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Friday 30 December, 2016

George Michael: Post-mortem results 'inconclusive'
# RIP
# RIP

George Michael: Post-mortem results 'inconclusive'

Dec 30th 2016, 3:11 PM 19,648 Views 23 Comments

Police say more tests are required.

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

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

Dec 30th 2016, 6:30 AM 26,780 Views 21 Comments

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

Thursday 29 December, 2016

Bowie, Prince and Cohen: A year to remember musical genius
# Loved And Lost
# Loved And Lost

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

Dec 29th 2016, 6:30 AM 12,897 Views 23 Comments

Neither their music, nor their stars, will fade.

Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Dublin teenager located safe and well
# Missing Persons
# Missing Persons

Dublin teenager located safe and well

Dec 28th 2016, 3:58 PM 22,190 Views 2 Comments

The 17-year-old was last seen yesterday.

Writer and 'rare public intellectual' Anthony Cronin has died
# RIP
# RIP

Writer and 'rare public intellectual' Anthony Cronin has died

Dec 28th 2016, 12:43 PM 14,281 Views 19 Comments

He was 88 years old and is survived by his wife and daughter.

Tuesday 27 December, 2016

Lost Ireland: 12 photos that capture forgotten moments of Irish history
# Photography
# Photography

Lost Ireland: 12 photos that capture forgotten moments of Irish history

Dec 27th 2016, 9:00 PM 38,128 Views 15 Comments

“It is an architectural fact of life that buildings, like people, come and go.”

Sunday 25 December, 2016

Walt Disney came to Ireland in search of leprechauns and gold
# Hollywood
# Hollywood

Walt Disney came to Ireland in search of leprechauns and gold

Dec 25th 2016, 8:00 PM 21,931 Views 16 Comments

The Hollywood legend has, in fact, a direct line to county Kilkenny.

Friday 9 December, 2016

Bray Credit Union fined €98,000 for breaching money laundering and terrorist finance laws
# Settlement
# Settlement

Bray Credit Union fined €98,000 for breaching money laundering and terrorist finance laws

Dec 9th 2016, 6:15 AM 14,210 Views 16 Comments

The regulator is “concerned” that the breaches occurred over a five-year period.

Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Former head of Real IRA dies after shooting in Cork
# Blackpool
# Blackpool

Former head of Real IRA dies after shooting in Cork

Dec 7th 2016, 8:00 PM 61,448 Views 65 Comments

Aidan O’Driscoll, 37, was shot in the back a number of times.

Donald Trump is TIME's Person of the Year 2016
# Make America Great Again
# Make America Great Again

Donald Trump is TIME's Person of the Year 2016

Dec 7th 2016, 12:58 PM 17,504 Views 127 Comments

The president-elect will move into the White House in January 2017.

Friday 25 November, 2016

Stephen Port will spend the rest of his life in jail for drugging, raping and killing four men
# London
# London

Stephen Port will spend the rest of his life in jail for drugging, raping and killing four men

Nov 25th 2016, 12:35 PM 21,703 Views 40 Comments

The so-called ‘Grindr killer’ was sentenced to a whole-life term in court today.

Tuesday 22 November, 2016

Monday 21 November, 2016

Ireland's top judge 'surprised' by Shane Ross comments that judiciary will fight change
# Back In His Box
# Back In His Box

Ireland's top judge 'surprised' by Shane Ross comments that judiciary will fight change

Nov 21st 2016, 6:10 AM 12,231 Views 35 Comments

Judicial appointments has become a hot topic of late.

Sunday 20 November, 2016

Young boy who survived six-storey fall from hotel balcony turns on Limerick Christmas lights
# Limerick
# Limerick

Young boy who survived six-storey fall from hotel balcony turns on Limerick Christmas lights

Nov 20th 2016, 8:18 PM 18,594 Views 11 Comments

“I’m not sure we can possibly have a better Christmas than this,” the Shanahan family have said.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Nov 20th 2016, 8:00 PM 17,552 Views 0 Comments

Gay Byrne, tragedies in Tipperary and Galway and Donald Trump’s fight with Hamilton had us talking today.

