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Dublin: 10 °C Sunday 19 November, 2017

Today’s News

Young mothers queuing for handouts of nappies is the new normal for a Dublin charity

The Capuchin Day Centre in Dublin is a busy place every morning.

Friday 17 November, 2017

'It doesn’t seem like they thought all this through' - Taoiseach talks tough to UK on Brexit Sock It To 'em This post contains videos

'It doesn’t seem like they thought all this through' - Taoiseach talks tough to UK on Brexit

Leo Varadkar says he wants talk of hard borders “off the table” before things move forward.

Boris Johnson and Simon Coveney weren't singing from the same hymn sheet in Dublin this morning Brexit This post contains videos

Boris Johnson and Simon Coveney weren't singing from the same hymn sheet in Dublin this morning

Johnson wants Brexit negotiations to move onto trade but Coveney says some issues have to be decided first.

Thursday 16 November, 2017

Twitter strips verified status from Richard Spencer and others after new rules against hate

The company has said that it should have acted earlier.

'There's nothing normal about living by the side of the road with your children'

Volunteers at the Capuchin Day Centre say that relative levels of homelessness are not the point.

Wednesday 15 November, 2017

Irish man from 'Rathkeale Rovers' smuggling gang jailed in Miami for trafficking a rhino horn

Michael Hegarty was arrested in Belgium following an international arrest warrant.

Man dies and two are injured in explosion at house in Drogheda

It’s belived the explosion may have been caused by a household boiler.

Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Dublin councillors to examine rules about removing Freedom of the City status

Bob Geldof yesterday asked that he have his honour taken away from him.

Monday 13 November, 2017

He admits giving it up is 'a PR stunt', but what happens now to Bob Geldof's Freedom of Dublin? Boomtown Rant This post contains videos

He admits giving it up is 'a PR stunt', but what happens now to Bob Geldof's Freedom of Dublin?

Geldof wants the honour to be taken off Aung San Suu Kyi.

Bob Geldof defends decision to return the Freedom of the City of Dublin

Geldof says he doesn’t want to be associated with “handmaiden to genocide” Aung San Suu Kyi.

US rock band cancels Dublin show after sexual misconduct claims

Jesse Lacey is the lead singer of Brand New.

The first summer 2018 Croke Park gig is... Michael Bublé

Tickets go on sale this Friday.

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'Five days of rubbish' - Parents and teachers angry as summer school teeters on liquidation

One teacher describes the courses as ‘a disaster’.

Sunday 12 November, 2017

Pictures: A stunning new book shows Cork's beauty pictured from the air Rebel County This post contains images

Pictures: A stunning new book shows Cork's beauty pictured from the air

The book combines landmarks and landscapes from both city and county

Friday 10 November, 2017

RTÉ is reviewing its €13 million orchestras but it could have a fight on its hands

The RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra were founded in 1948.

Thursday 9 November, 2017

Travellers are ten times more likely to face discrimination compared to other Irish people

The findings are contained in a new report which details experience of discrimination.

Poll: Should landlords be able to move tenants out to carry out renovations? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should landlords be able to move tenants out to carry out renovations?

It’s been described as a ‘back door’ for terminating leases.

Wednesday 8 November, 2017

US doctor rejects invite to 'kangaroo court' Eighth Amendment Committee

Martin J McCaffrey says he will not be attending.

'Rogue landlords' should face tougher sanctions and even jail, Dáil hears

A Sinn Féin motion was passed unopposed by TDs last night.

An invite to Trump to visit Ireland still stands, but his presidency has dented how the US is viewed

About 8 in 10 Irish people feel more negatively about the US than they did this time last year.

Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Poll: How many hours a day do you spend looking at a screen? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How many hours a day do you spend looking at a screen?

It’s not just children who spend much of their day looking at a screen.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

The top stories on this chilly Tuesday morning.

Monday 6 November, 2017

Celebrity nutritionist 'mortified' after using derogatory term for Down syndrome in new book

Dr Libby Weaver said she believed the term “mongolism” was a currently used term.

Poll: Would you legally move your wealth offshore if it saved you tax? Paradise Papers This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you legally move your wealth offshore if it saved you tax?

Most of us will never be rich enough to do it, but if you were…

The 9 at 9: Monday

All the news to begin your week.

Saturday 4 November, 2017

Dublin firefighters have just one high-rise vehicle-mounted ladder to work with right now

At least three is the minimum standard required.

Friday 3 November, 2017

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar encourages victims of sexual harassment to come forward

Varadkar also said that “due process” is important.

Ashes of Moors murderer Ian Brady dumped at sea after secret cremation

There was no music or ceremony during his cremation.

Wednesday 1 November, 2017

Direct rule or not, Northern Ireland's budget will be passed in Westminster

It comes after the failure of the DUP and Sinn Féin to reach a deal.

Ibrahim Halawa is going on the Late Late Show on Friday

Halawa says he will be telling ‘his story’ to Ryan Tubridy.

Tuesday 31 October, 2017

China relaxed its one-child policy - now there's a baby boom

Almost 12 million Chinese babies were born in the first eight months of the year.

An Irishman missing in Bahrain has been found dead

Conor David Dunne had been working in the gulf nation.

Former member of The Chieftains Ronnie McShane has died in Dublin RIP

Former member of The Chieftains Ronnie McShane has died in Dublin

He died peacefully and is survived by his wife Vera.

Sunday 29 October, 2017

Firefighters battle huge warehouse blaze on Dublin's northside Up In Smoke This post contains videos

Firefighters battle huge warehouse blaze on Dublin's northside

The fire on Richmond Road is ongoing.

Two men stabbed after being approached on Dublin street by man who chatted to them

The incident happened at about 1 am.

Gardaí investigating hit-and-run in Dublin's north inner-city

A 24-year-old man was taken to hospital.

Ibrahim Halawa was on hand to present his sisters with a special award in Dublin last night

The women were honoured at the Irish Tatler Women of the Year Awards.

Poll: Are you dressing up this year? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you dressing up this year?

Help the Halloween party?

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s all the news you need to know as you wake up to your Sunday.

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