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Dublin: 7 °C Saturday 24 March, 2018

Today’s News

The 9 at 9: Saturday

The weekend is here. Here’s everything you need to know this morning.

Man killed in single-car crash in Co Kerry in early hours of the morning

A second man is being treated in hospital in Tralee, where he is in a serious condition.

Attempted killing of Hutch family member in Turkey investigated

It’s understood he escaped by jumping from a balcony and sustained an ankle injury.

Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Monday 19 March, 2018

Mary Lou says senator who retweeted post calling IRA victim a 'sadist' made 'catastrophic error'

Máire Devine has been suspended from Sinn Féin for three months.

Winter won't quit: It's going to be minus 5 in some areas tonight

No more snow though. Silver linings and all that. (Although the silver linings are probably snow too).

Householders urged to 'check gardens and sheds' as search for missing girl continues

14-year-old Elisha Gault has been missing from her home since Saturday night.

St Patrick's 'Big Day Out' won't be rescheduled for today

Road conditions are returning to normal in most counties, but there are still some impassable routes in Wicklow.

Monday 12 March, 2018

The Disappeared: New search for remains of former monk to begin in Co Meath

Investigators are to begin clearing a small area of land in Oristown.

Saturday 10 March, 2018

We have a location for the first supervised drug injecting room - what happens next?

We have a location for the first supervised drug injecting room - what happens next?

The new centre will be operated by Merchants Quay Ireland on Dublin’s south quays.

McDonald's Ireland will 'watch what happens' as US outlets make switch to fresh beef

The fast food giant will be serving fresh, not frozen, Quarter Pounders at all of its US outlets.

Wednesday 7 March, 2018

Call for schools to open on Saturdays to make up for 'snow days'

It’s been suggested that it would be unreasonable to make up the days during Easter.

Scientology-linked group's 'drug treatment centre' won't be subject to inspections

An opposition TD says he’ll bring in legislation to cover such centres himself unless the government takes action.

Tuesday 6 March, 2018

Water pressure to be reduced in greater Dublin area again tonight from 8pm until 6am

This follows on from overnight restrictions for customers yesterday from 7pm last night and 7am this morning.

Scientology-linked group WILL move ahead with controversial 'drug treatment centre'

There has been huge concern about plans for the centre in the village of Ballivor.

Investigation under way after man (24) shot and injured in Dublin

The man’s injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

Appeal to fund hotel stays for large-scale gathering of Magdalene survivors

Justice for Magdalenes Research is calling on the government to help organise the event.

Monday 5 March, 2018

'Potential localised flooding': New status orange alert issued for Leinster

Temperatures will dip as low as minus three overnight tonight.

Sunday 4 March, 2018

Man (30s) killed in overnight crash in Co Meath

The single-car crash happened at around 4am.

Man charged with four counts of murder over Derrylin house fire

Four people – including a young child – died in the blaze.

Parents to be told later today whether individual schools are reopening

Most schools and colleges are expected to reopen.

Thursday 1 March, 2018

Up to one metre of snow forecast to fall in some eastern areas of Ireland

Met Éireann has extended its status red warning for Leinster and Munster.

John McAreavey resigns as Bishop of Dromore in wake of criticism

Calls for him to step down from his role intensified this week.

Wednesday 28 February, 2018

No Dublin Buses from tonight, flights cancelled and trains delayed

The wintry weather is continuing to impact transport providers – here’s the latest.

All schools in Leinster and Munster to close tomorrow

The schools will stay closed for the rest of the week.

Monday 26 February, 2018

Planning to drive this week? Here's the advice for car-owners ahead of the severe wintry weather

Here’s what to do before you set out, or if you encounter snow or ice.

Taoiseach defends marketing of Ireland 2040 plan as opposition calls for answers

There have been calls for the Taoiseach’s officials to answer questions about the strategy at committees.

Sunday 25 February, 2018

Anarchic writing sessions and battles with RTÉ: Dermot Morgan's collaborators remember the comedy icon

20 years on from his untimely death, we sat down with Barry Devlin and Morgan’s Scrap Saturday co-creator Gerry Stembridge.

Saturday 24 February, 2018

Before Ted: What was it like to work with Dermot Morgan?

The much-loved comedian died 20 years ago – we spoke to his former collaborators Gerry Stembridge and Barry Devlin.

Monday 19 February, 2018

Poll: Do film awards influence your choice of movie? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Do film awards influence your choice of movie?

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

Most deepwater fish have ingested microplastics, new Irish study finds

It’s one of the highest reported frequencies of microplastic occurrence in fish around the globe.

Friday 16 February, 2018

'Truly it will save lives': Dublin supervised injecting centre to be operated by Merchants Quay

The organisation already provides a drop-in service, Night Cafe and other supports for people who are homeless.

Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Poll: Will you give something up for Lent? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you give something up for Lent?

Planning to give up cigarettes or alcohol? Or rollerblading?

Saturday 10 February, 2018

Should Ireland leave the EU? New poll shows only 10% of voters would back 'Irexit'

An ‘Irexit’ event took place last weekend – but campaigners may have an uphill battle ahead.

This shark hasn't been seen off Ireland for three years. It's one of 48 species on a proposed 'protected list'

The Angel Shark was targeting in sport angling competitions during the 60s and 70s and hasn’t been seen since 2015.

The Young Offenders on cracking the English Market and being 'huge in Germany'

We sat down for a chat with the stars of the hit series, which has just been snapped up for a second series.

Sinn Féin members were warned of 'disciplinary action' for talking to media without approval

Here’s how party HQ has been attempting to keep internal rows out of the headlines.

Friday 9 February, 2018

People 'on outer ring' of republican group may know who killed Andrew Allen

Gardaí are making a fresh appeal, six years on from the shooting of 24-year-old Andrew Allen.

Supreme Court formally declares end to ban preventing asylum seekers from working

The court found the ban to be unconstitutional “in principle” last May and the cabinet agreed to lift the ban last November.

Families say they will leave Tory Island if 42-year-old ferry comes into service

Islanders are taking their protest to the gates of Leinster House next week.

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