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Yesterday’s News

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Saturday 7 November, 2015

Progressive laws and the Dark Web are changing the lives of Irish drug users

A government report recommended the decriminalisation of small amounts of cannabis, cocaine and heroin earlier this week.

Friday 6 November, 2015

Historians may have discovered a mass grave from the Spanish Armada

The find comes as part of a project designed to find the wreck of the San Marcos galleon

Here's what happens when strangers made intense eye contact in Dublin

Spoiler alert: It wasn’t that weird. But it was powerful.

Thursday 5 November, 2015

Crowds turn out to support family of Dublin girl who failed to get place in local school

The case generated headlines when it came to light earlier this year.

This university has a plan to stop people getting hurt because of smartphones

No more falling over your friends while texting.

Wednesday 4 November, 2015

BOI backtracks on cash withdrawal stance, now say they'll help 'vulnerable and elderly' customers

Most customers will be forced to use ATMs or self-service machines to withdraw less than €700.

Halloween fire family 'can't believe' generous crowdfunding campaign response

Big hearted benefactors have given more than €2,500 to the family who are facing homelessness

Tuesday 3 November, 2015

Eileen Fox, who unwittingly rocked 1960s Ireland, has passed away

Gay Byrne has led tributes to the woman behind the ‘Bishop and the nightie’ incident.

What does the Selfridges takeover mean for the future of Arnotts?

Retail experts say the development is great news for the department store – and for Dublin in general.

Monday 2 November, 2015

Pat Kenny observes "third world" conditions in report from Dublin halting site

Residents painted a bleak picture of their daily life, telling the host it was unsafe for children.

There is no room to bury people shipwrecked off Greece as crossing numbers continue to rise

United Nations figures show that more than 218,000 migrants and refugees crossed the Mediterranean to Europe in October.

Irish priests are ignoring the Pope and calling for female clergy in churches

The 12-strong group now face the wrath of Vatican officials in Rome.

Sunday 1 November, 2015

Ireland's most famous squatters are facing eviction

But they are refusing to go down without a fight

Saturday 31 October, 2015

She's a witch! Meet the woman who could be Ireland's first Pagan TD

But Deirdre Wadding hopes it will be her radical left policies rather than her religion that will have voters under her spell.

Bus Éireann will no longer take kids to school during severe weather

One TD believes that the plans could put kids’ lives in danger.

Friday 30 October, 2015

People actually spend 5 hours a day staring at their phones

And they don’t even realise they are doing it

Thursday 29 October, 2015

Gay couple asked to leave Dublin restaurant for holding hands

The shocking allegation comes just five months after the country legalised marriage for homosexual couples.

A brave woman is calling for a fightback against harassment on Ireland's streets

Laura Duncliffe has spoken out after she was attacked while walking with friends.

A British pensioner sentenced to 350 lashes in Saudi Arabia will be freed

But the ultra conservative country’s bloggers and political activists still face torture and death.

Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Family of Diana Harton 'angry at gardaí after avoidable tragedy'

Gilhooly called for coordinated policies when dealing with high speed pursuits

Houses are becoming less and less affordable... again

But don’t worry, property prices are still well below the boom time peak

Community shocked after man bleeds to death in Bank Holiday tragedy

Michael Rice is believed to have tripped and fallen through a glass door in the early hours of Monday morning.

Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Green activists win out in legal battle over Offaly peat-burning power plant

Enironmentalists are over the moon, unions not so much.

Hero saves woman’s life during Dublin Marathon (and still manages to finish the race)

The woman’s heart stopped beating during the annual run.

Roaming charges are (finally) set to be scrapped from June 2017

No more expensive calls home thanks to a landmark EU ruling

An Post are trying to make Christmas shopping less painful this year

But the festive dig out comes at a price….