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Thursday 29 July, 2021

'There might be a tightening of the belt': What's the future for Ireland's public transport post-Covid?
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

'There might be a tightening of the belt': What's the future for Ireland's public transport post-Covid?

Thu 8:00 PM 11,361 Views 2 Comments

With fewer people commuting to work, how will public transport finances and services look in future?

Sunday 25 July, 2021

Local needs? Or national priorities? The problem with building new roads in Ireland
# Road To Nowhere
# Road To Nowhere

Local needs? Or national priorities? The problem with building new roads in Ireland

Jul 25th 2021, 10:00 PM 15,722 Views 24 Comments

“We continue to build more roads and widen more roads and the congestion doesn’t improve the traffic, it just fills the extra space that’s created.”

Monday 28 June, 2021

What is - and isn't - being done about Ireland's 180,000 vacant and derelict buildings
# Derelict
# Derelict

What is - and isn't - being done about Ireland's 180,000 vacant and derelict buildings

Jun 28th 2021, 8:00 PM 28,920 Views 35 Comments

“It cannot make sense for the economy and it cannot make sense for the people who live here.”

Friday 18 June, 2021

'Forgotten, we feel like garbage': Housing policies exclude Travellers, migrants and asylum seekers
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

'Forgotten, we feel like garbage': Housing policies exclude Travellers, migrants and asylum seekers

Jun 18th 2021, 12:05 AM 21,693 Views 0 Comments
  • The housing problem is at its most acute among minority groups, such as Travellers, migrants and asylum seekers.
  • Cormac Fitzgerald, for The Good Information Project, examines the figures and the significant barriers to access to secure living arrangements.
  • "It's an absolutely appalling national disgrace," says Bernard Joyce of the Irish Traveller Movement.

Friday 2 October, 2020

‘There was a huge backlash’: Father of teenage victim of ‘racist attack’ thanks Crumlin community for support
# Assault
# Assault

‘There was a huge backlash’: Father of teenage victim of ‘racist attack’ thanks Crumlin community for support

Oct 2nd 2020, 6:45 PM 53,392 Views 1 Comment

Seán was set upon while on lunch from school.

Sunday 26 July, 2020

“Every year you can see a change”: How melting glaciers are threatening livelihoods in the Himalayas
# TheJournal Investigation
# TheJournal Investigation

“Every year you can see a change”: How melting glaciers are threatening livelihoods in the Himalayas

Jul 26th 2020, 12:00 PM 12,107 Views 14 Comments

“This black mountain, in the past this was all ice but now it’s just rock.”

Saturday 25 July, 2020

Floods, drought and natural disasters already threatened food security in Nepal, then coronavirus came
# TheJournal Investigation
# TheJournal Investigation

Floods, drought and natural disasters already threatened food security in Nepal, then coronavirus came

Jul 25th 2020, 8:00 PM 12,708 Views 3 Comments

Too much rain, and too little rain, hampers farmers and their crops.

Saturday 21 March, 2020

In Nepal, Sherpas are losing vital tourism income, but 'stopping the virus is more important than our jobs'
# A Mountain To Climb
# A Mountain To Climb

In Nepal, Sherpas are losing vital tourism income, but 'stopping the virus is more important than our jobs'

Mar 21st 2020, 11:55 AM 18,992 Views 10 Comments

Cormac Fitzgerald reports from Nepal on how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting Mount Everest’s guides.

Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Plans to redevelop property at centre of controversial 'Take Back the City' eviction into new home
# North Frederick Street
# North Frederick Street

Plans to redevelop property at centre of controversial 'Take Back the City' eviction into new home

Nov 20th 2019, 4:23 PM 11,045 Views 4 Comments

Activists were controversially evicted from the property in September last year.

Plans for 500 build-to-rent apartments at Liam Cosgrave's former home
# Dublin
# Dublin

Plans for 500 build-to-rent apartments at Liam Cosgrave's former home

Nov 20th 2019, 6:45 AM 28,707 Views 36 Comments

An archaeological discovery of “medium-high” significance was made at the Knocklyon site earlier this year.

Friday 30 August, 2019

Mike Pence visit to Ireland to be brought forward to Monday
# Change Of Plan
# Change Of Plan

Mike Pence visit to Ireland to be brought forward to Monday

Updated Aug 30th 2019, 3:29 PM 24,778 Views 54 Comments

Pence was due to arrive in Ireland next Friday, but his plans have changed.

