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Friday 17 June, 2016

Cheating scandal: PSNI top brass defends decision to allow 54 trainees to re-sit training
# Caught Rapid
# Caught Rapid

Cheating scandal: PSNI top brass defends decision to allow 54 trainees to re-sit training

Jun 17th 2016, 4:03 PM 14,035 Views 28 Comments

The Policing Board has said that it does believe sanctions placed on officers were “appropriate or adequate”.

Tuesday 14 June, 2016

Englishmen in plane that crashed into sea off Antrim coast still missing
# Tragic
# Tragic

Englishmen in plane that crashed into sea off Antrim coast still missing

Jun 14th 2016, 9:58 PM 14,200 Views 5 Comments

The light aircraft the two men were travelling in disappeared last Thursday.

‘I’m next, I’m dead’: Survivors of the Orlando nightclub massacre speak out
# Omar Mateen
# Omar Mateen

‘I’m next, I’m dead’: Survivors of the Orlando nightclub massacre speak out

Jun 14th 2016, 8:59 PM 23,025 Views 61 Comments

50 people were killed in gun attack by Omar Mateen at Florida gay nightclub Pulse.

Shocking GoPro footage of Russian hooligans attacking English fans
# Hooligans
# Hooligans

Shocking GoPro footage of Russian hooligans attacking English fans

Jun 14th 2016, 6:41 PM 69,039 Views 79 Comments

It was announced earlier today that the team was being hit with a suspended disqualification.

Monday 13 June, 2016

Man in Liverpool arrested on suspicion of murdering two women
# Liverpool
# Liverpool

Man in Liverpool arrested on suspicion of murdering two women

Jun 13th 2016, 10:13 PM 19,622 Views 1 Comment

The pair are believed to be mother and daughter.

New poll sees jump in support for Vote Leave campaign
# Brexit
# Brexit

New poll sees jump in support for Vote Leave campaign

Jun 13th 2016, 8:49 PM 23,044 Views 70 Comments

The turmoil ahead of the vote has seen the pound drop off against the euro.

RTÉ hits back at 'Late Late revamp' suggestion
# The Late Late No
# The Late Late No

RTÉ hits back at 'Late Late revamp' suggestion

Jun 13th 2016, 6:56 PM 33,664 Views 72 Comments

RTÉ One controller Adrian Lynch has ‘categorically rejected’ any suggestion the programme needs an overhaul.

Friday 10 June, 2016

Leaving Cert students stung with bee breeding question, as everyday finances go overlooked
# Buzzing
# Buzzing

Leaving Cert students stung with bee breeding question, as everyday finances go overlooked

Jun 10th 2016, 10:56 PM 35,544 Views 14 Comments

Overall, both higher and ordinary papers were mostly ‘very straightforward’.

Mental health: 'Shocking' report finds patients secluded for two days at a time
# Portlaoise
# Portlaoise

Mental health: 'Shocking' report finds patients secluded for two days at a time

Jun 10th 2016, 7:12 PM 14,943 Views 10 Comments

Seclusion is a standard practice in mental health treatments, but should be used “as a last resort only”.

Thursday 9 June, 2016

Security forces colluded with UVF before World Cup '94 massacre, damning report finds
# Loughinisland
# Loughinisland

Security forces colluded with UVF before World Cup '94 massacre, damning report finds

Jun 9th 2016, 3:18 PM 23,439 Views 96 Comments

The Police Ombudsman in Northern Ireland has said there was a “hear no evil, speak no evil, see no evil approach to the use of informants”.

Groundbreaking new 'speed over distance' speed cameras for Port Tunnel
# Dublin
# Dublin

Groundbreaking new 'speed over distance' speed cameras for Port Tunnel

Jun 9th 2016, 12:15 PM 25,015 Views 99 Comments

With the new system drivers will be clocked at both ends of the tunnel.

Ed Sheeran facing $20 million lawsuit over alleged song rip-off
# Photograph
# Photograph

Ed Sheeran facing $20 million lawsuit over alleged song rip-off

Jun 9th 2016, 10:06 AM 42,049 Views 0 Comments

A songwriting duo are claiming Sheeran’s Photograph mimics a song they released in 2011.

Monday 6 June, 2016

100 years of ugly buildings? A new book begs to differ
# Grey Blocks
# Grey Blocks

100 years of ugly buildings? A new book begs to differ

Jun 6th 2016, 6:00 PM 28,496 Views 23 Comments

A new publication from Dublin City Council looks back at architecture in the city during the 20th century.

