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Have you seen missing man Edward Howard?
# Missing
# Missing

Have you seen missing man Edward Howard?

Nov 25th 2021, 9:51 PM 32,328 Views 0 Comments

Edward is described as being 5’ 10” in height with a slim build. He has brown hair and brown eyes.

Hotels estimated to lose over €90 million in revenue due to event cancellations this Christmas
# Event Cancellations
# Event Cancellations

Hotels estimated to lose over €90 million in revenue due to event cancellations this Christmas

Nov 25th 2021, 9:11 PM 21,660 Views 34 Comments

The Irish Hotels Federation (IHF) has urged the government to retain supports for the industry.

Public advised not to handle sick or dead birds amid concerns over bird flu
# Bird Flu Outbreak
# Bird Flu Outbreak

Public advised not to handle sick or dead birds amid concerns over bird flu

Nov 25th 2021, 7:40 PM 10,991 Views 20 Comments

The highly pathogenic Avian Influenza H5N1 has been reported in birds across Ireland.

'Vulnerable' man in his 60s living alone in Balbriggan house was murdered, gardaí say
# Balbriggan
# Balbriggan

'Vulnerable' man in his 60s living alone in Balbriggan house was murdered, gardaí say

Updated Nov 25th 2021, 5:03 PM 25,554 Views 0 Comments

Garda have been examining the scene where Christopher Hall, aged 65, was found dead.

Girl missing from north Dublin found safe and well
# Missing
# Missing

Girl missing from north Dublin found safe and well

Updated Nov 25th 2021, 5:00 PM 28,604 Views 0 Comments

The 11-year-old girl had been reported missing from her home in north Dublin earlier today.

Extending nightclub opening hours to be considered in consultation on alcohol licensing laws
# Closing Time
# Closing Time

Extending nightclub opening hours to be considered in consultation on alcohol licensing laws

Nov 25th 2021, 3:01 PM 35,779 Views 14 Comments

Currently, restrictions are in place requiring pubs, restaurants and nightclubs to have a closing time of midnight.

Dublin City Council unveils plaque honouring anti-slavery leader Fredrick Douglass
# Commemoration
# Commemoration

Dublin City Council unveils plaque honouring anti-slavery leader Fredrick Douglass

Updated Oct 21st 2021, 4:52 PM 21,520 Views 48 Comments

Abolitionist leader Frederick Douglass visited Ireland in 1845.

Rotunda Hospital will relax restrictions for antenatal appointments from 1 November
# Visitor Restrictions
# Visitor Restrictions

Rotunda Hospital will relax restrictions for antenatal appointments from 1 November

Oct 20th 2021, 6:35 PM 9,535 Views 6 Comments

Only one nominated companion or partner is allowed to visit the hospital.

Funeral of Brendan Kennelly takes place in Kerry
# Brendan Kennelly
# Brendan Kennelly

Funeral of Brendan Kennelly takes place in Kerry

Updated Oct 20th 2021, 1:00 PM 21,368 Views 2 Comments

Tributes have poured in for the celebrated poet and novelist, who died peacefully on Sunday.

Halloween warning over dangers of cannabis jelly sweets
# Halloween Warning
# Halloween Warning

Halloween warning over dangers of cannabis jelly sweets

Oct 20th 2021, 12:46 PM 24,545 Views 41 Comments

This year, six children under the age of ten have been hospitalised after accidentally consuming jelly sweets containing cannabis

Hospitality industry 'not an attractive sector' for returning workers, Oireachtas committee hears
# Rock Bottom
# Rock Bottom

Hospitality industry 'not an attractive sector' for returning workers, Oireachtas committee hears

Oct 13th 2021, 5:29 PM 13,283 Views 18 Comments

The Oireachtas committee on Tourism, Culture, Arts, Sport and Media discussed the issue today.

Policing Bill grants Garda ombudsman 'almost draconian' powers, superintendents' group warns
# Policing Bill
# Policing Bill

Policing Bill grants Garda ombudsman 'almost draconian' powers, superintendents' group warns

Oct 13th 2021, 11:53 AM 16,949 Views 19 Comments

The association’s annual conference begins in Kildare today.

'Heartbreaking to not have enough': UCC food bank runs out of stock 50 minutes after reopening
# Struggling Students
# Struggling Students

'Heartbreaking to not have enough': UCC food bank runs out of stock 50 minutes after reopening

Updated Oct 6th 2021, 9:39 PM 47,160 Views 63 Comments

Students’ expenses for food are estimated to be between €250 to €350 per month.

