Ireland in 2019
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1st "All you do is clean"

How crime pays for NI thriller writers

Labour market joy in year of uncertainty

Gunshots reportedly fired in west Belfast

Cleaning product sales set to rise in 2019

Christmas 'drug deaths' investigated

Dementia friends across the generations

Two men hospitalised after shooting in Dublin takeaway

Hospitals welcome first babies of the New Year

Abortion services to be provided in Ireland from today

Drop of 4% in road deaths for 2018, says RSA

TU Dublin is Ireland's largest institution as ITs merge

Two men shot at Dublin fast-food outlet

2nd NI students in limbo over Irish tuition fees

Family forced from west Belfast home after ongoing attacks

Banbridge house targeted in gun attack

Care home resident arrested over 'attempt to contact child'

Achill swimmers brave the cold waters for charity swim

Cyclists upset as planned overtaking rules replaced

Teen released in Dublin takeaway shooting investigation

Teenage girl dies in hospital after Cork collision

Iarnród Éireann begins external recruitment for drivers

Man dies in hospital after Dublin city centre fire

Library members handed clean slate as fines scrapped

Harris claims 'significant reduction' in overcrowding

Cattle rescued from slurry tank on NI farm

Car sales fall for second consecutive year

Coercive control offence in new domestic violence law

3rd Muckamore Abbey ward remains closed

Drug misuse claims life 'every other day'

Row over money for Kilkeel harbour

'More to be done to improve NI broadband'

No-deal Brexit 'turbulent for farmers'

Airport apology over long security queues

Broadband network improvements explored

NI couple win £115m EuroMillions jackpot

Thursday headlines: Intimidation, policing and SDLP blues

'One drugs misuse death every other day'

How crime pays for NI thriller writers

McFall resigns as Glentoran manager

'No definitive motive' for house attacks

Man attacked with hammer during burglary

Danish home retail brand to open 15 stores

Nodeal legislation could be condensed, Taoiseach says

EuroMillions jackpot winner from Co Armagh to go public

GAA club hit by sinkhole set to get new facilities

Number of smokers in Ireland 'still quite high'

Former Fianna Fáil TD Peter Kelly dies

Irish access to E3 visas suffers setback in US Senate

Ireland gains 4,500 Brexit-led jobs

EU confirms no meetings foreseen on Brexit deal

Christmas tree, O Christmas tree, time to recycle thee

'Brexit was a problem created in the UK'

Draft deal flies in face of commitments to NI Dodds

Concerns as Irish abortion services start

Senior garda suspended over misconduct allegation

Varadkar and Merkel 'stand by' Brexit deal

GAA club plans new pitches after sinkhole

4th Moira couple win 'massive' lottery prize

Bringing 'life experience' to nursing

Friday's headlines: Belfast bounces back

Jobs at risk at Ballymena-based firm

Neurologist temporarily suspended from work

Discovering a latent passion for nursing

Lotto jackpot couple to give millions away

How crime pays for NI thriller writers

Shots reportedly fired from Armagh car

Woman named locally after Donegal death

Man dies after Cliffs of Moher fall while taking photo

Consultation on exemptions from learning Irish extended

Govt departments banned from buying singleuse plastics

Tusla seeks to quash court order made by judge

Man appears in New York court over assault of Irish man

Irish government in single-use plastic ban

O'Farrell family have 'positive' meeting with Harris

€130m EuroMillion winners want to share good fortune

HSE warning over potentially serious flu strain

Postmortem due after death of woman in Co Donegal

Taoiseach says Brexit is 'traumatic' but not fatal

Man falls to death taking photo at cliffs

5th McIlroy three shots off lead in Hawaii

A 90-mile protest over Stormont deadlock

Vegan diet 'could have severe effects'

'I couldn't survive with not swimming in the sea'

Teenagers arrested after police car rammed

How crime pays for NI thriller writers

Weekly papers: Heroes and border abortions

Man in hospital following Derry stabbing

Services resumed after worker 'threat'

