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: 15 °C Monday 1 September, 2014

Today’s News

Tesco’s position as top Irish supermarket choice is looking increasingly shaky

No prizes for guessing who the UK seller is losing ground to…

From The Score ‘I think it will be a big mistake if Brian Cody starts Henry Shefflin’ Cats Call

‘I think it will be a big mistake if Brian Cody starts Henry Shefflin’

Should Kilkenny start King Henry against Tipperary?

From Business ETC ‘Largest ever’ fundraising campaign planned for Mayo craft distillery Penny In The Jar

‘Largest ever’ fundraising campaign planned for Mayo craft distillery

Nephin Distillery is hoping to raise €114,000 over the next 35 days.

Pakistan state TV back on air after protesters storm building

The military urged the protesters to leave saying it was ‘embarrassing to everybody’.

SPONSORED

Terrorist attack warning goes viral, London police say ‘It’s a complete hoax’

The fake alert comes after the UK’s terror threat level was raised to “severe”

From Business ETC Greyhound accepts LRC invite, says ball is now in workers’ court Your Move

Greyhound accepts LRC invite, says ball is now in workers’ court

The invitation comes after the two sides met last week but workers have not yet committed to entering formal talks.

From The Score Jonny Sexton fractures jaw and is ruled out for four to six weeks Setback

Jonny Sexton fractures jaw and is ruled out for four to six weeks

The Irish international suffered the injury while playing for Racing Metro on Saturday night.

From The Score Dublin footballer Alan Brogan denies reports that he has retired GAA

Dublin footballer Alan Brogan denies reports that he has retired

Brogan was part of the Dublin team defeated yesterday by Donegal.

From Business ETC Apple’s latest plan could turn the next iPhone into a digital wallet Payments

Apple’s latest plan could turn the next iPhone into a digital wallet

The company is said to have reached a deal with Visa, Mastercard and American Express over a new payment service that uses NFC technology.

From Business ETC Good news: the manufacturing sector just hit 15 year highs Growth Spurt

Good news: the manufacturing sector just hit 15 year highs

Ireland is bucking the wider European trend with overwhelmingly positive figures for last month.

Poll: Should the Irish UN peacekeepers be pulled out of Golan Heights? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Irish UN peacekeepers be pulled out of Golan Heights?

The Defence Minister has called for a UN review of the mission.

Put the kettle on: A cup of tea a day could help you live longer

Researchers recommend drinking tea rather than coffee and if you don’t drink either, you should probably give tea a chance…

Summer isn’t over, folks… It’s set to hit 20 degrees this week

Suncream at the ready. (Umbrellas on standby).

READ: Former US President Jimmy Carter’s appeal to TDs over prostitution

Short version: “Get a move on, guys.”

“Not an acceptable level of risk”: UN mission review needs to happen now, says Coveney

The United Nations needs to conduct a full review of the UNDOF mission before Ireland’s next rotation of troops, the Defence Minister said.

The 9 at 9: Monday

It’s Monday – here’s everything you need to know as you start your week.

20% of GPs who graduated in 2010 now live abroad

And current trainees may be following suit…

Tributes paid as RTÉ musician and partner die in Crete drowning tragedy

John Lynch and his partner, Kevin Devine, died on Friday off a beach in the town of Kissamos.

Putin calls for Ukraine peace talks – but battles continue

Two US Senators have called on President Obama to arm Ukrainian soldiers.

One third of Irish population forced to go without basic necessities

A report this morning also warns that we will need to serious investment in healthcare facilities as the number of over 85s in Ireland will double by 2025.

Israel announces massive land seizure for new West Bank settlements

It’s thought to be the biggest Israeli land seizure since the 1980s.

Opinion: Reducing harm to sentient beings should be central to abortion laws

If Irish society is serious about reducing harm to pregnant women, including the harms of disrespecting their autonomy and bodily integrity, the state needs to change how it thinks about pregnancy and abortion.

Child (8) killed in explosion at Paris building as death toll rises to six people

The four-storey building is now the site of a search-and-rescue operation.

Remarkable journey of Irish-based Holocaust survivor to face traumas of past

RTÉ to screen story tonight of how Tomi Reichental, survivor of Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, reached out to former jailor.

Your television may be running on turf. Really

Around 6% of the nations power is still drawn from peat burning power stations.

From Business ETC Almost 1,000 new companies were formed in Ireland last month Mixed Fortunes

Almost 1,000 new companies were formed in Ireland last month

New figures for August out today contain some mixed news. Start-ups were up significantly – but there was also an increase in insolvencies last month.

From The Score Your GAA weekend review GAA

Your GAA weekend review

It’ll be Kerry and Donegal in a battle for Sam. Here’s how they got there.

Yesterday’s News

What is like to be an atheist in Ireland?

Is it different from any other faith? We found out.

I’m not going to pull troops out of Golan before UN review — Coveney

Irish troops carried out a daring rescue mission of their Filipino colleagues yesterday. The fate of 44 UN peacekeepers from Fiji captured by rebels still remains unknown.

Two Irishmen die in Crete drowning tragedy

The tragedy happened on Friday. The Department of Foreign Affairs is assisting the families of the two men.

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s been talking about a drowning tragedy in Crete, Irish troops in the Middle East, peace, and EP.

From The Daily Edge How Well Do You Know The Snapper? Snip Snip

How Well Do You Know The Snapper?

Do you know your Burgesses from your Curleys?

From The Score 5 talking points after Donegal stunned the Dubs in Croke Park Analysis

5 talking points after Donegal stunned the Dubs in Croke Park

Few gave Donegal a chance this afternoon – but they stunned All-Ireland champions Dublin in a remarkable Croke Park semi-final.

Shooting at Dublin pub leaves two men injured

The incident occurred after 10pm last night.

Breakthrough against IS: Iraqi troops reach town of Amerli, ending 2-month siege

It’s the biggest offensive success for the Iraqi government since IS militants overran large areas of the country in June.

Opinion: When is the right time to tell a child that you’re gay?

Should adults be open with children, as much as is age appropriate, or should they try to avoid questions about sexuality?

Animal rights activists arrested for trying to stop ‘traditional’ dolphin hunt

The hunt went ahead anyway, and 33 pilot whales were killed.

The Week in Photos: Hands Up Week In Photos This post contains images

The Week in Photos: Hands Up

This is the week that was, in photos…

Man shot in legs in alleyway in punishment-style attack

The incident happened off Shaw’s Road in Belfast at around 8pm last night.

1 2 3 4 5