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Yesterday's News

New Garda uniform to come into operation today
# Fashion Police
# Fashion Police

New Garda uniform to come into operation today

Mon 7:00 AM 96,247 Views 72 Comments

The current shirts and ties are being replaced with a polo shirt.

Sunday 14 August, 2022

Here's what happened today: Sunday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's what happened today: Sunday

Sun 8:00 PM 14,748 Views 1 Comment

Your roundup of what made the headlines.

Horserider airlifted to hospital after accident in Wicklow
# Accident
# Accident

Horserider airlifted to hospital after accident in Wicklow

Sun 7:07 PM 50,098 Views 2 Comments

The rider was taken to Beaumont Hospital in Dublin.

Irish people must reclaim 'largely forgotten' legacy of Arthur Griffith, says Varadkar
# Arthur Griffith
# Arthur Griffith

Irish people must reclaim 'largely forgotten' legacy of Arthur Griffith, says Varadkar

Updated Sun 4:23 PM 30,708 Views 80 Comments

The Tánaiste was speaking at a remembrance ceremony for Griffth and Michael Collins in Glasnevin Cemetary.

Gardaí in Galway seize €400,000 worth of drugs
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Gardaí in Galway seize €400,000 worth of drugs

Sun 1:02 PM 18,347 Views 0 Comments

A man has been charged in connection with the seizure.

Saturday 13 August, 2022

Man charged in connection with fatal assault in Athboy, Meath
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Man charged in connection with fatal assault in Athboy, Meath

Sat 3:26 PM 74,449 Views 0 Comments

He will appear before Trim District Court at 4.30pm today in connection with the death of a 27-year-old woman.

Friday 12 August, 2022

Carlow hits 31.7 degrees to provisionally break Ireland's all-time August high temperature record
# Hot Hot Hot
# Hot Hot Hot

Carlow hits 31.7 degrees to provisionally break Ireland's all-time August high temperature record

Updated Fri 4:50 PM 55,759 Views 33 Comments

The mercury hit 30.5 degrees in Carlow yesterday.

Have you seen Samiullah? 14-year-old missing from Dublin 8
# Missing
# Missing

Have you seen Samiullah? 14-year-old missing from Dublin 8

Fri 2:19 PM 18,336 Views 6 Comments

Samiullah went missing on Tuesday evening, 9 August.

Johnson & Johnson to replace talc baby powder with cornstarch-based alternative next year
# Johnson And Johnson
# Johnson And Johnson

Johnson & Johnson to replace talc baby powder with cornstarch-based alternative next year

Fri 1:59 PM 18,598 Views 12 Comments

The pharmaceutical giant has forked out billions in payouts to customers who said the talc was contaminated with asbestos.

Medtech giant Abbott to create 1,000 new jobs in Kilkenny and Donegal
# Job Fairy
# Job Fairy

Medtech giant Abbott to create 1,000 new jobs in Kilkenny and Donegal

Fri 10:11 AM 14,487 Views 9 Comments

The company will build a new greenfield manufacturing site built in Kilkenny city.

Poll: Have you reduced your water usage recently?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you reduced your water usage recently?

Fri 9:35 AM 21,735 Views 38 Comments

Europe is grappling with water shortages in baking heat.

Thursday 11 August, 2022

Olivia Newton-John to receive state memorial service in Australia
# Olivia Newton John
# Olivia Newton John

Olivia Newton-John to receive state memorial service in Australia

Thu 2:16 PM 13,846 Views 5 Comments

The Grease star was raised in Melbourne in the state of Victoria.

Four food businesses issued closure orders last month
# Closure Orders
# Closure Orders

Four food businesses issued closure orders last month

Thu 12:33 PM 52,080 Views 9 Comments

The FSAI detailed the reasons for the closures in individual reports.

High risk of fish kills in hot weather, says Inland Fisheries Ireland
# I’m Not Codding
# I’m Not Codding

High risk of fish kills in hot weather, says Inland Fisheries Ireland

Thu 9:59 AM 9,980 Views 2 Comments

Fish populations may come under ‘thermal stress’ as air and water temperatures soar and water levels drop.

Data centres are 'hugely important' to large employers in Ireland, says Donohoe
# Data Centres
# Data Centres

Data centres are 'hugely important' to large employers in Ireland, says Donohoe

Thu 9:07 AM 14,916 Views 47 Comments

The Minister for Finance was being quizzed on the prospect of more amber electricity alerts.

Wednesday 10 August, 2022

'Substantial income tax reductions' pledged in Budget 2023
# Cost Of Living Crisis
# Cost Of Living Crisis

'Substantial income tax reductions' pledged in Budget 2023

Updated Aug 10th 2022, 4:23 PM 66,784 Views 77 Comments

A third rate to target middle-income workers is one option outlined in the Tax Strategy Group papers.

Interim CMO warns public to be 'sun smart' ahead of Status Yellow heat warning
# Weather
# Weather

Interim CMO warns public to be 'sun smart' ahead of Status Yellow heat warning

Aug 10th 2022, 12:22 PM 9,272 Views 3 Comments

The warning will be valid from midday tomorrow and will run until Sunday at 6am.

Poll: Have you ever been to the Puck Fair?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you ever been to the Puck Fair?

Aug 10th 2022, 8:22 AM 31,341 Views 80 Comments

Ireland’s oldest festival begins today.

Tuesday 9 August, 2022

Poll: What's your favourite Grease song?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: What's your favourite Grease song?

Aug 9th 2022, 8:10 AM 24,617 Views 27 Comments

The film’s star Olivia Newton-John has died.