Friday 3 June, 2016

Man arrested after two women held at knifepoint in burglary
# Cork
# Cork

Man arrested after two women held at knifepoint in burglary

Jun 3rd 2016, 9:11 PM 17,861 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened shortly before midnight last night.

Man in UK described as 'dangerous, evil and manipulative' jailed for first date murder
# Hertfordshire
# Hertfordshire

Man in UK described as 'dangerous, evil and manipulative' jailed for first date murder

Jun 3rd 2016, 8:25 PM 28,998 Views 38 Comments

Carl Langdell had sex with Katie Locke’s body after strangling her to death.

The National Lottery have paid out THAT €8.2 million prize
# Shedding Light
# Shedding Light

The National Lottery have paid out THAT €8.2 million prize

Jun 3rd 2016, 5:58 PM 56,476 Views 65 Comments

The winning ticket was bought at a shop in Sligo on 5 March.

A lot of people are getting ready to kick up a fuss when this man touches down later this month
# The Possible President
# The Possible President

A lot of people are getting ready to kick up a fuss when this man touches down later this month

Jun 3rd 2016, 4:18 PM 22,663 Views 129 Comments

“Citizen Trump holds no elected office in the United States. To extend diplomatic courtesies would be not only unnecessary but also inappropriate.”

Thursday 2 June, 2016

Northern Ireland lifting lifetime gay blood ban 'noted' by health minister
# Deferral Period
# Deferral Period

Northern Ireland lifting lifetime gay blood ban 'noted' by health minister

Jun 2nd 2016, 9:19 PM 11,011 Views 111 Comments

The Irish Blood Transfusion Service will examine the issue and make a recommendation to the Department of Health later this month.

Gardaí appeal for information about missing 14-year-old
# Meath
# Meath

Gardaí appeal for information about missing 14-year-old

Jun 2nd 2016, 7:31 PM 33,355 Views 12 Comments

Karla O’Reilly was last seen on Tuesday in Ballivor, a town in Meath.

Stand down, we are NOT in the middle of a heatwave
# Not Quite There
# Not Quite There

Stand down, we are NOT in the middle of a heatwave

Jun 2nd 2016, 6:05 PM 62,143 Views 29 Comments

Temperatures have to hit 25 degrees or more for five consecutive days

Man to appear in court charged with the alleged false imprisonment of two women
# Courts
# Courts

Man to appear in court charged with the alleged false imprisonment of two women

Jun 2nd 2016, 4:15 PM 18,175 Views 0 Comments

A 32-year-old male is due to appear before the Criminal Courts of Justice this afternoon.

Children with disabilities: Over 70 claims of abuse received by health watchdog
# In Care
# In Care

Children with disabilities: Over 70 claims of abuse received by health watchdog

Jun 2nd 2016, 3:59 PM 7,902 Views 0 Comments

Health and social care watchdog Hiqa also received notifications about serious injuries and misconduct by staff.

Wednesday 1 June, 2016

Man arrested in connection with shooting in Cork
# Cork
# Cork

Man arrested in connection with shooting in Cork

Jun 1st 2016, 11:12 AM 10,601 Views 4 Comments

A 41-year-old man was killed during the incident in April.

This strange-looking Arctic whale has popped up in Irish waters for the first time
# Whale-y Far From Home
# Whale-y Far From Home

This strange-looking Arctic whale has popped up in Irish waters for the first time

Jun 1st 2016, 10:50 AM 25,928 Views 27 Comments

The public are being asked to keep their eyes peeled for the elusive animal.

Large increase in under-16s having children, but decline in overall teenage birthrate
# Teenage Pregnancies
# Teenage Pregnancies

Large increase in under-16s having children, but decline in overall teenage birthrate

Jun 1st 2016, 9:48 AM 18,497 Views 59 Comments

The teenage birthrate has decreased by 60% since 2001.

Spanish police investigating report that Irish teenager was raped
# Canary Islands
# Canary Islands

Spanish police investigating report that Irish teenager was raped

Jun 1st 2016, 8:11 AM 32,682 Views 18 Comments

The incident allegedly happened last week at the Playa de Las Americas resort in Tenerife.

