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Saturday 16 October, 2021

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Sat 7:49 PM 9,119 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what made the headlines today.

A 'modest' change in people's behaviour could 'shift the balance' and reduce Covid, says Nolan
# Philip Nolan
# Philip Nolan

A 'modest' change in people's behaviour could 'shift the balance' and reduce Covid, says Nolan

Sat 7:04 PM 36,052 Views 85 Comments

Public health officials confirmed 2,180 new cases earlier today.

Pop-up vaccination centres to be extended on college campuses
# Vaccination Week
# Vaccination Week

Pop-up vaccination centres to be extended on college campuses

Sat 12:35 PM 11,183 Views 5 Comments

The pop-up centres were established across 15 higher education sites two weeks ago as part of Vaccination Week.

Thursday 14 October, 2021

'Abject failure' led to 900,000 water users being without boil notices after two contaminations
# Contaminated Water
# Contaminated Water

'Abject failure' led to 900,000 water users being without boil notices after two contaminations

Updated Thu 2:10 PM 19,512 Views 26 Comments

There were 52 confirmed illnesses after contaminated water entered the public drinking supply.

Wednesday 13 October, 2021

Dublin City Council chief Owen Keegan apologises for 'sarcastic' comment to Students' Union
# Accommodation Crisis
# Accommodation Crisis

Dublin City Council chief Owen Keegan apologises for 'sarcastic' comment to Students' Union

Wed 5:30 PM 20,753 Views 21 Comments

Owen Keegan came under heavy fire after saying that students’ unions should become developers to fix the accommodation crisis.

Tuesday 12 October, 2021

Here's What Happened Today: Budget Day
# The Fix
# The Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Budget Day

Updated Oct 12th 2021, 8:55 PM 8,715 Views 1 Comment

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Highest number of patients on trolleys since start of the pandemic
# Trolleys
# Trolleys

Highest number of patients on trolleys since start of the pandemic

Oct 12th 2021, 12:28 PM 11,618 Views 12 Comments

506 admitted patients were waiting for beds this morning.

Saturday 9 October, 2021

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
# The Fix
# The Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Oct 9th 2021, 7:52 PM 9,936 Views 0 Comments

Your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Man charged over seizure of €1.18 million of cannabis in Kilkenny
# Kilkenny
# Kilkenny

Man charged over seizure of €1.18 million of cannabis in Kilkenny

Oct 9th 2021, 3:53 PM 21,985 Views 18 Comments

He is due to appear before a special sitting of Gorey District Court later today.

Water supply to return as Irish Water repairs burst watermain affecting south Dublin
# South Dublin
# South Dublin

Water supply to return as Irish Water repairs burst watermain affecting south Dublin

Oct 9th 2021, 12:52 PM 17,362 Views 8 Comments

Works are underway at a watermain in Stillorgan, which services several parts of the city.

Thursday 16 September, 2021

Sláintecare Council to meet Donnelly for first time since resignations
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

Sláintecare Council to meet Donnelly for first time since resignations

Sep 16th 2021, 7:52 PM 7,591 Views 5 Comments

The council is discussing the state of the project with the Health Minister Stephen Donnelly.

Calls for urgent resolution to legal fees impasse for Stardust families
# Stardust Fire
# Stardust Fire

Calls for urgent resolution to legal fees impasse for Stardust families

Sep 16th 2021, 4:38 PM 4,987 Views 0 Comments

Campaigners said this morning that the Department Of Justice has reneged on its “past promises” to pay for work undertaken by their legal representatives.

Poll: Do you have confidence in Simon Coveney?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you have confidence in Simon Coveney?

Sep 16th 2021, 11:19 AM 69,865 Views 71 Comments

The Foreign Affairs Minister survived a confidence vote last night.

Friday 10 September, 2021

What's going on with the government's Sláintecare plan for the health service?
# Explainer
# Explainer

What's going on with the government's Sláintecare plan for the health service?

Sep 10th 2021, 8:00 PM 12,374 Views 15 Comments

The office in charge of the reforms saw two key departures this week.

Thursday 2 September, 2021

Coveney asks to appear before Oireachtas Committee to clarify text controversy
# Merrion
# Merrion

Coveney asks to appear before Oireachtas Committee to clarify text controversy

Updated Sep 2nd 2021, 5:28 PM 42,441 Views 115 Comments

The fallout from the Zappone controversy continues.

Saturday 28 August, 2021

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Aug 28th 2021, 8:10 PM 11,284 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Tuesday 24 August, 2021

Family hit out at use of deceased young woman's image by anti-vaccination groups
# Nicole Cahill
# Nicole Cahill

Family hit out at use of deceased young woman's image by anti-vaccination groups

Aug 24th 2021, 3:29 PM 67,595 Views 82 Comments

The woman’s family have rejected attempts to use her death in an anti-vaccine campaign.

Monday 23 August, 2021

Over €30,000 raised for Kurdish family who died in Galway motorway crash
# Fundraiser
# Fundraiser

Over €30,000 raised for Kurdish family who died in Galway motorway crash

Aug 23rd 2021, 10:02 PM 44,142 Views 10 Comments

The family died last Thursday evening.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday
# The Fix
# The Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Aug 23rd 2021, 8:59 PM 20,972 Views 0 Comments

Here’s a rundown of today’s news headlines.

