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Thursday 7 June, 2018

Flamboyant nightclub owner Peter Stringfellow dies RIP

Flamboyant nightclub owner Peter Stringfellow dies

The nightclub owner and self-styled King of Clubs was 77.

Tuesday 5 June, 2018

There were a record 9,091 patients waiting on trolleys in Ireland's hospitals last month

The 9,091 figure represents a 12% jump from May 2017, and a massive 116% jump from the situation in 2006.

'The deeper I go, the more concern I have' - Department of Transport worried over 'exposure' due to mandatory PSC

New documents show the department was concerned with the fallout from Shane Ross bringing a stop to efforts to make a PSC mandatory when applying for a driver’s licence.

Monday 4 June, 2018

Here's What Happened Today: Bank Holiday Monday

Man dies in Cork road accident, and funeral of drowning victim Shay Moloney takes place – it’s the Fix.

Drunk driver caught doing more than 100 mph, driving (repeatedly) wrong way around roundabout

Some drivers have been acting the eejit and then some over the bank holiday.

Sunday 3 June, 2018

Man due in court in connection with death of father-of-four Patrick O'Donnell after pub assault

Patrick O’Donnell died following the assault at Willie Andies pub in Mitchelstown late on Friday night.

Winning €4.3 million lottery ticket sold in Limerick city

Last night’s winning Lotto jackpot ticket was sold in Caherdavin.

Murder investigation launched over death of Monaghan man four months after alleged one-punch assault

Seamus Bell was assaulted outside Carrickmacross Garda Station following the christening of his twin daughters on 20 January. He had been hospitalised ever since.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Post mortem shows Cork man died due to assault, and there was one winner of last night’s €4.3 million Lotto jackpot – it’s the 9 at 9.

Saturday 2 June, 2018

Two arrested and loaded gun seized in north Dublin inner city

It’s believed the seizure is related to the ongoing Hutch-Kinahan crime feud.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Man dies in Cork pub assault, and HSE sex education DVD pulled over inclusion of ‘adult content’ – it’s the Fix.

Father Ted's 'real final episode' is on the way - in stage musical form

Ted writer Graham Linehan made the announcement on Twitter earlier today.

Man (30s) arrested after drugs worth €300,000 seized in Wexford

The operation took place after noon today.

Primary school sexual health DVD pulled by HSE due to inclusion of 'adult content'

The Busy Bodies DVD was viewed by a teacher who reported it to the HSE.

An iconic 170-year-old tree collapsed overnight in Trinity College

The Oregon Maple had dated from the 1840s.

Magdalene reparations will finally be paid to those who lived in the forgotten institutions

Previously, women who had worked in laundries not covered by the Magdalene Restorative Justice scheme had been denied compensation.

Friday 1 June, 2018

INM has lost its battle to block an application appointing High Court inspectors to the company INM

Thursday 31 May, 2018

The photo nominations for National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year are pretty special...

You may be struck with a scarcely controllable urge to go travelling when you see them unfortunately.

Wednesday 30 May, 2018

HSE yet to admit liabilility in Emma Mhic Mhathúna's Cervical Check case

The Taoiseach has previously stated that none of the women affected by the Cervical Check scandal would have to go to court.

One of Dublin's most sought-after development sites has hit the market for a cool €25 million

Project Pier, located just west of Howth marina, had been subject to a controversial High Court planning challenge last year.

Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Abortion legislation expected to be law by January 2019

The first Dáil sitting since the country voted to repeal the Eighth Amendment takes place this afternoon.

Sunday 27 May, 2018

Families of killer Mark Hennessy and victim Jastine Valdez meet to 'exchange sympathies'

Mark Hennessy murdered Jastine Valdez after abducting her last Saturday, 19 May.

Tibetan Buddhist meditation centre in Dublin loses planning appeal over a load of houses being built beside it

The Kagyu Samye Dzong centre in Kilmainham had stated in its appeal that the construction would created “noise and disruption” in the locality.

18-year-old found dead in Louth field named locally as Cameron Reilly

Gardaí are treating his death as murder after a post mortem revealed he died violently.

Multiple fire engines called to blaze overnight at derelict building on Dublin's northside Clonliffe Road This post contains videos

Multiple fire engines called to blaze overnight at derelict building on Dublin's northside

It’s understood that no one was injured in the blaze.

Poll: Do you expect abortion legislation to be enacted in Ireland before the end of 2018? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you expect abortion legislation to be enacted in Ireland before the end of 2018?

Now that Ireland has voted overwhelmingly for abortion legislation, how soon do you think it will be enacted?

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Ireland wakes up to a world without the Eighth, and murder inquiry launched in Louth – it’s the 9 at 9.

Foreman, accused of pushing co-worker down stairs and kicking him in the head, fails in appeal against demotion

In the aftermath of being investigated for a number of alleged disciplinary infractions, the man was suspended without pay and lost his foreman status.

Saturday 26 May, 2018

Egyptian baggage handler refused job at Dublin Airport by agency after being told he was 'too old and slow'

The man, a naturalised Irish citizen, had held several other manual roles at the airport over the previous nine years.

Friday 25 May, 2018

Garda overtime set to be capped across the country as payments are vastly exceeding budgets

Garda overtime for the first five months of this year has run over budget by €12 million.

Mystery wolf-like creature shot dead in US leaves experts scratching their heads as to its identity

The dead animal has led to some slightly bizarre social media musings as to its species.

Thursday 24 May, 2018

An Irish person has just lost out on €1 million - after failing to claim their EuroMillions jackpot

The now expired ticket was bought in Cork city on 23 February.

Ireland has a new data protection law... just hours before the EU's bumper new regulation comes into force

The new law will bring Ireland into line with GDPR just in time for the deadline of midnight tonight.

Murder probe launched after man dies following serious assault in broad daylight

45-year-old Stefan Zait was fatally assaulted before 11am in Ardglass, Co Down, on Tuesday morning.

Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Brexiteers 'Max Fac' plan would cost the UK £20 billion - Revenue chief

The UK government is bitterly split as to the best way for Britain to exit the EU from a customs standpoint.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Gardaí search for Jastine Valdez’s iPad, and Stephen Rae steps down as editor-in-chief of Independent News and Media – it’s the Fix.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Tuesday 22 May, 2018

Watch: What on earth is GDPR, and what does it mean for you? GDPR This post contains videos

Watch: What on earth is GDPR, and what does it mean for you?

We sat down with the Data Protection Commissioner’s Graham Doyle this afternoon to suss out what the biggest data protection legislation in generations entails for Ireland.

A giant No sign has just been erected in the Dublin Mountains

The sign emerged in the region of the Hellfire Club this evening.

Monday 21 May, 2018

Man seriously injured in 'public order incident' on M50 motorway at rush hour

A second man was also injured in the incident, which happened after 6pm this evening, but left the scene in a silver Kia Sedona.