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Sunday 28 May 2023 Dublin: 10°C


All time
Saying goodbye to those we lost from the stage and screen in 2016
Carrie Fisher, Alan Rickman, Terry Wogan, Gene Wilder RIP.
# loved and lost
Bowie, Prince and Cohen: A year to remember musical genius
Neither their music, nor their stars, will fade.
# Missing Persons
Dublin teenager located safe and well
The 17-year-old was last seen yesterday.
Lidl's summer sale is now here.
Lidl has everything you need to enjoy the sun, all at great prices.
Writer and 'rare public intellectual' Anthony Cronin has died
He was 88 years old and is survived by his wife and daughter.
# Photography
Lost Ireland: 12 photos that capture forgotten moments of Irish history
“It is an architectural fact of life that buildings, like people, come and go.”
# Hollywood
Walt Disney came to Ireland in search of leprechauns and gold
The Hollywood legend has, in fact, a direct line to county Kilkenny.
# Settlement
Bray Credit Union fined €98,000 for breaching money laundering and terrorist finance laws
The regulator is “concerned” that the breaches occurred over a five-year period.
# Blackpool
Former head of Real IRA dies after shooting in Cork
Aidan O’Driscoll, 37, was shot in the back a number of times.
# make america great again
Donald Trump is TIME's Person of the Year 2016
The president-elect will move into the White House in January 2017.
# London
Stephen Port will spend the rest of his life in jail for drugging, raping and killing four men
The so-called ‘Grindr killer’ was sentenced to a whole-life term in court today.
# back in his box
Ireland's top judge 'surprised' by Shane Ross comments that judiciary will fight change
Judicial appointments has become a hot topic of late.
# Limerick
Young boy who survived six-storey fall from hotel balcony turns on Limerick Christmas lights
“I’m not sure we can possibly have a better Christmas than this,” the Shanahan family have said.
# evening fix
Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
Gay Byrne, tragedies in Tipperary and Galway and Donald Trump’s fight with Hamilton had us talking today.
# Equality
149 trans people have their gender officially recognised by Ireland
Four were granted to applicants who were aged 16 and 17 years old.
# President Trump
Trump's weekend: Settling fraud lawsuits for $25m and demanding apologies from Broadway cast
And Ireland’s Leo Varadkar has picked a side in the scrap.
# rental crisis
Scammers using Whatsapp and Daft to extort money from desperate renters
The property letting website has asked the messaging app for assistance to shut down the scam.
# Health
Gay Byrne reveals his doctors believe he has cancer
The broadcaster told his listeners on his RTÉ Lyric FM show this afternoon.
# farm safety
Man dies in Hacketstown farming accident
The Health and Safety Authority and the gardaí are investigating his death.
# Church of Ireland
'It allowed him to prey on vulnerable children': Survivor and priest criticise church response to abuse
St Patrick’s Cathedral issued an apology on Friday but some are not fully happy with its response.
# Dense
Be careful out there: Fog warning issued for entire country
Met Eireann expects the fog to be “fairly widespread” this evening.
# Belfast
Woman forced from driver's seat in early morning carjacking
The victim was left badly shaken after three men took her vehicle.
# Health
Restaurant critic AA Gill reveals he has 'the full English of cancer' in column
The 62-year-old writer now plans on marrying his partner of 23 years.
# USA 2016
'This is painful and it will be for a long time': Hillary Clinton speaks for first time after defeat
“I know how disappointed you feel because I do too,” she told her supporters.
# USA 2016
Eamon Dunphy on Ireland and Trump: 'We'd immediately sign up with the Donald'
“Would everyone in Ireland be going around looking to see if Donald Trump has any Irish roots? Would we find a Trump in county Mayo or Sligo? That’s what we’re like.”
# High Table
'I miss writing about the creeps in public life that you can take out'
Eamon Dunphy on politics, journalism and why he’s still angry…
# Video
Eamon Dunphy to launch 'intelligent, interesting, irreverent' football podcast
“Sometimes I turn the sound down,” the pundit says of watching the Premier League on British stations.
# Jim Keane
Body found in search for elderly farmer in Co Kerry
Jim Keane, aged 70, had been missing since Monday.
# Sexism
'You'll never work in this town again': Mila Kunis reveals producer's threat after refusing to pose semi-naked
The Black Swan actress has written a powerful essay to stand against sexism in Hollywood.
# Garda
'Skeletal service': These garda units will work tomorrow as most rank-and-file members go on strike
This is the emergency cover which the GRA wants its members to provide.
# Irishtown
Married couple found dead in house on Galway / Mayo border
The couple have been named locally as Tom and Kitty Fitzgerald.
# Consent
'We need to teach women in Ireland how to say yes to sex'
Author Louise O’Neill talks to ahead of the airing of her new documentary Asking for It tonight.
# A city that never sleeps
What do you do when everyone else sleeps? Filmmakers want to hear from Dublin night owls
“That central notion is the city, in fact, doesn’t sleep completely. Things go on and it’s fascinating.”
# Your Say
Poll: Should we get more public holidays in Ireland?
One of our MEPs thinks we should.
# dumb criminals
Insulation bales stolen ahead of Halloween weekend will turn toxic if set on fire
The thieves set off with 80 insulation sheets.
# something about mary
Enda Kenny defends appointment of Mary Mitchell O'Connor after public criticisms
The minister herself has said: “I don’t mind and I don’t care what people say about me.”
# Not So Vine
Twitter is shutting down its Vine video app
No more looping videos for us.
# Heroic Chase
Off-duty garda catches two young men trying to flee from scene of serious car crash
A man is in hospital with life-threatening injuries.
# Abortion
Repeal the Eighth Bill blocked in the Dáil after government deal
Fine Gael, the Independent Alliance and independents in government took a unified approach to the issue.
# Tragedy
Tributes to PSNI officer who died after falling from horse during hunt
“Claire was in the prime of her life,” her Superintendent said today.