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Thursday 21 July, 2016

Boy who went on crime spree avoids jail because he doesn't turn 18 until tomorrow
# Shankill
# Shankill

Boy who went on crime spree avoids jail because he doesn't turn 18 until tomorrow

Jul 21st 2016, 3:50 PM 20,497 Views 0 Comments

The boy avoided jail by “a hair’s breadth”, the judge said.

Man sentenced to two years for slashing ex-girlfriend's brother with a kitchen knife
# Dublin Circuit Criminal Court
# Dublin Circuit Criminal Court

Man sentenced to two years for slashing ex-girlfriend's brother with a kitchen knife

Jul 21st 2016, 6:05 AM 18,793 Views 51 Comments

Christopher Byrne (29) of Coolock, Dublin was acting under a “cloud of anger” when he left the teenager in a pool of blood.

Tuesday 5 July, 2016

'Exemplary' prisoner, convicted of heroin possession, left on Dublin street alone for an hour by guards
# Exceptional
# Exceptional

'Exemplary' prisoner, convicted of heroin possession, left on Dublin street alone for an hour by guards

Jul 5th 2016, 6:28 PM 40,957 Views 0 Comments

Joseph O’Neill, convicted of possessing €1.4 million worth of heroin, had been giving a speech at a conference in Dublin Castle.

Friday 1 July, 2016

Farewell to breakfast radio's odd couple
# Yexit
# Yexit

Farewell to breakfast radio's odd couple

Jul 1st 2016, 12:08 PM 42,628 Views 51 Comments

Newstalk’s Chris Donoghue and Ivan Yates have signed off on their breakfast show.

Serial's Adnan Syed could be free later this year after retrial decision
# America
# America

Serial's Adnan Syed could be free later this year after retrial decision

Jul 1st 2016, 10:44 AM 10,701 Views 6 Comments

There might not be enough evidence for a new trial, his campaigner says.

Poll: Will the Console controversy affect how you give money to charity?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will the Console controversy affect how you give money to charity?

Jul 1st 2016, 10:19 AM 22,510 Views 71 Comments

Have the allegations made you think twice about donating – or where you donate to?

President Higgins joins British royals to mark Battle of the Somme centenary
# Centenary
# Centenary

President Higgins joins British royals to mark Battle of the Somme centenary

Jul 1st 2016, 8:59 AM 17,271 Views 45 Comments

Today marks 100 years since the start of the four-and-a-half month battle which left over one million dead or injured.

Teenager in serious condition after being knocked down
# Pedestrian
# Pedestrian

Teenager in serious condition after being knocked down

Jul 1st 2016, 7:44 AM 30,441 Views 7 Comments

Gardaí were called to the scene of a serious collision in Dublin last night.

Thursday 30 June, 2016

"If he says black is white, I say, indeed it is Dad" - Rónán Mullen on his father's dementia

"If he says black is white, I say, indeed it is Dad" - Rónán Mullen on his father's dementia

Jun 30th 2016, 1:16 PM 24,501 Views 56 Comments

The independent senator has spoken of his family situation ahead of a campaign for more funding for sufferers.

Poll: Should divorce waiting times be reduced to two years?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should divorce waiting times be reduced to two years?

Jun 30th 2016, 9:54 AM 32,930 Views 333 Comments

Is it time to cut the current four-year separation period?

Console allegations first came to light seven years ago: Mary Lou McDonald
# Investigation
# Investigation

Console allegations first came to light seven years ago: Mary Lou McDonald

Jun 30th 2016, 9:39 AM 24,427 Views 90 Comments

The Sinn Féin deputy leader says the HSE needs to answer “lots of questions”.

Obama raises concerns about global growth in the wake of Brexit vote
# Economy
# Economy

Obama raises concerns about global growth in the wake of Brexit vote

Jun 30th 2016, 6:57 AM 11,828 Views 25 Comments

At a time when global growth rates are already weak, “this doesn’t help”, the US president says.

