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Yesterday’s News

Teenage girl dies in Wexford horror crash

Garda forensic investigators remain at the scene of the accident, which happened near Enniscorthy at about midday.

Friday 18 May, 2018

Man charged in connection with discovery of a submachine gun and four handguns last month

Detectives attached to Coolock Garda Station seized a submachine gun and four handguns at the beginning of April.

Almost all of 209 women or their families affected by Cervical Check scandal contacted by the HSE

It was announced earlier this week that 18 women who had been given a misdiagnosis have since died.

Man arrested after cannabis and €12,000 in cash seized in raid on Dublin house

The 25-year-old man was arrested by gardaí and was detained at Coolock Garda Station.

Government announces 800 additional SNAs in schools for next term

This will bring to 15,000 the number of SNAs working in schools – a 42% increase on 2011.

Thursday 17 May, 2018

Eoghan Murphy accused of being either 'not competent' or 'not fit for office' over homeless figures

Sinn Féin housing spokesperson Eoin Ó Broin levelled the charge at Minister Eoghan Murphy as the minister appeared before the Oireachtas Housing Committee this afternoon.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Donald Trump values Doonbeg golf resort at between $25 million and $50 million

Trump also reports $14,184,974 in “golf related revenue” from the course.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Countdown to referendum continues, Vicky Phelan appears before PAC and tributes paid to Tom Murphy – It’s the Fix.

Children's rights groups angry at Dáil vote setting digital age of consent at 16 (they wanted it to be 13)

The government had put forward a proposal to set the digital age of consent at 13.

Tuesday 15 May, 2018

'Stand in solidarity with us': Crowd protests in Dublin at killing of 60 Palestinians by Israeli troops

Israel has faced widespread international condemnation for the killings.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Monday 14 May, 2018

'They found out she was dead so just filed it away': Daughter of woman who died in cervical smear scandal

Grace Rattigan spoke to RTÉ’s Ray D’Arcy about the death of her mother Catherine Reck.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Over 50 Palestinians killed in violent clashes with Israeli soldiers, investigations continue into Offaly plane crash and Disclosures Tribunal continues – It’s The Fix.

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Israel calls on Ireland to follow US example and move its embassy to Jerusalem

The United States officially opened its new embassy in Jerusalem today.

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Ruth Negga to play Hamlet in new Gate Theatre production

Negga will play the title role in the upcoming production, which is directed by Yaël Farber.

Saturday 12 May, 2018

Facebook feature shows official Eighth Amendment campaign pages are being managed by accounts located abroad

A new Facebook feature silently went live for a period yesterday showing where managers of pages are located.

Friday 11 May, 2018

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

CervicalCheck controversy continues, Eurovision ends contract with Chinese broadcaster and the cost of the Disclosures Tribunal – It’s The Fix.

Despite self-regulation, anonymous Facebook accounts are still targeting voters with Eighth referendum ads

The issue of anonymous accounts posting ads in relation to the Eighth Amendment referendum has been raised repeatedly over the past number of weeks.

Tuesday 8 May, 2018

'They are not in secure tenancies': Debate in the Dáil over who should be categorised as homeless

Minister Murphy was asked to make a statement following a row last week over hundreds of adults and children being removed from the March homeless figures.

Facebook announces a ban of all Eighth referendum ads from foreign sources

Facebook said that it will not allow any ads coming from foreign sources which are deemed to be “attempting to influence the outcome of the vote on May 25″.

'You're just buying time': Former Tipperary captain describes performing CPR on man

Ger ‘Redser’ O’Grady was speaking after he may have saved a man’s life by performing CPR on him in Thurles last Friday.

Sunday 6 May, 2018

'Rent Pressure Zones are not working': What can be done to stop rising rents?

In Dublin, average rent rose by 12.4% year-on-year, and now sits at €1,875.

Saturday 5 May, 2018

Here are some of the best photos taken of marine life in Dublin Bay from the 1980s to 2017

Dublin Bay Biosphere Partnership and the Irish Underwater Council wanted to raise awareness of marine life living in Dublin Bay.

If a family are living in accommodation paid for through homeless funding, does that make them homeless?

The government says 600 people were counted wrongly as being homeless, others are not so sure.

Friday 4 May, 2018

'Her death is unspeakably painful': Funeral of Natalia Karaczyn takes place in Sligo

Natalia Karaczyn’s body was discovered on Wednesday morning.

Average rents in Dublin have hit a new record high of €1,875 a month

According to Daft, average rents for properties listed on its website rose nationwide by an average of 11.5% in the year to the end of March.

Thursday 3 May, 2018

'They never became homeless': Minister defends himself against accusations he manipulated figures

Sinn Féin has accused the minister of “knowingly” manipulating homeless figures.

A proposed new law aims to prevent 27% student rent hikes

The Residential Tenancies (student rents, rights and protections) Bill 2018 was introduced in the Dáil yesterday.

Council told by Housing Department not to include people it says are homeless in monthly figures Exclusive

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy announced earlier this week that a number of local authorities had been miscategorising people as homeless.

Wednesday 2 May, 2018

This Cork dairy farmer drank blood fresh from a cow when she spent time farming with tribespeople in Kenya The Hardest Harvest This post contains videos

This Cork dairy farmer drank blood fresh from a cow when she spent time farming with tribespeople in Kenya

Paula Hynes travelled to Kenya to spend two-and-a-half weeks with a remote Maasai tribe.

'We're delighted': Controversial Cork seaweed harvesting project delayed as judicial review granted

The Protect Our Native Kelp Forest protest group has been campaigning against plans to harvest kelp in the waters of Bantry Bay.

Tuesday 1 May, 2018

Concerns over mystery Facebook ads claiming to offer 'unbiased facts' on Eighth Referendum

Facebook users were targeted over the weekend with advertisements directing them to a website which has since disappeared.

Sunday 29 April, 2018

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Harris says he doesn’t know how many women have died in cervical screening controversy and North Korea promises to close atomic test site – It’s The Fix.

Man (60s) dies from injuries after collision between car and van

The crash happened on the N2 north of Ardee at Aclint in Louth at about 6pm.

10 houses evacuated in Tyrone after viable explosive device found

Three men were arrested following the discovery.

Gardaí appeal for public's help in locating missing Dublin teenager

Serxhio Budi is missing from Merrion Road, Dublin 4 since 4pm yesterday evening.

Gardaí appeal for public's help in locating man missing since Wednesday

John Renehan (47) was last seen in Kilkenny on Wednesday afternoon, 25 April.

'It can happen because you're in the wrong place at the wrong time': A movie about 'good people' having an affair

Writer and director Mark O’Rowe’s latest film is the next chapter in a diverse and lauded career.

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