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Monday 5 December, 2016

Man in his early 20s dies in road crash in Cork
# Fermoy
# Fermoy

Man in his early 20s dies in road crash in Cork

Dec 5th 2016, 10:03 AM 18,835 Views 3 Comments

The two-vehicle road traffic collision took place on the N72 Fermoy-Ballyhooely Road at around 8am this morning.

Flights between Cork and the US will start at €65 one-way
# Norwegian Would
# Norwegian Would

Flights between Cork and the US will start at €65 one-way

Dec 5th 2016, 9:41 AM 29,187 Views 44 Comments

Norwegian Air International and Wow Air are both expected to start transatlantic flights from Cork to nine US cities in 2017.

Sunday 4 December, 2016

Spending a day in Delhi is the equivalent to smoking 40 cigarettes. We went to see for ourselves
# Smog
# Smog

Spending a day in Delhi is the equivalent to smoking 40 cigarettes. We went to see for ourselves

Dec 4th 2016, 6:00 PM 30,428 Views 33 Comments

The pollution during our visit was so bad you could taste and smell it.

Thursday 1 December, 2016

'Thousands of employees, very highly trained': Kenny pays tribute to Apple
# Appletax
# Appletax

'Thousands of employees, very highly trained': Kenny pays tribute to Apple

Dec 1st 2016, 7:55 AM 8,360 Views 53 Comments

The Taoiseach is on a three-day trip to the US, where he will meet business leaders including those from Apple and Facebook.

Wednesday 30 November, 2016

New rules will allow you to use Netflix or Spotify unrestricted across the EU
# Portability
# Portability

New rules will allow you to use Netflix or Spotify unrestricted across the EU

Nov 30th 2016, 2:07 PM 19,998 Views 17 Comments

The measures were approved yesterday allowing “cross-border portability” of paid-for online content.

Eight appear before court after gardaí arrest 38 in huge drugs crackdown in the southeast
# Operation Clave
# Operation Clave

Eight appear before court after gardaí arrest 38 in huge drugs crackdown in the southeast

Nov 30th 2016, 11:45 AM 23,848 Views 0 Comments

A further five people have been charged and will appear before Carlow District Court at a later date.

Much of the country is waking up to very cold conditions this morning
# Jack Frost
# Jack Frost

Much of the country is waking up to very cold conditions this morning

Nov 30th 2016, 7:28 AM 21,779 Views 20 Comments

A national warning remains in place, with temperatures of -5 expected tonight.

Tuesday 29 November, 2016

UKIP wants the Irish government to help pay for a motorway in Wales with EU funds
# Celtic Alliance
# Celtic Alliance

UKIP wants the Irish government to help pay for a motorway in Wales with EU funds

Nov 29th 2016, 4:42 PM 66,295 Views 92 Comments

Assemblyman David Rowlands told TheJournal.ie: “I’m glad they all realise the irony” in a Ukip member seeking EU funds to upgrade the motorway.

People have donated $100,000 to a website to dig a big hole in the ground
# Stop Digging
# Stop Digging

People have donated $100,000 to a website to dig a big hole in the ground

Nov 29th 2016, 3:47 PM 24,352 Views 16 Comments

Organisers Cards Against Humanity has not pledged to give the donations to charity, or to any cause.

Nicola Sturgeon urges Ireland and Scotland to 'send a powerful signal' around the world
# Seanad Address
# Seanad Address

Nicola Sturgeon urges Ireland and Scotland to 'send a powerful signal' around the world

Nov 29th 2016, 12:15 PM 21,235 Views 45 Comments

Scotland’s First Minister is on a two-day visit to Dublin, but is not meeting Taoiseach Enda Kenny.

Major jobs boost for Dublin as 700 new jobs announced in IT and manufacturing
# Mulhuddart
# Mulhuddart

Major jobs boost for Dublin as 700 new jobs announced in IT and manufacturing

Nov 29th 2016, 7:56 AM 20,102 Views 44 Comments

Cork firm Voxpro, LinkedIn and West Pharmaceuticals have announced the roles.

Monday 28 November, 2016

Gardaí seize cannabis and cocaine worth €130,000 in Co Westmeath
# Drugs Seizure
# Drugs Seizure

Gardaí seize cannabis and cocaine worth €130,000 in Co Westmeath

Nov 28th 2016, 10:52 AM 12,669 Views 9 Comments

Gardaí discovered cannabis resin with an approximate street value of €60,000 and cocaine with an approximate street value of €70,000.

Five years after attacking Catholic 'narcissism', Enda Kenny meets the Pope
# Audience With The Pope
# Audience With The Pope

Five years after attacking Catholic 'narcissism', Enda Kenny meets the Pope

Nov 28th 2016, 9:45 AM 9,370 Views 52 Comments

The Taoiseach’s 2011 speech drew plaudits from victims’ groups.

