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Dublin: 7 °C Friday 23 March, 2018

Today’s News

Sinn FĂ©in's Conor Murphy says he was abused by paedophile priest Finegan

MLA Conor Murphy said that he was seriously physically abused by the paedophile priest.


Yesterday’s News

The 'Metro North' is now the MetroLink - here's what it'll look like

There will be a total of 15 new Metro stations as part of the €3-billion development.

'It could have saved my life': HSE launches information campaign on the HPV vaccine

The vaccine’s uptake rates have risen to 67% since the first phase of the campaign was launched in August last year.

'This is not a Grenfell Tower type of fire': Investigations to begin after Dublin block blaze

The fire broke out on the 13th floor of the building last night; around 200 people were evacuated and rehoused.

Wednesday 21 March, 2018

There will be major rail disruptions during the Easter weekend

Irish Rail are advising that people check whether their route is affected.

Nigel Farage just threw a load of dead fish into the Thames

Farage and campaigners said the act was done as a protest against Theresa May’s “betrayal” of UK fishermen.

Aldi Ireland recalls mini fryers due to electrical fault

Over 4,000 of the appliances were sold in Ireland.

Link between man who died suddenly and St Patrick's Day crash explored by GardaĂ­

GardaĂ­ say that the man died from natural causes, but may have been involved in a collision before his death.

Tuesday 20 March, 2018

'Hooded men' to ask Irish government to appeal European 'torture' ruling

“I’ve never spoke to the European court about how we feel 45 years later,” one of the ‘hooded men’ Francie McGuigan said.

Dublin is the best city to live in across Ireland and UK

Dublin ranked higher than London, Belfast, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Monday 19 March, 2018

From fidget spinner to spooning: Over 3,000 new Irish words are created every year

There are a few words that could have been used for Brexit: Breatimeacht, Sasamach, or Bréalú.

Here's why there's uproar again about Facebook and the data firm used by Trump's 2016 campaign

A former employee of Cambridge Analytica has said the firm is “a full-service propaganda machine”.

Teenager arrested in connection with fatal nightclub stabbing released without charge

A second man was injured during the altercation, which occurred in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Man (21) charged with attempted murder after car rams into Kent nightclub

The car hit at least 13 people who were on the dancefloor, police said.


Poll: Would you vote for Michael D or another candidate as President? Uachtarán This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you vote for Michael D or another candidate as President?

Higgins hasn’t yet announced whether he wants to hold the position for another seven years.

Teenage girl shot dead by her 9-year-old brother in Mississippi

Local media are reporting that the two had been arguing about a video game controller before the shooting.

Post-mortem due on homeless man found dead in Cork city doorway

The man was known to homeless charities.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Catch up with this morning’s news while your curled up in bed.

Saturday 17 March, 2018

'It doesn't feel safe': There's been an increase in complaints about Luas overcrowding

Luas delays, breakdowns, and signal faults have become more frequent in recent months, according to passengers.

'I've had a blast': Aengus Mac Grianna to present his last Six-One tonight

The Irish-language speaking Dubliner has been working for RTÉ for 30 years.

Man (40s) arrested in connection with murder of Joanne Lee

Joanne was found dead at a house on Ranelagh Road on 15 February.

Drivers and cyclists urged to take extra care ahead of the icy weather

Sleet and snow showers could fall from noon today, around the time when St Patrick’s Day parades are due to start.

Cocaine and cannabis worth €1.4m seized in Dublin

A man and a woman have been arrested as part of the seizure.

The 9 at 9: St Patrick's Day

Maidin mhaith, a chairde.

Fáilte Ireland raised concerns with Doonbeg wind farm months after Varadkar email

Fáilte Ireland said that the development could have an impact on tourism along the Wild Atlantic Way.

Friday 16 March, 2018

Man arrested for using magnet to falsify lorry records

The arrest was part of a cross-border operation between the GardaĂ­, the RSA and authorities in Northern Ireland.

Met Police treating Russian businessman's death in London as murder

Police say that at this stage, there doesn’t seem to be a link to the attempted murders in Salisbury.

Herbal cannabis worth €90k found hidden in blankets sent from Canada

An Irish man is being questioned by gardaĂ­ in relation to the seizure.

Thursday 15 March, 2018

GSOC investigating after woman (59) fatally struck by car in Donegal

It’s understood the woman had contact with gardaĂ­ sometime in the hours before her death.

Poll: Do you think Leo should invite Donald Trump to Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think Leo should invite Donald Trump to Ireland?

The Taoiseach is to meet with the US President later today for a 40-minute meeting.

'We're crammed into trams': Serious delays on Luas Green Line

“Seven trams have passed but people can’t get on them,” one passenger at Windy Arbour said.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

A bowl of shamrocks and a little bit of snow on St Patrick’s Day – here’s the news this morning.

Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Drumcondra bridge named after UCD student executed during War of Independence

19-year-old Frank Flood was the head of an IRA unit that ambushed an RIC lorry in January 1921.

Man in 70s found dead on Offaly roadside

Following the results of a post-mortem, foul play is not suspected.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Stephen Hawking’s death, a vigil for the crew of Rescue 116, and a risk of flooding in some counties.

Poll: Is Simon Harris right to cancel his St Patrick's Day trip? Health Minister This post contains a poll

Poll: Is Simon Harris right to cancel his St Patrick's Day trip?

The Health Minister said that “it would not feel right” to travel abroad during a difficult week for the health service.

Heavy rain today could cause flooding in eastern and southern counties

Up to 50mm of rain is expected to fall in certain counties in Leinster and Munster.

TV and radio stations warned using stopwatch can 'straitjacket' referendum debates

“When somebody is brought into the studio, the instinct is ‘I must bring somebody with the other viewpoint into the studio as well’. That’s not the case.”

Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Broadcast guidelines updated ahead of the Eighth Amendment referendum

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland said that the “adversarial” debate around the Eighth will be a challenge for broadcasters.

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