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Yesterday’s News


Tuesday 24 July, 2018

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

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

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

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

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Monday 23 July, 2018

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

She was selected to run alongside Education Minister Bruton.

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

Temperatures in London are topping 30 degrees.

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

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

It will contain a 311 square metre restaurant.

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

The majority of EU states operate summertime arrangements.

Work to start soon on three service stations delayed for years

The work is expected to take four months.

Saturday 21 July, 2018

Quiz: Are you in Ireland or abroad?

Could you tell the difference if pushed?

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Here’s what had people talking today.

M50 southbound closed after horsebox overturns

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

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

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

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

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

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

The speed limit on the road is 100kmph.

Friday 20 July, 2018

Man in his 90s killed in Kerry farm accident

It is understood the accident involved a tractor and machinery.

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

The incident happened last week in Derry.

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

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

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

Ever wanted to own a Ryder Cup venue?

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

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

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

Woman dies in Galway farm accident

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

Hard Rock Hotel to open in Dublin in 2020

It will be based in the city centre.

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

All three were taken to hospital.

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

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

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

Man in his 40s killed after van hits tree

He was the sole occupant of the van.

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

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

Saturday 14 July, 2018

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

They’re off on their holidays.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Here’s what had people talking today.

Teenager mugged after passenger jumped from car wielding a baseball bat

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

They say that 400 items in total have been collected.

Sinn Féin WILL run a candidate in the presidential election

The party made the announcement today.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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