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Friday 28 June, 2019

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.

Gardaí concerned for missing girl (16) last seen getting into grey BMW
# Dublin
# Dublin

Gardaí concerned for missing girl (16) last seen getting into grey BMW

Jun 28th 2019, 7:55 PM 40,996 Views 4 Comments

Elaine Sweeney was last seen getting into the grey BMW in Lucan.

Plans for 299 apartments in blocks of up to 9 storeys in Glasnevin rejected after significant local objection
# Daneswell Place
# Daneswell Place

Plans for 299 apartments in blocks of up to 9 storeys in Glasnevin rejected after significant local objection

Jun 28th 2019, 6:45 AM 26,382 Views 69 Comments

Plans were lodged in March for properties at the former Smurfit Printworks site.

Thursday 27 June, 2019

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

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Jun 27th 2019, 9:01 PM 8,298 Views 0 Comments

Warm weather warning for Ireland, incoming Central Bank governor criticised and An Post announced closure of Cork mail centre.

Science writer takes legal action against Gemma O'Doherty
# High Court
# High Court

Science writer takes legal action against Gemma O'Doherty

Jun 27th 2019, 6:16 PM 80,099 Views 0 Comments

High Court proceedings were issued against O’Doherty yesterday.

Thursday 20 June, 2019

Commemorative plaque unveiled at the site of Ireland's first dedicated LGBT community centre
# Hirschfeld Centre
# Hirschfeld Centre

Commemorative plaque unveiled at the site of Ireland's first dedicated LGBT community centre

Updated Jun 20th 2019, 7:00 PM 29,070 Views 106 Comments

The Hirschfeld Centre was burnt down 31 years ago.

Tax rises should be considered in October's Budget to prevent economy overheating, ESRI recommends
# Hot Hot Heat
# Hot Hot Heat

Tax rises should be considered in October's Budget to prevent economy overheating, ESRI recommends

Jun 20th 2019, 7:20 AM 17,778 Views 74 Comments

The think tank says the economy is “now effectively operating at full capacity”.

Irish society improving in terms of tolerance and equality, but Traveller and Roma exclusion still an issue
# Inclusion
# Inclusion

Irish society improving in terms of tolerance and equality, but Traveller and Roma exclusion still an issue

Jun 20th 2019, 6:10 AM 20,190 Views 70 Comments

A new report notes that tolerance is increasing in Ireland, but states that issues still persist around integration.

'We're the people behind the scenes never taken into account': Healthcare workers on why they're prepared to strike
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

'We're the people behind the scenes never taken into account': Healthcare workers on why they're prepared to strike

Jun 20th 2019, 12:05 AM 16,239 Views 35 Comments

A strike to be held today was called off yesterday evening.

Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Some salmon returning to Irish rivers with signs of bleeding and skin ulceration
# Fish
# Fish

Some salmon returning to Irish rivers with signs of bleeding and skin ulceration

Jun 19th 2019, 6:20 AM 45,609 Views 28 Comments

This has affected populations on both the east and west coast of Ireland.

'It's just not a good idea': Locals object to 155-bedroom nursing home being built in historic convent grounds
# Clondalkin
# Clondalkin

'It's just not a good idea': Locals object to 155-bedroom nursing home being built in historic convent grounds

Jun 19th 2019, 6:05 AM 26,530 Views 27 Comments

An appeal was lodged with ABP in relation to the development

Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Justice Department hit with €27,000 levy by Dublin City Council for vacant site it is trying to transfer to the council
# Kilmainham Road
# Kilmainham Road

Justice Department hit with €27,000 levy by Dublin City Council for vacant site it is trying to transfer to the council

Jun 18th 2019, 6:05 AM 19,002 Views 13 Comments

The site at 51A Old Kilmainham Road, Dublin 8, has been vacant for a number of years.

Monday 17 June, 2019

Over 355,000 hours of community service work carried out by offenders last year
# Probation Service
# Probation Service

Over 355,000 hours of community service work carried out by offenders last year

Jun 17th 2019, 6:00 AM 5,765 Views 11 Comments

The 2018 annual report of the Probation Service is published today.

