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Monday 4 December 2023 Dublin: 5°C

# May

This year
Shannon airport records highest number of passengers in over a decade
Over 8,500 passengers travelled through the airport on 23 June, its busiest day in seven years.
'Winter trolley numbers in May': INMO slam hospital wait times as almost 12,000 without beds
This month’s figures show the worst level of hospital overcrowding seen since the INMO began counting trolleys.
Last year
Quiz: How much do you know about May Day?
Pagans and workers of the world unite.
All time
US PGA Championship called off amid coronavirus pandemic
The organising body said they hoped to reschedule the event at Harding Park later in the year.
Eyes on February election as Varadkar schedules parliamentary party meeting for Friday
Will Leo cut and run?
'There is no silver bullet,' says Murphy as homeless figure above 10,000 for fourth month in a row
There are still 1,700 families homeless in Ireland.
Theresa May has announced that she will step down as Conservative Party leader on 7 June
May broke into tears at the end of a statement announcing her departure date.
Temperatures of up to 21 degrees and sunny skies in store for most of the week
It will be pleasant all week – but the weekend is looking a little rainy.
Warm weekend on the way as temperatures to hit 20 degrees next week
It’s nearly time to ditch your coat!
Referendum on divorce could be delayed, warns Taoiseach
It was due to be held in May, but Varadkar said the woman in the home referendum might take its place.
It will clear up later today and the weather will stay fine for the week
Temperatures will reach the high teens on most days this week.
National commemoration day for the Great Famine set for May 2019
The memorial day is due to be held over the third weekend in May every year.
The Tories and DUP: 'A messy and weak parliamentary rule of the hard right flavour'
The British Labour party is on an upwards trajectory and its supporters will feel emboldened, writes Rob Winkel.
May accused of 'broken promises', but defends 'having the balls to call election'
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, meanwhile, was criticised over his “letter to Santa Claus” – also known as his party’s spending manifesto.
Poll: When do you think summer starts?
Your daily bite-sized ballot break.
'If Theresa May holds on to power, it will be the end of the NHS and the welfare state'
Corbyn’s Labour provides the only hope for those who wish to improve living standards for the majority in the UK, writes Rob Winkel.
Scottish lawmakers back independence on eve of Brexit
The Edinburgh parliament voted by 69 votes in favour and 59 against.
Senator declares Mayo home is now 200m closer to Leinster House so will receive fewer expenses
Michelle Mulherin told relevant authorities that route changes knocked her travel distance just below the 240km threshold for greater allowances.
Meath man convicted after dog Coco left emaciated and barely able to walk
The ISPCA says the dog had a chronic skin condition all over the lower half of her body.
Poll: When does summer start?
Sure, Met Éireann says not till June. But what does your heart tell you?
New Zealand could have chosen itself a pretty crazy flag design
The people picking the short list were clearly no craic at all.
Is it going to snow on Monday?
Wait. What month is it?
A massive marriage equality mural is going up on George's St tonight
Artist Joe Caslin has a big job ahead.
'It's been about so much more than water': Right2Water groups are planning for the general election
Politicians, NGOs, academics and others will be invited to attend a two day ‘May Day Conference’.
SME focus: Everything you need to know about starting a business
For our first month of in-depth coverage of Irish small businesses, we looked at everything you need to know about getting up and running.
A tale of two parties: Here's how the Euros are shaping up, four days ahead of D-Day
Politicians will be blitzing the country this week. But after a raft of polls in the last few days, certain patterns are becoming clear….
Is this that thing they call "summer"? Temperatures to soar to 20 degrees
However, there will be moderate winds in some areas. Sorry.
Column: Voting down a plebiscite for a directly-elected Dublin mayor would be bad for democracy
All four local authorities in the country have to agree on whether to put the issue to the people on the same day as the local and European elections.
‘Too early to say’ whether by-election for Nulty seat will happen in May
The Independent TD resigned yesterday after it emerged he had sent inappropriate messages to a teenage girl.
The Rosie Hackett LUAS bridge will open on 20 May
The new structure will be the 24th Liffey crossing… and the first to be named after a woman.
Dáil to debate Sinn Féin bill on charities regulator
The bill would see the Charities Regulatory Authority up and running by mid-2014.
Poll: Do you plan to vote in the local elections?
The local elections will be held in May – will you head to the polling stations?
Increase of 5 per cent in people using Passport Express
A total of 631,186 passports were issued in 2013 – and 5 per cent more people used Passport Express.
Ryanair publishes complaints email address after NCA action
The carrier confirmed yesterday it was dropping a court action challenging the agency’s order.
Sinn Féin won't be waiting for the re-drawing of boundaries to pick its EU candidates
The party is pre-empting the decision of the Constituency Commission and choosing candidates for next year’s vote.
Fourth person released in Galway murder investigation
The woman was one of four people arrested in connection with the murder – the other three people have been released.
It's going to be fierce windy this evening... here's how to cope
Summer’s over.
New Philadelphia - Shannon air route welcomed
US Airways has announced that the new route will commence on 23 May next year.
Exports bounce back in May
Ireland’s export-led recovery continues.