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Gardai in Dublin appeal for social media sharing of missing Icelandic man Jon Jonsson

Gardaí in Dublin have re-issued an appeal to the public for their assistance in order to help trace the whereabouts of missing Icelandic man Jon Jonsson.

Mr Jonsson, 41, has not been seen since he was last spotted in Whitehall area of Dublin, at approximately 11am on Saturday February

today 05:52
Fire kills at least 69 in Bangladesh capital - official

At least 69 people have died in a huge blaze that tore through apartment buildings also used as chemical warehouses in an old part of the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, fire officials have said.

Dozens of people were trapped in the buildings, unable to escape onto narrow streets clogged with

today 03:55
Setbacks plagued trial, but mystery surrounds what brought it down
The Regency Hotel murder trial was plagued by setbacks from an early stage, but the ultimate deciding factor in its collapse remains shrouded in mystery.
today 02:37
Sterling and Sane rescue City from spot of bother
Leroy Sane and Raheem Sterling struck late as 10-man Manchester City snatched a dramatic 3-2 win at Schalke on a night dominated by VAR controversy.
today 02:37
Statue of iconic VJ Day kiss vandalised with #metoo scrawled on it

A statue made in the famous image of the US Navy sailor kissing a nurse in Times Square, New York in celebration at the announcement that Japan had surrendered ending World War Two has been vandalised.

The statue in Florida called “Unconditional Surrender” was daubed with red paint on

today 01:40
Retailers warn of no deal Brexit price hikes and reduced supply of goods

Groups representing retailers in Ireland, Northern Ireland and the UK have issued a strong warning that a no-deal Brexit will lead to reduced availability of some goods.

The joint statement from the Northern Ireland Retail Consortium, Retail Ireland and British Retail Consortium also

today 00:46
Samsung unveils foldable 5G ready smartphone

Samsung Electronics is to release a pricey folding smart phone in April that works with the next-generation 5G networks and will cost almost $2,000.

The Galaxy Fold will go on sale on April 26th, Samsung officials said at an event in San Francisco.

The device will have a 4.6-inch

today 23:43
Female pensioner dies after being found in a stream in Co. Cork

A female pensioner has passed away after being found in a stream in Co. Cork early this morning.

The woman, who was in her 70s, was spotted in the water under the Ivy Bridge, at Annagannihy, near Rylane. Emergency services were called and the woman was pulled from the water still

today 23:34
Aer Lingus launches new partnership which will make your European travel even easier

Aer Lingus guests can now enjoy the most convenient car hire options via cars.aerlingus.com with Avis and Budget.

The Irish airline has teamed up with the car rental services who offer a variety of mobility solutions for all travelers, with vehicles ranging in size and specifications to

today 23:19
City come from behind to score dramatic win in Germany

Leroy Sane and Raheem Sterling struck late as 10-man Manchester City snatched a dramatic win at Schalke on a night dominated by VAR controversy.

The unfancied Germans turned the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie on its head when they were awarded two penalties late in

today 22:40
OT: Penultimate weigh in finds leaders struggling but happy

With just two more weigh-ins for the four remaining leaders on Operation Transformation, the pressure is on to meet as many of their goals as possible, but we're relieved to see our hardworking leaders taking some time to cool off, as well. 

Last night's episode saw Paul

today 22:40
Miriam Lord: Motion of no confidence fails to find single target
Simon Harris, Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin all take turns in ‘sleeveen politics’ attack session
today 22:34
Wednesday's Evening Round-up: Patrick Hutch charges dropped, No confidence motion and the Sigerson Cup

So that’s Wednesday nearly wrapped up. Here are some of today's top stories which we hope will help you make sense of it all this evening.

TO INFORM

Regency Hotel: Patrick Hutch is to walk free from the Special Criminal Court after charges against him for the murder of David

today 22:19
Status yellow weather warning for Kerry to take effect tomorrow

There is a status yellow wind warning for Kerry.

It will take effect from 4 o'clock tomorrow afternoon to 5am on Friday.

Southeast winds will reach between 50 and 65 kilometres/per hour with gusts of between 90 and 100 kilometres per hour.

There'll also be high seas with a risk

today 22:13
Lotto luck continues as one lucky punter scoops €244k in tonight’s Lotto draw

This week’s Lotto winning luck has continued this evening as someone scooped the pretty sum of €244,895.

The lucky win comes after syndicate of six won last night’s mega Euromillions jackpot worth just over €175m.

The lucky punter scooped the handsome prize

yesterday 21:28
Sean O'Shea's haul of 0-7 helps UCC deliver first Sigerson Cup title since 2014
2017 champions St Mary’s fell by four points in Portlaoise.
yesterday 21:19
Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday
Family wins big in Euromillions, Patrick Hutch released and Simon Harris survives no confidence vote – It’s The Fix.
yesterday 21:13
Taoiseach backs Harris after Health Minister narrowly survives no confidence vote

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has backed Simon Harris to continue in the role as the Health Minister survived this evening's no confidence motion with just five votes to spare.

