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Friday 16 June, 2017

Former German leader Helmut Kohl has died at the age of 87
# RIP
# RIP

Former German leader Helmut Kohl has died at the age of 87

Jun 16th 2017, 5:30 PM 8,899 Views 14 Comments

The so-called “father of reunification” was Germany’s longest-serving chancellor.

Thursday 22 December, 2016

On a busy campus, an empty bag for every young life lost by suicide
# Send Silence Packing
# Send Silence Packing

On a busy campus, an empty bag for every young life lost by suicide

Dec 22nd 2016, 6:00 PM 49,069 Views 29 Comments

A new campaign aims to raise awareness of the impact of suicide.

Inside the 139-year-old Phoenix Park tunnel
# Photos
# Photos

Inside the 139-year-old Phoenix Park tunnel

Dec 22nd 2016, 6:00 PM 114,787 Views 102 Comments

The line is due to re-open as a link for commuter trains this autumn.

Saturday 30 April, 2016

A Mayo man is starting a barefoot walk around Ireland tomorrow
# Pieta House
# Pieta House

A Mayo man is starting a barefoot walk around Ireland tomorrow

Apr 30th 2016, 10:15 AM 29,751 Views 35 Comments

Eamonn Keaveney hopes to raise money for mental health services – and break a world record – as he sets off on his journey.

EU roaming charges have just been slashed. Here's what you'll be paying from today
# Happy Bank Holiday
# Happy Bank Holiday

EU roaming charges have just been slashed. Here's what you'll be paying from today

Apr 30th 2016, 7:15 AM 28,225 Views 49 Comments

Lower fees for mobile phone use in Europe come into effect today.

Friday 29 April, 2016

Missing teenage boy found 'safe and well'
# Found
# Found

Missing teenage boy found 'safe and well'

Apr 29th 2016, 3:23 PM 16,584 Views 9 Comments

Ricky Wall, who went missing last month, has been located, gardaí say.

Dispute escalates: Luas drivers have pay cut by 10% from today
# Docked
# Docked

Dispute escalates: Luas drivers have pay cut by 10% from today

Apr 29th 2016, 2:53 PM 24,955 Views 111 Comments

Transdev said the reduction reflects the “additional operational and payroll costs” involved in dealing with drivers’ work-to-rule action.

Gardaí to begin excavating south Dublin garden in search for 'dead babies'
# Abuse
# Abuse

Gardaí to begin excavating south Dublin garden in search for 'dead babies'

Apr 29th 2016, 7:36 AM 29,468 Views 54 Comments

A search warrant was executed at the house yesterday evening.

Thursday 28 April, 2016

Luas user? Remember that drivers are striking again today
# Off The Rails
# Off The Rails

Luas user? Remember that drivers are striking again today

Apr 28th 2016, 7:23 AM 13,947 Views 162 Comments

Siptu members at the company are taking action for better pay and conditions.

Wednesday 27 April, 2016

Gangland bloodshed: Incensed residents call for inner city garda station to be reopened
# Local Outcry
# Local Outcry

Gangland bloodshed: Incensed residents call for inner city garda station to be reopened

Apr 27th 2016, 6:30 AM 33,473 Views 54 Comments

The station at the epicentre of Dublin’s latest wave of gangland violence was shut five years ago for health and safety reasons.

Irish student whose mother had breast cancer is researching new ways to identify the disease
# Nui Galway
# Nui Galway

Irish student whose mother had breast cancer is researching new ways to identify the disease

Apr 27th 2016, 6:15 AM 22,446 Views 8 Comments

NUI Galway student Úna McVeigh started her PhD in September 2015.

Tuesday 26 April, 2016

The 5 at 5: Tuesday
# 5 At 5
# 5 At 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Apr 26th 2016, 4:51 PM 7,530 Views 0 Comments

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Monday 25 April, 2016

Investigation after Tyrone farmer dies in bull attack
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Investigation after Tyrone farmer dies in bull attack

Apr 25th 2016, 6:37 PM 22,699 Views 8 Comments

The deceased has been named locally as Nigel Murray.

