created across South Dublin in 2021 by 260 small businesses supported by the Local Enterprise Office (LEO), Dublin Mid West’s Fine Gael TD Emer Higgins has said. Tánaiste Leo Varadkar recently announced the annual results of the LEOs for 2021 which…

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350 new jobs created by leo and small businesses in dun laoghaire rathdown last year

350 new jobs created by LEO and small businesses in Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown last year

350 new jobs were created across Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown in 2021 by 293 small businesses supported by the Local Enterprise Office (LEO), a Fine Gael Senator has said. An Tánaistet Leo Varadkar TD, announced the annual results of the LEOs for 2021 which showed that LEO…

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st patricks tower lights up with the digital dreams of dublin 8

St. Patrick’s Tower lights up with the digital dreams of Dublin 8

The Digital Hub, in partnership with acclaimed artist and inventor Robin Price, has commissioned one of its most unique art projects to date in the form of a laser installation called ‘Do Algorithms Dream of Electronic Shapes?’. The public artwork will see a nightly laser…

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stories of activism love and loss highlighted by new campaign from national library of ireland

Stories of activism, love and loss highlighted by new campaign from National Library of Ireland

The National Library of Ireland (NLI) holds over ten million items that tell the stories of public and private life in Ireland. For a number of years the NLI has been digitising primary source material for the revolutionary period, with funding from the Department of…

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local td warns public about fake covid notices

Local TD warns public about fake Covid notices

Members of the public should be vigilant about the circulation of dangerous fake Covid notices purporting to be from the HSE, according to Fine Gael TD Neale Richmond. The Dublin Rathdown TD has said notices, including a QR code, are being pinned on fences at…

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people before profit welcome oxfam report calling for wealth tax on multimillionaires

People Before Profit welcome Oxfam report calling for wealth tax on multimillionaires

People Before Profit TD Richard Boyd Barrett says he welcomes an Oxfam report published today calling for a 1.5% wealth tax on Ireland’s multimillionaires, to raise €4 billion. In a statement, the Dun Laoghaire TD said: “The Oxfam report confirms the absolutely staggering increase in…

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