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Wednesday 29 June, 2022

Sexual harassment case by Bláthnaid Ní Chofaigh against RTÉ postponed until September
# WRC
# WRC

Sexual harassment case by Bláthnaid Ní Chofaigh against RTÉ postponed until September

Wed 1:03 PM 40,899 Views 0 Comments

The Nationwide presenter is alleging she was sexually harassed, victimised and isolated at the national broadcaster.

Monday 27 June, 2022

GSOC investigation into fatal shooting of George Nkencho by gardaĂ­ has 'made significant progress'
# Inquest
# Inquest

GSOC investigation into fatal shooting of George Nkencho by gardaĂ­ has 'made significant progress'

Jun 27th 2022, 1:56 PM 13,171 Views 0 Comments

Nkencho was fatally wounded by members of the Garda Armed Support Unit outside his home in December 2020.

Tuesday 21 June, 2022

HSE's highest-paid staff member last year earned over €750,000
# Mega Bucks
# Mega Bucks

HSE's highest-paid staff member last year earned over €750,000

Jun 21st 2022, 12:58 PM 40,570 Views 66 Comments

Six individuals had total earnings from salary and allowances of over €500,000 in 2021.

Monday 20 June, 2022

Beer garden off O'Connell Street used by three pubs faces closure due to hotel development
# Last Orders
# Last Orders

Beer garden off O'Connell Street used by three pubs faces closure due to hotel development

Jun 20th 2022, 11:35 AM 84,197 Views 51 Comments

The beer garden, shared by Fibber Magee’s, The Living Room and Murray’s, has been described as a ‘unique cultural centre’.

Friday 17 June, 2022

Taxi fares set to increase by 12% on average from 1 September
# NTA
# NTA

Taxi fares set to increase by 12% on average from 1 September

Jun 17th 2022, 5:29 PM 25,723 Views 71 Comments

It is the first fare increase since 2018 when the average cost of a taxi journey rose by 4.5%.

Wednesday 15 June, 2022

Retired Garda Sergeant with addiction to chatrooms pleads guilty to child pornography offences
# Thomas O'rourke
# Thomas O'rourke

Retired Garda Sergeant with addiction to chatrooms pleads guilty to child pornography offences

Jun 15th 2022, 8:32 PM 30,347 Views 0 Comments

Thomas O’Rourke will be sentenced at a later date.

Sunday 12 June, 2022

New Aldi supermarket for Finglas blocked over interference with Luas Green Line extension
# Aldi
# Aldi

New Aldi supermarket for Finglas blocked over interference with Luas Green Line extension

Jun 12th 2022, 2:56 PM 27,350 Views 10 Comments

The plans would have doubled the size of the existing supermarket and reduced the number of parking spaces.

Friday 3 June, 2022

Boy (8) died after inhaling helium from a balloon he had placed over his head, inquest hears
# Luke Ramone Harper
# Luke Ramone Harper

Boy (8) died after inhaling helium from a balloon he had placed over his head, inquest hears

Jun 3rd 2022, 4:15 PM 53,106 Views 0 Comments

Luke Ramone Harper was pronounced dead at Temple Street Children’s Hospital in Dublin on April 2 last year.

Monday 30 May, 2022

Dublin's Eblana Theatre to be converted into training centre for Bus Éireann staff
# Eblana Theatre
# Eblana Theatre

Dublin's Eblana Theatre to be converted into training centre for Bus Éireann staff

May 30th 2022, 8:43 AM 19,914 Views 10 Comments

The proposed change of use of the facility is part of Bus Éireann’s plans to move its headquarters from Broadstone to Busáras.

Friday 27 May, 2022

Investigation finds 'uncontrollable spin' caused 2019 plane crash in Kildare, killing pilots
# Inquest
# Inquest

Investigation finds 'uncontrollable spin' caused 2019 plane crash in Kildare, killing pilots

May 27th 2022, 4:56 PM 14,734 Views 3 Comments

The investigation by the Air Accident Investigation Unit found no structural faults with the aircraft.

