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Yesterday’s News

'This is a marathon without a finish line': The week in quotes

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

Friday 27 March, 2020

Daff Man has a brand new suit - but you might not get to see it out and about for a while

Daffodil Day is cancelled, but James Gilleran is hoping people will give what they can.

Sunday 22 March, 2020

'You never know how much you love somebody until they’re gone': The week in quotes

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

Sunday 15 March, 2020

'When people got to know him, they saw he was an incredible person': The week in quotes

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

Wednesday 11 March, 2020

The Explainer: How can Ireland stop an Italy-style spread of coronavirus?

How is it spreading so fast there?

Sunday 8 March, 2020

‘We are in uncharted territory’: The week in quotes

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

Saturday 7 March, 2020

Covid-19: An employment law specialist explains issues around sick leave and working remotely

It’s a murky area of Irish law when it comes to the novel coronavirus.

Monday 2 March, 2020

Covid-19 Explained: TCD's lead virus expert on match bans, self-isolation, and hand washing

Are you washing your hands for 20 seconds?

Sunday 1 March, 2020

‘We’ve seen students carrying a sleeping bag instead of books’: The week in quotes

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

Saturday 29 February, 2020

Covid-19 Explained: The government's top coronavirus expert on what you need to know

Dr Cillian De Gascun is a medical virologist, and chair of the HSE’s Coronavirus Expert Advisory Group,

Tuesday 25 February, 2020

Freckles - the 'luckiest sheep in north Dublin' - uses a custom wheelchair to get around the farm

The sheep lives on a volunteer-run farm in St Anne’s Park, Dublin.

Sunday 23 February, 2020

'There’s no guarantee that the next anarchist isn’t going to do something terrible': The week in quotes

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

Sunday 16 February, 2020

'I think my future plans are things like going to the pub': The week in quotes

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

Friday 14 February, 2020

'Remember, these names, they were all real people': Vigil marks 39 years since the Stardust disaster

A permanent plaque listing all 48 names was unveiled.

Monday 10 February, 2020

Former health minister James Reilly is retiring from politics

The Fine Gael politician ran unsuccessfully for the third time in Dublin Fingal.

Social Democrats’ Gary Gannon takes final seat in Dublin Central battleground

The constituency takes in a broad stretch of Dublin’s northside, from the inner city out to Smithfield, and north towards Ashtown and Drumcondra.

Saturday 8 February, 2020

Let's keep this as simple as possible: Should you vote all the way down the ballot paper?

We offer two takes on it from election experts.

Sunday 2 February, 2020

'Please sit down and put your flags away': The week in quotes

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

Sunday 19 January, 2020

'This was an accident but it was an accident waiting to happen': The week in quotes

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

Saturday 18 January, 2020

The Explainer: What is going on between Harry, Meghan and the British Royal Family?

In an almost unprecedented move, Prince Harry and Meghan announced last week that they plan to step back as senior members of the family – but what happens now?

Saturday 11 January, 2020

Bacteria and turbidity: Young Scientists develop solution to monitoring private wells

Currently, the EPA recommends that wells are tested once a year, but there is no legal requirement to do so.

Thursday 9 January, 2020

This Young Scientist hopes to prevent slurry pit deaths with infrared beams and mobile alerts

The device sends an alert to people nearby if a person falls into a slurry pit.

Wednesday 8 January, 2020

FactCheck: Does this image show an Iranian ballistic missile launch?

Iran launched missile attacks on military bases housing US troops last night – but was this one of the missiles?

Sunday 5 January, 2020

'There will be many, in every part of Irish life, who will miss Marian’s voice': The week in quotes

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

Poll: Are you bringing your Christmas tree to a disposal facility? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you bringing your Christmas tree to a disposal facility?

Or will it linger in your back garden for the next decade?

More than 18,000 bikes were stolen over three years - but just 11% were retrieved

There are calls for the gardaí to do more to tackle bike theft.

Saturday 4 January, 2020

'Thumper': The life-saving device that allows the Coast Guard to start CPR while a patient is being winched to safety

The Thumper is attached to a stretcher, meaning chest compressions can begin as soon as the patient is strapped in.

Friday 3 January, 2020

'We're saving lives several times a week': Cork air ambulance risks being grounded after funding shortfall

Irish Community Rapid Response requires in the region of €400,000 to continue operating the air ambulance.

The first weekend of 2020 will be... dull and drizzly

There will be some windy conditions in coastal areas.

The Explainer: How does Met Éireann decide on weather warnings?

Forecasting the weather is a complicated business, so this week on The Explainer we’re looking at how Met Éireann decides on whether a warning should be status yellow, orange, or red.

Wednesday 1 January, 2020

Quiz: Are these real or fake New Year's traditions?

Do people actually do any of these?

Tuesday 31 December, 2019

'Someone definitely knows something': Non-profit Cork motorsport club extensively vandalised

Mallow Autograss Club estimates the bill for repairs could run into thousands.

'It doesn't have to be a morbid conversation': Mother of infant organ donor makes public appeal

Rebecca Maher’s daughter died at just eight months old, but was able to give a new life to someone waiting on a kidney transplant.

Monday 30 December, 2019

'Significant' increase in the number of over-75s attending emergency departments

There has been marked increase in general in the number of people attending EDs and being admitted to hospital compared to the same time last year.

Mandatory brown bin collections could be introduced under new waste strategy

The government will also examine expanding the range of items allowed in the green bin and banning bulky waste from landfill.

Sunday 29 December, 2019

Saturday 28 December, 2019

Quiz: How well do you remember these 2019 animal stories?

From the death of internet legends to rats in bread, it was a big year for the animal kingdom.

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