'Con la simpatico': President Higgins is first to sign book of condolences for Castro
# Cold War
# Cold War

'Con la simpatico': President Higgins is first to sign book of condolences for Castro

Nov 28th 2016, 7:48 AM 10,622 Views 152 Comments

The president drew criticism for his comments on the death of the Communist leader.

Friday 25 November, 2016

'Have they no conscience?' Frances Black lets rip at pubs selling pints for €1
# Alcoholism
# Alcoholism

'Have they no conscience?' Frances Black lets rip at pubs selling pints for €1

Nov 25th 2016, 1:59 PM 42,343 Views 128 Comments

Pubs have been launching Black Friday Specials, selling pints and shots for “.99c”.

Man up in court in connection with fatal crash on the M50
# RTA
# RTA

Man up in court in connection with fatal crash on the M50

Nov 25th 2016, 10:22 AM 24,082 Views 0 Comments

A man in his 30s will appear before a sitting of Blanchardstown District Court today.

The Wild Atlantic Way has picked up a commendation at a landscape awards in London
# Landscape Institute
# Landscape Institute

The Wild Atlantic Way has picked up a commendation at a landscape awards in London

Nov 25th 2016, 8:16 AM 11,644 Views 11 Comments

Another Irish project on vacant spaces in Dublin was also shortlisted.

Femicide has claimed the lives of over 200 women since 1996, says report
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Femicide has claimed the lives of over 200 women since 1996, says report

Nov 25th 2016, 7:22 AM 16,435 Views 157 Comments

Sixteen children have also died violent deaths in the twenty-year period.

Thursday 24 November, 2016

European Investment Bank to invest €100 million in UCC and €70 million in Trinity
# The Farm
# The Farm

European Investment Bank to invest €100 million in UCC and €70 million in Trinity

Nov 24th 2016, 9:40 AM 12,951 Views 39 Comments

The developments will support hundreds of jobs and focus on improved student accommodation and research facilities.

Two Irish architects have scooped a world prize for a brutalist university building
# Machu Picchu
# Machu Picchu

Two Irish architects have scooped a world prize for a brutalist university building

Nov 24th 2016, 8:28 AM 35,002 Views 40 Comments

Grafton Architects, led by Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara, won the first-ever RIBA International Prize for their project in Lima, Peru.

Raw sewage is being pumped out in 43 areas across the country, says EPA
# Effluent
# Effluent

Raw sewage is being pumped out in 43 areas across the country, says EPA

Nov 24th 2016, 7:43 AM 15,318 Views 68 Comments

Waste water discharges contributed to poor quality water at six popular beaches.

Wednesday 23 November, 2016

'Grindr killer' Stephen Port convicted of murdering three men with date-rape drug
# London
# London

'Grindr killer' Stephen Port convicted of murdering three men with date-rape drug

Nov 23rd 2016, 12:39 PM 18,897 Views 0 Comments

Port, who brought the men to his flat in London before secretly feeding them high doses of a date rape drug, was also convicted of three rapes

Maynooth pub donates proceeds to family of student Kym Owens following violent attack
# NUIM
# NUIM

Maynooth pub donates proceeds to family of student Kym Owens following violent attack

Nov 23rd 2016, 11:39 AM 45,008 Views 35 Comments

The 18-year-old, from Castleblayney in Monaghan is in intensive care after sustaining serious injuries.

There are 110,000 dollar millionaires in Ireland, according to a new report
# €725 Billion
# €725 Billion

There are 110,000 dollar millionaires in Ireland, according to a new report

Nov 23rd 2016, 8:17 AM 27,588 Views 79 Comments

The survey also showed that just under a third of Irish residents have wealth of less than €9,400, while 42.2% have over €94,000.

'Scary and so out of the ordinary': Students at NUI Maynooth 'more afraid' after random attack
# Crime
# Crime

'Scary and so out of the ordinary': Students at NUI Maynooth 'more afraid' after random attack

Nov 23rd 2016, 6:05 AM 24,702 Views 19 Comments

Many have expressed fears for safety following Sunday’s violent attack on 18-year-old Kym Owens.

Tuesday 22 November, 2016

Maynooth student attack: Gardaí appeal for passengers from bus to get in contact
# Intensive Care
# Intensive Care

Maynooth student attack: Gardaí appeal for passengers from bus to get in contact

Nov 22nd 2016, 2:10 PM 49,013 Views 66 Comments

18-year-old Kym Owens was walking back to her digs when the attack took place.

Stena ferry finally docks at Fishguard after being stranded at sea overnight
# Storm Angus
# Storm Angus

Stena ferry finally docks at Fishguard after being stranded at sea overnight

Nov 22nd 2016, 12:50 PM 39,506 Views 26 Comments

The ferry docked in Wales at 11am today – almost 23 hours after the intended docking time.

