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Yesterday’s News

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

By a whisker!: After 51-51 tie, Ceann Comhairle votes with government to defeat Anti-Evictions Bill

Sean Ó Fearghaíl voted with the government despite being elected as a Fianna Fáil TD.

An Taoiseach went on CNBC from Davos and said there's no chance of an Irish election in 2017

Asked whether there should be one, he said “not at all”.

Cash, drugs and fake tan among the most common items stolen from pharmacies

Pharmacists have said that violent raids can have a physical and psychological effect on staff.

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Wednesday 18 January, 2017

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

The unsolved murder of Michael Gallagher, stabbed to death in his kitchen, is a decade old

Gardaí have issued a fresh appeal for information.

Tuesday 17 January, 2017

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

'Brexit means Brexit': We've now got an idea of what that actually means

British Prime Minister Theresa May is to make a major speech today about Britain’s future.

Only 8% of working-age Travellers have completed the Leaving Cert

The level of educational disadvantage has been laid out in a new report.

Monday 16 January, 2017

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Eight men hold as much wealth as half the planet combined

Some of the world’s richest people are meeting in Davos this week.

Sunday 15 January, 2017

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Serious assaults in Wicklow and Offaly, deer poaching and a likely hard Brexit.

New rules mean top jobs in Irish civil service must go to women

When it’s between two candidates of equal merit, female candidates will be priorities.

Gardaí search for poachers after deer found shot and decapitated in Meath

One deer was found dead and another had to be put down.

Man critical after being stabbed multiple times in Offaly overnight

That assault happened in Birr and a man has been arrested.

Mary Lou McDonald says Sinn Féin are 'in transition' and she wants it to be 'seamless'

McDonald said that party stalwart Martin McGuinness is “not enjoying great health”.

Saturday 14 January, 2017

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Waterford hospital protest, Bus Éireann troubles and Trump’s beef with a civil rights icon.

'It wasn't political' - Fatima Halawa explains why their family attended the protest in Egypt

Ibrahim Halawa’s sister says they were remembering those who had been killed in a massacre.

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Thousands march in Waterford for 24/7 cath lab and decry 'paltry' offer of mobile unit

Protesters say their campaign continues despite the government’s plan.

That was quick: Ireland's cold snap passes with mild weather likely for the rest of the week

Met Éireann has lifted their snow and ice warnings.

Thursday 12 January, 2017

Watch: The bizarre moment US news network C-Span was 'taken over' by Russia Today Moscow Calling This post contains videos

Watch: The bizarre moment US news network C-Span was 'taken over' by Russia Today

Russia Today is the Moscow-backed English language new network.

Obama and Biden took their bromance to new levels and there wasn't a dry eye in the White House I Bruv You This post contains videos

Obama and Biden took their bromance to new levels and there wasn't a dry eye in the White House

The US President surprised his Vice President with his nation’s highest honour.

Plans for the new Civic Plaza at College Green will be submitted in March

The Luas will be operating at the site by the end of this year.

Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Ex-British MI6 spy behind 'dirty dossier' that Donald Trump has branded as 'fake news' Classified This post contains videos

Ex-British MI6 spy behind 'dirty dossier' that Donald Trump has branded as 'fake news'

Trump has hit out at intelligence agencies for allowing the report to leak.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Home Sweet Home defiant, Bus Éireann jobs risk and Donald Trump accuses CNN of ‘fake news’.

Simon Coveney says residents must leave Apollo House but denies plans to 'forcibly push them out' Twitter Chatter This post contains videos

Simon Coveney says residents must leave Apollo House but denies plans to 'forcibly push them out'

The minister said misinformation has been swirling on Twitter.

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Bertie Ahern says Arlene Foster is "crazy and dangerous" to question power sharing

The DUP has raised the prospect of renegotiation.

These were the 10 best albums in Ireland last year*

*According to the RTÉ Choice Music Prize.

Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Ibrahim Halawa described as "strong and very brave" as TDs meet him in Cairo jail

Halawa has been in prison without trial for almost three-and-a-half years.

Leaving Apollo House?: Home Sweet Home claims residents are coming back because of drug use

The activist group says alternative accommodation is not appropriate.

The first 40 minors coming to Ireland from the Calais migrant camp will be teenage boys

About 20 of the unaccompanied minors will be coming in the coming weeks.

Monday 9 January, 2017

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Martin McGuinness resigns, Home Sweet Home deal and Donald Trump vs Meryl Streep.

Saturday 7 January, 2017

Humans have a new organ and it's thanks to surgeons in Limerick Mesentery This post contains videos

Humans have a new organ and it's thanks to surgeons in Limerick

The mesentery is now being classified as a single structure.

'When the blood flows from abortion, Satan has his day' - Citizens' Assembly letters go online

Some 8,000 submissions were made to the assembly online and about 5,500 by post

Friday 6 January, 2017

Dublin's Port Tunnel is getting a new system to catch people speeding

The cameras calculate car speed based on how long it takes motorists to get through the tunnel.

'The place went absolutely mad': Family describes scenes after €4.5m Lotto win on Christmas Day

The Cavan family says they’re keeping a low profile.

Thursday 5 January, 2017

Apple boss Tim Cook will NOT be coming to Leinster House

Cook was invited to speak before the Oireachtas Finance Committee.

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