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FactCheck: How many new social housing units did the government provide last year?
In the second instalment of our two-part series, FactCheck referees this dispute between Damien English and Eoin Ó Broin on Tonight with Vincent Browne.
For details and verdicts, read the article: [ Link ]
yesterday at 22:30. Facebook
Joe Walsh, a director of Mayo-based Connacht Helicopters, was at the controls of the helicopter that crashed into the garage of an apartment complex before coming to rest in the car park of the complex last Friday.

Louis Walsh's brother crash lands helicopter safely in New Jersey
yesterday at 20:33. Facebook
Ireland could become a "centre of global excellence" for commercial pilot training with minimal investment, Ryanair's top flight instructor has said.

The budget airline's head of training Andy O'Shea says that the world's aging pilot population could be a boon for Ireland's aviation skills sector.

More than 500,000 new 'skippers' are expected to be needed over the next two decades.


Ryanair's chief trainer says Ireland should be the capital of the billion-euro student pilot industry
yesterday at 20:06. Facebook
Ziggy the micropig has since been reunited with his owners. But not before taking some spectacularly cute photos with his rescuers.

Gardaí found a lost little pig in Wicklow yesterday and reunited him with his owners
yesterday at 19:45. Facebook
A man in his 70s has died after being crushed by a vehicle he was working on at his property in Clare.

The accident happened just after 12pm this afternoon.

Man (70s) dies after being crushed by digger at his home in Co Clare
yesterday at 19:12. Facebook
Don't forget - it's Pancake Tuesday tomorrow. Get some inspiration from this master crêpier as he cooks up a strawberry, Nutella and sugar crepe [ Link ]
yesterday at 17:39. Facebook
Bus Éireann users should start making alternative arrangements for Monday and onwards.

Bus Éireann staff to begin indefinite strike from Monday
yesterday at 17:30. Facebook
One mistake is grabbing all the headlines, but there was another gaffe on show at last night's ceremony involving the In Memoriam section.

The image of producer Jan Chapman was used to pay tribute to her friend, the late-costume designer Janet Patterson.

The Oscars' In Memoriam section included a picture of a producer who is still alive
yesterday at 16:48. Facebook
A large banner in Belfast reads: "IRA - Sinn Féin - ISIS no difference".

The DUP's Sammy Wilson told a US TV station that it's okay to compare Sinn Féin with ISIS
yesterday at 16:26. Facebook
The former Taoiseach has also sat on the boards of two companies owned by billionaire Denis O'Brien.

Brian Cowen has joined a European think tank funded by big business
yesterday at 16:00. Facebook
Dublin Airport is reminding people that flying drones close to the area around the airport is incredibly dangerous.

In a 2-year period, there were over 850 recorded cases worldwide where drones got too close for comfort to aircraft.

'No Drone Zone': Dublin Airport launches campaign to safeguard flying space
yesterday at 15:15. Facebook
The rights of 3.6 million EU citizens already living in the UK will be protected, if British citizens abroad get the same guarantee.

After the cut-off date specified by the UK government, however, EU citizens will not be able to travel to live and work in Britain in the same way they do now.

Theresa May to signal end of free movement for EU migrants when Article 50 is triggered
yesterday at 14:16. Facebook
Spicer had said Philip Bilden was "100%" on for the role.

He's now out.

Sean Spicer's denials left looking thin as Trump's choice for top Navy job steps aside
yesterday at 13:33. Facebook
“Up to the last moment, many sectors including the Armed Forces exhausted all efforts to save his life,” a Filipino government spokesperson said.

German hostage beheaded by Islamist militants in the Philippines
yesterday at 12:15. Facebook
Gardaí switched the case to a murder inquiry in 2005.

They are anxious to speak to four people in the area at the time of her disappearance who never came forward.

Fresh appeal for information on Fiona Sinnott case 19 years after her disappearance
yesterday at 10:49. Facebook
The Green Party promised to extend the Luas system to the rebel county, but things didn't quite work out.

Whatever happened to... A Luas light-rail system for Cork city?
yesterday at 10:08. Facebook
yesterday at 09:25. Facebook
Farage tweeted a picture of himself smiling broadly while sitting down for a meal with the US President.

Nigel Farage 'squeezed in at last second' to dine with Donald Trump