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Saturday 30 June, 2018

'He's wrong' - Housing Minister says Sinn Féin are mistaken on €200 million government home loan scheme
# Eoghan V Eoin
# Eoghan V Eoin

'He's wrong' - Housing Minister says Sinn Féin are mistaken on €200 million government home loan scheme

Jun 30th 2018, 9:45 AM 12,146 Views 23 Comments

The €200 million Rebuilding Ireland home loan scheme was launched in February.

Poll: Is it ok to wear shorts at work?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is it ok to wear shorts at work?

Jun 30th 2018, 9:28 AM 35,819 Views 53 Comments

Should you show your shins?

Man arrested after rock thrown through window of Pantibar
# Capel Street
# Capel Street

Man arrested after rock thrown through window of Pantibar

Jun 30th 2018, 8:12 AM 41,164 Views 101 Comments

A file will be sent to the DPP.

It's going to be roasting again today - but there is the risk of showers
# Scorchio
# Scorchio

It's going to be roasting again today - but there is the risk of showers

Jun 30th 2018, 7:46 AM 19,456 Views 19 Comments

The heat has forced Irish Water to put a hosepipe ban in place in the Greater Dublin Area from Monday.

Friday 29 June, 2018

Arlene Foster says opposing marriage equality doesn't mean she can't value LGBT people
# Marriage Equality
# Marriage Equality

Arlene Foster says opposing marriage equality doesn't mean she can't value LGBT people

Jun 29th 2018, 9:51 AM 15,760 Views 114 Comments

Northern Ireland remains the only part of the UK where same-sex marriage is still banned.

Thursday 28 June, 2018

British man who killed neighbour who had a disability jailed for life
# Worcester
# Worcester

British man who killed neighbour who had a disability jailed for life

Jun 28th 2018, 2:43 PM 12,889 Views 13 Comments

Julie Fox’s body was found in a cupboard at her home in Worcester.

Police end search for jogger who pushed woman in front of London bus
# Putney Pusher
# Putney Pusher

Police end search for jogger who pushed woman in front of London bus

Jun 28th 2018, 9:04 AM 93,720 Views 64 Comments

Footage of the man pushing the woman went viral last year.

People who are binning tickets to see the Pope are 'wrong, petty and mean-spirited' says Taoiseach
# Nope To The Pope
# Nope To The Pope

People who are binning tickets to see the Pope are 'wrong, petty and mean-spirited' says Taoiseach

Jun 28th 2018, 7:57 AM 33,670 Views 137 Comments

Varadkar added the move was “not legitimate protest”.

'Time is running out' - Varadkar joins EU leaders to talk Brexit and migration
# Brexit
# Brexit

'Time is running out' - Varadkar joins EU leaders to talk Brexit and migration

Jun 28th 2018, 6:52 AM 7,932 Views 36 Comments

Deep divisions are expected to surface over migration.

Wednesday 27 June, 2018

'According to the papers, Katherine Zappone practises witchcraft and now Josepha is saying mass'
# Critical Mass
# Critical Mass

'According to the papers, Katherine Zappone practises witchcraft and now Josepha is saying mass'

Jun 27th 2018, 1:04 PM 26,531 Views 81 Comments

Varadkar was speaking today at the National Economic Dialogue.

Former H-Block prisoner visits Leinster House for the first time - 37 years after being elected a TD
# Long Kesh
# Long Kesh

Former H-Block prisoner visits Leinster House for the first time - 37 years after being elected a TD

Jun 27th 2018, 8:59 AM 24,815 Views 55 Comments

Agnew was one of the “blanketmen”.

Temperatures will hit 30 degrees for the next three days
# Scorchio
# Scorchio

Temperatures will hit 30 degrees for the next three days

Jun 27th 2018, 7:04 AM 25,348 Views 24 Comments

So. Hot.

Saturday 23 June, 2018

Quiz: How much do you know about Brexit?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How much do you know about Brexit?

Jun 23rd 2018, 8:30 PM 25,361 Views 26 Comments

How much of the last two years have you taken in?