Minister Harris came out on the right end of a 58-53 vote after Sinn Féin's motion of no confidence failed. However,

yesterday 21:10
Taking Liberties with the dead: where life and death imitate art
Frank McNally on some of the literary inspirations of James Joyce’s Dublin
yesterday 20:28
Health Minister Simon Harris manages to survive the vote of no confidence tabled by Sinn Fein

Health Minister Simon Harris has just about managed to survive the no confidence vote tabled by Sinn Fein.

The motion was defeated 58 votes to 53, with 37 abstentions.

Mr. Harris has been embroiled in deep controversy in relation to the soaring costs of the new

yesterday 20:25
Man driving transit van dies after crash in Coleraine

A man has died after a crash in the North.

He was driving a transit van which collided with a lorry on the Drumcroon Road in Coleraine shortly before 1.25 this afternoon.

The driver of the lorry wasn't seriously injured.

Police in the North are appealing for witnesses or anyone

yesterday 20:07
New Cork chief 'trusts' final Páirc figure of €95.8m

Cork GAA’s new chief executive insists that he ‘trusts’ the final figure of €95.8m estimated for the redevelopment of Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

The project has been mired in controversy in recent months, with the cost spiralling upwards from the original figure

yesterday 19:31
Girl, 9, dies after suffering an allergic reaction to an ice cream she ate

Authorities in the Spain have sadly confirmed that a 9-year-old British girl has died after she had an allergic reaction to an ice cream she ate.

According Malaga’s Sur newspaper, the little girl anaphylactic shock after she ate the ice cream which is believed to have

yesterday 19:22
British Home Secretary Sajid Javid says IS member Shamima Begum’s baby could get British citizenship

The British Home Secretary Sajid Javid has caused a major row across the water today by suggesting that although IS member Shamima Begum may not be welcomed back into the UK herself, her new baby boy may well receive British Citizenship.

This has caused complete outcry from those

yesterday 19:22
Ireland striker Obafemi rewarded with new three-and-a-half-year contract at Southampton
The Dubliner has impressed under Ralph Hasenhüttl at St Mary’s this season.
yesterday 19:13
Update: Simon Harris survives vote of no confidence

Simon Harris has won his motion of no confidence after coming out on the right end of the Dáil vote this evening after the motion was defeated 58-53 with 40 abstaining.

While a number of opposition TDs spoke out against the Minister throughout the Dáil session, Fianna Fáil's decision

yesterday 19:10
Update: Simon Harris survives vote of no confidence

Simon Harris has won his motion of no confidence after coming out on the right end of the Dáil vote this evening after the motion was defeated 58-53 with 40 abstaining.

While a number of opposition TDs spoke out against the Minister throughout the Dáil session, Fianna Fáil's decision

yesterday 19:04
How Brits fashion has changed from the Nineties to today

Some of the biggest names in music and pop culture will descend on O2 Arena in London for this year’s Brit Awards tonight.

First set up in 1977, this is the 39th Brit Awards and it’s set to be a big one – Jorja Smith, Dua Lipa and Anne-Marie lead the charge of

yesterday 18:28
E-Post: An Post confirms they are switching to electric vehicles for deliveries

An Post have confirmed that they are to zero emissions postal services to Dublin by the end of the year.

Under the new proposals An Post plan to run 200 electric vehicles by the end of the year around the capital.

It is understood the company plan to increase the service by another

yesterday 18:19
Man killed in two-vehicle collision in Coleraine
A man has died in a two-vehicle collision on the Drumcroon Road in Coleraine in County Londonderry.
yesterday 18:13
Daily News
Supreme Court decision due in Denis Casey conspiracy to defraud case

The Supreme Court will give its decision this morning in the appeal by the former Chief Executive of Irish Life & Permanent against his conviction for a €7 billion conspiracy to deceive people about the true state of Anglo Irish Bank.

