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Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Dangerous driving orders issued by the District Court down 42% over eight years
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Dangerous driving orders issued by the District Court down 42% over eight years

Aug 6th 2014, 2:50 PM 5,894 Views 23 Comments

Latest Court Service figures show changes in the driving offences dealt with by the courts over the past decade.

Ferry water delivery planned as Aran Islands suffer drinking water shortage
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Ferry water delivery planned as Aran Islands suffer drinking water shortage

Aug 6th 2014, 1:45 PM 7,725 Views 15 Comments

Some 120,000 litres are being transported to Inis Meáin today to replenish fallen reserves.

Seven closure orders served on restaurants and a food stall in Ireland last month
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# Food Safety

Seven closure orders served on restaurants and a food stall in Ireland last month

Aug 6th 2014, 12:30 PM 38,377 Views 26 Comments

“While most food businesses are committed to high standards for the health of their customers, this is not always the case,” said the FSAI’s chief executive.

Second Ebola death confirmed in Nigeria as Spain plans evacuation of sick missionary
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# EBOLA

Second Ebola death confirmed in Nigeria as Spain plans evacuation of sick missionary

Aug 6th 2014, 12:08 PM 8,412 Views 24 Comments

Almost 900 people have died since the latest outbreak of the disease earlier this year in West Africa.

Boris Johnson is going to run for parliament... but needs to find somewhere to stand first
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# Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson is going to run for parliament... but needs to find somewhere to stand first

Aug 6th 2014, 11:04 AM 5,438 Views 55 Comments

London Mayor says he has not chosen a seat to contest yet, but that he will ‘try to find somewhere to stand’.

Farmers have 'added childcare responsibilities' during busiest months due to income pressure
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# Farm Safety

Farmers have 'added childcare responsibilities' during busiest months due to income pressure

Aug 6th 2014, 10:33 AM 10,522 Views 32 Comments

ICSA says farmers are increasingly taking on childcare responsibilities during the busiest farming months of the year.

Sunday 3 August, 2014

Explainer: Do pedestrian crossing buttons actually work?
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# Push The Button

Explainer: Do pedestrian crossing buttons actually work?

Aug 3rd 2014, 4:30 PM 21,527 Views 22 Comments

TheJournal.ie takes a look at the question of pedestrian buttons acting as a ‘placebo’.

Friday 1 August, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Friday
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Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Aug 1st 2014, 10:50 PM 14,492 Views 6 Comments

Everyone is talking about the discovery of a human leg in Dublin, Ebola evacuations, and injured robots.

Gardaí appeal to 'light green Volkwagen Passat taxi' over fatal lorry collision in Dublin
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Gardaí appeal to 'light green Volkwagen Passat taxi' over fatal lorry collision in Dublin

Aug 1st 2014, 10:49 PM 27,724 Views 31 Comments

A 15-year-old girl was killed after being struck by the lorry at Heuston Station last week.

An Taisce loses legal challenge to British nuclear power station
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# Nuclear

An Taisce loses legal challenge to British nuclear power station

Aug 1st 2014, 10:21 PM 10,155 Views 92 Comments

The Court of Appeal of England and Wales ruled against the Irish body today over the Hinkley Point power plant project.

Higher child, cyclist and pedestrian road fatalities this year
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Higher child, cyclist and pedestrian road fatalities this year

Aug 1st 2014, 9:30 PM 6,791 Views 12 Comments

Latest figures show an increase in road deaths overall for the first seven months of 2014 compared to last year.

Two Americans infected with Ebola being evacuated back to US
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# EBOLA

Two Americans infected with Ebola being evacuated back to US

Aug 1st 2014, 7:53 PM 17,294 Views 32 Comments

Meanwhile, West African states announce an ‘isolation zone’ sealing off the epicentre of the Ebola outbreak.

