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Thursday 26 December, 2019

Man (35) appears in court charged in relation to house fire at Navan estate

Two adjoining houses were evacuated after the blaze broke out yesterday morning – no one was injured.

Brown Thomas the main attraction on Grafton Street as early risers hit the Stephen's Day sales

The crowds are expected to descend on Ireland’s cities and major shopping centres later this morning.


Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Fine Gael confirms Verona Murphy to be dropped from party's general election ticket

It’s in the wake of a controversial by-election campaign which saw her come in for sustained criticism.

Friday 13 December, 2019

The reaction, as it happened: Johnson says he's 'humbled' by support of former Labour voters as Tories claim massive majority

Stay with us for all the reaction as the Conservatives claim a thumping majority in the Commons.

Saturday 30 November, 2019

Defiant Verona Murphy has sights set on general election - but Leo and Paschal don't sound too keen

She’s been in the headlines again today over a Rocky-themed social media video – so can we expect a sequel?

By-election results: Here is a list of your four new TDs

Fianna Fáil have claimed two seats and it’s one each for Sinn Féin and the Greens.

Monday 4 November, 2019

A master broadcaster whose work challenged Irish society: Gay Byrne (1934-2019) RIP

A master broadcaster whose work challenged Irish society: Gay Byrne (1934-2019)

As host of the Late Late for almost four decades, Byrne played a major role in a changing Ireland.

Broadcasting legend Gay Byrne has died aged 85 RIP

Broadcasting legend Gay Byrne has died aged 85

Byrne will be best remembered for his near four decades at the helm of the Late Late Show.

Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Boris Johnson loses crucial Commons vote on his Brexit deal, as EU to consider a third extension

Donald Tusk said that he would recommend that the EU’s 27 leaders accept the UK request for an extension until 31 January 2020.

Saturday 19 October, 2019

Johnson sends Tusk letter seeking extension - along with another one saying further delay would be a mistake

Johnson’s plans to pass a Meaningful Vote on his deal today have been scuppered.

Cries of 'shame' from MPs as Brexit secretary invokes memory of Mo Mowlam in Commons debate

One senior Labour MP described the tactic as “deeply offensive”.

Tuesday 1 October, 2019

Almost 250 years after the last native wolf was killed, is Ireland ready for the debate about bringing them back?

The Green Party has tabled a Dáil motion calling for wolves to be reintroduced in a bid to help rewild parts of the countryside.

Saturday 21 September, 2019

'It's bringing people together': Ireland rugby matches being screened at specially organised breakfast events for people who are homeless Homelessness This post contains videos

'It's bringing people together': Ireland rugby matches being screened at specially organised breakfast events for people who are homeless

The Simon Community, together with Secret Street Tours, are organising the screenings.

Wednesday 18 September, 2019

There's been a 50% surge in people seeking services at Dublin's oldest homelessness charity

The increase is being described by the Mendicity Institution as “alarming”.

Tuesday 17 September, 2019

Coveney on Brexit deadlock: 'We simply haven’t seen any written proposals from the UK to date'

It’s being reported this evening that the UK side are refusing to submit a written document in the ongoing talks.

Farming robots and Marty Morrissey's love island: Everything you need to know about The Ploughing

The traffic, the weather: If you’re heading to Ballintrane we’ve got you covered.

Tuesday 10 September, 2019

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

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

Saturday 7 September, 2019

Friday 6 September, 2019

Acceptable in the 80s: Ireland once regarded Mugabe as a respected statesman and honoured guest

The Zimbabwe leader was viewed as a pariah by the West for decades. Things were different in 1983.

Thursday 5 September, 2019

PSNI chief moves to clarify 'we will have your kids' threat to paramilitaries

Byrne said he accepted his enthusiasm to speak in soundbites had created a distraction.

Seven wolves have been released into their 'large and stimulating' new home at Dublin Zoo

The pack’s new 4,000 square metre space includes a water feature and three visitor shelters.

Wednesday 4 September, 2019

Mike Pence departs from Shannon as two-day Irish visit ends

Pence took a stronger line on Brexit during this trip than many had expected.

Why did Jacob Rees-Mogg drag Parnell into last night's Brexit debate?

The Irish nationalist leader got an unexpected mention from the Tory arch-Brexiteer yesterday evening.

Tuesday 3 September, 2019

The Taoiseach and his partner have welcomed Mike Pence to Farmleigh ahead of a family lunch

The US Vice President stopped by the Áras earlier this morning.

Monday 2 September, 2019

Leo Varadkar hoping for 'family lunch' with his parents, partner and 'friend of Ireland' Mike Pence

Mike Pence’s visit has been brought forward. He’s now due in Shannon today.

Taoiseach accused of 'window dressing exercise' as HSE spending plan announced

Leo Varadkar insisted some politicians had been “scaremongering” over the children’s hospital overspend.

Monday 26 August, 2019

Brexit: UK must pay its divorce bill even in event of no-deal, EU warns

It comes after Boris Johnson insisted the UK would be free from its obligations in a no-deal scenario.

Friday 23 August, 2019

Varadkar says Ireland will vote against Mercosur deal unless Brazil protects Amazon

He also labelled President Bolsonaro’s attacks on NGOs this week as “Orwellian”.

Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Simon Coveney conveys 'disappointment' with Boris Johnson's four-page letter on Brexit

Donald Tusk has re-iterated the EU’s commitment to the backstop.

Saturday 17 August, 2019

From dinosaurs to warrior scarecrows: 16 intriguing events to check out this National Heritage Week

There’s plenty of fun to be had and unusual sights to see as the annual heritage week kicks off.

Circle the date ... Here's why 9 September is set to be a red letter Brexit day in Westminster

It’s all set to kick off again in the Commons from the start of next month – here are the key dates.

Friday 16 August, 2019

Councillors meet with gardaí to discuss Gemma O'Doherty-led protests at Google HQ

Gardaí said they had received over 40 complaints about the Barrow St protests.

Ten arrested after police officer killed while responding to burglary near Reading

The ten arrested, aged between 13 and 30, are being detained under suspicion of murder.

Thursday 15 August, 2019

Poll: Should Ireland reintroduce wolves? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland reintroduce wolves?

It’s a big question, admittedly, and it’s the focus of the latest episode of our Ireland 2029 podcast.

Wednesday 14 August, 2019

Emiliano Sala exposed to harmful levels of carbon monoxide before plane crash, investigators say

A report shows he had a saturation level of 58% – a level that could cause seizure and unconsciousness.

The Disappeared: Lead investigator says no evidence of human burial at Louth site, after ex-soldier's claims

An archaeologist has examined the site at Ravensdale in the wake of the claims, which were made public last week.

Tuesday 30 July, 2019

Revolver and pistol seized and two men arrested after 4am car search in Coolock

The loaded guns were seized by gardaí investigating organised crime in the area.

Wednesday 24 July, 2019

As it happened: Boris Johnson is now the British Prime Minister

Climate activists tried to block Boris Johnson’s path to Buckingham Palace, and protesters booed during his first speech at No 10.

Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Members of pilot union Ialpa at Ryanair are voting on industrial action

The union said pilots were frustrated at lack of progress in pay talks.

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