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Sunday 13 May, 2018

Large live black beetle found in pre-washed bag of salad bought in Dublin Tesco

“How on earth could a live beetle that size get through a quality check, never mind a cleaning process.”

Saturday 12 May, 2018

Man gets €20,000 in compensation after becoming depressed on late shifts

A change to day shifts was supported by the man’s GP and by an occupational health physician.

In photos: Stunning summer morning as 200,000 walk from Darkness into Light

The event began with just 400 people walking in Phoenix Park in 2008.

Thursday 10 May, 2018

'Terrorised on their commutes': Clongriffin locals working with gardaí to trace graffiti gangs

A local TD said he has been receiving “numerous emails and calls from concerned constituents who are living in fear” over the past few years.

Man in his 20s shot in the leg in Dublin 8

The man’s injuries are described as non-life threatening.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Calls for politicians to take responsibility over CervicalCheck controversy, Apple scraps plans for Athenry centre and 104-year-old Australian scientist died by assisted suicide in Switzerland – it’s the Evening Fix.

Wednesday 9 May, 2018

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Google’s to ban ads on the referendum, BMW cars sold in Ireland to be recalled and Liverpool fan Sean Cox remains in a critical condition – it’s the Evening Fix.

Cars sold in Ireland included in recall of 312,000 BMW vehicles

The affected models are BMW 1 Series, 3 Series, Z4 and X1 petrol and diesel models made between March 2007 and August 2011.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Tuesday 8 May, 2018

Missing Waterford teen located safe and well

The 16-year-old was last seen on 26 April.

'A load of nonsense': Michael Healy-Rae clashes with Shane Ross over new rural bus service scheme

The local link bus scheme is going to run from 6pm to 11pm in a pilot project across 50 routes in 19 counties.

Bereaved cervical cancer family: 'I want my Mammy. I just love her so much, I want her back.'

Irene Teap died last July, her family now know that two of her smears were incorrect.

Gardaí want to speak to woman who stopped with a man in a serious condition on Saturday night

Gardaí believe the man received his injuries as a result of an accidental fall.

Monday 7 May, 2018

Two men charged after pill making factory and drugs worth €500,000 found in Kildare home

Gardaí say that the process of making tablets had commenced when they forced entry into the premises.

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Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Ireland accounts for two thirds of non-resident abortions in the UK, man dies after collapsing at Belfast Marathon and two teens shot in London – it’s the Evening Fix.

Police in Oxford open fire on gunman after person shot on street

The situation is not being treated as a terrorist incident.

Man in his 50s dies after collapsing at Belfast marathon

It’s understood that the man collapsed early on in the run.

Sunday 6 May, 2018

Enjoy saunas? New research finds they significantly lower risk of stroke

The study found people taking 4-7 saunas a week were 61% less likely to have a stroke than those taking one a week.

'Three men abused me but 46 years later, I'm still fighting the State'

‘Instead of standing right beside me, the State has stood right in front of me and blocked me every way and it’s going to fight me all the way to Europe.’

Saturday 5 May, 2018

Planning to take a dip? Despite warm weather Irish waters cool enough to trigger cold water shock

Irish waters rarely exceed 15C according to the RNLI and the Irish Coast Guard.

Ireland comparing critical incident plans with senior police from 35 European countries

Assistant Commissioner of the Dublin Metropolitan Region Patrick Leahy said, “We have a plan and we think we’re ready.”

Friday 4 May, 2018

Most wanted British fugitive arrested outside gym in Spain

London’s Metropolitan Police said in a statement that the arrest related to a 2016 investigation.

Man in his 40s killed in Mayo aircraft crash

The aircraft crashed into a field and the pilot, who was the sole occupant of the aircraft, was fatally injured.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Latest on CervicalCheck, garda stabbed and crocodiles seized – it’s the Evening Fix.

Tuesday 1 May, 2018

'I've had asthma attacks at school, on holidays, even my debs - I've just had to learn to live with it'

Asthma kills one person every week in Ireland but Cat Kennedy hasn’t let the condition slow her down.

Monday 30 April, 2018

Explosion thought to have caused Dublin apartment fire in which man (50s) was injured

A spokesperson for Dublin Fire Brigade said it was possible that a gas cylinder blew out the kitchen window.

Irish priest shot in the feet after being followed on way back from bank in Peru

He was followed home by three armed men who beat him and shot him before taking money.

Man and woman arrested after two elderly people threatened at gunpoint and robbed in their Cavan homes

Gardai intercepted a car in Virginia after the alarm was raised.

Concerns raised about outsourced smear tests being 'sub-standard' 10 years ago

Doctor David Gibbons estimated that 1,000 cases could be missed a year because of mismatched testing systems being used.

Saturday 28 April, 2018

TV inspectors carrying out more weekend and evening inspections for unpaid fees

Additional temporary inspectors have also been appointed to improve the compliance rate.

Friday 27 April, 2018

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Salads sold in Aldi, Lidl and Supervalu recalled over listeria fears

Four different salad packs have been recalled.

Abba record new music for the first time in 35 years

The group said, “It was like time had stood still and that we only had been away on a short holiday.”

Greyhound latest bin company to start charging customers for green bins

The charges have been blamed on China’s decision to stop accepting and processing recycling materials.

Have you seen this teenager? Noel Mackin has been missing from Monaghan for the past 12 days

He was last seen at his home in Kilgowan on Sunday 15 April at 1.30pm.

Traveller woman who sustained fractured wrist loses discrimination case against fast food outlet

The woman claims she overheard a member of staff say to another, ‘Don’t worry about her, she is just an itinerant’.

Thursday 26 April, 2018

Photos: UTV's Northern Ireland headquarters on sale for €4 million

Havelock House was used by television crews around the world to process and edit film footage of the Troubles.

250,000 Irish people aren't being diagnosed with fatal disease that can be managed if caught early

Ireland has the highest rate of hospitalisation for COPD in the OECD, almost double the OECD average.

Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Man is his 50s dies in Mayo crash

The male driver was the only occupant of the car.

Tuesday 24 April, 2018

'He had a headache on Christmas Eve and died the next day': Wife describes husband's meningitis

“We don’t want other people to lose a family member like this and we want everyone to be aware of the disease.”