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Saturday 21 April, 2018

'Relationships are difficult after a stroke. As soon as you mention it, you never hear from them again.'
# Stroke Survivors Day
# Stroke Survivors Day

'Relationships are difficult after a stroke. As soon as you mention it, you never hear from them again.'

Apr 21st 2018, 8:45 AM 16,039 Views 4 Comments

An Irish Heart Foundation event later this month will help stroke survivors with issues including relationships and intimacy.

Tidy Towns groups across the country are asking campaigners not to put up posters
# Campaigning
# Campaigning

Tidy Towns groups across the country are asking campaigners not to put up posters

Apr 21st 2018, 7:30 AM 13,906 Views 162 Comments

This might be why some posters are missing in your town.

Friday 20 April, 2018

Product warning: 'Buenas' brand grated coconut recalled after salmonella detected
# Recalled
# Recalled

Product warning: 'Buenas' brand grated coconut recalled after salmonella detected

Apr 20th 2018, 12:56 PM 7,099 Views 11 Comments

The product could cause illness if consumed raw.

Gardaí renew appeal for information to help find Carlow man missing since March
# Appeal
# Appeal

Gardaí renew appeal for information to help find Carlow man missing since March

Apr 20th 2018, 11:52 AM 12,714 Views 0 Comments

Rafal Filipowicz has been missing from his home since 16 March.

The world's best photographs have been announced - and a shot of Ireland is part of the winning entry
# Ballyvourney
# Ballyvourney

The world's best photographs have been announced - and a shot of Ireland is part of the winning entry

Apr 20th 2018, 11:44 AM 55,607 Views 40 Comments

British photographer Alys Tomlinson won Photographer of the Year at the 2018 Sony World Photography Awards.

Thursday 19 April, 2018

Varadkar makes Time's list of the world's 100 most influential people
# Time 100
# Time 100

Varadkar makes Time's list of the world's 100 most influential people

Apr 19th 2018, 5:50 PM 24,586 Views 125 Comments

Varadkar is listed alongside figures including Donald Trump and Millie Bobby Brown.

Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran wins bout over junior minister role against Seán Canney
# Independent Alliance
# Independent Alliance

Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran wins bout over junior minister role against Seán Canney

Apr 19th 2018, 5:26 PM 12,290 Views 28 Comments

An internal dispute arose over whether Seán Canney would take back over the role.

80% of Irish people believe immigrants are integrated successfully
# Fáilte
# Fáilte

80% of Irish people believe immigrants are integrated successfully

Apr 19th 2018, 4:48 PM 16,905 Views 156 Comments

Irish attitudes were found to be the most positive in the EU.

Bill to introduce factual sex education in schools progresses despite Fianna Fáil opposition
# Sex Education Bill
# Sex Education Bill

Bill to introduce factual sex education in schools progresses despite Fianna Fáil opposition

Apr 19th 2018, 2:10 PM 27,989 Views 143 Comments

The bill seeks to introduce information on sexuality, gender and consent to all schools regardless of ethos.

An Post made €8m profit last year - and a 'large part' of it is due to the €1 stamp
# Price Hike
# Price Hike

An Post made €8m profit last year - and a 'large part' of it is due to the €1 stamp

Apr 19th 2018, 12:58 PM 13,999 Views 29 Comments

The new, higher price brought in €60 million for An Post last year.

NASA launches spacecraft designed to find planets that might support life
# New Life?
# New Life?

NASA launches spacecraft designed to find planets that might support life

Apr 19th 2018, 11:46 AM 6,738 Views 51 Comments

The satellite is expected to catalogue thousands of planets.

A whitewater kayaking course is planned for Dublin's financial centre

A whitewater kayaking course is planned for Dublin's financial centre

Apr 19th 2018, 11:02 AM 11,342 Views 53 Comments

An outdoor pool is also possible under the €15 million development.

Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Future of Sherkin Island arts programme secured as money pledged for next three years
# Cork County Council
# Cork County Council

Future of Sherkin Island arts programme secured as money pledged for next three years

Apr 18th 2018, 7:30 PM 8,414 Views 4 Comments

The course is estimated to bring €150,000 to the island of around 100 people.

First woman convicted under UK's new domestic violence laws after leaving partner '10 days from death'
# Coersive Control
# Coersive Control

First woman convicted under UK's new domestic violence laws after leaving partner '10 days from death'

Apr 18th 2018, 4:03 PM 69,559 Views 73 Comments

Alex Skeel was left “10 days from death” following attacks from his partner Jordan.

