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Varadkar says 'a plethora of voices' caused 'mixed messages' on Covid
# Nphet
# Nphet

Varadkar says 'a plethora of voices' caused 'mixed messages' on Covid

Updated 19 hours ago 33,273 Views 32 Comments

It comes after Taoiseach Micheál Martin said he is ‘trying to check out’ reports that some members of NPHET withdrew from broadcasts

Thursday 2 December, 2021

National risk report finds 'economic scarring' and 'multipolar world' among top concerns
# National Risk Assessment Report
# National Risk Assessment Report

National risk report finds 'economic scarring' and 'multipolar world' among top concerns

Thu 7:48 PM 9,957 Views 7 Comments

Some of the new risks identified in this year’s report were ‘economic scarring, digital exclusion, and the rise of a multi-polar world’.

Wednesday 1 December, 2021

Gardaí appeal for witnesses to street violence outside Irishtown pub ahead of FAI Cup final
# Garda Appeal
# Garda Appeal

Gardaí appeal for witnesses to street violence outside Irishtown pub ahead of FAI Cup final

Dec 1st 2021, 3:53 PM 11,106 Views 1 Comment

Damage was caused to a number of vehicles outside the premises during the incident and a number of people were assaulted.

A man has been arrested in connection with shots fired at garda car in July
# Shooting
# Shooting

A man has been arrested in connection with shots fired at garda car in July

Dec 1st 2021, 1:46 PM 8,807 Views 2 Comments

Gardaí had been on patrol in the area in July when they came across three males, one in possession of a handgun and another with a baseball bat.

Have you seen missing teenager Jamie Dunican?
# Missing Person
# Missing Person

Have you seen missing teenager Jamie Dunican?

Dec 1st 2021, 12:50 PM 17,210 Views 0 Comments

Jamie has been missing from the Drogheda area since the morning of Thursday, 25th November 2021.

Gardaí launch Dublin 'Open City' to minimise traffic and ease public transport before Christmas
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Gardaí launch Dublin 'Open City' to minimise traffic and ease public transport before Christmas

Dec 1st 2021, 10:08 AM 18,706 Views 13 Comments

The initiative runs in Dublin until the end of this month.

Monday 29 November, 2021

Public consultation launched on all-island strategic rail review
# Public Consultation
# Public Consultation

Public consultation launched on all-island strategic rail review

Nov 29th 2021, 5:28 PM 21,368 Views 33 Comments

The deadline for submissions as part of the public consultation is January 21, 2022.

Proposed hotel at site of Dublin's Cobblestone pub refused planning permission
# The Cobblestone
# The Cobblestone

Proposed hotel at site of Dublin's Cobblestone pub refused planning permission

Nov 29th 2021, 11:43 AM 27,834 Views 22 Comments

The pub itself is a protected structure, and according to the planning application, it would be retained as part of any development.

The Late Late Toy Show Appeal is set to raise more than €6m for children's charities
# Late Late Toy Show
# Late Late Toy Show

The Late Late Toy Show Appeal is set to raise more than €6m for children's charities

Nov 29th 2021, 10:48 AM 16,843 Views 25 Comments

The Revolut app teamed up with RTÉ this year to allow people to donate to the Toy Show appeal directly through the app.

Friday 26 November, 2021

Man arrested for 'brothel-keeping' as part of garda action on human trafficking
# Garda Operation
# Garda Operation

Man arrested for 'brothel-keeping' as part of garda action on human trafficking

Nov 26th 2021, 2:59 PM 31,294 Views 0 Comments

As a result of the initiative, one female victim of sexual labour/exploitation was identified.

Witness appeal after alleged attack following incident on Grafton Street
# Witness Appeal
# Witness Appeal

Witness appeal after alleged attack following incident on Grafton Street

Nov 26th 2021, 12:35 PM 31,784 Views 2 Comments

The incident occurred at about 4pm when a man, who was not wearing a mask inside the store, became abusive to staff working there.

Wednesday 24 November, 2021

Have you seen missing man Damien Harrison?
# Missing Person
# Missing Person

Have you seen missing man Damien Harrison?

