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Dublin: 15°C Wednesday 17 August 2022

Friday 29 July, 2022

Emissions targets set by government 'problematic', climate watchdog warns
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Emissions targets set by government 'problematic', climate watchdog warns

Jul 29th 2022, 7:12 AM 12,398 Views 32 Comments

The statement added that Land Use Sector emissions must also be urgently addressed, but are currently excluded from the targets.

Thursday 21 July, 2022

The Explainer: What do the recent extreme temperatures tell us about future Irish summers?
# The Explainer
# The Explainer

The Explainer: What do the recent extreme temperatures tell us about future Irish summers?

Jul 21st 2022, 6:00 PM 4,289 Views 6 Comments

How frequent will heatwaves become, and how quickly can we turn the tide?

Monday 11 July, 2022

Poll: Do you find it harder to sleep during warm weather?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you find it harder to sleep during warm weather?

Jul 11th 2022, 9:02 AM 32,142 Views 33 Comments

With warm weather comes the risk of sleepless nights.

Monday 6 June, 2022

Missing boy (6) found safe and well
# Mullingar
# Mullingar

Missing boy (6) found safe and well

Updated Jun 6th 2022, 12:43 PM 89,368 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí thanked the public and the media for its assistance.

Sunday 5 June, 2022

Gardaí, RSA ask motorists to exercise caution on bank holiday weekend
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

Gardaí, RSA ask motorists to exercise caution on bank holiday weekend

Updated Jun 5th 2022, 7:27 PM 22,465 Views 0 Comments

Gardai said that all incidents remain under investigation.

Dublin Airport sees busy morning 'with none of the delays of last week'
# Delays
# Delays

Dublin Airport sees busy morning 'with none of the delays of last week'

Updated Jun 5th 2022, 4:05 PM 32,367 Views 29 Comments

As many as 49,000 passengers are expected to depart from Dublin Airport today.

Poll: Have you struggled to get a taxi home after a night out recently?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you struggled to get a taxi home after a night out recently?

Jun 5th 2022, 11:00 AM 30,945 Views 59 Comments

Have you had trouble hailing one, or not a bother?

Monday 23 May, 2022

A new Covid variant of concern has been detected in Ireland - what do we know about it?
# Omicron
# Omicron

A new Covid variant of concern has been detected in Ireland - what do we know about it?

May 23rd 2022, 3:09 PM 34,936 Views 28 Comments

BA.4 and BA.5 were identified by the ECDC as variants of concern earlier this month.

Saturday 14 May, 2022

HSE vaccine lead: 'Plans in development for autumn booster as well as winter emergencies'
# Boosters
# Boosters

HSE vaccine lead: 'Plans in development for autumn booster as well as winter emergencies'

May 14th 2022, 8:00 AM 18,197 Views 19 Comments

The HSE’s Damien McCallion gave The Journal’s Coronavirus Newsletter an insight into the next stages of the vaccine rollout.

Thursday 31 March, 2022

'Stronger mask advice wouldn't end this Covid wave, but would help slow it down'
# Coronavirus Newsletter
# Coronavirus Newsletter

'Stronger mask advice wouldn't end this Covid wave, but would help slow it down'

Mar 31st 2022, 4:30 PM 9,519 Views 27 Comments

Christine Loscher said strong new public health advice on masks would help ease pressure on hospitals.

Wednesday 23 March, 2022

Virologist: 'Free mass antigen testing could help break this wave of Covid'
# Exit Wave
# Exit Wave

Virologist: 'Free mass antigen testing could help break this wave of Covid'

Mar 23rd 2022, 8:00 PM 33,108 Views 21 Comments

Both case numbers and the number of people requiring hospital treatment with the virus are rising, but no action has yet been taken by government.

