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Dublin: 7 °C Thursday 19 January, 2017

Today’s News

'A man was beaten up, stabbed, slashed, run over - all on a public road'

Locals are shocked at the level of violence displayed in the attack on the 36-year-old.

Yesterday’s News

Lucan murder victim may have been stabbed and run over with car

The murder has been linked to an incident in Clondalkin this morning during which shots were fired at a house.

Tuesday 17 January, 2017

'Michael was no angel': Father of gangland feud victim says family is living in fear

It was reported in recent days that Barr was one of the men involved in the murder of Kinahan associate David Byrne.

Monday 16 January, 2017

'Workers didn't cause the problem': Union warns public will be affected by Bus Éireann cuts

Plans to cut overtime emerged last week and unions have warned people in rural areas would be particularly affected.

The 9 at 9: Monday

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

Poll: Would you use a driverless car? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you use a driverless car?

Some experts say they would be safer, but there are concerns about the impact on jobs.

Saturday 14 January, 2017

'These ideas won't wash with Irish people': Why the alt-right has little standing in Ireland examines if the alt-right movement is gaining momentum in Ireland.

Thursday 12 January, 2017

'It made me the man I am today': New documentary highlights reality of living in Jobstown

The documentary focuses on some key characters in the community – and their struggles.

Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Teenage girl charged with murder of seven-year-old in York

The girl was found with life-threatening injuries in a field near her home on Monday afternoon.

Family of injured Maynooth student had their 'lives turned upside down in a heartbeat'

The 18-year-old sustained serious injuries in November and remains in an induced coma.

Sunday 8 January, 2017

'We were effectively sold a pup': UTV Ireland staff on their 2 years of 'pointless efforts'

Looking back over the past 24 months, former staff say they are proud of what they achieved at the channel.

Aoife and Saoirse, Finn and Noah - Ireland's ten most popular baby names

Girls’ names like Eabha and Shauna were not so popular while Feidhlim and Erik were on the bottom of the list of boys’ names.

Saturday 7 January, 2017

The Pope, the Queen and Angela Merkel - Putin likes to leave world leaders waiting

He was famously hours later for a meeting with the German chancellor in 2014.

Friday 6 January, 2017

15-year-old boy arrested over damage to Wicklow defibrillator

The incident sparked a surge in donations to the charity that had put the device in place.

UTV Ireland will broadcast live for the last time this evening

The channel will be replaced on Monday morning with a new “female orientated” channel called Be3.

Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Woman in UK hospitalised after taking herbal remedies for New Year detox

The woman collapsed and suffered a seizure after consuming a number of herbal medicines, including valerian root.

'People were forced to live in the same house for years': Two decades of divorce in Ireland

Divorce was legalised 20 years ago after a bitter campaign and a very tight results in a referendum – now there are calls for the law to be modernised.

Tuesday 3 January, 2017

'Driving back and forth all day': How a lack of access to Pulse affects everyday policing

The minister for justice has pointed out burglary offences in many divisions have fallen.

Monday 2 January, 2017

'Many have sinister side effects': How gardaí tackle the sale of drugs on the Dark Web

Gardaí say the use of electronic currencies and encryption tools make it difficult to identify vendors of track money.

'Fantastic progress' in 2016 but animals in Irish circuses 'continue to suffer'

Four circuses were inspected by officials in 2016, but the minister says “no significant animal welfare issues were identified”.

Saturday 31 December, 2016

QUIZ: Do you remember who said this?

Some of these people might prefer for us to forget what they said…

Mountjoy prisoners segregated in 1986 after 20% diagnosed with Aids antibodies

An internal document reported 33 male prisoners and 10 female prisoners had been identified as having Aids antibodies.

Friday 30 December, 2016

True or false: Did these things actually happen in 2016?

Have you been paying attention this year?

Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Irish nurses home for Christmas encouraged to attend HSE recruitment days

Industrial action is looming in the new year as nurses claim they are understaffed and overworked.

Tuesday 27 December, 2016

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Korean Air crew to 'readily use stun guns' on troublesome passengers

The airline said it will also try to have at least one male flight attendant on duty for each flight.

Almost 6,000 people in Ireland died from the effects of smoking in 2016

Ash Ireland today urged people to consider giving up smoking in the new year.

Monday 26 December, 2016

Poll: Should there be a ban on taking calls on hands-free devices while driving? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should there be a ban on taking calls on hands-free devices while driving?

Research has found it can be as distracting as a hand-held device.

Looking through old family photos? Here's a simple way of digitising them

Make sure you never lose that cherished photo of you with a bowl cut, giving the peace sign.

Ireland's crackdown on pesky marketers is keeping cold calls at bay

The Data Protection Commissioner received just a dozen complaints about unsolicited calls in 2016.

Sunday 25 December, 2016

Watchdog reminds shoppers their rights don't change for Christmas sales

If an item is faulty, consumers are still entitled to a repair, replacement or refund, even if it was on sale.

'I reacted with my training': Canadian ambassador on why he tackled an Irish protester

In a wide-ranging interview with, the ambassador also spoke of his admiration for Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan.

Location apps could save your life if you get into trouble on a Christmas walk

The Coast Guard is asking people to use apps on their phone to provide them with specific GPS coordinates.

Volunteers will provide thousands of Christmas dinners for those in need today

The largest dinner will be held at the RDS in Dublin, with more than 3,000 people expected to attend.

'One of the most vulnerable groups of emigrants' - 45 Irish people jailed abroad in 2016

Ten Irish people were sent to prison in the US this year, there were seven new cases in Australia and six in France.

Saturday 24 December, 2016

Here's What Happened Today: Christmas Eve

Busking on Grafton Street, the terror attack in Berlin and Carrie Fisher had everyone talking today…

'We're in a delicate position with the law': Gardaí shut down Grafton St busk due to overcrowding

One man in the crowd said he feared he and his daughter would be crushed.

Irishman in round-the-world race without navigation system after loss of computer

Enda O’Coineen is now on his 45th day alone at sea.

Taoiseach says 'you can't rule anything out' but gardaí vigilant against terror attacks

The Taoiseach also addressed calls for mosques and Islamic education to be regulated by the government.

Dunnes Stores worker dismissed for telling colleague to slow down

The woman was awarded €9,000 after a tribunal found she had been unfairly dismissed from the job.

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