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Dublin: 18 °C Wednesday 24 July, 2019

Yesterday’s News

Data Commission says banning visitor books is a 'disproportionate approach' to data privacy

The books were banned from heritage sites such as Kilmainham Gaol and Dublin Castle.

Free travel for Dublin homeless families in August

Homeless children in emergency accommodation currently get free travel to school.


Monday 22 July, 2019

'This is not a pension for terrorists': Troubles perpetrators will not receive victim compensation

Concerns were raised over those who were injured by their own hand receiving the pension.

Over 2,600 eFlow customers double charged last month

The company said it was due to a ‘system processing error’.

Saturday 20 July, 2019

FactCheck: Trump's false claims about Congresswoman Omar in continuing feud

Donald Trump has made several claims about Omar recently.

Thursday 18 July, 2019

Privacy concerns raised over app that makes you look older through artificial technology

FaceApp uses artificial intelligence to make you look older or younger.

Tuesday 16 July, 2019

Harris says he wasn't aware of CervicalCheck results IT glitch before 10 July

Meanwhile, the HSE says that 52 of the women who were re-tested were found to have HPV.

Who are the progressive congresswomen Trump tweeted should 'go back' to where they came from?

Trump said they should ‘go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came’.

'It is what keeps me awake at night': Irish fears rise as migrants are detained in the US

Undocumented Irish woman Ali is living in limbo in the US.

Monday 15 July, 2019

'I will never rest until I get justice': Mother of Santina Cawley pleads with killer to come forward

Santina died after being found with serious injuries on 5 July.

Protesters want an end to annual pig race in Arklow

The organisers say the event is not cruel to the pigs.

FactCheck: Are 20% of personal injury insurance claims in Ireland fraudulent or exaggerated?

Members of the insurance industry have claimed that fraud is part of the reason for high premium costs.

Saturday 13 July, 2019

Thursday 11 July, 2019

'What happened in relation to Holles Street was pretty disgusting' - Simon Harris says exclusion zones will be a priority

“We shouldn’t have to change the law to have a basic understanding of decency,” Harris said.

Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Protesters with baby coffins plan to return to the National Maternity Hospital this Saturday

The issue was discussed on Liveline earlier today.

Sunday 7 July, 2019

Explainer: Minimum unit pricing for alcohol is on the way, but how exactly does it work?

Cheaper drinks with a high alcohol content will see the biggest price change.

First week on the job: We checked in with some of Ireland's new MEPs to see how they are getting on

Committee memberships, travel woes and accidentally calling the fire department. All in a week’s work.

Saturday 6 July, 2019

Event Guide: Heading out and about? Here's what's happening around the country this weekend

The weather’s set to stay fine, so why not get out and enjoy it.

Saturday 9 March, 2019

Petition accusing councils of cutting down too many trees reaches over 5,500 signatures

The petition wants councils to stop cutting down trees in public spaces without informing the public.

Sunday 3 March, 2019

Department warns that people who illegally burn land risk prosecution

Burning land between 1 March and 31 August is an offence under the 1976 Wildlife Act.

Saturday 2 March, 2019

Students say Dublin Buses are not stopping for them outside UCD at night

Students have said this is a regular occurrence at stops on campus from around 10pm onwards.

Friday 1 March, 2019

Courts issue warning over fake email about jury duty

The email, which has been reported to the Courts Service of Ireland, has a subject line about jury summons and a reference number.

Monday 25 February, 2019

A senator wants students to get CAO points for sports and social action

“It would especially benefit children from public schools around the country and level the playing pitch for them.”

Saturday 23 February, 2019

Trainee solicitors are going into prisons to teach prisoners about the law

“It is not just someone banging on about the law for an hour, there are lesson plans in place.”