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Dublin: 3 °C Monday 26 February, 2018

Today’s News

There's already disagreement about where to put Cork's Luas system

It won’t be planned for another decade.

Yesterday’s News

'No indication at this stage' that incident in Leicester was terror related - police UK

'No indication at this stage' that incident in Leicester was terror related - police

Four people have been hospitalised in critical condition.

Male charged in connection with death of 20-year-old man in Sligo

A post-mortem examination was being carried out on Jimmy Loughlin’s body today.

From The42 'I genuinely don’t have any regrets. I’m honest enough to realise that I didn’t put in the work' Long Read

'I genuinely don’t have any regrets. I’m honest enough to realise that I didn’t put in the work'

Alan Cawley talks joining Leeds United as a teenager, winning a league title with Shelbourne and getting into TV punditry.

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Man (20s) arrested in connection with murder of Garda Adrian Donohoe

The detective garda was killed in the line of duty at a credit union in Bellurgan in Co Louth in 2013.

Iceland's plan to ban circumcision is causing controversy

Lawmakers want it put on par with female genital mutilation.

Man seriously injured in Dublin shooting

Gardaí and Dublin Fire Brigade paramedics are currently at the scene.

No more queues, no more supermarket aisles: The future of the Big Shop

Supermarkets as we know them could become a thing of the past.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

The Sligo murder investigation, preparations for this week’s severe cold weather and continued air strikes in Syria…

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'We've fostered 15 children, in the beginning I thought we were going to save the world'

“The most rewarding thing about fostering is seeing the potential in children that was sometimes overlooked when they were younger.”

From The42 Damian Browne on the capsizes, calm, blood and tears of his epic solo row across the Atlantic Mental Strength

Damian Browne on the capsizes, calm, blood and tears of his epic solo row across the Atlantic

We caught up with the former Connacht and Leinster lock as he rested up in Antigua after an incredible 4,800km solo row versus rough seas.

'I spend three hours a day on a nebuliser, but exercise helps my mental health'

Ireland has more cases of cystic fibrosis per head of population than any other country.

Baby girl found alive under rubble after Syrian bombing Ghouta This post contains videos

Baby girl found alive under rubble after Syrian bombing

In Douma, the main town in Eastern Ghouta, residents woke to the sounds of fresh air raids.

From The42 Guardiola wins first trophy as Man City boss with clinical display in Carabao Cup final Winner Alright

Guardiola wins first trophy as Man City boss with clinical display in Carabao Cup final

Sergio Aguero, Vincent Kompany and David Silva all scored for City.

Quiz: How well do you know Michael D Higgins?

Our president may be looking for a second term, but how much do you know about him?

'Never, ever will I see my kid, I want it to sink in': The week in quotes

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

13-year-old boy dies after falling from cliff in French Alps

The boy had been skiing with his younger brother.

From The42 Michael Breen bags 2-9 but finishes on losing side as Kilkenny edge Tipperary in thriller Best Of Enemies

Michael Breen bags 2-9 but finishes on losing side as Kilkenny edge Tipperary in thriller

Richie Leahy scored the winning point for Brian Cody’s side in stoppage-time.

Dealz has been ordered to shutter one of its Dublin stores

An Bord Pleanála has said the British-owned retailer’s Fonthill store is breaking planning rules.

Additional emergency beds opened up to accommodate homeless during cold snap

There are calls for accommodation to be kept open during the day so homeless individuals are not out in the cold all day.

An Irish answer to Amazon's same-day delivery has bagged €650k from investors

Dublin startup WeBringg has raised funding from several private investors – but it needs more.

The most common foods we throw out and how to keep them fresher for longer

Making sure to correctly store and prepare our food means that when life gets in the way, our food can get another chance, writes Odile Le Bolloch.

'A tragic loss': Young Gaelic football player dies after suffering serious injury during game

Aodhán O’Connor was injured during an U15 Kerry colleges game last week.

American man being questioned after decapitated head found in Japanese apartment

Body parts other than the head have not been found.

Study reveals earliest cave art belonged to Neanderthals, not humans

Scientists have discovered the world’s oldest known cave art was crafted at least 20,000 years before modern humans arrived.

Met Éireann extends warning about 'exceptionally cold weather' next week

There will be snow showers throughout the week and significant accumulations in some areas.

Ever wanted to be a taxi driver? A campaign to recruit 1,600 is under way

Anyone can apply for a licence as long as they have a full clean driver’s licence.

Anarchic writing sessions and battles with RTÉ: Dermot Morgan's collaborators remember the comedy icon

20 years on from his untimely death, we sat down with Barry Devlin and Morgan’s Scrap Saturday co-creator Gerry Stembridge.

The church where Jesus is buried has been closed in a row over tax

They say the tax issue is “an attempt to weaken the Christian presence in Jerusalem”.

Lab providing affordable prosthetics for people who've lost limbs fighting Islamic State

It has also benefited people born with deformities.

In rural Germany, mobile banking means a bank in the back of a truck visiting different towns

The closure of branches in rural Germany has led to mobile banking services that visit small towns.

From The42 The Irish Cool Runnings: How a group of elite rowers became Ireland's first Olympic bobsleigh team Feel The Rhythm This post contains videos

The Irish Cool Runnings: How a group of elite rowers became Ireland's first Olympic bobsleigh team

While the Jamaicans were creating history by creating an Olympic bobsleigh team, there was something very similar happening at home in Ireland.

Poll: Who would you vote for if an election was today? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who would you vote for if an election was today?

Two years on, who would you vote for?

Expert advice on what to say to a friend or colleague who is recently bereaved

There are a number of things that we can do that can make a difference, writes Breffni McGuinness from the Irish Hospice Foundation.

Man brings High Court challenge against Irish State and Secretary for Northern Ireland over border poll

Raymond McCord wants both governments to set out the criteria for the holding of a border poll.

From The42 'For a lad coming over from Dublin at 15 to say you'd be at Arsenal for 20 years... I got very lucky really' Looking Back This post contains videos

'For a lad coming over from Dublin at 15 to say you'd be at Arsenal for 20 years... I got very lucky really'

Ahead of the Gunners’ League Cup final with Manchester City today, we chat to club legend David O’Leary.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s what’s happening this Sunday.

Sitdown Sunday: Whatever happened to Brendan Fraser?

Grab a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

Ireland looking to the stars with new plans to fund jobs in space sector

Minister John Halligan announced a new strategy this week but it has been criticised for “supporting the arms industry”.

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