Wednesday 9 March, 2022

The new Covid antibody and antiviral treatments currently (or imminently) available in Ireland
# Coronavirus Newsletter
# Coronavirus Newsletter

The new Covid antibody and antiviral treatments currently (or imminently) available in Ireland

Mar 9th 2022, 8:00 PM 20,783 Views 12 Comments

An antibody treatment is currently being used in Irish hospitals, and the first deliveries of a new antiviral pill are expected later this month.

Saturday 5 March, 2022

Quiz: Can you name these Irish islands?
# Islands
# Islands

Quiz: Can you name these Irish islands?

Mar 5th 2022, 10:00 PM 50,328 Views 26 Comments

Can you tell your Inishgloras from your Inishkerraghs?

Saturday 26 February, 2022

TD calls for Ireland to provide anti-tank weapons to Ukraine
# Neutrality
# Neutrality

TD calls for Ireland to provide anti-tank weapons to Ukraine

Feb 26th 2022, 11:37 AM 69,936 Views 177 Comments

Cathal Berry argued that the public mood has “utterly changed” in the past 48 hours.

Friday 25 February, 2022

Missing man (42) found safe and well
# Missing Person
# Missing Person

Missing man (42) found safe and well

Feb 25th 2022, 9:24 AM 60,317 Views 0 Comments

Patrick Maloney (42) was last seen at his home in Mallow on Wednesday, 23 February.

Thursday 24 February, 2022

Missing girl found safe and well
# Missing
# Missing

Missing girl found safe and well

Feb 24th 2022, 10:11 AM 83,028 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí thanked the public for their help.

Ryanair suspends Ukrainian flights as country's airspace closes to civilian operators
# Invasion
# Invasion

Ryanair suspends Ukrainian flights as country's airspace closes to civilian operators

Feb 24th 2022, 9:21 AM 17,093 Views 14 Comments

A number of the country’s airports have reportedly come under attack in the past few hours.

Saturday 19 February, 2022

Quiz: How much do you know about cheese and onion crisps?
# Mr Tayto
# Mr Tayto

Quiz: How much do you know about cheese and onion crisps?

Feb 19th 2022, 10:00 PM 69,326 Views 65 Comments

Cronch.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Feb 19th 2022, 7:50 PM 11,483 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Thursday 10 February, 2022

HSE updates online advice for boosted close contacts, detailing additional restrictions
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

HSE updates online advice for boosted close contacts, detailing additional restrictions

Feb 10th 2022, 5:41 PM 52,655 Views 3 Comments

Although close contacts in this situation are no longer required to restrict their movements, they are advised to follow a number of other measures to limit the spread of Covid-19.

Thursday 3 February, 2022

The Explainer: What can Ireland do to become a safer place for women?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: What can Ireland do to become a safer place for women?

Feb 3rd 2022, 6:00 PM 5,000 Views 0 Comments

We speak to Orla O’Connor, director of the National Women’s Council of Ireland to get a sense of what more can be done – from the courts to domestic abuse services – but how ultimately there are no quick fixes.

Sunday 30 January, 2022

Quiz: How much do you know about the Atlantic Ocean?
# Splash
# Splash

Quiz: How much do you know about the Atlantic Ocean?

Jan 30th 2022, 10:00 PM 49,404 Views 17 Comments

Dip your toes into this quiz (not literally, please).

Friday 28 January, 2022

Do boosted close contacts need to restrict their movements?
# Coronavirus Newsletter
# Coronavirus Newsletter

Do boosted close contacts need to restrict their movements?

Jan 28th 2022, 9:00 PM 35,633 Views 9 Comments

Well, about that…

Monday 10 January, 2022

Covid-19: 23,909 cases brings Ireland's total to one million since pandemic began, with 1,063 in hospital, 89 in ICU today
# Latest Covid Numbers
# Latest Covid Numbers

Covid-19: 23,909 cases brings Ireland's total to one million since pandemic began, with 1,063 in hospital, 89 in ICU today

Updated Jan 10th 2022, 5:56 PM 90,266 Views 151 Comments

The latest figures were reported by the Department of Health today.