A third of calls made to St Vincent De Paul are from people struggling to afford food
# Food Poverty
# Food Poverty

A third of calls made to St Vincent De Paul are from people struggling to afford food

Apr 18th 2018, 2:57 PM 10,099 Views 53 Comments

One in 11 people in Ireland are estimated to experience food poverty.

Love Both launches its referendum campaign and criticises 12 weeks proposal for abortion
# The 8th
# The 8th

Love Both launches its referendum campaign and criticises 12 weeks proposal for abortion

Apr 18th 2018, 12:46 PM 22,373 Views 189 Comments

The camapign claimed today that proposed legislation is worse than the UK system.

Mary Black 'upset' as Dublin concerts rescheduled due to illness
# Vicar St
# Vicar St

Mary Black 'upset' as Dublin concerts rescheduled due to illness

Apr 18th 2018, 9:41 AM 24,399 Views 21 Comments

The singer was also forced to postpone shows in Killarney and Waterford earlier this month.

Tuesday 17 April, 2018

22-year-old woman sustains serious injuries after being hit by a car in Swords
# Witness Appeal
# Witness Appeal

22-year-old woman sustains serious injuries after being hit by a car in Swords

Apr 17th 2018, 5:01 PM 30,497 Views 14 Comments

The gardaí are looking for witnesses.

Nerve agent used in Salisbury attack delivered in 'liquid form', UK government says
# Sergei Skripal
# Sergei Skripal

Nerve agent used in Salisbury attack delivered in 'liquid form', UK government says

Apr 17th 2018, 4:06 PM 11,029 Views 68 Comments

Work to decontaminate sites in Salisbury affected by the nerve agent begin today.

'Exceptional talent': These are the best pieces of art by Ireland's young artists
# Texaco Children’s Art Competition
# Texaco Children’s Art Competition

'Exceptional talent': These are the best pieces of art by Ireland's young artists

Apr 17th 2018, 3:59 PM 72,335 Views 25 Comments

17-year-old Hetty Lawlor was announced as the overall winner of the Texaco Children’s Art Competition today.

Irish author Paul Lynch shortlisted for prestigious Walter Scott Prize
# Grace
# Grace

Irish author Paul Lynch shortlisted for prestigious Walter Scott Prize

Apr 17th 2018, 1:57 PM 6,664 Views 1 Comment

The £25,000 prize is considered one of the world’s most acclaimed literary prizes.

What is an African air plume - and how high will temperatures get this week?
# Finally
# Finally

What is an African air plume - and how high will temperatures get this week?

Apr 17th 2018, 12:57 PM 73,722 Views 33 Comments

The combination of Storm Irene and an African air plume is resulting in some interesting weather this week.

Monday 16 April, 2018

'We want our rights': Vera Twomey makes passionate call for legislation on medical cannabis
# People Of The Year Awards
# People Of The Year Awards

'We want our rights': Vera Twomey makes passionate call for legislation on medical cannabis

Apr 16th 2018, 5:23 PM 21,984 Views 39 Comments

Twomey’s passionate speech directly called on the Taoiseach for action.

Irish Defence Forces and Colombia's president among shortlisted for Tipperary Peace Award
# Peace Prize
# Peace Prize

Irish Defence Forces and Colombia's president among shortlisted for Tipperary Peace Award

Apr 16th 2018, 3:52 PM 10,970 Views 33 Comments

Previous winners include Nelson Mandela and Malala Yousafzai.

Cork island left without phone and broadband for six months after Storm Ophelia
# Sherkin Island
# Sherkin Island

Cork island left without phone and broadband for six months after Storm Ophelia

Apr 16th 2018, 11:53 AM 19,405 Views 29 Comments

Work is scheduled to repair cables this week.

Friday 13 April, 2018

Varadkar condemns list in Cork school that said 'the girls with the most number of ticks will get raped'
# Mallow
# Mallow

Varadkar condemns list in Cork school that said 'the girls with the most number of ticks will get raped'

Apr 13th 2018, 5:15 PM 32,279 Views 119 Comments

The list proves the need to modernise our sexual education in schools, the Taoiseach said.

'Untruthful slime ball': Trump slams former FBI director James Comey
# Twitter
# Twitter

'Untruthful slime ball': Trump slams former FBI director James Comey

Apr 13th 2018, 3:56 PM 17,867 Views 54 Comments

Trump tweeted that it was an honour to fire the FBI director.

