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Dublin: 6 °C Saturday 3 December, 2016

Irish - Yesterday’s News

'Severe delays' for Dublin rail commuters due to fault at Howth Junction

Dublin Bus is accepting rail tickets this morning.

Isis likely to attack Europe again soon

A new report says IS will likely target countries that are members of the U.S.-led coalition fighting the extremist organisation.

The 9 at 9: Friday

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

"A very sweet gentle and kind man" - John Cleese leads tributes to Fawlty Towers actor Andrew Sachs RIP

Column: 'I don't have the same civil rights as other Irish women. I have a disability'

Ireland must ratify the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD), writes Ann Marie Flanagan.

Here's everything that's going to happen in 2017, apparently...

… according to the Old Moore’s Almanac.

Grafton Street is going to become an even pricier place to set up shop

The street is already one of the world’s most expensive strips on which to rent.

'What is the thing that will wipe us out?' The Dublin Science Gallery is addressing some big questions

Science Gallery Dublin launched its programme for 2017 at an event at its Trinity site yesterday.

'Don't sacrifice the goats': Protesters' anger defers planned cull of 80 wild animals

The proposed cull has now been deferred as Coillte work with locals to resolve their dispute

'Its like getting to know a new part of our daughter': Cannabis bill passes first stage

People with debilitating diseases and injuries can have their chronic pain soothed through the use of a mix of cannabis medications.

Irish - Thursday 1 December, 2016

Prime Time shows footage of suspect in Trevor O’Neill murder

The father-of-three was gunned down in Majorca in August.

From The42 Cathal McCarron was grilled in a tense interview on Off the Ball tonight Controversy

Cathal McCarron was grilled in a tense interview on Off the Ball tonight

The Tyrone Gaelic footballer was asked about his relationship with an underage girl he met on Tinder.

Drug company wants Simon Harris to intervene in row on life-changing drug Orkambi

The health minister said he wants “further engagement” between Vertex and the HSE.

Cannabis-based products won't be in pharmacies tomorrow, but we have a timeline

The Dáil has been debating a medicinal cannabis bill this evening.


Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Boy allegedly sexually assaulted at Dublin school, TV3 takes over UTV Ireland and French President Francois Hollande won’t seek re-election.

Donegal has topped National Geographic's 'Cool List' of 2017

“Donegal is a land that feels undiscovered.”

Medicinal cannabis: 'It's magic. I now swim three times a week and can take steps in the water'

This evening the Dáil is debating the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes.

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

FactCheck: How many people boycotted water charges?

The AAA-PBP says almost three quarters of Irish Water customers refused to pay during the most recent billing cycle. Is that true?


From The42 We'll Leave It There So: Payne's kidney injury, Tiger back on the prowl and today's sport Thursday This post contains videos

We'll Leave It There So: Payne's kidney injury, Tiger back on the prowl and today's sport

Meanwhile, Paul Dunne makes stunning start in South Africa, Conor McGregor gets pro boxing licence and Arsenal star to undergo surgery.

'Neighbours told me she was being beaten but he had her programmed to deny it'

Two perspectives on an abusive relationship: from a witness, and from a survivor.

Woman charged with daughter's death sought advice on lethal sedative dose, court hears

Bernadette Scully (58) has pleaded not guilty to the manslaughter of her daughter.

Gardaí seize MDMA and heroin worth €1.1m in Dublin

Four men, ranging in age from their 30s to 60s, were arrested.

Fancy a Late Date with Leo? He's presenting a show on RTÉ over Christmas

Varadkar says he’s just ‘filling a gap’ in the schedule.

Garda gets €250k damages after being forced to retire early due to 'vicious' pub assault

Gerard Walsh said he thought he would die in the attack, which happened in 1992.

'Regular violent assaults' lead staff to strike at Oberstown youth detention facility

IMPACT trade union claimed staff at the facility were not given proper protective gear when dealing with violent detainees.

Cork students attending classes in 'freezing' GAA dressing rooms after school fire

The Patrician Academy in Cork was badly damaged by fire over the summer.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

The head of Twitter Ireland is on the move again - just six months after taking the job

The former RTÉ journalist, who founded social media agency Storyful, decided against a move to the US.

Ryanair launches new package holiday service

The low-cost carrier has launched ‘Ryanair Holidays’ in Ireland, the UK and Germany.

'Serious concerns' for welfare of teenager missing from home in Dundalk

17-year-old Nikoletta Martonosi is believed to be in Wexford, gardaí said.

From The42 Huge blow as kidney problem rules Jared Payne out for 'at least' three months Body Blow

Huge blow as kidney problem rules Jared Payne out for 'at least' three months

Andrew Trimble will also miss the back-to-back clashes with Clermont with a foot tendon problem.

'I just can't understand why they have kidnapped me away from you': Ibrahim Halawa's letter to Ireland

Ibrahim Halawa has been awaiting trial in an Egyptian jail for three years.

Denis O'Brien says he and his family received death threats following Dáil disclosure

The billionaire has taken the stand at the High Court this morning.

Gardaí investigate alleged sexual assault on teenage boy in Dublin school

The incident allegedly involves a number of fellow students at King’s Hospital secondary school.

Job losses 'unavoidable' at UTV Ireland as merger with TV3 is finalised

UTV Ireland currently employs 61 permanent staff.

Almost 20% of Irish people can't afford to meet friends for a drink or meal

A report has also revealed 12% of Irish people in 2014 could not afford to take part in a leisure activity.

This heartbreaking video should stop drink drivers in their tracks this Christmas

The parents of Ciarán Treacy remember the worst day of their lives – as do all who attended the four-year-old’s tiny body.

Request for navy to be drafted in to settle Inis Mór ferry dispute

The ferry service is “an essential link to the mainland and is used by people travelling to work and school among other reasons”.

Woman (46) who went missing from hospital found safe and well

Mandy Bermingham was reported missing from Cork University Hospital on Wednesday.