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Today’s News

'It could have fallen into the street': How a derelict building in Dublin's Blackpitts was transformed

It’s now going to be part of a site that offers student accommodation.

Ireland's longest rope bridge is opening in Kerry

The owners of Kells Bay House & Gardens have put the rope bridge on their land.

Thursday 23 March, 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.

Tuesday 21 March, 2017

New Zealand school gets rid of gendered uniforms

Now, students will have a choice between wearing a kilt, culottes, shorts, trousers or PE gear, depending on their preference.

Martin McGuinness has died at the age of 66 RIP

Martin McGuinness has died at the age of 66

The longstanding Sinn Féin politician had recently stepped down as deputy first minister of Northern Ireland.

Sunday 19 March, 2017

Sitdown Sunday: How Chuck Berry invented rock n'roll

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

Thursday 16 March, 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: Would you buy cigarettes or alcohol on the black market? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you buy cigarettes or alcohol on the black market?

Black market goods can represent a huge loss to the Exchequer.

Rescue 116: Search for Coast Guard flight recorder gets underway

Today is the third day of the search for the three missing crew members.

Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Two men die in separate farm accidents RIP

Two men die in separate farm accidents

One man was struck by a tractor and the other was killed when his quad overturned.

Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Michael Noonan refutes suggestion he 'acted inappropriately' over Project Eagle sale

Noonan met with senior Ceberus representatives on the eve of the bid closing date.

Sunday 12 March, 2017

There are moments in our lives where the world changes and you go 'was I on the right road all the time?'

There are moments in our lives where the world changes and you go 'was I on the right road all the time?'

Irish artist and writer Christina Reihill explores alcoholism and addiction in her new work about the writer Dorothy Parker.

Sitdown Sunday: Two sisters, one house, and a mystery death

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

Behind the St Patrick's Day parade: 'You walk in with tears in your eyes - they are so dedicated'

We spoke to the two women responsible for the St Patrick’s Festival pageants, which will make up part of the parade this year.

Saturday 11 March, 2017

Videogame nets Defence Forces 3,600 applicants from wannabe recruits

The Defence Forces took a different approach to its latest recruitment campaign.

Zero waste living: 'You regret not starting earlier - you see your whole life as a waste of money and time'

We speak to the Zero Waste guru Bea Johnson, who visits Dublin on Monday.

Thursday 9 March, 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.

"Heartbreaking": Malta's iconic Azure Window arch has collapsed after a storm

You might have seen the arch in Game of Thrones.

Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Face-off as pro-life and pro-choice campaigners protest on Dame St

The ad-hoc protest involved hundreds of pro-choice campaigners who had earlier taken part in the Strike for Repeal protest.

Hospitals still owned by the Catholic Church should be handed over to the State, says Micheál Martin

He also described what happened to mother and baby home survivors as” unchristian cruelty”.

'Dangerous' prisoner on the run after being released by mistake

People are urged not to approach Michael Lawrence Smith if they see him, but to contact police immediately.

Monday 6 March, 2017

Deal on 'miracle' cystic fibrosis drug expected in a matter of weeks

Health Minister Simon Harris said that he wants a good deal for the taxpayer and, most importantly, for patients.

Sunday 5 March, 2017

'Parents protect children - but they deserve to know and understand what's happening in the world'

Author Jane Mitchell tells us why she wrote about the Syrian war in her latest book – and why she went to volunteer in Calais.

'The only film I could think about making was about people who kept going in spite of it'

An Irish documentary maker explores the issues of money and music in his new film about the label Chemikal Underground.

Inspiring teens: 'Very rarely do you get really good news stories about young people'

Meet the teens who are making people realise they can bring about change in their local community.

These incredible 200-year-old Japanese prints are going on show in Dublin

They’re part of a huge Chester Beatty collection.

Sitdown Sunday: 'What it's like being a Muslim in Trump's White House'

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

Friday 3 March, 2017

Nuns who ran Tuam home have 'no comment' to make on today's revelations

They did say that they are fully committed to the Commission of Investigation ‘seeking the truth’ about what happened.

Tuam babies: Next steps in finding the truth behind their deaths

A significant amount of human remains were found in sewage chambers at a site first located by researcher Catherine Corless.

Thursday 2 March, 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.

Sunday 26 February, 2017

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

A death in Co Waterford, crime crackdown and the death of Bill Paxton had everybody talking today.

Murder investigation launched after man discovered dying on road

Two men aged 19 have been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Post-mortem carried out on body of 90-year-old man found in Co Waterford

Gardaí are investigating “all the circumstances” surrounding the man’s death.

Garda crime crackdown: 3 arrested in Limerick and 6 in Dublin

Three were arrested today in Limerick and six people were arrested as part of Operation Thor this week in Dublin.

'He was just enjoying his glass of beer': Family's distress after Indian men shot in 'hate crime'

India has demanded the “strongest action” from the US government over the incident.

Poll: Would you intervene if you saw someone littering? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you intervene if you saw someone littering?

Litter levels are on the rise across Ireland, according to the latest figures.

26 Justice Department employees suspended from duty with full pay

Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett, who received the information, contrasted this with the fact the Garda Commissioner is still in her role.

"Disgust" as Orange Hall targeted in suspected arson attack

The PSNI said it was told tyres were put against the building and set on fire.

Four arrested for suspected drink driving in garda crackdown overnight

The arrests took place as part of Operation Surround.

'Everyone says you can achieve your dreams and life will be perfect - but it will never be'

Writer Sara Baume tells us what inspired her second novel, about a young woman’s quarter-life crisis.

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