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Man arrested after €100k of cannabis and replica guns seized from Dublin home
Drug paraphernalia and a decommissioned firearm were also seized from the property.
Surrealing in the Years: Has the establishment finally noticed the far-right?
The far-right have been doing this, in public, for months.
No rollout of late night trains to coincide with extended pub and club opening hours
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar told The Journal in June that the late night opening hours will not be in place by Christmas.
Worried about your child being bullied online? Here’s some helpful advice
Cyberbullying can happen to anyone. It’s always wrong and it should never be overlooked or ignored.
The Explainer: What is the American bully XL and do bans on certain dog breeds work?
This week on The Explainer, we speak to Dog Behaviourist Nanci Creedon who tells us more these headline-grabbing dogs and looks at what evidence there is on whether some breeds are more aggressive than others.
Intergenerational fairness? The question mark over making people 66 and older pay PRSI
Ireland’s population is ageing and we need more money from PRSI for pensions – but who’s going to pay it?
Protest at the Dáil
There was widespread condemnation after conspiracy theorist protesters brought a gallows to Leinster House
Wednesday's protest
13 people were arrested as the Dáil resumed after the summer break
What did they want?
The protesters were a disparate band of conspiracy theorists
The protest raised concerns about threats to politicians
Next steps
The Garda Commissioner is to review what happened
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Hopes rise for end to Hollywood writers' strike as talks extend
Demands include better pay for writers, greater rewards for creating hit shows, and protection from artificial intelligence.
Niger leaders slam UN chief for General Assembly snub
President Mohamed Bazoum was overthrown by the military on July 26.
Who is Lachlan Murdoch, the prodigal heir to the Murdoch throne?
Rupert Murdoch’s eldest son is taking over from his father – though the line of succession wasn’t always clear.
High demand drives Irish shortage of weight-loss drug Saxenda
The regulator warned that the shortage of the obesity medicine, recently added to the drug payment scheme, will continue until next month.
Bill Kenneally: How a TD, a priest and gardaí handled Waterford child abuse complaints
The Commission of Investigation concluded its first public hearings this week with new light thrown on the case.
Eamon Ryan says school exam system 'not serving our purposes'
Secondary school in Ireland is too exam-focused and needs to be broadened, the Green Party leader insisted.
22nd September 2023
Taoiseach calls for removal of security council veto power during UN speech
Leo Varadkar also paid tribute to Private Séan Rooney in his speech today.
Russell Brand thanks supporters following week of rape and sexual abuse allegations
Brand did not directly address the claims made against him.
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HSE CEO offers to meet advocacy groups who are to boycott review of spinal surgery crisis
The HSE said it understands the “deep anger and frustration” of advocacy groups that are representing the affected families.
Varadkar wants tax and USC cuts for middle income earners as 'they pay the most'
Budget talks will begin between the party leaders next week.
Here's What Happened Today: Friday
Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.
Pope condemns ‘fanaticism of indifference’ facing migrants arriving in Europe
Francis has long lamented that the Mediterranean Sea has become “the world’s biggest cemetery”.
Taoiseach hopes Garda Commissioner's review of politicians' security 'won't go too far'
The Garda Commissioner is to submit a review on the safety of politicians and Oireachtas staff by the end of next month.
Senior Irish-based X employee who liked tweets critical of Elon Musk halts disciplinary process
X, previously known as Twitter, attempted to have a disciplinary hearing with the employee this afternoon.
Bomb disposal experts destroy historical grenade found near Soloheadbeg monument in Tipperary
A local historian who observed the removal operation had hoped that the grenade could be “preserved for a museum”, but it was ultimately destroyed.
Gardaí make nine arrests and seize €50,000 worth of drugs in series of searches in Wexford
Six men and two women have already appeared before the Courts as part of these investigations, gardaí confirmed.
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'Saddened beyond measure': Tributes following death of abuse whistleblower Mark Ryan
Minister Norma Foley thanked Mark Ryan for his “determination and bravery” in coming forward.
Taoiseach says Rishi Sunak rolling back on climate measures is 'bad economic policy' for UK
Varadkar says car industry can’t have uncertain targets and moving goalposts.
Taoiseach says RTÉ should share all documents but can understand if it legally can't do so
Public Accounts Committee chairman Brian Stanley said politicians want the details of any ‘hefty’ payments to outgoing executives.
Former Stardust boss denies 'throwing doorman under the bus' over locking of exit doors
A large number of eyewitness accounts, some graphic, of people attempting to escape the club during the blaze were put to Mr Butterly.
Here are 16 events happening across the country for Culture Night
From eco-festivals, to roller discos, to Gaeltacht of the Future, there’s lots happening everywhere tonight.
Gardaí comb Little Island fields and shoreline in search for missing Cork man Kieran Quilligan
It is understood gardaí received information which led them to carry out the extensive search today.
Sinn Féin's new healthcare plan promises an ‘Irish NHS’ within two terms of government
The party is also promising to make digital transformation of Ireland’s health service a priority if they get into government.
Health products regulator did not know springs were being implanted in children
The Taoiseach has pledged to “get to the bottom” of what happened at Temple Street, as patient groups threaten to boycott review.
'Euphoria' actor Angus Cloud's death ruled accidental overdose: coroner
The actor died at his family home in Oakland, California in July.
Ukraine hits Russia's Black Sea naval headquarters with missile strike
The Russian defence ministry said one serviceman was missing, after initially reporting one dead in the attack.
France confirm Dupont suffered facial fracture - but he could still return in World Cup
‘Specialised surgical advice was requested to assess how long he will be unavailable for,’ said the French rugby federation in a statement.
Garda sprayed with suspected ammonia in 'disgraceful' attack following pursuit of stolen car
A woman in her 30s has been arrested and is being detained in the city centre.
Woman (50s) dies following crash involving car and lorry in Co Donegal
The woman in her fifties was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after emergency services arrived.
Man pleads not guilty in Dublin Airport drone case
He is accused of unlawfully and intentionally interfering with the operation of an air navigation facility.
Mairead McGuinness not in favour of a farmers' party but says 'without them we won't eat'
McGuinness said “a good and honest conversation” was needed about implementing changes in the industry.
HSE: New investigations into nursing home abuse are 'likely' going to find more cases
A review was requested by the HSE CEO into two reports conducted after an ex-employee was convicted of sexual assault.
Garda seek DPP decision over ‘random’ attack on man left with bleed on brain
Scott Cahill, 18, is charged with assault causing harm to a 48-year-old man.