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Dublin: 8 °C Friday 6 December, 2019

Yesterday’s News


Yesterday’s News

Leo Varadkar and Phil Hogan included in list of Europe's most powerful people

Varadkar came in eighth place and Hogan came tenth.

Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Wording was 'a bit off, to put it midly' on hospital posters for cash prizes, says Harris

St James’s Hospital has been advertising prizes for wards that discharge patients before 11am.

Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Dublin City Council is spending €16,250 a month to rent an empty building

There was opposition to using the building for homeless accommodation.

Patient Safety Bill put forward by Simon Harris has been approved by Cabinet

This Bill would make it mandatory for the health service provider to put forward information on incidents of patient safety.

Dublin ranks worst in affordability of housing for expats worldwide

27% are expats living in Ireland are satisfied with the general cost of living, compared with the global average of 47%.

Ariana Grande, Drake and Ed Sheeran - what most people listened to on Spotify this decade

Four of the five most streamed artists of this decade were male.


US Congress set to vote on reaffirming support for Good Friday Agreement today

The vote is due to take place at 11.30pm Irish time today.

Monday 2 December, 2019

Ireland is failing to meet its obligations regarding hate crime, report says

The report was written as an alternative to previous hate crime reports submitted to the United Nations.

Gardaí appealing for witnesses of handbag robbery and assault in Cork

The suspect is described as being 6 feet tall and wearing black clothes with PUMA written across the jumper.

Body of Irish man missing for 36 years found in Welsh grave through DNA

Conor Whooley went missing from Dublin in 1983.

Friday 29 November, 2019

Road safety camera company GoSafe reaches pay agreement

Up to 35 staff members at the company voted to go on strike in September.

Man (40s) shot in Cork this evening

The incident took place in Ballyvolane at around 7.40pm.

Man charged with murder of 11-month-old baby in Armagh

Hunter McGleenon died overnight on Monday in Keady.

€100,000 of suspected cannabis seized by gardaí in Roscommon

The drugs were found in Ballyleague.


Gardaí appeal for information on man's death in Dublin on Wednesday

His body was found at a residence on Wednesday morning.

FactCheck: No, hundreds of thousands of Irish people were not sold as slaves in the 17th century

Posts on social media have stated that Irish ‘slaves’ were treated as poorly as African slaves during this period.

The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Trains delayed going to and from Kerry after car damages barrier at level crossing

This is the second incident of its kind today.

Thursday 28 November, 2019

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Here’s what made the headlines today…

Bank of Ireland services are working again after earlier issues

Some branches will remain open until 8pm this evening.

Three teens plead guilty after homophobic attack against two women on London bus

The incident took place in May this year.

Over 3,500 people were seriously injured on Irish roads in four-year period

Nearly one-third of serious injury collisions took place in Dublin


The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Two arrested after €100,000 of suspected cannabis and cocaine found in Tipperary

The illicit drugs were found during during a search warrant earlier today.

Injunctions against two farmers over beef protests to be struck out

Injunctions against two farmers over beef protests to be struck out

The company has requested for the injunctions to be lifted.

Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Man (40s) has died after crash in Limerick N21

Man (40s) has died after crash in Limerick

The collision occured at around 7.30pm this evening.

€100,000 allocated to free period products in Dublin City Council budget

The initiative was trialed in Dublin city last year.

The CSO has measured how far Irish people live from schools, bus stops and GPs

There is a large difference in distances between rural and urban settings for all services.

MDMA worth €60,000 seized at Dublin Airport

A 28-year-old man has been arrested by gardaí and detained at Ballymun garda station.


Boil water notice in place for 9,500 people in Cork

The notice is in place for the area supplied by the Whitegate Public Water Supply.

Independent TD says Creed should resign if he does not apologise for death threat comments

Creed made the comments in the Dáil yesterday and some farmers are calling for an apology.

Bank of Ireland apologises to customers for delay in overnight payments

The bank said all outstanding payments are currently being made.

Tuesday 26 November, 2019

Christmas FM returns on Thursday - here's how to tune in

The station will be kicking off at 1pm this Thursday.

Cannabis worth €80,000 seized from parcels declared as 'plastic ornaments' in Dublin

Revenue have been involved in two drug seizures and one cash seizure in the past two days.

Government planning to limit gaming machine maximum payouts to €500

The gambling industry in Ireland is governed by the Gaming and Lotteries Act 1956.

Lisa Smith is expected back in Ireland by the end of this week

Smith will undergo a security assessment when she returns to Ireland, it was reported earlier this month.


Man arrested in connection with investigation into sudden death of baby in Armagh

The sudden death of the baby occurred in the Keady area earlier today.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Dresden jewel heist: Police release CCTV footage of thieves smashing display cabinet with axe

The thieves broke into the Dresden Green Vault museum in the early hours of Monday.

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