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Dublin: 1 °C Thursday 18 October, 2018

Yesterday’s News

Traveller families plan silent demonstration at Peter Casey Thurles visit

The presidential candidate told the Six One News that “there’s far too much political correctness” in Ireland.

Driver caught travelling 162km/h on M1 Donabate

If you’re caught speeding, you get a fixed charge fine of €80, together with 3 penalty points.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Peter Casey, Brexit deadlock, and Jamal Khashoggi made headlines today.

'We're working very hard': Theresa May says they can solve Irish backstop issue

Ahead of today’s meeting, Theresa May and other European leaders gave their thoughts on how likely a Brexit deal was.


Tuesday 16 October, 2018

Almost €1m worth of cocaine, heroin and cannabis seized in Dublin

Three men aged in their 30s, 40s and 60s, are being detained at two Dublin Garda stations in connection with the incident.

Man (20s) wounded in face and neck in Finglas stabbing

The man’s injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

EU suggests extending transition period to secure Irish backstop - reports

The UK has to enter the transition period to leave the EU by the 29 March – that’s if there’s a Brexit deal at all.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Brexit deadlock, presidential claims, and the Stormy Daniels lawsuit – here’s what made the headlines.

RTÉ Áras debate heckler says she filled in audience form accurately to get on the show

Norma Burke, AKA, Bunty Twuntingdon McFluff, said she had a “Jennifer Lawrence moment” as she tried to leave the audience.

'If it's a hard border, we fear it will provoke reaction from a group like the IRA' Brexit And The Border This post contains videos

'If it's a hard border, we fear it will provoke reaction from a group like the IRA'

“I’ve seen it happen in the past, and I fear it will happen again,” Father Joe McVeigh said.

Monday 15 October, 2018

RTÉ presidential debate cuts to ad break because of heckler

Peter Casey was in the middle of answering a question when he was interrupted.

May says EU wants 'a backstop to the backstop': but says the UK won't accept that either

The UK Prime Minister was told by a fellow MP that for the people of Ireland, “Brexit means borders”.

Live debates row: Gallagher told to 'stop hiding behind Michael D' by NĂ­ Riada

Incumbent candidate Michael D Higgins has been criticised for not taking part in all scheduled live debates.

Most Irish people watching TV on Friday watched the Late Late London special

Among the big names on the special episode were Graham Norton and Nigel Farage.


Three men and a minor arrested in connection with fatal shooting of Jamie Tighe Ennis

The three men are aged in their 20s, 30s and 50s.

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock

Saturday 13 October, 2018

Brexit is contributing to marriage breakdowns - UK psychotherapist

“The sort of things that we’re all documenting is senses of fear, anxiety, shame, and a loss of a sense of safety.”

Most Irish people want election campaign posters banned

In a survey of 1,000 adults, 77% responded that they wanted a ban on presidential posters.

Thursday 11 October, 2018

Graham Norton and Nigel Farage among guests on Late Late Show London special

They will join Irish guests who have achieved success across politics, sport, and music industries in the UK.

Leaves on tracks: Why your train might be delayed over the coming weeks

When leaves are on tracks, it takes more time for trains to brake – like a car travelling on wet roads.

Wednesday 10 October, 2018

Storm Callum: 13 counties on Status Orange alert as high winds to hit tomorrow night

The warning will come into effect from Thursday night and will remain in place until the following morning.

The Irish backstop would make the UK ‘an EU colony’, says Boris Johnson

The Northern Ireland backstop is the biggest remaining stumbling block of Brexit negotiations.

Funeral cortĂšge of Emma Mhic MhathĂșna passes by Leinster House CervicalCheck This post contains videos

Funeral cortĂšge of Emma Mhic MhathĂșna passes by Leinster House

Crowds gathered to remember and thank Emma, who had spoken on behalf of the women affected by the CervicalCheck controversy.

'Not part of God's plan': Hundreds attend Dublin funeral for Emma Mhic MhathĂșna

The funeral cortÚge passed by the Dåil, the Department of Health, and Áras an Uachtarån.


A woman with the strength of the sea: The Kerry Gaeltacht says goodbye to Emma Mhic MhathĂșna

A funeral Mass was held yesterday for Emma Mhic MhathĂșna in SĂ©ipĂ©al na Carraige, the church where she was a Eucharistic minister.

Monday 8 October, 2018

GardaĂ­ arrest woman (40s) in connection with Macroom stabbing

The incident happened at a house at 1.30am today.

'She was a real lioness as a mother': Friends and neighbours remember Emma Mhic MhathĂșna

Emma died yesterday – just five months after being told that her cancer was terminal.

Risk of flooding in northwest as 3 counties issued with rainfall warning

There will be spot flooding in other areas.

Sunday 7 October, 2018

Vast majority of Irish people want a second referendum on Brexit

Jeremy Corbyn says he’s open to holding another vote; while PM Theresa May has dismissed it as “a politicians’ vote”.

Lidl Ireland won't be selling single-use plastics after next year

But they aren’t going as far as their stores in the UK just yet.

Saturday 6 October, 2018

The Bill Clinton affair may provide a lesson for Democrats planning a Trump impeachment

Next Monday, 8 October, marks 20 years since impeachment proceedings were brought against US President Bill Clinton.

Friday 5 October, 2018

Man (25) charged with rape of infant appears in Armagh court

The infant is from the Annalong area of Co Down.

Showers and grey skies - the weather this weekend isn't going to be great

It will also be fairly cold, too.

79% of child sexual abuse images featured children under 12

There was an “unprecedented increase” in disguised websites solely dedicated to distribute child sexual abuse imagery.

Thursday 4 October, 2018

Donald Tusk says UK comparing the EU to the Soviet Union was 'insulting'

“In respecting our partners we expect the same in return,” Tusk said, echoing comments made by Theresa May yesterday.

Hiqa is looking at whether a PrEP programme can start in Ireland next year HIV

Hiqa is looking at whether a PrEP programme can start in Ireland next year

The health authority’s work is due to conclude next year, with a possible roll out soon after that.

Campaigners oppose 3-day wait and conscientious objection in abortion legislation

In the coming weeks, the DĂĄil is due to debate the legislation that will provide for abortion in some instances.

Wednesday 3 October, 2018

Theresa May: Second referendum would be 'politicians telling people they got it wrong'

May made reference to her disastrous speech from last year, before attacking Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

'Low wage trap': Part-time employees and non-Irish nationals more likely to stay on minimum wage

Those on minimum wage are more likely to transition to higher pay than remain on the minimum wage, a study showed.

Tuesday 2 October, 2018

Arlene Foster says the Good Friday Agreement can be changed. Is she right?

“I have respect for Arlene, but she is wrong on this,” TĂĄnaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney said.

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