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Dublin: 12 °C Thursday 18 December, 2014

Today’s News

Poll: Should the 8th Amendment in the Constitution be repealed? Your Say This post contains a poll

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Catch up as you wake up.

Yesterday’s News

Like Dublin Bay prawns? Irish fishermen are allowed to catch more of them

Ireland convinced the European Commission’s to change their mind on fish quotas.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Catch up as you wake up.

Tuesday 16 December, 2014

The Morning After: Australia remembers heroes of Sydney siege In Pictures This post contains images

The Morning After: Australia remembers heroes of Sydney siege

Tori Johnson and Katrina Dawson were killed yesterday.

Poll: Would you donate your bone marrow to someone you don’t know? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you donate your bone marrow to someone you don’t know?

Bone Marrow transplants can be an option for patients suffering from leukaemia and other fatal blood disorders.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Catch up as you wake up.

Monday 15 December, 2014

Three gunmen in Belgian siege ‘taken outside with their hands in the air’

The victim is understood to be safe and well.

Poll: Are you still feeling the effects of the recession? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you still feeling the effects of the recession?

Are the good times making a return?

Calls for pre-trial hearings on disclosure of sensitive material in sex offence cases

The Law Reform Commission says difficulties have emerged in specific cases.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Catch up as you wake up.

Saturday 13 December, 2014

Woman killed and two teenagers injured in Kerry road accident

The incident occurred shortly after 9am this morning.

From Business ETC Former Waterford Crystal workers unanimously vote in favour of €178m pension deal Decision Time

Thanks given to Benjy the gay bull supporters as he sets sail for the UK

Sam Simon of Simpsons fame was one of the 321 people who helped save Benjy from the chopping block.

Ireland’s favourite astronaut is back in town…

… and he’s brought his guitar.

‘We’re ready’: Fianna Fáil selects two familiar faces to run in the next general election

Party leader Micheál Martin and finance spokesperson, Michael McGrath, were nominated in Cork South Central.

Poll: Will you shop local this Christmas? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you shop local this Christmas?

Where will you being buying those presents?

Knock-on UK flight disruption following Heathrow computer meltdown

Some 38 flights have been cancelled, but there are no reports of Irish flight delays.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Catch up as you wake up.

Wednesday 10 December, 2014

Moment man exonerated after 27 years in prison will bring a tear to your eye Free At Last This post contains videos

Moment man exonerated after 27 years in prison will bring a tear to your eye

Kwame Ajamu was wrongly convicted of murder in 1975.

From Business ETC Nearly half of your consumer complaints are going unresolved Computer Says No

Nearly half of your consumer complaints are going unresolved

A national survey found that faulty goods and services cost consumers close to €500 million.

Former minister who set up Irish Water says ‘forces’ at work to privatise company

Fergus O’Dowd is calling for a referendum to be held next year.

UK care home with ‘overpowering smell’ of urine shut down after inspection

Elderly residents were removed from the care home last night due to the immediate closure.

Tuesday 9 December, 2014

Irish D-Day veteran awarded France’s highest military honour Ww2

Irish D-Day veteran awarded France’s highest military honour

Patrick Gillen, aged 89, dedicated his medal to all of his comrades that did not survive the Second World War.

Two gardaí injured after joyriders smash into patrol car

One juvenile was arrested, but has since been released

Sunday 7 December, 2014

Managers in the Ambulance Service say they lack the skills to do their work

HIQA has carried out a review of the National Ambulance Service.

Here’s why some people have travelled from Detroit to join the water charges protest

Chants heard at Dublin Airport today – ‘From Dublin to Detroit, water is a human right’

Several units of Dublin Fire Brigade tackling blaze on James’ Street

It is believed the fire is in an idustrial estate in the area.

Did someone say snow? Yep, Met Eireann has issued a warning for some counties

It’s going to be cold, windy and showery, but it will be bright.

From Business ETC Pension deal for former Waterford Crystal workers on the table Long Time Coming

Pension deal for former Waterford Crystal workers on the table

The factory in Waterford closed in 2009 with the loss of 1,000 jobs.

Justice Catherine McGuinness was approached to run for president…but she wasn’t interested

The former Supreme Court judge said she doesn’t regret her decision to turn it down.

Going shopping in Dublin? The Garda Christmas traffic plan begins today

Operation ‘Open City’ aims to manages Dublin’s seasonal traffic.

Poll: Should the top rate of income tax or the USC be cut in the next Budget? Your Say This post contains a poll

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Catch up as you wake up.

Saturday 6 December, 2014

Shots fired at gardaí in Kinsale stand-off, 18-year-old arrested

Armed gardaí from the Regional Support Unit and Garda Crisis Negotiators attended the scene.

Lebanon will do ‘everything in their power’ to pursue justice over killing of Irish soldiers

Privates Derek Smallhorne and Thomas Barrett were killed by the South Lebanon Army in an attack in 1980.

Eirgrid promises to be more ‘community-focused’

The semi-state body wants to develop stronger relationships with stakeholders.

This video of the Christmas lights being turned on at Temple Street hospital will warm your heart

Last year, over 400 children were cared for in Temple Street Children’s Hospital over Christmas.

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