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Friday 6 December, 2019

Digger used to steal two ATMs at supermarket in Antrim
# Atm Robbery
# Atm Robbery

Digger used to steal two ATMs at supermarket in Antrim

Dec 6th 2019, 3:43 PM 10,555 Views 8 Comments

The cash machines were ripped recovered by PSNI officers, but the digger was found on fire.

Storm alert: Gusts of up to 130km expected in west as Status Orange warning issued
# Storm Atiyah
# Storm Atiyah

Storm alert: Gusts of up to 130km expected in west as Status Orange warning issued

Dec 6th 2019, 11:33 AM 82,413 Views 37 Comments

Met Éireann issued the alert this morning.

Man arrested after €45k worth of drugs, gold bars and alcohol found in Dublin
# Drugs
# Drugs

Man arrested after €45k worth of drugs, gold bars and alcohol found in Dublin

Dec 6th 2019, 7:16 AM 26,874 Views 13 Comments

The seizure took place after a residence was searched in Inchicore yesterday.

Thursday 5 December, 2019

Lobbyists big winners as government revises bingo bill after protests
# Bingo
# Bingo

Lobbyists big winners as government revises bingo bill after protests

Dec 5th 2019, 11:19 AM 11,768 Views 18 Comments

It comes after a protest at the Dáil on Tuesday.

Vicky Phelan backs Lorraine Walsh's decision to quit CervicalCheck committee
# Cervical Check
# Cervical Check

Vicky Phelan backs Lorraine Walsh's decision to quit CervicalCheck committee

Dec 5th 2019, 9:29 AM 15,271 Views 11 Comments

“I share Lorraine’s concerns about the RCOG review process,” Phelan said.

Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Brendan Grace, Mrs Brown and 8 Harry Potters: A look at RTÉ and Virgin Media's Christmas schedules
# Christmas Telly
# Christmas Telly

Brendan Grace, Mrs Brown and 8 Harry Potters: A look at RTÉ and Virgin Media's Christmas schedules

Dec 4th 2019, 10:33 PM 22,805 Views 32 Comments

You can watch all eight Harry Potter films on Virgin Media this Christmas.

Man, 45, arrested after €112k worth of cocaine and cannabis seized in Dublin
# Drugs Seizure
# Drugs Seizure

Man, 45, arrested after €112k worth of cocaine and cannabis seized in Dublin

Dec 4th 2019, 1:32 PM 20,976 Views 4 Comments

The seizure took place yesterday after a search was conducted at a house in Finglas, Dublin 11.

Missing persons posters to appear on Deliveroo bags to help raise awareness
# Missing People
# Missing People

Missing persons posters to appear on Deliveroo bags to help raise awareness

Dec 4th 2019, 1:31 PM 7,819 Views 12 Comments

The riders will be turned into roving missing persons adverts.

US Congress votes unanimously to renew support for Good Friday Agreement
# Good Friday Agrrement
# Good Friday Agrrement

US Congress votes unanimously to renew support for Good Friday Agreement

Dec 4th 2019, 10:47 AM 15,272 Views 24 Comments

It called for strict adherence to the Good Friday Agreement during Brexit negotiations “to ensure a lasting peace in Northern Ireland”.

Michael Lowry says 'slanderous, vicious, malicious, vindictive, false allegations' were made in Dáil about his tax affairs
# Michael Lowry
# Michael Lowry

Michael Lowry says 'slanderous, vicious, malicious, vindictive, false allegations' were made in Dáil about his tax affairs

Dec 4th 2019, 9:05 AM 32,235 Views 0 Comments

The Independent TD called on Paul Murphy TD to withdraw his comments.

Tuesday 3 December, 2019

'Hands off our balls': Bingo players protest Dail over changes to winnings
# Bingo
# Bingo

'Hands off our balls': Bingo players protest Dail over changes to winnings

Dec 3rd 2019, 2:55 PM 19,629 Views 30 Comments

Around 50 bingo players were bussed to the Dáil this morning to protest a bill that they say could see their winnings cut in half.

How are Ireland's 15-year-olds doing in school compared with the rest of the world?
# Education
# Education

How are Ireland's 15-year-olds doing in school compared with the rest of the world?

Dec 3rd 2019, 1:13 PM 28,821 Views 16 Comments

Ireland’s students among top performers in reading, science and maths, but are more dissatisfied with their lives.

Sunday 15 September, 2013

Road frontage, farmer’s tans and flat caps: It’s the 2014 Irish Farmer Calendar
# Agri Porn
From The Daily Edge
# Agri Porn

Road frontage, farmer’s tans and flat caps: It’s the 2014 Irish Farmer Calendar

Sep 15th 2013, 9:45 AM 37,763 Views 50 Comments

Filled with 100% Irish beef, it features real-life farmers from across the country.

