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Dublin: 13 °C Wednesday 28 June, 2017

Irish - Today’s News

Criminal proceedings WILL be brought in relation to Hillsborough disaster

Six people including four police officers, a safety officer and a solicitor are charged.

Man (50s) dies after falling into a slurry pit in Co Clare

Gardaí and health and safety inspectors are investigating the incident.

Free admission for children under 12 to dozens of heritage sites across Ireland

The initiative will apply to all paid-admission sites operated by the OPW from this Saturday.

Dublin's chief fire officer says more resources needed to carry out inspections

Minister Housing Eoghan Murphy has said that there is no situation “directly comparable” to Grenfell in Ireland.


From The42 Robbie Henshaw's tour looks to be over as Lions wait on scan results Unlucky

Robbie Henshaw's tour looks to be over as Lions wait on scan results

The outlook is not good for the Ireland and Leinster centre.

From The Daily Edge Ed Sheeran has just announced *seven* concert dates for Ireland next summer Lads On Tour

'There needs to be flexibility so this never happens again'

Junior Minister Jim Daly has spoken out about the Devereaux controversy.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Time magazine takes on Trump, bin charges, and fire safety – here’s your morning news round-up.

Time magazine asks Trump Organisation to remove fake covers from golf clubs and hotels

One of the covers hung at Trump International Hotel in Doonbeg in Clare.

Cyberattack that has swept the world was 'aimed at Ukraine'

People were urged to be wary of clicking on email attachments or shared links.

Opinion: 'All judges do "do politics" - no judge is pure or neutral when deciding cases'

Those who appoint judges should be democratically accountable. The government is accountable, writes Dr Tom Hickey.

From The42 ‘I want to be a leader like Ryan was to us' Candystripes

‘I want to be a leader like Ryan was to us'

Ger Doherty discusses Derry City’s aspirations in Europe and his role as club captain since the tragic passing of Ryan McBride.

Teenager avoids jail after gardaí found almost €50k worth of cocaine in his bedroom

It was alleged the youth stole the drugs from a lock up in north Dublin.

A patch on the wrist could deliver flu vaccine instead of needle

First human trial of the ‘microneedle patch’ that ‘punctures skin painlessly’ can be self-administered.

'We just want time to complete the paper': TDs to quiz exam board on Junior Cert pupil's petition

A petition from Junior Cert student Tara O’Sullivan has led to today’s hearing before the Petitions Committee.

A lot more people are getting a brown bin for recycling

The mandatory pay-by-weight scheme is to be scrapped.

'People who've suffered for our country should get the support they deserve'

A fundraising appeal for ex-Defence Forces personnel launches in Dublin later today.

Irish - Yesterday’s News

Ireland 'failing' victims of human trafficking as number detected here rises

The Immigrant Council of Ireland said the Government needed to do more to protect trafficking victims.

Dublin Central will gain a TD, Laois and Offaly will lose one under new constituency boundaries

Cavan and Monaghan are also set to gain TDs under the new boundaries.

National Party co-founder loses bid for injunction against farmers association

The ICSA sought to remove James Reynolds from senior positions he had held with the organisation.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Trump phones Leo, global ransomware attack and and elderly couple reunited – It’s the Fix.


Court upholds 13-year jail term for man who raped woman four times

The man invited the woman to his house on the pretext of helping him with some painting.

Tipperary hurler gets suspended sentence after obtaining €10,000 from elderly man by deception

Darren Gleeson pleaded guilty to a breach of Section 6 of the Criminal Justice (Theft and Fraud Offences) Act.

Poll: Do you want town councils to be brought back? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you want town councils to be brought back?

It’s estimated it will cost around €15 million to bring back town councils.

Family concerned for boy who has been missing since Friday

Francis Ward is described as being 5’ 9’’, of medium build, with short brown hair.

From The42 Louth's Ryan Burns handed 12-week suspension for hitting an umpire with a football Unsuccessful Appeal

Louth's Ryan Burns handed 12-week suspension for hitting an umpire with a football

Burns has been banned for “minor physical interference with an umpire.”

Limerick man who pulled revolver on two children gets suspended sentence

Denis O’Keeffe told gardaí he was refurbishing the weapon for a person involved in the notorious Limerick gangland feud.

Aldi recalls vegetarian mince due to possible presence of small bits of blue plastic

The FSAI issued a food alert this evening on the recall.

Flat charges on your bins are to be scrapped

The controversial pay-by-weight scheme has been replaced with this new regime.

Trump congratulates Leo on leadership victory (after the US president was 'on hold' for 90 seconds)

Earlier this year, Varadkar said he wouldn’t be keen on Trump visiting Ireland.

A bust waste firm and a well-known PR agency are on the latest tax defaulters list

The firm behind Insights Consultants agreed a settlement with the tax man.

Tower cranes at building sites across the country will be idle on Thursday... here's why

SIPTU is not happy with Unite over the pay claim, calling it ‘disingenuous’.

Eric Locke appealing life sentence for murdering Sonia Blount

The Dublin man used a fake Facebook profile to lure his ex-girlfriend to a hotel room.

Concern for teenage boy missing from Killarney

Gardaí believe Hossein Hashimi may be in Dublin.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

U2's Adam Clayton: 'I'm an alcoholic.. that disease drove me towards this wonderful life'

U2 bassist Adam Clayton thanked his bandmates for their support during his treatment and recovery for alcohol abuse.

Two men arrested as gardaí seize cocaine and cannabis worth €1.2 million

The drugs were seized when a vehicle was stopped and searched in Slane on Saturday.

CCTV footage shows man hit by bus in England escape without serious injuries

The man was crossing the street on Saturday morning when he was struck by the bus.

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