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Thursday 12 July, 2018

'I've got my life back because of this' - Calls to support older people living in their own homes
# ALONE
# ALONE

'I've got my life back because of this' - Calls to support older people living in their own homes

Jul 12th 2018, 11:54 AM 12,350 Views 11 Comments

Alone wants €84.5 million a year for 10 years.

The North's fire service dealt with a call every 48 seconds last night
# Eleventh Night
# Eleventh Night

The North's fire service dealt with a call every 48 seconds last night

Jul 12th 2018, 8:05 AM 14,937 Views 105 Comments

Last night saw 57 bonfires across the province ahead of today’s 12 July marches.

Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Ryanair to cancel 30 flights this Thursday due to pilot strike
# Grounded
# Grounded

Ryanair to cancel 30 flights this Thursday due to pilot strike

Jul 10th 2018, 2:35 PM 23,346 Views 24 Comments

Members of the IALPA are going on strike.

Irish Air Corps called to help fight wildfire in Armagh
# Slieve Gullion
# Slieve Gullion

Irish Air Corps called to help fight wildfire in Armagh

Jul 10th 2018, 2:00 PM 10,756 Views 18 Comments

The fire is just two miles from the border.

'Et tu, Boris?' - British papers react to Boris Johnson's resignation
# Paper Round
# Paper Round

'Et tu, Boris?' - British papers react to Boris Johnson's resignation

Jul 10th 2018, 1:00 PM 25,715 Views 44 Comments

Johnson resigned as Foreign Secretary yesterday.

Teenager missing from Dublin found safe and well
# Darndale
# Darndale

Teenager missing from Dublin found safe and well

Jul 10th 2018, 11:20 AM 14,922 Views 0 Comments

The 15-year-old was last seen in the Darndale area.

Paramedic assaulted on Dublin bus by man he was treating
# Abbey Street
# Abbey Street

Paramedic assaulted on Dublin bus by man he was treating

Jul 10th 2018, 9:38 AM 65,715 Views 57 Comments

The man has been arrested.

Petrol bombs thrown at police in third night of violence in Derry
# Flashpoint
# Flashpoint

Petrol bombs thrown at police in third night of violence in Derry

Jul 10th 2018, 9:20 AM 17,050 Views 59 Comments

The incidents come in the run-up to the Twelfth.

Poll: Will you be keeping up with Harry and Meghan's trip to Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you be keeping up with Harry and Meghan's trip to Ireland?

Jul 10th 2018, 8:34 AM 28,847 Views 76 Comments

Are royal visits to Ireland that interesting any more?

Monday 9 July, 2018

With her Brexit secretary gone, are Theresa May's days numbered?
# May Day Call
# May Day Call

With her Brexit secretary gone, are Theresa May's days numbered?

Jul 9th 2018, 1:56 PM 11,880 Views 25 Comments

May has been Prime Minister for almost two years.

This is what buses will look like on 24 Dublin routes later this year
# Blue Monday
# Blue Monday

This is what buses will look like on 24 Dublin routes later this year

Jul 9th 2018, 11:30 AM 68,252 Views 63 Comments

The travel experience will stay largely the same for commuters, the company says.

Poll: Should Theresa May resign over her handling of Brexit?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Theresa May resign over her handling of Brexit?

Jul 9th 2018, 8:06 AM 27,835 Views 97 Comments

What do you think?

Gardaí appeal for witnesses to fatal crash after car hit tree
# Tipperary
# Tipperary

Gardaí appeal for witnesses to fatal crash after car hit tree

Jul 9th 2018, 6:54 AM 14,119 Views 2 Comments

A man in his 40s died.

Saturday 7 July, 2018

Quiz: How much can you remember about the year so far?
# 2018
# 2018

Quiz: How much can you remember about the year so far?

Jul 7th 2018, 8:30 PM 11,291 Views 6 Comments

It’s been a wild half year.

How big is this baby Donald Trump balloon? It's the week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

How big is this baby Donald Trump balloon? It's the week in numbers

Jul 7th 2018, 7:00 PM 11,875 Views 32 Comments

Plus: a motorway from Cork to Ringaskiddy and the living wage.

Judge releases 50 people from jury service - because there was no judge or courtroom available
# Jury Is Out
# Jury Is Out

Judge releases 50 people from jury service - because there was no judge or courtroom available

Jul 7th 2018, 6:30 AM 8,721 Views 4 Comments

Mr Justice Bernard Barton discharged over 50 people in Dublin’s Four Courts this week.

Friday 6 July, 2018

Quiz: How much do you know about Michael Flatley?
# Lord Of The Dance
# Lord Of The Dance

Quiz: How much do you know about Michael Flatley?

Jul 6th 2018, 8:30 PM 19,163 Views 21 Comments

How much do you know about the super hoofer?

Doctor leading CervicalCheck inquiry now has access to searchable HSE documents
# Scoping Inquiry
# Scoping Inquiry

Doctor leading CervicalCheck inquiry now has access to searchable HSE documents

Jul 6th 2018, 1:36 PM 7,466 Views 8 Comments

Dr Scally said that it had been difficult to obtain information in the format required.

Thursday 5 July, 2018

Lidl apologises to disappointed customers after swimming pools sell out across Ireland
# Big Splash
# Big Splash

Lidl apologises to disappointed customers after swimming pools sell out across Ireland

Jul 5th 2018, 2:13 PM 70,156 Views 140 Comments

It took just two hours.

Ryanair cabin crew across Europe to strike on 25 and 26 July
# Braced For Impact
# Braced For Impact

Ryanair cabin crew across Europe to strike on 25 and 26 July

Jul 5th 2018, 1:03 PM 25,260 Views 46 Comments

The strike will affect Portugal, Italy, Spain and Belgium.

