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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:

- "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

- Night mode now available, enable it via app settings.
- App now goes fullscreen while reading an article.
- Various bug fixes

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Comments and ratings for News
  • (66 stars)

    by Katrina Collins on 07/11/2014

    Issue with comments not loading on my samsung tablet fixed with today's update. Thanks! Cos you know we all LOVE the comments section!

  • (66 stars)

    by Ciaran Butler-Hallissey on 07/11/2014

    A simple reinstall seems to have fixed the issue, I'd out happens again I'll be sure to contact you!

  • (66 stars)

    by shane corbett on 07/11/2014

    I use this app every morning but find if I don't close it, it continues to drain/overheat my battery in my pocket.

  • (66 stars)

    by Carolann Brady on 06/11/2014

    Battery keeps overheating now and drains really fast. It now also crashes my phone. Please fix as I enjoy reading the Journal on train to work and home. TY

  • (66 stars)

    by Kaiser Sose on 05/11/2014

    Says that I have no internet connection really so how did I download it and post this comment

  • (66 stars)

    by Leanne O Brien on 04/11/2014

    Whatever you did with this update it works perfect again

  • (66 stars)

    by Leanne Power on 03/11/2014

    Read it every day! Love it!!