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Yesterday’s News

Phoenix Park deer: 'The bucks are in the bachelor area ... the females are up near Castleknock' Year In The Life This post contains videos

Phoenix Park deer: 'The bucks are in the bachelor area ... the females are up near Castleknock'

There are roughly 500 deer at any one time in the park, with a new batch of fawns ready to arrive in June.

Thursday 24 May, 2018

Meet the man who's been collecting referendum leaflets since 1983 The 8th This post contains videos

Meet the man who's been collecting referendum leaflets since 1983

Alan Kinsella’s archive dates back almost four decades – and it’s still growing.

Wednesday 23 May, 2018

"It's going to impact my life": Immigrants have their say on both sides of the referendum debate Abortion This post contains videos

"It's going to impact my life": Immigrants have their say on both sides of the referendum debate

Only Irish citizens are allowed to vote in Friday’s referendum.

Saturday 19 May, 2018

There's a play about Hamlet opening in the Abbey - and this Great Dane has a starring role Good Boy This post contains videos

There's a play about Hamlet opening in the Abbey - and this Great Dane has a starring role

‘Rehearsal, Playing the Dane’ opens on Wednesday.

Male depression may lower pregnancy chances among infertile couples

The findings come from a study by the American National Institute of Health that looked at couples being treated for infertility.

Sunday 13 May, 2018

'We must remember those that were here before us': We took a tour of the Dublin Fire Brigade Museum History This post contains videos

'We must remember those that were here before us': We took a tour of the Dublin Fire Brigade Museum

The museum has operated since 1985 and contains items dating back hundreds of years.

How a trip to Cambodia turned into an almost ten year project for this Irish filmmaker

Chris Kelly’s documentary A Cambodian Spring looks at the conflict between residents and government over land in the south-east Asian country.

Monday 7 May, 2018

'The only thing I remember about sex education was STIs': Young people have their say on sex education Speaking Out This post contains videos

'The only thing I remember about sex education was STIs': Young people have their say on sex education

Recent survey results from Youth Work Ireland have shown how recent events like the #MeToo movement have changed the conversation around sex.

Study looks at whether women who have had a C-section should attempt vaginal birth

Though absolute rates were low in mothers who had attempted this type of birth.

Thursday 3 May, 2018

Restored newsreel footage shows Ireland's fight for Independence IFI This post contains videos

Restored newsreel footage shows Ireland's fight for Independence

The footage was restored from the original nitrate film and will be available on the IFI Player.

Wednesday 2 May, 2018

There's been a massive drop in young teens smoking in Ireland

The study was conducted between the years of 1995 and 2015 and shows a decline in adolescent smoking.

Gardaí renew call for help in locating missing 15-year-old boy

Christopher Mongan was last seen on Eden Quay, Dublin 1 on 24 March 2018.

Sunday 29 April, 2018

Ever wondered how much sugar everyday foods contain? The Sugarcubes This post contains videos

Ever wondered how much sugar everyday foods contain?

We tried to find the average sugar content in some popular food items.

Saturday 28 April, 2018

Artist and teacher Joe Caslin: 'Men don't really talk about how we feel - unless we're really inebriated' Mental Health This post contains videos

Artist and teacher Joe Caslin: 'Men don't really talk about how we feel - unless we're really inebriated'

We spoke to Joe at The Response Series Exhibition for Darkness into Light 2018.

Sunday 1 April, 2018

Statue bullet-holes and a Hollywood link: Some lesser known stories of the 1916 Rising Did You Know? This post contains videos

Statue bullet-holes and a Hollywood link: Some lesser known stories of the 1916 Rising

We took a tour with guide and historian Lorcan Collins.

Saturday 31 March, 2018

Daniel was on the side of the Trócaire box six years ago - now, he wants to be a doctor New Lives This post contains videos

Daniel was on the side of the Trócaire box six years ago - now, he wants to be a doctor

Here’s how Irish donations have helped one family get back on their feet.

Friday 30 March, 2018

'It was only a matter of time': Publicans, staff and customers speak about the alcohol ban lift on Good Friday Long Good Friday This post contains videos

'It was only a matter of time': Publicans, staff and customers speak about the alcohol ban lift on Good Friday

It’s the first time since pubs have been open to sell alcohol on Good Friday for 90 years.

Sunday 25 March, 2018

Uganda's war widows: The long fight to keep their family lands

Women are often discriminated against in land disputes – but things are changing, slowly.

Saturday 24 March, 2018

This charity is selling thousands of artworks for €50 each - some are by world-famous names This post contains videos

This charity is selling thousands of artworks for €50 each - some are by world-famous names

The catch: you won’t know whose picture you have – amatuer or world famous professional – until after the purchase.

