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Dublin: 7 °C Sunday 22 October, 2017

Yesterday’s News


Friday 20 October, 2017

Here's how the ESB Networks 'situation room' is preparing for Storm Brian tonight

Crews from as far afield as France are now in the country as the reconnection effort continues.

'There's nothing that will tackle stigma more effectively than hearing stories of recovery'

Clinical psychologist and chief of St Patrick’s Paul Gilligan says there’s still a lingering stigma around mental health problems.


Thursday 19 October, 2017

'Status yellow' weather advisory issued for Friday night and Saturday

A yellow rainfall warning is also in effect this morning for 14 counties.

Tuesday 17 October, 2017

What links Brexit, Samaritans and the Human Genome Project? Bill Clinton gets philosophical at DCU

In case you were wondering why he was strolling around Dublin yesterday – he’s here to pick up an honorary degree.

Monday 16 October, 2017

Checklist: Some things you might need to do if you're worried about a power cut

Charge your phone and any other devices in your house – and don’t touch any fallen wires.

Friday 13 October, 2017

Ex-Hurricane Ophelia won't get a new name on this side of the Atlantic - here's why

We have our own naming system these days – but the storm won’t be rechristened.

Thursday 12 October, 2017

Mattie McGrath and Ronan Mullen say they're ridiculed and 'sneered at' on abortion committee

The two independent politicians say they’re considering leaving the panel.

Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Budget 2018: Here are the main points you need to know

How does this year’s Budget affect you?

Saturday 7 October, 2017

What's the number one thing you'd like to see in Tuesday's Budget?

Budget 2018 will be done and dusted in a matter of days – what would you like to see in it?

Wednesday 4 October, 2017

'No ifs, no buts, no education cuts' - Students from across the country march through Dublin

The government is being accused of “kicking the can down the road” on education funding.

Tuesday 3 October, 2017

Man left with 'potentially life-changing injuries' after being shot in leg in Belfast

The PSNI has described it as “a brutal and despicable attack”.

Monday 2 October, 2017

Taoiseach says Ireland will not recognise result of Catalan referendum

Leo Varadkar told reporters today he was “distressed” by the scenes of violence.

Saturday 30 September, 2017

Spanish police seal off 1,300 polling stations in Catalonia

Irish travellers have been urged to exercise caution ahead of tomorrow’s Catalonia vote.

Saturday 23 September, 2017

Scoring all over the field: Irish ploughing experts share their tricks of the trade

350 competitors made the trek to Offaly this week. Why do they return each year?

'You're through the ring of fire': Take a tour of the 'Pig Olympics' course at the Ploughing Starter's Orders This post contains videos

'You're through the ring of fire': Take a tour of the 'Pig Olympics' course at the Ploughing

‘Ring of fire’, it turned out, was a slight exaggeration.

Friday 22 September, 2017

'Tinder for bulls' made its debut at the Ploughing. But what do farmers think of it? Bovine Intervention This post contains videos

'Tinder for bulls' made its debut at the Ploughing. But what do farmers think of it?

The newly-developed BullMatch app garnered plenty of attention in Offaly this week.

Wednesday 20 September, 2017

'A completely different beast': A Met Éireann forecaster on how hurricanes can impact Irish weather

We spoke to Met Éireann’s Alan Hally at the National Ploughing Championships.

The epic story of the Vikings in Ireland - as depicted on a 23-metre chainsaw-carved tree

Professional tree carver John Hayes is out to impress at this year’s National Ploughing Championships.

Sunday 17 September, 2017

This stretch of border shows why Brexit will be an enormous headache to manage - we went to talk to locals

This road crosses the border multiple times in just a few miles (or kilometres). What will happen after Brexit?

Hidden Homelessness: This family is living in a converted workshed in a Dublin back garden

Keith and Sinead bought a house at the height of the boom. Nine years later, they’re ‘in limbo’ in the Dublin suburbs.

Saturday 16 September, 2017

Explainer: Why has Newstalk decided to suspend George Hook?

The veteran host has made controversial comments before – so why was this time different?

Friday 15 September, 2017

Death of man in his 40s in Ennis being treated as suspicious

The man’s death is being treated as suspicious.

George Hook has been suspended from Newstalk

It follows widespread condemnation of his comments about rape on his lunchtime show on Friday.

Wednesday 13 September, 2017

Two stabbed after row involving group of men on Swords Main Street

The two young men were attacked shortly before 11pm last night.

Tuesday 12 September, 2017

Newstalk staff letter demands Hook be taken off air immediately Exclusive

“Misogyny should never be normalised,” according to a draft letter signed by around 20 staff.

Dublin man shot outside his home after killers kicked down his front door

Gardaí believe the killing is related to gang crime, but not linked to the Hutch-Kinahan feud.

Australia is voting on same-sex marriage - but it's not as straightforward as our referendum

There’s support for a change – but the process begins with a non-binding postal vote.

'Very strong winds' expected as weather warning issued for eight counties

Gusts of 90 to 110km/h are expected as a depression moves in from the west.

Man due in court over weekend shooting incident in Cork town

He was arrested on Sunday after a Garda manhunt.

Sunday 10 September, 2017

Motorcyclist seriously injured in overnight crash near Dublin Airport

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to the incident, which happened at around 4am.

Poll: Would you support the idea of drug testing stations at nightclubs? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you support the idea of drug testing stations at nightclubs?

The proposal is being examined by as part of the government’s latest national drug strategy.

Man arrested over shooting incident in Co Cork village overnight

It’s reported a dog was shot in the incident in the village of Newmarket.

'A victim is never to blame': Chris Donoghue addresses Hook rape comments on Newstalk show

It’s reported a disciplinary investigation is to begin at Newstalk tomorrow.

Pat Hickey resigns from the IOC's executive board 'with immediate effect'

The news follows confirmation of a November date for his Brazil trial earlier this week.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine of the day’s biggest stories so far, to go with your breakfast.

'Move forward with love and not hate': Peter Kay's message of defiance as Manchester Arena reopens

Noel Gallagher led the crowd in a sing-along of Don’t Look Back in Anger, calling it an “anthem of defiance”.

Saturday 9 September, 2017

Hurricane Irma weakens to Category 3 as it heads for Florida

A total of 6.3 million people have been ordered to evacuate the southern US State.

'A proud day': Hundreds of frontline emergency workers parade through Dublin

The annual parade is a celebration of the nation’s frontline workers.

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