Nov 24th 2021, 10:05 PM 23,477 Views 0 Comments

Damien’s family are concerned for his welfare and it is believed that he may be in Dublin city centre.

Have you seen missing man John Gallagher?
# Missing Person
# Missing Person

Have you seen missing man John Gallagher?

Nov 24th 2021, 8:05 PM 29,737 Views 0 Comments

John is described as being approximately 5’ 8” in height, of medium build and bald.

SIPTU is calling for reduced passenger numbers on public transport 'for safety'
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

SIPTU is calling for reduced passenger numbers on public transport 'for safety'

Nov 24th 2021, 7:16 PM 14,220 Views 25 Comments

The trade union said its representatives had written today to Transport Minister Eamon Ryan

Irish citizens advised to leave Ethiopia 'immediately'
# Irish In Ethiopia
# Irish In Ethiopia

Irish citizens advised to leave Ethiopia 'immediately'

Nov 24th 2021, 4:28 PM 45,450 Views 26 Comments

Ethiopian authorities indicated that the decision was due to Ireland’s position on the ongoing conflict and humanitarian crisis there

33 arrested and 11 charged in pre-Christmas garda operation targeting drug trafficking and theft
# Operation Thor
# Operation Thor

33 arrested and 11 charged in pre-Christmas garda operation targeting drug trafficking and theft

Nov 24th 2021, 3:27 PM 21,531 Views 0 Comments

Some 15 planned arrests resulted in 10 theft offences, one road traffic offence, three drugs offences and one count of fraud.

Monday 22 November, 2021

PUP and EWSS Covid supports discussed at Cabinet Sub Committee - but no change made
# Economic Recovery
# Economic Recovery

PUP and EWSS Covid supports discussed at Cabinet Sub Committee - but no change made

Updated Nov 22nd 2021, 9:21 PM 28,056 Views 32 Comments

Bars, restaurants and nightclubs had only recently seen restrictions start to relax.

Irish Kidney Association calls for clarity after transplant postponed over ICU capacity issues
# Delayed Transplant
# Delayed Transplant

Irish Kidney Association calls for clarity after transplant postponed over ICU capacity issues

Nov 22nd 2021, 6:37 PM 14,585 Views 10 Comments

The association said it hopes this was an isolated incident

Unrest and protests spread over Europe as new Covid-19 restrictions come in
# Protests
# Protests

Unrest and protests spread over Europe as new Covid-19 restrictions come in

Updated Nov 22nd 2021, 4:15 PM 42,818 Views 32 Comments

Austria reported over 15,000 new Covd-19 cases on Saturday.

Saturday 20 November, 2021

'I'd rather my children have memories with me and if I go sooner, so be it' - Vicky Phelan
# Vicky Phelan
# Vicky Phelan

'I'd rather my children have memories with me and if I go sooner, so be it' - Vicky Phelan

Nov 20th 2021, 8:04 AM 87,572 Views 41 Comments

Phelan announced last week that she is stopping chemotherapy to focus on enjoying Christmas with her family.

Friday 19 November, 2021

Regulations have been signed for a Deposit Return Scheme for plastic bottles and aluminium cans
# Deposit Return Scheme
# Deposit Return Scheme

Regulations have been signed for a Deposit Return Scheme for plastic bottles and aluminium cans

Nov 19th 2021, 9:18 PM 39,189 Views 40 Comments

The drinks industry is to fund and operate the scheme.

Have you seen missing man Brian Kinsella?
# Brian Kinsella
# Brian Kinsella

Have you seen missing man Brian Kinsella?

Nov 19th 2021, 5:54 PM 39,015 Views 13 Comments

Brian was last seen in the Summerhill area of Waterford on Wednesday, 17th November 2021 at approximately 9.40am.

