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Thursday 7 July, 2016

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Jul 7th 2016, 9:10 PM 13,261 Views 4 Comments

Wallace’s Bill defeated, a sexual assault in Dublin and Console set to wind down…

Richard Boyd Barrett has just 'dabbed' in the Dáil
# Got Da Moves
# Got Da Moves

Richard Boyd Barrett has just 'dabbed' in the Dáil

Jul 7th 2016, 8:15 PM 50,893 Views 89 Comments

The Dún Laoghaire TD was making a point about listening to young people.

Wednesday 6 July, 2016

MI6 report may have contained plot from a Nicolas Cage film, Chilcot Report says
# Chemical Weapons
# Chemical Weapons

MI6 report may have contained plot from a Nicolas Cage film, Chilcot Report says

Jul 6th 2016, 10:42 PM 22,755 Views 59 Comments

1996 Michael Bay thriller The Rock showed chemical weapons being stored in glass containers.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Jul 6th 2016, 9:12 PM 19,617 Views 5 Comments

A toddler dies, more scandal around Console and the Chilcot Report is published…

SuperValu warns customers not to respond to email fraudster
# Watch Out
# Watch Out

SuperValu warns customers not to respond to email fraudster

Jul 6th 2016, 8:22 PM 29,125 Views 10 Comments

Scammers are trying to lure targets in with promises of fake vouchers.

Army shoot dead five cows as part of emergency culling in Monaghan
# Carrickmacross
# Carrickmacross

Army shoot dead five cows as part of emergency culling in Monaghan

Jul 6th 2016, 6:12 PM 55,871 Views 147 Comments

It is understood that the animals were suffering from TB.

Tuesday 5 July, 2016

Sky broadcast footage of former Tory minister tearing into Prime Minister hopefuls
# Is That Thing On?
# Is That Thing On?

Sky broadcast footage of former Tory minister tearing into Prime Minister hopefuls

Jul 5th 2016, 10:23 PM 28,106 Views 35 Comments

Kenneth Clarke has claimed that Michael Gove would “go to war with at least three different countries at once”.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Jul 5th 2016, 9:10 PM 16,776 Views 10 Comments

Joe O’Toole resigns, new rules for buskers and a gangland shooting in Dublin…

New Bill to give gardaí powers to crack down on Facebook, WhatsApp and email messages
# Gangland
# Gangland

New Bill to give gardaí powers to crack down on Facebook, WhatsApp and email messages

Jul 5th 2016, 8:36 PM 21,324 Views 85 Comments

New legislation will allow for “covert electronic surveillance”.

Monday 4 July, 2016

Up by 1000%: A lot more people are sleeping on the streets of Cork than 5 years ago
# Rough Sleepers
# Rough Sleepers

Up by 1000%: A lot more people are sleeping on the streets of Cork than 5 years ago

Jul 4th 2016, 10:59 PM 13,125 Views 51 Comments

The number of rough sleepers has more than doubled in the past two years.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Jul 4th 2016, 9:11 PM 12,429 Views 1 Comment

More developments on Console, foreign investment threatened and Supervalu still on top…

Sinn Féin slams British PM hopeful Michael Gove over Peace Process comments
# Good Friday Agreement
# Good Friday Agreement

Sinn Féin slams British PM hopeful Michael Gove over Peace Process comments

Jul 4th 2016, 8:33 PM 30,298 Views 87 Comments

Gove previously said that the Good Friday Agreement had been a “validation of terrorism”.

Man who stabbed his friend to death given 12 years
# Kyle Neil
# Kyle Neil

Man who stabbed his friend to death given 12 years

Jul 4th 2016, 5:38 PM 17,148 Views 15 Comments

The body of 23-year-old Kyle Neil was discovered in the boot of a car in Belfast in April last year.

Saturday 2 July, 2016

Irish Muslims invite LGBT community to event to celebrate Ramadan
# Sun Up To Sun Down
# Sun Up To Sun Down

Irish Muslims invite LGBT community to event to celebrate Ramadan

Jul 2nd 2016, 6:55 AM 15,811 Views 97 Comments

The world’s 1.6 billion Muslims have been fasting for almost a month now.

Friday 1 July, 2016

Irish winner bags €24 million Euromillions jackpot
# Jammy
# Jammy

Irish winner bags €24 million Euromillions jackpot

Jul 1st 2016, 11:18 PM 55,847 Views 36 Comments

There is no information at present about where the winning ticket was sold.

Missing teenage boy found safe and well
# Cork
# Cork

Missing teenage boy found safe and well

Jul 1st 2016, 10:55 PM 14,741 Views 8 Comments

Gardaí thanked the public for their help.

Red Rock set to make its debut on BBC1
# International Crime Syndication
# International Crime Syndication

Red Rock set to make its debut on BBC1

Jul 1st 2016, 10:21 PM 17,658 Views 23 Comments

The programme will be broadcast at 1.45pm on Monday.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Jul 1st 2016, 9:11 PM 9,805 Views 0 Comments

More trouble for Console, Mark Nash seeking damages and a man shot and killed in Dublin…

This Irishman was at Churchill's right hand during WW2... so why is he only being celebrated now?
# Brendan Bracken
# Brendan Bracken

This Irishman was at Churchill's right hand during WW2... so why is he only being celebrated now?

Jul 1st 2016, 8:34 PM 17,164 Views 44 Comments

An exhibition celebrating the life of Brendan Bracken is on show at Dublin’s Little Museum.

Missing 14-year-old girl found safe and well
# South Dublin
# South Dublin

Missing 14-year-old girl found safe and well

Jul 1st 2016, 6:40 AM 38,879 Views 23 Comments

The family of Clara Drumm expressed concern for her safety after she went missing yesterday.

