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Yesterday’s News


Sunday 10 February, 2019

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

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

Colleagues have expressed their condolences online.

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

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

The woman is believed to be in her 20s.

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

The organisation has been banned in Russia since 2017

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

The director has dismissed the fresh claims of sexual misconduct.

Drugs, weapons and thousands in cash seized in Blanchardstown yesterday

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

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

Previous trials have shown some success

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

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

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

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here’s all the news you need to know this morning

Thursday 24 January, 2019

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

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 This post contains a poll

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

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

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

Sunday 20 January, 2019

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

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

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

Poll: Have you kept up your New Year's resolutions? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here’s everything you need to know as we kick off a chilly Friday morning.

Thursday 17 January, 2019

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

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

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

39 bulls rescued from overturned lorry in Co Fermanagh

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

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'

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

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