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Sunday 10 February, 2019

Dublin City Council is upgrading the city's lights, re-creating 'heritage luminaires' from old moulds
# Public Lighting
# Public Lighting

Dublin City Council is upgrading the city's lights, re-creating 'heritage luminaires' from old moulds

Feb 10th 2019, 8:00 AM 55,223 Views 42 Comments

The city is also exploring ‘smart city’ applications for lighting in the capital.

Friday 8 February, 2019

'He will be sorely missed': Veteran broadcaster and Mailbag host Arthur Murphy has died
# Arthur Murphy
# Arthur Murphy

'He will be sorely missed': Veteran broadcaster and Mailbag host Arthur Murphy has died

Updated Feb 8th 2019, 5:12 PM 32,880 Views 43 Comments

Colleagues have expressed their condolences online.

Storm Erik set to bring gale force winds and prolonged rain throughout the country
# Storm Erik
# Storm Erik

Storm Erik set to bring gale force winds and prolonged rain throughout the country

Feb 8th 2019, 9:05 AM 25,602 Views 11 Comments

Saturday night will get very cold.

Sky News poll shows Brexit has damaged UK's reputation for majority of Irish people
# Backstop
# Backstop

Sky News poll shows Brexit has damaged UK's reputation for majority of Irish people

Feb 8th 2019, 8:19 AM 78,641 Views 127 Comments

Data showed that the majority of Irish people would rather cut ties with the UK than the EU.

Thursday 7 February, 2019

A Mayo woman has died in a car crash in Australia
# Car Crash
# Car Crash

A Mayo woman has died in a car crash in Australia

Feb 7th 2019, 3:25 PM 35,033 Views 5 Comments

The woman is believed to be in her 20s.

Jehovah's Witness sentenced to 6 years in Russian prison for 'religious extremism'
# Dennis Christensen
# Dennis Christensen

Jehovah's Witness sentenced to 6 years in Russian prison for 'religious extremism'

Feb 7th 2019, 2:59 PM 27,686 Views 52 Comments

The organisation has been banned in Russia since 2017

Queen movie director Bryan Singer's BAFTA nomination suspended over sexual assault allegations
# Bohemian Rhapsody
# Bohemian Rhapsody

Queen movie director Bryan Singer's BAFTA nomination suspended over sexual assault allegations

Feb 7th 2019, 8:13 AM 19,752 Views 39 Comments

The director has dismissed the fresh claims of sexual misconduct.

Drugs, weapons and thousands in cash seized in Blanchardstown yesterday
# Drugs Seizure
# Drugs Seizure

Drugs, weapons and thousands in cash seized in Blanchardstown yesterday

Feb 7th 2019, 7:31 AM 23,514 Views 0 Comments

A number of mobile phones, machetes and motorbikes were found during the search of six properties.

Saturday 2 February, 2019

A Dublin man has reached South America's highest peak, after being forced to turn back last year
# Mental Health Campaign
# Mental Health Campaign

A Dublin man has reached South America's highest peak, after being forced to turn back last year

Feb 2nd 2019, 6:00 PM 20,456 Views 11 Comments

Mahon is doing the climb to raise awareness for the mental health charity Grow

Friday 1 February, 2019

Researchers in Scotland need men to trial a male contraceptive gel
# Male Contraception
# Male Contraception

Researchers in Scotland need men to trial a male contraceptive gel

Feb 1st 2019, 5:35 PM 17,695 Views 30 Comments

Previous trials have shown some success

Cork Penny Dinners are opening overnight for the first time since the 1800s
# Cork Penny Dinners
# Cork Penny Dinners

Cork Penny Dinners are opening overnight for the first time since the 1800s

Feb 1st 2019, 4:02 PM 24,967 Views 22 Comments

The charity now feeds about 2,000 people per week.

Rescuers warn against 'snow tourism' as mountain routes remain closed in Wicklow
# Stuck In Snow
# Stuck In Snow

Rescuers warn against 'snow tourism' as mountain routes remain closed in Wicklow

Feb 1st 2019, 10:59 AM 33,376 Views 25 Comments

Mountain rescue teams are reminding people to heed warnings and come prepared.

Thursday 31 January, 2019

National Children's Hospital Project 'highly unlikely’ to come in under €2 billion
# National Children's Hospital
# National Children's Hospital

National Children's Hospital Project 'highly unlikely’ to come in under €2 billion

Jan 31st 2019, 1:33 PM 16,406 Views 100 Comments

The Secretary General of the HSE is unable to confirm that the cost will be below €2 billion

First funeral underway for four men killed in Donegal car crash
# Donegal
# Donegal

First funeral underway for four men killed in Donegal car crash

Updated Jan 31st 2019, 10:38 AM 29,636 Views 14 Comments

Shaun Harkin’s funeral is taking place at Christ the King church, Gortahork.