Two teens arrested after PSNI car rammed in Co Derry

Dubai royal defends Robinson visit

Dubai royal defends Mary Robinson visit over princess

Man charged with murder of woman in Donegal

Man charged with Donegal murder

Five challenges facing Leo Varadkar in 2019

6th Customers tackle masked armed robber

How best to recycle your Christmas tree

Man attacked with hammers and baseball bats

UK plane crash survivor takes first steps

Boys released after police car rammed

The air disaster survivor still recovering

Neighbours 'helped stop' ATM robbery

EuroMillions winner remembers former club

Smuggling upsurge fear over no-deal Brexit

How crime pays for NI thriller writers

NI politics: What to watch for in 2019

Youths throw bottles and stones at cars

Drogheda protest over proposed name change to hospital

Irish citizen captured in Syria by group fighting ISIS

Taoiseach begins weeklong visit to Mali and Ethiopia

'Very difficult' to recommend army life PDFORRA head

Martin urges caution on abortion protests at surgeries

Fermanagh man walking 145km to protest lack of NI govt

McIlroy remains in contention in Hawaii

7th Hate crime attack 'like Troubles scene'

Residents 'at wits end' over youth activity

NI politics: What to watch for in 2019

'No evidence of collusion' in loyalist murder

DUP criticise post-Brexit migration plans

Cash-in-case accused petitions Supreme Court

World War One shell alert over

Ten deaths over Christmas linked to drugs

Monday headlines: A stolen milk lorry and lottery winnings

Muckamore patients 'deprived of liberty'

Trouble with Tribeca (and other name rows)

New car sales in NI drop in 2018

UK bank fund buys stake in NI kitchen firm

Anniversary of Betelgeuse disaster to be commemorated

Harris says surge in trolley numbers to be expected

Rise in negative academic impact due to poor background

Govt considering proposal to send army rangers to Mali

Increase in number of Irish people deported from US

Legislation aims to tackle antiabortion protests

Muslim leader backs revoking Irish citizenship

300 theatre members express 'deep concern' over Abbey

Skeletal remains discovered in Co Wexford

Man who died taking photo at cliffs named

'Deport Irish citizens who travel to fight'

Sally Rooney wins Costa Novel award for 'Normal People'

Taoiseach criticised by constituents over carbon tax

8th NI politics: What to watch for in 2019

Carer who mistreated patients avoids jail

Young people 'worried' about the future

Tuesday headlines: Bonfire vote and supermodel ambitions

EuroMillions winner saves sister's home

Search for doctor missing for 10 years

Tribeca name opposed by Belfast council

EU offers £29.1m for five 'peace' projects

Air disaster's 30th anniversary marked

'You think it would never happen to you'

Council to consider action over bomb plaque

Belfast to build Blitz memorial

Romanian man stabbed at house

Irish policeman's family awarded €1.3m

Family of Garda Adrian Donohoe awarded over €1m

Germany 'won't back Brexit which leads to hard border'

Arrest after woman found dead at house

Donegal search in 2009 missing person case

37,000 Irish nurses to go on strike

Workplace fatalities down 23% last year HSA

Two Donegal men charged with murder in Australia

Murder inquiry opened after woman's death in Louth

Death of woman in Wexford not treated as suspicious

Coveney criticises Brexit 'hardliners'

'We need your cooperation' Appeal over Ardee death

583 patients on trolleys waiting for hospital bed

Nurses to strike for 24 hours on 30 January

Skeletal remains discovered in Wexford

Officers' Mess included in food safety closures

9th Bridge hit for fourth time in three years

Wednesday headlines: Missing doctor tip off and UUP loathing

PM's Brexit plan is 'dead', says Foster

School principals 'vilified' online

Search for doctor missing for 10 years

NI firm to help Met solve drone incident

PSNI to publish DNA retention policy

Firms 'gloomy' over Stormont stalemate

Criticism as Stormont stalled two years on

Thousands in Tyrone paupers' grave

Two taken to hospital after Newry crash

NI politics: What to watch for in 2019

Punchline politics no laughing matter?

