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Thursday 16 May, 2019

The amount spent on homeless services in Dublin almost trebled in four years
# 141 Million
# 141 Million

The amount spent on homeless services in Dublin almost trebled in four years

May 16th 2019, 7:15 AM 12,011 Views 33 Comments

Over €118 million was spent on homeless emergency accommodation last year.

Tuesday 14 May, 2019

WhatsApp has identified a 'serious security vulnerability' - Here's what you need to know
# Spyware
# Spyware

WhatsApp has identified a 'serious security vulnerability' - Here's what you need to know

May 14th 2019, 2:56 PM 71,427 Views 19 Comments

The company has officially notified the Data Protection Commission about the breach.

Irish users urged to download latest version of WhatsApp after phones infected with spyware through missed calls
# Spyware
# Spyware

Irish users urged to download latest version of WhatsApp after phones infected with spyware through missed calls

Updated May 14th 2019, 1:00 PM 48,108 Views 30 Comments

The DPC said that it had been informed by WhatsApp about a “serious vulnerability” on its platform.

Poll: How much do you pay a month in rent?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How much do you pay a month in rent?

May 14th 2019, 10:33 AM 40,340 Views 106 Comments

Average rents in the capital have reached above €2,000.

Monday 13 May, 2019

Garda stats show winter burglaries drop by 50% in four years
# Operation Thor
# Operation Thor

Garda stats show winter burglaries drop by 50% in four years

May 13th 2019, 2:32 PM 9,172 Views 46 Comments

The latest stats have been released Under Reservation by the Central Statistics Office.

Man (30) stabbed multiple times in Cork city
# Knocknaheeny
# Knocknaheeny

Man (30) stabbed multiple times in Cork city

May 13th 2019, 1:14 PM 21,053 Views 7 Comments

The incident took place at Ardmore avenue, Knocknaheeny in the city.

Sweden to reopen rape case against Julian Assange
# Sweden
# Sweden

Sweden to reopen rape case against Julian Assange

May 13th 2019, 10:20 AM 16,714 Views 51 Comments

The prosecutor announced the decision today.

Poll: When it's sunny in Ireland - do you wear sunscreen?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: When it's sunny in Ireland - do you wear sunscreen?

May 13th 2019, 9:38 AM 28,178 Views 51 Comments

It’s going to be a sunny week across the country.

Gardaí seize cannabis and cocaine worth €42,000 in Drogheda
# Hill View
# Hill View

Gardaí seize cannabis and cocaine worth €42,000 in Drogheda

May 13th 2019, 7:08 AM 12,669 Views 18 Comments

As part of Operation Stratus, gardaí searched a house in the Hill View area of the town.

Saturday 11 May, 2019

Plans lodged for 495 build-to-rent apartments at former Chivers factory site in Coolock
# Dublin
# Dublin

Plans lodged for 495 build-to-rent apartments at former Chivers factory site in Coolock

May 11th 2019, 10:30 AM 21,913 Views 61 Comments

The apartment plans were lodged directly with ABP under fast-track planning laws.

Animals and plants are disappearing faster than at any other time in human history, and it's happening in Ireland too
# Biodiversity
# Biodiversity

Animals and plants are disappearing faster than at any other time in human history, and it's happening in Ireland too

May 11th 2019, 6:30 AM 15,583 Views 97 Comments

A recent UN report has pointed to the huge threats to biodiversity across the globe.

Friday 10 May, 2019

Two French soldiers killed in operation to free four hostages in Burkina Faso
# West Africa
# West Africa

Two French soldiers killed in operation to free four hostages in Burkina Faso

May 10th 2019, 12:05 PM 13,722 Views 6 Comments

One American, one Korean and two French hostages were freed in the operation.

Thursday 9 May, 2019

Dublin's first injecting centre delayed further as Merchants Quay needs more time to address planning concerns
# Extension
# Extension

Dublin's first injecting centre delayed further as Merchants Quay needs more time to address planning concerns

May 9th 2019, 12:27 PM 9,522 Views 43 Comments

The centre aims to provide a safe, clean environment for people to inject drugs.