Psychiatric nurses begin overtime ban as INMO ends first 24-hour strike this morning
# Nurses
# Nurses

Psychiatric nurses begin overtime ban as INMO ends first 24-hour strike this morning

Jan 31st 2019, 7:25 AM 12,386 Views 53 Comments

The strike action is over recruitment and retention of nurses within the sector

Sunday 27 January, 2019

'I think it's pretty obvious - you will have a hard border': The week in quotes
# Say That Again
# Say That Again

'I think it's pretty obvious - you will have a hard border': The week in quotes

Jan 27th 2019, 6:00 PM 14,615 Views 15 Comments

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

Friday 25 January, 2019

Poll: Would you ever consider buying a self-driving car?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you ever consider buying a self-driving car?

Jan 25th 2019, 9:22 AM 18,535 Views 41 Comments

Would you ever get in an autonomous car, or do you love driving too much?

Thursday 24 January, 2019

First Amur tiger cubs born at Dublin Zoo in 20 years to go on view this weekend
# Tiger Cubs
# Tiger Cubs

First Amur tiger cubs born at Dublin Zoo in 20 years to go on view this weekend

Jan 24th 2019, 3:08 PM 13,811 Views 17 Comments

The zoo is inviting the public to suggest names for the cubs.

Poll: Have you changed your coffee-buying habits following the VAT hike?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you changed your coffee-buying habits following the VAT hike?

Jan 24th 2019, 9:58 AM 27,392 Views 57 Comments

Would you pay extra, or are you not a coffee drinker?

Sunday 20 January, 2019

Everything you need to know about viewing the 'super wolf blood moon' overnight
# Up Early
# Up Early

Everything you need to know about viewing the 'super wolf blood moon' overnight

Jan 20th 2019, 9:00 PM 94,766 Views 38 Comments

The next total lunar eclipse won’t happen for 14 years.

Friday 18 January, 2019

Irish stargazers will be able to view a rare 'super wolf blood moon' on Monday
# Up Early
# Up Early

Irish stargazers will be able to view a rare 'super wolf blood moon' on Monday

Jan 18th 2019, 12:09 PM 32,669 Views 25 Comments

It’s the only lunar eclipse viewable in Ireland this year.

Poll: Have you kept up your New Year's resolutions?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you kept up your New Year's resolutions?

Jan 18th 2019, 9:12 AM 16,869 Views 37 Comments

Thursday is said to be the hardest day to keep to fitness resolutions.

Thursday 17 January, 2019

Cry for help as new group says services for children of alcoholics are 'non-existent'
# Mental Health Service
# Mental Health Service

Cry for help as new group says services for children of alcoholics are 'non-existent'

Jan 17th 2019, 8:18 PM 10,460 Views 10 Comments

Children experiencing a parent’s misuse of alcohol can often be dismissed as acting out.

Friday 11 January, 2019

Once again, Ryan Tubridy is looking for 'eligible guys and girls' for the Valentine's Day special
# Late Late Date
# Late Late Date

Once again, Ryan Tubridy is looking for 'eligible guys and girls' for the Valentine's Day special

Jan 11th 2019, 11:30 PM 11,933 Views 45 Comments

Audience members need to be single, and “not camera shy”.

39 bulls rescued from overturned lorry in Co Fermanagh
# Crash
# Crash

39 bulls rescued from overturned lorry in Co Fermanagh

Jan 11th 2019, 5:52 PM 21,980 Views 20 Comments

Firefighters were helped by a local vet and farm workers, but three of the trapped bulls died.

New plan to use Irish fishing trawlers to remove plastic from oceans
# Clean Oceans
# Clean Oceans

New plan to use Irish fishing trawlers to remove plastic from oceans

Jan 11th 2019, 4:33 PM 18,985 Views 36 Comments

Planned on-shore and on-board facilities could help solve the problem.

Thursday 10 January, 2019

Children at Kildare residential centre told inspectors they 'don't always feel safe'
# HIQA Inspections
# HIQA Inspections

Children at Kildare residential centre told inspectors they 'don't always feel safe'

Jan 10th 2019, 6:03 PM 15,485 Views 7 Comments

Some children were concerned about where they would live when they left the centre.

'We had a very short interval': Some practitioners concerned over timing of abortion services
# Abortion
# Abortion

'We had a very short interval': Some practitioners concerned over timing of abortion services

Jan 10th 2019, 1:53 PM 16,615 Views 134 Comments

Some hospitals are waiting for the system to be fully up and running before providing the service.