Man in critical condition following shooting in Bray

Group to meet over impact of drones on Irish airports

Ireland to accept five migrants after Malta agreement

Exschools rugby coach faces indecent assault charges

Man to appear in court over death of woman in Co Louth

70 patients on trolleys at Cork University Hospital

Irish airports to pay more for US preclearance

Enterprise Ireland 600 companies vulnerable to Brexit

Campaigners hit out at deer cull in Phoenix Park

Three die in outbreak of meningococcal disease

Irish butter exports spread across the world

10th Farming unions in no-deal Brexit warning

Ritchie backs SDLP-Fianna Fáil alliance

A1 carriageway reopens after second crash

Seized cannabis linked to Triad crime gang

More NI manufacturers concerned over Brexit

Thursday's headlines: Brexit flashpoints and drugs death

Thousands in Tyrone paupers' grave

NI cheapest for bulky waste collections

Brexit meeting 'useful but frank', says DUP

Footballer Donnelly jailed for four months

Vaginal mesh centre progress 'frustrating'

Plea to include suicide as Troubles death

Call for HSE coordinator to oversee abortion services

Man charged with murder of his mother in Co Louth

Drone risk assessment to be carried out at airports

Footballer sentenced for sharing indecent image

Promised reform in insurance sector 'incomplete'

'Be bold and brave' Johnson urges border cooperation

Man charged with murder of mother

Inquest told crash happened while driver doing Uturn

Man critically injured in Bray shooting

Psychiatric nurses announce series of strike dates

Nodeal Brexit 'not inevitable' Tánaiste

Number of flu cases continues to rise

Increase in meningococcal disease cases

Bray shooting victim stable as gardaí seek motive

11th DUP meeting 'robust but respectful'

'Feelings of unrest' warning over no-deal

Friday headlines: Donnelly jailed and petrol crisis planning

Thousands in Tyrone paupers' grave

Donegal search for missing doctor ends

Drumbo Greyhound Stadium closes

Six deny charges over 20-year-old's murder

Man who tried to pay for sex loses appeal

'Multi-million pound' fuel laundering raid

Counterfeit notes 'still in circulation'

Man to stand trial for 2015 Belfast murder

Shots fired at Sinn Féin office

Calls for Cliftonville to act over Donnelly

Cattle rescued from lorry in Fermanagh

Fees freeze for NI students in Republic

More students needed to meet doctor demand

Ballymena firm closes with 57 jobs lost

Restrictions imposed on Bank of Ireland debit cards

Taoiseach condemns suspected arson attack on hotel

Sean Cox fundraising game set for the Aviva Stadium

Senior garda seeks to overturn 'bizarre' suspension

Trawlers urged to help reduce plastic waste in seas

Student projects inspired by CervicalCheck controversy

Reduction in hospital inpatient waiting lists NTPF

Dublin student wins young scientist award

Suspected arson at asylum seekers hotel

Beach on Achill Island disappears following storms

State set to appeal court decision on Dwyer phone data

Irish state to appeal phone data ruling

Recruitment issue escalating on monthly basis, PNA says

12th Instagram and my one-in-a-million illness

NI students win BT Young Scientist award

Echoes of famous King's Hall concerts

Ulster hold off Racing to secure win

UK opts 'to tear up Good Friday Agreement'

Roy Hattersley backs second Brexit vote to 'enfranchise the young'

Table tennis champ still playing at 90

Delay in universal credit rollout for NI

Machine gun alert leads to replicas find

NI cheapest for bulky waste collections

Weekly papers: Christmas hangovers and a GAA club 'raid'

Man in his 70s dies in car crash near Clonakilty

McDonald defends SF attendance at Maduro inauguration

'Yellow vest' protesters urge Taoiseach's resignation

Dublin prepares for possible no-deal Brexit

Irish police assist UK drug-and-gun arrests

Zappone to discuss extension request from commission

Senior Kinahan figure arrested in England

Taoiseach explains visit to maleonly religious site

Man charged with violent disorder over farm incident

13th 'It's just one of the wonders'

Knife-wielding man threatens shop worker

The man behind the Free Derry slogan

Arson arrest after fire damages play park

Two men die while walking in Mourne Mountains

Deirdre O'Flaherty search was 'unexpected', family says

Two die in separate falls in the Mournes

Jet2 sorry for delay after flight 'abuse'

Exhibition of Free Derry Corner's 50 years

The Fureys 'not ready for the zimmer frame'

May will face confidence motion in her govt 'soon'

Dublin man charged with firearm offence in the UK

Families of missing GP seek meeting over garda search

Doherty: Nurses haven't said they aren't happy with pay

Rally against racism held outside firedamaged hotel

Two walkers die in separate falls on Mourne Mountains

14th Scheme generates £37m in extra benefits

Sinn Féin MLA defends Venezuela attendance

Communities in mourning for dead hill walkers

No-deal Brexit could 'break up the UK'

