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Dublin: 12 °C Sunday 23 April, 2017

Today’s News

Yesterday’s News Pub Quiz 2017: Round 8

This week: geography.

Thursday 20 April, 2017

After visa changes, Australia is making it harder to become a citizen

Last year, nearly 4,000 Irish people became citizens.

Civil servants' union wants a €1.4 billion pay restoration

Geraghty said that he didn’t want the issue to be a public sector versus private sector divide, but said that their demands were “reasonable”.

Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Police hunting boyfriend of reality star in connection with London nightclub acid attack

Last night police said that they wanted to speak to 25-year-old Arthur Collins in connection with the attack.

'Kiwis first': New Zealand joins Australia in tightening visa rules

Irish people wishing to enter New Zealand under a skilled visa will have to earn $48,859 a year.

A 30-year-old first-time politician almost upset Donald Trump (even more)

Jon Ossoff was called a “super liberal” by Trump.

Gardaí still don't know the identity of the man whose body was found on a Bray beach

The man’s body was found on 27 March, but remains unidentified.

Dublin is getting a new air route - and a new way to fly to Australia

It will also be Qatar Airways’ first Irish route.

'Crush the saboteurs': Here's how the British press reacted to Theresa May calling an election

Three polls released over the weekend show May’s Conservatives around 20 points ahead.

Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Foster service in south central Dublin had 'significant risks' for children

All other 21 headings “require improvement”.

Schools will have to use iron-on crests and let parents rent books

New plans will ensure that certain school equipment cannot be monopolised by retailers.

Le Pen promises to suspend all immigration if elected

“I will protect you. My first measure as president will be to reinstate France’s borders.”

Work to start today on the largest commercial development outside Dublin

It is set to be finished late next year.


The 9 at 9: Tuesday

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

Monday 17 April, 2017

A rare example of Irish erotica goes on sale this week

It’s a realistic Ivory penis.

Sunday 16 April, 2017

Here's how a top chef plates their food

“Just keep it simple.”

This interactive map shows you what London looked like 100 years ago

Photos of tourist spots like Covent Garden, Piccadilly Circus, and Oxford Street feature.

People's racial bias begins as babies

Researchers say these findings are also important because they offer a new perspective on the cause of race-based bias.

Saturday 15 April, 2017 Pub Quiz 2017: Round 7

This week: TV.

Friday 14 April, 2017

Tallaght hit-and-run killing victim named as father of three Stephen Lynch (32)

Gardaí believe the incident was intentional. They are searching for two cars.

Poll: Do road safety ads have any impact on you? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do road safety ads have any impact on you?

Has your driving ever been changed by an ad?

The 9 at 9: Good Friday

Here’s what you need to know as you start your Easter weekend.

Thursday 13 April, 2017

'Official Ireland has destroyed the lives of every person who's come forward' - Banking whistleblower testifies to Oireachtas

Banking whistleblower Jonathan Sugarman is before the Oireachtas Finance Committee today.

Poll: Should cyclists have to wear hi-vis clothes and helmets by law? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should cyclists have to wear hi-vis clothes and helmets by law?

Cyclists have reacted poorly to the proposal, but what do you think?

'There is so much more than football in this world' - Dortmund player talks about bombing

The investigation has centred on a sole “Islamist” suspect in custody.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

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


Trump says US-Russian relations may be 'at an all time low'

The countries had engaged in a decades-long Cold War.

Wednesday 12 April, 2017

"Registering 'snackbox' was a step too far": Supermac's takes on McDonald's Big Mac

Supermac’s has asked the EU to cancel McDonald’s trademark on the name Big Mac in an ongoing war between the fast-food chains.

Dublin Bus drivers expected to vote in favour of 'sympathy strike' with Bus Éireann

The Bus Éireann strike is now in its 20th day.

Mairéad Ronan to leave Today FM amid shakeup at Communicorp

Ronan has been at the station for 15 years.

265 post offices serve 'no discernible area of population'

Last month An Post refuted reports that 80 branches would be closed in an effort to plug their annual losses of €12 million.


Skellig Michael hit by a 'significant' rock fall - but Star Wars isn't to blame

The island is due to open to visitors next month.

Missing Dublin teen found safe and well

David Cregan has been missing from his Dublin home.

11 people rescued from Tallaght apartment fire

Six have been taken to hospital.

Man arrested after 15 kilos of cannabis found in a van

The investigation is ongoing.

Tuesday 11 April, 2017

'It certainly must stick in the craw of the workers' - Shane Ross lambasted for photo of night out with Amanda Brunker

Talks aimed at bringing the Bus Éireann strike to an end broke down this morning.

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