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Dublin: 5 °C Saturday 19 January, 2019

Today’s News

A look inside the angry, fractured world of Ireland's 'yellow vests'

The movement – inspired by the French gilets jaunes – has had a shaky start.

Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Poll: Should the UK hold a second Brexit referendum? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the UK hold a second Brexit referendum?

May’s Brexit deal has been roundly rejected by parliament.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

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

Tuesday 15 January, 2019

Supermac's wins legal battle against McDonald's over use of 'Big Mac' trademark

Supermacs welcomed the decision from the European court.

Monday 14 January, 2019

Kinahan associate Thomas 'Bomber' Kavanagh due in UK court this morning over firearms offences

Kavanagh was remanded in custody and is due at North Staffordshire Magistrates court today.

Friday 11 January, 2019

Man appears in court and a second man arrested in connection with Strokestown incident

The incident in question concerns a property in Falsk was repossessed by private security personnel on 16 December.

'This political chaos cannot go on': Corbyn calls for general election to break Brexit deadlock

May faces a crucial vote next week on her proposed Brexit deal.

Thursday 10 January, 2019

Enjoying dry January? Met Éireann says wetter weather is on the way

The high pressure that has dominated Ireland’s weather recently is set to weaken.

House of Fraser won't be honouring or reissuing Irish gift cards (but it is reissuing British ones)

This is despite House of Fraser saying in August that gift cards could be replaced with the full value being honoured.

Wednesday 9 January, 2019

Ardee investigation: Woman's body removed to hospital for post-mortem

A 32-year-old man arrested yesterday remains in custody.

Gardaí seize cash and Viagra pills in raids targeting organised crime gang in border region

CAB said that a total of eight searches were carried out in Monaghan.

Luas services resume after disruption caused by stalled tram

Trams stopped running between Heuston and Blackhorse on the Red Line.

Monday 7 January, 2019

Over three-quarters of students want continuous assessment for the Leaving Certificate

Despite this, just under 80% of principals, deputy principals and teachers do not believe that a teacher should correct their own students’ exams.

Sunday 6 January, 2019

Wayne Rooney arrested in US for public intoxication and swearing

Rooney was arrested by the Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority at Dulles International Airport.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Irish citizen reportedly captured in Syria, Varadkar goes to Mali and May hits out at MPs who don’t back her Brexit deal – It’s The Fix.

Armed robber threatens to throw acid over shop worker

The incident occured at a commercial premises on Oldpark Road in north Belfast yesterday evening.

US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces says it has captured an Irish citizen fighting for Islamic State

The Kurdish-led forces said that it had arrested five militants who had been fighting for the Islamic State.

Local residents 'fed up' at delays in building 640 homes on Oscar Traynor Road

The land has been earmarked for development for the past number of years.

Friday 4 January, 2019

120,000 people may incorrectly pay 51% emergency tax this month, accountants warn

New PAYE rules come into effect this month.

938 drivers arrested on suspicion of driving under influence of drink or drugs since start of December

Gardaí said that one in 10 of these arrests were people driving “the morning after”.

The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

HSE urges people to get vaccinated as at least 2 die after contracting H1N1 flu virus

The virus is also known as Swine Flu, and can be particularly harmful to young people and pregnant women.

Thursday 3 January, 2019

HSE warning over 'my options' unplanned pregnancy websites with anti-abortion message

The HSE’s official site My Options serves as a first point of contact for women dealing with an unplanned pregnancy.

Barry Keoghan and Jessie Buckley both nominated for Bafta Rising Star Award

The pair are joined by three other actors in the nominations: Cynthia Erivo, Lakeith Stanfield and Letita Wright.

US visa bill for Irish graduates scuppered by single US senator

The bill was passed in the US House of Representatives without the need for a vote early in December but then hit a serious roadblock in the Senate.

'It's time to take stock': Former Brexit secretary urges Theresa May to delay Brexit vote again

David Davis said that it was time for the UK “to take stock” ahead of the planned crucial vote.

Tuesday 1 January, 2019

Dublin teenager missing since last night found safe and well

Calvin White went missing from his home in Ballyfermot last night.

Over 8,750 drivers were arrested last year on suspicion of driving under the influence of drink or drugs

Figures on roads policing detections were released today by gardaí.

Leo hints at a Cabinet reshuffle in the summer

Varadkar indicated that he would most likely reshuffle the cabinet following the European and local elections.

Thursday 27 December, 2018

Irish people are living longer and the birth rate is falling

A new report looks into several areas of both the health of the nation and health services in general.

Poll: Have you ever been to Coppers? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever been to Coppers?

The nightclub had another profitable year in 2017.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

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

Wednesday 26 December, 2018

Shoppers queued up from early this morning for the St Stephen's Day sales

There was a sizeable line stretching up Grafton Street for Brown Thomas before it opened at 9am this morning.

Belfast police investigating after man stabbed in neck on Christmas Day

The PSNI said it was investigating the assault that took place in the Turf Lodge area of west Belfast yesterday morning at about 11am.

It's going to be a mild, cloudy, mostly dry end to 2018

Today will be mostly mild and dry, with some patches of mist, drizzle and fog.

Saturday 22 December, 2018

'It can be damaging': People warned to avoid bogus charity collectors over Christmas

ICHH said that people posing as their volunteers had been reported collecting.

Friday 21 December, 2018

'Do the decent thing and resign': Murphy blasted as homeless numbers almost hit 10,000

Sinn Féin housing spokesperson Eoin Ó Broin said that Murphy should “do the decent thing and resign” in light of the new figures.

Two men arrested in relation to Strokestown incident released without charge

A file is being prepared for the DPP.

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