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Dublin: 14 °C Saturday 21 July, 2018

Yesterday’s News

Up to 60 Irish holidaymakers left stranded in Bulgaria after travel agents' failure

Hundreds could be affected over the next week as roughly 60 Irish people are currently left stranded in Bulgaria.

'It is not a tool for a disappointed voter': Court dismisses bid to challenge abortion referendum

That is not the end of the matter, however, as the issue has been taken to the Court of Appeal.

'Palpable anger and disbelief': Cork locals bring battle against incinerator to High Court

Chase is seeking a judicial review after raising over €60,000 in a GoFundMe campaign.

More used Volkswagens changed hands than any other car make so far this year

Searches for electric cars, meanwhile, have skyrocketed on

Organisers of children's event Playstival with the Happy Pear apologise over garda vetting furore

The event faced a backlash over Facebook comments about volunteers not requiring vetting on its event page.

Thursday 19 July, 2018

Archaeologists down tools in Dublin: 'We've lost so many... we don't want to strike. We get paid very little as it is'

Unite workers for Irish Archaeology Consultancy on Aungier Street are downing tools today, and have warned of further strikes.

Sacked worker who went along with false story to 'protect teammate' awarded €50k compensation

The former technician at the wind farm services company won his unfair dismissal case at the Workplace Relations Commission.

Maynooth SU president who lost €75k defamation case against Luas operator launches appeal

In dismissing Leon Diop’s original case, the judge said that no words were spoken to Leon Diop that were defamatory.

Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Children would be able to get full gender recognition under new proposals

Minister Regina Doherty said she would consider the best way to implement the recommendations in the report.

€3 million worth of MDMA and ketamine seized in north Dublin

Meanwhile, an estimated €10,000 worth of herbal cannabis has been seized in the Fermoy area.

The row over Sinn Féin's abstentionism (and why its MPs won't be taking their seats anytime soon)

The party sees its MPs as having a clear mandate not to take seats in Westminster.

'They wanted me out': Former emergency service controller awarded €5k over 'flawed' disciplinary probe

The man sought reinstatement but the WRC judged that to be inappropriate given the “breakdown of trust”.

Tuesday 17 July, 2018

'A very serious breach of trust': Images of child abuse stayed on Facebook, undercover report claims

Facebook said it was grateful to the journalists for bringing “mistakes” in its training processes to its attention.

Sunday 15 July, 2018

10,000 through the doors in 40 years... and the Rutland Centre wants to inspire others with their story

It comes as part of the addiction centre’s 40th birthday celebrations.

Saturday 14 July, 2018

People trust science experts more than the government - even when they say outlandish things

Researchers from London conducted three large-scale experiments in the US and the UK for the study.

Thursday 12 July, 2018

Donald Trump tells the Sun he told Theresa May how to do Brexit but she wrecked it

The US President didn’t mince his words in the wide-ranging interview.

Man dead in Cork after 'altercation' on street in Mallow

It is understood that the man may have been stabbed.

More staff and more capacity to reduce waiting times for children with scoliosis

The Children’s Hospital Group says the progress made for these children needs to be continued.

Ryanair pilots announce two further strikes - Friday 20 July and Tuesday 24 July

Unions and Ryanair failed to reach an agreement yesterday.


Mayhem at Build a Bear shop in Belfast as it closes early on special 'pay your age' day

Long queues were followed by reports of assaults as police attended the scene at Victoria Square.

Vodafone apologises after network goes down in many parts of country

In a statement this evening, Vodafone said normal service has resumed.

Woman who led Temple Bar's 1990s revival chosen to lead Irish healthcare's transformation

Laura Magahy has led some other major Irish projects over the years.

Wednesday 11 July, 2018

Water pressure may be reduced next week as risk of shortage extends into September

Minister Eoghan Murphy said the current level of rain “is nowhere near what we need”.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

English football fever hits Ireland as sales of stylish Southgate waistcoats on the up

Support for the England team is higher than it’s ever been in Ireland ahead of tonight’s semi final.

Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Man in his 40s to appear in court over fatal stabbing in Limerick pub

Patrick O’Connor was fatally stabbed in Fitzgerald’s Bar on Saturday night.

Boaty McBoatface no more: The renamed RSS Sir David Attenborough to launch maiden voyage Liverpool This post contains videos

Boaty McBoatface no more: The renamed RSS Sir David Attenborough to launch maiden voyage

The name of the polar research boat was originally subject to a public vote, but the most popular choice proved controversial.

'End of an era': Irish Times completes takeover of the Irish Examiner

The media assets of Landmark Media have now transferred to the Irish Times.

Ex-Áras candidate Sean Gallagher asks county councils to clear time to discuss nominations

He said that this would help to ensure a “fair playing field for all potential candidates” contesting Michael D Higgins.

Monday 9 July, 2018

Despite potential benefits, Irish people are 'exceptionally resistant' to switching phone provider

Customers unwilling to switch could influence the effectiveness of competition in the market, researchers said.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Brexit chaos, Ryanair crunch talks and the ongoing Thai cave rescue – it’s the evening fix.

'Adds insult to injury': Gsoc highly critical of gardaí for losing files in Fr Niall Molloy probe

Gsoc has published a scathing report into deficiencies in the investigation files into the priest’s murder.

Resignations and recriminations: How Theresa May's Brexit has turned into an awful mess

Theresa May faces the most serious challenge to her leadership yet with the resignations of Boris Johnson and David Davis.

Sunday 8 July, 2018

Publicans 'may feel under pressure' as Sky takes 100s of cases against pubs illegally showing matches

Sky says it takes the matters to court to protect its actual customers, while publicans say the cost of a subscription is too costly.

'Football's coming home' and a 'sad day for rural Ireland': The week in quotes

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

Saturday 7 July, 2018

Campaigners try to save Dublin's 'oldest theatre' as Georgian House to become office complex

A campaign to save Lord Amiens Theatre in Aldborough House may come too late after An Bord Pleanála granted permission.

Explainer: How the new Dublin Bus network plans would change your route

It’s not set in stone but here’s how the new Dublin Bus route network would change your travel plans.

Friday 6 July, 2018

Unions hail 'turning point' as workers reach deal with Roscommon County Council

Unions hail 'turning point' as workers reach deal with Roscommon County Council

Four one-day stoppages have been held by workers during this dispute.

Traffic diversions in place as Dublin Fire Brigade attends scene of fire on city centre roof

Kildare Street is currently closed to traffic.

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