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Dublin: 14 °C Friday 23 June, 2017

Today’s News

What's a 'hard' and 'soft' Brexit, and which one are we likely to get?

It’s been a year since the UK voted ‘Leave’ – so do we know yet what that means exactly?

Yesterday’s News

Donald Trump says he does not have tapes of that secret meeting with Comey

Trump had previously hinted that he had tapes of a private conversation with FBI director James Comey.

Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Water services return to Cork city after burst pipe cuts off supply

Homes, businesses and hospitals were left without water on one of the hottest days of the year.

Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Building failures in Ireland: 'There isn't even a helpline you can call'

A Green Party motion on building standards will be debated in the Dáil tomorrow.

Parents gather to discuss effect of 'incredibly stupid' Poolbeg incinerator

The activist group ‘Parents Against the Incinerator’ are holding a meeting this evening. Here’s a bit of what will be discussed.

Sunday 18 June, 2017

'We're in crisis': Wexford mayor fights to fix the county's mental health problems

Mayor Frank Staples wrote to the Minister for Health outlining his concerns for his community.

Saturday 17 June, 2017

Teenager spent 14 days in adult psychiatric ward room 'barely bigger than the bed'

The case was brought to the attention of the Minister for Mental Health and the Taoiseach’s office.

Friday 16 June, 2017

Waterways presenter Dick Warner has died RIP

Waterways presenter Dick Warner has died

People have been paying tribute to the iconic environmentalist.

A swarm of bees swept through Midleton's main street today

The Irish Wildlife Trust says it has received a few sightings of huge swarms of bees this week.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

London residents storm council building in anger, and Shane Ross wants a review – here’s a round-up of today’s news.

Thursday 15 June, 2017

Another man has been wrongly identified as sex offender Anthony Luckwill

Last month, a man who was house-hunting in Kildare was verbally abused by locals after being wrongfully identified.

This giant x-ray machine will be scanning suspicious cargo trucks at Dublin Port

And some very clever sniffer dogs will be helping out too.

Wednesday 14 June, 2017

British man who intended to join IS jailed for 6 years

The 24-year-old pleaded guilty at the Old Bailey last month.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Leo’s new Cabinet, London’s tower block blaze and two US shootings grabbed headlines today.

Patrick Pearse 1916 surrender letter sells for £263,000 at London auction

The estimated sale price was less than half of that.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

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Waste-burning suspended after lime-leak at Poolbeg incinerator

Last week, eleven workers were taken to hospital following an ‘unscheduled’ release of lime.

Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Peace process 'under stress' by a Tory-DUP government - but May isn't worried

Prime Minister Theresa May’s response: her government still supports the peace process.

Man in his 30s arrested in connection with discovery of woman's remains in Wicklow Mountains

Gardaí believe the remains were thrown out of a moving vehicle along a rural road in the Sally Gap.

Monday 12 June, 2017

Dublin City councillors want real-time emissions data from the Poolbeg incinerator

Three investigations are ongoing after eleven workers at the plant were taken to hospital last week.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Abortion, the DUP and Theresa May’s next move had people talking today.

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Sunday 11 June, 2017

Airstrikes or minefields: The deadly choice facing Raqqa’s 300,000 residents

US-backed forces are advancing on Raqqa – a stronghold of the so-called Islamic State.

Friday 9 June, 2017

43-year-old man taken to hospital after being slashed at St Patrick's Park

The man has been treated for what have been described as ‘minor injuries’.

Madrid is putting up signs to stop 'el manspreading' on its buses

The company said that this would be similar to what already exists in other transport systems worldwide.

Trump says he's '100%' willing to testify about his private meeting with Comey

Earlier today, Trump tweeted that he had been completely vindicated by the former FBI director’s testimony.

Defence Forces respond to 'suspect device' outside Cabinteely home

The operation is ongoing.

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Bizarre hoax email to councillors claimed high-earners exempt from €6 gallery entry fee

Letters and emails were sent to all 63 Dublin City councillors; the Hugh Lane Gallery has clarified that it has nothing to do with this.

Emissions data from first week of activity at Poolbeg incinerator yet to be published

Yesterday, 11 people were treated at hospital after an ‘uncontrolled release’ in the newly-opened plant.

Thursday 8 June, 2017

Tipperary man admits to neglecting old bull terrier who had to be put down

The aged Staffordshire bull terrier was found to be “extremely thin and malnourished” and was put down.

Elderly couple found dead at their Portadown home laid to rest

Michael and Marjorie Cawdery, both aged 83, had been together for over 55 years.

Brendan Courtney's dad passes away months after documentary on care for the elderly

A documentary aired at the start of this year looked at the complexities of organising home care for the elderly.

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Is the UK taking a step back from human rights protections?

Theresa May is talking about ‘ripping up’ human rights laws – so how important is it that she doesn’t?

Wednesday 7 June, 2017

English Paper One: Reactions to the first exam of this year's Leaving Cert

Fake news, democracy and inventing the wheel – how did the first day of State exams go?

Four directors prosecuted for 'culture of abuse' at UK care centres

People with significant learning disabilities were detained in seclusion rooms which had no heating or toilet facilities.

Tuesday 6 June, 2017

If you were in charge, how would you change Dublin's bus routes?

Would you be more likely to get the bus if they arrived more frequently?

Monday 5 June, 2017

Almost 9,000 have signed a petition to have a US military ship named after an Irishman

Patrick Gallagher from Co Mayo fought in and died during the Vietnam War.

Donald Trump tweets criticism of London mayor for the second time in 2 days

Trump is criticising Khan for telling citizens there’s “no reason to be alarmed”.

Theresa May: 'The attackers' identities are known and will be released'

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has called on Theresa May to resign as Prime Minister because of cuts in police numbers.

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