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Dublin: 13 °C Friday 28 October, 2016

Yesterday’s News


Yesterday’s News

Over 800 Irish people were caught up in major crises abroad in 2015

The Department of Foreign Affairs has released its annual report for 2015, which also highlights an increase in passports issued.

Over 500 schools to close today kicking off a season of strikes

Teachers are not the only group set to strike over the coming weeks.

86,000 people have had to boil their water to make it safe this year

The EPA published its drinking water report for 2015 today.

Good news for Irish workers as most companies plan pay hikes in 2017

Just under three quarters of businesses expect to pay their staff more next year.


Horse meat for sale in Phibsboro and other wacky clips from Ireland's past

RTÉ has released special archived footage for the UNESCO World Day for Audiovisual Heritage.

WATCH: How highly-skilled divers and new technology restored electricity to the Aran Islands

An ESB undersea habitat was used to fix a fault in a 10.5 km power cable.

Wednesday 26 October, 2016

Two men due in court and one man released after €2.7 million drugs bust

One of the men is being charged with unconnected offences.

Daly accuses judge of singling her out and wasting garda time by issuing bench warrant

“A sergeant had to leave his post in Newbridge, drive in a squad car to Swords and spend the day there vacating the order at enormous expense to the State.”

Trump's Hollywood star smashed over sex assault claims

This is not the first time Trump’s Walk of Fame star has been targeted.

Australian teenager sues media over photograph of his mullet haircut

The New South Wales District Court judge in the case has dismissed all of the actions taken by Ali Mosslmani bar one.


An airline is offering flights to Iceland and the US from Cork Airport Wow

An airline is offering flights to Iceland and the US from Cork Airport

WOW Airlines is flying to Reykjavik, Iceland four days a week where passengers will be able to transfer onto US-bound flights.

Opinion: 'Donald Trump had a chance and he blew it'

I suspect everyone else will breathe a sigh of relief that this whole sorry affair is nearing its denouement, writes Larry Donnelly.

Two separate earthquakes within two hours hit central Italy

Quakes measuring 5.4 and 6.1 struck the same area of Italy where 298 people died in August of this year.

'I hope you f*****g die': What a woman told her victim following bottle attack

Susan McCarthy pleaded guilty to two assault charges.

Man who claims he had sex with friend while asleep is guilty if actions were caused by alcohol, jury told

The case of a man accused of raping his friend in 2008 has concluded at the Central Criminal Court.

From The42 As it happened: Manchester United v Manchester City, EFL Cup Liveblog

As it happened: Manchester United v Manchester City, EFL Cup

Manchester United took on Manchester City, with both sides experiencing indifferent form of late.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

29 migrants have died in a toxic pool of fuel and seawater, Denis O’Brien hits out at media ownership report and an earthquake has struck Italy- it’s the Evening Fix.

The making of Dracula: How Bram Stoker's 'in-betweener' status inspired horror

Being a middle-class Anglican in Victorian Dublin helped Stoker create one of literature’s most monstrous characters.

'I don't see it as a solution': Government minister says proposed sex worker laws won't work

Fine Gael’s Eoghan Murphy said Ireland has not got the resources to police prostitution.

29 migrants die in toxic pool of fuel and seawater off coast of Libya

The horrific discovery was made yesterday by a Doctors without Borders (MSF) rescue ship.

From The42 We'll Leave It There So: Schmidt names his squad for November Tests and all today's sport Wednesday

Denis O'Brien hits out at report which raises concerns about media ownership in Ireland

In a statement released tonight, O’Brien said the report makes for “very interesting reading”.

Despite the weak pound, UK tourists continue to flock to Ireland

Visits from the British market increased by almost 9.5% in the last three months.

From The42 As it happened: St Vincent's v Ballymun Kickhams, Dublin SFC semi-final Clash Of The Titans

As it happened: St Vincent's v Ballymun Kickhams, Dublin SFC semi-final

We were live at Parnell Park where these giants of Dublin football meet for a place in the final.

Latest radio figures: Joe Duffy a big winner in a very nice three months indeed for RTÉ Radio One

Less so for 2FM and other stations. RTÉ’s flagship news and current affairs channel is continuing to dominate the radio landscape.

Toddler who hit head on concrete awarded €35,000 damages from creche

The award was made at the Dublin Circuit Civil Court this morning.

AIB business customers are still facing outages after two days of disruptions

The bank’s online service for companies has been on the blink since Monday.

Man found guilty of murdering fellow prison inmate after row over TV channels

The four day trial heard that Brian Veale stabbed Graham Johnson in the kitchen of Cork Prison.

From The Daily Edge U2 wrote a special song to bid farewell to TXFM this evening Thank You Thank You

U2 wrote a special song to bid farewell to TXFM this evening

And it was just played on air for the first time.

GAA star Cathal McCarron spared criminal record after row at Temple Bar pub

He had pleaded guilty to engaging in threatening and abusive behaviour at Anglesea Street in Dublin city-centre.

Communications Minister admits he hasn't read report which criticises media ownership in Ireland

Minister Naughten said he was not sent the report before it was published on Monday.

From The42 Ringrose and Carbery among 6 uncapped players in Ireland's squad for November New Kids

Ringrose and Carbery among 6 uncapped players in Ireland's squad for November

There is no place for stalwart tighthead Mike Ross.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

'They are angry because the Jungle is finished and they cannot go to England'

Fires have blazed in Calais since last night.

Krystle nightclub and its "private army" of bouncers responsible for assault on woman

A judge found that the club and the security firm were jointly liable for damages.

Eddie Hutch Jr in a "fragile psychological state", court hears

He appeared at Dublin District Court to face charges for motoring and theft offences.

From The42 Are you one of the 20,000 running the Dublin Marathon? Here are 26.2 tips to help prepare Running

Firefighters attacked as they attempted to put out a fire in west Dublin

A Dublin Fire Brigade spokeswoman urged the public to respect emergency services.

'He was an absolute gentleman': Tributes paid after pensioner dies in Wexford house fire

Locals tried in vain to save the man after they spotted his roof was sinking due to the heat.

Gardai probe abduction after man bundled into car by three men

The man was released unharmed a short time later.