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Yesterday’s News

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Sunday 8 December, 2019

CervicalCheck: How does Ireland's cervical smear screening programme work?

If you’re getting a smear test, what can you expect, and what do the results mean?

Friday 6 December, 2019

Police rescue 31 dogs and puppies in Co Tyrone

“Buying puppies from illegal breeders can have devastating results,” the PSNI said.

'No more hostels, build more homes': Aungier Street reopens after housing protest

Demonstrators held signs bearing slogans like “homes not hostels”, and “children first”.

The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Richard Bruton told BAI the Communicorp ban was 'antithetical to a free and open press' FOI

Richard Bruton told BAI the Communicorp ban was 'antithetical to a free and open press' Exclusive

The Communications Minister said it was a matter of “grave concern” that some journalists had been banned from radio stations.

Thursday 5 December, 2019

Two men charged in relation to seizure of Makarov handgun in Westmeath

Gardaí in Blanchardstown and Finglas investigating organised criminal activity in Dublin charged the two men.

Eight migrants found on cargo ship in Waterford have been deported

The males were in good health when they were discovered yesterday.

Sinn Féin are pushing for a rent freeze next week, and asking for Fianna Fáil's help

“The Rent Pressure Zones are not working,” housing spokesperson Eoin Ó Broin said.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

A protest in Dublin over homelessness, a protest in Kildare over beef prices, and three MEPs abandon the Brexit Party.

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Five men appear in court charged with conspiring to murder Hutch family member

Each of the accused men are charged with taking various roles with the intention of helping with the murder of Patrick ‘Patsy’ Hutch.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Homelessness has made the headlines today in a number of different ways.

Lukasz, who fought London Bridge attacker one-on-one, says he 'acted instinctively'

Lukasz, who fought London Bridge attacker one-on-one, says he 'acted instinctively'

“I am now coming to terms with the whole traumatic incident,” Lukasz said in a statement released through the Met Police.

The number of people who are homeless climbs to over 10,500 for the first time

There were 117 more people homeless in October than there was in September.

Monday 2 December, 2019

Gardaí ask for help finding 17-year-old missing from Dublin since 8 October

Oltjan Kurtulaj has been missing from Palmerstown, Dublin 20 for two months.

33-year-old man arrested as part of Muckamore Abbey Hospital investigation

The investigation is the largest safeguarding investigation the PSNI has ever dealt with.

Met Police say there's nothing to suggest other people were involved in London Bridge attack

London Bridge reopened to pedestrians and vehicles today, as a vigil was held for those who died: Jack Merritt and Saskia Jones.

Around 1.35 million watched the Late Late Toy Show on Friday

As has been the case for the past four years – it’s the most-watched programme on Irish television this year so far.

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Murder investigation launched after 12-year-old boy killed in Essex car crash

Other children who attended a nearby school were also injured in the fatal collision.

Court increases 'unduly lenient' jail term for farmer who killed neighbour with teleporter in 2017

Kerry farmer Michael Ferris has had his sentencing increased from five years to nine in the Court of Criminal Appeal.

Gardaí have located missing Monaghan woman

Christina Ward has been found.

Saturday 30 November, 2019

Quiz: What on earth are these politicians up to?

Novelty glasses, pumpkins and a giant film reel – ministers can be pictured doing some pretty ridiculous things.

Dublin gets its first 24-hour bus services this weekend as the 15 and 41 run all night

“It is no longer the case that city shuts down at 11 or 12 at night,” National Transport Authority CEO Anne Graham said.

The top 8 moments from this year's Late Late Toy Show

From messages against bullies, to inclusivity, it was quite a heartfelt, thoughtful Toy Show this year.

Friday 29 November, 2019

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Two stabbing incidents in London and the Hague, a by-election in Dublin, Cork and Wexford, and Lisa Smith to return to Ireland.

Lisa Smith and her daughter expected to return to Ireland this weekend

Depending on how quickly her case is processed by Turkish officials, she could land back in Ireland as soon as tomorrow.

Boris Johnson says those involved in London Bridge attack will be 'hunted down'

The Prime Minister said that the members of the public who responded to the incident showed “extraordinary bravery”.

Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Royal Bank of Scotland has called its new app Bó

Although bó is the Irish word for ‘cow’, RBS makes no reference to this in its lengthy press release called ‘What’s In A Name’.

Tuesday 26 November, 2019

Anand Menon: 'Ireland is the only EU country that bothered to reflect on its relationship with the UK'

Professor Anand Menon, Director of the think-tank The UK in a Changing Europe, was speaking in Dublin today.

James Joyce House was 'not designed for intensive daily use' as a 56-bed hostel

It was built “nearly 250 years ago and was not designed or constructed for intensive daily use,” the Irish Georgian Society said.

Monday 25 November, 2019

Waiting for a ward and not informed: The problems patients faced in Irish hospitals

“I acknowledge where we are, I acknowledge we’ve a lot to do,” the new HSE CEO Paul Reid said.

Murder investigation to be opened into death of 22-year-old shot in Coolock

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan condemned the shooting as “wanton violence”.

Four out of five people who experience sexual harassment at work don't report it

The Christmas party has long been identified as the most common off-site location of workplace sexual harassment, the survey said.

Saturday 23 November, 2019

It was an explosive week for the Trump impeachment - here's what happens next

From “no quid pro quo” to “two plus two equals four” – here are the crucial quotes from five days of Trump’s impeachment.

Roscommon locals to rally against closure of holiday resort for people with disabilities

The Irish Wheelchair Association says its closing down the resort because of “serious issues” with the building.

Thursday 21 November, 2019

Impeachment: Here's why Donald Trump might have had a bad day yesterday

It was the most dramatic day of the impeachment hearings into the US President’s involvement with Ukraine.

There's been an increase in sexual assaults among teens, says Cari

“Choking is a massive issue,” among teenagers, psychotherapist Stella O’Malley told RTÉ’s Today with SOR show.

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Poll: Would you like the Leap card replaced with a cashless payment system?

Plans are being advanced to introduce a cashless payment system on public transport by 2027.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Lucan murder victim named, Democrats debate each other, and Prince Andrew in the UK papers.

Ireland's 20-year-olds are stressed, living with their parents and worried about housing

Financial security and a good job were their priorities for the next 10 years, according to the Growing Up In Ireland report.

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