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Friday 4 March, 2016

Foreign supertrawlers blamed for 'dolphin carnage' off Irish coast
# Strandings
# Strandings

Foreign supertrawlers blamed for 'dolphin carnage' off Irish coast

Mar 4th 2016, 10:51 AM 19,815 Views 29 Comments

Marine enthusiasts say rising numbers of dolphins appear to be drowning after getting caught in fishing nets off the northwest coast.

It's over: Election candidates have until midnight to remove their posters
# Poster Watch
# Poster Watch

It's over: Election candidates have until midnight to remove their posters

Mar 4th 2016, 9:54 AM 12,028 Views 44 Comments

Local authority regulations require political candidates to take down their election materials within seven days of polling.

Never mind the cordon: Christ Church reverses decision to close on Easter Sunday
# 1916 Parade Row
# 1916 Parade Row

Never mind the cordon: Christ Church reverses decision to close on Easter Sunday

Mar 4th 2016, 8:31 AM 10,374 Views 11 Comments

The cathedral said it plans to remember those who died in the 1916 Rising during its Easter Sunday morning service.

Thursday 3 March, 2016

Former Dublin mayor Royston Brady has a bone to pick with 'pyjama-wearing' water charge boycotters
# Royston Weighs In
# Royston Weighs In

Former Dublin mayor Royston Brady has a bone to pick with 'pyjama-wearing' water charge boycotters

Mar 3rd 2016, 3:32 PM 34,174 Views 140 Comments

Ex-Fianna Fáil councillor Royston Brady says he has no problem with paying for water in his adopted home of Florida.

Parts of Ireland see wettest winter on record after heavy flooding
# No Surprise There
# No Surprise There

Parts of Ireland see wettest winter on record after heavy flooding

Mar 3rd 2016, 10:42 AM 11,686 Views 28 Comments

Over 300% more rain than average was reported in some areas of the south in December.

Water charges high on agenda as Enda and Micheál gear up for crunch talks
# Stalemate
# Stalemate

Water charges high on agenda as Enda and Micheál gear up for crunch talks

Mar 3rd 2016, 9:13 AM 13,489 Views 90 Comments

The Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil leaders will be mulling over government options with their respective parliamentary parties today.

Wrap up warm - it's going to be another freezing weekend
# Frost
# Frost

Wrap up warm - it's going to be another freezing weekend

Mar 3rd 2016, 8:00 AM 17,529 Views 6 Comments

Expect frosty nights ahead.

Wednesday 2 March, 2016

Intellectually disabled man left in care home with alleged abuser for two years - report
# Sexual Abuse
# Sexual Abuse

Intellectually disabled man left in care home with alleged abuser for two years - report

Mar 2nd 2016, 12:14 PM 11,178 Views 9 Comments

A report from the new HSE whisteblower service highlights claims of abuse in residential facilities.

Take a break and watch two astronauts return to Earth after a year in space
# Welcome Back
# Welcome Back

Take a break and watch two astronauts return to Earth after a year in space

Mar 2nd 2016, 11:00 AM 14,051 Views 20 Comments

Scott Kelly and Mikhail Kornienko boarded the International Space Station on 27 March last year.

Traveller family split up as evicted halting site residents struggle to find accommodation
# Louth
# Louth

Traveller family split up as evicted halting site residents struggle to find accommodation

Mar 2nd 2016, 9:54 AM 14,929 Views 54 Comments

Families evicted from a Dundalk halting site earlier this year continue to live in a nearby car park as they look for emergency accommodation.

Latest winter storm leaves over 6,000 without power
# Outages
# Outages

Latest winter storm leaves over 6,000 without power

Mar 2nd 2016, 8:00 AM 14,973 Views 9 Comments

ESB crews are working to restore outages in challenging conditions.

Monday 29 February, 2016

Walker finds animal carcasses 'dumped' on scenic Clare beach
# Doonbeg
# Doonbeg

Walker finds animal carcasses 'dumped' on scenic Clare beach

Feb 29th 2016, 3:04 PM 34,905 Views 37 Comments

Animal rights activists have called on authorities to investigate the case.

Bertie says 'no chance in hell' government will be formed before Easter
# Weighing In
# Weighing In

Bertie says 'no chance in hell' government will be formed before Easter

Feb 29th 2016, 12:53 PM 20,107 Views 67 Comments

The former Fianna Fáil leader also reckons the party won’t do a deal with Fine Gael.

