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#Costa del Sol

# costa-del-sol - Tuesday 17 August, 2021

Spanish police release image of operation targetting Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch
# The Monk
# The Monk

Spanish police release image of operation targetting Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch

Aug 17th 2021, 9:03 AM 60,763 Views 0 Comments

Hutch, 58, was arrested last Thursday on foot of a European Arrest Warrant in Fuengirolo.

# costa-del-sol - Monday 27 July, 2020

Irish man (20s) dies after being hit by car in Costa del Sol, Spain
# Marbella
# Marbella

Irish man (20s) dies after being hit by car in Costa del Sol, Spain

Jul 27th 2020, 9:31 PM 81,290 Views 10 Comments

The Dublin man died in the early hours of this morning following the incident.

# costa-del-sol - Saturday 28 December, 2019

Mother says two children and husband who died in Spanish pool were able to swim
# Costa Del Sol
# Costa Del Sol

Mother says two children and husband who died in Spanish pool were able to swim

Dec 28th 2019, 7:51 AM 53,343 Views 16 Comments

In a statement, an “utterly heartbroken” Olubunmi Diya said she believed “something was wrong with the pool”.

# costa-del-sol - Thursday 26 December, 2019

British father who drowned with children in Spanish pool 'could not swim'
# Costa Del Sol
# Costa Del Sol

British father who drowned with children in Spanish pool 'could not swim'

Updated Dec 26th 2019, 6:31 PM 83,640 Views 11 Comments

The three died in tragic circumstances on Christmas Eve.

# costa-del-sol - Wednesday 25 December, 2019

British father and his two children drown in swimming pool in the Costa del Sol
# Fuengirola
# Fuengirola

British father and his two children drown in swimming pool in the Costa del Sol

Dec 25th 2019, 8:17 AM 61,735 Views 22 Comments

It’s understood a 9-year-old girl got into difficulty and her older brother and father tried to rescue her.

# costa-del-sol - Saturday 22 June, 2019

Irish man who was fatally stabbed in Spain named as 53 year-old charity worker John Pender
# Costa Del Sol
# Costa Del Sol

Irish man who was fatally stabbed in Spain named as 53 year-old charity worker John Pender

Jun 22nd 2019, 7:25 AM 52,915 Views 15 Comments

A British man has been arrested over the incident.

# costa-del-sol - Friday 21 June, 2019

Irishman (53) dies following stabbing in Costa del Sol pub
# Fuengirola
# Fuengirola

Irishman (53) dies following stabbing in Costa del Sol pub

Jun 21st 2019, 10:45 AM 78,937 Views 23 Comments

A British man has been arrested by Spanish police in connection with the incident.

# costa-del-sol - Monday 29 January, 2018

18 things that always happen when you're watching A Place In The Sun
# Costa Del Sol
From The Daily Edge
# Costa Del Sol

18 things that always happen when you're watching A Place In The Sun

Jan 29th 2018, 9:00 PM 15,000 Views 2 Comments

“Wait, why am I watching A Place In The Sun?” *watches four episodes back-to-back*

# costa-del-sol - Saturday 1 April, 2017

'I want to die here, not on some miserable grey street in Manchester' - British expats in Spain fearful of the Brexit effect
# Feeling Gloomy
# Feeling Gloomy

'I want to die here, not on some miserable grey street in Manchester' - British expats in Spain fearful of the Brexit effect

Apr 1st 2017, 8:45 AM 39,641 Views 96 Comments

Free public healthcare and a state pension guaranteed to increase with inflation are just two of the perks expats could lose when Brexit takes hold.

# costa-del-sol - Monday 9 January, 2017

Animal shelter boss jailed for killing hundreds of healthy cats and dogs
# Málaga
# Málaga

Animal shelter boss jailed for killing hundreds of healthy cats and dogs

Jan 9th 2017, 6:00 PM 16,516 Views 32 Comments

Carmen Marin Aguilar (72) was also fined €19,800.

# costa-del-sol - Saturday 6 August, 2016

Irishman in serious condition after falling from balcony in Spain
# Costa Del Sol
# Costa Del Sol

Irishman in serious condition after falling from balcony in Spain

Aug 6th 2016, 10:57 AM 31,735 Views 26 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs has confirmed it is providing consular assistance to the man’s family.

# costa-del-sol - Thursday 18 February, 2016

Irish woman among six arrested in Spain over violence and organised crime
# Costa Del Sol
# Costa Del Sol

Irish woman among six arrested in Spain over violence and organised crime

Feb 18th 2016, 9:50 PM 30,302 Views 15 Comments

The Dublin woman was arrested on suspicion of membership of an organised crime group.

