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Yesterday’s News


Yesterday’s News

How many food businesses received closure orders last month? It's the week in numbers

Plus: The number of slimming tea and coffee products that the FSAI has recalled.


Friday 15 February, 2019

'You murdered my father, so I'm going to kill you': Man jailed for 20 years for attempting to kill GP with crossbow

Mark Waterfall shot the doctor at close range but managed not to fatally injure him.

'We love you Mammy': Jedward pay tribute as their mother passes away

Susanna Grimes had been battling cancer for a number of years.

Wednesday 13 February, 2019

Fianna Fáil's McGuinness claims he was 'indirectly' asked to 'go independent' after clash with Cowen

McGuinness claims Cowen called him and others out for speaking in a personal capacity during interviews.

Legality of collecting DNA samples from Tuam survivors to be examined

The first excavations at the site of the former Tuam mother and baby home was expected to start in the latter half of 2019.

Gardaí seize €500,000 worth of counterfeit Adidas, Hugo Boss and Calvin Klein clothing

Gardaí found the clothing during the search of a house on Bridge Street, Ardee.

Monday 11 February, 2019

Irish businesses urge Taoiseach for longer VAT deferral on UK imports post-Brexit

Over half of Irish importers source 75% or more of their imports from the UK.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Nurses’ strike ends, a statue of Oliver Cromwell and Michael D Higgins in Birmingham had everyone talking today.

Man (32) injured in weekend assault in Kerry dies in hospital

The 32-year-old man was pronounced dead at Cork University Hospital earlier today.

'Veganuary' influenced what we put in our shopping baskets last month

Sales of plant-based milks were 40% higher than in January 2018.


'We can’t leave him out there on his own': Family of missing Sala pilot tries to revive search efforts

Ibbotson was flying Emiliano Sala from Nantes to the UK when their plane crashed in the English Channel last month.

Saturday 9 February, 2019

What is the Taoiseach's surprising metabolic age? It's the week in numbers

Plus: The average number of listeners Morning Ireland gets, and the expected rise in salaries due to Brexit.

Youth orchestra for disabled musicians 'major step towards societal change'

The Le Chéile project will develop music groups for young disabled musicians in every province.

Wednesday 6 February, 2019

'Father Ted territory': Harris says he was unaware of the NCH cost implications before last year's Budget

Harris maintained his claim that he was not aware of the project’s rising costs until August 2018.

Coveney announces Ireland’s support for Juan Guaidó as interim president of Venezuela

Seven EU states had given Maduro a Sunday deadline to call presidential elections.

Monday 4 February, 2019

Delivery of new National Children's Hospital 'at the point of no return', Harris says

Minister for Finance Donohoe, told Morning Ireland that the escalating costs of the children’s hospital should have been known earlier.

'It feels as if God scored an own goal': Priest who died in accident at Laois parochial house laid to rest

The 52-year-old priest died last week in what the Church described as a “freak accident”.

Crocodiles spotted in suburban streets after 'once-in-a-century floods' hit Australia

Police confirmed that crocodiles have been reported in flood waters in parts of Townsville.

May's cabinet to discuss alternative arrangements to backstop with Eurosceptic MPs

Downing Street said it had established “an Alternative Arrangements Working Group” to mull the backstop issue starting today.

Thursday 31 January, 2019

Amnesty Ireland calls for US to 'follow its own laws' as crisis unfolds at Mexico border

The US launched an effort to make asylum seekers wait in Mexico while their cases wind through US immigration courts.

First trial shows e-cigarettes are more effective than nicotine patches and gum for quitters

Currently, 10% of Irish ex-smokers use e-cigarettes.

Tuesday 29 January, 2019

Brexit could result in thousands more deaths from heart disease and stroke, scientists say

It comes a day after bosses at supermarkets wrote to MPs urging them to avoid a no-deal Brexit.

Over 12,000 mortgages worth €2.6 billion drawn down in the last three months

12,112 mortgages worth €2.6 billion were drawn down during the fourth quarter of 2018.

Saturday 26 January, 2019

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Drop in support for both Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil

Meanwhile Independents and Solidarity-People Before Profit have made slight gains.

How much waste was dumped in the Wicklow and Dublin mountains after Christmas? It's the week in numbers

Plus: The litres of alcohol seized by Revenue officers at Dublin Port.

'We never want to see a border': Protesters warn against a hard border Brexit with mock checkpoint

The Taoiseach said yesterday that if Brexit goes wrong soldiers may return to the border.

Gardaí appeal for help to find Jake Bagnell missing from Mayo

The 13-year-old has been missing since 9.30am on Friday 25 January.

Man arrested after gardaí catch him driving at 200km/h in 100km/h zone

He was arrested at the scene for dangerous driving and charged for court.

'Now is the time for unity': Mary Lou McDonald calls on Government to set up unity forum

She said that the Irish Government must not turn away from the “inevitable”.

Remains found on Donegal beach confirmed to be missing 72-year-old woman

Foul play is not suspected in the case.

Here's what's happening in Dublin and Cork for Chinese New Year Year Of The Pig This post contains videos

Here's what's happening in Dublin and Cork for Chinese New Year

2019 is the year of the pig which symbolises wealth.

Wednesday 23 January, 2019

DCU researchers help solve cosmic riddle on the birth of massive black holes in the early universe

When galaxies assemble extremely rapidly, and sometimes violently, it can lead to the formation of a massive black hole.

Fire services extinguish blaze after bus catches fire on the Navan Road in Dublin

There are currently two fire engines from Phisborough fire station on the scene.

Cast of Derry Girls to be immortalised with mural in Derry City

Erin, Orla, Clare, Michelle and James will be painted on the side of Badgers Bar in Derry City.

Four people arrested on suspicion of financing terrorist activities released without charge

A file will now be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Monday 21 January, 2019

'Help us bring Deirdre home': Father of Deirdre Jacob hopeful people will come forward

Michael Jacob said that the family still have hope that there is one person out there who knows what happened.

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