Sunday 22 May, 2022

Planning regulator calls for ban on new data centres by South Dublin County Council to be reversed
# Planning
# Planning

Planning regulator calls for ban on new data centres by South Dublin County Council to be reversed

May 22nd 2022, 2:30 PM 24,807 Views 26 Comments

The Commission of Regulation of Utilities ruled out a moratorium on new data centres.

Friday 20 May, 2022

Planning permission refused for Wicklow wind farm due to nearby Air Corps activity
# Planning
# Planning

Planning permission refused for Wicklow wind farm due to nearby Air Corps activity

May 20th 2022, 2:20 PM 18,229 Views 18 Comments

The proposed site is just under 2.5 kilometres from Coolmoney Defence Forces camp.

Wednesday 18 May, 2022

Man who broke wife's leg in two places jailed for one-and-a-half years
# Courts
# Courts

Man who broke wife's leg in two places jailed for one-and-a-half years

May 18th 2022, 3:14 PM 33,035 Views 0 Comments

The judge described the domestic assault as “like something a trained soldier would do.”

Monday 9 May, 2022

Plans to disregard historic convictions of gay men have raised 'range of complex issues'
# Report
# Report

Plans to disregard historic convictions of gay men have raised 'range of complex issues'

May 9th 2022, 11:56 AM 11,007 Views 20 Comments

A working group examining the issue has said it has proven difficult to estimate how many people might be eligible to have their past offences disregarded.

Friday 29 April, 2022

Death of mother a week after giving birth to her third child was due to medical error, inquest hears
# Coroner's Court
# Coroner's Court

Death of mother a week after giving birth to her third child was due to medical error, inquest hears

Apr 29th 2022, 8:09 PM 35,825 Views 0 Comments

Karen McEvoy (24) suffered fatal cardiac arrest at Naas General Hospital on Christmas Day 2018.

Tuesday 26 April, 2022

Army officer charged with sexual assault at McKee Barracks appears before court martial
# Hearing
# Hearing

Army officer charged with sexual assault at McKee Barracks appears before court martial

Apr 26th 2022, 3:20 PM 20,037 Views 0 Comments

The officer faces several charges related to sexual assault, assault, and drunkenness.

Monday 18 April, 2022

Councillors criticise housing minister for cap on second-hand homes for public purchase
# Housing
# Housing

Councillors criticise housing minister for cap on second-hand homes for public purchase

Apr 18th 2022, 2:31 PM 37,771 Views 42 Comments

The total number of private homes that can be bought by all 31 local authorities is limited to 200 per year.

Thursday 7 April, 2022

Hearing into deaths of three men killed in N7 crash last year adjourned following family objection
# Inquest
# Inquest

Hearing into deaths of three men killed in N7 crash last year adjourned following family objection

Apr 7th 2022, 5:28 PM 40,953 Views 0 Comments

The men died when their car burst into flames following a high-speed crash with a truck on the N7 while they were fleeing from gardaĂ­.

Tuesday 5 April, 2022

Perfectly healthy baby died as a result of medical misadventure at Mayo University Hospital

Perfectly healthy baby died as a result of medical misadventure at Mayo University Hospital

Apr 5th 2022, 8:48 PM 39,513 Views 0 Comments

The inquest heard that Cian Hunt’s death was avoidable if he had been delivered at 36 weeks as was originally planned.

Tuesday 15 March, 2022

12-year-old boy suffered 'severe and irreversible brain injury' after falling off stair bannister in school
# Inquest
# Inquest

12-year-old boy suffered 'severe and irreversible brain injury' after falling off stair bannister in school

Mar 15th 2022, 5:29 PM 45,880 Views 0 Comments

The inquest heard that measures were taken to improve the safety of stairways at the school following Blaise Cunningham’s death.

