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09:29 Pics: Here's how the first supermoon of the year looked around the world last night

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14:23 Pictures: These hardy souls braved the Forty Foot on a very rainy Christmas in Sandycove today

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06:05 Theresa May and Trump viewed very unfavourably among Irish people

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10:19 Pictures: These brave souls headed out for Christmas Day swims across the country

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19:00 'Have some morals and turn yourself in': The week in quotes

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17:00 Murder investigation opened into death of Joanne Lee

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08:38 University of Cambridge admits it has 'significant problem' with sexual misconduct

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13:41 The Jacksons to perform in Ireland this summer

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  • Moral hazard of mortgage defaulters

    22 February 2018 00:00 7

    That was the obvious question to the proposed bill from Fianna Fáil’s John McGuinness which has been drafted by the master of the High Court Edmund Honohan. Essentially, the bill seeks to allow those people who are struggling to pay their mortgage, or are in arrears, to benefit from a debt write-down and remain in their homes. The people in mind are those

  • RaboDirect closure prompts review call

    22 February 2018 00:00 7

    The Central Bank should urge RaboDirect to consider extending its notice period beyond May because of the unprecedented effects its decision to shut a €3bn savings operation will have on its 90,000 Irish customers, consumer and financial experts have warned. The online savings bank set up shop in Ireland almost 13 years ago. It has shocked financial

  • The Council of Europe has told the UK to pass laws to protect the Irish language

    21 February 2018 22:21 7

    The issue has been at the centre of the dispute at Stormont. THE COUNCIL OF Europe has recommended that the United Kingdom introduce legislation to protect the Irish language and the rights of Irish speakers. In a new report published today, the organisation also recommend that the UK government attempts to create a “political consensus” to ensure this happens

  • Police investigating the murder of a man in front of his family make arrest

    21 February 2018 22:16 7

    DETECTIVES INVESTIGATING THE murder of a man who was killed in front of his family in Belfast last week have arrested a 34-year-old man. The man was arrested in the Poleglass area of West Belfast under the Terrorism Act earlier today. Raymond Johnston (28) was shot dead in his living room in front of his partner and 11-year-old child Tuesday, 27 February

  • Porter to start for Ireland as Furlong and Henderson set to miss out

    21 February 2018 19:04 8

    James Ryan is set to return to Ireland’s second row for the Six Nations clash with Wales. JOE SCHMIDT IS set to hand Andrew Porter his second international start in Ireland’s Six Nations clash with Wales in Dublin on Saturday [KO 2.15pm], as Tadhg Furlong and Iain Henderson could miss out through injury. 22-year-old Porter is set to take over from Furlong

  • Bomb disposal team called in after reports of suspicious device in Dublin

    21 February 2018 15:52 12

    Gardaí and the Defence Forces were called to the scene in Crumlin at lunchtime. AN ARMY BOMB disposal team has been called of an ongoing situation in Crumlin, Dublin following reports of a “suspicious device” found in the area. It is understood that gardaí and the Army Bomb Disposal team were called to the scene on the Drimnagh Road at lunchtime today

  • 'I remember hearing the whizz of bullets': Irishman recalls mass shooting in Tunisia

    21 February 2018 15:16 12

    38 people died in the 2015 attack, including three Irish people. IRISH HOLIDAYMAKERS IN Tunisia barricaded the door of their hotel room during a terrorist attack as a gunman prowled the corridors outside, an inquest has heard. Raymond Hegarty and his family ran from the pool area as a gunman approached from the beach firing a Kalashnikov as he moved

  • US preacher Billy Graham dies at age 99

    21 February 2018 13:32 12

    He was the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history. THE REVEREND BILLY Graham, one of the most famous preachers of the 20th century, has died at the age of 99. Graham transformed American religious life through his preaching and activism, becoming a counsellor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history

  • Imitation firearm, cash and cars seized in searches by Criminal Assets Bureau

    21 February 2018 13:23 12

    A number of searches were carried out in Wicklow and Dublin today. THE CRIMINAL ASSETS Bureau (CAB) has seized a number of assets while carrying out searches in Wicklow and Dublin. CAB – assisted by local gardaí, the Garda Emergency Response Unit, the Garda Region Support Unit and the Garda Public Order Unit – conducted a search in the Bray and Newtownmountkennedy

  • RaboDirect announces that it is closing down its Irish operations in May

    21 February 2018 12:21 12

    The bank holds over €3 billion in deposits from its Irish customers, who will now have to move their money elsewhere. Some 90,000 customers in Ireland have savings totalling over €3 billion with the online bank, which was established in 2005. A process has begun to inform all customers about what they need to do before 16 May. Rabobank said it wants