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Yesterday’s News


Friday 6 December, 2019

Digger used to steal two ATMs at supermarket in Antrim

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

Met Éireann issued the alert this morning.

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

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

It comes after a protest at the Dáil on Tuesday.


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

“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

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

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

The riders will be turned into roving missing persons adverts.

US Congress votes unanimously to renew support for Good Friday Agreement

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

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

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?

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

Sunday 15 September, 2013

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

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

Thursday 12 September, 2013

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Strike averted at four Marks & Spencer stores

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

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

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

118 new classes to open for children with special needs

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

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

Sunday 8 September, 2013

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 Exclusive

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

“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

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’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

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

Cannabis factory worth €118k shut down in east Belfast

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

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