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#December

Tracing the start of the Third Wave: Over 3,000 close contact tests from socialising in November and early December
# Close Contacts
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# Close Contacts

Tracing the start of the Third Wave: Over 3,000 close contact tests from socialising in November and early December

Jan 31st 2021, 12:05 AM 57,523 Views 46 Comments

Household settings made up the largest number of close contacts referred for a Day 0 test.

December saw record-high grocery sales, but less money spent on whole turkeys
# Small Turkeys
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# Small Turkeys

December saw record-high grocery sales, but less money spent on whole turkeys

Jan 11th 2021, 2:06 PM 14,498 Views 12 Comments

Sales of smaller cuts of meat such as turkey rolls and roast pork increased.

Poll: Have you done any Christmas shopping in person?
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# Poll

Poll: Have you done any Christmas shopping in person?

Dec 10th 2020, 9:57 AM 30,237 Views 19 Comments

Non-essential retail reopened last week.

Dublin gets its first 24-hour bus services this weekend as the 15 and 41 run all night
# Happy Christmas
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# Happy Christmas

Dublin gets its first 24-hour bus services this weekend as the 15 and 41 run all night

Nov 30th 2019, 9:00 AM 21,724 Views 21 Comments

“It is no longer the case that city shuts down at 11 or 12 at night,” National Transport Authority CEO Anne Graham said.

Man arrested in connection with Roscommon eviction
# December
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# December

Man arrested in connection with Roscommon eviction

Jan 10th 2019, 12:25 PM 30,998 Views 51 Comments

The property was repossessed by private security personnel last month.

Almost 700 people arrested on suspicion of intoxicated driving this month
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# December

Almost 700 people arrested on suspicion of intoxicated driving this month

Dec 29th 2018, 10:57 AM 21,423 Views 92 Comments

In 2017, a total of 812 motorists were caught driving while intoxicated during the month of December.

Kylie Minogue has rescheduled her Irish gigs for early December
# Lucky Lucky Lucky
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# Lucky Lucky Lucky

Kylie Minogue has rescheduled her Irish gigs for early December

Oct 11th 2018, 9:22 AM 12,812 Views 14 Comments

The singer cancelled her Dublin and Belfast gigs last Sunday due to a throat infection.

11 people you will encounter if you dare to go 'up town' in December
# Chaos
# Chaos

11 people you will encounter if you dare to go 'up town' in December

Dec 3rd 2017, 7:00 PM 7,251 Views 0 Comments

Don’t do it.

The Christmas bonus will be given at the start of December
# Festive Cheer
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# Festive Cheer

The Christmas bonus will be given at the start of December

Oct 10th 2017, 7:48 PM 67,385 Views 86 Comments

The cost of the Christmas bonus is €219 million.

George Hook moves from lunchtime slot to weekend Newstalk show
# High Noon
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# High Noon

George Hook moves from lunchtime slot to weekend Newstalk show

Sep 22nd 2017, 2:17 PM 65,258 Views 293 Comments

The new show will begin in December.

Fire safety audits to be carried out on 25 schools constructed in the last 20 years
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# Checkups

Fire safety audits to be carried out on 25 schools constructed in the last 20 years

Sep 1st 2017, 7:45 PM 11,363 Views 20 Comments

Fire safety in Ireland’s public buildings has been under the microscope in recent months.

Ding ding ding - the Luas has taken its first trip across O'Connell Bridge
# On Track
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# On Track

Ding ding ding - the Luas has taken its first trip across O'Connell Bridge

Jun 17th 2017, 1:38 PM 44,196 Views 55 Comments

Two Luas trams have made the first journeys on the new Luas Cross City route this morning.

Man in his 20s arrested over sexual assault of teen (18) in Dublin
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# Investigation

Man in his 20s arrested over sexual assault of teen (18) in Dublin

Jan 6th 2017, 7:04 PM 26,352 Views 2 Comments

The alleged incident occurred in the early hours of 18 December.

