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Saturday 9 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# hold up

This year
Louth GAA instructed not to proceed with new stadium plans pending reassessment
The decision follows reports of a disagreement between the Wee County and the association over the construction plans.
Play suspended at Women's PGA Championship as Maguire and Meadow chasing first Major
The final round is set to resume at 7.55pm.
Last year
Irish U21 boss Crawford 'frustrated' over Eiran Cashin's eligibility delay
The Derby defender wants to play for Ireland but he has still not yet received clearance from Fifa to do so.
Girl admits robbing service station with duct tape gun
The incident happened at an Applegreen service station on Parnell Road in Dublin 12.
All time
Brazil and Argentina's World Cup qualifier suspended over Covid-19 protocol controversy
The game was halted shortly after kick-off.
A Brexit deal in November is less likely with every day that passes, says Taoiseach
An EU summit is scheduled for the 13th and 14th of December.
Referendum on women’s place in the home may be delayed until next year
Concerns have been raised about the proposal for a straight-forward deletion of the reference to women in the home in the Constitution.
'Slight delay' in publishing Ireland's latest homeless numbers shows new form of reporting is needed, says minister
Some local authorities appear to be better than others in terms of sending their numbers to the Department of Housing.
Roma legend Totti not confirming retirement as he plans 'time to talk'
The Serie A club’s new sporting director said the 40-year-old will hang up his boots at the end of this season.
Brendan Howlin has called for the sale of AIB to be put on hold
Howlin wants assurances that the money will be spent on building new homes, schools and hospitals.
Hold up - low-salt diet could actually increase the risk of heart attacks
A new study has found salt in moderation is good for you.
Postmasters call for Varadkar to halt electronic benefit payments
The Irish Postmasters’ Union has said that the payments account for 30% of all business.
Gardaí crackdown on drivers using mobile phones
Gardaí say they are planning to carry out more targeted operations over the coming days.
Stolen NCT certs from armed holdup in 2013 still in circulation
Anybody buying a second hand vehicle is being urged to check the number on the NCT disk.
Chinese ship used in Antarctic rescue now stuck in ice
The Xue Long, or Snow Dragon, came close to reaching the Russian ship stuck last week – and now has been blocked itself.
Two arrested over armed robbery at Dublin shopping centre
The Garda helicopter and armed Gardaí were involved in the hunt for the men after the robbery at Clare Hall shopping centre.
Committee to probe giant backlog in student grant applications
Around 48,000 students are still waiting for their grant applications to be processed. Ruairí Quinn has said the delay is “not satisfactory”.
Man tries to rob $1 from bank in prison bid
The man walked into a Pennsylvania bank and asked tellers to hand over just one dollar.