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Friday 18 March, 2016

Credit unions got no official government response to their €5 billion housing offer
# Endless Roundabout
# Endless Roundabout

Credit unions got no official government response to their €5 billion housing offer

Mar 18th 2016, 2:40 PM 20,842 Views 54 Comments

The Irish League of Credit Unions is proposing to put up €5 billion to fund social housing.

Garda among two hospitalised after early morning collision in Donegal
# Ballybofey
# Ballybofey

Garda among two hospitalised after early morning collision in Donegal

Mar 18th 2016, 10:59 AM 15,056 Views 16 Comments

Gardaí are investigating a crash involving one of the force’s cars overnight.

Education minister says it's not up to her to deal with teacher strike plans
# Not My Problem
# Not My Problem

Education minister says it's not up to her to deal with teacher strike plans

Mar 18th 2016, 10:15 AM 16,018 Views 66 Comments

The ASTI is planning further strike days over concerns about planned changes to the junior cycle.

Thursday 17 March, 2016

Paddy's Day in rural Ireland: Vintage tractors, Downton Abbey and the oldest Patrick in Clare
# Going Green
# Going Green

Paddy's Day in rural Ireland: Vintage tractors, Downton Abbey and the oldest Patrick in Clare

Mar 17th 2016, 6:10 AM 19,237 Views 20 Comments

Teams of volunteers across the country have spent months fine-tuning plans for parades.

Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Watch: Donald Trump says US companies won't stay in Ireland under his watch
# Eyeing Up Pfizer
# Eyeing Up Pfizer

Watch: Donald Trump says US companies won't stay in Ireland under his watch

Mar 16th 2016, 10:23 AM 52,119 Views 85 Comments

Trump’s big message last night: “The money should come back.”

Commuting liveblog: Road diversions and Irish Rail power failure
Live Mar 16th 2016, 8:10 AM

Commuting liveblog: Road diversions and Irish Rail power failure

Tuesday 15 March, 2016

Tyrrelstown residents advised to remain in homes until they find new accommodation
# Cruise Park Crisis
# Cruise Park Crisis

Tyrrelstown residents advised to remain in homes until they find new accommodation

Mar 15th 2016, 4:20 PM 21,819 Views 142 Comments

Over 100 families in Cruise Park face losing their rented properties following a deal between Goldman Sachs and Irish property developer Twinlite.

There's going to be a new Roger Casement statue at the Dún Laoghaire baths
# By The Beach
# By The Beach

There's going to be a new Roger Casement statue at the Dún Laoghaire baths

Mar 15th 2016, 3:16 PM 15,022 Views 40 Comments

A proposal to erect a statue of the Irish nationalist behind the site has been given the green light.

Suspected stolen vehicles seized in major garda operation
# Longford
# Longford

Suspected stolen vehicles seized in major garda operation

Mar 15th 2016, 10:40 AM 21,530 Views 19 Comments

Gardaí were assisted in the searches by officials from Revenue and the Department of Social Welfare.

Deputy Dublin mayor on trial after arrest at Greyhound protest
# Public Order Charges
# Public Order Charges

Deputy Dublin mayor on trial after arrest at Greyhound protest

Mar 15th 2016, 9:59 AM 18,388 Views 0 Comments

Cieran Perry could face a fine of €2,000 or six months in prison.

Commuting liveblog: Patchy frost and heavy Dublin traffic as Luas talks get underway
Live Mar 15th 2016, 8:20 AM

Commuting liveblog: Patchy frost and heavy Dublin traffic as Luas talks get underway

Monday 14 March, 2016

Possible breakthrough in Luas dispute as Transdev cancels private buses
# Pay Dispute
# Pay Dispute

Possible breakthrough in Luas dispute as Transdev cancels private buses

Mar 14th 2016, 11:04 PM 55,221 Views 276 Comments

Both sides have been invited to talks at the Workplace Relations Commission.

Talks aim to avert Dart stoppages after drivers back strike over 10-minute service
# Roster Row
# Roster Row

Talks aim to avert Dart stoppages after drivers back strike over 10-minute service

Mar 14th 2016, 11:57 AM 13,893 Views 62 Comments

The two sides of the dispute disagree over whether plans for a more frequent service constitute a productivity issue.

