News (Ireland)

Contending Tiger Woods freaks out partner who missed the cut

CAROUNSTIE, Scotland — Tiger Woods is in contention for the 147th British Open at Carnoustie.<p>Woods, who is seeking his first major championship in 10 …

Sports

With Brexit Deadlocked, Britain Stares Over a Cliff

LONDON — For all the drama of knife-edge votes in Parliament, the sniping and sabotage, the resignations and political insurrections, Britain is now staring at a hard truth. Its deadline for exiting the European Union is less than nine months away. And there is no workable plan in sight.<p>The …

Great Britain

Sunburn images show epic tan fails - and bruised egos to match

OW du soleil! The lobstered sunbathers left with sore and sun-damaged skin... and bruised egos to match<p>If you want to make the most of the hot …

Public Health England

Fianna Fáil sees support drop in latest poll

Micheál Martin's party is down three points to 21pc.<p>That's 13 points behind Taoiseach Leo Varadkar's Fine Gael which is up three to 34pc.<p>Fianna Fáil …

Leo Varadkar

Meghan Markle 'lives in fear' father will leak conversations

Meghan Markle is reportedly living 'in fear' of her father leaking personal conversations while she feels she has 'no choice' but to ignore him.The …

Leo Varadkar

Jacob Rees-Mogg says Brussels chiefs are acting like the Mafia — this is why

JACOB Rees Mogg last night accused Brussels of behaving like criminal mobsters.<p>The Brexit ringleader hit out out at the EU chief negotiator Michel …

Jacob Rees-Mogg

Brexit latest: Jacob Rees-Mogg says Britain is on course to quit EU with NO deal

Jacob Rees-Mogg has said Britain is heading for a no-deal Brexit – but insisted it is “nothing to be frightened of”.<p>The hardline Brexiteer insisted …

Great Britain

South Belfast 'romance scam' stopped by bank staff

A £1500 'romance scam' was foiled by an alert staff member at a Belfast bank.<p>Police said that the scam was one of three reported in the South Belfast …

Belfast

Watch: Car 'donuts' around Northern Ireland car park - police have 'burning questions for idiot driver'

Police are hunting the driver of a car seen 'donuting' around a Northern Ireland car park.<p>It comes after Carrickfergus officers found footage of a …

Northern Ireland

Sunderland eye loan deal for Aston Villa striker Ross McCormack

• <b>Ross McCormack has no future at Aston Villa under manager Steve Bruce</b>• <b><br>Scottish striker is one of the players the club are keen to sell this summer</b>• <b><br>Th</b> …

Soccer

How many new species of shark could be heading for Irish waters? It's the week in numbers

Hammerhead Shark<p>Image: Shutterstock/Martin Voeller<p>Hammerhead Shark<p>Image: Shutterstock/Martin Voeller<p>EVERY WEEK, <i>TheJournal.ie</i> offers a selection of …

Financial Services

'A true gentleman' - tributes paid to former Minister Martin O'Donoghue, who has died aged 85

The tribute was made by Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin following the death of the former TD for Dun Laoghaire at the age of 85.<p>Mr O’Donoghue was …

Fianna Fáil

Carnoustie's jumping as Woods rolls back the years

It was almost like he’d never been away. Tiger Woods rolled back the years and rolled in the putts as he put himself right in contention at The …

Golf

Can countries divesting from fossil fuels halt climate change?

On 12 July, Ireland’s parliament voted for a bill that requires the country’s €8 billion investment fund to sell off all coal, oil and gas …

Energy

Danny Ward discusses Liverpool exit after joining Leicester

<b>Wales goalkeeper Danny Ward is convinced he can take his game to another level after completing a switch to Leicester from Liverpool.</b><p>Ward has signed …

Soccer

‘Now more than ever Palestine need us’

Activists from various local parties and groups have called for the expulsion of the Israeli Ambassador to Ireland during an emergency rally in Derry.<p>…

Israel

Rise in women travelling from Northern Ireland to England for abortions

The number of women travelling from Northern Ireland to have an abortion in England has jumped dramatically since the government set up a special hotline in March.<p>A total of 342 women and girls – including at least one 12-year-old – went to England for a termination through the British Pregnancy …

Northern Ireland

Theresa May Northern Ireland visit: Remainer and Brexiteer give their verdicts

As Theresa May's NI visit draws to a close, two commentators - one a Remainer and one a Brexiteer - give their verdict.<p>Remainer Tom Kelly: A no deal …

Great Britain

Funeral held for nurse who died on holiday in Turkey

The funeral of Séaneen McCullough, a nurse from Northern Ireland who died on holiday in Turkey, has taken place.<p>Requiem Mass took place on Saturday …

Northern Ireland

High profile GAA figures back call for Liam Miller match to be held at Páirc Uí Chaoimh

Image: EMPICS Sport<p>Image: EMPICS Sport<p>A NUMBER OF high profile figures in the GAA community have added their voices to the call for the Liam Miller …

Liam Miller

PM awards outstanding Welsh mental health volunteer – The Pembrokeshire Herald

St Davids lifeboat called to aid of swimmer drifting in current<p>ON FRIDAY (Jul 20) at 12.19pm St Davids RNLI all-weather lifeboat Norah Wortley …

Mental Health

Water mains upgrade could cause disruption

Contractors say they will keep disruption to a minimum in Maghera during a water main renewal programme over coming weeks.<p>NI Water is currently …

Water

Ireland arm of Grafton Recruitment sold to Staffline

<b>The Irish businesses of Grafton Recruitment have been sold to the Nottingham-based Staffline group.</b><p>Grafton, which is based in Belfast, is one of Ireland's largest recruitment firms with turnover of around £75m in 2017.<p>The deal does not includes Grafton's other businesses in continental …

Ireland

Five Oxford United players to look out for as they face Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace play their third pre-season friendly of the summer this afternoon (Saturday) as they face Oxford United.<p>The Eagles make the trip to …

Soccer

OPINION: ‘Brexit means Brexit’ - what does that mean?

‘Brexit means Brexit’, so the British Government keeps telling us. However, two years on from the referendum, none of us know exactly what Brexit …

Great Britain

On the crest of a wave: The cruise ship passengers flocking to Northern Ireland

The history, the architecture, the food, the friendly people and, for once, the weather - tourists are visiting Belfast for a variety of reasons and …

Ireland

All the Walls of Belfast

Overview<p>All the Walls of Belfast by Sarah Carlson<p><i>The Carnival at Bray</i> meets <i>West Side Story</i> in Sarah Carlson’s powerful YA debut; set in post-conflict …

West Side Story

Victim of drowning off Malin Head laid to rest

Two families were united in grief as the first victim of the Malin Head drowning tragedy in Co Donegal was laid to rest.Gerry ‘Malin’ Doherty was one …

Emergency Medicine

EU investigates ‘illegal’ 56-hour lorry journey of two-week-old calves destined for veal market

European Union lawyers are investigating a formal complaint from animal-welfare campaigners who claim that hundreds of unweaned calves were sent on a …

Environment

Soyizwapi fires Blitzboks past Ireland

Siviwe Soyizwapi scored four tries as the Blitzboks defeated Ireland 45-7 in their opening game at the Sevens World Cup in San Francisco on …

South African Rugby