39 people died in workplace incidents last year, with 17 deaths caused by vehicles
# Hsa
# Hsa

39 people died in workplace incidents last year, with 17 deaths caused by vehicles

Aug 30th 2019, 1:09 PM 8,755 Views 11 Comments

The HSA launched it annual report for 2018 today.

Is it really possible to live a zero waste life? I tried for a week (and did a terrible job)
# No Waste
# No Waste

Is it really possible to live a zero waste life? I tried for a week (and did a terrible job)

Aug 30th 2019, 9:49 AM 19,954 Views 23 Comments

It is definitely possible to significantly reduce your day-to-day waste … but it’s harder than it sounds.

Thursday 29 August, 2019

'We are on the road to nowhere': Are electric cars and chargers enough to cut our transport emissions?
# Ireland's Climate Crisis
# Ireland's Climate Crisis

'We are on the road to nowhere': Are electric cars and chargers enough to cut our transport emissions?

Aug 29th 2019, 7:30 AM 17,982 Views 92 Comments

Transport is a huge contributor to Ireland’s global emissions and tackling them is a major challenge.

Wednesday 28 August, 2019

'If you shut down our parliament, we shut down the streets': Thousands protest decision to suspend UK parliament
# Brexit
# Brexit

'If you shut down our parliament, we shut down the streets': Thousands protest decision to suspend UK parliament

Aug 28th 2019, 9:56 PM 116,188 Views 79 Comments

The queen approved the request to suspend UK parliament next month.

French fishing vessel detained off Cork coast for alleged breach of fishing regulations
# Defence Forces
# Defence Forces

French fishing vessel detained off Cork coast for alleged breach of fishing regulations

Aug 28th 2019, 9:21 PM 14,231 Views 18 Comments

The vessel is the 9th to be seized so far this year off Irish waters.

'The returns are huge if we can do this': The need for a world-class public transport system in Ireland
# Ireland 2029
# Ireland 2029

'The returns are huge if we can do this': The need for a world-class public transport system in Ireland

Aug 28th 2019, 8:30 PM 24,658 Views 43 Comments

What needs to happen in Ireland to drastically improve our public transport?

'They're telling us the herd needs to be reduced by 50%': Ireland's farmers and the climate crisis
# Ireland's Climate Crisis
# Ireland's Climate Crisis

'They're telling us the herd needs to be reduced by 50%': Ireland's farmers and the climate crisis

Aug 28th 2019, 7:30 AM 34,027 Views 97 Comments

Beef farmers in Ireland are facing low prices and pressure to reduce emissions – Is the model broken?

Tuesday 27 August, 2019

'The bog is the community. This could destroy us': How Ireland's move away from peat is hitting the Midlands
# Just Transition
# Just Transition

'The bog is the community. This could destroy us': How Ireland's move away from peat is hitting the Midlands

Aug 27th 2019, 7:30 AM 33,840 Views 68 Comments

As Ireland makes to shift from fossil fuels to renewable energy, midlands communities fear they will be left behind.

Monday 26 August, 2019

Man arrested and €186,000 worth of drugs seized in Clondalkin
# Dublin 22
# Dublin 22

Man arrested and €186,000 worth of drugs seized in Clondalkin

Aug 26th 2019, 11:32 AM 15,022 Views 16 Comments

Gardaí carried out a search on a house yesterday.

Aer Lingus apologises as customers unable to download boarding passes
# Boarding Pass
# Boarding Pass

Aer Lingus apologises as customers unable to download boarding passes

Aug 26th 2019, 11:15 AM 25,363 Views 40 Comments

The airline said it was a technical issue.

Poll: Should it be illegal for under-18s to get a tattoo or body piercing?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should it be illegal for under-18s to get a tattoo or body piercing?

Aug 26th 2019, 9:26 AM 36,179 Views 96 Comments

A bill to make it illegal is currently at the second stage.

'It is much worse than you think': The climate crisis and what it means for Ireland
# Ireland's Climate Crisis
# Ireland's Climate Crisis

'It is much worse than you think': The climate crisis and what it means for Ireland

Aug 26th 2019, 7:30 AM 58,058 Views 189 Comments

Ireland – like every country – faces significant challenges to respond to climate change.

Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Ryanair strike: Judge to rule on planned stoppage as early as this afternoon
# Up In The Air
# Up In The Air

Ryanair strike: Judge to rule on planned stoppage as early as this afternoon

Aug 20th 2019, 9:20 AM 13,299 Views 0 Comments

A 48 hour strike is planned from 12am on Thursday morning.

