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28th November 2023
Gardaí tell court they saw Limerick hurler Kyle Hayes kicking a male outside nightclub
Kyle Hayes is charged with assault causing harm to a man outside a nightclub in Limerick City on 28 October, 2019.
Shops closing early on Parnell Street as immigrant staff fear being targeted after Dublin riots
On Friday morning a customer told two Indian staff members having a conversation in Centra to ‘speak English in Ireland’.
High Court told four gardaí 'singled out' for suspension while '122' other officers ignored
Four gardaí have been suspended since November 2020 as the National Bureau of Criminal Investigation probe the alleged cancelling of traffic tickets.
Ireland's Best Drives: Feast your eyes on this truly stunning Wicklow day trip
It’s just a stone’s throw from Dublin and we guarantee you won’t regret spending a day driving around Wicklow.
Teenager pleads guilty to his role in violent mugging of English tourist in Dublin's Temple Bar
The court heard the defendant was the person who delivered the second blow and rummaged in the man’s pockets when he was ‘forced to the ground’.
Domestic abuser gets 12 years and six months for killing partner
A pathologist said that bruises on the victim were “more likely” from direct blows than from a fall.
Finland to shut last border crossing to Russia due to migration concerns
Finland shares a 1,340-kilometre border with Russia and has seen a surge in undocumented migrants seeking asylum on its border with Russia.
Damage to electricity poles by woodpeckers led to 'substantial' upgrades this year
ESB Networks said the issue has emerged in certain parts of the country with the arrival of the birds.
Deliveroo driver who stopped Parnell Street attacker offers to assist victim 'in any way he can'
An update from Caio Benicio was posted on the GoFundMe page today.
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Temperature Check, The Journal’s climate newsletter, will be sending special day-to-day editions from the ground in Dubai.
PSNI launch investigation into Belfast neurologist who was struck off the medical register
Dr Michael Watt was at the centre of Northern Ireland’s largest recall of patients.
Man arrested after protesters surround Mary Lou McDonald's car in East Wall
The Sinn Féin leader was at East Wall’s Sean O’Casey Community Centre yesterday evening.
Dr Catherine Conlon: Respiratory illness clusters in China - what is it and what are the risks?
The public health doctor looks at the concerns over an increase in respiratory illness in children in northern China.
Cork man to be sentenced next week for the repeated rape and abuse of his granddaughter
A local detective gave evidence that the first incident happened a short period before the girl’s First Holy Communion.
Luas services between The Point and Smithfield stopped after collision between car and tram
No injuries have been reported.
Ironman calls off Cork race in 2024 after two deaths this year
Cork County Council has agreed to host the event in 2025, 2026 and 2027.
Why has a diplomatic row erupted between Britain and Greece over the Parthenon Marbles?
Rishi Sunak unexpectedly cancelled a meeting with his Greek counterpart Kyriakos Mitsotakis after he called for the sculptures to be returned to Greece.
Ben Dunne a ‘good, decent, generous, loving Irish man’, mourners told
Mary Lou McDonald and Larry Goodman as well as hundreds of others attended the funeral.
TD Barry Cowen and MEP Mick Wallace will run for European Parliament next year
Wallace said last week that it will be “challenging” for him to be re-elected.
More hostages to be released as extended truce between Israel and Hamas enters fifth day
The news of the extension came as 11 more hostages were freed from Gaza overnight, along with the release of 33 Palestinian prisoners.
50 Israeli hostages have been released under the truce, in exchange for 150 Palestinian prisoners, with another 19 hostages freed under separate agreements.
While Israel views the truce as temporary, it is facing increasing pressure for a more lasting ceasefire and the ramp-up of humanitarian aid to Gaza.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will visit the Middle East this week, where he will stress the need to secure the release of all hostages.
Hamas releases 17 more hostages as 39 Palestinian prisoners freed
'Broken but in one piece': Father of freed hostage Emily Hand is reunited with his daughter
'Too many cars' on our roads hampering public transport, Dublin Bus CEO to tell TDs
Billy Hann will also tell the Transport Committee about being “forced off the streets” by the riots in the city centre last week.
