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A murderous cab driver and the first hanging at Mountjoy Prison
Police were quick to make an arrest after a gruesome killing on Charlemont St in 1900
today 09:31
Great news! Ireland to see sunshine and warm temperatures this week, Spring is here!

Finally it appears as though Spring is actually here!

Ireland got its first real feel of good weather this week and according to forecasters the mild and pleasant weather will continue for the coming week

According to Met Éireann, the country will see more seasonal weather

today 09:28
'A complete waste of resources': Investigations underway into hoax emergency call

A hoax caller has been slated for potentially putting lives at risk when emergency services spent two hours searching a fast-flowing waterway in Co. Meath.

A garda investigation is now underway after ambulance crews, gardaí, fire services and the Meath River Rescue personnel were all

today 09:16
'A complete waste of resources': Investigations underway into hoax emergency call

A hoax caller has been slated for potentially putting lives at risk when emergency services spent two hours searching a fast-flowing waterway in Co. Meath.

A garda investigation is now underway after ambulance crews, gardaí, fire services and the Meath River Rescue personnel were all

today 09:10
No more homeowners expected to be in negative equity next year

Negative equity is set to end next year.

At the height of the economic crash, 230,000 homes were worth less than what homeowners paid for them.

That figure reduced to 57,000 by the end of 2017.

The Sunday Independent reports three property experts, including the ESRI, believe

today 09:10
New Dublin Bus route begins today

A new route's set to kick in on the Dublin Bus network in the capital from today.

Route 155 will operate seven days a week from IKEA in Ballymun to Bray Rail Station, serving DCU and Stillorgan Road.

A range of service improvements will also take effect.

Also from today,

today 08:07
Brexit: Agri-tech company says lack of progress 'frustrating'
Northern Ireland agri-tech company Devenish has said Brexit will cost it approximately £1.7m next year.
today 06:13
MP tweets it is 'all over' for Theresa May as speculation of coup mounts

Speculation that Theresa May will be ousted from Number 10 has reached fever pitch amid reports that UK Cabinet ministers are plotting a coup to get rid of her.

The British Prime Minister could be forced to resign within days, one paper claimed, amid a furious backlash over her handling of

today 23:43
People’s Vote march: ‘Brexit is the single most cowardly thing this country has done’
Patrick Freyne reports on the signs, speeches and spacemen at the landmark protest
today 23:01
Update: Police confirm that escalator fault caused panic at Disneyland Paris

Police in France have confirmed that a suspected terrorist attack at Disneyland Paris is a false alarm.

According to Reuters, a spokesperson for the French police force said there was a brief moment of panic after those at the park mistook the noises for gunfire.

Although

today 22:58
Latest: Passengers tell of ‘frightening’ evacuation from cruise ship off Norway’s coast

Latest: A couple has described the “frightening” experience of being airlifted off a cruise ship which got into difficulties off the coast of Norway amid stormy seas.

1,300 passengers and crew were on board the Viking Sky ship which sent a mayday call after losing engine

today 22:40
Mick McCarthy hoping momentum is main benefit of opening win in Gibraltar

"It was a horrible game," exclaimed Mick McCarthy at the post-match press conference, yet despite the poor performance from his side, the new Ireland manager was able to take plenty of positives from the match in Gibraltar.

Ireland huffed and puffed their way to a somewhat

today 22:04
Disneyland Paris lockdown declared false alarm after people are seen running as loud bangs are reportedly heard at the park

Tourists at Disneyland Paris have been reportedly told to stay indoors as the attraction is in lockdown this evening.

According to reports, a number people at the park were seen running as loud bangs were heard at the park.

Although no details have been revealed, it is thought

yesterday 21:55
Stargazers delight! Northern Lights could be visible over Irish and British skies tonight

Stargazers could be in with for treat this weekend as the Northern Lights may be visible over parts of Ireland.

According to BBC News, forecasters in the UK, say the phenomenon which is expected to be at its brightest this weekend could be seen over the British and Irish Isles

yesterday 21:55
Weekend riches: Ireland has a new millionaire tonight as one lucky punter scoops the top prize of €1m in the Lotto Plus 1 draw

Ireland has a new millionaire tonight after one lucky punter won the top prize of €1m in tonight’s Lotto Plus 1 draw.

The lucky win comes as there were no winners of the main jackpot worth just over €4.2m.

