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Today’s News


Friday 15 January, 2016

Commuting liveblog: Icy roads causing dangerous driving conditions across the country

Here’s all the information to get you where you’re going this morning.

Thursday 31 December, 2015

Here are the 10 articles which got the most comments this year

From John Waters to Paul Murphy, here’s what got you all talking this year.

Wednesday 30 December, 2015

The 32 photographs that took our breath away in 2015

From Paris to Tunisia, from the marriage referendum to the migrant crisis, here are all of the best photos of this year.

The 10 most read stories on this year

Berkeley, Paris, Karen Buckley and Carrickmines – these are the stories you read this year.

The 10 most popular comments on in 2015

From Bill O’Herlihy to Graham Dwyer, here are the comments which got the most thumbs up from readers this year.

Saturday 26 December, 2015

Top comments of the week

Did you make the cut?

Thursday 24 December, 2015

Large amount of cocaine intercepted at Dublin Port

A 51-year-old man has been arrested.

25 of the best Irish news photographs of the year

From the marriage referendum to Berkeley, here are some of the choice pics of the year.

Madeleine McCann’s parents say they haven’t given up hope of finding their daughter

It is Kate and Gerry McCann’s ninth Christmas without their daughter.

Almost 800 homes without power in the aftermath of Storm Eva

The majority of the homes are in Dublin.

Swimmers warned that full moon will make Christmas Day swims more hazardous

The full moon only happens once every forty years or so.

Woman dies in house fire in Tipperary

Emergency services were alerted at 2.30pm on Wednesday afternoon but were unable to save the 67-year-old woman.

Wednesday 23 December, 2015

Dublin Airport evacuated – just seven minutes before The Tubridy Show was due to broadcast from Terminal 2

But the show managed to go ahead at the usual time. Phew.

Tuesday 22 December, 2015

Lifeboat crew rescues boat that lost power in gale force winds

The three people on board the boat had been carrying out work in the area.

Police hunt for burglars who stole presents from under a family’s Christmas tree

The two also destroyed the toys of the victims’ baby.

Monday 21 December, 2015

Wind, rain and more wind: Met Éireann has issued another weather warning

Don’t get blown away out there.

Shane MacGowan has had his teeth fixed in ‘the Everest of dentistry’

MacGowan’s last tooth fell out eight years ago – but now he’s had all 28 of them restored in a mammoth procedure.

Tuesday 15 December, 2015

Email threat to LA schools mentioned explosive devices and assault rifles

A ‘specific but non-credible’ threat was also made to schools in New York.

Wednesday 9 December, 2015

Time’s Person of the Year is…

It was between Donald Trump, Caitlyn Jenner, Hassan Rouhani, Angela Merkel, and Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi.

Thursday 3 December, 2015

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Friday 20 November, 2015

Body of a woman found at Saint-Denis apartment after police raid

The woman was found in the rubble of the apartment after a fierce shootout with police.

Tuesday 13 October, 2015

How does Budget 2016 affect you? calculator will do the sums for you

Income tax, USC, tax credits… will you have more money or less after today’s Budget?

Friday 7 August, 2015

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Friday 17 July, 2015

Staff at Dublin hospital suspended for accepting expensive holidays

An RTE investigation found that staff accepted gifts from a supplier.

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Man (34) arrested after motorist stabbed to death following car crash

Police have been hunting for the man who killed the 79-year-old.

Thursday 16 July, 2015

The bizarre story of how Gaddafi almost bought a big chunk of Bank of Ireland

Irish government officials went to Libya to talk about a potential deal – but Libya didn’t feel ‘comfortable’ with Ireland’s handling of the financial crisis.

Former US president George Bush breaks bone in his neck

The 91-year-old former president of the US was injured when he fell at his home.

Monday 15 June, 2015

Thursday 11 June, 2015

Actor Christopher Lee has died at the age of 93 RIP

Actor Christopher Lee has died at the age of 93

The legendary actor was best known for his roles in Count Dracula, Hammer horror films, and Lord of the Rings.

Wednesday 10 June, 2015

The man behind the Sunday Game theme song has died RIP

The man behind the Sunday Game theme song has died

James Last, the popular easy-listening big band leader, has died at the age of 86.

Man does a backflip and lands in a pair of trousers

Well, this is impressive.

Tuesday 9 June, 2015

Man does the same dance routine at 100 different locations…

… and it’s probably the best video you’ll see all day.

Monday 8 June, 2015

Animals come across a mirror in the wild and are mesmerised by their own reflections

Some are baffled, others are antagonised.

Sunday 7 June, 2015

Barack Obama praises Irish woman in speech about immigration

Barack Obama said Ann Dermody had “worked hard” and “played by the rules”.

Shocking or fine? Artist criticised for vagina sculpture in Versailles

It’s either a massive tuba or else Marie Antoinette’s vagina – but the artist isn’t saying.

Two murderers leave note saying ‘have a nice day’ after escaping from US prison

A massive manhunt is under way in New York after the two killers escaped from the maximum security jail.

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