Commuting liveblog: Wet and slushy roads as rain spreads nationwide
# On The Road
# On The Road

Commuting liveblog: Wet and slushy roads as rain spreads nationwide

Feb 29th 2016, 8:50 AM 14,704 Views 2 Comments

Here’s all the traffic, transport and weather news you need this morning.

Sunday 28 February, 2016

Disabled woman hospitalised after being attacked in her own home
# Aggravated Burglary
# Aggravated Burglary

Disabled woman hospitalised after being attacked in her own home

Feb 28th 2016, 3:22 PM 15,619 Views 12 Comments

Police in Northern Ireland are investigating an aggravated burglary at house in south Belfast.

Kurdish refugees found in back of lorry awaiting transfer to asylum centre
# Wexford
# Wexford

Kurdish refugees found in back of lorry awaiting transfer to asylum centre

Feb 28th 2016, 2:50 PM 15,431 Views 123 Comments

They were discovered at the back of a truck that had travelled to Ireland from France.

Baby girl in critical condition after two-car collision in Clare
# Crash
# Crash

Baby girl in critical condition after two-car collision in Clare

Feb 28th 2016, 11:52 AM 17,617 Views 2 Comments

The crash happened at around 5.10pm yesterday afternoon.

Ryanair flight diverts to Berlin so 'disruptive' stag party can be kicked off
# Rowdy
# Rowdy

Ryanair flight diverts to Berlin so 'disruptive' stag party can be kicked off

Feb 28th 2016, 11:07 AM 40,625 Views 46 Comments

The six Britons could face fines of up to €25,000 each.

Poll: Should Enda step down as Fine Gael leader?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Should Enda step down as Fine Gael leader?

Feb 28th 2016, 9:37 AM 49,583 Views 146 Comments

His position is coming under scrutiny after a poor election for the party.

The 9 at 9: Sunday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Feb 28th 2016, 9:01 AM 11,448 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what you need to know as counting continues in the general election.

Saturday 27 February, 2016

Irish couple on the difficult choice they faced after their baby was diagnosed with a fatal foetal abnormality
# Heartbreaking
# Heartbreaking

Irish couple on the difficult choice they faced after their baby was diagnosed with a fatal foetal abnormality

Feb 27th 2016, 5:52 PM 26,779 Views 52 Comments

Michelle and Vin Manley spent three hours with their son before he died – but they say there’s no right decision for couples faced with the same decision as they were.

Three youths start fire while 'trashing' room at Dublin detention centre
# Oberstown
# Oberstown

Three youths start fire while 'trashing' room at Dublin detention centre

Feb 27th 2016, 2:35 PM 15,607 Views 21 Comments

A source within the facility said staff had to assist gardaí in restraining them.

Fear of contaminated water puts 10,000 Cork residents on boil notice
# Boil Your Water
# Boil Your Water

Fear of contaminated water puts 10,000 Cork residents on boil notice

Feb 27th 2016, 12:40 PM 13,215 Views 19 Comments

This is the third time this year that households supplied by the Whitegate system have been issued with a boil notice.

Irish women brutally injured during childbirth given another three weeks to claim records
# Shredding Dispute
# Shredding Dispute

Irish women brutally injured during childbirth given another three weeks to claim records

Feb 27th 2016, 11:38 AM 12,162 Views 7 Comments

The move comes after symphysiotomy survivors objected to an online notice warning them that unclaimed medical records would be destroyed.

Three arrested after man (28) shot dead in front of family at south Belfast home
# Murder
# Murder

Three arrested after man (28) shot dead in front of family at south Belfast home

Feb 27th 2016, 10:02 AM 10,309 Views 13 Comments

Police say they have no reason to believe there was any paramilitary involvement in the killing.

Poll: Would you back a coalition between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you back a coalition between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil?

Feb 27th 2016, 9:35 AM 48,799 Views 217 Comments

It’s not an unlikely prospect.

The 9 at 9: Saturday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Feb 27th 2016, 9:00 AM 13,334 Views 7 Comments

Here’s what you need to know as counting gets underway in the general election.

