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4th October 2023
New Bill seeks to establish register for those convicted of domestic violence
The Bill proposes requiring those with domestic violence convictions to inform gardaí of their whereabouts and if they start a new relationship.
Donnelly orders statutory review into use of unlicensed springs in surgeries at Temple Street
The health watchdog will also review oversight processes and governance within Children’s Health Ireland on the use of surgical implants.
How to get involved in World Mental Health Month this October
World Mental Health Month takes place this October as part a month-long programme of events by Mental Health Ireland to raise awareness of mental health challenges.
Tory conference hears British soldiers were 'dragged back to Belfast' and 'hounded to death'
Johnny Mercer praised the controversial Legacy Act, which includes a form of immunity from prosecution for Troubles-related offences.
Irish GDP set to contract for the first time in over a decade, ESRI says
The ESRI report states that this is the first episode of negative GDP growth since 2012.
This week
1st October 2023 - 5th October 2023
Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
Here’s your roundup of what made the headlines today.
Corporation tax receipts fall to €1.8 billion in September, exchequer returns show
It is the second consecutive month in which corporate tax declined year-on-year.
Flexible office sector grows significantly as businesses return to Dublin city centre
The latest research from Savills has shown huge demand for office space in Dublin.
Status Yellow rain warning issued for Co Donegal
The warning will come into effect at midnight and remain in place for 24 hours.
Here's What Happened Today: Monday
Here’s your roundup of what made the headlines today.
Over 3,000 people conferred with Irish citizenship at ceremonies in Dublin
Ireland’s newest citizens come from 131 countries across the globe and are living across the 32 counties of Ireland.
Vote of no-confidence in Drew Harris was not solely down to rosters dispute, GRA says
GRA president Brendan O’Connor said the organisation had seen a “deterioration” in the relationship with the Commissioner in recent years.
Sitdown Sunday: 'She lost herself in Elvis' - Sofia Coppola on her Priscilla Presley biopic
Settle down in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.
Last week
24th September 2023 - 30th September 2023
Taoiseach not ruling out statutory review into CHI following meeting with patient groups
The Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Paediatric Advocacy Group and The Scoliosis Advocacy Network met Leo Varadkar this afternoon.
Gorgeous family homes on sale across Ireland
Discover Glenveagh's wide range of communities, perfect for your needs.
Ireland's Apple escrow fund lost €259 million in value last year
The loss was attributed to a significant increase in yields across global fixed income markets and fund operating expenses.
'A cashflow problem': Peter McVerry says he hopes donors aren't 'put off' by regulator inspection
The homelessness campaigner said the trust’s homeless services won’t be impacted by the investigation.
Thousands remain without power as Storm Agnes rolls over Ireland
A Status Yellow wind warning remains in place for much of the country until midnight.
Lidl car accessories in store from Thursday September 28
From car covers to jump leads, shop everything you need at Lidl.
Man suffers 'serious facial injuries' following dog attack in Dublin
A garda spokesperson said the dog has since been put down.
Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.
Taoiseach, Health Minister to meet with families impacted by spinal surgery crisis
Stephen Donnelly told the Dáil that he will begin meetings with families and patient advocacy groups on Wednesday.
Dublin Garda chief says 'better roster' will be found as councillors voice concerns
Angela Willis also told the Dublin City Joint Policing Committee that a garda had been injured at last week’s protest at the Dáil.
Support Barnardos’ Giving Day on September 22 to give vulnerable children a brighter future
Barnardos is asking for support to continue changing the lives of thousands of vulnerable children on its Giving Day, kindly supported by DELL Technologies.
'It is incredibly disruptive': Householders' soaring stress levels over nighttime flights
A report by
Jane Moore
Details of complaints to the Aircraft Noise Competent Authority were released under FOI.
Quiz: How well do you know these long-running TV characters?
Test your knowledge of these famous telly faces.
Sitdown Sunday: The office tracking down the last perpetrators of the Holocaust
Settle down in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.
Last month
September 2023
'Nowhere to go': How the housing crisis is lethal for domestic violence victims
A report by
Jane Moore
There was an increase in the number of applications last year, along with an increase in the number of court orders being breached.
Man hospitalised after being shot in both legs in Derry
The PSNI said two masked men are reported to have been involved in the attack.
Poll: Have you turned the heating on yet?
Let us know if you’ve been feeling the chill.
Statutory agency dedicated to tackling domestic violence to begin operating in January
Justice Minister Helen McEntee will introduce legislation to establish the agency to the Dáil by the end of the month.
Sitdown Sunday: The Secret Service agent whose claims raise new questions about JFK's assassination
Settle down in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.
Poll: Will you watch Strictly Come Dancing this evening?
Irish TV presenter Angela Scanlon is among the contestants taking part in the show this year.
Considering switching to an electric vehicle?
DoneDeal is Ireland's EV hub - learn more about EVs here.
An Bord Pleanála rejects application to construct Shannon LNG terminal
US corporation New Fortress Energy had been seeking permission to build the facility on the Shannon Estuary.
Minister says Govt 'under real pressure' to accommodate refugees in coming months
Roderic O’Gorman said a significant increase in arrivals “particularly on the Ukrainian side” is putting additional pressure on accommodation.
RTÉ clarifies €240k multi-year contract for Fair City photographer following criticism
It comes after Director General Kevin Bakhurst told an Oireachtas committee yesterday he wanted to know more about the deal.
TDs call for expanded legal aid for domestic violence after judge warns 'working poor' lose out
TDs including Fianna Fáil’s Jim O’Callaghan were speaking after a District Court judge called for mandatory free legal aid in domestic violence cases.
Sitdown Sunday: Bringing down the biggest match-fixing ring in tennis history
Settle down in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.
The DSPCA has opened a new pet memorial garden
It’s normal to feel grief at the loss of a family pet, but there’s a way to celebrate their life and help other animals in the process.
District Court judge calls for mandatory free legal aid for domestic violence cases
“The working poor very often will lose out,” Judge John Campbell told a conference yesterday.
"If a TD can get legal aid for a criminal prosecution against him, why can there not be legal aid for the most vulnerable in our society?" Judge John Campbell asked.
The judge also noted how the issue of domestic violence was 'magnified' during the pandemic.
Jane Moore reports from a legal conference on domestic violence.
Irish couple killed after being struck by a car in Rome
A spokesperson for the Department of Foreign Affairs said it is aware of the case and is providing consular assistance.