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Dublin: 17 °C Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Monday 13 August, 2018

Competitors for €9.4 million PSC contract backed out due to 'unfair advantage' being given to company that won Exclusive

Security Card Concepts (formerly Biometric Card Services), the company responsible for producing the PSC since 2010, eventually won the bumper contract as the sole bidder

Sunday 12 August, 2018

Employee awarded €6,600 from bank, who sacked him, after he claimed they promoted him beyond his ability

The man has since gone on to secure alternative employment with a significantly higher salary than that which he he earned in the bank.

Being rude and mean to a co-worker can have very negative effects on their children

A new study suggests that experience of workplace incivility can directly impact on a person’s parenting style.

Three men and a woman arrested in Drogheda after seizure of handgun

Gardaí made the arrests after raiding a house in the town just after midnight.

More than 100 UK constituencies that voted Leave would now vote Remain - study

The study, compiled on behalf of two pro-Remain groups, suggests that disillusioned Labour voters are the key cohort which has changed its mind.

Investigation launched after sudden death of woman in Drogheda

Gardaí were called to a the scene at a house in Aston Village in the Louth town after 5am this morning.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Welcome to Sunday – here’s everything that’s happening in your world this morning.

10 injured in shooting following carnival in Manchester

Shots were fired at about 2.30am in the wake of a carnival that had been held in the area of Moss Side.

Woman, sacked same day she told employer she had to attend pregnancy appointment, awarded €10,000

The woman had been working at the company for a little over a month.

Saturday 11 August, 2018

Police appeal for information after 12 vintage tractors stolen

Police believe the vehicles were taken between last Wednesday morning and Thursday afternoon.

Men arrested over sophisticated ATM skimming scam due in court in Dublin this morning

The two men were arrested in Blanchardstown yesterday morning.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s all you need to know on a bright August Saturday morning.

Friday 10 August, 2018

New poll suggests UK would vote to Remain if Brexit vote was held today

The poll was conducted by YouGov on behalf of the People’s Vote campaign, a pro-Remain group.

Poll: Should Ireland ban the use of single-use plastic bags entirely? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland ban the use of single-use plastic bags entirely?

New Zealand has become the latest in a line of more than 60 countries to ban the bags outright. Should we follow suit?

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here’s all you need to know this sunny Friday morning.

Thursday 9 August, 2018

Poll: Should older people be 'incentivised' to downsize their homes? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should older people be 'incentivised' to downsize their homes?

Such an initiative is being proposed by the Independent Alliance ahead of October’s budget.

Loyalist murderer launches art exhibition while on temporary release - victims' relatives not impressed

Michael Stone is coming to the end of a 30-year sentence for murdering six people. He is no stranger to the world of ‘performance art’.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Death toll in Indonesia continues to rise, and cannabis being grown in Longford on an industrial scale – it’s the 9 at 9.

Wednesday 8 August, 2018

Farmers' feed costs have exploded inside a year as fallout from hot weather bites

The summer heatwave has seen the price of fodder rise across the board.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s all you need to know this brisk Wednesday morning.

First recall petition in UK history opens to unseat Ian Paisley Jr

Paisley accepted up to €100,000 in free holidays from the Sri Lankan government.

Tuesday 7 August, 2018

200 ESB Siptu members planning on leaving union in solidarity with expelled workers Exclusive

Former Connect members numbering in the ‘hundreds’ were recently expelled by Siptu at the request of its sister union.

Monday 6 August, 2018

Wicklow widow suing 'those with an interest in' fishing boat after husband drowned without life jacket

Fisherman Lenny Hughes drowned after falling from the Arklow-based boat Kerri Heather in November 2016.

Sunday 5 August, 2018

Boss who told woman being sick was 'no problem' and fired her a week later ordered to pay her €10,000

The company in question did not appear at the Labour Court hearing regarding the woman’s complaint.

Six months a-waiting - the PSC will finally be removed as a requirement for a theory test on 31 August

How much it’s costing to do so is another matter however.

Thursday 2 August, 2018

Mother blasts lack of apology after daughter with spina bifida treated by school staff wearing face masks WRC

Mother blasts lack of apology after daughter with spina bifida treated by school staff wearing face masks

Employees wore face masks while dealing with the girl, despite her not having a contagious disease.

Wednesday 1 August, 2018

Ryanair told striking cabin crew in Portugal their actions would affect their promotion prospects

The airline has since apparently reversed tack on that approach.

Monday 30 July, 2018

Pete Taylor is suing the Sunday World newspaper

Taylor, who was shot in an early-morning attack on his Bray boxing club in early June, launched the proceedings last Friday.

New 'Baby on Board' badges launched - for pregnant women on public transport

The badge will hopefully see more people giving up their seats for pregnant people on public transport.

Saturday 28 July, 2018

Siptu 'expels hundreds of ESB members' for allegedly transferring from another union

550 workers left the electrical union Connect in March of 2017.

Friday 27 July, 2018

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Cervical check couple say State Claims Agency is ‘self-serving’, and Ireland braced for rainfall – it’s the Fix.

Thursday 26 July, 2018

Northern parties contemplating anti-Brexit alliance to oust Ian Paisley Jr

The controversial DUP MP is currently the subject of a holiday expenses scandal involving the government of Sri Lanka.

Police launch murder investigation after death of man in Co Down

A man has died following an incident in Newry yesterday.

Wednesday 25 July, 2018

EU sides with Ireland in landmark denial of extradition of man due to problems with the Polish courts

In March the High Court ruled that Artur Celmer could not be extradited due to his not being able to get a fair trial in his own country.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Irish man dead in Greek wildfires, and Eamon Dunphy leaves RTÉ – it’s the Fix.

Man takes bullet to leg after two shooting incidents in 30 minutes in Ballymun, north Dublin

The two shootings happened at about 4.30pm and 5pm this afternoon.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Tuesday 24 July, 2018

GAA to 'consider proposal' of Liam Miller tribute match organisers

The organisers of the match and senior GAA officials, including president John Horan, met today to discuss the controversial fixture.

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