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Tuesday 22 October, 2019

'I hope I don't follow the fate of Michael Collins': Veteran Tory MP namechecks Irish leader in Commons debate

MP Owen Paterson quoted Collins’ speech during the December 1921 Anglo-Irish Treaty debates in the Dáil.

Monday 21 October, 2019

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Ructions in the Dáil AND the House of Commons, unrest in Chile and a meteor shower, it’s the evening fix.

More than 400,000 cigarettes and cannabis worth €21,000 seized by Revenue

The cigarettes have a retail value of a retail value of over €240,000.

Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Man killed in overnight Dublin stabbing removed for post-mortem

Two men who were arrested remain under garda custody.

Varadkar's approval rating on the rise as voters back government on Brexit

The government’s approval rating has risen from from 31% in May to 42%, according to a new poll.

Monday 14 October, 2019

Aer Lingus flight forced to re-route to Dublin and back after technical issue and lightning strike

The plane reached St. Georges Channel east of Termonfeckin, Co Louth when it was struck.

The NTA is looking for public feedback on clamping and clampers

The NTA launched the public consultation on its Code of Practice today.

Farmers block industry representatives from entering first taskforce meeting

A newly established beef task force was due to meet this morning to examine the future of the beef industry in Ireland.

'Potential for flooding': Status Yellow rainfall warning in place for 18 counties

The warning is in place until 11:59pm.

Poll: Would you prefer another Brexit extension? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you prefer another Brexit extension?

The UK is due to leave the EU on 31 October.

Seven men discharged from hospital after fall from truck in Enniskerry

Nine people were injured in the incident on Saturday.

The 9 at 9: Monday

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

Man (31) due in court after firearm recovered in Dublin

The semi-automatic pistol was recovered at the Stardust Memorial Park in Coolock.

Saturday 12 October, 2019

National College of Ireland in 'active discussions' with council over former Magdalene Laundry site

The laundry on Sean McDermott Street was the last to close in the State in 1996.

Friday 11 October, 2019

Leinster House cancels Open House participation after Extinction Rebellion protest

Five protesters were arrested last night after chaining themselves outside the gates.

Man (40s) arrested after serious assault in Cork city

The assault took place on 12 September.

Man (30s) arrested after shots fired in Co Louth

The incident happened on Wednesday morning.

Search operation for fisherman (24) resumes after boat found wrecked off Cork coast

The Shannon-based Coast Guard helicopter R115 will conduct further searches this morning.

Thursday 10 October, 2019

Donald Trump’s Doonbeg golf resort has been granted planning for a €38 million expansion

Trump purchased the hotel and golf course in 2014.

Three Irish nuns had their pensions restored after intervention by the Ombudsman

The sisters’ payments stopped after they returned from Portugal to live in Ireland.

Wednesday 9 October, 2019

Coleen Rooney accuses Rebekah Vardy of leaking stories to tabloid newspaper after social media sting operation

Vardy today denied any involvement and said a third party may have had access to her Instagram account.

Gardaí in Louth hunt missing car after 'shots fired' in Ardee

The car in question is an 11 WW-registered silver Toyota Avensis.

Pro-Brexit group apologises and deletes 'xenophobic' tweet targeting Germany's Merkel

The tweet featured an image of Merkel and invoked Britain’s wartime victories.

Here's what Budget 2020 means for people receiving social welfare payments

The INOU has said it is “very disappointing” there were no increases to Jobseekers’ payments.

Tuesday 8 October, 2019

As it happened: Paschal Donohoe unveils 'absolutely no surprises' Budget 2020

In the face of a potential no-deal Brexit, the minister has said the budget will be “safe” and “cautious”.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

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

Poll: Do you welcome an increase in the carbon tax? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you welcome an increase in the carbon tax?

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe will reveal Budget 2020 in the Dáil today.

Monday 7 October, 2019

'They need to step up': Teachers at Dublin English language school strike for union recognition

Staff at Delfin Language School say management have refused to recognise trade union Unite.

Poll: Do you support this week's Extinction Rebellion protests? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support this week's Extinction Rebellion protests?

Organisers of the protest will gather outside the Dáil at 12pm today.

The 9 at 9: Monday

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

Man arrested after €275,000 cash and drugs seizure in Dublin

A 35-year-old male was arrested in connection with the investigation.

Sunday 6 October, 2019

Council seeks operator to create 'tourist attraction' at Dublin's Fruit & Vegetable Market

The market off Capel Street closed in August after 130 years.

Saturday 5 October, 2019

Fianna Fáil's O'Callaghan calls on Justice Department to explore fostering for asylum seekers

There are currently over 6,000 people living in Direct Provision.

Friday 4 October, 2019

Four teenagers arrested over Courtown alleged assaults released without charge

A file will now be prepared for the DPP.

Wednesday 2 October, 2019

Emergency group to issue safety advice as Storm Lorenzo approaches

Met Éireann is expected to issue weather warnings later this morning.

Tuesday 1 October, 2019

'It is disappointing': Govt reacts to decision to withdraw tender for Oughterard Direct Provision centre

The plan to accommodate asylum seekers at the former hotel sparked protests in recent weeks.

Sunday 29 September, 2019

Met Éireann 'closely monitoring' Hurricane Lorenzo after category five upgrade

Meanwhile, two Status Yellow rainfall warnings have been issued for various parts of the country.

Transdev confirm investigation underway after incident at Bluebell Luas stop

The altercation occurred at Bluebell Luas stop on Friday.

Boris Johnson says he won't resign to avoid delaying Brexit as Tory conference kicks off

Speaking to the BBC, Johnson also defended his recent parliamentary language.

Poll: Should citizens in the North be allowed vote in Irish presidential elections? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should citizens in the North be allowed vote in Irish presidential elections?

A Referendum Commission was set up this week to examine the issue ahead of a vote.