Thursday 12 September, 2013

An Post's newest stamps honours 'selfless service' of Irish Defence Forces
# An Post
# An Post

An Post's newest stamps honours 'selfless service' of Irish Defence Forces

Sep 12th 2013, 7:45 AM 7,210 Views 128 Comments

The four stamps depicts the four branches of the force: Army, Navy, Air Corps and Reserve Defence Force.

Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Serious criminals will have DNA logged on international database
# DNA Database
# DNA Database

Serious criminals will have DNA logged on international database

Sep 11th 2013, 10:45 PM 6,037 Views 44 Comments

The Minister for Justice published the Criminal Justice (Forensic Evidence and DNA Database System) Bill 2013 today that will force criminals to give DNA samples.

Ever fancied owning a hotel with pool and 188 bedrooms? Look no further
# Killarney
# Killarney

Ever fancied owning a hotel with pool and 188 bedrooms? Look no further

Sep 11th 2013, 2:26 PM 23,260 Views 32 Comments

The Quality Hotel & Suites, Killarney is up for sale for €3 million.

Luck of the Irish: Another EuroMillions winner but they have yet to claim prize
# Winning
# Winning

Luck of the Irish: Another EuroMillions winner but they have yet to claim prize

Sep 11th 2013, 10:05 AM 22,463 Views 51 Comments

They scooped a whopping €12,801,474. Not bad. Not bad at all.

Five arrested in Dublin/Wicklow for 'unlawful organisation' membership
# Dissident Republicans
# Dissident Republicans

Five arrested in Dublin/Wicklow for 'unlawful organisation' membership

Sep 11th 2013, 9:13 AM 6,929 Views 21 Comments

Gardaí from Special Detective Unit arrested the men in the early hours of this morning.

Tuesday 10 September, 2013

PIP apologises for comments about ‘bigger houses’ for professionals
# Insolvency
# Insolvency

PIP apologises for comments about ‘bigger houses’ for professionals

Sep 10th 2013, 8:52 PM 24,021 Views 142 Comments

Jim Stafford issued a statement saying that he did not intend to ‘create a distinction between so called professional classes and PAYE workers’.

After six weeks on the rocks, Tall Ship Astrid towed to Kinsale Harbour
# Astrid
# Astrid

After six weeks on the rocks, Tall Ship Astrid towed to Kinsale Harbour

Sep 10th 2013, 12:31 PM 8,816 Views 12 Comments

The vessel ran aground on July 24 but all 30 people on board were rescued safely.

Colm Tóibín the only Irish novelist to make Man Booker Prize shortlist
# Shortlist
# Shortlist

Colm Tóibín the only Irish novelist to make Man Booker Prize shortlist

Sep 10th 2013, 11:27 AM 4,060 Views 21 Comments

Out of a possible three Irish novelists, Tóbín was the only one to make the Man Booker Prize shortlist this year.

Monday 9 September, 2013

Mercedes-Bent: Stranded at the gates of Leinster House
# Plinth Of Shame
# Plinth Of Shame

Mercedes-Bent: Stranded at the gates of Leinster House

Sep 9th 2013, 10:32 PM 48,855 Views 74 Comments

At least Mary Mitchell O’Connor won’t feel so alone now.

Strike averted at four Marks & Spencer stores
# Mandate
# Mandate

Strike averted at four Marks & Spencer stores

Sep 9th 2013, 4:59 PM 7,862 Views 11 Comments

Under the agreement staff will be able to apply for redeployment at nearby stores.

Boil all imported frozen berries, they could contain hepatitis A - FSAI
# Berry Dodgy
# Berry Dodgy

Boil all imported frozen berries, they could contain hepatitis A - FSAI

Sep 9th 2013, 1:05 PM 20,685 Views 36 Comments

So far in Ireland, there have been 15 primary cases of hepatitis A linked to the consumption of the frozen fruit.

M50 southbound reopens following motorcycle collision
# Dublin
# Dublin

M50 southbound reopens following motorcycle collision

Sep 9th 2013, 12:10 PM 23,836 Views 25 Comments

No one is believed to have been seriously injured in the accident.

118 new classes to open for children with special needs
# Back To School
# Back To School

118 new classes to open for children with special needs

Sep 9th 2013, 10:08 AM 6,239 Views 37 Comments

The classes will be based in 113 mainstream primary and post primary schools.

Rise in Bord Gáis Energy Index for second consecutive month blamed on Syria
# Syria
# Syria

Rise in Bord Gáis Energy Index for second consecutive month blamed on Syria

Sep 9th 2013, 9:25 AM 3,893 Views 37 Comments

The Energy Index increased by four per cent in August as oil and gas prices rose.