'In some ways I just wish it was all over' - Emma Mhic Mhathúna says cancer has spread to her brain
# Cervicalcheck Scandal
# Cervicalcheck Scandal

'In some ways I just wish it was all over' - Emma Mhic Mhathúna says cancer has spread to her brain

Jul 5th 2018, 12:00 PM 65,036 Views 43 Comments

Emma last week settled a €7.5 million settlement with the HSE over her incorrect smear test results.

Former Aran Islands ferry to be transformed into floating Liffey hotel
# Naomh Eanna
# Naomh Eanna

Former Aran Islands ferry to be transformed into floating Liffey hotel

Jul 5th 2018, 9:48 AM 42,008 Views 27 Comments

The ship, once used to carry passengers to the islands, has since fallen into disrepair.

It will be cloudy today - but it will still be roasting
# Cloud At Last
# Cloud At Last

It will be cloudy today - but it will still be roasting

Updated Jul 5th 2018, 8:50 AM 32,026 Views 31 Comments

Early indications are that the good weather will continue for most of next week.

Man rushed to hospital after Drogheda halting site shooting
# Injured
# Injured

Man rushed to hospital after Drogheda halting site shooting

Jul 5th 2018, 7:39 AM 16,526 Views 27 Comments

A 34-year-old man sustained a number of gunshot wounds.

Wednesday 4 July, 2018

Actor who played Jar Jar Binks says backlash over film made him consider suicide
# Backlash
# Backlash

Actor who played Jar Jar Binks says backlash over film made him consider suicide

Jul 4th 2018, 3:48 PM 34,997 Views 61 Comments

In 2015, the film’s creator George Lucas revealed that Jar Jar was inspired by Disney’s Goofy.

Here's what you can do if you're affected by next week's Ryanair strike
# Grounded
# Grounded

Here's what you can do if you're affected by next week's Ryanair strike

Jul 4th 2018, 1:25 PM 23,243 Views 18 Comments

Pilots are due to go on strike next Thursday.

16 hours of sun and 32 degree days - this heatwave is a record-breaker
# Burning Up
# Burning Up

16 hours of sun and 32 degree days - this heatwave is a record-breaker

Jul 4th 2018, 8:47 AM 47,500 Views 40 Comments

24 of Ireland’s 25 weather stations will experience absolute drought from tomorrow.

Possible showers in the south, but another scorcher in store today
# Scorchio
# Scorchio

Possible showers in the south, but another scorcher in store today

Jul 4th 2018, 7:12 AM 19,450 Views 6 Comments

We could really get used to this summer business.

Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Siptu members to join in Roscommon County Council strike over flexitime
# Flexitime
# Flexitime

Siptu members to join in Roscommon County Council strike over flexitime

Jul 3rd 2018, 2:49 PM 10,821 Views 27 Comments

The row centres on a flexitime arrangement.

'Minimum amount of water' used in 'essential' cleaning of Pope's Cross - OPW
# Holy Water
# Holy Water

'Minimum amount of water' used in 'essential' cleaning of Pope's Cross - OPW

Jul 3rd 2018, 1:59 PM 26,033 Views 89 Comments

Dublin is under a hosepipe ban.

Irish Daily Mail owner apologises to developer over headline on Matt Cooper column
# Paddy McKillen
# Paddy McKillen

Irish Daily Mail owner apologises to developer over headline on Matt Cooper column

Jul 3rd 2018, 11:09 AM 33,229 Views 16 Comments

The headline was not written by Cooper.

Sunday 1 July, 2018

House prices in Dublin are now €155,000 higher than 2013
# For Sale
# For Sale

House prices in Dublin are now €155,000 higher than 2013

Jul 1st 2018, 12:15 AM 17,119 Views 35 Comments

The number of properties available to buy in Ireland has also gone up.

Saturday 30 June, 2018

Quiz: Are these heatwave 'facts' true or false?
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

Quiz: Are these heatwave 'facts' true or false?

Jun 30th 2018, 8:30 PM 42,081 Views 32 Comments

It’s so hot.

Farmers say Aldi's €1.30 two-litre bottle of milk is 'socially irresponsible'
# Milk Row
# Milk Row

Farmers say Aldi's €1.30 two-litre bottle of milk is 'socially irresponsible'

Jun 30th 2018, 5:45 PM 67,970 Views 127 Comments

Aldi says the milk line is needed to compete.

Four men killed and teenage girl in critical condition after Leeds crash
# Yorkshire
# Yorkshire

Four men killed and teenage girl in critical condition after Leeds crash

Jun 30th 2018, 2:54 PM 16,792 Views 5 Comments

Police are appealing for information on the crash.

Cash box stolen as security van collects from supermarket
# Clonee
# Clonee

Cash box stolen as security van collects from supermarket

Jun 30th 2018, 11:51 AM 13,711 Views 14 Comments

The raiders are described as being between 5’6″ and 5’8″ and were wearing black scarves on their faces.

Gardaí appeal for help finding Dublin teen missing since Thursday
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

Gardaí appeal for help finding Dublin teen missing since Thursday

Jun 30th 2018, 11:39 AM 24,835 Views 14 Comments

14-year-old Serena Kelly is missing from her home at Westpark, Tallaght.

Public asked to keep an eye out for distressed fish during heatwave
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

Public asked to keep an eye out for distressed fish during heatwave

Jun 30th 2018, 11:12 AM 22,465 Views 29 Comments

Not everyone is enjoying the heat.