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Yesterday’s News

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 19 February, 2018

Power restored after outages affect thousands in Dublin city centre

ESB Networks has been dealing with the issue.

Sunday 18 February, 2018

Doctors warn parents after boy burned due to spark from aerosol soap can

The doctors said that face paint the boy was wearing might have been oil-based, which would have reacted with the spark.

Rex Ingram: Ireland's forgotten Hollywood blockbuster film director

A special screening of his most famous film will take place as part of this year’s St Patrick’s Festival.

'I was in mortgage arrears - so I sold my possessions and became a reluctant landlord'

Veronica Dyas explores her experience, and the situation with housing in Ireland, in her latest play.

Sitdown Sunday: The billionaires prepping for the apocalypse in New Zealand

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

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Irish men to drive from Mayo to Mongolia to raise money for the homeless

They’ll set off on the adventure on 7 July.

Saturday 17 February, 2018

Hunt for details on child burials at Bessboro mother and baby home

The burials took place between 1922 and 1998.

66% of parents don't want children under 14 to have smartphones

Just 22% think that this is OK, according to a poll carried out by Claire Byrne Live.

Friday 16 February, 2018

Police appeal for witnesses over death of boy (5) in river

Kayden Fleck died when he and his brother were playing near the River Braid on Saturday.

Gabriel Byrne: 'People coming in and making films in Ireland cheaply - that's not an industry'

The legendary actor said that Ireland has the same battle as every small country in succeeding in the film industry.

Thursday 15 February, 2018

Black dresses on the red carpet as gender equality is put on the agenda at IFTA awards

Tonight’s ceremony took place at the Mansion House.

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.

The weapon allegedly used in deadly Florida shooting is known as 'America's rifle'

The AR-15 is a ‘modern sporting rifle’ and versions of it are legal in all 50 states.

Poll: Do you eat dinner in front of the TV? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you eat dinner in front of the TV?

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

Tuesday 13 February, 2018

Quorn tikka masala recalled due to presence of rubber pieces

Notices will be displayed in stores that sold the batches.

11 cases confirmed in measles outbreak across Limerick and Dublin MMR

11 cases confirmed in measles outbreak across Limerick and Dublin

The incident is being examined by the HSE’s measles outbreak control team.

Sunday 11 February, 2018

Poll: Does the State do enough to help parents with childcare costs? Your Say This post contains a poll

Sitdown Sunday: How the mafia infiltrated Italy's asylum system

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

Step into the archives and look back at the incredible year of 1918

This week we brought you the story of Ireland 100 years ago.

Friday 9 February, 2018

Witnesses sought to Limerick school bus collision

The incident occurred on Wednesday morning.

From the archives: A Christmas card from Countess Markievicz in Holloway Prison

In our final piece marking the centenary of the women’s vote in 1918, we take a look at items in the archive related to Countess Markievicz.

Thursday 8 February, 2018

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.

'There's nowhere to go, he's got an AK47, and we assumed we were going to die either way'

We talked to the three men who foiled the 2015 attempted terror attack on a train to Paris – and who’re now starring in a Clint Eastwood film about what happened.

This Waterford woman's diary shows us what life was like in Ireland 100 years ago

It was written by Rosamond Jacob, a feminist and suffragist.

Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Fighting for equality: The life of Hanna Sheehy Skeffington

The suffragette smashed a window at Dublin Castle in 1912.

Tuesday 6 February, 2018

On this day 100 years ago, Irish women got the vote

We take a look at the important moments leading up to the momentous event.

Monday 5 February, 2018

Boy (14) in serious condition after hit-and-run in Tallaght

He was on a bicycle at the time of the incident.

What the National Library archives tell us about the 'incredibly dramatic year' of 1918

We took a trip to the archives to find out about some of the fascinating people involved.

Sunday 4 February, 2018

Sitdown Sunday: The tale of the Trenchcoat Robbers

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

FactFind: Are 90% of babies with Down syndrome in Britain aborted?

We take a look at a claim in a poster used in a new campaign by Save the 8th.

Saturday 3 February, 2018

'He was the One Direction of his day': These musicians want to resurrect the almost-forgotten Thomas Moore

Thanks to Moore, we have Irish songs and music that would have died with end of oral history.

Waste, turtles, and money: Why Irish pubs and cafés are ditching plastic straws

We talked to them to find out more about the reasons behind the decision.

Thursday 1 February, 2018

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.

Want to tell everyone a hidden story about Ireland? Here's your chance

The International Literature Festival Dublin is looking for people to share a story connected to writing – and they’ll help bring it to the stage.

Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Monday 29 January, 2018

Food intolerance testing kits 'don't work'

People are being warned not to act on the results of the test without advice from a doctor or registered dietitan.

Sunday 28 January, 2018

Sitdown Sunday: The serial plane stowaway

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

Saturday 27 January, 2018

'We think of ourselves as a bit separate to Hollywood': The secrets behind the Wallace & Gromit creators' new movie

We talk to the director of Early Man about how they make things work.

Poll: Should first aid be compulsory in schools? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should first aid be compulsory in schools?

What do you think?

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