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Friday 3 February 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# shocking

Last year
2022
# Belfast
Funeral of former UTV reporter and mother-of-two Aideen Kennedy held today
Aideen Kennedy died only hours after revealing on social media that she was receiving palliative care.
# shocking
House price growth reaches seven year high at over 15%
Residential property prices hit a fresh seven-year high of 15.2% in March, according to new CSO figures.
# Controversy
Russian gymnast's Ukraine invasion symbol blasted as 'shocking'
Ivan Kuliak’s shirt had the letter ‘Z’ prominently placed.
All time
# 79
McIlroy's Open hopes in tatters after disastrous first round at Portrush
The home favourite’s dream day quickly turned into a nightmare.
# wait wha
How Weirdly Do You Pronounce These Words?
Important to know.
# mother and baby home
Tuam babies: What's been happening since the mass grave revelations three years ago?
Reports about a mass grave first hit the headlines in May of 2014. Here’s what’s happened since.
# holy moly
Scrapping the USC could lead to an increase in property tax... of 600%
Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty this morning described the alternative options to USC revealed via Freedom of Information as “shocking”.
# around the country
Spate of bomb hoaxes sees primary schools evacuated in five counties
There have been incidents in Cork, Carlow Dublin, Limerick and Waterford.
# Health scare
Australian back O'Connor rushed to hospital with mystery illness
Initial reports claimed the 25-year-old had suffered a heart attack but that has not been confirmed.
# Football
Footballer sacked after sickening kick to opponent's head
Turkish non-league game descended into chaos after disgusting incident.
# shocking
Police officer who shot teen 16 times charged with murder
The release of dashcam footage of the incident is expected tomorrow.
# Investigation
Two teenagers stabbed at London school
A third teenager has been arrested over the incident.
# Alan Kelly
Have only 20 council houses been built this year?
The Anti-Austerity Alliance has cited Department of Environment figures which make for shocking reading. But what’s the truth?
# shocking
Four armed and masked men break into home of man in his 80s
The incident happened shortly after 9pm yesterday evening.
# Australia
Child's skeleton found in suitcase was daughter of murdered woman found 1,100 km away
The baby girl’s mother’s remains were found five years ago on the far side of the country.
# shocking
Indian student living in Dublin told she'd get 'bashed up'
Cathie, who has lived in Dublin since January 2014, said the abuse has left her “scared and worried”.
# shocking
Elderly woman's wedding ring stolen from her finger by masked robbers
The PSNI has appealed for information after an elderly woman’s home was robbed by four males, believed to be in their late teens.
# shocking
Research finds 96% of dead NFL players have brain disease at centre of concussion crisis
87 of 91 players tested positive for Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy.
# shocking
ISIS circulates price list for sex slaves
Copies of the list emerged last year and it has now been verified by a UN official.
# Essex
Two pregnant women found among 68 trafficked in containers
The four men driving the vehicles have been arrested on suspicion of breaking immigration laws.
# dna breakthrough
Pictured: Mark Nash - and the jacket that helped convict him - hours before brutal murders
Nash was sentenced to life in prison for the Grangegorman killings.
# season five
11 things we learned from the S5 premiere of Game of Thrones
Well, that was intense.
# shocking
James Bond should have died within 7 minutes of Skyfall according to actual doctors
And they have a medical diagnosis for the Home Alone lads as well.
# surprise surprise
50 Shades of Grey has led to a MASSIVE spike in BDSM porn searches
It’s impacting life in so many ways.
# shocking
VIDEO: Police tear-gassed these children as they tried to protect their playground
The space was under threat of being seized by a property developer.
# Áras Attracta
Did you miss the RTÉ care home exposé? Here's what happened
The shocking footage was disturbing viewing.
# true underdog stories
7 teams that shocked Germany
Ireland are bidding to upset the Germans on Tuesday, and they can take inspiration from these clips.
# shocking
WATCH: Hard-hitting road safety ad shows one man's final journey
SLOW. DOWN.
# shocking
Sending electrical current to brain could help treat Alzheimer's
The treatment has now been proven to improve memory and could help in other memory disorders, like from stroke or brain injury.
# shocking
NBA star Paul George suffered a gruesome broken leg last night
This video is not for the faint of heart.
# shocking
90-year-old woman dragged off street and raped in Manchester
The attack happened at around 6.45am yesterday, when the victim left home to visit the local butchers.
# shocking
Missed last night’s Prime Time investigation into ambulance delays? Here’s what we learned….
‘Rapid Response Vehicles’ — which cost the taxpayer over €100,000 each — are effectively being used by managers as ‘company cars’…
# USA
Mother defends 7-year-old son's KKK Halloween costume
It’s a family tradition, apparently.
# car-razy
Dashcam video shows the intense stupidity of some pedestrians
You will gasp in horror.
# comedy of errors
Algerian player apologies to fans after missing an open goal
Hold your head in shame, Ali Sami Yachir.
# shocking
VIDEO: The worst open-goal miss you'll see today
It will take a while for Neil Benjamin of W Connection FC to live this down.
# shocking
Police wanted Hillsborough disaster funds for gifts and holiday homes
The ‘wish list’ also included gym equipment and microwave ovens.
# cownado
Shocking footage of the Irish 'tornado'
Well, sort of.
# shocking
There are five times as many charge stations in Ireland as electric cars
There is a total of 259 electric vehicles in the country and €9.3 million has already been spent on charging infrastructure by the ESB.
# shocking
You can't believe everything you see on the news
Tsk tsk, RTE.