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Yesterday’s News


Yesterday’s News

Major boost for Achill tourism after beach that was missing for 12 years returns Lost And Found This post contains videos

Major boost for Achill tourism after beach that was missing for 12 years returns

“People were telling us the beach at Ashleam comes back every seven years. I didn’t really believe them.”

Emergency services at scene as people trapped on big wheel at Galway Christmas market

The Christmas market was officially opened this evening.

Four dead after helicopter and aircraft involved in mid-air collision

The crash occurred just after midday.

Revenue 'actively examining' Paradise Papers with new inquiry to pursue offshore tax evaders

By far, the highest number of disclosed offshore matters is in the UK.


Sylvester Stallone says claims he sexually assaulted 16-year-old in 1980s are 'ridiculous'

The girl did not press charges, but details of the alleged incident were filed on a police report.

Irish Water to start repaying customers from Monday

Refunds totalling €173 million will be paid to 990,000 customers.

The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Knock-on delays for Dart services during Friday rush hour after incident at Sydney Parade

Service is suspended between Lansdowne Road and Dun Laoghaire.

Thursday 16 November, 2017

Army detonates bomb with controlled explosion in Carlow

A “complex, viable improvised device” which was made safe through a controlled explosion.

Noel Edmonds suing Lloyds Banking Group for €336 million

Edmonds claims that his business collapsed due to fraud committed by bank staff at HBOS.

Ice sculpture among expenses as Department of Education spent €13k on retirement party

The Public Accounts Committee asked about the costs involved for the retirement party of the president of Cork IT.

Three men and drugs worth an estimated €400k seized in Dublin 8

The searches were made as part of Operation Thistle, which targets low-level members of the Kinahan gang.


Ireland's corruption laws date back to Victorian times, but are now getting an overhaul

The new laws will provide for unlimited fines, and jail sentences of up to 10 years if found guilty of corruption.

Mel Gibson on sexual harassment scandal: 'Your heart goes out to the victims' Late Late Show This post contains videos

Mel Gibson on sexual harassment scandal: 'Your heart goes out to the victims'

Gibson joined the co-stars of his new film to speak to Ryan Tubridy on the Late Late Show.

'Couldn't negotiate a piss up in a brewery': Row erupts in Seanad over Ireland's failed Rugby bid

Senators Terry Leyden and Neale Richmond had a war of words over the failed Rugby World Cup bid.

Wednesday 15 November, 2017

'The system is not adequate': Government sets up new way to judge medicines for rare diseases

Many drugs for rare diseases have been ruled as not “cost-effective” under existing criteria.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

The Eighth Committee sat again, Taoiseach under fire for homelessness comments and losing the Rugby World Cup.

Two men arrested in connection with Mayo killing

Joseph Deacy was found with head injuries outside a house in Swinford in August.

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Dublin ranks 5th last on list of best cities in the world to emigrate to

Only Riyadh, Paris, Jeddah and Lagos ranked lower than Dublin.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Crowded commutes? Trams on the Luas Green Line are set to get a lot bigger

It comes following a €100 million investment in the Green Line.

Explainer: Why the baffling resignation of Lebanon's Prime Minister is escalating Middle East tensions

Saad Hariri has denied he is being held prisoner in Saudi Arabia, and that he was forced to resign.

'Absolutely no regard for the community': Two viable pipe bombs found in Derry

The discovery came just a day after a viable explosive was discovered near a Remembrance Day event.

Monday 13 November, 2017

Nearly 3 in 4 of us would like to see an All-Ireland soccer team

In a poll for Claire Byrne Live, 73% said they’d like to see an All-Ireland soccer team similar to rugby.

'Faith is not about the numbers': Two new priests to be ordained to replace the 15 that died last year

The two men set to be ordained are Corkman James Daly and Kildare native Bill O’Shaughnessy.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Here’s what had people talking today.

'Take it or leave it': MPs will get a chance to turn down Brexit deal

Brexit secretary David Davis said: “This agreement will only hold if parliament approves it.”


'What are they hiding from?': Pressure on government on what it knew about McCabe smear plans

The government has said that it is up to the Disclosures Tribunal to answer this question.

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Sunday 12 November, 2017

Do Irish people hoard things when we lose someone close to us?

Irish researchers want your help to answer this very question.

Saturday 11 November, 2017

United by Irish football and a sectarian pub massacre: The full story of Loughinisland is finally being told

A new documentary names the suspects in the massacre that killed five people while they watched Ireland play in the 1994 World Cup.

Stop breathing in a public place? If you're a man you're far more likely to receive CPR

Men were 1.23 times more likely than women to receive CPR in a public place, according to new research.

Friday 10 November, 2017

Two arrests made in connection with attack that left two teens hospitalised

Two 17-year-old boys from Laytown reported being assaulted and required treatment at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Irish Rail strikes suspended, weather warning for seven counties and an admission from Louis CK made the headlines today…

'There is nothing about this that I forgive myself for': Louis CK admits harassing women

The comedian said he would now take “a long time to listen” after issuing an apology to the women involved.

The three remaining Irish Rail strikes have been suspended

Unions have suspended the strikes while they ballot members on Labour Court recommendations.


Gardaí investigating after man in his 30s found dead in Donegal

The results of a post mortem will determine how the gardaí conducts its investigation.

Company fined €125k after employee has four fingers amputated

Another employee had died using the same machine several years before.

Man in his 30s arrested for the murder of Anna Colomines in Dublin

Colomines suffered fatal stab wounds at an address in Dorset Square in Dublin city centre last month.

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