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Thursday 12 July, 2018

Covert surveillance sees fish enforcers crack down on illegal salmon netting in Donegal
# Inishbeg Island
# Inishbeg Island

Covert surveillance sees fish enforcers crack down on illegal salmon netting in Donegal

Jul 12th 2018, 6:05 AM 11,075 Views 15 Comments

Inland Fisheries Ireland has seized 1,100 yards of illegal salmon drift nets off Inishbeg Island.

Wednesday 11 July, 2018

Sister awarded €32,000 after being unfairly sacked from her own family's jewellery company
# Family Business
# Family Business

Sister awarded €32,000 after being unfairly sacked from her own family's jewellery company

Jul 11th 2018, 6:01 AM 37,457 Views 0 Comments

The woman had refused to operate the till at the business as she did not want to be party to ‘fraudulent activities the directors (her siblings) may have been conducting’.

UK and EU 'have spent only one hour' discussing how security is going to look post-Brexit
# Insecurity Complex
# Insecurity Complex

UK and EU 'have spent only one hour' discussing how security is going to look post-Brexit

Jul 11th 2018, 12:05 AM 13,141 Views 33 Comments

A new report says that ‘time is running out’ to sort out what the security relationship between the two entities will be after March 2019.

Tuesday 10 July, 2018

So who exactly is Ekapol Chanthawong, the football coach who led the Thai children into the cave?
# Wild Boars
# Wild Boars

So who exactly is Ekapol Chanthawong, the football coach who led the Thai children into the cave?

Jul 10th 2018, 3:26 PM 35,193 Views 48 Comments

Chanthawong’s actions have been criticised, but mostly in western media. In Thailand, he was seen as the trapped boys’ protector.

'A fundamental malaise at the company' - Three months later, application to investigate INM finally begins at High Court
# INM
# INM

'A fundamental malaise at the company' - Three months later, application to investigate INM finally begins at High Court

Jul 10th 2018, 1:30 PM 6,125 Views 0 Comments

The ODCE is seeking to appoint High Court inspectors to investigate issues concerning corporate governance at Ireland’s largest media company.

Motorists warned about dangers of soft tar mixing with rain when the weather inevitably changes
# Grease
# Grease

Motorists warned about dangers of soft tar mixing with rain when the weather inevitably changes

Jul 10th 2018, 6:01 AM 22,901 Views 38 Comments

A greasy film, one which makes travel by car treacherous, may form on Irish roads as a consequence of melted tar mixing with rainwater

Sunday 8 July, 2018

Four members of boys soccer team rescued from Thai cave they've been trapped in for 15 days
# Thailand
# Thailand

Four members of boys soccer team rescued from Thai cave they've been trapped in for 15 days

Jul 8th 2018, 1:58 PM 143,082 Views 49 Comments

Rescuers officially began the hazardous operation to rescue the 12 trapped boys and their soccer coach this morning.

Skerries 100 race goes ahead, with entire prize fund to go to William Dunlop's family
# North Dublin
# North Dublin

Skerries 100 race goes ahead, with entire prize fund to go to William Dunlop's family

Jul 8th 2018, 12:19 PM 54,203 Views 30 Comments

32-year-old William Dunlop died tragically during practice for the racing event yesterday afternoon.

€200,000 worth of cannabis seized, man in his 30s arrested in Limerick
# Seizure
# Seizure

€200,000 worth of cannabis seized, man in his 30s arrested in Limerick

Jul 8th 2018, 10:21 AM 18,469 Views 25 Comments

The seizure was made following a raid on a premises in Murroe last night.

Man in his 20s dies after stabbing in Limerick pub
# Sexton Street
# Sexton Street

Man in his 20s dies after stabbing in Limerick pub

Jul 8th 2018, 8:30 AM 26,606 Views 7 Comments

The man received serious stab wounds during an altercation at the pub on Sexton Street North in the city just before midnight.

Flanagan calls for Magdalen survivors of 'adjoining institutions' to contact government over redress
# Long Time Coming
# Long Time Coming

Flanagan calls for Magdalen survivors of 'adjoining institutions' to contact government over redress

Jul 8th 2018, 6:00 AM 7,302 Views 8 Comments

Previously, women who had worked in a laundry but not actually lived there had been denied state compensation.

