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Saturday 10 April, 2021

Poll: Have you noticed more dog fouling in your area recently?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Have you noticed more dog fouling in your area recently?

Apr 10th 2021, 10:52 AM 33,889 Views 83 Comments

There has been an upsurge of complaints about the issue in Dublin.

Eurovision-winning songwriter and RTÉ broadcaster Shay Healy dies aged 78
# RIP
# RIP

Eurovision-winning songwriter and RTÉ broadcaster Shay Healy dies aged 78

Apr 10th 2021, 10:31 AM 44,485 Views 46 Comments

His death was announced by RTÉ this morning.

Two men killed in separate road crashes in Galway and Wexford
# Traffic Collisions
# Traffic Collisions

Two men killed in separate road crashes in Galway and Wexford

Updated Apr 10th 2021, 10:12 AM 39,906 Views 5 Comments

The crash happened in Carraroe at around 3:50am this morning.

Forbes article about Stripe brothers which called Limerick 'stab city' removed after online backlash
# Peace Treaty
# Peace Treaty

Forbes article about Stripe brothers which called Limerick 'stab city' removed after online backlash

Apr 10th 2021, 9:24 AM 63,215 Views 124 Comments

The piece was written as a profile of Stripe billionaires John and Patrick Collison.

Friday 9 April, 2021

Four Government ministers among 65 TDs whose details are contained in leaked Facebook database
# DATA LEAK
# DATA LEAK

Four Government ministers among 65 TDs whose details are contained in leaked Facebook database

Apr 9th 2021, 12:05 AM 71,671 Views 43 Comments

More than 1.5 million Irish users have been affected by the breach.

Thursday 8 April, 2021

Contractor BAM takes High Court action against National Children's Hospital board
# Construction
# Construction

Contractor BAM takes High Court action against National Children's Hospital board

Apr 8th 2021, 10:19 PM 35,689 Views 0 Comments

BAM is the primary contractor building the new children’s hospital in Dublin.

Peace wall violence in Belfast 'at a scale we have not seen in recent years'
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Peace wall violence in Belfast 'at a scale we have not seen in recent years'

Updated Apr 8th 2021, 1:14 PM 133,579 Views 238 Comments

A total of 55 police officers have been injured in recent violence.

Poll: Do you still use Facebook?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Do you still use Facebook?

Apr 8th 2021, 9:14 AM 68,323 Views 81 Comments

The social media firm has been subject to more controversy this week.

Wednesday 7 April, 2021

Poll: Have you turned the heating on this week?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Have you turned the heating on this week?

Apr 7th 2021, 8:52 AM 49,764 Views 75 Comments

It’s been unseasonably cold over the last few days.

Covid-19: Number of hospital patients drops to 220 as Ireland set to deliver one-millionth vaccine dose
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19: Number of hospital patients drops to 220 as Ireland set to deliver one-millionth vaccine dose

Apr 7th 2021, 7:27 AM 20,077 Views 45 Comments

The figures are continuing to fall across the country.

Killers of Limerick man Jason Corbett could be freed from prison today
# North Carolina
# North Carolina

Killers of Limerick man Jason Corbett could be freed from prison today

Apr 7th 2021, 7:06 AM 30,188 Views 0 Comments

The pair were granted a retrial earlier this year.

Hotel quarantine: Why is Austria on Ireland's list of 'designated countries' but not France and Germany?
# Oh Vienna
# Oh Vienna

Hotel quarantine: Why is Austria on Ireland's list of 'designated countries' but not France and Germany?

Apr 7th 2021, 12:05 AM 55,579 Views 61 Comments

Officials want to add 17 EU countries to the list.

Tuesday 6 April, 2021

Poll: Should all teachers be prioritised as part of Ireland's vaccination plan?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Should all teachers be prioritised as part of Ireland's vaccination plan?

Apr 6th 2021, 8:54 AM 161,690 Views 177 Comments

Teachers’ unions are considering possible industrial action over the issue.

Gardaí isolating after person staying at quarantine hotel tests positive for Covid-19
# Dublin
# Dublin

Gardaí isolating after person staying at quarantine hotel tests positive for Covid-19

Apr 6th 2021, 8:11 AM 59,342 Views 0 Comments

Several members of the force are restricting their movements.

Covid-19: Ireland's one-millionth vaccine dose to be given this week as number of hospital patients rises
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19: Ireland's one-millionth vaccine dose to be given this week as number of hospital patients rises

Apr 6th 2021, 7:32 AM 33,393 Views 61 Comments

The majority of hospital cases are based in Dublin.

Sunday 4 April, 2021

Seven-year-old killed after being struck by car in west Belfast
# Belfast
# Belfast

Seven-year-old killed after being struck by car in west Belfast

Apr 4th 2021, 2:53 PM 31,943 Views 9 Comments

She has been named as Kaitlin McCoubrey-Fullerton.

