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This month
July 2024
As it happened: Keir Starmer pledges to lead 'government of service' after landslide Labour win
We charted the historic election day as it happened.
Last month
June 2024
Funeral of GAA broadcaster Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh takes place in Dingle
Footballer spared jail for nasty ‘off the ball’ match assault must pay €20,000 to victim
No coronation for Green Party as Pippa Hackett and Roderic O'Gorman vie for party leadership
Both candidates received endorsements from party colleagues today.
Eamon Ryan steps down as Green Party leader and won't stand at next election
A contest will now be held to decide the next leader of the Green Party.
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Who is my local councillor? Here's a list of who's been elected
Looking for the best Donegal road trip? This scenic route has cliffs, beaches and waterfalls
Poll: Should Dublin have a directly elected mayor?
Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael, Sinn Féin and Labour win Dublin as EU counts continue
We five MEPs elected out of a total 14 seats.
Séan Kelly elected in Ireland South and counting continued in Dublin and MNW
One elected, thirteen to go.
Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael top EU poll in Dublin as council results disappoint Sinn Féin
Did you decide *not* to vote on Friday? We want to hear why
Over 100 councillors elected (out of 949) on first day of counting
Counting has been suspended in centres around the country and will resume on Sunday morning.
Polling trends showing Sinn Féin losing ground appear to have been borne out
Public Expenditure Minister Paschal Donohoe said the idea that Fine Gael is “a tired party” has been “shattered by the results that we're seeing”
Polling stations close as turnout in local and European elections reach 50%
Turnout rates reached above 50% in some parts of the country.
Poll: Should schools close for polling day?
May
May 2024
Number of people homeless in Ireland passes a record 14,000
9,803 adults and 4,206 children were in emergency accommodation in April.
Donald Trump found guilty of all charges in landmark criminal trial
Sentencing will take place on 11 July at 10am local time.
Trump calls his guilty verdict a 'disgrace' and claims it was a 'rigged trial'.
'This is long from over,' he told media before walking away without answering any questions.
The Biden campaign said the conviction shows that 'no one is above the law'.
Garda investigation into petrol bomb attack at house in Tallaght
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Poll: Should we get rid of 'best before' dates?
Poll: Do election leaflets count as junk mail?
Poll: Have you tried dating apps?
Mount Street: Several asylum seekers without beds after makeshift encampment is dismantled
‘Just under’ 290 people have been moved to Citywest and Crooksling.
A number of steel barriers have been erected along the pathway on Mount Street where the tents were located.
Minister for Integration Roderic O'Gorman described the tents as an "extremely difficult situation" for people living in them.
Man in court charged with assaulting woman (80s) at Athlone nursing home
April
April 2024
Poll: Should single-sex schools be phased out?
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Poll: Do you always wear your seatbelt?
Here's who's in the running so far to be Limerick's first directly elected mayor
The Journal FactCheck launches new resource around Ireland's biggest talking points
Stardust inquests deliver verdict of unlawful killing in the case of all 48 victims
The jury yesterday said they could not reach a unanimous verdict, and had instead come to a majority decision.
Israel military chief says it will 'respond' to missile strikes by Iran despite calls for de-escalation
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with his war cabinet tonight to discuss possible reactions, local media said.
Iran's UN Ambassador has insisted the Islamic republic was exercising its "inherent right to self-defense".
Israel's army today said that those killed in the Damascus strike had engaged in "terrorism against Israel".
Tánaiste Micheál Martin said earlier that the situation in the Middle East must be de-escalated.
Poll: Does the rainy weather change how you get around?
Irish Freedom Party candidate charged with public order offences and possession of a knife
Poll: Would you support a united Ireland?
March
March 2024
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Redacted Lives and Noteworthy projects nominated for prestigious Mary Raftery Prize
Simon Harris officially declares bid to be next leader of Fine Gael
More than 30 TDs, senators and MEPs voiced their support for Harris today even before he made a formal announcement.
Irish kids' TV show using Lámh signs given green light for new series
'I am no longer the best person for that job': Varadkar's emotional resignation speech, in full
“I have nothing else lined up or in mind,” the Taoiseach said.