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Yesterday’s News


Wednesday 23 October, 2019

ESB reveals charges electric car drivers will face for topping up their vehicle

Customers will have a choice of Pay As You Go or Membership to pay for the on-street fast chargers.

Irish Water apologises to 600,000 customers affected by boil water notice

The notice impacts approximately 600,000 people and is expected to stay in place for a number of days.

Thursday 17 October, 2019

The EU summit kicks off in Brussels today, here's everything that's happening

Turkey, budgets and enlargement… it’s not just about Brexit, you know.

Restaurants with nutritional info on menus serve healthier food

Eateries that share nutritional information on menus were found to have 45% less fat and 60% less salt than those that don’t.

Wednesday 16 October, 2019

'They've been ignored by this government': Budget disappointment prompts carers to protest outside Dáil

Carers say the government has “given it with one hand and taken it back with the other” with its latest budget.

'It really impacts people's lives': Trinity researchers looking to speak to men with porn problems

Up to 17% of porn users experience personal distress as a result of watching the material.

Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Investigation launched as woman allegedly raped in Kerry town

The alleged incident took place at around 1am on Sunday morning.

Irish punter lands €500,000 EuroMillions prize as UK player scoops €190 million jackpot

The jackpot win is one of the biggest windfalls in EuroMillions history.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

All the news from Budget 2020, Extinction Rebellion continues in Dublin and prorogation in the UK… here’s all of today’s top stories

30 cent minimum wage increase deferred due to threat of no-deal Brexit

The increase was set to take the minimum wage past the €10 mark for the first time.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Monday 7 October, 2019

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Extinction Rebellion protests, Trump’s warning to Turkey and good news for new parents – here’s all of today’s top stories.

Eighteen Irish restaurants land Michelin stars at ceremony in London

A Kildare restaurant jumped straight to two-star status despite only opening earlier this year.

Trump threatens to 'totally destroy' Turkey's economy if it does anything 'off-limits' in Syria

The US President cited his “great and unmatched wisdom” in deciding what is “off limits”.

Wednesday 18 September, 2019

30 years of Fair City: 'We have to be careful about what stories we tell. You don't want to jump into somebody's life'

As Fair City celebrates its 30th birthday today, executive producer Brigie de Courcy reflects on how the hit soap has changed over the years.

Tuesday 17 September, 2019

'Make Israel normal again': The stakes are high for Netanyahu in an unprecedented election

It’s the first time in Israeli history that two elections will be held in one year.

Farmers in west, mid-west and midlands 'set to be worst hit by Brexit'

70% of Irish farms are heavily reliant on direct payments, a new analysis has found.

Friday 13 September, 2019

Health minister Harris seeks to crackdown on alcohol promotions

The awarding of loyalty points and short term price promotions would be banned under the new regulations.

Senator proposes law to link salaries of RTÉ presenters to public sector pay scale

The move comes as RTÉ faces unprecedented financial difficulties.

Fake gun and €60,000 worth of cocaine seized in Cork

Gardaí have yet to make any arrests following the sezures and the investigation is ongoing.

Thursday 5 September, 2019

Taoiseach says 'perhaps not all the same brands' will be on supermarket shelves after no-deal Brexit

Varadkar offered a stark assessment of a no-deal scenario in a speech this evening.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Another bad day for Boris, Beef talks to reconvene and a Jacob Rees-Mogg projection – it’s the evening fix.

Johnson says he would 'rather be dead in a ditch' than seek another Brexit extension

The UK Prime Minister said a general election is the ‘only way to get things moving’ on Brexit in a speech today.

Johnson tells Pence that the UK has a 'gigantic chlorinated chicken' on the opposition benches

The Prime Minister first called opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn a “chlorinated chicken” in the House of Commons yesterday.

Renewed appeal for help finding man missing since last September

Jason is described as being 5’ 7” in height, of slim build with black hair and a light moustache.

Monday 2 September, 2019

Teenage 'fussy eater' left blind by poor diet

The boy’s diet consisted of French fries, Pringles, white bread, processed ham slices and sausages.

Thursday 29 August, 2019

Irish-based Brits to hold protest against Brexit at Dublin embassy

Brits Not Out are holding the demonstration on Merrion Road at 6pm on Tuesday.

Hundreds of Cork-based Apple contractors lose jobs after hearing Siri users' private conversations

Apple has apologised to Siri users after it emerged that workers heard people having sex and discussing private medical matters.

Childminders to face inspections, training and Garda vetting under new action plan

The new plan hopes to see thousands of childminders registered with Tusla.

Wednesday 28 August, 2019

Teachers to be balloted for strike action next month

The TUI says that big pay differences still occur between teachers hired before and after 2011.

Man arrested on suspicion of murder by Gardaí investigating fatal Tallaght assault

Vincent Parsons died at Tallaght Hospital on Monday following the assault in Tallaght on Saturday.

Poll: Do you support mandatory vaccination? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support mandatory vaccination?

Eleven European countries have mandatory vaccinations for a range of bacterial and viral infections.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

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

Friday 23 August, 2019

'Enough is enough': Bus and rail services to be withdrawn from anti-social behaviour 'black spots'

The NBRU is calling for a Garda Public Transport Unit due to an “alarming” increase in assaults on staff.

Man dragged out of car and threatened at knifepoint during Belfast hijacking

The incident took place as the man slowed down to go over a speed bump.

Revenue detector dog James sniffs out over €79,000 at Dublin Port

The money was found in two packages underneath a vehicle.

The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Thursday 22 August, 2019

Mary McAleese wins prestigious Catholic theology prize

She will collect the prize at a ceremony at the University of Tübingen in Germany in October.

RSA blasts Garda restructuring plan, accuses force of 'downgrading' road safety

The RSA is “very concerned” that Roads Policing was not among the four areas identified as ‘key focus areas’ for Gardaí.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

A shake-up at the Gardaí, stolen wax heads and Johnson meets Macron – it’s the evening fix.