Magazine Fort in Phoenix Park to be restored and upgraded with new visitor experience
# Phoenix Park
# Phoenix Park

Magazine Fort in Phoenix Park to be restored and upgraded with new visitor experience

Oct 6th 2021, 4:24 PM 29,421 Views 30 Comments

The upgrade works will create a new tourist attraction in Phoenix Park.

Cigarettes worth €2.4 million seized after x-ray search of trailers in Rosslare
# Seizure
# Seizure

Cigarettes worth €2.4 million seized after x-ray search of trailers in Rosslare

Oct 6th 2021, 12:58 PM 8,425 Views 10 Comments

The cigarettes were on a road train that arrived from the French port of Dunkirk

Only 2% of Traveller women breastfeed due to a range of additional barriers
# National Breastfeeding Week
# National Breastfeeding Week

Only 2% of Traveller women breastfeed due to a range of additional barriers

Oct 1st 2021, 6:13 PM 22,161 Views 0 Comments

This is in comparison to the national average of 56%.

Dublin Rape Crisis Centre proposes new ways to combat workplace sexual harassment
# Harassed At Work
# Harassed At Work

Dublin Rape Crisis Centre proposes new ways to combat workplace sexual harassment

Oct 1st 2021, 1:35 PM 7,707 Views 11 Comments

A survey by Dublin Rape Crisis Centre survey showed 75.7% of respondents had experienced sexual harassment in Ireland.

Scattered showers, blustery winds and bright spells forecast this weekend
# Autumnal Weather
# Autumnal Weather

Scattered showers, blustery winds and bright spells forecast this weekend

Oct 1st 2021, 11:16 AM 6,293 Views 0 Comments

Cooler temperatures and fresh winds are set to remain over the weekend.

Aircraft involved in Wexford crash will undergo further examinations
# Wexford
# Wexford

Aircraft involved in Wexford crash will undergo further examinations

Sep 24th 2021, 5:15 PM 12,702 Views 18 Comments

Four people received non-life threatening injuries after the aircraft crashed yesterday evening.

Man missing from Cork found safe and well
# Missing Person
# Missing Person

Man missing from Cork found safe and well

Sep 24th 2021, 5:08 PM 28,819 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí thanked the public for their assistance.

Keeping the State pension age at 66 is 'unsustainable', says new report
# Aging Population
# Aging Population

Keeping the State pension age at 66 is 'unsustainable', says new report

Sep 17th 2021, 8:03 PM 51,358 Views 121 Comments

Not changing the current policy on pensions would cost around €50 billion, the Department of Finance report says.

Why the President is facing criticism for declining an invitation to a Northern Ireland centenary event
# Centenary Row
# Centenary Row

Why the President is facing criticism for declining an invitation to a Northern Ireland centenary event

Sep 17th 2021, 6:02 PM 21,930 Views 49 Comments

The event is set to take place on Thursday 21st October.

As the Taliban cement their position, they've been making clear their views on the role of women
# International Concerns
# International Concerns

As the Taliban cement their position, they've been making clear their views on the role of women

Sep 12th 2021, 7:00 AM 43,421 Views 24 Comments

Concerns about women’s rights have continued to grow since the Taliban took over Afghanistan last month.

France has given citizenship to 12,000 frontline workers – can Ireland do the same?
# FRONTLINE WORKERS
# FRONTLINE WORKERS

France has given citizenship to 12,000 frontline workers – can Ireland do the same?

Sep 10th 2021, 6:12 PM 19,492 Views 29 Comments

The citizenship application process usually takes around two years in France.

From Ancient Greek to Accounting: Leaving Cert results by numbers
# Results Day
# Results Day

From Ancient Greek to Accounting: Leaving Cert results by numbers

Sep 3rd 2021, 3:13 PM 20,658 Views 12 Comments

The results have been released, we take a look at the important numbers from today.

Leaving Cert: Top grades significantly higher on last year as students get their results
# Results Day
# Results Day

Leaving Cert: Top grades significantly higher on last year as students get their results

Sep 3rd 2021, 10:20 AM 37,890 Views 38 Comments

The largest jumps can be seen in the results for higher level subjects, including Irish, Maths and English.

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?
# Cinema
# Cinema

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

Sep 2nd 2021, 8:30 PM 20,447 Views 9 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Warmer weather to stay with us into next week (but there's an increased chance of rain)
# Autumn Gold
# Autumn Gold

Warmer weather to stay with us into next week (but there's an increased chance of rain)

Sep 2nd 2021, 5:25 PM 17,234 Views 11 Comments

Temperatures in the high teens and low twenties look set to stay with us into next week.

