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Dublin: 10 °C Saturday 22 November, 2014

Today’s News


Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Cork pensioner stabbed after confronting burglar in his home

The man found the intruder in his Cork home this afternoon and confronted him.

Tuesday 18 November, 2014

COMPETITION: Win a big haul of books from this year’s Irish Book Awards

Love books? Here’s how to win some great ones.

‘Turmoil’ in jails as prison officers launch industrial action

“Not every other employee has the misfortune of having to work with junkies puking and shitting around the place”.

Monday 17 November, 2014

“One woman was told her house was not safe to live in – but she has nowhere else to go”

People living in Donegal have noticed cracks in their homes – and they’re getting progressively worse.

Sunday 16 November, 2014

How US Navy SEALs are speaking out about their work for the first time

One retired SEAL has come forward to say he was the person who killed Osama bin Laden in 2011.

Saturday 15 November, 2014

House prices, Too Many Cooks, and Stephanie Roche: The week in numbers

Plus: How many people should have had their fingerprints taken by gardaí over the past two years but didn’t?

Friday 14 November, 2014

Today’s top stories in 6 seconds

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

Thursday 13 November, 2014

Today’s top stories in 6 seconds

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Today’s top stories in 6 seconds

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

Monday 10 November, 2014

In a first for Ireland, UPC is to ban access to child sex abuse websites

Users who access child abuse material either mistakenly or deliberately will have their internet access restricted.

The Burning Question*: Is it ok to eat on public transport? Dilemma This post contains a poll

The Burning Question*: Is it ok to eat on public transport?

Let us distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

Today’s top stories in 6 seconds

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

Saturday 8 November, 2014

Frozen, Morning Ireland, and the C word: The week in numbers

Plus: How many new cars have been sold in Ireland so far this year?

Meet the 18-year-old college student who just got elected to office in the US

The Republican teenager, who was born in 1996, has become the youngest lawmaker in the US.

Thursday 6 November, 2014

Gardaí seize drugs and Bitcoin in major ‘dark net’ sting in Dublin

Two men have been arrested after the ecstasy tablets and LSD were seized in Dublin.

Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Saturday 1 November, 2014

Nudity, Facebook, and the 1916 Rising: The week in numbers

What percentage of people think the 1916 Rising was a mistake?

Thursday 30 October, 2014

Man arrested over Jean McConville murder

The 73-year-old man was arrested in connection with the 1972 murder.

Saturday 25 October, 2014

Supermacs, Nokia phones, and Dublin house prices: The week in numbers

Plus: How many students are taking part in the next BT Young Scientist competition?

Prisoner took his own life nine days after being moved to Cork Prison as a punishment

The 25-year-old prisoner was found hanged in his cell.

Friday 24 October, 2014

Man charged over killing of elderly couple at their Donegal home

The 42-year-old is due to appear before a special court sitting tonight.

Thursday 23 October, 2014

Joan Burton: I’m delighted people are filming Irish Water protests

The Tánaiste has again moved to clarify her comments about Irish Water protesters with expensive phones and cameras.

Singer Alvin Stardust dies aged 72 RIP

Singer Alvin Stardust dies aged 72

The glamrock singer had a string of hits throughout the 1970s and 80s.

Wednesday 22 October, 2014

City on lock down after soldier shot dead outside Canada’s parliament

A huge manhunt is underway on the streets of Ottawa.

Saturday 18 October, 2014

Taoiseach says he will meet Maíria Cahill as pressure increases on Sinn Féin

Cahill is calling on Sinn Féin members to come forward about the alleged cover-up of sexual abuse.

John Grisham, college fees, and Facebook: The week in numbers

Plus: How much has Mark Zuckerberg donated to the fight against Ebola?

Staff realise painting stolen after frame discovered in a toilet

Police say the thieves are likely to try and sell the valuable painting.

Barack Obama had his credit card declined in a New York cafe

Need a lend of a fiver, Barack? No. Of course you don’t.

Friday 17 October, 2014

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Man charged for growing 500 cannabis plants in Westmeath house

The drugs, worth an estimated €400,000, were found during a raid on the house this morning.

Thursday 16 October, 2014

Lunchtime Fix: 6 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.

Bob Geldof made Mary Robinson laugh in Dublin last night

They were attending the opening of the One Young World summit.

Is Ireland prepared to deal with Ebola? Doctors aren’t convinced

“Obviously everyone in this country hopes that the Ebola virus is a problem that we never have to deal with”.

Wednesday 15 October, 2014

87-year-old man dies after being knocked out of his wheelchair in hit and run

The 87-year-old man died three days after being hit by a white truck in Cabra.

‘Deliberate censorship’: China has blocked the BBC website

The BBC is complaining to Chinese authorities about the blocking.

A book about a prisoner-of-war camp won the Booker Prize last night

Richard Flanagan is the third Australian to win the prestigious award.

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