A horse in a three-piece suit is upping the style stakes ahead of Cheltenham
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

A horse in a three-piece suit is upping the style stakes ahead of Cheltenham

Mar 14th 2016, 11:01 AM 18,556 Views 17 Comments

The tweed ensemble took four weeks to make.

Family shaken after man shoots at front door of home, cycles away
# Lurgan
# Lurgan

Family shaken after man shoots at front door of home, cycles away

Mar 14th 2016, 9:29 AM 10,011 Views 13 Comments

The PSNI has asked anyone with information about the attack to contact them.

Sunday 13 March, 2016

From Dublin to the Deep South: Here's how the world will celebrate Paddy's Day
# Going Green
# Going Green

From Dublin to the Deep South: Here's how the world will celebrate Paddy's Day

Mar 13th 2016, 8:00 PM 20,523 Views 35 Comments

There’ll be parades in places as far away as Japan and New Zealand.

Fury as families fear eviction from Dublin estate
# Vulture Deal
# Vulture Deal

Fury as families fear eviction from Dublin estate

Mar 13th 2016, 3:14 PM 67,042 Views 142 Comments

Tyrrelstown residents are said to be “terrified” about their futures following a deal involving the sale of their homes.

Minister says Luas plan for St Patrick's Day buses is an 'exceptional measure'
# Pay Dispute
# Pay Dispute

Minister says Luas plan for St Patrick's Day buses is an 'exceptional measure'

Mar 13th 2016, 1:43 PM 19,934 Views 120 Comments

The company that operates the service will be providing buses along the red and green line routes as drivers strike on Thursday.

Surfer airlifted to hospital after water accident off Clare coast
# Riley's Wave
# Riley's Wave

Surfer airlifted to hospital after water accident off Clare coast

Mar 13th 2016, 1:10 PM 25,064 Views 8 Comments

He was injured while surfing a well-known wave near Ballard Bay.

Someone in Ireland is €2.5 million richer this morning
# Lotto Jackpot
# Lotto Jackpot

Someone in Ireland is €2.5 million richer this morning

Mar 13th 2016, 11:46 AM 32,376 Views 23 Comments

The winning numbers were 9, 18, 23, 27, 31, 38 and the bonus number was 30.

Woman in her 70s dead and three injured after two-car crash
# Louth
# Louth

Woman in her 70s dead and three injured after two-car crash

Mar 13th 2016, 11:04 AM 17,306 Views 1 Comment

The driver of the car the deceased was travelling in, as well as a man and woman in the second vehicle, were also hospitalised.

Poll: Who would get your vote for US president?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Who would get your vote for US president?

Mar 13th 2016, 9:58 AM 147,915 Views 135 Comments

Two Democratic and four Republican candidates are still hoping to clinch the nomination from their respective parties.

Twin boys (2) drown after falling into garden pool
# Scotland
# Scotland

Twin boys (2) drown after falling into garden pool

Mar 13th 2016, 9:23 AM 40,003 Views 32 Comments

The brothers were rushed to hospital but later died.

Friday 11 March, 2016

93-year-old woman who was kicked out of school finally graduates
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

93-year-old woman who was kicked out of school finally graduates

Mar 11th 2016, 11:00 AM 17,326 Views 12 Comments

Dorothy Liggett was surrounded by her five children at the surprise ceremony in Ohio.

Thursday 10 March, 2016

Customers waiting since November for fire-risk tumble dryers to be fixed
# Danger
# Danger

Customers waiting since November for fire-risk tumble dryers to be fixed

Mar 10th 2016, 4:37 PM 12,990 Views 11 Comments

A number of tumble dryer owners were warned last year that their appliances could pose a fire hazard.

Have a pack of these kernels? Make sure you know about the cyanide poisoning risks
# Recall
# Recall

Have a pack of these kernels? Make sure you know about the cyanide poisoning risks

Mar 10th 2016, 2:43 PM 14,081 Views 12 Comments

Another batch of organic apricot kernels has been recalled from sale in Ireland.

