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Wednesday 5 June, 2019

Internal documents show up to one million litres of oil leaked from ESB underground cables
# Rté Investigates
# Rté Investigates

Internal documents show up to one million litres of oil leaked from ESB underground cables

Jun 5th 2019, 12:07 PM 25,345 Views 29 Comments

An RTÉ Investigates programme will look into the pollution.

US jury orders wife of Seán Dunne to pay €18 million to bankruptcy trustee
# Courts
# Courts

US jury orders wife of Seán Dunne to pay €18 million to bankruptcy trustee

Jun 5th 2019, 11:12 AM 29,703 Views 0 Comments

The unanimous decision from the 10-person jury was the result of a five-week civil trial.

Sunday 2 June, 2019

Bertie Ahern worried Ireland was 'a laughing stock with our stupid old pencils', so why was e-voting never introduced?
# A Costly Lesson
# A Costly Lesson

Bertie Ahern worried Ireland was 'a laughing stock with our stupid old pencils', so why was e-voting never introduced?

Jun 2nd 2019, 10:00 PM 35,267 Views 99 Comments

The history of e-voting in Ireland is a long, winding, costly saga.

Dublin Fire Brigade called after donated clothes set alight outside charity shop
# Dublin
# Dublin

Dublin Fire Brigade called after donated clothes set alight outside charity shop

Jun 2nd 2019, 2:54 PM 28,490 Views 8 Comments

Last year, a number of charities advised people to drop off donations at their shops only during working hours.

Cyclist killed after being struck by car at Gap of Dunloe
# Kerry
# Kerry

Cyclist killed after being struck by car at Gap of Dunloe

Jun 2nd 2019, 2:04 PM 33,285 Views 37 Comments

The incident occurred at about 8am this morning.

Man shot in the stomach in west Dublin not suffering from life-threatening injuries
# Mulhuddart
# Mulhuddart

Man shot in the stomach in west Dublin not suffering from life-threatening injuries

Jun 2nd 2019, 12:15 PM 26,580 Views 33 Comments

Emergency services attended the scene and the man was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

Man (20s) killed and two others injured after 4x4 crashes in Tipperary
# Dundrum
# Dundrum

Man (20s) killed and two others injured after 4x4 crashes in Tipperary

Jun 2nd 2019, 11:04 AM 29,088 Views 3 Comments

The incident happened early this morning.

Man (50s) due before court tomorrow after man (20s) died in hit-and-run incident
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Man (50s) due before court tomorrow after man (20s) died in hit-and-run incident

Jun 2nd 2019, 8:22 AM 23,095 Views 0 Comments

The man will appear before court tomorrow.

Donald Trump says the UK should send in Nigel Farage to handle Brexit negotiations
# State Visit
# State Visit

Donald Trump says the UK should send in Nigel Farage to handle Brexit negotiations

Jun 2nd 2019, 8:01 AM 20,961 Views 82 Comments

Trump also said the UK should send in Nigel Farage to negotiate.

Friday 31 May, 2019

Sister of former Finance Minister Michael Noonan among three women killed in Limerick crash
# Listowel
# Listowel

Sister of former Finance Minister Michael Noonan among three women killed in Limerick crash

Updated May 31st 2019, 2:20 PM 60,367 Views 10 Comments

It is believed that some of the women who were killed were travelling to Listowel Writers’ Week in Kerry.

French court to give verdict on trial of Ian Bailey over murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier
# Trial
# Trial

French court to give verdict on trial of Ian Bailey over murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier

May 31st 2019, 10:03 AM 17,378 Views 0 Comments

Bailey is not present at the trial, which began earlier this week.

It's going to be warm and humid with a mix of sunshine and showers this bank holiday weekend
# Weekend
# Weekend

It's going to be warm and humid with a mix of sunshine and showers this bank holiday weekend

May 31st 2019, 8:55 AM 16,466 Views 12 Comments

Today will be mild, humid and mostly cloudy across the country.