Thursday 30 June, 2016

BBC commentator accused of sexism after comments about tennis player's girlfriend
# Andrew Castle
# Andrew Castle

BBC commentator accused of sexism after comments about tennis player's girlfriend

Jun 30th 2016, 11:10 PM 42,092 Views 89 Comments

This isn’t the first time something like this has happened at Wimbledon.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Jun 30th 2016, 9:12 PM 14,287 Views 5 Comments

An apology for Amanda Mellet, a Donegal woman killed and five new trustees for Console…

'The pain and suffering is etched in my memory': TD takes emotional stand during fatal foetal abnormalities debate
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

'The pain and suffering is etched in my memory': TD takes emotional stand during fatal foetal abnormalities debate

Jun 30th 2016, 8:36 PM 30,180 Views 110 Comments

Fine Gael’s Kate O’Connell was speaking before the Dáil this evening.

Wednesday 29 June, 2016

An Post launch new stamp to mark centenary of the Somme
# Lions Led By Donkeys
# Lions Led By Donkeys

An Post launch new stamp to mark centenary of the Somme

Jun 29th 2016, 11:02 PM 13,424 Views 80 Comments

The stamps are now available at main post offices and online.

These two are set to go head-to-head over the future of the UK
# Villiers Vs Sturgeon
# Villiers Vs Sturgeon

These two are set to go head-to-head over the future of the UK

Jun 29th 2016, 9:58 PM 31,123 Views 72 Comments

Scotland and Northern Ireland are staying in the union, Theresa Villiers has said.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Jun 29th 2016, 9:11 PM 12,716 Views 1 Comment

Suicide charity Console, property prices and missing woman Karen Scott found alive and well…

British businesses warned against weaseling out of refunding Irish customers
# Not So Fast
# Not So Fast

British businesses warned against weaseling out of refunding Irish customers

Jun 29th 2016, 8:06 PM 34,915 Views 18 Comments

The UK is still subject to European consumer law.

Tuesday 28 June, 2016

Motorcyclist dies after crashing into ditch
# Kerry
# Kerry

Motorcyclist dies after crashing into ditch

Jun 28th 2016, 11:06 PM 19,995 Views 5 Comments

The incident happened shortly before 7pm.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Jun 28th 2016, 9:08 PM 13,672 Views 1 Comment

More troubles with bin charges, 11kg of cocaine and the Console scandal rumbles on…

Greyhound customers will be hit with pay-by-weight charge unless they opt out
# Bin Charges
# Bin Charges

Greyhound customers will be hit with pay-by-weight charge unless they opt out

Jun 28th 2016, 8:08 PM 28,949 Views 54 Comments

A year-long industry-wide price freeze was announced last week.

Man busted in Dublin with four rucksacks and 11kg of cocaine
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

Man busted in Dublin with four rucksacks and 11kg of cocaine

Jun 28th 2016, 5:34 PM 31,697 Views 0 Comments

The 25-year-old was nabbed after arriving in Dublin on a flight from Paris.

Monday 27 June, 2016

'Dublin without her people is nothing to me': Dublin's new Lord Mayor enters office quoting Connolly
# Mr Mayor
# Mr Mayor

'Dublin without her people is nothing to me': Dublin's new Lord Mayor enters office quoting Connolly

Jun 27th 2016, 10:27 PM 21,975 Views 27 Comments

Brendan Carr also thanked his mother and father.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Jun 27th 2016, 9:05 PM 14,088 Views 1 Comment

A stabbing in south Dublin, Dublin Bus workers call for a pay increase and the Irish team return home…

Remember credit ratings? Britain's has just taken a beating
# Brexit
# Brexit

Remember credit ratings? Britain's has just taken a beating

Jun 27th 2016, 8:32 PM 28,846 Views 89 Comments

The Brexit train keeps on rolling.

Teenage boy jailed in London after setting friends up for knife-point burglary
# UK
# UK

Teenage boy jailed in London after setting friends up for knife-point burglary

Jun 27th 2016, 7:34 PM 14,753 Views 20 Comments

“He took advantage of this friendship and put his victims through an awful ordeal.”

Water charges are going nowhere, says European Commission
# Water Mess
# Water Mess

Water charges are going nowhere, says European Commission

Jun 27th 2016, 6:04 PM 19,763 Views 202 Comments

It has said that Ireland changed its ‘established practice’ under a Fianna Fáil-led government in 2010.

Lifting of blood ban welcome - but system will still discriminate against gay men in relationships
# Gay Blood Ban
# Gay Blood Ban

Lifting of blood ban welcome - but system will still discriminate against gay men in relationships

Jun 27th 2016, 4:20 PM 19,161 Views 90 Comments

Men who have sex with men will now be subject to a deferral process.

'I could talk for Ireland': Polish and Chinese blazing a trail for non-Irish gardaí
# Gardaí Without Borders
# Gardaí Without Borders

'I could talk for Ireland': Polish and Chinese blazing a trail for non-Irish gardaí

Jun 27th 2016, 7:30 AM 36,669 Views 49 Comments

Figures released to TheJournal.ie show there are more than 100 non-Irish members of An Garda Síochána and the Garda Reserve.

Sunday 26 June, 2016

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Jun 26th 2016, 8:27 PM 14,496 Views 2 Comments

More havoc over Brexit, Biden departs and Ireland knocked out of the Euros…

TD calls for returning Irish team to be given a civic reception
# COYBIG
# COYBIG

TD calls for returning Irish team to be given a civic reception

Jun 26th 2016, 7:22 PM 34,750 Views 136 Comments

Fine Gael’s Noel Rock reckons Dublin City Council should roll out the red carpet.