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Today’s News

'We couldn't put rosary beads in his hands, they had smashed them up that badly' Paul Quinn This post contains videos

'We couldn't put rosary beads in his hands, they had smashed them up that badly'

A fresh appeal for information has been made on the 10th anniversary of Paul Quinn’s brutal murder.

'Despicable': Pensioner with Alzheimer's targeted by fake builders in robbery

The men took money from the victim’s wallet and brought him out of the house to withdraw savings from his bank account.

'If I stay in Ireland, my daughter could be slipping through my fingers' Pku

'If I stay in Ireland, my daughter could be slipping through my fingers'

People with PKU, a rare genetic disorder, are fighting for access to medication.

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Yesterday’s News

Ferries cancelled amid fears over expected 'tidal surge' in Cork tomorrow evening

The county, still recovering from Ophelia, is preparing for Storm Brian.

Psychiatrist pulls out of Eighth Amendment Committee appearance

Professor Patricia Casey has accused the committee of being biased.

Wednesday 18 October, 2017

As it happened: 'The Eighth has caused endless problems, you need to legislate'

The wording remains uncertain, but we’re having a referendum.

Tuesday 17 October, 2017

As it happened: The aftermath of Storm Ophelia is being assessed across the country Status Red This post contains videos

As it happened: The aftermath of Storm Ophelia is being assessed across the country

Here’s what you need to know about power outages, public transport and fallen trees.

Monday 16 October, 2017

Here are the shops and businesses remaining closed due to storm Ophelia This post contains videos

Here are the shops and businesses remaining closed due to storm

Dunnes, Lidl, Tesco and Aldi are among the outlets closed.

Police seeking to identify man who died after falling from hotel three years ago

“It is still possible that his family do not know that he has died.”

Sunday 15 October, 2017

'I'd get out of bed and the next thing wake up on the bathroom floor' Stroke Risk This post contains videos

'I'd get out of bed and the next thing wake up on the bathroom floor'

Fainting spells led to Les Carroll being diagnosed with atrial fibrillation, an irregular heartbeat that increases the risk of stroke.

Saturday 14 October, 2017

New advice issued for Irish people travelling to Madagascar after plague outbreak

At least 54 people have been killed in the outbreak.

Friday 13 October, 2017

Drivers warned about hazardous conditions as tail end of Hurricane Ophelia heads towards Ireland

Storm force winds and outbreaks of heavy rain could be on the way.

Denis O'Brien's appeal over Red Flag dossier dismissed

The businessman claimed the dossier was part of a campaign to damage his reputation.

'Totally unacceptable': Two people spend night on chairs in mental health unit

The Psychiatric Nurses Association has said the situation is intolerable for patients and upsetting for staff.

Tuesday 10 October, 2017

'Modest' plan to increase number of electric cars and 'measly' cycling investment

Eamon Ryan is not impressed by the €3 million allocated to improve cycling infrastructure.

Doctors say health budget will do little to improve 'overcrowded death zone' hospitals

Paschal Donohoe said health spending is already at record levels but is being increased because the area “needs improvement”.

All weekly social welfare payments to increase by a fiver from March Fiver Friday This post contains videos

All weekly social welfare payments to increase by a fiver from March

A Christmas bonus of 85% will be paid to social welfare recipients this year.

Family concerned for welfare of Wicklow man who travelled to Dublin

Conor Doran was last seen on a Gorey to Dublin bus.

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Proposed legislation could see people who damage life-saving equipment sent to jail

A defibrillator in Mallow was vandalised over the weekend.

Michael D Higgins says Australian democracy has 'distinctive Irish influence'

Over 90,000 Irish-born people live in Australia.

Sunday 8 October, 2017

Woman charged with being drunk and disorderly after climbing Buckingham Palace gates

Jessica Davey will appear in custody at Westminster Magistrates Court tomorrow.

Man's body found on road may have been hit by more than one vehicle

Police in England have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

Angelina Jolie 'offered to help capture' Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony Child Soldiers This post contains videos

Angelina Jolie 'offered to help capture' Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony

The actor apparently wanted to invite Kony to dinner so he could be arrested.

'I could not abandon him': Journalist explains why he wrote reference for Tom Humphries

Humphries groomed and sexually abused a teenage girl.

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Poll: Should there be a levy on non-recyclable plastics? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should there be a levy on non-recyclable plastics?

The Social Democrats want one.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

Saturday 7 October, 2017

Politicians pay final respects as Liam Cosgrave is laid to rest RIP This post contains images

Politicians pay final respects as Liam Cosgrave is laid to rest

The former Taoiseach’s life was remembered in Dublin today.

Man in his 80s dies in house fire in Dundalk

A second man is in hospital.

Most people want Michael D Higgins to serve a second term as President

Higgins has hinted he may seek to remain in office, despite previously ruling out a second term.

Poll: Do you agree with the use of 'mosquito alarms' to deter anti-social behaviour? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you agree with the use of 'mosquito alarms' to deter anti-social behaviour?

One is being used on Dublin’s O’Connell Street.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s everything you need to know this morning.

Friday 6 October, 2017

Explainer: How does someone win the Nobel Peace Prize?

You can’t nominate yourself, in case you were wondering.

Members of gang which ran prostitution ring in UK hotels convicted

In total, the operation generated hundreds of thousands of pounds.

Poll: Should homes listed on Airbnb be registered with local councils? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should homes listed on Airbnb be registered with local councils?

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy previously said a new licensing system may be needed to “properly regulate” the home-sharing market.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

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Over half of voters would back a limited liberalisation of Ireland's abortion law

A referendum on the topic is set to take place next year.

Thursday 5 October, 2017

Poll: Should parents be jailed for refusing to vaccinate their child? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should parents be jailed for refusing to vaccinate their child?

A mother in the US has been jailed for a week.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s everything you need to know this morning.

Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Man dies after being overcome by fumes in industrial accident

Gardaí are investigating the incident.

People letting homes on Airbnb may need licence under new proposals

Concerns have been raised about the effect home-sharing is having on the rental market.

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