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Dublin: 2 °C Friday 24 February, 2017

Yesterday’s News

Tesco wants union to end 'reckless' strike as number of striking workers grows to 2,000

The union, however, says it is not stopping after workers in Sligo town voted to join the action.


Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Bus Éireann workers ready to strike as talks between management and unions collapse

The two sides had been negotiating at Workplace Relations Commission.

Gardaí looking for 06 VW Transporter van in connection with hit-and-run over Christmas

The 27-year-old was taken to Beaumont Hospital, where he remains in a serious condition.

Gardaí seize tractor found driving on three wheels

The fourth wheel was on the vehicle, just not in the right place.

Four Tesco stores vote to join strike, six vote against

From Monday, 20 stores will be subject to industrial action.

Former Archbishop of Dublin Desmond Connell dies aged 90

He died after a long illness.

Eight people rescued from Dublin house fire

Some of those rescued are being treated for smoke inhalation.

Monday 20 February, 2017

'He gave me a blessing as well when he was at it' - Kenny in joking form over leadership challenge

Several ministers, including Harris, refused to rule themselves out of the expected contest.

Man in his 50s charged with armed robbery on Spar store

He will appear before court today.

Sunday 19 February, 2017

First-ever cluster of Weil's disease in New York kills one

The cluster was discovered in the Bronx earlier this week.

Saturday 18 February, 2017 Pub Quiz 2017: Round 1

Settle in and get ready for general knowledge.

This building will have the tallest atrium in the world

The Zaha Hadid-designed building will be finished next year.

Poll: Should workers be banned from drinking during the day? Your Say This post contains a poll

The Royal College of Surgeons is tackling treatment-resistant tumours

The project will explore whether a drug can be used to treat the tumours.

Friday 17 February, 2017

Firefighters in Dublin have voted to go as far as striking

The issue revolves around what members feel is a lack of ambulance resources.

Abuse claim against McCabe was not 'copy/paste' error - report

The issue arose because a caseworker didn’t delete from a template.

'There is one police service in west Belfast - the PSNI': Teenage boy shot in the legs

There is an active line of inquiry around the involvement of violent dissident republicans.

Two ministers are out of FG leadership race, but some say it's 'ludicrous' to change leader now

“I want to play a leadership role within government but I don’t want to, nor will I be putting my name forward if and when a vacancy appears.”


Man in his 20s found dead after hit and run

Man in his 20s found dead after hit and run

The man was found on the side of the Rathmolyon to Summerhill road.

'Uranium, jerks and a nuclear holocaust' - the most bizarre moments from Trump's press conference

Trump was called out by a reporter over his claims about the size of his victory.

Thursday 16 February, 2017

Maurice McCabe says he 'probably wouldn't do it again'

“Eight years of abuse – eight years of constant abuse.”

Charleton Tribunal will examine allegations of 'inappropriate contacts' between gardaí and Tusla

Keith Harrison, as well as David Taylor and Maurice McCabe, is mentioned explicitly in the just-published terms of reference.

Theresa May didn't look too impressed with a student's Lego robot

The students were explaining the robots are used to prevent “turtles getting run over and falling down drains”.

Man arrested after threatening shop staff with a knife

The investigation is ongoing.


Kenny on the ropes as Fine Gael hopefuls line up to challenge him

Kenny has a choice of resignation or facing a vote which sources say he is unlikely to survive.

Strike4Repeal to stage walkout on 8 March

A number of businesses will also support their staff in walking out.

Wednesday 15 February, 2017

Family avoid injury after shots fired at home in Finglas

Sources say the attack is linked to a criminal with ties to the Kinahan gang.

This Henry Street building could be yours for €18 million

42-43 Henry Street produces an annual rent of €864,459.

Fianna Fáil says government is 'incoherent and shambolic' but will 'ensure it survives'

The motion was tabled in response to a motion of no confidence in Enda Kenny tabled by Sinn Féin.

Recruitment website announce 500 new jobs in Dublin

Indeed currently employs 530 people in its Dublin offices.

Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Former head of Garda Press Office 'delighted' to be back at work after 22-month suspension

“It’s been very difficult and stressful but I want to put all that behind me and move on”

Dublin Airport is getting four new multi-storey office buildings

It is estimated that approximately 400 jobs could be created during the construction phase.

Landlords will have to provide an oven, fridge and microwave under new rules

Simon Coveney said the regulations “aim to ensure that properties tenants are renting are safe, efficient, durable and comfortable”.

Poll: Should there be a public inquiry into the Maurice McCabe scandal? Your Say This post contains a poll

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s what you need to know as we start Tuesday.

Monday 13 February, 2017

Tusla to appear before Dáil committee next week as McCabe controversy rumbles on

The main players have been having their say on the ongoing scandal.

At least four dead after avalanche in French Alps

Five people are still buried under a huge mass of snow,” said a rescue official.

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