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Dublin: 11 °C Sunday 25 September, 2016

Irish - Yesterday’s News

Web Summit is getting comfy in Portugal as it opens a Lisbon office

The tech events company has announced plans to hire sales and engineering staff for its Portuguese operation.

Ray once said he'd emigrate if Enda became Taoiseach... So have they met since?

Ray D’Arcy threatened to leave the country if Enda Kenny got in, back in 2010.

"They'll need all the support they can get" - Paramedic speaks out after Naas tragedy

The National Ambulance Service Representative Association (NASRA) is calling for paramedics’ mental health to be looked after.

'If you let an Oscar nomination get to your head, you'll never build on it - take it with a pinch of salt'

A year after Brown Bag was acquired, its co-founder Darragh O’Connell talks about hiring in droves and the age of on-demand media.


Make no mistake, today's March for Choice is just the beginning of a long ground war

How are both sides shaping up Ireland’s abortion debate?

Surge for taxis as Dublin Bus enters strike during the weekend

Retailers are concerned about the impact the strike will have during the busiest shopping day of the week.

Irish - Friday 23 September, 2016

'My decision is my decision': President Higgins remains coy on whether he'll serve a second term

Higgins made his comments in an interview on the Late Late Show tonight.

From The42 We'll Leave It There So: Fresh faces in Irish squad, O'Neill's new contract and today's sport Friday

We'll Leave It There So: Fresh faces in Irish squad, O'Neill's new contract and today's sport

Elsewhere, Burnley striker Andre Gray has been slapped with a four-game ban for homophobic tweets he posted in 2012.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

A three-year-old boy is in critical condition after falling from an apartment, and protests continue in Charlotte after a man was shot dead.

There's just one week left to enter your pictures of Ireland's greatest monuments

Amateur and professional photographers must submit their photos before next Friday to be in with a chance of winning the cash prize.

Doctor no longer fit to practice after advising bleach solution to Dublin mother as a 'cure for autism'

Doctor Finbar Magee initially defended his decision to recommend the controversial solution to his patients.

"I can't understand how a family watches its members being knocked off and doesn't say 'we've got to stop this'"

Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin has described his distaste at the ongoing Hutch-Kinahan feud being seen in Dublin’s gangland.

Three-year-old boy in critical condition after fall from apartment building

The incident happened this morning at about 11.30am.

Investigation launched after woman in her 80s dies on hospital trolley

The woman presented at University Hospital Galway on 14 September, but died on a trolley in the emergency department several hours later.

Teen caught carrying Taser stun gun spared jail

It was recommended that she be placed on supervised probation for six months.

"Change your password now" - What to do if you have a Yahoo account

Experts say beefing up your security is the only way to protect yourself from a potential attack.

Noonan: Appeal of €13bn Apple tax ruling will likely take four years 'or more'

The Finance Minister said the government has “very strong” legal advice that it will win the appeal.

From The42 Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz Let's Get Quizzical

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

How closely were you paying attention to the sports headlines this week?

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Staff member at Oberstown threatened with screwdriver in latest disturbance

The High Court heard today there was another ‘serious disturbance’ at the youth detention centre this week.

Google reportedly wants to buy out social media giant Twitter

Shares were up 15% at the social media giant when trading started today.

"I wanted to dispose of myself" - victim impact statement of son who was raped and imprisoned in a box by father

The now 13-year-old boy’s father was convicted of nine counts of rape and one count of child cruelty.

'Alarming results': Unfit Dublin teens show risk of heart disease similar to 55 or 60-year-olds

The DCU research concentrated on the health of moderately fit and unfit transition-year students in the greater Dublin area.

Family of four to be evicted from €3 million home next Friday

John and Dolores Quinn and their two children will see their Co Kildare home repossessed next week in the absence of further legal intervention.

Free 'baby boxes' to be given to new mothers at Limerick hospital

The use of these boxes has been credited with helping reduce infant mortality rates in Finland.

These Cavan twins (and their couch) were the stars of Gogglebox Ireland last night

There’s something quite special about standing for the National Anthem in your own living room.

Man appeals for contact with woman who saved wife and baby from drowning in the Liffey

John Butler’s wife and eight-week-old daughter slipped into the river near Newbridge last Monday evening.

From The42 3 months after it was 'agreed', Martin O'Neill has finally signed his new Ireland contract About Time

3 months after it was 'agreed', Martin O'Neill has finally signed his new Ireland contract

Roy Keane and the rest of the backroom staff have also agreed to extend their stay.

"The crew are absolutely devastated": Tributes to paramedics injured in Naas ambulance fire

The two men risked their lives to save the life of a man trapped in their burning ambulance.

From The42 Conor Hourihane gets first senior Ireland call - but no place for Dundalk's Horgan COYBIG

Conor Hourihane gets first senior Ireland call - but no place for Dundalk's Horgan

Martin O’Neill names 33-man squad for next month’s World Cup qualifiers.

Bored and broke? Here are some free things to do this weekend

Bored and out of money? We’ve got some suggestions for free things to do.

'Michelin star restaurants will up and leave Ireland if calorie counts on menus are introduced'

The Restaurant Association of Ireland said restaurateurs will not want to operate in such a “draconian regime”.

Data Protection Commissioner seeking answers after massive Yahoo privacy breach

Yahoo said names, email addresses, birth dates, and scrambled passwords were stolen.

Poll: Will you watch the new-look Bake Off? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you watch the new-look Bake Off?

The show’s moving to another channel without three of its stars – will you tune in?

The 9 at 9: Friday

It’s Friday. Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

From The42 The day the Dublin Ladies turned the screw Final Countdown

The day the Dublin Ladies turned the screw

Gerry McGill’s Dublin side found a way to banish their All-Ireland ghosts in 2010. Now they need to do it again on Sunday afternoon.

British fighter jets scrambled to intercept Russian bombers

The Russian bombers flew close to the Shetland Islands yesterday.

Pope Francis condemns gossipy journalism as a form of terrorism

The pontiff also urged journalists not to stoke fear over migration forced by war or hunger.

'Building up instead of out will prepare Dublin for 21st century city living'

Business groups are calling on councillors to scrap changes that would limit the height of some city centre buildings.