Denis Casey claimed he should have been

today 06:01
Other Voices: Line-up revealed of every show in 17th series
Series to screen performances and interviews from the maiden Ballina event
today 05:55
Don McCullin: Photographs you can’t look away from
Great British photojournalist is celebrated in major Tate retrospective
today 05:55
What will €275,000 buy in Dublin 6W and west Cork?
Town and country: An apartment in Harold’s Cross, Dublin 6W, or an extended house in Skibbereen, Co Cork
today 05:55
Shaping our moments in small, actionable ways in order to live the life we want
Psychologists Trish and Aisling Leonard- Curtin on the Power of Small actions for finding meaning in our busy lives
today 05:55
Modern efficiency beside UCD with a blueprint to extend
Four-bed property in Clonskeagh for €885k boasts large garden and high energy rating
today 05:55
Famous west Cork estate drops price by €2.5m
Liss Ard which has hosted arts festivals and famous musicians on market for €5m
today 05:55
Johnny Sexton likely to get nod as Ireland look to improve kicking
Outhalf has been limited to just 103 minutes of rugby since the turn of the year
today 05:55
Ice swimming: the perfect Ctrl-Alt-Delete reboot
Tiffiny Quinn is one of 12 hardy Irish swimmers travelling to the Artic Circle for a St Patrick’s Day dip at the Ice Swimming World Championships
today 05:55
Quinn Roux more at home than ever in the Ireland set-up
Now an Irish citizen, South African enjoying his time with Connacht and his life in Galway
today 05:55
Omni shopping centre owners act against KFC franchise holder
Irish property investors in legal row with Scottish millionaires over KFC outlet
today 05:55
US should fix its own lax tax system before attacking Ireland
Karlin Lillington: Loopholes in legislation mean firms pay fraction of Trump’s 21% rate
today 05:55
Aer Lingus given six months to fix EU ownership issue in event of no-deal Brexit
Aer Lingus and Spanish carriers Iberia and Vueling are owned by UK holding firm IAG
today 05:55
Grande Dartry dame for €2.75m a rare buy in Dublin 6
Glenart, a five-bed home, sits on 0.3-acre site that provides great sense of privacy
today 05:55
Serial renovator brings creative flair to rambling Rathgar home for €1.525m
This super four-bedroom extends to 279sq m and has a garden studio
today 05:55
Search and Rescue pilots warn of safety concerns

Calls for major changes to the oversight of flight operations

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today 05:49
Paddy Power pays out on rest breaks

Awards are expected to be between €750 to €1,000 per person

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today 05:49
Next five-stopper will be a Mayo man, reckons Darby

If there is to be another Seamus Darby this year, the man himself believes he is likely to be a Mayo man.

Former Cork camogie and football player Rena Buckley with former Offaly footballer Seamus Darby in attendance at the Laochra Gael launch at the Dean Hotel in Dublin last week. Darby

today 05:40
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today 06:01 Supreme Court decision due in Denis Casey conspiracy to defraud case
today 05:55 Don McCullin: Photographs you can’t look away from
today 05:55 Other Voices: Line-up revealed of every show in 17th series
today 05:55 What will €275,000 buy in Dublin 6W and west Cork?
today 05:55 Famous west Cork estate drops price by €2.5m
today 05:55 Modern efficiency beside UCD with a blueprint to extend
today 05:55 Shaping our moments in small, actionable ways in order to live the life we want
today 05:55 Quinn Roux more at home than ever in the Ireland set-up
today 05:55 Ice swimming: the perfect Ctrl-Alt-Delete reboot
today 05:55 Johnny Sexton likely to get nod as Ireland look to improve kicking
today 05:55 Aer Lingus given six months to fix EU ownership issue in event of no-deal Brexit
today 05:55 US should fix its own lax tax system before attacking Ireland
today 05:55 Omni shopping centre owners act against KFC franchise holder
today 05:55 Serial renovator brings creative flair to rambling Rathgar home for €1.525m
today 05:55 Grande Dartry dame for €2.75m a rare buy in Dublin 6
today 05:52 Gardai in Dublin appeal for social media sharing of missing Icelandic man Jon Jonsson
today 05:49 Paddy Power pays out on rest breaks
today 05:49 Search and Rescue pilots warn of safety concerns
today 05:40 Next five-stopper will be a Mayo man, reckons Darby
today 05:40 Colin O’Brien beats drum for youth
today 05:40 Women’s Six Nations: Griggs keeps faith with winning side
today 05:40 Morgan: Sigerson Cup win a 'victory for football'
today 05:40 Euromillions: ‘Normal family’ getting used to €175m jackpot
today 05:40 Eir and Imagine expansions may delay National Broadband Plan
today 05:40 Winners: ‘We don’t want this to change our lives’
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today 04:52 'What is more trustworthy than nature?'
today 04:52 Most Bank of Ireland staff in line for average 3.1% pay increase
today 04:52 Irish food prices could rise by 45% in a hard Brexit, retailers warn
today 04:37 Ludgate digital hub to set up second centre and academy in West Cork
today 04:37 Concern education needs of Syrian refugees in special reception centres are met
today 04:37 Social workers to demand reform of mental health laws
today 04:37 Low-income parents avail of free preschool year
today 03:55 Fire kills at least 69 in Bangladesh capital - official
today 03:49 Fresh round of bloodshed in Kinahan-Hutch feud feared after trial collapse
today 02:52 Global assault on NGOs at crisis point - Amnesty
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today 02:37 Online safety chief role on hold until we define 'harmful', says Bruton
today 02:37 'I lost 58lb in just 18 weeks so I could be a healthy grandad', says delighted Tony
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today 02:37 City group buy Chinese club
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