The numbers drawn in the main draw were: 9, 10, 23, 29, 42,

yesterday 20:52
Over one million people marched across London today to demand second Brexit referendum

Over one millions people gathered in London today to demand a second Brexit referendum.

The so-called Put it to the People march followed an online petition to stop the UK from leaving the EU. The petition has so far obtained over four million signatures.

Theresa May has been under

yesterday 20:52
Hundreds attend Ruth Maguire’s funeral as she is laid to rest in her wedding dress

In what can only be described as utterly tragic, mother-of-three Ruth Maguire has sadly been laid to rest today in Belfast.

Ruth went missing after a hen night in Carlingford, County Louth last Saturday evening.

Emergency services worked endlessly to find her and eventually

yesterday 20:52
Delaney steps down as FAI CEO but retains control of key portfolios

The FAI has confirmed that chief executive John Delaney has stepped down from the position but will remain within the Association executive as vice president.

Chief Operating Officer Rea Walshe has been appointed to the role of Interim CEO by the FAI Board as the recruitment process

yesterday 20:40
Delaney steps down as FAI CEO but retains control of key portfolios

The FAI has confirmed that chief executive John Delaney has stepped down from the position but will remain within the Association executive as vice president.

Chief Operating Officer Rea Walshe has been appointed to the role of Interim CEO by the FAI Board as the recruitment process begins

yesterday 20:34
Varadkar hits out at 'toxic' Sinn Féin and 'finger-wagging' Fianna Fáil

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has promised to increase the entry point to the higher rate of tax to €50,000 over the next five years should he be re-elected to office.

Delivering his keynote televised address to delegates at the Fine Gael national conference in Wexford on Saturday night, a

yesterday 20:34
Breaking John Delaney to step down as FAI chief, taking on new role

The Chief Executive of the FAI John Delaney is to step aside from his role with immediate effect.

He will assume a different role within the Association, that of Executive Vice President with responsibility for all UEFA and FIFA matters including the proposed World Cup 2030 bid with the

yesterday 19:58
Change at the top: FAI chief executive John Delaney to leave role to take up new position

The chief executive of the FAI John Delaney will step down from his role with immediate effect.

According to RTÉ News, Delaney will leave the role to take up a different position within the association.

Delaney’s decision to leave the role comes after questions were

yesterday 19:49
John Delaney steps down as chief executive to take up new FAI position
Delaney moves to a new position of Executive Vice-President with immediate effect.
yesterday 19:40
Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
Here’s what made the headlines today.
yesterday 19:34
Tributes paid to Philomena Canning who has died

Philomena Canning, the independent midwife who had been ovarian battling cancer has died.

Ms Canning had earlier this month settled a High Court action with the HSE after suing them for the wrongful suspension of her licence to practice in 2014 which she says ultimately forced her out of

yesterday 19:31
Hendrick secures three points in underwhelming start to Ireland campaign

Gibraltar 0 - 1 Republic of Ireland

This was a story of gale force rather than gael force, as a struggling Ireland scrambled to a 1-0 victory against lowly Gibraltar.

Jeff Hendrick got the second half goal which secured Mick McCarthy the three points he craved on his first

yesterday 19:31
Ireland lack quality as they eek out win in Gibraltar

Jeff Hendrick’s 49th-minute effort ensured that Mick McCarthy’s second stint in charge of the national team ended in victory, Ireland beating Gibraltar 1-0 at the Victoria Stadium.

McCarthy’s side struggled to stamp their authority on the game against a side containing

yesterday 18:55
Rocketman shows Elton at his most broken, says Taron Egerton

Rocketman star Taron Egerton has said that he portrayed Elton John at his most "broken" and "damaged" in the new biopic - with the full blessing of the iconic singer himself.

Speaking at a special preview screening of unedited scenes from the movie at Abbey Road Studios

yesterday 18:55
17-year-old teenager becomes 28th murder victim in London this year

A 17-year-old teenager has been stabbed to death in the British capital, thus becoming the 28th murder victim in London this year.

The young man was found with serious stab injuries outside a block of flats on Union Lane, Isleworth, at around 10.35pm on Friday.

Emergency services

yesterday 18:46
Cruise ship carrying 1,300 sends mayday call off Norway coast

Update 6.30pm: A cruise ship with engine problems that sent a mayday call from the west coast of Norway has begun to evacuate its 1,300 passengers and crew.