Sunday 2 January, 2022

Quiz: How much do you know about addresses to the nation?
# Listen Up
# Listen Up

Quiz: How much do you know about addresses to the nation?

Jan 2nd 2022, 10:00 PM 46,581 Views 15 Comments

You’ve probably seen more than enough of them at this stage.

Friday 31 December, 2021

Surgeries and outpatient appointments deferred at five hospitals over Covid-related staff absences

Surgeries and outpatient appointments deferred at five hospitals over Covid-related staff absences

Updated Dec 31st 2021, 7:40 PM 101,584 Views 228 Comments

The CMO has warned it is ‘simply not safe’ for people to meet in large numbers to celebrate the New Year.

Thursday 30 December, 2021

Coast Guard records 12% increase in callouts over the past year
# Rescues
# Rescues

Coast Guard records 12% increase in callouts over the past year

Dec 30th 2021, 3:23 PM 6,886 Views 4 Comments

There was a small reduction in the number of drowning incidents.

Gardaí investigate after two men assaulted in Cork
# Pope's Quay
# Pope's Quay

Gardaí investigate after two men assaulted in Cork

Dec 30th 2021, 2:51 PM 24,150 Views 5 Comments

Both were taken to hospital.

The Explainer: Our favourite explanations of the year
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Our favourite explanations of the year

Dec 30th 2021, 8:00 AM 3,054 Views 0 Comments

Here are some of the best bits of The Explainer from 2021.

Wednesday 29 December, 2021

First vaccination clinics for vulnerable children held as hospitals face pressure due to Covid
# Vaccine Programme
# Vaccine Programme

First vaccination clinics for vulnerable children held as hospitals face pressure due to Covid

Updated Dec 29th 2021, 4:45 PM 90,981 Views 104 Comments
  • The number of people in hospital with Covid jumped by 75 overnight.
  • There were 16,959 positive swabs reported today by the Department of Health
  • The booster programme hit the milestone of 2,000,000 doses administered.

Tuesday 28 December, 2021

Quiz: How much do you know about 2022?
# New Me
# New Me

Quiz: How much do you know about 2022?

Dec 28th 2021, 10:00 PM 44,100 Views 16 Comments

Nothing? Ah you must know something.

Saturday 25 December, 2021

Here's every film on RTÉ, TG4 and Virgin today and tomorrow
# Filum
# Filum

Here's every film on RTÉ, TG4 and Virgin today and tomorrow

Dec 25th 2021, 6:00 AM 40,549 Views 15 Comments

Pass the remote.

Friday 24 December, 2021

Here's how to track Santa's trip around the world tonight
# Santa Tracker
# Santa Tracker

Here's how to track Santa's trip around the world tonight

Dec 24th 2021, 4:00 PM 35,246 Views 8 Comments

It’s the night before Christmas…

Wednesday 22 December, 2021

Gardaí appeal for help in finding missing man (21)
# Drogheda
# Drogheda

Gardaí appeal for help in finding missing man (21)

Dec 22nd 2021, 9:28 PM 38,990 Views 2 Comments

Elvis Lilientals was last seen yesterday in Moneymore, Drogheda on 21 December.

Several people treated for minor injuries after road crash at Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

Several people treated for minor injuries after road crash at Dublin Airport

Dec 22nd 2021, 8:45 PM 73,493 Views 40 Comments

It is understood the incident was caused by a medical emergency.

Irish Rail workers back use of industrial action over 'downright thuggery' on trains
# Strike
# Strike

Irish Rail workers back use of industrial action over 'downright thuggery' on trains

Dec 22nd 2021, 6:51 PM 28,958 Views 20 Comments

Union members raised concerns over antisocial behaviour on trains.

Coronavirus: 6,307 new cases confirmed in Ireland, with 55 deaths notified in the past week
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: 6,307 new cases confirmed in Ireland, with 55 deaths notified in the past week

Dec 22nd 2021, 5:29 PM 78,466 Views 120 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this evening.

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