9 striking photos from this morning's sunrise
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# Sky Fire

9 striking photos from this morning's sunrise

Dec 27th 2016, 9:29 AM 16,213 Views 7 Comments

Readers sent in their photos capturing the brief, beautiful moment.

Wrapping up warm? No need, it's going to stay mild this weekend
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# WINTER SUN

Wrapping up warm? No need, it's going to stay mild this weekend

Dec 9th 2016, 7:21 AM 7,931 Views 6 Comments

Temperatures will reach as high as 14 degrees in some parts today.

'These two weeks will define our season': O'Brien ready to empty the tank again
# Back In Action
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# Back In Action

'These two weeks will define our season': O'Brien ready to empty the tank again

Dec 8th 2016, 12:36 PM 8,188 Views 4 Comments

After the frustration of being kept away from the Wallabies, the Tullow Tank is revved up and ready to go again.

There's been a surge in people leaving the state for their Christmas shopping
# Cashing In
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# Cashing In

There's been a surge in people leaving the state for their Christmas shopping

Dec 4th 2016, 4:25 PM 24,677 Views 58 Comments

Clothes, alcohol and food & groceries topped the list for those leaving the state for shopping.

Poll: Is it too early for Christmas music?
# Your Say
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# Your Say

Poll: Is it too early for Christmas music?

Nov 15th 2016, 8:15 AM 23,746 Views 39 Comments

The decorations are up in the stores but is it too early for festive tunes?

Met Éireann has been crunching the numbers on our 'highly abnormal' December
# Wettest On Record
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# Wettest On Record

Met Éireann has been crunching the numbers on our 'highly abnormal' December

Jan 5th 2016, 3:47 PM 22,070 Views 37 Comments

Gerald Fleming called it “unprecedented in terms of our memory and records”. And here are the stats to prove it…

Have any unwanted Lego? Here's how it can pay for sick children to be cared for
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# Currency

Have any unwanted Lego? Here's how it can pay for sick children to be cared for

Dec 5th 2015, 9:15 AM 14,971 Views 11 Comments

The Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation plan on selling the Lego to fund care for children with severe to profound disabilities.

Woman awarded €17,500 after being dismissed while on maternity leave
# Employment Appeals Tribunal
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# Employment Appeals Tribunal

Woman awarded €17,500 after being dismissed while on maternity leave

Aug 24th 2015, 10:38 AM 35,349 Views 21 Comments

The company Samantha Murphy worked for went into receivership while she was off work.

Family of missing Mayo woman renew appeal for her return
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# Sandra Collins

Family of missing Mayo woman renew appeal for her return

Aug 16th 2015, 8:24 AM 12,441 Views 5 Comments

Sandra Collins has been missing since December 2000.

Going up: Irish property prices rose by 16.3% in 2014
# Through The Roof
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# Through The Roof

Going up: Irish property prices rose by 16.3% in 2014

Jan 28th 2015, 5:11 PM 9,541 Views 25 Comments

The rate of increase in Dublin is twice that of the rest of the country however…

Up to 6,500 homes left without water
# Northern Ireland
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# Northern Ireland

Up to 6,500 homes left without water

Jan 19th 2015, 11:16 AM 3,907 Views 12 Comments

Workers with NI Water are currently involved in a dispute over pensions.

Irish adults are willing to pay €83 for water services
# What Do Ya' Reckon?
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# What Do Ya' Reckon?

Irish adults are willing to pay €83 for water services

Dec 15th 2014, 11:52 AM 10,191 Views 98 Comments

A new survey also shows that almost a quarter have attended a water protest in the past year.

Christmas burglary crackdown: 26 arrests in Dublin ... in one day
# Unwelcome Visitors
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# Unwelcome Visitors

Christmas burglary crackdown: 26 arrests in Dublin ... in one day

Dec 11th 2014, 8:01 PM 18,629 Views 45 Comments

Twelve people have already been charged.

9 actual advent calendars for grown-ups
# Adventurous
# Adventurous

9 actual advent calendars for grown-ups

Nov 30th 2014, 3:16 PM 12,242 Views 0 Comments

‘Tis the season for shots of whiskey.