Four people arrested in connection with murder of Lyra McKee
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Four people arrested in connection with murder of Lyra McKee

May 9th 2019, 11:29 AM 8,892 Views 0 Comments

McKee was murdered early on Good Friday morning in the Creggan in Derry.

Watches, mobile phones and €28,000 in cash all seized by gardaí
# Criminal Assets
# Criminal Assets

Watches, mobile phones and €28,000 in cash all seized by gardaí

May 9th 2019, 10:59 AM 17,932 Views 16 Comments

The Criminal Assets Bureau (CAB) carried out searches at seven sites.

Wednesday 8 May, 2019

OPW raised concerns over impact planned apartments in Glasnevin will have on Botanic Gardens
# Dublin 9
# Dublin 9

OPW raised concerns over impact planned apartments in Glasnevin will have on Botanic Gardens

May 8th 2019, 6:30 AM 13,390 Views 9 Comments

The OPW brought up issues with the scale of the proposed development at the site of a former car dealership on Glasnevin Hill.

Over 80% of Irish adults drink alcohol, and the rate is set to increase
# Drinking
# Drinking

Over 80% of Irish adults drink alcohol, and the rate is set to increase

May 8th 2019, 6:15 AM 17,158 Views 38 Comments

A new study warns that worldwide alcohol consumption is on the increase.

'It's a disgrace that it will take that long': Opposition TDs criticise 7-year timeline for rural broadband
# National Broadband Plan
# National Broadband Plan

'It's a disgrace that it will take that long': Opposition TDs criticise 7-year timeline for rural broadband

May 8th 2019, 6:10 AM 8,183 Views 29 Comments

Cabinet yesterday signed off on the National Broadband Plan.

Friday 3 May, 2019

'A simple message': Conservatives and Labour take serious hit in UK local elections
# Going To The Polls
# Going To The Polls

'A simple message': Conservatives and Labour take serious hit in UK local elections

May 3rd 2019, 4:30 PM 25,237 Views 77 Comments

More than 200 of the 248 English councils have now announced their results.

Irish 18-year-olds can avail of new free interrail tickets to travel around Europe
# Discover EU
# Discover EU

Irish 18-year-olds can avail of new free interrail tickets to travel around Europe

May 3rd 2019, 12:24 PM 25,329 Views 35 Comments

The aim of the scheme is to get young people interested in connecting with Europe.

Thursday 2 May, 2019

Drew Harris says that extra gardaí to tackle Drogheda gang violence are not 'a flash in the pan'
# Gang Violence
# Gang Violence

Drew Harris says that extra gardaí to tackle Drogheda gang violence are not 'a flash in the pan'

May 2nd 2019, 10:26 PM 15,976 Views 25 Comments

There have been 74 feud incidents since June last year and in the last week there have been five petrol bomb attacks.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

May 2nd 2019, 9:02 PM 10,033 Views 0 Comments

Ana Kriegel murder trial continues, Bombardier cutting Belfast operation and concerns over gangs in prisons – It’s The Fix.

Woman found 'safe and well' following missing person appeal
# Missing
# Missing

Woman found 'safe and well' following missing person appeal

May 2nd 2019, 8:26 PM 44,224 Views 7 Comments

Angela Butler – also known as Angela McGrath – was last seen in Waterford City.

Two men charged and another arrested in relation to ATM thefts
# Antrim
# Antrim

Two men charged and another arrested in relation to ATM thefts

May 2nd 2019, 8:13 PM 12,494 Views 0 Comments

There have been multiple thefts of ATMs in the North and in the Republic over the past four months.

Nurses and midwives vote to accept deal to end industrial dispute
# Nurses Strike
# Nurses Strike

Nurses and midwives vote to accept deal to end industrial dispute

May 2nd 2019, 4:19 PM 15,862 Views 33 Comments

Members of the INMO voted 62% in favour of accepting the proposals.