Tuesday 16 November, 2021

New bill will cap rent increases at 2% in Rent Pressure Zones and bring in unlimited-term tenancies
# Rent Cap
# Rent Cap

New bill will cap rent increases at 2% in Rent Pressure Zones and bring in unlimited-term tenancies

Nov 16th 2021, 3:25 PM 18,420 Views 30 Comments

The new legislation also proposes to provide enhanced tenancy protection by making a ‘Part 4’ tenancy one of unlimited duration.

Wednesday 10 November, 2021

Ryan announces €60m in funding for community climate projects
# Environment
# Environment

Ryan announces €60m in funding for community climate projects

Nov 10th 2021, 8:52 PM 12,648 Views 31 Comments

Ryan also announced the launch of a new National Dialogue on Climate Action

INTO calls for 'political leadership' on bringing in antigen tests to primary schools
# Antigen Tests
# Antigen Tests

INTO calls for 'political leadership' on bringing in antigen tests to primary schools

Nov 10th 2021, 6:56 PM 9,073 Views 9 Comments

“Time is of the essence and we simply can’t afford any additional delays,” said INTO General Secretary John Boyle

Missing woman found safe and well
# Missing Person
# Missing Person

Missing woman found safe and well

Nov 10th 2021, 12:26 PM 25,405 Views 1 Comment

Gardaí thanked the public for its assistance.

Tuesday 9 November, 2021

Monday 8 November, 2021

Michael Collins' diaries of daily life have been loaned to the State by his family
# Michael Collins
# Michael Collins

Michael Collins' diaries of daily life have been loaned to the State by his family

Nov 8th 2021, 8:20 PM 22,426 Views 14 Comments

The diaries cover Collins’ day-to-day life, spanning the Civil War and the foundation of the State

Taoiseach says there's an 'obligation' to consider Article 16's impact on the peace process
# Article 16
# Article 16

Taoiseach says there's an 'obligation' to consider Article 16's impact on the peace process

Nov 8th 2021, 3:30 PM 11,710 Views 13 Comments

Micheál Martin has called on the Progressive Unionist Party to reconsider their withdrawal of support for the Good Friday Agreement

Thursday 4 November, 2021

Cervarix HPV vaccine can cut cervical cancer rates by almost 90%, new study says
# HPV Vaccine
# HPV Vaccine

Cervarix HPV vaccine can cut cervical cancer rates by almost 90%, new study says

Nov 4th 2021, 6:00 AM 9,856 Views 10 Comments

The study’s authors said they hope the result encourage more people to get the jab

Monday 1 November, 2021

Dublin homeless charity to be liquidated following sexual assault allegations
# ICHH Wind Down
# ICHH Wind Down

Dublin homeless charity to be liquidated following sexual assault allegations

Nov 1st 2021, 5:04 PM 35,302 Views 0 Comments

The charity’s assets are estimated to be in excess of €1 million.

Wednesday 27 October, 2021

Coveney 'concerned' over Israel's labelling of Palestinian NGOs as terrorist organisations
# Palestine
# Palestine

Coveney 'concerned' over Israel's labelling of Palestinian NGOs as terrorist organisations

Oct 27th 2021, 12:21 PM 13,096 Views 36 Comments

The EU is seeking clarification from Israeli authorities

Charlie Bird confirms he has been diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease
# Charlie Bird
# Charlie Bird

Charlie Bird confirms he has been diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease

Oct 27th 2021, 12:01 PM 109,999 Views 34 Comments

Bird spent 38 years at RTÉ and was its chief reporter and Washington correspondent

Tuesday 26 October, 2021

Woman sues Kellogg for $5m, claiming there aren't enough strawberries in strawberry Pop-Tarts
# Food Fight
# Food Fight

Woman sues Kellogg for $5m, claiming there aren't enough strawberries in strawberry Pop-Tarts

Oct 26th 2021, 6:19 PM 53,453 Views 0 Comments

The woman has argued the snack contains more quantities of other fruits.

Gardaí seize €150,000 worth of suspected cannabis in Monaghan

Gardaí seize €150,000 worth of suspected cannabis in Monaghan

Oct 26th 2021, 10:55 AM 13,876 Views 0 Comments

A man in his 20s was arrested at the scene