Sunday 8 September, 2013

Cats, dragonflies and glaring teddies: 12 more weird pictures sent by our readers
# Thanks Guys
# Thanks Guys

Cats, dragonflies and glaring teddies: 12 more weird pictures sent by our readers

Sep 8th 2013, 11:30 AM 13,346 Views 7 Comments

Sometimes we are sent really useful news tips and pictures, other times we are sent really weird crap like this.

Kathleen Lynch on 'not thinking like Labour', next coalition partner and James Reilly
# Labour Party
# Labour Party

Kathleen Lynch on 'not thinking like Labour', next coalition partner and James Reilly

Sep 8th 2013, 7:45 AM 5,587 Views 25 Comments

The Minister of State admitted she doesn’t think like other Labour Party members.

Saturday 7 September, 2013

Suicides in Ireland are not "out of hand" - Minister Lynch
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Suicides in Ireland are not "out of hand" - Minister Lynch

Sep 7th 2013, 7:46 AM 7,269 Views 71 Comments

The junior minister also disagreed with the Limerick coroner who said recording the level of suicides “doesn’t serve anyone”.

Friday 6 September, 2013

Enda Kenny was 'really upset' over 'flaming red hair' comment - Lynch
# Sexism
# Sexism

Enda Kenny was 'really upset' over 'flaming red hair' comment - Lynch

Sep 6th 2013, 8:00 PM 19,694 Views 17 Comments

The junior minister said she does not believe Leinster House is a sexist place to work.

FF Senator opens Dáil's Private Members’ Bar replica in Co Roscommon
# Irony
# Irony

FF Senator opens Dáil's Private Members’ Bar replica in Co Roscommon

Sep 6th 2013, 12:41 PM 8,642 Views 31 Comments

Terry Leyden said former boss Charlie Haughey “would be there in spirit” while Mary O’Rourke would be there in person.

More money goes missing from a garda station
# Athy
# Athy

More money goes missing from a garda station

Sep 6th 2013, 10:42 AM 15,959 Views 90 Comments

The undisclosed sum of money has been reported missing from Athy Garda Station, Co Kildare.

HMV reopens its first store on Henry St, Dublin today
# Good News
# Good News

HMV reopens its first store on Henry St, Dublin today

Sep 6th 2013, 8:35 AM 9,527 Views 44 Comments

The three other HMV stores will open their doors on Thursday, September 12.

Lynch: Labour wants €2bn worth of budget cuts instead of proposed €3.1bn
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

Lynch: Labour wants €2bn worth of budget cuts instead of proposed €3.1bn

Sep 6th 2013, 6:50 AM 4,167 Views 29 Comments

Minister for State Kathleen Lynch said she has yet to discuss this with coalition partners Fine Gael.

Thursday 5 September, 2013

Irish Times incorrect abortion story ‘appalling and scandalous’ – Minister Lynch
# Paper Of Record
# Paper Of Record

Irish Times incorrect abortion story ‘appalling and scandalous’ – Minister Lynch

Sep 5th 2013, 10:59 PM 14,836 Views 33 Comments

“There are certain things that we don’t have a right to know and this was one of them,” said Minister of State Kathleen Lynch.

Three charged with attempted murder after man found naked and beaten in bin
# Ballymena
# Ballymena

Three charged with attempted murder after man found naked and beaten in bin

Sep 5th 2013, 8:30 AM 7,041 Views 0 Comments

Those charged are two 26-year-old men and a 20-year-old woman. Another person has been released on police bail pending further inquiries.

Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Cavan nanny's lawyer says evidence is tainted and wants case dropped
# Aisling Brady McCarthy
# Aisling Brady McCarthy

Cavan nanny's lawyer says evidence is tainted and wants case dropped

Sep 4th 2013, 5:03 PM 14,377 Views 0 Comments

Aisling Brady McCarthy’s lawyer said prosecutors “knowingly presented false and deceptive evidence to the grand jury”.

Four arrested after man found beaten and naked in a wheelie bin
# Ballymena
# Ballymena

Four arrested after man found beaten and naked in a wheelie bin

Sep 4th 2013, 4:02 PM 31,360 Views 34 Comments

A person out walking a dog found the man and called an ambulance and police.

Cannabis factory worth €118k shut down in east Belfast
# Drugs Find
# Drugs Find

Cannabis factory worth €118k shut down in east Belfast

Sep 4th 2013, 3:22 PM 4,165 Views 33 Comments

“This find, will undoubtedly assist in disrupting supply,” a member of the PSNI said.

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