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Dublin: 5 °C Monday 27 January, 2020

Friday 24 January, 2020

Divers recover body in search for missing Wexford fisherman

The recovery operation began at 10am today.

Gardaí investigating after horse stabbed to death in 'horrendous' attack

The attack took place in a stables in Longford.

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Explainer: What is coronavirus and should we be worried?

At present, the new virus appears to be “weaker” than SARS in its current form.

'Our friendship will remain': EU chiefs sign off on Brexit Withdrawal Agreement

The UK is set to leave the EU at the end of the month.

It's going to get cold and wet this weekend - with a chance of snow on Sunday

Met Éireann is predicting some snow and sleet for Sunday.

Thursday 23 January, 2020

FactCheck: The claims made by Leo Varadkar and Micheál Martin in the first leaders' debate

Leo Varadkar and Micheál Martin clashed last night in a debate on Virgin Media One. We’ve looked at the main claims.

Wednesday 22 January, 2020

Northern Irish parties say 'no thanks' to £1,000 pay rise amid public anger

The leaders of the five main parties said they would seek to have the pay rise deferred.

Two crèches set to close following Tusla inspections

The two crèches are in Dublin and Wicklow.

Ahead of polling day, sign up to get all the latest news and analysis on the general election

All eyes are now on who will form the next government.

Tuesday 21 January, 2020

Leo Varadkar and Micheál Martin disagree on Sinn Féin inclusion in election TV debates

Sinn Féin has criticised the head-to-head debates between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil.

Sunday 19 January, 2020

New diaries reveal how a top Irish diplomat helped James Joyce's family flee Nazi-occupied France

Seán Lester was the last Secretary General of the League of Nations and tried to help Joyce as he fled the Nazis.

Saturday 18 January, 2020

The strangest thing about Northern Irish politics? There's a government, but no opposition

Some credit the short-lived opposition for helping to expose the ‘cash for ash’ scandal.

Friday 17 January, 2020

South Dublin County Council sued by homeless couple for failing to decide housing support application

The High Court heard that the council had failed in its duty towards the couple.

Wednesday 15 January, 2020

'I'm still in shock': Pop star Billie Eilish becomes youngest ever artist to record James Bond theme

Billie Eilish will record the theme song for the upcoming James Bond film.

Human remains discovered in burnt-out car in Drumcondra

The remains were found this morning.

Woman charged with murder of Irishman in London last year

Adrian Murphy was found dead in June 2019.

Major traffic disruption expected with hundreds of farmers and tractors set for Dublin protest

Gardaí expect that around 400 tractors could form a blockade in the city centre.

Tuesday 14 January, 2020

This will be the first Saturday general election since 1918

Some referendums have taken place on Saturdays.

Over €750,000 worth of drugs seized by Gardaí in raid in Ballyfermot

A man was also arrested during the search operation in Dublin.

Monday 13 January, 2020

From today, same-sex marriage is now legally recognised in the North

The first marriage ceremonies should take place in February.

Ireland has no plans to follow the UK and introduce civil partnerships for opposite-sex couples

The government said that there are no plans to change the law in Ireland.

Sunday 12 January, 2020

Sink or swim: Ireland's public swimming pools need a lifeline - here's why

The ebb and flow of government funding is the core problem facing public pools.

Friday 10 January, 2020

Man charged after alleged serious assault in Drogheda

A man in his 20s has been arrested and charged.

Wednesday 8 January, 2020

A 'least worst' and 'carefully calculated' tactic: Why Iran chose to carry out this morning's strikes on bases housing US troops

Trump has said that new economic sanctions will be imposed on Iran after the strike this morning.

What do we know about the Iraq air bases targeted by Iran?

Two US air bases were targeted by Iran.

PSNI chief sorry for Christmas Day photo with armed officers in Crossmaglen

The photo, which Simon Byrne posted on Twitter, attracted considerable criticism.

Tuesday 7 January, 2020

'A genuine national institution': Tributes paid to veteran broadcaster Larry Gogan RIP

'A genuine national institution': Tributes paid to veteran broadcaster Larry Gogan

President Michael D Higgins was among those paying tribute to the late broadcaster.

'Iconic' Punta Ventana stone arch collapses as earthquake hits Puerto Rico

Damage was caused across the island by the 5.8-magnitude earthquake.

Dramatic decline in J1 visa popularity prompts calls for government action

There has been a major decline in the number of Irish students travelling to the US on a J1 visa.

Monday 6 January, 2020

Dublin mental health centre issued with 'critical' risk rating by watchdog

The Jonathan Swift Clinic in Dublin was criticised by the Mental Health Commission.

Burger King's meat-free burger isn't suitable for vegetarians or vegans

The Rebel Whopper, which launched in the UK today, has been available in Ireland since last year.

Overcrowding in Cork hospitals leads to cancellation of some surgeries

The overcrowding has been made worse by flu season, according to the HSE.

Sunday 5 January, 2020

Economic disaster, diaries and hand-dryers: Inside the most powerful government department

From the Cuban Missile Crisis to Roger Casement statues, the Department of Finance is involved in nearly every government decision.

Quiz: How well do you know Galway?

How much do you know about the 2020 European capital of culture?

Saturday 4 January, 2020

What's the average price of a house in Ireland? It's the week in numbers

Plus: The number of people who went without beds in Irish hospitals in 2019.

Thursday 2 January, 2020

'GPs see a lot of coughs at this time of year': HSE warns people off antibiotics to treat coughs

The HSE is reminding people that most coughs should not be treated with antibiotics.

Hillary Clinton appointed chancellor of Queen's University Belfast

Clinton is the first woman to be named as the university’s chancellor.

The citizens' assembly on gender equality will meet for the first time this month

The citizens' assembly on gender equality will meet for the first time this month

Ninety nine people will take part in the citizens’ assembly.

Wednesday 1 January, 2020

'A grand experiment': Northern Ireland's creation will be commemorated in 2020

The Government of Ireland Act was passed in December 1920.

Bóthar charity says it's no longer considering sending livestock embryos to developing countries

The charity flies Irish livestock, such as cattle and goats, to countries around the world.

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