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Dublin: 12 °C Thursday 5 December, 2019

Yesterday’s News


Saturday 31 August, 2019

Event guide: Heading out? Here's what is happening around the country

There’s more than Electric Picnic and GAA to occupy your time this weekend.

Friday 30 August, 2019

'A huge blow': Concern as 68 workers face redundancy at Monaghan dairy site

The redundancies at Lakeland Dairies were announced today.

Eddie Wilson named new Ryanair CEO

Wilson will replace Michael O’Leary from 1 September.

Thursday 29 August, 2019

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Queen Elizabeth's portrait back on display in Stormont House

The portrait was removed last month.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Man released without charge as Garda investigation into fatal Tallaght assault continues

The man was arrested yesterday on suspicion of murder.

Tuesday 27 August, 2019

Four teens arrested over house fire in Drogheda

The fire took place in July in Rathmullen Park.

Electric Picnic: Festival-goers warned of 'vigorous' drug searches

The warning comes ahead of the festival this weekend.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Brexit: British MPs agree strategy to block any Johnson bid for a no-deal exit

The Labour Party’s John McDonnell called Boris Johnson a danger to democracy.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Father-of-two Vincent Parsons was murdered following pub row, gardaí say

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses who were in the pub in Killinarden on Saturday night to come forward.

Monday 26 August, 2019

Johnson short on detail on Brexit plans as diplomatic tour comes to an end at G7

Boris Johnson was speaking as the G7 conference draws to a close.

€11 million jackpot winner makes contact with National Lottery

The jackpot – the highest in over two years – was won last Wednesday.

Unaccompanied learners: Over 1,600 cars impounded since December last year

The RSA and Gardaí are calling on long-term learner permit holders to take their driving test.

Saturday 24 August, 2019

How many pints of Guinness have been pulled in the Dáil bar in 2019? It's the week in numbers

Plus the number of buildings lying empty managed by the Office of Public Works.

Concerns over possible inclusion of Scientology office in future Heritage Week programmes

The organisation’s Dublin office was included in the Heritage Week programme.

Friday 23 August, 2019

E-scooters should be legalised on Irish roads, says new report - but 'investment' is needed

Electric scooters are currently not regulated in Ireland.

McGregor apologises over pub punch incident caught on video

The MMA star was speaking in an interview with ESPN.

Thursday 22 August, 2019

People 'remember' false stories after reading fake news, says new study of abortion vote

The study was carried out by UCC in the weeks leading up to the referendum.

'Breeding ground for dissident hate': North police chief's stark warning amid Brexit uncertainty

PSNI Chief Constable Simon Byrne said his officers could be placed in greater danger by a hard Brexit.

Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Boris Johnson tells Angela Merkel: 'We do need the Brexit backstop removed'

Johnson will seek to convince the German Chancellor to renegotiate elements of the Brexit deal.

This Cork man is pushing a buggy 225km from Galway to Howth in memory of his daughter

The man is doing the 225km walk in memory of his daughter.

Beef talks ended overnight - but farmers says lack of movement on prices could scupper a final deal

Talks between Meat Industry Ireland and beef farmers ended late last night.

Ryanair cabin crew in Spain warn of 10-day September strike action

A 10-day strike has been promised in protest at the closing of some airport bases.

Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Man arrested and drugs worth €234k seized after gardaí give chase in Coolock

Cannabis and cash were later seized after searches in Darndale and Santry.

Nursing homes: Almost half of HSE-run homes are failing when it comes to Garda vetting

Health watchdog found that HSE-run care homes were breaching Garda-vetting rules.

Most Irish adults don't understand what HPV is, says new study

The study comes as boys are to be included in the national HPV immunisation programme.

Sunday 18 August, 2019

How a Shannon-side sculpture sparked a culture war in Athlone

A proposed sculpture has fueled a debate about cultural misappropriation in Athlone.

Driving licence applications nearly treble in a month as Road Safety Authority steps up Brexit warnings

The RSA has been warning UK driving licence-holders to exchange them for Irish licences before Brexit.

Friday 16 August, 2019

Consultants blame government for staffing 'crisis' as report finds pay higher than UK levels Pay

Consultants blame government for staffing 'crisis' as report finds pay higher than UK levels

A government report found that Irish consultants have higher gross salaries than the UK or New Zealand.

Wednesday 14 August, 2019

Philanthropist Andrew Carnegie commemorated on new An Post stamps

The philanthropist contributed to the construction of libraries across Ireland.

Irish property prices show slowest increase in six years

The latest figures from June show Irish property price growth is slowing.

Tuesday 13 August, 2019

Latin, Libya and Leitrim: Leaving Cert results by numbers

Everyone has got their results, so here are the most important statistics from today.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

Poll: Should drug-testing be available at festivals? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should drug-testing be available at festivals?

The HSE has entered into talks with organisations that could provide drug-testing at festivals.

'Progress' made in beef talks with further discussions planned in coming days

Talks between farmers and the beef industry concluded late last night.

First-ever chlamydia vaccine trial offers hope of treating infection 'epidemic' STI

First-ever chlamydia vaccine trial offers hope of treating infection 'epidemic'

An early stage clinical trial proved successful but a vaccine will not be on the market anytime soon.