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Friday 22 May, 2020

Man suspected of fraudulently earning €260k in rent for properties he didn't own
# Arrest
# Arrest

Man suspected of fraudulently earning €260k in rent for properties he didn't own

May 22nd 2020, 3:49 PM 46,840 Views 19 Comments

The man was arrested by gardaí in Dublin today.

Monday 9 December, 2019

School secretaries to hold national one-day strike and escalate their industrial action
# Pay Talks
# Pay Talks

School secretaries to hold national one-day strike and escalate their industrial action

Dec 9th 2019, 4:53 PM 11,389 Views 30 Comments

The one-day strike in January will be followed by a work-to-rule from the secretaries, trade union Fórsa said.

Sunday 1 December, 2019

Monthly and annual travel fares rise today... but more changes to cash and Leap tickets set for April
# NTA
# NTA

Monthly and annual travel fares rise today... but more changes to cash and Leap tickets set for April

Dec 1st 2019, 7:00 AM 28,944 Views 22 Comments

NTA CEO Anne Graham said that overall fare revenue will increase by “less than 2%”.

Saturday 16 November, 2019

Irish Naval Service detains Spanish boat off Valentia Island for alleged fishing law breaches
# Lé William Butler Yeats
# Lé William Butler Yeats

Irish Naval Service detains Spanish boat off Valentia Island for alleged fishing law breaches

Nov 16th 2019, 6:45 PM 17,213 Views 16 Comments

It’s the 12th such vessel detained by the Naval Service so far this year.

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Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Missing 25-year-old Wexford man found safe and well
# Enniscorthy
# Enniscorthy

Missing 25-year-old Wexford man found safe and well

Jul 31st 2019, 2:12 PM 17,279 Views 0 Comments

The man has now been found.

Wednesday 24 July, 2019

Here's who spent the most in the 2018 presidential campaign
# SIPO
# SIPO

Here's who spent the most in the 2018 presidential campaign

Jul 24th 2019, 11:23 AM 22,886 Views 33 Comments

SIPO today released details of the expenses and donations during the 2018 presidential election campaign.

Saturday 29 June, 2019

Quiz: How well do you remember these films set in Ireland?
# Hollywood Treatment
# Hollywood Treatment

Quiz: How well do you remember these films set in Ireland?

Jun 29th 2019, 8:00 PM 41,412 Views 30 Comments

It’s 60 years ago this week since the release of Darby O’Gill and the Little People, but Hollywood has long been fascinated with Ireland.

Monday 24 June, 2019

The 5 at 5: Monday
# Take Five
# Take Five

The 5 at 5: Monday

Jun 24th 2019, 4:51 PM 5,563 Views 0 Comments

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Tuesday 4 June, 2019

President Higgins calls Trump's decision to pull out of climate change deal 'regressive and pernicious'
# Strong Words
# Strong Words

President Higgins calls Trump's decision to pull out of climate change deal 'regressive and pernicious'

Jun 4th 2019, 2:31 PM 15,601 Views 56 Comments

Higgins made the comments at a speech in the RDS today.

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Tuesday 28 May, 2019

'It's the not knowing that's killing me': Family of missing Waterford woman appeal for information
# Mary Ryan
# Mary Ryan

'It's the not knowing that's killing me': Family of missing Waterford woman appeal for information

May 28th 2019, 7:50 AM 28,675 Views 2 Comments

Mary Ryan has been missing from her Waterford home since December.

Thursday 23 May, 2019

Photos: George Best statue unveiled in Belfast
# Legend
# Legend

Photos: George Best statue unveiled in Belfast

May 23rd 2019, 9:03 AM 21,253 Views 54 Comments

Hundreds turned out for the unveiling of the statue for the Man Utd and Northern Ireland legend yesterday.

Wednesday 3 April, 2019

Man (20s) arrested over shooting incident outside school in west Dublin
# Corduff
# Corduff

Man (20s) arrested over shooting incident outside school in west Dublin

Apr 3rd 2019, 8:19 PM 14,167 Views 10 Comments

Gardaí arrested the man after carrying out searches in the Corduff area this afternoon.

Wednesday 27 March, 2019

All cars sold after 2022 must have speed-limiting technology, EU says
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

All cars sold after 2022 must have speed-limiting technology, EU says

Mar 27th 2019, 7:45 AM 24,715 Views 91 Comments

It is part of a string of new measures proposed by the EU to help improve road safety.

Saturday 9 March, 2019

'It's about creating a system that's kind': HSE piloting scheme for homeless patients in hospitals
# Dignity
# Dignity

'It's about creating a system that's kind': HSE piloting scheme for homeless patients in hospitals

Mar 9th 2019, 11:00 AM 10,255 Views 5 Comments

It comes as new stats show over 2,000 cases where a homeless person has been discharged from hospital in the past seven years.

