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Tuesday 28 November 2023 Dublin: 4°C


26th November 2023
Sitdown Sunday: The couple who fell in love in their care home
Settle down in a comfy chair with some of the week’s best longreads.
Emma DeSouza: Want to stop the march of the far-right? Tackle inequality
Despite the easy label, the writer and campaigner says Thursday’s violence can’t be dismissed as ‘thuggery’.
Ireland's Best Drives: Feast your eyes on this truly stunning Wicklow day trip
It’s just a stone’s throw from Dublin and we guarantee you won’t regret spending a day driving around Wicklow.
'Broken but in one piece': Father of freed hostage Emily Hand is reunited with his daughter
President Michael D Higgins said he hopes Emily can now “enjoy a happy and fulfilling life”.
ECB interest rate hikes may be over for now - but Irish mortgage costs could still rise
A few more price increases remain a very real possibility for homeowners, writes Paul O’Donoghue.
Katie Taylor avenges defeat to Chantelle Cameron to become two-weight undisputed champion
In another female fight for the ages, Taylor turned back the clock and relieved Cameron of her 140-pound titles.
Ukrainian military officers in North Cork for NATO partner country training
A report by
Niall O'Connor
NATO assessors were in Kilworth this week for the Operational Capability Concept (OCC) evaluation of the Defence Forces Corps of Engineers.
McEntee has ordered officials to beef up facial recognition laws in response to Dublin riot
The move comes as the opposition has expressed no confidence in Justice Minister Helen McEntee and Commissioner Drew Harris.
Wrap up well with Lidl's thermal range
Lidl has everything for kids and adults alike to stay warm this winter.
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19th November 2023 - 25th November 2023
Quiz: Where are these famous Christmas markets?
Christmas markets originated in Germany, but are now held across the world.
Emily Hand - the 9-year-old Irish-Israeli girl held hostage by Hamas - has been released
The 9-year-old Irish-Israeli girl was originally believed to have died in the 7 October attacks.
Larmour try proves decisive as Leinster edge Munster at Aviva Stadium
Tries from Jamison Gibson-Park, Dan Sheehan and Jordan Larmour saw Leinster over the line in Dublin.
Bobby McDonagh: The Rule of Law matters more than ever when the world is imploding
The former ambassador says that law and order breakdowns in many parts of the world demonstrate how important the rule of law is.
Cheer on Ireland's Jessica McKean at Junior Eurovision 2023 this Sunday
Jessica McKean will be representing Ireland at this year’s event, which is being shown live on TG4.
Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
Pressure mounts on Commissioner and Justice Minister, Irish troops return home, and Gaza hostage transfer delayed.
Pressure mounts as Harris and McEntee called before justice committee over city centre violence
Some opposition TDs say they have no confidence in the Garda Commissioner or the Justice Minister after Thursday’s events.
Six teenagers to go on trial in Paris for their role in the beheading of teacher Samuel Paty
The 47-year-old history and geography teacher was stabbed and then beheaded in 2020.
Owner of Independent Dublin bike shop raided in riots 'emotional and in shock'
Cliff Nolan is in his second year of business and has been robbed of thousands of euros worth of stock.
Irish troops arrive home from Lebanon deployment as UNIFIL confirms attack on peacekeepers
The soldiers from the 122nd Infantry Battalion had a busy time in recent weeks during which Israeli forces traded fire with Hezbollah militants in the area.
Six-year-old girl discharged from hospital following stabbing incident in Dublin
Another girl remains in CHI Temple Street Hospital, where she is being treated for serious injuries.
Search for missing Corkman (41) stood down as body found in River Lee
David O’Driscoll, aged 41, had been missing since 7 November.
Erling Haaland makes history before Alexander-Arnold earns Liverpool a point
It finished 1-1 at the Etihad Stadium.
Just under 65,000 renters have claimed the Rent Tax Credit so far this year
The figures were given to Sinn Féin TD and housing spokesperson Eoin Ó Broin in response to a Parliamentary Question.
Tathony House landlord withdraws appeal against RTB mass eviction ruling
Last year nearly 100 people were served eviction notices, which the RTB ruled invalid.
Investigation launched after staff at supermarket threatened with knife in Dublin
The incident occurred shortly after 9pm last night. No arrests have been made.
Public to be consulted about future laws on vaping, as Donnelly 'deeply concerned' about child usage
It is believed the “exotic flavouring” and “colourful packaging” make vaping products attractive to children.
Poll: Did you watch the Toy Show?
Patrick Kielty hosted his first Toy Show last night.
Surrealing in the Years: Dublin riot shatters many of our shared delusions about Ireland
We cannot allow this cynical vision of Ireland to consume us.
Viable device found following a security alert in Derry
Ammunition Technical Officers were called to examine the object last night.
WB Yeats, mullets and Chaos Emeralds: Kielty's first outing is textbook Toy Show
Here are the main moments from Patrick Kielty’s inaugural Toy Show.
Former member: It's time gardaí got some real support in tackling antisocial behaviour
Stephen Moore says he was horrified to see the attacks on gardaí on what he calls a night of shame for the capital.
John O'Brien: Enough of the Minister and Commissioner's magical thinking around law and order
The retired detective chief superintendent shares his insights on policing, riots and the rule of law.
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Increased Garda presence in Dublin, Opposition declare no confidence in Commissioner
A five-year-old girl remains in critical condition in hospital following a stabbing yesterday.
Gardaí are out in force in the city centre following last night's unrest.
Sinn Féin expressed no confidence in the Justice Minister, but she said she will not resign.
The five-year-old girl who was injured in yesterday's stabbing incident remains in critical condition.
Aoife Barry: I didn’t recognise the Dublin I witnessed yesterday - it was terrifying
'It was pure instinct': Brazilian Deliveroo driver tells of moment he stopped Parnell Street attacker
Quiz: How well do you remember these weird Late Late Toy Show moments?
It’s what the Toy Show is all about.
Diabetic man acquitted of dangerous driving causing a fatal car accident on the M50
Jacqueline Griffin (39) died of catastrophic head injuries after her car was forced into crash barriers on 24 January, 2019.
Woman jailed for five years after severing garda’s foot in near fatal hit-and-run
The Limerick woman was ‘drunk and had drugs in her system’ when she got behind the wheel on the day of the incident.
Man tells court he saw Kyle Hayes and others punching man lying in 'foetal position' on the street
Hayes is charged with assault causing harm to Cillian McCarthy (24) on 28 October, 2019.
Dublin riots: How a mob in the capital turned to looting, arson and calls to kill
Dublin city centre was largely shut down last night as rioters attacked gardaí, looted shops and set vehicles on fire.
What exactly happened in Dublin city and how did the situation escalate so quickly?
To understand that, we need to explore what has been happening online in terms of anti-immigration rhetoric
As is often the case with a breaking news story, many rumours gained traction yesterday before the truth had time to emerge
As it happened: Increased Garda presence in Dublin, Opposition declare no confidence in Commissioner
Schools close early and clinics cancelled at Temple Street amid fears of unrest in central Dublin
Dublin Riots: Over 30 appear before courts charged with theft, public order, and having weapon
One person who took part in the riots has been charged with possession of a knife.
Justice Minister says she will not resign after parties declare no confidence in her
McEntee also said gardaí had had all the resources necessary to keep people safe in Dublin.
Debunked: Fake News site spreads baseless claim of a second stabbing at a school in Ballymun
Fake news quickly spread in the wake of a attack at Parnell Square