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Dublin: 5 °C Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Today’s News

From TheJournal.ie Emails from annoyed viewers abroad led to RTÉ’s new international player Airin Go Brea

Emails from annoyed viewers abroad led to RTÉ’s new international player

The RTÉ fans wanted to know why they couldn’t watch their favourite shows on the existing player.

From TheJournal.ie “He gets emotional about the idea of him going home but not being able to”

“He gets emotional about the idea of him going home but not being able to”

Jack Lynam had his lower legs amputated after an illness.

From TheJournal.ie “It was the total underdog”: The real story behind Maniac 2000 Yeah Yeah Funky Yeah

“It was the total underdog”: The real story behind Maniac 2000

We spoke to Mark McCabe on the song’s 15th anniversary.

From TheJournal.ie 3 Must-Read Longreads: Are we REALLY smarter than our grandparents? Time Out
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From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should employees have to speak only English while working? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should employees have to speak only English while working?

One supermarket chain is requesting staff to only speak the language while working.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

It’s midway through the week, and here are the top stories you need to know.

Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie Receivers nail court papers to gates of O’Donnell family home in Killiney Vico Road

Receivers nail court papers to gates of O’Donnell family home in Killiney

The High Court dismissed the O’Donnell family attempt to stop the repossession of their family home.

From TheJournal.ie Yes, this is a weasel ‘riding’ a woodpecker

Yes, this is a weasel ‘riding’ a woodpecker

We doubt they’re friends.

From TheJournal.ie Today’s top stories in 6 seconds News Wrap

Today’s top stories in 6 seconds

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Get caught up, fast…

From TheJournal.ie Brrr. Wrap up warm – it’s another cold and icy start to the day Where's Me Jumper

Brrr. Wrap up warm – it’s another cold and icy start to the day

There are two weather warnings in place.

Monday 2 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should sunbed use be banned? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should sunbed use be banned?

They’re already banned in Brazil and parts of Australia.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

It’s the start of a new week, and here are are the morning’s top stories.

From TheJournal.ie Rebekah Brooks ‘to head up Storyful in News Corp return’ Rehired

Rebekah Brooks ‘to head up Storyful in News Corp return’

The former editor of the Sun and the News of the World was acquitted on hacking charges last year.

Sunday 1 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie These award-winning pics were taken by Irish amateur photographers Through The Lens
From TheJournal.ie This Italian opera has dark parallels to a time in Ireland’s past Unsung History

This Italian opera has dark parallels to a time in Ireland’s past

We speak to the director of this opera about what to expect.

From TheJournal.ie Sitdown Sunday: Police brutality, controversial circumcision, and the great Orson Welles 7 Deadly Reads

Sitdown Sunday: Police brutality, controversial circumcision, and the great Orson Welles

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

From TheJournal.ie Your dogs could attack sheep if they’re not  neutered Vulnerable

Your dogs could attack sheep if they’re not neutered

Pete Wedderburn says that dog owners need to know about the benefits of neutering their pets.

Saturday 28 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie What’s the real story behind this famous statue? Lady On The Rock

What’s the real story behind this famous statue?

Ever wondered about those white statues?

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you welcome three-person baby IVF in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you welcome three-person baby IVF in Ireland?

The UK has given its approval.

Friday 27 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Is it OK that hotels increase room prices for big events? Your Say This post contains a poll
From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

It’s finally Friday, and here are the morning’s top stories.

Thursday 26 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Trailer watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Trailers This post contains a poll

Trailer watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland just got its first Harley Davidson hearse Heaven Sent This post contains a poll

Ireland just got its first Harley Davidson hearse

And you can buy a pre-paid funeral plan for it…

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Is it right that commercial surrogacy will be banned in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is it right that commercial surrogacy will be banned in Ireland?

It is legal in some states in the US.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

It’s Thursday – and here’s what you need to know.

Wednesday 25 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 3 Must-Read Longreads: Meet the people who fly military drones Time Out
From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

It’s midway through the week, and we’ve got all of today’s top stories for you.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Have your views on cannabis legalisation changed? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have your views on cannabis legalisation changed?

A number of countries have decriminalised cannabis in the past year.

Tuesday 24 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie An owl bar is opening in London, and people are VERY excited about it What A Hoot This post contains a poll
From TheJournal.ie Pair swallowed by sinkhole in pavement after getting off bus South Korea This post contains videos

Pair swallowed by sinkhole in pavement after getting off bus

They fell 10 feet into the ground.

From TheJournal.ie This man’s obituary says he died “due to an uppercut from Batman” Superhero
From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do we still need anti-water charge protests? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do we still need anti-water charge protests?

Is it time for them to end – or are they absolutely necessary?

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

It’s Tuesday – and here are the top stories you need to know about

Monday 23 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 89 boys abducted by armed soldiers while doing their exams South Sudan

89 boys abducted by armed soldiers while doing their exams

UNICEF says that armed soldiers searched the area house by house.

From Business ETC Apple is building an €850 million data centre in Athenry Fields Of Athenry

Apple is building an €850 million data centre in Athenry

The €1.7 billion investment in Europe was announced by the tech giant this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Why is Patricia Arquette getting criticised for her Oscar speech? Equal Rights

Why is Patricia Arquette getting criticised for her Oscar speech?

She called for wage equality “once and for all”.

From TheJournal.ie UKIP councillor fired over these “deeply racist” comments Rozanne Duncan

UKIP councillor fired over these “deeply racist” comments

The footage was broadcast on Meet the Ukippers last night.

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From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you charge your phone by your bed overnight? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you charge your phone by your bed overnight?

Dublin Fire Brigade was called to a house after a charger went up in flames.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

It’s Monday – and here are the top stories you need to know about.

Sunday 22 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Crisp sandwiches, juicing… what’s the next food trend to hit Ireland? Eat Up
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