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Dublin: 11 °C Sunday 30 April, 2017

Yesterday’s News

There are no northside DARTs running today or tomorrow

If you were planning to take the DART, you can’t. Unless you live on the southside.

Friday 28 April, 2017

Child prostitution: Sheffield brothers who targeted vulnerable girls are jailed

Two other associates of the brothers have also been handed prison sentences.

EU President's letter: Britain must settle 'people, money and Ireland' first

“Before discussing our future, we must first sort out our past,” Tusk wrote, ahead of a summit tomorrow.

UK marine who was jailed for killing injured Taliban fighter is freed

A court cut Alexander Blackman’s sentence to seven years after his murder conviction was reduced to manslaughter.

Waterford terrorism arrests: Man due in court today, woman released

Gardaí arrested the two as part of an operation in Waterford city yesterday morning.


'Major, major conflict with North Korea' possible, Trump says

He said he’d prefer to resolve the stand-off peacefully, but that military action wasn’t being taken off the table.

Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Fresh PR headache for United Airlines as giant rabbit dies on plane

The airline has said it is “saddened” to hear the news and is reviewing what happened.

Belief that saturated fat clogs arteries is 'just plain wrong'

An editorial in the British Medical Journal finds no link between saturated fat and issues like coronary heart disease.

Tuesday 25 April, 2017

New York's Irish community turns out in droves to honour Martin McGuinness

Relatives and hundreds of members of the Irish community attended the month’s mind mass.

Immigrants being vilified in same way as Irish in US after Famine - Obama

The former President said the US immigration system had always been “a little bit haphazard”.

In unusual move, Trump summons entire Senate to White House for North Korea meeting

Staffers have suggested the location would make it easy for the President to “drop by”.

Could a row over Trump's wall cause a government shutdown? How likely is it?

A senior Democrat thinks the President has thrown a “monkey wrench” into talks. What happens next?

Monday 24 April, 2017

The controversial Poolbeg incinerator has taken its first delivery of waste

The facility will fire up this weekend.

Traffic back to normal after truck catches fire on Naas Road

There was heavy smoke in the area earlier and traffic restrictions put in place.

Bernie Sanders is coming to Dublin

The veteran US senator will be holding ‘An Evening With…’ in the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre.

There's some wintry weather on the way this week

Winter will be making a cameo appearance, as we head toward the May bank holiday.

Saturday 22 April, 2017

Casting a vote in the French election in Ireland? Here's what you need to know

Over 8,000 French citizens are entitled to cast their ballots here.

This chart shows the massive drop in housing supply compared to the Celtic Tiger years

One homeless charity says the government’s housing plan is moving far too slowly.

Friday 21 April, 2017

Man in his 60s dies in early morning crash in Co Mayo

Gardaí want to hear from people who may have been in the area before 7am this morning.

Thursday 20 April, 2017

Police officer and suspected attacker shot dead in Paris gun battle

A major security operation is ongoing at the Champs Elysees tonight.

He made it: Enda just became the longest-serving Fine Gael Taoiseach

The Taoiseach reaches a political milestone today.

Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Witness appeal over Kildare petrol station false imprisonment

One worker was taken from the station by car. His colleague was told to wait until the safe opened.

Saturday 15 April, 2017

A drug with 'zombie-like' effects is causing huge problems in Manchester. So what is it?

Spice has left a “trail of human misery” in the city, according to the Manchester Evening News.

Friday 14 April, 2017

Someone's been putting these strange anti-cycling posters up in Howth

One cyclist said he was particularly concerned about one poster – in spite of its cartoonish style.

Thursday 13 April, 2017

Fiona Sinnott disappearance: Further lines of inquiry 'being actively pursued'

Information provided by the public in the wake of a CrimeCall appeal has been “very useful”.

Canadian who groomed Irish teenager is jailed and banned from using internet

The court case followed a long investigation involving Edmonton Police, Canada’s national police force and the gardaí.

Drug warning over middle-aged motorists who 'borrow' tablets and drive

New drug-driving roadside checks are starting today.

Wednesday 12 April, 2017

'I can have one joint, right?' Everything you need to know about roadside drug testing

New devices were unveiled to reporters today. Here’s what you need to know.

So here's what Shane Ross had to say about that feather boa pic today

He was at an event to support his local GAA club, he said. He doesn’t regret the photo.

'Fast, healthy food' outlet Chopped announces UK expansion, 430 new jobs

There’ll be over 300 jobs in Ireland and 110 in the UK, it’s planned.

Tuesday 11 April, 2017

'Ridiculous': TD slams plan to make politicians stand up for Dáil prayer

The change is due to be voted on this afternoon. Ruth Coppinger says a debate is needed.

This tiny, family-run newspaper in Iowa just won a Pulitzer Prize

The paper’s staff haven’t let the honour go to their heads.

Canadian man to be sentenced over child sexual offences in Ireland

The case followed a long investigation involving Edmonton Police, Canada’s national police force and the gardaí.

Officer who forcibly removed passenger from plane is suspended from duty

The aviation security officer has been placed on leave “pending a thorough review of the situation”.

Monday 10 April, 2017

270 jobs on the way as Iceland opens string of new Irish stores

Stores are set to open in locations like Fermoy, Galway, Letterkenny and Gorey.

Sinn Féin wants a new election if there's no deal in the North by weekend

Michelle O’Neill has slammed the DUP and the British government as the deadline to agree a deal approaches.

Passengers shocked as man is dragged screaming from overbooked flight

Other passengers said the man, a doctor, later ran back up the aisle repeating “I have to get home”.

Teenagers charged with attempted murder over Saturday night hostel stabbing

A 20-year-old man sustained a stab wound to the neck.

'I don't like seeing people getting ganged up on': Woman who stood up to far-right EDL protesters

Saffiyah Khan said she intervened after she saw another woman being surrounded by a large group of men.

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