Thursday 30 May, 2019

'There was no argument or slamming of doors': Jenny Greene on leaving and coming back to 2FM
# Greene Wave
# Greene Wave

'There was no argument or slamming of doors': Jenny Greene on leaving and coming back to 2FM

May 30th 2019, 12:58 PM 37,932 Views 13 Comments

Green departed the station on March and returned in May.

Here are the five bathing areas classified as 'poor' in Ireland
# Bathing Waters
# Bathing Waters

Here are the five bathing areas classified as 'poor' in Ireland

May 30th 2019, 8:12 AM 79,716 Views 32 Comments

The classifications are contained in the EPA Bathing Water report for 2018.

Tuesday 28 May, 2019

Plans for 20 serviced apartments in 18th-century buildings in Dublin get the go-ahead after appeal
# Aungier Street
# Aungier Street

Plans for 20 serviced apartments in 18th-century buildings in Dublin get the go-ahead after appeal

May 28th 2019, 6:20 AM 19,165 Views 23 Comments

The high-end apartments will form an annex to the soon-to-be-opened Marlin Hotel.

Garda Keith Harrison battles to quash findings from Disclosures Tribunal
# High Court
# High Court

Garda Keith Harrison battles to quash findings from Disclosures Tribunal

May 28th 2019, 6:05 AM 20,525 Views 0 Comments

Garda Harrison seeks an order from the High Court quashing findings made in the Tribunal’s second interim report.

Sunday 26 May, 2019

As it happened: Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael securing majority of votes as Sinn Féin takes a hit
Live May 26th 2019, 5:00 PM

As it happened: Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael securing majority of votes as Sinn Féin takes a hit

Saturday 25 May, 2019

Gardaí appeal for information on mountain bike involved in murder of Jordan Davis
# Darndale
# Darndale

Gardaí appeal for information on mountain bike involved in murder of Jordan Davis

May 25th 2019, 6:34 PM 17,742 Views 11 Comments

Gardaí said they would like to speak to any person who may have had this type bicycle stolen in the recent past.

'Shambolic': Martin hits out at government as speculation mounts over defeat of directly elected mayor plebiscite
# Cork
# Cork

'Shambolic': Martin hits out at government as speculation mounts over defeat of directly elected mayor plebiscite

May 25th 2019, 3:05 PM 52,318 Views 48 Comments

Martin’s comments come as speculation mounts in Cork that the plebiscite looks set to be defeated.

'Saoirse McHugh had a big personal impact': Why has Ireland gone Green for this year's elections?
# Green Wave
# Green Wave

'Saoirse McHugh had a big personal impact': Why has Ireland gone Green for this year's elections?

May 25th 2019, 12:57 PM 44,007 Views 101 Comments

The Green Party could be in for a record-breaking election.

Wisconsin man sentenced to life in prison for kidnapping 13-year-old and killing her parents
# Wisconsin
# Wisconsin

Wisconsin man sentenced to life in prison for kidnapping 13-year-old and killing her parents

May 25th 2019, 10:27 AM 15,903 Views 31 Comments

Jake Patterson (21) pleaded guilty to two counts of intentional homicide and one count of kidnapping.

Tuesday 21 May, 2019

A journey through music, youth culture and loss is coming to Ballymun
# Electrolyte
# Electrolyte

A journey through music, youth culture and loss is coming to Ballymun

May 21st 2019, 7:30 PM 6,600 Views 2 Comments

A new work opens tonight in the Axis theatre.

Man charged with common assault after Nigel Farage has milkshake thrown over him
# Newcastle
# Newcastle

Man charged with common assault after Nigel Farage has milkshake thrown over him

May 21st 2019, 10:33 AM 13,189 Views 0 Comments

Farage had the milkshake thrown over him while he was out canvassing in Newcastle city centre.

