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Today’s News

Gardaí probe rogue traders who conned pensioner out of €3.3k in Dublin

Several older people have been targeted by the con artists.

Friday 18 September, 2020

Thursday 17 September, 2020

High Court will rule on Ryanair's challenge to the State's travel advice next month

Ryanair claims the measures amount to international travel restrictions.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…


Wednesday 16 September, 2020

Coronavirus: Three further deaths and 254 new cases - including 136 in Dublin

The latest figures were confirmed by the Department of Health this evening.

Tuesday 15 September, 2020

Culture Night: 'People are waking up to the idea that diversity makes for really interesting art'

Culture Night Dublin will feature over 200 online and offline events, taking place on Friday 18 September.

Sunday 13 September, 2020

How an electrical fire in Balbriggan became a weapon used by the far-right to ignite racial tensions in the town

Far-right activists tried to paint the incident as some form of criminal act.


Saturday 12 September, 2020

Vulnerable people targeted by rogue traders in Cork as gardaí launch operation to tackle the criminals

Gardaí have identified 50 suspected bogus traders.

Tuesday 8 September, 2020

'Families have suffered enough': Emotional scenes outside the Dáil as publicans demand 'fair play'

The pubs have been given the green light to reopen on 21 September.

Several white-collar professionals are suspects in schools corruption probe

One man was arrested at the start of this month.

Thursday 3 September, 2020

Debunked: No, council staff have not been banned from entering a flats complex in Dublin because of Covid

The claim, which is being shared in a voice memo on WhatsApp, is not true.


Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Vintners say thousands of pubs face defaulting on loans as six-month mortgage moratorium due to end

Pubs were given a six-month moratorium on their mortgages.

Sunday 30 August, 2020

Gardaí launch investigation after man (20s) discovered dead outside Kerry hotel

The area has now been sealed off and garda technical teams are at the scene.

Fionn Bates located safe and well following garda appeal

An appeal was launched this morning.

One dead in Portland shooting after demonstrators clash

The death follows another night of unrest in the city.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your Sunday.

Saturday 29 August, 2020

Woman dies following crash between lorry, car and pedestrian in Phibsborough

The incident happened around 1pm today.

Gardaí probe 'unexplained death' of man in Cork

The man was discovered unconscious in the early hours of this morning.

Man arrested over theft of 116 bicycles worth around €250k

Over €100k in cash has also been frozen.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s all the news you need to know as you start your day.


Poll: Should the Government allow all pubs to reopen? Wet Pubs This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Government allow all pubs to reopen?

It emerged yesterday that Ireland is the only country in the EU which has not yet allowed all pubs to reopen

Wednesday 26 August, 2020

'For the love of God': Anger as shed to be used as Covid-19 isolation room at Athlone school

The school’s principal said the situation is “not ideal”.

Friday 21 August, 2020

'I unreservedly apologise': Supreme Court judge releases statement following golf dinner controversy

The Supreme Court justice was at the controversial event in Galway on Wednesday night.

Thursday 20 August, 2020

Council says extra flood defences in Skibbereen were due 'this week' but Storm Ellen arrived first

A Status Red weather warning was in place last night as the county was lashed with heavy rain and strong winds.

Tuesday 18 August, 2020

Tampon ad at centre of controversy to stay banned after advertiser decides against appeal

The ban prompted angry commentary by those who said the ad was informative.


Monday 17 August, 2020

Simon Coveney says Ireland does not accept the result of the Belarussian presidential election

He said he is “deeply concerned” by human rights abuses in the country.

Saturday 15 August, 2020

Defence Forces attempted to track down mystery male responsible for infamous viral WhatsApp voicenote

The clip claimed that the army was to start patrolling the streets.

Friday 14 August, 2020

New financial support package for Kildare, Laois and Offaly unveiled by Government

The measures were announced this evening.

Coronavirus: No further deaths and 67 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The figures were released this evening.

The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

New Government grant to give sole traders up to €1k to get back on their feet

Those who didn’t pay rates were ineligible for the Government’s original Restart Grant Plus Scheme.

Thursday 13 August, 2020

'Black Lives Matter': NUIG contacts gardaí over video of racist incident on campus

In a statement this evening, NUIG said it had been in contact with gardaí.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Micheál Martin set to meet Boris Johnson in the North this morning

Covid-19 will top the agenda.

Wednesday 12 August, 2020

Gardaí renew appeal for information for missing 34-year-old Seamus McCarney

He was last seen in Milford town on Saturday morning.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

126 pubs facing criminal prosecution for flouting Covid guidelines

Files are being prepared for the DPP.

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