Wednesday 29 June, 2016

'My blood was boiling' - Restaurateur Derry Clarke among those to react to Console revelations
# Disgusted
# Disgusted

'My blood was boiling' - Restaurateur Derry Clarke among those to react to Console revelations

Jun 29th 2016, 4:19 PM 55,127 Views 83 Comments

Several people have reacted with anger and dismay at the suicide charity malpractices.

Thousands of Britons have pledged to combat racism by wearing a safety pin
# Safety Pin
# Safety Pin

Thousands of Britons have pledged to combat racism by wearing a safety pin

Jun 29th 2016, 9:13 AM 32,988 Views 174 Comments

A social media campaign asking people to wear safety pins as a badge has gone viral.

Tuesday 28 June, 2016

Three arrested in Manchester following "disgusting" racist abuse on early morning tram commute
# UK
# UK

Three arrested in Manchester following "disgusting" racist abuse on early morning tram commute

Jun 28th 2016, 3:45 PM 59,081 Views 162 Comments

It comes amidst a reported increase in racist incidents in the UK since the Brexit result.

Man and woman jailed for two years for human trafficking offences
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Man and woman jailed for two years for human trafficking offences

Jun 28th 2016, 2:21 PM 15,034 Views 4 Comments

Police rescued 13 victims during an operation in Belfast three years ago.

Say what? Total ban on mobiles at Don Henley's Dublin concert
# New Kid In Town
# New Kid In Town

Say what? Total ban on mobiles at Don Henley's Dublin concert

Jun 28th 2016, 12:55 PM 26,617 Views 57 Comments

Henley has previously urged fans to enjoy the concert “with their eyeballs, rather than through a viewfinder”.

The Sun put a picture of Wayne Rooney's crying six-year-old son on its front page
# Classy
# Classy

The Sun put a picture of Wayne Rooney's crying six-year-old son on its front page

Jun 28th 2016, 10:33 AM 96,796 Views 75 Comments

Unsurprisingly, Coleen Rooney isn’t happy.

Four ways the UK could possibly stay in the EU
# Loopholes
# Loopholes

Four ways the UK could possibly stay in the EU

Jun 28th 2016, 9:29 AM 33,369 Views 97 Comments

It’s not over yet, according to some Remain supporters.

Saturday 25 June, 2016

Adopted people are desperately trying to seek their natural families - before it's too late
# Find My Family
# Find My Family

Adopted people are desperately trying to seek their natural families - before it's too late

Jun 25th 2016, 7:40 AM 14,507 Views 16 Comments

People trying to find their birth relatives before they die have to wait two years to see a social worker.

Friday 24 June, 2016

Not in Lyon this Sunday? Head to the outdoor match screening in Smithfield
# Ireland V France
# Ireland V France

Not in Lyon this Sunday? Head to the outdoor match screening in Smithfield

Jun 24th 2016, 4:11 PM 9,285 Views 26 Comments

A family-friendly zone will be open from 12.30pm so fans can soak up the pre-match atmosphere.

Morgan Stanley denies it's moving 2,000 staff to Dublin or Frankfurt
# Brexit
# Brexit

Morgan Stanley denies it's moving 2,000 staff to Dublin or Frankfurt

Jun 24th 2016, 3:06 PM 25,453 Views 41 Comments

It was reported a move is already underway in the wake of the Brexit referendum.

Brexit Timeline: What happens next
# Future Plans
# Future Plans

Brexit Timeline: What happens next

Jun 24th 2016, 11:14 AM 19,958 Views 23 Comments

There’s going to be a lot of meetings.

Brexit: How did it happen?
# Class Division
# Class Division

Brexit: How did it happen?

Jun 24th 2016, 9:03 AM 19,995 Views 115 Comments

Leading pollster says it was a “vote of anger”.

Brexit: How the major cities voted
# Breakdown
# Breakdown

Brexit: How the major cities voted

Jun 24th 2016, 7:43 AM 60,952 Views 29 Comments

Many voted to remain within the EU.

Thursday 23 June, 2016

Health Minister moves to make 'Z-drugs' a controlled substance in the wake of gangland murders
# Zimmos
# Zimmos

Health Minister moves to make 'Z-drugs' a controlled substance in the wake of gangland murders

Jun 23rd 2016, 4:16 PM 27,777 Views 62 Comments

The prescription sleeping pills. which are abused by heroin addicts, are extremely dangerous, he says.

