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Yesterday’s News

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Thursday 7 April, 2016

Commuting liveblog: Delays on the N7 and multiple crashes nationwide

All the traffic, transport and weather news this morning.

Wednesday 6 April, 2016

Commuting liveblog: M50 delays and Louth bridge crash

All the traffic, transport and weather news this morning.

Tuesday 5 April, 2016

Cork councillor slept in car after bank repossessed his home last month

Joe Harris, who lost his home to repossession, is now living with family.

Commuting liveblog: M1 crash and loose horses in Cork

Here’s all the traffic, transport and weather news you need as you start your day.

Monday 4 April, 2016

Women walk out of church as priest reads anti-abortion letter Poland This post contains videos

Women walk out of church as priest reads anti-abortion letter

The letter was read out as the Catholic Church in Poland launched its campaign in support of proposed legislation to ban abortion.

The secretive Panama law firm helping the rich and powerful hide their wealth

Here’s what you need to know about Mossack Fonseca, the Panama-based company at the heart of a major new scandal.

Commuting liveblog: Oil spill in Dublin and foggy conditions nationwide

Here’s all the traffic, transport and weather news you need as you start your day.

Tesco told to offer higher compensation to Dublin and Cavan workers who got no paid breaks

The company is under pressure to make higher back payments to staff who went without paid breaks.

Friday 1 April, 2016

'I won’t be told by anybody that I’m biased' - Luas strike mediator hits back at Jack O'Connor

Workplace Relations Commission chief Kieran Mulvey and Siptu head O’Connor have been trading barbs today over the Luas strikes.

Former Phantom FM boss makes a pitch for TXFM licence

Simon Maher left Phantom, now known as TXFM, after Communicorp came on board.

Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Big rise in kidnapping, murder threats and sexual offences

But there’s been a massive drop in the number of murders, according to new crime statistics.

James Connolly's great-great-granddaughter told to 'go home' from 1916 event because of English accent

Sarah Connolly, a relative of 1916 leader James Connolly, said she was confronted at a state reception to commemorate the Easter Rising.

Poll: Should employers pay their workers at least €11.50 an hour? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should employers pay their workers at least €11.50 an hour?

Ikea is raising its pay for Irish staff to €11.50 an hour – the basic rate considered necessary to fund a decent standard of living.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s what you need to know as you start your day.

Tuesday 29 March, 2016

Dublin flats no place for the young: Drug users in stairwells and football games on top of sheds

Amid Luas works, residents of an inner-city flat complex feel left behind.

Irish dad and Kiwi partner stranded in Mexico with their surrogate babies

Friends of a gay couple have appealed for funds to help bring their newborn babies home.

Panic attacks, depression, suicidal thoughts: the human cost of the housing crisis

National suicide prevention charity Console says an increasing number of people with housing difficulties are seeking help to deal with mental health issues.

Sunday 27 March, 2016

Bodies of 'man and two women' found at house

Police in Leeds are investigating the deaths of three people found at a house in the city.

Watch: What Dublin looked like after the Easter Rising In Ruins This post contains videos

Watch: What Dublin looked like after the Easter Rising

Archive footage shows a barely recognisable city in the weeks after the violence.

17.7 million chocolate eggs eaten in Ireland over Easter break - study

Spending on eggs will reach almost €40 million this year, according to new research.

Saturday 26 March, 2016

Massive concert to mark 1916: 1,100 singers from 32 choirs join forces with RTÉ orchestra

The Easter Sunday show will be broadcast live on RTÉ tomorrow.

Friday 25 March, 2016

Activists draw over John Redmond's face on controversial College Green banner

Irish language group Misneach said it defaced the banner in a protest against “revisionist propaganda”.

Gerry Adams lashes 'new Redmondites' and 1916 College Green banner

The Sinn Féin leader was speaking at Arbour Hill ahead of this weekend’s centenary events.

Good Morning Britain taken off air as fire forces studio evacuation

ITV replaced the live show with pre-recorded material after a fire broke out at its London headquarters.

Paschal Donohoe declines to comment on proposed entry-level pay cut for Luas drivers

Dublin’s Luas service will grind to a halt on Easter Sunday and Monday after tram staff rejected a new pay deal.

Man (40s) dies from crush injuries after workplace accident

The man passed away after sustaining crush injuries at a Naas factory.

Thursday 24 March, 2016

New homes for over 100 families on Dublin housing waiting list

The properties in Finglas and Beaumont will be handed over for occupation in the coming months.

Watch: Actors with Down syndrome challenge stereotypes with Shakespeare performance Give Me A Fair Chance This post contains videos

Watch: Actors with Down syndrome challenge stereotypes with Shakespeare performance

The group spoke to Channel 4 during rehearsals at London’s Globe Theatre.

Garda investigation after man in 60s dies in 'suspicious' house fire

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to the fatal fire, which they believe to be suspicious.

New Zealanders vote to keep current flag in €15.7 million referendum

The country’s prime minister had backed an alternative design.

Wednesday 23 March, 2016

Man arrested after tweeting about confronting Muslim woman over Brussels attacks

Matthew Doyle said she gave him a “mealy-mouthed” response.

Symphysiotomy survivors call on government to intervene in record shredding dispute

A group representing victims has called for the return of all documents submitted to a redress scheme.

Woman seriously injured after collision between bicycle and truck

Gardaí are appealing for information.

Tuesday 22 March, 2016

The kindness of strangers: Shelter and lifts offered to those stranded in Brussels

Support is in no short supply for those affected by events in Belgium this morning.

Donegal nightclub slapped on wrist for 'shag a ginger' night ad

The advertising watchdog has ordered that the ad not be used in the same format again.

Trinity accused of breaking university ranking rules after asking graduates to complete survey

The university had contacted graduates and staff to request that they take part in surveys by university ranking institutions.

Commuting liveblog: Car on fire on M4 and diverted Brussels-bound flights

All the traffic, transport and weather news you need this morning.

Monday 21 March, 2016

Last surviving child of executed 1916 leader awarded Freedom of Dublin

Fr Joseph Mallin was just two years old when his father was killed by firing squad in May 1916.

Hundreds of Irish passengers hit by flight cancellations as French strike continues

Fifteen Ryanair flights into and out of Dublin have been cancelled due to the action.

Three fishermen rescued by helicopter after boat capsizes in sea

The crew of the fishing boat were hospitalised with hypothermia.