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Dublin: 6 °C Saturday 23 March, 2019

Today’s News

New music festival in Dublin planned for this June Bank Holiday

Promoters MCD hope to make Dun Laoghaire Pier the home for gigs over three days this June bank holiday.

Yesterday’s News

Man (60s) and woman (30s) killed in two-car crash in Dublin

The crash occurred at around 6.30am in the north Dublin area.

'Deeply flawed' policy on open disclosure in the HSE still in place, Scally review finds

Dr Gabriel Scally is satisfied the HSE has put adequate resources into acting on his recommendations following CervicalCheck.

Thursday 21 March, 2019

16-year-old admits to raping and murdering 6-year-old girl in Scotland as he receives life sentence

Aaron Campbell had denied the charges against him during his trial.

Amsterdam to ban guided tours through Red Light District from next year

Local authorities said that guided tours in the area are often “not respectful towards sex workers”.

Kildare school apologises after students 'received burns' on their foreheads on Ash Wednesday

Pupils at the Holy Family Secondary School in Newbridge reported marks on their forehead after the incident.

Wednesday 20 March, 2019

Gambling regulator could take 18 months to set up, says Taoiseach

Measures first mooted in the Gambling Control Bill (2013) are finally set to be enacted by government.

May formally asks Brexit be pushed back to 30 June - but EU warns of 'serious risks' and 'legal uncertainty'

The Prime Minister has written to European Council president Donald Tusk seeking a 30 June departure date.

Donald Trump Jr writes in British paper that Theresa May 'ignored advice from my father' on Brexit

Donald Trump Jr said the prime minister should now “honour that promise” to the British people and deliver Brexit.

Top engineer on National Children's Hospital project resigns

John Pollock is the second senior figure to leave the project in as many months.

Woman who claimed landlord's son called her a 'black c**t' and had tenancy terminated awarded €12k

The woman said she was given notice to quit the property two days after informing the landlord she applied for rent supplement.

Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Barnardos confirms redundancies amid financial concerns as it makes 'shift in strategic direction'

The children’s charity has said it was still coping with gaps in state in funding first introduced a decade ago.

Irish author makes shortlist for Wellcome Book Prize

Arnold Thomas Fanning has made the shortlist for Mind on Fire.

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Poll: Should colleges be at risk of losing funding if sexual consent classes aren't provided?

That is a recommendation contained in a new government-commissioned report.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

'The Brexit destroyer': British papers round on Speaker Bercow after step to block May's vote

The House of Commons speaker said the house couldn’t vote again and again on the same proposals.

Monday 18 March, 2019

€2.5 million contract out for the manufacture and supply of shoes for An Garda Síochána

The Office of Government Procurement is also awarding a tender worth €3.3 million for footwear for the Defence Forces.

Suspect arrested after three people killed in shooting in Dutch city of Utrecht

Utrecht Police confirmed this afternoon that five people have been injured in the incident.

Body found in search for missing mother-of-three in Louth

Ruth Maguire hadn’t been seen since Saturday evening.


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Poll: Should every child be taught the words of Amhrán na bhFiann in primary school?

Leo Varadkar has said he believes it should be compulsory learning in primary school.

Teenager to appear before special court sitting charged over 2016 Monaghan death

The 19-year-old was arrested in Louth yesterday, and will appear in court this evening.

'Every parent's worst nightmare': Three teenagers die after reports of crush at Tyrone hotel disco

The incident took place at the Greenvale Hotel in Cookstown.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

Two men die after single car crash in Louth in the early hours this morning

The R173 road has been closed while garda forensic teams examine the scene.


Government to award €80k contract for 75,000 pet passports

With requirements for pet travel to the UK likely to change with Brexit, the government is ordering a lot more pet passports.

Sunday 17 March, 2019

'He worked in the International Bar for 40 years. He'd seen it all': Tributes to one of Dublin's longest-serving barmen

John Francis Smith came into contact with the likes of Phil Lynott, U2 and the best of Irish comedy during his 40 years behind the bar.

Saturday 16 March, 2019

Tens of thousands of Irish firms haven't registered to move goods to and from the UK post-Brexit

Business groups have said the low numbers of companies acquiring their EORI so far is worrying.

Friday 15 March, 2019

Photos: Thousands of students hit the streets for climate change demonstrations

Second-level students descended on city centres this afternoon as part of the demonstrations.

Christchurch shootings: Man allegedly behind the attacks named

Brenton Tarrant allegedly livestreamed himself carrying out the attacks on Facebook.

As it happened: One man charged with murder after at least 49 killed in New Zealand mosque shootings

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said today marked “one of New Zealand’s darkest days”.

Thursday 14 March, 2019

Three Irishmen charged in Australia over alleged roof scamming operation

It is alleged the men targeted elderly homeowners in the scam.

Explainer: Why, almost 50 years on from Bloody Sunday, ex-British soldiers could face murder charges

After years of investigations from the PSNI, soldiers are set to be told today whether they’ll face prosecution.

'Meltdown': UK papers point finger at Theresa May after chaotic night in Westminster

The confusion in Westminster last night is reflected in today’s front pages.

Wednesday 13 March, 2019

As It Happened: MPs rule out no-deal Brexit in any circumstances after muddled House of Commons vote

MPs are due to vote again today at 7pm – this time, it’s whether to rule out a no-deal Brexit.

Dublin now in top 5 most expensive places to rent in Europe, research finds

Only London, Moscow, Zurich and Geneva have higher rents in Europe, according to ECA International.

Tuesday 12 March, 2019

Sean Quinn 'gambled children's property' which left them faced with 'disastrous consequences', High Court hears

The action first initiated in 2011 was delayed for several years pending criminal cases against various Anglo officials.

Varadkar 'hopes and trusts' House of Commons will now pass Brexit deal after last-minute breakthrough

There’s been no actual change to the withdrawal agreement, but Theresa May has secured guarantees that might sway Brexiteers.

Manchester City launch redress scheme for survivors of historic child sex abuse at club

Convicted paedophile Barry Bennell was a former youth team coach at Man City.

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