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Yesterday’s News

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Yesterday’s News

Poll: Do you check or use your phone while driving? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you check or use your phone while driving?

A new survey suggests that the Irish are the worst in Europe for messing with their phone while driving.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

The people of Drogheda are pulling together during their water crisis, and Pat Kenny speaks out on the gender pay gap – it’s the 9 at 9.

Elderly couple found safe and well after late-night mountain search

The man and woman had become separated from their walking group in the Ballyhoura Mountains on the Cork-Limerick border.

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Sunday 23 July, 2017

'We're over 36 hours without water' - Irish Water slammed locally for response to supply crisis in north-east

The water crisis, which began on Friday afternoon, is now unlikely to be solved before Monday evening at the earliest.

New poll shows Irish Government at its highest approval ratings since 2011

The election of Leo Varadkar as Taoiseach seems to have had a positive effect on the electorate from Fine Gael’s point of view.

Poll: Will naming and shaming really be an effective deterrent against drink drivers? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will naming and shaming really be an effective deterrent against drink drivers?

Will Shane Ross’s new legislation really make a difference?

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Welcome to Sunday – here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

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So, what's the deal with Ireland naming and shaming drink drivers?

Come December, Ireland is to begin naming and shaming people convicted of a host of road traffic offences.

Saturday 22 July, 2017

'He gave us 17 golden years of memories' - funeral takes place of Damola Adetosoye RIP

'He gave us 17 golden years of memories' - funeral takes place of Damola Adetosoye

17-year-old Damola lost his life tragically on Tuesday last after getting into trouble while swimming in the River Shannon.

Teenager arrested in connection with stabbing and robbery of man in central Dublin this morning

A number of youths stabbed the man before stealing his phone.

Poll: Do you put off going to the dentist longer than you should? Dental Plan This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you put off going to the dentist longer than you should?

A new report suggests that issues involving DIY dentistry in Ireland are on the rise.

Sean Spicer says there are 'too many cooks' at the White House, signs off with pop at the 'fake news media' Spicey Interview This post contains videos

Sean Spicer says there are 'too many cooks' at the White House, signs off with pop at the 'fake news media'

Spicer resigned as White House press secretary yesterday after a tumultuous six months at the podium.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s all you need to know this bright Saturday morning.

Friday 21 July, 2017

Poll: Have you ever fallen victim to a mail fraud or email scam? Scam-a-lot This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever fallen victim to a mail fraud or email scam?

Guarding your personal and bank details is essential for modern living, but it’s possible for even the wary to be caught out occasionally.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Woman who posed as man to trick friend into having sex jailed a second time, and three people die in road accident in Louth – it’s the 9 at 9.

Thursday 20 July, 2017

'No Garda vetting, inadequate investigations' - Tusla slammed over standard of Cork foster care services

An inspection by health authority Hiqa has found that the Cork area shows ‘major non-compliance’ with accepted standards of foster care.

Poll: Do you think Ireland's criminal legal aid system is being abused? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think Ireland's criminal legal aid system is being abused?

Fine Gael Senator John O’Mahony argued this morning that the system in place in Ireland is in need of an overhaul.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Man accused of Dublin sexual assault was out on bail, and Donegal patients being accommodated in hospital chapel – it’s the 9 at 9.

Former US presidential candidate John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer

McCain has been one of the more moderate Republican voices in Washington DC during the first six months of Donald Trump’s presidency.

Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Man jailed for stealing €175,000 from the BBC to fund 'lifestyle of cars and holidays'

52-year-old Lee Richardson admitted the fraud after being investigated by the London Met Police’s online fraud unit.

Poll: Would you consider home schooling your children? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you consider home schooling your children?

A report this morning suggests that the number of children home-schooled in Ireland has doubled in the past five years.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Officer who shot Australian woman was ‘distracted by loud sound’, and Brexit is undermining ‘political stability’ in the North – it’s the 9 at 9.

Monday 17 July, 2017

'It's not fair to leave people in this pain': Westmeath woman waiting 2 years for surgery on chronic back ailment

Catherina Tobin has lost the power in one of her legs since being put on a surgery waiting list in May 2015.

Sunday 16 July, 2017

'Technology is the great equaliser' - how two apps for those with impaired sight are levelling the playing field

The two apps have been developed in conjunction with National Council for the Blind of Ireland (NCBI).

Saturday 15 July, 2017

Pretty soon you're going to need this card to do a whole load of important things in Ireland - but why?

Applying for a passport and a driver’s licence will soon require the Public Services Card – but that’s only the beginning.

Wednesday 12 July, 2017

Renewed appeal to find Dublin woman missing for nearly three weeks

29-year-old Linda Christian has been missing since 24 June.

Woman in her 40s arrested over death of toddler in Dublin

The three-year-old boy was found dead of apparent stab wounds on Monday evening.

Tuesday 11 July, 2017

'If a pilot had two or three glasses to drink I'd still get on the plane' - Danny Healy Rae on drink driving limits

A new bill sponsored by Minister for Transport Shane Ross would see mandatory bans implemented for all drink drivers.

Sunday 9 July, 2017

Locals angered by 'lack of consultation' by government over mass harvesting of seaweed

Tralee-based company BioAtlantis wants to harvest Bantry’s kelp for bioengineering purposes. It says it has complied with all State demands concerning the application for a licence.

Tuesday 4 July, 2017

'We wanted to mind it; now we're watching it burn' - Fire has gutted one of Cork city's best-known buildings

A massive fire broke out at St Kevin’s Asylum near the Lee Fields at about 6pm this evening.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Justin Trudeau comes to Dublin, and psychologist describes ‘wave of panic’ to Charleton Tribunal – it’s the Fix.

Missing Dublin man found safe and well

The 46-year-old had been missing from Raheny.

Ibrahim Halawa's trial suspended for 25th time - but could the next hearing be the last?

Halawa has been imprisoned in the Egyptian capital for 1,418 days – nearly four years.

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The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Why do so few Irish people claim back their medical expenses?

Anyone can do it, yet nearly 60% of Irish citizens decline the option of applying for what is effectively free money.

Monday 3 July, 2017

Fine Gael minister confirms complaint lodged with gardaí against political blogger

Blogger and academic Catherine Kelly claims she was cautioned by gardaí about her social media posts and online articles which referenced Regina Doherty.

Man in his 60s arrested after discovery of 'sophisticated' cannabis growhouse worth €350,000 in Kerry

The discovery was made after a search by gardaí earlier this afternoon.

Saturday 1 July, 2017

'If 17 people got hit on the roads in a day it'd be huge news' - off-duty lifeguards save man from lethal rip-tide

Brother and sister Bernard and Róisín Cahill were in the right place at the right time to help a stricken bather in Co Clare recently.

Friday 30 June, 2017

Suspect killed, at least one victim dead after shooting incident at New York hospital

It is not yet clear how many other victims were injured, and how seriously they were wounded.

Citizens' Assembly - here's what individual members said about the Eighth Amendment

The personal opinions of the members of the Citizens’ Assembly directly influenced five additional recommendations.

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