Almost 3,000 assaults on PSNI every year

Racing 'strongly condemn' alleged abuse

NI video games industry lifting off

Traffic pollution 'significant issue' in NI

The Fureys 'not ready for the zimmer frame'

Tory loyalists to test if Irish backstop end date will win over rebels

EU rejects Irish backstop time limit but backs technological solution

Monday's headlines: Mountain tragedies

Primary school roof smashed by youths

Teenager arrested after women stabbed

Deloitte relocates in Belfast city centre

Dublin man in court in UK over firearm offence

Garda who talked to armed man for seven hours gets €25k

Govt to discuss laws to prepare for nodeal Brexit

INMO trolley figures pass 600 for first time in 2019

Call for bishops to agree zero tolerance on abuse

Garda to be sentenced over 'explicit' images and video

Tributes paid as men who died on Mourne Mountains named

Appeal issued to find man missing from Galway

EU letter to Britain offers reassurances on backstop

Chip pan was cause of Carrickmines fire, inquest told

Bid to avert nurses' strikes, hospital cancellations

15th EU has 'hard questions to answer' - DUP

NI player's behaviour 'unacceptable'

Teacher confronts 'machete-wielding' boy

NI video games industry lifting off

Tuesday's headlines: Tributes to Mourne victims and drugs warning

Business groups in no deal Brexit warning

Forest appoint O'Neill as new manager

SF 'not part of Westminster Brexit circus'

Clarification: Diocese of Dromore

May faces no confidence motion as Brexit deal rejected

Inquest hears how children were pulled from deadly fire

Government to intensify preparations for nodeal Brexit

Ryanair 'discontinuing' its package holiday service

Businesses urged to step up nodeal Brexit plans

Progress in Irish plans for nodeal Brexit Coveney

McDonald's loses case against Irish rival

Analysis: This could get bumpy

Calf's tongue cut out in Donegal attack

Medicine 'watch list' in Irish no-deal plan

Two arrests following fatal Cavan house fire

'End of the McBully' Supermac's wins McDonald's case

Irish Traveller in PhD graduation first

Costs of Anglo loans inquiry to top €30m

16th Health chief 'appalled' by CCTV

Wednesday's headlines: Brexit and burgers on the daily menu

'Take no-deal off table', urge businesses

Patient waits 45 hours in A&E

Woman had plastic pill packet lodged in her throat for 17 days

Teen charged with attempted murder

Teenager in court over knife incident

'My message is: Don't join paramilitaries'

NI's Whyte apologises over lewd video

Police called to incident at hospital

Irish PM denies having secret no-deal Brexit plan for border checks

Boy injured at birth awarded £5m payout

Baby rape accused faces fresh questions

DUP has 'useful' meeting with PM

Four jailed over loyalist feud murder

'What's next?' I just don't know'

Abandoned schoolhouse images remember days gone by

Woman agrees to mediation in CervicalCheck case

Brexit: A view from the border

Men arrested over fatal Cavan fire released

Man selfinjected own semen to 'treat' back pain

Girl's brain damage could have been avoided, court told

May urges MPs to put 'selfinterest aside'

Inquest told how firefighters tried to save children

Brexit: Theresa May survives no confidence vote

New children's hospital cost a 'catastrophic failure'

Nursing pay rise would trigger more claims Donohoe

Irish government steps up no-deal plans

Onus on Westminster to find Brexit solutions Varadkar

17th Ulster's '99 heroes recall European joy

Trying to keep our heads amid Brexit chaos

Stolen historic records returned to church

NI video games industry lifting off

Ex-GAA official faces more abuse charges

Cross-border drivers 'may need green card'

What does the DUP want from Brexit talks?

