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Yesterday’s News


Sunday 16 April, 2017

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

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

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

A new Claire Byrne Live/Amárach Poll for 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

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


The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Thursday 13 April, 2017

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

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

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

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'

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

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

Stay with us as we follow the reaction as the Brexit process formally gets underway.

Wednesday 15 March, 2017

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

“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

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

Poll: Is it OK to cross the picket line?

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

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s what you need to know on this spring morning.

Wednesday 15 February, 2017

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

“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

Enda Kenny will likely announce a tribunal this afternoon.

Another garda whistleblower says Tusla investigation also opened in his case

Keith Harrison issued a very strongly worded statement today.

Saturday 11 February, 2017

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

The gang is “giddy” with the excitement though.

Friday 3 February, 2017

The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Wednesday 1 February, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

Thursday 12 January, 2017

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Ireland is getting ready for some cold, cold weather

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

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

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

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

The number of people with the flu doubled during December

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

He has been brought to hospital.

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

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

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

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

She was pronounced dead at the scene in Cavan.

George Michael: Post-mortem results 'inconclusive'

Police say more tests are required.

Saying goodbye to those we lost from the stage and screen in 2016

Carrie Fisher, Alan Rickman, Terry Wogan, Gene Wilder RIP.

Thursday 29 December, 2016

Bowie, Prince and Cohen: A year to remember musical genius

Neither their music, nor their stars, will fade.