Ultra-rare half Proclamation to be auctioned in Dublin
# Up For Sale
# Up For Sale

Ultra-rare half Proclamation to be auctioned in Dublin

Mar 10th 2016, 1:30 PM 9,644 Views 16 Comments

The document is one of two original copies up for sale this weekend.

Take a break and watch the only total solar eclipse of 2016
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

Take a break and watch the only total solar eclipse of 2016

Mar 10th 2016, 11:00 AM 15,292 Views 25 Comments

An Alaska Airlines flight from Anchorage to Honolulu was timed to allow passengers watch the rare eclipse from 37,000 feet in the air.

House buyers being pushed out of Dublin could affect commute times in a big way
# Boom-style
# Boom-style

House buyers being pushed out of Dublin could affect commute times in a big way

Mar 10th 2016, 8:21 AM 21,667 Views 72 Comments

The difference between prices in urban and rural areas has reached boom-time levels, according to a new study.

Wednesday 9 March, 2016

Luxury cars and €30k in cash seized in crackdown targeting Kinahan cartel
# Criminal Assets Bureau
# Criminal Assets Bureau

Luxury cars and €30k in cash seized in crackdown targeting Kinahan cartel

Mar 9th 2016, 11:08 PM 114,260 Views 96 Comments

The family home of Regency Hotel shooting victim David Byrne was also searched during the operation.

Lonely Planet says these are the top 21 things to do and see in Ireland
# Gushing Praise
# Gushing Praise

Lonely Planet says these are the top 21 things to do and see in Ireland

Mar 9th 2016, 3:38 PM 85,249 Views 105 Comments

Three cities make the top 10.

Clare found the county's oldest Patrick (97) for its St Patrick's Day parade
# Can't Cope
# Can't Cope

Clare found the county's oldest Patrick (97) for its St Patrick's Day parade

Mar 9th 2016, 10:39 AM 16,589 Views 9 Comments

Retired farmer Patrick Wall will lead the parade in Ennis next week.

The man who raped and killed Jill Meagher is appealing for his jail time to be cut
# Australia
# Australia

The man who raped and killed Jill Meagher is appealing for his jail time to be cut

Mar 9th 2016, 8:51 AM 21,826 Views 40 Comments

Bayley was subsequently found guilty of raping three other women, two in the same year as Meagher’s brutal murder.

Monday 7 March, 2016

Post-mortem on 11-month-old baby boy after "sudden and unexplained death"
# Killarney
# Killarney

Post-mortem on 11-month-old baby boy after "sudden and unexplained death"

Mar 7th 2016, 10:58 PM 75,398 Views 11 Comments

A man in his 30s who was found with the baby is still receiving treatment.

Dublin burrito bars among six food businesses served with closure orders
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

Dublin burrito bars among six food businesses served with closure orders

Mar 7th 2016, 2:36 PM 116,073 Views 57 Comments

The Food Safety Authority took action against businesses in Dublin, Louth, Waterford and Wexford in February.

'New IRA' claims responsibility for Belfast prison officer attack
# Bomb Explosion
# Bomb Explosion

'New IRA' claims responsibility for Belfast prison officer attack

Mar 7th 2016, 8:04 AM 13,620 Views 63 Comments

The group said in a statement to the BBC that it was responsible for the bomb explosion.

Saturday 5 March, 2016

Photos: Inside the abandoned schoolhouses of rural Ireland
# Haunting
# Haunting

Photos: Inside the abandoned schoolhouses of rural Ireland

Mar 5th 2016, 10:27 AM 37,367 Views 21 Comments

Archaeologist Enda O’Flaherty’s photography project captures the ruins of old national schools left dotted across the Irish countryside.

Dublin student Ibrahim Halawa has his 13th trial date this weekend
# Egypt
# Egypt

Dublin student Ibrahim Halawa has his 13th trial date this weekend

Mar 5th 2016, 7:45 AM 15,925 Views 114 Comments

He has been detained in Egypt since his arrest there over two years ago.

Friday 4 March, 2016

Irish Independent apologises to Gerry Adams for 'gunpoint' story
# Sorry
# Sorry

Irish Independent apologises to Gerry Adams for 'gunpoint' story

Mar 4th 2016, 11:58 AM 30,715 Views 101 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader had complained that the paper distorted comments he made at a fundraising event.