Advertisement
  TheJournal.ie uses cookies. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Click here to find out more »
Dublin: 8 °C Sunday 22 October, 2017

Today’s News

'We got one up on them': Wexford sludge row continues as company ordered to cease work

Residents were battling with an “obnoxious” odour for more than two years – now it has emerged the site didn’t have proper planning permission.

Yesterday’s News

See the Ophelia warnings on TV on Sunday? That was Ireland's emergency broadcasting system in action

It was the first time the system was brought into use in ireland under the 2009 Broadcasting Act.

From The42 'There was a lot of teary-eyed lads:' Roscommon footballer on discussing his brother's cancer battle Brothers In Arms

'There was a lot of teary-eyed lads:' Roscommon footballer on discussing his brother's cancer battle

Enda Smith spoke candidly about the inspiration he draws from his brother Cian in a new documentary about Roscommon’s 2017 championship.

How do you get a fingerprint from an elephant tusk? Award for groundbreaking project

Mark Moseley and Dr Leon Barron, from Wexford, developed a fingerprinting kit to identify elephant poachers.

Why six-storey 'mansion apartments', not skyscrapers, could solve Dublin's housing crisis

Top UK architect Alison Brooks says Irish cities could copy classic London property design.

Quiz: Are these quotes real or fake?

How well do you know your quotes?

Varadkar says he'll move the time of his Ard Fheis speech so it doesn't clash with Ireland-Denmark

Varadkar used his speech at this evening’s Fine Gael presidential dinner to take aim at the ‘latte socialists’ of the Irish left.

Maths Week: Your Saturday puzzle

Figure it out.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Storm Brian passes over Ireland, and Spain strips Catalonia of its ‘autonomous powers’ – it’s the Fix.

From The42 Immense defence and big Murray moment gives Munster win over Racing Slow Burner

Immense defence and big Murray moment gives Munster win over Racing

For an hour, Munster’s first home outing in Europe looked destined for a stalemate in a gruelling weather-hit contest.

'Have you tried actually applying for something with the Public Services Card? It's a painful experience'

It’s hard to think of one way that the expansion of the card is making life easier for citizens.

Limerick was amongst the hardest hit as Storm Brian made its way across the country

Much of the south of the country was hit by flooding as Storm Brian hit the country this morning.

How many homes and businesses lost their power during Storm Ophelia? It's the week in numbers

Plus: How many deaths are linked to pollution every year?

Missing Dublin teenager Stefan Mooney located

Stefan Mooney had been missing since last Monday.

Sinn Féin the big loser in latest opinion poll

The latest opinion poll by Red C for the Sunday Business Post shows somewhat diminishing returns for Gerry Adams’ party.

From The42 Huddersfield stun Mourinho with historic win as United suffer first defeat of the season Historic

Huddersfield stun Mourinho with historic win as United suffer first defeat of the season

First half goals from Aaron Mooy and Laurent Depoitre were enough to record a historic win for David Wagner’s side.

Donald Trump says he'll release all of the secret JFK assassination files

Reports in the US had indicated that certain files were set to be held back when the entire trove is opened to the public this coming Thursday.

Dublin Fire Brigade to use drones 'extensively' in the run up to Halloween

It will also use a live feed showing bonfires and other incidents similar to the one used for Storm Ophelia.

From The42 Sexton inspires Leinster to big win in Glasgow as Cullen's men seize control of pool Five Star Display

Sexton inspires Leinster to big win in Glasgow as Cullen's men seize control of pool

The eastern province laid down a real marker at Scotstoun as they ran in four tries.

Group of 15 junior sailors rescued from wrath of Storm Brian in Dun Laoghaire harbour

It’s understood the youngsters were having a sailing lesson when the storm took a hold.

From The42 Munster must be squeaky clean as Storm Brian and Dan Carter descend on Limerick Champions Cup

Munster must be squeaky clean as Storm Brian and Dan Carter descend on Limerick

Ronan O’Gara’s Racing 92 look well equipped to make it an uncomfortable evening for Munster.

Couple had children while being held hostage in Afghanistan as they dreamed of a big family

“We’re Irish, haha,” the father said as way of explanation.

Suspect arrested after four people stabbed in Munich knife attack

A detained suspect “very strongly resembles” the perpetrator of the attacks, according to the Munich police.

Poll: Do you plan on dressing up for Halloween? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you plan on dressing up for Halloween?

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

Spain's government has stripped Catalonia of its 'autonomous powers'

The move had been widely expected in the wake of Catalonia’s recent disputed vote for independence.

GIY: Ophelia's casualties in the garden and collecting seaweed post storm

I spent Monday hunkered down at home, waiting on The Storm Formerly Known As Hurricane Ophelia to do its worst, writes Michael Kelly.

Dublin Airport will get a 'flagship' new liquor store with a major overhaul of Terminal 2

It comes shortly after ex-Brown Thomas boss Dalton Philips took up the top job at DAA.

Sniffer dogs help discover 8,000 cigarettes and €15k in cash

Three people were questioned in relation to the seizure.

Facial recognition used to publicly shame jaywalkers and toilet paper thieves in China

Facial recognition is being used in a whole host of ways in China, and police say it is making the country safer.

From The42 'I had an elbow in the throat when I was tackling - I lost my voice straight away' Preview

'I had an elbow in the throat when I was tackling - I lost my voice straight away'

Ulster’s Chris Henry looks forward to his side’s Champions Cup clash with La Rochelle on Sunday.

'It belongs in the bin': Expanding Cork city has potential to be destructive across rural Ireland say TDs

Rural TDs fear expanding Cork city would set a dangerous precedent in councils across the country.

Poll: How often do you break the speed limit? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How often do you break the speed limit?

Gardaí checked the speed of over 140,000 vehicles yesterday.

'If jihadists die, it's for the best' - France doesn't want its citizens who became Isis fighters coming home

French citizens are among the biggest contingent of overseas fighters who have joined the so-called Islamic State.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s everything you need to know as the weekend gets started.

Major study finds HPV vaccine in women was not linked with 44 chronic diseases

No other serious safety concerns were identified in the study of more than three million women.

'Abstinence-only approach to nicotine has created undue fears about alternatives'

We need truthful information on the relative risks of cigarettes compared to the various smoke-free alternative products, writes David T Sweanor.

Boots Ireland recalls baby soothers over health and safety fears

A “manufacturing fault” led to the recall.

Man in his 20s dies after being knocked down by two cars in Louth

The incident happened shortly after 3am this morning.

1 2 3 4 5