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Dublin: 1 °C Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Friday 5 January, 2018

Presidential hopeful calls on largest parties to say if they will run candidates for Áras

Gerard Craughwell says other challengers need time to organise their campaigns.

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Thursday 4 January, 2018

Children with flu symptoms urged to stay home from school as virus strain hits young hardest

Health officials fear a significant outbreak of the disease when schools reopen next week.

Gardaí say no 'established link' showing Dundalk stabbing was terrorist attack

The threat level from terrorism has not changed in the aftermath of the attack.

State takes in nearly €51 billion in record year for tax collection

Including the sale of 29% of its AIB shares the government collected over €58 billion last year.

Taoiseach criticised for visiting 'undemocratic' Hungarian leader Viktor Orbán

Leo Varadkar will meet Orbán in Budapest later today.

Friday 29 December, 2017

'My feelings go deeper than anger': Thatcher lambasted Haughey during aftermath of Enniskillen bomb

Details of the row about extradition procedures have been revealed in freshly released state papers.

'Putting jam on the cake': Authorities knew Birmingham Six evidence 'enhanced' years before release

Newly released state papers have shed light on the behind the scenes interactions between the British and Irish governments during the Birmingham Sixes’ first appeal.

Monday 18 December, 2017

The inquest into the deaths of the Hawe family starts today

The shocking murder-suicide rocked the community of Castlerahan in August 2016.

Saturday 16 December, 2017

'It feels good to do a good deed': This nine-year-old Irish boy is travelling to Belarus to help Santa

Misha McEneney will help Santa deliver presents to hundreds of children in orphanages in Belarus this Christmas.

Thursday 14 December, 2017

Bob Geldof 'disgusted' as Dublin City Council accepts Freedom award he handed back

Geldof handed back his award in an effort to have the honour stripped from Aung San Suu Kyi.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Train crash kills four in France, 10% of mortgages are in arrears and vacant shops will be turned into housing – It’s The Fix.

Thursday 30 November, 2017

TDs urged to pass new domestic violence bill making psychological abuse a crime

A major study found 31% of Irish women have experienced some form of psychological violence by a partner.

The government isn't saying when the €13 billion from Apple will be recovered

Collecting the money requires a “bespoke solution”, a top official said.

Aung San Suu Kyi is one step closer to having her Freedom of Dublin stripped

Councillors are also expected to take the honour from Bob Geldof.

Wednesday 29 November, 2017

Nearly half of Ireland's political parties failed to submit accounts to watchdog

Six parties failed to submit any accounts at all.

HSE 'consistently failing' to address problems at Áras Attracta care home

An RTÉ documentary revealed shocking abuse at the Mayo facility in 2014.

MEP McGuinness writes to harassment committee over Ming Flanagan's 'puppy' remarks

Flanagan says the remarks have been taken out of context.

Thursday 23 November, 2017

'Old men and children were taken out and never came back': Dublin based survivor recalls genocide

Suad Mujkić, who lives in Blanchardsown, was nine years old when the Bosnian Serb Army, led my Ratko Mladic, invaded Srebrenica in 1995.

Wednesday 22 November, 2017

The government just outlawed four popular 'designer' drugs

Drugs including ‘Blow’, ‘Hammer Head’ and ‘Magic crystals’ have all been banned.

Youtuber Jack Maynard axed from I'm a Celebrity after old tweets resurface

Maynard reportedly posted a series of homophobic and racist slurs and mocked people with facial deformities.

'Butcher of Bosnia' Mladic imprisoned for life after being found guilty of genocide

The 74 year old faced 11 charges, including genocide and crimes against humanity, at the UN tribunal.

Don't make children hug relatives, US Girl Scouts warns parents ahead of Thanksgiving

“We know that some adults prey on children, and teaching your daughter about consent early on can help her understand her rights.”

Tuesday 21 November, 2017

Family slam 'unforgivable' treatment from HSE following award of €15 million

“The HSE seem determined to fight almost every case for years only to usually settle on the steps of the high court for millions.”

'There's only one police force in Ireland': Top garda slams online vigilante groups

Earlier this year two separate men were confronted after being wrongly identified as a convicted paedophile.

Al Porter replaced by former Mrs Brown's Boys star Rory Cowan in Olympia Panto

Porter stood down from the show following a series of allegations of inappropriate behaviour.

Friday 13 October, 2017

Bus Éireann row: Minister hits back after unions slam her for 'unofficial labour dispute' comment

The employment minister said that 299 replacement buses were needed on the Eastern corridor last week.

Cork bound Aer Lingus flight forced into diversion after 'full emergency' declared

It was feared the aircraft had a defect that could cause a crash.

Authorities still flummoxed by mysterious foul smell in Belfast city centre

Numerous people reported the strange stench earlier this week.

Nama to pay back all of its taxpayer backed debt three years ahead of schedule

Nama has paid back more than €30 billion in the past seven years.

Thursday 12 October, 2017

Explainer: Why has a big post-Budget row erupted over women's State pensions?

Many are angry that their State pension payments are significantly smaller than they would have been before 2012.

Susie Long's husband says 10 years after her death, people are still stuck on waiting lists

Susie Long created a national debate around the health service when she told Liveline she was going to die “because of hospital waiting lists”.

British 'White Widow' Isis recruiter 'killed in US drone strike'

Sally Jones used social media to recruit women to Islamic State and offered practical advice on how to travel to Syria.

Wednesday 11 October, 2017

'We're gonna need a bigger boat': Sailing coach unfazed during encounter with basking shark in Skerries

Kerri-Ann Boylan and her students had a close encounter with a shark on Sunday morning.

Irish builder shot dead in New York by man he fired two days earlier

“Words can’t describe what a man you were. Kindest most generous person I ever knew”.

Witness report leads gardaí to arrest man during sexual assault

The arrest was made at around 3am on Monday morning.

Trump slams 'dishonest media' for reports of rift with Chief of Staff John Kelly

“The fake news is at it again.”

It's going to be wet and windy in many parts of the country today

Things will brighten up later in the day.

Monday 9 October, 2017

Life extending drug now available to hundreds of Irish cancer patients

Writer AA Gill described nivolumab as “more life spent on Earth – but only if you can pay”.

Friday 6 October, 2017

'Ross O'Carroll Kelly' barred from Spin 1038 today because of Irish Times radio ban

The creator of Ross O’Carroll Kelly was pulled from a show because Denis O’Brien owned Irish radio stations have banned all Irish Times journalists.

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