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Minister to visit Waterford today after recent anti-LGBTQ+ incidents
# Roderic O'Gorman
# Roderic O'Gorman

Minister to visit Waterford today after recent anti-LGBTQ+ incidents

9 hours ago 8,719 Views 0 Comments

There have been a number of anti-LGBTQ+ incidents in this city so far this Pride Month.

Friday 18 June, 2021

INMO seeks emergency meeting with HSE to tackle 'hazardous' hospital overcrowding
# Health Service
# Health Service

INMO seeks emergency meeting with HSE to tackle 'hazardous' hospital overcrowding

Fri 11:01 PM 22,490 Views 25 Comments

The union said that some hospitals are approaching pre-pandemic levels of overcrowding.

Have you seen Randaor? Gardaí appeal for information on 16-year-old missing since Thursday
# Appeal
# Appeal

Have you seen Randaor? Gardaí appeal for information on 16-year-old missing since Thursday

Fri 7:07 PM 19,370 Views 4 Comments

Randaor was last seen getting the Dart to Dublin from Bray station yesterday afternoon.

Cyclist hospitalised after hit and run in Dublin
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

Cyclist hospitalised after hit and run in Dublin

Fri 1:40 PM 14,207 Views 9 Comments

Gardaí are looking for a black Volkswagen Passat that fled the scene.

Thursday 17 June, 2021

Freedom of Information Act to be reviewed by government
# Transparency
# Transparency

Freedom of Information Act to be reviewed by government

Thu 6:46 PM 10,898 Views 8 Comments

The Act will be reviewed for the first time since being updated in 2014.

Netflix releases trailer for new series on Sophie Toscan Du Plantier murder
# West Cork
# West Cork

Netflix releases trailer for new series on Sophie Toscan Du Plantier murder

Thu 5:21 PM 29,286 Views 10 Comments

‘Sophie: A Murder In West Cork’ will be a three-part documentary series, set for release on 30 June.

Gardaí investigating discovery of man's body on Ormond Quay in early June appeal for witnesses
# Appeal
# Appeal

Gardaí investigating discovery of man's body on Ormond Quay in early June appeal for witnesses

Thu 2:24 PM 8,274 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí are still investigating the circumstances of the man’s death.

Tributes paid to teenage girl who died yesterday following equestrian accident
# Tiggy Hancock
# Tiggy Hancock

Tributes paid to teenage girl who died yesterday following equestrian accident

Thu 2:00 PM 43,651 Views 10 Comments

Tiggy Hancock was described as a “highly talented” equestrian.

Wednesday 16 June, 2021

Ireland to send ventilators and defibrillators to help Nepal fight Covid-19
# Nepal
# Nepal

Ireland to send ventilators and defibrillators to help Nepal fight Covid-19

Wed 6:26 PM 9,053 Views 8 Comments

Oxygen concentrators, ventilators, defibrillators and PPE are among some of the equipment to be donated.

More pride flags to be erected around Waterford City on Monday
# Waterford
# Waterford

More pride flags to be erected around Waterford City on Monday

Wed 6:19 PM 7,914 Views 0 Comments

Minister for Equality Roderic O’Gorman will be joining Waterford Mayor Damien Geoghegan, after two separate incidents where the flags were taken down.

Anjelica Huston writes to Minister for Arts to save James Joyce's 'House of the Dead'
# House Of The Dead
# House Of The Dead

Anjelica Huston writes to Minister for Arts to save James Joyce's 'House of the Dead'

Wed 1:25 PM 11,223 Views 7 Comments

The house was the setting for James Joyce’s short story ‘The Dead’ and is set to be turned into a 54-bed tourist hostel.

Tuesday 15 June, 2021

New York lifts last of restrictions early as more than 70% of adult vaccinated
# New York
# New York

New York lifts last of restrictions early as more than 70% of adult vaccinated

Tue 9:05 PM 20,479 Views 34 Comments

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo promised fireworks across the state tonight in celebration of the progress.

Part of Sandymount Village to be pedestrianised for July and August
# Sandymount
# Sandymount

Part of Sandymount Village to be pedestrianised for July and August

Tue 8:06 PM 15,971 Views 9 Comments

Dublin City Council has announced the eastern side of the village will be pedestrianised on a 24 hour basis in the two summer months.

