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# grounded
Man charged with causing breach of the peace on board Ryanair flight
The man had been arrested last night.
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# Racism
Irish Rail criticised after Indian man and parents suffer racist abuse on Belfast to Dublin train
Prasun Bhattacharjee spoke to RTÉ’s Liveline yesterday about the incident.
# Courts
€25k award for bus passenger who was injured after driver braked to avoid hitting man
The court heard that the woman had been thrown forward, injuring her face, neck, shoulders and arm.
# feline sad
US airlines are tightening the leash on 'emotional support animals'
Earlier this week, an airline turned away a peacock, because of health and safety concerns.
# Commuters
Pregnant woman wants seat on Tokyo metro - there's an app for that
The service allows a pregnant woman to send a message when she wants a seat.
# rising complaints
Taxi driver fined after passenger forced to keep window open because of 'extremely dirty' car
There’s been a 25% rise in complaints about taxis in the first six months of this year.
# back on the road
Taxi driver who 'snapped' and ran over passenger who didn't pay fare has driving ban lifted
The driver had been banned from driving in 2014.
Madrid is putting up signs to stop 'el manspreading' on its buses
The company said that this would be similar to what already exists in other transport systems worldwide.
# Emergency
Miami to London flight diverted to Shannon after passenger became seriously ill
The patient was taken to University Hospital Limerick for treatment.
# Safety
Korean Air crew to 'readily use stun guns' on troublesome passengers
The airline said it will also try to have at least one male flight attendant on duty for each flight.
# Brisbane
Bus driver burns to death in Australia after passenger sets him on fire
Passengers were said to be “traumatised” by what happened.
# fake taxi
'Fake taxi' driver 'lucky to avoid jail' for continuing to drive vehicle after being banned
Dubliner Trevor Johnson admitted to being “in dire financial circumstances” when arrested earlier this month.
'Abusive' passenger charged more than €9k after causing diversion to Shannon
She also received a lifetime ban.
# Tragedy
A menu saved from the 'millionaires lifeboat' off the sinking Titanic is going to auction
It is expected to reach up to $70,000.
# Disruptive
Man charged with endangering aircraft after being hauled off plane in Belfast
The flight from Rome to Chicago was forced to make a stop in Belfast so he could be removed.
# Tragedy
New images show the Lusitania lying on the seabed off the coast of Cork
Tomorrow will mark 100 years to the day that the RMS Luistania sinking.
# passenger
Eamon Dunphy isn't the only RTE pundit who thinks James McCarthy should offer Ireland more
The Everton midfielder isn’t the most popular man among Irish pundits at the moment.
# Road Deaths
Two fatal road crashes within 24 hours - in Sligo and in Co Cork
A man in his 80s died in the Sligo crash. In Cork, a woman in her 30s was killed when her car collided with an SUV.
# Investigation
Taxi hijacked at knifepoint in Ballymun at 2.30am
A small amount of cash was stolen during the incident.
# co meath
Renewed appeal for witnesses after passenger dies in fatal collision
A second man was injured in the collision after the car struck a wall.
# Come Fly With Me
Flying high: August was Knock Airport's busiest month in history
Traffic to and from the UK is still strong – up 21% on last August.
# Road Death
Man to appear in court in relation to fatal road traffic collision in Wicklow
A 23-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.
# passenger
Swap Kagawa for Fellaini in Munich and Manchester United have an outside chance
The transfer window signing from Everton was out of his depth at Old Trafford last night.
# who got lucky?
The most played songs on Irish radio in 2013 were...
Can you guess the one Irish artist?
# Listowel
Passenger dies after car collides with ditch
Gardaí are now looking for witnesses to the incident in Co Kerry this afternoon.
# roadies
9 in-the-car habits we all need to break
Do not do these. Any of them. Stoppit.
# Roads
Woman killed and 8-year-old girl injured in Kerry crash
The 47-year-old driver was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash this afternoon.
# Road Deaths
Young man killed in Dublin road crash
The 22-year-old was the passenger of a car that hit a tree in the Baldwinstown area last night.
# Ryanair
Ryanair apologises after refusing refund for dead customer
Doug Parsons was told that the cost of his mother’s flight would not be refunded because she hadn’t died within 28 days of the flight date.
# Roads
One dead and two seriously injured in Cavan crash
A man in his 20s was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash in Stradone in Cavan overnight.
# Road Deaths
96 per cent of motorcyclists killed on Irish roads are male
Information on collisions over the last three years shows that most collisions happen when a motorcyclist is overtaking another vehicle turning right.
QUIZ: Are you a nightmare car passenger?
You’re about to find out.
# Road Death
Man killed in Monaghan road crash
The 22-year-old was the front seat passenger in a car which collided with another vehicle.
# Aer Lingus
Aer Lingus announces increase in August passenger numbers
The total number of people travelling with Aer Lingus increased by 2.2 per cent overall in August of this year, although the number of short haul passengers was down by 1.2 per cent.
# need to know
The Evening Fix: Sunday
Things we learned, loved and shared today.
# sleepy
Pakistan to Paris passenger sleeps through stop - and flies back to Pakistan
An inquiry has been launched into how cabin crew failed to notice the woman on board during the plane’s stopover.
# titanic100
17 bits of tacky Titanic memorabilia
From shower curtains to inflatable slides, here are some of the items you may not want to mark the disaster’s 100th anniversary with…
# Roads
Woman dies and three people seriously injured in Kildare car crash
An SUV collided with a car near Youngstown in Kildare earlier this evening.
# biofuels
US airlines go green by running flights on biofuels
A number of US airlines are now running their planes on biofuels – such as algae-based and vegetable-based fuels – in an effort to fly cleaner and greener.
# Australia
Pilot dies when light airplane dives into ocean at Sydney beach
Passenger has been pulled alive from light aircraft which crashed into the sea – its outline can be clearly seen under the water.