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Dublin: 11 °C Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Today’s News

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Family begin campaign to fly seriously-ill Kerryman home from Canada

Niall Hurley, a 28-year-old carpenter from Tralee, was planning to return home when he suffered from a brain aneurysm and a stroke.

Questions raised over how schools are chosen for government meals scheme

A Sinn Féin TD says that although the announcement is welcome, the DEIS scheme is a blunt tool to identify disadvantage.

Could Brexit make Ireland's change to Sea Fisheries rules redundant?

Britain wants to use this break from the EU to keep its shores to itself – and revive its fishing industry.

Yesterday’s News

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Bus strike: Students slam 'travel misery' for tens of thousands of students

Irish Rail services will not be affected by the strike action this week.

Sunday 26 March, 2017

Irish cases of men who killed their partners retold

A TG4 documentary looks at cases where men killed their partners, and asks why this is so common in Irish society.

Gardaí appeal for information after 91-year-old woman struck by car

The elderly pedestrian is in a serious condition at St Vincent’s University Hospital.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday Evening Fix This post contains images

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Captain Mark Duffy’s body recovered, talks in the North collapse and a US nightclub shooting had people talking today.

Gardaí seize dangerously loaded vehicles as part of Operation Waste

The gardaí described the offence as an “unsafe load”.

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Talks in Northern Ireland collapse less than 24 hours before deadline

Sinn Féin leader Michelle O’Neill said that negotiations had “come to the end of the road”.

Cyclist (50) killed after collision with camper van in Clare

The stretch of road is closed to facilitate an examination of the scene.

UK government demand access to WhatsApp messages after London attack

It’s been reported that the 52-year-old Briton who killed four people in Westminster used WhatsApp moments before the assault.

18-year-old woman dies after Limerick collision Friday evening

The 19-year-old male driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene.

Enda Kenny should step aside as Brexit Minister when he leaves office - poll

The poll also showed strong support for a united Ireland to avoid a hard border between the Republic and Northern Ireland.

Body recovered from Rescue 116 wreckage identified as Captain Mark Duffy

The Coast Guard member’s body was recovered from the wreckage and brought ashore today.

Mícheál Martin withdraws party support for Nóirín O'Sullivan

Fianna Fáil withdraw their support for the Garda Commissioner Nóiríon O’Sullivan.

21-year-old man killed in single-vehicle crash

Gardaí were called to the scene shortly before 6am today.

Man (30s) dies in early morning car crash

The single vehicle collision occurred on the N59 in Co Mayo.

One man has spent five years capturing breathtaking views of Glendalough Photopost This post contains images

One man has spent five years capturing breathtaking views of Glendalough

Frank Corry’s PhotoPost project shows that Ireland’s changeable weather is actually really beautiful.

The government wants to open up Ireland's exclusive fishing boundaries - and Senators aren't happy

Seanad members have been debating an amendment to the Sea Fisheries Bill.

Friday 24 March, 2017

'No one believes An Garda Síochana': Calls for shake-up to garda management

The Policing Authority is to examine the full facts of how and why two massive garda admin errors occurred.

Pictures: Here's what's been happening for Ireland's 30th Daffodil Day

You’ve probably already spotted some of the 2,000 yellow-clad volunteers fundraising for the Irish Cancer Society today.

'I tried to get his heart beating': Wexford woman tried to save injured Westminster victim

Joanne Crofton was training as a tour guide for an open-top bus company when the attack happened.

The Bus Éireann strike begins today - here's how to get around

A nationwide indefinite strike begins from midnight tonight.

Thursday 23 March, 2017

Ireland's largest windfarm begins powering 50,000 homes

Ireland's largest windfarm begins powering 50,000 homes

The windfarm is expected to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 100,000 tonnes each year.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Wednesday 22 March, 2017

'He goes to his grave having shown no remorse': Criticisms in Stormont on McGuinness's legacy

DUP leader Arlene Foster had somewhat kinder words for her former deputy minister.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

A deadly terrorist attack in central London seized headlines today.

Britain's Foreign Office Minister tried to save London police officer

Tory MP Tobias Ellwood has previously served in the British Army.

Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Dublin firefighters have rescued a cat from the Liffey

The “feisty feline” has been passed over to the care of DSCPA.

Dublin protest against EU ruling on hijabs in the workplace

Irish Muslim women feel that the ruling will directly affect their ability to find employment.

Bitter night: Icy roads and freezing fog forecast for tonight

Drivers in particular should be careful while travelling tonight and early tomorrow morning.

Monday 20 March, 2017

Pedestrian (27) killed after truck collision on M1

Gardaí are investigating and appealing for witnesses.

Four-year-old Irish garda with leukemia marches in New York St Patrick's Day parade

The trip was funded by Ceejay’s colleagues from his hometown.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

FBI confirm probe into Russia-Trump ties, Enda Kenny gets support to stay on, and fuel prices on the rise – it’s the Evening Fix.

A bathroom mix-up caused a Sligo train to be held up for 40 minutes

The train waited for 40 minutes in a lay-by at Enfield – here’s the full story.

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Michael Noonan wants Enda Kenny to stay on as Taoiseach until at least the summer

The Finance Minister thinks Kenny’s negotiation skills are invaluable.

Sunday 19 March, 2017

'The correction': Should the government forgive some of Ireland's mortgage debt?

'The correction': Should the government forgive some of Ireland's mortgage debt?

Iceland forgave a portion of mortgage holders’ debts in 2014.

Friday 17 March, 2017

Watch: A play about St Patrick from 1958 (with Irish kings and druids)

The clip, made available by the Irish Film Institute, forms part of an advertisement from 1958 promoting Ireland.

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