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Dublin: 14 °C Friday 26 May, 2017

Today’s News

Fake news, Facebook and Donald Trump: Why do just a quarter of Irish people trust the media?

Research has shown that public trust in the media is at a record low across the world.

Yesterday’s News

Explainer: How does a homeless family end up having to present at a Garda station for shelter?

12 families slept in parks, Garda stations or offices on Tuesday night as they had no place else to go.

Wednesday 24 May, 2017

British police arrest six men and one woman over Manchester bombing

There are reports that the younger brother and father of the bomber have been arrested in Libya.

Portmarnock restaurant closed and investigation launched into salmonella outbreak

An outbreak control team has been formed and the investigation is ongoing.

Man (62) dies after tractor crashes into ditch in Waterford

No one else was injured in the incident.

From the first call to 22 confirmed dead - The horrific aftermath of the Manchester attack

The attack left 22 people dead and the city reeling.


Today is going to be hot with temperatures climbing as high as 24°C

It will be cloudy this morning but there will be good sunshine in the afternoon and evening.

Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Two men arrested and gardaí recover €900,000 as part of money laundering operation

Gardaí arrested the men (aged 31 and 67) this morning.

Seven dogs had to be put down after being found in 'deplorable' conditions

The animals’ former owner was barred from owning any dogs.

A Google AI beat the world's best player at this ancient Chinese board game

“I feel like his game is more and more like the ‘Go god’. Really, it is brilliant,” the player said.

Poll: Do you think Ireland is equipped to handle a terror attack? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think Ireland is equipped to handle a terror attack?

The world woke up this morning to the news of a horrific terrorist attack in Manchester.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

A terror attack at a concert in Manchester last night has left 22 people dead.

Manchester residents offer food, shelter, lifts and beds after Ariana Grande concert attack

An explosion at the end of an Ariana Grande concert last night in Manchester Arena has left 19 people dead 59 injured.

Monday 22 May, 2017

Applying for a passport or driving licence? You'll soon need a Public Services Card to do so

The Department of Public Expenditure and Reform confirmed that the card will be needed to apply for a passport from autumn of this year.

Largest Bus Éireann union votes to accept Labour Court recommendations

Their acceptance means that no further strike action is likely at the service in the near-future.

The 9 at 9: Monday

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

Poll: Should the pension levy be scrapped? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the pension levy be scrapped?

Talks between government and unions will attempt to provide a follow up deal to the Landsdowne Road Agreement.


Luas not operating between Blackhorse and The Point due to technical fault

There was no immediate information as to when the service would resume.

Sunday 21 May, 2017

Over half of 16 and 17-year-olds in State care have no aftercare worker

An aftercare worker is assigned to teenagers in State care as they approach the age of 18.

Saturday 20 May, 2017

'It's impossible to get any rest': Dublin residents frustrated at late-night Luas works Luas Cross City This post contains videos

'It's impossible to get any rest': Dublin residents frustrated at late-night Luas works

Construction on the Luas Cross City has been ongoing in Dublin since early 2013.

How many workers will be accommodated in this new Dublin office block? It's the week in numbers

Plus: How much are house prices expected to rise in the next year?

Friday 19 May, 2017

Leo finally makes an appearance on the campaign trail, as two more ministers declare support

Varadkar held an event on Leo Street in Dublin 7, alongside Paschal Donohoe.

'Contempt for Dáil Éireann': Government still plans to sell AIB shares despite vote against it

The Government yesterday forgot to vote against a motion delaying the sale.

Thursday 18 May, 2017

Richard Bruton rules himself out as Fine Gael leader - and will back Leo Varadkar

Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald announced she wouldn’t be running earlier this morning.

LGBT charity Glen to cease operations

Reduced staffing levels, no financial reserves and diminishing public trust all contributed to the decision.

Response to Disclosures Tribunal into Garda whistleblower controversies has been 'very disappointing'

The Disclosures Tribunal published its first interim report last night.

Sewage, animal faeces and bacteria among the reasons these 6 Irish beaches failed a quality test

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) report on Ireland’s bathing waters found that 93% met minimum EU standards.

Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Children are spending longer in front of a screen and it's putting their health at risk

A new report tracks childhood obesity over 12 years.

Tuesday 16 May, 2017

No reserve price was set before LÉ Aisling was sold for €110,000

The ship has since gone up for sale for €683,000 by a private seller.

British Airways flight to London diverts to Dublin Airport with medical emergency BA

British Airways flight to London diverts to Dublin Airport with medical emergency

The nature of the medical emergency is unknown.

Sunday 14 May, 2017

Cyclist dies in collision with a 4x4 in Cork

The incident happened this afternoon on the Ballincollig bypass in Cork.

Six people injured in single vehicle crash in Cavan

Five males and one female were injured in the incident, which occurred at about 5.30am.

Ibec calls for more funding to protect businesses following cyber attack

The call comes after a global ransomware attack on Friday which targeted businesses and state services across the world.

Gardaí and family concerned for welfare of man missing since last month

Daniel Bolger (also known as Daniel Barrett) was last seen at about 1pm on Saturday, 29 April.


The 9 at 9: Sunday

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

Leo still ahead in leadership race, but Fine Gael supporters leaning towards Simon

Meanwhile, Fine Gael remains a single point ahead of rival party Fianna Fáil, according to the latest poll.

Saturday 13 May, 2017

How much would a three-bedroom cost you in this south Dublin development? It's the week in numbers

Plus: What percentage of people live in urban area in Ireland?

This 10-year-old boy decided to buy a cow with his communion money

Ewan Hanny has wanted to be a farmer all his life.

Poll: Do you know all the words to Amhrán na bhFiann? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you know all the words to Amhrán na bhFiann?

Or do you just mumble along?

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