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Dublin: 6 °C Sunday 26 February, 2017

Yesterday’s News

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Sinn Féin doing well in the polls, a car hitting people in Germany and a money appeal from Trump had everyone talking today.

Simon Harris defends use of prefabs on hospital sites

It is planned that prefabs would be used in order to deal with overcrowding.

New poll shows that support for Sinn Féin is at its highest level in a year

New poll shows that support for Sinn Féin is at its highest level in a year

Fianna Fáil’s support has dipped, albeit slightly.

Trump appeals for money from supporters to combat "nasty attacks by fake news media"

In his message, he said that the fake news is “never going to stop”.

Poll: Should the retirement age be abolished? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the retirement age be abolished?

A new Sinn Féin bill aims to abolish the mandatory age.

Black rights leader outed for being white is now 'jobless and living on food stamps'

She told The Guardian that she will not be apologising for what happened.

Gardaí appeal for help in locating missing woman not seen since 6 February

Michelle Kearney was last seen at 8.20pm on 6 February in Lucan.

Gardaí foil robbery by man wearing balaclava and armed with a crowbar

The staff members were found after being locked into a room.

Interview: Ruth Negga on racism, fame, and the chance of winning an Oscar

The Irish-Ethiopian actress has had a stellar year – and her latest film, Loving, touches on a subject very close to her heart.

Thursday 23 February, 2017

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.

Poll: Should pubs be allowed open on Good Friday? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should pubs be allowed open on Good Friday?

A senator has tabled a bill to end the practice of having to close pubs on that day.

'I want to enlighten him': Trump inauguration singer speaks out against transgender policy

She joined a raft of other voices calling for Trump’s move to be rolled back.

Pics: Storm Doris has wreaked just a little bit of havoc in Ireland today

Uprooted trees and wayward trampolines were spotted.

Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Digicel to cut workforce by 25% as part of 'global transformation'

It’s part of its 2030 strategy, the company said today.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Enda Kenny’s leadership, a death in Cork and diversity on the airwaves had people talking today.

Coast Guard operation underway after man falls ill on fishing boat

The rescue services are heading to the scene.

Plan to get more women on airwaves 'welcome' - but progress could take years

Broadcasters will have to report to the BAI on gender balance and diversity of their presenters and contributors.

Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Right-wing commentator Milo resigns from Breitbart over 'child abuse' comments

He had earlier been dropped from a major Conservative conference.

Storm Doris is on the way - and she's bringing severe winds with her

A status yellow warning has been released for Thursday.

Legal help needed after ball gets stuck during Winning Streak filming

Filming had to be halted for a period of time.

$40k raised for family of Wicklow man who died in Canada RIP

$40k raised for family of Wicklow man who died in Canada

He was the father of twin sons.

Monday 20 February, 2017

Leo Varadkar is the people's favourite for next Fine Gael leader

That’s according to a new poll from Claire Byrne Live.

Small plane crashes into shopping centre near Melbourne airport

Local reports say that around five people were on board.

Bank of Ireland 'Fomo' loans for students branded as 'irresponsible'

The loans were only offered to a select number of students at Dublin City University.

Man dies after two cars collide in Donegal

The occupant of the other car was uninjured.

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Arlene Foster couldn't take questions at manifesto launch due to 'man flu'

Foster was speaking at the launch of the DUP manifesto in advance of next month’s elections.

Right-wing commentator Milo Yiannopoulos at centre of storm over 'child abuse' comments

He was dropped from the Conservative Political Action Conference, where President Donald Trump is due to speak.

Pint Baby is alive and well and his name is Stephen

He “took a shine” to the pint of Guinness, says his mother.

Sunday 19 February, 2017

Sitdown Sunday: Solving the murder of Peter Falconio

Grab a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads

Thursday 16 February, 2017

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.

Monday 13 February, 2017

Zappone 'has not considered' resigning over McCabe and Tusla revelations

The minister has been in the firing line over a meeting with garda whistleblower Maurice McCabe.

Sunday 12 February, 2017

Bafta nominee for British Short Film award was funded under 1916 Rising scheme

The Irish Film Board said it is “delighted” to see the film being nominated.

Sitdown Sunday: The real life of an 'insta-mom'

Grab a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

This festival wants to show a totally new side to St Patrick

The festival will include elements of music, art, film and spirituality.

Saturday 11 February, 2017

This Irish film tells the fascinating story of a tiny folk-artist called Maud

Maud Lewis is a folk art hero in her home country of Canada.

Thursday 9 February, 2017

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.

Wednesday 8 February, 2017

British socialite Tara Palmer-Tomkinson has died aged 45 RIP

British socialite Tara Palmer-Tomkinson has died aged 45

She had been diagnosed with a brain tumour in 2016 but said it had cleared following treatment.

Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Trump insists he doesn't know Putin - or have any deals in Russia

The President of the United States made the comments on Twitter – where else? – today.

Monday 6 February, 2017

Two Irishmen arrested in Amsterdam after man was threatened with firearm

Two other men arrested were from the UK.

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