Tuesday 22 January, 2019

Almost two-thirds of people 'fearful of a return to sectarian violence in Ireland after Brexit'
# Troubles
# Troubles

Almost two-thirds of people 'fearful of a return to sectarian violence in Ireland after Brexit'

Jan 22nd 2019, 10:50 AM 12,078 Views 16 Comments

There have been a number of security alerts in Derry in recent days.

Saturday 19 January, 2019

Garda College spending €15k to train European cops how to speak English like a police officer
# Cooperation
# Cooperation

Garda College spending €15k to train European cops how to speak English like a police officer

Jan 19th 2019, 7:30 AM 23,037 Views 28 Comments

The three-week course will “provide an opportunity for gardaí to work with their European counterparts”.

Thursday 17 January, 2019

Woman mauled to death by pet crocodile in Indonesia
# Sulawesi
# Sulawesi

Woman mauled to death by pet crocodile in Indonesia

Jan 17th 2019, 7:22 AM 37,428 Views 21 Comments

The pet was owned illegally and has been transferred to a conservation area.

Tuesday 15 January, 2019

Over 100 Irish 18-year-olds awarded free interrail pass to travel around Europe
# See The World
# See The World

Over 100 Irish 18-year-olds awarded free interrail pass to travel around Europe

Jan 15th 2019, 11:46 AM 18,061 Views 12 Comments

The tickets are valid between April and October.

Poll: Should the government put an end to live exports?
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

Poll: Should the government put an end to live exports?

Jan 15th 2019, 8:35 AM 31,718 Views 56 Comments

It has been argued that live export is a “pitiless trade” that harms animals.

Monday 14 January, 2019

Poll: Should Irish be compulsory in schools?
# ár Dteanga
# ár Dteanga

Poll: Should Irish be compulsory in schools?

Jan 14th 2019, 8:15 AM 53,399 Views 193 Comments

Some parents are seeking to get their child exempt from Irish, but should it be compulsory?

Monday 7 January, 2019

3,500 medals ordered for firefighters 'forgotten' in 1916 commemorations
# Recognition
# Recognition

3,500 medals ordered for firefighters 'forgotten' in 1916 commemorations

Jan 7th 2019, 7:00 AM 12,909 Views 14 Comments

The medals – to commemorate 1916 to 2016 – will be distributed to 27 local authority locations around the country.

Sunday 6 January, 2019

Butcher, bar manager, wind turbine engineer - just some of the apprenticeships on offer this year
# Learn Your Trade
# Learn Your Trade

Butcher, bar manager, wind turbine engineer - just some of the apprenticeships on offer this year

Jan 6th 2019, 9:00 PM 31,246 Views 21 Comments

The qualification you receive at the end of it ranges from level 5 to level 10 on the national framework of qualifications.

Monday 24 December, 2018

Want to start your own music business? New training course to be rolled out in Dublin
# Spin The Decks
# Spin The Decks

Want to start your own music business? New training course to be rolled out in Dublin

Dec 24th 2018, 4:00 PM 8,723 Views 7 Comments

It is planned for the first training session to take place on Monday 21 January and run for five weeks.

Saturday 22 December, 2018

Quiz: Which actor is playing Santa here?
# Christmas
# Christmas

Quiz: Which actor is playing Santa here?

Dec 22nd 2018, 9:00 PM 44,333 Views 15 Comments

Many actors have donned the big red suit, but how well do you remember them?

'Wasteful, inefficient, horrendous': 30,000 people waited longer than 24 hours on hospital trolleys this year
# Under Pressure
# Under Pressure

'Wasteful, inefficient, horrendous': 30,000 people waited longer than 24 hours on hospital trolleys this year

Dec 22nd 2018, 11:11 AM 8,843 Views 45 Comments

The figures were released to Fianna Fáil’s Stephen Donnelly who called them “appalling and unacceptable”.

Friday 21 December, 2018

'I can't allow Ireland to be blamed here': Coveney says some UK politicians need reminder of Irish history
# Backstop
# Backstop

'I can't allow Ireland to be blamed here': Coveney says some UK politicians need reminder of Irish history

Dec 21st 2018, 1:57 PM 97,739 Views 124 Comments

The Tánaiste said today it would be foolish to focus on any other solution to the border issue than the backstop.

Teenager to appear in court charged with murder of Aidan O'Driscoll in Cork in 2016
# Cork
# Cork

Teenager to appear in court charged with murder of Aidan O'Driscoll in Cork in 2016

Dec 21st 2018, 8:44 AM 13,373 Views 0 Comments

The Real IRA member was shot dead in Blackpool in Cork in December 2016.

