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Dublin: 5 °C Friday 13 December, 2019

Today’s News

Getting it done: how a three-word slogan catapulted Boris Johnson to a historic election win

Boris Johnson’s oft-repeated slogan presented voters with an obvious choice.

Unseated: the high-profile losers in the UK election (including Jo Swinson and Nigel Dodds)

It’s been a tough night for the Liberal Democrats and the DUP in particular.

Labour's popularity existed online, but not in real life

Social media was a poor indicator of how this year’s UK election played out.

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Sunday 8 December, 2019

FactFind: How many homes is the Irish government actually building every year?

Eoghan Murphy says Rebuilding Ireland has delivered 64,000 places to live – but how many are new builds?

Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Missing man from Dublin found safe and well

Peter Slater had previously been missing from Dublin.

Trains suspended in Dublin after truck hits bridge

The collision took place at a bridge on Erne Street at around 12.30pm.

Tuesday 3 December, 2019

FactCheck: Would a vote of no confidence in Eoghan Murphy automatically spark an election?

The claim has been made since the motion was tabled by the Social Democrats last week.

Almost 90% of sexual offences reported in 2018 not solved by gardaí

The CSO has published new data on the detection of crime last year.

Monday 2 December, 2019

Plans to cut speed limits to 30km/h in 'all residential areas' in Dublin

Dublin City Council will vote on the proposals this week.

Royal expert dismisses claims the Queen has died as 'vicious rumours'

News of the British monarch’s demise circulated on social media last night.

Government announces €1 billion investment in national rail network

The investment in civil engineering programmes will take place from 2020 to 2024.

Saturday 30 November, 2019

'Heinous barbarism': Public urges Heritage Minister to introduce hare coursing ban

The sport sparked controversy following an RTÉ Investigates documentary in July.

Friday 29 November, 2019

Ulster Bank says an issue with its online and mobile banking services has now been resolved

The problem did not affect ATM, debit/credit cards or in-person purchases.

Bottles of hot sauce recalled over 'risk of explosion'

Customers are advised to immediately return the sauce.

Plans for 150-bed homeless hostel on Dublin's Aungier Street shelved following local opposition

Peter McVerry Trust planned to open the hostel in Dublin 2 in January.

Black Friday shoppers warned to be aware of their rights as watchdog expects surge in requests for help

It is expected that around €250m will be spent by Irish shoppers today.

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'It bypasses the democratic process': Eight-storey apartment block approved despite local TDs' concerns

245 apartments are set to be constructed as part of the development on Finglas Road.

Thursday 28 November, 2019

Power failures and overheating cause long-term outages at Ireland's 'most important' weather radar

The Shannon Airport Rainfall Radar has been taken offline a number of times this year.

Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Gardaí investigate after threatening leaflets posted to locals near greyhound stadium

A number of flyers were posted to residents in Ringsend last Saturday.

'I'm sick of being railroaded': Angry scenes as locals meet to oppose State's largest homeless hostel

Avalon House in Dublin 2 is set to become a 150-bed homeless hostel in January.

Tuesday 26 November, 2019

'It looks like the State is hiding something': Senior historian decries plan to seal testimony of abuse survivors

The Retention of Records Bill was approved at a Cabinet meeting in February.

Extinction Rebellion: Parks chief was worried removal of Merrion Square camp would look 'aggressive'

The camp was set up by protesters during a week of demonstrations last month.

Sunday 24 November, 2019

Man (20s) shot dead in north Dublin

The incident happened on Clonshaugh Avenue at around 5.15pm.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

A shooting in Dublin, missing migrants and the Tory election manifesto had people talking today.

75-year-old woman dies in single-vehicle collision in Down

The woman was travelling on the A1 southbound when the collision occurred.

Fine Gael minister: Political parties 'need to look at' vetting procedures for election candidates

It follows controversial comments by candidate Verona Murphy.

Dublin City Council considers re-trial of street recycling bins

The council previously trialed the idea at two city centre locations in 2018.

Saturday 23 November, 2019

Man arrested for tampering with election posters in north Dublin

The incident happened in Balbriggan earlier this week.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

A death at Cloverhill Prison, the Emma DeSouza case and a fire in Meath had people talking today.

UK tribunal dismisses appeal against ruling that all NI citizens are automatically born British

The tribunal made its initial ruling following an appeal by the Home Office in October.

Thursday 21 November, 2019

'Special' garda warning after dozens of cars broken into across Cork

37 cars have been broken into across the county since Sunday evening.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Migrants found in a Rosslare-bound truck, more arrests in the Kevin Lunney case, and the Christmas bonus had people talking today.

HSE urges public to get flu vaccine as data shows annual flu season could hit 'within weeks'

The executive briefed the media on the latest update on its ‘winter plan’ today.

Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Extinction Rebellion hits out at co-founder after he calls Holocaust 'just another f**kery in human history'

In an interview, Roger Hallam compared the Holocaust to other historical massacres.

Pedestrian (20s) hospitalised following collision in north Dublin

The incident happened at around 6pm this evening.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

A HSE apology, a hunger strike and explosive testimony in the Trump impeachment probe had people talking today.

'A pedestrian just hit me': Cyclists express concerns about verbal and physical abuse on Irish roads

Bike activists appeared before an Oireachtas committee today.

Taoiseach's newspapers and embassy catering: hundreds of State contracts awarded outside official guidelines

Millions has been spent on services procured on almost 350 occasions over a three-year period.

Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Conservative Party criticised over 'misleading' re-brand of Twitter account to bogus factcheck page

The fake account ‘proved’ and ‘debunked’ several claims during the debate.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

The National Broadband Plan, Verona Murphy and a report about teenage anxiety had people talking today.

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