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Dublin: 18 °C Wednesday 26 September, 2018

Yesterday’s News

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Sunday 26 August, 2018

Irish charity founder in Kenya works 6 days a week and pays himself €300 a month

“I can do more here,” James Hennessy says of his life in the Great Rift Valley.

Thursday 12 July, 2018

'If you look at U2... they kind of belong to the world at this stage, where we still belong to Ireland'

After over 35 years in the business, Irish rock band Aslan are still going strong.

'I'm a political animal': Former Dublin Lord Mayor Christy Burke considering a presidential run

Burke said he had been approached by locals in his area and younger members of his own team about possibly mounting an election bid.

Wednesday 11 July, 2018

Christy Dignam: The bankers are still up here making millions... and we've 4,000 kids in homeless accommodation Aslan This post contains videos

Christy Dignam: The bankers are still up here making millions... and we've 4,000 kids in homeless accommodation

Christy Dignam had some strong words in relation to bankers and homelessness when we sat down with him.

Monday 9 July, 2018

Dominic Raab appointed as new UK Brexit secretary

Raab was appointed to the role after former secretary David Davis resigned suddenly late last night.

'I wouldn't have done a good job': Britain's Brexit secretary steps down in major blow to May

May is due to address parliament today to explain her plan for Britain.

Suicide prevention training for secondary school teachers to be expanded

Education Minister Richard Bruton announced that the SafeTALK programme will be rolled out to six further education centres.

It's set to be hot and (mostly) dry this week, but some rain is on the way

Ireland is in the midst of a historic heatwave with record breaking temperatures and sunshine.

Sunday 8 July, 2018

Poll: With water restrictions in place, do you 'let the yellow mellow?' Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: With water restrictions in place, do you 'let the yellow mellow?'

Irish Water is imploring people to conserve water in any way they can, with a nationwide hosepipe ban in place.

Saturday 7 July, 2018

'Steroids aren't just for people playing in the Olympics anymore - They're more recreational'

A coroner for Cork city this week warned against the dangers of steroid use at the inquest into the death of an 18-year-old boy.

€28 million was paid in rent to landlords last month under the Housing Assistance Payment DCC

€28 million was paid in rent to landlords last month under the Housing Assistance Payment

Hap and Homeless Hap are a form of rental benefit payment to assist lower income households.

'Weather knows no borders': Sinn Féin senator calls for all-Ireland weather alerts during emergencies

Senator Niall Ó Donnghaile said that when weather alerts are reported, they should be done so on an all-Ireland basis.

Friday 6 July, 2018

After a day-long private meeting, Theresa May's cabinet agrees to a 12-point Brexit position

Theresa May has reportedly warned her Cabinet that they must agree to this position, or else they’ll be disciplined.

Six stores closed as over 240 Lloyds Pharmacy workers to take part in a strike today

Workers who are members of the trade union Mandate will picket stores across the country.

Republican group stages 'action against colonialism' by spraying over 'Victoria' on Dublin street sign

It began this campaign by painting over at least three signs on Victoria Road in Killiney in south Dublin.

Thursday 5 July, 2018

Changes to the lone parent payment meant working single parents lost money

A new report from the ESRI looked into the changes made to the One Parent Family Payment.

'Completely misjudged' or necessary investment? Private companies offer mortgage-to-rent scheme

This would be done under the government’s mortgage-to-rent scheme, with the owners becoming council tenants.

Wednesday 4 July, 2018

Ireland has the highest rates of some hate crimes in the EU, but no proper laws to address it

A new report identifies “serious gaps” in Ireland’s hate crime laws.

Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Plans for over 1,000 new 'fast track' apartments in Dublin and across the country announced

The announcement was made following the third Housing Summit.

Monday 2 July, 2018

The asking price for a typical three bed semi-detached in Dublin is now at €310,000

The report looks at house prices over the year up until the end of Q2 of this of this year.

Sunday 1 July, 2018

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Irish Water appeals again to conserve water, Paris criminal makes a daring prison escape and Leo and Simon travel to New York – It’s The Fix.

Gardaí investigating after man (30s) stabbed early this morning in Donegal

His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

Very heavy traffic in Tipperary after section of M8 was closed due to multi-vehicle collision

AA Roadwatch reports that the closure has resulted in very heavy delays in the area on all routes through Cashel.

Irish Water issues another urgent appeal for people to conserve water as Dublin hosepipe ban to kick in

In all, 39 water supplies around the country are under night-time water restrictions.

Customers complain over widespread Vodafone broadband outage

Vodafone has confirmed that there was an issue with the provider’s fixed broadband this morning.

Saturday 30 June, 2018

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Thousands march for Pride in Dublin, protests across the US over immigration policy and heatwave continues – It’s The Fix.

PICTURES: Thousands take part in Dublin Pride Parade

The streets of Dublin city centre were thronged with people from the early afternoon.

Investigation launched after man (50s) dies in farming accident in Mayo

It is understood that the man may have fallen under a trailer while collecting bales when the accident occurred.

Met Eireann issues drought warning for entire country as heatwave continues

The weather service issued the warning this morning at 11.

Thursday 28 June, 2018

Today was the hottest JUNE day on record since 1976

Temperatures soared across the country as Ireland’s extended heatwave continued unabated.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Heatwave continues, shooting in Maryland and EU leaders meet in Brussels – It’s The Fix.

15 legal abortions were carried out in Ireland last year

This is a drop from 25 legally-permitted abortions being carried out last year.

'Very significant' damage and severe disruption after Dublin to Galway train hits herd of cows

The 15.35 Heuston to Galway train collided with 8 cattle.

'Truly shocking': There are now 9,846 homeless people in Ireland

The number of homeless adults rose by 57 in May to 6,020. These 57 adults were all located in Dublin.

Wednesday 27 June, 2018

New figures show increases in crime across every category (except homicides)

Sexual offences were up by just under 15% in the year to the end of March.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Heatwave continues across the country, moors fire rages in Manchester and an earthquake hits England – It’s The Fix.

Crews deal with 'melting roads' and gorse fires as temperatures soar across the country

Latest reports from Met Éireann show that the max temperature recorded today was 30.8 degrees.

Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Cabinet approves proposed law around highlighting gender pay gap in companies

The regulations will apply to the public as well as the private sector subject to the employment thresholds.

Ireland agrees to take in 25 migrants from stranded Lifeline ship

The Lifeline boat has 234 migrants on board and has been refused permission to dock in a number of countries.

Cabinet approves law to allow some same-sex partners to both register as parents on baby's birth certificate

The move comes from government after years of campaigning for same-sex couples and LGBT advocates.

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