Dates for December back-to-back Champions Cup clashes finally confirmed
# Book That Trip
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# Book That Trip

Dates for December back-to-back Champions Cup clashes finally confirmed

Oct 10th 2014, 3:09 PM 4,521 Views 1 Comment

Munster host Clermont in Limerick on the 6th, before travelling to France on the 14th.

Car salesman convicted for selling 'clocked' car
# Consumer Protection
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# Consumer Protection

Car salesman convicted for selling 'clocked' car

Jan 22nd 2014, 7:20 AM 20,903 Views 31 Comments

The National Consumer Agency also issued compliance notices to Ryanair and Aer Lingus for failing to provide an email address on their website.

9 statements you'll utter while staying in and admitting defeat tonight
# Game Over
# Game Over

9 statements you'll utter while staying in and admitting defeat tonight

Jan 3rd 2014, 9:30 PM 56,830 Views 53 Comments

It’s ok. We’re all in the same boat.

Retailers report busiest St Stephen's Day since start of the recession
# Winter Sales
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# Winter Sales

Retailers report busiest St Stephen's Day since start of the recession

Dec 27th 2013, 12:31 PM 16,264 Views 49 Comments

One retailer said they had done 50 per cent of last year’s 26 December turnover in the first hour of trading yesterday.

Irish emigrants organise worldwide toast to highlight their right to vote
# Emigration
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# Emigration

Irish emigrants organise worldwide toast to highlight their right to vote

Dec 19th 2013, 6:15 AM 7,980 Views 122 Comments

The We’re Coming Back is campaign says Ireland “completely disenfranchises its emigrants”.

Court for two men over attempted murder of police
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# Arrests

Court for two men over attempted murder of police

Dec 17th 2013, 9:10 AM 2,892 Views 0 Comments

The charges follow a number of arrests made in Belfast and Lurgan at the weekend.

'Tis fierce mild out today
# Fierce Mild
# Fierce Mild

'Tis fierce mild out today

Dec 12th 2013, 9:47 AM 4,755 Views 7 Comments

The nation is bewildered.

Winter woolies at the ready... It's going to get pretty cold in the next few days
# It's December
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# It's December

Winter woolies at the ready... It's going to get pretty cold in the next few days

Dec 3rd 2013, 10:40 PM 37,077 Views 92 Comments

There’ll be wintry showers in some areas, and on Friday daytime temperatures may only reach as high as 3 degrees.

Which of the 9 types of advent calendar opener are you?
# Advent-ure
# Advent-ure

Which of the 9 types of advent calendar opener are you?

Dec 2nd 2013, 12:53 PM 17,224 Views 17 Comments

From the Nibbler to the Master Criminal.

13 signs that Christmas has begun in Ireland
# Nollaig Shona?
# Nollaig Shona?

13 signs that Christmas has begun in Ireland

Nov 27th 2013, 9:30 PM 32,884 Views 49 Comments

Christmas Day is exactly four weeks away.

One in four people are saving all year round for Christmas
# Festive Stash
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# Festive Stash

One in four people are saving all year round for Christmas

Nov 19th 2013, 7:26 PM 8,635 Views 61 Comments

New research on spending and saving habits also shows that fewer people plan to use their credit card for festive spending this year.

That extra euro on a bottle of wine has raised €45 million in taxes
# Raising A Glass
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# Raising A Glass

That extra euro on a bottle of wine has raised €45 million in taxes

Sep 23rd 2013, 5:04 PM 10,728 Views 62 Comments

The Irish Wine Association says the tax is disproportionate and excessive, and wants it reversed in the upcoming Budget.

Three men arrested in Dublin murder investigation
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# Shooting

Three men arrested in Dublin murder investigation

Feb 27th 2013, 9:07 AM 6,055 Views 2 Comments

The three were arrested this morning over the death of Christopher Warren, who was dropped off at St James’s Hospital in late December with major injuries.

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