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Thursday 27 October, 2016

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

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

Oct 27th 2016, 1:58 PM 12,791 Views 35 Comments

“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
# Kilbarrack
# Kilbarrack

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

Oct 26th 2016, 12:46 PM 13,771 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened one month ago.

Monday 24 October, 2016

Singer Pete Burns has died, aged 57
# RIP
# RIP

Singer Pete Burns has died, aged 57

Oct 24th 2016, 6:56 PM 64,072 Views 61 Comments

The Celebrity Big Brother star suffered a heart attack yesterday.

Friday 14 October, 2016

Seven weeks: That's how long the minister says there is to avoid school closures
# Industrial Relations
# Industrial Relations

Seven weeks: That's how long the minister says there is to avoid school closures

Oct 14th 2016, 9:38 AM 12,656 Views 52 Comments

Minister for Education Richard Bruton says they’d need seven weeks to put a contingency in place. .

Thursday 13 October, 2016

Secondary schools face closures as teachers vote for strike action
# Strike
# Strike

Secondary schools face closures as teachers vote for strike action

Oct 13th 2016, 3:51 PM 16,691 Views 63 Comments

ASTI members voted overwhelmingly in favour of an industrial action.

Thousands of nurses to see pay rise of at least €1,000 next year
# Nurses
# Nurses

Thousands of nurses to see pay rise of at least €1,000 next year

Oct 13th 2016, 3:33 PM 13,996 Views 28 Comments

The Minister for Health has announced the restoration of their increments.

Wednesday 12 October, 2016

'I didn't promote my bridesmaid... I didn't have one': Nóirín O'Sullivan faces tough questions
# Gardai In Crisis
# Gardai In Crisis

'I didn't promote my bridesmaid... I didn't have one': Nóirín O'Sullivan faces tough questions

Oct 12th 2016, 12:00 PM 48,048 Views 83 Comments

Mick Wallace and Clare Daly were frustrated by the Commissioner’s last of clarity in some of her answers.

Tuesday 11 October, 2016

Budget 2017: Here are the main points you need to know
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

Budget 2017: Here are the main points you need to know

Oct 11th 2016, 1:43 PM 156,938 Views 129 Comments

A €1.3 billion package of tax cuts and public spending was announced this afternoon.

Sunday 9 October, 2016

Majority of people believe Ireland should bring in a sugar tax
# Obesity
# Obesity

Majority of people believe Ireland should bring in a sugar tax

Oct 9th 2016, 6:45 AM 7,875 Views 70 Comments

54% of people in Ireland want to see the tax introduced.

Friday 7 October, 2016

Elderly McCarthy brothers who died in Dublin house will be buried in their native Dingle
# RIP
# RIP

Elderly McCarthy brothers who died in Dublin house will be buried in their native Dingle

Oct 7th 2016, 3:41 PM 26,662 Views 11 Comments

A funeral Mass will be held in Cabra tomorrow.

Thursday 6 October, 2016

'Something is rotten in the state of Denmark': What is happening with the gardaí now?
# Whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers

'Something is rotten in the state of Denmark': What is happening with the gardaí now?

Oct 6th 2016, 6:37 PM 30,310 Views 55 Comments

Another controversy raises its head as embattled Commissioner looks on.

Angry exchanges: Justice Minister faces questions as gardaí controversies mount up
Live Oct 6th 2016, 12:04 PM

Angry exchanges: Justice Minister faces questions as gardaí controversies mount up

Thursday 29 September, 2016

Donald Trump has launched an attack on Hillary Clinton over her links to Denis O'Brien
# War Of Words
# War Of Words

Donald Trump has launched an attack on Hillary Clinton over her links to Denis O'Brien

Sep 29th 2016, 7:30 AM 55,461 Views 173 Comments

Denis O’Brien has found himself in the middle of the US presidential battle.

Tuesday 27 September, 2016

AS IT HAPPENED: TDs are back in the Dáil for Leaders' Questions
Live Sep 27th 2016, 1:54 PM

AS IT HAPPENED: TDs are back in the Dáil for Leaders' Questions

Sam Allardyce scandal: FA to investigate allegations against England manager
# Big Sam
# Big Sam

Sam Allardyce scandal: FA to investigate allegations against England manager

Sep 27th 2016, 7:52 AM 25,816 Views 42 Comments

The Telegraph says it has footage of the football manager negotiating a £400,000 deal.

