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Dublin: 16 °C Tuesday 23 April, 2019

Monday 11 March, 2019

CervicalCheck ex-gratia payments scheme to be set up 'in the coming weeks'

The scheme is designed to provide an alternative, “non-adversarial” option for women affected by the CervicalCheck issue.

Siptu firefighters call for fire risk assessment of all Celtic Tiger buildings

Siptu said that buildings constructed between 2000 and 2014 was when “so-called light-touch regulation was at its most extreme”.

Foster slams US mayor's award that pays tribute to McGuinness's 'military service' DUP

Foster slams US mayor's award that pays tribute to McGuinness's 'military service'

The posthumous award from San Francisco’s mayor said it was to honour McGuinness’ “courageous service in the military”.

Childcare court case worries: Families 'cheek-by-jowl' with prisoners, and a huge volume of cases

In one court on one day, with just one judge, there were 139 cases listed, consisting of crime, general civil law, and child care.

What would happen to food in Ireland if there's a no-deal Brexit?

Businesses are keeping schtum, and this is an event that’s never happened before – still, we’ve an idea of what it would mean.

Sunday 10 March, 2019

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

The Ethiopian Airlines crash, pledge to bring Irishwoman home from Syria, and a little bit of Brexit – here’s what made the headlines.

Irishman who died in Ethiopian Airlines plane crash 'helped the most vulnerable people on our planet'

Michael Ryan, originally from Lahinch in Clare, worked with the World Food Programme.

Man (30s) charged in relation to shooting at Carrickmines house

None of the occupants of the house were injured.

David Davis says May's Brexit deal is 'dreadful' but if UK could pull out of backstop it's 'rescuable'

Davis also said that in a way, Theresa May’s deal is worse than the UK’s current membership of the EU.

Missing Dublin woman found safe and well

Celia Carson, who’s 31, had been missing for over a week.

Family of Jean McConville 'upset and disgusted' at TV series of mother's murder

“They will have someone pretending to be the mother we loved. I just can’t bear the thought of it.”

If you plan to travel to the UK with your pet after a no-deal Brexit, here's what you'll need

The rules, issued by the Irish government, apply to cats, dogs… and ferrets travelling for non commercial reasons.

Saturday 9 March, 2019

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

An Irishwoman in Syria, a housing protest in Dublin, and a nationwide snow-ice warning.

Man (50s) and woman (30s) arrested after drugs worth €865,000 seized

Cocaine, MDMA, cannabis in herbal form and diamorphine were among the substances seized.

Two men and woman arrested in Limerick after cannabis, loaded pistol and silencer seized

One of those arrested, a 29-year-old man, has appeared in court this evening.

'A true broadcasting legend': Marian Richardson bids farewell to RTÉ

“Go raibh maith agaibh as bhur gcomhluadar, go dtĂ­ an cheád uair eile, go dtĂ© sibh slán.”

'Large sum of money' found in man's shirt donated to Oxfam - is it yours?

The organisers of Oxfam’s Fashion Relief event are looking for the owner to come forward.

Man (38) who died in suspected murder-suicide named as Russell Steele

A post-mortem last night confirmed that the cause of of 15-year-old Allison’s death was strangulation.

'My name is Lavinia': First rape survivor to waive anonymity tells her story

“Pre-1991, you would never hear the word ‘rape’ on radio, it was like a curse word,” Lavinia Kerwick said in an emotional interview.

Thursday 7 March, 2019

Geoffrey Cox argued that 'backstop could threaten Northern Irish human rights'

The Guardian reports that the UK’s Attorney General used this argument to try to convince the EU to change the backstop.

The Queen has posted to Instagram for the first time

And it’s about…. science. Kind of.

GardaĂ­ to conduct review of investigation into Hawe family deaths

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris met with Clodagh Hawe’s sister Jacqueline Connolly and her mother Mary Coll this evening.

Primark to move 220 UK staff to Dublin - but not because of Brexit

It said that in cases where it didn’t suit employees to work in Dublin, redundancies would be offered as a “last resort”.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Road deaths have increased by 30% so far this year

There’s been an increase in detections of drink driving, people not wearing their seatbelts and people using their phones.

Wednesday 6 March, 2019

'Record numbers' attend Ash Wednesday drive thru in Galway church

Meanwhile, Archbishop Eamon Martin has launched a Twitter and Instagram campaign for Lent.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Karen Bradley’s day of controversy, a shooting in Dublin, and R Kelly’s explosive interview made headlines today.

Tánaiste to meet with Bradley tonight to seek clarification on police-killings comments

Northern Ireland secretary Karen Bradley said that killings by military and police forces during the Troubles “were not crimes”.

UK Supreme Court allows appeal from mother of man killed by RUC in 1992

Pearse Jordan was 23 when he was shot in the back in Belfast in November 1992.

Michael Jackson's nephew defends his uncle ahead of documentary on alleged abuse

The first part of Leaving Neverland airs on Channel 4 tonight at 9pm.

Tuesday 5 March, 2019

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Explosives sent to three transport sites in London, another Denis O’Brien ruling, and the latest rich list – here’s your news fill.

Cork auctioneer and Moore Street phone shop on latest Revenue tax defaulter list

The list also includes broadcaster Mark Cagney, and actor Danny O’Carroll.

Explosive devices sent to London's Heathrow Airport and Waterloo Station were posted from Dublin

Three devices were posted to locations in London this morning.

Man (30s) arrested after cannabis worth €235,000 seized at Carlow growhouse

Separately, €20,000 worth of weed was seized at the Dublin Mail Centre in two parcels labelled as “diaries”.

Illegal medicines: 740 abortion pills were seized in Ireland last year

Of the 619,213 dosage units seized, 36% were sedatives, 18% were erectile dysfunction medicines, and 16% were anabolic steroids.

Monday 4 March, 2019

What are the new 'casual employment' laws that came into force today?

Zero-hour contracts are banned in most circumstances from today.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Department of Health evacuated, Facebook lobbying denials, and the death of Prodigy frontman Keith Flint.

Sunday 3 March, 2019

Your consumer rights could change post-Brexit when you buy from a British shop

Ordering something from the UK post-Brexit could include a Vat rate of €22 or more.

Friday 1 March, 2019

'In-depth' government survey says 96% of people are happy with PSC process

The Department of Social Protection said 1,001 PSC holders were interviewed about their views – satisfaction rates are quite high.

What has this row between Scouting Ireland and Tusla been about?

Child safety expert Ian Elliott said that the organisation is “as safe as it can be and getting safer” – Tusla disagrees.