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Dublin: 7 °C Saturday 7 December, 2019

Yesterday’s News

Teenage girl was on mental health waiting list for three months before suicide

Niamh’s case is among three child deaths examined by the National Review Panel.

Gardaí seize €135,000 worth of drugs in Dublin searches

Gardaí said a “substantial quantity” of benzodiazepines, cocaine and heroin was found.


Thursday 5 December, 2019

Increase in first-time buyers moving to Dublin commuter belt

One economist warned that this increased activity will put pressure on the infrastructural needs in these areas.

Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Plans to modernise chaplaincies at third level institutions have stagnated, despite major review

A 2015 review found several institutions had no public appointment or tendering procedure for the employment of chaplains.

Sunday 1 December, 2019

How young people are using TikTok to discuss elections, wars and now China's internment camps

China this week apologised for removing a US teen’s video condemning Beijing’s crackdown on Muslims in Xinjiang.

Friday 29 November, 2019

As it happened: Several injured in London Bridge terror attack, suspect shot dead by police

Metropolitan Police said that the male suspect who was shot dead was believed to have been wearing a hoax device.

'They need a voice': Tubridy 'made it his mission' to include homeless children in Toy Show

The show this year is inspired by the world of Disney’s Frozen and the emphasis will be on families’ traditions of gathering together to watch it.

Monday 25 November, 2019

Dublin Airport opens sensory room for passengers with special needs

The room includes relaxing music, mood lighting, bean bags and digital display panels.

Irish Rail accused of 'just not caring' as scale of lift problems at train stations revealed

Over the last two years there have been multiple instances of lifts being out of order for more than 20 consecutive days.

Saturday 23 November, 2019

Doctors say criminal sanctions in new open disclosure law will 'generate fear'

Healthcare providers will have a duty to disclose serious patient safety incidents and failure to comply could result in a fine or imprisonment.

Friday 22 November, 2019

RTÉ journalists say plan to cut top presenters' pay 'doesn't go far enough'

The NUJ members have suggested a new rule that no one in the organisation earns more than the top civil service salary.

Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Missing Dublin teen found safe and well

Robbie Moore went missing earlier this week.

Tuesday 19 November, 2019

HSE checking all Irish vaping products for ingredient linked to US illnesses

More than 1,000 cases of vaping-related lung illnesses have been reported in the US, with 42 confirmed deaths in 24 states.

Monday 18 November, 2019

'She is a hero': Girl (13) was protecting 11-month-old nephew when stabbed

The girl was seriously injured when a gang of men armed with machetes forced their way into a house in Lisnaskea.

'An ideal vehicle for harassment': New revenge porn law will cover deepfake technology

A number of US states have this year moved to ban the use of this technology to create pornographic videos of individuals.

Thursday 14 November, 2019

Gardaí who failed in last promotion competition to be bumped up to sergeant rank

As many as 168 gardaí could be promoted under this proposal as the force seeks to fill gaps across the country.

Wednesday 13 November, 2019

'If a self-driving car mistakes a child for a dog and doesn't swerve, who's liable there?'

The CEO of the Road Safety Authority Moyagh Murdock said legislators have to be careful when drafting laws dealing with automation.

Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Boil water notice for 600,000 people in Dublin, Kildare and Meath lifted with immediate effect

Irish Water said an audit of the plant and satisfactory results of a number of water samples were factors in the decision.

Revenue extends pay and file deadline after issues with online system Tax

Revenue extends pay and file deadline after issues with online system

ROS was unavailable for a period of time this afternoon while Revenue’s technical team refreshed the system.

Lisa Smith will be subject to security assessment on arrival in Ireland

Yesterday Turkey said it was in the process of deporting 20 ‘foreign jihadists’.

Monday 11 November, 2019

Funding for specialist centres confirmed after 'positive' meeting with vaginal mesh campaigners

The Minister has asked that an independent report be compiled detailing these patients’ experiences in the healthcare system.

Saturday 9 November, 2019

Explainer: Why the two boys who murdered Ana Kriegel can never be named

The judge and gardaí have made it clear that there could be severe penalties for anyone who attempts to publicly identify them.

Friday 8 November, 2019

Gardaí appeal for information about van linked to Meath shooting

The van was parked near the scene of the shooting in the days leading up to Richard Carberry’s killing.

'I grew up with him in a sense': Fans outside Pro Cathedral pay tribute to Gaybo RIP

'I grew up with him in a sense': Fans outside Pro Cathedral pay tribute to Gaybo

The funeral of the RTÉ broadcaster is currently taking place in Dublin.

'Bear it in mind': Harris was contacted about vaping by minister and FG colleague

The Health Minister has said he has no intention of meeting with vaping companies.

Thursday 7 November, 2019

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

RTÉ’s restructuring plan, the boil water notice and the Trump impeachment probe made the headlines today.

RTÉ director general says more land at Donnybrook campus will be sold

The national broadcaster has revealed details of a plan which will see 200 jobs cut next year.

Trump ordered to pay two million dollars over charitable foundation 'misuse'

The judge also approved an agreement to close the Trump Foundation and distribute the remaining funds to other charities.

Barrister appointed to investigate Dublin City Council 'protection money' allegations

Allegations emerged last month that a known criminal extorted money from building firms to pay for protection from anti-social behaviour.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

'Undermined, dismissed, ignored': Almost half of Irish doctors in survey considered leaving profession

The Medical Protection Society has said the HSE should appoint a ‘wellbeing guardian’ to address burnout.

Tuesday 5 November, 2019

Protesters confront councillors after vote on O'Devaney Gardens redevelopment

Developer Bartra Capital has been contracted to build 768 housing units on the site.

Monday 4 November, 2019

Open thread: Share your favourite memories of the late Gay Byrne RIP

Open thread: Share your favourite memories of the late Gay Byrne

Alongside the Late Late, the veteran broadcaster also presented the weekday Gay Byrne Show on RTÉ radio for almost three decades.

Saturday 2 November, 2019

Council warns National Children's Hospital contractor about working hour breaches on site

One local councillor says local residents feel “under siege” from the constant construction work near their homes.

Friday 1 November, 2019

University of Limerick to create 330 new jobs under new plan

The university expects to increase student numbers by 4,000 over the next five years.

Cyclist dies after being struck by lorry in Dublin

Gardaí are appealing for motorists in the area who have dash cam footage to contact them.

Thursday 31 October, 2019

Broken down coach blocks Luas and traffic in Dublin city centre

There is no Green Line service between St Stephen’s Green and Dominick Street.

Monday 28 October, 2019

'Urgent need' to address growing levels of anti-social behaviour on public transport

Irish Rail has said it is concerned about the “worsening trend” and has undertaken measures to address it.

Sunday 27 October, 2019

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

The death of Isis leader al-Baghdadi, tense relations between the DUP and Irish government, and the Dublin City Marathon had everyone talking today.

Remains of Irishman killed in Ethiopian Airlines crash to be returned home

Mick Ryan was one of 157 passengers on board the flight from Addis Ababa to Nairobi.

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