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Sunday 11 August, 2019

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 15,516 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 16,133 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 49,113 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 29,561 Views 242 Comments

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
# Injecting Centre
# Injecting Centre

Merchants Quay to appeal injecting centre refusal to An Bord Pleanála

Aug 8th 2019, 12:17 PM 9,558 Views 32 Comments

DCC last month refused permission for the the injecting centre.

Thursday 1 August, 2019

Poll: Should Ireland ban all single-use plastics?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland ban all single-use plastics?

Aug 1st 2019, 9:30 AM 31,189 Views 83 Comments

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
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

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

Jul 31st 2019, 9:41 AM 12,583 Views 0 Comments

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?
# Currency
# Currency

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

Jul 30th 2019, 11:01 AM 42,041 Views 60 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Jul 29th 2019, 10:21 AM 50,328 Views 85 Comments

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

Irish teenager picks up $50,000 after competing in Fortnite World Cup
# Video Games
# Video Games

Irish teenager picks up $50,000 after competing in Fortnite World Cup

Jul 29th 2019, 7:18 AM 35,346 Views 43 Comments

Joshua Juliano (17) – who plays under the username lolb0om – finished 58th out of 100 gamers

Saturday 27 July, 2019

Former drugs minister says injecting centre plan has 'been allowed to die' by government
# Addiction
# Addiction

Former drugs minister says injecting centre plan has 'been allowed to die' by government

Jul 27th 2019, 6:30 AM 11,425 Views 21 Comments

Dublin City Council has refused planning permission for an injecting facility.

Friday 26 July, 2019

'His mind is blown': Family of Irishman facing deportation from US delighted he has been released from prison
# Keith Byrne
# Keith Byrne

'His mind is blown': Family of Irishman facing deportation from US delighted he has been released from prison

Jul 26th 2019, 8:39 AM 39,225 Views 39 Comments

Byrne was detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials on 10 July.

Dublin City Council refuses planning permission for Ireland's first injecting centre
# Merchants Quay
# Merchants Quay

Dublin City Council refuses planning permission for Ireland's first injecting centre

Jul 26th 2019, 7:30 AM 21,927 Views 122 Comments

The Council gave its decision yesterday.

Thursday 25 July, 2019

Wednesday 24 July, 2019

Ireland completely off course regarding climate change targets, watchdog warns
# Report
# Report

Ireland completely off course regarding climate change targets, watchdog warns

Jul 24th 2019, 2:40 PM 10,486 Views 64 Comments

The Climate Change Advisory Council has called for additional measures to be introduced to help Ireland reduce its emissions.

Irish author Kevin Barry longlisted for Booker Prize
# Award
# Award

Irish author Kevin Barry longlisted for Booker Prize

Jul 24th 2019, 8:04 AM 11,849 Views 8 Comments

Barry is longlisted for his novel Night Boat to Tangier.

United States announces investigation into whether major online companies have 'stifled' competition
# Big Tech
# Big Tech

United States announces investigation into whether major online companies have 'stifled' competition

Jul 24th 2019, 7:17 AM 19,280 Views 5 Comments

The investigation comes after the European Union imposed hefty fines on Google recently.

Friday 12 July, 2019

Thousands of people told to evacuate Hawaii towns due to wildfires
# Maui
# Maui

Thousands of people told to evacuate Hawaii towns due to wildfires

Jul 12th 2019, 1:53 PM 13,402 Views 6 Comments

People were told to seek shelter in a nearby community centre or elementary school.

Hotel developers unveil plans to build country's tallest building at Cork site
# Custom House Quay
# Custom House Quay

Hotel developers unveil plans to build country's tallest building at Cork site

Jul 12th 2019, 11:05 AM 34,294 Views 72 Comments

The tower would be the tallest building in Ireland.

It's set to be a warm weekend with temperatures reaching 25 degrees in some areas
# Summer
# Summer

It's set to be a warm weekend with temperatures reaching 25 degrees in some areas

Jul 12th 2019, 9:15 AM 27,757 Views 13 Comments

Sunday is set to be the warmest and sunniest day.

Hard Brexit could cause house prices to fall, Central Bank warns
# Financial Stability
# Financial Stability

Hard Brexit could cause house prices to fall, Central Bank warns

Jul 12th 2019, 7:29 AM 28,048 Views 92 Comments

The Central Bank warned that external events were the main risks facing the Irish economy.

Thursday 11 July, 2019

Bord na Móna to lay off 150 workers in Longford
# Lough Ree
# Lough Ree

Bord na Móna to lay off 150 workers in Longford

Jul 11th 2019, 1:17 PM 16,746 Views 16 Comments

Bord na Móna confirmed that 70 permanent employees will be put on temporary unpaid leave.

Barrister and political commentator Noel Whelan has died aged 50
# RIP
# RIP

Barrister and political commentator Noel Whelan has died aged 50

Jul 11th 2019, 7:36 AM 79,573 Views 34 Comments

Whelan was highly involved in the referendum campaigns to legalise same sex marriage iand to Repeal the Eighth Amendment.

Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Plans for over 250 homes on Hollystown Golf Club lands rejected as 'substandard form of development'
# Dublin
# Dublin

Plans for over 250 homes on Hollystown Golf Club lands rejected as 'substandard form of development'

Jul 9th 2019, 6:10 AM 31,628 Views 15 Comments

ABP said the plans would “result in a substandard form of development”.

Levels of dangerous air pollutant NO2 possibly exceeding limits on M50 and on Dublin streets
# Pollution
# Pollution

Levels of dangerous air pollutant NO2 possibly exceeding limits on M50 and on Dublin streets

Jul 9th 2019, 6:00 AM 16,387 Views 51 Comments

A new report from the Environment Protection Agency looks at indicators of the levels of NO2 in the air in Dublin.

'This will not be tolerated': Fishermen vow to fight introduction of penalty points system
# Fishing
# Fishing

'This will not be tolerated': Fishermen vow to fight introduction of penalty points system

Jul 9th 2019, 12:05 AM 30,285 Views 15 Comments

The government has previously tried to implement the points system – in 2014, 2016 and 2018 – failing each time.

Sunday 7 July, 2019

Irish government says it will follow expert guidance after Austria approves ban of controversial weedkiller
# Glyphosate
# Glyphosate

Irish government says it will follow expert guidance after Austria approves ban of controversial weedkiller

Jul 7th 2019, 7:30 AM 97,222 Views 59 Comments

Austrian members of parliament earlier this week approved a total ban on glyphosate.

Thursday 4 July, 2019

Leo Varadkar apologises for Dáil comments about priests sinning behind the altar
# Across The Chamber
# Across The Chamber

Leo Varadkar apologises for Dáil comments about priests sinning behind the altar

Updated Jul 4th 2019, 9:56 PM 92,272 Views 292 Comments

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin was the target of Varadkar’s comments and he’s now responded to the apology.

Gardaí refuse to provide policing plan needed for injecting centre until planning permission is granted
# Injecting Centre
# Injecting Centre

Gardaí refuse to provide policing plan needed for injecting centre until planning permission is granted

Jul 4th 2019, 6:31 AM 10,090 Views 33 Comments

Merchants Quay Ireland applied to Dublin City Council for planning permission for the centre last year.

Wednesday 3 July, 2019

'Provocative and hurtful': Former children's institution advertised as co-living space called 'The Orphanage'
# Bird's Nest
# Bird's Nest

'Provocative and hurtful': Former children's institution advertised as co-living space called 'The Orphanage'

Jul 3rd 2019, 1:26 PM 21,451 Views 25 Comments

The former Bird’s Nest home closed in 1977.

Monday 1 July, 2019

Simon Harris calls on TDs to support his motion tackling vaccine 'myths'
# Vaccine Myths
# Vaccine Myths

Simon Harris calls on TDs to support his motion tackling vaccine 'myths'

Jul 1st 2019, 8:00 AM 17,473 Views 188 Comments

Simon Harris has called for cross party support for the motion.

Sunday 30 June, 2019

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Jun 30th 2019, 8:05 PM 10,892 Views 0 Comments

Kim meets Trump, Creed hits out at Mercosur deal and heatwave abates in Europe – It’s The Fix.

Body of woman discovered in water off the coast of Donegal
# Bundoran
# Bundoran

Body of woman discovered in water off the coast of Donegal

Jun 30th 2019, 7:03 PM 32,307 Views 2 Comments

Gardaí said that a post-mortem is due to take place in the coming days.

'It's a bad deal, there's no point in saying otherwise': Agriculture minister on trade agreement with South American countries
# Mercosur
# Mercosur

'It's a bad deal, there's no point in saying otherwise': Agriculture minister on trade agreement with South American countries

Jun 30th 2019, 6:07 PM 19,540 Views 83 Comments

The deal with hit the Irish beef sector.

Aer Lingus customers sleep overnight at Lisbon Airport due to cancelled flight
# Grounded
# Grounded

Aer Lingus customers sleep overnight at Lisbon Airport due to cancelled flight

Jun 30th 2019, 2:02 PM 54,412 Views 64 Comments

The flight is not expected to depart until 7.50pm this evening.

Man dies after 'one punch' attack on Co Down beach
# Tyrella Beach
# Tyrella Beach

Man dies after 'one punch' attack on Co Down beach

Jun 30th 2019, 12:37 PM 27,630 Views 0 Comments

A 21-year-old man has been charged with grievous bodily harm.

Friday 28 June, 2019

Missing 15-year-old from Dublin found safe and well
# Mulhuddart
# Mulhuddart

Missing 15-year-old from Dublin found safe and well

Jun 28th 2019, 10:39 PM 27,173 Views 5 Comments

Christine Greene had last been seen in Mulhuddart late on Wednesday night.

'A bad deal for Irish farmers': EU signs massive trade agreement with South American countries
# Mercosur
# Mercosur

'A bad deal for Irish farmers': EU signs massive trade agreement with South American countries

Jun 28th 2019, 9:54 PM 37,530 Views 75 Comments

The EU and the South American trade bloc Mercosur today sealed a hugely significant trade deal.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Jun 28th 2019, 9:01 PM 13,254 Views 0 Comments

Teenage girl dies after being pulled out to sea, latest homeless figures released, and record heatwave hits France – It’s The Fix.