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Dublin: 8 °C Tuesday 13 November, 2018

Yesterday’s News

'A cause for huge concern': Rents now 30% higher than Celtic Tiger peak

The report found that rents nationwide have risen by 11.3% in the last year.

Sunday 11 November, 2018

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Discovery of 'suspicious device' sparks evacuation in Drogheda

A suspicious device was found near a parked car this afternoon.

Commemorations in Ireland and abroad mark centenary of the end of World War I

The First World War officially ended at 11am on 11 November 1918.

'Serious blockages in planning' due to staff shortages at An Bord Pleanála

According to its latest report, the body’s workload has grown by 19% year on year since 2016.

Saturday 10 November, 2018

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Here’s what made the headlines.

Concerns raised about proposed referendum to reduce whiplash payouts

New figures revealed that the average award in a whiplash case is over €20,000.

How much money has been set aside for desserts in the Dáil? It's the week in numbers

Plus: The number of food businesses that were issued with closure orders last month.

1,400 litres of wine, 76 litres of spirits and 7,780 cigarettes seized at Dublin Port

Officers made the discovery when they stopped and searched a foreign registered bus and a van.


Thursday 8 November, 2018

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

Wednesday 7 November, 2018

Gardaí seek help to trace missing 15-year-old who was last seen in Dublin city centre

Zi Cheng Zheng was last seen at Granby Place, Dublin 1 on 5 November.

JK Rowling sues her former personal assistant over alleged unauthorised shopping sprees

The former assistant has denied the claims made by Rowling.

Some Tyrrelstown students will be back in class tomorrow, while parents say building still not suitable

St Lukes National School remains closed after structural defects were discovered last month.

Laois teenager missing for two weeks found safe and well

Thomas Doyle Molloy (17) was located in Co Wexford.


The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Tuesday 6 November, 2018

Police issue fresh appeal for information on murder of missing Belfast woman

Saoirse Smyth (28) was last seen on 11 April 2017.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

US midterm elections, ‘Rough sleeper’ found dead on Dublin street, Fine Gael MEP to leave politics for banking – your evening news round up.

Woman (70s) dies after being hit by truck in Dundalk

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Sunday 4 November, 2018

Enda Kenny's grandfather, a Dutch plane full of diamonds: Illustrating the lesser-known histories of Irish lighthouses

Roger O’Reilly’s book of illustrations looks at the hidden history of Ireland’s lighthouses.

Quiz: Is this animal extinct yet?

There has been a 60% decline in the world’s animal population over the last 40 years.

Thousand-year-old handbell with link to Saint Patrick goes on display in Ulster Museum

The bell dating back to the 9th or 10th Century was discovered in Co Tyrone.

Saturday 3 November, 2018

How many calls did Dublin Fire Brigade receive on Halloween? It's the week in numbers

Plus: The total amount of money raised from the Liam Miller tribute match.

Friday 2 November, 2018

'We haven't crowned ourselves in glory': Apology to 5,000 people still waiting on Illness Benefit

People began to complain of delays in Illness Benefit payments back in August.

Thursday 1 November, 2018

Gardaí seek help to trace Emma Keating missing from Navan

Emma Keating was reported missing to gardaí in Navan earlier today by family members.

Mary Robinson appointed as chair of The Elders

Robinson is following in the footsteps of Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Kofi Annan.

Leaving Cert appeals process shortened by three weeks following Rebecca Carter case

Carter won a High Court judicial review case to have her amended results considered by the State Examinations Commission.

Staff at Direct Provision centre to be retrained after a mother was refused food for her sick child

The contractor said it will also ensure that tea, coffee and snacks are available on a 24/7 basis.


The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Saturday 27 October, 2018

What percentage of votes do candidates need to get their campaign money back? It's the week in numbers

Plus: The estimated cost of the world’s longest sea bridge.

Police appeal for witnesses after explosive device found in garden in Belfast

Police received reports yesterday that a “suspicious object” had been discovered in St James Mews.

'I wish him success in the years ahead': Seán Gallagher congratulates Higgins on predicted re-election

Gallagher comments come after exit polls predicted he received just 7% of votes.

No plans for the October bank holiday? Here's what's on over the long weekend

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

Friday 26 October, 2018

A lump was placed on Molly Malone's breast to see if anyone would notice Alive Alive Oh! This post contains videos

A lump was placed on Molly Malone's breast to see if anyone would notice

The stunt was part of a new campaign, Take Notice, for Breast Cancer Awareness month.

Businessman falsely used names of U2 stars to steal six-figures sums from UK health board

Mark Evill’s company received almost £708,000 from the UK Health Board.

AIB CEO Bernard Byrne to resign next year

Byrne will remain as CEO of AIB Group into 2019 while the board appoints his successor.

Thursday 25 October, 2018

Westlife announce second Croke Park date after first gig sells out in minutes

Nicky Byrne, Mark Feehily, Shane Filan and Cian Egan will end their comeback tour at Croke Park on 5 and 6 July 2019

World War I memorial in Clare vandalised by 'spineless coward'

The memorial which came about after a number of years of fundraising is worth about €70,000.

Wednesday 24 October, 2018

Woman (17) who went missing from Dublin found safe and well

Jasmine Scally was last seen on 21 October on Eden Quay in Dublin city.

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