16 August 2018 10:21 Family who slept in Dublin Garda station 'delighted' to be offered a home
A homeless woman and her seven young children who slept at a Garda station has been offered accommodation by the local council. Margaret Cash has been told a three-bedroom apartment in Dublin city will be made available to her family from Friday. The single mother and her children have been at a the centre of national debate after photos emerged on social
10 August 2018 15:23 Ex-White House aide claims Trump is a racist who regularly uses the N-word
Omarosa Manigault Newman says there’s tapes to prove it. IN A BLISTERING memoir ex-White House staffer, Omarosa Manigault Newman, claims that US President Donald Trump is a racist who regularly uses the N-word. The former Apprentice contestant says the future president was caught on microphone making racial slurs “multiple times” while taping the long running 2
05 August 2018 16:14 Irish women's hockey team members 'didn't have to pay €550 levy for World Cup'
The issue of funding has been raised due to the success of the women, who are amateur players. IRELAND’S WOMEN’S HOCKEY team did not have to pay a levy of €550 each before the event, according to Sport Ireland. Calls had been made to refund the levy to the women, after they reached today’s world cup final (which you can follow via the liveblog here) 3
03 August 2018 20:20 Lidl Ireland not rolling out cheaper prices for damaged fruit and veg as this is already donated to charity
LIDL HAS SAID it is not going to start stocking slightly damaged fruit and veg as it already donates that produce to charity. There had been calls for the German discount retailer to follow the UK’s lead. Branches in Great Britain have started offering five kilo boxes of slightly damaged produce for £1.50. Asked if the idea was set to come across to Ireland
30 July 2018 13:54 NUI Galway repays student fees after complaints about course
The Students’ Union described the situation as “appalling”. NUI GALWAY WILL refund students a year’s tuition fees after complaints about a course at the university. Current third and fourth-year student of the BA Journalism course are set to be refunded after complaints about the course were upheld by the Student Complaints Board. As part of the third 5
26 July 2018 10:59 'They told us streaming would be the death of 2FM
EVERY PROGRAMME ON both RTÉ Radio One and RTÉ 2FM has seen a rise in listeners in 2018. The latest JNLR figures cover the second quarter of this year and mark the sixth quarter in a row that 2FM has seen rises. On Radio One, Morning Ireland is up 7,000 listeners to 438,000 on this time last year, while Ryan Tubridy has also seen a rise of the same amount 1
24 July 2018 05:10 Clonakilty wants to become Ireland's first autism-friendly town
We’ve heard of autism-friendly shops, but a new initiative goes even further. A number of shops and businesses across Ireland have rolled out initiatives to make them more autism-friendly but this is the first time a town-wide programme has been launched. AsIAm, an autism advocacy organisation, is working with the local SuperValu store to make the Cork town more accessible
23 July 2018 23:00 High-flying Cork flags return to Earth
Having flown higher than any Cork flag in history, the blood and bandages that once orbited the globe have returned to Earth. Last night, at a special presentation, European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Paolo Nespoli presented flags representing both the Rebel County and the Cork Institute of Technology to both the mayors for Cork city and county, as well as the CIT President
18 July 2018 08:31 Poll: Would Facebook's moderation policies put you off using it?
Channel 4 sent an undercover reporter into Facebook’s offices to get an insight about how it makes decisions on what to delete. HAVE YOU BEEN put off using Facebook after getting an insight into its approach to moderating its content? Last night, Channel 4â€²s Dispatches programme revealed how Facebook makes decisions whether to remove, place a warning 1
15 July 2018 10:16 Theresa May says Donald Trump told her to 'sue the EU'
May has revealed the advice that Trump had said could be “too brutal”. BRITISH PRIME MINISTER Theresa May has said that US President Donald Trump told her to “sue the EU” instead of negotiating. May was speaking on BBC’s Andrew Marr programme about private advice the US president gave to her about Brexit negotiations. In an interview with The Sun newspaper 2