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Dublin: 5 °C Tuesday 27 January, 2015

Today’s News


Yesterday’s News

Singer Demis Roussos has died RIP

Singer Demis Roussos has died

Roussos sold more than 60 million albums worldwide.

Saturday 24 January, 2015

Conor McGregor, Queen Elizabeth and club sandwiches: The week in numbers

Plus: How much does it cost to rent an Irish pub on wheels?

Monday 19 January, 2015

Teacher says nun asked “What about the homos?” during job interview

The teacher was awarded €54,000 for discrimination after she applied for the job as school principal.

Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Prescription drugs seized in major raid in Dublin

Gardaí seized drugs and money worth hundreds of thousands of euro.

Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Gardaí search for 29-year-old missing in Galway city for eight days

Family and gardaí say they are increasingly concerned about Eoin Madigan.

Viable homemade explosive device found at Mullingar house

It was the first viable device which the Defence Forces have dealt with this year.

Saturday 10 January, 2015

Red Rock, Eddie Hobbs, and “Al” Shatter: The week in numbers

Plus: How many extra seconds will we be getting in June?

Friday 9 January, 2015

Irish man allegedly punched by his brother regains consciousness in Sydney hospital

Patrick Lyttle woke up and is sitting up in bed, almost a week after the attack.

Thursday 8 January, 2015

Today’s top stories in 6 seconds

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

Sadness and defiance: How front pages covered the Charlie Hebdo massacre

French newspapers are united in a show of defiance after the terror attacks.

Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Manhunt for gunmen in Paris after twelve killed in massacre at satirical magazine offices

Police have said that the gunmen shouted, “We have avenged the prophet” during the attack.

Monday 5 January, 2015

The average asking price for a house in Ireland is now €193,000

Asking prices actually fell in the last three months of 2014 – but are still significantly higher than one year ago.

Mortgage rates drop: First Permanent TSB, now BoI ring in the changes

But only new customers will reap the full rewards.

Newborn baby girl taken from her home after a shooting found dead in a bin

The body of the 3-week-old girl was discovered behind a row of shops.

Three children abused by their mother escaped from their home using a ladder

The mother beat one of the children and told the others she was ‘beating the white devil’ out of the child.

Number of people taking trains has grown for the first time since the economic crash

The Limerick-~Galway route saw the biggest increase in passengers.

Sunday 4 January, 2015

Pope Francis has appointed 20 new cardinals (Spoiler: None are Irish)

Fifteen of the new cardinals are under 80, which means they will vote for the pope’s successor.

Police urge people with dangerous Superman drugs to hand them in

The drugs are believed to have been the cause of at least three deaths so far.

Photos: Coast Guard rescues a dog trapped at Howth cliff

The dog is reported to be in ‘good form’ after the rescue.

Saturday 3 January, 2015

Mrs Brown, tourists, and the Luas: The week in numbers

Plus: What was the lowest temperature in Ireland this week?

Top comments of the week

Did you make the cut?

Friday 2 January, 2015

Confirmed: Here’s everything we know about Lucinda Creighton’s new political party

It doesn’t have a name yet but it does have a hashtag.

Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Cobh couple Valerie and Michael Greaney to have separate funerals

The funeral of Valerie Greaney will take place on Friday. Michael Greaney’s funeral will be held separately.

Scottish nurse with Ebola agrees to try experimental drug

“The next few days will be crucial.”

Bones found on Canadian beach came from children on an Irish Famine coffin ship

The three children are believed to have died when a coffin ship was wrecked in 1847.

Sony is expanding the number of places where The Interview can be seen

There’s no such thing as bad publicity.


Here are our 10 most commented on articles in 2014

From Joan Burton to Garth Brooks, here’s what got you all talking this year.

Gardaí search for 16-year-old girl missing in Dublin since before Christmas

Josie Cawley has not been seen since 22 December.

Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Our top 10 most shared articles on Facebook in 2014

And the most popular ones on Twitter too.

BBC postpones documentary about the royal family’s PR tactics after Diana’s death

The programme was due to look at the PR tactics used by the royal family from the late 1990s on in a bid to change their public image.

The 10 most read stories on this year

John Gilligan, child rescue alerts, and the local elections – these are the stories you read this year.

Today’s top stories in 6 seconds

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

Monday 29 December, 2014

The 10 most popular comments on in 2014

From Irish Water to John Gilligan, here are the comments which got the most thumbs up from other readers this year.

Wetherspoons to open 30 new Irish pubs

The chain is opening 200 new pubs in total across the UK and Ireland over the next five years.

Today’s top stories in 6 seconds

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

Ireland to give €3 million to ‘forgotten emergencies’

“These crises are not well-known situations, but the needs are very real”.


More than 2 million people have watched The Interview so far

The controversial comedy has made more than $17 million since its release.

“Putting the abortion laws into the Constitution was a mistake”

Labour TD Ruairi Quinn has said there is “no question” that Ireland’s abortion laws will change.

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