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Saturday 2 March, 2019

Strict rules banning the 'wrong kind of pallet' could lead to knock-on problems here post-Brexit

Strict global rules designed to stop the spread of beetles and other pests currently govern use of pallets.

Decision to include vaping advice on official HSE website 'does not represent policy change'

A section on vaping has been added to the official quit.ie site.

Friday 1 March, 2019

Victim of fatal Clondalkin stabbing named locally as mother-of-three Cathy Ward

Gardaí were called to the scene in the early hours of this morning.

Fishermen appear in Louth court after NI trawlers seized by Irish naval service

The two trawlers were detained in Dundalk Bay by Naval Service vessel LÉ Orla.

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Man who ran HSE copycat website claims it helped 'save five or six women and babies from abortion'

Eamonn Murphy was ordered to stop operating a site under a name similar to the HSE’s ‘My Options’ service.

Thursday 28 February, 2019

Man in his 20s killed in crash between motorbike and truck

The driver of the motorcycle was pronounced dead at the scene following the crash at Clashduff.

Pakistan says it will release captured Indian pilot tomorrow as a 'peace gesture'

The move comes after clashes between the nuclear-armed powers ignited fears of a disastrous conflict.

Red alerts and total wipeouts: How the Beast from the East brought the county to a grinding halt

It’s exactly a year since the Beast began to bite – here’s how the day played out.

Wednesday 27 February, 2019

'Horrible vandalism of a peculiar kind': Church leaders make direct appeal for return of mummy's head

Catholic and Church of Ireland archbishops surveyed the damage this morning.

Tuesday 26 February, 2019

Dublin Lord Mayor defends hosting gathering for unregulated crisis pregnancy agency

Gianna Care has been criticised by pro-choice groups for giving inaccurate medical information.

DUP abstains from vote on Sinn Féin motion opposing dumping of radioactive waste

The DUP councillors weren’t happy with Sinn Féin’s response to a proposed amendment.

Monday 18 February, 2019

Former Real IRA commander: Even cameras on masts would be seen as 'spy posts' in border regions

John Connolly, the group’s leader in prison in the 2000s, says things would change dramatically in the event of a hard border.

Sunday 10 February, 2019

'It's nuts': Crews from China, South Korea and Australia descend on border amid 'no-deal' fears

Media outlets across the globe are sending crews to border counties as the Brexit countdown continues.

Saturday 9 February, 2019

The surreal reality of life in 'the most militarised area of western Europe'

TheJournal.ie visited Dromintee GAA club to hear locals’ concerns of a hard Brexit.

A heightened sense of Brexit 'WTF' in Clones

Locals in Clones, at the border with Co Fermanagh, say there’s huge concern at the possible disruption to daily life.

Thursday 7 February, 2019

May given official notice EU won't re-open withdrawal deal in 'robust' talks No

May given official notice EU won't re-open withdrawal deal in 'robust' talks

Jean-Claude Juncker has, however, said he’s open to adding wording to the political declaration.

Wednesday 6 February, 2019

Leo and Theresa are heading back to Brussels - but is there any hope for talks or is it Groundhog Day (again)?

Can the so-called Malthouse Compromise provide a basis for a breakthrough, or is the latest effort over before it begins?

Tuesday 5 February, 2019

David Trimble is planning to take Theresa May's government to court over the backstop

The former NI First Minister claims the border backstop undermines the Belfast Agreement.

Monday 4 February, 2019

'Rats out of the HSE': Protesters want external probe into claims abortion details were leaked

The HSE is probing claims that a woman was phoned and harassed by a man who had obtained her personal information.

Wednesday 30 January, 2019

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

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

Saturday 19 January, 2019

'We're really only nine meals removed from total anarchy': Ireland's preppers and survivalists

“The main thing is we do know that if something was to happen we’d be more than comfortable.”

'It's impossible to completely predict what might be in short supply and what might be in ridiculous oversupply'

The price of staples like flour, milk and eggs would surge in the event of a hard Brexit.

Thursday 17 January, 2019

Thousands of crimes, including rape, not prosecuted due to serious failings in Garda youth scheme

Serious crimes – including one reported case of rape – were not pursued by the force.

Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Explainer: How will today's no confidence motion play out - and what happens next?

The vote on Jeremy Corbyn’s motion is at 7pm tonight. May is expected to survive.

Tuesday 15 January, 2019

Ireland to intensify preparations for a disorderly Brexit

A Government statement said it regretted the outcome of tonight’s House of Commons vote.

Theresa May's Brexit deal crushed in House of Commons by 432 votes to 202

May now faces a no confidence vote in Westminster tomorrow.

Arlene Foster criticised over assertion that 'we never had a hard border'

Foster insisted it was “a bit of a nonsense, frankly, to talk about a hard border”.

Monday 14 January, 2019

The mild, dry January's coming to an end as cold rainy weather sweeps in

We’re in for some frosty nights, with temperatures dropping as low as minus two.

Saturday 29 December, 2018

The 1988 closedown: How a legal loophole led to an explosion in Irish pirate radio

“You had grown up guys, some crying”: Remembering the night the pirates called it a day.

Tuesday 11 December, 2018

Article 50 should be revoked with immediate effect, John Major tells Dublin event

Leaver or remainer, no-one can welcome chaos, the former Conservative prime minister said.

Wednesday 28 November, 2018

Poll: When is it okay for radio stations to start playing Christmas songs? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: When is it okay for radio stations to start playing Christmas songs?

Would you reach for the dial if your local station started blasting out the festive classics tomorrow morning?

Tuesday 27 November, 2018

Dublin football club player 'alive and well' in Spain after being reported dead by his team

Ballybrack FC said the person behind the correspondence has been “relieved of all footballing duties”.

Wednesday 21 November, 2018

'A cruel blow' before Christmas: Bombardier to cut almost 500 jobs in North

The figure represents more than 10% of the firm’s total workforce in the North.

Wet driving conditions in midlands and east as rainfall warning remains in effect

A rainfall warning is in place for Dublin, Louth, Wicklow and Meath until midday.

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.

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.