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21st September 2023
Commissioner offers gardaí two options to resolve roster dispute in 'brief and direct' meeting
The Garda Representative Association has rejected one option and has ‘considered the merits’ of the other.
Rishi Sunak's U-turn on climate slammed as 'chucking the environment into a political fire'
The UK Prime Minister announced a reversal on several climate pledges but has attracted criticism on all sides.
HSE's guide to cervical screening tests
A cervical screening test helps discover if you are at risk of developing cervical cancer.
This week
17th September 2023 - 22nd September 2023
Sinn Féin says government is 'out of touch' as party calls for mortgage interest relief
The party is calling for supports for mortgage holders who have faced steep increases in repayments over the last year.
Nóirín Hegarty to step down as editor of Sunday Times Ireland
She took up the top position in October 2021.
Eamon Ryan: Ireland isn't going to 'change tack' on nitrates derogation
His comments follow the Taoiseach’s invitation to EU Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevicius for a meeting to discuss the issue.
Worried about your child being bullied online? Here’s some helpful advice
Cyberbullying can happen to anyone. It’s always wrong and it should never be overlooked or ignored.
Citizens' assembly on biodiversity loss had 'no urban-rural divide' in forming recommendations
The Oireachtas Committee on Climate Action met this morning to hear from members of last year’s Citizens’ Assembly on Biodiversity Loss.
Poll: Have you ever been to the Ploughing?
The Ploughing Championships are back.
Government says price potential increases always considered as First Home scheme is extended
The scheme, which helps first-time buyers to purchase a home, is being extended to properties built by site owners for personal use.
Health minister tells taskforce that roster reform is needed to tackle hospital overcrowding
The Emergency Department TaskForce convened this afternoon to discuss lack of sufficient resources for patient numbers.
Grocery price inflation slows but remains high at 11.5%
Shoppers visited grocery stores more often this month than last month but purchased an average of one less item.
Nearly one million viewers tuned into Late Late Show at peak on Friday night
The show captured a 62% audience share for the season opener under Patrick Kielty.
Driver caught travelling at 217km/h on 100km/h road in Co Mayo
Gardaí said that the driver is due to appear before Castlebar District Court.
Last week
10th September 2023 - 16th September 2023
Quiz: Do you know who these TDs are?
There’s 160 of them, but you just need to get these 10 right to ace the quiz.
Gardaí renew appeal for witnesses after death of man, 60s, in Mayo
Peter Mc Dermott suffered serious injuries during an altercation around 1.20am on Saturday 9 September.
Considering switching to an electric vehicle?
DoneDeal is Ireland's EV hub - learn more about EVs here.
100% Redress Party given green light to run candidates in elections
The Registrar of Political Parties is approving an application by the 100% Redress Party to become a registered political party.
Mary Lou McDonald says best government would be one 'without either Fianna Fáil or Fine Gael'
Sinn Féin is holding its think-in in Dublin today to strategise ahead of the new Dáil term as elections loom.
Seán Quinn says he was 'never greedy for money' but for 'success'
The businessman has said that he made decisions that were “stupid” but “totally legal”.
Armagh MLA calls for RTÉ competitions to be open to Northern Ireland viewers
Patrick Kielty, born in Co Down, is due to host his first Late Late Show tomorrow night.
Irish national among dozen hospitalised in Bordeaux after botulism outbreak
One woman has died and at least 12 others are receiving treatment for the rare food-borne poisoning.
Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday
Here’s your round-up of today’s news.
Local councillors to be given €2,500 allowance for personal security
Eligible expenses will include intruder alarms, CCTV and panic buttons.
Traffic to be diverted from congested quays under proposed rehaul of Dublin city centre roads
Transport officials have devised a draft plan aimed at reducing traffic congestion in the capital.
Ninth person arrested over brawl in Galway on Sunday evening
A brawl occurred in a car park in Galway city that involved a vehicle “driven recklessly” at a group of people.
Warning that no new patients should be put on Ozempic as medicine shortages rise
A report by
Lauren Boland
Around 350 medicines are currently out of stock or in short supply in Ireland, according to the HPRA.
Three teenagers arrested after garda vehicle rammed in Co Louth
One garda was injured in the ramming in Dundalk.
One person dies after fire breaks out on Dublin city centre street
Fire services evacuated people from the building this afternoon.
Five people rescued from motor boat off Cork coast by volunteer crew
The boat’s engine failed around two miles off Ballycroneen.
Heard of BeReal? Here's the lowdown on some of your teens favourite apps and games
And how you can have an open conversation about them.
This month
September 2023
Government gets 'C+' in climate action as scientists say progress is good but not enough
It’s a slight increase from last year’s C, representing cause for ‘hope’ but not ‘celebration’.
Last month
August 2023
Hot water from Poolbeg Incinerator to heat over 50,000 buildings from 2025
Excess hot water from the facility could be pumped into pipes instead of being cooled down and released into the Liffey.
Grandparents and 3-year-old grandson killed in Cashel crash named locally
Two more adult passengers being treated in hospital after the crash last night.
'We're numb': Taoiseach and local reps pay tribute to boy and grandparents after Cashel crash
The three-year-old boy and his grandparents died in the Windmill Knockbulloge area of Cashel last night after the car they were travelling in hit a wall.
State feared decriminalising same-sex behaviour would lead to ‘public displays of homosexual affection’
Newly released records from the 1970s and 80s show homophobic attitudes within the civil service.
Gardaí name young people who died in Clonmel crash as Luke McSweeney, Grace McSweeney, Nicole Murphy and Zoey Coffey
Clonmel and the rest of the country has been hit by shock and sadness over the tragic crash last night.
Here's What Happened Today: Friday
Here’s your round-up of today’s news.