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Dublin: 11 °C Thursday 29 June, 2017

Sunday 25 June, 2017

Central Bank employee being paid over €122,000 for staying away from work for four months

Gardening leave is paid when an employee is suspended from work, usually before taking a position with another company.

Wednesday 21 June, 2017

34 people arrested after 72 checkpoints carried out in Waterford

Increased high visibility foot patrols were carried out across 18 neighbourhoods in the city.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

No invite for Donald Trump to come to Ireland, abortion committee met for first time and sunny weather – it’s the Evening Fix.


Young teenage girl airlifted to hospital after getting into difficulty swimming

The Coast Guard was called to the River Slaney in Enniscorthy at around 5pm.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Painting of eyes of Irish writers and poets donated to National Library of Ireland

The artist said, “I’ve always felt that you can tell a lot about a person through their eyes.”

Cork village named overall winner of Ireland's Best Kept Town Awards

There were four categories with 14 entrants in total.

Constable charged with having indecent images of children is dismissed from Met Police

The chair of the special case hearing said, “There is no place within the organisation for him any longer.”

Thirteen people arrested after cocaine and cannabis seized in Clare

The two day initiative was part of Operation Thor.

Monday 19 June, 2017

Drogheda 16-year-old missing since Saturday found safe and well

Gardaí said no further action was needed.

Children as young as 8 being blackmailed with their own sexual images by online criminals

A number of children have died by suicide after falling victim to ‘sextortion’.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Varadkar visits Downing St, man killed outside mosque in London and Máire Whelan has been officially appointed to the Court of Appeal – it’s the Evening Fix.

Republic of Ireland player and model granted legal recognition of humanist wedding

The couple are due to get married on Thursday.


Body of young man recovered after getting into difficulty swimming with brother

The coastguard and gardaí were alerted at around 4.45pm.

The 5 at 5: Monday

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Sunday 18 June, 2017

We say 'leg off, game on': Six children heading to Poland to represent Ireland in amputee soccer

The mother of one of the children said, “He never played football until he got his leg amputated, now he doesn’t go anywhere without a ball.”

Choctaw Chief to visit sculpture that commemorates his nation's generosity during Irish famine

Despite living in conditions of starvation and poverty themselves, the Choctaw people sent money to Ireland in 1847.

Friday 16 June, 2017

Man jailed for three months for posting pictures of Grenfell Tower victim

He opened a body bag to look inside.

Man jailed for injecting children after convincing them they had Chernobyl radiation poisoning

The 59-year-old duped teenagers and woman into believing he worked for the Ministry of Defence.

The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Thursday 15 June, 2017

Sunshine on the way for the weekend with highs of 24 degrees

Cancel everything and get out the BBQ.

From September only VHI customers will be able to use VHI SwiftCare Clinics

The health insurance provider wants to ensure its customers have speedy access to the facilities.

Independent Newspapers appeal over Monica Leech €1.2 million award upheld by European court

The judgement was given by a chamber of seven judges.

Tuesday 13 June, 2017

'Desperately unfair': Bank of Ireland accused of leaving elderly behind as 100 branches go cash free

Ulster Bank has plans to have five cashless locations by the end of this month.

Irish soldiers to finally be awarded medals for Siege of Jadotville - 55 years on

The decision was taken at Enda Kenny’s last cabinet meeting today.

Monday 12 June, 2017

Four finds of remains at three separate sites in Wicklow Mountains believed to be of the same person

The Defence Forces are now assisting gardaí and both scenes are being preserved for examination.

Ticketmaster considering looking at people's social media before allowing them to buy tickets

Ticketmaster currently sells tickets for around 8,000 events in Ireland every year.

Appeal after young man seriously injured in suspected hit-and-run

He was taken to Limerick University Hospital after being found by a passing motorist.

Girl seeking abortion held in psychiatric unit when she thought she was going for termination

A consultant psychiatrist said termination was “not the solution for all the child’s problems at this stage”.

Almost 8,000 cases of adult abuse reported to HSE last year

The most common type of abuse among 18-64 years olds was physical 48%, psychological 24% and sexual abuse 11%.

Sunday 11 June, 2017

Huge growth in numbers attending Irish Christian conference for 'anyone who loves Jesus'

A ‘miracle night’ was held by Ireland4Jesus as part of events in Dublin last weekend.

Saturday 10 June, 2017

HSE reveals thousands of children left waiting for assessment, despite 3 month legal deadline

At end of last year there were almost 4,000 applications overdue for completion.

Friday 9 June, 2017

New EU roaming allowances: Here's what phone companies will be charging from next week

The new rules will be a huge improvement for customers – but don’t be fooled by the ‘roam like at home’ slogan.

Thursday 8 June, 2017

42 people arrested and 15 charged after gardaí search 19 premises in Kilkenny

The searches were carried out over the past three days.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

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Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Ashes stolen from elderly couple's house anonymously returned after Liveline appeal

Two men forced their way into the elderly couple’s home and stole cash and a box that had ashes in it.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Former head of the FBI says Donald Trump told him he ‘expected loyalty’ , gardaí say they can respond to attack as quickly as MET and Micheal Martin says he has no reason not to trust Varadkar – it’s the Evening Fix.

Poll: Do you think we need a general election? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think we need a general election?

Mary Lou McDonald reckons it’s time.

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