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Monday 22 July, 2019

Bank of Ireland warns customers over phishing text scam

People have been receiving text messages claiming to be from Bank of Ireland.

Poll: Should a border poll be held in the event of a no-deal Brexit? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should a border poll be held in the event of a no-deal Brexit?

Fianna Fáil is still working on a plan for a United Ireland.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

Saturday 20 July, 2019

Q&A: What does the controversial High Court decision on citizenship actually mean?

This week’s High Court decision came as a shock – so what does it all actually mean for citizenship?

Friday 19 July, 2019

Dublin City Council is 'exploring' new sites for the Dublin Flea Christmas Market

Organisers said that no location could be found to host the market.

Sun and showers for Ireland this weekend as second summer heatwave predicted for Europe

Ireland is once again set to escape the extreme temperatures.

A no-deal Brexit poses a 'fundamental' risk to the UK economy, warns House of Commons committee

The Committee on Exiting the EU said no-deal would put jobs at risk in the UK.

Thursday 18 July, 2019

Clare Daly defends decision to hire Mick Wallace's son as European parliament assistant

Daly has hired Fionn Wallace as one of her European Parliament assistants.

New M11 motorway from Gorey to Enniscorthy opens today

The motorway cost €400 million.

Monday 15 July, 2019

A new RTÉ documentary wants people to share what 'home' means to them during Ireland's housing crisis

RTÉ is asking for submissions on what home means to Irish people in the middle of a housing crisis.

'He lifted the gloom of the nation': Dublin says goodbye to Brendan Grace RIP

'He lifted the gloom of the nation': Dublin says goodbye to Brendan Grace

The Liberties was shut down for the day as fans and friends gathered for the funeral of Brendan Grace.

Friday 12 July, 2019

HSE orders 'rapid review' after 800 women failed to receive their smear test

The HSE has made contact with the women to give them their results directly.

Fans criticise Ticketmaster over 'platinum' €140 tickets for Lizzo Dublin gig

Fans also questioned the service charges they had been asked to pay.

Thursday 11 July, 2019

Four Irish hospitals failed to properly screen patients for new superbug

A new report reveals that a number of hospitals failed to properly protect patients from the CPE superbug.

Far-right activist Tommy Robinson given nine-month jail sentence

Robinson was found guilty last week of being in contempt of court.

Two people re-arrested after body of murder victim found in Co Down lake

The body of McCormick was recovered from a lake in Down earlier this week.

Firefighters tackle blaze at Warner Bros studios in Hertfordshire

All eight Harry Potter films were shot at the studio in Hertfordshire.

'The DUP didn't want this, but some will be relieved': What happens now in Northern Ireland?

These votes have been a long-time coming – but make the return of power-sharing much less likely.

Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Bríd Smith accuses Taoiseach of 'untruths' in fiery debate on lobbying and climate bill

The Dáil was also temporarily suspended following questioning from TD Paul Murphy.

Same-sex marriage and abortion to be legalised in North if no power-sharing by 21 October

Amendments relating to same-sex marriage and abortion were passed in the House of Commons today.

'We cannot be radical enough': David Attenborough calls for drastic climate change action

Naturalist David Attenborough appeared today before British MPs to discuss climate change.

Woman arrested in connection with Santina Cawley death released without charge

The woman was arrested yesterday by Gardaí.

Ireland must prepare for 'ugly truths' of no-deal Brexit, warns Coveney

The cabinet will today consider the latest plans to prepare Ireland for the possible consequences of Brexit.

Saturday 6 July, 2019

'Heartbroken': After defeat in 2018, what's next for Ireland's pro-life campaigns?

Activists are taking a long view, as they hope to one day change Irish abortion law.

Friday 5 July, 2019

Glenanne gang: Court orders independent investigation into alleged collusion

Families of victims have welcomed the news.

New social welfare scheme promises 'breathing space' for unemployed artists

Unemployed artists will be able to receive jobseekers allowance while also focusing on their own work for 12 months.

Tuesday 2 July, 2019

Irish bird numbers 'dramatically' declining with some species facing extinction

The warning comes from BirdWatch Ireland, with agriculture and climate change blamed.

Kevin Sheehy: Post-mortem set to be carried out on body of boxer killed in hit and run

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Monday 1 July, 2019

UCD founder Cardinal Newman set for sainthood in October

Cardinal John Henry Newman will be canonised in October by Pope Francis.

Billionaire Irish-American takes office as US ambassador to Ireland after Áras ceremony

Edward F Crawford took up the role of ambassador to Ireland today, which has been vacant since Trump took office.

Does Ireland need to update its dog control laws? The public are being asked to give their views

A public consultation will last until September.

EU suspends negotiations until tomorrow as Europe's leaders fail to agree who should get top jobs

Talks will resume tomorrow to decide who will get the EU’s top jobs.

Friday 28 June, 2019

Rockall: Irish and Scottish ministers to hold 'intensive process' in bid to solve dispute

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar discussed the matter with Nicola Sturgeon today in Manchester.

Man electrocuted after trying to retrieve drone from power line

The incident caused power to be suspended in the Cabinteely area of Dublin.

Willie Frazer, victims campaigner and organiser of Dublin 'Love Ulster' march, dies aged 58

Frazer was a well-known figure in Northern Irish politics as a campaigner for victims of republic violence.

President pays tribute to Gay Byrne at lifetime achievement ceremony: 'His empathy threw light on dark corners in Irish life'

Michael D Higgins praised Byrne’s impact on Irish broadcasting at a ceremony this evening.

Irish Greyhound Board promises reforms in wake of RTÉ documentary revelations

The new measures come following claims that thousands of greyhounds were killed in 2017 for not being fast enough.

Government to go ahead with plans for self-employed to access jobseeker's payments

Self-employed people will be able to access €203 a week if they’re out of work.

Water warning issued for swimmers as the warm weather continues

The government is asking people to be aware of the risks of drowning.

Thursday 27 June, 2019

George Lee appointed as RTÉ's new environment and science correspondent

RTÉ had already announced that Lee would be leaving his agriculture correspondent role this summer.