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Dublin: 9 °C Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Today’s News

Man who spent year in prison for crime he didn't commit has violent disorder conviction quashed

28-year-old Declan Tynan is now likely to apply for a certificate of miscarriage of justice from the courts.

Scouting Ireland CEO pulls out of appearance before government committee as fallout from rape allegation continues

It emerged last weekend that a scout leader accused of a sexual assault remains under investigation by gardaí and the DPP.

Most Irish people would rather campaign posters were banned in the run up to the referendum

Things are getting tense in the build-up to the referendum on the Eighth Amendment, and many people would rather there were no campaign posters at all.

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Yesterday’s News

It costs €50 more per week to raise a teenager than it does a primary school child

The Vincentian Partnership for Social Justice is calling for a weekly increase of €5 to social welfare supports for Irish children.

Sunday 22 April, 2018

€32,000 payout to injured Tesco security guard, who was denied chair to sit on at work, overturned

The payout was overturned as the man, who had claimed victimisation at work due to not being given a chair to sit on after knee surgery, was employed by another company, not by Tesco itself.

Our payouts are three times that of the UK, so why wouldn't whiplash legislation work here?

Britain and Ireland are currently the outliers of Europe when it comes to soft tissue injury claims, and the UK has announced plans to cap whiplash payouts via legislation.

Friday 20 April, 2018

Record decrease in number of rough sleepers in Dublin in past six months

The numbers of people sleeping rough on the city’s streets dropped by just over 40% in the past six months.

Thursday 19 April, 2018

'This is not on' - Mary Lou calls for Naughten to either stand aside - or be sacked

The Sinn Féin president has no truck with Minister for Communications Denis Naughten’s speech to the Dáil yesterday.

Support for Fine Gael has finally taken a dip... and Sinn Féin are the big winners

The news marks a long run of consistently higher polling for Leo Varadkar’s party.

Wednesday 18 April, 2018

FAI official who refereed matches around the country while on sick leave has unfair dismissal claim refused

The man later said he had taken six weeks’ sick leave in order to be with his wife and daughter who were suffering from severe depression.

Demolition of Dublin's iconic Screen cinema begins

The much-loved cinema had been out of use since its closure in 2016.

Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Denis O'Brien application to have costs awarded against Red Flag and Declan Ganley delayed

O’Brien had sought to have costs awarded against Red Flag Consultants (and five others) and Declan Ganley regarding amendments he secured last month.

Poll: Is a 'moderate' increase in local property tax justified? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is a 'moderate' increase in local property tax justified?

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has moved to allay fears over the tax by insisting any increase will be ‘affordable’ and ‘justified’.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s all you need to know this Tuesday morning.

Investigation launched after man stabbed in back outside Cork pub in early hours

The incident happened at just after 1am this morning.

Monday 16 April, 2018

INM in attempt to block appointment of inspectors to investigate itself, while Denis O'Brien blames ODCE for leaks

The ODCE was due to make its application to have inspectors appointed to Independent News and Media at the High Court this afternoon. Things didn’t go entirely to plan however.

Poll: Should civil servants be entitled to time off in order to deal with a marriage breakup? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should civil servants be entitled to time off in order to deal with a marriage breakup?

Currently, civil servants and teachers are entitled to 1.5 days paid leave at the time of a marital breakdown to help deal with legal issues.

The 9 at 9: Monday

China opens its doors to Irish beef after 18 years, and man to have conviction quashed after another person claims guilt – it’s the 9 at 9.

Dublin man to have conviction quashed after spending 11 months in prison for a crime he didn't commit

Declan Tynan (28) was released on bail last October after another 30-year-old man admitted to being responsible for the violent disorder charge Tynan had been jailed for.

Sunday 15 April, 2018

Man jailed for over 10 years after brandishing fake gun at children from car before speeding off London This post contains videos

Man jailed for over 10 years after brandishing fake gun at children from car before speeding off

Peter Brown had been identified from CCTV footage as having pointed a ‘gun’ at a group of youths at a children’s playground in August 2017.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s all you need to know on this grey April Sunday morning.

Death of man in Rosslare port 'due to heart condition', arrested man released

A Romanian man in his 50s was found dead in the lorry he was driving at the port on Friday.

Friday 13 April, 2018

42 new primary and secondary schools to be built by 2022

17 of the new schools are to be built by September 2019. The vast majority of the new institutions will be located in the Dublin area.

The 9 at 9: Friday

It’s Friday the 13th. Here’s everything you need to know.

Poll: Would you make use of an adults-only café? Pesky Kids This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you make use of an adults-only café?

Tipperary entrepreneur Alan Andrews is set to open Ireland’s first ‘adults only’ coffee shop, the Old Barracks Café.

Brother of MMA fighter Joao Carvalho suing promoters and medical staff behind event

Carvalho died two days after losing consciousness in the aftermath of a bout at the National Stadium in Dublin in April 2016.

Thursday 12 April, 2018

Number of shots fired at north Dublin home in early morning

Gunmen opened fire at the house on Ratoath Drive in Finglas at about 6.20am this morning.

Like it's 2008 - Irish people set to break the €100 billion barrier in consumer spending this year

Spending will be at a greater level than the previous high-water mark in 2008, if the forecasts are to be believed.

Pub manager who believed employer had sway over gardaí awarded €25,500 for constructive dismissal

The man had his salary immediately docked by €10,000 after pointing out accounting irregularities on the part of his employer.

Wednesday 11 April, 2018

'Cyber persecution' - Ulster Rugby fans take full page ad calling for Paddy Jackson, Stuart Olding to be reinstated to team

The ad bemoans the ‘social media backlash’ against last month’s not-guilty verdicts in what became known as the Belfast rugby rape trial.

Australian woman jailed after 'despicably' faking cancer treatment in order to fund party lifestyle

A court in Melbourne heard how Hanna Dickenson had needed money to further fund a party lifestyle.

Man due in court in connection with possession of gun in backpack near train station

The man was arrested on Monday evening in the vicinity of Colbert Station in Limerick city.

Tuesday 10 April, 2018

'I don't think he's alive, he wouldn't do this to us' - Cork mother of missing backpacker on the year-long search for her son

David O’Sullivan disappeared while navigating the Pacific Crest Trail in California in April 2017.

UK government suggestion that Sinn Féin is 'strongly influencing' Brexit negotiations greeted with derision

Brexit secretary David Davis made the claims at a conference in London yesterday.

13,000 Irish mortgages have been in arrears for more than five years

Nearly 30,000 home loans here have been in arrears for two years or more.

Sunday 8 April, 2018

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after man in his 40s struck and killed by car on motorway in Kildare

The accident happened at about 3.30am this morning.

Two due in court over burglary and attempted getaway in Limerick

Three men were arrested in the early hours of yesterday morning in the Castletroy area following an attempted getaway from an alleged burglary.

Poll: Should GPs start charging for some medical card services? This post contains a poll

Poll: Should GPs start charging for some medical card services?

The annual meeting of the Irish Medical Organisation has heard that many general practices are struggling to survive.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Pedestrian dies after being struck on Kildare motorway, and dozens dead in Syrian chemical attack – it’s the 9 at 9.

Saturday 7 April, 2018

Play golf on paternity leave? You're lucky to have time to breathe

The government is reportedly considering making paid paternity leave mandatory for all new fathers.

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