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Wielding a gun with no ammunition: The UK, the EU and the battle over the Northern Ireland Protocol
# Article 16
# Article 16

Wielding a gun with no ammunition: The UK, the EU and the battle over the Northern Ireland Protocol

Sat 8:00 PM 27,223 Views 17 Comments

It hasn’t gone away, you know.

Public warned not to buy puppies this Christmas as some farms 'churning out' hundreds of dogs
# Puppy Farms
# Puppy Farms

Public warned not to buy puppies this Christmas as some farms 'churning out' hundreds of dogs

Sat 12:05 AM 37,681 Views 0 Comments

The DSPCA has urged people to adopt and not to shop, where possible.

Daniel O'Donnell, The 2 Johnnies, and festive flicks: A look at RTÉ and Virgin Media's seasonal schedules
# Christmas Tv
# Christmas Tv

Daniel O'Donnell, The 2 Johnnies, and festive flicks: A look at RTÉ and Virgin Media's seasonal schedules

Thu 6:00 AM 17,454 Views 21 Comments

Mrs Brown’s Boys is back with two more episodes on Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve.

'We put a lot of thought into colours': How Stacey and Eoghan made their new rental feel like home
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'We put a lot of thought into colours': How Stacey and Eoghan made their new rental feel like home

Wed 11:48 AM 11,808 Views 3 Comments

Stacey and Eoghan moved into their apartment in July.

Keith Earls: 'After going on The Late, Late, I thought 'sh**, have I given too much away?’
# Fight Of The Earls
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# Fight Of The Earls

Keith Earls: 'After going on The Late, Late, I thought 'sh**, have I given too much away?’

Nov 27th 2021, 8:00 AM 38,633 Views 10 Comments

The Ireland international was initially nervous about speaking about his mental health issues but the public reaction to his heartfelt interview on The Late Late Show has been overwhelmingly positive.

Public advised not to handle sick or dead birds amid concerns over bird flu
# Bird Flu Outbreak
# Bird Flu Outbreak

Public advised not to handle sick or dead birds amid concerns over bird flu

Nov 25th 2021, 7:40 PM 10,944 Views 20 Comments

The highly pathogenic Avian Influenza H5N1 has been reported in birds across Ireland.

Cases of bird flu detected among turkey flock in Co Monaghan
# Avian Influenza
# Avian Influenza

Cases of bird flu detected among turkey flock in Co Monaghan

Nov 20th 2021, 4:05 PM 26,632 Views 22 Comments

The highly pathogenic Avian Influenza H5N1 has already been confirmed in birds across the island this year.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Nov 18th 2021, 9:00 PM 7,546 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what made headlines today.

NI First Minister insists Stormont agriculture minister 'not implementing' protocol
# Brexit
# Brexit

NI First Minister insists Stormont agriculture minister 'not implementing' protocol

Nov 15th 2021, 6:15 PM 23,113 Views 11 Comments

Paul Givan said it is because the DUP holds the agriculture ministry that “we haven’t had the protocol being implemented”.

Convicted killer Stephen Penrose found guilty of murdering his friend
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Convicted killer Stephen Penrose found guilty of murdering his friend

Nov 15th 2021, 4:57 PM 21,047 Views 0 Comments

Philip Finnegan was missing for just over three weeks before a dog walker found his remains in a Kildare wood in September 2016.

FactFind: Who's behind Instagram stickers promising to plant trees in return for pet photos?
# Factfind
# Factfind

FactFind: Who's behind Instagram stickers promising to plant trees in return for pet photos?

Nov 10th 2021, 9:40 PM 18,206 Views 1 Comment

Instagram feeds have been flooded with the stickers – but it seems unlikely that many trees will actually be planted as a result.

'I made it myself': 6 readers share their best Christmassy looks - from jumpers to dog antlers
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# Sponsored By Focus Ireland

'I made it myself': 6 readers share their best Christmassy looks - from jumpers to dog antlers

Nov 10th 2021, 3:32 PM 6,471 Views 0 Comments

You can host your own Christmas Jumper Day for Focus Ireland this year.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Nov 9th 2021, 8:59 PM 9,397 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what made headlines today.

