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Yesterday’s News


Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Dublin teenager located safe and well

The 17-year-old was last seen yesterday.

Writer and 'rare public intellectual' Anthony Cronin has died

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

“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

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

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

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

Donald Trump is TIME's Person of the Year 2016

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

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

Tuesday 22 November, 2016

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…


Monday 21 November, 2016

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

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

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

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

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

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


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.

Gay Byrne reveals his doctors believe he has cancer

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

Man dies in Hacketstown farming accident

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

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

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

Woman forced from driver's seat in early morning carjacking

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

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

“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'

“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'

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

Friday 4 November, 2016

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.

Thursday 3 November, 2016

Body found in search for elderly farmer in Co Kerry

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

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

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

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

'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.

Sunday 30 October, 2016

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.”

Saturday 29 October, 2016

Poll: Should we get more public holidays in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we get more public holidays in Ireland?

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

The thieves set off with 80 insulation sheets.

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.”

Twitter is shutting down its Vine video app

No more looping videos for us.

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.

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.

Tributes to PSNI officer who died after falling from horse during hunt

“Claire was in the prime of her life,” her Superintendent said today.

Wednesday 26 October, 2016

Gardaí looking for member of the public who helped hit-and-run victim in Dublin

The incident happened one month ago.

Monday 24 October, 2016

Singer Pete Burns has died, aged 57

The Celebrity Big Brother star suffered a heart attack yesterday.