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Tuesday 7 August, 2018

Poll: Should drivers who exceed the speed limit by a greater margin face tougher penalties?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should drivers who exceed the speed limit by a greater margin face tougher penalties?

Aug 7th 2018, 9:53 AM 30,329 Views 177 Comments

Minister for Transport Shane Ross said a tiered form of speeding offences will be introduced next year.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Aug 7th 2018, 9:01 AM 11,672 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what’s going on this morning as we begin Tuesday.

Wednesday 1 August, 2018

Second Irish person taking case to Europe over child abuse in Irish schools
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Second Irish person taking case to Europe over child abuse in Irish schools

Aug 1st 2018, 6:15 AM 19,522 Views 26 Comments

John Allen says, ‘The insanity lies with a dysfunctional country, not a damaged child’.

Tuesday 31 July, 2018

Man hospitalised after cash-in-transit hold up at Bluebell Luas stop
# Assault
# Assault

Man hospitalised after cash-in-transit hold up at Bluebell Luas stop

Jul 31st 2018, 1:57 PM 22,125 Views 10 Comments

It happened close to Bluebell Luas stop at around 12.40 this afternoon.

Poll: Did you watch Love Island?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Did you watch Love Island?

Jul 31st 2018, 9:18 AM 41,346 Views 96 Comments

This was the fourth series of the show.

Rain and drizzle in days ahead but highs of 26 for the weekend
# It's Coming Back
# It's Coming Back

Rain and drizzle in days ahead but highs of 26 for the weekend

Jul 31st 2018, 9:01 AM 24,375 Views 8 Comments

Friday and the weekend looks set to be warm in most areas with a mix of cloud and sunshine.

Four-year-old Irish girl drowns in Spain
# Marbella
# Marbella

Four-year-old Irish girl drowns in Spain

Jul 31st 2018, 8:01 AM 48,222 Views 10 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs is providing consular assistance to the family of the girl.

Sunday 29 July, 2018

Young Irishman dies after crash in Texas
# Austin
# Austin

Young Irishman dies after crash in Texas

Jul 29th 2018, 1:12 PM 46,408 Views 5 Comments

It’s believed the man was from Dublin and was on holiday with friends.

National Broadband Plan 'hanging on a thread' as SSE pulls out of National Broadband Plan
# Only Bidder
# Only Bidder

National Broadband Plan 'hanging on a thread' as SSE pulls out of National Broadband Plan

Jul 29th 2018, 12:31 PM 15,003 Views 76 Comments

It’s part of the consortium that was the only bidder to deliver the government’s plan.

Poll: Are you happy to see the rain?
# Brolly Time
# Brolly Time

Poll: Are you happy to see the rain?

Jul 29th 2018, 11:31 AM 35,167 Views 68 Comments

The wet conditions look set to stick around in the days ahead.

Police in Australia have 'grave concerns' for pregnant Irish teenager missing for over two weeks
# Sydney
# Sydney

Police in Australia have 'grave concerns' for pregnant Irish teenager missing for over two weeks

Jul 29th 2018, 11:01 AM 55,235 Views 11 Comments

The 18-year-old was last seen leaving a hospital barefoot.

Gavin Duffy seeking nomination for presidential election
# Running
# Running

Gavin Duffy seeking nomination for presidential election

Jul 29th 2018, 9:14 AM 30,512 Views 105 Comments

Duffy, best known for being a Dragon’s Den panelist, confirmed the news on Twitter this morning.

The 9 at 9: Sunday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Jul 29th 2018, 8:55 AM 8,820 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your Sunday morning news round up.

Only 5 applications approved for CCTV crime prevention scheme set up in lieu of garda station
# Crime Prevention
# Crime Prevention

Only 5 applications approved for CCTV crime prevention scheme set up in lieu of garda station

Jul 29th 2018, 6:15 AM 11,456 Views 12 Comments

Meanwhile, hundreds of thousands is being spent on security and maintenance for closed garda stations that have not yet been sold.