# costa-del-sol - Sunday 20 December, 2015

'I’m 99% sure she’s not coming home, but I still have that 1%'
# Amy Fitzpatrick
# Amy Fitzpatrick

'I’m 99% sure she’s not coming home, but I still have that 1%'

Dec 20th 2015, 1:00 PM 33,373 Views 0 Comments

Amy Fitzpatrick’s mother has spoken about how she hopes her daughter will still be found, almost eight years after her disappearance in Spain.

# costa-del-sol - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

Funeral of murdered criminal Gary Hutch takes place in Dublin
# Costa Del Sol
# Costa Del Sol

Funeral of murdered criminal Gary Hutch takes place in Dublin

Oct 6th 2015, 1:51 PM 54,059 Views 67 Comments

He was shot dead at a holiday resort on Spain’s Costa Del Sol last month.

# costa-del-sol - Friday 25 September, 2015

Convicted armed robber Gary Hutch shot dead on Costa Del Sol
# Fatal Attack
# Fatal Attack

Convicted armed robber Gary Hutch shot dead on Costa Del Sol

Sep 25th 2015, 7:30 AM 90,313 Views 71 Comments

He is a nephew of Gerry ‘the Monk’ Hutch.

# costa-del-sol - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

An Irish hero who saved people from a burning building has died in a Spanish car crash
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

An Irish hero who saved people from a burning building has died in a Spanish car crash

Sep 8th 2015, 11:45 AM 23,512 Views 12 Comments

Sean McShea was involved in the single-car collision yesterday morning.

# costa-del-sol - Sunday 7 September, 2014

Irish criminal shot dead in the Costa del Sol
# Marbella
# Marbella

Irish criminal shot dead in the Costa del Sol

Sep 7th 2014, 7:13 AM 33,719 Views 17 Comments

The 45-year-old died after being shot in a bar in the Elviria area of Marbella.

# costa-del-sol - Monday 18 August, 2014

Two-year-old Irish boy drowns in Spanish swimming pool
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Two-year-old Irish boy drowns in Spanish swimming pool

Aug 18th 2014, 4:58 PM 55,045 Views 22 Comments

It’s believed the child fell from a wall into a neighbour’s pool.

# costa-del-sol - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Irish mother and daughter dead in suspected murder-suicide in Spain
# Costa Del Sol
# Costa Del Sol

Irish mother and daughter dead in suspected murder-suicide in Spain

Jun 27th 2013, 7:24 AM 22,819 Views 25 Comments

A family of three were found dead in an apartment in the southern Spanish town of Mijas yesterday evening

# costa-del-sol - Friday 31 August, 2012

Thousands flee deadly wildfire in Spain
# Wildfire
# Wildfire

Thousands flee deadly wildfire in Spain

Aug 31st 2012, 4:30 PM 4,885 Views 6 Comments

At least one person has been killed by the forest fires and five injured, officials say.

# costa-del-sol - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

Irish man 'Lucky' convicted of Spanish bar shooting
# Courts
# Courts

Irish man 'Lucky' convicted of Spanish bar shooting

Jul 20th 2011, 10:19 AM 1,717 Views 4 Comments

Eric Wilson was found guilty of the murder of Daniel Smith last July.

# costa-del-sol - Tuesday 12 July, 2011

Irish man 'Lucky' accused of Spanish bar shooting
# Trial
# Trial

Irish man 'Lucky' accused of Spanish bar shooting

Jul 12th 2011, 10:10 AM 1,158 Views 2 Comments

Eric ‘Lucky’ Wilson denies murdering Daniel Smith in July last year.

# costa-del-sol - Wednesday 11 May, 2011

Mother of missing teen Amy claims 'smear campaign'
# Missing
# Missing

Mother of missing teen Amy claims 'smear campaign'

May 11th 2011, 1:00 PM 4,597 Views 0 Comments

Audrey Fitzpatrick denies weekend reports that Amy was neglected and dabbled in drink and drugs.

# costa-del-sol - Tuesday 22 February, 2011

Irish man and suspected killer of Irish father appear on Costa del Sol most wanted list
# Costa Del Sol
# Costa Del Sol

Irish man and suspected killer of Irish father appear on Costa del Sol most wanted list

Feb 22nd 2011, 9:03 AM 2,017 Views 0 Comments

The list features a suspected Irish paedophile in his 60s and the suspected murderer of John O’Neill. Both are thought to have fled to Spain.