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Dublin: 8 °C Thursday 23 March, 2017

Today’s News

One Irish person injured in Westminster terror attack

British Prime Minister Theresa May confirmed the nationalities of the injured in parliament today.

Sunday 19 March, 2017

'It's about parental equality': Citizens' Assembly will not hear from fathers' group

The group argues the future of an embryo or a child should be a collaborative decision.

Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Search continues for three members of Coast Guard helicopter crew

Contact with the helicopter, which has four crew members on board, was lost at 1am this morning.

Monday 13 March, 2017

Maimed, killed, recruited as executioners - Violence against children in Syria at its worst in 2016

At least 652 children were killed last year – a 20% increase from 2015.

Poll: Should the State take over hospitals owned by the Catholic Church? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the State take over hospitals owned by the Catholic Church?

There have been calls for the hospitals to be handed over, amid criticism in relation to compensation owed to abuse victims.

The 9 at 9: Monday

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

Friday 10 March, 2017

Whistleblower David Taylor receives letter reminding him he may still face discipline Exclusive

Taylor was recently reinstated to An Garda Síochána after being cleared by the DPP of allegations that he leaked information to journalists.

Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Wexford residents in battle over 'obnoxious' sewage sludge odour

Residents say the smell was so bad last summer that they could not leave their homes.

Tuesday 7 March, 2017

'I gave birth to my child on a metal table at 18, alone in a room in a convent' Bessborough This post contains videos

'I gave birth to my child on a metal table at 18, alone in a room in a convent'

Deirdre Wadding says her time in the Cork mother and baby home in 1981 has haunted her ever since.

Monday 6 March, 2017

'Get out of our lives': Call for abortion penalty to be reduced to €1 fine

A new bill aimed at decriminalising abortion in Ireland will be debated by the Dáil tomorrow.

We'll have some spring-like temperatures this week - and some spring showers

There will be highs of up to 15 degrees Celsius later in the week.

Suicide is killing the most disadvantaged and vulnerable people in Ireland

A new report highlights increased risks to individuals, like workers on zero-hour contracts or those who are facing losing their homes.

Saturday 4 March, 2017

Wars, brothels and passionate love: Images from some of the best photographers in the world A Picture Paints... This post contains images

Wars, brothels and passionate love: Images from some of the best photographers in the world

Irish photographer Ivor Prickett is among those shortlisted for a Sony World Photography award.

Thursday 2 March, 2017

Landing area in Longford helicopter crash was 'inappropriate and wholly unsuitable'

The pilot told inspectors he knew the site was “very tight, but it was certainly do-able”.

Anti-graffiti campaign tells kids not to 'damage their futures by damaging property'

Dublin City Council is launching a new campaign – aimed at school children – to highlight that tagging is not cool… and illegal.

Monday 27 February, 2017

Charleton: 'Every lie told to this Tribunal will be a waste of what ordinary men and women have paid for'

The judge was making his opening remarks at Dublin Castle this morning.

Sunday 26 February, 2017

'We decided not to remove the Deaf gene, and let nature take its course'

Presenter Sarah-Jane Moloney is proud to be Deaf, but she was relieved her two babies would not face the same barriers she did.

Inmates in Irish prisons will soon have access to e-cigarettes

A new smoking policy for the prison service is currently being finalised.

'This is our weapon' - Is the future of the protest in Ireland under threat?

Ahead of the trial of a number of Jobstown protesters, activists have urged members of the public to stand up for their right to demonstrate.

Thursday 23 February, 2017

Asked about controversies, Commissioner says there are 'inaccuracies we cannot correct at the moment'

Nóirín O’Sullivan said she was concerned about the impact of recent issues on public confidence in policing.

Woman in England dies after being struck by storm debris

The woman sustained serious head injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Renewed appeal for missing woman whose car was found on Bray promenade

It is now six years since the 34-year-old mother went missing from her home in Clondalkin.

Sunday 12 February, 2017

Anger management classes could help stem violence among young men

Call for services to better tackle the ‘changing culture of violence’ in Irish society.

Saturday 11 February, 2017

Here's why Sean Canney and Kevin 'Boxer' Moran will NOT both get ministerial pensions

The TDs flipped a coin last year to decide who would take the first shift as junior minister.

Friday 10 February, 2017

House price growth 'unexpectedly slowed' in Dublin in December

Experts say new schemes to help buyers are likely to push prices up again.

Tusla 'in the process of apologising' to McCabe over false sex abuse allegation

An internal review has now been launched by the agency.

Eyes to the sky: Ireland will be treated to a rare eclipse of the moon tonight

The eclipse will officially begin at 10.30 but dimming will not be visible until after 11.

False sex abuse allegations against McCabe circulated due to 'clerical error'

Sinn Féin’s Mary Lou McDonald said revelations that such an error was made were “quite frankly disgusting and vile”.

Thursday 9 February, 2017

Decision not to prosecute man over sectarian massacre of 10 Protestant workers

No one has ever been charged over the massacre.

Solicitor questioned after suspected cocaine found in his wallet in Mountjoy prison

The substance was found during the screening process and the man was removed from the prison by gardaí.

'I will put a round in you, sir': Armed men walk into US police station to 'lodge complaint' Open Carry This post contains videos

'I will put a round in you, sir': Armed men walk into US police station to 'lodge complaint'

The men, who are open carry advocates, were attempting to test whether officers would honour their legal right to carry guns.

Wednesday 8 February, 2017

You're hearing a lot about garda whistleblowers today - here's why

There have been fresh calls today for the Commissioner to stand aside as an investigation is held.

Police called to canteen brawl at Tyrone secondary school

Police said no serious injuries were reported following the altercation.

Tuesday 7 February, 2017

'A place to rest, a place to chat - a safe harbour': Injecting centres get Cabinet approval

The first pilot centre is expected to be opened in Dublin in the autumn.

27-year-old man charged in connection with €500k heroin seizure

During the search of a house, gardaí also seized bagging equipment, weighing scales, documents and mobile phones.

Vaping is 'far safer than smoking'

New research found those who switched to vaping had reduced toxins and carcinogens in their bodies.

Two men arrested over €5 million land and forestry fraud

Gardaí said a significant amount of money held in Irish banks has been frozen.

Sunday 5 February, 2017

Two men injured in Dublin car crash after failing to stop for gardaí

The car turned on its side in the collision just outside the front door of a house.

Ian Bailey indicted in France for murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier

Bailey’s solicitor said gardaí delivered papers to his client on behalf of the French authorities.

Weather warning issued as gusts of up to 100km/hr expected tomorrow

Tempertures will drop to -2 in some places tonight.

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