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Dublin: 16 °C Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Yesterday’s News


Monday 14 August, 2017

Pat Hickey and other key figures criticised for not cooperating with Rio ticketing probe

The 226-page report into the ticketing scandal has been published online this afternoon.

Saturday 12 August, 2017

'Surprisingly calm': The 911 call testimony about Thomas Martens that was disallowed

Evidence from a number of witnesses was disallowed during the North Carolina trial.

Sunday 6 August, 2017

'Project dietitian' appointed to help overhaul Ireland's hospital food

Improving the standard of food has been highlighted as a priority by Health Minister Simon Harris.

Saturday 5 August, 2017

'They sleep beside the burnt-out cars - we don't know why. Maybe they get a bit of shelter from them'

There’s been a spike in cars being burnt-out and horses being mistreated at an expanse of land near Clondalkin.

'No plans to ban night-time shooting' for hunters and predator control

A suggested curfew was met with strong opposition from some rural groups.

Believe it or not, Reagan had a media chief who lasted even less time than Scaramucci

John O Koehler, who lasted a week, had been in a Nazi youth organisation as a young child.

Death toll from extreme weather in Europe 'could rise by factor of 50 by 2100'

Two in three people living in Europe may be affected by disasters, according to a new study.

Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Missing Irish hiker 'may have left California trail to avoid snowy conditions'

25-year-old David O’Sullivan set off to hike the Pacific Crest Trail in March.

Teenage passenger (16) killed in single-car crash in rural Tipperary

The 16-year-old boy was fatally injured when the car in which he was a passenger hit a tree.

These new pics show what the controversial Hell Fire Club visitor centre would look like

Plans have been officially lodged with An Bord Pleanála.

Tuesday 1 August, 2017

'Hired' to 'Fired': What Scaramucci did on each of his 11 days in the White House

Gone, after just a week and a half. Saturday Night Live didn’t even have a chance to cast him.

Almost a third of Irish couples have used the 'withdrawal method' as contraception

38% of Irish couples report using no method of contraception in their relationship.

Tuesday 25 July, 2017

If you missed U2, here are some of the best bits from their homecoming gig in Croke Park

The crowd was treated to a spectacular tri-colour themed fly-past

Sunday 23 July, 2017

A spectacular fly-past and understated Trump references: U2 bring 'The Joshua Tree' home

Sweeping visuals from filmmaker Anton Corbijn helped breathe new life into the classic songs.

Wednesday 12 July, 2017

The 12th of July is being promoted as a tourist attraction - so we went to follow the parade

There’s an ongoing effort to re-brand the North’s marching season. But is it working?

Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Kitchen wrecking your head? How to organise it and have an easier life

We asked an expert for some simple tips.

Sunday 9 July, 2017

Poll: Are you watching Wimbledon this year? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you watching Wimbledon this year?

Anyone for tennis?

Saturday 8 July, 2017

Poll: Should Northern Ireland's politicians have their pay docked? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Northern Ireland's politicians have their pay docked?

Deadlines continue to whizz by – and still there’s no deal. Is it time to dock MLAs’ pay?

Friday 7 July, 2017

This sword swallower dropped by to give us a sneak preview of the City Spectacular

Dublin magician Jack Wise will be showing off his skills at the events in Dublin and Cork.

Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Varadkar defends Coveney amid reports he 'questioned judgment' of Air Corps pilot

Simon Coveney called an Air Corps pilot to ask why he couldn’t be flown to Cork, it’s reported.

Tuesday 4 July, 2017

Socks, drums and GAA: Government goes 'Full Riverdance' for Trudeau visit

Varadkar was keen to roll out the red carpet (and the themed legwear) for his VIP guest today.

Monday 3 July, 2017

Why is Leo Varadkar so keen to roll out the red carpet for Justin Trudeau?

Canada’s centrist prime minister jets in this evening, and will be here until Wednesday morning.

Drone causes flight disruption at Gatwick Airport

Five flights were diverted from the airport – including one BA plane, which was sent to Bournemouth.

'We will keep doing our jobs. He should start doing his' - CNN responds to Trump wrestling tweet

The President tweeted a doctored video of a WWE bout in which the CNN logo was superimposed on someone’s head.

Friday 30 June, 2017

Meath drugs haul: Gardaí revise-down estimated street value by €1.5 million

Gardaí earlier said cocaine and cannabis worth €5.3 million had been uncovered.

Monday 26 June, 2017

Sunday 25 June, 2017

Trump wants to put solar panels on his border wall - but would the plan work?

Trump insists ‘his’ idea would work – but experts aren’t so sure.

Poll: Should speaking time for smaller Dáil parties be reduced? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should speaking time for smaller Dáil parties be reduced?

Under Fianna Fáil’s proposals, backbenchers from bigger parties would have more time.

Saturday 24 June, 2017

Older fathers have 'geekier' sons

Sons of older fathers are more intelligent and less concerned about fitting in, according to a study.

'An example of how bad it can get': We counted 13 syringes down this tiny Dublin alleyway

The site shows that public injecting is still a major problem, a drug service worker said.

Friday 23 June, 2017

Man charged with 'terrorism-related murder' over Finsbury Park attack

Darren Osborne, 47, will appear before magistrates in central London later today.

Johnny Depp: 'When was the last time an actor assassinated a president?'

The Secret Service is “aware” of Depp’s comments, according to US media.

Credit card fraud: Irish sports retailer targeted 172 times in two weeks

As the level of online shopping increases, ‘card not present’ fraud is on the rise.

Thursday 22 June, 2017

Leaders' Questions: Mattie McGrath to the Government, 'Meet the new boss, same as the old boss'

Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald was in the hotseat today for Leaders’ Questions.

'It's like Eurovision': How EU countries will compete to host two London-based agencies

Can Ireland win the contest to host one (or both) of the relocated organisations?

Wednesday 21 June, 2017

'It could have been much worse': Authorities identify Brussels train station attacker

Prime Minister Charles Michel said a “terrorist attack has been prevented”.

So, can we officially call this warm spell a 'heat wave'?

It’s hot. But is it a heat wave?

Tuesday 20 June, 2017

It's so hot in Phoenix, planes aren't allowed fly

It’s too hot for some craft to operate.

Family calls for improved cardiac services at Waterford after man dies during ambulance transfer

His sister says Thomas Power (40) wouldn’t have died had the cath lab been open on Sundays.

Paris police van attack: Four family members of assailant detained

A man rammed a car loaded with guns and a gas bottle into a police van on the Champs-Elysees.

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