Foley family’s ‘9/11 – Remember – Reflect – Educate’ event

The Foley family of Rockland County in New York, along with the 9/11 Education Foundation and the Town of Clarkstown, is hosting a two-day event to mark the 20th anniversary of September 11, 2001, and to bring attention to the ongoing consequences felt by families who are still suffering from the effects.  The event, “9/11 … Read more

Irish air traffic controllers warn of ‘disruption’ to air travel in letter to minister

A GROUP OF air traffic controllers has written directly to Government to raise concerns of disruption and safety in Irish airspace.   The claims, which were sent in an emailed letter and not communicated via a trade union, include allegations around the safety of the air traffic control system in Irish airspace. They allege the problems … Read more

Gogglebox’s Paige says mum couldn’t move her arm for 4 hours during ‘unglamorous’ filming

Paige Deville has spoken about why she has quit Channel 4 show Gogglebox and that her mum Sally, who co-starred with her on the sofa, faced particular difficulties while filming. The 25-year-old from Birmingham tweeted a stinging riposte to the producers of the hit show, which triumphed at the National Television Awards last week, slamming … Read more

General Milley’s fighting Irish roots helped him stand up to Trump

General Mark Milley, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has been at the center of an extraordinary revelation about making sure Donald Trump did not launch a nuclear attack in the new book “Peril” from journalists Bob Woodward and Robert Costa. According to “Peril,” which will be released next week, Milley was so … Read more

‘Abject failures’ in water plants led to illnesses

Minister for Housing Darragh O’Brien will meet the managing director of Irish Water and the chief executives of Dublin and Wexford local authorities on Saturday morning to discuss “abject failures” in the operation of two drinking water plants. The “serious incidents” occurred in drinking water plants that served parts of Dublin and Wexford. The plants … Read more

France recalls ambassadors in US, Australia over row

France has recalled its ambassadors to the US and Australia for consultation, French Foreign Minister announced, after Canberra ditched a deal to buy French submarines in favour of US vessels. Jean-Yves Le Drian said in a statement that the decision was made to immediately recall the two French ambassadors due to “the exceptional seriousness of … Read more