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Yesterday’s News


Sunday 26 July, 2020

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

“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

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'

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

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


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

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

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

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

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)

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?

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

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

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

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

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

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

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

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

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

Gardaí carried out a search on a house yesterday.

Aer Lingus apologises as customers unable to download boarding passes

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 This post contains a poll

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

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

The 9 at 9: Monday

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

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

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

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

Police launch murder investigation after man shot dead in Co Down

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

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

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

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

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

The incident took place in Blackrock in Louth on Saturday.

Gardaí searching for Dublin man missing since Friday

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

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

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

Hundreds take part in search for missing girl Nóra Quoirin

Nóra’s family believe she was abducted.

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

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

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

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'

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

Thursday 8 August, 2019

Merchants Quay to appeal injecting centre refusal to An Bord Pleanála

DCC last month refused permission for the the injecting centre.

Thursday 1 August, 2019

Poll: Should Ireland ban all single-use plastics? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland ban all single-use plastics?

Awareness of how much plastic we use and throw away in Ireland has been growing in recent years.

Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Second man charged over fatal shooting of Alan O'Neill in 2015

The man is due to appear before the Criminal Courts of Justice morning.

Tuesday 30 July, 2019

Why has the pound slumped and what has Boris Johnson got to do with it?

Talk of a no-deal Brexit has ramped up since Boris Johnson took over as prime minister.

Monday 29 July, 2019

Poll: Will you tune into the final of Love Island tonight? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you tune into the final of Love Island tonight?

The reality TV dating show – in which contestants couple up in different combinations – has been a big hit here and in the UK.

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