Good news for cyclists? Tralee-Dingle road widening plan gets green light
# Kerry
# Kerry

Good news for cyclists? Tralee-Dingle road widening plan gets green light

Apr 25th 2016, 5:58 PM 14,658 Views 33 Comments

The upgrade will see a cycleway added to each side of the scenic N86 road.

The 5 at 5: Monday
# 5 At 5
# 5 At 5

The 5 at 5: Monday

Apr 25th 2016, 5:02 PM 10,760 Views 21 Comments

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Lucky escape for schoolchildren as bus catches fire in Cork
# N20
# N20

Lucky escape for schoolchildren as bus catches fire in Cork

Apr 25th 2016, 4:38 PM 25,520 Views 9 Comments

The driver of the vehicle was hospitalised for smoke inhalation.

Saturday 23 April, 2016

Is there any point putting 'Jedi' down as your religion on the census?
# Lose The Force
# Lose The Force

Is there any point putting 'Jedi' down as your religion on the census?

Apr 23rd 2016, 7:45 AM 24,810 Views 176 Comments

It won’t be recorded as such if you do – something both Atheist Ireland and a US Jedi order have concerns about.

Thursday 21 April, 2016

Take a break and read the world's oldest message in a bottle
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

Take a break and read the world's oldest message in a bottle

Apr 21st 2016, 11:00 AM 32,936 Views 13 Comments

The bottle had been drifting in the southern North Sea for just over 108 years.

Adele is Britain’s 'richest ever' female musician with €109 million wealth
# Sunday Times Rich List
# Sunday Times Rich List

Adele is Britain’s 'richest ever' female musician with €109 million wealth

Apr 21st 2016, 8:20 AM 20,278 Views 59 Comments

The singer topped the Sunday Times young rich list for musicians aged 30 and under.

Wednesday 20 April, 2016

Watch: Britain's biggest royal fans count down to the Queen's birthday
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

Watch: Britain's biggest royal fans count down to the Queen's birthday

Apr 20th 2016, 11:00 AM 15,676 Views 191 Comments

“I’ll just say a few words as I give her flowers and a card.”

Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Some social housing left empty for over a year before new families can move in
# Homeless Crisis
# Homeless Crisis

Some social housing left empty for over a year before new families can move in

Apr 19th 2016, 12:21 PM 17,602 Views 97 Comments

Figures obtained by RTÉ show properties in some parts of the country lie empty for over a year in between tenants.

Massive explosion and fire at ESB substation caused by copper wire thieves
# Power Cuts
# Power Cuts

Massive explosion and fire at ESB substation caused by copper wire thieves

Apr 19th 2016, 8:45 AM 28,939 Views 86 Comments

Around 120,000 ESB customers in west Dublin were left without power after the blaze.

Monday 18 April, 2016

'She was like the gospel in action': Tributes to Derry nun who died in Ecuador earthquake
# South America
# South America

'She was like the gospel in action': Tributes to Derry nun who died in Ecuador earthquake

Apr 18th 2016, 10:10 PM 39,005 Views 17 Comments

Sister Clare Theresa Crockett had worked in a school in Playa Prieta.

Shooting victim Martin O'Rourke was 'on his way to class' when he was killed
# Mistaken Identity
# Mistaken Identity

Shooting victim Martin O'Rourke was 'on his way to class' when he was killed

Apr 18th 2016, 4:46 PM 31,883 Views 17 Comments

The young man had been trying to rebuild his life, the father of his fiancée has said.

Luas strike scheduled for this weekend called off
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

Luas strike scheduled for this weekend called off

Apr 18th 2016, 3:41 PM 24,804 Views 120 Comments

Trade union Siptu has cancelled the 48-hour work stoppage.

Take a break and watch the spectacular northern lights from space
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

Take a break and watch the spectacular northern lights from space

Apr 18th 2016, 11:00 AM 14,002 Views 4 Comments

Beautiful.

Irish tax deals costing poorer countries 'millions' in tax revenues
# Follow The Money
# Follow The Money

Irish tax deals costing poorer countries 'millions' in tax revenues

Apr 18th 2016, 8:56 AM 9,797 Views 48 Comments

ActionAid has called on the Irish government to reconsider treaties that reduce multinationals’ tax obligations in developing countries.

