Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Thursday 1 June 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# on alert

All time
# bit of a blow
Status Yellow wind warning remains in place for seven counties
Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, Sligo, Clare and Kerry are all facing gusts of between 90 and 110 km per hour today.
# on alert
Gardaí host conference to prepare Dublin Airport staff for terror attack
Law enforcement representatives will discuss how to respond to the types of lone wolf attacks seen across Europe recently.
# on alert
US Open tennis match under investigation over suspicious betting
The first round clash between Russia’s Vitalia Diatchenko and Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland is being looked into.
# on alert
Wave of hate crime and racist incidents following Brexit result
Signs stating “Leave the EU, no more Polish vermin” have been posted through letter boxes.
# Donegal
Scam artists are posing as ESB technicians
The men are attempting to find out when the houses will be vacant by asking residents when they are available for repairs or upgrades.
# weaknesses
Could Ireland be the next European target for a jihadist terror attack?
An expert with decades of intelligence experience says our neutrality might actually be making us more vulnerable.
# on alert
Two backpacks detonated by police near finish line of Boston marathon
A suspect was arrested on the anniversary of last year’s bombing.
# severe warning
Here’s what’s on the way tonight… And no end in sight, says Met Éireann
There’s a risk of flooding on practically all the country’s rivers this weekend. Forecasters say the bad weather will continue “as far ahead as we can see”.
# on alert
No end to the rain in sight, as flood warnings extended to "all rivers"
Authorities are warning anyone who lives near an inland waterway to be on alert. Met Éireann says it’s unable to forecast when we’ll see a break in the weather.