Advertisement
  TheJournal.ie uses cookies. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Click here to find out more »
Dublin: 20 °C Sunday 23 July, 2017

Irish - Today’s News

'Doctors misdiagnosed Munchausen syndrome and said I was making it all up'

I only discovered my diagnosis after I put in a freedom of information request to gain access to my file. It’s a constant fight for basic medical care, writes Kellie Tallant.

'A hero until the end' - Tributes paid to renowned Irish diver who died while helping another diver Stephen Keenan This post contains videos
From The42 Davy Fitz hits back at Duignan and Shefflin after criticism of tactics in today's quarter-final Taking A Stand

Davy Fitz hits back at Duignan and Shefflin after criticism of tactics in today's quarter-final

The Offaly and Kilkenny All-Ireland winners weren’t impressed with the game in Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

Seven parks across Ireland have been given the Green Flag Award

The Green Flag Awards recognise parks that are managed in environmentally sustainable ways.

SPONSORED

'You're not her family, I can't tell you anything': The week in quotes

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

'After 10 years I wasn't enjoying the job at all. I was CEO, but I'm a nuts-and-bolts guy'

During his many years in startups, Jonathan Maliepaard has seen the same mistakes repeated.

From The42 Moran goal vital as 14-man Waterford advance past Wexford in quarter-final tie Déise Delight

Moran goal vital as 14-man Waterford advance past Wexford in quarter-final tie

Tadhg de Búrca saw red late on for Waterford.

The long, slow process to refund almost €170m in water charges

The government must decide how best to repay people and avoid another PR disaster.

Sacked shop worker wins €9,000 after row that started because he was chewing gum

The worker said his manager “approached him in an aggressive manner.”

'I’m actually quite introverted. I have to do a lot of mental preparation for public speaking'

Republic of Work’s DC Cahalane tells us about his worst job, bad habits and penchant for gin.

Column: 'Is it possible to be Catholic and a feminist?'

I am alienated from and angered by the Church’s past and continued treatment of women, writes Colleen Hennessy.

'We're over 36 hours without water' - Irish Water slammed locally for response to supply crisis in north-east

The water crisis, which began on Friday afternoon, is now unlikely to be solved before Monday evening at the earliest.

Man's body found in south Dublin river by passer-by

A garda investigation has been launched.

Early onset menopause linked to higher risk of type 2 diabetes

The researchers examined 6819 women to analyse the association between menopause and diabetes.

New poll shows Irish Government at its highest approval ratings since 2011

The election of Leo Varadkar as Taoiseach seems to have had a positive effect on the electorate from Fine Gael’s point of view.

The west 'needs year-round flights to New York' to compete with Dublin

That is the opinion of the chambers of commerce from Galway, Shannon-Ennis and Limerick.

Explainer: What is Ireland doing to tackle antibiotic resistance?

Misuse and overuse of antibiotics are leading to a dangerous resistance.

From The42 Regrets for Clare, momentum for Tipperary and McGrath brothers on fire Talking Points

Regrets for Clare, momentum for Tipperary and McGrath brothers on fire

Tipperary are putting together another strong run through the backdoor.

'No one likes losing, but there's a point when it can be a relief to close your business'

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Limerick firm the Lock Doctor.

Poll: Will naming and shaming really be an effective deterrent against drink drivers? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will naming and shaming really be an effective deterrent against drink drivers?

Will Shane Ross’s new legislation really make a difference?

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Welcome to Sunday – here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

Sitdown Sunday: 'I was trapped in an underwater cave with oxygen running out'

Grab a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

'Up Mayo': How this documentary about GAA in Ireland's most diverse town went viral Ballyhaunis This post contains videos

'Up Mayo': How this documentary about GAA in Ireland's most diverse town went viral

Maurice O’Brien has had an overwhelmingly positive reaction to his film about Ballyhaunis, Co Mayo.

'No victory was more emphatic than East Clare and no candidate more central to history'

De Valera’s win one hundred years ago was a milestone for Sinn Féin, writes Dr Daithí Ó Corráin.

Shannon security staff are due pay rises for the airport's 'unique' situation

Workers at the airport, which routinely hosts US military flights, need to fulfil stringent criteria.

'Left with €15 after bills': The week-to-week struggle of a single parent in Ireland

36-year-old Mairead was forced to give up her job following the reform of the One Parent Family Payment.

Ireland's most popular tourist counties and attractions have been revealed

Overall, annual tourism grew by over €1 billion last year compared to 2014.

Why is everything in Ireland 'mediocre'?

In terms of infrastructure, that is.

Here's what stage 35 primary care centres announced for 20 counties in 2012 are currently in

The centres were announced five years ago but only one is currently in use.

Race fixing and money laundering: How the horse racing industry fights back against criminal cartels

A race-winning horse was recently at the centre of a Criminal Assets Bureau investigation.

A spectacular fly-past and understated Trump references: U2 bring 'The Joshua Tree' home

Sweeping visuals from filmmaker Anton Corbijn helped breathe new life into the classic songs.

So, what's the deal with Ireland naming and shaming drink drivers?

Come December, Ireland is to begin naming and shaming people convicted of a host of road traffic offences.

Irish - Yesterday’s News

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Irish tragedy in Egypt, stabbing by Temple Bar and Sean Spicer’s goodbye.

Ireland should 'give back its looted and stolen treasures'

“Ireland is uniquely positioned to redress the imperialist legacy of Britain.”

'It shouldn't be laughed at': Study begins on effect bowel disorders have on women's minds

Researchers hope the study will recognise the seriousness of the chronic, painful condition.

'I've just hit a wall': Why one of Cork’s most famous restaurants has suddenly shut

Fenn’s Quay owner and head chef Kate Lawlor decided to close the eatery.

Quiz: Where in the world is this?

We’ll drop you somewhere in the world and you tell us where you are.

Column: 'We need fines for cars parked on footpaths and for wheelie bins'

I don’t mind at all having a disability but when I face obstacles, it is very frustrating, writes Sean O’Kelly.

From The42 As It Happened: Donegal v Galway, All-Ireland SFC qualifier Updates

As It Happened: Donegal v Galway, All-Ireland SFC qualifier

Galway have booked their All-Ireland quarter-final spot.

Irishman dies off the coast of Egypt

The man reportedly died in the tourist region of Dahab.

1 2 3 4 5