Sunday 25 September, 2016

Most people in Ireland are really happy with Michael D and want him to stay on as president
# One More Tune
# One More Tune

Most people in Ireland are really happy with Michael D and want him to stay on as president

Sep 25th 2016, 6:10 AM 14,902 Views 59 Comments

The latest poll has shown solid support for the incumbent.

Thursday 22 September, 2016

Gardaí appeal for help to find Laois man Tony Egan
# Missing
# Missing

Gardaí appeal for help to find Laois man Tony Egan

Sep 22nd 2016, 2:31 PM 16,674 Views 4 Comments

Tony Egan was last seen on Monday night.

Former TV3 boss has just been made CEO of An Post
# David Mcredmond
# David Mcredmond

Former TV3 boss has just been made CEO of An Post

Sep 22nd 2016, 1:55 PM 14,607 Views 13 Comments

David McRedmond takes up the job next month.

GSOC: 'Gardaí are damned if they do, damned if they don't'
# Gsoc
# Gsoc

GSOC: 'Gardaí are damned if they do, damned if they don't'

Sep 22nd 2016, 6:15 AM 19,029 Views 43 Comments

Judge Mary Ellen Ring said they are taking up the slack for other agencies.

Lost some cricket gear, a chalice or a flute lately? Gardaí are trying to reunite owners and their stuff
# Lost Property
# Lost Property

Lost some cricket gear, a chalice or a flute lately? Gardaí are trying to reunite owners and their stuff

Sep 22nd 2016, 6:10 AM 12,388 Views 14 Comments

Today is National Property Recovered Day.

Wednesday 21 September, 2016

Michael Healy-Rae: 'Speed cameras purposely deployed to catch Kerry football fans'
# Trickery
# Trickery

Michael Healy-Rae: 'Speed cameras purposely deployed to catch Kerry football fans'

Sep 21st 2016, 3:52 PM 44,063 Views 166 Comments

He described the practice as “trickery of the worst type”.

GSOC chair: 'We need more teeth to be able to investigate gardaí'
# Whistleblowing
# Whistleblowing

GSOC chair: 'We need more teeth to be able to investigate gardaí'

Sep 21st 2016, 12:04 PM 10,273 Views 27 Comments

Judge Mary Ellen Ring spoke frankly to TDs and senators today.

Tuesday 20 September, 2016

Man dies in Galway car crash
# Road Death
# Road Death

Man dies in Galway car crash

Sep 20th 2016, 9:39 AM 17,809 Views 1 Comment

The crash happened on the R363 yesterday afternoon.

A €500m investment yesterday and 300 jobs today - it's been a good week so far for Limerick
# Good News
# Good News

A €500m investment yesterday and 300 jobs today - it's been a good week so far for Limerick

Sep 20th 2016, 8:37 AM 14,151 Views 25 Comments

Jobs Minister Mary Mitchell-O’Connor welcomed the ‘significant announcement’.

Saturday 17 September, 2016

Poll: Should there be an EU army?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should there be an EU army?

Sep 17th 2016, 9:00 AM 23,910 Views 136 Comments

It became a topic of conversation this week across Europe.

Friday 16 September, 2016

Designer puppies rescued from horsebox and van at Dublin Port
# We Want Them
# We Want Them

Designer puppies rescued from horsebox and van at Dublin Port

Sep 16th 2016, 3:36 PM 28,143 Views 30 Comments

The dogs will now be looking for new homes.

Thursday 15 September, 2016

Suspect car injures woman and rams garda car in daytime chase
# Crime
# Crime

Suspect car injures woman and rams garda car in daytime chase

Sep 15th 2016, 4:00 PM 27,798 Views 44 Comments

An 18-year-old has been arrested on suspicion of burglary.

Wednesday 14 September, 2016

Project Eagle: Taoiseach to meet with opposition over "important issues" in report
# Clipped Wings
# Clipped Wings

Project Eagle: Taoiseach to meet with opposition over "important issues" in report

Sep 14th 2016, 3:11 PM 16,881 Views 79 Comments

A report into the sale process used to get rid of the Northern Ireland loan book will be published today.

