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Thursday 12 April, 2018

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.

Friday 6 April, 2018

Conor McGregor appears in court charged in connection with bus incident

McGregor was filmed allegedly storming a press event ahead of UFC 223 yesterday, which is due to take place this weekend.

Poll: Should paternity leave be mandatory? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should paternity leave be mandatory?

The Irish Times reports today that the government is planning on introducing both two weeks’ paid parental leave and mandatory paternity leave.

The 9 at 9: Friday

McGregor charged with assault, and police appeal over 30-year-old murder of German backpacker – it’s the 9 at 9.

Appeal launched over 30-year-old murder of German backpacker whose body was found in forest

Inga Maria Hauser’s body was found in Ballypatrick Forest in Co Antrim on 20 April 1988.

Thursday 5 April, 2018

Data Commissioner 'actively supervising Facebook’s progress in cleaning up its act'

Up to 45,000 Irish Facebook profiles may have been affected by the Cambridge Analytica data breach.

Poll: Do you trust Facebook? Facebook This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you trust Facebook?

Up to 45,000 Irish profiles on the social media site may have been affected by the Cambridge Analytica data breach.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s what’s happening in the world this cold, cold Thursday morning.

Wednesday 4 April, 2018

Poll: Would you like a general election this year? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you like a general election this year?

The ‘confidence and supply’ agreement between Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael may be reaching the end of its shelf-life.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Craig Gilroy apologises for Whatsapp message to Stuart Olding, and parents to have say on smartphone use at school – it’s the 9 at 9.

Murder investigation launched in London after second teen shot inside 24 hours dies

A boy and a girl, aged 16 and 17, have died following separate shooting incidents.

YouTube shooter was 'vegan-themed content creator' who hated the company

39-year-old Nasim Aghdam entered the offices of the social media giant in the city of San Bruno and opened fire.

Monday 2 April, 2018

'It's a bit scary' - in the buildup to Brexit, cross-border mortgages are looking increasingly hard to come by

Those working in the North and living in the Republic have limited options at present when it comes to mortgage finance.

'They knew I wasn't going to go away' - State in second climbdown as adopted man finally receives PSC eight months later

The man has long maintained that, in being denied a PSC because he refused to get an adoption certificate, he was in effect being discriminated against.

Saturday 31 March, 2018

'We are not the HSE's dumping ground' - after 48 years, is the State finally set to update its contract with GPs?

The current General Medical Services agreement between the government and GPs dates from 1970.

Tuesday 27 March, 2018

Taoiseach says expulsion of Russian diplomat from Ireland is an 'act of solidarity' with the UK

Leo Varadkar told the Dáil that when it comes to the use of chemical weapons Ireland is “not neutral one bit”.

It turns out you WON'T need a PSC to apply for your driving licence after all

At least not for in-person applications. Previously, the RSA had said the card would be a mandatory requirement for anyone looking to apply for a licence from 9 April.

Sunday 25 March, 2018

Newstalk and host Ciara Kelly sued by practitioner of alternative therapy over comments made on radio show

The lawsuit relates to comments made by Kelly on a February edition of her Lunchtime Live Newstalk show.

Saturday 24 March, 2018

'Fast ferry' service for Tory Island ends long-running row

Meanwhile, a retired surveyor who inspected the Queen of Aran vessel multiple times argues it’s “perfectly seaworthy”.

Friday 23 March, 2018

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Roscommon man guilty of murdering infant son, and terror attack strikes France – it’s the Fix.

The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Thursday 22 March, 2018

Competition watchdog to further investigate mooted Irish Times takeover of Irish Examiner

The investigating team has until 1 August to deliver its decision.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Metrolink unveiled, and Dáil votes to abolish the SCU – it’s the Fix.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Declan Ganley WILL be joined as a co-defendant in Denis O'Brien's action against Red Flag Consulting

The decision by Justice Miriam O’Regan comes after a two-day hearing on the subject last week.

Wednesday 21 March, 2018

No reports of casualties as major fire rages at building complex in north Dublin city

Roads are closed in the area as emergency services deal with the blaze at the Metro Hotel complex in Ballymun.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Tuesday 20 March, 2018

'Appearances can be deceptive' - CEO falls on sword, but did Cambridge Analytica swing the US election for Trump? Puppeteers This post contains videos

'Appearances can be deceptive' - CEO falls on sword, but did Cambridge Analytica swing the US election for Trump?

Former chief executive of CA Alexander Nix is at the centre of a firestorm concerning the alleged swinging of the 2016 US election in Donald Trump’s favour.

Monday 19 March, 2018

Cambridge Analytica executives filmed allegedly touting use of bribery, entrapment to swing elections around the world In The Shadows This post contains videos

Cambridge Analytica executives filmed allegedly touting use of bribery, entrapment to swing elections around the world

A new report by Channel 4 News includes undercover footage where employees of the shadowy data firm allegedly discuss the nature of their business.

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