Thursday 19 August, 2021

Search for missing hiker in Mayo called off following discovery of body
# Mweelrea
# Mweelrea

Search for missing hiker in Mayo called off following discovery of body

Aug 19th 2021, 12:37 PM 48,804 Views 5 Comments

The search for the man had commenced on Monday.

Saturday 14 August, 2021

Man arrested for €650,000 worth of benzodiazepines in Dundalk has been released
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Man arrested for €650,000 worth of benzodiazepines in Dundalk has been released

Aug 14th 2021, 11:23 AM 15,329 Views 6 Comments

The man was arrested following a search on Thursday evening.

Gardaí investigating after baby found alone in Kerry cemetery
# Kerry
# Kerry

Gardaí investigating after baby found alone in Kerry cemetery

Aug 14th 2021, 10:18 AM 87,074 Views 0 Comments

The baby has since been returned to her family.

Thursday 12 August, 2021

Cork City Council defends 'robot trees' as it launches Clean Air Strategy
# Robot Trees
# Robot Trees

Cork City Council defends 'robot trees' as it launches Clean Air Strategy

Aug 12th 2021, 7:38 AM 36,297 Views 49 Comments

Cork’s ‘clean air’ plan is being launched today.

Tuesday 10 August, 2021

Waterford businesses threatened with legal action by anti-mask group using fraudulent letters
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

Waterford businesses threatened with legal action by anti-mask group using fraudulent letters

Aug 10th 2021, 1:45 PM 31,640 Views 29 Comments

A solicitor whose name appears on the letters has clarified that he is not involved with the group.

Friday 6 August, 2021

Gardaí conducting preliminary enquiries into alleged indoor gatherings at Danny Healy-Rae's pub
# Kerry
# Kerry

Gardaí conducting preliminary enquiries into alleged indoor gatherings at Danny Healy-Rae's pub

Aug 6th 2021, 3:49 PM 34,225 Views 0 Comments

Photos emerged of gatherings at the pub yesterday.

Thursday 5 August, 2021

Thunderstorm warning to remain in place until 10pm
# Weather
# Weather

Thunderstorm warning to remain in place until 10pm

Updated Aug 5th 2021, 7:35 PM 55,710 Views 29 Comments

The Status Yellow warning has been extended from 7pm until 10pm tonight.

Healy-Raes to 'look at circumstances' as video shows alleged Covid breaches at Kerry pub
# Kerry
# Kerry

Healy-Raes to 'look at circumstances' as video shows alleged Covid breaches at Kerry pub

Updated Aug 5th 2021, 5:05 PM 84,618 Views 0 Comments

The footage was posted online this morning.

Sunday 1 August, 2021

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# The Fix
# The Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Aug 1st 2021, 8:05 PM 19,913 Views 7 Comments

Your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Boat rescued after it got entangled in fishing gear off Wicklow coast
# RNLI
# RNLI

Boat rescued after it got entangled in fishing gear off Wicklow coast

Aug 1st 2021, 5:51 PM 24,231 Views 14 Comments

The boat and its two crew were brought to safety.

17-year-old missing from Kildare found safe and well
# Missing Person
# Missing Person

17-year-old missing from Kildare found safe and well

Aug 1st 2021, 1:04 PM 42,427 Views 6 Comments

The teenager went missing on July 28.

Tuesday 27 July, 2021

Horse charity raises concerns as it records its first case of suspected bestiality in ten years
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

Horse charity raises concerns as it records its first case of suspected bestiality in ten years

Jul 27th 2021, 12:05 AM 89,232 Views 97 Comments
  • The horse was taken from its owner and housed by the charity after the allegations
  • One vet said he had not seen anything like the damage sustained by the horse in his 25 years

Friday 23 July, 2021

Thunderstorm warning upgraded to Status Orange for three counties
# Feelin Hot Hot Hot
# Feelin Hot Hot Hot

Thunderstorm warning upgraded to Status Orange for three counties

Updated Jul 23rd 2021, 4:45 PM 79,799 Views 35 Comments

A Status Yellow thunderstorm and rain warning will be in place for the entire country for an hour tonight.

Garda investigation after shots fired over Tipperary railway line
# Tipperary
# Tipperary

Garda investigation after shots fired over Tipperary railway line

Jul 23rd 2021, 3:29 PM 27,497 Views 7 Comments

A man has been arrested under the Offences Against the State Act following the incident.

Taliban says Afghan president must go in order to reach peace deal
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Taliban says Afghan president must go in order to reach peace deal

Jul 23rd 2021, 9:41 AM 14,985 Views 25 Comments

The group has swiftly captured territory in recent weeks as the last US and Nato soldiers leave Afghanistan.

Thursday 22 July, 2021

Ireland records first 'tropical night' in 20 years, NI breaks temperature record again
# Hot Hot Hot
# Hot Hot Hot

Ireland records first 'tropical night' in 20 years, NI breaks temperature record again

Updated Jul 22nd 2021, 7:07 PM 95,165 Views 61 Comments

Northern Ireland exceeded its highest temperature on record today while it was also the hottest day of the year in the Republic.

Public inquiry urged into child-killer’s activities amid ‘state agent’ claims
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Public inquiry urged into child-killer’s activities amid ‘state agent’ claims

Jul 22nd 2021, 11:24 AM 16,151 Views 5 Comments

A coroner has ruled Robert Howard was responsible for the death of missing Tyrone teenager Arlene Arkinson.

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