Oirish Times Archived Stories
Kildare Couples fight over lotto win.
Couple done out of £1.65m when their weekly lotto ticket was sold to another couple.
sick Romanian resorts to stealing bras in Wicklow
A Romanian national living in County Wicklow decides to send his wife in Romania a surprise gift - a stolen bra.
Massive Irish Construction project hit with disaster as thousands of trucks a day will continue to clog up Dublin's city centre traffic after the opening of the €448m Port Tunnel because its entrance is not being built high enough!
Sierra Leone man runs amok in Cork apartment block, wrecking several rooms after fight with his Cork girlfriend.
abandoned on busy motorway by drunk dad
A 32-year old Dublin man was arrested when his son was found in a bush on a busy bypass.
man nets £250,000 from overgenerous bank.
The Dubliner gave the bank £1,200 to change into 300,000 peseta cheque. The bank mistakenly made the amount out in euros, and Hickey has done a runner to Spain refusing to give back the cash!
refused asylum drives 60mph up busy pedestrian street
Ten people were injured when a car was driven at high speeds up Dublin's Henry Street.
Drunken woman steals 3 children and car from crash
After a car crash in Dublin's busiest street, a woman from Finglas attempted to steal the crashed car, complete with three children in the back seat.
for Waterford Arts Festival searched for drugs
Forty life-sized fibre-glass pigs bound for Waterford have been detained for a fortnight by Dutch Customs who suspected they were being used for drug smuggling.
go on rampage in quiet Sligo pub
Drunken Travellers sparked a riot in a quiet country pub after being refused a second drink by a barmaid. The 20-strong mob wrecked the bar, smashing glasses, bottles and windows as the terrified woman alerted Gardai.
A boy facing robbery charges yesterday called a judge "a muppet" and told him: "Stick your warrants up your a**e." The youth had failed to show up for 6 previous court appearances.
Irish country singer and grannies heartthrob Daniel O'Donnell eventually tied the knot recently in his native County Donegal. Hundreds of his devoted fans turned up to wish the freakish singer well.
It was supposed to be the happiest day of her life. Laura Behan was to marry the man of her dreams. But before she could say "I do", immigration officers said: "No you don't."
hunt for 'suicide aid' pair
Gardai are hunting two Americans who are believed to have flown to Ireland to help a severely depressed woman commit suicide. The pair were thought to be part of a US euthanasia organisation, hired by Rosemary Toole, 49, through an Internet chatroom.
Irish mobile phone law ridiculed
A new piece of legislation was passed recently which means it's illegal to drive in Ireland with your mobile phone in your pocket - even if it's turned off!
willing to perform exorcism of the Irish parliament.
In order to help curb the hedonistic way that modern life in Ireland is being lived Tridentine Bishop Pius Kelly has written to to Irish Head of State, Bertie Ahern, to offer his help.
steal Steamroller for late night shenanigans
Two young men go on rampage in Duleek, County Meath with stolen jeep - crashing into a jeep and garden walls...but find time to stop for fish and chips!
to survive Nuclear Holocaust - Irish style
Calls for Junior minister Joe Jacobs to resign from his post after explaining in plain-talking gibberish what we should do should Sellafield come under terrorist attack.
runs over wife after 'slight' argument.
Man runs over his wife and later returns to the scene of the crime - to drive her to hospital.
Court Round-Up - August 2001
Includes news on a Gardai car chase involving a seventy year old woman in Kilkenny and a mad drunk Westport bloke who is still single-handedly fighting the Civil war
Foreigner clashes with O'Buachalla over speeding offence
French driver claim's he was well capable of driving at top speeds on a road which was "in very good condition for a road in Ireland".
Did you know that....31 Irish have died since 1996 by watering their Christmas tree while the fairy lights were plugged in? Did our Nation of drunken gobshites beat that this year?
debt led to fight in street
27-year-old Drogheda man who called to another man's flat looking
for money he was owed kicked in the door when the other man pretended
he was not there and then began fighting with him.
are so bad for you
A 33-year old man raised the rooftop, of Carlow last Friday night week when he got up on the roof in the centre of town to shout the names of the local drug dealers.