Gardaí have located a man 'safe and well' who was missing from his home in Kildare
# Kildare
# Kildare

Gardaí have located a man 'safe and well' who was missing from his home in Kildare

May 2nd 2019, 3:49 PM 43,818 Views 1 Comment

Gardaí thanked the public for assisting their appeal.

Tuesday 30 April, 2019

Man arrested in Belfast under suspicion of human trafficking for purposes of domestic servitude
# Modern Slavery
# Modern Slavery

Man arrested in Belfast under suspicion of human trafficking for purposes of domestic servitude

Apr 30th 2019, 11:09 PM 11,458 Views 10 Comments

A 25-year-old woman was also arrested today in Scotland as part of the operation.

Gardaí investigating after shots fired outside Dublin nightclub
# Red Cow
# Red Cow

Gardaí investigating after shots fired outside Dublin nightclub

Apr 30th 2019, 9:43 PM 45,489 Views 23 Comments

The incident happened in the early hours of Sunday morning.

'We know that we will all rejoice together on the day that justice is achieved for our Lyra'
# Lyra McKee
# Lyra McKee

'We know that we will all rejoice together on the day that justice is achieved for our Lyra'

Apr 30th 2019, 8:38 PM 7,435 Views 12 Comments

Lyra (29) was murdered early on Good Friday morning in the Creggan in Derry during a night of fierce riots.

Gardaí looking for attacker who removed items of his own clothing after seriously assaulting man in Dublin city
# Prices Lane
# Prices Lane

Gardaí looking for attacker who removed items of his own clothing after seriously assaulting man in Dublin city

Apr 30th 2019, 7:40 PM 74,946 Views 30 Comments

The injured man sustained life-threatening injuries and is currently in St James’ Hospital.

There are now over 10,300 people homeless in Ireland, a new record high
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

There are now over 10,300 people homeless in Ireland, a new record high

Apr 30th 2019, 5:22 PM 18,947 Views 80 Comments

A rough sleeper count also found 128 people sleeping on the streets in Dublin.

Monday 29 April, 2019

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

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Apr 29th 2019, 9:01 PM 16,934 Views 0 Comments

2,400 people become new Irish citizens, appearance of Islamic State leader, and new jobs to be created in the west – It’s the Fix.

'I tried to fight so hard. I was chained and I had bruises': Woman forced into prostitution speaks out
# Crimecall
# Crimecall

'I tried to fight so hard. I was chained and I had bruises': Woman forced into prostitution speaks out

Apr 29th 2019, 7:41 PM 61,219 Views 40 Comments

Mary spoke about her ordeal, and what she had to do while she was kept by her human traffickers.

36 people questioned by gardaí as part of weekend operation targeting the buying of sex
# Sex Work
# Sex Work

36 people questioned by gardaí as part of weekend operation targeting the buying of sex

Apr 29th 2019, 5:14 PM 35,047 Views 84 Comments

Gardaí said they carried out operations in six divisions last weekend.

Friday 26 April, 2019

21,000 without electricity and fallen trees blocking roads as Storm Hannah batters the country
# Status Red
# Status Red

21,000 without electricity and fallen trees blocking roads as Storm Hannah batters the country

Updated Apr 26th 2019, 11:07 PM 102,083 Views 58 Comments

Multiple weather warnings are in place.

Three teens require medical attention after assault in Waterford
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Three teens require medical attention after assault in Waterford

Apr 26th 2019, 9:33 PM 27,008 Views 4 Comments

Gardaí said the incident occurred at Earlscourt, Waterford last night at about 11pm.

Gardaí discover loaded pistol and shotgun cartridges during searches in west Dublin
# Corduff
# Corduff

Gardaí discover loaded pistol and shotgun cartridges during searches in west Dublin

Apr 26th 2019, 7:39 PM 18,271 Views 23 Comments

Gardaí said the weapon and ammunition seized will be forwarded for ballistic testing.