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Dublin: 2 °C Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Irish - Yesterday’s News


Irish - Friday 24 January, 2020

'This is an appalling situation': Judge furious by delays in Miami Showband legal case

Mr Justice Paul Maguire gave lawyers two weeks to sort issues around disclosure of sensitive security documents.

Teenage boy charged with killing of student Cameron Blair in Cork

The 20-year-old student was fatally stabbed at a house party in Cork city last week.

BBC's Fergal Keane stepping back after post-traumatic stress disorder diagnosis

Keane (59) is stepping back from his role to aid his recovery.

Pair make history as first ever mother-daughter duo to serve with the Defence Forces

Private Sarah Fitzsimons celebrated her passing out parade today with her mother Sergeant Sandra Murphy.

The Explainer: How did the Drogheda feud reach north Dublin?

The shocking murder of Keane Mulready-Woods added another layer to the ongoing Drogheda feud. We take a look at what has been going on, on this week’s podcast.

Missing girl from Carlow found safe and well

Rebecca O’Brien Allen has been located.

Fine Gael promises reduced taxes, pension increases and a Brexit A-Team

Varadkar promised to increase the State pension by €25 over the next five years.

From The42 Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz It's Quizness Time

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

Let’s test your knowledge.

The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Divers recover body in search for missing Wexford fisherman

The recovery operation began at 10am today.

From The42 JD Sports forced to remove images of model in Northern Ireland t-shirt with republican tattoo Oh Dear

JD Sports forced to remove images of model in Northern Ireland t-shirt with republican tattoo

‘Tiocfaidh ár lá’ is misspelt on the man’s upper arm.

The Candidate Podcast: Micheál Martin answers your election questions

The Candidate puts readers’ questions to the party leaders.

Gardaí investigating after horse stabbed to death in 'horrendous' attack

The attack took place in a stables in Longford.

Fianna Fáil promises affordable housing, a rural crime bureau and a tobacco-free Ireland

The 150-page policy document was unveiled this afternoon.

Dublin man who kicked father to death in row over drinking at home found guilty of manslaughter

A sentencing hearing is due to take place on 24 February.

Scientology-linked group wins court battle to allow it open drug rehab centre in Meath village

There has been strong opposition to the centre from locals.

Essex truck deaths: High Court approves extradition of Eamon Harrison to UK

39 bodies were discovered in a refrigerated container in Essex in October last year.

Here's where the top 10 clamping blackspots were in Dublin city last year

The number of vehicles clamped in Dublin city in 2019 was up 8% to 46,516.

Galway native to be first woman to conduct the Oscars' orchestra

Eimear Noone is a successful composer and conductor who is based between Ireland and California.

Poll: Are you sticking to your new year's resolution? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you sticking to your new year's resolution?

Has it been a new year, new you?

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

'Our friendship will remain': EU chiefs sign off on Brexit Withdrawal Agreement

The UK is set to leave the EU at the end of the month.

Dublin City Council opposes plans for over 650 apartments beside St Anne's Park

The proposed development has long been opposed by local residents and politicians.

It's going to get cold and wet this weekend - with a chance of snow on Sunday

Met Éireann is predicting some snow and sleet for Sunday.

Proposals to bring Metrolink to UCD and an extension of breastfeeding breaks for women: Leo's manifesto promises

Fine Gael will launch its general election manifesto today – as will Fianna Fáil.

Family 'concerned for wellbeing' of 23-year-old woman missing from Dublin since last Sunday

Jade Kenny was last seen on Sunday, 19 January in the Dublin 8 area.

'Handsome chaps': Red-bellied jumping spider spotted in Ireland for the first time

Ireland’s warming climate could mean the species becomes a regular fixture in the country.

Children suffering with chronic pain left with no consultant or care plans feel 'totally abandoned'

Funding was recently granted for the development of a pain management clinic after Ireland’s only children’s pain consultant resigned due to a lack of resources.

Only 192 garda stations have received an increase in staffing levels since 2015

The number of gardaí in two-thirds of stations has remained static or fallen since the lifting of the recruitment embargo in 2014.

The Candidate: Rent freeze not off the table, rent hike reforms and a fiver for pensioners - Micheál's manifesto promises

Micheál Martin told The Candidate Podcast that he will reduce the rate rents rise in rent pressure zones.

Irish - Thursday 23 January, 2020

From The42 Quinn defers salary and will be paid 'a fraction of what the old gang were' in new FAI role New Gig

Quinn defers salary and will be paid 'a fraction of what the old gang were' in new FAI role

The Association’s latest recruit has also not put a time-frame on his interim role.

Angela Scanlon to host new entertainment show on RTÉ One

The programme will run on Saturday nights for eight weeks from March onwards.

Doomsday Clock moves closer to midnight than ever before

The clock, which serves as a metaphor for global apocalypse, is now set at 100 seconds to midnight.

Man who used fake documentation to open Irish bank accounts jailed

He has ten previous convictions in Finland for falsification of documentation, forgery and laundering of proceeds of crime.


Jastine Valdez murder was 'exceptional and unusual in society', inquest hears

The jury returned a narrative verdict and issued a number of recommendations.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

A murder trial, pensions and Niall Quinn made the headlines today.

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

FactCheck: The claims made by Leo Varadkar and Micheál Martin in the first leaders' debate

Leo Varadkar and Micheál Martin clashed last night in a debate on Virgin Media One. We’ve looked at the main claims.