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Dublin: 2 °C Sunday 26 April, 2015

Yesterday’s News

‘It was worth it’: Woman who could lose millions for taking Supreme Court case

Joanna Jordan petition to overturn the result of the 2012 referendum was rejected yesterday.

Friday 24 April, 2015

Enda says a full inquiry into Siteserv would take quite a long time Siterserv This post contains videos

Enda says a full inquiry into Siteserv would take quite a long time

More documents released under FOI show that Siteserv was not the only issue of contention between the department and IBRC.

The Children’s Referendum will not have to be held again

The referendum passed by 58% voting yes and 42% voting no.

Checktheregister.ie excludes some Dublin streets, but you could still be on the electoral register

Dublin City Council says it is fixing the problem and urged voters to get in touch.

Man to appear in court over death of man at Limerick house

A man in his early 40s was discovered at around 5.30am on Wednesday.

Thursday 23 April, 2015

Enda: The government has ‘nothing to hide’ about Siteserv deal

Yesterday Enda Kenny said the C&AG had the power to carry out an investigation, but it turns out he doesn’t.

Nearly 1% of voters ‘struck off’ Dublin City electoral register since January

A number of people have been surprised to find their name is not on the register.

Think before you flush: 10-tonne fatberg removed from London sewer

The large blob was found in a drain in west London.

Today’s top stories in 6 seconds

All of the news, none of the waiting.

Sexual consent needs to be legally defined: ‘Not doing so isolates and silences victims’

RCNI recommends a definition similar to that adopted in England and Wales be introduced to a new sexual offences Bill.

Two arrested after armed robbery at Meath supermarket

Staff were ordered to open the tills by a man wearing a balaclava.

Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Are you voting in the May referendums? Better check you’re on the register

The register is updated every year, so you better check you are on it.

Spending watchdog to examine IBRC sale of Siteserv… and more FOIs to be released

Earlier, Alan Dukes denied any impropriety in the sale of Siteserv to the Denis O’Brien company.

Even if you aren’t actively trying for a baby you might need to take folic acid

Folic acid needs to be high four weeks after conception, so waiting until the pregnancy test is positive is too late.

Could RTÉ sell off some its Donnybrook land to make some cash?

Alex White said RTÉ “needs to be vigilant with their costs”.

Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Today’s top stories in 6 seconds

All of the news, none of the waiting.

‘Alco-locks’ could be on the way for those that continue to drink-drive

The Road Safety Authority are thinking outside the box for a new plan on road safety.

From Business ETC All your Penneys shopping saved its owners from some ugly results Thanks Penneys

All your Penneys shopping saved its owners from some ugly results

The fashion business continues to kick goals for its UK parent company.

Monday 20 April, 2015

Graham Dwyer sentenced to life in prison

Eleven of the 12 jurors who convicted Dwyer of murder were in court to hear the sentencing.

“For us there is no parole”: The O’Hara family’s victim impact statement in full

Graham Dwyer was sentenced to life in prison this afternoon.

Another €1 million needed for cystic fibrosis patients in Limerick

The state-of-the-art new cystic fibrosis unit in University Hospital Limerick was built thanks to charitable fundraising efforts.

From Business ETC Intel says 50 years of Moore’s Law has transformed our lives Anniversary

Intel says 50 years of Moore’s Law has transformed our lives

In 1965, Gordon Moore made a prediction that would set the pace for a digital revolution.

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Graham Dwyer likely to lodge appeal against conviction

There were numerous legal arguments that Dwyer’s legal team could argue are grounds for appeal.

Profile of a killer: Graham Dwyer

Graham Dwyer will appear in court today to hear his sentence.

Graham Dwyer to be sentenced to life in prison in court today

Last month, Dwyer closed his eyes and shook his head when the guilty verdict was delivered.

Friday 17 April, 2015

Driver caught at 137km an hour (and he wasn’t the only one speeding yesterday)

The gardaí were on the look out – everywhere – for speeding yesterday.

Poll: Does the cost of treatment stop you from going to the dentist? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Does the cost of treatment stop you from going to the dentist?

The Irish Dental Association says the oral health of the nation is suffering because of state cuts.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here’s everything yo need to know as you start your Friday.

Firefighters tackled blazes in Dublin and Wicklow overnight

A busy night for fire crews in the east.

Thursday 16 April, 2015

Images of Irish schoolgirls are being used to advertise online escort services

ChildWatch.ie warn of the dangers of young people posting photographs online.

Open Thread: Is the cost of childcare preventing you from working?

More than 3,000 mothers are leaving the workforce annually due to the excessive costs of childcare.

If you’ve never been inside Newgrange, here’s your chance to take a peek

More than 130 buildings and monuments have been transformed into 3D digital models.

Poll: Do you think the naming rights of Croke Park should be sold? Your Say This post contains a poll

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s everything yo need to know as you start your day.

Wednesday 15 April, 2015

Heartbroken father: ‘She was punched and struck with beer cans – and he got just 10 years’

Sara Staunton, a mother of two children, was killed by her boyfriend in 2013.

‘You don’t think things like this can happen to you’: Parents of April Jones open up about daughter’s murder

Paedophile Mark Bridger murdered five-year-old April Jones. He was convicted of her murder and was sentenced to life in prison.

‘Everyone is happy’: Kilkenny bridge case settles out of court

Protesters mounted demonstrations against the multi-million euro project in the medieval city.

Poll: Do you think a ‘conscience clause’ should be added to marriage equality legislation? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think a ‘conscience clause’ should be added to marriage equality legislation?

A number of religious groups have written to the Minister for Justice, Frances Fitzgerald.

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The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your morning.

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