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Tuesday 21 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C


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# Kilbarrack
Gardaí looking for member of the public who helped hit-and-run victim in Dublin
The incident happened one month ago.
Singer Pete Burns has died, aged 57
The Celebrity Big Brother star suffered a heart attack yesterday.
# Industrial Relations
Seven weeks: That's how long the minister says there is to avoid school closures
Minister for Education Richard Bruton says they’d need seven weeks to put a contingency in place. .
# Strike
Secondary schools face closures as teachers vote for strike action
ASTI members voted overwhelmingly in favour of an industrial action.
# Nurses
Thousands of nurses to see pay rise of at least €1,000 next year
The Minister for Health has announced the restoration of their increments.
# Gardai in crisis
'I didn't promote my bridesmaid... I didn't have one': Nóirín O'Sullivan faces tough questions
Mick Wallace and Clare Daly were frustrated by the Commissioner’s last of clarity in some of her answers.
# need to know
Budget 2017: Here are the main points you need to know
A €1.3 billion package of tax cuts and public spending was announced this afternoon.
# Obesity
Majority of people believe Ireland should bring in a sugar tax
54% of people in Ireland want to see the tax introduced.
Elderly McCarthy brothers who died in Dublin house will be buried in their native Dingle
A funeral Mass will be held in Cabra tomorrow.
# Whistleblowers
'Something is rotten in the state of Denmark': What is happening with the gardaí now?
Another controversy raises its head as embattled Commissioner looks on.
Angry exchanges: Justice Minister faces questions as gardaí controversies mount up
It’s Frances Fitzgerald’s turn to be grilled today.
# War of Words
Donald Trump has launched an attack on Hillary Clinton over her links to Denis O'Brien
Denis O’Brien has found himself in the middle of the US presidential battle.
TDs are back in the Dáil for Leaders' Questions
We’ll be keeping an eye on all things happening over at Leinster House this afternoon.
# Big Sam
Sam Allardyce scandal: FA to investigate allegations against England manager
The Telegraph says it has footage of the football manager negotiating a £400,000 deal.
# one more tune
Most people in Ireland are really happy with Michael D and want him to stay on as president
The latest poll has shown solid support for the incumbent.
# Missing
Gardaí appeal for help to find Laois man Tony Egan
Tony Egan was last seen on Monday night.
# david mcredmond
Former TV3 boss has just been made CEO of An Post
David McRedmond takes up the job next month.
# gsoc
GSOC: 'Gardaí are damned if they do, damned if they don't'
Judge Mary Ellen Ring said they are taking up the slack for other agencies.
# Lost property
Lost some cricket gear, a chalice or a flute lately? Gardaí are trying to reunite owners and their stuff
Today is National Property Recovered Day.
# Trickery
Michael Healy-Rae: 'Speed cameras purposely deployed to catch Kerry football fans'
He described the practice as “trickery of the worst type”.
# Whistleblowing
GSOC chair: 'We need more teeth to be able to investigate gardaí'
Judge Mary Ellen Ring spoke frankly to TDs and senators today.
# Road Death
Man dies in Galway car crash
The crash happened on the R363 yesterday afternoon.
# good news
A €500m investment yesterday and 300 jobs today - it's been a good week so far for Limerick
Jobs Minister Mary Mitchell-O’Connor welcomed the ‘significant announcement’.
# Your Say
Poll: Should there be an EU army?
It became a topic of conversation this week across Europe.
# We want them
Designer puppies rescued from horsebox and van at Dublin Port
The dogs will now be looking for new homes.
# Crime
Suspect car injures woman and rams garda car in daytime chase
An 18-year-old has been arrested on suspicion of burglary.
# clipped wings
Project Eagle: Taoiseach to meet with opposition over "important issues" in report
A report into the sale process used to get rid of the Northern Ireland loan book will be published today.
# A Beautiful World
Can you top these? 15 absolutely brilliant early entries to the Nat Geo Nature photo contest
# you told us
Top comments of the week
Did you make the cut?
# Brazil
OCI'S Kevin Kilty and Stephen Martin wear Team Ireland kits as they leave Rio police station
Police said they now have a huge amount of information after taking testimony from the two OCI executives.
# Olympic Council of Ireland
Rio police publish emails between Pat Hickey and THG discussing sale of Ireland's Olympics tickets
The “weekly” emails date back to 2010. Rio police also told that they want to establish if FAI chief John Delaney was involved in the OCI’s sale of Rio tickets.
# Rio 2016
OCI member calls Pat Hickey's arrest in front of TV cameras a "total and absolute disgrace"
The body’s executive committee met last night for the first time since the scandal broke.
# Rio 2016
'A hollow victory': Getting an Olympic medal years after racing wasn't enough for Heffernan
Rob Heffernan was a happy man, crossing the finish line in sixth position.
# Rio 2016
Barr now lives with the rare agony of 4th, the best and worst place away from the podium
The niggling questions over winning athletes can add to any mixed feelings.
# Silver Linings
'She kept her head. She was going to take that medal home if it killed her'
A silver lining for Annalise Murphy after the pain of London 2012.
# Silver lining
Annalise Murphy told nobody but she came to Rio for this Olympic medal
After heartbreak four years ago, the sailor has a massive opportunity today.
# Rio 2016
'This is just the beginning for me. I'll be back stronger, faster and better next year'
A visibly upset but defiant Ciara Mageean anticipates great things for herself.
# Rio 2016
'We rocked it today'': Ireland's marathoners proud of their Olympic moments
Fionnuala McCormack crossed the line in 20th position.
# Rio 2016
Ireland's Fionnuala McCormack finishes in 20th place in Olympic marathon
A PB run from the Wicklow woman.