149 trans people have their gender officially recognised by Ireland
# Equality
# Equality

149 trans people have their gender officially recognised by Ireland

Nov 20th 2016, 7:06 PM 27,372 Views 76 Comments

Four were granted to applicants who were aged 16 and 17 years old.

Trump's weekend: Settling fraud lawsuits for $25m and demanding apologies from Broadway cast
# President Trump
# President Trump

Trump's weekend: Settling fraud lawsuits for $25m and demanding apologies from Broadway cast

Nov 20th 2016, 6:40 PM 24,609 Views 71 Comments

And Ireland’s Leo Varadkar has picked a side in the scrap.

Scammers using Whatsapp and Daft to extort money from desperate renters
# Rental Crisis
# Rental Crisis

Scammers using Whatsapp and Daft to extort money from desperate renters

Nov 20th 2016, 5:43 PM 20,104 Views 11 Comments

The property letting website has asked the messaging app for assistance to shut down the scam.

Gay Byrne reveals his doctors believe he has cancer
# Health
# Health

Gay Byrne reveals his doctors believe he has cancer

Nov 20th 2016, 5:13 PM 61,275 Views 69 Comments

The broadcaster told his listeners on his RTÉ Lyric FM show this afternoon.

Man dies in Hacketstown farming accident
# Farm Safety
# Farm Safety

Man dies in Hacketstown farming accident

Nov 20th 2016, 4:44 PM 20,058 Views 2 Comments

The Health and Safety Authority and the gardaí are investigating his death.

'It allowed him to prey on vulnerable children': Survivor and priest criticise church response to abuse
# Church Of Ireland
# Church Of Ireland

'It allowed him to prey on vulnerable children': Survivor and priest criticise church response to abuse

Nov 20th 2016, 2:58 PM 11,581 Views 55 Comments

St Patrick’s Cathedral issued an apology on Friday but some are not fully happy with its response.

Be careful out there: Fog warning issued for entire country
# Dense
# Dense

Be careful out there: Fog warning issued for entire country

Nov 20th 2016, 1:43 PM 45,266 Views 40 Comments

Met Eireann expects the fog to be “fairly widespread” this evening.

Woman forced from driver's seat in early morning carjacking
# Belfast
# Belfast

Woman forced from driver's seat in early morning carjacking

Nov 20th 2016, 1:29 PM 15,473 Views 3 Comments

The victim was left badly shaken after three men took her vehicle.

Restaurant critic AA Gill reveals he has 'the full English of cancer' in column
# Health
# Health

Restaurant critic AA Gill reveals he has 'the full English of cancer' in column

Nov 20th 2016, 1:07 PM 55,425 Views 21 Comments

The 62-year-old writer now plans on marrying his partner of 23 years.

Wednesday 9 November, 2016

'This is painful and it will be for a long time': Hillary Clinton speaks for first time after defeat
# USA 2016
# USA 2016

'This is painful and it will be for a long time': Hillary Clinton speaks for first time after defeat

Nov 9th 2016, 4:56 PM 38,329 Views 116 Comments

“I know how disappointed you feel because I do too,” she told her supporters.

Monday 7 November, 2016

Eamon Dunphy on Ireland and Trump: 'We'd immediately sign up with the Donald'
# USA 2016
# USA 2016

Eamon Dunphy on Ireland and Trump: 'We'd immediately sign up with the Donald'

Nov 7th 2016, 6:10 AM 24,557 Views 53 Comments

“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.”

Sunday 6 November, 2016

'I miss writing about the creeps in public life that you can take out'
# High Table
# High Table

'I miss writing about the creeps in public life that you can take out'

Nov 6th 2016, 6:15 AM 19,112 Views 35 Comments

Eamon Dunphy on politics, journalism and why he’s still angry…

Friday 4 November, 2016

Eamon Dunphy to launch 'intelligent, interesting, irreverent' football podcast
# Video
# Video

Eamon Dunphy to launch 'intelligent, interesting, irreverent' football podcast

Nov 4th 2016, 6:20 AM 17,995 Views 64 Comments

“Sometimes I turn the sound down,” the pundit says of watching the Premier League on British stations.

