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Saturday 18 June, 2016

Friday 17 June, 2016

'Your life is turned upside down in minutes' - Veronica Guerin's husband on the killing of Jo Cox
# 20 Years
# 20 Years

'Your life is turned upside down in minutes' - Veronica Guerin's husband on the killing of Jo Cox

Jun 17th 2016, 12:33 PM 17,798 Views 7 Comments

Graham Turley says the British MP was “just doing her normal day’s work as Veronica was”.

The introduction of Eircode has "saved lives", minister says
# 999
# 999

The introduction of Eircode has "saved lives", minister says

Jun 17th 2016, 10:26 AM 23,411 Views 178 Comments

Communications Minister Denis Naughten says ambulances are now reaching houses quicker.

The Boston Globe has been tweeting the names of mass shooting victims for the last 28 hours
# Make It Stop
# Make It Stop

The Boston Globe has been tweeting the names of mass shooting victims for the last 28 hours

Jun 17th 2016, 8:54 AM 17,725 Views 77 Comments

And they’re still going.

Thursday 16 June, 2016

A young Cork woman has died in Spain
# Spain
# Spain

A young Cork woman has died in Spain

Jun 16th 2016, 3:19 PM 55,954 Views 2 Comments

The 21-year-old woman reportedly fell from a balcony.

Cliff Richard won't be prosecuted over historical sex abuse claims
# Vindicated
# Vindicated

Cliff Richard won't be prosecuted over historical sex abuse claims

Jun 16th 2016, 12:09 PM 14,800 Views 37 Comments

Singer says he was “hung out like live bait” as police say there is insufficient evidence against him.

'Extremely lucky' no one seriously injured in Temple Bar partial roof collapse
# Merchant's Arch
# Merchant's Arch

'Extremely lucky' no one seriously injured in Temple Bar partial roof collapse

Jun 16th 2016, 10:12 AM 20,768 Views 7 Comments

A Dublin City Council investigation is now underway into the incident last night.

Breezy, cool, cloudy and showery - it's not very nice out today
# Where Did Summer Go
# Where Did Summer Go

Breezy, cool, cloudy and showery - it's not very nice out today

Jun 16th 2016, 8:46 AM 10,260 Views 6 Comments

Bring a coat and a brolly if you’re venturing outdoors.

Sunday 12 June, 2016

'I was thinking of Philip Cairns' mother'
# Investigation
# Investigation

'I was thinking of Philip Cairns' mother'

Jun 12th 2016, 3:12 PM 49,903 Views 55 Comments

Woman describes how she went straight to gardaí when she received information from one of Eamon Cooke’s victims.

Poll: Would you like to see Britain leave the EU?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you like to see Britain leave the EU?

Jun 12th 2016, 12:24 PM 64,551 Views 210 Comments

Today we’re asking if you’d like to see a Brexit take place.

One man dead, another in serious condition after Dublin car crash
# Car Crash
# Car Crash

One man dead, another in serious condition after Dublin car crash

Jun 12th 2016, 9:51 AM 41,070 Views 2 Comments

Gardaí say the car crashed into a road barrier.

One year on, Clerys workers continue to seek justice for other workers
# Anniversary
# Anniversary

One year on, Clerys workers continue to seek justice for other workers

Jun 12th 2016, 8:30 AM 7,882 Views 20 Comments

Clerys workers will hold a one-year anniversary protest at the store today.

Saturday 11 June, 2016

Brexit campaign now has ten point lead, poll says
# 12 Days Out
# 12 Days Out

Brexit campaign now has ten point lead, poll says

Jun 11th 2016, 2:32 PM 21,667 Views 105 Comments

55% of British people are in favour of leaving the EU.

Man arrested in connection with Gareth Hutch murder
# Gangland
# Gangland

Man arrested in connection with Gareth Hutch murder

Jun 11th 2016, 10:30 AM 13,526 Views 0 Comments

The 30-year-old is being questioned in relation to the fatal shooting last month.

Poll: Would you dine in a naked restaurant?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you dine in a naked restaurant?

Jun 11th 2016, 9:53 AM 22,147 Views 77 Comments

This morning we’re asking whether you would get your clothes off for a ‘liberating’ dining experience.

Eighth Amendment should be tackled "without rushing" - Enda Kenny
# Abortion
# Abortion

Eighth Amendment should be tackled "without rushing" - Enda Kenny

Jun 11th 2016, 8:01 AM 11,594 Views 368 Comments

The Taoiseach says there must be consensus on what level of constitutional change is required.

'We got support because my name was Peter, not Ibrahim.'
# Egypt
# Egypt

'We got support because my name was Peter, not Ibrahim.'

Jun 11th 2016, 6:45 AM 27,399 Views 72 Comments

Freed Australian journalist Peter Greste criticises the Irish government for failing to help Ibrahim Halawa.

Friday 10 June, 2016

Teenager Morgan Ryan found safe and well
# Found
# Found

Teenager Morgan Ryan found safe and well

Jun 10th 2016, 7:51 PM 17,353 Views 4 Comments

Gardaí had appealed for help to find the 17-year-old Limerick boy.

Woman pushing pram was hit by level crossing barrier last year
# Stop Look Listen
# Stop Look Listen

Woman pushing pram was hit by level crossing barrier last year

Jun 10th 2016, 3:01 PM 23,135 Views 25 Comments

It was one of nearly 90 incidents in which a vehicle, person or property was struck by a train or barrier.

Manchester police apologise for using Hillsborough disaster image in recruitment poster
# Inappropriate
# Inappropriate

Manchester police apologise for using Hillsborough disaster image in recruitment poster

Jun 10th 2016, 1:26 PM 13,846 Views 17 Comments

The image was recalled within 90 minutes of being circulated.

