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Yesterday’s News

Storm Emma caused higher levels of mortgage arrears as customers missed in-branch payments

The number of accounts in arrears over 720 days has fallen but these cases still account for 41% of all accounts in arrears.

New rules for banks will make it easier to save thousands on mortgage repayments

From next year banks will have to give notice of the end of fixed rate terms and let variable rate customers know if they can move to a cheaper rate.

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Tuesday 19 June, 2018

18,000 overcharged business accounts: Ulster Bank admits some customers complained five years ago

In a recent review the bank found it did not have the right five years ago to raise the rate of interest for for these customers.

'It will deepen the crisis': Government warned of 'little or no scope' for tax cuts

Today the ESRI said any tax cuts should be balanced with increases in taxation elsewhere.

Government to apologise for historical convictions of gay men

A motion before the Dáil this evening will acknowledge the harm caused by historical criminal laws.

LISTEN: Children at US detention centre cry out for parents, plead with immigration agents

The audio features the voice of a six-year-old girl who repeatedly asks officials to call her aunt so she can leave.

Monday 18 June, 2018

Junior minister says a government involving Sinn Féin would 'risk security of State'

Patrick O’Donovan ruled out the possibility of a coalition between his party and Sinn Féin.

Man killed and two injured after car hits bridge in Clare

The deceased was a back seat passenger in the car.

Friday 15 June, 2018

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

James Quinn’s conviction in Spain, pressure on the Housing Minister and pay rises for consultants had everyone talking.

London gang members banned from making music glorifying violence

Members of the gang were also jailed for planning a violent attack on a rival gang.

ISPCA inspector finds 44 cats at Meath house after report from member of public

The ISPCA said the property originally housed three cats but they were allowed to ‘breed uncontrollably’.

Gardaí hail success of international policing operations after man found guilty in Hutch murder in Spain

Assistant Commissioner John O’Driscoll said today there will soon be ‘significant additional success’.

Tory MP's 'call Ireland's bluff' comment is just 'scraping the bottom of the barrel'

TDs said today that Jacon Rees-Mogg’s comments were unhelpful and showed a lack of understanding of the issues at hand.

The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Woman affected by Cervical Check scandal says cancer has spread to her lymph system

Orla received false negatives on smear tests in 2011 and 2014.

Thursday 14 June, 2018

'Lies, secrets and silences': Some people with illegally registered births will never know

Minister Zappone has appointed an independent reviewer to oversee an analysis of tens of thousands of records.

'There was mascara running down faces': Vicky Phelan says her tumours are shrinking

Phelan was given six months to live in January this year.

Sunday 10 June, 2018

New recruitment drive focuses on diversity as garda body warns of 'ticking timebomb'

The GRA said a lack of racial diversity in particular may mean “an explosion in our communities”.

Animal welfare charity temporarily suspends activities after 'unfounded criticism on social media'

The charity has ceased operations until a new committee is formed.

Saturday 9 June, 2018

Cost of 99 ice creams to rise as Irish companies hit by vanilla price hike

Some companies have stopped making vanilla-flavoured ice cream altogether.

Friday 8 June, 2018

'One thousand days like this': High Court Master questions banks on their 'pressing need' to evict people

This week Edmund Honohan again highlighted the need for a legal aid system in repossession cases.

Tuesday 5 June, 2018

Fatal victim of Bray shooting named as officers attempt to trace movements of killer

Boxing trainer Pete Taylor and another man were injured in the shooting and are being treated in hospital.

Boxing trainer Pete Taylor in serious condition after shooting at gym

Taylor was one of three men injured – one of the victims was pronounced dead at the scene.

Two teens remain in serious condition after road crash in Cork

The driver of the van they were travelling in was killed in the collision with a tractor.

Sunday 3 June, 2018

People asked to host coffee mornings to help make hospitals more fun places for sick kids

Volunteers spend time with sick children in hospital, doing crafts, reading to them or playing games with them.

Friday 1 June, 2018

UK's buffer zone plan for Northern Ireland border 'something out of Alice in Wonderland'

Sinn Féin, meanwhile, said the proposal has highlighted “the lack of knowledge” of border areas and the concerns they face.

Revenue officers seize stun guns at house in south Dublin

A 20-year-old Irish man was arrested during the raid.

Airtricity customers to see price hike of up to €140 per year

The company said the decision to raise prices was made in response to sustained increases in wholesale energy costs on global markets.

Derry Girls and Young Offenders win big at the IFTAs

The ceremony was marked by an emotional tribute from Dermot Bannon to teenager Michael Stokes and a passionate speech by actor John Connors.

Wednesday 30 May, 2018

'Criminals see us as weak': Gardaí want submachine guns available in rural areas

Garda representatives have said cross border criminals are not afraid to use guns and do not take gardaí seriously.

Justice Minister says there won't be a sealed border after Brexit

The Acting Garda Commissioner has said the organisation can not put a plan in place until the political situation is sorted out.

Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Gardaí talk about their fears after being assaulted as one in six officers show symptoms of PTSD GRA

Gardaí talk about their fears after being assaulted as one in six officers show symptoms of PTSD

A new study found gardaí who have suffered trauma related to their job do not feel they received adequate support from management.

Most rank-and-file gardaí have no tactical training to deal with armed criminals or terrorists

The Garda Representative Association has pointed out that unarmed gardaí are likely to be first on the scene, but have not been prepared for these dangerous scenarios.

Monday 28 May, 2018

'Our job is becoming too dangerous': Call for Tasers and bodycams as 12 gardaí a week injured on duty

The Garda Representative Association has said many assaults go unrecorded because officers carry on working afterwards.

Childline answered 381,000 calls, texts and online messages from children last year

72% of phone calls answered by the charity came from males.

Sunday 27 May, 2018

Taxi drivers say Dublin city restrictions are hindering transport for people with disabilities

Tourists have also been complaining about the shortage of taxis in the city centre and the fact that they can’t always be dropped right to their destination.

Offering free patches to employees who smoke doesn't help them quit - but giving them money does

A new US study found workers were three times more likely to quit if there was a financial incentive.

Scientists find weekend lie-ins do make up for midweek sleep deprivation

Scientists find weekend lie-ins do make up for midweek sleep deprivation

Although you can catch up at the weekend, researchers also found that it is healthier to consistently get 6-7 hours of sleep every day.

Saturday 26 May, 2018

Here's how each constituency voted in the Eighth Amendment referendum

The tallies have started coming in – find out how people in your area voted.

Friday 25 May, 2018

Tail of Dublin-bound plane hit by aircraft on Stansted runway

No one was injured in the incident but Irish passengers travelling home to vote will now have to be accommodated on a later flight.

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