Saturday 10 September, 2016

Can you top these? 15 absolutely brilliant early entries to the Nat Geo Nature photo contest
# A Beautiful World
# A Beautiful World

Can you top these? 15 absolutely brilliant early entries to the Nat Geo Nature photo contest

Sep 10th 2016, 8:00 PM 33,293 Views 19 Comments

Beautiful.

Top comments of the week
# You Told Us
# You Told Us

Top comments of the week

Sep 10th 2016, 11:00 AM 15,610 Views 18 Comments

Did you make the cut?

Thursday 25 August, 2016

OCI'S Kevin Kilty and Stephen Martin wear Team Ireland kits as they leave Rio police station
# Brazil
# Brazil

OCI'S Kevin Kilty and Stephen Martin wear Team Ireland kits as they leave Rio police station

Aug 25th 2016, 10:31 PM 36,294 Views 0 Comments

Police said they now have a huge amount of information after taking testimony from the two OCI executives.

Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Rio police publish emails between Pat Hickey and THG discussing sale of Ireland's Olympics tickets
# Olympic Council Of Ireland
# Olympic Council Of Ireland

Rio police publish emails between Pat Hickey and THG discussing sale of Ireland's Olympics tickets

Aug 23rd 2016, 10:20 PM 131,640 Views 0 Comments

The “weekly” emails date back to 2010. Rio police also told TheJournal.ie that they want to establish if FAI chief John Delaney was involved in the OCI’s sale of Rio tickets.

Monday 22 August, 2016

OCI member calls Pat Hickey's arrest in front of TV cameras a "total and absolute disgrace"
# Rio 2016
# Rio 2016

OCI member calls Pat Hickey's arrest in front of TV cameras a "total and absolute disgrace"

Aug 22nd 2016, 8:05 AM 62,651 Views 0 Comments

The body’s executive committee met last night for the first time since the scandal broke.

Saturday 20 August, 2016

'A hollow victory': Getting an Olympic medal years after racing wasn't enough for Heffernan
# Rio 2016
From The42
# Rio 2016

'A hollow victory': Getting an Olympic medal years after racing wasn't enough for Heffernan

Aug 20th 2016, 7:50 AM 22,117 Views 11 Comments

Rob Heffernan was a happy man, crossing the finish line in sixth position.

Thursday 18 August, 2016

Barr now lives with the rare agony of 4th, the best and worst place away from the podium
# Rio 2016
From The42
# Rio 2016

Barr now lives with the rare agony of 4th, the best and worst place away from the podium

Aug 18th 2016, 9:30 PM 24,327 Views 26 Comments

The niggling questions over winning athletes can add to any mixed feelings.

Wednesday 17 August, 2016

'She kept her head. She was going to take that medal home if it killed her'
# Silver Linings
From The42
# Silver Linings

'She kept her head. She was going to take that medal home if it killed her'

Aug 17th 2016, 8:00 AM 24,485 Views 11 Comments

A silver lining for Annalise Murphy after the pain of London 2012.

Monday 15 August, 2016

Annalise Murphy told nobody but she came to Rio for this Olympic medal
# Silver Lining
From The42
# Silver Lining

Annalise Murphy told nobody but she came to Rio for this Olympic medal

Aug 15th 2016, 7:15 AM 39,858 Views 11 Comments

After heartbreak four years ago, the sailor has a massive opportunity today.

'This is just the beginning for me. I'll be back stronger, faster and better next year'
# Rio 2016
From The42
# Rio 2016

'This is just the beginning for me. I'll be back stronger, faster and better next year'

Aug 15th 2016, 7:00 AM 8,519 Views 14 Comments

A visibly upset but defiant Ciara Mageean anticipates great things for herself.

Sunday 14 August, 2016

'We rocked it today'': Ireland's marathoners proud of their Olympic moments
# Rio 2016
From The42
# Rio 2016

'We rocked it today'': Ireland's marathoners proud of their Olympic moments

Aug 14th 2016, 9:06 PM 9,538 Views 13 Comments

Fionnuala McCormack crossed the line in 20th position.