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#August

# august - Thursday 13 August, 2020

Temperatures to reach as high as 26 degrees today as thundery, heavy rain also forecast
# Weather Outlook
# Weather Outlook

Temperatures to reach as high as 26 degrees today as thundery, heavy rain also forecast

Aug 13th 2020, 7:39 AM 35,237 Views 8 Comments

It’ll be warm, humid and rainy this weekend.

# august - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

Six Premiership rugby players test positive for Covid-19
# Coronavirus
From The42
# Coronavirus

Six Premiership rugby players test positive for Covid-19

Jul 8th 2020, 4:22 PM 5,211 Views 2 Comments

A further four non-playing staff have also tested positive after 804 tests on Monday.

# august - Sunday 5 July, 2020

Government announces quarantine exemptions for major English sporting events
# Rules
From The42
# Rules

Government announces quarantine exemptions for major English sporting events

Jul 5th 2020, 9:46 AM 6,616 Views 0 Comments

Manchester City are due to host Real Madrid in the Champions League in August.

# august - Monday 8 June, 2020

Ulster look for green light from NI Executive as part of IRFU inter-pro plans
# Return To Play
From The42
# Return To Play

Ulster look for green light from NI Executive as part of IRFU inter-pro plans

Jun 8th 2020, 10:43 AM 4,315 Views 3 Comments

The four provinces are hoping to return to action on 22/23 August at the Aviva Stadium.

# august - Friday 13 September, 2019

Blistering start to life in the Premier League earns Pukki Player of the Month award
# Goalscorer
From The42
# Goalscorer

Blistering start to life in the Premier League earns Pukki Player of the Month award

Sep 13th 2019, 11:55 AM 3,341 Views 2 Comments

The Finnish striker bagged five goals in his first four matches for Norwich City on their return to the top flight.

# august - Friday 16 August, 2019

Much of the country is soaked with rain and there's a pretty unsettled weekend ahead too
# August
# August

Much of the country is soaked with rain and there's a pretty unsettled weekend ahead too

Aug 16th 2019, 7:28 AM 44,707 Views 24 Comments

Not great for a mid-August weekend.

# august - Sunday 4 August, 2019

The Irish For: Bank holidays and Lú, the god of August
# Column
# Column

The Irish For: Bank holidays and Lú, the god of August

Aug 4th 2019, 8:30 AM 16,252 Views 10 Comments

In Irish, August is Lúnasa, named in honour of the ancient god Lú, writes Darach Ó Séaghdha.

# august - Friday 2 August, 2019

Temperatures could hit 25 degrees today, but it'll be a mixed bag over the weekend
# August
# August

Temperatures could hit 25 degrees today, but it'll be a mixed bag over the weekend

Aug 2nd 2019, 9:11 AM 24,179 Views 8 Comments

Sunshine, rain and spot flooding could all be on the cards this bank holiday weekend.

# august - Monday 6 August, 2018

'Chance of hail' this week as the weather takes a turn
# Turn Turn Turn
# Turn Turn Turn

'Chance of hail' this week as the weather takes a turn

Aug 6th 2018, 11:59 AM 34,918 Views 22 Comments

Expect widespread showers in the coming days.

# august - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

After considering retirement, Bubba Watson out of 'dark place' ahead of the Masters
# Back In Form
From The42
# Back In Form

After considering retirement, Bubba Watson out of 'dark place' ahead of the Masters

Apr 3rd 2018, 6:00 AM 4,785 Views 0 Comments

The two-time winner is in good shape on his return to Augusta after overcoming personal struggles.

# august - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

Taoiseach says it would be appropriate for Pope to visit survivors of Catholic Church abuse in Ireland
# World Meeting Of Families
# World Meeting Of Families

Taoiseach says it would be appropriate for Pope to visit survivors of Catholic Church abuse in Ireland

Mar 28th 2018, 7:53 AM 11,909 Views 110 Comments

The government will tell the Vatican that families ‘of all shapes and forms’ should be celebrated during Pope’s Irish visit

# august - Thursday 16 November, 2017

Investigation into Mayo murder continues after men released without charge
# Swinford
# Swinford

Investigation into Mayo murder continues after men released without charge

Nov 16th 2017, 7:09 PM 10,314 Views 1 Comment

Joseph Deacy of St Albans in England was discovered outside a house at Gortnasillagh, Swinford on Saturday 12 August 2017.