Two men airlifted to hospital after getting into difficulty near Howth cliff
# Howth
# Howth

Two men airlifted to hospital after getting into difficulty near Howth cliff

Tue 7:33 PM 23,019 Views 7 Comments

The two men were airlifted by Rescue 116 from Lion’s Head after they got into trouble in the water.

Teenager missing from Roscommon found safe and well
# Missing Person
# Missing Person

Teenager missing from Roscommon found safe and well

Tue 5:25 PM 27,877 Views 0 Comments

The 15-year-old girl had been missing from her home in Athlone.

Monday 14 June, 2021

Coronavirus: 242 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 242 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jun 14th 2021, 4:58 PM 52,018 Views 86 Comments

The Department of Health today also confirmed there are 67 Covid-19 patients in hospital with 23 in ICU.

Saturday 12 June, 2021

DARTs won't be running between Connolly and Grand Canal Dock this weekend
# Off The Rails
# Off The Rails

DARTs won't be running between Connolly and Grand Canal Dock this weekend

Jun 12th 2021, 6:30 AM 17,799 Views 7 Comments

Dublin Bus will be operating between these stations while improvement works take place.

Friday 11 June, 2021

Quiz: How well do you know these iconic gigs?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How well do you know these iconic gigs?

Jun 11th 2021, 10:00 PM 32,788 Views 11 Comments

Test your live music knowledge.

Teen missing from Louth found safe and well
# Found
# Found

Teen missing from Louth found safe and well

Jun 11th 2021, 4:04 PM 9,370 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí have thanked the public and the media for their assistance in the matter.

Sunny weather for the weekend ahead - with a possible high of 26 degrees on Sunday
# Exam Weather
# Exam Weather

Sunny weather for the weekend ahead - with a possible high of 26 degrees on Sunday

Jun 11th 2021, 1:28 PM 13,830 Views 2 Comments

As people travel to the water to cool down this weekend, Water Safety Ireland have asked the public to be careful.

Over half of family carers report a decline in mental health during pandemic
# Dementia
# Dementia

Over half of family carers report a decline in mental health during pandemic

Jun 11th 2021, 11:57 AM 5,371 Views 7 Comments

The new research published by the Alzheimer Society of Ireland say that it found family carers to be at “breaking point”.

Just 59 Covid-19 patients in hospital, the lowest figure in nine months
# Covid Figures
# Covid Figures

Just 59 Covid-19 patients in hospital, the lowest figure in nine months

Jun 11th 2021, 8:17 AM 20,952 Views 53 Comments

Director-General of the HSE Paul Reid said this is “a remarkable benefit of our strong vaccination programme & public support overall.”

No Luas service running between Smithfield and the Point
# Luas
# Luas

No Luas service running between Smithfield and the Point

Jun 11th 2021, 7:33 AM 17,815 Views 2 Comments

The Red Line is closed between the Smithfield and the Point stops due to a technical fault.

Thursday 10 June, 2021

Biden challenge to Johnson over Northern Ireland Brexit dispute welcomed by Taoiseach
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Biden challenge to Johnson over Northern Ireland Brexit dispute welcomed by Taoiseach

Updated Jun 10th 2021, 12:50 PM 27,934 Views 48 Comments
  • Biden's aides say he will stress the need to "stand behind" the Northern Ireland Protocol.
  • Micheál Martin said this morning that Biden's and US involvement is significant and makes sense from an American perspective.
  • European Council President Charles Michel said it's "paramount" that the terms of the Brexit deal are respected.
Iarnród Éireann reports more than 30 incidents at rail crossing so far this year
# Ród Rage
# Ród Rage

Iarnród Éireann reports more than 30 incidents at rail crossing so far this year

Jun 10th 2021, 8:25 AM 13,612 Views 6 Comments

Irish Rail is asking for more vigilance from road users, as most incident involved collisions with barriers.

Wednesday 9 June, 2021

Third man arrested over Fairview Strand assault on Monday night
# Assault
# Assault

Third man arrested over Fairview Strand assault on Monday night

Updated Jun 9th 2021, 10:35 PM 31,774 Views 9 Comments

The man (20s) is currently detained at Clontarf Garda Station.

