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Thursday 15 August, 2019

Customer takes 'gay cake row' case to European Court of Human Rights

Lawyers for Gareth Lee are seeking to challenge the concept that a business can have religious views.

'Approach with your eyes open': Default options can sway customers buying financial products online

Longer default options leads people to sign up for longer loan terms and pay more interest.

Mike Pence will back the Good Friday Agreement when he visits Ireland next month

The US Vice President was invited to visit by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar when they met in Washington in March.

Jeffrey Epstein autopsy reportedly finds several broken bones in neck

The injuries can occur to people who hang themselves or victims of strangulation, the Washington Post has reported.

Wednesday 14 August, 2019

Irish Water halts Lough Foyle sewage plant investigation works due to protests from locals

The company said it is postponing the works for the safety of its contractors.

Watchdog finds that Tusla failed to alert gardaí to crimes against children in a timely manner

Neglect and sexual abuse were among the suspected crimes that Tusla was slow to report.

Gun seized as gardaí arrest man in his 20s in Kildare

The man is currently detained at Kildare Garda Station.

Four UK men arrested as Aussie police seize €55 million worth of 'highest purity recorded' MDMA

Police say the powder was destined to be processed into 12 million ecstasy pills to be sold across Australia.

Wednesday 7 August, 2019

Whaley Bridge residents to return home as dam collapse fears recede UK

Whaley Bridge residents to return home as dam collapse fears recede

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson paid tribute to the residents “spirit and patience”.

'No evidence of violence': USA Today HQ evacuated following reports of armed man in the building

The police said it found “no evidence of any acts of violence or any injuries”.

Limerick Hospital worst offender for lengthy emergency department waiting times for over 75s

Nationally more than 1,000 people over the age of 75 faced emergency department waiting times of more than 24-hours every month so far this year.

Tuesday 6 August, 2019

Dublin and Mayo fans frustrated by long delays as first allocation of tickets sells out

More tickets are expected to go on general sale in the coming days ahead of the eagerly awaited clash.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Here’s what made the news today.

Advisory group backs opening up Moore Street Easter Rising site to the public

The report also found that the Moore Street market is facing an ‘existntial crisis’.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

HSE boss says it's 'awful' women weren't told of CervicalCheck results as review finds 4,000+ cases

The review was published this afternoon.

Monday 29 July, 2019

PSNI release description of suspect who planted 'booby-trap' device to kill police officers

Police believe the incident was staged to lure officers to the area.

Meghan Markle puts Sinead Burke on the cover of Vogue's 'Forces for Change' September issue

The diversity advocate appears alongside 14 other women including Jacinda Ardern and Jane Fonda.

Have you seen Denis? Gardaí seek help finding man missing in Kerry

Denis Slattery was last seen in Clashmealcon East last Tuesday.

Irish researchers find plastic in 2km-deep underwater canyon, 320 km from land

‘It really is shocking to find plastic waste so far off-shore and so deep in the ocean.’

Monday 10 June, 2019

One dead as helicopter crash lands onto New York skyscraper

The helicopter caught fire after crashing onto the roof and the building has been evacuated.

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Bathing restrictions remain in place at Dublin's Dollymount

Restrictions have been lifted at seven other swimming hotspots across Dublin.

The BBC is scrapping free TV licences for over-75s

The British broadcaster said “fairness” was the driving force behind the decision.

Tuesday 4 June, 2019

'I'd rather see her using contraceptives than be throwing flowers on her grave'

May McGee’s fight to overturn Ireland’s ban on contraception is the subject of a documentary on RTÉ One this evening.

'Forget about the bling, this is an operation for losers': Justice Minister warns of gangland crime dangers

Charlie Flanagan urged the community to work with the gardaí to tackle crime during a visit to Coolock in north Dublin this morning.

Thousands of elderly patients face more than 24-hours in Emergency Departments

The HSE has a target of releasing all patients over the age of 75 within 24-hours.

Friday 24 May, 2019

'143km in 100 zone': Gardaí catch 130 speeding drivers on national slow down day

A 24-hour speed enforcement operation got underway at 7am today.

As it happened: Irish and UK reaction as Theresa May announces she will step down as party leader

She will leave the role of Conservative Party leader.

Trump is bringing all his adult children to see the queen, reports say

The Trump family looks set to meet the Royal family.

Theresa May is expected to reveal when she will resign this morning

The battle to succede May will ramp up following the announcement.

Friday 17 May, 2019

Boris Johnson has a massive lead in the Tory leadership contest, poll finds

Johnson has a 26% lead over his nearest rival.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Brexit talks collapse, external review over Holles Street abortion and the death of Anton O’Toole – it’s the evening fix.

Tourist 'safe and well' following major rescue operation in West Cork

A Coastguard helicopter, a Navy vessel and two rescue boats took part in the operation.

Deliberate fire in Wicklow Mountains' 'Coronation Plantation' sparks probe

The Coronation plantation dates back to 1831 and was one of the first attempts at commercial forestry in Ireland.

The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Funeral for teenager stabbed in Dublin park takes place

Azzam Raguragui was fatally stabbed in Dundrum last Friday.

Thursday 9 May, 2019

Roscommon County Council taking out €1.5 million loan to fund first-time buyer scheme

The council has received 43 applications for Rebuilding Ireland Home Loans and has approved 16 so far.

'Smaller than bedsits': Plans for 'co-living' building spark calls to rewrite apartment guidelines

42 people would share one kitchen under the plans.

Wednesday 1 May, 2019

President Higgins thanks Ruby Walsh for 'outstanding contributions' to Ireland's reputation

The president wrote to Walsh to wish him a successful retirement.