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Dublin: 11 °C Tuesday 7 July, 2020

Monday 9 April, 2018

Louth crèche closed over rodent infestation in baby room and nappy changing area

Dead cockroaches and fresh rat droppings were some of the other reasons for closure orders issued to businesses in Dublin and Louth.

Gardaí investigating sudden death of man in his Dublin home

A technical examination of the scene is taking place.

Sunday 8 April, 2018

Want to know how to deal with a difficult boss? Our career expert is waiting for your questions

Having some strategies for handling a tricky boss can make a huge difference to you life, according to career coach Jane Downes.

Around 1,200 Irish detained overseas at any time

The Tanaiste said it’s impossible to provide precise statistics as people don’t always want the Irish authorities to be informed.

Tobacco being marketed and sold through Facebook, despite policy against such promotions

Researchers said the study reveals loopholes within Facebook’s tobacco-related policies that the company could potentially close.

Saturday 7 April, 2018

Men perceive themselves as smarter, even compared to women whose grades are just as good

A new study has found that women are far more likely to underestimate their own intelligence than men.

Ireland's one millionth parkrun is happening this morning

There are 75 parkruns and 13 junior parkruns across the country.

Friday 6 April, 2018

Stolen mountain rescue equipment worth thousands recovered

Two men have been arrested following the seizure.

Murder investigation launched after man's body found in derelict building

Piotr was a vulnerable homeless man from the Polish community who had been living in Maghera for a number of years.

Three weather warnings in place across 10 counties

There is a risk of spot flooding as up to 50 mm or rain is expected in some areas.

Dart passengers left stranded on Bray Head for more than three hours

All Dart services are suspended between Greystones and Bray this morning due to damage of overhead wires.

Thursday 5 April, 2018

Forty cases of measles now confirmed across the country

Measles can lead to serious complications such as pneumonia and inflammation of the brain.

An Post issues stamps honouring Martin Luther King Jr and Nelson Mandela

The stamps were designed by Dublin-based design studio Aad.

Two Irish novels shortlisted for literary award worth €100,000

The award was launched on 7 April 1995 and is now in its 23rd year.

Rainfall warning for eight counties in the south of the country

The warning will come into place at 6pm and will remain in place until 3pm tomorrow.

Wednesday 4 April, 2018

Weather warning issued as temperatures set to drop to -4

Meanwhile, a rainfall warning has been issued for eight counties in the south of the country.

Craig Gilroy apologises for 'totally inappropriate' WhatsApp message sent to Stuart Olding

Ulster Rugby and the IRFU said Gilroy is subject to an internal review and is not available for selection.

Nama planned email deletion policy one month before becoming subject to Freedom of Information MMR

Nama planned email deletion policy one month before becoming subject to Freedom of Information

Independents 4 Change TD Mick Wallace questioned the appropriateness of the policy.

Tuesday 3 April, 2018

Delays at Dublin Airport over dense fog

Anybody using the airport is being advised to check with their airline before travelling.

Poll: Do you think schools should teach about consent? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think schools should teach about consent?

Relationships and Sexuality Education (RSE) is mandatory for both primary and post-primary student.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s everything you need to know as the day gets started.

Monday 2 April, 2018

Unclaimed prize money from National Lottery going towards promotions instead of good causes

The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Paschal Donohoe said he doesn’t know how much money from unclaimed prizes is being used for promotions.

Sunday 1 April, 2018

Kildare has 40% fewer gardaí than any other part of the country

Fianna Fáil TD Frank O’Rourke is asking for a reallocation or redistribution of resources to Kildare.

Clerical officer forced to take €11,000 salary cut for same job because he's turning 65

“It’s not fair that somebody facing that kind of cut will be expected to continue to do the same job because of a birthday.”

Thursday 29 March, 2018

Protesters gather around the country over treatment of women in criminal justice system

Solidarity-PBP TD Bríd Smith says the turnout represents an anger women in Ireland are feeling over issues of consent and their bodies.

Garda checkpoints for drink and drugs to be set up nationwide over Easter weekend

59 people have been killed or seriously injured in Easter crashes since 2012.

Wednesday 28 March, 2018

Tánaiste denies doing a U-turn on abortion

Coveney also suggested that the abortion referendum could be held a week earlier than expected.

Monday 26 March, 2018

Flanagan says judicial bill 'in a difficult place' but he wouldn't use Attorney General's colourful language

Sunday 25 March, 2018

Life as a Viking: New festival showcases Dublin's history

It wasn’t just about battles and wars, Vikings were very crafted and gifted people.

Saturday 24 March, 2018

Exhibition shows letters and postcards sent to Irish women from the frontline in World War One

The exhibition looks at the impact the First World War had on Irish women.

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Poll: Do you think supermarkets should reduce plastic packaging?

Campaigners are asking people to leave the excess plastic packaging with the cashier.

Public invited to use Ireland's most powerful telescope to view the moon

Astronomy Ireland, a non-profit group for members of the public interested in space, is setting up the telescopes.

Almost 45,000 people waiting to get date for driving test

And the wait isn’t short – people are waiting up to seven months for a test in the most severe cases.

Thursday 22 March, 2018

Shane Ross says he had nothing to do with €150,000 grant for private school in his constituency

He said he signed off on the decision without observations or comment.

Top animators from Netflix, Amazon and Disney heading to Dingle to find future talent

This is the sixth year of the animation festival in Dingle.

Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Netflix criticised over amount of smoking in its original programmes

The worst offender was Stranger Things with 182 scenes with cigarettes.

Appeal for witnesses after 17-year-old dies in Limerick accident

Three other males were injured when the car they were in struck a ditch.

Tuesday 20 March, 2018

Irish photographer shortlisted in world's biggest photography competition

Kenneth O’Halloran was the winner of the Ireland National Award and was shortlisted in the Open Portrait category.

Monday 19 March, 2018

Questions raised about unclaimed money not reverting back to National Lottery prize fund

Expired unclaimed prizes can be used for the promotion of the National Lottery or the Lottery Games.

Sunday 18 March, 2018

County breakdown: Here's how much is being spent tackling illegal dumping

An anti-dumping initiative supported 229 projects across the country last year.