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Tuesday 10 April, 2018

David Trimble just aimed a sly dig at the Taoiseach
# Like Its 1999
# Like Its 1999

David Trimble just aimed a sly dig at the Taoiseach

Apr 10th 2018, 1:07 PM 33,993 Views 75 Comments

The former leader of the UUP has strong opinions on the 20th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement.

An Antarctic expedition will try to find Ernest Shackleton's ship
# Endurance
# Endurance

An Antarctic expedition will try to find Ernest Shackleton's ship

Apr 10th 2018, 12:36 PM 11,272 Views 23 Comments

The Kildare-born explorer’s ship sank under the ice in 1915.

Explainer: Why is The Simpsons being criticised for its response to the Apu racism row?
# Problem With Apu
# Problem With Apu

Explainer: Why is The Simpsons being criticised for its response to the Apu racism row?

Apr 10th 2018, 10:27 AM 38,686 Views 141 Comments

The weekend’s episode addressed criticisms of the Indian character Apu.

Monday 9 April, 2018

Palestinian Authority invites Dublin's Lord Mayor to attend conference on Jerusalem
# Israel Palestine
# Israel Palestine

Palestinian Authority invites Dublin's Lord Mayor to attend conference on Jerusalem

Apr 9th 2018, 5:38 PM 13,385 Views 82 Comments

The Ardmhéara will attend a conference on the status of the City of Jerusalem at the invitation of the Palestinian Authority.

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Two tourists (60s) have died after a pony and trap incident at Kerry's Gap of Dunloe
# Kerry
# Kerry

Two tourists (60s) have died after a pony and trap incident at Kerry's Gap of Dunloe

Apr 9th 2018, 4:41 PM 72,235 Views 72 Comments

The narrow mountain pass is one of Kerry’s top tourist attractions.

Irish scientists will help build the world's most powerful and expensive telescope
# Out Of This World
# Out Of This World

Irish scientists will help build the world's most powerful and expensive telescope

Apr 9th 2018, 2:28 PM 10,055 Views 53 Comments

The new telescope will be 10 times more powerful than the Hubble telescope and help us observe the first stars in the universe.

'It's about giving people rights': Assistance dogs could become exempt from dog licences
# Woof
# Woof

'It's about giving people rights': Assistance dogs could become exempt from dog licences

Apr 9th 2018, 1:20 PM 9,161 Views 38 Comments

Currently guide dogs are the only type of assistance dog that do not need a licence.

Man charged after pregnant woman is smashed over head with bottle during burglary
# Co Down
# Co Down

Man charged after pregnant woman is smashed over head with bottle during burglary

Apr 9th 2018, 10:53 AM 10,811 Views 0 Comments

The attack happened in Newcastle in Co Down over the weekend.

Sunday 10 September, 2017

'Some of them are moved to tears': A photographer is capturing Ireland's lifeboat crews with Victorian techniques
# RNLI
# RNLI

'Some of them are moved to tears': A photographer is capturing Ireland's lifeboat crews with Victorian techniques

Sep 10th 2017, 9:00 PM 23,796 Views 22 Comments

Jack Lowe aims to capture all 238 stations in the network – a project that will likely take five years

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'It is just total devastation': The week in quotes
# Say That Again
# Say That Again

'It is just total devastation': The week in quotes

Sep 10th 2017, 6:30 PM 11,228 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

Saturday 9 September, 2017

How a desolate patch of Ireland was used to teach people to farm during the famine
# Quakers
# Quakers

How a desolate patch of Ireland was used to teach people to farm during the famine

Sep 9th 2017, 8:30 PM 25,469 Views 51 Comments

The farm taught hundreds of Irishmen to be self-sustaining during the worst of the Great Famine.

From cream crackers to the 1916 Rising: an exhibition is looking at the history of Jacob’s biscuit factory
# Tasty
# Tasty

From cream crackers to the 1916 Rising: an exhibition is looking at the history of Jacob’s biscuit factory

Sep 9th 2017, 6:30 AM 12,216 Views 10 Comments

A new exhibition is celebrating the impact of the factory on Ireland and on the lives of thousands of workers.

Friday 8 September, 2017

An Irish couple's baby arrived 'just in the nick of time' - hours before Hurricane Irma hit
# Carribbean
# Carribbean

An Irish couple's baby arrived 'just in the nick of time' - hours before Hurricane Irma hit

Sep 8th 2017, 5:55 PM 15,864 Views 9 Comments

18 have died as Hurricane Irma devastates the Caribbean.

Construction begins on new €233m Centre Parcs resort in Longford
# The Midlands
# The Midlands

Construction begins on new €233m Centre Parcs resort in Longford

Sep 8th 2017, 5:51 PM 24,610 Views 56 Comments

Permission for the project was granted in July 2016.

