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Yesterday’s News

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Yesterday’s News

'The walls talk' - Dublin city is getting a new tenement museum this summer

14 Henrietta Street will showcase the long and pockmarked history of Dublin’s tenements.

How much money is this Henry Street building going for? It's the week in numbers

Plus: How much are average rents now across the country?

Irish woman charged with murder of Irish man who was stabbed to death in Sydney

The man was critically injured by a stab wound to his neck.

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Friday 17 February, 2017

Second hit and run in 24 hours as woman critical after being hit by coach luggage door in Dublin

Two men were taken to St Vincent’s University Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Ashton Kutcher close to tears in speech about efforts to combat child sexual exploitation Child Trafficking This post contains videos

Ashton Kutcher close to tears in speech about efforts to combat child sexual exploitation

Kutcher was speaking at a US senate hearing about victims of trafficking.

Wednesday 15 February, 2017

Big news for His Dark Materials fans, Philip Pullman is releasing a new trilogy

The original novels have gone on to sell 17.5 million copies around the world.

Two journalists killed during Facebook Live broadcast in Dominican Republic

Luís Manuel Medina was in the middle of a news broadcast when he was shot.

Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Enda Kenny takes a number of different positions on Zappone conversation Mea Culpa This post contains videos

Enda Kenny takes a number of different positions on Zappone conversation

Kenny stated that he knew that Minister Zappone had met with Maurice McCabe before it became public information last week.

'We'll be here as long as it takes': Striking Tesco workers say they're in it for the long haul

Strike action began today at eight stores and unions say more will follow.

Disney cuts ties with YouTube star PewDiePie over anti-Semitic videos

Maker Studios said that it has severed ties with PewDiePie over a number of videos he posted.

The Burning Question*: Do you celebrate Valentine's Day? Valentine's Day This post contains a poll

The Burning Question*: Do you celebrate Valentine's Day?

Let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

Monday 13 February, 2017

New OCI president hopes €800,000 spent on Rio ticketing scandal will be "investment"

Sarah Keane was elected as president of the OCI last Thursday.

Sinn Féin publishes motion of no confidence in Government

The party submitted its motion in the wake of the controversy surrounding Garda whistleblower Maurice McCabe.

Drugs, alcohol and social status used to coerce young children into life of crime

Lifting the Lid on Greentown looks at a criminal network operating in an anonymous community outside of Dublin.

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after man (30s) dies in single vehicle crash last night

Gardaí said that a man in his 30s died after the car he was travelling in left the road and hit a tree.

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Company that 'powers half of the world's busiest websites' is bringing 100 jobs to Cork

NGINX announced that it is expanding its services with a plan for rapid growth across EMEA.

Weather: Rain to remain for the week but it's going to be a fair bit warmer

After a wild and wet weekend across the country things are set to calm down somewhat over the next few days.

Saturday 11 February, 2017

'They've taken the heart and soul out of the town' - Locals worried as business after business closes in Naas

Retail businesses in the town are facing a myriad of problems.

Friday 10 February, 2017

The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

'Loads of tender hugs' - Catholic Church releases gift tokens for Valentine's Day

Free gift tokens that can be be exchanged in return for favours are now available in cathedrals across the country.

Council-built house that was vacant for 10 years goes up for sale (for €200,000 less than it cost to build)

The house is up for sale with an asking price of €400,000.

Thursday 9 February, 2017

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Complaints after MC says 'n****r' and 'f*g' at Galway comedy gig

Audience members at the Show Me The Funny comedy event in Galway took issue with some of the language used.

Wednesday 8 February, 2017

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

'He was a bubbly young fella. Full of life, full of divilment' - Remembering Ireland's car crash victims

A new documentary looks at the personal stories behind Ireland’s car crash victims.

Study shows shift work and physically demanding jobs may lower women's fertility

Research shows that heavy lifting at work or working rotating patterns can be associated with poorer egg quality.

Want to end homelessness? How about converting every emergency hostel in Ireland into a home

Finland provides a positive example of what can be done to end long-term homelessness.

Tuesday 7 February, 2017

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

'Very real concern' among KBC workers as bank to decide its future in Ireland on Thursday

The results of a strategic review of KBC Group’s Irish activities will be announced this coming Thursday.

The number of people self-harming in Ireland is continuing to rise

A conference will be held next month to raise awareness of how to tackle self-harm.

'We just couldn't keep up with what the phone could do' - The trouble of keeping kids safe online

Mobile phones and teenagers’ internet habits have changed dramatically over the past decade.

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Why are Bono and The Edge grazing sheep in Stephen's Green in 2000? It's their right as Freemen of the City

Barack and Michelle Obama are soon set to have some interesting privileges in Dublin.

Monday 6 February, 2017

The 5 at 5: Monday

five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Sunday 5 February, 2017

Man due before court after McDonald's in Rathmines robbed at knifepoint

No one was injured in the incident.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

The Citizens’ Assembly, concerns over transplant patients and Trump’s travel ban all had people talking today.

Fears raised over transfer times for children needing transplants

A confidential hospital report has said that current travel arrangements are “unsustainable”.

Citizens' Assembly chair says balance 'fundamental' following criticism from anti-abortion groups

Supreme Court judge Ms Justice Mary Laffoy reaffirmed a commitment to balance.

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Minister who got job after coin toss to swap role with close ally by August

OPW junior minister Sean Canney will be rotating the ministry with Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran.

Man jabs knife at till assistant during off-licence armed robbery

No one was injured in the robbery, but police said that the staff members were very badly shaken.

The Irish barristers who travel to the US to help prove people's innocence

The Bar of Ireland Innocence Project scholarships were launched this week.

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