'You can't just go in there fawning and gushing like some nodding dog': Dublin candidates set out their stall
# European Parliament
# European Parliament

'You can't just go in there fawning and gushing like some nodding dog': Dublin candidates set out their stall

May 21st 2019, 9:15 AM 16,912 Views 57 Comments

10 Dublin candidates talked climate change, housing and the EU defence spend.

US delays Huawei ban for up to 90 days, while founder says the firm 'can't be isolated'
# Tech
# Tech

US delays Huawei ban for up to 90 days, while founder says the firm 'can't be isolated'

May 21st 2019, 7:18 AM 17,889 Views 35 Comments

The founder of the Chinese technology giant has said that it “can’t be isolated”.

Sunday 19 May, 2019

'A total exaggeration': Tánaiste dismisses reports of row between government and US over Trump visit
# Visit
# Visit

'A total exaggeration': Tánaiste dismisses reports of row between government and US over Trump visit

Updated May 19th 2019, 1:28 PM 25,275 Views 36 Comments

It has been widely reported that Trump will be in the country for a number of days at the beginning of June.

Poll: Will you watch the last episode of Game of Thrones this week?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you watch the last episode of Game of Thrones this week?

May 19th 2019, 10:45 AM 38,994 Views 83 Comments

It’s finally all coming to an end.

There was one winner of last night's Lotto jackpot worth €6.2 million
# Winner Winner
# Winner Winner

There was one winner of last night's Lotto jackpot worth €6.2 million

May 19th 2019, 9:45 AM 35,060 Views 15 Comments

The winning ticket was sold in the north east of the country.

Saturday 18 May, 2019

Fundraising page to help find Trinity College professor missing on Mount Everest reaches €180,000
# Appeal
# Appeal

Fundraising page to help find Trinity College professor missing on Mount Everest reaches €180,000

Updated May 18th 2019, 7:58 PM 80,709 Views 11 Comments

Séamus Lawless went missing after reaching the summit of the mountain.

47 year-old woman found safe and well by gardaí following public appeal
# Appeal
# Appeal

47 year-old woman found safe and well by gardaí following public appeal

May 18th 2019, 4:49 PM 28,769 Views 4 Comments

Agnes Smith was reported missing earlier, but has since been located.

Couple at centre of Holles Street abortion case 'utterly, utterly devastated'
# Holles Street
# Holles Street

Couple at centre of Holles Street abortion case 'utterly, utterly devastated'

May 18th 2019, 11:04 AM 45,521 Views 88 Comments

An external review is due to be carried out into the circumstances around the abortion.

Poll: Would you live in 'co-living' accommodation?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you live in 'co-living' accommodation?

May 18th 2019, 10:18 AM 37,125 Views 146 Comments

The developments share living and kitchen spaces.

Friday 17 May, 2019

Poll: Will you watch the Eurovision finals this weekend?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you watch the Eurovision finals this weekend?

May 17th 2019, 11:40 AM 56,895 Views 109 Comments

Ireland’s hopeful Sarah McTernan failed to advance to the finals last night.

Two men arrested in connection with aggravated burglaries in Drogheda
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Two men arrested in connection with aggravated burglaries in Drogheda

May 17th 2019, 9:05 AM 19,018 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí said that both men were arrested in the Drogheda area yesterday.

Man (29) charged in connection with seizure of €63,000 worth of heroin and cannabis
# Seizure
# Seizure

Man (29) charged in connection with seizure of €63,000 worth of heroin and cannabis

May 17th 2019, 8:05 AM 11,732 Views 0 Comments

The seizure was made by the Tallaght Drugs Unit.

Gardaí appeal for help finding woman missing since Tuesday
# Missing
# Missing

Gardaí appeal for help finding woman missing since Tuesday

May 17th 2019, 7:13 AM 29,471 Views 2 Comments

Deirdre Patteson was last seen in the vicinity of Sligo Town on Tuesday earlier this week.