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Tuesday 18 September, 2018

Peter Casey is on the presidential election ballot paper as he receives 4th council nomination
# Aras18
# Aras18

Peter Casey is on the presidential election ballot paper as he receives 4th council nomination

Updated Sep 18th 2018, 5:12 PM 29,632 Views 70 Comments

The businessman received the nod from Limerick City and County Council today.

Tuesday 21 August, 2018

Charges dropped against ex-police chief accused of blaming Liverpool fans for Hillsborough disaster
# Norman Bettison
# Norman Bettison

Charges dropped against ex-police chief accused of blaming Liverpool fans for Hillsborough disaster

Aug 21st 2018, 11:31 AM 11,989 Views 0 Comments

Prosecutors said the decision came as there were changes in the evidence of two witnesses, while a third passed away.

Friday 13 July, 2018

Nine-year-old boy born in Ireland with sickle cell dies during deportation battle
# RIP
# RIP

Nine-year-old boy born in Ireland with sickle cell dies during deportation battle

Jul 13th 2018, 7:10 PM 64,850 Views 1 Comment

The “absolutely devastated” mother buried her son after his funeral Mass today.

Saturday 26 May, 2018

14 constituencies see Yes votes of over 70%, Donegal the only county to say No (but only just)
# Yes We Will
# Yes We Will

14 constituencies see Yes votes of over 70%, Donegal the only county to say No (but only just)

May 26th 2018, 6:27 PM 27,614 Views 86 Comments

The Eighth Amendment has been repealed.

Sunday 29 April, 2018

UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd has resigned over the Windrush scandal
# Immigration
# Immigration

UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd has resigned over the Windrush scandal

Apr 29th 2018, 10:40 PM 22,217 Views 42 Comments

Theresa May said she accepted her resignation this evening.

Savita Halappanavar: Her tragic death and how she became part of Ireland's abortion debate
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Savita Halappanavar: Her tragic death and how she became part of Ireland's abortion debate

Apr 29th 2018, 12:05 AM 78,455 Views 235 Comments

Her name and face are known the country over. She left a mark on Ireland, its medical care and its laws.

Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Bertie and Barroso dream up the Halloween party of Leo's nightmares
# Comment
# Comment

Bertie and Barroso dream up the Halloween party of Leo's nightmares

Apr 24th 2018, 6:05 AM 17,657 Views 36 Comments

Bertie Ahern advises on the art of politics.

Monday 23 April, 2018

Warnings from former taoisigh on Brexit border: 'The communities would come together to tear it down'
# Beyond Brexit
# Beyond Brexit

Warnings from former taoisigh on Brexit border: 'The communities would come together to tear it down'

Apr 23rd 2018, 11:27 AM 15,462 Views 62 Comments

Brian Cowen, Bertie Ahern and John Bruton shared a stage in Dublin this morning.

Saturday 7 April, 2018

Progress on Bill Kenneally inquiry as survivors meet Justice Minister
# Survivors
# Survivors

Progress on Bill Kenneally inquiry as survivors meet Justice Minister

Apr 7th 2018, 6:59 AM 6,136 Views 0 Comments

The Commission of Investigation could start as early as this summer.

Sunday 4 March, 2018

Gardaí investigating the disappearance of Tina Satchwell set up search site at Castlemartyr Wood
# Cork
# Cork

Gardaí investigating the disappearance of Tina Satchwell set up search site at Castlemartyr Wood

Mar 4th 2018, 9:35 PM 58,650 Views 34 Comments

There will be a media briefing held tomorrow morning.

Can Saoirse take her first Oscar? Here's everything you need to know before tonight's show
# Academy Awards
# Academy Awards

Can Saoirse take her first Oscar? Here's everything you need to know before tonight's show

Mar 4th 2018, 1:00 PM 24,863 Views 63 Comments

What to look out for, where to watch and what’s the 2018 controversy…

Complaints about the lack of GAA on BBC Northern Ireland - but what can be done?
# Television Rights
# Television Rights

Complaints about the lack of GAA on BBC Northern Ireland - but what can be done?

Mar 4th 2018, 8:30 AM 22,720 Views 60 Comments

A Sinn Féin politician met the organisation this week.

Brexit: What's next?
# Red Lines
# Red Lines

Brexit: What's next?

Mar 4th 2018, 12:05 AM 19,891 Views 92 Comments

It was a big week, Brexit wise.