'It seems they've lost their humanity': Renters hit out at landlords requesting pet rent
# He's A Good Boy
# He's A Good Boy

'It seems they've lost their humanity': Renters hit out at landlords requesting pet rent

Oct 30th 2021, 8:00 AM 59,062 Views 139 Comments

Pet rent of €75 has been requested at a Dublin property development and one woman has been told pay a €500 deposit.

Woman whose dog could barely 'see, move or breathe' due to its matted coat avoids jail
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

Woman whose dog could barely 'see, move or breathe' due to its matted coat avoids jail

Nov 2nd 2021, 3:03 PM 21,901 Views 0 Comments

Maureen Bracken was convicted of neglecting her pet and causing unnecessary suffering.

Remains of Dublin man were burned and buried in shallow grave, murder trial hears
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Remains of Dublin man were burned and buried in shallow grave, murder trial hears

Nov 3rd 2021, 5:19 PM 16,955 Views 0 Comments

The remains of Philip Finnegan were identified by fingerprints from skin found in the soil at the gravesite.

Met Police officers plead guilty to sharing photos of murdered sisters
# UK
# UK

Met Police officers plead guilty to sharing photos of murdered sisters

Nov 2nd 2021, 11:02 AM 24,130 Views 0 Comments

Deniz Jaffer and Jamie Lewis had been assigned to protect the scene after Bibaa Henry and Nicole Smallman were found dead in a park in Wembley.

Soothing music and safe hiding places - Tips to help keep pets happy during fireworks
# Halloween
# Halloween

Soothing music and safe hiding places - Tips to help keep pets happy during fireworks

Oct 24th 2021, 7:00 AM 12,068 Views 10 Comments

Halloween can be a frightening time for pets.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Oct 30th 2021, 8:06 PM 10,251 Views 0 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Ard Fheis, boil water notices and the international talks in Rome.

RNLI called out to help move cow in distress in water back to shore
# Moooved Back To Shore
# Moooved Back To Shore

RNLI called out to help move cow in distress in water back to shore

Oct 28th 2021, 12:42 PM 26,824 Views 17 Comments

The animal was spotted in the water at Tullan Strand in Bundoran yesterday afternoon.

Teenager handed life term for murdering sisters in London as part of demonic blood pact
# UK
# UK

Teenager handed life term for murdering sisters in London as part of demonic blood pact

Updated Oct 28th 2021, 2:30 PM 58,765 Views 0 Comments

Danyal Hussein,19, declined to give evidence in his trial, claiming he was not responsible for the killings.

Brexit and supply chain issues have led to fewer illegal fireworks in Ireland
# Halloween
# Halloween

Brexit and supply chain issues have led to fewer illegal fireworks in Ireland

Oct 19th 2021, 12:05 AM 13,799 Views 17 Comments
  • Supply chains and post-Brexit paperwork in the UK may be to blame for the illegal trade in Fireworks in Ireland.
  • Gardaí and Customs have made seizures but in general sources said possessions have reduced.
  • Gardaí have launched Operation Tombola while Customs have targeted shipments arriving into Ireland via the postal network.
'Talk is the only option': Just how far apart are the UK and the EU on the NI Protocol?
# Brexit
# Brexit

'Talk is the only option': Just how far apart are the UK and the EU on the NI Protocol?

Oct 16th 2021, 9:30 AM 10,926 Views 16 Comments

How far apart are the EU and the UK to reaching a deal on tweaking trade arrangements in Northern Ireland?

Renters 'paying hundreds for professional cleaners' to get deposit back
# Lease Agreements
# Lease Agreements

Renters 'paying hundreds for professional cleaners' to get deposit back

Sep 22nd 2021, 4:36 PM 34,830 Views 74 Comments

The claim was made in the Dáil during a debate on a Labour party bill.

Dangers of fireworks use highlighted with new campaign
# Halloween
# Halloween

Dangers of fireworks use highlighted with new campaign

Sep 22nd 2021, 3:09 PM 9,020 Views 16 Comments

People are being urged to think about what the unintended consequences of their actions might be.

