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Dublin: 6 °C Sunday 8 December, 2019

Yesterday’s News


Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Oughterard Direct Provision centre operator feared arson attack after men allegedly breached property

Plans for the centre were abandoned after weeks of protests by locals.

Tuesday 3 December, 2019

A 'bit of a joke' or a 'big idea for the city'? Councillors defend decision to back Dublin's white-water rafting attraction

The €22m project is expected to take 18 months to complete and development is expected to get under way next year.

Beef Market Taskforce set to hold first meeting

The Taskforce was agreed to by beef farmers and organisations in October after weeks of protests.

Sunday 1 December, 2019

Archbishop of Cashel renews appeal for missing head of church statue

The head of the marble statue of Archbisop Patrick Leahy was removed and stolen on the night of 27 June.

Lisa Smith arrested on suspicion of terrorist offences after returning to Ireland

She arrived at Dublin Airport shortly before 10.30am.

Have you seen Sebastiana? Gardaí seek help finding missing Dublin teenager

Sebastiana Paun was last seen as approximately 9am on Saturday when she left her family home in Coolock.

Poll: When are you putting up your Christmas tree? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: When are you putting up your Christmas tree?

Sure it’s December 1st today.


The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s all the news you need to know as you start your Sunday.

Man (20s) hospitalised after shooting incident on Dublin's northside

The man was taken to the Mater Hospital and his injuries are believed to be non-life threatening.

Archbishop of Dublin horrified at ‘new language of racism’ in Ireland

Dr Diarmuid Martin made his remarks during a sermon to mark the beginning of Advent.

Saturday 30 November, 2019

Gardaí appeal for information after man shot several times in Cork

The incident took place in Ballyvolane at around 7.40pm yesterday.

Poll: When is it okay for radio stations to start playing Christmas songs? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: When is it okay for radio stations to start playing Christmas songs?

Would you hit the radio off if your local station started blasting out the festive classics tomorrow morning?

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s all the news you need to know as you start your weekend.

Man (40s) dies after crash in Limerick

The collision occurred on the slip road at junction 30, Rossbrien on the M7 motorway.


More than 120 horses have died this year on Ireland's racecourses

Minister Michael Creed has said the figure is consistent with other major racing jurisdictions.

Friday 29 November, 2019

Poll: Will you watch the Late Late Toy Show? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you watch the Late Late Toy Show?

The festive season begins tonight with one of the TV events of the year.

Niall McGarry steps down from Irish role at Maximum Media

McGarry, who launched in 2010, will now be involved in the UK operations.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here’s all the news you need to know as you start your day.

Turnout is 'diabolically' low in by-elections as polls close

Forty-three candidates are on the ballot papers across the four constituencies.

Sunday 24 November, 2019

Explainer: Why a row over the annual budget could see Dublin councillors replaced by a 'city commissioner'

Dublin Councillors deferred a Budget vote on Monday to allow for further discussion with the Government.

Saturday 23 November, 2019

'This is a battle over the future of public housing': Councillors set for showdown over O'Devaney Gardens

Bartra has been contracted to build 768 houses and apartments on the site.

Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Spot flooding expected as Orange and Yellow rain warnings issued by Met Éireann

The warning is valid from 3pm today until 6pm tomorrow.

'Sheep-shearing and horse racing': Photography exhibition offers insight into the Ireland of yesteryear

'Sheep-shearing and horse racing': Photography exhibition offers insight into the Ireland of yesteryear

The exhibition open at the National Museum of Ireland tonight.

'I knew there was a fight in them': Woman at centre of narcolepsy case shocked at ‘adversarial’ proceedings

Aoife Bennett (26) settled her case in the High Court with no admission of liability for an undisclosed sum yesterday.

Thursday 14 November, 2019

'Swing-gate' TD Maria Bailey removed from Fine Gael general election ticket

The Dún Laoghaire TD was deselected following a meeting of the party executive.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Here’s what made headlines today…

'Unworkable' and 'unduly rigid' High Court finding on citizenship application overturned

Last May’s High Court decision caused controversy and massive uncertainty.

Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Gardaí investigating seven targeted attacks on sex workers

Gardaí said the motive for the attacks appears to be monetary gain and that violence has been used.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Here’s what made headlines today…

'He's a guy who's a fabulist': Clinton slams Trump and warns of attempts to undermine democracy

Clinton has yet to be drawn on whether she will run for President again.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

'There's no such thing as the Grafton Quarter': Councillors hit out at this year's Christmas lights

Attempts to re-name or re-brand parts of Dublin City have come in for criticism in recent years.

Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Tánaiste: 'Irish military sent to Turkey in supportive role, not to extract Lisa Smith'

It was revealed yesterday that Smith is due to be repatriated to Ireland.

'Focused review’ into TD attendance announced following recent controversies

The review should be completed by January.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Protesters gather inside Roscommon house at centre of eviction row

A court ruled in October that KBC Bank was entitled to an injunction forcing the occupants to vacate the property.

Monday 11 November, 2019

'It's absolutely shocking': Young dog with severe injuries found chained to gate

The animal was found in a critical condition by ISPCA staff.

It costs over €17,000 per year to run a house - just under half the average wage

People who took out a 90% mortgage this year are likely to pay out €11,000 per year.

Saturday 9 November, 2019

How O'Devaney Gardens went from 100% public housing to a 'less than perfect' redevelopment

On Monday, councillors voted to push forward with the redevelopment of the site on Dublin’s northside.

Friday 8 November, 2019

Man (20s) arrested and charged with burglary and theft offences in Co Limerick

He is due to appear in court tomorrow morning.

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