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Dublin: 13 °C Thursday 21 September, 2017

Today’s News

Dual Irish citizens living here jumps by almost 90% to 105,000 over five years

New figures from Census 2016 have been released.

Yesterday’s News

'Fair, balanced, impartial': Chair defends Citizens' Assembly at Oireachtas abortion committee

Justice Mary Laffoy spoke before the 22 member committee.

A €500k Euromillions ticket has Cork's tiny Bere Island community abuzz with excitement

The local post office sold the winning ticket on Monday.

Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Skeletal remains found in Clare, shooting in Dublin and Trump’s threat to destroy North Korea.

Monday 18 September, 2017

Hillary Clinton isn't ruling out challenging the 2016 election result

The Democratic candidate isn’t sure how this would happen though.

Man dead after being shot multiple times in west Dublin car park

The shooting occurred at about 9.20 pm.

Teachers warned they won't receive pay increases unless they sign up to new deal

Minister Paschal Donohoe says only public sector workers inside a new agreement will benefit from it.

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Sunday 17 September, 2017

A new poll about his performance should make happy reading for Taoiseach Leo Varadkar

Varadkar has been in office for just over three months.

Friday 15 September, 2017

The weekend's weather is looking mixed but clear skies are predicted for Sunday's football final

Tomorrow will be mainly dry with some scattered showers.

Thursday 14 September, 2017

Two rare and magnificent white giraffes have been spotted in Kenya A Mighty Shade Of Pale This post contains videos

Two rare and magnificent white giraffes have been spotted in Kenya

The giraffes have a condition known as leucism.

A former Ireland footballer is selling his Wexford pub for €1.2 million

Tides Gastro Pub in Rosslare was formerly known as Brady’s.

Missing AIB customer details found after bag handed into Galway business

About 550 customers were affected.

Wednesday 13 September, 2017

Controversy as Irish naval ship attends world's largest arms fair in London

The LÉ Samuel Beckett sailed from Cork to be at the event.

Police release new image of jogger who pushed woman into path of bus

The man has not been identified since the incident in May.

Ballymun raider attempts armed robbery while armed gardaí are in store

A man was arrested a short distance away.

Monday 11 September, 2017

Politicians are about to get down to the business of scoping out an abortion referendum

The Committee on the Eighth Amendment meets formally for the first time this week.

Sunday 10 September, 2017

Can anyone stop Angela? Germany is going to the polls and Merkel wants four-in-a-row Election Explainer This post contains videos

Can anyone stop Angela? Germany is going to the polls and Merkel wants four-in-a-row

The German Chancellor is likely to continue leading Europe’s largest economy.

Wednesday 6 September, 2017

DUP MP says act for 'failing' Irish language would be discriminatory

Sammy Wilson says the language is in decline south of the border.

Apollo House vigil cancelled amid reports of sex crime convictions for homeless man who died

Stephen “Jack” Watson had previously been deported from Australia.

Tuesday 5 September, 2017

Gerry Adams will announce a schedule for Sinn Féin leadership change at the party's Ard Fheis

Adams insisted, however, that he will be leader for the next election.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Catch up with the news as you begin your day.

Poll: Have you ever made an official complaint? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever made an official complaint?

Or do you keep it to yourself?

Monday 4 September, 2017

Here are the plans if you're celebrating tonight with the Galway hurlers

The county’s senior and minor hurlers won All-Ireland titles yesterday.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting their third child

Kensington Palace confirmed the news this morning.

Poll: Do you think getting rid of girls and boys children's clothing labels is a good idea? Poll This post contains a poll

'You’ve seen three people unfortunately die' - Fianna Fáil defends planned tax cut for builders

Barry Cowen TD thinks the proposal will stimulate construction.


The 9 at 9: Monday

Catch up with the news as you begin your week.

Sunday 3 September, 2017

Could Irish gin be the new Irish whiskey?

Ireland’s distillers are cashing in on the gin craze

Humans of New York has launched its own series that streams for free on Facebook Going Viral This post contains videos

Humans of New York has launched its own series that streams for free on Facebook

The phenomenally successful Facebook page has over 18 million followers.

Friday 1 September, 2017

Minister says growing number of homeless children is a 'wake-up call' for government

There are now 2,423 children in emergency accommodation in Dublin.

Irishman drowns in Dutch seaside town

Local media reports say that he had gone swimming in the early hours of the morning.

Thursday 31 August, 2017

Ireland will soon have a direct flight to one of Asia's most famous cities

The flights will begin next June.

Michael O'Leary blasts Theresa May for 'swanning around Japan eating cakes and drinking sake'

The Ryanair boss thinks the UK PM’s days are numbered.

In the 1980s over 500 Irish river sites were of pristine quality, now there are just 21

A major study by the EPA has put the spotlight on Ireland’s water quality.

'The queues wound round the embassy building' - Ireland's grief at the death of Princess Diana

The much-loved British royal died 20 years ago this week.

Wednesday 30 August, 2017

Port Tunnel reopened after oil tanker breaks down

The tunnel was closed in one direction earlier today.

Three months after Trump snub, Sean Spicer finally gets to meet the Pope

Spicer was not included in an audience earlier this year.

A new meningitis test could stop children being treated unnecessarily

The test could also cut testing times from 48 hours to one hour.

Tuesday 29 August, 2017

Irish Rail says four routes could be axed, as drivers look for pay increase

Iarnród Éireann says it has to address an annual shortfall of €100 million.

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