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Friday 3 December, 2021

Man arrested at Dublin Airport in connection with the murder of Francis Dunne in Cork
# Cork
# Cork

Man arrested at Dublin Airport in connection with the murder of Francis Dunne in Cork

Updated Dec 3rd 2021, 9:41 PM 35,873 Views 0 Comments

Ionut Cosmin Nicholescu appeared before a special sitting of a Cork court.

Revenue seize €1.9 million worth of nitrous oxide canisters in Dublin and Meath
# Laughing Gas
# Laughing Gas

Revenue seize €1.9 million worth of nitrous oxide canisters in Dublin and Meath

Dec 3rd 2021, 5:18 PM 28,637 Views 16 Comments

The canisters have legitimate uses, but Revenue can seize them if it believes they won’t be used that way.

Transport Minister launches speed limit appeals procedure and Shared Space signs
# Speed Limits
# Speed Limits

Transport Minister launches speed limit appeals procedure and Shared Space signs

Dec 3rd 2021, 4:19 PM 29,634 Views 41 Comments

New ‘Shared Space’ road signs are also being rolled out soon.

Witness appeal launched following shooting in Tallaght
# Shooting
# Shooting

Witness appeal launched following shooting in Tallaght

Updated Dec 3rd 2021, 4:17 PM 31,465 Views 16 Comments

Gardaí are at the scene on Fortunestown Lane.

Urgent action needed over 'worryingly low' plastic packaging recycling rates, says EPA
# Recycling
# Recycling

Urgent action needed over 'worryingly low' plastic packaging recycling rates, says EPA

Dec 3rd 2021, 11:44 AM 14,824 Views 18 Comments

There’s “significant cause for concern” from these figures according to an EPA Senior Scientist.

Thursday 2 December, 2021

Recall notice issued on Boots food supplements due to contaminated products
# Recall Notice
# Recall Notice

Recall notice issued on Boots food supplements due to contaminated products

Dec 2nd 2021, 4:24 PM 32,605 Views 5 Comments

Ethylene oxide is not permitted for use in foods sold in the European Union.

National Lottery reveals list of third place winners as jackpot rolls over... again
# Windfall
# Windfall

National Lottery reveals list of third place winners as jackpot rolls over... again

Dec 2nd 2021, 3:33 PM 37,703 Views 36 Comments

A total of 209 people have benefited from the boosted prize funds, to a total of almost €16 million.

First case of grey seal preying on a harbour porpoise recorded in Ireland
# Co Louth
# Co Louth

First case of grey seal preying on a harbour porpoise recorded in Ireland

Dec 2nd 2021, 3:20 PM 26,723 Views 15 Comments

The incident was documented off Co Louth last month.

Ulster Bank urges customers not to switch banks 'at last minute'
# Withdrawal
# Withdrawal

Ulster Bank urges customers not to switch banks 'at last minute'

Dec 2nd 2021, 2:00 PM 38,641 Views 17 Comments

The bank has committed to giving up to six months notice of its departure in 2022.

Two charged with attempted murder and kidnap after injured man discovered in Antrim field
# Ballymena
# Ballymena

Two charged with attempted murder and kidnap after injured man discovered in Antrim field

Dec 2nd 2021, 10:43 AM 8,020 Views 0 Comments

Detectives have charged two more men, aged 38 and 39, in relation with the incident.

Thursday 18 November, 2021

Irish passport holders vaccinated outside the EU can now apply for an EU Covid Certificate
# Covid Cert
# Covid Cert

Irish passport holders vaccinated outside the EU can now apply for an EU Covid Certificate

Nov 18th 2021, 5:54 PM 23,444 Views 21 Comments

Adults who hold an Irish passport and are vaccinated with one of the four EMA approved vaccines can apply.

