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Dublin: 4 °C Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Yesterday’s News


Sunday 20 November, 2016

Young boy who survived six-storey fall from hotel balcony turns on Limerick Christmas lights

“I’m not sure we can possibly have a better Christmas than this,” the Shanahan family have said.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Gay Byrne, tragedies in Tipperary and Galway and Donald Trump’s fight with Hamilton had us talking today.

149 trans people have their gender officially recognised by Ireland

Four were granted to applicants who were aged 16 and 17 years old.

Trump's weekend: Settling fraud lawsuits for $25m and demanding apologies from Broadway cast

And Ireland’s Leo Varadkar has picked a side in the scrap.

Scammers using Whatsapp and Daft to extort money from desperate renters

The property letting website has asked the messaging app for assistance to shut down the scam.

Gay Byrne reveals his doctors believe he has cancer

The broadcaster told his listeners on his RTÉ Lyric FM show this afternoon.

Man dies in Hacketstown farming accident

The Health and Safety Authority and the gardaí are investigating his death.

'It allowed him to prey on vulnerable children': Survivor and priest criticise church response to abuse

St Patrick’s Cathedral issued an apology on Friday but some are not fully happy with its response.

Be careful out there: Fog warning issued for entire country

Met Eireann expects the fog to be “fairly widespread” this evening.

Woman forced from driver's seat in early morning carjacking

The victim was left badly shaken after three men took her vehicle.

Restaurant critic AA Gill reveals he has 'the full English of cancer' in column

The 62-year-old writer now plans on marrying his partner of 23 years.

Wednesday 9 November, 2016

'This is painful and it will be for a long time': Hillary Clinton speaks for first time after defeat

“I know how disappointed you feel because I do too,” she told her supporters.

Monday 7 November, 2016

Eamon Dunphy on Ireland and Trump: 'We'd immediately sign up with the Donald'

“Would everyone in Ireland be going around looking to see if Donald Trump has any Irish roots? Would we find a Trump in county Mayo or Sligo? That’s what we’re like.”

Sunday 6 November, 2016

'I miss writing about the creeps in public life that you can take out'

Eamon Dunphy on politics, journalism and why he’s still angry…

Friday 4 November, 2016

Eamon Dunphy to launch 'intelligent, interesting, irreverent' football podcast

“Sometimes I turn the sound down,” the pundit says of watching the Premier League on British stations.

Thursday 3 November, 2016

Body found in search for elderly farmer in Co Kerry

Jim Keane, aged 70, had been missing since Monday.

'You'll never work in this town again': Mila Kunis reveals producer's threat after refusing to pose semi-naked

The Black Swan actress has written a powerful essay to stand against sexism in Hollywood.

'Skeletal service': These garda units will work tomorrow as most rank-and-file members go on strike

This is the emergency cover which the GRA wants its members to provide.

Tuesday 1 November, 2016

Married couple found dead in house on Galway / Mayo border

The couple have been named locally as Tom and Kitty Fitzgerald.

'We need to teach women in Ireland how to say yes to sex'

Author Louise O’Neill talks to ahead of the airing of her new documentary Asking for It tonight.

Sunday 30 October, 2016

What do you do when everyone else sleeps? Filmmakers want to hear from Dublin night owls

“That central notion is the city, in fact, doesn’t sleep completely. Things go on and it’s fascinating.”

Saturday 29 October, 2016

Poll: Should we get more public holidays in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we get more public holidays in Ireland?

One of our MEPs thinks we should.

Thursday 27 October, 2016

Insulation bales stolen ahead of Halloween weekend will turn toxic if set on fire

The thieves set off with 80 insulation sheets.

Enda Kenny defends appointment of Mary Mitchell O'Connor after public criticisms

The minister herself has said: “I don’t mind and I don’t care what people say about me.”

Twitter is shutting down its Vine video app

No more looping videos for us.

Off-duty garda catches two young men trying to flee from scene of serious car crash

A man is in hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Repeal the Eighth Bill blocked in the Dáil after government deal

Fine Gael, the Independent Alliance and independents in government took a unified approach to the issue.

Tributes to PSNI officer who died after falling from horse during hunt

“Claire was in the prime of her life,” her Superintendent said today.

Wednesday 26 October, 2016

Gardaí looking for member of the public who helped hit-and-run victim in Dublin

The incident happened one month ago.

Monday 24 October, 2016

Singer Pete Burns has died, aged 57 RIP

Singer Pete Burns has died, aged 57

The Celebrity Big Brother star suffered a heart attack yesterday.

Friday 14 October, 2016

Seven weeks: That's how long the minister says there is to avoid school closures

Minister for Education Richard Bruton says they’d need seven weeks to put a contingency in place. .

Thursday 13 October, 2016

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Secondary schools face closures as teachers vote for strike action

ASTI members voted overwhelmingly in favour of an industrial action.

Thousands of nurses to see pay rise of at least €1,000 next year

The Minister for Health has announced the restoration of their increments.

Wednesday 12 October, 2016

'I didn't promote my bridesmaid... I didn't have one': Nóirín O'Sullivan faces tough questions

Mick Wallace and Clare Daly were frustrated by the Commissioner’s last of clarity in some of her answers.

Tuesday 11 October, 2016

Budget 2017: Here are the main points you need to know

A €1.3 billion package of tax cuts and public spending was announced this afternoon.

Sunday 9 October, 2016

Majority of people believe Ireland should bring in a sugar tax

54% of people in Ireland want to see the tax introduced.

Friday 7 October, 2016

Elderly McCarthy brothers who died in Dublin house will be buried in their native Dingle RIP

Elderly McCarthy brothers who died in Dublin house will be buried in their native Dingle

A funeral Mass will be held in Cabra tomorrow.

Thursday 6 October, 2016

'Something is rotten in the state of Denmark': What is happening with the gardaí now?

Another controversy raises its head as embattled Commissioner looks on.

Angry exchanges: Justice Minister faces questions as gardaí controversies mount up

Angry exchanges: Justice Minister faces questions as gardaí controversies mount up

It’s Frances Fitzgerald’s turn to be grilled today.