Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «popular»

22 February 2018 14:27 Thieves steal €70,000 worth of coins from Wexford amusement centre

An estimated €270,000 worth of damage was caused during the course of the heist. GARDAÍ ARE APPEALING for information following the well planned raid of an amusement centre in Courtown, Co Wexford, which saw robbers steal an estimated €70,000 and cause hundreds of thousands of euro worth of damage. Thieves disabled the alarm system by cutting wires at a nearby 3

18 February 2018 09:23 Poll: Do you want there to be a general election this year?

Two new opinion polls indicate that Fine Gael is the most popular political party in the country. TWO SEPARATE OPINION polls in the Sunday Times and Sunday Independent indicate that Fine Gael is the most popular political party in the country. Both publications report that support for the party has risen to 36%. The second most popular party, Fianna 19

12 February 2018 17:08 Gardaí seize 19 rickshaws in Cork City as part of operation with Revenue

The seizure was made by a garda road policing unit during an operation carried out as part of an ongoing operation with Revenue and Department of Social Protection. The vehicles, which are often motorised, are a popular form of transportation for late night revellers in cities. Last June, Dublin City Council issued a public advisory notice warning of the safety 2

12 February 2018 12:45 Dunnes is still Ireland's most popular supermarket

We’re also buying more vegetarian and vegan foods. SALES OF BRANDED goods in Irish supermarkets have climbed 4% year-on-year, the first time in four years that they have shown stronger growth than own-brand competitors. The sales figures are carried in the latest Kantar Worldpanel market share results, which show that Dunnes Stores remains Ireland’s 3

10 February 2018 11:00 This Bollywood film is tackling the period taboo

The film is loosely based on the true story of Arunachalam Muruganantham, who invented a new type of sanitary towel. IT’S AN UNLIKELY scene in deeply conservative India: A hugely popular Bollywood male star grinning widely as he holds up a sanitary pad and talks of menstrual hygiene. But that’s exactly what action hero Akshay Kumar did as he promoted 13

07 February 2018 12:00 Expanding Norwegian Airlines coy on Cork to New York route

Europe’s third largest low-cost airline, which launched transatlantic flights from Ireland seven months ago, will today announce plans to increase from one to two the number of daily flights from Dublin to New York’s Stewart Airport from April 26, with one-way fares from €121. The new early-morning service will depart Dublin at 8.10am and land in the US at 10.30am local 5

07 February 2018 01:17 Racing UK confirmed as new home of Irish racing

Racecourse Media Group (RMG) and Sports Information Services (SIS) have extended their relationship to encompass direct-to-home and streaming rights to all 26 Irish racecourses - as well taking over Chelmsford City from ATR. RMG manages the rights of many of the leading British racecourses, while SIS holds the horse racing rights to all Irish racecourses 12

02 February 2018 07:01 Opinion: Suggesting the 'Fighting Irish' mascot of Notre Dame is offensive is neglectful to history

Notre Dame is an iconic marker of the various expressions of Irishness in this country, writes Eugene O’Driscoll. LIKENING NOTRE DAME’S mascot of the “Fighting Irish” to those depicting American Indians such as the Cleveland Indians, Washington Redskins, and Chicago Blackhawks is an argument that is a non-starter – not least because American Indians 9

30 January 2018 00:00 Irish patients ‘wait longer for treatment’ than rest of Europe

Irish patients have to wait longer for hospital treatment than those in any other European country, a report shows. Ease of access to healthcare in Ireland is the worst of 35 countries surveyed. Even vastly poorer nations such as Macedonia and Serbia provide much faster treatment, according to the 2017 Euro Health Consumer Index. Ireland has fallen to 24th place 9

23 January 2018 20:16 Tellytubbies actor Simon Shelton Barnes dies age 52

The actor’s son confirmed his death today. THE ACTOR WHO played Tinky-Winky in the hugely popular children’s TV show Teletubbies has died aged 52. Simon Shelton Barnes died on 17 January just four days after his birthday, the actor’s son Henry revealed today. The father of three landed the role of the handbag-carrying Tinky-Winky after the original 10