Thursday 10 March, 2022

Accomplished swimmer drowned during early morning swim in Dublin Bay, inquest hears
# Inquest
# Inquest

Accomplished swimmer drowned during early morning swim in Dublin Bay, inquest hears

Mar 10th 2022, 4:45 PM 39,589 Views 0 Comments

The inquest heard Dr Holly Delaney-Rice was a regular swimmer and a gifted athlete who had run several New York marathons.

Friday 4 March, 2022

Judge brands young woman who assaulted 13-year-old girl outside disco 'a complete thug'
# Courts
# Courts

Judge brands young woman who assaulted 13-year-old girl outside disco 'a complete thug'

Mar 4th 2022, 4:14 PM 41,052 Views 0 Comments

The court heard the girl had stopped attending school, lost all her friends and was suffering various health problems since the assault.

Tuesday 22 February, 2022

Cork GP advertised herself as gynaecologist without any authorisation, inquiry hears
# Medical Council
# Medical Council

Cork GP advertised herself as gynaecologist without any authorisation, inquiry hears

Feb 22nd 2022, 6:20 PM 57,100 Views 0 Comments

The hearing was adjourned and resumes tomorroow.

Tuesday 15 February, 2022

Planning watchdog clashes with Dublin City Council over plans to limit new build-to-rent schemes
# Planning
# Planning

Planning watchdog clashes with Dublin City Council over plans to limit new build-to-rent schemes

Feb 15th 2022, 5:27 PM 12,885 Views 0 Comments

The regulator said it was crucial that the delivery of all forms of housing in Dublin was accelerated and supported.

Friday 28 January, 2022

Army instructor convicted of sexually assaulting female recruit has sentencing adjourned
# Courts
# Courts

Army instructor convicted of sexually assaulting female recruit has sentencing adjourned

Jan 28th 2022, 3:38 PM 29,955 Views 0 Comments

A military judge will now consider a restorative justice process that took place between the soldier and the recruit earlier this month.

Tuesday 25 January, 2022

Family of woman killed at traffic lights call for sensors to be fitted to front of vehicles
# Inquest
# Inquest

Family of woman killed at traffic lights call for sensors to be fitted to front of vehicles

Jan 25th 2022, 8:20 PM 47,351 Views 0 Comments

Olivia Loader (48) died after being hit by the vehicle at the junction of Phibsborough Road and Connaught Street.

Friday 21 January, 2022

Kildare meat factory fined €400,000 over workplace death
# Kildare Chilling Company
# Kildare Chilling Company

Kildare meat factory fined €400,000 over workplace death

Jan 21st 2022, 9:58 PM 47,529 Views 0 Comments

Alexandru Coceban died after he was struck by a forklift at the company’s factory in Kildare town.

Monday 17 January, 2022

Inquest finds 'vibrant, healthy woman' died from salmonella food poisoning at Communion party
# Dublin District Coroner’s Court
# Dublin District Coroner’s Court

Inquest finds 'vibrant, healthy woman' died from salmonella food poisoning at Communion party

Jan 17th 2022, 4:33 PM 66,812 Views 0 Comments

A total of nine people were admitted to hospital as a result of the outbreak.

Friday 7 January, 2022

Dog fouling emerges as main cause of swimming bans in Dublin last year
# Dog Fouling
# Dog Fouling

Dog fouling emerges as main cause of swimming bans in Dublin last year

Jan 7th 2022, 11:20 AM 21,813 Views 45 Comments

A new report shows all four notices issued by Dublin City Council last year were linked to dog fouling events.

Tuesday 21 December, 2021

Prison watchdog: Cork inmates afraid to talk to inspectors for fear of reprisal by authorities
# Cork Prison
# Cork Prison

Prison watchdog: Cork inmates afraid to talk to inspectors for fear of reprisal by authorities

Dec 21st 2021, 4:35 PM 12,626 Views 20 Comments

The report recorded claims by one inmate that a Black prisoner had been referred to by a prison officer as “a raisin in a bowl of rice”.

