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Monday 8 February, 2016

Power outages and flooding as Storm Imogen continues to blow through Ireland

Cork and Kerry have borne the brunt of the fierce weather.

Compulsory sexual consent classes planned for UCD following revenge porn allegations

The university is investigating claims that male students shared explicit images of female students without their permission.

Controversy after YFG member tweets altered image of Mary Lou McDonald on beach

The Sinn Féin deputy pointed to the picture as an example of “everyday sexism”.

Leopard mauls six people after sneaking into Indian school

The animal is thought to have strayed from a forest area close to the school.

Woman (44) dies after 100ft fall on Kerry mountain RIP

Woman (44) dies after 100ft fall on Kerry mountain

The woman was walking on Stradbally Mountain when she fell at around 2pm.

Sunday 7 February, 2016

How Lucinda and Averil clashed over abortion as students more than a decade ago

The 2002 abortion referendum debate made for a heated political battle between two of the country’s rising young political stars.

Saturday 6 February, 2016

Here's what's happening in Dublin for the Chinese New Year

The annual festival is back in the capital from today until 21 February.

Friday 5 February, 2016

There's a new €163k plan to fight female genital mutilation in Ireland

Nearly 4,000 people in Ireland are estimated to be victims of FGM.

Investigation over revenge porn allegations at UCD

The university said any student found to have shared intimate images of other students could face expulsion.

Commuting liveblog: All the traffic, transport and weather news this morning

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

Thursday 4 February, 2016

Did you know him? Search for relatives to attend funeral of elderly man

John McMullen had not been in touch with family members in the years before his death.

Garda stations were jammed with students registering to vote yesterday

Eligible voters have less than a week left to sign up.

Man shot dead by masked raiders during attempted warehouse raid

Detectives believe two men were involved in the targeted robbery.

Commuting liveblog: Breakdowns, delays and wet roads

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

Wednesday 3 February, 2016

Outrage as severed heads of deer found in Killarney bin

The animals had been culled by the National Parks and Wildlife Service.

Man (59) arrested after over 10,000 tranquilizer tablets seized in Limerick

The drugs have an estimated street value of €21,000.

'We come back to work every year to find fewer and fewer lecturers'

Classes are off for most students at the country’s 14 technology institutes as lecturers go on strike.

The eight things you need to know to be ready for this general election

Who runs the country now? How do you vote? And how can you check if you’re registered?

Commuting liveblog: Heavy traffic, breezy weather and wet roads

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

Tuesday 2 February, 2016

Sinn Féin billboard takes aim at 'deeply dishonest' Fine Gael figures

The party says Fine Gael promises “simply don’t add up”.

Get ready for an avalanche of Chinese poetry on the Dart this fortnight

Connolly Station is the venue for a Chinese New Year celebration as the exhibition is launched today.

Commuting liveblog: Heavy traffic, collisions and ongoing Luas works

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

Monday 1 February, 2016

Irish Water call centre operator to handle customer service for Sky

Recruitment for 130 new staff to support the operation will begin immediately.

Struggling to conceive? State funding could soon cover the cost of fertility treatments

Funding will be made available as part of a bill due to be published in the first half of 2016.

Body recovered in search for missing man off Kerry coast

Divers recovered the body this morning.

Commuting liveblog: Strong winds, diversions and M50 delays

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

Friday 29 January, 2016

The most wanted people in Europe and their horrific crimes

Europol has published a list of Europe’s 45 most wanted criminal suspects.

Woman arrested at Dublin Airport after ingesting 100 pellets of cocaine

She had swallowed 1.7 kilos of the drug.

Storm Gertrude rips down trees at Game of Thrones' Dark Hedges

Strong winds brought down trees at the famous Co Antrim landmark.

Man (21) remains in critical condition after being attacked with iron bar

A man arrested in connection with the incident is due in court today.

Commuting liveblog: Storm winds, fallen trees and cancelled ferries

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

Thursday 28 January, 2016

Radio host's comment about asylum seekers 'going to the beach' didn't break broadcasting rules

A presenter on Cork City Community Radio had suggested that a decision to offer an asylum seeker a university place was unfair to Irish-born families.

State slapped with legal action over Irish data protection regime

Digital Rights Ireland claims the State has not properly implemented EU legislation on data protection.

Commuting liveblog: Flooding, closed roads and high winds

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

Wednesday 27 January, 2016

Sexual consent workshops to be compulsory for new TCD students

The classes will be mandatory for first-year undergraduates in student accommodation in Rathmines.

Company denies making 999 operators ask permission before using toilet

The union representing emergency call staff had said they were told to take no longer than seven minutes for toilet breaks.

Teenage girl allegedly sexually assaulted just yards from school

The victim is believed to be 14 years old.

That AWFUL weather is going to calm down a little today

Bye bye weather warnings – for the time being.

Tuesday 26 January, 2016

Staff 'unable to enter or leave' Irish Water HQ for four hours during protest

Irish Water boss John Tierney warned staff not to engage with demonstrators outside its offices during a protest last year.

Irish hospital waiting times ranked worst in Europe after HSE figures are excluded

An annual ranking of European health systems places Macedonia, Slovenia, Croatia and Estonia ahead of Ireland.