A 'sunlit picture of hell': War poet Siegfried Sassoon's WWI diaries published online
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# The Great War

A 'sunlit picture of hell': War poet Siegfried Sassoon's WWI diaries published online

Aug 1st 2014, 6:22 PM 8,063 Views 13 Comments

The Cambridge University Library digitised archive shows how Sassoon documented his experiences of the First World War in sketches and poetry.

Garda Ombusdman now has direct access to Garda PULSE system
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# Pulse

Garda Ombusdman now has direct access to Garda PULSE system

Aug 1st 2014, 5:57 PM 8,425 Views 46 Comments

Previously, GSOC only had access to the investigations database under Garda supervision.

Examination due on human remains found at Dublin recycling plant
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# Limb Found

Examination due on human remains found at Dublin recycling plant

Aug 1st 2014, 5:26 PM 13,424 Views 28 Comments

A human limb was found at a recycling plant in Ballyfermot late last night.

Thursday 31 July, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
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Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Jul 31st 2014, 11:09 PM 14,992 Views 4 Comments

Everyone is talking about delayed pay, water charges, and Obama being sued.

Cannabis plants valued at €96,000 seized in Co Cavan
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Cannabis plants valued at €96,000 seized in Co Cavan

Jul 31st 2014, 11:00 PM 12,324 Views 46 Comments

Seizure in wooded area was part of ongoing operation targeting the sale and supply of drugs around Cavan.

Marioara Rostas family speak of their grief and 'dreadful pain' over teenager's killing
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# Marioara

Marioara Rostas family speak of their grief and 'dreadful pain' over teenager's killing

Jul 31st 2014, 10:56 PM 17,723 Views 59 Comments

“My heart aches for my family, for my girl who was killed,” her mother told RTÉ’s Prime Time.

Renewed appeal over missing man Anthony Carberry
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# Missing

Renewed appeal over missing man Anthony Carberry

Jul 31st 2014, 10:31 PM 9,179 Views 0 Comments

The 50-year-old has not been seen since 18 July.

Nurses report 'dangerous' patient overcrowding at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital
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# Our Lady Of Lourdes

Nurses report 'dangerous' patient overcrowding at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital

Jul 31st 2014, 7:03 PM 8,265 Views 22 Comments

INMO is calling for the Drogheda hospital’s emergency department to be taken off call for 48 hours to ease the strain.

Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday
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Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Jul 30th 2014, 11:37 PM 19,665 Views 1 Comment

Everyone’s talking about the body found in Co Meath, Gaza strikes, and the bulging Moon.

Investigation launched after man's body found in Co Meath
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# Body

Investigation launched after man's body found in Co Meath

Jul 30th 2014, 11:30 PM 30,369 Views 18 Comments

The man’s remains were discovered in Ballymaccan this evening.

UNRWA spokesperson breaks down during TV interview on Palestinians' rights
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# Gaza

UNRWA spokesperson breaks down during TV interview on Palestinians' rights

Jul 30th 2014, 11:01 PM 31,548 Views 153 Comments

Chris Gunness was overcome as he spoke about conditions for Palestinians in Gaza.

Airport denies reports of emergency on Ryanair flight from Cork
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# Ryanair

Airport denies reports of emergency on Ryanair flight from Cork

Jul 30th 2014, 10:56 PM 23,746 Views 43 Comments

Local media reported an emergency in connection with this evening’s flight to East Midlands Airport.

Woman charged over attempt to identify people under PSNI witness protection
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# Witness Protection

Woman charged over attempt to identify people under PSNI witness protection

Jul 30th 2014, 6:45 PM 9,638 Views 21 Comments

The 32-year-old woman worked for the Northern Ireland Housing Executive.

Truck crashes into Dingle shop
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Truck crashes into Dingle shop

Jul 30th 2014, 5:35 PM 26,109 Views 58 Comments

No serious injuries reported after truck crashes through shopfront and damages cars along Green Street.

