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Thursday 9 August, 2018

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

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

Aug 9th 2018, 9:16 AM 28,571 Views 47 Comments

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’.

Wednesday 8 August, 2018

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

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

Aug 8th 2018, 11:49 AM 15,107 Views 43 Comments

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

Poll: Have you ever checked your social media accounts while driving?
# Could It Not Wait
# Could It Not Wait

Poll: Have you ever checked your social media accounts while driving?

Aug 8th 2018, 9:35 AM 23,938 Views 82 Comments

A new survey suggests that one in four Irish people have checked their social media while driving. But are you one of them?

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

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

Aug 8th 2018, 7:27 AM 29,454 Views 48 Comments

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
# Exodus
# Exodus

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

Aug 7th 2018, 12:05 AM 34,166 Views 48 Comments

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
# The Kerri Heather
# The Kerri Heather

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

Aug 6th 2018, 7:00 AM 38,246 Views 0 Comments

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
# Unfair Dismissal
# Unfair Dismissal

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

Aug 5th 2018, 10:00 PM 87,404 Views 62 Comments

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
# Works In Theory
# Works In Theory

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

Aug 5th 2018, 7:30 AM 21,939 Views 32 Comments

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
# WRC

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

Aug 2nd 2018, 3:43 PM 30,039 Views 0 Comments

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
# Industrial Relations
# Industrial Relations

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

Aug 1st 2018, 4:54 PM 12,846 Views 24 Comments

The airline has since apparently reversed tack on that approach.

Monday 30 July, 2018

Pete Taylor is suing the Sunday World newspaper
# Courts
# Courts

Pete Taylor is suing the Sunday World newspaper

Jul 30th 2018, 4:38 PM 67,076 Views 0 Comments

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
# Give Up Your Seat
# Give Up Your Seat

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

Jul 30th 2018, 12:56 PM 26,845 Views 93 Comments

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

Saturday 28 July, 2018

FactCheck: Is Ireland really the most corrupt nation in the western world?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Is Ireland really the most corrupt nation in the western world?

Jul 28th 2018, 9:00 PM 78,632 Views 91 Comments

Not really, no.

Siptu 'expels hundreds of ESB members' for allegedly transferring from another union
# State Of The Union
# State Of The Union

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

Jul 28th 2018, 4:00 PM 32,054 Views 50 Comments

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

Friday 27 July, 2018

Here's What Happened Today: Friday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Jul 27th 2018, 8:57 PM 12,518 Views 0 Comments

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
# Coalition Of The Willing
# Coalition Of The Willing

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

Jul 26th 2018, 10:53 PM 38,327 Views 41 Comments

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
# Carrivekeeney
# Carrivekeeney

Police launch murder investigation after death of man in Co Down

Jul 26th 2018, 8:32 PM 7,747 Views 0 Comments

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
# Artur Celmer
# Artur Celmer

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

Jul 25th 2018, 10:57 PM 27,056 Views 0 Comments

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
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Jul 25th 2018, 8:59 PM 12,483 Views 0 Comments

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
# Ballymun
# Ballymun

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

Updated Jul 25th 2018, 6:18 PM 41,754 Views 38 Comments

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

Tuesday 24 July, 2018

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

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

Jul 24th 2018, 5:09 PM 24,207 Views 118 Comments

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
# Julie Dingivan

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

Jul 23rd 2018, 10:31 PM 93,493 Views 14 Comments

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
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Jul 23rd 2018, 8:59 PM 11,649 Views 0 Comments

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

Man hospitalised after serious crash in Longford
# Newtownforbes
# Newtownforbes

Man hospitalised after serious crash in Longford

Jul 23rd 2018, 6:18 PM 21,289 Views 4 Comments

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

Sunday 22 July, 2018

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

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

Jul 22nd 2018, 8:30 PM 42,461 Views 49 Comments

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
# Weekend Interview
# Weekend Interview

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

Jul 22nd 2018, 8:00 PM 38,036 Views 82 Comments

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
# Naas
# Naas

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

Jul 20th 2018, 9:32 PM 21,265 Views 3 Comments

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
# Birmingham
# Birmingham

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

Jul 20th 2018, 9:06 PM 71,624 Views 20 Comments

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

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

Jul 16th 2018, 3:29 PM 55,294 Views 21 Comments

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
# Going Solo
# Going Solo

Irish Water to split from Ervia within five years

Jul 16th 2018, 9:46 AM 33,173 Views 95 Comments

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

Jul 15th 2018, 8:30 AM 42,108 Views 0 Comments

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
# High Court
# High Court

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

Jul 14th 2018, 6:30 AM 39,794 Views 0 Comments

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
# Amesbury
# Amesbury

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

Jul 13th 2018, 6:13 PM 2,294 Views 0 Comments

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
# Residential Tenancies
# Residential Tenancies

€1.6 million in rent arrears awarded to landlords in 2017

Jul 13th 2018, 6:05 AM 12,687 Views 56 Comments

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
# Clontarf Hospital
# Clontarf Hospital

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

Jul 13th 2018, 12:05 AM 37,199 Views 22 Comments

Clontarf Hospital lost 41 staff between 2016 and 2017.