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Monday 23 September, 2019

Commuter belt counties see rise in house sales

The property market has slowed down slightly in Dublin, according to a new study.

New rules proposed to limit schools teaching 'difficult' children for fewer hours

Concerns have been raised over the use of reduced timetables.

Saturday 21 September, 2019

'We have real opportunities lying ahead': Hopes are high in the Alliance Party ahead of a UK general election

The party has enjoyed significant success by running on an anti-Brexit platform.

Majority of people support legalising assisted suicide in Ireland

Campaigners have called for changes to the Irish law on assisted dying.

Friday 20 September, 2019

Remaining beef protest blockades 'have caused long-term damage' to the industry, industry body says

Over 350 staff were temporarily laid off earlier this week.

Culture Night: Here's what's on in the North and West

We’re previewing the best events for Culture Night.

Thousands of students set to lead third country-wide climate strike

The strike is part of a global day of action to call on governments to do more to combat climate change.

A citizens' assembly to break deadlock in North would have 'merit', says Taoiseach

Neither Sinn Féin or the DUP have warmly welcomed calls for a citizens’ assembly.

Calories on menus 'make people order and eat less food'

Calorie counters on menus caused a 37% drop in calories consumed, according to an ESRI study.

Thursday 19 September, 2019

'People don't know who'll be next': How a campaign of intimidation came to Fermanagh and Cavan

The abduction and assault on Kevin Lunney is not an isolated incident.

Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Culture Night: Here's what's on in the South and East

We’re previewing the best events this Culture Night.

A 10% increase in nursing home places would reduce hospital stays by 19,000 days

An ERSI report says that a 10% increase in the supply of home would increase hospital bed availability dramatically.

'People come for the atmosphere': Galway's buskers and businesses clash over new rules on street performing

The new bylaws were introduced by Galway County Council.

Monday 16 September, 2019

DUP and Sinn Féin put 'grave pressure' on Good Friday Agreement, says Northern Ireland negotiator

A former top official in the Department of Foreign Affairs made the comments at an event in Trinity this evening.

Sunday 15 September, 2019

'Brexit is the biggest show in town': The SDLP is banking on Brexit delivering election success in 2019

The party currently has no MPs and wants to change that in a few months time.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Artist pours cold water on suggestions he orchestrated golden toilet theft

The golden toilet was stolen from the UK’s Blenheim Palace.

Agreement reached in beef row as talks conclude between farmers and meat factories

The agreement comes into force once all protests and blockades have stopped.

Woman dies following crash in Tyrone

The woman was a pedestrian from Dungannon.

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after serious assault in Cork

The assault happened in Cork city on Thursday.

Government to put pressure on social media companies over online safety

Minister Richard Bruton said that new legislation will be introduced to regulate social media companies.

Saturday 14 September, 2019

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

'We're in limbo': Over a dozen families forced to move after Dublin fire

The fire occurred this morning in Smithfield.

Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael support nearly tied in new poll

Fianna Fáil has benefited from a jump in support.

'We’ve had enough of blood red lines': Hundreds gather in Belfast to demand second Brexit vote

A meeting in the Ulster Hall was attended by a range of anti-Brexit politicians.

Protest in Oughterard over Direct Provision centre concerns

Hundreds of people took part in the protest in the Galway town.

Friday 13 September, 2019

'Work together', Colombian peace official tells Northern Ireland during Dublin visit

Presidential Counselor for Stabilization and Consolidation, Emilio Archila, is visiting Dublin today.

Thursday 12 September, 2019

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Here’s what made headlines today.

5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

A British university has launched a major project investigating the practicalities of a united Ireland

University College London is working with Irish universities on the project.

Wednesday 11 September, 2019

Ban on blood donations from people who lived in UK to be lifted

The ban was introduced as a result of a Mad Cow Disease epidemic.

President Michael D Higgins offers support to Defence Force staff over pay Pay

President Michael D Higgins offers support to Defence Force staff over pay

Higgins was speaking at an event celebrating members of the Defence Forces.

A Scottish court declared prorogation unlawful - so what happens next?

All eyes are now on an appeal to the UK Supreme Court.

Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Northern Ireland-only backstop ruled out by Boris Johnson, says DUP

The party met with the UK prime minister today.

Derry bomb was attempt to 'murder' police officers, says PSNI

Police discovered a bomb which they believe was placed underneath a car by the New IRA.

Trump sacks John Bolton as national security adviser

Trump announced the news on Twitter.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Monday 9 September, 2019

As it happened: Boris Johnson faces parliament opposition ahead of prorogation

It’s another busy night of Brexit. Follow here for the latest updates.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

What happens during a prorogation ceremony?

The UK parliament is set to be suspended, but not before a formal ceremony.