The US State Department has issued a terror travel alert for Europe
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

The US State Department has issued a terror travel alert for Europe

Nov 22nd 2016, 10:54 AM 29,227 Views 110 Comments

It warned American citizens of credible information showing planned attacks by Isis and Al-Qa’ida this Christmas.

Monday 21 November, 2016

Gardaí investigate serious assault on 18-year-old student in Maynooth
# Connolly Hospital
# Connolly Hospital

Gardaí investigate serious assault on 18-year-old student in Maynooth

Nov 21st 2016, 2:25 PM 59,978 Views 40 Comments

The NUI Maynooth student, said to be from Monaghan, was discovered seriously injured on the footpath.

Novelist Lee Child and Ryan Tubridy offer support as Gay Byrne prepares to fight cancer
# Prostate
# Prostate

Novelist Lee Child and Ryan Tubridy offer support as Gay Byrne prepares to fight cancer

Nov 21st 2016, 12:23 PM 20,261 Views 16 Comments

RTÉ staff have rallied around the veteran broadcaster, who made the announcement on his Lyric FM show.

Thick fog, ice and frost - and now a wind warning for the east coast
# Weather Warning
# Weather Warning

Thick fog, ice and frost - and now a wind warning for the east coast

Nov 21st 2016, 7:34 AM 17,562 Views 5 Comments

Poor driving conditions this morning are expected to give way to gale-force winds in the east this afternoon.

Friday 18 November, 2016

Fingal Council takes case against Starbucks in Swords after Bord Pleanála finding
# Hot Water
# Hot Water

Fingal Council takes case against Starbucks in Swords after Bord Pleanála finding

Nov 18th 2016, 3:14 PM 23,857 Views 49 Comments

A spokesman for Starbucks EMEA in London said it expected its licensees to comply with local planning.

Thundery downpours forecast today - and it'll be freezing this weekend
# Wintry Showers
# Wintry Showers

Thundery downpours forecast today - and it'll be freezing this weekend

Nov 18th 2016, 8:44 AM 30,318 Views 22 Comments

The country woke up to frost this morning, and the weekend is shaping up to be pretty damn cold.

Thursday 17 November, 2016

The Olympic Council of Ireland is refusing to pay €410,000 to allow Pat Hickey leave Brazil
# Rio Games
# Rio Games

The Olympic Council of Ireland is refusing to pay €410,000 to allow Pat Hickey leave Brazil

Nov 17th 2016, 3:49 PM 29,798 Views 0 Comments

Separately, charity boss Jonathan Irwin has defended Hickey. “I’m a bit like the rabbit who is absolutely entranced by the snake,” he said.

Dart delays and dangerous roads, with temperatures due to plummet to -4 this weekend
# Hello Winter
# Hello Winter

Dart delays and dangerous roads, with temperatures due to plummet to -4 this weekend

Nov 17th 2016, 8:51 AM 25,673 Views 17 Comments

It will be freezing tonight in many places, according to Met Éireann.

Wednesday 16 November, 2016

"False news": Trump takes to Twitter to deny seeking top security clearance for his children
# The Transition
# The Transition

"False news": Trump takes to Twitter to deny seeking top security clearance for his children

Nov 16th 2016, 3:43 PM 21,002 Views 44 Comments

The successful Republican Party nominee for the White House has engaged in another Twitter tussle.

After 20 years of false starts, a big site in the centre of Bray is finally getting the go-ahead
# Florentine Centre
# Florentine Centre

After 20 years of false starts, a big site in the centre of Bray is finally getting the go-ahead

Nov 16th 2016, 3:32 PM 16,198 Views 8 Comments

The Florentine Centre has been earmarked for successive retail developments since 1996.

VIDEO: Domino's has begun delivering pizzas by drones
# Whangaparaoa
# Whangaparaoa

VIDEO: Domino's has begun delivering pizzas by drones

Nov 16th 2016, 12:47 PM 23,673 Views 39 Comments

Their first delivery took place in New Zealand – but a Russian company says they got there first.

The supermoon is still over Ireland - here's how it looked last night
# Cosmic Ballet Goes On
# Cosmic Ballet Goes On

The supermoon is still over Ireland - here's how it looked last night

Nov 16th 2016, 10:05 AM 14,168 Views 15 Comments

The moon will remain much brighter than normal this evening – cloud permitting.

Want a Late Late Toy Show ticket? Take a pic with a cutout of Ryan Tubridy
# Late Late Toy Show
# Late Late Toy Show

Want a Late Late Toy Show ticket? Take a pic with a cutout of Ryan Tubridy

Nov 16th 2016, 8:33 AM 13,996 Views 38 Comments

RTÉ want viewers to take pictures of themselves with a Ryan Tubridy cutout (known as RyanElf) and share them on social media.