Meeting both current and future challenges 'unsustainable' says HSE as €16 billion 2019 plan unveiled
# National Service Plan
# National Service Plan

Meeting both current and future challenges 'unsustainable' says HSE as €16 billion 2019 plan unveiled

Dec 21st 2018, 7:32 AM 10,227 Views 40 Comments

The national service plan for 2019 sees an additional €848 million in the healthcare budget.

Wednesday 5 December, 2018

'I'm too young to die': Women with cervical cancer call for equal access to drug pembrolizumab
# Urgent Need
# Urgent Need

'I'm too young to die': Women with cervical cancer call for equal access to drug pembrolizumab

Dec 5th 2018, 5:57 PM 18,810 Views 20 Comments

Ireland owes it to these women, Labour’s Alan Kelly said.

Tuesday 4 December, 2018

Clare man tricked stepdaughter into having sex with him by posing as stranger online, court hears
# Courts
# Courts

Clare man tricked stepdaughter into having sex with him by posing as stranger online, court hears

Dec 4th 2018, 8:00 PM 45,377 Views 0 Comments

The judge described the behaviour of the man as callous and ruthless.

Further delay for Dublin's injection centre as concerns raised on 'over-concentration' of services in area
# Drug Injecting
# Drug Injecting

Further delay for Dublin's injection centre as concerns raised on 'over-concentration' of services in area

Dec 4th 2018, 6:50 PM 11,177 Views 19 Comments

A note from city council planners said a detailed policing plan was also required for the site at Merchants Quay.

Monday 3 December, 2018

Former charity director who admitted to stealing over €1 million rushed to hospital
# Courts
# Courts

Former charity director who admitted to stealing over €1 million rushed to hospital

Dec 3rd 2018, 5:53 PM 62,217 Views 0 Comments

Greg Walsh is awaiting sentencing for his crimes.

Friday 30 November, 2018

€500k worth of stolen machinery and vehicles recovered from lock up in Longford
# Granard
# Granard

€500k worth of stolen machinery and vehicles recovered from lock up in Longford

Nov 30th 2018, 9:46 PM 27,413 Views 16 Comments

No arrests were made after the search in Granard.

The 5 at 5: Friday
# Take Five
# Take Five

The 5 at 5: Friday

Nov 30th 2018, 4:55 PM 5,981 Views 0 Comments

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Public servants 'in limbo' as law to change retirement age faces 'tight' Christmas deadline
# Race Against Time
# Race Against Time

Public servants 'in limbo' as law to change retirement age faces 'tight' Christmas deadline

Nov 30th 2018, 6:10 AM 52,044 Views 27 Comments

Unions and politicians have expressed fears that many more will be forced to retire before new legislation comes in.

Friday 23 November, 2018

Our Lady's review finds 'no further discrepancy' after woman incorrectly told she didn't have cancer gene
# Brca Test
# Brca Test

Our Lady's review finds 'no further discrepancy' after woman incorrectly told she didn't have cancer gene

Nov 23rd 2018, 7:45 PM 7,124 Views 4 Comments

The case of this woman who is now gravely ill with cancer was an isolated event, according to the hospital’s review.

'We've children at this school who've lived in homeless accommodation. They're effectively being evicted again'
# Bray
# Bray

'We've children at this school who've lived in homeless accommodation. They're effectively being evicted again'

Nov 23rd 2018, 6:00 AM 11,374 Views 13 Comments

Staff and pupils at North Wicklow Educate Together protested yesterday outside the Dáil amid fears they’ll soon have nowhere to go.

Sunday 18 November, 2018

Taoiseach denies early election plan and accuses Fianna Fáil of dragging out agreement talks
# Confidence And Supply
# Confidence And Supply

Taoiseach denies early election plan and accuses Fianna Fáil of dragging out agreement talks

Nov 18th 2018, 4:29 PM 8,154 Views 27 Comments

The war of words between the two main parties continues, but Varadkar said he still wants a 2020 general election.

Friday 16 November, 2018

'Nowhere near enough': Healy-Rae reiterates army call as €100k funding to fight rhododendrons announced
# Killarney National Park
# Killarney National Park

'Nowhere near enough': Healy-Rae reiterates army call as €100k funding to fight rhododendrons announced

Nov 16th 2018, 6:30 AM 35,502 Views 48 Comments

Intensive labour is required to get rid of the invasive weed, and Michael Healy-Rae said more is needed to eradicate the problem.

Thursday 15 November, 2018

Around 1,300 Dublin property owners to get average of €25k compensation over Bus Connects plan
# Core Bus Corridors
# Core Bus Corridors

Around 1,300 Dublin property owners to get average of €25k compensation over Bus Connects plan

Nov 15th 2018, 12:05 AM 44,973 Views 105 Comments

The cost of continuous bus routes linking areas of Dublin with the city will likely stretch into billions of euro.

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