Leo Varadkar: 'We need to balance that one person's rent is another person's income'
# Housing
# Housing

Leo Varadkar: 'We need to balance that one person's rent is another person's income'

Updated Sep 21st 2021, 6:35 PM 86,912 Views 112 Comments

The Taoiseach defended the government’s policy of linking rent increases to inflation.

'Highly unlikely' Anne Colomines stabbed herself to death, pathologist tells court
# Trial
# Trial

'Highly unlikely' Anne Colomines stabbed herself to death, pathologist tells court

Sep 21st 2021, 9:30 PM 32,664 Views 0 Comments

Renato Gehlen has pleaded not guilty to murdering his wife at the apartment they shared in 2017.

Pet abduction to be made criminal offence in the UK in bid to crack down on thieves
# Dog Nappers
# Dog Nappers

Pet abduction to be made criminal offence in the UK in bid to crack down on thieves

Sep 3rd 2021, 11:00 AM 7,161 Views 36 Comments

The proposal is one of a number of recommendations made in a report.

Paw-fect for pets: Charming Dublin cottage with stables, paddocks and a chicken coop
# Something Different
# Something Different

Paw-fect for pets: Charming Dublin cottage with stables, paddocks and a chicken coop

Sep 9th 2021, 5:05 PM 11,344 Views 2 Comments

All Paws has a price tag of €610k, and it also includes kennels and a cattery.

Research finds pet dogs can predict owners' epileptic seizures
# Man's Best Friend
# Man's Best Friend

Research finds pet dogs can predict owners' epileptic seizures

Updated Aug 31st 2021, 10:01 AM 11,732 Views 15 Comments

19 dogs demonstrated more behavioural changes when confronted by seizure-associated odours, compared with their response to control odours.

Man caught on his own CCTV cameras having stolen a French bulldog from its owner
# Court
# Court

Man caught on his own CCTV cameras having stolen a French bulldog from its owner

Sep 7th 2021, 1:28 PM 29,443 Views 0 Comments

Rocco the dog was unharmed in the incident.

From The Walking Dead to Steve Martin: 6 new releases coming exclusively to Disney+ this autumn
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From The Walking Dead to Steve Martin: 6 new releases coming exclusively to Disney+ this autumn

Aug 31st 2021, 10:02 AM 11,652 Views 1 Comment

Take your pick of sci-fi, horror and comedy.

Plymouth gunman shot five people after arguing with mother, inquest told
# Jake Davison
# Jake Davison

Plymouth gunman shot five people after arguing with mother, inquest told

Aug 19th 2021, 4:23 PM 31,843 Views 0 Comments

Jake Davison, 22, turned his gun on himself after his 12-minute rampage.

‘Brighton cat killer’ jailed for ‘cruel’ string of attacks on pets
# UK
# UK

‘Brighton cat killer’ jailed for ‘cruel’ string of attacks on pets

Jul 30th 2021, 9:30 PM 38,958 Views 77 Comments

Steve Bouquet attacked 16 cats in the English city between October 2018 and June 2019.

Twin claims he and brother were used as 'sexual pawns' by stepfather
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

Twin claims he and brother were used as 'sexual pawns' by stepfather

Jul 27th 2021, 7:05 PM 40,251 Views 0 Comments

The complainant also says they were forced to watch a pet dog being tied to a railway track and run over by a train.

First common crane chicks born in Ireland in 300 years feared to have died
# Bord Na Móna
# Bord Na Móna

First common crane chicks born in Ireland in 300 years feared to have died

Aug 2nd 2021, 2:30 PM 36,195 Views 19 Comments

It’s hoped that crane chicks will be successfully bred in future years.

'We burn particularly easily': How to keep yourself, your family and your pets safe in the heat
# Hot Weather
# Hot Weather

'We burn particularly easily': How to keep yourself, your family and your pets safe in the heat

Jul 20th 2021, 7:50 AM 28,406 Views 14 Comments

Temperatures are set to remain in the high 20s this week.

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