Sunday 16 June, 2019

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Jun 16th 2019, 7:58 PM 11,938 Views 0 Comments

Support drops for Fine Gael, hundreds of thousands march in Hong Kong and Bloomsday celebration held in Dublin.

Death of man (30s) whose body was discovered in Stoneybatter house not being treated as suspicious
# Dublin
# Dublin

Death of man (30s) whose body was discovered in Stoneybatter house not being treated as suspicious

Updated Jun 16th 2019, 6:47 PM 37,947 Views 0 Comments

The man’s body was discovered this morning.

Body of woman missing since December found
# Discovery
# Discovery

Body of woman missing since December found

Jun 16th 2019, 6:38 PM 82,411 Views 9 Comments

Gardaí confirmed that Mary Ryan’s body had been found.

Garda Armed Support Unit at the scene of public order incident in Ballyfermot
# Cherry Orchard
# Cherry Orchard

Garda Armed Support Unit at the scene of public order incident in Ballyfermot

Jun 16th 2019, 2:46 PM 59,417 Views 36 Comments

It is believed that at least two people have sustained knife injuries in the incident.

Man charged in connection with death of 41-year-old woman in Westport
# Mayo
# Mayo

Man charged in connection with death of 41-year-old woman in Westport

Jun 16th 2019, 1:32 PM 37,629 Views 0 Comments

The man is due to appear before sitting of Castlebar District Court at 2pm today.

Poll shows drop in support for Fine Gael as Fianna Fáil surges ahead
# Poll
# Poll

Poll shows drop in support for Fine Gael as Fianna Fáil surges ahead

Jun 16th 2019, 12:49 PM 28,083 Views 182 Comments

The poll shows that support for Fine Gael is at its lowest point since Leo Varadkar became taoiseach two years ago.

Thursday 13 June, 2019

Plans lodged to demolish Greenvale Hotel where three teenagers died in a crush
# Tyrone
# Tyrone

Plans lodged to demolish Greenvale Hotel where three teenagers died in a crush

Jun 13th 2019, 10:47 PM 18,912 Views 0 Comments

Plans were submitted on Tuesday to demolish the hotel and build five houses on the site.

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders to step down from role
# United States
# United States

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders to step down from role

Jun 13th 2019, 9:34 PM 32,826 Views 67 Comments

The president tweeted the news evening.

Bishop welcomes apology over Capuchin priest who compared gay people to 'infected zombies'
# Apology
# Apology

Bishop welcomes apology over Capuchin priest who compared gay people to 'infected zombies'

Jun 13th 2019, 5:49 PM 21,631 Views 50 Comments

Brother Tom Forde made the statements in a homily delivered during Mass in Kilkenny on Saturday.

Landlords selling a private rental property one of the main drivers of family homelessness in Dublin
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Landlords selling a private rental property one of the main drivers of family homelessness in Dublin

Jun 13th 2019, 7:21 AM 27,957 Views 158 Comments

The research from homeless charity Focus Ireland examines family homelessness in Dublin.

Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Peadar Tóibín tells Dáil that family at centre of Holles Street termination case believe it was an "illegal abortion"
# Dáil
# Dáil

Peadar Tóibín tells Dáil that family at centre of Holles Street termination case believe it was an "illegal abortion"

Jun 12th 2019, 10:47 PM 27,119 Views 0 Comments

Tóibín was speaking to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar under Dáil privilege today.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Jun 12th 2019, 9:04 PM 7,284 Views 0 Comments

Victim of O’Connell Street stabbing named, Varadkar criticised the outsourcing of Irish cervical smear tests and protest continue in Hong Kong.

Billy McKee - a founding member of the Provisional IRA - has died aged 97
# Belfast
# Belfast

Billy McKee - a founding member of the Provisional IRA - has died aged 97

Jun 12th 2019, 8:07 PM 28,050 Views 53 Comments

McKee always defended the worst atrocities of the IRA.

