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Dublin: 7 °C Saturday 23 September, 2017

Yesterday’s News

Ryanair will book passengers onto rival airlines - but says it probably won't need to

Ryanair last week announced it plans to cancel 40-50 flights daily for the next six weeks.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Brexit, breath tests and George Hook had people talking today.

The Trevor Deely search site has been cleared

Gardaí stopped searching at the site yesterday.


The plan for Dublin's newest suburb has been launched

The launch of the planning scheme kicks off six weeks of public consultation.

Thursday 21 September, 2017

Homeless man found dead in tent in Bray

This is the third death of a rough sleeper in recent weeks.

Watchdog rules against Nissan ad that showed sister standing up to brother's bully Ads

Watchdog rules against Nissan ad that showed sister standing up to brother's bully

It did not, however, find the ad was gender stereotyping or that the images were inappropriate.

Appeal for witnesses to potential hit-and-run that left motorcyclist seriously injured

The incident occurred near the road works on the L3132, St Margaret’s Road, Swords.

Monday 18 September, 2017

Ibrahim Halawa could be home 'within days' after being found not guilty in Egypt

The hearing of Halawa’s case was delayed 28 times.

Here are the cancelled Ryanair flights up to Wednesday this week

The airline said its punctuality has fallen below 80% in the first two weeks of September.

Irishman dies in Spanish road crash

Spanish authorities are investigating the incident.

Lady Gaga postpones European leg of her tour due to battle with chronic illness

The singer suffers from fibromyalgia and a statement issued by promoter Live Nation said this left her unable to perform.

Sean Spicer appears at Emmys to claim it had 'the largest crowd ever. Period.'

Spicer, who resigned in July in one of the many shake-ups of Trump’s White House, was the highlight of Stephen Colbert’s opening monologue.

Sunday 17 September, 2017

More Irish people are waiting for an eye appointment than any other kind

The Association of Optometrists Ireland (AOI) said crisis-level delays in eye-care are compromising health.

Saturday 16 September, 2017

Quiz: How much do you know about space exploration?

Can you blast off?

The Paris Olympics will have beach volleyball under the Eiffel Tower

The International Olympic Committee this week named Paris and Los Angeles as hosts for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics.

Here are some of the weirdest things you can do on Culture Night

The events take place next Friday.

Golfers warned not to risk skin cancer to get a tan

Researchers suggest golfers be targeted with information on the dangers of sun exposure.

Friday 15 September, 2017

There will be 35 new parks in Dublin today - here's why

Organisers say that despite hesitance from motorists, this isn’t an anti-car event.

Licences to be required to display human bodies amid consent concerns

“Were the bodies obtained with the proper consent and according to the proper standards, which we would expect of practice in this country?”

'I'd get my pocket money and give them an ice cream' - 2,973 children are homeless in Ireland

Today is Barnardos’ national collection day.

Seven million deaths were caused by tobacco use last year

The study made findings on life expectancy and causes of death.


'Anyone who says they're not planning for an election is lying' - Eamon Ryan on the Green Party's revival

The party kick off their September think-in in Blanchardstown today.

Thursday 14 September, 2017

'He beats his head off walls and draws blood' - Mother's appeal for supports for son who has autism

She says that he has been having “psychotic and violent episodes”.

How do the super rich make - and spend - their money?

A new RTÉ show finds out.

Councillors approve a plan for 540 affordable houses in south Dublin

It would consist of 200 social houses and apartments and 340 affordable homes.

Wednesday 13 September, 2017

Woman arrested after attempted burglary at Prince George's school

George had his first day at the school only last week.

Fears for Dublin Bay porpoises as work starts on dredging Port of one million tonnes of material

It’s estimated there are around 300 porpoises in Dublin Bay.

Tuesday 12 September, 2017

'Mental health difficulties are still fraught with stigma' - New mural challenges Ireland's attitudes

The mural is the latest work by street artist Joe Caslin.

New Garda Commissioner could come from abroad and be paid more

Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan said that he accepted the role is challenging, but denied it is a “poisoned chalice”.

Researchers warn pregnant women that vaping might lead to increased asthma risk

The warning comes after researchers claimed to have found a link between vaping and an increased risk of asthma in offspring.

'I don’t trust anyone any more, they all failed me' - The sexual victims of Bosnia's war

Colm O’Gorman of Amnesty International Ireland says the report shows that the women are being forgotten.


There are 87 'at-risk' drinking water supplies in Ireland

58 have elevated levels of trihalomethanes and 25 lack adequate treatment to prevent cryptosporidium.

Saturday 26 August, 2017

Quiz: Where in Ireland is this?

Do you know your Fivemilebridge from your Sixmilebridge?

Tuesday 22 August, 2017

Poll: Are you less likely to buy products that are tested on animals? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you less likely to buy products that are tested on animals?

Does the practice affect your purchasing?

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

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

Monday 21 August, 2017

Man arrested after three stabbed in Limerick pub

The incident occurred in the town of Kilmallock last night.

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