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Saturday 7 November, 2020

As it happened on Saturday morning: Biden says 'clear majority of nation' behind him as tense wait for final result continues
# Wait Goes On
# Wait Goes On

As it happened on Saturday morning: Biden says 'clear majority of nation' behind him as tense wait for final result continues

Nov 7th 2020, 3:17 PM 147,524 Views 103 Comments

It’s not official but the former vice president looks set to return to the White House.

Joe Biden: 'The numbers tell us a clear and convincing story'
# Election 2020
# Election 2020

Joe Biden: 'The numbers tell us a clear and convincing story'

Nov 7th 2020, 4:19 AM 30,884 Views 32 Comments

The candidate said he is going to win the 2020 US presidential election.

Friday 25 September, 2020

The Explainer Interview: The story of Unquiet Graves with filmmaker Seán Murray
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer Interview: The story of Unquiet Graves with filmmaker Seán Murray

Sep 25th 2020, 10:14 AM 18,759 Views 37 Comments

Unquiet Graves was aired on RTÉ earlier this month.

Saturday 19 September, 2020

US Supreme Court judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies aged 87
# America
# America

US Supreme Court judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies aged 87

Sep 19th 2020, 12:45 AM 33,473 Views 52 Comments

She died of pancreatic cancer.

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Wednesday 9 September, 2020

As the clock ticks down (yes, again), sign up to get Brexit news and analysis in your inbox
# Backstop
# Backstop

As the clock ticks down (yes, again), sign up to get Brexit news and analysis in your inbox

Sep 9th 2020, 6:05 PM 28,933 Views 27 Comments

There are 113 days to go…

Monday 17 August, 2020

Sign up to get the day's news directly to your inbox every evening
# News Fix
# News Fix

Sign up to get the day's news directly to your inbox every evening

Aug 17th 2020, 3:28 PM 704 Views 0 Comments

Get TheJournal.ie’s nightly news roundup to your inbox.

Friday 17 April, 2020

Debunked: No, this is not a picture of Bulgarian workers outside a supermarket in Dublin this week
# Debunked
# Debunked

Debunked: No, this is not a picture of Bulgarian workers outside a supermarket in Dublin this week

Apr 17th 2020, 6:48 PM 367,868 Views 134 Comments

The photo has been widely shared on social media and messaging services.

Sunday 15 March, 2020

Debunked: No, four young people are not in a serious condition in CUH after taking non-steroidal, anti-inflammatory drugs
# Covid19 Facts
# Covid19 Facts

Debunked: No, four young people are not in a serious condition in CUH after taking non-steroidal, anti-inflammatory drugs

Mar 15th 2020, 9:28 PM 307,515 Views 46 Comments

The clinical lead for the HSE told TheJournal.ie that such false stories harm our collective action to fight this virus.

Monday 10 February, 2020

The Explainer: What’s happened so far in the general election count?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: What’s happened so far in the general election count?

Feb 10th 2020, 6:10 AM 37,253 Views 74 Comments

As the counting continues, we bring you the biggest stories of GE2020 so far.

Saturday 8 February, 2020

RTÉ broadcaster Keelin Shanley has died following an illness
# RIP
# RIP

RTÉ broadcaster Keelin Shanley has died following an illness

Feb 8th 2020, 4:17 PM 214,679 Views 103 Comments

She died at home this afternoon following an illness. She was 51.

Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Jose Mourinho announced as head coach of Tottenham Hotspur less than 24 hours after Pochettino departure
# Spurs
From The42
# Spurs

Jose Mourinho announced as head coach of Tottenham Hotspur less than 24 hours after Pochettino departure

Nov 20th 2019, 8:00 AM 49,533 Views 100 Comments

Mourinho’s contract will run until the end of the 2022/2023 season.

Thursday 5 September, 2019

Bill to delay Brexit will pass through House of Lords tomorrow. What then?
# GE19
# GE19

Bill to delay Brexit will pass through House of Lords tomorrow. What then?

Sep 5th 2019, 8:42 AM 26,079 Views 62 Comments

There are 56 days until the current Brexit deadline.

Wednesday 5 June, 2019

Count Complete: Here are all the Irish candidates who have been elected to the European Parliament
# Ep2019
# Ep2019

Count Complete: Here are all the Irish candidates who have been elected to the European Parliament

Updated Jun 5th 2019, 4:35 PM 231,223 Views 109 Comments

We have 11 MEPs jetting off on 2 July, with two more waiting in the wings .

Five MEPs elected in Ireland South as mammoth count concludes
# Ep2019
# Ep2019

Five MEPs elected in Ireland South as mammoth count concludes

Updated Jun 5th 2019, 4:14 PM 41,711 Views 74 Comments

On the 20th count, Grace O’Sullivan, Green Party; and Deirdre Clune, Fine Gael joined Seán Kelly, Fine Gael; Billy Kelleher, Fianna Fáil; and Mick Wallace, Independents 4 Change.