1916 Easter Rising commemorations take place in Dublin
# GPO
# GPO

1916 Easter Rising commemorations take place in Dublin

Updated Apr 4th 2021, 1:57 PM 39,510 Views 66 Comments

Events were restricted due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Temperatures to drop as low as -3 in coming days as 'very cold' Arctic front to reach Ireland tonight
# Wrap Up
# Wrap Up

Temperatures to drop as low as -3 in coming days as 'very cold' Arctic front to reach Ireland tonight

Apr 4th 2021, 12:00 PM 45,525 Views 10 Comments

Things are about to get very un-spring like.

Number of Covid-19 patients in hospital rises slightly after dropping to pre-Christmas levels
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Number of Covid-19 patients in hospital rises slightly after dropping to pre-Christmas levels

Apr 4th 2021, 11:02 AM 29,314 Views 38 Comments

Numbers have gradually decreased in recent days.

Poll: Which chocolate is the best chocolate?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Which chocolate is the best chocolate?

Apr 4th 2021, 10:30 AM 80,470 Views 140 Comments

What will you be gorging on today?

Taoiseach's attendance at Cork boxing club event during indoor gatherings ban was 'not personal'
# Photo Op
# Photo Op

Taoiseach's attendance at Cork boxing club event during indoor gatherings ban was 'not personal'

Apr 4th 2021, 9:49 AM 129,336 Views 134 Comments

Reports resurfaced yesterday about Micheál Martin’s attendance at the event.

Saturday 3 April, 2021

Teenagers aged 13 and 14 among eight arrests during rioting in loyalist area of south Belfast
# Sandy Row
# Sandy Row

Teenagers aged 13 and 14 among eight arrests during rioting in loyalist area of south Belfast

Updated Apr 3rd 2021, 2:29 PM 76,513 Views 97 Comments

There was also rioting in Derry with 27 officers injured across the two cities.

Covid-19: Cases of 'variants of concern' with no link to international travel detected by health officials
# Nphet
# Nphet

Covid-19: Cases of 'variants of concern' with no link to international travel detected by health officials

Apr 3rd 2021, 2:22 PM 33,160 Views 40 Comments

The finding was reported by NPHET last month.

Two women due in court charged with refusing to enter mandatory hotel quarantine
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

Two women due in court charged with refusing to enter mandatory hotel quarantine

Apr 3rd 2021, 10:34 AM 46,786 Views 0 Comments

The woman were arrested after disembarking from a flight from Dubai yesterday.

Poll: Are you planning to meet anyone from another household this weekend?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Are you planning to meet anyone from another household this weekend?

Apr 3rd 2021, 9:54 AM 104,116 Views 151 Comments

Public health officials have urged people to adhere to Covid-19 restrictions.

Man missing from Meath located by gardaí
# Kells
# Kells

Man missing from Meath located by gardaí

Apr 3rd 2021, 8:20 AM 37,938 Views 2 Comments

A spokesperson said no further action was required.

Covid-19: 232 patients in hospital as health officials urge public to keep contacts low over Easter weekend
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19: 232 patients in hospital as health officials urge public to keep contacts low over Easter weekend

Apr 3rd 2021, 7:56 AM 31,820 Views 88 Comments

The latest figures were published by the HSE.

Friday 2 April, 2021

'It's about personal responsibility': Increase in Dublin littering linked to pandemic and good weather
# Dublin
# Dublin

'It's about personal responsibility': Increase in Dublin littering linked to pandemic and good weather

Apr 2nd 2021, 6:00 AM 16,498 Views 48 Comments

Images online showed green spaces filled with rubbish earlier this week.

Thursday 1 April, 2021

Stephen Donnelly hits out at 'leaks' over possible additions to hotel quarantine list
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Stephen Donnelly hits out at 'leaks' over possible additions to hotel quarantine list

Updated Apr 1st 2021, 6:32 PM 60,966 Views 132 Comments

It was reported this week that 43 countries could be added to the list.

Poll: Do you check emails and take phone calls for work when you're 'out of hours'?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Do you check emails and take phone calls for work when you're 'out of hours'?

Apr 1st 2021, 11:16 AM 44,960 Views 41 Comments

A new code aims to give employees the right to switch off from today.

Man charged with attempted robbery of Cork city off-licence with syringe
# Cork
# Cork

Man charged with attempted robbery of Cork city off-licence with syringe

Apr 1st 2021, 9:34 AM 13,711 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened on Douglas Street last Sunday.

Health minister signs approval for Janssen vaccine as 272 patients in hospital with Covid-19
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Health minister signs approval for Janssen vaccine as 272 patients in hospital with Covid-19

Apr 1st 2021, 8:55 AM 39,150 Views 47 Comments

The number of hospitalisations is at its lowest point since Christmas Day.

Wednesday 31 March, 2021

'This will benefit everyone': Health Minister suggests new vaccine plan may allow quicker reopening of society
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

'This will benefit everyone': Health Minister suggests new vaccine plan may allow quicker reopening of society

Updated Mar 31st 2021, 2:05 PM 28,396 Views 39 Comments
  • Stephen Donnelly says programme should vaccinate population in the shortest possible time-frame
  • Minister willing to meet with teachers' and garda unions to explain changes
  • 'Indicative timelines' outlining when groups could be vaccinated expected in coming weeks