Explainer: Who are the Rohingya, and why are hundreds of thousands fleeing Myanmar?
# Rohingya
# Rohingya

Explainer: Who are the Rohingya, and why are hundreds of thousands fleeing Myanmar?

Sep 8th 2017, 3:03 PM 17,887 Views 72 Comments

According to the UN, 270,000 Rohingya have arrived in Bangladesh in the past two weeks.

Thursday 7 September, 2017

The number of homeless families in Ireland has increased by almost 300 in the past year
# Crisis Continues
# Crisis Continues

The number of homeless families in Ireland has increased by almost 300 in the past year

Sep 7th 2017, 5:19 PM 9,809 Views 195 Comments

Over 8,000 people were recorded as homeless last month.

Human remains uncovered by Gardaí in Dundalk are 'historical'
# Co Louth
# Co Louth

Human remains uncovered by Gardaí in Dundalk are 'historical'

Sep 7th 2017, 12:35 PM 19,038 Views 6 Comments

The remains are not connected to any ongoing investigation.

'He should never, ever have the freedom. Or have any freedom again' - Mother of boys murdered by father
# Eoghan And Ruairi Chada
# Eoghan And Ruairi Chada

'He should never, ever have the freedom. Or have any freedom again' - Mother of boys murdered by father

Sep 7th 2017, 11:42 AM 30,354 Views 17 Comments

Kathleen Chada will appear in a new TV3 documentary about those who have killed members of their family.

Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Sean Spicer claims to be 'one of the most popular guys in Ireland'
# Spicy
# Spicy

Sean Spicer claims to be 'one of the most popular guys in Ireland'

Sep 6th 2017, 5:21 PM 27,562 Views 59 Comments

The former White House press secretary is claiming huge popularity across Europe.

'We said it would be good to get 50': Homeless organisation collects over 1,000 sleeping bags left at Electric Picnic
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

'We said it would be good to get 50': Homeless organisation collects over 1,000 sleeping bags left at Electric Picnic

Sep 6th 2017, 3:51 PM 35,129 Views 50 Comments

The Path homelessness charity, which helps the homeless in Dublin, trawled through the campsite once the festival ended.

Explainer: Why is Donald Trump ending a programme that allows children of illegal immigrants to stay in the US?
# Dreamers
# Dreamers

Explainer: Why is Donald Trump ending a programme that allows children of illegal immigrants to stay in the US?

Sep 6th 2017, 3:20 PM 10,751 Views 90 Comments

Dubbed ‘cruel’ by Obama, the decision now leaves Congress with six months to come up with an alternative.

Ireland is in the EU's top 10 countries for money laundering and terrorist financing
# Top Dollar
# Top Dollar

Ireland is in the EU's top 10 countries for money laundering and terrorist financing

Sep 6th 2017, 12:42 PM 26,279 Views 49 Comments

A report has found that Ireland comes in third place when it comes to the number of reports into the suspected financing of terrorism.

Tuesday 5 September, 2017

'We had atheists praying for him': Valerie Cox opens up about husband's life-threatening illness
# Against The Odds
# Against The Odds

'We had atheists praying for him': Valerie Cox opens up about husband's life-threatening illness

Sep 5th 2017, 5:09 PM 20,683 Views 22 Comments

The broadcaster’s husband was not expected to recover after picking up encephalitis.

'The instrument is there for everyone': A piano is being permanently installed at Pearse Station
# Brighter Commute
# Brighter Commute

'The instrument is there for everyone': A piano is being permanently installed at Pearse Station

Sep 5th 2017, 3:26 PM 18,278 Views 39 Comments

Anyone will be able to play the new piano, which will be installed on Thursday.

'Ireland has been a godsend to me': Tory MEP on why he took out an Irish passport
# Citizenship
# Citizenship

'Ireland has been a godsend to me': Tory MEP on why he took out an Irish passport

Sep 5th 2017, 1:23 PM 22,288 Views 51 Comments

Conservative Party MEP Charles Tannock has been vocal in his criticism of Brexit.

Delay to vote on 2.7km cycle route after campaign sees Fairview trees saved
# Dublin
# Dublin

Delay to vote on 2.7km cycle route after campaign sees Fairview trees saved

Sep 5th 2017, 11:59 AM 8,633 Views 29 Comments

The decision last month to keep the trees resulted in a new reconfiguration of the plans for Fairview.

Monday 4 September, 2017

'I was in no hurry': Farmer waited until days before deadline to collect lottery cash
# Co Clare
# Co Clare

'I was in no hurry': Farmer waited until days before deadline to collect lottery cash

Sep 4th 2017, 4:29 PM 34,141 Views 36 Comments

The winner said he has no major plans for the €500,000, bar some upgrades to farm machinery.

