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Sunday 26 June, 2016

Nine children and two adults injured after rollercoaster crashes off rails in Scotland
# Strathclyde
# Strathclyde

Nine children and two adults injured after rollercoaster crashes off rails in Scotland

Jun 26th 2016, 6:25 PM 39,314 Views 10 Comments

The accident happened shortly before 4pm at M&D’s park near Hamilton.

'I just wanted to boast about it': Melissa Reid speaks out on drug smuggling incident
# Peru 2
# Peru 2

'I just wanted to boast about it': Melissa Reid speaks out on drug smuggling incident

Jun 26th 2016, 3:19 PM 67,794 Views 52 Comments

The Scottish woman was arrested along with Michaella McCollum back in 2013.

Scotland could block the UK's exit from the EU, says Nicola Sturgeon
# Veto Power
# Veto Power

Scotland could block the UK's exit from the EU, says Nicola Sturgeon

Jun 26th 2016, 2:21 PM 40,765 Views 131 Comments

The Scottish first minister reckons Holyrood may have a veto on the referendum.

'Integrity unnerves': Tributes paid to Veronica Guerin on 20th anniversary of her murder
# Remembered
# Remembered

'Integrity unnerves': Tributes paid to Veronica Guerin on 20th anniversary of her murder

Jun 26th 2016, 12:49 PM 10,532 Views 14 Comments

The celebrated crime reporter was shot dead on the outskirts of Dublin twenty years ago today.

Here are the weirdest and most brilliant pictures sent in by our readers
# Eh Thanks
# Eh Thanks

Here are the weirdest and most brilliant pictures sent in by our readers

Jun 26th 2016, 12:00 PM 27,191 Views 19 Comments

Hats off guys.

'There was peer-pressure involved': Father of drowned son speaks out on his loss
# Water Safety
# Water Safety

'There was peer-pressure involved': Father of drowned son speaks out on his loss

Jun 26th 2016, 7:15 AM 32,702 Views 4 Comments

Irish Water Safety are calling on the public to take greater care when swimming.

Saturday 25 June, 2016

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Jun 25th 2016, 8:00 PM 17,233 Views 4 Comments

The funeral of a Northern Ireland fan, a missing woman and thousands turn out for Dublin’s Pride parade…

Gardaí ask for public's help in tracing 44-year-old Karen Scott
# Missing
# Missing

Gardaí ask for public's help in tracing 44-year-old Karen Scott

Jun 25th 2016, 6:44 PM 23,398 Views 6 Comments

She was last seen in Finglas yesterday afternoon.

Funeral of Northern Ireland fan who fell from walkway takes place in Ballymena
# France
# France

Funeral of Northern Ireland fan who fell from walkway takes place in Ballymena

Jun 25th 2016, 3:30 PM 17,310 Views 11 Comments

Darren Rodgers had been in France supporting Northern Ireland in Euro 2016.

Did you hear the one about the mystery American tourists and the free bar?
# It's On Me
# It's On Me

Did you hear the one about the mystery American tourists and the free bar?

Jun 25th 2016, 2:09 PM 47,635 Views 38 Comments

A mystery group turned up in Tralee earlier this week and decided to cover the cost of everyone’s booze.

More than 1 million sign petition to rerun EU referendum
# Brexit
# Brexit

More than 1 million sign petition to rerun EU referendum

Jun 25th 2016, 12:35 PM 37,264 Views 187 Comments

A petition has also been launched calling for London to break away from the rest of the UK.

Friday 24 June, 2016

Move to change gay blood ban to 12-month deferral period welcomed
# Giveblood.ie
# Giveblood.ie

Move to change gay blood ban to 12-month deferral period welcomed

Jun 24th 2016, 7:39 PM 8,022 Views 50 Comments

A report was given to the Department of Health yesterday evening.

Britain is out of the EU: It might be the right time to plan that shopping trip to the North
# Brexit
# Brexit

Britain is out of the EU: It might be the right time to plan that shopping trip to the North

Jun 24th 2016, 3:01 PM 23,393 Views 32 Comments

The pound is at its lowest point for thirty years, meaning shopping is now cheaper north of the border.

Tuesday 21 June, 2016

Liberty Insurance set to slash 70 jobs in Dublin and Cavan
# Redundancies
# Redundancies

Liberty Insurance set to slash 70 jobs in Dublin and Cavan

Jun 21st 2016, 9:30 PM 13,786 Views 27 Comments

The redundancies come as part of a restructuring to deal with “challenging market conditions”.

Married Dublin couple scoop ninth big lottery win
# Jammy
# Jammy

Married Dublin couple scoop ninth big lottery win

Jun 21st 2016, 8:21 PM 58,798 Views 26 Comments

The couple only took home £100 the first time they matched five numbers.

Bin charges: Everything you need to know about the deal on pay-by-weight and what it means for you
# Freeze On Charges
# Freeze On Charges

Bin charges: Everything you need to know about the deal on pay-by-weight and what it means for you

Jun 21st 2016, 7:21 PM 20,540 Views 60 Comments

Charges will be frozen for at least the next 12 months.

Ireland's economy should be grand (as long as there isn't a Brexit)
# Steady As She Goes
# Steady As She Goes

Ireland's economy should be grand (as long as there isn't a Brexit)

Jun 21st 2016, 6:00 AM 8,696 Views 43 Comments

The ESRI is predicting 4.6% growth this year and 4.2% growth next year.

Monday 20 June, 2016

Stand off: Workers to take protest to government after charity makes all staff redundant
# Childminding Ireland
# Childminding Ireland

Stand off: Workers to take protest to government after charity makes all staff redundant

Jun 20th 2016, 9:11 PM 33,506 Views 28 Comments

The group will be staging a protest outside the Department of Children and Youth Affairs at 1pm tomorrow.

