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Noonan asked for NAMA’s help to deal with rising property prices

Noonan asked for NAMA’s help to deal with rising property prices

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has revealed he asked the National Assets Management Agency to help curtail an increase in property prices. The minister’s comments come following a report by estate agents DNG last month which states that property prices in Dublin have risen by 23% over the last 12 months. Speaking at the Oireachtas […]

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Miriam O’Callaghan denies rumours she will leave RTE

Miriam O’Callaghan denies rumours she will leave RTE

Miriam O’Callaghan has said she has no plans to leave RTE despite receiving interest from various broadcasters in Britain. The Dublin born broadcaster started her journalistic career with the BBC back in the 1980s, before returning to Ireland to host RTEs flagship current affairs programme Primetime. Speaking to the Irish Independent, Ms O’Callaghan said: “I […]

Monthly retail sales fall

Monthly retail sales fall

Retails sales for the month of February fell by 1.5%, newly released figures from the Central Statistics Office have confirmed. Following a strong start to the year with sales in the retail sector up by 1.9% in January, this substantial decrease will come as a major blow to many Irish businesses. Despite the bad news […]

Saved by selfies: Bare-faced pics boost charity donations

Saved by selfies: Bare-faced pics boost charity donations

A social media trend has raised over €200,000 for the Irish Cancer Society in just 24 hours.

Man assaulted in Dublin during Patrick’s Day celebrations

Man assaulted in Dublin during Patrick’s Day celebrations

The video of an assault on a young man in Dublin city centre has recently been posted to social media including Facebook. The man while lying on the ground is surrounded by several other men before another approaches to viciously kick him in the face. The extent of the young man’s injuries are as of yet, unknown as is the identity of the attackers.

Video: Pussy Riot whipped and harrassed at Sochi demonstration

Video: Pussy Riot whipped and harrassed at Sochi demonstration

Uploaded earlier today, the shocking video shows members of Pussy Riot being attacked by the Cossack military after the group donned their trademark ski masks to perform in the Winter Olympic host city, Sochi.

CIT first institute to be awarded Suicide Aware Amber Flag

CIT first institute to be awarded Suicide Aware Amber Flag

Cork Institute of Technology became the first Institute of Technology in the country to be awarded with the Suicide Aware Amber Flag. Niamh Hayes reports…

Schumacher in the most difficult GP of his life

Schumacher in the most difficult GP of his life

Former Formula One driver, Michael Schumacher has been reported to be in a critical condition after a skiing incident. The Daily Shift’s Patrick Cummins reports…

Bad weather raises the roof at Kent Station, Cork

Bad weather raises the roof at Kent Station, Cork

The bad weather has resulted in damage to the train station in Cork City. The Daily Shift’s Emma Conroy has more…

Survey aims to gather drug data around the globe

Survey aims to gather drug data around the globe

Ireland is to be included in the Global Drugs Survey 2014 which is currently ongoing. The Daily Shift’s Jessica Thompson has more…

Nelson Mandela dies

Nelson Mandela dies

Former South African president Nelson Mandela has passed away aged 95. The Daily Shift’s Kadie Pearse has more…

Fast and the Furious star Paul Walker dies in car accident

Fast and the Furious star Paul Walker dies in car accident

Actor Paul Walker has died. Eoghan Dalton has more on the tragedy…

Student emails lecturer, advises him to get hair cut and have sex

Student emails lecturer, advises him to get hair cut and have sex

A UCC lecturer had an epic response to a scathing email from a first year student. Eoghan Dalton has more…

Jimmy Carr receives “Certificate of Irish Heritage”

Jimmy Carr receives “Certificate of Irish Heritage”

Comedian and tv presenter, Jimmy Carr is the latest recipient of  the “Certificate of Irish Heritage” which was presented to him by the Mayor of Limerick. The well known English born  comedian is connected to Ireland through his parents, who both come from Limerick City. He was given the certificate ahead of his sold out […]

UCC students complete 48 hour sleep-out

UCC students complete 48 hour sleep-out

A group of UCC students finished a 48 hour sleep-out on Wednesday morning as part of UCC Homeless Week. Simon Bracken has more…

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