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Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Dangerous driving orders issued by the District Court down 42% over eight years

Latest Court Service figures show changes in the driving offences dealt with by the courts over the past decade.

Ferry water delivery planned as Aran Islands suffer drinking water shortage

Some 120,000 litres are being transported to Inis Meáin today to replenish fallen reserves.

Seven closure orders served on restaurants and a food stall in Ireland last month

“While most food businesses are committed to high standards for the health of their customers, this is not always the case,” said the FSAI’s chief executive.

Second Ebola death confirmed in Nigeria as Spain plans evacuation of sick missionary

Almost 900 people have died since the latest outbreak of the disease earlier this year in West Africa.

Boris Johnson is going to run for parliament... but needs to find somewhere to stand first

London Mayor says he has not chosen a seat to contest yet, but that he will ‘try to find somewhere to stand’.

Farmers have 'added childcare responsibilities' during busiest months due to income pressure

ICSA says farmers are increasingly taking on childcare responsibilities during the busiest farming months of the year.

Sunday 3 August, 2014

Explainer: Do pedestrian crossing buttons actually work?

TheJournal.ie takes a look at the question of pedestrian buttons acting as a ‘placebo’.

Friday 1 August, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Everyone is talking about the discovery of a human leg in Dublin, Ebola evacuations, and injured robots.

Gardaí appeal to 'light green Volkwagen Passat taxi' over fatal lorry collision in Dublin

A 15-year-old girl was killed after being struck by the lorry at Heuston Station last week.

An Taisce loses legal challenge to British nuclear power station

The Court of Appeal of England and Wales ruled against the Irish body today over the Hinkley Point power plant project.

Higher child, cyclist and pedestrian road fatalities this year

Latest figures show an increase in road deaths overall for the first seven months of 2014 compared to last year.

Two Americans infected with Ebola being evacuated back to US

Meanwhile, West African states announce an ‘isolation zone’ sealing off the epicentre of the Ebola outbreak.

A 'sunlit picture of hell': War poet Siegfried Sassoon's WWI diaries published online

The Cambridge University Library digitised archive shows how Sassoon documented his experiences of the First World War in sketches and poetry.

Garda Ombusdman now has direct access to Garda PULSE system

Previously, GSOC only had access to the investigations database under Garda supervision.

Examination due on human remains found at Dublin recycling plant

A human limb was found at a recycling plant in Ballyfermot late last night.

Thursday 31 July, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Everyone is talking about delayed pay, water charges, and Obama being sued.

Cannabis plants valued at €96,000 seized in Co Cavan

Seizure in wooded area was part of ongoing operation targeting the sale and supply of drugs around Cavan.

Marioara Rostas family speak of their grief and 'dreadful pain' over teenager's killing

“My heart aches for my family, for my girl who was killed,” her mother told RTÉ’s Prime Time.

Renewed appeal over missing man Anthony Carberry

The 50-year-old has not been seen since 18 July.

Nurses report 'dangerous' patient overcrowding at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital

INMO is calling for the Drogheda hospital’s emergency department to be taken off call for 48 hours to ease the strain.

Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everyone’s talking about the body found in Co Meath, Gaza strikes, and the bulging Moon.

Investigation launched after man's body found in Co Meath

The man’s remains were discovered in Ballymaccan this evening.

UNRWA spokesperson breaks down during TV interview on Palestinians' rights

Chris Gunness was overcome as he spoke about conditions for Palestinians in Gaza.

Airport denies reports of emergency on Ryanair flight from Cork

Local media reported an emergency in connection with this evening’s flight to East Midlands Airport.

Woman charged over attempt to identify people under PSNI witness protection

The 32-year-old woman worked for the Northern Ireland Housing Executive.

Truck crashes into Dingle shop

No serious injuries reported after truck crashes through shopfront and damages cars along Green Street.

Family of missing Irishman Vincent Walsh confirm sighting in France

The hiker’s family say they have left a message for him to contact them at the next hostel on his route.

Non-EU citizens register much higher unemployment rate across the EU than locals

Eurostat figures also show that EU citizens living in other EU states had a higher employment level last year than people from that state.

Driver, 23, killed in crash at M11 Loughlinstown

Part of the road was closed to facilitate an examination of the scene, but has reopened.

Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about a miscarriage of justice, live-tweets from Gaza, and dating site experiments.

Drinking water alert issued in Clare by HSE, county council

Notice has been issued for customers of the Kildysart and Coolmeen public water supplies.

Symphysiotomy survivors seek DPP referrals in wake of UN report

The UN human rights committee said Ireland should identify, prosecute and punish those responsible for the procedures without patient consent.

18-year-old charged over fatal Co Waterford crash

One woman was killed in the three-vehicle collision yesterday.

Time to spruce up your CV: The search for a new Garda Commissioner has started

A “global executive search campaign” will be undertaken as part of the open recruitment process to appoint a new commissioner.

"You must listen": Gaza teen tweets sound of bombs exploding

“I’m 16yrs old and have witnessed 3 wars, as I see, this is the hardest one.”

Back to school costs fall in 2014 but are still 'crippling too many families'

Barnardos calls on government to take a stand on cost of school uniforms and books as parents are “being pushed to breaking point again and again”.

Monday 28 July, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Everyone’s talking about Ivor Callely, MH17′s black boxes and Gaza.

'Stand-off' underway between families on Cappagh Road

Gardaí say there have been no injuries and no arrests.

Three arrested as Customs seize 30,000 tablets

Drugs seized and arrests made in joint Garda and Revenue operation today.

Revenue scam warning: Here's what fraudulent tax websites can look like

Scam sites copy details from authentic websites in an attempt to con unsuspecting users out of important personal information.