News News

500,000 - 1,000,000 downloads

Add this app to your lists is the future of news in Ireland. Up-to-the-minute breaking news, all day, every day. We tell our stories through word, video, pictures, polls and readers' comments.

What they say about us?
* "Best Addition to Irish Media 2010" - Ian Dempsey, Today FM
* "Flawless Coverage" - Ryan Tubridy
* "The Future" - Mike Butcher, TechCrunch Europe

We've also won a lot of awards:

- "Rising Star" - Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Awards 2014
- "Best News Website" - Eircom Spiders 2011
- "Best Digital Editor - Susan Daly" - Eircom Spiders 2011
- "Overall Grand Prix Winner" - Eircom Spiders 2011
- "Best Online Only Publication" - Irish Web Awards 2011
- "Best Overall Website in Ireland" - Irish Web Awards 2011
- "Best Media/Publishing App" - The Appys 2011

- Breaking news and opinion from Ireland and around the web
- Offline reading
- Submit photos and video directly to our journalists from your phone
- View slideshows with high-res photography
- Make your voice heard by voting in our polls
- Watch embedded videos from youtube and videos submitted by our users
- Tweet articles directly from the app
- Share articles with your friends on facebook
- Email articles to friends
- Comment on the stories with your facebook or twitter account
- Search by article tag
- Ability to switch to our sister publications: TheScore, BusinessETC and TheDailyEdge
- Open any Journal links on twitter, facebook or email within the app
- Add widgets to your homescreen to get the latest news at a glance

Follow us at or to get the latest news

Please note: If the app is moved to the SD card, you will not be able to add widgets to the homescreen. If you already have the app installed on the SD card, simply move it across onto the phone and it should appear in the list of available widgets. A phone restart after moving the app may be required in some cases.

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Recently changed in this version

v2.5.0 is now live, more details here:
-Performance improvements and minor fixes for tablet's.
-Fix for "comments of the week" display issue.

- Better Twitter login
- Fix for some sections not loading
- Performance improvements

Comments and ratings for News
  • (66 stars)

    by owen ryan on 19/01/2015

    Since last update (today) app don't refresh. Well done

  • (66 stars)

    by Joanna Basnett on 18/01/2015

    Up to date news

  • (66 stars)

    by Brian D on 17/01/2015

    Unbelievable. Came back after uninstalling a month ago due to battery drain and its no better. I've opened the app at its took 30% of my used battery, even more than the screen. Uninstalled. The score doesn't have this problem

  • (66 stars)

    by Lydia Smith on 16/01/2015


  • (66 stars)

    by deirdre flynn on 14/01/2015

    Love the app but every fortnight I have to uninstall and reinstall as the widget stops updating - regardless of updates

  • (66 stars)

    by Liam Kennedy on 12/01/2015

    tap on a story, wait 5 seconds for it to load. tap Back, wait 10 seconds for the list of stories to load. slow slow slow.

  • (66 stars)

    by Bob McShane on 12/01/2015

    Latest update wouldn't load. Reinstalled as advised. Lost all my saved articles. Also the floating share button is distracting. Overkill guys! And I'm underwhelmed.

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