Saturday 28 July, 2018

Ryanair forced to cancel number of UK flights over thunderstorms
# Stansted
# Stansted

Ryanair forced to cancel number of UK flights over thunderstorms

Jul 28th 2018, 3:22 PM 22,806 Views 19 Comments

Affected customers have been told they can get a refund or free move to the next available flight.

Granulated sugar recalled over possible presence of pieces of metal wire
# Not Sweet
# Not Sweet

Granulated sugar recalled over possible presence of pieces of metal wire

Jul 28th 2018, 2:50 PM 11,114 Views 9 Comments

The company says the recall is a precautionary measure and no other sugar products are affected.

Liam Miller match to be played in Páirc Uí Chaoimh
# GAA
# GAA

Liam Miller match to be played in Páirc Uí Chaoimh

Updated Jul 28th 2018, 12:41 PM 62,631 Views 203 Comments

Miller, who represented Ireland from U15 to Senior level, left behind his wife, Clare, and three young children.

Taoiseach and Health Minister asked to explain why Cervical Check cases still ending up in court
# Scandal
# Scandal

Taoiseach and Health Minister asked to explain why Cervical Check cases still ending up in court

Jul 28th 2018, 12:05 PM 14,386 Views 110 Comments

Opposition parties are accusing the Taoiseach and Health Minister of lying.

Poll: Would you report someone for breaking the hosepipe ban?
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

Poll: Would you report someone for breaking the hosepipe ban?

Jul 28th 2018, 10:47 AM 47,130 Views 96 Comments

Over 300 reports have been made.

Wet weekend ahead with plenty of showers forecast among sunny spells
# Weather
# Weather

Wet weekend ahead with plenty of showers forecast among sunny spells

Jul 28th 2018, 10:05 AM 18,909 Views 16 Comments

Two rainfall warnings were issued yesterday and it now looks like the rain is set to stay for the coming days.

The 9 at 9: Saturday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Jul 28th 2018, 8:59 AM 9,150 Views 2 Comments

Here’s all the news you need this morning.

Friday 27 July, 2018

New self-test HIV kit goes on sale in pharmacies around the country today
# Detection Kit
# Detection Kit

New self-test HIV kit goes on sale in pharmacies around the country today

Jul 27th 2018, 8:13 AM 29,171 Views 55 Comments

There were 508 new cases of HIV diagnosed in Ireland in 2016 – a 43.9% increase since 2006.

Thursday 26 July, 2018

Another Catholic LGBT group complains requests to be part of Pope's visit ignored
# No Response
# No Response

Another Catholic LGBT group complains requests to be part of Pope's visit ignored

Jul 26th 2018, 8:54 AM 14,360 Views 120 Comments

The Global Network of Rainbow Catholics says it feels “completely ignored” by the World Meeting of Families.

Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Kit Kat told it doesn't legally own shape of four-fingered chocolate bar
# No Break For Kit Kat
# No Break For Kit Kat

Kit Kat told it doesn't legally own shape of four-fingered chocolate bar

Jul 25th 2018, 3:01 PM 25,587 Views 23 Comments

Nestle has already lost a legal bid in Britain to trademark the Kit Kat shape.

15-year-old missing from Tramore found safe and well
# Waterford
# Waterford

15-year-old missing from Tramore found safe and well

Jul 25th 2018, 10:34 AM 15,379 Views 0 Comments

Luke Cummins had been missing since Thursday evening 19 July.

Poll: Do you think it's beneficial to be in a union?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think it's beneficial to be in a union?

Jul 25th 2018, 9:56 AM 33,224 Views 98 Comments

According to trade union organiser Paul Dillon, Ireland has the weakest trade union recognition laws in Western Europe.

Charleton to be replaced by Justice Sean Ryan for next Disclosures module
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Charleton to be replaced by Justice Sean Ryan for next Disclosures module

Jul 25th 2018, 8:43 AM 7,953 Views 0 Comments

Charleton had always intended to deal with matters related to Maurice McCabe, and this next phase will be separate to that work.