Tuesday 28 May, 2019

Clare Daly takes 3rd Dublin MEP seat; Barry Andrews will take 4th seat after Brexit
# Ep2019
# Ep2019

Clare Daly takes 3rd Dublin MEP seat; Barry Andrews will take 4th seat after Brexit

May 28th 2019, 4:33 PM 45,900 Views 72 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Barry Andrews will take the fourth seat for the constituency once Brexit happens.

Monday 27 May, 2019

The Brexit vote: Here are all the MEPs elected for Britain and Northern Ireland
# Ep2019
# Ep2019

The Brexit vote: Here are all the MEPs elected for Britain and Northern Ireland

Updated May 27th 2019, 6:59 PM 73,858 Views 125 Comments

Great Britain and Northern Ireland will send 73 MEPs back to Brussels.

Saturday 25 May, 2019

A worrying trend for Fianna Fáil as exit polls show young people abandoning party
# Vote 19
# Vote 19

A worrying trend for Fianna Fáil as exit polls show young people abandoning party

May 25th 2019, 3:01 PM 23,567 Views 52 Comments

Micheál Martin has a task to convince those in their teens and 20s to give his candidates first preferences.

Tuesday 16 April, 2019

Auditors report FAI for breaking company law
# CRO
# CRO

Auditors report FAI for breaking company law

Apr 16th 2019, 1:04 PM 53,876 Views 78 Comments

The public body issued a statement this afternoon.

Wednesday 10 April, 2019

Fourth man arrested over gruesome machete murder of Mikolaj Wilk in Ballincollig
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Fourth man arrested over gruesome machete murder of Mikolaj Wilk in Ballincollig

Apr 10th 2019, 8:48 AM 27,373 Views 56 Comments

The Cork resident was brutally assaulted on 10 June 2018.

Wednesday 27 March, 2019

Indicative votes result: MPs vote against all 8 Brexit options, including a no-deal
# Dismay
# Dismay

Indicative votes result: MPs vote against all 8 Brexit options, including a no-deal

Updated Mar 27th 2019, 9:45 PM 55,500 Views 64 Comments

None of the votes are binding, however.

Have your say: How would you vote on the Brexit plans in the House of Commons tonight?
# Rate The Votes
# Rate The Votes

Have your say: How would you vote on the Brexit plans in the House of Commons tonight?

Mar 27th 2019, 6:34 PM 15,207 Views 20 Comments

What would you do if you had a seat?

Thursday 21 March, 2019

As the clock ticks down, sign up to get all the best Brexit news and analysis in your inbox
# 29 March
# 29 March

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Mar 21st 2019, 5:15 PM 28,747 Views 30 Comments

Eight days to go…

Friday 15 March, 2019

At least 49 people dead after mass shootings at two New Zealand mosques
# Christchurch
# Christchurch

At least 49 people dead after mass shootings at two New Zealand mosques

Updated Mar 15th 2019, 8:05 AM 95,120 Views 163 Comments

Four people are in custody, including an Australian citizen described as a ‘right-wing terrorist’.

Thursday 14 March, 2019

One former British soldier to be charged with two killings on Bloody Sunday in 1972
# Bloody Sunday
# Bloody Sunday

One former British soldier to be charged with two killings on Bloody Sunday in 1972

Updated Mar 14th 2019, 2:59 PM 50,140 Views 0 Comments

The Northern Ireland Public Prosecution Service announced its decision this morning.

Wednesday 13 March, 2019

British MPs have voted against a no-deal Brexit. So, what now?
# Brexit
# Brexit

British MPs have voted against a no-deal Brexit. So, what now?

Mar 13th 2019, 7:59 PM 109,745 Views 145 Comments

Chief EU negotiator Michel Barnier said today that one of the current risks is an ‘accidental no-deal Brexit’.

Tuesday 12 March, 2019

Deal in jeopardy as UK's Attorney General says there is still a legal risk of being trapped in backstop
# Brexit
# Brexit

Deal in jeopardy as UK's Attorney General says there is still a legal risk of being trapped in backstop

Mar 12th 2019, 12:49 PM 31,738 Views 64 Comments

It is now less likely Theresa May’s deal will get through the House of Commons.

Wednesday 6 February, 2019

Man arrested over Strokestown eviction incident released without charge
# Investigation
# Investigation

Man arrested over Strokestown eviction incident released without charge

Updated Feb 6th 2019, 10:06 PM 15,537 Views 0 Comments

The man was arrested earlier today following a search of a house in the Killoe area of Longford.