BBC defends plans to broadcast Enoch Powell's Rivers of Blood speech for the first time
# Backlash
# Backlash

BBC defends plans to broadcast Enoch Powell's Rivers of Blood speech for the first time

Apr 13th 2018, 2:38 PM 30,977 Views 142 Comments

The controversial 1968 speech by a Conservative MP warned Britain against immigration.

Search called off for woman who fell from cruise ship off the coast of Australia
# Missing
# Missing

Search called off for woman who fell from cruise ship off the coast of Australia

Apr 13th 2018, 12:29 PM 103,591 Views 37 Comments

Authorities say that the woman could not have survived the night.

Glasnevin's iconic O'Connell tower reopens today - 47 years after it was bombed
# Glasnevin Cemetery
# Glasnevin Cemetery

Glasnevin's iconic O'Connell tower reopens today - 47 years after it was bombed

Apr 13th 2018, 10:00 AM 21,531 Views 41 Comments

The tower has been closed since it was bombed by loyalists in 1971.

This 65-year-old has spent 2018 running the coast of Ireland for the RNLI - and is about to return home
# Homecoming
# Homecoming

This 65-year-old has spent 2018 running the coast of Ireland for the RNLI - and is about to return home

Apr 13th 2018, 6:10 AM 13,922 Views 12 Comments

Mary Nolan Hickey has raised over €36,000 by often running more than a marathon each day.

Thursday 12 April, 2018

'We don’t want any old people working here': Man awarded €6,000 over employer's remarks
# WRC
# WRC

'We don’t want any old people working here': Man awarded €6,000 over employer's remarks

Apr 12th 2018, 6:30 PM 34,661 Views 0 Comments

The case was brought to the Workplace Relations Commission.

Facebook has started giving Irish users tips to spot fake news
# Clampdown
# Clampdown

Facebook has started giving Irish users tips to spot fake news

Apr 12th 2018, 1:43 PM 12,614 Views 63 Comments

Facebook says that improving news literacy is a priority.

The new Wild Atlantic Way? Ireland's midlands have been rebranded as the Hidden Heartlands
# Fáilte Ireland
# Fáilte Ireland

The new Wild Atlantic Way? Ireland's midlands have been rebranded as the Hidden Heartlands

Apr 12th 2018, 12:33 PM 22,498 Views 50 Comments

The campaign wants to entice visitors to experience the region’s nature and food.

Paul Ryan: 'I wouldn’t mind being ambassador to Ireland in my 60s'
# Paul Ryan
# Paul Ryan

Paul Ryan: 'I wouldn’t mind being ambassador to Ireland in my 60s'

Apr 12th 2018, 11:06 AM 27,532 Views 58 Comments

House Speaker Paul Ryan has traced his ancestry back to 19th-century Ireland.

Wednesday 11 April, 2018

The number of large donations made to politicians fell dramatically last year
# Donations
# Donations

The number of large donations made to politicians fell dramatically last year

Apr 11th 2018, 4:30 PM 7,319 Views 30 Comments

Just €6,360 in large donations was given to TDs, senators and MEPs last year.

We'll need a big increase in Garda numbers at the border after Brexit, senior gardaí say
# Crime Corridors
# Crime Corridors

We'll need a big increase in Garda numbers at the border after Brexit, senior gardaí say

Apr 11th 2018, 10:24 AM 9,170 Views 35 Comments

‘Crime corridors’ have been created along the border, Noel Cunningham said today.

Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Man dead after fishing boat sinks off Mayo coast
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

Man dead after fishing boat sinks off Mayo coast

Apr 10th 2018, 5:17 PM 16,712 Views 4 Comments

Three men were rescued after sending a mayday broadcast this afternoon.

Israel's military investigating after video shows soldiers laughing after shooting Palestinian
# Gaza Strip
# Gaza Strip

Israel's military investigating after video shows soldiers laughing after shooting Palestinian

Apr 10th 2018, 4:15 PM 19,776 Views 97 Comments

The Israeli military confirmed the authenticity of the video today.

'It is an incentive, at 88, to keep going': Irish author Edna O'Brien made a DBE
# Honoured
# Honoured

'It is an incentive, at 88, to keep going': Irish author Edna O'Brien made a DBE

Apr 10th 2018, 1:37 PM 15,553 Views 13 Comments

The celebrated Irish author has been appointed a Dame of the British Empire.

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