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# Public order policing
Public order: how gardaí are responding to current waves of protests
In recent years, the garda organisation has made efforts to formalise and professionalise their methods in protest management.
Protesters focused their ire on Finglas Garda Station this week.
Protest groups contain some people with criminal connections, according to sources.
This week
29th January 2023 - 3rd February 2023
# Courts
Man jailed for 'merciless' attack on a man in Phoenix Park
Footage showed the attackers laughing and the victim could be seen bleeding heavily from his head.
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.
The #StandStrong movement for Women's Aid needs your help this bank holiday
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Here’s how you can get involved and show solidarity with women subjected to domestic abuse.
Last month
January 2023
# Northern Ireland
Leo Varardkar says he has 'regrets' over NI Protocol as latest Stormont deadline passes
The Taoiseach said he understands why unionists feel that the protocol has “weakened the union”.
# Stormont
'We're on a positive trajectory': Politicians hope EU and UK talks on NI protocol can move forward
Micheál Martin has urged patience with the negotiations to resolve the Northern Ireland Protocol dispute.
# Jason Bonney
Regency Trial: Lawyers say it will be their case that jeep was driven by accused's father
Jason Bonney is accused of participating in the murder of Kinahan Cartel member David Byrne in 2016.
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# SIPO
Tánaiste questioned over Donohoe controversy: 'I’m going to wait to see what Paschal has to say'
The minister said he would address matters that were put to him yesterday by opposition members.
# open all hours
Housing, healthcare, cost-of-living and late-night pub opening on the agenda as Dáil returns
Varadkar looking for a ‘fresh start’ to his tenure as Taoiseach as he tries to shake up Govt priorities.
# News Fix
Here's what happened today: Saturday
Your roundup of what made the headlines.
Taoiseach: 'No cliff edge to cost-of-living supports at the end of February'
Discussions will take place in the coming weeks on what further supports will be needed.
# Tennis
'I’m one of the best in the world' – Nick Kyrgios eyes Australian Open title
The 27-year-old will bid to become the first home men’s singles champion since Mark Edmondson in 1976.
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# Mice
Forensic Science Ireland offices dealt with spate of mice infestations in past year
Emails released by FSI reveal a litany of issues with rodents at their HQ in the Phoenix Park in Dublin.
# the evening fix
Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
Your round-up of what made the headlines today.
# heat wave
2022 confirmed as Ireland's hottest year on record
High temperature records for July and August were also broken last year during heatwave conditions.
# Kilkenny Castle
Study casts doubt on 1887 record for Ireland's hottest temperature
Analysis of the record finds it to be a significant outliner compared to modern temperature differences.
33.3C was recorded at Kilkenny Castle in June 1887 and remains unsurpassed in Ireland 135 years later.
However, a team at Maynooth University have examined the record and found reason to doubt its veracity.
The study found that key information relating to the 1887 record is missing or unknown.
Last year
2022
# Climate
Met Éireann says 2022 set to be Ireland's hottest year since records began
Provisional figures released by the forecaster today show that this year was the warmest since 1900.
Energy costs: Practical advice to help you and your family this Christmas
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A national campaign is underway encouraging people to “reduce your use” over the winter months while staying warm and well.
# Climate Change
2022 expected to be warmest year on record for the UK
Temperatures in the UK have been above average in every month except December.
# christmas schedule
Here's what public transport schedules look like from today to the New Year
There will be plenty of options to get around, whether by bus, train or tram.
THE MORNING LEAD
'Terrible forecasting' and overly cautious warnings: Complaints sent to Met Éireann in 2022
A report by
Hayley Halpin
Some people hit out at Met Éireann’s predictions, while others complained about its website.
Some people hit out at Met Éireann’s predictions, while others complained about its website.
Details of the complaints were released to The Journal under the Freedom of Information Act.
Opinion: In a cold snap our footpaths and cycle lanes should also be gritted by councils
Cold snap sees coldest day since 2010 as ice warning remains in place across the country
# public consultation
Government wants to hear from the public over how the nation's deer population is controlled
Deer culls take place each year to control the population.
# Culture Magazine
Solo fireside pints and festive gatherings: 6 great pubs to raise a glass this Christmas
A guide to some of Ireland’s best festive pubs to visit during the festive period.
# Rise
Fleetwood complete signing of Phoenix Patterson from Waterford
The 22-year-old made 40 goal contributions in his 58 appearances at the RSC.
# Culture Magazine
Dancing the night away in Dublin and restorative trips out West: Colm Keane's perfect weekend
Night Out, Night Off: Daddy’s Cafe chef and owner Colm Keane takes us through his favourite spots to spend his day (and night) off.
# park life
Night and day with Mark Coyle – ‘It's like this feeling makes your life worthwhile'
The42 met the Shelbourne midfielder for a chat in The Phoenix Park ahead of today’s FAI Cup final with Derry City.
# Children's Hospital
Taoiseach tours National Children's Hospital as construction reaches 80% completion
The hospital should be fully operational by the end of 2024.
# run run run
Dublin Marathon: These roads are closing today as run takes place for first time since 2019
The marathon will take runners through a number of residential areas.
# evening fix
Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
Your roundup of what made the headlines.
# Culture Magazine
Phoenix Park strolls and pints in Stoneybatter: Rascals co-founder describes his ideal day-off
Night Out, Night Off: Cathal O’Donoghue, head brewer and co-founder of Rascals Brewing Company, takes us through his favourite spots to spend his day (and night) off.
# evening fix
Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday
Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.
# evening fix
Here's What Happened Today: Monday
Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.
# Playoffs
Waterford take control of Treaty tie but Galway and Longford on a knife edge
First Division playoff series underway as season reaches a thrilling conclusion.
# Sheila Willis
Ex-forensics chief: More scientists needed at crime scenes to prevent system 'falling into disrepute'
Sheila Willis spoke to The Journal about her work with Forensic Science Ireland.
# The42 Reads
‘He’ll empower the players’ - The GAA legend taking on a key role with Leinster Rugby
The province have signed up Jim Gavin’s right-hand man to be their new performance coach.
# Met Éireann
August was hotter and drier than normal with 11 weather stations breaking temperature records
Nearly half of Met Éireann’s weather stations broke their August maximum temperature records.
# Last Eight
Waterford hit six to cruise past Malahide and book FAI Cup quarter-final place
A comfortable win for the away team at Gannon Park.
# oh deer
Feeding wildlife like Phoenix Park deer 'could lead to them being more aggressive to get food'
Researchers from UCD studied the deer in order to see what the impact of feeding wild animals is.
# Going Up
Keating's late penalty seals victory for Cork as their promotion charge gathers pace
City left it late but won a dramatic game at the RSC this evening.
# hot hot hot
Carlow hits 31.7 degrees to provisionally break Ireland's all-time August high temperature record
The mercury hit 30.5 degrees in Carlow yesterday.