Saturday 3 March, 2018

Here are the 8 people who National Geographic says are the best adventurers on the planet
# Trailblazers
# Trailblazers

Here are the 8 people who National Geographic says are the best adventurers on the planet

Mar 3rd 2018, 5:30 PM 49,309 Views 30 Comments

Want to feel a bit lazy? Read on…

The Paris Climate Agreement is REALLY expensive... but it could end up saving us money
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

The Paris Climate Agreement is REALLY expensive... but it could end up saving us money

Mar 3rd 2018, 8:15 AM 15,403 Views 50 Comments

Its cost could be outweighed by health savings in the area of air pollution disease and death.

Friday 2 March, 2018

May moots 'associate membership' of EU agencies, concedes neither side can have 'exactly what we want'
# Brexit
# Brexit

May moots 'associate membership' of EU agencies, concedes neither side can have 'exactly what we want'

Mar 2nd 2018, 3:22 PM 12,720 Views 58 Comments

The British PM said that she was not cherry-picking but just negotiating in the same way as any trade deal is put together.

Wednesday 28 February, 2018

Explainer: The EU is trying to force the UK to get real, here's how
# Questions And Answers
# Questions And Answers

Explainer: The EU is trying to force the UK to get real, here's how

Feb 28th 2018, 6:04 PM 30,799 Views 58 Comments

There was a lot of activity again in Brussels today but the path ahead isn’t exactly clear. Here’s what we do know…

Thursday 15 February, 2018

FactFind: Is it cheaper to have a mortgage than rent in Ireland?
# Crisis
# Crisis

FactFind: Is it cheaper to have a mortgage than rent in Ireland?

Feb 15th 2018, 12:05 AM 51,227 Views 66 Comments

We’ve all heard it in the pub, but is it actually true?

Monday 5 February, 2018

Man arrested over the murder of Eddie Hutch two years ago
# Gangland
# Gangland

Man arrested over the murder of Eddie Hutch two years ago

Feb 5th 2018, 2:08 PM 20,736 Views 7 Comments

He can be held for up to seven days.

Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Conor Stakelum becomes first Irish man ever to skate at European Championships
# Figure Skating
From The42
# Figure Skating

Conor Stakelum becomes first Irish man ever to skate at European Championships

Jan 17th 2018, 1:01 PM 29,079 Views 23 Comments

In the 117 years of the competition, there has never been an Irish male skater.

Tuesday 16 January, 2018

Kerry Babies: An unsolved murder 34 years after Ireland put 'womanhood on trial'
# Kerry Babies
# Kerry Babies

Kerry Babies: An unsolved murder 34 years after Ireland put 'womanhood on trial'

Jan 16th 2018, 1:19 PM 62,546 Views 116 Comments

As we wait on a significant announcement from gardaí, we look back at the Kerry Babies case which rocked the country to its core – and became, perhaps, a catalyst for change.

Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Bill Kenneally's 'forgotten victims' want to know how that 'horrible monster got away with it for so long'
# Waterford
# Waterford

Bill Kenneally's 'forgotten victims' want to know how that 'horrible monster got away with it for so long'

Jan 3rd 2018, 6:30 AM 31,010 Views 27 Comments

The government has said it will launch an inquiry – but there is no start date as yet.

Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Goldman Sachs says it is 'considering options' after report of UK jobs moving to Dublin
# Brexit
# Brexit

Goldman Sachs says it is 'considering options' after report of UK jobs moving to Dublin

Dec 27th 2017, 4:47 PM 24,931 Views 32 Comments

The company’s the European asset management business is set for changes.

Thursday 21 December, 2017

Scan review: 34 patients were asked to go back to University Hospital Kerry
# Scan Scandal
# Scan Scandal

Scan review: 34 patients were asked to go back to University Hospital Kerry

Dec 21st 2017, 7:08 PM 5,730 Views 7 Comments

All have been given the all-clear since their fresh investigations.

Irish person injured by car driven into crowd on busy street in Melbourne
# Australia
# Australia

Irish person injured by car driven into crowd on busy street in Melbourne

Dec 21st 2017, 6:31 PM 24,406 Views 57 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs is providing consular assistance.

A 'Trump wall' will be built in County Clare
# He's Building It
# He's Building It

A 'Trump wall' will be built in County Clare

Dec 21st 2017, 4:37 PM 33,957 Views 58 Comments

The Trump International Golf Links wants to carry out coastal erosion management works.

Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Repeal simpliciter: Here is the final report of the Eighth Amendment Committee
# Abortion
# Abortion

Repeal simpliciter: Here is the final report of the Eighth Amendment Committee

Dec 20th 2017, 1:02 PM 13,757 Views 267 Comments

The committee answered questions from reporters this afternoon.

Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Justice for those massacred in a 'safe area': what happened in Srebrenica?
# Genocide
# Genocide

Justice for those massacred in a 'safe area': what happened in Srebrenica?

Nov 22nd 2017, 1:45 PM 46,278 Views 82 Comments

Timeline in pictures and video: on the day Ratko Mladic is imprisoned for life, TheJournal.ie takes a look back at the events of July 1995 – the UN and Europe’s darkest hour.

'Extremely worrying': A record high of 184 people are now sleeping rough in Dublin
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

'Extremely worrying': A record high of 184 people are now sleeping rough in Dublin

Nov 22nd 2017, 12:55 PM 36,036 Views 102 Comments

New figures for October also show an increase in homeless families and single people.

Monday 6 November, 2017

Local resident 'engaged suspect in gun fire' after worst mass shooting in Texas history
# Sutherland Springs
# Sutherland Springs

Local resident 'engaged suspect in gun fire' after worst mass shooting in Texas history

Nov 6th 2017, 7:10 AM 43,829 Views 111 Comments

The local was uninjured during the incident.

Sunday 5 November, 2017

26 people, aged between 5 and 72, killed in church shooting in Texas
# Sutherland Springs
# Sutherland Springs

26 people, aged between 5 and 72, killed in church shooting in Texas

Nov 5th 2017, 11:55 PM 150,956 Views 193 Comments

The gunman, a young white male, is also dead.

Thursday 2 November, 2017

Gate Theatre issues statement in wake of claims of abuse of power and harassment
# HR
# HR

Gate Theatre issues statement in wake of claims of abuse of power and harassment

Nov 2nd 2017, 5:34 PM 19,133 Views 15 Comments

It has set up a process to allow employees to raise their concerns in confidence.

Tuesday 24 October, 2017

Tom Humphries was afforded a trust that makes his crimes even more odious
# Defilement
# Defilement

Tom Humphries was afforded a trust that makes his crimes even more odious

Oct 24th 2017, 8:30 PM 47,838 Views 100 Comments

Tom Humphries joins a string of other abusers who have eroded the simple innocence of growing up on a glorious field, writes club camogie player and TheJournal.ie news editor Sinéad O’Carroll.

Monday 2 October, 2017

'Where the hell did he get automatic weapons?': Shock of Las Vegas shooter's family
# Mass Shooting
# Mass Shooting

'Where the hell did he get automatic weapons?': Shock of Las Vegas shooter's family

Oct 2nd 2017, 4:15 PM 90,118 Views 217 Comments

Sheriff Joseph Lombardo told reporters police are now searching his retirement home in Mesquite, Nevada.

Wednesday 30 August, 2017

Confirmed: Ivan Yates and Matt Cooper will be taking over from Vincent Browne
# Dynamic Duo
# Dynamic Duo

Confirmed: Ivan Yates and Matt Cooper will be taking over from Vincent Browne

Aug 30th 2017, 2:12 PM 17,997 Views 52 Comments

TV3 confirmed the news this afternoon.

Tuesday 1 August, 2017

Gavan Reilly named as TV3's new political correspondent
# Life Of Reilly
# Life Of Reilly

Gavan Reilly named as TV3's new political correspondent

Aug 1st 2017, 2:19 PM 34,050 Views 55 Comments

Reilly, formerly of TheJournal.ie, moves to Ballymount after the departure of Ursula Halligan.

Friday 30 June, 2017

EPO will not help amateur cyclists perform better in road races
# Science
# Science

EPO will not help amateur cyclists perform better in road races

Jun 30th 2017, 6:25 AM 15,179 Views 16 Comments

New research took 48 male cyclists and put them through an endurance race up the famous Mont Ventoux.

Sunday 4 June, 2017

21 of the 48 injured in the London attack are critical
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

21 of the 48 injured in the London attack are critical

Jun 4th 2017, 7:59 PM 206,109 Views 305 Comments

“There is far too much tolerance of extremism in our country,” Theresa May said.

Friday 26 May, 2017

Elderly couple in their 80s found dead at their home in Armagh
# Craigavon
# Craigavon

Elderly couple in their 80s found dead at their home in Armagh

May 26th 2017, 10:55 PM 29,587 Views 6 Comments

A man, aged 40, has been arrested.