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Dublin: 19 °C Friday 19 July, 2019

Today’s News

Gardaí carry out a number of raids on Drogheda criminals and seize drugs and ammo in Tallaght

Two semi-automatic 9mm pistols and around twenty five rounds of 9mm ammunition, were discovered and seized.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

From The42 Fifa and Uefa 'seriously concerned' over government interference on FAI Letter

Fifa and Uefa 'seriously concerned' over government interference on FAI

The FAI announced that they received a joint letter from the governing bodies today.

British oil tanker with 23 crew seized by Iran's Revolutionary Guards

The operator of oil tanker Stena Impero says it is unable to contact the ship.


Just under €300 million paid out last year for personal injuries

The highest single award last year was €908,749.

The Explainer: Why was there such controversy over Lizzo’s ticket sales?

Why did Lizzo tickets sell out so fast – and what’s happening with ticket reselling legislation?

From The42 Shane Lowry lights up The Open and shares the lead after day 2 Sugar Shane

Shane Lowry lights up The Open and shares the lead after day 2

The Offaly man showed delight and disappointment in equal measure on his final hole today, but he shares the lead with JB Holmes.

Gardaí appeal for information on missing teenager last seen nine days ago

He has been missing since last Wednesday.

Judge directs that gardaí be made aware of abuse claims made against father of 11-month-old infant

The young mother made the statement when obtaining a protection order giving herself and the baby court protection.

Raise a glass at this €2.25m Wicklow mansion with its own in-house pub

Dublin City Council is 'exploring' new sites for the Dublin Flea Christmas Market

Organisers said that no location could be found to host the market.

Ireland trying to make arrangements to bring Lisa Smith home

The Dundalk woman and her young daughter are currently in Syria.

The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

From The42 Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz Test

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

How closely have you been paying attention to this week’s headlines?

Man in court accused of brandishing hatchet and hammer after mini-riot outside Dublin music venue

The incident occurred in the early hours of 7 July outside Lost Lane off Grafton Street.

Murphy releases statement after he suggests co-living spaces are like a 'very trendy boutique hotel'

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy has been heavily criticised in recent months over co-living accommodation.

Two men convicted of illegally hunting hares in case brought by National Parks and Wildlife Service

Both men were convicted but sentencing was reserved for a later date as the men were not present in the court.

Gsoc investigation underway after garda accidentally shoots himself in the foot

The garda was injured yesterday after his weapon discharged accidentally.

Hundreds of Irish Subaru cars recalled due to defect in passenger airbag

The recall affects 739 vehicles in the Republic of Ireland.

From The42 Dream start for Lowry after Koepka hits second-round 69 at The Open Portrush

Dream start for Lowry after Koepka hits second-round 69 at The Open

Lowry has gone on a birdie blitz with four in his opening six holes today.

Andrew Adonis: 'Don't panic - Boris Johnson is the last throw of the Brexit dice'

The former adviser to Tony Blair is speaking about Brexit at the IIEA in Dublin today.

Man arrested after man (40s) stabbed to death in Dublin overnight

It is understood the man sustained serious injuries in the incident.

From The42 IRFU records best-ever financial year with revenues of €87.5 million Good Health

IRFU records best-ever financial year with revenues of €87.5 million

The men’s international game now accounts for 81% of all IRFU revenues.

540 jobs on the way as planning permission granted for €500 million data centre in Wicklow

Echelon Data Centres was granted permission for the facility to be built at the Avoca River Business Park.

Man (40s) arrested after Revenue finds cocaine worth €2.5 million in horsebox at Rosslare Europort

The illegal drugs were found with the assistance of detector dog Timba.

More than 500 ambulance personnel to begin strike action this afternoon

The strike commences at 2pm today and will remain in place until 2pm on Saturday.

Gin distillery in Dublin will be allowed sell gin to people on factory tours, court rules

Prior to the introduction of the Intoxicating Liquor Act last year craft distilleries and breweries were unable to sell alcohol to people touring their premises.

Poll: Are you trying to reduce your carbon footprint? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you trying to reduce your carbon footprint?

Leo Varadkar is eating less meat to reduce his carbon footprint, but Mícheál Martin said yesterday that he’s walking “a lot”.

Former garda Majella Moynihan files court case suing gardaí, Dept of Justice and the State

Last month, Moynihan told RTÉ she faced disciplinary action within the force after becoming pregnant in the 1980s.

40% drop in the number of site accidents in the construction industry this year Hsa

40% drop in the number of site accidents in the construction industry this year

There have been 166 incidents recorded up to June 2019 – two of which were fatal.

Sun and showers for Ireland this weekend as second summer heatwave predicted for Europe

Ireland is once again set to escape the extreme temperatures.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

Boeing takes $5 billion hit over 737 MAX grounding

The $4.9 billion is the latest financial toll the company has taken over the 737 MAX crisis.

Last month was the hottest June on record worldwide, according to US agency

The period between January and June 2019 as a whole, seen the second highest average temperatures ever recorded, according to the agency.

Man (19) dies after crash between motorbike and car in Cork

The driver of the car, a man in his early 70s, was uninjured.

A no-deal Brexit poses a 'fundamental' risk to the UK economy, warns House of Commons committee

The Committee on Exiting the EU said no-deal would put jobs at risk in the UK.

Work is finally to begin on an Electoral Commission for Ireland

It’s hoped an electoral commission will solve problems with the electoral register and address issues redrawing constituency lines.

Vast majority of organisations asked about the PSC said they don't benefit from using it

The Irish Council of Civil Liberties said that there was some confusion and inconsistency from local authorities and other bodies.

Big Sugar and government neglect to blame for dental healthcare's 'state of crisis'

In Ireland, vulnerable people have more untreated dental disease, and poorer oral health-related quality of life than others.

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