Fewer than 1,000 ASBOs were handed out last year - why?
# ANTI-SOCIAL
# ANTI-SOCIAL

Fewer than 1,000 ASBOs were handed out last year - why?

Jun 23rd 2018, 4:00 PM 12,085 Views 18 Comments

Renua’s John Leahy wants the orders handed out like parking tickets.

Who are the Trump advisors at the heart of the child separation scandal?
# Inner Circle
# Inner Circle

Who are the Trump advisors at the heart of the child separation scandal?

Jun 23rd 2018, 9:15 AM 12,937 Views 39 Comments

The policy has dominated the headlines this week.

Friday 22 June, 2018

'Warmongers not welcome': Hillary Clinton heckled as she's given honorary doctorate by Trinity College
# Doc Her Up
# Doc Her Up

'Warmongers not welcome': Hillary Clinton heckled as she's given honorary doctorate by Trinity College

Jun 22nd 2018, 3:14 PM 41,478 Views 120 Comments

The award of the degree came against the backdrop of two protests outside the college.

Temperatures set to hit mid 20s over the weekend
# Shweatin
# Shweatin

Temperatures set to hit mid 20s over the weekend

Jun 22nd 2018, 12:20 PM 21,205 Views 17 Comments

They call this “summer”, apparently.

Thursday 21 June, 2018

Temperatures will reach 28 or 29 degrees next week
# Scorchio
# Scorchio

Temperatures will reach 28 or 29 degrees next week

Jun 21st 2018, 4:42 PM 38,894 Views 25 Comments

It will be officially “Too Hot”.

'Ireland stands at the heart of Europe' - Juncker tells Dáil EU is behind Ireland
# 26 + 1
# 26 + 1

'Ireland stands at the heart of Europe' - Juncker tells Dáil EU is behind Ireland

Jun 21st 2018, 1:09 PM 35,224 Views 111 Comments

Juncker today held a meeting with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar.

David Drumm begins his six year jail term in Mountjoy Prison
# David Drumm
# David Drumm

David Drumm begins his six year jail term in Mountjoy Prison

Jun 21st 2018, 12:05 AM 30,251 Views 48 Comments

Drumm was yesterday sentenced for his part in a multi-billion euro bank fraud scheme.

Wednesday 20 June, 2018

'Likely but not certain' that new Metrolink design could save GAA grounds
# Na Fianna
# Na Fianna

'Likely but not certain' that new Metrolink design could save GAA grounds

Jun 20th 2018, 2:17 PM 12,664 Views 18 Comments

Na Fianna’s home on Mobhi Road in Glasnevin had been set to be both the home to a new underground station.

A plan for Dublin's newest town has been given the green light - but not everyone is happy
# Clonburris
# Clonburris

A plan for Dublin's newest town has been given the green light - but not everyone is happy

Jun 20th 2018, 12:40 PM 45,015 Views 49 Comments

The Strategic Development Zone (SDZ) will be located between Lucan, Clondalkin and Liffey Valley.

Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Ireland was the fourth safest EU country for road deaths last year
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

Ireland was the fourth safest EU country for road deaths last year

Jun 19th 2018, 4:33 PM 10,435 Views 42 Comments

Ireland had the fourth largest decline in road deaths amongst the EU28 countries between 2016 and 2017.

British soldier to face trial over manslaughter of man shot dead in 1988
# Aidan McAnespie
# Aidan McAnespie

British soldier to face trial over manslaughter of man shot dead in 1988

Jun 19th 2018, 12:00 PM 14,320 Views 0 Comments

The 48-year-old man is to be prosecuted for the offence of gross negligence manslaughter.

Teenager who named her brother's sex abuse victims online jailed
# Liverpool
# Liverpool

Teenager who named her brother's sex abuse victims online jailed

Jun 19th 2018, 11:05 AM 45,249 Views 16 Comments

Sophie Turner named the victims in the comments of a Liverpool Echo story.

