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Irish - Today’s News

Dubliners: Never mind the seagulls, come sort out our rat problem

Clondalkin residents are concerned about rats seen near the local bus stop and in the field where children play.

Irish - Yesterday’s News

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about Ivor Callely, the bodies from the Malaysian airline crash being handed over and the fish kill at the Tolka River.

PHOTOS: Mick Wallace and Clare Daly are arrested at Shannon Airport

See what went down in Shannon this afternoon.

Emergency response under way after “extensive fish kill” on the Tolka

Hundreds of dead fish have been spotted along the Dublin river, following what looks like a detergent dump.

From The Score Conor McGregor versus Dustin Poirier set for Las Vegas in September UFC
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The EU plans to impose sanctions on more Russians

The extent of the measures will be announced on Thursday.

From The Score Limerick’s minors make it back-to-back Munster titles with win over Waterford GAA

Limerick’s minors make it back-to-back Munster titles with win over Waterford

The Déise came up short in the replay at Semple Stadium.

Three teenage girls rescued from heavy fog on Sandymount beach

The girls called for help on a mobile phone after realising they were lost and surrounded by water on all sides.

Psychiatric nurses at UCHG vote for industrial action

The nurses voted 83% in favour and 17% against.

‘The waves didn’t seem huge… But we couldn’t paddle against it’

Friends of Stuart Butler describe getting into trouble before the Irish surfer disappeared.

From The Score We’ll leave it there so: McGregor moves up, Bojan moves down and all today’s sport Tuesday

We’ll leave it there so: McGregor moves up, Bojan moves down and all today’s sport

Plus, the big news in Brazilian football, concerns for Dublin hurlers and Croke Park’s Wex appeal.

Man charged after ecstasy, cocaine and €300,000 in cash found in garda raid

The 55-year-old was arrested in Kinsealy yesterday.

No Education Welfare Officers in Dublin 3, 5 or 17

The Children’s Minister, James Reilly, says the system is being reorganised.

The fog is back, folks… But temperatures are set to soar again tomorrow

It’s set to hit 27 degrees tomorrow…. Almost puts you in mind of the great heatwave of 2013, doesn’t it? Ah, the memories.

No decision yet: Sentencing of former minister Ivor Callely delayed

The ex-Senator has already pleaded guilty to making a false expenses claims.

Luas back running with delays following city centre crash

The service was halted for a time due to a crash between a jeep and a motorcycle.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’ clock

Just released and Mick Wallace is tweeting pictures of US military craft at Shannon

The Wexford TD is continuing his campaign to stop Shannon from being used as a US military airbase.

Teenager killed in Limerick when his quad bike collided with a tractor

The horrific crash occurred on the Oola to Doon road this afternoon.

More than 1,100 public complaints filed against gardaí last year

Today’s annual report also reveals information on disciplinary action and deaths in custody.

From Business ETC Dublin pub receives 2,700 job applications… through Snapchat No CV Required

Dublin pub receives 2,700 job applications… through Snapchat

The pub’s owner said this unconventional hiring approach meant he got the most creative and outgoing staff without having to trawl through CVs.

Air pistols and shotguns were the most seized firearms last year

There was only one assault rifle seized.

From Business ETC Union donates €10,000 to Greyhound workers support fund Solidarity

Union donates €10,000 to Greyhound workers support fund

Unite’s regional secretary said the move shows that the SIPTU workers have the support of the entire trade union movement.

Bus Éireann faces criticism over new online payment system

Concerns are mounting about rural users facing difficulties with the service.

From The Score A new documentary on David Rudisha and his legendary Cork coach is on TV tonight TV Guide

Irish Netflix users: you could be in for another price hike

The video on demand giant has seen record revenues after a successful jump in prices for US subscribers.

From The Daily Edge Battle of the Garth Brooks documentaries as TV3 move film forward to beat RTE Handbags

Martin who? Callinan isn’t mentioned in opening of annual garda report

This is despite him overseeing everything that the report contains.

The average Irish saver has over €20,000 on deposit

Despite large sums in the bank, many depositors aren’t earning a lot through interest.

Gardaí seized €32 million worth of drugs in 12 months

And how many suspected drug traffickers were arrested?

Opinion: What does it actually take to establish an ‘independent’ policing authority?

The Justice Minister has spoken out about the need for an Independent Garda Authority – but what will it take to achieve that?

Lunchtime Fix: 7 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.

Hundreds march to garda station in Roscrea over drugs fears

The residents were attending a meeting about the issue of drug use in the town.

From The Score Wexford suspend quarter-final ticket sales, seek move to Croke Park Suspension

Wexford suspend quarter-final ticket sales, seek move to Croke Park

The county board say the move has been made as demand is outstripping supply.

Planning a day out on Dollymount Beach? Well you can’t park on it… Here’s why

Bringing the family for a picnic or a dip at the popular bathing spot? Well, you’ll have a bit more of a walk than usual.

Commercial vehicle sales drive higher small business lending at Bank of Ireland

Lending to SMEs at the bank is up by 7% compared to the first half of last year.

From The Score Watch the goals which put Ireland’s U19s into the European Championships semi-finals History Girls

Watch the goals which put Ireland’s U19s into the European Championships semi-finals

Savannah McCarthy and Megan Connolly were on target in the 2-1 win over Sweden yesterday.

Half a million euro worth of cannabis seized as gardaí target drugs gang

A house on Sundrive Road was raided last night. No arrests have been made.

Do strong coffee sales mean the economy is getting better?

Retail Excellence Ireland says that hot beverage sales are an indicator of a stronger employment market.

Workers at five mid-west hospitals are refusing to cooperate with their manager

It’s part of a dispute over the manager’s pay.

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