Tuesday 31 May, 2016

Drug use: People in all kinds of venues taking ecstasy - not just dance clubs
# Pill Report
# Pill Report

Drug use: People in all kinds of venues taking ecstasy - not just dance clubs

May 31st 2016, 3:15 PM 22,013 Views 67 Comments

A new report from the EU looks at drug use across the continent.

Staff unable to serve breakfast as normal due to Oberstown industrial action
# Child Detention
# Child Detention

Staff unable to serve breakfast as normal due to Oberstown industrial action

May 31st 2016, 12:48 PM 11,400 Views 29 Comments

Members of Siptu and Impact are taking the action today.

Man sustains serious injuries to his fingers in attack in Waterford
# Priory Lawn
# Priory Lawn

Man sustains serious injuries to his fingers in attack in Waterford

May 31st 2016, 11:21 AM 16,536 Views 15 Comments

The incident happened shortly before 3pm in the city yesterday.

Woman dragged away by crocodile in Australia was celebrating friend's cancer treatment
# Dragged Away
# Dragged Away

Woman dragged away by crocodile in Australia was celebrating friend's cancer treatment

May 31st 2016, 8:57 AM 23,638 Views 45 Comments

An Australian MP has called for crocodile hunting safaris to bring down the population of the animals.

Monday 30 May, 2016

Mussel farmer killed in diving accident while helping friend
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Mussel farmer killed in diving accident while helping friend

May 30th 2016, 4:04 PM 25,296 Views 2 Comments

Marty Nee died in a drowning incident off the coast of Galway on Saturday evening.

Here is why councillors don't think taller buildings will tackle Dublin's housing crisis
# Low Rise
# Low Rise

Here is why councillors don't think taller buildings will tackle Dublin's housing crisis

May 30th 2016, 1:43 PM 26,550 Views 104 Comments

The issue will be discussed at a special meeting of Dublin City Council later today.

Border controls could return if Britain leaves EU, Enda Kenny warns
# Brexit
# Brexit

Border controls could return if Britain leaves EU, Enda Kenny warns

May 30th 2016, 9:25 AM 19,012 Views 201 Comments

Britain will go to the polls to vote on a Brexit on 23 June.

Sunday 29 May, 2016

'I believe that exploitation was rife in JobBridge': Former participants share their experience
# Rip Jobbridge
# Rip Jobbridge

'I believe that exploitation was rife in JobBridge': Former participants share their experience

May 29th 2016, 7:30 AM 19,961 Views 52 Comments

New minister for social protection Leo Varadkar announced the end of the programme last Sunday.

'His terrible jokes weren't worth the extra cash': Here are Ireland's complaints against its taxi drivers
# Not Happy
# Not Happy

'His terrible jokes weren't worth the extra cash': Here are Ireland's complaints against its taxi drivers

May 29th 2016, 7:00 AM 32,800 Views 74 Comments

Almost 500 complaints were made to the NTA between November 2015 and April of this year.

Saturday 28 May, 2016

The three Irish teenagers jetting off to Russia to chase their professional ballet dream
# A Year Away
# A Year Away

The three Irish teenagers jetting off to Russia to chase their professional ballet dream

May 28th 2016, 11:00 AM 17,315 Views 22 Comments

Alana Borza, Megan Mullen, Victoria Young are set to dance in Russia’s Perm State Choreographic Institute – a world-renowned ballet school.

Insurance premiums could spike by €50 if ruling stands, insurers warn
# Setanta Insurance
# Setanta Insurance

Insurance premiums could spike by €50 if ruling stands, insurers warn

May 28th 2016, 7:00 AM 12,568 Views 0 Comments

The High Court ruled last September that the Motor Insurers’ Bureau of Ireland was liable for claims left behind by Setanta Insurance.

Friday 27 May, 2016

After yet another challenge, it's been decided Bus Éireann will stay on the school run
# Getting To School
# Getting To School

After yet another challenge, it's been decided Bus Éireann will stay on the school run

May 27th 2016, 2:38 PM 11,247 Views 12 Comments

The Court of Appeal has upheld a ruling that allows the semi-state to operate the service.

Thursday 26 May, 2016

The UK's Vote Leave campaign isn't happy with Ryanair
# Playing By The Rules
# Playing By The Rules

The UK's Vote Leave campaign isn't happy with Ryanair

May 26th 2016, 10:38 AM 26,855 Views 56 Comments

A complaint about the airline has been made to the Electoral Commission.