Monday 18 June, 2018

Passenger removed from Ryanair flight from Dublin says reports of disturbance are 'fake news'
# Ibiza
# Ibiza

Passenger removed from Ryanair flight from Dublin says reports of disturbance are 'fake news'

Jun 18th 2018, 3:04 PM 100,304 Views 92 Comments

Niall Harrington and his friends were on their way to Ibiza for a stag party.

Amazon Web Services set to create 1,000 jobs in Dublin
# Jobfairy
# Jobfairy

Amazon Web Services set to create 1,000 jobs in Dublin

Jun 18th 2018, 12:43 PM 40,937 Views 69 Comments

The roles will be spread across AWS and parent firm Amazon.

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

Teenager missing from Dublin found safe and well

Jun 18th 2018, 10:26 AM 21,729 Views 3 Comments

The 16-year-old had been missing from the Templeogue area in Dublin.

Addiction to video games is now a recognised illness
# Gaming Disorder
# Gaming Disorder

Addiction to video games is now a recognised illness

Jun 18th 2018, 7:51 AM 34,451 Views 75 Comments

Those who suffer have trouble controlling their behaviours around gaming.

Sunday 17 June, 2018

This is officially Ireland's most expensive neighbourhood
# Sandycove
# Sandycove

This is officially Ireland's most expensive neighbourhood

Jun 17th 2018, 12:10 AM 76,043 Views 31 Comments

Ireland now has 4,500 property millionaires.

Saturday 16 June, 2018

Quiz: How much do you know about reality TV?
# Quiz Brother
# Quiz Brother

Quiz: How much do you know about reality TV?

Jun 16th 2018, 8:30 PM 22,232 Views 17 Comments

Is this reality?

Dublin Airport says idea its car parks will clog the M50 is 'bizarre'
# Congestion
# Congestion

Dublin Airport says idea its car parks will clog the M50 is 'bizarre'

Jun 16th 2018, 8:00 PM 26,438 Views 47 Comments

DAA wants to change the planning status of the car parks in question from temporary to permanent.

Friday 15 June, 2018

Trump says he was being sarcastic when he said he wants people to treat him like Kim Jong-un
# Sarcasm Detector
# Sarcasm Detector

Trump says he was being sarcastic when he said he wants people to treat him like Kim Jong-un

Jun 15th 2018, 3:52 PM 12,005 Views 40 Comments

“He speaks and his people sit up at attention. I want my people to do the same.”

Thursday 14 June, 2018

Dublin Fire Brigade battles huge 'deliberate' gorse fire
# Of Gorse
# Of Gorse

Dublin Fire Brigade battles huge 'deliberate' gorse fire

Jun 14th 2018, 9:39 PM 36,036 Views 25 Comments

The fire is burning at Puck’s Castle near Rathmichael.

Gardaí appeal for help finding man who was hiking in Kerry
# Gap Of Dunloe
# Gap Of Dunloe

Gardaí appeal for help finding man who was hiking in Kerry

Jun 14th 2018, 8:36 PM 28,537 Views 2 Comments

It is understood he went walking in the Gap of Dunloe area.

Gardaí confirm body found in Sligo is that of missing man
# Coney Island
# Coney Island

Gardaí confirm body found in Sligo is that of missing man

Jun 14th 2018, 5:24 PM 41,963 Views 9 Comments

A file will now be prepared for the coroner.

New York sues Trump for 'illegal conduct' at family foundation
# Trump Foundation
# Trump Foundation

New York sues Trump for 'illegal conduct' at family foundation

Jun 14th 2018, 4:54 PM 20,945 Views 62 Comments

Trump dismissed the suit as “ridiculous”.

Wednesday 13 June, 2018

Wetherspoon won't be pulling champagne and German beer from Irish pubs after Brexit
# Spoons
# Spoons

Wetherspoon won't be pulling champagne and German beer from Irish pubs after Brexit

Jun 13th 2018, 10:03 PM 27,349 Views 49 Comments

It is doing so in the UK.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Jun 13th 2018, 8:57 PM 9,214 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what had people talking today