Family of missing Irishman Vincent Walsh confirm sighting in France
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# Located

Family of missing Irishman Vincent Walsh confirm sighting in France

Jul 30th 2014, 4:54 PM 27,562 Views 68 Comments

The hiker’s family say they have left a message for him to contact them at the next hostel on his route.

Non-EU citizens register much higher unemployment rate across the EU than locals
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# Out Of Work

Non-EU citizens register much higher unemployment rate across the EU than locals

Jul 30th 2014, 4:46 PM 6,770 Views 58 Comments

Eurostat figures also show that EU citizens living in other EU states had a higher employment level last year than people from that state.

Driver, 23, killed in crash at M11 Loughlinstown
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Driver, 23, killed in crash at M11 Loughlinstown

Jul 30th 2014, 3:00 PM 24,282 Views 12 Comments

Part of the road was closed to facilitate an examination of the scene, but has reopened.

Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
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Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Jul 29th 2014, 11:21 PM 18,389 Views 0 Comments

Everyone’s talking about a miscarriage of justice, live-tweets from Gaza, and dating site experiments.

Drinking water alert issued in Clare by HSE, county council
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# Water Alert

Drinking water alert issued in Clare by HSE, county council

Jul 29th 2014, 10:55 PM 11,294 Views 45 Comments

Notice has been issued for customers of the Kildysart and Coolmeen public water supplies.

Symphysiotomy survivors seek DPP referrals in wake of UN report
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# Symphysiotomy

Symphysiotomy survivors seek DPP referrals in wake of UN report

Jul 29th 2014, 9:57 PM 5,817 Views 15 Comments

The UN human rights committee said Ireland should identify, prosecute and punish those responsible for the procedures without patient consent.

18-year-old charged over fatal Co Waterford crash
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18-year-old charged over fatal Co Waterford crash

Jul 29th 2014, 7:05 PM 18,883 Views 0 Comments

One woman was killed in the three-vehicle collision yesterday.

Time to spruce up your CV: The search for a new Garda Commissioner has started
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# Garda Commissioner

Time to spruce up your CV: The search for a new Garda Commissioner has started

Jul 29th 2014, 6:29 PM 11,780 Views 38 Comments

A “global executive search campaign” will be undertaken as part of the open recruitment process to appoint a new commissioner.

"You must listen": Gaza teen tweets sound of bombs exploding
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# Gaza

"You must listen": Gaza teen tweets sound of bombs exploding

Jul 29th 2014, 5:51 PM 16,949 Views 107 Comments

“I’m 16yrs old and have witnessed 3 wars, as I see, this is the hardest one.”

Back to school costs fall in 2014 but are still 'crippling too many families'
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# Back To School

Back to school costs fall in 2014 but are still 'crippling too many families'

Jul 29th 2014, 8:00 AM 7,422 Views 29 Comments

Barnardos calls on government to take a stand on cost of school uniforms and books as parents are “being pushed to breaking point again and again”.

Monday 28 July, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Monday
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Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Jul 28th 2014, 10:59 PM 14,115 Views 3 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Ivor Callely, MH17′s black boxes and Gaza.

'Stand-off' underway between families on Cappagh Road
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# Cappagh Road

'Stand-off' underway between families on Cappagh Road

Jul 28th 2014, 10:03 PM 54,653 Views 47 Comments

Gardaí say there have been no injuries and no arrests.

Three arrested as Customs seize 30,000 tablets
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# Drugs

Three arrested as Customs seize 30,000 tablets

Jul 28th 2014, 9:28 PM 12,307 Views 20 Comments

Drugs seized and arrests made in joint Garda and Revenue operation today.

Revenue scam warning: Here's what fraudulent tax websites can look like
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# Scam

Revenue scam warning: Here's what fraudulent tax websites can look like

Jul 28th 2014, 6:29 PM 17,176 Views 13 Comments

Scam sites copy details from authentic websites in an attempt to con unsuspecting users out of important personal information.