Kim, Pól and Seán: Names of future winter storms announced
# Storm Names
# Storm Names

Kim, Pól and Seán: Names of future winter storms announced

Sep 1st 2021, 12:10 AM 18,409 Views 20 Comments

The Storm Names partnership raises awareness of the impact of severe weather.

Over 40 recalls of food contaminated with pesticide ethylene oxide - and more expected
# Food Alert
# Food Alert

Over 40 recalls of food contaminated with pesticide ethylene oxide - and more expected

Aug 31st 2021, 12:05 AM 152,856 Views 31 Comments
  • Ethylene oxide has been banned in the European Union since 1981.
  • Many of the recalled items contain contaminated sesame seeds from India.
  • However, another some contain contaminated locust bean gum, and the source of this contamination is unknown, Emma Taggart reports.
US completes withdrawal of military forces from Afghanistan after 20 years
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

US completes withdrawal of military forces from Afghanistan after 20 years

Updated Aug 30th 2021, 10:55 PM 41,144 Views 44 Comments
  • The evacuation mission began over a fortnight ago in response to the Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan.
  • Since then, over 122,000 people have been flown out of the country, including over 5,400 Americans.
  • The Pentagon Press Secretary called the evacuations “the largest airlift ever conducted in US history”.
Hot weather and sunny spells set to remain this weekend with temperatures to hit 24 degrees
# Late Summer Sun
# Late Summer Sun

Hot weather and sunny spells set to remain this weekend with temperatures to hit 24 degrees

Aug 27th 2021, 4:23 PM 18,312 Views 7 Comments

The good weather is set to last this weekend and into early next week.

'Nothing has changed': Laois County Council says it can't revisit Electric Picnic decision
# Electric Picnic
# Electric Picnic

'Nothing has changed': Laois County Council says it can't revisit Electric Picnic decision

Updated Aug 25th 2021, 3:32 PM 26,041 Views 45 Comments

The council decided not to grant a licence to the festival earlier this month.

Electricity supply interruptions could have 'huge' impact on Irish society, expert warns
# Blackouts
# Blackouts

Electricity supply interruptions could have 'huge' impact on Irish society, expert warns

Aug 25th 2021, 12:05 AM 62,044 Views 88 Comments

John Fitzgerald’s comments come after concerns were raised recently about potential blackouts this winter.

Heatwave and staycations bring €7.7 million increase in sales of fizzy drinks
# Supermarket Sweep
# Supermarket Sweep

Heatwave and staycations bring €7.7 million increase in sales of fizzy drinks

Aug 23rd 2021, 4:58 PM 17,949 Views 23 Comments

Overall grocery spending dropped by 3.9% in the last 12 weeks.

Sawn-off shotgun seized and two arrested as gardaí search car in Lucan
# Dublin
# Dublin

Sawn-off shotgun seized and two arrested as gardaí search car in Lucan

Aug 17th 2021, 12:15 PM 15,932 Views 5 Comments

The arrests are part of an on-going investigation into organised crime in the Dublin Metropolitan Region.

From dark skies to Dublin's lost prisons: Sixteen events to check out this National Heritage Week
# Heritage Week
# Heritage Week

From dark skies to Dublin's lost prisons: Sixteen events to check out this National Heritage Week

Aug 17th 2021, 6:30 AM 26,952 Views 1 Comment

The annual heritage week takes a hybrid approach this year, with events in-person and online.

Buy now, pay later services are on their way on Ireland - what should consumers know?
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

Buy now, pay later services are on their way on Ireland - what should consumers know?

Aug 16th 2021, 6:30 AM 68,077 Views 33 Comments

Buy now, pay later service Klarna is currently hiring for its Dublin office.

'A lightning sort of brightness': This stunning shot of the Perseids was captured over Wexford
# Shooting Stars
# Shooting Stars

'A lightning sort of brightness': This stunning shot of the Perseids was captured over Wexford

Updated Aug 13th 2021, 4:26 PM 48,215 Views 27 Comments
  • The Perseids meteor shower which peaked on Wednesday and Thursday night will continue tonight but with a reduced number of meteors likely to be visible.
Clear spells to give Irish stargazers a glimpse of Perseids as annual meteor shower peaks
# Shooting Stars
# Shooting Stars

Clear spells to give Irish stargazers a glimpse of Perseids as annual meteor shower peaks

Aug 11th 2021, 6:30 AM 41,724 Views 7 Comments

There will be 20 times more shooting stars than on a normal night.

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