TheJournal.ie uses cookies. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Click here to find out more »
Dublin: 10 °C Saturday 19 April, 2014

Yesterday’s News

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Everyone’s talking about Jill Meagher, pubs being closed, and disaster at Mount Everest.

Major drug gang dismantled after gardaí seize machine gun and drugs in multi-million euro sting operation

Drugs worth an estimated €5 million were discovered in raids carried out across Dublin and Meath.

The captain of the South Korean ferry which sank has been arrested

A news agency in South Korea reports that the 68-year-old faces five charges, including negligence of duty.

RTE is refusing to run an ad for Newstalk, says Newstalk…

…but RTE says that’s not exactly what’s happening.

Navy detains Spanish fishing boat off the coast of Mizen Head

The boat was stopped for alleged breaches of fishing regulations.

Cocaine and tablets seized from man in north Dublin

A man was arrested as part of major investigation into drug-dealing in Ballymun.

One of the oldest surviving copies of all four Gospels is in Dublin

The manuscripts are believed to have been discovered in Egypt in 1929.

Gardaí search for 20-year-old man last seen around the Mater Hospital

Glen Murphy has not been seen since Saturday afternoon.

Thursday 17 April, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Everyone’s talking about Anglo bosses found guilty, Bertie Ahern, and Ukraine…

Gabriel García Márquez, Nobel Prize-winning writer, has died RIP

Cannabis plants seized at Wicklow house

A man in his 50s was arrested at the scene.

Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everyone’s talking about Sean FitzPatrick being found not guilty.

Sean FitzPatrick thanks jury as he is found not guilty at Anglo trial

FitzPatrick did not react as the verdict was read out but read a statement to reporters outside the courtroom.

Pope Francis gives two kids a lift on the PopeMobile and has the craic with them

“I was really excited. That never happens!”.

A NASA spacecraft has witnessed the birth of a ‘new moon’ in the rings of Saturn

“We have not seen anything like this before,” said one scientist.

VIDEO: Sean FitzPatrick speaks of “six years of great personal difficulty” after being found not guilty

FitzPatrick also spoke about the “six years of great personal difficulty” he had endured.

Judge tells Anglo jury: It’s ok if you reach a majority verdict

The jury has been deliberating since Friday afternoon.

Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about a teenager drowning in a reservoir, a Dublin shooting, and tensions in Ukraine…

The handwritten order to call off the 1916 Rising sold at auction for €30,000

The handwritten note reads “Volunteers completely deceived. All orders for tomorrow Sunday are entirely cancelled”.

Gardaí to work as social welfare inspectors

Twenty gardaí are to be sent around the country as part of a new pilot scheme to crack down on social welfare fraud.

Monday 14 April, 2014

No verdict yet in Anglo trial as jury goes home for the day

It was the first full day of deliberations in the trial of three former senior executives of Anglo Irish Bank.

Saturday 12 April, 2014

Adrian Mole, Hitler, and the tv licence : The week in numbers

Plus: How much money did the Criminal Assets Bureau give to the Exchequer last year from criminal activity?

Friday 11 April, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Everyone’s talking about Omagh, Anglo, and the most depressed town in Ireland…

3-year-old girl believed to have been abducted found alive in Australia

A major search operation was initiated to find 3-year-old Chloe Campbell.

Dropbox users protest after Condoleezza Rice is appointed to the board

Users reacted angrily to the appointment with some vowing to stop using the cloud-computing company in protest.

Mulling it over: Labour Court releases its plan to end Irish Rail dispute

Mulling it over: Labour Court releases its plan to end Irish Rail dispute

The proposals set out today include pay cuts and changes to working conditions.

Sue Townsend, author of Adrian Mole books, has died RIP

Sue Townsend, author of Adrian Mole books, has died

The author died at home at the age of 68.

Thursday 10 April, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Everyonne’s talking about the Omagh bomb, Rehab revelations, and President Higgins…

Woman arrested after throwing object at Hillary Clinton during speech

Hillary Clinton ducked and made a joke about it immediately afterwards.

New appeal for witnesses after cyclist found seriously injured at Cork roadside

The 32-year-old woman was found on Friday afternoon by a passer-by.

Police appeal after rare motorbike worth £45,000 stolen from car park

The bike had only travelled 200 miles in 14 years. Understandable, police have said that the owner is devastated.

Man charged with Omagh bombing

Sixteen years after the Omagh bomb which killed 29 people, a man has been charged with their murders.

Video and photos: Coast Guard rescues a dog at Howth cliff

Trixie, a one-year-old springer spaniel, ran away from her owner and got trapped on a tiny ledge.

1 2 3 4 5