May's crucial vote and rise in alcohol deaths

Teen in court on attempted murder charge

PM in listening mode on Brexit, says DUP

NI economy grows in most recent figures

'College in public park' row set for court

Nurses to meet PSSA oversight body over pay demand

'Flashover effect' saw Carrickmines fire spread quickly

Woman 'refused abortion' in Dublin

Major jobs announcement expected tomorrow

Leaving Cert changes widen gap among students ESRI

Woman in her 60s killed in Co Leitrim road crash

Man killed in shooting outside gym in north Dublin

Fergal Bowers: More clarity needed in Dáil abortion row

Dáil told woman 'refused' abortion at Dublin hospital

Report shows 3,500 juveniles not prosecuted for crimes

Supreme Court hearing appeal by former ILu0026P executive

Man killed in double shooting outside gym

Number of influenza cases is on the rise HSE

18th Muckamore crisis 'could be tip of iceberg'

Ancient treasure displayed at Ulster Museum

Muckamore issues go back decades

Ice cream van driver fined over threats

Amazon issues no-deal advice to sellers

US naval base monument gets go ahead

Post-Brexit Britain may need a constitution – or face disintegration

NI bid to save stranded loggerhead turtle

Ahern criticises PM over 'tactical errors'

Additional £3m for winter health pressures

The NI chef who runs with royalty

Homeless man dies in Belfast city centre

Paisley's £6,000 trip and grave plot prize

Call for Paisley to repay £6k flights bill

'Not just bad apples in a barrel'

'It's a very frightening thing'

Gardaí suspect fatal shooting linked to drugs

'Lone gunman' sought after fatal shooting

Irishman sentenced in UK for cigarette smuggling

File sent to DPP over alleged sexual assault in Dublin

Irishman arrested in US in sex offences investigation

Woman 'refused abortion' in Dublin

Paramedics suspended for refusing to transport patient

1,500 jobs for Dublin as software company expands

McHugh to review treatment of bereavement during exams

Structural investigations of schools to get under way

Age should not be barrier to driving, says RSA

19th Weekly papers: Rat raid on estate and double stabbing

Bomb explodes in car at courthouse

Derry: suspected car bomb explosion investigated

Two injured after light aircraft crash

Man shot dead and woman critical

Stargazers set for total lunar eclipse

County Down: police name man shot dead in Warrenpoint

Arrests after six cars struck in Bangor

Pensioner dies after Co Down crash

'The murder was cold, it was callous'

Bid to save stranded loggerhead turtle

Reds exit for Gray after Swifts defeat

PSNI 'close' to breakthrough over 1993 Derry murder

Increase in support for Sinn Féin opinion poll

Murder probe into 'senseless' killing in Co Down

CervicalCheck patient Orla Church dies

Woman dies in house fire in Clifden, Co Galway

Constable killer should 'search conscience'

Vicky Phelan says she is an 'accidental' leader

Labour selects Alex White for Dublin MEP contest

Sisters make appeal in Holland to find missing Mayo man

20th Children left without a father

Famine exhibition in NI for first time

DUP MP says Dublin has a 'key role'

Man shot dead and woman critical

Bus hijacked at knifepoint in east Belfast

Two arrested over 'reckless' Derry bomb

Drug brand confusion causing over ordering

Bomb was 'act of hatred' towards city

Irish companies' 'alarm' at no-deal threat

Making a vegan Ulster fry

Irish nurses in Sydney hold protest supporting strike

Soloheadbeg ambush commemoration in Tipperary

Greening of Taoiseach continues

Bill to protect landowners from claims by hillwalkers

Taoiseach condemns 'cynical' terror attack in Derry

Section of M50 reopens following incident

Appeal to find teenage girl missing from home in Dublin

Constable killer should 'search conscience'

21st 'Backstop is the only deal possible'

May pressing on with DUP backstop talks

Super blood wolf moon across NI

Third alert follows Derry bombing

Making a vegan Ulster fry

Grandfather's shock over Derry bomb

It’s the defining issue of Brexit, but who understands Northern Ireland?

'Backstop should not have time limit'

Pet-a-pup de-stress for exam students

Haulage firms 'face no-deal disaster'

Monday's papers: Derry bomb and GFA changes

NI investigation into PIP benefits planned

'This House stands with Northern Ireland'

Londonderry bombing: Timeline of events

Reaction time affected by alcohol, fire inquest told

Online safety a big priority for Facebook Sandberg

Met Éireann issues snowice warning

Third security alert as van abandoned in Derry

Ross announces extension of rural bus services

Barnier insists Brexit deal is the best possible

Rapist jailed for three years despite wife's pleas

Mansion House event marks centenary of first Dáil

Facebook to create 1,000 jobs in Ireland

Centenary of first Dáil commemorated

Submarine in nearmiss with ferry in Irish Sea

Cork camogie star Thompson charged with assault

Father of Deirdre Jacob hoping people will come forward

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