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: 10 °C Thursday 8 December, 2016

Today’s News

Plans for human community on Mars pushed backed by five years

Mars One said its first manned mission to the red planet would now not happen until 2031, having previously targeted 2026.

Mick Jagger welcomes eighth child at age of 73

Jagger already has seven children ranging in age from 17 to 46, from four previous relationships

Comeback on hold?: Nearly 75% of people don't want Bertie back

Fewer than one people in five think Fianna Fáil should let him back in.

'I'm not a victim, I'm a survivor': MP gives powerful speech about being raped at 14 House Of Commons This post contains videos

'I'm not a victim, I'm a survivor': MP gives powerful speech about being raped at 14

A number of MPs were moved to tears when Michelle Thomson recalled the ordeal.

SPONSORED

Family forced out of home after 'toxic' mould made their children sick, court told

Shane and Antoinette O’Reilly claim issues with their house resulted in their two young sons developing respiratory infections.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday News Fix This post contains videos

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Austin Stack confronts Gerry Adams, more road deaths, and woman fined for bigamy in Limerick.

American hero and pioneering astronaut John Glenn dies aged 95 Godspeed This post contains videos

American hero and pioneering astronaut John Glenn dies aged 95

Glenn was the first US astronaut to orbit the earth.

Enda Kenny and Gerry Adams face off over blacked-out van driver

The Taoiseach called on the Sinn Féin leader to give more information to gardaí.

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

SPONSORED

From The42 We'll Leave It There So: Dundalk bow out, Heaslip's options and all today's sport Thursday

We'll Leave It There So: Dundalk bow out, Heaslip's options and all today's sport

Plus, the fixture details for tomorrow’s Champions Cup action.

From The42 Dundalk bow out of the Europa League after narrow defeat in Israel Courageous

Dundalk bow out of the Europa League after narrow defeat in Israel

The Louth club lost out to Maccabi Tel-Aviv but results elsewhere meant they couldn’t qualify anyway.

DEBATE ROOM: Is the insurance industry to blame for spiralling insurance prices?

A damning new report concluded that lack of transparency from the insurance industry is a major contributing factor to the rising cost of motor insurance.

Elderly man dies after being hit by car in Roscommon

The N5 is closed between Frenchpark and Ballaghaderreen and diversions are in place.

Woman fined €100 after admitting bigamy at Limerick court

“The offence of bigamy would be the talk of the town.”

Truck drivers protest outside Leinster House over tyre levy Haulage This post contains videos

Truck drivers protest outside Leinster House over tyre levy

Industry groups said the move will cost drivers upwards of €15 per tyre.

Enda Kenny turns on the Christmas lights in Dublin's north inner city

A candlelight vigil was also held to remember those that have died from drugs.

Bernadette Scully: 'I had lost my reason for living. I had lost my Emily.'

The Offaly GP denies the manslaughter of her daughter.

Mother whose son was killed by drink driver brings about change in bail law

Drink drivers involved in fatal crashes will not be permitted to drive while they are awaiting trial.

Christmas presents stolen from postmen and post vans in Dublin

The three robberies happened in the Ballyfermot area at the start of this week.

Taxi driver convicted of sexual assault on young woman after collecting her from Dublin pub

Augustin Ion’s claims that she wouldn’t pay a fare were rejected as a ’tissue of lies’.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Cystic Fibrosis patients being 'used as pawns' in Orkambi medication negotiations

The drugs are currently too expensive for the HSE to make available to patients.

Son of Brian Stack confronts Gerry Adams over murder of his father

Austin Stack turned up at a Sinn Féin press conference in Dublin today.

6.5 magnitude earthquake strikes off the coast of northern California USA

6.5 magnitude earthquake strikes off the coast of northern California

Seismologists said that no major tsunami threat was expected.

Teenage motorcyclist dies in Dublin crash

The incident happened this lunchtime at the junction of Killbarron Park and Cromcastle Road.

'It's going to be amazing': Katie set for PPV debut in front of biggest crowd of her career

US broadcaster Showtime interested in screening Saturday night’s fight against Viviane Obenauf.

Over 1,200 dead fish found along important spawning river in Cork

Fisheries Ireland says a large discharge of raw slurry into the Owentaraglin River, a tributary of the Blackwater, is likely to have caused the fish kill.

Man arrested for rape and aggravated kidnapping of 11-year-old girl in Tennessee

The girl was walking to school at 7am Monday morning when the assault occurred.

Dublin man plans to return to work after €11.3m lottery win

The winning ticket for last Saturday’s jackpot was bought on Amiens street.

'Callous and hurtful': Sister of missing Philip Cairns on online claims

Sandra Cairns spoke of the pain her family has endured after false claims about Philip were made online.

Temple Bar tattoo parlour defends sprinkler system to deter rough sleepers Dublin Ink This post contains images

Temple Bar tattoo parlour defends sprinkler system to deter rough sleepers

The business said its intention was not to cause harm to anyone.

Four men arrested for greyhound theft released without charge

A garda spokesperson said a file had been sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Serious accident at Sellafield would pose 'no immediate risks to health' in Ireland

A recent BBC panorama investigation suggested there were serious safety concerns at the plant.

From the All Ireland Final to Chewbacca Mom - here are the most talked about things on Facebook this year

From elections to David Bowie, it has been a busy year for Facebook.

Filmmaker Risteard Ó Domhnaill: 'It's time for us to take ownership of decision-making regarding our natural resources'

How many of us really know what is going on in our coastal communities, asks director of The Pipe, Risteard Ó Domhnaill.

'End of playtime': Marine Le Pen wants to ban 'foreigners' from state schools

She later clarified that she only wanted to block education for illegal immigrants.

Life expectancy drops in the US for the first time in decades

“This is unusual,” said an epidemiologist at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

From The42 Ex-Leinster coach Gibbes emerges as contender to succeed Lam at Connacht Familiar Face

Ex-Leinster coach Gibbes emerges as contender to succeed Lam at Connacht

The New Zealander is currently working as an assistant coach at Top 14 club Clermont.

All children to have access to music lessons under ambitious new Irish culture plan

The plan is built around five pillars and will involve communities, schools, and arts stakeholders.

'He called my son a monkey and black b****rd': Rise in reports of racist incidents

In one reported incident, children were sprayed with bleach by other kids in their neighbourhood.

1 2 3 4 5