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Tuesday 24 September, 2019

Poll: Should decentralisation be reintroduced? Try That Again This post contains a poll

Poll: Should decentralisation be reintroduced?

Charlie McCreevy set up the last decentralisation programme in the early 2000s.

Wednesday 31 July, 2019

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

The man has now been found.

Wednesday 24 July, 2019

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

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?

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

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'

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

Tuesday 28 May, 2019

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

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

Thursday 23 May, 2019

Photos: George Best statue unveiled in Belfast

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

The tickets are valid between April and October.

Poll: Should the government put an end to live exports? Animal Welfare This post contains a poll

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

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 This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Irish be compulsory in schools?

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

No arrests were made after the search in Granard.

The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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

Wednesday 14 November, 2018

Woman in her 20s arrested as part of Fermanagh murder probe

It follows a man in his 20s also being arrested in connection with the crime yesterday.

Tuesday 13 November, 2018

'Judgement day', 'moment of truth' and 'betrayal': UK front pages react to news of Brexit deal

A Brexit deal is finally in sight, but will May be able to win over the Brexiteers?

Police arrest man (20s) on suspicion of murder after woman (50s) found dead in Enniskillen home

The woman was discovered by her sister after concerns were raised when she didn’t turn up for work.

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