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Last week
19th November 2023 - 25th November 2023
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
Last month
October 2023
Timeline: Here is what has happened in Israel and Gaza since Saturday
More than 1,100 people have been killed on both sides in the last 48 hours.
This year
Russell Brand: A timeline of the sexual assault allegations
The allegations came to light following a joint investigation by The Sunday Times, The Times and Channel 4 Dispatches.
The comedian has been accused of rape and sexual assaults between 2006 and 2013, as well as claims of controlling, abusive and predatory behaviour.
Channel 4, BBC and a production company have launched investigations following the publication of the allegations.
Brand vehemently denies the allegations and said all of his relationships have been “consensual”.
Internal investigations launched after sexual assault allegations made against Russell Brand
Russell Brand faces multiple allegations of sexual assault in joint UK media investigation
'Players feared for their bodies' - Pauw on Ireland's abandoned World Cup warm-up game
Ireland boss says ‘fear in players’ eyes’ fully convinced her to take drastic action.
'Players feared for their bodies' - Pauw on Ireland's abandoned World Cup warm-up game
Ireland boss says ‘fear in players’ eyes’ fully convinced her to take drastic action.
Timeline: The long campaign for justice for families of the 1998 Omagh bomb victims
Today, NI Secretary Chris Heaton-Harris said he intends to establish an independent statutory inquiry into the bombing.
Explained: What you need to know about failed election declarations from Paschal Donohoe and SF
Fine Gael and Sinn Féin have consistently sniped one another over their failure to properly declare donations and expenses.
Last year
Timeline: How the tracker mortgage scandal unfolded in Ireland
Bank of Ireland has been fined €100,520,000 by the Central Bank for its role in the controversy.
From resignations to Russian revelations - the timeline of a sorry 24 hours for Boris Johnson
The UK Prime Minister has been dealt the biggest blow of his premiership in the last 24 hours.
Timeline: What has happened in the first week of the Russian invasion of Ukraine?
The invasion of Ukraine, which began on 24 February, has completely changed European and world politics.
Timeline: Months of tension ahead of Russia's invasion of Ukraine
Here are some of the crucial moments from the last few months ahead of today’s invasion.
Timeline: Russia's tense stand-off with Ukraine
Here are some pivotal moments over the past few months that got us to this point.
Bloody Sunday: How day of violence unfolded
Two policemen had been murdered in the city three days before soldiers opened fire on civil rights demonstrators.
Timeline: How the Novak Djokovic Australia controversy unfolded over the past week
The world tennis number one is to be released from detention after winning his court battle.
All time
Leaving Cert: Here's when all the CAO offers will be released – and when they must be accepted
Round one offers will be released next Tuesday.
The Zappone Saga: How the controversy played out in the past week, and why she had to quit
It started with one tweet a week ago – and ended with an extraordinary intervention by the Attorney General.
The saga began with a tweet last Tuesday and ended with Zappone's resignation
After a week of controversy, Zappone declined the role following news of a hotel gathering.
The outdoor party has drawn comparisons with last year's 'Golfgate' scandal, writes Céimin Burke.
In wake of Zappone hotel controversy, Government says outdoor events of up to 200 can take place
From the ousting of Arlene, to Poots getting the boot - here's the timeline of events
It’s been a hell of a few weeks in Northern Ireland politics. Here’s a quick catch-up.
How events unfolded in Ballymurphy in August 1971
Ten people were fatally wounded in gunfire involving the British army in west Belfast over three days in August 1971.
Boris Johnson says he doesn't see an Irish border poll happening for 'a very, very long time'
The UK Prime Minister was speaking on a new BBC programme about the centenary of Northern Ireland.
The CervicalCheck controversy: How a vital cancer screening service is fighting to regain the trust of women
Cervical screening is a vitally important service for women in Ireland. But it’s been marred by flawed policies and deep mistrust.
The powerful, brave women who pushed for a higher standard of cervical screening programme
A look at the reports that examined the CervicalCheck programme, and found it clinically sound
Where are we now with the issue of liability, the court cases, and the screening programme itself?
CervicalCheck: How does Ireland's cervical smear screening programme work?
A woman with the strength of the sea: The Kerry Gaeltacht says goodbye to Emma Mhic Mhathúna
Timeline: How the EU provoked anger in Ireland and the UK with plans for a hard border for vaccines
The proposal caused outcry on both sides of the Irish Sea.
Timeline: The appearances and disappearances of the mysterious monoliths around the world
A number of these tall, shiny, metal structures have popped up in various countries in recent weeks.
Timeline: GP contract negotiations, the draft deal and Leo Varadkar's actions
What happened with the draft deal in the spring of 2019?
'A young woman disappeared without a trace': What happened to Jo Jo Dullard?
Gardaí today confirmed they have upgraded their investigation into the disappearance of Josephine ‘Jo Jo’ Dullard to a murder inquiry.
Timeline: How Phil Hogan spent his time in Ireland and where he travelled to
The EU Commissioner has issued a statement about his movements during his time in Ireland.
Timeline: Here's how Phil Hogan's statements about the Golfgate dinner have changed in the past three days
More information about Hogan’s movements has emerged over the weekend.
Health Minister says random testing at airports is to be introduced
Stephen Donnelly refused to be drawn on the impending decision on whether to allow pubs to reopen.
Timeline: The key dates in Ireland's initial response to the global Covid-19 pandemic
We take a look at the events leading up to the decision to bring in Ireland’s first major coronavirus measures.
Timeline: How the death of George Floyd led to violent protests and a Trump threat to deploy the military
Here’s how events have escalated in the last eight days.
Bertie Ahern on lifting lockdown: 'You will not carry the public if we drift into August'
The former taoiseach has outlined his thoughts on the government’s roadmap.
The downfall of Harvey Weinstein: a timeline
Here’s how things played out for the movie mogul since allegations against him arose.
The 2007 killing of Paul Quinn: A timeline of the investigation and the political fallout
Today, Sinn Féin’s Conor Murphy apologised to Paul Quinn’s family for comments he made in 2007.
Budget 2020: What measures take effect from today and what comes into effect next year?
A carbon tax hike and levy on cigarettes kicks in today while other measures kick in next year.
Timeline: How a phone call by Donald Trump turned into an impeachment inquiry
The impeachment story is complex and fast moving. We’ve broken down the key events.
The disappearance of Nóra Quoirin: A timeline
Nóra Quoirin has been missing since Sunday.
National Broadband Plan: Ballooning costs, secret dinners and four ministers later, a timeline since 2012
The government has finally approved the National Broadband Plan.
Finance Minister accused of being 'kept in the dark' over children's hospital overspend ahead of Budget
Paschal Donohoe admitted it would have been ‘helpful’ to have been informed of the cost overruns as it developed.
The row over spiralling costs at National Children's Hospital is set to intensify this week
The hospital will cost €1.4 billion – that’s €450 million higher than the figure of €983 million approved by government in 2017.
Timeline: The Public Services Card saga
Last week the Data Protection Commissioner said it will not publish its report in full, following an investigation into the rollout of the cards – which experts claim breaches data protection laws.
On this day 100 years ago, Irish women got the vote
We take a look at the important moments leading up to the momentous event.