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Dublin: 12 °C Wednesday 5 August, 2015

Sunday 2 August, 2015

‘When Irish women go to a strip show they forget about the Bible’

The stripping industry, like many other issues relating to sex, came up against the Catholic Church in the past.

Thursday 30 July, 2015

Man admits to killing landlord Tom O’Gorman before removing organs

Tom O’Gorman, a journalist and Iona Institute researcher, was stabbed to death at his home last year.

Former Defence Forces member guilty of manslaughter of woman who was blackmailing him

Marie Greene was stabbed to death on 13 February 2011.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Everything you need to know as you get stuck into your day.

Poll: Would you like to see a united Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you like to see a united Ireland?

Sinn Fein’s MEP Matt Carthy says Ireland would be better off with a single economy.

Wednesday 29 July, 2015

Junior Minister claims Irish Water registration is “increasing by the day” – but hasn’t seen registration figures

Paudie Coffey got into a bit of a row on the radio this morning.

Have you ever been tested for an STI? Your Say This post contains a poll

Have you ever been tested for an STI?

Sexual health specialist Dr Aisling Loy says Irish people still have a very unevolved attitude towards sexual health maintenance.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Everything you need to know as you get stuck into your day.

Tuesday 28 July, 2015

Post mortems due on Louth couple in suspected murder suicide

The body of Marie Quigley was found an hour and a half after her husband died in a car crash on the M1.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Everything you need to know as you get stuck into your day.

Monday 27 July, 2015

Two in court after cannabis worth €600k and 40,000 prescription drugs seized

The seizures were made in north Dublin yesterday.

Poll: When do you want the next General Election? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: When do you want the next General Election?

Political parties are already gearing up.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Everything you need to know as you get stuck into your day.

Sunday 26 July, 2015

Hundreds ignore warning not to climb Croagh Patrick, ten get hypothermia

Between 15,000 and 20,000 people were expected to climb what’s regarded as the country’s holiest mountain this weekend.

Independents top the latest poll with 31% support

There was a drop in support for both Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil in The Sunday Business Post Red C poll.

Is the banking inquiry on the verge of collapse?

Members are torn on whether former Anglo chief David Drumm should be allowed give evidence by video link.

Man dies after falling off tractor in County Kerry

The 57-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Tag-rugby fundraiser raises over €16k for Berkeley survivor

Aoife Beary is in a rehabilitation centre in the US.

Poll: Should Ireland set school bag weight limits for children? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland set school bag weight limits for children?

Five-year-olds in India are being asked to pop their satchels on weighing scales when they arrive for class so teachers can check they don’t exceed 2.5 kilograms.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Weather isn’t great, so snuggle up and catch up with what you need to know.

One man dead in Waterford air crash

The Irish Coastguard helicopter Rescue 117 attended the scene.

Saturday 25 July, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s talking about Ed Sheeran, drug seizures and John Clarke.

John Clarke won’t be on Radio Nova tomorrow due to RTÉ injunction threat

Last year the veteran 2FM broadcaster quit his daytime Sunday show on RTÉ 2FM in a dramatic fashion.

Man arrested off Faro flight after cocaine found in suitcase at Cork Airport

In a separate operation, gardaí discovered an elaborate grow house in Country Meath with €750,000 worth of cannabis plants.

Dun Laoghaire residents protest against bus route cutbacks

People Before Profit Richard Boyd Barrett said residents across Dun Laoghaire are “absolutely furious” at the proposed cuts.

From Business ETC Do you have a health insurance with Laya Healthcare? It could be going up On The Up

Do you have a health insurance with Laya Healthcare? It could be going up

Ireland’s second largest health insurer Laya Healthcare is hiking up its prices for some of its policies.

Man flagged down by hitch-hikers ends up being hijacked

The man picked up the two men in the early hours of this morning.

Tuesday 21 July, 2015

Justice Minister asked to consider early release of Ivor Callely again

He has been on bail since the legal challenge was launched.

Overpaid in social welfare payments? The government will seek you out

Guides have been launched to help people understand their rights when the department comes knocking for their money back.

Monday 20 July, 2015

225,000 animals used for scientific testing in Ireland, in a single year

Animals used in scientific procedures included rabbits, dogs, pigs and ferrets.

Man sentenced to nine years over fatal one-punch attack on Galway man in Perth

The 23-year-old passed away after ten days in hospital.

Sunday 19 July, 2015

Bertie Ahern says he received a rope and noose in the post after leaving office

The former Taoiseach said he could not take responsibility for the failings of the Central Bank and Financial Regulator.

Romantic marriage proposal kicks off Bray Air Display

An estimated 80,000 people are expected to turn up at Bray seafront this afternoon.

‘Government need a 50% compliance rate’ to make Irish Water work

Minister Kathleen Lynch said she believes the majority of people will pay their bill.

Petrol bombs and bricks thrown at police who were lured to scene

The PSNI said it believes an initial phone call about the first device was designed to lure police into the area to be targeted by a second bomb.

Poll: Should the minimum wage be raised? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the minimum wage be raised?

ISME said an increase would have a “substantial knock-on effects for businesses”.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Ah, Sunday! Put the fry on and grab a mug of tea.

Saturday 18 July, 2015

The UK wants to take on ‘aggressive’ seagulls Angry Birds This post contains a poll

The UK wants to take on ‘aggressive’ seagulls

Prime Minister David Cameron says there needs to be a ‘big conversation’ about what to do about their behaviour.

There’s a campaign to have a US military ship named after an Irishman from Ballyhaunis

On this day in 1966, Gallagher threw himself on top of a grenade in order to save his comrades.

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