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Dublin: 5 °C Saturday 30 May, 2015

Yesterday’s News

Thursday 28 May, 2015

Wednesday 27 May, 2015

What do you do in bed? Trans people answer questions they’re frequently asked

The questions range from the mundane to the bizarre to the downright rude.

Tuesday 26 May, 2015

People from around the world photographed the one thing that means the most to them

Toys, poems, mittens and a yo-yo all made the list.

Monday 25 May, 2015

Broadcaster Bill O’Herlihy has died RIP

Broadcaster Bill O’Herlihy has died

He was 76 years old.

Friday 22 May, 2015

Rape victim who was wrongly arrested by police has been given £20,000 compensation

The teenager tried to kill herself after police accused her of lying about the attack.

Thursday 21 May, 2015

For the first time in seven years, Ireland’s unemployment rate is under 10%

There are now 1.9 million people employed in Ireland and 212,000 who are unemployed.

Friday 15 May, 2015

Thursday 14 May, 2015

Jeremy Kyle defends male domestic abuse victim after audience laughs at him

The guest had described how his ex-girlfriend locked him in a flat and he’d had to jump from a third-floor balcony.

Man who didn’t know how long his puppy had to live filmed her every day

The film is beautiful and oddly moving.

Wednesday 13 May, 2015

Investigation after another newborn baby dies at Cavan Hospital

The newborn baby died at the maternity unit in the hospital on Tuesday afternoon.

This is not a glass of water

No, really.

Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Friday 8 May, 2015

Woman killed and second woman injured after car and lorry collide

The serious crash happened this morning in Offaly.

Man who had his penis cut off in savage attack has been found dead

Police found the body of the 40-year-old at his home.

Thursday 7 May, 2015

Today’s top stories in 7 seconds

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

Wednesday 6 May, 2015

Investigation finds garda use of pepper spray against homeless man was justified

The investigation was launched after a video went viral showing the garda arresting the man on Dublin’s Henry Street.

Friday 1 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge Ben E King, singer of Stand By Me, has died RIP

Ben E King, singer of Stand By Me, has died

The singer was 76.

Ben E King, singer of Stand By Me, has died. RIP

Ben E King, singer of Stand By Me, has died.

The singer was 76.

Thursday 30 April, 2015

Two people pulled alive from rubble five days after Nepal earthquake

One, a 15-year-old boy, was dazed and covered in dust when he was brought out from the wreckage of a building.

Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Woman who hit her son during the Baltimore riot explains why she did it

Don’t ever mess with a mam.

Charlie versus Love/Hate: The nominations for the IFTAS are out

Let’s forget about last year’s ceremony and move on…

Monday 27 April, 2015

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Sunday 26 April, 2015

From Business ETC You can now see everything you’ve ever googled in one place Please God No

Saturday 25 April, 2015

What percentage of men in Ireland have paid for sex? It’s the week in numbers

Plus: How many abortion pills bound for Ireland were seized last year?

From Business ETC 5 apps worth downloading this week Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Get quick fit, learn to DJ, and/or finally get your photos organised.

Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Ben Affleck apologises after asking programme not to mention his slave-owner ancestor

Affleck asked the programme not to mention his dodgy ancestor – but now an investigation into the programme is under way.

Saturday 28 March, 2015

How many school flags will mark 2016? It’s the week in numbers

Plus: How long did Clarkson’s attack on his producer last?

Tuesday 24 March, 2015

Angelina Jolie has had her ovaries removed after a cancer scare

The actress had the surgery last week.

Monday 23 March, 2015

The Burning Question*: Do you press the button to close the doors on a lift? Dilemma This post contains a poll

The Burning Question*: Do you press the button to close the doors on a lift?

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

Saturday 21 March, 2015

How many cars are clamped in Dublin? That, and more, in the week in numbers

Plus: How many children have eaten liquid detergent tablets after mistaking them for sweets?

Wednesday 18 March, 2015

5 things to expect when George Osborne announces today’s Budget in the UK

With 49 days to go before the general election, this will be an important Budget for the coalition government.

The longer kids are breastfed for, the more they earn when they start working

A major new study of almost 3,500 children has found some interesting results about breastfeeding.

Tuesday 17 March, 2015

34 great photos from St Patrick’s Day parades around the country

Tens of thousands of people turned out on the streets around Ireland today.

The 5 at 5: St Patrick’s Day

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Jeremy Clarkson cleared over the use of the word ‘pikey’ on Top Gear

The decision has been criticised by a Traveller group which accused the BBC of ‘legitimising a racist word’.

The body of Don Quixote writer Cervantes has been found, 399 years after his death

Cervantes died in 1616, one week after William Shakespeare.

Three judges have been sacked for watching porn in their offices

Not a great idea, to be fair.

Saturday 14 March, 2015

Brendan O’Connor just announced the end of The Saturday Night Show

Ray D’Arcy will host a new Saturday night show on RTÉ One from the autumn.

How many people want to bring Jeremy Clarkson back? It’s the week in numbers

Plus: How many hours were drugs legal for in Ireland this week?

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