A partial lunar eclipse will be visible from Ireland tomorrow morning
# Eclipse
# Eclipse

A partial lunar eclipse will be visible from Ireland tomorrow morning

Nov 18th 2021, 5:26 PM 21,355 Views 24 Comments

The partial lunar eclipse is due to begin around 07.18am.

Details of Covid-19 antigen testing system in primary schools announced
# Antigen Tests
# Antigen Tests

Details of Covid-19 antigen testing system in primary schools announced

Nov 18th 2021, 3:47 PM 24,240 Views 34 Comments

The tests will be offered to close contacts in the same pod at first, and expanded if necessary.

Thursday 11 November, 2021

Domestic violence survivors granted easier access to rent supplement on a permanent basis
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Domestic violence survivors granted easier access to rent supplement on a permanent basis

Nov 11th 2021, 1:35 PM 6,512 Views 17 Comments

The measure will be reviewed after three months to assess the applicant’s situation.

Recommendation to stop flights on new Dublin Airport runway from midnight to 6am
# Airport Noise
# Airport Noise

Recommendation to stop flights on new Dublin Airport runway from midnight to 6am

Nov 11th 2021, 8:30 AM 24,430 Views 26 Comments

ANCA has encouraged members of the public to take part in the consultation process.

Friday 5 November, 2021

HSE offers Covid-19 booster vaccinations to those 60 years old and over
# Boosters
# Boosters

HSE offers Covid-19 booster vaccinations to those 60 years old and over

Nov 5th 2021, 4:48 PM 27,596 Views 34 Comments

It’s recommended that people get a booster dose at least six months after the initial course of vaccination.

Dublin man extradited to the UK to be sentenced for drug trafficking offences
# Extradition
# Extradition

Dublin man extradited to the UK to be sentenced for drug trafficking offences

Nov 5th 2021, 1:47 PM 20,536 Views 0 Comments

Gary Vickery will appear before Ipswich Crown Court today.

Consultants warn hospital waiting lists may get worse this winter
# Hospital Waiting Lists
# Hospital Waiting Lists

Consultants warn hospital waiting lists may get worse this winter

Nov 5th 2021, 12:04 PM 7,725 Views 4 Comments

Around 285,000 people in the capital could face longer delays before accessing care this winter according to the group.

Revenue has extended the Local Property Tax deadline until Wednesday evening
# Property Tax Deadline
# Property Tax Deadline

Revenue has extended the Local Property Tax deadline until Wednesday evening

Nov 5th 2021, 9:54 AM 14,734 Views 34 Comments

93% of property owners who have already filed their Local Property Tax return so far have done it online.

Thursday 21 October, 2021

Most arts employees have witnessed or experienced "damaging behaviour" at work
# Call For Change
# Call For Change

Most arts employees have witnessed or experienced "damaging behaviour" at work

Oct 21st 2021, 6:43 PM 12,729 Views 8 Comments

Minister Catherine Martin says it’s unacceptable that perpetrators are often those with positions of authority.

Number of Covid 19 outbreaks in schools jumps five-fold in a week
# School Outbreaks
# School Outbreaks

Number of Covid 19 outbreaks in schools jumps five-fold in a week

Oct 21st 2021, 4:45 PM 14,432 Views 13 Comments

Five outbreaks came from the HSE Mid West area, three from the North West, two from both the South and Midlands, with one each from the East, West and North East.

Major rail works over bank holiday will affect Cork, Limerick, Clare, Dublin and Louth
# Trains
# Trains

Major rail works over bank holiday will affect Cork, Limerick, Clare, Dublin and Louth

Oct 21st 2021, 1:13 PM 21,488 Views 18 Comments

The rail provider has put a revised timetable in place that will close some lines which will be served with bus transfers instead.

Around 21,000 people affected by boil water notice for Wexford
# Boil Water Notice
# Boil Water Notice

Around 21,000 people affected by boil water notice for Wexford

Oct 21st 2021, 1:08 PM 15,883 Views 5 Comments

It is due to issues with the disinfection process in the water supply for the area.