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Dublin: 6 °C Monday 20 January, 2020

Friday 17 January, 2020

Explainer: What's next for the farmers and will there be more protests?

Farmers said they were returning home to rethink their next moves, adding that they have nothing left to lose.

Thursday 16 January, 2020

Garda receives minor injuries after being struck with moving vehicle during farmer protest

The vehicle involved is understood not to have been a tractor. No arrests have been made.

Wednesday 15 January, 2020

Farmers warn of further 'civil disobedience' as dozens of tractors shut down busy Dublin streets

It follows a similar protest in November when dozens of farmers also arrived on tractors.

Tuesday 14 January, 2020

'Channel public money to make a difference and stop waste': Opposition parties set out general election stalls

Meanwhile, Fine Gael has pointed to progress in Brexit and the resolution of the Stormont deadlock in a bid to earn support from the electorate.

Three guns seized in Limerick following five arrests in relation to violent disorder incident

Gardaí began an investigation after shots were fired at a house in Limerick on 4 January.

Minister Eoghan Murphy urges the public to ensure they are registered to vote before 22 January

The final date for registration ahead of the election is 22 January.

Teenager arrested following collisions involving stolen car in Cork

A woman received non-life threatening injuries as a result of one of the collisions.

'A dreadful crime': Justice Minister makes appeal for information about body parts found in Dublin

Gardaí have asked anyone concerned for a loved one they haven’t heard from in recent days to contact them.

Monday 13 January, 2020

Cory Booker announces he is withdrawing from US presidential race

The decision comes almost a year after he threw his hat into the ring.

Friday 10 January, 2020

'Freezing cold, very scared and homeless': Volunteer describes discovering homeless woman on Dublin street

Irene Coady Murphy said last night was particularly cold and they had run out of sleeping bags to give to rough sleepers.

Investigation underway after masked intruders broke into house and locked up an occupant in Dublin

After the intruders left, the occupant remained locked in the room for a considerable amount of time

Waiting list figures on the rise as more than 550,000 patients waiting for an appointment

The IHCA criticised the latest figures and said the Government had failed to meet its own 2019 targets.

A penumbral lunar eclipse is currently taking place and will be visible over Ireland this evening

Tonight will see one of four eclipses occurring in 2020.

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Taoiseach refuses to be drawn on future of RIC commemoration

Varadkar was asked about the renewed success of the rebel song Come Out Ye Black and Tans.

Tesco recalls own branded pesto products over undeclared peanut content

The products may not be safe for anyone who has a peanut allergy.

Thursday 9 January, 2020

'Substantial progress' made at meeting of beef taskforce but farmers say questions remain

Agriculture Minister Michael Creed said discussions were well underway among the various stakeholders.

Queen orders 'workable solution' for Harry and Meghan's future 'within days'

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar earlier today wished Harry and Meghan well in their bid to remove themselves from royal duty.

UK and Irish governments publish proposed deal to restore powersharing in North

The tánaiste and secretary of state for Northern Ireland were speaking following days of intense talks.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

When Leo met Martin, The Wolfe Tones, and the royals – it’s The Fix.

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Cannabis discovered inside a number of packages marked as 'children's toys' at Dublin Mail Centre

The packages originated in the US, the UK and Spain and were destined for Dublin, Sligo and Kildare.

Education minister pleads with school secretaries to cancel planned industrial action tomorrow

Rallies have been organised at a number of locations including at Leinster House and at the minister’s Donegal constituency offices.

The Withdrawal Deal Bill just sailed through the House of Commons by 330 votes to 231

The deal covers areas including EU citizen’s rights, customs arrangements in Northern Ireland and and a transition period.

Over €1.85 million in funding announced to promote Irish artists abroad in more than 40 countries

The funding will help put Irish talent on ‘the world’s finest stages’ in the coming months.

Wednesday 8 January, 2020

Queen was kept in the dark about Harry and Meghan's decision to announce a 'step back' from royal duties

It comes amid speculation of a fall out between Prince Harry and brother Will.

'Strong growth' for public transport sector as passenger numbers increased 9% last year

Passenger figures across the rail, bus and tram network in Ireland increase last year.

Wexford man found 'safe and well', say Gardai

John is described as being 5’11 in height, of slim build, with dark brown hair and green eyes.

RTÉ Choice Music Prize Irish Album of the Year shortlist has been announced

The ten acts up for the award were announced this afternoon.

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The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Tuesday 7 January, 2020

Father of UK's most prolific serial rapist says his son's sentence 'fits his crimes'

The 36-year-old went out in the early hours of the morning, hunting for lone, drunk young men around nightclubs near his flat.

Fine Gael senator withdraws her candidacy in the next general election

An election date is set to be announced in the coming weeks.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Broadcaster Marian Finucane is laid to rest, the Government cancels the contentious RIC event, and Weinstein is up in court – It’s The Fix.

New measures to see increases in some social welfare payments from this week

Pensioners and people with disabilities who are living alone are the main cohort of social welfare recipients to benefit.

Marian Finucane's son and husband pay tribute to her 'great empathy and curiosity'

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, two ministers, and a number of high-profile RTÉ broadcasters were among those who attended the funeral.

Monday 6 January, 2020

Three arrested following discovery of man's body at a flat in Carrickfergus

Detectives from the Major Investigation Team launched a murder investigation following the discovery.

Moyagh Murdock announces resignation as RSA chief to take up role with Insurance Ireland

Insurance Ireland is the representative body for the insurance industry.

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Varadkar: Irish government 'concerned for escalation of tensions in the Middle East'

Crowds, estimated to be in the millions, gathered for the funeral of Soleimani today.

Revenue seizes €194,000 worth of drugs in parcels from the US and Spain

Revenue detector dog Sam also discovered 600g of drugs in a parcel from Spain which was destined for Belfast.

Saturday 4 January, 2020

Council street crews called out hundreds of times to clean up discarded needles on Dublin streets

The city council recorded over 200 official calls from members of the public in relation to used drug paraphernalia in the last two years.

Thursday 2 January, 2020

'Second class citizens': Harris warned of the impact endometriosis is having on women's health

More than a dozen women told Harris of the devastating impact the condition has had on their lives.

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