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Dublin: 16 °C Sunday 23 July, 2017

Today’s News

The west 'needs year-round flights to New York' to compete with Dublin

That is the opinion of the chambers of commerce from Galway, Shannon-Ennis and Limerick.

Why is everything in Ireland 'mediocre'?

In terms of infrastructure, that is.


Yesterday’s News

Ireland should 'give back its looted and stolen treasures'

“Ireland is uniquely positioned to redress the imperialist legacy of Britain.”

Quiz: Where in the world is this?

We’ll drop you somewhere in the world and you tell us where you are.

You'll be seeing a lot of unusual planes overhead today

All of the events are free, but a €70 hospitality package is available.

Friday 21 July, 2017

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

A tragedy in Louth, a charge in a Dublin rape case and Sean Spicer had people talking today.

Gardaí confirm body found in woods was that of missing Linda Evans

Linda was reported missing on 24 June from Connolly Hospital.

Ireland is the 10th most reputable country in the world

In total, Ireland scored 77.47 out of 100.

Thursday 20 July, 2017

Dublinbikes has announced a brand new sponsor

The Just Eat branding will be on Dublinbikes from the end of August.

'It could take 180 years to clear the Dublin city housing list'

Council housing is allocated based on need, age, income and right to live in Ireland on a long-term basis.

Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Metro North, expanded Dart and a Cork-Limerick motorway 'need to be delivered'

Engineers want a body to be established in order to support the new 10-year capital spending plan.

Monday 17 July, 2017

Man to face court after worker threatened and money stolen at Rathmines supermarket

The man made off with money on foot.

Search for two remaining Rescue 116 crewmen to resume today

Garda divers will be on hand to conduct dives as they are needed.

Saturday 15 July, 2017

South Dublin has committed to building more buildings out of wood

Wood is a sustainable and versatile building material that stores, rather than emits, carbon dioxide.

Friday 14 July, 2017

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Terror training, defamation and a very big win had people talking today.

59-year-old man jailed for raping 17-year-old girl who fell asleep at London house party

The man befriended the girl and her friends.

Irish woman dies in East Africa RIP

Irish woman dies in East Africa

The Department of Foreign Affairs says that it is providing consular assistance in the case.

The Poolbeg incinerator has started burning again after accident that hospitalised staff

The EPA also last week found a “moderate” infestation of flies at the site.


The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Paul Murphy sends letter claiming he was 'defamed' by the Taoiseach

“You were acquitted but that doesn’t mean your behaviour was right.”

Councillor calls for action on hate crime after being sent homophobic letter

Inside the package Francis Timmons received was a picture of Pope Benedict, a letter about World Family Day and a letter from Pope Francis.

Older person's care centre set to close today over fire safety fears

The service is used by more than 100 older people a week.

An Post can't say how it got a woman's data to send out a TV licence

An Post says that it cannot tell members of the public how it obtains names and addresses as it is “not in the public interest”.

Thursday 13 July, 2017

Could charging 'rent' on the roads abolish traffic jams?

The price would fluctuate similar to Uber’s surge pricing.

Ireland is carrying out less than one weight loss surgery a week

“The funding for more surgery just isn’t there. But there is the need and we’ve identified the need.”

'Bureaucratic bungling and passing the parcel is literally costing people's lives'

Labour spokesperson on health Alan Kelly has raised the issue of Entresto, a drug for the treatment of heart failure.

Wednesday 12 July, 2017

300 jobs are being created in Dublin as tech company moves to massive new offices

The company first moved to Ireland in 2012, employing two staff.

Face-to-face bullying is still far more common than cyberbullying

Much of the focus in recent years has been on cyberbullying.

Locals want to know how they will get around when Ed Sheeran comes to Ireland

They want a traffic plan to be drawn up.

Cork city doesn't know what monuments it has or where they all are

The question came as the Dunscombe Fountain remains missing from Shandon Street on the northside of the city.

Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Mother who has Parkinson's left in hospital for six months after home care application denied

Sinn Féin TD Mary Lou McDonald today told the Dáil of the story of Olivia Harte, a 41-year-old mother of two.

Welsh police find newborn baby at bus shelter

Police have appealed to the mother.

'ISIS welded our doors shut and rigged them with bombs' - The civilians in the battle for Mosul

IS-controlled areas in west Mosul became more and more crowded with civilians.

Here's what the €40 million park replacing a toxic dump in Cork will look like

The tip will be turned into a state-of-the-art park.


'Dean was not in the wrong place at the wrong time - he was in his own neighbourhood'

Dean Johnson was murdered four years ago.

Monday 10 July, 2017

IRA bomb-maker apologises for his part in Birmingham bombings

“I apologise not only for myself, I apologise for all active republicans who had no intention of hurting anybody and sympathise with you.”

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