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Dublin: 4 °C Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Yesterday’s News

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Thursday 9 August, 2018

Loyalist murderer launches art exhibition while on temporary release - victims' relatives not impressed

Michael Stone is coming to the end of a 30-year sentence for murdering six people. He is no stranger to the world of ‘performance art’.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Death toll in Indonesia continues to rise, and cannabis being grown in Longford on an industrial scale – it’s the 9 at 9.

Wednesday 8 August, 2018

Farmers' feed costs have exploded inside a year as fallout from hot weather bites

The summer heatwave has seen the price of fodder rise across the board.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s all you need to know this brisk Wednesday morning.

First recall petition in UK history opens to unseat Ian Paisley Jr

Paisley accepted up to €100,000 in free holidays from the Sri Lankan government.

Tuesday 7 August, 2018

200 ESB Siptu members planning on leaving union in solidarity with expelled workers Exclusive

Former Connect members numbering in the ‘hundreds’ were recently expelled by Siptu at the request of its sister union.

Monday 6 August, 2018

Wicklow widow suing 'those with an interest in' fishing boat after husband drowned without life jacket

Fisherman Lenny Hughes drowned after falling from the Arklow-based boat Kerri Heather in November 2016.

Sunday 5 August, 2018

Boss who told woman being sick was 'no problem' and fired her a week later ordered to pay her €10,000

The company in question did not appear at the Labour Court hearing regarding the woman’s complaint.

Six months a-waiting - the PSC will finally be removed as a requirement for a theory test on 31 August

How much it’s costing to do so is another matter however.

Thursday 2 August, 2018

Mother blasts lack of apology after daughter with spina bifida treated by school staff wearing face masks WRC

Mother blasts lack of apology after daughter with spina bifida treated by school staff wearing face masks

Employees wore face masks while dealing with the girl, despite her not having a contagious disease.

Wednesday 1 August, 2018

Ryanair told striking cabin crew in Portugal their actions would affect their promotion prospects

The airline has since apparently reversed tack on that approach.

Monday 30 July, 2018

Pete Taylor is suing the Sunday World newspaper

Taylor, who was shot in an early-morning attack on his Bray boxing club in early June, launched the proceedings last Friday.

New 'Baby on Board' badges launched - for pregnant women on public transport

The badge will hopefully see more people giving up their seats for pregnant people on public transport.

Saturday 28 July, 2018

Siptu 'expels hundreds of ESB members' for allegedly transferring from another union

550 workers left the electrical union Connect in March of 2017.

Friday 27 July, 2018

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Cervical check couple say State Claims Agency is ‘self-serving’, and Ireland braced for rainfall – it’s the Fix.

Thursday 26 July, 2018

Northern parties contemplating anti-Brexit alliance to oust Ian Paisley Jr

The controversial DUP MP is currently the subject of a holiday expenses scandal involving the government of Sri Lanka.

Police launch murder investigation after death of man in Co Down

A man has died following an incident in Newry yesterday.

Wednesday 25 July, 2018

EU sides with Ireland in landmark denial of extradition of man due to problems with the Polish courts

In March the High Court ruled that Artur Celmer could not be extradited due to his not being able to get a fair trial in his own country.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Irish man dead in Greek wildfires, and Eamon Dunphy leaves RTÉ – it’s the Fix.

Man takes bullet to leg after two shooting incidents in 30 minutes in Ballymun, north Dublin

The two shootings happened at about 4.30pm and 5pm this afternoon.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Tuesday 24 July, 2018

GAA to 'consider proposal' of Liam Miller tribute match organisers

The organisers of the match and senior GAA officials, including president John Horan, met today to discuss the controversial fixture.

Monday 23 July, 2018

'She couldn't stay awake at the end' - Husband speaks of pain of wife's loss following cervical misdiagnosis

Julie Dingivan passed away in April 2017. The cervical check which missed her cancer diagnosis took place in 2009.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Trump threatens Iran, and Craughwell out of presidential race – it’s the Fix.

Man hospitalised after serious crash in Longford

The incident happened near Newtownforbes on the N4 just after 3pm.

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Sunday 22 July, 2018

Shane Ross has been telling people they don't need a PSC to get a theory test. But they do

While the RSA has committed to removing the need to have a PSC in order to get a test, the requirement remains in place.

'A plane flying into a mountain' - the man who advised Bush and McCain is very worried about the Republican party

John Weaver has advised George Bush Sr and John McCain. He’s a Republican to the core. He’s never seen anything like Donald Trump.

Friday 20 July, 2018

Have you seen 17-year-old Mario? He's been missing from Kildare for five weeks

Mario has been missing from Naas since Monday 11 June.

Mother run over by her own vehicle pleads for help catching men who fled with her baby daughter

Clare O’Neill was run over by her own vehicle yesterday by car thieves.

The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Monday 16 July, 2018

TV presenter Richard Bacon has emerged from a six-day coma

TV presenter Richard Bacon has emerged from a six-day coma

Bacon was hospitalised with an undiagnosed double chest infection on 5 July following a transatlantic flight.

Irish Water to split from Ervia within five years

The water body is to become a standalone utility by the year 2023.

Sunday 15 July, 2018

Bus driver, who lost job after requesting CCTV which showed him on phone while driving, reinstated

Bus driver, who lost job after requesting CCTV which showed him on phone while driving, reinstated

The man had requested the footage in order to prove he had been verbally abused by a manager.

Saturday 14 July, 2018

Nóirín O'Sullivan and her son are suing the Times newspaper group

The former Commissioner and her son appear to be suing the newspaper group over an article published last July concerning journalist Paul Williams.

Friday 13 July, 2018

Nerve agent Novichok that killed UK woman traced to bottle in her house

44-year-old Dawn Sturgess died last Sunday after being hospitalised following contact with the lethal nerve agent Novichok.

€1.6 million in rent arrears awarded to landlords in 2017

A number of record-breaking statistics dominate the Residential Tenancies Board’s annual report for 2017.

Clontarf Hospital lost 26% of its staff in just two years Exclusive

Clontarf Hospital lost 41 staff between 2016 and 2017.