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Four men arrested by NI police in connection with investigation into New IRA
The men – aged 27, 30, 51 and 62 – were arrested in Belfast under the Terrorism Act.
Inaugural flight takes off from Dublin Airport's new €320m North Runway
The new North Runway is 3.1 kilometres in length and is located 1.69km north of the current main runway at the airport.
Man in his 60s injured after Co Roscommon aggravated burglary
A group of men fled the scene with a sum of cash.
HSE's guide to cervical screening tests
A cervical screening test helps discover if you are at risk of developing cervical cancer.
'Unusual' and rare megalithic art discovery at stone circle in Co Limerick
Photographer Ken Williams said the new Lough Gur find was “well outside where you’d expect to see to find these type of carvings”.
Search continues for wallaby on the loose in Co Tyrone
The missing marsupial was last seen on the Gortin Road in Omagh on Sunday evening.
Irish presenter Laura Whitmore steps down from hosting Love Island
Whitmore has presented the popular ITV reality show since 2020.
Quiz: In which city would you find these landmarks?
Test your knowledge.
Debunked: Yes, cows are a 'problem' when it comes to cutting greenhouse gas emissions
Two Facebook posts said cows are “not the problem” compared to emitting activities like flying.
Worried about your child being bullied online? Here’s some helpful advice
Cyberbullying can happen to anyone. It’s always wrong and it should never be overlooked or ignored.
Poll: How often do you update your phone's software?
Do you keep the system up to scratch?
Man arrested in connection with murder of Miriam Burns (75) released without charge
The woman’s body was found on Monday afternoon at her home in Ardshanavooley, Killarney.
Donnelly announces monkeypox advisory group headed by CMO
Last month the World Health Organization announced that the outbreak is a Public Health Emergency of International Concern.
People aged 55 and over can now get another Covid-19 booster dose
People who are more than 16 weeks pregnant are also now invited to book their next booster.
Poll: How much do you pay a month in rent?
Additional help for renters might feature in September’s Budget.
New development plan for 'urban quarter' in West Dublin
The neighbourhoods in the plan would follow the 15-minute city concept.
Poll: Should Ireland have a dedicated transport police?
A man was headbutted while on a Dublin Bus at the weekend.
Man released on bail after being arrested by NI police investigating Michaela McAreavey video
A video was widely condemned after it depicted men singing a song about the 2011 murder of Michaela McAreavey.
Belfast loses out as shortlist of UK Eurovision host cities for 2023 announced
Glasgow, Manchester and Sheffield are among the cities shortlisted to host the contest next year.
Houses are built to keep heat in and that's a problem during heatwaves, especially in cities
Heatwaves will become more frequent and intense as climate change worsens.
Irish buildings and homes are generally built to hold in heat rather than stay well ventilated and cool in the summer.
This is increasingly becoming a problem as temperatures rise.
UCD planning professor says more emphasis should be put on adapting buildings to deal with higher heat.
'Singing from the same climate hymn sheet': Met Éireann to level playing field of Irish data
Why heatwaves hit harder in cities - and how to combat rising temperatures
Status Yellow: Warning for hot weekend as Carlow temperature tops 30 degrees
The high temperature warning will be in place for Leinster and Munster until 6am on Sunday.
Green Party leader Eamon Ryan's mother has died
The Green Party said Mary Ryan “died suddenly in the early hours of Wednesday morning”.
Department of Agriculture says it is 'aware' of recent Puck Fair animal welfare controversy
The three-day festival began yesterday in Co Kerry.
15 areas already hit by water shortages amid urges to conserve
Night-time restrictions have been introduced in some areas to ensure water supplies keep flowing.
Temperatures to stay in the 20s for most of this week ahead of possible heatwave
Met Éireann said this week will be sunny and dry for the most part across the country.
Brother and sister who died after getting into difficulty in Ballybunion named locally
The two people who died were siblings – a man in his 50s and a woman in her 60s.
Lidl to remove mandatory retirement age of 65 for its employees
The company said this will allow it to “attract more mature and life-experienced talent”.
Taoiseach says Government will consider windfall tax on energy companies in Budget
Energy prices have soared for households in recent months.
Most Covid-19 deaths in Ireland occurred in hospitals and nursing homes, analysis shows
People aged 65 and older accounted for 91% of Covid-19 deaths between March 2020 and February 2022.
NI police investigating 57 reports of potential offences at 11 and 12 July bonfires
Potential offences at these bonfires include the theft and destruction of political material, flags, effigies and hate speech.
An Cailín Ciúin to be entered into the Oscars international film category
The director and producer of the acclaimed film said they are “honoured beyond words”.
Questions remain about Sabina Higgins' letter on conflict in Ukraine, politicians say
A spokesperson for Michael D Higgins said the president has been “unequivocal in his condemnation” of Russia’s invasion.
'Significant increases' in online fraud during first half of this year, garda figures show
Bogus tradesman fraud also increased by 81% in the first six months of this year compared to 2021.
Here's What Happened Today: Monday
Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.
More than 1,000 drivers caught speeding on Irish roads over the weekend
Speeds of up to 170 km/h were detected in recent days.
Man (80s) dies after falling from mobility scooter on Co Cork street
Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to come forward.
Love Island final airs tonight as show hits 12.1 million streams on Virgin Media Player
Among the final contestants is Irishman Dami Hope who has coupled up with Indiyah Pollack.
Poll: How often do you travel by train?
Choo choo.