Saturday 7 July, 2018

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Jul 7th 2018, 8:06 PM 16,720 Views 0 Comments

Motorcyclist William Dunlop dies following tragic racing accident, and Garda fortifies house following acid attack – it’s the Fix.

Motorcyclist William Dunlop dies in practice for Dublin race
# Tragic
# Tragic

Motorcyclist William Dunlop dies in practice for Dublin race

Jul 7th 2018, 7:49 PM 123,533 Views 78 Comments

Dunlop, nephew of motorsport legend Joey, was just 32.

16-year-old cyclist dies after collision with car in Kildare
# Straffan
# Straffan

16-year-old cyclist dies after collision with car in Kildare

Jul 7th 2018, 6:46 PM 36,765 Views 32 Comments

The accident happened on 3 July near the Kildare village.

'The staff are buzzing' - Galway is on the hunt for its latest millionaire
# Ballybrit
# Ballybrit

'The staff are buzzing' - Galway is on the hunt for its latest millionaire

Jul 7th 2018, 6:38 PM 26,184 Views 5 Comments

The winning ticket was sold in Ballybrit in the western county.

Tánaiste 'looking forward' to seeing what the UK's Brexit approach is made of
# Bet He Is
# Bet He Is

Tánaiste 'looking forward' to seeing what the UK's Brexit approach is made of

Jul 7th 2018, 1:41 PM 9,818 Views 51 Comments

The UK cabinet has finally agreed on a 12-point Brexit approach.

Man dies following house fire in west Cork village
# Drimoleague
# Drimoleague

Man dies following house fire in west Cork village

Jul 7th 2018, 1:02 PM 16,107 Views 3 Comments

Gardaí and emergency services attended the scene of the blaze in the village of Drimoleague at about 12.45am this morning.

Wednesday 4 July, 2018

British officer guilty of manslaughter of Irish soldier during training exercise
# Michael Maguire
# Michael Maguire

British officer guilty of manslaughter of Irish soldier during training exercise

Jul 4th 2018, 10:30 PM 32,858 Views 0 Comments

21-year-old Michael Maguire was fatally shot during a training exercise involving live ammunition in 2012.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Jul 4th 2018, 9:02 PM 14,420 Views 1 Comment

Varadkar apologises for slight on Irish media, and hosepipe ban to kick in nationwide from Friday – it’s the Fix.

Bus Éireann's chief executive is stepping down
# Ray Hernan
# Ray Hernan

Bus Éireann's chief executive is stepping down

Jul 4th 2018, 6:10 PM 16,660 Views 23 Comments

Ray Hernan had been in the position since November 2016.

€220 million Cork-to-Ringaskiddy motorway gets the green light
# My Mate The M28
# My Mate The M28

€220 million Cork-to-Ringaskiddy motorway gets the green light

Jul 4th 2018, 4:43 PM 55,926 Views 77 Comments

An Bord Pleanála has granted permission for the construction of the 13-mile M28 motorway.

Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Children's hospital pleads with parents to keep their children protected from the sun
# Temple Street
# Temple Street

Children's hospital pleads with parents to keep their children protected from the sun

Jul 3rd 2018, 9:38 PM 77,979 Views 23 Comments

Temple Street Children’s University Hospital has seen a spike in the number of children presenting with serious sunburn in the last week.

Monday 2 July, 2018

'It just seems unnecessary' - travellers faced with massive queues at Dublin passport control
# Out Of Control
# Out Of Control

'It just seems unnecessary' - travellers faced with massive queues at Dublin passport control

Jul 2nd 2018, 10:01 PM 84,605 Views 101 Comments

In recent days and weeks Passport Control at Dublin Airport has come under intense pressure due to the sheer volume of passengers travelling through it.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Jul 2nd 2018, 9:05 PM 11,235 Views 0 Comments

Thai soccer team found alive, and Dublin Bus routes facing the chop – it’s the Fix.

Two Irish energy companies have just raised their prices
# Not Gas
# Not Gas

Two Irish energy companies have just raised their prices

Jul 2nd 2018, 7:46 PM 24,361 Views 52 Comments

Panda Power and Pinergy have become the latest Irish energy companies to up their prices.

Cork rugby club loses battle in four-year planning war with McDonald's over boundary wall
# The Wall
# The Wall

Cork rugby club loses battle in four-year planning war with McDonald's over boundary wall

Jul 2nd 2018, 6:30 AM 44,162 Views 14 Comments

Dolphin RFC has been involved in a bitter dispute with a neighbouring McDonald’s.

