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Dublin: 12 °C Thursday 21 March, 2019

Today’s News

Fianna Fáil member wins right to take case over Ireland's gender quota laws

Brian Mohan was granted leave today by the Supreme Court to pursue a challenge against the laws.

Ireland's wars, the first Dáil and rural electrification - A look at the National Museum of Ireland's 2019 programme

The museum will stage five temporary exhibitions alongside its usual long-term collections.

Gardaí investigate after man (70s) seriously assaulted in Macroom car park

The incident took place at a car park in Sleaveen East, Macroom, early this morning.

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Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Social Democrats councillor Gary Gannon to run for MEP seat in Dublin

Gannon (32) was selected at a convention in Dublin city this evening by party members.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

British Cabinet deciding where next to go with Brexit, two years on from disappearance of Tina Satchwell and terror link explored in Netherlands attack – It’s The Fix.

Trains not stopping at Portarlington Station due to fire in nearby building

There are currently bus transfers operating between Portarlington and Portlaoise stations.

Saturday 16 March, 2019

'We've seen people die, people beaten up horrifically': This primary school doesn't want an injecting centre 300m from its front door

A plan to open a medically supervised injecting facility has been met with fierce local opposition.

Friday 15 March, 2019

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

49 killed in mosque shootings in New Zealand, thousands of students march in climate change protest – This evening’s top stories.

Revenue seize car and cigarettes and tobacco worth over €16,500

This represents a potential loss to the Exchequer of almost €13,500.

Firefighters battle huge blaze at abandoned Drogheda mill

The fire broke out at the former Donaghy’s Mill in the town.

Diarmuid Martin expresses concern over 'anti-Islamic sentiments being expressed in social media in Ireland'

Martin said that some of this anti-Islamic sentiment came from publications “purporting to be of Catholic inspiration”.

Thursday 14 March, 2019

Trump on the Irish: 'They’re smart. They’re sharp. They’re great. And they’re brutal enemies!'

Varadkar touched on the economy and Irish immigration in his speech today.

Volkswagen chief apologises after evoking Nazi slogan 'Arbeit macht frei'

Herbert Diess said he had not aimed to cause offence with what he said.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

UK MPs vote to extend Brexit, Varadkar in Washington and soldier to be charged over Bloody Sunday – This evening’s top stories.

Pat Laffan - who played Pat Mustard and Georgie Burgess - has died RIP

Pat Laffan - who played Pat Mustard and Georgie Burgess - has died

Tributes were paid to the actor today.

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The 5 at 5: Thursday

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Tuesday 12 March, 2019

Police investigating claim group calling itself the 'IRA' behind parcel bombs

Police said that a claim for responsibility had been received yesterday by a media outlet in Northern Ireland.

Poll: Will you attend a St Patrick's Day parade this year? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you attend a St Patrick's Day parade this year?

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The 9 at 9: Tuesday

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

Status Orange wind warning comes into effect for four counties this afternoon as Storm Gareth hits the country

A Status Yellow weather warning for the rest of the country will also come into effect at 12.

Singapore joins list of countries to ban use of 737 Max planes following Ethiopia Airlines crash

A total of 157 people died after the plane went down on Sunday.

Monday 11 March, 2019

Talks between INMO and government to return to Labour Court as union rejects new nurses' deal

The negotiations come after nurses went on general strike for a number of days last month.

Status Orange warning for north-west as Storm Gareth sweeps in

The warning covers Donegal, Leitrim, Mayo and Sligo.

More improvements needed at Stewarts Care, health watchdog finds

Hiqa published an overview of the inspection and monitoring activity of eight care centres.

'He wanted to save the world': Mother leads tributes to Irish aid worker who died in air crash

He was killed in an Ethiopian Airlines crash over the weekend.

Saturday 9 March, 2019

CAO points set to jump for languages and the humanities this year

A total of 73,034 applications were received by CAO by the due date on 1 February.

Friday 8 March, 2019

Shoreham Airshow crash: Pilot cleared over deaths of 11 men

Andrew Hill said he was “truly sorry” for the part he played in the deaths.

736 people died directly as a result of drugs in 2016

Of the total number, 549 were male and 187 were female.

Dublin City Council built just 74 new social houses last year

The Housing Department released a breakdown of figures this week.

Community outraged after fast food restaurant gets planning permission 300m from school

The proposed restaurant will also be adjacent to a Montessori.

Wednesday 6 March, 2019

London police exploring the possibility that explosive devices sent to transport hubs came from Ireland

Gardaí confirmed yesterday evening that they were helping the Met Police with their investigations.

Church thanks public for support after stolen head of 800-year-old mummy recovered by gardaí

Gardaí confirmed yesterday that they had recovered the head of the 800-year-old mummy.

Wintry showers and frost forecast for the weekend

The weekend will see unsettled weather with blustery conditions and heavy rain in some places.

Leo says he supports school students going on strike next week as part of global action on climate change

Friday, 15 March has been named as an international day of action on climate change.

Sunday 3 March, 2019

Gardaí appeal for public's help in finding man missing since Thursday

Jiri Semerad (41) was last seen in Limerick City on Thursday at about 9pm.

Heavy rain, sleet and snow forecast today, with temperatures dropping to freezing tonight

A Status Yellow snow-ice warning has been issued for this afternoon.

9 people arrested and cannabis plants worth €640,000 seized in organised crime crackdown

Over 800 cannabis plants at various stages of growth were discovered in Dublin.

Jacqueline Connolly says a witness possibly saw Alan Hawe driving his car after killing Clodagh and the boys

Alan and Clodagh Hawe and their three children were found dead in their Cavan home in August 2016.

Man (40s) dies after being struck by van in Kerry

The driver of the van – a man aged in his 50s – was uninjured.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

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

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