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This week
12th May 2024 - 18th May 2024
Group representing Irish military personnel say they 'will not be silenced' by new defence law
Building commencements on new homes hit approximately 18,000 in April alone, Cabinet to hear
'Do it': Michael Cohen tells New York court he lied for Donald Trump
Thousands flee northern Gaza as Taoiseach holds talks about recognising state of Palestine
Court rules that UK law on sending asylum seekers to Rwanda should be disapplied in Northern Ireland
Debunked: The number of illegal immigrants in Ireland last year was not 10 times the EU average
Taoiseach calls for 'consistency of approach' around payments and supports for Ukrainians
Ireland's '10 points' for Israel shouldn't surprise anyone - a pollster explains why
US warns of 'anarchy' if Israel invades Rafah as Gaza death toll passes 35,000
Catalan separatists lose majority in regional elections after 10 years in power
Ireland is falling behind on what is needed to reach renewable targets, says climate council
What does the EU do? And what can it legislate and regulate?
Here are all the things that are in the EU’s exclusive remit to legislate and regulate.
'We feared for our lives': Fingal councillor Tania Doyle attacked while putting up posters
'The EBU is not what the Eurovision is - f**k the EBU' - Bambie Thug
Switzerland have won Eurovision with Ireland's Bambie Thug finishing sixth
The 68th Eurovision Song Contest concluded in Malmö after a chaotic week.
Last week
5th May 2024 - 18th May 2024
Bambie Thug competing at Eurovision after performance thrown into doubt due to EBU row
Taoiseach and president pay tribute to 'trailblazer' Mary Banotti following death of former MEP
Gaza: 150,000 people have fled Rafah city as more evacuation orders issued by Israel
UN chief Antonio Guterres said that Gaza risks an “epic humanitarian disaster” if Israel launches a full-scale ground operation in Rafah.
Fine Gael condemns political violence after EU partners refused to sign letter denouncing far right
UN General Assembly votes overwhelmingly in favour of Palestine membership
This comes after another UN vote on Palestine’s membership last month failed due to a veto from the United States.
McGrath says tents should be provided to asylum seekers for use at State-run facilities
Dermot Bannon denies payment for featuring Government grants on Room To Improve
Man arrested on suspicion of stalking Fianna Fáil Senator Lisa Chambers
Fianna Fáil European election rivals Blaney and Cowen in spat over border checks
Barriers, legal threats and 'Team Ireland': The Government’s new approach to asylum seekers
Tensions between acts over Israel's presence on display at Eurovision press conference
The Dutch act called on Israel’s singer to answer a question about performers’ safety concerns.
Independent candidates overtake Sinn Féin as voters' top choice ahead of European elections
Independents and others have seen a large jump in support in recent weeks, according to a new opinion poll.
Almost a quarter of people (24%) plan to vote for candidates classed as 'independents and others' on 7 June
The next most popular choice is Sinn Féin on 22% (down one point)
Sinn Féin is the most popular party among younger voters, while Fine Gael is the preferred party for over 65s
Israel among ten acts to qualify for Eurovision Grand Final from tonight's semi-final show
It's a 'criminal offence' to pitch tents on public land, govt says, after removing Grand Canal camp
RTÉ Eurovision chief: If we withdraw that's the end of the Olympics, the end of the World Cup
Join our expert discussion on community and cohesion in the EU in Limerick next week
Head of new Dublin taskforce rejects suggestions city is unsafe but says it 'could be better'
Asylum seeker tents cleared from Grand Canal as Taoiseach says 'Team Ireland' response needed
Asylum seekers were told they are committing an offence by camping on the canal.
Diggers have cleared all the tents from the area.
The Government has confirmed that 163 individuals were moved to Crooksling and the former Central Mental Hospital (CMH) in Dundrum.
The Taoiseach said an all-of-Government approach is needed and that he has "no doubt" further issues will arise.
Criticism of ‘monstrosities’ as barriers erected in place of tents at Grand Canal
Taoiseach Simon Harris said he doesn’t know how long the barriers will be in place for.
Ireland aims to recognise Palestinian State on 21 May as Tánaiste hopes more countries will come on board
Israeli broadcaster says 'they will not silence us' as singer booed during dress rehearsal
Roberta Metsola: How to defend the European Union and democracy? Vote.
Roberta Metsola
Large-scale protest planned in Malmö today to coincide with Israel's Eurovision appearance
Security is likely to be stepped up within the city today, ahead of the Israeli singer’s performance in the second semi-final.
Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday
Singer who wore keffiyeh during Eurovision opening act labels EBU condemnation 'racist'