Police launch murder investigation after man shot dead in Co Down
# Waringstown
# Waringstown

Police launch murder investigation after man shot dead in Co Down

Aug 20th 2019, 7:19 AM 10,192 Views 0 Comments

The man’s body was discovered in a car in the Main Street area of the village just before 9pm.

Monday 19 August, 2019

Vigil to be held as man (75) attacked at weekend remains in critical condition
# Ballybough
# Ballybough

Vigil to be held as man (75) attacked at weekend remains in critical condition

Updated Aug 19th 2019, 1:40 PM 25,034 Views 12 Comments

The incident happened in Ballybough, Dublin on Saturday morning.

Tributes paid to former UL lecturer and All-Ireland club winner who died over the weekend
# Clare
# Clare

Tributes paid to former UL lecturer and All-Ireland club winner who died over the weekend

Aug 19th 2019, 8:56 AM 37,236 Views 4 Comments

David Weldrick (71) died after getting into difficulty while swimming in Clare.

Ireland's economy is set to keep growing next year, but could be seriously hit by a no-deal Brexit
# Economy
# Economy

Ireland's economy is set to keep growing next year, but could be seriously hit by a no-deal Brexit

Aug 19th 2019, 7:28 AM 16,223 Views 33 Comments

Ibec states that the economy is set to grow by 4% this year.

Tuesday 13 August, 2019

'A shambles': Homeowners angry after funding stops for pilot grant scheme to help retrofit homes
# Energy
# Energy

'A shambles': Homeowners angry after funding stops for pilot grant scheme to help retrofit homes

Aug 13th 2019, 6:48 PM 44,791 Views 31 Comments

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland said there was no more funding available.

Monday 12 August, 2019

Man (30) due before court over assault of 93-year-old in Louth
# Blackrock
# Blackrock

Man (30) due before court over assault of 93-year-old in Louth

Aug 12th 2019, 10:27 AM 11,628 Views 0 Comments

The incident took place in Blackrock in Louth on Saturday.

Gardaí searching for Dublin man missing since Friday
# Missing
# Missing

Gardaí searching for Dublin man missing since Friday

Aug 12th 2019, 7:07 AM 46,373 Views 4 Comments

Neil Coleman was last seen on Friday, 9 August in the Raheny area of Dublin.

Sunday 11 August, 2019

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Aug 11th 2019, 7:39 PM 11,059 Views 0 Comments

Search for Nóra Quoirin continues and Leo and Boris to meet – Today’s top stories.

Man dies from injuries after single vehicle crash in Cork
# Midleton
# Midleton

Man dies from injuries after single vehicle crash in Cork

Aug 11th 2019, 3:59 PM 31,168 Views 2 Comments

The road was closed at the time and the scene was examined.

Hundreds take part in search for missing girl Nóra Quoirin
# Missing
# Missing

Hundreds take part in search for missing girl Nóra Quoirin

Aug 11th 2019, 2:11 PM 46,375 Views 13 Comments

Nóra’s family believe she was abducted.

Varadkar and Johnson to meet to discuss Brexit (but we're not sure when)
# Making A Date
# Making A Date

Varadkar and Johnson to meet to discuss Brexit (but we're not sure when)

Aug 11th 2019, 12:59 PM 15,515 Views 52 Comments

It comes after Varadkar and Johnson spoke over the phone about two weeks ago.

Saturday 10 August, 2019

How much public debt does each person in the State have hanging over their head? It's the week in numbers
# Twin
# Twin

How much public debt does each person in the State have hanging over their head? It's the week in numbers

Aug 10th 2019, 7:00 PM 16,130 Views 14 Comments

Plus: How many premises were left without electricity following heavy rains this week?

Friday 9 August, 2019

Enda Kenny crewed the winning racing yacht with Bear Grylls in a big royal regatta yesterday
# Into The Blueshirt
# Into The Blueshirt

Enda Kenny crewed the winning racing yacht with Bear Grylls in a big royal regatta yesterday

Aug 9th 2019, 10:33 AM 49,103 Views 79 Comments

A total of eight yachts – each representing a charity – competed in the tournament.

Green Party says we need to reduce the number of cows, farmers call that an 'attack'
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Green Party says we need to reduce the number of cows, farmers call that an 'attack'

Aug 9th 2019, 8:58 AM 29,537 Views 242 Comments

A new global report has warned that the world cannot sustain our demand for food.

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