Tuesday 15 January, 2019

As it happened: Thumping defeat for Theresa May as she loses Brexit vote by 230
# Brexit Vote
# Brexit Vote

As it happened: Thumping defeat for Theresa May as she loses Brexit vote by 230

Jan 15th 2019, 9:55 PM 48,869 Views 30 Comments

May’s bid was defeated by a margin of 202 to 432.

Sunday 30 December, 2018

Sitdown Sunday: How do military dogs cope with retirement?
# 7 Deadly Reads
# 7 Deadly Reads

Sitdown Sunday: How do military dogs cope with retirement?

Dec 30th 2018, 9:00 AM 21,272 Views 10 Comments

Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

Friday 28 December, 2018

National Maternity Hospital to begin abortion services on 7 January
# Crisis Pregnancy
# Crisis Pregnancy

National Maternity Hospital to begin abortion services on 7 January

Dec 28th 2018, 2:35 PM 28,300 Views 117 Comments

There were some concerns in recent weeks that hospitals would not be ready in time.

Thursday 27 December, 2018

Woman arrested on suspicion of murder in Kent after death of two children
# Margate
# Margate

Woman arrested on suspicion of murder in Kent after death of two children

Dec 27th 2018, 3:20 PM 28,339 Views 15 Comments

Police in the UK county of Kent were called to a house in the early hours of this morning.

Another 22 Syrian families have been relocated to Ireland today
# Céad Míle Fáilte
# Céad Míle Fáilte

Another 22 Syrian families have been relocated to Ireland today

Dec 27th 2018, 12:10 AM 59,267 Views 207 Comments

They come here under the Irish Refugee Protection Programme.

Thursday 20 December, 2018

Abortion services made legal in Ireland as Michael D Higgins signs Bill into law
# Free Safe Legal
# Free Safe Legal

Abortion services made legal in Ireland as Michael D Higgins signs Bill into law

Dec 20th 2018, 4:18 PM 43,845 Views 224 Comments

Hospitals will provide the services in 2019.

Tuesday 18 December, 2018

'It doesn't take very long for your balaclava to slip': Ructions in Dáil as Taoiseach and Doherty discuss Roscommon eviction
# Leo Varadkar
# Leo Varadkar

'It doesn't take very long for your balaclava to slip': Ructions in Dáil as Taoiseach and Doherty discuss Roscommon eviction

Dec 18th 2018, 3:15 PM 93,776 Views 246 Comments

Leo Varadkar claimed that “when it comes to law and order” and the Sinn Féin party, “It doesn’t take very long for your balaclava to slip.”

Saturday 27 October, 2018

The Irish people have voted to remove blasphemy offence from the Constitution
# Blasphemy Ref
# Blasphemy Ref

The Irish people have voted to remove blasphemy offence from the Constitution

Oct 27th 2018, 11:04 PM 42,374 Views 85 Comments

It was a resounding Yes to repeal the offence.

Michael D versus the rest: How did your constituency vote?
# Aras 18
# Aras 18

Michael D versus the rest: How did your constituency vote?

Oct 27th 2018, 8:00 PM 70,632 Views 101 Comments

The votes are in and Michael D Higgins will have another seven years in the Áras.

Thursday 11 October, 2018

How Peter Charleton found the fact among the rumour, gossip, lies and deceit
# The Things They Said
# The Things They Said

How Peter Charleton found the fact among the rumour, gossip, lies and deceit

Oct 11th 2018, 6:01 PM 17,581 Views 13 Comments

An analysis of how Peter Charleton came to believe some more than others.

Tuesday 18 September, 2018

Peter Casey is on the presidential election ballot paper as he receives 4th council nomination
# Aras18
# Aras18

Peter Casey is on the presidential election ballot paper as he receives 4th council nomination

Updated Sep 18th 2018, 5:12 PM 29,618 Views 70 Comments

The businessman received the nod from Limerick City and County Council today.

Tuesday 21 August, 2018

Charges dropped against ex-police chief accused of blaming Liverpool fans for Hillsborough disaster
# Norman Bettison
# Norman Bettison

Charges dropped against ex-police chief accused of blaming Liverpool fans for Hillsborough disaster

Aug 21st 2018, 11:31 AM 11,984 Views 0 Comments

Prosecutors said the decision came as there were changes in the evidence of two witnesses, while a third passed away.

Friday 13 July, 2018

Nine-year-old boy born in Ireland with sickle cell dies during deportation battle
# RIP
# RIP

Nine-year-old boy born in Ireland with sickle cell dies during deportation battle

Jul 13th 2018, 7:10 PM 64,805 Views 1 Comment

The “absolutely devastated” mother buried her son after his funeral Mass today.

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