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Yesterday’s News


Thursday 15 August, 2013

Sawn-off shotgun and ammunition found stashed in Offaly graveyard

An examination of the scene is ongoing and no arrests have been made so far.

Meet the olinguito: New mammal species wrongly identified for 100 years

It is the first New World carnivore to be identified in 35 years.

EC Commission to investigate junior doctors' long working hours

The IMO says it plans to outline “the HSE’s ongoing failure to comply with the European Working Time Directive” when it meets the Commission.

Cyclist in her 20s killed after being hit by truck in Blackrock

The accident happened on the Frascati Road at Carysfort Avenue.


High Court judge Mr Justice Kevin Feeney dies suddenly aged 61

He passed away while on holiday in Ballycotton, Co Cork.

Pics: Remembering the Omagh bomb that killed 29 people 15 years ago today 15th Anniversary This post contains images

Pics: Remembering the Omagh bomb that killed 29 people 15 years ago today

The Real IRA planted the bomb in a parked car on Market Street in 1998.

278 newborn babies' blood group identified incorrectly due to label error

It was also revealed that 30 mothers may have required anti-D but did not get it.

Wednesday 14 August, 2013

Victim, 16, tells her followers about her kidnap and family's murder

Hannah Anderson went online barely 48 hours after her rescue last Saturday following a manhunt across the United States.

Visitors warned to stay away from Mayo General Hospital

There has been a rise in the number of people with the virus in the community over the past number of weeks.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

In pics: The guy that got 9 A1s and other Leaving Cert students' results The Big LC This post contains images

In pics: The guy that got 9 A1s and other Leaving Cert students' results

Mark Berney from Gorey Community College, County Wexford got 9 A1s.

Médecins Sans Frontières closes centres in Somalia after attacks on staff

After 22 years of work, MSF blames civilians leaders’ tolerance of these abuses.

Experienced surgeons mean breast cancer patients need less surgery

Women who had their first surgery in a hospital treating a large number of breast cancer patients were less likely to have a second operation.

Tuesday 13 August, 2013

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about John Dundon guilty of murder, Ryanair and how much parents spend on college-going children.

Judge orders baby Messiah's name to be changed as 'there's only one Jesus'

The baby boy’s mother is appealing the judge’s order.

Michaella says she's innocent, optimistic about court and misses home

The 20-year-old Irish woman and her British friend Melissa Reid are due in court court tomorrow.

Attorney General says Dáil recall to debate transplant legislation is 'redundant'

Senator Mark Daly said that “this is the first time in the history of the State the government has published advice from the Attorney General”.

Two men arrested as shotgun and methedrone found in Antrim

The men, both aged 29, are currently assisting detectives at Antrim police station

Monday 12 August, 2013

Seamus Higgins, 22, missing in Ennis, Co Clare

Seamus was last spotted leaving his residence at Dun na hInse on the Lahinch Road in Ennis on Saturday.

Here Is What Happened Today: Monday

Everyone’s talking about Ryanair to sue Channel 4 Dispatches, Aer Arann strike and testicle-eating fish.

Ryanair to sue Channel 4 over Dispatches programme on pilots and safety

A strongly worded statement from Ryanair this evening refuted what they described as “false and defamatory claims”.

Mayor of town where Jill Meagher was murdered visits her family in Drogheda

Meagher had been living in Moreland, Melbourne when she was raped and murdered by 41-year-old Adrian Bayley.

Petition to prevent homeless centre moving next to children's sports club

The Peter McVerry Trust is set to open an emergency homeless centre in the area in place of a safe place for young, homeless people.

Sectarian assault and robbery on two teens in Antrim

The PSNI are appealing for witnesses to the assault that happened on Saturday evening.

Women drivers see the biggest increase in motoring costs

General motor costs, car tax and driving licences all increased over the last 12 months while the price of petrol decreased.

Sunday 11 August, 2013

Here Is What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s talking about Michaella McCollum Connolly, the controversial Republican parade and the 14 people rescued at sea.

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In pics: Controversial Republican parade passes peacefully in Tyrone

A minority of protesters shouted angrily and one demonstrator temporarily broke through a security barrier amid emotional scenes.

Three anglers rescued after boat capsized off Waterford coast

One man managed to swim to shore and the remaining three were recovered by the Tramore RNLI inshore lifeboat crew.

Motorcyclist, 26, dies after collision with Audi car in Co Tyrone

Police in Northern Ireland are appealing for witnesses to the crash.

Man, 28, in serious condition after car hit a ditch in Limerick

A garda spokesperson said the incident happened at around 1.45am at Ballysimon on the main Limerick to Tipperary road.

'Missing' Michaella McCollum Connolly visited by British embassy in Peru

The larger the amount of drugs the longer the sentence in Peru, and if convicted, the women could face up to 25 years in prison.

€60.4 million spent on renting prefabs as classrooms over three years

A prefab costs around €13,500 to rent a year.

Saturday 10 August, 2013

Irish woman missing in Ibiza found and arrested in Peru over drugs find

Michaella McCollum Connolly, 20, from Belfast and a companion were found at Jorge Chavez airport trying to board a flight to Madrid.

Put away the aftersun: scientists may have found an end to sunburn pain

The sore, red and sometimes itchy skin that we get from too many rays is caused by a molecule called TRPV4, blocking it will block pain.

Poll: Will you tune into Seán O'Rourke on RTÉ or Pat Kenny on Newstalk? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you tune into Seán O'Rourke on RTÉ or Pat Kenny on Newstalk?

Seán O’Rourke will take over Pat Kenny’s mid-morning current affairs show.

Sean O'Rourke replaces Pat Kenny and Claire Byrne joins Morning Ireland

The change comes following Kenny’s shock announcement that he was leaving the state broadcaster after 41 years to join Newstalk.

In pics: 26 PSNI officers injured in violent clashes in Belfast city Riots This post contains images

In pics: 26 PSNI officers injured in violent clashes in Belfast city

The disorder began when police attempted to block part of the route for the Anti-Internment League parade.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

Elderly man killed when his car and a truck collided in Monaghan

The crash happened at Mount Lodge Demesne on the main Rockcorry to Shercock Road at around 5pm yesterday evening.

Friday 9 August, 2013

Investigation launched after Eircom worker injured in Dublin fall

The incident happened off Baggot Street on Rogers Lane at around 10.30am.