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Dublin: 5 °C Friday 13 December, 2019

Yesterday’s News


Yesterday’s News

Ireland's only children's pain consultant to step down due to clinic's lack of funding

Children and their families living with chronic pain and its wider impacts are now facing uncertainty about the future of their care.

Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Adopted people will not get automatic access to birth records over parent's right to privacy

Minister Zappone said she was “personally deeply disappointed” that a consensus could not be reached on the issue.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Here’s what made the headlines today…

Gardaí out in force as over 300 suspected drink drivers arrested since start of Christmas safety campaign

Almost 40 motorists were detected driving under the influence of drugs since 29 November.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…


Two Irish men charged with conspiracy to import guns and drugs in UK

A third man, who was also arrested, remains in custody for questioning.

Tuesday 10 December, 2019

Man arrested on suspicion of attempting to obtain passport for organised crime gang

He is currently detained at Mountjoy Garda Station.

Woman (80s) dies in early morning house fire in Co Wexford

Emergency services attended the scene shortly before 7am this morning.

Dublin is more expensive to live in than both London and Vienna

Despite falling in world rankings, Dublin remains one of the most expensive European cities to live in.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Monday 9 December, 2019

Shane Ross: 'We don't trust the FAI, we don't trust them with the money... it's a basket case' FAI

Shane Ross: 'We don't trust the FAI, we don't trust them with the money... it's a basket case'

The Sports Minister won’t be appearing before Wednesday’s emergency Oireachtas meeting.

The government has bought an airport in Connemara for €2.5 million

Aerfort Na Minna is 28 kilometres west of Galway City.

Body and Soul part ways with Electric Picnic after 16 years

Tickets for next year’s festival sold out this afternoon.

Siptu and Unite members in Virgin Media vote to take industrial action

Virgin Media said it has not received any notification from the unions.

Saturday 7 December, 2019

How much more do renters pay to live near Dart or Luas stops? It's the week in numbers

Plus: The number of people who tuned in to watch the Late Late Toy Show.

Friday 6 December, 2019

Farmers' group calls 5c increase in beef prices 'a derisory offer' as blockades go on

ABP Food Group made the announcement this afternoon, labelling protests as “needless and irresponsible”.

Justice Minister orders urgent report into 'disturbing case' of homeless man in Mountjoy

The man has been on remand in prison for over a year.

Farmers begin 12-hour blockade of major Lidl distribution centre in Cork

Farmers are blocking the entrance and exit at the site.

Saturday 30 November, 2019

What's the average annual disposable income for Irish households? It's the week in numbers

Plus: The percentage of people who would like to see an Irish unity referendum take place in the next five years.

Feeling festive? Here are 7 Christmas-themed events happening across the weekend

A quick round-up of the weekend’s best events.

Friday 29 November, 2019

Tusla defers deadline for crèches to submit fire risk assessments

Some childcare providers were finding it “particularly challenging” to carry out fire risk assessments.

Teenager missing from Drogheda found safe and well

Gardaí thanked the public for their assistance in the matter.

Thursday 28 November, 2019

The average household disposable income is now €51,458, according to the CSO

Society of St Vincent de Paul welcomed the fall in consistent poverty but said the downward trend will be reversed due to the failure of budget 2020.

Europe-wide climate emergency declared by EU Parliament

The resolution was adopted with 429 votes to 225.

Man (30s) arrested after threatening staff with hammer during Meath robbery

He is due to appear before Trim District Court this morning.

Poll: Will you be shopping this Black Friday? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you be shopping this Black Friday?

The day of slashed prices takes place this year on 29 November.


The 9 at 9: Thursday

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

Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Martin asked if he is on the side of homeless children or the side of Murphy as motion of no confidence is tabled

Murphy has come under pressure for a number of issues, most notably the significant number of homeless people in Ireland.

Poll: Do you support the farmers' protest this week? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support the farmers' protest this week?

It’s expected that the protests will continue throughout this morning and into the afternoon.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

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

Saturday 23 November, 2019

Quiz: How well do you know Irish winters?


How many people said they would now pay water charges? It's the week in numbers

Plus: The rent rise that some pensioners living in south Dublin council houses will be hit with next year.

Friday 22 November, 2019

Have you seen William? Appeal for 50-year-old missing from Limerick since Monday

Gardaí believe William is travelling in a white 2009 Dublin registered Fiat Scudo van.

Gardaí investigating death of man in Kerry 'anxious' for witnesses to come forward

The 55-year-old’s body was discovered by gardaí at a house Killarney on Wednesday.

Man who provides round-the-clock care for his wife named Carer of the Year

Marcin Filak cares for his wife Ola and their two children.

'I want a trial': Trump says Democrats have 'absolutely nothing' on him

Two weeks of public hearings have included notable testimony on the US president’s dealings with Ukraine.

'Illegal colonial occupant': UK criticised for ignoring UN deadline to return territory to Mauritius

Britain separated the Chagos Islands from its colony Mauritius more than 50 years ago.

Thursday 21 November, 2019

Christmas bonus will be paid out to 1.2 million social welfare recipients at start of December

The cost of the Christmas bonus this year will be €279.4 million.

Ken Starr, who led impeachment against Clinton, says yesterday was 'bombshell day' for Trump

The US ambassador to the EU said yesterday he worked with Ukraine at the “express direction” of Donald Trump.

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