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Dublin: 6 °C Monday 27 April, 2015

Yesterday’s News

Mohamedou says he’s locked up, tortured, and fighting for justice

His book is the first written and released by a Guantánamo detainee.

Blood and guts: What it’s really like acting on a medical drama

We spoke to the star of a Sky One show about her experiences.

Sitdown Sunday: A spooky visit to a real-life ghost town

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

Saturday 25 April, 2015

Thursday 23 April, 2015

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

Another multi-million euro development for Dublin’s docklands gets the green light

Together, the two developments are known as the Reveal Developments.

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Siteserv, Mick Wallace, Clare Daly, and health insurance had everyone talking today.

Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Watch: Robert Downey Jr walks out of a very awkward interview

“Your foot’s started jumping, you better get to the next question.”

19,000 sign petition calling for same-sex marriage mural NOT to be removed

The artist behind it has received a warning notice about its removal.

3 Midweek Longreads: Why Murder She Wrote rules

Longreads to savour or save.

Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Arrest over missing Ciara Breen, Garda whistleblower arrested at protest, and the 20th anniversary of Father Ted

Warning letter sent calling for removal of giant same-sex marriage mural

It’s on the side of a building on South Great George’s St.

Pictured: Mark Nash – and the jacket that helped convict him – hours before brutal murders

Nash was sentenced to life in prison for the Grangegorman killings.

This is why knuckles make a noise when they crack

Still sounds awful to our ears though.

Piers Morgan “sorry to disappoint” everyone who wanted him arrested today

This is his second time being questioned.

Like swimming in Ireland? The bathing water is classified as ‘poor’ in these locations…

Irish Water is pledging to clean up seven of our least tempting bathing areas.

Monday 20 April, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Graham Dwyer and Mark Nash both sentenced to life, Gerry Adams and Micheál Martin row, and another migrant shipwreck.

Panti has a message for Breda O’Brien

O’Brien said she’d like to face Panti in a public debate.

“Dangerous sexual predator” who preyed on women is given life sentence

He will serve a minimum of 10 years and three months in prison.

Sunday 19 April, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

700 migrants feared dead in shipwreck, children injured at rally, and post-mortem on body found in lake.

Did you see this car lose control and collide with a motorway barrier?

There were four people inside the vehicle.

Post-mortem carried out on body found in Cavan lake

Gardaí are investigating.

Marian Finucane using “stopwatches” to ensure balance on marriage referendum debates

The broadcaster made the comment on her RTÉ Radio 1 show this afternoon.


Police fear missing family of six have fled to Syria UK

Police fear missing family of six have fled to Syria

There are concerns that they are travelling to Syria.

“A dangerous lie”: Micheál Martin rubbishes Sinn Féin’s connection with 1916

Gerry Adams dismissed Martin’s comments as a “hysterical rant”.

Sitdown Sunday: What was really going on in the Sopranos’ last scene

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

Banks treating people on variable mortgage rates “very badly”

The Health Minister made the comment today.

Seven dogs and six pups die in mysterious shed fire

Police are investigating whether the fire was deliberate.

“Holy s***”: Irish comedian reveals Sarah Jessica Parker will star in the TV show she wrote

You might recognise the ace Sharon Horgan from Catastrophe.

Saturday 18 April, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Gas explosion, Karen Buckley vigil, and anti-water charges protest.

VIDEO: Man jumps to rescue passenger from subway tracks

Holding out for a hero.

PICS: Two workmen injured after gas main explodes near petrol station

The fire brigade and gardaí are at the scene.

Natasha McShane making “remarkable” progress five years after vicious attack

Her attacker was sentenced to 90 years in prison.


Katie Hopkins under fire for calling migrants “cockroaches”

She also advocated turning gunships on migrants trying to cross the UK border.

The 5 at 5: Saturday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Neighbours evacuate homes after blaze breaks out at derelict house

Gardaí are investigating the cause of the fire.

Friday 17 April, 2015

Ryanair passengers texted about 10.30pm take-off… while they’re onboard at 5pm

The plane made two attempts at landing in Nice.

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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