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Wednesday 20 May, 2020

Before Normal People: A brief history of Irish TV sex controversies

Introducing The Tube: We’ll be taking a look at the good, the bad and the ugly of Ireland’s TV past every Wednesday evening.

Friday 24 April, 2020

Sofa Watch: Let's all watch Arnold Schwarzenegger feed his donkey and miniature pet horse

The best clips from the US late night shows, and the low-down on the Late Late and Graham lineups.

Tuesday 21 April, 2020

Anarchic writing sessions and battles with RTÉ: Here's what it was like working with Dermot Morgan

As Father Ted turns 25, we’re taking the opportunity to share a video featuring memories from two of Dermot Morgan’s collaborators.

Monday 20 April, 2020

Screen watch: Your guide to the best TV movies to catch this week

From leave-your-brain-at-the-door action to award-winning classics – here are some recommendations for the week ahead.

'There does seem to be an increase in traffic': Don't let complacency scupper progress, Taoiseach warns

Ministers are warning that people need to respect the restrictions if progress is to be maintained.


Monday 13 April, 2020

Screen watch: Your guide to the best TV movies to catch this week

From Indiana Jones to the Irish TV premiere of Detroit – here are our picks for the next seven days.

Wednesday 1 April, 2020

Chief Medical Officer Tony Holohan in hospital for tests unrelated to Covid-19

He expects to be out of hospital and back at work as early as tomorrow.

Friday 27 March, 2020

New measures: These are the circumstances in which people will be permitted to leave their homes

A raft of new restrictions were announced by the Taoiseach this evening.

Thursday 26 March, 2020

The Remote: A weekly TV guide to keep everyone in the house happy

From the youngest members of the family to teenagers to mum and dad, we’ve got you covered here.

Thursday 12 March, 2020

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Tuesday 10 March, 2020

LIVE: Ryanair and Aer Lingus suspend Italy flights, no advice to close schools here - the latest developments in the coronavirus crisis

The Irish government has issued a ‘do not travel’ warning for Italy. Stay with us for the latest developments.

Monday 9 March, 2020

Government announces coronavirus funding of €435 million for HSE as St Patrick's Day festival cancelled

The decision was taken at a cabinet sub-committee this afternoon.

Coronavirus: Cork and Sligo cancel St Patrick's Day parades

A number of other parades across the country have been postponed or cancelled.

Tuesday 3 March, 2020

Q & A: What do you want to know about Covid-19 and Ireland's response to it?

Have a question you’d like us to put to an expert? Send it our way.

Sunday 1 March, 2020

Covid-19 case in Republic of Ireland: Here are the main points you need to know

A school in Dublin has been closed in response to the Covid-19 case in Ireland.

Friday 28 February, 2020

Covid-19 case on the island of Ireland: Here are the main points you need to know

Officials on both sides of the border have contacted all of the people who had close contact with the woman.

Wednesday 26 February, 2020

IRFU boss says government should issue them with 'directive' on whether to cancel Italy match

Health Minister Simon Harris is meeting with the IRFU this afternoon.

Wednesday 19 February, 2020

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

Sunday 9 February, 2020

Thursday 30 January, 2020

Leader ratings: How did you rate the party leaders in tonight's Virgin Media One debate?

Matt Cooper and Ivan Yates helmed the debate at Ballymount tonight.

Coronavirus declared a global emergency by the World Health Organisation

The organisation urged “leaders in all countries to take immediate action”.

Tuesday 28 January, 2020

'Good enough for me': Varadkar says he accepts apology from FG senator who described him as 'autistic'

Catherine Noone released a statement this morning apologising for the remarks and saying she withdrew them.

Nicholas Parsons - veteran host of BBC's 'Just a Minute' - has died aged 96 RIP

Nicholas Parsons - veteran host of BBC's 'Just a Minute' - has died aged 96

The broadcaster had presented the show since 1967.

Monday 20 January, 2020

What are the issues affecting people in your area? We want to send our election team to your hometown

Over the next three weeks we’ll be sending reporters around the country to hear directly from voters about the issues that really matter in their local area.

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.

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