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Dublin: 11 °C Thursday 29 June, 2017

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.

Monday 19 June, 2017

Two Defence Forces members located after terror attack at Mali hotel

Two EU workers were killed in the attack on a hotel on the edge of the capital Bamako.

Russia warns it will 'treat US planes as targets' after jet shot down

The US military shot down a Syrian Air Force jet yesterday, in a new escalation of the conflict.

The warm spell will come to a (dramatic) end some time on Wednesday

We can expect heavy, thundery downpours on Wednesday – and cooler conditions from Thursday.

Friday 16 June, 2017

Attorney General controversy: Shane Ross calls for review of Whelan appointment

Máire Whelan is being appointed to the Court of Appeal – but she never applied for the role.

Wednesday 14 June, 2017

New ministers in Finance, Justice, Housing: This is Leo Varadkar's Cabinet

Paschal Donohoe takes over in Finance, and Frances Fitzgerald moves from Justice.

Monday 5 June, 2017

London attacker 'was not under surveillance in Ireland' - Enda Kenny

It’s reported an Irish identity card was found on one of the three attackers.

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Up and running: 'First fire' of waste at controversial Poolbeg incinerator

The facility has started burning waste – two decades after it was first proposed.

Expect road closures in south Dublin - the Mini Marathon is about to kick off

35,000 women are expected to take part – making it the largest female event of its kind in the world.


Poll: Which of these two party leaders would you prefer as Taoiseach? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Which of these two party leaders would you prefer as Taoiseach?

Martin won’t be able to put himself forward as Taoiseach until after an election – would you prefer him to Varadkar?

Bernie Sanders brought his 'resistance' message to Dublin (after stopping by the Áras)

Trump “lied through his teeth” to America’s working class in last year’s campaign, according to the Vermont Senator.

Sunday 4 June, 2017

'Trump took London Mayor's comments out-of-context to promote his divisive Muslim ban'

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders talked Trump, climate change and the future of politics in Dublin tonight.

Wednesday 17 May, 2017

AS IT HAPPENED: Enda Kenny confirms he will step down as Fine Gael leader at midnight

The leadership contest will now get under way. “Let the games begin,” he’s understood to have told FG TDs.

Saturday 13 May, 2017

The time Linda Martin and Johnny Logan entered the Eurovision ... and lost

The two singers have quite a pedigree in Europe – but did you know they once lost out to a tune called ‘Diggi-Loo Diggi-Ley’?

Should drugs be decriminalised for personal use? Voters are split on the issue

A new poll found that a large proportion of voters would back the idea – but not everyone is convinced.

'It takes me away from this world for the day': Life as a homeless drug-user on the streets of Dublin

What’s the day-to-day experience like for people injecting drugs in the city?

Wednesday 10 May, 2017

Victim of Dublin gangland shooting was wearing bulletproof vest

It is believed the shooting is linked to the ongoing Hutch-Kinahan feud.

Leo Varadkar says he's 'totally zen' about Enda's departure

The Fine Gael parliamentary party meets again tonight.

US will become a 'rogue state' if it pulls out of the Paris deal - Mary Robinson

President Donald Trump yesterday delayed a decision to honour or walk away from the climate deal.

Warning to drug users over opioid 10,000 times more potent than morphine

Carfentanyl, which has caused deaths across the US and in the UK, has been detected in Northern Ireland.

Tuesday 9 May, 2017

'The scale of this fire is frightening': Out-of-control blaze stretches 8km long this evening

A blaze around 5km long is still burning at Cloosh Valley in Galway today.

Road closed as viable bomb made safe by Defence Forces in north Dublin

A section of the R139 (the old N32), which runs from the M50 to Clare Hall area, was closed last night.

Kelvin MacKenzie 'to leave The Sun' over controversial column about footballer

MacKenzie was suspended after a controversial article about footballer Ross Barkley.

'Our family cannot and will not rest': Brother of murdered teenager in fresh appeal

Oliver McVeigh has called on those with information to heed Gerry Adams’ recent appeal.

Monday 8 May, 2017

Men beaten with sledgehammer and crowbar by masked gang

Two men in their 30s were attacked after four masked men smashed in doors and windows at the house.

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