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Thursday 12 July, 2018

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Wednesday 11 July, 2018

Bus and cars set on fire and bomb scare at airport as UVF threatens 'serious disorder'

Bonfires are traditionally lit on the Eleventh Night, the eve of the Twelfth of July, and police are expecting trouble.

Recent drought led to archaeological discovery of circular enclosure near Newgrange

Anthony Murphy, founder of Mythical Ireland, made the discovery when flying drones in the Brú na Bóinne area yesterday evening.

Delivery driver arrested at Mountjoy Prison after phones, sims, tablets and steroids found in van

A chief officer became suspicious and a search of the van was carried out.

Appeal for John Rodgers missing from Tallaght

He is believed to be travelling in a 09 C registered blue VW Passat saloon.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Gsoc inquiry launched after garda submachine gun found in Dublin city centre, Fine Gael support Michael D Higgins in his bid for second term and Meghan and Harry hitting the tourist trail – it’s the Evening Fix.

GSOC launches inquiry after fully-loaded garda submachine gun found in Dublin city centre

The gun was in a bag in the boot of a car which was part of a convoy travelling at high speed through Dublin city centre when it fell out of the car.

Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Cave diver from Clare flew out to be part of Thai rescue mission that saved 12 boys and their coach

Jim Warny, an active cave diver and member of the Irish Cave Rescue Organisation (ICRO), flew to Thailand on Friday.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Monday 9 July, 2018

Rodent infestation, flies and insects in ingredients: Eight food businesses closed last month

The businesses were based in Dublin, Mayo, Laois and Wexford.

Theresa May acts quickly to appoint new foreign secretary to replace Boris Johnson

Jeremy Hunt will leave the health brief to be Johnson’s successor.

Pilots to meet with Ryanair management on Wednesday as strike planned for Thursday

The union expects that Thursday’s scheduled industrial action will go ahead.

Sunday 8 July, 2018

Navigating the jobs market as a fresh graduate? We've got an expert to answer your questions

Paula Coogan the Quarter-Life Coach will join us for a Facebook Live interview this Wednesday at 2.30pm.

Boojum says it will stop deducting till shortages from staff's tips but 'may deduct from wages'

Mexican burrito bar Boojum has admitted to previously using staff tips to make up for shortages in the till.

Saturday 7 July, 2018

'I reported the teacher who abused me but he was left teaching for three years afterwards'

Damian O’Farrell was married with children when he learned that the man who repeatedly abused him when he was 12 was still teaching children.

Friday 6 July, 2018

Irish Water has received 40 reports of people disobeying the hosepipe ban

Some 81 water schemes are at risk of drought and water restrictions are in place in a further 27 locations.

Dunnes Stores and Spar recall own brand pestos over possible presence of Salmonella

Greenyard Frozen is also recalling various frozen vegetable products because they may contain Listeria monocytogenes.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Teenager charged over death of Cameron Reilly, Ivor Callely admits repeatedly ransacking GP’s waiting room and drink-driving laws passed by the Dáil – it’s the Evening Fix.

Gardaí warn for construction equipment to be secured after second burglary in Limerick

A vehicle and tools were stolen from a factory in Limerick yesterday morning.

Thursday 5 July, 2018

Motion seeking redress for victims abused as children passes despite government opposition

The government argued that the State’s responsibility can’t be established through a conviction.

Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Man (21) released without charge over death of Cork pensioner Joe O'Callaghan

It’s understood that the 21-year-old was known to the victim.

Monday 2 July, 2018

Cyclist knocked down by truck in Dublin city centre

The cyclist has been taken to St James’s Hospital but the extent of their injuries is not known.

Ten thousand people left without water after main burst in Kerry

The burst main is part of the water supply scheme from Killarney to Tralee.

Dublin hosepipe ban in operation and bans in other areas to be announced

Anyone found in breach of the ban could potentially face a fine of €125.

Thursday 28 June, 2018

Gardaí and DSPCA warn dog owners to be careful after dog left in hot car found 'in distress'

DSPCA inspectors and gardai were about to break the car windows when the owner returned to his vehicle.

Raped at 11: 'Why wasn't I told my attacker tried to be taken off the Sex Offenders Register?'

Amy Gilligan (28) heard that her attacker was appealing to be removed from the register through word of mouth.

Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Ad for Breatharian event about woman living without food 'condoned dangerous behaviour'

The committee found the advert was encouraging and condoning dangerous behaviour.

Case filed against student accommodation provider that plans to increase rent by 18%

NUI Students Union said, “NUI Galway can’t become an elitist university only accessible to those who can afford ever rising rent.”

Doctor not returning calls to patient waiting on test results among 356 complaints received last year

The Medical Council said nearly one in five of the complaints related to communication issues.

Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Having a tough time sleeping in the heat? Here's how to stay cool as temperatures ramp up

A yellow temperature warning is in place nationwide.

Where and when: Almost 10,000 assaults on HSE staff in past 10 years

Assaults on nursing staff made up the vast majority of these, accounting for 70% with 6,964 assaults.

Monday 25 June, 2018

Government providing €49.5 million for school clothing scheme, up €2.1 million on last year

It is paid at a rate of €125 for children aged 4-11 and €250 for children aged 12 years and over.

Sunday 24 June, 2018

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Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Renewed appeal after man killed in hit-and-run, juvenile arrested over man’s body found in park and good weather could bring dust devils – it’s the Evening Fix.

Elderly woman killed in Meath house fire

It happened at a house in Enfield at around 1.45 this afternoon.

Ireland could experience dust devils this week as temperatures set to be still, calm and hot

Dust devils are caused by the ground heating up at different rates, which creates pressure.

Calls for convicted sex offenders to be banned from using dating apps

A Fine Gael Senator says judges should be able to order the offender not to use any dating apps following their sentencing/release.

Saturday 23 June, 2018

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Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Man’s body discovered in Dublin, anti-Brexit protests in London and flights cancelled – it’s the Evening Fix.

Thousands of pro-EU protesters take part in march for second EU referendum

It is two years to the day since Britain voted to leave the European Union.

Yacht of lone skipper on round-the-world sailing trip rescued by RNLI in West Cork

The 31 ft yacht was on its voyage from The Azores when it developed mechanical difficulties and sought help.

Thursday 21 June, 2018

Councillors could be in store for pay increases as review considers their remuneration

A review of the role of elected members of local authorities is being commissioned.