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Dublin: 15 °C Tuesday 26 July, 2016

Saturday 23 July, 2016

Treatment of sick inmates in focus after death by heart attack of 65-year-old prisoner

Criticisms are contained in a report into the death of a 65-year-old man at the prison last year.

Friday 22 July, 2016

Syrian children pose with drawings of Pokemon, pleading to be saved from violence

An air strike on an Islamic State-held town this week killed 60 people.

Poll: Should the wait time for a divorce be cut to two years? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the wait time for a divorce be cut to two years?

The Dáil is likely to debate legislation on the issue when it is back in session in the autumn.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

Thursday 21 July, 2016

Zara suspended sales of some of its clothes after artist accused the retailer of copying her designs

A California-based illustrator posted images on social media comparing the products.

Poll: Is the summer break for TDs too long? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is the summer break for TDs too long?

They’ll be back in the Dáil on 27 September – should their holidays be shorter?

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

Wednesday 20 July, 2016

Failure by gardaí to show understanding of 'near-endless anguish' of grieving families

A panel of barristers said this may be attributed to the emotional distance gardaí have to observe in order to do their jobs.

Poll: Should first-time buyers get a government grant? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should first-time buyers get a government grant?

Plans to tackle the housing crisis include a scheme to help first-time buyers.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Gardaí with young families 'relying on charity handouts' to pay their bills

Rank-and-file gardaí were back protesting outside Government Buildings again today.

Poll: Should all employers be required to contribute to their workers' pensions? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should all employers be required to contribute to their workers' pensions?

A new workplace saving scheme may be introduced to encourage people to save for retirement.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

Sunday 17 July, 2016

Making men's fantasies a reality: The life of a professional dominatrix in Dublin

For the first time in her 10-year career as a professional dominatrix, Dublin’s Mistress Lara has decided to tell her story.

French village wants to stop twinning with UK town, link with Cork locals instead

The president of the villages’s twinning association is hoping one Cork town will “embark on an adventure”.

Saturday 16 July, 2016

French minister calls on all citizens to become reservists to help protect the country

Four men believed to be linked to the Tunisian who killed 84 people in the attack were arrested in France overnight.

Irish citizens in Turkey told to 'exercise high degree of caution' after coup attempt

The Department of Foreign Affairs said there has been serious disruption to public transport and air travel.

Update: 'No reason to believe' Irish people caught up in Nice terror attack

There had been reports of a man critically injured but the Department of Foreign Affairs is satisfied there is no cause for concern in this case.

Poll: Should people who refuse to co-operate with the Census be prosecuted? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should people who refuse to co-operate with the Census be prosecuted?

There were five successful prosecutions after the 2011 survey.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your Saturday.

Friday 15 July, 2016

Terrorist in Nice truck attack named as Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel

Police sources have said the French-Tunisian had no direct links to terrorism.

Poll: Should election posters be banned in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should election posters be banned in Ireland?

Politicians love them but the general public are not so keen.

Thursday 14 July, 2016

Irish nuns stay in South Sudan to care for schoolgirls despite outbreak of violence

The Loreto order said the two nuns are doing well “but it’s an anxious time”.

Poll: Do you wear sun cream in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you wear sun cream in Ireland?

Irish people are more susceptible to skin cancer – are we protecting ourselves?

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

Wednesday 13 July, 2016

Jill Meagher murderer has sentence cut by three years

Bayley was successful in his appeal against a separate rape conviction.

Poll: Should there be mandatory sentences for assaults on gardaí? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should there be mandatory sentences for assaults on gardaí?

Representatives say current legislation is not enough of a deterrent for violent criminals.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

Tuesday 12 July, 2016

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

Poll: Who should be Fine Gael leader after Enda Kenny? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who should be Fine Gael leader after Enda Kenny?

It appears Enda Kenny is safe for now but it is likely he will have to step down later this year.

Monday 11 July, 2016

Irish Water revenue from bills slashed almost in half

The suspension of charges was announced by the government as the fifth bill was being issued to customers.

Poll: Should third level education in Ireland be fee-free? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should third level education in Ireland be fee-free?

The option of introducing a student loan system is also on the table.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

Sunday 10 July, 2016

'I'd have more money and less stress working in Aldi': Our new generation of frontline staff have had enough

We spoke to a garda, a nurse and a teacher who are just a couple of years into their careers – and already disenfranchised.

Saturday 9 July, 2016

Mers virus transmitted from one 'super-spreader patient' in overcrowded emergency room

The 35-year-old man infected 82 people including other patients, healthcare workers and visitors.

Friday 8 July, 2016

'We didn't want any accident': Man misidentified as suspect handed gun over to police

Hughes was later arrested by police and interrogated.

Thursday 7 July, 2016

Parents of special needs kids at St John of God school 'furious' over salary top-ups

The parents said they feel betrayed that these payments were made while the school suffered cuts.

Wednesday 6 July, 2016

'I will be with you, whatever': Conversations between Blair and Bush on the Iraq War

Memos the British Prime Minister sent to the US President before and during the war show the close relationship between them.

Tánaiste agrees to allow an extra 260 refugees resettle in Ireland

Some 273 asylum seekers have already arrived here from Lebanon.

Monday 4 July, 2016

One year after stocks ran out, Ireland's BCG vaccine delivery is still delayed

The HSE said there are issues with the supplier that are affecting most European countries.

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