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Dublin: 10 °C Sunday 30 April, 2017

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: How well do you remember Donald Trump's first 100 days?

It’s been an eventful few months to say the least.

'He'd still win if the election were today' - 100 days in, Dublin, California, adjusts to Trump's 'new normal'

TheJournal.ie revisited our capital’s namesake, population 50,000, in mid-west California.

Friday 28 April, 2017

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Court hears councillor waterboarded man, and body found in Waterford apartment – it’s the Fix.

Gardaí appeal for help tracing missing Wicklow woman Stefanie Kokaram

50-year-old Stefanie has been missing since yesterday evening.

Thursday 27 April, 2017

'This was weak practice' - Garda Commissioner says it's 'too early' to say what caused breath tests scandal

O’Sullivan is making her first appearance in front of the Policing Authority since the scandal concerning Garda breath tests first broke.

Complaint of 'derogatory' language used by Fianna Fáil leader against journalist rejected

Gemma O’Doherty had alleged that Micheál Martin had spoken about her in a ‘derogatory and unfair’ manner on Newstalk radio.

One in 10 Irish workers are earning the minimum wage or less

A release from the CSO suggests that just over 10% of Irish workers are earning €9.25 an hour or less.

Claim George Hook spoke about HPV vaccine in 'ill-informed and irresponsible' manner rejected

The BAI said that Hook’s approach to discussing the vaccine had satisfied its Code of Fairness, but “only in a barely minimal fashion”.

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'Lethal', 'insane' - cyclists have their say on what it's like dealing with the Luas expansion works

Many people have complained to Transport Infrastructure Ireland regarding the sometimes-hazardous nature of cycling near Luas works.

Wednesday 26 April, 2017

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

AIB fined €2.3 million for breaches relating to terrorist financing and money laundering

The bank also failed to conduct required due diligence on accounts predating Ireland’s money-laundering laws.

Tuesday 25 April, 2017

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Jobstown trial suspended after juror is discharged

The sole member of the jury will now be replaced at a fresh selection tomorrow morning.

10% of Irish households are using four times as much water as the rest of the country

New figures from the CSO show that usage of water in Ireland is heavily skewed by a small fraction of consumers.

Monday 24 April, 2017

Frances Fitzgerald: Abortion referendum should be held next year

The Citizens’ Assembly has made recommended sweeping changes be implemented regarding Ireland’s abortion laws.

Irish parents routinely lie about being a car's main driver to lower their children's premiums

Over 13% of parents have ‘fronted’ for their children’s insurance according to a new survey.

Maternity benefit payments in Ireland are backlogged by 'a number of months'

A Department of Social Protection official has said “it is not possible to give an accurate date” for the process of backlogged maternity claims.

Sunday 23 April, 2017

'We don't have the money for this' - Dublin mother pleads for funding for daughter's cancer treatment

12-year-old Robyn Smyth has been battling a rare form of cancer known as neuroblastoma for the past nine years.

Saturday 22 April, 2017

A huge number of people hear voices in their head, but it doesn't have to be a bad thing

Associate professor of psychology Simon McCarthy-Jones estimates that as much as 2.5% of the world’s population will have extended voice-hearing experiences.

Friday 21 April, 2017

The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Family of woman shot at same time as Garda Tony Golden to sue Gardaí

An RTÉ Investigates programme broadcast last night called into question whether the man who shot Garda Golden and Siobhán Phillips was in fact a Garda informer.

Most Irish people are definitely NOT in favour of a snap election here

59% of voters think it would be better if the current government remain in power.

Thursday 20 April, 2017

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Wednesday 19 April, 2017

What does a UK election mean for Ireland? It could be good news you know...

… from a Brexit point of view at least. But could it bring about a border poll?

Tuesday 18 April, 2017

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Monday 17 April, 2017

Why you should be very wary of signing this insurance form on arrival at an Irish hospital

Signing up for private health care where none is available increases your bill ten times, and sometimes the situation can be even worse.

Sunday 16 April, 2017

'It's misleading' - is a tricolour sticker on fish enough to convince you it comes from Ireland?

The large supermarkets in operation here have adopted similar approaches to each other when it comes to marketing fish sourced from abroad.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Glen responds to financial allegations, and driver tests positive for cocaine – it’s the Fix.

Glen 'satisfied' there has been 'no misappropriation of funds' after issues reported to regulator

A report in this morning’s Sunday Business Post revealed that the charity is under investigation for irregularities regarding its finances.

Two gardaí were attacked on the streets of a Mayo town last night

Three men have since been arrested.

Driver tests positive for cocaine in one of first drug tests - was already banned for 10 years

Gardaí administered the test on the N4 in west Dublin last night.

Saturday 15 April, 2017

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Syrian car bomb kills dozens, and Trevor Sargent to become priest – it’s the Fix.

The last remaining survivor of the 1800s has died RIP

The last remaining survivor of the 1800s has died

Italian woman Emma Morano was 117.

'I'm thrilled for him' - former Green Party leader Trevor Sargent aiming to become Church of Ireland priest

Sargent led the political party for six years between 2001 and 2007.

Everton bans The Sun from its stadium following controversial Kelvin MacKenzie column

The column by MacKenzie discussing Everton player Ross Barkley in derogatory fashion has caused outrage.

Thursday 13 April, 2017

Former US ambassador to Ireland, and owner of Pittsburgh Steelers, Dan Rooney dies aged 84 RIP

Former US ambassador to Ireland, and owner of Pittsburgh Steelers, Dan Rooney dies aged 84

Rooney was ambassador to Ireland between 2009 and 2012.

Driver flees on foot after striking and killing man in Tallaght

The incident happened at Brookview Close at 7pm this evening.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Preliminary report released into Rescue 116 crash, and US drops world’s largest non-nuclear bomb – it’s the Fix.

Wednesday 12 April, 2017

Gardaí concerned for welfare of missing 16-year-old Rodrigo Soberon

Rodrigo has been missing from his home since the early hours of yesterday morning.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Investigation of alleged assault at barracks, and new drug-testing regime launched – it’s the Fix.

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