Thursday 22 March, 2018

12th Century graffiti art uncovered as part of medieval discovery in Dublin's Coombe Coombe Horseman This post contains videos

12th Century graffiti art uncovered as part of medieval discovery in Dublin's Coombe

The discovery was made on Dean Street in The Coombe, west of Dublin city centre.

Tuesday 20 March, 2018

Appeal for witnesses after disability vehicle was stolen and burned out in Belfast

The vehicle was taken from a South Belfast property.

Sunday 11 March, 2018

Welcome to Bidi Bidi - the largest refugee settlement in the world Uganda This post contains videos

Welcome to Bidi Bidi - the largest refugee settlement in the world

More people live here than in the whole of Co Galway.

Tuesday 6 March, 2018

'I would do what it takes to survive': former child soldier tells of his time in Kony's army

Denis Ojara was abducted at 14 years of age to serve in the LRA in Northern Uganda.

Saturday 3 March, 2018

Inside the Irish animation studio that could be in line for an Oscar Kilkenny This post contains videos

Inside the Irish animation studio that could be in line for an Oscar

The Kilkenny-based animation studio have previously been nominated for The Secret of Kells and Song of the Sea.

Saturday 17 February, 2018

Dumpling Day kicks off the Chinese New Year Celebrations in Dublin Year Of The Dog This post contains videos

Dumpling Day kicks off the Chinese New Year Celebrations in Dublin

Chinese New Year Celebrations will continue on until 4 March and see events taking place across Ireland.

Thursday 15 February, 2018

The government is going to use drones to crack down on illegal dumping

Local authorities and community groups can now apply for funding under the initiative.

Aldi has recalled two batches of its white bloomer bread because there may be 'wire pieces' in them

The target of the recall is the Ballymore Crust White Bloomer brand with best before dates17 and 18 February 2018

Wednesday 14 February, 2018

'The flowers will wither ... it's about kindness': Dublin pensioners on the key to a long, happy relationship Valentines This post contains videos

'The flowers will wither ... it's about kindness': Dublin pensioners on the key to a long, happy relationship

The members of Clontarf Active Retirement Association sat down with us for a chat and a cup of tea to share their knowledge.

Tuesday 13 February, 2018

This couple got a special Valentine's blessing today, right beside the remains of St Valentine Love Is In The Prayer This post contains videos

This couple got a special Valentine's blessing today, right beside the remains of St Valentine

Some remains of the third century Saint are interred in Whitefriar Street Church in Dublin.

Monday 12 February, 2018

We asked a master crêpier to make us a 'Valentine's pancake' So Romantic This post contains videos

We asked a master crêpier to make us a 'Valentine's pancake'

It’s both Pancake Tuesday and Valentine’s Day this week so we asked a master crêpier asked for something sweet and savory using aphrodisiac ingredients of his choosing.

Tuesday 6 February, 2018

"Votes for women!": Suffragette's granddaughter returns to smash windows at Dublin Castle Hanna Sheehy-Skeffington This post contains videos

"Votes for women!": Suffragette's granddaughter returns to smash windows at Dublin Castle

The historic window smashing by suffragette Hanna Sheehy Skeffington was reenacted to mark 100 years since legislation was passed that gave Irish women the right to vote.

"You realised you could do anything - go on any holiday you wanted."

There has been over 800 jackpot wins of one millionaire or more since the National Lottery started in 1988.

Monday 5 February, 2018

There's a new guide for how charities can promote political causes without breaking the rules

It describes the limited circumstances when a political cause can be promoted by a charity.

Over one million people tuned in to see Ireland’s victory against France on Saturday

The match viewing peaked at 789,000 with an average audience of 572,000 tuning in.

Sunday 4 February, 2018

'I just need to keep the sea to my right' - Meet the 65-year-old Wicklow woman running the coast of Ireland

She’s raising money for the RNLI – keep an eye out for her, if you live by the sea!

Thursday 1 February, 2018

More women than men are in full-time work after graduating - but they earn less over time

The CSO and HEA released the report that monitored graduates from 2010 to 2014.

Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Everything you need to know about tonight's 'super blue blood moon' Moon Gazing This post contains videos

Everything you need to know about tonight's 'super blue blood moon'

Unfortunately Irish stargazers won’t be able to experience all elements of the lunar event.

Tuesday 30 January, 2018

Here's what it's like to travel the 'confusing' new cycle route through College Green Changing Lanes This post contains videos

Here's what it's like to travel the 'confusing' new cycle route through College Green

Cyclists say there are problems with a lack of clear signage at the busy junction.

Thursday 18 January, 2018

You may have heard of his famous Library - but just who was Chester Beatty?

It’s a well-known stop in the tourist trail – but how much do you know about the man himself?

Wednesday 17 January, 2018

These parents have been learning the best way to read bedtime stories to their children Story Time This post contains videos

These parents have been learning the best way to read bedtime stories to their children

The 5 week programme sees parents working with their children to develop their oral language skills.

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