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Monday 25 March, 2019

Poll: Will Ireland generate 70% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will Ireland generate 70% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030?

The country has missed other climate change targets in the past.

The 9 at 9: Monday

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

Saturday 23 March, 2019

'When it's a white attacker, something happened to him as opposed to him being inherently evil'

An Irish expert explains how the “psychological autopsy” carried out after a terror attack differs depending on who the suspect is.

Friday 22 March, 2019

'He lit up a room when he entered': Teenagers who died at Tyrone disco laid to rest

Tributes have been pouring in for the three “wonderful” young people who tragically lost their lives on Sunday.

Consultants at Cork and Galway hospitals failed to provide evidence of tax compliance

Sipo investigated the doctors after they missed a deadline by which they had to reply.

May faces uphill battle to get support for Brexit deal, as Ireland insists there won't be a hard border Third Time Lucky This post contains videos

May faces uphill battle to get support for Brexit deal, as Ireland insists there won't be a hard border

Article 50 will be extended until 22 May – if the House of Commons votes in favour of the Withdrawal Agreement.

Thursday 21 March, 2019

Plan to open Direct Provision centre in Leitrim scrapped

The Department of Justice said the decision is not related to suspected arson attacks at the former hotel.

Biker gangs to stand guard outside mosques during first Friday prayer service since terror attack

Gangs have said they will protect Muslims at various locations across New Zealand tomorrow.

May asks EU for more time to deliver Brexit as MPs label her 'blame game' speech 'disgraceful' 8 Days To Go This post contains videos

May asks EU for more time to deliver Brexit as MPs label her 'blame game' speech 'disgraceful'

EU leaders are due to consider her request at a summit in Brussels today.

Wednesday 20 March, 2019

Love Island contestants to be offered therapy after deaths of two former stars

Mike Thalassitis was found dead in London last weekend.

Cannabis and cocaine are most common drugs used by people seeking treatment for alcohol abuse

There has been a decrease in the number of alcohol dependency cases being treated in recent years, but an increase in their severity.

Theresa May faces battle to get EU to delay Brexit as Juncker says 'we've reached the end of the road'

As the crisis rumbles on, a number of opponents are said to be eyeing up May’s job – including Boris Johnson.

Jacinda Ardern calls for global fight against racism and right-wing extremism

The main suspect in last week’s terror attack made a white power gesture as he appeared in court.

Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Bird known as 'the Messi of pigeons' sells for record €1.25m

Armando had been expected to break the previous record of €376,000, but not by such a margin.

Gardaí renew appeal for information on second anniversary of Tina Satchwell's disappearance

To date, the investigation has resulted in over 330 lines of enquiry being conducted.

Theresa May's spokesman says the Brexit crisis she predicted 'has come to pass'

Another planned meaningful vote on her deal may not take place after intervention from the Speaker of the House.

Most Dublin pubs expect to grow in 2019 as gin trend continues, but they're worried about Brexit

Publicans are also concerned about the impact of the recent increase in VAT.

GSOC investigating car crash in which two men died in Louth

It is believed gardaí had attempted to stop the vehicle prior to the collision.

Sunday 17 March, 2019

'After the second attack he became antisocial, children in Direct Provision are targeted'

Parents talk to us about why they are seeking asylum in Ireland and the impact of raising a family in an institutionalised setting.

'It spreads like wildfire': Why Ireland, and the world, is seeing a huge surge in measles cases

Some 136,000 people died from measles globally in 2018.

Australian PM says senator who punched teen after blaming terror attack on immigration should face 'full force of law' New Zealand This post contains videos

Australian PM says senator who punched teen after blaming terror attack on immigration should face 'full force of law'

Scott Morrison said Fraser Anning’s comments were “appalling”.

Woman charged over seizure of €196,000 and drugs in Limerick

A man was released without charge.

'Offensive and embarrassing': Coveney criticises McDonald for posing beside anti-English sign at parade

In response, Sinn Féin said the partition of Ireland is “divisive and offensive”.

John Delaney confirms he gave €100,000 loan to FAI

He said the loan was needed to “aid a very short-term cash flow issue” in 2017.

The 9 at 9: St Patrick's Day

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

Having to cross the border or stay overnight: Concerns raised about location of rural Direct Provision centres

It’s a criminal offence for asylum seekers to cross the border into Northern Ireland.

Saturday 16 March, 2019

Senator punches teen who egged him for blaming New Zealand attack on immigration Fraser Anning This post contains videos

Senator punches teen who egged him for blaming New Zealand attack on immigration

Queensland Senator Fraser Anning drew international condemnation for his comments.

Family 'very concerned' for missing woman as gardaí renew appeal

Margaret Dorrian has been missing from Celbridge since Tuesday.

More than 230,000 people have applied for Irish passports so far this year

Over 5,000 people are expected to apply this weekend.

Man appears in court over gun incident in Ballymun

Gardaí and a bomb disposal team attended the scene on Monday.

Nine people taken to hospital after collision between Luas and bus

A number of diversions are in place and emergency services are at the scene.

Poll: Are you happy Trump plans to visit Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you happy Trump plans to visit Ireland?

The US President could be here within a few months.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

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

Man (64) dies in collision between truck and two cars

The incident happened in Co Mayo yesterday.

8ft fatberg made of wet wipes and nappies removed from sewer in Wicklow

People have been urged to be more mindful of flushing inappropriate things down the toilet.

Friday 15 March, 2019

Poll: Is delaying Brexit a good idea? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is delaying Brexit a good idea?

MPs have voted to seek to extend Article 50 until 30 June.

People warned to not drink too much this weekend as surge of alcohol-related injuries expected

The HSE has said patients may face longer waiting times at emergency departments due to an increase in people attending.

The 9 at 9: Friday

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

Thursday 14 March, 2019

Dublin Bus investigating footage of man hanging onto back of moving bus

The company said the man’s actions were “extremely dangerous” and should not be repeated.

Poll: Should sanitary products be provided for free in public buildings? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should sanitary products be provided for free in public buildings?

A motion calling for this has received unanimous support in the Dáil.