Number of people receiving PUP dips below 300,000 for the first time this year
# PUP
# PUP

Number of people receiving PUP dips below 300,000 for the first time this year

Jun 9th 2021, 12:09 PM 7,967 Views 5 Comments

This is the lowest number of people in receipt of the PUP since December.

Tuesday 8 June, 2021

No inpatient bed for teen with 'significant and immediate' mental health concerns, court hears
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

No inpatient bed for teen with 'significant and immediate' mental health concerns, court hears

Jun 8th 2021, 4:46 PM 10,106 Views 0 Comments

The only bed available for him was in an emergency accommodation hostel for homeless children.

Man hospitalised for 'serious injuries' following assault in Dublin last night
# Assault
# Assault

Man hospitalised for 'serious injuries' following assault in Dublin last night

Jun 8th 2021, 10:06 AM 26,590 Views 0 Comments

The man was found unconscious at the scene and another man in his 20s was arrested.

Gardaí issues appeal for missing 19-year-old man from Limerick
# Missing Person
# Missing Person

Gardaí issues appeal for missing 19-year-old man from Limerick

Jun 8th 2021, 8:01 AM 15,928 Views 0 Comments

Shane McShera is described as being six-foot-tall and was last seen on a bicycle from the Newham street area in Limerick.

Employees face income support 'cliff edge' unless supplementary payments extended, says Sinn Féin TD
# Unemployment Supports
# Unemployment Supports

Employees face income support 'cliff edge' unless supplementary payments extended, says Sinn Féin TD

Jun 8th 2021, 6:15 AM 10,409 Views 13 Comments

The Short Term Work Support benefit is coming to a close for many in receipt of it, which will affect workers in industries impacted by Covid-19, particularly aviation.

Sunday 6 June, 2021

Quiz: How much do you know about China?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How much do you know about China?

Jun 6th 2021, 10:00 PM 39,907 Views 45 Comments

Go on, test yourself.

Saturday 5 June, 2021

Cinemas are set to re-open on Monday: how will it work and what can you go and see?
# June 7
# June 7

Cinemas are set to re-open on Monday: how will it work and what can you go and see?

Jun 5th 2021, 7:30 AM 34,952 Views 15 Comments

Covid guidelines must be adhered to as cinemas show a range of new releases and some older ones.

Friday 4 June, 2021

Microplastics in Irish waters 'pass up the food chain' into systems of humans and larger animals
# Study
# Study

Microplastics in Irish waters 'pass up the food chain' into systems of humans and larger animals

Jun 4th 2021, 6:09 PM 12,565 Views 13 Comments

The findings were contained in research carried out by scientists at UCC.

Thursday 3 June, 2021

Coronavirus: 465 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Figures
# Figures

Coronavirus: 465 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Updated Jun 3rd 2021, 6:28 PM 55,126 Views 71 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this afternoon.

Almost 2.9 million Covid-19 vaccine doses administered so far in Ireland, HSE CEO says
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

Almost 2.9 million Covid-19 vaccine doses administered so far in Ireland, HSE CEO says

Jun 3rd 2021, 2:59 PM 18,089 Views 27 Comments

The HSE is also considering recommendations on shortening the gap between doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine.

Wednesday 2 June, 2021

Social disadvantage and addiction are primary reasons for high mortality rate among Ireland's homeless
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Social disadvantage and addiction are primary reasons for high mortality rate among Ireland's homeless

Jun 2nd 2021, 2:14 PM 7,486 Views 7 Comments

A new report from Dublin County Council found that there is a higher mortality rate among single homeless people.

Tuesday 1 June, 2021

Taoiseach says new metropolitan rail network for Cork can be completed 'quickly'
# Metropolitan Railway Lines
# Metropolitan Railway Lines

Taoiseach says new metropolitan rail network for Cork can be completed 'quickly'

Updated Jun 1st 2021, 6:52 PM 43,637 Views 60 Comments

The Minister for Environment announced today that €184 million will fund this new investment in a metropolitan rail network between Cork towns.

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