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Friday 23 February 2024 Dublin: 4°C
Here's What Happened Today: Friday
Ireland earn draw with Italy in first game of 2024
FAI correct claim that Ireland Women U17s turned their back on Israel national anthem
Number of international protection applicants without accommodation rises to 1,010
There was no note made of phonecall now at centre of row between Dept and RTÉ, Martin says
RTÉ board express 'great disappointment' at position Ní Raghallaigh was placed in by Martin
SPOTLIGHT
RTÉ crisis deepens
The RTÉ board chair quit after the media minister failed to express confidence – so what happens now?
Intervention
Catherine Martin failed to express confidence in the board chair in a Prime Time interview
Resignation
Siún Ni Raghallaigh was left with no choice but to quit after another chaotic week
Escalation
How events have played out in the wake of Ni Raghallaigh's resignation
Negotiation
Kevin Bakhurst has asked former execs to waive confidentiality over exit deals
Catherine Martin says she's 'doing her best' in wake of departure of chair of RTÉ board
Members of the opposition have said Catherine Martin’s position as Media Minister is untenable.
Questions remain over who at Martin's Department knew what, and when, about the exit packages
A number of Government ministers have defended Martin
The RTÉ Board has said the Department of Media was informed in October 2023 of the approval of an exit package for Richard Collins
Italy v Ireland, international friendly
FAI chairman sends email to all staff expressing regret at fallout to PAC appearance
Russian authorities threaten to bury Navalny's body unless his mother agrees to private funeral
Israel bombards Gaza Strip again as UN Human Rights Office condemns 'war crimes' on all sides
Several Burke family members excluded from next weeks court review of Enoch Burke's contempt
Former DCC boss Owen Keegan to take top job at Residential Tenancies Board
Tóibín will contest in the European elections, but will also seek re-election as TD later
SPOTLIGHT
A year after the quakes
On the ground in earthquake-hit regions of Turkey
Slow recovery
Thousands still live in containers and tents
Displaced
'The earthquake was a year ago, but every day we relive the same trauma'
Podcast
What is life like in Turkey right now?
Refugees
People who fled Syria now face rebuilding their lives again
More than 4,000 children are now homeless according to latest Govt figures
Body and Soul festival to take a 'pause' after 14 years, as organisers aim to 'think bigger'
John Savident, known for playing Fred Elliott on Coronation Street, dies aged 86
The Journal Friday Newshound Quiz
Second World War bomb found in Plymouth garden to be detonated at sea
How Siún Ni Raghallaigh was left with no choice but to quit after another chaotic week for RTÉ
Here’s an explainer of the events that led up to Ní Raghallaigh’s resignation in the early hours of the morning – and the fallout.
Biden announces 500 further sanctions on Russia over Navalny's death
Here's what the most popular baby names were in Ireland in 2023
New sexual violence agency opens today with plans to double refuge spaces across the country
Ministers back Catherine Martin as she faces calls to step down over RTÉ crisis
SPOTLIGHT
Voices
A wide mix of viewpoints, analysis and first-hand experiences
The people of the West Bank are stuck in hellish game they never agreed to play
Hannah McCarthy
My dad was in the Orange Order, but I'd probably vote for a United Ireland
Emma DeSouza
We need to get real about the dangers of smartphone use by young children
Dr Catherine Conlon
The Hen Harrier is the canary in the coal mine for upland biodiversity in Ireland
Ciaran Brennan
Shamima Begum loses British citizenship appeal, as her lawyer vows to fight on
Two men appear in Kerry court charged in connection with €32.8 million drugs seizure
Chilly weekend ahead, with temperatures to drop as low as -2 degrees
Six people evacuated during hotel fire in Co Offaly last night
Opinion: Helping Ukrainians flee war along with their pets is the right thing to do
New bowling alley for Dublin city centre as council grants planning permission
Bohemians confirm they are in talks to host a friendly with Palestine's national team in Dublin
Poll: Which Beatle would you most like to watch a film about?
Vice Media to lay off hundreds of staff and cease publishing on its website
Chair of RTÉ Board Siún Ní Raghallaigh resigns after minister fails to express confidence in her
While in the post, she has dealt with the fallout of the Ryan Tubridy payment scandal, and further controversy about exit payments in more recent weeks.
Tributes paid to 'vibrant' 26-year-old from Wexford after sudden death in Bali
Private spacecraft touches down on the Moon for the first time
Four people killed and another 14 missing after fire engulfs two apartment blocks in Spain