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Dublin: 7 °C Monday 16 September, 2019

Yesterday’s News


Saturday 14 September, 2019

One man still in custody after gardaí seize drugs, guns and cash in Dublin

One of the men arrested was released without charge today.

Friday 13 September, 2019

38-year-old man charged with attempted murder of police officer in Belfast

The man appeared in Belfast Magistrates Court this afternoon.

David Cameron: Second Brexit referendum 'can't be ruled out'

In an interview with The Times, the former PM said he thinks about 2016′s referendum result “every day” .

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Here’s what made the headlines ahead of the weekend.

Bus Éireann steps up security at Busáras after recent attacks on drivers

The measures come after drivers threatened to stop operating services after 8pm on Monday 16 September.

Thursday 12 September, 2019

Remains of man missing for 22 years found after Google Maps reveals location of sunken car

William Moldt went missing in 1997 at the age of 40.

Aldi says beef dispute causing availability issues with produce

The issue comes amid stalled talks between the Department of Agriculture and farming organisations.

Justice Minister Flanagan 'very disappointed' over comments made at Galway direct provision centre meeting

Locals expressed their frustration at a meeting in Oughterard yesterday evening.

'There's an absence of information': Calls for clarity after 700 people attend meeting about Galway direct provision centre

Locals are concerned about what it would mean for the town if the building accommodates asylum seekers.

Wednesday 11 September, 2019

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Here’s what made headlines today.

British government warns of Channel delays and electricity price hikes in no-deal planning document

The six-page document lays out no-deal Brexit preparations from the British government.

Trinity College calls for university rankings strategy after falling 44 places in worldwide list

The university is now rated as 164th best in the world compared with 120th last year.

Irish political parties condemn Netanyahu's pledge to annex West Bank territory Israel This post contains videos

Irish political parties condemn Netanyahu's pledge to annex West Bank territory

Tánaiste Simon Coveney described the move as a “dangerous political commitment”.


The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Phil Hogan, beef workers and John Bolton’s firing made headlines today.

First arrest over murder of man in Clare 13 years ago

Aidan Kelly (19) was murdered near the village of Ardnacrusha, Co Clare on 10 May 2006.

'She gifted others with immeasurable love and joy': Funeral of Nóra Quoirin takes place in Belfast

The 15-year-old’s funeral service took place in St. Brigid’s Church where she was baptised.

The UK Parliament has been suspended. So what happens next?

After MPs rejected an early election once again, parliament has been suspended.

MPs reject Boris Johnson's second attempt to call general election

Parliament will be suspended and will resume on 14 October.

Monday 9 September, 2019

MPs vote to force UK government to disclose no-deal planning and prorogation communications

In a vote this evening, the motion was passed 311 votes to 302.

Body of man (29) found at farmhouse in Cork

The man’s body was found with a number of injuries at 7am today.

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Sunday 8 September, 2019

How well do you know your Irish literature?

The Museum of Irish Literature is set to open at Stephen’s Green later this month.

Saturday 7 September, 2019

How much do you know about Charles Stewart Parnell?

Let’s test your knowledge of Ireland’s uncrowned king.

Friday 6 September, 2019

Irish Heart Foundation 'dismayed' after appeal against fast food restaurant near school rejected

Two HSE public health doctors had also objected to the proposal.

Democrats investigate Pence stay at Trump's Doonbeg hotel

Pence has defended as “logical” his decision to stay at Doonbeg.

Speed camera operators vote to go on strike

Trade union Siptu said members employed by GoSafe overwhelmingly backed striking today.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Robert Mugabe’s death, the government’s no-deal Brexit plans and alleged garda corruption made headlines today.


Boy airlifted to hospital in serious condition after two-car collision in Limerick

The incident occurred shortly after 2pm at Knocknacarrga, Cappamore.

RTÉ 'reassessing everything it does' amid unprecedented financial situation

RTÉ Director General Dee Forbes told staff it “will no longer be possible to continue as we are.”

Thursday 5 September, 2019

Toyota hybrid campaign falls foul of ad watchdog after misleading cost-saving claim

No indication was given in the advertisement that the amount of money saved by purchasing the car was variable.

People smugglers jailed after attempts to transport Georgian nationals into UK through Ireland

The gang tried to use the Common Travel Area between Ireland and Britain.

Wednesday 4 September, 2019

Dublin's Iveagh Markets are in an 'advanced state of dereliction' after years of 'serious neglect'

Repairs on the Edwardian building could cost €13 million, a Dublin City Council report has said.

Another Brexistential crisis: So what happens now?

Boris Johnson’s first Commons defeat as Prime Minister raises more questions on the long and winding Brexit road.

Tuesday 3 September, 2019

Public thanked after teenager missing from Co Laois located

Leanne Cawley was found “safe and well” today.

'They feel there's an unreasonable effort to control them': Watchdog concern over HSE treatment of people with disabilities

In 2018, 206 complaints or concerns were received by Confidential Recipient for Vulnerable Persons.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Monday 2 September, 2019

Dublin City Council votes to pedestrianise Lower Liffey Street

It’s estimated that 32,000 pedestrians use the street every day compared with 1,000 cars.

Senior Kinahan associate Thomas Kavanagh jailed in UK on firearms charge

Kavanagh was arrested at Birmingham Airport in January.

'Volatile and dynamic': Varadkar says Ireland will be keeping a close eye on the House of Commons this week

Two dates for a potential meeting with Boris Johnson next week are being considered.

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