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Dublin: 11 °C Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Irish - Today’s News

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Revenue seizes €35,000 worth of cigarettes and pipe tobacco from cargo vessel

Brands such as L&M, ASOS and NAKHLA were seized.

GAA club will not lose pitch after revised Metrolink plans but soccer club will be affected

Na Fianna’s home pitch at Mobhi Road will be left alone but Home Farm FC will see some disruption.

From The42 Carbery commits long-term future to Munster after signing contract extension Pen To Paper

Carbery commits long-term future to Munster after signing contract extension

The out-half joined the southern province from Leinster at the start of this season.

NTA confirms new Metrolink route will terminate at Charlemont stop

The proposed route to Sandyford would have meant prolonged disruption to the Luas line.

Sammy Wilson says DUP won't vote for Theresa May's deal, and would prefer an extension

In an opinion piece for the Telegraph, Wilson wrote that May’s deal was ” toxic”, “flawed” and “damaging”.

MEPs vote to scrap daylight savings - Ireland now has 12 months to say if it'll follow suit

The clocks are set to go forward this weekend, but that could be scrapped altogether in the future.

Residents stage protest at Direct Provision centre in Cork Clonakilty Lodge This post contains videos

Residents stage protest at Direct Provision centre in Cork

They are unhappy they did not get to meet Minister David Stanton when he visited the centre yesterday.

From The42 O'Connell confirms Stade Francais departure after one season Au Revoir

O'Connell confirms Stade Francais departure after one season

The former Ireland second row says he does not plan to join another club next season amid links to Toulon.

McDonald says Commonwealth debate should happen in the context of a conversation about Irish reunification

Her comments come after the DUP’s Jeffrey Donaldson said Ireland should join the Commonwealth.

PSNI refers its handling of Tyrone disco crush to Ombudsman

The PSNI has said the first officers at the scene “withdrew to await further police support”.

'Our little warrior': Boy in stable condition after hit-and-run incident in Cork

Paul Higgins thanked everyone who had sent good wishes in a Facebook post.

Mother of newborn baby found dead in Cork maternity hospital

An investigation is underway and the cause of death is currently unknown.

Sipo finds against two councillors over contraventions of the Ethics in Public Office Act

Sipo today published two separate reports following investigation hearings.

Seven in 10 people don't support John Delaney's continued involvement with the FAI

Irish football fans are reported to be planning protests during tonight’s game against Georgia.

Poll: Should the four-year time period for divorce be reduced? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the four-year time period for divorce be reduced?

Under the current system, married couples need to have lived apart for at least four years during the previous five years.

Fines totalling more than €126k in court crackdown on M50 toll dodgers

The penalties yesterday ranged from €2,500 to €15,000.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

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

Gardaí investigating after 19-year-old man shot in the leg in Louth

The man presented to hospital at around 11.30pm last night.

From The42 Goal-shy Ireland facing another anxious Aviva night against Georgia Georgia On Our Mind

Goal-shy Ireland facing another anxious Aviva night against Georgia

With the Irish attack misfiring and controversy raging off the field, it may be a difficult return to Lansdowne Road for Mick McCarthy.

Four-year time limit on divorce to be removed from Constitution if referendum passed

Through primary legislation the government would introduce, you would have to live apart for two years before getting a divorce.

Carbon taxes won’t stop climate change – we need more radical action

Fossil fuels are already taxed to the hilt and people haven’t moved to electric vehicles for one simple reason – they cannot afford to, writes Brian O’Boyle.

Conor McGregor announces his retirement from MMA

“Proper Pina Coladas on me fellas,” the UFC star tweeted early this morning.

Religious order that ran Tuam says it was 'under supervision, direction and inspection' of Irish State

That’s according to a confidential letter to a government minister.

Appeal lodged after council rejects plan for a penguinarium in Galway

Galway Atlantaquaria is appealing the decision to An Bord Pleanála.

These Mater Hospital nurses are raising money to help make patient stays feel more 'like home'

The nurses are raising money for items such as exercise bikes and other forms of holistic care.

Here's how various post-Brexit scenarios could impact the Irish economy

A new ESRI and Department of Finance report has examined what could happen in various scenarios.

Irish - Yesterday’s News

Tyrone GAA fan who had cash and match ticket robbed as he slept in Dublin hotel awarded €10k

Fahy said it took him a full two years to recover from the after-effects of his traumatic experience.

Seventh man arrested over Strokestown eviction incident released without charge

The events in December followed the repossession of a property by private security personnel days earlier.

Drunk driver who killed GAA coach jailed for four years

Rene Miko (21) knocked down Eugene McNamara (42) in 2016.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Here’s what made the headlines today.


'You left me for dead': Teenage boy pleads guilty to attempted murder of woman he met on social media, court hears

The young woman delivered a highly emotional victim impact statement to the court.

From The42 'Anyone going in there will have a huge shadow over them' - Niall Quinn rules out applying for FAI CEO job No Dice This post contains videos

Gardaí appeal for information on Tipperary pub assault that left two men with head injuries

The two men were taken to South Tipperary Hospital.

Cork and Shannon passengers to be bussed to Dublin to catch Norwegian's US flights

Passengers travelling to Providence and Stewart early next month will be affected.

Teenager found dead near Belfast City Hospital named as Tara Wright

The PSNI said they believe Tara was injured in a road traffic collision on the Ballygowan Road, and have appealed for information.

Man (40s) arrested after apartment complex and two cars set on fire in north Dublin Dublin This post contains videos

Man (40s) arrested after apartment complex and two cars set on fire in north Dublin

The man is being detained in Coolock Garda Station.

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

As It Happened: Theresa May plans to bring her Brexit deal back for a Commons vote this week

We could be in for another dramatic evening in the Commons – stay with us.

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