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Dublin: 9 °C Friday 26 April, 2019

Today’s News

The 8 at 8: Friday

Here’s all the news you need to know this Friday morning.

Third wind warning issued as Storm Hannah to bring gusts of up to 130km/h tonight

Motorists are being urged to take care on the roads.

Yesterday’s News

Complaint upheld after Aer Lingus advert about cost for pet travel 'likely to mislead'

The ASAI determined that the advertisement should not reappear in the current format.

Japan court grants ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn bail at €4 million

Prosecutors quickly appealed the court’s decision, delaying his immediate release.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s all the news you need to know this Thursday morning.

Poll: Do you use your Eircode? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you use your Eircode?

A campaign encouraging people to mark their property with their Eircode is being launched today.


Kim Jong Un and Vladimir Putin vow closer ties as they meet for the first time

Both leaders have met in Russia’s eastern city of Vladivostok, after Kim travelled by train from the North.

Wednesday 24 April, 2019

Gardaí investigating after 2 men with knife, hammer and hatchet rob elderly couple's home

The couple in their 80s were taken to hospital suffering from shock.

Two men charged after suspected cocaine and cannabis herb worth €715k seized

Two vehicles were intercepted in the Ballyfermot area of Dublin yesterday evening.

Oscars change 'outdated' Foreign Language Feature Film category to International Feature Film

“We have noted that the reference to ‘foreign’ is outdated within the global filmmaking community.”

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s all the news you need to know this Wednesday morning.

Poll: Should election posters be banned? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should election posters be banned?

The EU and local election campaigns begin today, so posters have been popping up all over the country.

Nasa Mars lander picks up what's likely first detected 'Marsquake'

Nasa has said the new seismic event was too small to provide solid data on the Martian interior.

Monday 22 April, 2019

Here's why tenants can take discrimination cases against landlords at the Workplace Relations Commission

The WRC provides advice on workplace issues to employers and to employees.

'It's just not good behaviour': Hospital anti-smoking policy flouted by patients and visitors

On 4 July 2012, Beaumont Hospital became a “tobacco-free campus”.

Thursday 18 April, 2019

'I left feeling like s**t': AIB criticised for 'presuming' Irish woman was international student Exclusive

Sarah* (20) was born in Ireland to Chinese parents. She now attends the National College of Ireland (NCI).

Tuesday 16 April, 2019

Sky News anchor apologises after being criticised for hitting out at renters during live interview

The interviewee described Jane Secker’s line of questions as “a bit patronising, really”.

Friday 12 April, 2019

There's a wet and windy weekend ahead as Status Yellow warnings issued

Have your umbrella at the ready.

350 migrants 'break violently' into Mexico as new caravan arrives

The caravan first set off on Wednesday from the Honduran city of San Pedro Sula.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Bikers rally in solidarity with ex-British soldier to be charged with two Bloody Sunday killings

A man, known just as Soldier F, is to be prosecuted for the murder of James Wray and William McKinney.


Dark web drug dealer jailed for 5 years after rebooting notorious Silk Road website

FBI agents shut down the first incarnation of the Silk Road site in October 2013.

Woman arrested over gruesome machete murder of Mikolaj Wilk in Ballincollig

The Cork resident was brutally assaulted on 10 June 2018.

Third man arrested over drug-related intimidation behaviour in Co Louth

An extensive search and arrest operation initially took place on Wednesday morning in the Drogheda area.

Public urged not to put food waste down the sink to prevent 'fatbergs' building up

Over €7 million is spent every year by Irish Water dealing with fatbergs in public pipes.

Thursday 11 April, 2019

'We didn't make it': Israel's moon landing attempt fails at last minute

The craft suffered an engine failure when it was preparing to land this evening.

Ex-pope Benedict XVI blames clerical sex abuse on 1960s sexual revolution

Benedict has written a 6,000-word essay for Klerusblatt, a German monthly magazine for clergy.

Gardaí clarify that taxi driver who sexually assaulted 3 women has had licence revoked

Mansoor Uddin yesterday pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to sexual assault on 30 January 2016.

'Be our eyes and ears': Appeal to public to report suspicious activity in wake of ATM thefts

Multiple ATMs have been stolen across the border in a matter of weeks.


The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Boy (3) dies following farming accident in Co Wexford

The incident happened in a farmyard at Carrigabruise, Carley’s Bridge in Enniscorthy.

Wednesday 10 April, 2019

Man charged and due in court over two assaults in Co Tipperary

Both victims received minor injuries.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

'She's home and she's safe': Tank the owl found after escaping from home on Friday

Tank, the hand-reared owl, escaped from her enclosure last Friday night while being fed.

Person turns up at garda station with injuries following stabbing incident

The incident happened at around 5pm this evening on Liam Mellows Road, Finglas.


Appeal for information on 17-year-old girl missing from Dublin

Donna Maughan is missing from the Blanchardstown area.

Boy who saved woman from being pulled into strangers' van honoured by PSNI

Last week, Tiernan McCready saw three males grab an 18-year-old woman and try to get her into their van.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Tuesday 9 April, 2019

7% increase in STIs in Ireland between 2017 and 2018, new data suggests

The prominent STIs were chlamydia, gonorrhoea, genital herpes and syphilis.

New York declares public health emergency as measles outbreak hits Brooklyn

New York mayor Bill de Blasio has ordered all residents to be vaccinated.

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