# august - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Brown Thomas opened its Christmas Shop today and here are the photos to prove it
# For Real
# For Real

Brown Thomas opened its Christmas Shop today and here are the photos to prove it

Aug 17th 2017, 2:05 PM 46,742 Views 79 Comments

With 130 days to go until Christmas Day, is it time to start the shop?

# august - Sunday 6 August, 2017

Body of man found in ditch with stab wounds identified
# Ballyboughal
# Ballyboughal

Body of man found in ditch with stab wounds identified

Aug 6th 2017, 12:25 PM 28,993 Views 9 Comments

A murder investigation was launched after the man’s body was found in north Dublin on Friday morning.

Dodgy technology and dead people voting - Kenya has a job on its hands preventing fraud in its coming election
# The Fix
# The Fix

Dodgy technology and dead people voting - Kenya has a job on its hands preventing fraud in its coming election

Aug 6th 2017, 10:00 AM 4,725 Views 3 Comments

Recent elections in the African nation have been beset by claims of vote-rigging and intimidation.

# august - Thursday 30 March, 2017

Vatican confirms Pope Francis to visit Ireland, almost 40 years after John Paul II
# It's A Date
# It's A Date

Vatican confirms Pope Francis to visit Ireland, almost 40 years after John Paul II

Mar 30th 2017, 5:03 PM 28,877 Views 157 Comments

The Taoiseach announced the trip in November.

# august - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

Gardaí are concerned for the welfare of a man missing since August
# Tralee
# Tralee

Gardaí are concerned for the welfare of a man missing since August

Nov 2nd 2016, 10:21 PM 14,248 Views 7 Comments

The man, who was a native of Ballybunion, was last seen in the Tralee bypass area on the 22 August 2016.

# august - Sunday 3 July, 2016

Rio drug dealers have been using the Olympics logo on products
# Rio
# Rio

Rio drug dealers have been using the Olympics logo on products

Jul 3rd 2016, 12:00 PM 16,215 Views 19 Comments

Police say they seized marjijuana labelled with the logo of the Rio 2016 organising committee.

# august - Saturday 19 September, 2015

Oscar Pistorius parole review postponed for two weeks
# Reeva Steenkamp
# Reeva Steenkamp

Oscar Pistorius parole review postponed for two weeks

Sep 19th 2015, 11:05 AM 11,326 Views 11 Comments

The athlete had been due to leave prison in August to serve the rest of his sentence under house arrest.

# august - Sunday 30 August, 2015

How has your Irish summer been?
# 90 Days Of Summer
# 90 Days Of Summer

How has your Irish summer been?

Aug 30th 2015, 7:30 PM 17,028 Views 23 Comments

Tomorrow is the final day of a wet and windy summer that has never quite lived up to its name.

# august - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

The summer has been pretty rubbish, and that isn't about to change
# Jacket Weather
# Jacket Weather

The summer has been pretty rubbish, and that isn't about to change

Jul 28th 2015, 1:15 PM 24,853 Views 20 Comments

Speaking this morning Met Eireann’s Siobhan Ryan said there is a small chance of improvement in August.

# august - Monday 27 July, 2015

These two men may have witnessed a serious sexual assault and police want to speak to them
# Investigation
# Investigation

These two men may have witnessed a serious sexual assault and police want to speak to them

Jul 27th 2015, 11:54 AM 41,718 Views 20 Comments

It happened in the Portrush area of Antrim last August.

# august - Friday 24 July, 2015

Your handy one-stop Irish gig guide for August
# Live And Kicking
# Live And Kicking

Your handy one-stop Irish gig guide for August

Jul 24th 2015, 11:52 AM 1,743 Views 0 Comments

All the gigs going on around the country this month.

# august - Friday 12 December, 2014

200,000 penalty points will now NOT be cancelled
# Loopholes
# Loopholes

200,000 penalty points will now NOT be cancelled

Dec 12th 2014, 12:28 PM 10,776 Views 36 Comments

It was thought that errors in updating the Road Traffic Act could have meant large numbers of points being written off.

# august - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

Emergency legislation may be needed to close penalty points loophole
# Stop The Lights
# Stop The Lights

Emergency legislation may be needed to close penalty points loophole

Dec 9th 2014, 5:30 PM 22,095 Views 41 Comments

Thousands of points could be cancelled.

