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Dublin: 17 °C Thursday 19 April, 2018

Today’s News

British transport company Go-Ahead signs contract to run 24 Dublin Bus routes

Go-Ahead Dublin is expected to begin operating some of these routes by the middle of October 2018.

Emergency services on scene after small aircraft crashes near Belfast International Airport

The PSNI has not confirmed whether any passengers have been injured.

'I'm elated, relieved': Over €111k raised to send Cork teen to US for urgent brain tumour surgery

17-year-old Aaron McMahon was diagnosed with a chordoma brain tumour in February 2017.

Temperatures to hit 19 degrees this weekend ... but milder weather is to return early next week

Be sure to make use of the barbeque before the cool weather returns.

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Barnardos chief Fergus Finlay 'very interested' in seeking presidency if Michael D does not

An election is expected to be held in October, however other candidates have been put forward to date.

Yesterday’s News

Gardaí renew appeal for 89-year-old Wexford man missing since early January

Farmers and homeowners are being asked to check land, sheds and outhouses.

President Michael D Higgins to address United Nations during US visit next week

Higgins will also meet members of the Irish community during his time in New York.

The Citizens' Assembly publishes report calling on Ireland to be 'a leader in tackling climate change'

The recommendations were reached by majority vote of the Assembly members following two weekends of deliberation.

UK regulator launches seven investigations into Kremlin-backed broadcaster RT

The investigations have been launched on the back of the Salisbury nerve agent attack in March.

Concerns raised over fire safety and personal rights in Meath nursing home

Hiqa inspected the Silvergrove Nursing Home in January.

Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Facebook rolling out tool in Ireland to help combat fake abortion referendum advertisements

Two Facebook executives spoke before an Oireachtas committee this afternoon.

Monday 16 April, 2018

Galway hospital denies claims emergency department patients were 'hidden' during Taoiseach's visit

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar visited University College Hospital Galway last Thursday.

Disability centre fails inspection despite closure threat

Stewart Care Limited provides residential centres for people with disabilities.

14-year-old girl missing from Cork found safe

Lily Anne Martin was last seen leaving her home in Douglas, Cork at 9am on Friday.

Tech retailer Click.ie to go into liquidation after months of customer complaints

The company sells refurbished smartphones at marked down prices.

Man arrested in Donegal after robbery and assault on taxi driver in Derry

The man held a taxi driver a knifepoint and forced him to drive across the border to Donegal.

'It's shameful': Focus Ireland calls for urgent action to support elderly homeless people

There were 119 people over the age of 65 homeless in Ireland in February.

Sunday 15 April, 2018

This is why expressive brows might have mattered during human evolution

Mobile eyebrows gave us the communication skills to establish large, social networks.

Saturday 14 April, 2018

'If you think you have a symptom, get checked - bowel cancer is a silent killer'

It’s Bowel Cancer Awareness Month this month.

Friday 13 April, 2018

Service station Topaz rebrands to Circle K, as €55 million investment announced

240 new jobs are to be created by the company.

Ireland is giving another €5 million in aid to the severe humanitarian crisis in DR Congo

The UN has described the crisis as the fastest growing humanitarian crisis in the world.

Wednesday 11 April, 2018

Worker wins right to bonus which was revoked after she drove through a car park barrier to collect children

The woman received an eight-month written warning as a result of her actions.

The Overtones singer Timmy Matley has died aged 36 RIP

The Overtones singer Timmy Matley has died aged 36

The news was announced by his bandmates on Twitter this afternoon.

Supermac's to create 200 jobs as it opens three new restaurants in Cork

Supermac’s plans to open a total of six new outlets in Ireland this year.

INM has written to individuals who may be affected by alleged data breach at company

The letter also details former chairperson of INM Leslie Buckley’s involvement in the breach.

Man arrested after firearm and drugs found in boot of car seized in Co Sligo

Gardaí seized the goods after obtaining a search warrant for a house in Ballymote last night.

Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Over €250k in 12 hours: Fundraising for Eighth Amendment campaigns takes centre stage

Together For Yes launched a crowdfunding campaign this morning to finance posters for the upcoming referendum.

'It's tough on the community': Tourists who died at Kerry's Gap of Dunloe named locally

The couple died after the pony and trap carriage they were travelling in left the road.

Irish Life workers to strike for 24 hours over pension scheme this Thursday

A rally will be held outside the Irish Life Dublin offices from 12pm to 2pm on Thursday.

YouTube's most viewed video Despacito disappears in apparent Vevo hack

A number of other artists have also been affected by the hack.

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Leftover food and no privacy: Hiqa raises serious concerns over Dublin hospital conditions

The inspection at Cherry Orchard Hospital took place in November last year.

Rental prices: These are the most expensive Dart and Luas stops to live next to

Sandymount Dart station is the most expensive station to live near, with monthly rents averaging at €2,282.

'We're exhausted': Schools and contractors fearful and confused over Sammon examinership

Carillion went bust in early January, as a result of debts of over £1.5 billion.

Monday 9 April, 2018

Manchester bank robber armed with bomb and claiming to be ISIS member jailed for 19 years England This post contains videos

Manchester bank robber armed with bomb and claiming to be ISIS member jailed for 19 years

His partner has been jailed for seven and a half years.

Calls for urgent renewal of 'outdated' city risk assessment report in light of Ballymun fire

Noeleen Reilly is asking Dublin City Council to immediately evaluate its risk assessment report.

Sunday 8 April, 2018

75% of chronic pulmonary disease cases linked to childhood illnesses and parental smoking

The findings were published in The Lancet journal this week.

'It's a vicious cycle': One in three Roma people in EU states are victims of harassment

The report also found that 80% of Roma people living in the EU are at risk of poverty.

Saturday 7 April, 2018

'I felt really alone': 33-year-old wants to help young cancer patients with online magazine

Happy Magazine aims to share something useful, helpful or positive about the Irish cancer journey every day.

Friday 6 April, 2018

'It's devastating': Permission granted for major 536 unit housing development beside Dublin park

'It's devastating': Permission granted for major 536 unit housing development beside Dublin park

Local politicians have argued that the land is not zoned for housing.

Thursday 5 April, 2018

Two men released on bail after appearing in court over assault of Laois footballer Daniel O'Reilly

O’Reilly was assaulted in the Potato Market area of Carlow at around 1am on Monday.

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