Emergency services attend seven-vehicle collision on M50
Gardaí said they have not received reports of any injuries.
Just 28% of plastic packaging recycled as country remains off track to meet EU targets
While there was a notable decrease in hazardous waste, the EPA found that Ireland remains behind on targets overall.
Approval to be sought at Cabinet for continuation of two overseas peackeeping missions
Tánaiste Micheál Martin with discuss with his Government colleagues today in regard to missions in Bosnia and Herzegovina and in Uganda.
Under-pressure Justice Minister announces review of the use of force for gardaí
Helen McEntee has also asked the Policing Authority to review how frontline Gardaí dealing with serious public order events can be further supported.
Compel religious orders to pay redress, Sinn Féin TD says, as survivors mull legal action
Survivors of mother and baby institutions are considering legal action, or lodging complaints with international human rights bodies, over their exclusion from the scheme.
Kathleen Funchion said it 's "laughable" the Government is asking religious orders to pay into the fund, not compelling them
Excluding thousands of survivors from redress is "completely incoherent", one legal expert said
Survivors of mother and baby institutions are considering legal action or lodging complaints with international human rights bodies
'A punch in the gut': Tusla apologises as adopted people wait up to a year for personal records
Mother and Baby Home redress scheme won't open until next year, missing 2023 deadline
27th November 2023
Close to €1 million worth of herbal cannabis seized in Dublin and Cavan
Searches were carried out in the past few days and led to two arrests.
Teenager hospitalised with serious injuries following two-vehicle collision in Co Tipperary
It happened at around 10:50am on the N62 main road into Thurles Town, just off the M8 Motorway.
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Here's What Happened Today: Monday
Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.
How have last week's riots in Dublin affected you? We want to hear your stories
We want to hear your reaction to the disturbing scenes on the streets of the capital last week, and how you have been affected.
Caitriona Lucas inquest hears Coast Guard volunteers were thrown into the sea by 'wall of water'
Retired Garda Sergeant John Moloney fought back tears in court as he recalled hearing the “mayday” alert on the day of her death.
Israel and Hamas agree two-day extension to Gaza truce as 11 more Israeli hostages freed
The pause that began Friday has seen dozens of hostages freed, including Irish-Israeli nine-year-old Emily Hand.
Israel had faced enormous pressure from the families of hostages, as well as allies, to extend the truce to secure more releases.
13 hostages were freed under the terms of the truce yesterday, with 11 more freed today.
Including the 11 hostages set to return home today, a total of 50 civilian hostages have been freed by Hamas during the initial truce.
Hamas releases 17 more hostages as 39 Palestinian prisoners freed
'Broken but in one piece': Father of freed hostage Emily Hand is reunited with his daughter
The €2bn New Children's Hospital is now '92% complete' - here's what it's like inside
CHI estimates that the first patients should be in the doors by summer 2025.
Fact or fiction: Do you still believe these old wives’ tales about cold and flu?
Join us in busting some myths around cold and flu treatments.
Fine Gael TD Fergus O'Dowd announces he will stand down after the next General Election
The Fine Gael TD for Louth and East Meath said he intends to continue advocating for improved care and supports for older people.
Pedestrian in his 70s dies after being struck by a lorry in Co Laois
The collision happened this evening at around 4.55pm on Chapel Lane, Mountmellick, Co. Laois.
Biden 'horrified' after three Palestinian college students shot in Vermont
Police said a gunman stepped off a front porch, “unprovoked,” and opened fire on the three students as they walked together.
Stardust survivor tells inquest friend who perished was not supposed to attend disco that night
Patricia O’Connor said she still hears the cries of people calling for their parents as they tried to escape.
Paris metro launches translation app to help tourists ahead of 2024 Olympics
Some 15 million people are expected in Paris and surrounding regions for the Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Rape survivor tells court she was shamed by some in her small community following the offence
The young woman told the court that when people find out what happened, she is judged more than the accused man.