Bosco mugs to ration books: Do you have objects that could help tell the story of Ireland's last 100 years?
# Gathering Dust
# Gathering Dust

Bosco mugs to ration books: Do you have objects that could help tell the story of Ireland's last 100 years?

Sep 4th 2017, 3:27 PM 16,746 Views 49 Comments

A new campaign is calling on the public to help tell the story of Ireland over the past 100 years through everyday objects.

Changes to the Junior Cycle include a 'wellbeing programme' for students
# Junior Cycle
# Junior Cycle

Changes to the Junior Cycle include a 'wellbeing programme' for students

Sep 4th 2017, 3:20 PM 11,997 Views 20 Comments

A new emphasis on spoken Irish will also be introduced.

Saturday 2 September, 2017

'When I was sick with cancer I had no energy or enthusiasm. Then I heard about dragon boating'
# Dragon Boating
# Dragon Boating

'When I was sick with cancer I had no energy or enthusiasm. Then I heard about dragon boating'

Sep 2nd 2017, 9:00 PM 26,494 Views 7 Comments

The Plurabelle Paddlers, a team for those who have been diagnosed with breast cancer, competes all over the world.

Friday 1 September, 2017

Report into fire that destroyed 6 Kildare houses finds remaining homes not compliant with regulations
# Millfield Manor
# Millfield Manor

Report into fire that destroyed 6 Kildare houses finds remaining homes not compliant with regulations

Sep 1st 2017, 6:18 PM 17,615 Views 38 Comments

The report looked at eight houses still occupied in Millfield Manor.

A record number of people sought help from St Vincent de Paul last month
# Back To School
# Back To School

A record number of people sought help from St Vincent de Paul last month

Sep 1st 2017, 4:10 PM 8,132 Views 32 Comments

The new figures coincide with new data on a surge in homeless children in Dublin.

Thursday 31 August, 2017

Nigel Farage accuses EU of being "only barrier" to open border with Northern Ireland
# It's Not Me It's You
# It's Not Me It's You

Nigel Farage accuses EU of being "only barrier" to open border with Northern Ireland

Aug 31st 2017, 4:25 PM 15,822 Views 147 Comments

Farage said he believed the UK government was being “reasonable” as Brexit negotiations continue.

Relics of Piracy and a History of Dublin: The Central Bank is opening its archives for the first time
# History
# History

Relics of Piracy and a History of Dublin: The Central Bank is opening its archives for the first time

Aug 31st 2017, 1:41 PM 9,815 Views 10 Comments

Over 12,000 paper files are open to the public.

Wednesday 30 August, 2017

'I would place more emphasis on what Michael O’Leary says than I would what Minister Ross will'
# Open Skies
# Open Skies

'I would place more emphasis on what Michael O’Leary says than I would what Minister Ross will'

Aug 30th 2017, 8:30 PM 22,140 Views 19 Comments

Fianna Fáil is calling for action to protect the aviation industry after Brexit.

Tuesday 29 August, 2017

'Brendan, we have to get out of here': Irishman in Japan recalls panic over missile alert
# North Korea
# North Korea

'Brendan, we have to get out of here': Irishman in Japan recalls panic over missile alert

Aug 29th 2017, 8:45 PM 29,425 Views 66 Comments

North Korea sent a ballistic missile over Japan as part of tests.

Dented luggage and cancelled flights: Irish airlines are getting the most complaints from European consumers
# Complaints
# Complaints

Dented luggage and cancelled flights: Irish airlines are getting the most complaints from European consumers

Aug 29th 2017, 4:27 PM 19,480 Views 21 Comments

More than any other industry, a European body recieved the most complaints about Irish airlines.

Missing Clare man found safe and well
# Clare
# Clare

Missing Clare man found safe and well

Aug 29th 2017, 1:04 PM 13,566 Views 1 Comment

James Shannon had been missing from his home in Inagh since Saturday.

Harris announces plans for single body to run 'secular' new National Children's Hospital
# Children's Hospital
# Children's Hospital

Harris announces plans for single body to run 'secular' new National Children's Hospital

Aug 29th 2017, 12:36 PM 10,832 Views 52 Comments

The new hospital, approved for construction in April, will integrate the services of the three children’s hospitals in Dublin.

'I'm seven years sober last week. That, for me, beats any Olympic medal' - Kenneth Egan on his recovery
# Tackling Addiction
# Tackling Addiction

'I'm seven years sober last week. That, for me, beats any Olympic medal' - Kenneth Egan on his recovery

Aug 29th 2017, 6:15 AM 43,068 Views 23 Comments

Minister Simon Harris and Olympic boxer Kenneth Egan helped launch the Rutland Centre’s second annual recovery month.