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Dublin: 16 °C Saturday 21 September, 2019

Today’s News

Consultant shortages causing 'a spiral of burnout, stress and emigration'

About one million patients in Ireland are on waiting lists to see a consultant.

Farmers end blockades at several beef processing sites

Protests are still taking place outside certain factories.

Phil Coulter says he declined OBE because he didn't like Margaret Thatcher Hunger Strikes This post contains videos

Phil Coulter says he declined OBE because he didn't like Margaret Thatcher

The songwriter disagreed with how Thatcher treated hunger strikers and miners in the 1980s.

Poll: Will the climate change strike impact government policy? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will the climate change strike impact government policy?

Millions of people took part in demonstrations around the world yesterday.

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The 9 at 9: Saturday

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'Change is coming': Millions take part in climate change strike Greta Thunberg This post contains videos

'Change is coming': Millions take part in climate change strike

Thousands of people attended rallies across Ireland.

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Yesterday’s News

Kevin Lunney recovering from surgery as Quinn CEO condemns 'indescribably awful ordeal'

Liam McCaffrey has appealed for anyone with information to come forward.

Poll: Will you watch the Rugby World Cup? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you watch the Rugby World Cup?

The tournament is kicking off in Japan today.

The 9 at 9: Friday

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

Thursday 19 September, 2019

Poll: Would you watch a remake of The Princess Bride? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you watch a remake of The Princess Bride?

Some fans are not impressed that the popular film may be remade.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

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

Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Poll: Should buskers be banned from using amps until after 6pm? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should buskers be banned from using amps until after 6pm?

That’s one of several new rules due to come into effect in Galway next year.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

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

It's due to hit 23 degrees at the weekend

Summer is over, but the sunshine is not.

Monday 16 September, 2019

Teachers at DCU English school say offer of 50c pay increase is 'a slap in the face' Exclusive

Staff at the school have raised a number of issues about pay and conditions.

Saturday 14 September, 2019

'Passing out is very, very common': 55% jump in referrals to G detox clinic amid growing sexual assault fears Exclusive

Chemsex is becoming more common in Ireland, leading to concerns about health risks and an increase in sexual assaults.

Friday 13 September, 2019

Palestinian politician to pursue defamation case against Facebook in Irish High Court

Mohammed Dahlan’s lawyers have moved their focus from England to Ireland.

Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Harris says National Children's Hospital will open as planned in 2023, despite reported delays

The project has been mired in controversy over spiralling costs.

Harris says social media companies should ban accounts that spread misinformation about vaccines Mandatory Vaccinations This post contains videos

Harris says social media companies should ban accounts that spread misinformation about vaccines

Facebook says certain hashtags are banned and ads rejected in a bid to stop misinformation from gaining traction.

Monday 9 September, 2019

Rodent droppings and arsenic in water: Six food businesses received closure orders in August

Businesses in Cork, Dublin, Galway, Kilkenny ad Monaghan were affected.

Saturday 7 September, 2019

'What was Zeus playing at?': A tour with a difference is hoping to get more people into art

It’s part of a new arts festival taking place in Dublin next week.

Friday 6 September, 2019

Man in his 70s dies after jeep collides with car in Galway

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

Young boy dies and woman (20s) seriously injured in Co Limerick collision

The crash occurred at about 2pm today.

Christian Brothers to pay outstanding €6.8 million to redress scheme

The majority of the money will go to the fund, while €429,000 is to be paid to the National Children’s Hospital.

Varadkar 'doesn't expect any breakthroughs' in meeting with Johnson on Monday

The two leaders have very different views on Brexit.

Man (30) shot a number of times in north Dublin

The man is in a serious condition in Beaumont Hospital.

17 people arrested during 'day of action' in Cork city

Eight people were arrested for drugs, burglary and theft offences.

New preclearance services at Irish airports 'will make it easier to travel to US'

Dublin and Shannon are the only airports in Europe that offer US preclearance.

The 5 at 5: Friday

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Thursday 5 September, 2019

John Major says Boris Johnson's advisers could 'poison the political atmosphere beyond repair'

The former prime minister took particular aim at Dominic Cummings, calling him a “political anarchist”.

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Wednesday 4 September, 2019

Motorcyclist (20) dies following collision with school bus in Leitrim

The driver of the bus, aged in his 60s, received minor injuries.

MPs reject Boris Johnson’s motion to hold general election on 15 October

Members of Parliament earlier voted to delay Brexit in a bid to stop Britain leaving the EU without a deal.

Man in stable condition after being shot in car in Lucan

Two burnt-out vehicles were found in the area.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Brexit, a shooting in Dublin and the PSC had everyone talking today.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

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Tuesday 3 September, 2019

Consumers warned about how Brexit could impact online shopping

One of the main rights consumers have when they buy online from an EU-based retailer is to return an item and receive a refund.

'Two friends died by suicide': Doctors say 'profoundly dysfunctional' health service takes huge toll

Consultants have said staffing and resource issues are impacting their mental health and compromising patient care.

Monday 2 September, 2019

Consultants say removing private care from public hospitals is ignoring 'the elephant in the room'

The Irish Hospital Consultants Association has said capacity issues need to be urgently addressed.

Sunday 1 September, 2019

What will happen to EU citizens living in the UK after 31 October?

Concerns have been raised about the impact a no-deal Brexit could have on the status of European citizens living in Britain.

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