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Burglar who trapped OAP in basement jailed

Thomas Joseph McDonagh attempted to burgle a 90-year-old's Fulham home and has been jailed for four years [...]

Donegal lorry driver jailed for booze smuggling

Sean McFadden, of Letterkenny, was caught in Eastbourne with 63,342 litres of alcohol which was worth £29,000 in duty and taxes [...]

Boxer Stephen O’Meara jailed for coke dealing

The former professional boxer, who was managed by by Frank Warren, was today sentenced to 13 years imprisonment for supplying cocaine. [...]

London pub landlord donates RWC tickets to charity

Pat Logue, of Camden's Sheephaven Bay, has donated two sold out tickets to Ireland v France in aid of the Aisling Project [...]

Four Wembley constructors jailed for £4m VAT fraud

Irish nationals, living in Wembley, Edward Corr and Arthur Spring were part of the foursome involved [...]

Stage school opens for aspiring Brent youngsters

Kellie Bright, who plays Queen Vic landlady Linda Carter, will open the school in Kingsbury this Saturday [...]

New Irish animation stamps released

Ireland's postal service, An Post, has released a series of four colourful new stamps with stills from successful Irish animated film [...]

New £1 coin to feature a shamrock

The new 12-sided coin, designed by a 15-year-old competition winner, has been likened to the old threepenny bit which was withdrawn in 1971 [...]

Crossrail tunnelling nears completion

The project has broken into the eastern end of Liverpool Street station, marking completion of more than 40km of the total 42km needed for the train tunnels [...]

Mr Men get St. Patrick’s Day fever

In a new tale Mr Mischief gets up to no good with a leprechaun that he pairs up with over breakfast [...]

O’Donovan Waste Disposal MD made Fellow of the CILT

Jacqueline O'Donovan joins only five per cent of those awarded the status who are female [...]

‘Topping Out’ of new police training facility at Hendon

The £70 million redevelopment is self-funded from the selling of land and the proposed training is set to support the continued evolution of the Met [...]

This week’s Saint Patrick’s week-end Irish World on sale now

This week's edition has all the best of sport, arts, news and events for over the St. Patrick's period [...]

Supermarket worker found guilty of Irishman’s murder

The 27-year-old was convicted yesterday of murdering Sligo native Phillip Steels in London last September [...]

Author Terry Pratchett dies

Fantasy author Terry Pratchett has died aged 66 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. The author died at home, surrounded by his family. Pratchett wrote over 70 books, including 40 as part of the fantasyDiscworld series, [...]

Corkman fighting for his life after Liverpool attack

Stephen Donegan, 24, is in a critical condition in a Liverpool hospital after sustaining a serious head injury in the city centre [...]

Bernard (Brian) McKenna R.I.P.

Brian chaired the Longford Association for fifteen years and served in a variety of other capacities over many years. [...]

Teen pleads guilty to murder of Irishman in London

The 13-year-old will be sentenced on April 10 after stabbing Cork native Christopher John 'Jack' Barry in Edmonton in December [...]

Irish company saving UK fairies from homelessness

An Irish company is ‘winging in’ to help save Somerset fairies from homelessness as ‘fairy control’ has been implemented to preserve protected woodland [...]

Enda: More Irish will return in 2016 than leave

The Taoiseach made the ambitious statement at the launch of the new Diaspora policy [...]

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