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Yesterday’s News


Wednesday 16 October, 2019

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s the news you need to know as you start your day today.

Sunday 13 October, 2019

Timeline: How the DUP went from 'blood red lines' to a Brexit compromise

The DUP position changed dramatically when Boris Johnson published his Brexit plan.

Friday 11 October, 2019

Arlene Foster warns Johnson of DUP 'influence' amid speculation of Brexit compromise

There have been renewed hopes that a deal can be reached after Leo Varadkar met Boris Johnson yesterday.

Man arrested on suspicion of terrorism after stabbings at Manchester shopping centre

A 41-year-old suspect has been arrested.

Thursday 10 October, 2019

Homeless family of seven offered sleeping bags at Dublin garda station

A local councillor called the situation ‘barbaric’.

Search operation continues for missing fisherman in west Cork

The man was reported missing shortly after 8.30pm yesterday evening.

Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Budget 2020: Winners and losers

Every Budget brings good news and bad news.

Open Thread: Carbon tax has increased, but will it make you change your behaviour?

Finance minister Paschal Donohoe announced an increase of €6 per tonne in the carbon tax.

Budget 2020: Here are the main points you need to know

How will today’s announcements affect you?

Monday 7 October, 2019

'We're not going to stop': Extinction Rebellion activists begin week-long protest

Thousands of people joined the protest, before activists made camp in Merrion Square.

Explainer: How does diplomatic immunity work?

The concept is being discussed after UK police said that an American diplomat’s wife is a suspect in a fatal road crash.

Sunday 6 October, 2019

'It's all over the place': What next for the Ulster Unionist Party?

UUP leader Robin Swann announced that he was stepping down this week.

Explainer: Why were some customers locked out of their mobile banking app?

Many AIB customers complained to the bank after being told their device was ‘rooted’.

Sitdown Sunday: What if your abusive husband is a police officer?

Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

Friday 4 October, 2019

Author 'amazed' at reaction in Ireland to Brexit comments

Greer told BBC Question Time last night that ‘Ireland owes the UK nothing’.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Here’s what made headlines today.

Thursday 3 October, 2019

'Major issues remain': EU and Irish government studying Boris Johnson's Brexit plan

The DUP targeted Leo Varadkar’s response to the proposal.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Here’s what made headlines today.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Wednesday 2 October, 2019

Catherine Day to chair gender equality citizens' assembly

Day is a former Secretary General of the European Commission.

Design engineer fired over stammer awarded €15,000 in compensation

The man’s employer blamed the ‘communication thing’.

A whale has been spotted in the River Liffey

The whale was spotted in Dublin port earlier today.

Former INM executive Joe Webb takes legal action against the media company

Webb, the former CEO of INM Ireland, was one of the so-called #INM19 who allegedly had their emails accessed by an external company.

Government to plant 600,000 new native trees over next three years

The trees will be planted on Bord na Móna land.

Tuesday 1 October, 2019

Ciara Kelly calls for Medical Council reform after 'vexatious' complaints over HPV vaccine support

The Medical Council said that upcoming legislation will reform the complaints process.

Customs cars at border labelled 'ominous' as fears grow of no-deal Brexit

Border Communities Against Brexit posted photos of new Revenue customs cars in Dundalk.

Cancellations and delays at Dublin Airport as stormy weather hits east coast

The Dun Laoghaire pier was also closed from 12.30pm today.

'Northern Ireland and Ireland deserve better': Coveney rejects UK proposals for border customs posts

The Tánaiste described the so-called “non-paper” as a “non-starter”.

Monday 30 September, 2019

Irish people cannot 'remain silent' in face of attacks on refugees, warns President

Michael D Higgins made the speech in New York.

Robin Swann to step down as leader of Ulster Unionists UUP

Robin Swann to step down as leader of Ulster Unionists

Swann will remain in the role until the party’s next annual general meeting in 2020.

Emerade adrenaline pen recalled by health regulator

Anyone who uses the pens are being told to return them to pharmacies.

Saturday 28 September, 2019

Quiz: How much do you know about impeachment?

Feeling unimpeachable when it comes to impeachment history?

Timeline: How a phone call by Donald Trump turned into an impeachment inquiry

The impeachment story is complex and fast moving. We’ve broken down the key events.

Friday 27 September, 2019

Coveney warns that 'time is running out' after Brexit meeting with Barnier

The meeting took place against the backdrop of a chaotic week in UK politics.

Funeral takes place in Dublin of Irish emigrant who died alone in London

The funeral of Joseph Tuohy took place in Dublin this morning.

Thursday 26 September, 2019

Young children with autism left without education due to funding delays

Home tutors have raised concerns that the Department of Education has failed to process tuition grants.

Wednesday 25 September, 2019

Dalkey volunteers restore World War II 'Eire' sign

The sign was restored by 60 volunteers.

Ombudsman criticises use of hotels as emergency accommodation for asylum seekers

Peter Tyndall called for more powers for the Ombudsman’s office.

Tuesday 24 September, 2019

UK Supreme Court rules that Boris Johnson's prorogation is 'unlawful, void and had no effect'

The decision is a major defeat for Boris Johnson’s government.

Monday 23 September, 2019

Ireland's corporation tax revenue may not prove 'sustainable', warn Central Bank economists

Brexit and lower corporation tax receipts could leave Ireland uniquely vulnerable.