Sunday 22 July, 2018

After losing his mother to suicide at 11, hurler running marathon in Antarctic for suicide prevention
# RunningForJosie
# RunningForJosie

After losing his mother to suicide at 11, hurler running marathon in Antarctic for suicide prevention

Jul 22nd 2018, 9:15 AM 32,917 Views 14 Comments

“Counselling was the most important intervention in my life and that’s not to be dramatic, that’s just being honest.”

Farm deaths: Cork most fatal county and July most dangerous month
# Breakdown
# Breakdown

Farm deaths: Cork most fatal county and July most dangerous month

Jul 22nd 2018, 7:30 AM 7,908 Views 17 Comments

Over the past eight years, the most dangerous months for farm deaths in Ireland have been May, June and July.

Saturday 21 July, 2018

No ambulance for 18-month-old baby who stopped breathing and started turning blue
# Waiting Times
# Waiting Times

No ambulance for 18-month-old baby who stopped breathing and started turning blue

Jul 21st 2018, 6:05 AM 48,542 Views 77 Comments

After almost 30 minutes of waiting, the baby’s father called back and said he would drive his daughter to the hospital himself.

Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Retail Excellence suspends partnership with Facebook after undercover reporter exposes violations
# Facebook
# Facebook

Retail Excellence suspends partnership with Facebook after undercover reporter exposes violations

Jul 18th 2018, 2:34 PM 17,106 Views 42 Comments

Retail Excellence had partnered with Facebook to provide training to retailers to enhance their digital strategies through their platform.

Friday 13 July, 2018

Woman due in court after machine pistol and ammunition found in car
# Charged
# Charged

Woman due in court after machine pistol and ammunition found in car

Jul 13th 2018, 10:44 PM 22,278 Views 0 Comments

A machine pistol and ammunition were found in a parked car at a property in Boyle O’Reilly Terrace.

Overnight water restrictions in 34 areas from Monday
# Greater Dublin Region
# Greater Dublin Region

Overnight water restrictions in 34 areas from Monday

Jul 13th 2018, 10:01 PM 37,075 Views 73 Comments

Supply to some customers may reduce to a trickle during the restricted period.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Jul 13th 2018, 9:00 PM 8,311 Views 0 Comments

Murder investigation launched over man who died in Mallow, Trump dismisses Sun interview as ‘fake news’ and drought advisory warning extended – it’s the Evening Fix.

David Larkin (41) has been missing from Blanchardstown for the past 11 days
# Appeal
# Appeal

David Larkin (41) has been missing from Blanchardstown for the past 11 days

Jul 13th 2018, 8:23 PM 30,122 Views 7 Comments

When last seen he was wearing a grey fleece jacket, grey t shirt, runners and navy shorts.

A 27-year-old man who was seriously assaulted in Waterford last weekend has died
# Investigation
# Investigation

A 27-year-old man who was seriously assaulted in Waterford last weekend has died

Jul 13th 2018, 6:49 PM 16,329 Views 5 Comments

He passed away today at Cork University Hospital.

The 5 at 5: Friday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

Jul 13th 2018, 4:57 PM 8,999 Views 0 Comments

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Women never released into society and strategic deceit of illegal adoptions: 'We can't forget'
# Ireland's Past
# Ireland's Past

Women never released into society and strategic deceit of illegal adoptions: 'We can't forget'

Jul 13th 2018, 6:15 AM 10,268 Views 24 Comments

A collaborative forum for former residents of Mother and Baby Homes has been announced.

Thursday 12 July, 2018

Man and woman arrested after 3-year-old girl died after being thrown from trampoline
# Gross Negligence Manslaughter
# Gross Negligence Manslaughter

Man and woman arrested after 3-year-old girl died after being thrown from trampoline

Jul 12th 2018, 10:30 PM 49,210 Views 13 Comments

Ava-May Littleboy died in hospital after the incident at the beach in Gorleston-on-Sea.

Night time water restrictions in Greater Dublin Area 'likely to begin early next week'
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

Night time water restrictions in Greater Dublin Area 'likely to begin early next week'

Updated Jul 12th 2018, 8:41 PM 21,212 Views 89 Comments

Initial restriction could be midnight to 5am but that is still to be confirmed.

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