Public screening of Ireland v France match to be held in Dublin on Sunday
# Fans
# Fans

Public screening of Ireland v France match to be held in Dublin on Sunday

Jun 23rd 2016, 1:54 PM 46,841 Views 53 Comments

A fan zone and large screen will be set up at Smithfield Square.

Petrol station robbers confronted and tackled by off-duty gardaí
# Crime
# Crime

Petrol station robbers confronted and tackled by off-duty gardaí

Jun 23rd 2016, 11:25 AM 32,429 Views 41 Comments

One garda was cut in the arm during the confrontation.

Mud, traffic jams, queues and more mud: Glastonbury is no craic so far

Mud, traffic jams, queues and more mud: Glastonbury is no craic so far

Jun 23rd 2016, 10:26 AM 27,292 Views 40 Comments

Some clever people brought wheelie bins and airport trolleys to transport their gear.

Orlando gunman's 'gay lover' claims massacre was revenge against HIV-positive partner
# Mass Shooting
# Mass Shooting

Orlando gunman's 'gay lover' claims massacre was revenge against HIV-positive partner

Jun 23rd 2016, 9:04 AM 38,160 Views 85 Comments

The man, known only as Miguel, claims Mateen said he was going to make the Puerto Rican gay community ‘pay’.

Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Rory isn't willing to take the risk, but just how big a problem is the Zika virus?
# Birth Defects
# Birth Defects

Rory isn't willing to take the risk, but just how big a problem is the Zika virus?

Jun 22nd 2016, 2:53 PM 20,689 Views 59 Comments

Couples hoping to have a baby are being told to hold off for two-to-six months after travelling to infected areas.

Body of missing woman Kathleen Reilly discovered after search
# Tragic
# Tragic

Body of missing woman Kathleen Reilly discovered after search

Jun 22nd 2016, 10:59 AM 38,011 Views 8 Comments

The 74-year-old’s remains were found near a lake, gardaí say.

"I support Remain" - former footballer John Barnes hits back at claims he's in the Leave camp
# Brexit
# Brexit

"I support Remain" - former footballer John Barnes hits back at claims he's in the Leave camp

Jun 22nd 2016, 10:19 AM 13,912 Views 43 Comments

Barnes got in touch from South Africa to refute claims made by the Justice Secretary.

Men jailed in UK for "barbaric" acid attack on woman
# Courts
# Courts

Men jailed in UK for "barbaric" acid attack on woman

Jun 22nd 2016, 8:58 AM 22,300 Views 27 Comments

The victim was blinded in one eye after she was sprayed with drain cleaner outside a restaurant.

Jo Cox was killed because of her political views, her husband says
# Tribute
# Tribute

Jo Cox was killed because of her political views, her husband says

Jun 22nd 2016, 8:17 AM 12,848 Views 110 Comments

Brendan Cox says his wife was concerned about the divisive nature and “coarsening” tone of the Brexit referendum debate.

Tuesday 21 June, 2016

'It made me feel really dirty' - Victim powerless against revenge porn attack
# Legislative Change
# Legislative Change

'It made me feel really dirty' - Victim powerless against revenge porn attack

Jun 21st 2016, 4:36 PM 31,604 Views 77 Comments

When Jane’s ex-boyfriend posted naked photos and a sex video online, gardaí were unable to take any action against him.

'Ellie told us she loved us...the next day she was dead' - a grandfather's grief
# Court
# Court

'Ellie told us she loved us...the next day she was dead' - a grandfather's grief

Jun 21st 2016, 3:38 PM 23,407 Views 40 Comments

British father Ben Butler was today found guilty of murdering his six-year-old daughter, 11 months after winning a custody battle.

Experts have delved into Joe Biden's Irish roots - and they go back a while
# Five-eighths Irish
# Five-eighths Irish

Experts have delved into Joe Biden's Irish roots - and they go back a while

Jun 21st 2016, 12:11 PM 30,992 Views 34 Comments

There’s a whole lot of ‘great-great’ and ‘great-great-great’ grandparents in there.