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Yesterday’s News

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Friday 4 October, 2019

'Unprecedented' rise in infant mortality in England linked to poverty

Welfare cuts in the last decade have taken their toll on certain communities, new research has found.

Thursday 3 October, 2019

Nine in 10 gay and bisexual men living with HIV are on treatment and cannot transmit the virus Msm

Nine in 10 gay and bisexual men living with HIV are on treatment and cannot transmit the virus

Men living in Ireland are more likely to take drugs than their European counterparts, according to a new survey.

'We're terrified the bulldozers will move in': Locals fight to save animal habitat in Dublin park

New recreational facilities are set to be built in Dodder Valley Park.

Johnson preparing for 'intensive discussions' in bid to get Brexit deal over the line

So far, European leaders have reacted coolly to his plan.

Boy missing from Cork for a week found 'safe and well'

Leo Boyers-Hipwell was found on 3 October.

Irish butter, cheese and pork among European goods hit with new US tariffs

Hundreds of EU products will be subjected to new 25% tariffs.

Wednesday 2 October, 2019

Isis views Ireland as 'somewhere to fundraise rather than attack'

Five people are serving prison sentences in Ireland for convictions related to Islamist extremism offences, according to a new report.

Irish man jailed in US for trafficking rhino horns

Richard Sheridan, who pleaded guilty, was sentenced to 14 months in prison.

'Brexit Godfather' Johnson accused of deliberately putting forward a Brexit deal the EU will reject

The British Prime Minister is today expected to again stress that the UK will leave the EU on 31 October, one way or another.

Tuesday 1 October, 2019

Poll: Do you prefer tea or coffee? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you prefer tea or coffee?

It’s International Coffee Day.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

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

Minister wants History to be 'mandatory' for Junior Cycle

Maths, Irish and English are currently the only compulsory subjects, bar some exceptions.

Monday 30 September, 2019

The tidiest town in Ireland has been revealed

It’s in Co Monaghan.

Poll: Do you shop more online or in-store? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you shop more online or in-store?

Forever 21 has become the latest high-profile chain to file for bankruptcy.

DUP would consider 'time-limited backstop' amid last-ditch attempt to get Brexit deal

Arlene Foster has insisted there remains a chance of reaching a deal before 31 October.

The 9 at 9: Monday

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

Gardaí recover 'very valuable' 17th Century chalice that was stolen in 1998

The chalice was advertised to be auctioned in Dublin city during the week.

Friday 27 September, 2019

Fraud and drug offences on the up, but number of murders decreases

The CSO has released the latest statistics of crimes recorded by gardaí.

Couple from supermarket ad campaign 'considering leaving Ireland' after online abuse

They have called for more robust hate-crime legislation to be introduced.

The most expensive childcare is in Dublin, the cheapest is in Carlow

The average cost of full-time childcare in Ireland is €184 per week.

Thursday 26 September, 2019

34 people arrested by gardaí in Kilkenny and Carlow

The offences for which people were arrested include theft, assault, and sale and supply of illegal drugs.

'It's like having a bank holiday every week': Trade union calls for four-day work week

A number of organisations have come together in support of the idea, saying productivity levels could be maintained or even increased.

Varadkar meets Jimmy Fallon while on US trade mission

The Taoiseach said the TV host is “very proud of his Irish heritage”.

'He did not do one day': Six in 10 domestic violence offenders get suspended sentence

The vast majority of victims are women and over half are abused in their own home.

Wednesday 25 September, 2019

Here's why a phone call between Trump and the Ukrainian president has led to impeachment proceedings

An impeachment inquiry of Donald Trump has been launched by Democrats.

Three sites beside Liffey Valley Shopping Centre on the market for €8.4m

It’s expected that the sites will be used for office space, retail or a hotel.

Higgins says he wasn't elected to 'just read speeches he has been handed'

The president said recent comments he made about Defence Forces pay are “very much within the Constitution”.

Tuesday 24 September, 2019

Monday 23 September, 2019

'1ml is euphoric, 2ml and you go under': Number of G overdoses increases by 75% Exclusive

People can buy a hit of the highly addictive drug for as little as €1.

Sunday 22 September, 2019

Man airlifted to hospital after two-vehicle crash in Clare

His injuries are understood to be serious but not life-threatening.

'A punch in the gut': Outrage as wetlands area in Tallaght is destroyed Ecosystem This post contains videos

'A punch in the gut': Outrage as wetlands area in Tallaght is destroyed

Environmentalists and the local council had been working together to protect the area, which was home to thousands of animals and plants.

Four men to appear in court today after burglaries in Mayo

A teenage boy was also arrested but has been released without charge.

Jump in support for Sinn Féin, but Fianna Fáil remains most popular party

That’s according to the latest opinion poll.

Poll: Are you worried about Budget 2020? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you worried about Budget 2020?

The government’s plans for spending and tax will be revealed in just over two weeks.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

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

Body of man in his 20s recovered after car enters canal in Cavan

Two other men escaped uninjured.

College Green will be car-free today, here's what you need to know

Dublin is one of several cities marking Car Free Day 2019.

Saturday 21 September, 2019

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.