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Yesterday’s News

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Thursday 14 March, 2019

The 9 at 9: Thursday

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

Snow and spot flooding expected in the coming days

It’ll be cold and unsettled over the weekend.

Wednesday 13 March, 2019

Tusla denies trying to close down Scouting Ireland 'in one fell swoop'

The organisation said a letter sent to the CEO of Scouting Ireland was not meant to enter the public domain.

Poll: Should children be banned from attending school if they haven't been vaccinated? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should children be banned from attending school if they haven't been vaccinated?

There has been a huge spike in measles cases worldwide.

'There had been enormous worry': Direct Provision centre to remain open - and three others get the green light

About 70 residents at the Clondalkin centre have protected status and faced the risk of becoming homeless.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

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

'Croaky Horror Show': How Britain's newspapers are covering the latest Brexit defeat

A glum Theresa May features on many front pages this morning.

Sunday 10 March, 2019

'We are failing these children spectacularly': Row over drug with 'exorbitant' cost rumbles on Spinraza This post contains videos

'We are failing these children spectacularly': Row over drug with 'exorbitant' cost rumbles on

Negotiations, and clashes, over the price of Spinraza are ongoing behind the scenes.

Hiding the fact they're gay and being harassed by other residents: People talk about life in Direct Provision

“One of the guys was very annoying and used to harass me, he always tried to touch me.”

'No one wants refugees to become homeless': Call to delay closure of Direct Provision centre

Nineteen refugees are among dozens of people searching for a new place to live.

Friday 8 March, 2019

Poll: Should Karen Bradley resign as Northern Ireland Secretary? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Karen Bradley resign as Northern Ireland Secretary?

She has been sharply criticised for comments she made about killings during the Troubles.

Families of Ballymurphy massacre victims refuse to meet Karen Bradley Call To Resign This post contains videos

Families of Ballymurphy massacre victims refuse to meet Karen Bradley

The group have refused to allow the UK’s Northern Ireland Secretary to apologise to them in person over comments she made about the Troubles.

Sleet and snow on the way this weekend

It’s going to be quite cold in the coming days.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here’s all the news you need to know as you start your day.

Man arrested over Strokestown eviction incident released without charge

He is the sixth person arrested as part of the investigation.

Tuesday 5 March, 2019

Heavy rain and spot flooding likely as weather warning issued for Munster and Leinster

The warning is due to kick in at 3pm and remain in place until 6am.

Monday 4 March, 2019

Another measles outbreak confirmed, this time in north Dublin

There have been five cases since the start of February.

Thursday 28 February, 2019

'Look in my child's eyes and tell him his life is not worth saving': Parents call for access to medication Spinraza This post contains videos

'Look in my child's eyes and tell him his life is not worth saving': Parents call for access to medication

About 26 children with SMA, a rare muscle-wasting condition, could benefit from Spinraza.

Wednesday 27 February, 2019

One million Green Card forms sent to motor insurance providers in case there's a no-deal Brexit

Drivers who think they may need a card have been advised to apply one month in advance.

MPs overwhelmingly back delaying Brexit if needed, as Labour says it will support second referendum

Unless Article 50 is extended, Theresa May has just one month to get a deal over the line.

Schoolboy who took upskirt pictures of teachers found guilty of 'outraging public decency'

The teenager apologised for the “distress, worry and pain” he had caused.

Tuesday 26 February, 2019

Impact of no-deal Brexit would be 'more severe' and last longer in Northern Ireland than anywhere else

The British government has warned that a no-deal scenario would likely have a negative impact in terms of trade and crime.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday News Fix This post contains videos

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

A shooting in Louth, more Brexit drama and VAT on food supplements had everyone talking today.

Man who racially abused woman on Ryanair flight 'to be prosecuted by Spanish authorities'

Footage of the incident, which occurred on a flight from Barcelona to London, went viral in October.

VAT on vitamins and supplements won't jump to 23% - at least until November

An increased rate on some food supplements was due to kick in on Friday.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Monday 25 February, 2019

'We want the truth': New inquests into Birmingham pub bombings begin IRA

'We want the truth': New inquests into Birmingham pub bombings begin

The attack on two pubs came at the height of the Troubles in Northern Ireland.

'It's been awful for the family': Gardaí release CCTV footage of Jón Jónsson's last seen movements

He has been missing from Dublin since 9 February.

'A price has been put on the value of life': HSE will not reimburse drug for children with rare condition

The HSE said the current price of Spinraza – more than €20 million over five years – is not cost-effective.

Sunday 24 February, 2019

'Ignored at viewings because they're black or Asian': Dozens of asylum seekers facing homelessness

Clondalkin Towers is set to close in June and many residents are struggling to secure new accommodation.

'When we tried to explain PKU to people in the past, they'd say we were mad, things are different now'

People with this rare genetic condition need to maintain strict low-protein diets.

Friday 22 February, 2019

'He has a chance at life now': HSE grants access to drug that could help boys with rare condition keep walking Exclusive

At least five boys in Ireland have Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, a muscle-wasting condition.

'Harrowing conditions': Man jailed for three years and banned from owning dogs or horses for life

Dead animals were scattered around the farmer’s property, some of which were used to feed the dogs.

Monday 18 February, 2019

It's getting warmer: Temperatures will hit the mid-teens this week

This time last year, the Beast from the East was on the way.

'Digital gangsters' at Facebook knowingly violated data privacy and 'bullied' other tech companies

A report by the UK government has examined the tech giant’s role in spreading fake news.

Woman dies in single-vehicle crash in Naas

Gardaí are at the scene and local diversions are in place.

Sunday 17 February, 2019

'I felt so humiliated, I burst into tears': Woman questions why she was asked for adoption cert when applying for PSC

The woman’s adopted status is not well known and she was unaware she would have to discuss the topic in public.

Saturday 16 February, 2019

'The future of humanity hangs in the balance': Why the world could not handle a nuclear attack Global Ban This post contains videos

'The future of humanity hangs in the balance': Why the world could not handle a nuclear attack

An expert explains how we could be “headed for a nuclear arms race”.

Two men missing from Tallaght located safe and well

Gardaí thanked the public for their assistance.

Friday 15 February, 2019

Former trainee priest suing Irish Independent

The man previously launched legal action against other newspapers including the Irish Times.