Former security guard gets €12,000 compensation over post-pregnancy roster changes
# Unfair Dismissal
# Unfair Dismissal

Former security guard gets €12,000 compensation over post-pregnancy roster changes

Feb 27th 2016, 7:30 AM 23,784 Views 39 Comments

Laura O’Connor resigned her position with G4S Secure Solutions in August 2013.

Friday 26 February, 2016

Man charged for attempted murder after man left in critical condition
# Craigavon
# Craigavon

Man charged for attempted murder after man left in critical condition

Feb 26th 2016, 10:25 PM 22,295 Views 7 Comments

A 26-year-man was arrested in the Dungannon area in connection with the incident.

Dublin Cadbury workers 'left with no option' but to strike indefinitely
# Coolock
# Coolock

Dublin Cadbury workers 'left with no option' but to strike indefinitely

Feb 26th 2016, 3:48 PM 31,207 Views 64 Comments

The dispute centres on a Labour Court recommendation to outsource 17 jobs at the company’s Coolock plant.

Three men arrested after suspected stolen property found in lorry leaving Ireland
# Rosslare
# Rosslare

Three men arrested after suspected stolen property found in lorry leaving Ireland

Feb 26th 2016, 2:06 PM 23,117 Views 44 Comments

The suspects are being detained at Wexford Garda Station.

Viable bombs and IED components found at three locations last night
# Dublin
# Dublin

Viable bombs and IED components found at three locations last night

Feb 26th 2016, 12:14 PM 19,424 Views 45 Comments

An explosive device was found on the M7 motorway in Laois.

Facebook employees crossed out 'black lives matter' slogan on office wall
# Disrespectful
# Disrespectful

Facebook employees crossed out 'black lives matter' slogan on office wall

Feb 26th 2016, 8:49 AM 20,145 Views 91 Comments

Mark Zuckerberg has criticised employees for scratching out the phrase from a wall on the company’s Menlo Park building.

Thursday 25 February, 2016

Voting's all done and dusted - if you live on one of these 12 islands
# Early Birds
# Early Birds

Voting's all done and dusted - if you live on one of these 12 islands

Feb 25th 2016, 11:15 PM 17,600 Views 31 Comments

Islanders cast their votes a day before people on the mainland.

Dirty tricks in north Dublin: FG candidate hits out at anonymous letter campaign
# Battle Of Clontarf
# Battle Of Clontarf

Dirty tricks in north Dublin: FG candidate hits out at anonymous letter campaign

Feb 25th 2016, 3:07 PM 32,304 Views 94 Comments

Dublin Bay North candidate Naoise Ó Muirí has gone to the gardaí over false claims made in letters received by local residents.

Striking 999 operators 'cannot make promises' about protecting services, employer says
# Pay Row
# Pay Row

Striking 999 operators 'cannot make promises' about protecting services, employer says

Feb 25th 2016, 10:43 AM 7,426 Views 20 Comments

Over 80% of union members at the call centres balloted in favour of industrial action earlier this month.

Hillary Clinton asked advisor about Irish abortion penalty before official visit
# Eight Amendment
# Eight Amendment

Hillary Clinton asked advisor about Irish abortion penalty before official visit

Feb 25th 2016, 8:30 AM 24,835 Views 41 Comments

The then US secretary of state was briefed about the Savita Halappanavar case before a trip to Ireland.

These two dads aren't happy about a Kerry candidate using their family photo online
# Surrogacy
# Surrogacy

These two dads aren't happy about a Kerry candidate using their family photo online

Feb 25th 2016, 6:09 AM 73,886 Views 237 Comments

The birth photo shows Toronto couple BJ Barone and Frankie Nelson embracing their son.

Women whose pelvises were broken during childbirth could see their medical records being shredded
# Symphysiotomy
# Symphysiotomy

Women whose pelvises were broken during childbirth could see their medical records being shredded

Feb 25th 2016, 6:05 AM 14,413 Views 10 Comments

Symphysiotomy survivors are urging the state’s redress scheme not to go ahead with plans to destroy unclaimed medical documents.

Here’s how much weight the Operation Transformation leaders have lost
# Drumroll
# Drumroll

Here’s how much weight the Operation Transformation leaders have lost

Feb 25th 2016, 6:03 AM 25,839 Views 10 Comments

It’s a combined total of 100 pounds – the equivalent of about five car tires.