Monday 8 August, 2022

€240,000 worth of herbal cannabis seized in Dublin Airport
# Revenue
# Revenue

€240,000 worth of herbal cannabis seized in Dublin Airport

Aug 8th 2022, 3:53 PM 10,966 Views 0 Comments

Revenue officers made the seizure as part of a routine inspection.

Saturday 6 August, 2022

Fostering allowance becoming insufficient amid cost-of-living crisis, say carers
# Foster Parents
# Foster Parents

Fostering allowance becoming insufficient amid cost-of-living crisis, say carers

Aug 6th 2022, 7:00 AM 18,800 Views 8 Comments

The allowance paid to foster parents has not increased since 2009.

Friday 5 August, 2022

Sinn Féin's 'revisionist history' is a barrier to progress in the North, says Taoiseach
# Taoiseach
# Taoiseach

Sinn Féin's 'revisionist history' is a barrier to progress in the North, says Taoiseach

Aug 5th 2022, 5:25 PM 21,599 Views 87 Comments

Sinn Féin’s deputy leader Michelle O’Neill said this week that there was no alternative to violence during the Troubles.

Pinergy to hike electricity prices by 18.2% from September
# Cost Of Living Crisis
# Cost Of Living Crisis

Pinergy to hike electricity prices by 18.2% from September

Aug 5th 2022, 2:23 PM 12,718 Views 18 Comments

The company said the increase was a result of ‘volatile and upward pricing trends in the wholesale energy markets’.

Four flavours of Haagen-Dazs ice cream recalled over pesticide contamination
# Can't Be Haagen That
# Can't Be Haagen That

Four flavours of Haagen-Dazs ice cream recalled over pesticide contamination

Aug 5th 2022, 1:52 PM 21,165 Views 9 Comments

The chemical 2-Chloroethanol, a reaction product of the potentially dangerous ethylene oxide, was found in certain batches.

Thursday 4 August, 2022

Lessons must be learned from death of Mountjoy prisoner, says McEntee
# Mountjoy Death
# Mountjoy Death

Lessons must be learned from death of Mountjoy prisoner, says McEntee

Aug 4th 2022, 5:22 PM 14,229 Views 0 Comments

Robert O’Connor (34) died in hospital yesterday following an assault by a group of other inmates.

Number of monkeypox cases in Ireland rises to 97
# Monkeypox
# Monkeypox

Number of monkeypox cases in Ireland rises to 97

Updated Aug 4th 2022, 11:50 AM 14,826 Views 15 Comments

Most cases here are not linked to travel from countries where the virus is endemic.

Dublin Airport: Defence Forces to come off 'standby' and DAA has not sought extension to deal
# Airport Chaos
# Airport Chaos

Dublin Airport: Defence Forces to come off 'standby' and DAA has not sought extension to deal

Aug 4th 2022, 12:05 AM 23,323 Views 11 Comments

Members have been trained to assist with security but have not yet been called in.

Tuesday 2 August, 2022

Sabina Higgins issues statement explaining why Ukraine letter was placed on Áras website
# Statement
# Statement

Sabina Higgins issues statement explaining why Ukraine letter was placed on Áras website

Aug 2nd 2022, 5:47 PM 61,569 Views 75 Comments

The wife of president Michael D Higgins courted controversy after she wrote a letter in the Irish Times calling for ceasefire negotiations.

Monday 1 August, 2022

Quiz: How much do you know about Taylor Swift?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How much do you know about Taylor Swift?

Aug 1st 2022, 10:00 PM 34,859 Views 22 Comments

August slipped away into a moment in time…

Sunday 31 July, 2022

Scheme to house a family on Inis Meáin for a year generating 'huge' interest
# Island Life
# Island Life

Scheme to house a family on Inis Meáin for a year generating 'huge' interest

Jul 31st 2022, 6:30 AM 34,112 Views 5 Comments

The scheme, which includes free rent, has received 560 applications so far.

Nurses warn of winter 'twindemic' if overcrowding in hospitals is not addressed
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Nurses warn of winter 'twindemic' if overcrowding in hospitals is not addressed

Jul 31st 2022, 6:00 AM 18,090 Views 6 Comments

The INMO said that the number of patients without a bed last month was up 52% on the previous year.

Saturday 30 July, 2022

Temporary swim ban enacted at Velvet Strand in Portmarnock
# Swim Ban
# Swim Ban

Temporary swim ban enacted at Velvet Strand in Portmarnock

Jul 30th 2022, 8:38 PM 35,311 Views 14 Comments

The ban will be in place for six days.

Here's what happened today: Saturday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's what happened today: Saturday

Jul 30th 2022, 7:30 PM 10,211 Views 1 Comment

Your roundup of what made the headlines.

Gardaí stand down appeal for public's help after missing 81-year-old found safe and well
# Missing
# Missing

Gardaí stand down appeal for public's help after missing 81-year-old found safe and well

Updated Jul 30th 2022, 2:54 PM 23,456 Views 6 Comments

An appeal for information was sent out this morning.

Gardaí appealing for witnesses after motorbike crashes in Enniscorthy
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Gardaí appealing for witnesses after motorbike crashes in Enniscorthy

Jul 30th 2022, 12:16 PM 14,662 Views 1 Comment

The motorcyclist was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

Cash is crucial to victims of domestic abuse or coercive control, says Women's Aid
# Financial Abuse
# Financial Abuse

Cash is crucial to victims of domestic abuse or coercive control, says Women's Aid

Jul 30th 2022, 6:30 AM 11,709 Views 0 Comments

AIB this week said its plan to go cashless in 70 branches was a ‘mistake’.

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