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Thursday 7 April, 2016

Commuting liveblog: Delays on the N7 and multiple crashes nationwide
# On The Road
# On The Road

Commuting liveblog: Delays on the N7 and multiple crashes nationwide

Apr 7th 2016, 8:15 AM 16,383 Views 4 Comments

All the traffic, transport and weather news this morning.

Wednesday 6 April, 2016

Commuting liveblog: M50 delays and Louth bridge crash
# On The Road
# On The Road

Commuting liveblog: M50 delays and Louth bridge crash

Apr 6th 2016, 8:45 AM 14,434 Views 2 Comments

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
# Losing It All
# Losing It All

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

Apr 5th 2016, 3:54 PM 22,005 Views 44 Comments

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

Commuting liveblog: M1 crash and loose horses in Cork
# On The Road
# On The Road

Commuting liveblog: M1 crash and loose horses in Cork

Apr 5th 2016, 8:15 AM 16,957 Views 0 Comments

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
# Poland

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

Apr 4th 2016, 1:56 PM 30,682 Views 255 Comments

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
# Mossack Fonseca
# Mossack Fonseca

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

Apr 4th 2016, 11:49 AM 17,629 Views 80 Comments

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
# On The Road
# On The Road

Commuting liveblog: Oil spill in Dublin and foggy conditions nationwide

Apr 4th 2016, 8:10 AM 13,513 Views 6 Comments

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
# Labour Court
# Labour Court

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

Apr 4th 2016, 6:05 AM 29,445 Views 30 Comments

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
# War Of Words
# War Of Words

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

Apr 1st 2016, 10:55 PM 77,625 Views 310 Comments

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
# Changes
# Changes

Former Phantom FM boss makes a pitch for TXFM licence

Apr 1st 2016, 9:58 AM 15,206 Views 21 Comments

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
# Crime Statistics
# Crime Statistics

Big rise in kidnapping, murder threats and sexual offences

Mar 30th 2016, 1:38 PM 12,896 Views 29 Comments

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
# Abuse
# Abuse

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

Mar 30th 2016, 12:29 PM 139,048 Views 246 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Mar 30th 2016, 9:16 AM 29,354 Views 159 Comments

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.

Tuesday 29 March, 2016

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

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

Mar 29th 2016, 4:19 PM 22,943 Views 20 Comments

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
# Fundraising Appeal
# Fundraising Appeal

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

Mar 29th 2016, 3:56 PM 32,721 Views 63 Comments

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
# Repossession Crisis
# Repossession Crisis

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

Mar 29th 2016, 10:25 AM 17,551 Views 74 Comments

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
# Leeds
# Leeds

Bodies of 'man and two women' found at house

Mar 27th 2016, 4:00 PM 21,196 Views 1 Comment

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
# In Ruins

Watch: What Dublin looked like after the Easter Rising

Mar 27th 2016, 2:50 PM 22,457 Views 14 Comments

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
# Gorging
# Gorging

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

Mar 27th 2016, 8:15 AM 8,814 Views 15 Comments

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
# A Nation's Voice
# A Nation's Voice

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

Mar 26th 2016, 10:30 AM 14,917 Views 9 Comments

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
# 1916 Protest
# 1916 Protest

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

Mar 25th 2016, 3:12 PM 39,309 Views 135 Comments

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
# Easter Rising Row
# Easter Rising Row

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

Mar 25th 2016, 1:05 PM 39,118 Views 197 Comments

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
# Confusion
# Confusion

Good Morning Britain taken off air as fire forces studio evacuation

Mar 25th 2016, 11:42 AM 15,131 Views 4 Comments

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
# Luas Strike
# Luas Strike

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

Mar 25th 2016, 10:40 AM 25,996 Views 267 Comments

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
# Naas
# Naas

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

Mar 25th 2016, 10:26 AM 31,276 Views 11 Comments

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
# Finglas
# Finglas

New homes for over 100 families on Dublin housing waiting list

Mar 24th 2016, 3:31 PM 25,924 Views 17 Comments

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
# Give Me A Fair Chance

Watch: Actors with Down syndrome challenge stereotypes with Shakespeare performance

Mar 24th 2016, 12:51 PM 10,710 Views 1 Comment

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

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

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

Mar 24th 2016, 9:50 AM 15,669 Views 1 Comment

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 Union Jack Remains
# The Union Jack Remains

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

Mar 24th 2016, 8:15 AM 27,469 Views 105 Comments

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
# Croydon
# Croydon

Man arrested after tweeting about confronting Muslim woman over Brussels attacks

Mar 23rd 2016, 10:30 PM 87,893 Views 224 Comments

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

Symphysiotomy survivors call on government to intervene in record shredding dispute
# Destroy Or Return
# Destroy Or Return

Symphysiotomy survivors call on government to intervene in record shredding dispute

Mar 23rd 2016, 6:23 PM 13,646 Views 14 Comments

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
# Dublin
# Dublin

Woman seriously injured after collision between bicycle and truck

Mar 23rd 2016, 5:55 PM 41,474 Views 53 Comments

Gardaí are appealing for information.

Tuesday 22 March, 2016

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

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

Mar 22nd 2016, 1:33 PM 16,314 Views 15 Comments

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
# DJ Ginger Nuts
# DJ Ginger Nuts

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

Mar 22nd 2016, 11:42 AM 32,358 Views 34 Comments

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
# Slap On The Wrist
# Slap On The Wrist

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

Mar 22nd 2016, 10:44 AM 19,006 Views 13 Comments

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
# On The Road
# On The Road

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

Mar 22nd 2016, 8:00 AM 12,062 Views 3 Comments

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
# Nice One
# Nice One

Last surviving child of executed 1916 leader awarded Freedom of Dublin

Mar 21st 2016, 11:39 AM 29,668 Views 26 Comments

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
# Stranded
# Stranded

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

Mar 21st 2016, 8:49 AM 12,973 Views 23 Comments

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
# Carlingford
# Carlingford

Three fishermen rescued by helicopter after boat capsizes in sea

Mar 21st 2016, 8:03 AM 8,139 Views 2 Comments

The crew of the fishing boat were hospitalised with hypothermia.