Tuesday 23 November, 2021

DPC warns about use of CCTV outside private homes after over 150 complaints in past year
# CCTV
# CCTV

DPC warns about use of CCTV outside private homes after over 150 complaints in past year

Nov 23rd 2021, 9:31 PM 123,019 Views 60 Comments

Most complaints are mainly about neighbours who operate either a CCTV system or smart doorbell.

Tuesday 9 November, 2021

Bus passenger left on motorway after violent behaviour was fatally injured a short time later
# Inquest
# Inquest

Bus passenger left on motorway after violent behaviour was fatally injured a short time later

Nov 9th 2021, 7:38 PM 75,121 Views 0 Comments

The driver said he decided to move off as the passenger’s behaviour was both unpredictable and violent

Sunday 10 October, 2021

3 in 4 staff in country's two largest EDs showed signs of burnout during pandemic, study finds
# Emergency Departments
# Emergency Departments

3 in 4 staff in country's two largest EDs showed signs of burnout during pandemic, study finds

Oct 10th 2021, 3:11 PM 15,492 Views 8 Comments

The study was conducted by researchers at University College Cork.

Monday 20 September, 2021

Six children reported to Dublin hospital with accidental cannabis poisoning earlier this year
# Cannabis Poisoning
# Cannabis Poisoning

Six children reported to Dublin hospital with accidental cannabis poisoning earlier this year

Sep 20th 2021, 7:35 PM 44,333 Views 48 Comments

One case involved two siblings aged three and four who consumed cannabis peach ring jellies.

Friday 3 September, 2021

Man with disabilities died of complications from swallowing disposable gloves, inquest hears
# Inquest
# Inquest

Man with disabilities died of complications from swallowing disposable gloves, inquest hears

Sep 3rd 2021, 12:17 PM 25,590 Views 0 Comments

Dublin Coroner’s Court heard Kevin Dillon had been examined at two hospitals in the days before his death.

Friday 27 August, 2021

Company part-owned by Bono secures approval for controversial redevelopment in Dalkey
# Tramyard
# Tramyard

Company part-owned by Bono secures approval for controversial redevelopment in Dalkey

Aug 27th 2021, 1:48 PM 50,974 Views 31 Comments

It is unclear if the project will go ahead as ABP directed that plans for a third-floor pavilion, walkway and garden be omitted.

Tuesday 27 July, 2021

Twin claims he and brother were used as 'sexual pawns' by stepfather
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

Twin claims he and brother were used as 'sexual pawns' by stepfather

Jul 27th 2021, 7:05 PM 40,316 Views 0 Comments

The complainant also says they were forced to watch a pet dog being tied to a railway track and run over by a train.

Friday 9 July, 2021

Brazilian man jailed over involvement in botched Offaly shooting plot
# Clara
# Clara

Brazilian man jailed over involvement in botched Offaly shooting plot

Jul 9th 2021, 7:08 PM 18,729 Views 0 Comments

The judge said it might be a case of “desperate people doing desperate things” but added that the offences were “extraordinarily serious”.

Thursday 8 July, 2021

Kildare man given two-year suspended sentence for child pornography conviction
# Naas Circuit Court
# Naas Circuit Court

Kildare man given two-year suspended sentence for child pornography conviction

Jul 8th 2021, 2:52 PM 25,022 Views 0 Comments

The 44-year-old was convicted of having over 800 images of child pornography in his possession.

Thursday 1 July, 2021

Family of girl (3) killed in car crash left with 'a renewed sense of injustice' after inquest hearing
# Inquest
# Inquest

Family of girl (3) killed in car crash left with 'a renewed sense of injustice' after inquest hearing

Jul 1st 2021, 7:44 AM 31,279 Views 0 Comments

Estlin Wall was in a rear child seat in a car driven by her father at the time of the collision.

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