Saturday 30 June, 2018

'It was a very low thing to say' - sister of drowned man slams Varadkar for saying inquiry won't 'bring anyone back'
# Helvick Head
# Helvick Head

'It was a very low thing to say' - sister of drowned man slams Varadkar for saying inquiry won't 'bring anyone back'

Jun 30th 2018, 7:00 AM 63,170 Views 20 Comments

Leo Varadkar discussed the case with Tipperary TD Mattie McGrath in Dáil Éireann on 30 May.

Friday 29 June, 2018

Pleasant update - Graham Linehan's cancer has gone
# Up With This Sort Of Thing
# Up With This Sort Of Thing

Pleasant update - Graham Linehan's cancer has gone

Jun 29th 2018, 9:07 AM 19,815 Views 37 Comments

The Father Ted co-writer had revealed earlier this week that he had been undergoing treatment for testicular cancer and would need to undergo chemotherapy.

Mother of Ciara Breen, girl missing from Dundalk since 1997, dies
# RIP
# RIP

Mother of Ciara Breen, girl missing from Dundalk since 1997, dies

Jun 29th 2018, 7:55 AM 27,647 Views 9 Comments

Bernadette Breen died yesterday peacefully at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda.

A Dublin developer has been advertising rentals within an apartment complex built without planning permission
# Clondalkin
# Clondalkin

A Dublin developer has been advertising rentals within an apartment complex built without planning permission

Jun 29th 2018, 12:05 AM 51,375 Views 57 Comments

Rental adverts for Larkfield House, which were placed without naming the building, have appeared online in recent weeks. The building was constructed without planning permission.

Thursday 28 June, 2018

'Forget ageism, it's the truth' - Norris claims 77-year-old Michael D running for second term would be ill-advised
# Sole Runner
# Sole Runner

'Forget ageism, it's the truth' - Norris claims 77-year-old Michael D running for second term would be ill-advised

Jun 28th 2018, 8:19 AM 56,664 Views 76 Comments

Norris himself ran against Michael D Higgins in the 2011 presidential election.

Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Search suspended for Limerick man who went missing off coast of New York
# LONG BEACH
# LONG BEACH

Search suspended for Limerick man who went missing off coast of New York

Jun 27th 2018, 9:09 AM 22,783 Views 3 Comments

The man was reported missing after going swimming in the early hours of Monday morning.

The Killers played Dublin last night - and basically everyone in the city could hear them
# Hearing Was A Friend Of Mine
# Hearing Was A Friend Of Mine

The Killers played Dublin last night - and basically everyone in the city could hear them

Jun 27th 2018, 8:10 AM 81,344 Views 48 Comments

The Las Vegas rockers played a bit of a noisy one in the RDS.

Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Widow of murdered Belfast solicitor to call for public inquiry at UK Supreme Court today
# Pat Finucane
# Pat Finucane

Widow of murdered Belfast solicitor to call for public inquiry at UK Supreme Court today

Jun 26th 2018, 7:28 AM 8,126 Views 0 Comments

Pat Finucane was murdered in front of his family by Loyalist paramilitaries in February 1989.

Monday 25 June, 2018

Tickets for the Pope's visit to Knock booked out in just four hours
# Papal Attraction
# Papal Attraction

Tickets for the Pope's visit to Knock booked out in just four hours

Jun 25th 2018, 5:47 PM 42,899 Views 245 Comments

Francis will visit Ireland for two days in August.

Tayto Park issues clarification that it isn't giving away five free passes to 500 families
# FAKE NEWS
# FAKE NEWS

Tayto Park issues clarification that it isn't giving away five free passes to 500 families

Jun 25th 2018, 2:41 PM 38,994 Views 21 Comments

A scam had emerged on social media suggesting that the Meath fun park was running a giveaway competition.

'People were screaming and crying' - seven injured after driver 'falls ill' and strikes pedestrians at funeral
# Clondalkin
# Clondalkin

'People were screaming and crying' - seven injured after driver 'falls ill' and strikes pedestrians at funeral

Updated Jun 25th 2018, 12:44 PM 186,484 Views 95 Comments

At least four people were hospitalised in the aftermath of the incident at the Immaculate Conception Church in Clondalkin at 10.20am.