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Yesterday’s News


Thursday 30 January, 2020

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Here’s what made headlines today…

Wednesday 29 January, 2020

Part of NCT test suspended with immediate effect over safety checks on vehicle lifts

It comes one day after MOT testing in Northern Ireland was suspended due to similar issues.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Q&A: Here's where Ireland's political parties stand on cycling ahead of GE2020

We asked each political party where it stands on cycling policy in Ireland.

Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Missing 34-year-old woman who was missing from Dublin has been 'located'

She went missing from the Dublin 4 area earlier this week.

Woman (40s) arrested on suspicion of murder following deaths of three children in Dublin

The three siblings, Conor (9), Darragh (7) and Carla (3) McGinley were found dead on Friday evening.

Councillor Hugh McElvaney breached ethics law during undercover RTÉ investigation, SIPO finds

McElvaney was subject of an RTÉ Investigates programme Standard in Public Office, aired in 2015.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Monday 27 January, 2020

Gardaí 'very concerned' for 26-year-old woman missing from Galway

Andreea Mereuta was last seen on Ballalley Lane, Galway city centre at approximately 2.30am last Thursday.

Met Éireann extends snow and ice warning to entire country

The warning is in effect from 10 pm Monday until midday Tuesday.

Have you seen Jamie? Gardaí seek help in finding 16-year-old from Cork

Jamie Cooper was last seen at approximately 4.30pm on Friday on Orrery Road, Gurranabraher.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Ireland’s first FGM conviction, Aontú withdraws its High Court injunction and the funeral of Seamus Mallon.

Woman (30s) charged in connection with fatal stabbing in Wexford

The incident happened in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Sunday 26 January, 2020

'Brexit is only at half-time': McEntee says negotiating trade deal will be 'very difficult'

The UK is set to leave the EU at the end of January.

Poll: Will you watch the seven-way leaders' debate tomorrow? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you watch the seven-way leaders' debate tomorrow?

RTÉ are broadcasting live from NUI Galway on Monday night.

Gardaí investigating after man (40s) dies in fire at apartment in Cavan town

The fire broke out at an apartment off Main Street shortly before 8pm last night.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your Sunday.

Man (33) dies after fatal stabbing incident in Gorey, Co Wexford

A woman in her 30s has been arrested.

Rise in support for Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin, according to poll

It’s the first time since April 2017 that Fianna Fáil has polled ahead of Fine Gael in this series of polls.

Saturday 25 January, 2020

'People are afraid, people are anxious': Former Assistant Garda Commissioner sets out roadmap for Darndale's future

Jack Nolan’s report examining Darndale in North Dublin will be published in May.

Friday 24 January, 2020

BBC's Fergal Keane stepping back after post-traumatic stress disorder diagnosis

Keane (59) is stepping back from his role to aid his recovery.

Thursday 23 January, 2020

Teenager arrested by gardaí investigating Cameron Blair murder

Cameron Blair was stabbed to death at a party in Bandon Road on the southside of Cork city on the evening of 16 January.

Wednesday 22 January, 2020

Police issue warning after six people swindled out of £190,000 in run-up to Christmas

The PSNI said they commonly receive reports of fraud.

Tuesday 21 January, 2020

Ireland's LÉ Róisín to undergo €250,000 facelift as equipment becomes 'obsolete'

The naval vessel was built in Appledore Shipyards in the UK and entered service in 1999.

Monday 20 January, 2020

Leo and Micheál to go head-to-head in Pat Kenny TV debate this Wednesday

It comes after a Sunday Times/Behaviour & Attitudes poll put Fianna Fáil on 32% of the vote.

Friday 17 January, 2020

Government aiming for 'successful conclusion' to asylum seeker driver licence question after WRC ruling WRC

Government aiming for 'successful conclusion' to asylum seeker driver licence question after WRC ruling

The Workplace Relations Commission found that a man suffered “indirect discrimination” after being denied a licence.

Thursday 16 January, 2020

'Significant interest' expected as first National Broadband tender issued

300 Broadband Connection Points are due to be set up in GAA clubs, community centres and public libraries.

Former Assistant Garda Commissioner to head up North Dublin Taskforce in wake of violence

The area has seen an increase in violence over the past two years.

Wednesday 15 January, 2020

A third of Irish people don't want any of the party leaders to become next Taoiseach, poll finds

A further 20% said they’d like to see Leo Varadkar remain Taoiseach.

G.B. Shaw's Dublin birthplace now belongs to the people...but it won't be open to the public much

It’s estimated it will cost €140,000 to refurbish and will be completed by 2021.

Tuesday 14 January, 2020

Explainer: The dos, don'ts and expected rows around candidate election posters

Love them or loathe them, there’ll be no avoiding them over the next three and a half weeks.

'It's helped us function': TG4 documentary highlights impact of 'Bumbleance' for parents with sick children

TG4′s ‘Tabú: Bumbleance’ airs tomorrow evening at 9:30pm.

'Its reuse is of critical importance': Developer set to lodge planning for Player Wills site in coming weeks

The Player Wills Factory site on Dublin’s South Circular Road covers 9.33 hectares of prime city centre land.

'They operate in a vacuum': Migrant rights group hits out at lack of inspections for hotels housing asylum seekers

There are currently over 1,500 asylum seekers living in Emergency Accommodation.

Sunday 12 January, 2020

These were the most-watched TV shows in Ireland last year

These were the most-watched TV shows in Ireland last year

Sporting events dominated the top ten slots, while RTÉ programmes accounted for 42 of the 50 most-watched shows.

Saturday 11 January, 2020

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

A Status Orange wind warning for 11 counties, General Election speculation and the death of a drumming legend, it’s the Fix.

Gardaí thank the public for their assistance, as Dublin teenager found safe and well

Chloe Clarke was last seen in the Blanchardstown area on Wednesday.

Michael Lowry expects general election will be called before Dáil no confidence vote

Speculation has been mounting in recent days that a February election could be on the cards.

Gardaí seize €135,000 in cash at house in south Dublin after four men arrested

Cannabis, two motorcycles and a van were also seized during the search.

Status Orange wind warning issued for 11 counties as Storm Brendan approaches

The warnings will kick in from 7am Monday.