Construction has started on the building frame of the National Children's Hospital
# Progress Update
# Progress Update

Construction has started on the building frame of the National Children's Hospital

Jun 12th 2019, 6:10 AM 16,332 Views 34 Comments

The hospital board will appear before an Oireachtas committee today.

Tuesday 11 June, 2019

Irish Rail criticised after Indian man and parents suffer racist abuse on Belfast to Dublin train
# Racism
# Racism

Irish Rail criticised after Indian man and parents suffer racist abuse on Belfast to Dublin train

Jun 11th 2019, 10:10 PM 33,183 Views 63 Comments

Prasun Bhattacharjee spoke to RTÉ’s Liveline yesterday about the incident.

Radiohead release 18 hours of hacked material in aid of Extinction Rebellion
# Bandcamp
# Bandcamp

Radiohead release 18 hours of hacked material in aid of Extinction Rebellion

Jun 11th 2019, 4:19 PM 18,970 Views 23 Comments

The material was reportedly held to $150,000 ransom.

People living next to a Dart or Luas stop can expect to pay over €3,300 a year more than the average Dublin rent
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

People living next to a Dart or Luas stop can expect to pay over €3,300 a year more than the average Dublin rent

Jun 11th 2019, 8:45 AM 19,933 Views 15 Comments

Sandymount Station is the most expensive to live near, with rents averaging at €2,905 per month.

'This piece of cloth is bathed in my blood, sweat and dignity': The fight to improve the lives of garment workers
# Bangladesh
# Bangladesh

'This piece of cloth is bathed in my blood, sweat and dignity': The fight to improve the lives of garment workers

Jun 11th 2019, 6:20 AM 13,252 Views 10 Comments

The majority of Irish people care about the conditions of the factories where their clothes are made.

Apartments overlooking graveyard in Dublin get green light despite concerns mourners will be 'robbed of their privacy'
# Mount Jerome
# Mount Jerome

Apartments overlooking graveyard in Dublin get green light despite concerns mourners will be 'robbed of their privacy'

Jun 11th 2019, 6:05 AM 36,619 Views 29 Comments

An appeal has now been lodged with An Bord Pleanála by a separate party against the development going ahead.

Monday 10 June, 2019

Coveney says Ireland won't change its Rockall fishing policy 'on the back of a threat' from Scotland
# Rockall Dispute
# Rockall Dispute

Coveney says Ireland won't change its Rockall fishing policy 'on the back of a threat' from Scotland

Jun 10th 2019, 2:02 PM 13,413 Views 21 Comments

Coveney said that it was important to “take the heat” out of the discussion around the disputed island.

Sunday 9 June, 2019

'I was in disguise as an American tourist': The woman who egged Richard Nixon in 1970
# Nixon In Dublin
# Nixon In Dublin

'I was in disguise as an American tourist': The woman who egged Richard Nixon in 1970

Jun 9th 2019, 12:00 PM 18,107 Views 17 Comments

Nixon’s motorcade was making its way through Dublin when it was egged three times.

Thursday 6 June, 2019

Police release CCTV footage of last known movements of man they suspect was murdered
# PSNI
# PSNI

Police release CCTV footage of last known movements of man they suspect was murdered

Jun 6th 2019, 8:05 AM 21,359 Views 3 Comments

A 26-year-old man and 20-year-old woman were rearrested on suspicion of murder on Monday evening.

Wednesday 5 June, 2019

10,000 Siptu workers to strike in hospitals for 24 hours later this month
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

10,000 Siptu workers to strike in hospitals for 24 hours later this month

Jun 5th 2019, 4:19 PM 10,542 Views 15 Comments

Siptu said the strike was part of a dispute regarding “the failure to implement pay increases arising from an agreed job evaluation scheme”.

It's the first day of exams, but the sky is overcast (and the forecast isn't looking great)
# Leaving Cert Weather
# Leaving Cert Weather

It's the first day of exams, but the sky is overcast (and the forecast isn't looking great)

Jun 5th 2019, 1:47 PM 12,090 Views 10 Comments

This date last year year saw highs of 25 degrees.