Dublin hotel manager told to 'return to Africa' after contracting TB
# Racism
# Racism

Dublin hotel manager told to 'return to Africa' after contracting TB

Apr 18th 2016, 6:05 AM 40,187 Views 77 Comments

Some staff at the hotel resented being compulsorily tested for the disease after the man’s diagnosis, an employment hearing was told.

Friday 15 April, 2016

Panti Bliss named in Time magazine poll of 100 'most influential'
# Power List
# Power List

Panti Bliss named in Time magazine poll of 100 'most influential'

Apr 15th 2016, 2:00 PM 22,519 Views 154 Comments

The drag queen came in 29th position in this year’s public vote, which closed last night.

Commuting liveblog: Road closures in Tipperary after fatal crash
# On The Road
# On The Road

Commuting liveblog: Road closures in Tipperary after fatal crash

Apr 15th 2016, 8:30 AM 15,726 Views 1 Comment

All the traffic, transport and weather news this morning.

Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Commuting liveblog: Crashes in Dublin and status orange fog warning
# On The Road
# On The Road

Commuting liveblog: Crashes in Dublin and status orange fog warning

Apr 13th 2016, 7:57 AM 11,576 Views 2 Comments

All the traffic, transport and weather news this morning.

Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Commuting liveblog: Multiple crashes and foggy conditions nationwide
# On The Road
# On The Road

Commuting liveblog: Multiple crashes and foggy conditions nationwide

Apr 12th 2016, 8:20 AM 14,810 Views 0 Comments

All the traffic, transport and weather news this morning.

Monday 11 April, 2016

Dozens of buses could be diverted from one of Dublin's busiest junctions
# College Green
# College Green

Dozens of buses could be diverted from one of Dublin's busiest junctions

Apr 11th 2016, 2:03 PM 28,486 Views 86 Comments

Council officials hope new traffic management proposals for College Green will be implemented by next year.

'World's longest snake' dies after capture on tourist island
# Malaysia
# Malaysia

'World's longest snake' dies after capture on tourist island

Apr 11th 2016, 12:18 PM 39,249 Views 28 Comments

The python was due to be transferred to Malaysia’s Department of Wildlife when it passed away.

Former British chancellor: Brexit could force return to Irish border controls
# Closing Down
# Closing Down

Former British chancellor: Brexit could force return to Irish border controls

Apr 11th 2016, 10:53 AM 18,774 Views 89 Comments

There have been mixed messages from the Brexit campaign about the likelihood of border checks being reimposed.

Commuting liveblog: Crash in Kerry and roads closed due to flooding
# On The Road
# On The Road

Commuting liveblog: Crash in Kerry and roads closed due to flooding

Apr 11th 2016, 8:25 AM 18,040 Views 3 Comments

All the traffic, transport and weather news this morning.

Saturday 9 April, 2016

Model houses for forgotten 1916 civilian dead: 'It feels like he is finally getting a gravestone'
# Easter Rising Tribute
# Easter Rising Tribute

Model houses for forgotten 1916 civilian dead: 'It feels like he is finally getting a gravestone'

Apr 9th 2016, 8:30 AM 9,845 Views 5 Comments

A new exhibition remembers the 262 citizens killed during the Easter Rising.

Friday 8 April, 2016

Commuting liveblog: Port Tunnel breakdown and road diversions in Dublin
# On The Road
# On The Road

Commuting liveblog: Port Tunnel breakdown and road diversions in Dublin

Apr 8th 2016, 8:10 AM 13,847 Views 0 Comments

All the traffic, transport and weather news this morning.

Thursday 7 April, 2016

New garda file sent to DPP over Stardust tragedy
# 35 Years On
# 35 Years On

New garda file sent to DPP over Stardust tragedy

Apr 7th 2016, 11:33 AM 16,066 Views 24 Comments

It follows a complaint by a researcher working with the Stardust Victims’ Committee.

'Most people don't support us but no transport dispute is ever popular'
# Luas Strike
# Luas Strike

'Most people don't support us but no transport dispute is ever popular'

Apr 7th 2016, 9:59 AM 18,459 Views 144 Comments

Siptu defends its announcement of further strike action in the absence of an agreement with Luas management.

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