Taoiseach called on to create 'Docklands tax' as part of north inner city taskforce
# TAKING ACTION
# TAKING ACTION

Taoiseach called on to create 'Docklands tax' as part of north inner city taskforce

Jun 20th 2016, 8:01 PM 17,850 Views 51 Comments

Enda Kenny met with all councillors from Dublin Central earlier this evening.

Investigation launched after body of woman found next to lake
# Coleraine
# Coleraine

Investigation launched after body of woman found next to lake

Jun 20th 2016, 2:07 PM 21,775 Views 2 Comments

Police in Northern Ireland are appealing to the public for information.

Sunday 19 June, 2016

Here's what happened today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's what happened today: Sunday

Jun 19th 2016, 8:33 PM 20,509 Views 2 Comments

Abuse of politicians, two road traffic collisions and a young actor dies…

Woman in her 60s killed in road crash, four others injured
# Cork
# Cork

Woman in her 60s killed in road crash, four others injured

Jun 19th 2016, 7:35 PM 27,294 Views 4 Comments

The incident happened at around 4pm this afternoon.

Mortgage caps are going nowhere, Central Bank deputy says
# Staying Put
# Staying Put

Mortgage caps are going nowhere, Central Bank deputy says

Jun 19th 2016, 7:00 PM 22,886 Views 81 Comments

House hunters currently have to come up with 20% of a house’s value as a deposit (or 10% for first-time buyers).

Gardaí called out to remove swan from bridge in Dublin
# Ruffling Feathers
# Ruffling Feathers

Gardaí called out to remove swan from bridge in Dublin

Jun 19th 2016, 4:15 PM 37,567 Views 40 Comments

“I was here when this was all water…”

Domhnall Gleeson is being backed for Winnie The Pooh Oscar... before filming begins
# Calm Down Now
# Calm Down Now

Domhnall Gleeson is being backed for Winnie The Pooh Oscar... before filming begins

Jun 19th 2016, 3:00 PM 21,457 Views 11 Comments

The actor is set to play the character’s creator AA Milne in film Goodbye Christopher Robin.

Calling it: The British papers have come out on Brexit, and they're pretty divided
# If You Leave Me Now
# If You Leave Me Now

Calling it: The British papers have come out on Brexit, and they're pretty divided

Jun 19th 2016, 1:46 PM 27,953 Views 127 Comments

There have been contradictory positions taken between the Sunday and daily editions of the Times and the Mail.

Two men being questioned following foiled suspected shooting operation
# Gangland
# Gangland

Two men being questioned following foiled suspected shooting operation

Jun 19th 2016, 12:27 PM 16,267 Views 14 Comments

A firearm and ammunition were recovered by gardaí yesterday.

Saturday 18 June, 2016

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Jun 18th 2016, 8:15 PM 11,305 Views 2 Comments

Ireland at the Euros, two arrested in Dublin and a man appears in court charged with the murder of Jo Cox…

Fire breaks out at 'Love/Hate' flats in north Dublin
# O'Devaney Gardens
# O'Devaney Gardens

Fire breaks out at 'Love/Hate' flats in north Dublin

Jun 18th 2016, 7:07 PM 24,117 Views 12 Comments

Firefighters are currently battling the blaze at O’Devaney Gardens.

US car dealership offering free Orlando-style assault rifle with car purchase
# AR-15
# AR-15

US car dealership offering free Orlando-style assault rifle with car purchase

Jun 18th 2016, 6:12 PM 26,478 Views 184 Comments

Military-style assault rifles have been a hallmark of mass shootings in recent years.

Two men arrested over firearms offences linked to Kinahan gang - reports
# Dublin
# Dublin

Two men arrested over firearms offences linked to Kinahan gang - reports

Jun 18th 2016, 5:11 PM 31,919 Views 37 Comments

The men were arrested in two different locations earlier this afternoon.

Rainy spell to continue through weekend, but summer could be back next week
# Please Come Back
# Please Come Back

Rainy spell to continue through weekend, but summer could be back next week

Jun 18th 2016, 4:13 PM 32,210 Views 11 Comments

Remember the sun?

Man arrested after pointing laser at police helicopter in North
# Strabane
# Strabane

Man arrested after pointing laser at police helicopter in North

Jun 18th 2016, 2:28 PM 10,368 Views 9 Comments

The incident happened during a security alert which saw residents evacuated from their homes.

The group of children (including one 5-year-old) building the future of technology
# CoderDojo
# CoderDojo

The group of children (including one 5-year-old) building the future of technology

Jun 18th 2016, 1:33 PM 9,020 Views 4 Comments

More than 10,000 are expected to attend the CoderDojo Coolest Projects at the RDS today.

Friday 17 June, 2016

Australian union angered by Irish 'copper gurus' being enticed Down Under
# Laying Wire
# Laying Wire

Australian union angered by Irish 'copper gurus' being enticed Down Under

Jun 17th 2016, 9:31 PM 38,865 Views 47 Comments

Irish workers are being offered $75,000 a year to relocate.

By a couple of cents: Postage costs set to rise next month
# Price Of A Stamp
# Price Of A Stamp

By a couple of cents: Postage costs set to rise next month

Jun 17th 2016, 8:18 PM 19,441 Views 66 Comments

The price of sending letters domestically and internationally is set to increase.

GSOC 'mistaken' in instigating criminal probe into garda who later died by suicide
# Donegal
# Donegal

GSOC 'mistaken' in instigating criminal probe into garda who later died by suicide

Jun 17th 2016, 7:10 PM 14,330 Views 27 Comments

It follows an investigation into the tragic set of events that saw Sgt Michael Galvin taking his own life in Ballyshannon Garda Station last year.