# august - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

We're 20% more popular with Americans (and Canadians) than this time last year
# CSO
# CSO

We're 20% more popular with Americans (and Canadians) than this time last year

Nov 26th 2014, 5:29 PM 13,999 Views 26 Comments

*Woohoo!*

# august - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Hunt for 15 suspects over beheading of French tourist
# Algeria
# Algeria

Hunt for 15 suspects over beheading of French tourist

Oct 2nd 2014, 8:04 PM 13,311 Views 29 Comments

Herve Gourdel was kidnapped and beheaded by fugitives last week.

# august - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Moran and Hickey scoop Player of the Month awards for August
# Gongs
From The42
# Gongs

Moran and Hickey scoop Player of the Month awards for August

Sep 11th 2014, 12:24 PM 4,947 Views 3 Comments

The pair were in superb form for their counties over the past month.

# august - Friday 5 September, 2014

Flying high: August was Knock Airport's busiest month in history
# Come Fly With Me
# Come Fly With Me

Flying high: August was Knock Airport's busiest month in history

Sep 5th 2014, 8:17 AM 9,042 Views 40 Comments

Traffic to and from the UK is still strong – up 21% on last August.

# august - Saturday 2 August, 2014

The story of the city that stands still for a minute every year
# Warsaw
From The Daily Edge
# Warsaw

The story of the city that stands still for a minute every year

Aug 2nd 2014, 12:00 PM 5,484 Views 1 Comment

One minute every August.

Welcome to your first weekend of FIVE in August
# It's The Weekend Baby
# It's The Weekend Baby

Welcome to your first weekend of FIVE in August

Aug 2nd 2014, 7:00 AM 10,427 Views 9 Comments

Yes, that does mean five weekends on one pay cheque.

# august - Friday 1 August, 2014

Drivers caught speeding today will get more penalty points under new rules
# Shake Up
# Shake Up

Drivers caught speeding today will get more penalty points under new rules

Aug 1st 2014, 6:45 AM 24,917 Views 70 Comments

There is a new category of driver on the roads from today – the novice driver.

# august - Monday 28 July, 2014

One more bonus to being a teen? Cheaper Luas and bus travel
# Teen Age Riot
# Teen Age Riot

One more bonus to being a teen? Cheaper Luas and bus travel

Jul 28th 2014, 3:13 PM 9,545 Views 23 Comments

Leap cards are now a few euro cheaper for young ‘uns.

# august - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

Slight rise in EU unemployment rate
# Jobless Numbers
# Jobless Numbers

Slight rise in EU unemployment rate

Oct 1st 2013, 10:58 AM 3,075 Views 13 Comments

The biggest increases in unemployment were in Greece and Cyprus. Ireland is seventh worst out of the 28 EU members.

# august - Thursday 5 September, 2013

Aer Lingus passenger numbers increase by 0.9 per cent
# Airline
# Airline

Aer Lingus passenger numbers increase by 0.9 per cent

Sep 5th 2013, 7:55 AM 3,558 Views 42 Comments

The company did say, however, that good weather in July affected its forward booking profile.

# august - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Man due in court over garda assault in Offaly
# Assault
# Assault

Man due in court over garda assault in Offaly

Sep 4th 2013, 9:58 AM 7,123 Views 0 Comments

The garda required stitches after sustaining injuries to his ears.

# august - Monday 2 September, 2013

New '132' reg system drives huge increase in August car sales
# Shifting Plates
# Shifting Plates

New '132' reg system drives huge increase in August car sales

Sep 2nd 2013, 7:12 PM 9,849 Views 47 Comments

There was a 20 per cent increase in new car sales in August compared to the same month last year. However, looking at the year as a whole, sales are down 8 per cent.

# august - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

Liverpool-Celtic pre-season friendly confirmed to take place at the Aviva
# Glamour Tie
From The42
# Glamour Tie

Liverpool-Celtic pre-season friendly confirmed to take place at the Aviva

Jun 4th 2013, 2:28 PM 13,998 Views 119 Comments

Neil Lennon flew into Dublin to confirm the match, which has been arranged for August 10.

# august - Monday 10 December, 2012

Barnardos to close in August 2013 to reduce costs
# Barnardos
# Barnardos

Barnardos to close in August 2013 to reduce costs

Dec 10th 2012, 11:31 AM 11,557 Views 30 Comments

The children’s charity said that it has chosen to close for a week that month as it is the time of the year with the least impact.

# august - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

Residential property prices down in Dublin but up across the country
# Property Prices
# Property Prices

Residential property prices down in Dublin but up across the country

Sep 26th 2012, 11:30 AM 4,855 Views 16 Comments

The CSO’s The Residential Property Price Index recorded an overall rise in August.

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