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Dublin: 3 °C Thursday 23 November, 2017

Saturday 7 January, 2017

An iceberg the size of Mayo is about to break off Antarctica - and could start a chain reaction

Kildare scientist Dr Martin O’Leary told TheJournal.ie that it could lead to a rise of 10cm in sea levels worldwide.

Friday 6 January, 2017

'Bloody hell Your Majesty, I nearly shot you' - Britain's queen was almost killed by her guardsman

“Next time I’ll ring through beforehand so you don’t have to shoot me,” Elizabeth II is reported to have told the guardsman.

Thursday 5 January, 2017

Orlando's soccer club dedicates part of stadium to Pulse nightclub victims

On 12 June, 2016, a gunman opened fire inside the nightclub, killing 49 people and wounding 53 in America’s deadliest mass shooting.

Sunday 1 January, 2017

How this Dublin suburb managed to become the cleanest area in Ireland

Well over half of its area is completely unpolluted by litter, well ahead of its nearest competitors.

Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Test yourself in the ultimate Bumper Beatles Christmas Quiz

How well do you know the most famous band in history?

Sunday 25 December, 2016

It's your Christmas David Bowie Quiz

The man born as David Robert Jones died on 11 January, bequething a cultural legacy unmatched by all but The Beatles, Elvis and Bob Dylan.

Saturday 24 December, 2016

Record temperatures as the North Pole gets a heatwave for Christmas

As the North Pole is made up completely of sea ice, it may mean that Santa Claus will have to transfer his operations elsewhere.

The 9 at 9: Christmas Eve

With less than 24 hours to go before the big man arrives, here’s all you need to know this festive Saturday.

Baby it's windy outside: ferry services cancelled as motorists warned over debris

A swan took advantage of the festive season by taking a wander down Dublin’s north quays this morning.

Friday 23 December, 2016

'Nobody believed in him, only us': Putin hails Trump in four-hour press conference

Today’s press event saw some journalists holding up placards comparing Putin to Superman.

Poll: Do you do Kris Kindle in your family? Siblings This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you do Kris Kindle in your family?

Do you think adult families should concentrate on buying each adult sibling one decent Christmas present rather than everyone buying for everyone?

Thursday 22 December, 2016

India's rape epidemic: The survivors speak

Each day in India, 92 women are raped. A group of rape survivors spoke to TheJournal.ie on a recent visit.

The new food pyramid: More fruit and veg, fewer carbohydrates (and no white bread)

Fruit and vegetables now comprise the largest shelf on the food pyramid.

It's official - Facebook makes you miserable, according to new research

People’s emotional life improves significantly when they quit the social network for a week, a study found.

Italy is preparing to bail out the world's oldest bank - and bondholders will be burnt

The world’s oldest bank and Italy’s third-biggest, BMPS is racing against the clock to raise €5 billion or face a government bailout.

Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Gardaí arrest 500 motorists for drink driving in just three weeks - and 40 in two days

The figure is an increase of over a third (34%) on the number for this time last year.

The puppy found at Dublin Airport last week has found a new home for Christmas

The ISPCA recently issued a list of warning signs for puppy farms, adding that pets never make good Christmas presents.

US comedian alleges he has unreleased footage showing Donald Trump using the 'N-word' and 'C-word'

“I have the outtakes to The Apprentice where he says every … offensive, racist thing ever,” Tom Arnold said.

Monday 19 December, 2016

Where is Bana? Seven-year-old girl who tweeted the Aleppo siege found safe and well

Several online videos have emerged showing Bana Al-Abed in the countryside outside Aleppo.

€4.3 million mistakenly transferred by Meath County Council frozen in Hong Kong bank

A criminal investigation is underway into the stolen money, which has been secured in a Hong Kong bank.

Sunday 18 December, 2016

The DUP suspends former minister as the 'ash for cash' scandal burns on

The North’s former Enterprise Minister Jonathan Bell had accused DUP figures of delaying plans to close down the scheme.

The FAI's new marketing guru has accused fans of anti-semitic abuse

On Thursday night, English branding expert Jonathan Gabay delivered a controversial brand review on the League of Ireland.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s all you need to know this Sunday morning.

Vegetarianism, communal living and 'plenty of craic': How do Irish Buddhists live?

We spoke to male and female Irish order members from the Dublin Buddhist Centre.

Saturday 17 December, 2016

Farmers urged to check flocks after outbreak of bird flu in England

An outbreak of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza H5N8 (bird flu) has been confirmed in Lincolnshire.

Fianna Fáil calls for punitive action after 10,000 customers 'wrongly denied' tracker mortgages

Reports suggest the final bill for the banks and other lenders could run to over €1 billion.

Gardaí seize €120,000 in cash and drugs worth €40,000 in Cork raids

Two men have been charged with the seizures and are due before court today.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s all you need to know this frosty Saturday morning.

Three men charged with dissident republican activity in Cork

The three men, ranging in age from the mid-30s to their early 50s, were arrested on Thursday evening.

Wednesday 14 December, 2016

Simon Coveney rules out reducing rent cap limit from 4% to 2%

Fianna Fáil has criticised government proposals to limit rent increases in “pressure zones” in Dublin and Cork.

Friday 9 December, 2016

Over 100 native Irish plants are endangered, including these well-known favourites

Twenty vascular plants (or 1.7% of those assessed) are critically endangered, 25 (2.1%) are endangered and 61 (5.0%) are vulnerable.

Text messages are on the way out - but we're eating up huge amounts of data

The new ComReg report also found that Ireland is expensive for home broadband, but relatively cheap for mobile bills.

Thursday 8 December, 2016

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Truck drivers protest outside Leinster House over tyre levy

Industry groups said the move will cost drivers upwards of €15 per tyre.

Over 1,200 dead fish found along important spawning river in Cork

Fisheries Ireland says a large discharge of raw slurry into the Owentaraglin River, a tributary of the Blackwater, is likely to have caused the fish kill.

Wednesday 7 December, 2016

O'Sullivan 'stands over' support for man arrested on explosives charges before Prince Charles visit

Donal O’Coisdealbha was jailed for five and a half years yesterday after pleading guilty to IRA membership.

The mild December weather broke temperature records at Phoenix Park today

The record temperature for Finner in south Donegal has been equalled, meanwhile.

Gardaí arrest man over fatal stabbing of wheelchair user

Anthony Rogers, who was 61, was stabbed multiple times at his home near Cork Street, Dublin on 6 November.

Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Taxi driver rescues family trapped inside a burning house at 4.30am

Derek Malone managed to get a little girl and her parents to safety.

Aldi has announced 400 new jobs as part of a major expansion

The €100 million investment will see 20 new stores.

Monday 5 December, 2016

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