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Yesterday’s News

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Monday 11 November, 2019

Poll: Is legislation banning alcohol advertising near schools and creches a good idea? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is legislation banning alcohol advertising near schools and creches a good idea?

From Wednesday, there will be a ban on alcohol advertising within 200 metres of a school.

Public warned to be vigilant as business loses over €200k in invoice fraud scam

In recent weeks, there has been a “noticeable increase” in this type of crime, according to gardaí.

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Saturday 9 November, 2019

'Two terms of Donald Trump will not be twice the damage': Samantha Power on her career - and life after Obama

Irish-American Samantha Power, who served as a UN ambassador, has had a long and storied career.

Friday 8 November, 2019

Main suspect in Kevin Lunney kidnap case dies after taking ill during police raid

Gardaí investigating the case have now completed searches in Cavan, Longford and Dublin.

Grocery store closed after two dead rats found in dry goods storeroom

14 food businesses received closure orders from the Food Safety Authority of Ireland last month.

Zero dog fouling fines issued by council so far this year (78 were issued back in 2016)

This year’s figure was confirmed in correspondence to Councillor Colm O’Rourke from Dublin City Council.

Irish Water boss says he can't rule out further repeats of large-scale boil water notices

A boil water notice is currently in place in for areas of Dublin, Meath and Kildare.

Thursday 7 November, 2019

It's another dull and wet day as Status Yellow rainfall warning still in place for 5 counties

The warning is in place for Dublin, Kildare, Louth, Wicklow and Meath.

RTÉ director general says announcement of job cuts was held off over death of Gay Byrne

It was announced last night that RTÉ is to cut 200 jobs as part of a major restructuring plan.

Doctors to vote on taking industrial action over pay for consultants IMO

Doctors to vote on taking industrial action over pay for consultants

“This vote emphasises the frustration and anger that consultants and NCHDs face.”

'Today could be our last': Breakfast presenter addresses widespread RTÉ service and job cuts at start of show

It was announced last night that RTÉ is to cut 200 jobs as part of a major restructuring plan.

Tuesday 5 November, 2019

Drogheda feud: Garda patrol had been at scene of shooting 30 minutes before fatal attack

The attack happened at Castlemartin Drive shortly before midnight last night.

Two men due in court over series of ATM fraud incidents in Dublin

The ATM attacks were carried out in a number of areas including Drogheda, Swords and Blanchardstown.

Boil water notice to remain in place for a number of days in parts of Dublin, Kildare and Meath

The areas impacted are the same as those impacted by a widespread notice a fortnight ago.

Monday 4 November, 2019

'A significant gamechanger': PrEP programme to reduce HIV rates being rolled out from today HIV

'A significant gamechanger': PrEP programme to reduce HIV rates being rolled out from today

The pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) treatment is the most recent development in the field of HIV prevention.

Sunday 3 November, 2019

Nigel Farage says he will not stand as MP in upcoming UK general election

Farage is heading up his new Brexit Party into its first general election.

Poll: Have you started getting ready for Christmas yet? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you started getting ready for Christmas yet?

There’s just 52 days to go until Christmas Day.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

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54% of women who had State pensions reviewed after 'cruel' 2012 changes will get more money

Changes to the State pension in 2012 meant carers who took time off work received less in their State pension.

Saturday 2 November, 2019

Gardaí apologise for tweeting out speeding meme just hours after fatal collision

A male cyclist was killed in a collision on the South Circular Road in Dublin yesterday morning.

Man (24) arrested after €100k worth of cocaine seized in Co Dublin

Smaller quantities of MDMA, cannabis herb and other drugs were also seized.

Fracking halted in England over earthquake fears, UK government announces

The UK government’s new stance on the issue follows that of both Labour and Liberal Democrats.

Two motorists arrested and over 600 tested for intoxicated driving in overnight Garda operation

The initiative – Operation Surround – was carried out in various locations in Co Kildare.

Poll: Will you watch the Rugby World Cup final? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you watch the Rugby World Cup final?

England are taking on South Africa in the final this morning.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

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

It's going to be a wet weekend as Status Yellow rainfall warning issued for five counties

The warning has been issued for Galway, Mayo, Clare, Kerry and Limerick.

Witness appeal as pedestrian (70s) dies after being struck by bus in Co Meath

Gardaí were alerted to the collision shortly after 11pm last night.

Vietnam 'strongly condemns' human trafficking after confirmation all Essex lorry victims were Vietnamese

Eight women and 31 men were found dead in a refrigerated container in Essex last week.

Friday 1 November, 2019

Essex lorry deaths: Police make direct appeal for two wanted Armagh brothers to come forward

Ronan and Christopher Hughes are believed to have links in Northern Ireland and Ireland.

Poll: Do you support the government's plan to 'auto-enrol' people for pensions? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support the government's plan to 'auto-enrol' people for pensions?

The government this week announced plans for the new pension system.

The 9 at 9: Friday

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Thursday 31 October, 2019

Knock-on delays after train services suspended at Heuston as result of points failure

Irish Rail said the suspension had been caused by a points failure.

'This must end': Homelessness figures reach over 10,000 for eighth consecutive month

10,397 people were in emergency accommodation in Ireland in September.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

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Poll: Do you think gardaí should wear body cameras? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think gardaí should wear body cameras?

The Irish Civil Council for Civil Liberties said plans to introduce body cameras are “beyond concerning”.

Wednesday 30 October, 2019

Book of Kells to be removed from public display at Trinity College Dublin for four months

The manuscript will be removed from 4 November until next March to allow for redevelopment works.

Work begins on next stage of Abbey Theatre's €80 million redevelopment plan

The building in which the National Theatre is housed is over 50 years old.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

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Poll: Should Ireland have a dedicated transport police? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland have a dedicated transport police?

Fianna Fáil is calling for the establishment of a dedicated transport police unit to combat anti-social behaviour.

'It's time to stuff the turkey': UK front pages react to decision to hold general election

The British public will go the polls on Thursday 12 December.