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Dublin: 5 °C Thursday 24 January, 2019

Yesterday’s News

Defence Forces representative group brings legal challenge against State over allowances

The proceedings were issued on Monday 21 January by PDFORRA.

'It's a huge announcement for the area': Reaction to major offshore windfarm plans ESB

'It's a huge announcement for the area': Reaction to major offshore windfarm plans

It has been announced that a major offshore windfarm beside Louth plans to begin commercial operations in the early-2020s.

Explainer: Why are Irish Coast Guard search-and-rescue helicopter pilots taking industrial action?

From Thursday, the pilots will engage in a work-to-rule action.

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Tuesday 22 January, 2019

Significant increase in homeless children attending Temple Street hospital last year

Mary Lou McDonald has accused Leo Varadkar of ‘normalising child homelessness’.

Killer robots could lead to 'new arms race with terrifying consequences', Amnesty International says

Amnesty International is calling for a total ban on the development, production and use of fully autonomous weapon systems.

Woman on rent supplement 'placed under severe financial pressure' in eviction row awarded €5k

The case was brought before the Workplace Relations Commission.

Sunday 20 January, 2019

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Freshgraze: This student has developed a cloud-controlled fence for livestock

Charlie Drumm’s project was selected as the Teagasc Special Award winner at the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition.

Missing 14-year-old girl found safe and well

Sarah Reilly had been missing since 17 January.

CCTV footage of Derry city centre car bomb released as two men (20s) arrested Derry This post contains videos

CCTV footage of Derry city centre car bomb released as two men (20s) arrested

The explosion occurred shortly after 8pm on Bishop Street in the city centre.

Temperatures to drop to -2 degrees as hail, sleet and snow forecast next week

Temperatures are forecast to drop to between minus 2 degrees and 2 degrees Celsius tonight.

M50 fully reopens after being closed due to incident, heavy traffic remains M50

M50 fully reopens after being closed due to incident, heavy traffic remains

The road was closed in both directions between Junction 12 and Junction 13 as a result of the incident.

Minister to lay wreath at ceremony to mark centenary of Soloheadbeg Ambush

The Soloheadbeg Ambush is widely seen as the event which sparked the War of Independence.

Saturday 19 January, 2019

US govt shutdown: Trump offers Democrats deal on immigration in exchange for wall money

The announcement comes as amid the longest-running US government shutdown in history.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

CervicalCheck campaigner Orla Church has died

Orla Church was diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2015.

Appeal for witnesses after man (37) shot dead in Warrenpoint last night

A 21-year-old woman who also sustained gunshot injuries remains in critical condition in intensive care.

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Detectives 'extremely close' to breakthrough over murder of RUC officer in Omagh

Michael Ferguson (21) was shot dead while on duty in Shipquay Street in the city on 23 January 1993.

Gardaí investigating after teen allegedly assaulted and threatened by two men

The incident happened on Station Road, Sutton in Dublin at around 5.30pm on Wednesday.

Thursday 17 January, 2019

One person shot dead and another seriously injured outside gym in Swords, Co Dublin

The incident happened in the Applewood Close area of Swords at 7.30pm.

Have you seen Rory? Gardaí appeal for information on missing man

Rory Gahan was last seen on Tullow Street, Carlow Town on Thursday 27 December.

Woman (60s) dies in single-vehicle collision in Leitrim

Woman (60s) dies in single-vehicle collision in Leitrim

The incident happened on the Castlecara Road in Carrick-on-Shannon shortly after midday.

Screen Ireland announces big plans for 2019, with enhanced funding for TV dramas

A total of €16.2 million in capital funding has been allocated to Screen Ireland for 2019.

Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Fake editions of The Washington Post handed out in DC

Photos of the fake papers quickly spread on social media today.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Tuesday 15 January, 2019

Have you seen Eric? Gardaí appeal for information over missing 15-year-old

Eric McLoughlin was last seen at around 3.45pm on O’Connell Street Lower, Dublin 1.

Gardaí in Dublin renew appeal for missing 18-year-old Dylan Keogh

Gardaí believe he was last seen in the Clontarf area last Friday, 11 January, between 9.30pm and 10.30pm.

Master of High Court defends breaking windows in Four Courts with hammer

Master of the High Court Edmund Honohan claimed there were issues with ventilation in the room.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Brexit deal gets defeated, a gunfight in Nairobi and Varadkar says he’s not going vegan – it’s your evening fix.

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The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Monday 14 January, 2019

Irish shoppers spent record €995 million on groceries in December

For a second Christmas in a row and the fourth consecutive period overall, Dunnes was Ireland’s leading retailer.

55 men arrested in England in historical child sex abuse investigation

All 55 have been interviewed and released under investigation.

'Give this deal a second look': May in last-ditch attempt to change minds ahead of crucial Brexit vote

There’s only one day to go before the crucial vote in the House of Commons.

Have you seen Dylan? Gardaí appeal for information over missing 18-year-old

Dylan Keogh has been missing from his home in Glasnevin since last Friday, 11 January.

Sunday 13 January, 2019

This new online game will train military, police and peacekeepers in soft skills

It’s planned that Gaming for Peace will be available to military, police and civilian personnel in EU missions.

Saturday 12 January, 2019

How and why the brain decides whether to hold 'em or fold 'em

A team of researchers are John Hopkins University has found out why the brain makes high-risk decisions.

Thursday 10 January, 2019

Meningitis: HSE expert says rate of uptake of vaccine boosters is 'very disappointing'

The HSE yesterday issued an initial warning after the deaths of three people.

Jaguar Land Rover announces plans to cut global workforce by 4,500

Meanwhile, Ford has announced a number of job cuts, as it plans a restructuring of its European operations.

Ireland to accept 5 migrant minors from Malta following EU deal to relocate almost 300 people

Almost 50 migrants who were stranded at sea for weeks aboard two rescue ships arrived in Malta yesterday.

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