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Dublin: 13 °C Thursday 21 March, 2019

Today’s News

Little Green Cars reach the 'end of the road' as band announce break-up

“There has been no terrible calamity, no heartless betrayal and no punches thrown,” the band said.

Poll: Should the EU give Britain a Brexit extension? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the EU give Britain a Brexit extension?

Prime Minister Theresa May has requested an extension until 30 June.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.


Yesterday’s News

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Poll: Would you welcome a four-day working week in Ireland?

Trade Union Fórsa has called for an Irish campaign on a four-day working week.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

Monday 18 March, 2019

Over a hundred in Mosney direct provision centre register to vote in upcoming local elections

Registration drives have taken place in Dublin, Cork and Meath recently.

Friday 15 March, 2019

'They are us': Tributes paid to Christchurch shooting victims

At least 49 people have died after mass shootings at two mosques.

Thursday 14 March, 2019

Iconic Dublin nightclub Coppers is up for sale

Cathal and Paula Jackson, the club’s owners, have decided to retire.

'Considerable challenges': Direct Provision residents facing employment barriers despite right-to-work

Only 15% of the adult population of Direct Provision have taken up work since the right to work was granted last year.

Wednesday 13 March, 2019

Delays to Luas Red Line after car collides with tram

Commuters should expect heavy delays.

Direct provision: Complaints about lack of cooking facilities, accommodation and refusals of transfer requests

Complaints from residents were about food, lack of cooking facilities and the availability of transport.

Tuesday 12 March, 2019

Two people killed in avalanche on UK's highest peak

Two more people have been injured in the incident.

Cork student (21) dies after being struck by car in the Netherlands

Aoife O’Connell was studying for a BA in Economics in Utrecht.

Direct Provision: Nearly 100 people relocated from Monaghan hotel

There are concerns about the level of service provision for those living in RIA-sourced emergency accommodation.

Sunday 10 March, 2019

'An unprecedented number': 1,700 buildings in Dublin are awaiting protected status

“A lot of amazing buildings are being torn down because they aren’t protected,” Green Party councillor Patrick Costello has said.

Friday 8 March, 2019

Two men in court after ATM scamming equipment found at house in Navan

About 500 blank cards for storing data copied at ATMs, sat navs, pinhole cameras, skimming devices were found during the search.

Here's what happened today: Friday

An International Women’s Day protest, a new Brexit deal and the Eurovision made headlines today.

Train delays at Heuston station after power lines fall onto tracks at Kildare

The power line has now been cleared.

Thursday 7 March, 2019

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

An apology from Karen Bradley, deaths in Newry and new uniform rules from Aer Lingus made headlines today.

Dublin Bus announce new route from Ballymun to Bray

The new bus route will operate every 20 minutes.

Irish Coast Guard stamps featuring Caitríona Lucas' artwork launched by An Post

Lucas lost her life when the boat she was in capsized while searching for a missing man in September 2016.

Wednesday 6 March, 2019

Suspicious package found at University of Glasgow linked with London devices

Bomb-disposal experts performed a controlled explosion on the item this afternoon.

Varadkar backs London's directly elected mayor model for Dublin

Varadkar backs London's directly elected mayor model for Dublin

The Taoiseach has said that borough councils should be established directly under a Mayor’s office.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

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Man arrested in connection with 2017 murder of Kane McCormack

The body of McCormack (24) was discovered in a field on the Meath/Kildare border in December 2017.

Tuesday 5 March, 2019

BBC's Brexit coverage of Ireland 'lacking curiosity and depth', former BBC controllers says

Mark Damazer is a former BBC Radio 4 controller.

Gardaí recover head of 800-year-old mummy stolen from crypt of Dublin Church

The discovery of the theft at the crypt of St Michan’s on Church Street was made shortly before lunchtime last Monday.

Kylie Jenner has become the world's youngest self-made billionaire

Jeff Bezos tops Forbes rich list for second year running while Mark Zuckerberg’s wealth has slipped.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

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Monday 4 March, 2019

Dublin councillors reject proposals allowing for log cabins in gardens

Independent councillor John Lyons had proposed amending the city’s development plan to allow for their construction.

EU committee votes to scrap biannual clock change by 2021

Clocks go forward this year on Sunday 31 March.

Two men arrested following discovery of ATM scamming equipment at house in Navan

The men are are currently being detained at Navan Garda Station.

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

'A tragic ten days': London police step up efforts to tackle knife crime following recent deaths

Two 17-year-olds were killed in separate stabbing incidents this weekend in London and Manchester.

Council needs €750,000 for new short-term letting rules - €350k over initial estimate Exclusive

New legislation is set to come into effect on 1 June.

Sunday 3 March, 2019

Cycling 'Quietway' for Dublin's Southside revived after MetroLink route scrapped

“The MetroLink completely torpedoed the plan,” says Fine Gael councillor Paddy Smyth.

Concerns raised over funding of Dublin's City Library at Parnell Square

The project is expected to cost over €100 million.

Friday 1 March, 2019

FSAI recalls batch of sliced turkey meat over Listeria fears

Symptoms of Listeria infection can include vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, severe headache and neck stiffness.

London rapper who bragged about drug possession jailed for five years for drug possession

Adetokunbo Ajibola, otherwise known by his stage name Trapstar Toxic, admitted possessing cocaine and cannabis.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Denis O’Brien’s defamation case, a shooting in West Dublin and two fishing trawlers made headlines today.

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