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Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Department of Foreign Affairs updates travel advice for Greece as Irish honeymoon couple caught up in wildfires
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

Department of Foreign Affairs updates travel advice for Greece as Irish honeymoon couple caught up in wildfires

Updated Jul 24th 2018, 8:53 PM 50,920 Views 9 Comments

While the woman has since been hospitalised, the man remains missing.

Ireland to pause use of transvaginal mesh after 'understandable public anxiety'
# Complications
# Complications

Ireland to pause use of transvaginal mesh after 'understandable public anxiety'

Jul 24th 2018, 7:09 PM 22,829 Views 4 Comments

Thousands of women across the world have suffered complications after having a vaginal mesh device implanted.

Monday 23 July, 2018

Catherine Noone to join Fine Gael ticket in the 'group of death'
# Dublin Bay North
# Dublin Bay North

Catherine Noone to join Fine Gael ticket in the 'group of death'

Jul 23rd 2018, 9:48 PM 35,321 Views 53 Comments

She was selected to run alongside Education Minister Bruton.

'Stay out of the sun' - Britain's heatwave is nearly at national emergency levels
# Scorchio
# Scorchio

'Stay out of the sun' - Britain's heatwave is nearly at national emergency levels

Jul 23rd 2018, 7:35 PM 49,611 Views 27 Comments

Temperatures in London are topping 30 degrees.

Eoghan Murphy defends St Michael's plan after colleague calls it 'overdevelopment'
# The Estate Of Things
# The Estate Of Things

Eoghan Murphy defends St Michael's plan after colleague calls it 'overdevelopment'

Jul 23rd 2018, 5:24 PM 29,674 Views 47 Comments

Murphy’s own party colleague, junior minister Catherine Byrne, said that the plan “looked like overdevelopment”.

Sunday 22 July, 2018

Planning permission granted for refurbishment of warehouse that used to belong to U2
# Ware The Streets
# Ware The Streets

Planning permission granted for refurbishment of warehouse that used to belong to U2

Jul 22nd 2018, 9:45 AM 27,946 Views 37 Comments

It will contain a 311 square metre restaurant.

Should the clocks go forward and back? The EU wants your opinion
# Spring Forward Fall Back
# Spring Forward Fall Back

Should the clocks go forward and back? The EU wants your opinion

Jul 22nd 2018, 6:30 AM 34,569 Views 39 Comments

The majority of EU states operate summertime arrangements.

Work to start soon on three service stations delayed for years
# In Service
# In Service

Work to start soon on three service stations delayed for years

Jul 22nd 2018, 6:15 AM 26,592 Views 17 Comments

The work is expected to take four months.

Saturday 21 July, 2018

Quiz: Are you in Ireland or abroad?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: Are you in Ireland or abroad?

Jul 21st 2018, 8:30 PM 40,499 Views 19 Comments

Could you tell the difference if pushed?

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Jul 21st 2018, 7:55 PM 12,016 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what had people talking today.

M50 southbound closed after horsebox overturns
# Overturned
# Overturned

M50 southbound closed after horsebox overturns

Jul 21st 2018, 7:32 PM 117,442 Views 62 Comments

The truck overturned between junction 12 Firhouse and junction 13 Sandyford.

'It can end in tragedy' - Public warned about jumping into unguarded waters
# Water Safety
# Water Safety

'It can end in tragedy' - Public warned about jumping into unguarded waters

Jul 21st 2018, 6:50 PM 18,269 Views 25 Comments

A group of young people were spotted jumping from a bridge in Dublin’s docklands into the Royal Canal.

Former Education and Economic Planning Minister Martin O'Donoghue dies aged 85
# RIP
# RIP

Former Education and Economic Planning Minister Martin O'Donoghue dies aged 85

Jul 21st 2018, 4:43 PM 14,608 Views 13 Comments

O’Donoghue was elected to the Dáil in 1977 as a TD for Dun Laoghaire.

Gardaí stop driver who was going 158kph on 100kph road
# M11
# M11

Gardaí stop driver who was going 158kph on 100kph road

Jul 21st 2018, 3:10 PM 48,142 Views 113 Comments

The speed limit on the road is 100kmph.

Friday 20 July, 2018

Man in his 90s killed in Kerry farm accident
# Listowel
# Listowel

Man in his 90s killed in Kerry farm accident

Jul 20th 2018, 2:10 PM 19,174 Views 12 Comments

It is understood the accident involved a tractor and machinery.

Appeal for information on 'shocking' video of teen throwing petrol bomb at van
# Derry
# Derry

Appeal for information on 'shocking' video of teen throwing petrol bomb at van

Jul 20th 2018, 12:07 PM 16,881 Views 21 Comments

The incident happened last week in Derry.

Minister tells Facebook he is 'appalled and disgusted' over harmful content
# Content Warning
# Content Warning

Minister tells Facebook he is 'appalled and disgusted' over harmful content

Jul 20th 2018, 9:22 AM 10,732 Views 26 Comments

Naughten said that the company needed a “step change” in their practices.

PSNI says it has 'no report' of private data being handed to loyalist paramilitaries
# Data Breach
# Data Breach

PSNI says it has 'no report' of private data being handed to loyalist paramilitaries

Jul 20th 2018, 8:35 AM 8,350 Views 30 Comments

The Irish News says it has seen the data.

Thursday 19 July, 2018

The K Club is up for sale - with a price tag of €80 million
# For Sale
# For Sale

The K Club is up for sale - with a price tag of €80 million

Jul 19th 2018, 3:31 PM 27,181 Views 34 Comments

Ever wanted to own a Ryder Cup venue?

