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Yesterday’s News


Yesterday’s News

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Polly want a discount German cracker? Lidl might have solved the mystery of the Dublin Airport parrot

Earlier this week, a grey parrot was discovered after a routine runway inspection at Dublin Airport.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

'They sound genuine': Gardaí warn about broadband phone scam

Gardaí are warning people to be on the alert to a phone scam in which fraudsters claim to be calling from utility companies.


Woman threatened with knife as car stolen in early morning robbery

A woman in her 40s was flagged down by a male pedestrian as she approached a roundabout on Bothar Philip near Kill shortly before 7am

Monday 18 February, 2019

Over €4.3 billion is owed to the State in tax and €969 million is 'available immediately'

Joan Burton has called for the monies to be collected immediately.

Honda 'to shut down UK car plant' putting 3,500 jobs at risk

Honda produces more than 100,000 Civic cars in England for the global market.

Sunday 17 February, 2019

Gardaí have spent €20 million on private tow truck firms since 2012 Exclusive

Gardaí say it’s the price to pay for good police work.

Saturday 16 February, 2019

Delays at forensic lab mean rape victims have to wait longer for cases to progress

€10 million has been taken from the National Forensic Science Laboratory to pay for the National Children’s Hospital.

Friday 15 February, 2019

Student claims he was threatened with knife before class at Wicklow school

Gardaí said they were made aware of the incident.

Man due in court charged in connection with death of man in Kerry

Stephen O’Connor passed away on Monday.

Thursday 14 February, 2019

Garda sergeant disciplined for lobbying local politicians to make road safer N4

Garda sergeant disciplined for lobbying local politicians to make road safer Exclusive

The garda sergeant has been described by other members as a “staunchly proud community man”.

Tuesday 12 February, 2019

'If I apply for a house in Dublin today - I will be waiting 19 years': 17,745 on Dublin housing list

The combined total of people either looking for a house or looking to move stands at 27,762.

'He was up to no good': Lord Mayor apprehends suspected burglar in Dublin city centre

Ring was in his car just off Peter Street in the capital when he heard a commotion coming from inside a building.

Monday 11 February, 2019

Gardaí recover statues of Oliver Cromwell and William of Orange stolen in 2011 Cork robbery

An extensive garda investigation was carried out at the time but the property was never found.

Sunday 10 February, 2019

Victim of 'Irish Sluts' Reddit page says she felt 'physically sick' when she saw her photos online

Details of where the women live and where they attend college or school were also posted on the site.

Garda unit investigated over how it dealt with arrest of alleged drink driving recruit Exclusive

A number of incidents leading up to the arrest occurred on the night of New Year’s Eve.

Friday 8 February, 2019

Gardaí arrest two men suspected of involvement in bogus charity collections

The men were arrested yesterday.

Thursday 7 February, 2019

'Irish Sluts' page banned from Reddit after violating 'anti-involuntary pornography' policy reported on the existence of the site yesterday and spoke with one of its victims.

Wednesday 6 February, 2019

Intimate photographs and personal details of young Irish women posted online without consent Exclusive

The online group has grown exponentially over the last week or so.

Tuesday 5 February, 2019

Tyson Fury's Dublin and Cork gigs cancelled after threats of a 'repeat of the Regency'

An Evening with Tyson Fury was planned for Wednesday 13 February.

Innocent family members targeted in Hutch/Kinahan feud as gardaí step up armed patrols

There has been an upsurge in the number of acts of vandalism in Dublin’s north inner city.

Sunday 3 February, 2019

Government fortifying IT systems for 'fear of Russian interference' in European elections

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar admitted at the start of the year that he is concerned about potential interference.

Saturday 2 February, 2019

Fears lack of staff at emergency centre could see 'one garda directing 100 cars' 999

Fears lack of staff at emergency centre could see 'one garda directing 100 cars'

The new centre is due to start work this month.

Friday 1 February, 2019

Police discover baby abandoned in London park during freezing conditions

Police were called at around 10.15pm last night.

Factcheck: Are there really only 100 lorries crossing the border every day?

A UKIP MEP claimed that only a small number of lorries cross the border daily – but is he right?

Thursday 31 January, 2019

Lithuanian heroin gang moves significant quantities of drugs to Kerry

Gardáí have had success in their fight against the heroin trade in recent weeks.

Wednesday 30 January, 2019

Jason Molyneux murder: Gardaí appeal for information on the anniversary of his death

He was shot dead hours after attending his murdered friend’s wake.

Tuesday 29 January, 2019

Gardaí urge victims of 'Limerick fight club' to come forward after videos shared on social media

The Snapchat group allegedly features a number of violent incidents.

Arlene Foster endorses 'Malthouse' proposal for alternative to Irish backstop

EU leaders insist they will not change the legally binding Brexit withdrawal agreement.

Mother of murdered James Bulger asks Irish filmmaker to withdraw film from Oscars

James Bulger was just two years old when he was abducted from a shopping centre.

Vast majority of people want to see a united Ireland rather than a hard border

Over 1,000 people from the Republic of Ireland were surveyed.

Sunday 27 January, 2019

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Here’s what made the news today.

RNLI crew rescue paddle boarder who got into difficulty in Bray

The weather conditions were not good with strong gale force winds.

Former PSNI chief warns that hard border could reignite violence

Hugh Orde said police could be targeted.

Poll: Do you support the nurses' strike? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support the nurses' strike?

The strike is due to go ahead on Wednesday.

Gang members who fled to Romania wanted in Ireland over boat thefts and credit card scams Exclusive

It is believed the men are leaders of an organised crime group.

Saturday 26 January, 2019

Man dies after being knocked down by 4x4 in Kildare

The incident happened at around 6.50pm yesterday in Monasterevin.

Met Éireann issues wind warning ahead of turbulent weekend weather

The warning is valid from 8pm on Saturday to 9am Sunday.

Poll: What do you think will happen on Brexit day? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: What do you think will happen on Brexit day?

Things haven’t really gone to plan for the Brits.

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