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Dublin: 14 °C Wednesday 24 May, 2017

Today’s News

China is clamping down on bike rentals due to on-street 'chaos'

More than three million rental bikes have been placed on Chinese streets.

Some simple steps can make the most dangerous job in Ireland a little safer

Sometimes it’s even a matter of just getting someone to help.

Column: 'Women in full time employment work for free for one month every year'

In Ireland, women currently earn around 13.9 per cent less than men, writes Ivana Bacik.

When it's all over, can Simon and Leo still be friends?

There was no awkwardness around the Cabinet table yesterday, apparently.


Calls for heads to roll in State watchdog after acquittal of Seán FitzPatrick

The Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement led the investigation.

Compassion, defiance, gratitude, grief - but no place for hatred in our Manchester joined thousands of Mancunians as they stood united in the face of terrorism last night.

5 spectacular park-and-walk trips near Dublin - and a VW camper from halfway round the world

Yesterday’s News

The homeless men who rushed to help the Manchester Arena victims

“Just because I’m homeless, it doesn’t mean I haven’t got a heart,” Stephen Jones said.

460,000 people in Ireland could be exposed to cancer-causing radon

Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas, which does not have a taste, odour or colour.

UK threat level raised 'indicating a further attack is expected imminently'

The move will see military personnel on the streets.

Massive search off Howth coast after reports of person in trouble

Over 40 people were involved in the search effort.

From The42 The iconic Irish international and the unmitigated disaster of signing for Johan Cruyff's Ajax Double Dutch

The iconic Irish international and the unmitigated disaster of signing for Johan Cruyff's Ajax

Frank Stapleton swapped Manchester for Amsterdam in 1987, played alongside Frank Rijkaard and kept Dennis Bergkamp out of the team.

Minister insists no child will lose mental health place after 'indefensible' closure of beds

Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin urged the government to intervene.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Tributes from around the world were paid to the victims of last night’s Manchester Arena attack.

Tom Clonan: 'There was a level of support and pre-meditation to this sinister attack'

In Manchester, in attacking an Ariana Grande concert, the deliberately chosen target was children, writes Tom Clonan.

'Always remember, never forget, forever Manchester' - Poet pays emotional tribute to his city

Tony Walsh paid tribute to the city’s spirit, to its contributions to art, politics and sport and to the strength of its people.

Aslan pay tribute to their manager and '7th member' who died yesterday

Svenn Braamark suffered a heart attack while helping his neighbour tackle a fire.

'Victory' as astronauts fix power box during critical space walk

It was unclear what caused the MDM to fail.

8 and 18-year-old girls the first named victims of Manchester attack RIP

8 and 18-year-old girls the first named victims of Manchester attack

Saffie Roussos and Georgina Callander died after the Manchester Arena was targeted last night.

Controversial Kilkenny bridge finally opens

But not everyone is happy.

From The42 Austria boss baffled as defender skips Ireland clash for his wedding day Double Booked

Austria boss baffled as defender skips Ireland clash for his wedding day

Under-pressure Marcel Koller is not happy that Andreas Ulmer has planned his big day to clash with the upcoming World Cup qualifier.

Mother called toddler a 'fake child' on day she killed him, court hears

The sentencing hearing is taking place today.

State watchdog 'fully accepts' it coached witnesses in FitzPatrick trial

But the state corporate watchdog says that its practices have since changed.

Former CIA director says he set up group to focus on Trump campaign's contacts with Russia

Brennan’s statements again put details about the campaign’s contacts with the Kremlin into the spotlight.

As it happened: Police name man accused of Manchester attack as thousands turn out at vigil for victims

Salman Abedi detonated an improvised explosive device, killing 22 and injuring 59 – many of them children and teens.

Garda tells court he was hit by can of Red Bull during Jobstown protest

The judge told the jury this morning that she was discharging the female juror.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Child with an intellectual disability placed in hospital for three months

The Ombudsman for Children is concerned that this is a children’s rights issue and plan to pursue the issue in 2017.

Gardaí seeking help finding teen missing since Friday

Aleks is described as six foot of thin build, with tight brown hair and blue eyes.

Hindu chef unfairly dismissed after going on prayer leave after his dad died

The chef was required to mourn for 40 days.

Young people are worried they are addicted to their smartphones

54% of students said they checked their phones in the classroom in the last seven days

From The42 Ireland's Leona Maguire named US National Player of the Year Winner

Ireland's Leona Maguire named US National Player of the Year

The Cavan woman finished second at yesterday’s NCAA Championship to finish her season.

'The parent is the expert': How to talk to children about the Manchester attack

An Irish psychologist explains how to talk to your child about a terror attack like last night’s.

HSE review of maternity complaints finds patients not treated with dignity or respect

Health Minister Simon Harris said it is ‘regretted’ that it took such a long time for families to be heard on their babies’ deaths.

James Bond actor Roger Moore dies aged 89 RIP

James Bond actor Roger Moore dies aged 89

His family released a statement saying that he passed away following a battle with cancer.

Two men arrested and gardaí recover €900,000 as part of money laundering operation

Gardaí arrested the men (aged 31 and 67) this morning.

"Ireland is not immune from this threat" - Gardaí extend sympathies to victims of Manchester attack

Gardaí say that an attack is possible but not likely in Ireland.

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