Fans at Euro 2016 can download an app that will send them security alerts
# TravelWise
# TravelWise

Fans at Euro 2016 can download an app that will send them security alerts

Jun 10th 2016, 12:08 PM 12,551 Views 32 Comments

The new smartphone app from the Dept of Foreign Affairs keeps travellers informed while abroad.

Dog dies after being left in hot car at Bloom festival
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

Dog dies after being left in hot car at Bloom festival

Jun 10th 2016, 9:18 AM 46,593 Views 124 Comments

Gardaí are investigating after they were called to the Phoenix Park to try and rescue the dog.

Thursday 9 June, 2016

Over 60,000 units of illegal prescription drugs seized in online crackdown
# Operation Pangea Ix
# Operation Pangea Ix

Over 60,000 units of illegal prescription drugs seized in online crackdown

Jun 9th 2016, 4:34 PM 13,850 Views 40 Comments

Body-building steroids accounted for more than half of drugs illegally bought online.

Bounce Energy Balls recalled over potential listeria risk
# Precaution
# Precaution

Bounce Energy Balls recalled over potential listeria risk

Jun 9th 2016, 1:38 PM 15,149 Views 14 Comments

Cashew & Pecan Lift and Apple Cinnamon Protein Punch products have been taken off the shelves.

Fancy working in Brussels? The EU is now hiring more than 60 Irish translators
# As Gaeilge
# As Gaeilge

Fancy working in Brussels? The EU is now hiring more than 60 Irish translators

Jun 9th 2016, 12:45 PM 22,512 Views 117 Comments

The salary starts at over €4300 a month.

Tuesday 31 May, 2016

Dublin schoolboy who fractured another teen's skull with hammer avoids time behind bars
# Foxrock
# Foxrock

Dublin schoolboy who fractured another teen's skull with hammer avoids time behind bars

May 31st 2016, 6:02 AM 19,996 Views 0 Comments

The two teenagers had never met before.

Sunday 29 May, 2016

Feel like you're not succeeding in life? Sounds like you need more grit
# Life Lessons
# Life Lessons

Feel like you're not succeeding in life? Sounds like you need more grit

May 29th 2016, 5:30 AM 18,517 Views 22 Comments

It’s a “unique combination of passion and perseverance” and it trumps having natural talent or a high IQ.

Saturday 28 May, 2016

Court hears of homeless drug addict turning his life around while in prison
# Courts
# Courts

Court hears of homeless drug addict turning his life around while in prison

May 28th 2016, 1:00 PM 19,269 Views 31 Comments

A judge ruled that he should not spend any more time in jail for office burglaries.

Wednesday 25 May, 2016

Dublin teenager stabbed homeless man in chest and head
# Courts
# Courts

Dublin teenager stabbed homeless man in chest and head

May 25th 2016, 10:22 PM 25,707 Views 53 Comments

The teenager was sentenced to five-and-a-half years’ imprisonment, with the final 18 months suspended.

'My sister and I have never let it stop us from doing what we want to do'
# World MS Day
# World MS Day

'My sister and I have never let it stop us from doing what we want to do'

May 25th 2016, 6:20 AM 28,813 Views 16 Comments

Naomi Donaldson and her little sister were diagnosed with MS within a year of each other. She describes how they’ve coped with it.

Tuesday 24 May, 2016

Women walk into Derry police station in connection with procuring abortion pills
# Abortion
# Abortion

Women walk into Derry police station in connection with procuring abortion pills

May 24th 2016, 2:42 PM 11,826 Views 85 Comments

Police say a file is being prepared for the Northern Irish Public Prosecution Service.

Hold up - low-salt diet could actually increase the risk of heart attacks
# A Pinch Of
# A Pinch Of

Hold up - low-salt diet could actually increase the risk of heart attacks

May 24th 2016, 12:12 PM 13,315 Views 57 Comments

A new study has found salt in moderation is good for you.

Solicitor guilty of misconduct for threatening to destroy clients' files
# Tribunal
# Tribunal

Solicitor guilty of misconduct for threatening to destroy clients' files

May 24th 2016, 6:30 AM 28,365 Views 19 Comments

The files related to a Louth couple’s High Court action over the 1999 death of their 16-year-old son.

Monday 23 May, 2016

Cork parents praise 'heroic' woman who jumped into river and saved three-year-old boy
# Hero
# Hero

Cork parents praise 'heroic' woman who jumped into river and saved three-year-old boy

May 23rd 2016, 5:01 PM 25,937 Views 24 Comments

Alan and Adriana Watters have set up a fundraising page to thank the mother-of-13 who rescued their son.

38 greyhounds are being put down a month in Ireland
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

38 greyhounds are being put down a month in Ireland

May 23rd 2016, 3:15 PM 15,466 Views 47 Comments

Animal welfare groups are calling for greyhound breeding to be limited to protect dogs.

People dying is a lucrative business
# Funerals
# Funerals

People dying is a lucrative business

May 23rd 2016, 2:06 PM 24,938 Views 32 Comments

Massey Bros. is investing half a million euro on new premises and services across Dublin.

Grandparents and foster care - how the system works
# It's Complicated
# It's Complicated

Grandparents and foster care - how the system works

May 23rd 2016, 6:10 AM 31,074 Views 99 Comments

In the wake of a nine-year-old boy being removed from his grandparents’ care on age grounds, we looks at how foster care works.

Sunday 22 May, 2016

The day that Ireland changed forever
# Marriage Equality
# Marriage Equality

The day that Ireland changed forever

May 22nd 2016, 7:45 AM 18,035 Views 237 Comments

One year on from the historic same-sex marriage referendum, key figures from both sides share their memories.