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Dublin: 9 °C Saturday 16 February, 2019

Today’s News

Why Trump declaring a border wall emergency may prove more of an obstacle for himself

The US president’s wall is far from a sure thing even now.

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Thursday 14 February, 2019

Former UFC fighter Paddy Holohan is going into politics and admits he's 'no expert'

Holohan will be a Sinn Féin local election candidate in Tallaght South.

Gardaí probe petrol bomb attack on house in Drogheda

A man was in the house at the time but was not injured.

Wednesday 13 February, 2019

Dublin office block The Reflector goes on sale for €155m

Savills says the building has “impressive water frontage”.

Tuesday 12 February, 2019

Poll: How often do you wash your hands? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How often do you wash your hands?

What are your hygiene habits like?

Trump v Beto: BBC cameraman attacked as President and Democrat hold competing rallies El Paso This post contains videos

Trump v Beto: BBC cameraman attacked as President and Democrat hold competing rallies

Trump attacked his potential rival during his Texas speech.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s the news as you start your day.

Monday 11 February, 2019

The Quays Restaurant in Temple Bar was closed after 'an active cockroach infestation' was found

The business was one of nine food businesses to be closed by inspectors in January.

Poll: Should the government collapse over the crises in health? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the government collapse over the crises in health?

Is it time for the government to go?

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here are the stories as you start your week.

Friday 8 February, 2019

Burnt-out car found after man shot dead in north Dublin housing estate

The man was rushed to Beaumont Hospital but has since died.

Gardaí targeting west Dublin criminals seize bagful of cannabis after stopping car in Longford

The seizure is estimated to be worth €200,000.

Thursday 7 February, 2019

Equine flu outbreak cancels all horse racing in Britain but Irish racecourses stay open

Three horses from the same yard are confirmed to have the virus.

Leo said Donald Tusk would get 'terrible trouble' from the UK press. Here's what they said

Tusk said there was a “special place in hell” for unprepared Brexiteers.

Storm Erik to hit with 'damaging gusts' of up to 130 km/h

A Status Orange warning is in place for three counties.

Leo Varadkar didn't seem pleased with his 'metabolic age' on Operation Transformation

The Taoiseach turned 40 last week, but his fitness level doesn’t appear to match.

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Elizabeth Warren apologises for identifying as 'American Indian' on application form Identity Politics This post contains videos

Elizabeth Warren apologises for identifying as 'American Indian' on application form

The bar application from 1986 was published in the Washington Post.

It's now only 50 days to Brexit and Theresa May is in Brussels again looking for a new deal

EU leaders have said the agreed deal will not be renegotiated.

Wednesday 6 February, 2019

'Slow drive' Dublin protest as young GPs say 'they will not stay in the country' under current contract

The NAGP says 700 GPs are set to retire over the next five years.

A day of rain is coming with thundery showers and hail in parts

The rain will begin in the west and move eastwards.

Tuesday 5 February, 2019

Explainer: Has the US been paying attention to Brexit and does the White House care? Special Relationship This post contains videos

Explainer: Has the US been paying attention to Brexit and does the White House care?

Politicians have only recently started talking about it and Trump hasn’t addressed it much.

Fundraising appeal for Irish student who died in scooter crash while on exchange in Texas

The Go Fund Me appeal is approaching $30,000.

Poll: Are there too many cars in Irish cities? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are there too many cars in Irish cities?

Parking rates have been increased in Dublin city.

Mariah Carey is coming to Dublin for One Sweet Day this May

The US singer will perform in the 3 Arena on 22 May.

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The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s the news as you wake up this morning.

Sunday 3 February, 2019

Emiliano Sala's missing plane has been found

The footballer and pilot David Ibbotson were the only people on board.

An Australian-born Irish citizen is forming 'The Moderate Party' from his home in Co Clare

David Barrett says he wants to ‘promote moderate capitalism while being socially responsible’.

Poll: Would conceding on the backstop be worth it to avoid a no-deal Brexit? Your Say This post contains a poll

'Bring it on' - Former RTÉ reporter Damien Tiernan hits out at Montrose bosses over regional coverage

Tiernan left the station last month after 23 years with the national broadcaster.

Plans afoot to evacuate Queen from London if Brexit causes disorder - reports

The Sunday Times reports that the evacuation plans are repurposed from similar plans that were in existence from the Cold War.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s what you need to know on this Sunday morning.

Saturday 2 February, 2019

Multiple shots fired at house in Ballymun

Gardaí are investigating after this morning’s incident.

Chairperson of National Children's Hospital project board steps down

Tom Costello has been involved with the project for six years.

Poll: Is a new National Children's Hospital worth €2 billion? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is a new National Children's Hospital worth €2 billion?

The potential cost of the hospital may end up as double an estimate for two years ago.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s all the news you need to know as we begin the weekend.

Big freeze: Weather warning in place for weekend as Met Éireann warns of severe frost

Temperatures for today are to vary at between two to six degrees.

By all means stand with the nurses when they strike, but don't stand by when others do the same

Rightly or wrongly, valuable jobs do not automatically mean good pay or conditions.

Friday 1 February, 2019

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here’s all the news you need to know as we approach the weekend.

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