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Wednesday 17 May, 2017

This is almost certainly what Enda Kenny's office looks like right now
# Cartoon Kenny
# Cartoon Kenny

This is almost certainly what Enda Kenny's office looks like right now

May 17th 2017, 6:01 AM 44,271 Views 68 Comments

Will today be the day? Illustrator Annie West imagines…

Friday 12 May, 2017

Richie Sadlier says he contemplated suicide after injuries forced him to retire at 24
# Richie Sadlier
# Richie Sadlier

Richie Sadlier says he contemplated suicide after injuries forced him to retire at 24

May 12th 2017, 10:24 AM 26,642 Views 20 Comments

“I retired in the first week of September. By December, I had contacted a solicitor. I had started writing a will.”

Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Dáil hears how vulture fund is evicting tenants and starting to charge for hot water
Live May 9th 2017, 2:02 PM

Dáil hears how vulture fund is evicting tenants and starting to charge for hot water

Sunday 16 April, 2017

Half of the population believes drivers shouldn't be banned for having alcohol in their system
# Irish Roads
# Irish Roads

Half of the population believes drivers shouldn't be banned for having alcohol in their system

Apr 16th 2017, 6:35 AM 16,434 Views 61 Comments

There is little appetite for stricter rules around driving and alcohol among the Irish population.

Fresh appeal to catch killer of father-of-four who had no criminal past or connections
# One Year On
# One Year On

Fresh appeal to catch killer of father-of-four who had no criminal past or connections

Apr 16th 2017, 12:05 AM 27,139 Views 10 Comments

Police are making an appeal for information on the anniversary of his death.

Saturday 15 April, 2017

Your choice for next Taoiseach? Leo and Simon both ahead of Micheál Martin
# Three-horse Race
# Three-horse Race

Your choice for next Taoiseach? Leo and Simon both ahead of Micheál Martin

Apr 15th 2017, 12:05 AM 23,638 Views 130 Comments

A new Claire Byrne Live/Amárach Poll for TheJournal.ie makes interesting reading for Fine Gael members.

Friday 14 April, 2017

Meet the people on the other side of the world who try to keep the Internet free from porn
# Humans At Their Worst
# Humans At Their Worst

Meet the people on the other side of the world who try to keep the Internet free from porn

Apr 14th 2017, 6:04 PM 19,200 Views 20 Comments

The Moderators is a new documentary which tracks the work of a group of trainees in India.

Thursday 13 April, 2017

United row passenger lost two front teeth, had a broken nose and concussion
# Dr David Dao
# Dr David Dao

United row passenger lost two front teeth, had a broken nose and concussion

Apr 13th 2017, 4:56 PM 43,062 Views 83 Comments

Dr David Dao also said that being dragged from the airplane was “more horrifying” than leaving Vietnam.

Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Kevin O'Sullivan resigns as editor of the Irish Times
# Stepping Down
# Stepping Down

Kevin O'Sullivan resigns as editor of the Irish Times

Apr 5th 2017, 3:45 PM 30,220 Views 31 Comments

The unexpected announcement was made this afternoon.

Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Married couple jailed for sexual abuse of vulnerable woman who they kept prisoner for 8 years
# Armagh
# Armagh

Married couple jailed for sexual abuse of vulnerable woman who they kept prisoner for 8 years

Apr 4th 2017, 12:23 PM 51,338 Views 49 Comments

The Bakers kept their victim in a cold room with no door handle in their Craigavon home.

Friday 31 March, 2017

Questions, unanswered: Scandals are 'at best, incompetence and, at worst, deception'
# Scandal
# Scandal

Questions, unanswered: Scandals are 'at best, incompetence and, at worst, deception'

Mar 31st 2017, 7:53 AM 16,071 Views 51 Comments

Although many questions were asked, few were answered.

Thursday 30 March, 2017

Clare Daly asks Commissioner why she was brought to court over driving offence
# Scandals
# Scandals

Clare Daly asks Commissioner why she was brought to court over driving offence

Mar 30th 2017, 11:23 AM 64,660 Views 135 Comments

More than 14,000 people were summoned to court erroneously.

Wednesday 29 March, 2017

'No turning back': The UK has triggered Article 50 to leave the EU
Live Mar 29th 2017, 5:35 PM

'No turning back': The UK has triggered Article 50 to leave the EU

Wednesday 15 March, 2017

'This is Ireland': Beautiful one-stop website really sells the country to the world
# CREATIVE IRELAND
# CREATIVE IRELAND

'This is Ireland': Beautiful one-stop website really sells the country to the world

Mar 15th 2017, 5:52 PM 21,771 Views 11 Comments

“An island on the edge… from here, everything looks different. We reach out to the world with optimism and belief in the power of creativity.”

Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Sister leads tributes to 'brave' Captain Dara Fitzpatrick who lost life in Coast Guard crash
# RIP
# RIP

Sister leads tributes to 'brave' Captain Dara Fitzpatrick who lost life in Coast Guard crash

Mar 14th 2017, 4:30 PM 243,385 Views 129 Comments

She was a well-known senior pilot with the Coast Guard.

Friday 3 March, 2017

Remains of young children and babies found in sewage chambers at Tuam mother and baby home
# Mass Grave
# Mass Grave

Remains of young children and babies found in sewage chambers at Tuam mother and baby home

Mar 3rd 2017, 11:26 AM 249,440 Views 442 Comments

In a statement, the Commission said it is “shocked by the discovery” and its investigation is continuing.

Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Tallaght stabbing: Man released without charge as tributes paid to Graham McKeever
# RIP
# RIP

Tallaght stabbing: Man released without charge as tributes paid to Graham McKeever

Feb 22nd 2017, 8:58 AM 15,136 Views 11 Comments

The father-of-one died from stab wounds received on Saturday morning.

Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Poll: Is it OK to cross the picket line?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is it OK to cross the picket line?

Feb 21st 2017, 9:21 AM 45,205 Views 210 Comments

Yesterday, Tesco Ireland claimed that 45,000 people shopped in stores picketed by strikers.

Wednesday 15 February, 2017

The tribunal is dead, long live the tribunal: Ireland's messy love affair with 'the truth'
# Back From The Dead
# Back From The Dead

The tribunal is dead, long live the tribunal: Ireland's messy love affair with 'the truth'

Feb 15th 2017, 6:32 AM 12,314 Views 28 Comments

“The tribunal has risen from the shallow pool of our collective memory.”

Tuesday 14 February, 2017

As it happened: There will be a Tribunal into alleged smear campaign against Maurice McCabe
Live Feb 14th 2017, 6:44 PM

As it happened: There will be a Tribunal into alleged smear campaign against Maurice McCabe

Another garda whistleblower says Tusla investigation also opened in his case
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Another garda whistleblower says Tusla investigation also opened in his case

Feb 14th 2017, 5:20 PM 22,151 Views 58 Comments

Keith Harrison issued a very strongly worded statement today.

Saturday 11 February, 2017

'It feels right': Why Second Captains are rolling the dice again
# Gang's All Here
# Gang's All Here

'It feels right': Why Second Captains are rolling the dice again

Feb 11th 2017, 7:00 AM 20,249 Views 24 Comments

The gang is “giddy” with the excitement though.

Friday 3 February, 2017

Wednesday 1 February, 2017

John Gilligan has lost his appeal to hold onto properties seized by CAB
# CAB
# CAB

John Gilligan has lost his appeal to hold onto properties seized by CAB

Feb 1st 2017, 11:59 AM 22,933 Views 50 Comments

He must now vacate the three properties, including Jessbrook – his beloved equestrian centre in Kildare.

Thursday 19 January, 2017

Martin McGuinness is stepping away from politics and will not seek re-election
# Breaking
# Breaking

Martin McGuinness is stepping away from politics and will not seek re-election

Jan 19th 2017, 5:59 PM 60,102 Views 150 Comments

The outgoing Deputy First Minister said he was not “physically able” to continue in his current role.

Monday 16 January, 2017

Snap election for Northern Ireland to be held on 2 March
# Collapse
# Collapse

Snap election for Northern Ireland to be held on 2 March

Jan 16th 2017, 5:35 PM 41,688 Views 95 Comments

Secretary of State James Brokenshire confirmed the Assembly will be dissolved on 26 January.

Sunday 15 January, 2017

Half of Irish people want MMA to be recognised as a legitimate sport
# UFC
# UFC

Half of Irish people want MMA to be recognised as a legitimate sport

Jan 15th 2017, 7:15 AM 11,263 Views 79 Comments

It’s often a heated debate around the dinner table – but here’s how the rest of the country feels.

Thursday 12 January, 2017

Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Ireland is getting ready for some cold, cold weather
# Warnings
# Warnings

Ireland is getting ready for some cold, cold weather

Jan 11th 2017, 4:52 PM 31,149 Views 39 Comments

A significant snowfall is likely overnight in the west and northwest.

Tuesday 3 January, 2017

There are currently 612 people waiting for beds in Irish hospitals
# Health
# Health

There are currently 612 people waiting for beds in Irish hospitals

Jan 3rd 2017, 12:37 PM 11,589 Views 71 Comments

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) says it sets a new record.

The IDA says more people in Ireland are working for its clients than ever before
# Jobs Jobs Jobs
# Jobs Jobs Jobs

The IDA says more people in Ireland are working for its clients than ever before

Jan 3rd 2017, 11:00 AM 6,596 Views 24 Comments

Job losses within IDA companies were at their lowest level since 1997 – but it doesn’t expect that trend to continue.

Man arrested after gardaí find €100,000 worth of cocaine and cannabis
# Crime
# Crime

Man arrested after gardaí find €100,000 worth of cocaine and cannabis

Jan 3rd 2017, 8:56 AM 22,968 Views 16 Comments

The seizure was made in Dublin’s north inner city last night.

The number of people with the flu doubled during December
# Health
# Health

The number of people with the flu doubled during December

Jan 3rd 2017, 7:25 AM 16,406 Views 30 Comments

There were 46.7 cases per 100,000 people in Ireland suffering last month.

Monday 2 January, 2017

Minister Denis Naughten hit by a car while out cycling in Roscommon
# Roads
# Roads

Minister Denis Naughten hit by a car while out cycling in Roscommon

Jan 2nd 2017, 2:25 PM 33,486 Views 95 Comments

He has been brought to hospital.

Cork hospital so busy since Christmas Day, it's asking people to stay away
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

Cork hospital so busy since Christmas Day, it's asking people to stay away

Jan 2nd 2017, 8:19 AM 18,708 Views 20 Comments

There was a huge surge in demand over the Christmas period.

This cold winter spell isn't going to last for long
# Hello Winter Our Old Friend
# Hello Winter Our Old Friend

This cold winter spell isn't going to last for long

Jan 2nd 2017, 7:24 AM 33,489 Views 10 Comments

Temperatures will have risen significantly by Wednesday.

Friday 30 December, 2016

Body of woman in her 80s found this morning after car crash last night
# RIP
# RIP

Body of woman in her 80s found this morning after car crash last night

Dec 30th 2016, 4:41 PM 31,812 Views 4 Comments

She was pronounced dead at the scene in Cavan.