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Dublin: 12 °C Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Today’s News

Bridge to Poolbeg among 34 infrastructure projects worth €226 million given green light

Funding was announced today for projects across the country.

Air accident investigation launched after elderly man dies in light aircraft crash

The man was the sole occupant of the airplane.

Over half of people don't support the Bus Éireann strike

A new poll found that the majority of people do not support the striking workers.

Yesterday’s News

Victim of Cork murder named locally as Nicola Collins (38)

A man in his 40s was arrested at the scene and is currently detained at Mayfield Garda Station.

'An appalling loss of life': Tributes paid to young couple killed in car crash

Delia Keary (18) and Gary Kelly (19) were involved in a two vehicle fatal crash on Friday night.

Poll: Do you have confidence in the Garda Commissioner? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you have confidence in the Garda Commissioner?

Sinn Féin will today publish a motion of no confidence in the Nóirín O’Sullivan.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s everything you need to know as the week gets started.

Bus Éireann strike day 4: Irish Rail services running fully as unions call for minister to intervene

The rail service said all trains are running normally this morning.

'It simply won’t be affordable': New student rooms in Dublin will cost a minimum of €249 a week

Concerns have been raised over the affordability of new student accommodation.

Friday 24 March, 2017

Hopes that dives to wreckage of Rescue 116 can begin today

Favourable weather conditions are expected this morning which will allow divers to reach the wreckage of the helicopter beneath the water.

Thursday 23 March, 2017

All-out Bus Éireann strike to begin at midnight

School bus routes will not be included in the strike.

Gardaí arrest two men wanted over attempted murder of police officers in Derry

The PSNI said that two men had been arrested by gardaí under a European Arrest Warrant as part of join operation.

Tracker mortgages: €76 million paid out in compensation so far to customers denied proper rates

A new report states that 9,900 impacted customer accounts have now been identified by lenders.

Police in Scotland investigate after two 12-year-olds left with 'significant injuries' in chemical attack

Police said that the two boys had a substance on them which caused “burn type injuries”.


Man arrested after pulling Luas emergency lever causing injury to passengers

There are delays on the tram service this morning as a result.

A boom in construction could lead to the economy overheating

A new report forecasts GDP growth of 3.8% this year.

Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Ireland tops the list internationally as 85% of people here pre-drink

A new study looked at how a number of factors influenced pre-drinking.

Large crowds turn out in Derry, Dublin and Belfast to remember Martin McGuinness

The death of the former deputy first minister of Northern Ireland was announced yesterday.

'We were there almost 37 years... it was like a family bereavement': Clerys workers speak out after deal reached

A deal was reached this week which will see the old building redeveloped.

Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Two men arrested over Dublin shop owner hammer attack

The men were arrested in Finglas this morning.

Clerys workers are going to get a settlement, almost two years after the department store shut down

The full details of the settlement are confidential.

'He served the people of Northern Ireland': Tributes pour in across the political divide for Martin McGuinness

Tributes have poured in across the political divide on the death of McGuinness.

Monday 20 March, 2017

Teenager missing since 14 March found safe and well

Eraldo Gjoka (17) was last seen on Tuesday 14 March.

Poll: Do you gamble? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you gamble?

From horse racing to playing the lottery – gambling permeates Irish society.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s everything you need to know as the week gets underway.

'They’d put me in a room with nothing to eat and no windows. Then they would cut my hair to the bone'

A survivor returned this week to the Magdalene Laundry where she had been forced to spend her youth.

Sunday 19 March, 2017

Coast Guard and RNLI rescue eight people from overturned boat off Sligo

Two people have been hospitalised following the incident.

'He was a true pioneer': Rolling Stones lead tributes to rock legend Chuck Berry

It was announced late last night that Berry had died, aged 90.

Three charged over Longford St Patrick's Day stabbing

Three males are due to appear before a special sitting of Longford District Court.

Poll: When was the last time you were in your local post office? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: When was the last time you were in your local post office?

Post offices across the country have closed in recent years as business dwindles.


Police investigating after boy (1) dies and girl (1) critically injured in London

The incident is being investigated by detectives from the Homicide and Major Crime Command division.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s everything you need to know as your Sunday gets underway.

Saturday 18 March, 2017

How many people smoke in Ireland? It's the week in numbers

Plus: How much money does it cost to detain one juvenile prisoner per day in Ireland?

'I just wanted a bed, I was sleeping on my mam's sofa': Living with homelessness spoke to a number of residents at new homeless accommodation in Dublin.

Thursday 16 March, 2017

Simon Coveney: Hotels will no longer be used to house homeless families by July

Using hotels to house families has risen hugely in recent times.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s everything you need to know as Thursday gets underway.

Wednesday 15 March, 2017

'I want my kids to know there is no shame in getting help': Ben Affleck speaks out about his alcohol addiction

The Hollywood star said he had recently completed treatment.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start the day.

Poll: Should unvaccinated children be banned from creches and playschools? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should unvaccinated children be banned from creches and playschools?

Australia is considering a ban on unvaccinated children.

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