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Yesterday’s News

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Friday 16 November, 2018

Gardaí investigating fatal shooting of Clive Staunton (50) in Leixlip appeal for witnesses

Staunton is believed to be the 18th murder victim of the Kinahan/Hutch feud.

'A screenwriting god': Tributes paid to William Goldman, author of The Princess Bride RIP

'A screenwriting god': Tributes paid to William Goldman, author of The Princess Bride

The Washington Post reported that he died at his home in New York.

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Thursday 15 November, 2018

The 9 at 9: Thursday

The reaction to last night’s marathon UK cabinet meeting and all the rest of the morning’s headlines.

Wednesday 14 November, 2018

Luas back operating through city centre with delays after coach breaks down on tracks

The coach has been moved from the tracks and traffic is returning to normal.

Monday 12 November, 2018

An emotional evening for the President (punctuated by a nighttime dash to the Áras and back)

Dublin Castle provided a dramatic backdrop to the nighttime inauguration ceremony.

Sunday 11 November, 2018

President Higgins' inauguration speech: 'We cannot afford to be complacent as to how we are living our lives'

Michael D Higgins touched on an extensive array of themes including tackling poverty and confronting hate.

Michael D Higgins has been sworn in for a second term as President of Ireland

He promised to be President for all – and noted he had a huge mandate to deliver his vision over the next seven years.

Wednesday 7 November, 2018

He's hailed them as a 'tremendous success' - but what do the midterm results mean for the Trump presidency?

The Democrats are back in control in the House – but Trump’s Republicans are still in the driving seat in the Senate.

Friday 2 November, 2018

Higgins asks for inauguration to be moved to evening in light of Armistice events

The ceremony is due to take place on Sunday 11 November.

Sunday 28 October, 2018

Garda probe after car mounts pavement and strikes three people in Ardee

Two young women and a man aged 53 were struck by the car shortly after 1am.

Saturday 20 October, 2018

What do you do when the chart-topping band you toured the world with quietly collapses?

Boomtown Rat Garry Roberts has had a pretty interesting career. Actually, he’s had a few of them.

Thursday 18 October, 2018

Early morning DART passengers none too plussed about blasphemy change

Minister Charlie Flanagan and his Fine Gael colleagues were up early in the morning to stake out Tara St.

Casey doubles down on anti-Traveller rhetoric in an otherwise unsurprising TV debate

We can expect Casey’s controversial stance to dominate coverage of the campaign again today.

Wednesday 17 October, 2018

As it happened: Casey attacked over Traveller comments in first six-way TV debate

Pat Kenny moderated the six-way debate on Virgin Media One.

Player ratings: How did the presidential candidates fare in the Pat Kenny debate?

All six presidential candidates took part tonight. How did they get on?

Tuesday 16 October, 2018

Criminal Courts of Justice complex evacuated in large-scale drill

The courts complex on Dublin’s Parkgate Street was evacuated.

Monday 15 October, 2018

Player ratings: How would you rate the candidates who took part in the first presidential debate?

Four of the six candidates took part in the first TV debate. How did they fare?

As it happened: Higgins and Gallagher criticised for 'no shows' at first TV debate

Claire Byrne hosted the first televised debate of the presidential campaign tonight.

Friday 12 October, 2018

Rail services getting back to normal after Storm Callum - but flights and ferries disrupted

Here’s the latest on the transport situation in the wake of stormy weather overnight.

Thursday 11 October, 2018

Justice Charleton uses the word 'calumny' 27 times in his report - here's what it means

He found there was a “campaign of calumny” against Maurice McCabe by Martin Callinan.

Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Budget 2019: Here are the main points you need to know

How will today’s announcements affect you?

Saturday 22 September, 2018

'Life is so much more chaotic': A day on addiction outreach in Limerick city

Crack-cocaine is on the increase, and the housing crisis means people are spending prolonged periods in precarious living situations.

Wednesday 19 September, 2018

Encrypted devices seized as gardaí carry out seven raids in Dublin city

A man was arrested and released without charge in relation to the seizure.

'Like an earthquake hit': Heavy traffic out of Screggan as Ploughing cancelled due to weather

Tents, portable toilets and signage have been blown over and the event is off for the day.

RTÉ Radio 1 back on air in Dublin after transmission knocked out by Storm Ali

The station is back on air at 88.5FM this afternoon.

Dublin Zoo closed and people urged not to walk in Phoenix Park

Most routes through the park have also been closed to traffic.

Tuesday 18 September, 2018

No mudslinging at the Ploughing - but Sean Gallagher was waiting in the wings for Michael D

The 2018 candidates availed of every opportunity to press the flesh today.

Do I need a brolly? How many Áras hopefuls will I meet? ... Everything you need to know about the Ploughing

(Quick version: Yes, you will need a brolly – possibly a big one).

Monday 17 September, 2018

Race for the Áras: Businessman Peter Casey secures backing of two councils

He needs the backing of two more in order to get on the ballot paper.

Friday 14 September, 2018

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Gavin Duffy 'ready to contest' presidential election after becoming fourth official candidate

The businessman has secured the backing of Waterford Council.

Sunday 9 September, 2018

Steep increase in Limerick steroid-users seeking needle exchange

An addiction and outreach service says there’s been a rise in younger steroid-users coming forward.

Saturday 8 September, 2018

Political rows over Eurovision have made headlines before - so what are the chances of an Irish withdrawal?

Rarely a year went by in the late 1970s without Turkey or Greece sitting out the event.

Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Bono's got his voice back and U2 have returned to the road

He’s seen a doctor and he’s grand now.

Regina Doherty calls for negotiations on new deal with FF, says election talk 'childish'

Budget talks start today – but the minister says Fine Gael wants parallel talks on confidence and supply.

End of an era for iconic children's characters as Lambert Puppet Theatre to close

The theatre was founded by puppeteer Eugene Lambert in 1972.

Tuesday 4 September, 2018

Micheál Martin: There are 'serious deficiencies' in implementation of deal with Fine Gael

Timmy Dooley says the Budget needs to be agreed before any confidence and supply talks.

Monday 3 September, 2018

'On that evening I let myself down' - Sean Gallagher addresses 'Tweetgate' on first campaign stop

The businessman spoke at length about the 2011 controversy in Leitrim today.

Sunday 26 August, 2018

Pope to Irish bishops: Way Church confronts abuse 'can offer an example to society as a whole'

The pope met with the bishops before heading to the airport.

'We ask pardon for all the abuses' Pope Francis tells Mass in unscripted remarks

He has been criticised for not going far enough in his comments this weekend.

'Steady flow' arriving in Phoenix Park after a very, very wet start to the day

It was VERY wet. Even so, some pilgrims were here securing the best spots by 9.30.

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