Norwegian newspaper VG said the Viking Sky cruise ship ran into propulsion problems as strong winds and heavy seas hit Norway's

yesterday 18:28
Daily News
Scott Hend wins Maybank Championship play-off

Australia's Scott Hend won his third European Tour title by beating Spain's Nacho Elvira in a play-off following a remarkable finish to the Maybank Championship.

Play was suspended in the final round in Kuala Lumpur with the last group on the 18th green when a thunderstorm hit

today 09:37
Jamal Lewis never considered England switch

Jamal Lewis has no regrets over his decision to play for Northern Ireland, insisting he never contemplated a Declan Rice-style switch once he had played his first match in a green shirt.

The 21-year-old left-back has earned six caps and some rave reviews from manager Michael O'Neill

today 09:37
Investigation after ATM stolen in Co Fermanagh

An investigation is under way after an ATM was stolen in Irvinestown, Co Fermanagh, this morning.

Police have said thieves used a digger remove the 'built in' cash machine from a filing station on the Dromore Road just after 4am.

Its believed they then used a trailer to

today 09:37
Thousands in New Zealand attend rally to fight racism in memory of Christchurch victims

Thousands have gathered in New Zealand's cities to protest racism and remember the 50 Muslims killed by a gunman in Christchurch as Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced a national remembrance service to be held later this week.

About 15,000 turned out for an evening vigil in

today 09:37
ATM torn from filling station wall in County Fermanagh
A cash machine has been torn from the wall of a filling station in Irvinestown, County Fermanagh.
today 09:22
'The furore over Tayla Harris photo' and more of the week's best sportswriting
Plus, a piece looking at the first-ever women’s match to main-event wrestling’s biggest night, which includes Ireland’s Becky Lynch.
today 09:19
Fromage not Farage: Protesters and their placards march on Westminster

There was no shortage of placards and signs on display in central London as hundreds of thousands of protesters marched on the UK parliament to demand the public are given a final say over Brexit.

The Put it to the People march on Saturday saw demonstrators flying EU flags as

today 09:16
Vicky Pattison posts ‘honest’ selfie to apologise for ‘perfect’ pictures

Vicky Pattison shared a make-up free “moon face” selfie while apologising to her fans for largely filling her social media timeline with “perfectly styled” images.

The former I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! and Geordie Shore star said she

today 09:16
Coronation Street actor Charlie De Melo sad to lose co-star Bhavna Limbachia

Coronation Street actor Charlie De Melo has said he will miss his exiting co-star Bhavna Limbachia.

Limbachia’s character Rana Habeeb was killed off in a dramatic factory fire on what was supposed to be her wedding day.

De Melo’s

today 09:16
Elton John biopic remains ‘warts and all’ after rumours of cutting gay scene

Producers of Elton John biopic Rocketman have said the film will still be “warts and all” despite speculation a romantic gay scene would be cut from the final edit.

The star’s own production company has said the film is unfinished and will offer an

today 09:16
Stephen Merchant as serial killer Stephen Pope in BBC drama first-look image

A first-look picture of Stephen Merchant as serial killer Stephen Port in new BBC drama The Barking Murders has been revealed.

The actor portrays Port, who killed four men, in the series, which is told from the point of the view of the families of the victims, focusing on their

today 09:16
No more homeowners expected to be in negative equity next year

Negative equity is set to end next year.

At the height of the economic crash, 230,000 homes were worth less than what homeowners paid for them.

That figure reduced to 57,000 by the end of 2017.

The Sunday Independent reports three property experts, including the ESRI, believe

today 09:16
Delaney steps down as FAI CEO but retains control of key portfolios

The FAI has confirmed that chief executive John Delaney has stepped down from the position but will remain within the Association executive as vice president.

Chief Operating Officer Rea Walshe has been appointed to the role of Interim CEO by the FAI Board as the recruitment process

today 09:16
Digger used to steal ATM in Co Fermanagh

An ATM has been stolen in Co Fermanagh.

A digger was used to take the machine from a filling station on the Dromore Road in the town.

It happened just after 4am today and extensive damage was caused to the building.

Police say they believe a trailer was used to take the machine

today 09:16
Someones in Dublin won €1m in last night's Lotto

A ticket holder in north Co. Dublin has won €1m in last night's Lotto Plus 1 draw.

The winning Quick Pick ticket was sold at the Tesco store in the seaside town of Rush.

