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Friday 6 March, 2015

Four more people charged over murder of teenager Becky Watts

It comes one day after the teenager’s stepbrother appeared in court charged in connection with her murder.

Good news on the jobs front: 300 new jobs are heading to Limerick

“This is great news for Limerick and the mid-west region,” said Taoiseach Enda Kenny.

Saturday 28 February, 2015

TV licences, Tayto sandwiches and Operation Transformation: The week in numbers

Plus: How many staff work at Eircom now?

Friday 27 February, 2015

Leonard Nimoy, who played Spock in Star Trek, dies at 83 RIP

Leonard Nimoy, who played Spock in Star Trek, dies at 83

The actor died at his home in Los Angeles this morning.

Sunday 22 February, 2015

Saturday 21 February, 2015

Sunday Independent, same-sex marriage and Snapchat: The week in numbers

Plus: How long were the water charge protesters jailed for?

Friday 20 February, 2015

Saturday 14 February, 2015

Clare Daly, Coronation Street and a gigantic baby : The week in numbers

Plus: How many gardaí have left the force over the past five years?

Tuesday 10 February, 2015

Sunday 8 February, 2015

"God, I'd like to try that" - How Fifty Shades of Grey has led to a boom for sex shops

Sure you can’t just be reading about it.

Saturday 7 February, 2015

Sex, Smirnoff and the Six Nations: The week in numbers

Plus: How much does it cost to replace the lightbulb at the top of the Spire?

Monday 2 February, 2015

What do Irish people think about internet commenters?

Commenters can be a much maligned bunch but we love you really.

Saturday 31 January, 2015

Guinness, Visa debit cards, and Michelle Mulherin: The week in numbers

Plus: How many people use Facebook every month?

14 tips on filling in the CAO from people who have been through it and survived...

Don’t worry. It’s all going to be ok.

Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Today's top stories in 6 seconds

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

Tuesday 27 January, 2015

Students to protest over school's cancellation of homophobic bullying workshop

Transition year students at Coláiste Eoin in Dublin are planning to wear rainbow flags on their school crests.

Today's top stories in 7 seconds

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

Monday 26 January, 2015

Singer Demis Roussos has died RIP

Singer Demis Roussos has died

Roussos sold more than 60 million albums worldwide.

Saturday 24 January, 2015

Conor McGregor, Queen Elizabeth and club sandwiches: The week in numbers

Plus: How much does it cost to rent an Irish pub on wheels?

Monday 19 January, 2015

Teacher says nun asked "What about the homos?" during job interview

The teacher was awarded €54,000 for discrimination after she applied for the job as school principal.

Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Prescription drugs seized in major raid in Dublin

Gardaí seized drugs and money worth hundreds of thousands of euro.

Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Gardaí search for 29-year-old missing in Galway city for eight days

Family and gardaí say they are increasingly concerned about Eoin Madigan.

Viable homemade explosive device found at Mullingar house

It was the first viable device which the Defence Forces have dealt with this year.

Saturday 10 January, 2015

Red Rock, Eddie Hobbs, and "Al" Shatter: The week in numbers

Plus: How many extra seconds will we be getting in June?

Friday 9 January, 2015

Irish man allegedly punched by his brother regains consciousness in Sydney hospital

Patrick Lyttle woke up and is sitting up in bed, almost a week after the attack.

Thursday 8 January, 2015

Today's top stories in 6 seconds

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

Sadness and defiance: How front pages covered the Charlie Hebdo massacre

French newspapers are united in a show of defiance after the terror attacks.

Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Manhunt for gunmen in Paris after twelve killed in massacre at satirical magazine offices

Police have said that the gunmen shouted, “We have avenged the prophet” during the attack.

Monday 5 January, 2015

The average asking price for a house in Ireland is now €193,000

Asking prices actually fell in the last three months of 2014 – but are still significantly higher than one year ago.

Mortgage rates drop: First Permanent TSB, now BoI ring in the changes

But only new customers will reap the full rewards.

Newborn baby girl taken from her home after a shooting found dead in a bin

The body of the 3-week-old girl was discovered behind a row of shops.

Three children abused by their mother escaped from their home using a ladder

The mother beat one of the children and told the others she was ‘beating the white devil’ out of the child.

Number of people taking trains has grown for the first time since the economic crash

The Limerick-~Galway route saw the biggest increase in passengers.

Sunday 4 January, 2015

Pope Francis has appointed 20 new cardinals (Spoiler: None are Irish)

Fifteen of the new cardinals are under 80, which means they will vote for the pope’s successor.

Police urge people with dangerous Superman drugs to hand them in

The drugs are believed to have been the cause of at least three deaths so far.

Photos: Coast Guard rescues a dog trapped at Howth cliff

The dog is reported to be in ‘good form’ after the rescue.

Saturday 3 January, 2015

Mrs Brown, tourists, and the Luas: The week in numbers

Plus: What was the lowest temperature in Ireland this week?