News News

100,000 - 500,000 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:

- "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

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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

- We’re adding breaking news notifications in this release which requires an additional permission in order to upgrade.

- We will only ever send these notifications for important news events and you can easily unsubscribe from them on the app’s settings page.

- Added support for quizzes, a new article feature that we think you’ll enjoy. Look out for them in the next few weeks!

- Improvements to app startup performance.

Comments and ratings for News
  • (66 stars)

    by Jaras S on 14/07/2014

    Hate it, just for one reason. I can't uninstall this app. For stupid reason it counts as a system app.

  • (66 stars)

    by Steven Neligan on 14/07/2014

    But over the last month the app has been hanging for ages, content won't load. Refreshing takes forever.. Don't know what was changed but it's frustrating. HTC one.

  • (66 stars)

    by Jamie Murphy on 13/07/2014

    Since the redesign the app is slow as hell to load the article list.

  • (66 stars)

    by Tony McDonnell on 13/07/2014

    Has become laggy , with frequent crashes since updates am about to uninstall

  • (66 stars)

    by Linda Cullen on 13/07/2014

    App freezes all the time, useless!

  • (66 stars)

    by aaron kenny on 12/07/2014

    This was a good app but recent update results in the app constantly crashing.

  • (66 stars)

    by Lee Harvey on 12/07/2014

    keeps me up to date with news here and around the world .