Emotional Ian Paisley apologises for 'total failure' to disclose family holidays
# Sorry
# Sorry

Emotional Ian Paisley apologises for 'total failure' to disclose family holidays

Jul 19th 2018, 2:28 PM 26,497 Views 68 Comments

Paisley said the statement came with “profound personal regret and deep personal embarrassment” .

Tuesday 17 July, 2018

The average house price is lower than €250,000 in just TWO Dublin postcodes
# Postcode Lottery
# Postcode Lottery

The average house price is lower than €250,000 in just TWO Dublin postcodes

Jul 17th 2018, 2:45 PM 46,712 Views 51 Comments

The county with the lowest average house price was Longford at €101,587.

'A wee bit of nonsense' - Sinn Féin deputy leader hits back over MPs refusing to sit in Westminster
# Abstentionism
# Abstentionism

'A wee bit of nonsense' - Sinn Féin deputy leader hits back over MPs refusing to sit in Westminster

Jul 17th 2018, 1:47 PM 25,246 Views 139 Comments

The party has seven MPs elected to Westminster.

Woman dies in Galway farm accident
# Headford
# Headford

Woman dies in Galway farm accident

Jul 17th 2018, 11:51 AM 41,906 Views 17 Comments

It is understood that there were livestock in the field at the time.

Hard Rock Hotel to open in Dublin in 2020
# Rock On
# Rock On

Hard Rock Hotel to open in Dublin in 2020

Jul 17th 2018, 10:49 AM 26,936 Views 36 Comments

It will be based in the city centre.

Father and sons saved by lifeboat after getting caught in rip current
# RNLI
# RNLI

Father and sons saved by lifeboat after getting caught in rip current

Jul 17th 2018, 9:46 AM 28,707 Views 5 Comments

All three were taken to hospital.

Showers across the country today - but drought warnings remain in place
# Down And Drought
# Down And Drought

Showers across the country today - but drought warnings remain in place

Jul 17th 2018, 7:42 AM 13,418 Views 26 Comments

There will be little change to soil moisture.

Monday 16 July, 2018

Ikea is getting rid of single-use straws from its stores and restaurants
# Clutching At Straws
# Clutching At Straws

Ikea is getting rid of single-use straws from its stores and restaurants

Jul 16th 2018, 12:57 PM 9,622 Views 25 Comments

The company aims to remove all single-use plastic products by 2020.

Man in his 40s killed after van hits tree
# Leitrim
# Leitrim

Man in his 40s killed after van hits tree

Jul 16th 2018, 7:53 AM 13,955 Views 2 Comments

He was the sole occupant of the van.

Showers throughout the week, but heatwave-level weather to return for the weekend
# Feeling Hot Hot Hot
# Feeling Hot Hot Hot

Showers throughout the week, but heatwave-level weather to return for the weekend

Jul 16th 2018, 7:44 AM 50,298 Views 17 Comments

By the weekend, there will be highs of 27 degrees.

Saturday 14 July, 2018

Quiz: How much do you know about this Dáil term?
# Dail Quizness
# Dail Quizness

Quiz: How much do you know about this Dáil term?

Jul 14th 2018, 8:30 PM 19,106 Views 15 Comments

They’re off on their holidays.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Jul 14th 2018, 8:00 PM 13,921 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what had people talking today.

Teenager mugged after passenger jumped from car wielding a baseball bat
# Skerries
# Skerries

Teenager mugged after passenger jumped from car wielding a baseball bat

Jul 14th 2018, 6:15 PM 33,202 Views 27 Comments

It has been reported the girl was returning from the Longitude music festival.

'Painstaking and vital work' - Police investigating link between Novichok death and Skripal poisoning
# Novichok
# Novichok

'Painstaking and vital work' - Police investigating link between Novichok death and Skripal poisoning

Jul 14th 2018, 4:19 PM 9,527 Views 16 Comments

They say that 400 items in total have been collected.

Sinn Féin WILL run a candidate in the presidential election
# It's A Race
# It's A Race

Sinn Féin WILL run a candidate in the presidential election

Jul 14th 2018, 2:01 PM 32,034 Views 108 Comments

The party made the announcement today.

Residents allowed return to their homes as Bray Head fire under control
# Gorse
# Gorse

Residents allowed return to their homes as Bray Head fire under control

Jul 14th 2018, 1:57 PM 14,419 Views 11 Comments

The fire broke out in front of a tent on Bray Head.

'I thought I was just tired - but it was blood cancer'
# Blood Cancer
# Blood Cancer

'I thought I was just tired - but it was blood cancer'

Jul 14th 2018, 9:45 AM 30,662 Views 4 Comments

Rare MPNs account for around 10% of all blood cancers in Ireland.

Friday 13 July, 2018

Efforts to fight Bray Head gorse fire hampered by drones
# Darts Suspended
# Darts Suspended

Efforts to fight Bray Head gorse fire hampered by drones

Updated Jul 13th 2018, 6:05 PM 54,964 Views 41 Comments

Gardaí said that emergency helicopters cannot safely assist in until all drones are out of the air space.

Nine fire units battling blaze at Cork timber factory
# Lissarda
# Lissarda

Nine fire units battling blaze at Cork timber factory

Jul 13th 2018, 8:57 AM 23,221 Views 8 Comments

The fire broke out this morning at Lissarda, west of Cork city.

'A miracle officers weren't injured' - Police say Derry rioters tried to murder them
# Bogside
# Bogside

'A miracle officers weren't injured' - Police say Derry rioters tried to murder them

Jul 13th 2018, 8:07 AM 24,156 Views 61 Comments

Disorder broke out in the city for the sixth night in a row.