"We are absolutely thrilled for one very lucky Tesco customer in Rush, Co. Dublin who is waking up this morning

today 09:16
The 9 at 9: Sunday
Here’s all the news you need to know as you start your day.
today 09:13
Ministers move to force May's resignation amid 'cabinet coup' reports
May has said a third vote on her Brexit deal may not happen next week.
today 09:13
The Irish for: Irish is the first language of the constitution. Here's some legal terminology as Gaeilge
Bannaí means bail and is not to be confused with banaí which means a womaniser, writes Darach Ó Séaghdha.
today 09:13
Latest news from Ireland
today 09:37 Jamal Lewis never considered England switch
today 09:37 Scott Hend wins Maybank Championship play-off
today 09:37 Thousands in New Zealand attend rally to fight racism in memory of Christchurch victims
today 09:37 Investigation after ATM stolen in Co Fermanagh
today 09:31 A murderous cab driver and the first hanging at Mountjoy Prison
today 09:28 Great news! Ireland to see sunshine and warm temperatures this week, Spring is here!
today 09:22 ATM torn from filling station wall in County Fermanagh
today 09:19 'The furore over Tayla Harris photo' and more of the week's best sportswriting
today 09:16 Fromage not Farage: Protesters and their placards march on Westminster
today 09:16 Coronation Street actor Charlie De Melo sad to lose co-star Bhavna Limbachia
today 09:16 Vicky Pattison posts ‘honest’ selfie to apologise for ‘perfect’ pictures
today 09:16 Stephen Merchant as serial killer Stephen Pope in BBC drama first-look image
today 09:16 Elton John biopic remains ‘warts and all’ after rumours of cutting gay scene
today 09:16 Delaney steps down as FAI CEO but retains control of key portfolios
today 09:16 No more homeowners expected to be in negative equity next year
today 09:16 Someones in Dublin won €1m in last night's Lotto
today 09:16 Digger used to steal ATM in Co Fermanagh
today 09:16 'A complete waste of resources': Investigations underway into hoax emergency call
today 09:13 The Irish for: Irish is the first language of the constitution. Here's some legal terminology as Gaeilge
today 09:13 Ministers move to force May's resignation amid 'cabinet coup' reports
today 09:13 The 9 at 9: Sunday
today 09:13 Sitdown Sunday: What happened to missing Claudia Lawrence?
today 09:13 Any tax loopholes used by vulture funds won't be closed down until the autumn, says Taoiseach
today 09:10 Someones in Dublin won €1m in last night's Lotto
today 09:10 No more homeowners expected to be in negative equity next year
today 09:10 'A complete waste of resources': Investigations underway into hoax emergency call
today 08:34 Welsh government introduces law that will ban parents from smacking their children
today 08:19 Brexit: Queen's University staff paid early due to uncertainty
today 08:16 'It was a rough time: you've got a baby on the way, no new contract - what are you going to do?'
today 08:16 'People will say it can't compare to Arsenal, but I'm extremely proud of what I have here'
today 08:13 Coronation Street hit by thieves during reported filming for heist scene
today 08:13 Raheem Sterling tribute ‘touching’, father of youth player who died of leukaemia says
today 08:13 Tyson Fury to fight unbeaten Tom Schwarz in Las Vegas
today 08:13 David Cameron called for ‘bonfire’ of EU red tape, new papers reveal
today 08:13 Stephen Fry ‘backs pressure group pushing for anonymity reform in sex cases’
today 08:13 Russian arrested smuggling drugged orangutan in Indonesia
today 08:13 Thousands attend New Zealand vigil to honour mosque dead
today 08:13 Brexit: What is happening next week and beyond?
today 08:13 New Dublin Bus route begins today
today 08:10 The planned new Harcourt Street 'superpub' that fought Dublin council and won is battling city planners again
today 08:10 Six drug deals and a fistfight at a Dublin shopping centre: One hour at a crack cocaine hotspot
today 08:10 Toying with the idea of a tea top? Here are our favourite high-street offerings
today 08:07 Voting under way in Thailand’s first election since 2014 coup
today 08:07 David Cameron called for ‘bonfire’ of EU red tape, new papers reveal
today 08:07 Raheem Sterling tribute ‘touching’, father of youth player who died of leukaemia says
today 08:07 Tyson Fury to fight unbeaten Tom Schwarz in Las Vegas
today 08:07 Coronation Street hit by thieves during reported filming for heist scene
today 08:07 Stephen Fry ‘backs pressure group pushing for anonymity reform in sex cases’
today 08:07 Russian arrested smuggling drugged orangutan in Indonesia
today 08:07 Thousands attend New Zealand vigil to honour mosque dead
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