Thursday 3 November, 2016

Body found in search for elderly farmer in Co Kerry
# Jim Keane
# Jim Keane

Body found in search for elderly farmer in Co Kerry

Nov 3rd 2016, 7:38 PM 35,070 Views 9 Comments

Jim Keane, aged 70, had been missing since Monday.

'You'll never work in this town again': Mila Kunis reveals producer's threat after refusing to pose semi-naked
# Sexism
# Sexism

'You'll never work in this town again': Mila Kunis reveals producer's threat after refusing to pose semi-naked

Nov 3rd 2016, 1:35 PM 53,834 Views 64 Comments

The Black Swan actress has written a powerful essay to stand against sexism in Hollywood.

'Skeletal service': These garda units will work tomorrow as most rank-and-file members go on strike
# Garda
# Garda

'Skeletal service': These garda units will work tomorrow as most rank-and-file members go on strike

Nov 3rd 2016, 12:03 PM 28,772 Views 84 Comments

This is the emergency cover which the GRA wants its members to provide.

Tuesday 1 November, 2016

Married couple found dead in house on Galway / Mayo border
# Irishtown
# Irishtown

Married couple found dead in house on Galway / Mayo border

Nov 1st 2016, 9:35 PM 137,093 Views 45 Comments

The couple have been named locally as Tom and Kitty Fitzgerald.

'We need to teach women in Ireland how to say yes to sex'
# Consent
# Consent

'We need to teach women in Ireland how to say yes to sex'

Nov 1st 2016, 6:10 AM 61,881 Views 81 Comments

Author Louise O’Neill talks to TheJournal.ie ahead of the airing of her new documentary Asking for It tonight.

Sunday 30 October, 2016

What do you do when everyone else sleeps? Filmmakers want to hear from Dublin night owls
# A City That Never Sleeps
# A City That Never Sleeps

What do you do when everyone else sleeps? Filmmakers want to hear from Dublin night owls

Oct 30th 2016, 11:00 AM 15,039 Views 15 Comments

“That central notion is the city, in fact, doesn’t sleep completely. Things go on and it’s fascinating.”

Saturday 29 October, 2016

Poll: Should we get more public holidays in Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should we get more public holidays in Ireland?

Oct 29th 2016, 9:00 AM 24,609 Views 75 Comments

One of our MEPs thinks we should.

Thursday 27 October, 2016

Insulation bales stolen ahead of Halloween weekend will turn toxic if set on fire
# Dumb Criminals
# Dumb Criminals

Insulation bales stolen ahead of Halloween weekend will turn toxic if set on fire

Oct 27th 2016, 7:18 PM 21,494 Views 27 Comments

The thieves set off with 80 insulation sheets.

Enda Kenny defends appointment of Mary Mitchell O'Connor after public criticisms
# Something About Mary
# Something About Mary

Enda Kenny defends appointment of Mary Mitchell O'Connor after public criticisms

Oct 27th 2016, 7:02 PM 19,503 Views 49 Comments

The minister herself has said: “I don’t mind and I don’t care what people say about me.”

Twitter is shutting down its Vine video app
# Not So Vine
# Not So Vine

Twitter is shutting down its Vine video app

Oct 27th 2016, 5:37 PM 13,191 Views 12 Comments

No more looping videos for us.

Off-duty garda catches two young men trying to flee from scene of serious car crash
# Heroic Chase
# Heroic Chase

Off-duty garda catches two young men trying to flee from scene of serious car crash

Oct 27th 2016, 2:56 PM 43,827 Views 55 Comments

A man is in hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Repeal the Eighth Bill blocked in the Dáil after government deal
# Abortion
# Abortion

Repeal the Eighth Bill blocked in the Dáil after government deal

Oct 27th 2016, 2:26 PM 15,893 Views 84 Comments

Fine Gael, the Independent Alliance and independents in government took a unified approach to the issue.