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Dublin: 1 °C Thursday 18 October, 2018

Yesterday’s News

'People were incredibly uncomfortable in that room': USI cannot condone 'hazing' event at DCU

Students behind “inappropriate behaviour” at DCU’s A&F society event to undergo consent training.

'Could do better': Criticism over funding as Facebook launches new countrywide anti-bullying project

Facebook and DCU have launched a new anti-bullying training programme for secondary schools.

‘I knew I'd never do anything as important again’: Wood Quay Archaeologist over 40 years on

One of the most controversial events of the 1970s the bulldozing of Dublin’s Wood Quay is the subject of a new TG4 documentary.

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Monday 15 October, 2018

Garda Superintendent David Taylor files retirement request in the wake of Disclosures Tribunal

David Taylor, a central figure in Justice Peter Charleton’s report, had been suspended from duty over the weekend.

Cervical cancer support group set up in wake of controversy

CervicalCheck scandal survivors Vicky Phelan, Lorraine Walsh and Stephen Teap whose wife Irene died from the disease establish a new support group.

Sinn Féin closes WhatsApp group over 'inappropriate and disrespectful' texts about President Higgins

The messages sent during Saturday’s Presidential debate suggested Higgins needed a booster seat.

Three killed as plane crash-lands on German highway

Two women and a child have died after a plane crashed onto a highway in Germany.

Saturday 13 October, 2018

Can the UK's 'elective only hospital' model help reduce overcrowding in Irish hospitals?

The government plans to build three elective only hospitals by 2027.

Friday 12 October, 2018

Revenue seizes €2.2 million worth of drugs at Dublin Airport and Rosslare Port

Two men have been arrested in connection with the two separate incidents.

Search launched for missing Cork mother and infant daughter

Susan Greene and her daughter Sinetta have been missing for 12 days.

Appeal for help tracing 32-year-old man missing from Ballyfermot

Officers are looking for help in the search.

Tuesday 9 October, 2018

'A star that inspires us': Community gathers to send Emma Mhic Mhathúna on her final journey

The first of two funeral masses took place at Seipeal na Carraige, Baile na nGall this morning.

This is 'not an election budget': It's D-Day, so here's a look at how things will unfold

From a live stream to a Q&A, here’s what you can expect from TheJournal.ie on this Budget day.

Monday 8 October, 2018

1,000 home development gets the green light in south county Dublin

294 of the new homes at Kilcarbery in Clondalkin will be for social housing.

Live rat in drain and insects in baking dough: FSAI closed 8 food businesses in September

Inspectors observed a live rat coming out of a drain during one of these inspections.

Saturday 6 October, 2018

'It's a when and not an if situation': Sligo researchers studying how to integrate our future robotic colleagues

Robotic colleagues of the future? Think Wall-E or Johnny 5 and not C3PO and Terminator.

'It's different for everyone': Maia Dunphy on why she's lending her voice to a pop-up mental health radio station

Covering everything from mindfulness to imposter syndrome Walk in My Shoes Radio returns.

Friday 5 October, 2018

Departing Labour councillor criticises 'autocratic' leadership as he resigns from the party

Tallaght councillor Mick Duff criticised the party’s ‘reprehensible’ silence on housing.

Poll: It's national potato day, what's the best way to enjoy spuds? How Do You Eat Yours? This post contains a poll

Poll: It's national potato day, what's the best way to enjoy spuds?

Bord Bia’s national potato day, encourages consumers to buy Irish spuds.

21 million euro to be paid to motorists following collapse of Setanta insurance

It’s hoped all payments will be finalised by the State Claims Agency before the year is out.

Wednesday 3 October, 2018

'Unjustified invasion of privacy': New Zealand customs given power to demand access to your device

Border guards now have the power to demand your passwords and pins to open your smartphone.

'Simple software issue' most likely the cause of last night's Irish airspace closure

Air travel over much of Ireland was suspended for around two hours during a “systems failure” last night.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Peter Casey's offering Joan Freeman a loan to fund her campaign (and he insists he's serious)

Former Dragon’s Den star Peter Casey has offered Joan Freeman a loan to fund her presidential campaign.

Monday 1 October, 2018

Dry land still poses serious risk 'despite lifting of hosepipe ban' firefighters warn

Rathfarnham fire fighters tackle gorse blaze near the Hellfire Club

Digital kiosks to offer free access to Government services in post offices

Government funding of €80,000 has been provided to help with rolling out the digital assist pilot scheme.

'Particularly concerning': Minister responds to 10% rise in the number of reported sex crimes in the last year

Cases of sex crimes, robbery, extortion and hijacking all saw rises in the last year.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Three Latvians who died off the Kerry coast named, TDs get a pay boost and Matilda ‘stands up’ to Donald Trump.

Friday 28 September, 2018

Four new Irish restaurants named in high profile food guide

The list recognises establishments offering good food at €40 or less for a three-course meal.

Two arrested in connection with terrorist activities in Belfast

The PSNI said it will continue to target all those involved in paramilitary activity.

Facebook Nazi meme deleted as YFG calls on Ógra Shinn Féin to apologise

Young Fine Gael and Ógra Shinn Féin are at odds after the latter compared Fine Gael to the Nazis.

Louth Fine Gael TD Peter Fitzpatrick 'seriously considering' running as an independent

Fitzpatrick will meet with his team this weekend and make a formal announcement on Tuesday.

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'How we did things in the past is no longer fit for purpose': Scouting Ireland responds to funding suspension

The group has said there is an appetite for change to its practices.

Taoiseach says amendment to victims charter could be named in honour of Danielle McLaughlin

28-year-old Danielle died in an attack in Goa, India in 2017.

Thursday 27 September, 2018

Hundreds of people in Blanchardstown have queued for doughnuts over the last two days

Hundreds of people have queued up outside Dublin’s newest Doughnut offering.

'The stress makes me sick': New report highlights stark financial burden faced by Irish families

St Vincent de Paul says parents are struggling to eat, while prioritising their children’s education.

Peter Casey withdraws remark calling Áras security breach 'a bit of a coincidence'

The former Dragon’s Den star faced questioning over the comments on the first day of campaigning.

Wednesday 26 September, 2018

New report raises concerns over the use of isolation rooms in schools for children with disabilities

New report highlights physical restraint of children with disabilities in schools.

Four adults were secretly rescued during 'Wild Boars' cave operation, divers reveal

New details emerge of Thai cave rescue.

Temperatures to reach 20 degrees today

Met Éireann said sunny spells will spread to all parts.

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