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Today’s News

Opinion: 'We still don't have crucial parental rights for same-sex married couples'

The State has a duty to protect all married couples, including same-sex couples, writes Dr Brian Tobin.

These areas will have the speed limits on their roads reduced to 30km/hr this week

The expansion will come into effect from midnight on Tuesday 30 May.

'Put a cost on his life': The limited options facing Irish cancer patients when time is running out

There are drugs that could help him, but cancer patient Brian Slattery needs to fund the €140,000 treatment himself.

Ireland donated €51 million in record-breaking year for Concern

In 2016, Concern say they’ve helped 22.6 million people in 27 of the world’s poorest countries.

In 2014, a quarter of all sick days at the National Museum were stress-related

The National Museum of Ireland has been accused of harbouring a culture of bullying and intimidation.

Yesterday’s News

'My sister died from it, then my mam had it, then I got it'

Arc Cancer Support helps people deal with the emotional and physical challenges they face before, during and after treatment.

From The42 'Players who travel away, they might have loads of money but they don't have the memories I have' No Regrets This post contains videos

'Players who travel away, they might have loads of money but they don't have the memories I have'

Paul Doolin chats to The42 about a distinguished career as a player and coach in the League of Ireland.

From the front room to The Long Hall: The history of the Dublin pub

‘A Little History of the Dublin Pub’ opens on 1 June and will run until 24 September.

New hoteliers can't get insurance thanks to Ireland's 'compo culture'

The Irish Hotels Federation says room rates are being pushed up by high premiums.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

A man shot dead in Northern Ireland and more arrests in Manchester. Here’s today’s news.

Andréa Farrell: 'There is such a social taboo in admitting to bowel troubles' IBD

Andréa Farrell: 'There is such a social taboo in admitting to bowel troubles'

Although IBD is a lifelong illness, it doesn’t have to be a life sentence, writes Andréa Farrell.

We finally know more about The Last Jedi and Ireland

This week, Vanity Fair gave us the first proper preview of the new film.

Man (35) dies after shooting at Co Down supermarket

A murder investigation has been launched.

'The spirit of Manchester will never be broken': The week in quotes

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

Gardaí make public appeal for missing Corkman John Ryan (52)

Gardaí say there’s no photo available of John at this time.

This Irish fintech startup is helping banks wade through an 'Eiffel Tower' of regulation

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile Corlytics.

From The42 Galway back up league final victory with 14-point hammering of disappointing Dublin Leinster SHC

Galway back up league final victory with 14-point hammering of disappointing Dublin

Galway cruised into the Leinster SHC semi-final.

Vegetable garden graves, build-your-own caskets, and coffins to play games on - inside Amsterdam's death expo

The death expo recently held at Amsterdam’s historic Westerkerk church attracted 3,500 visitors in just one day.

Bus driver caught doing 20 km/h over the speed limit by unmarked garda car

National Slow Down Day was held on Friday to encourage drivers to slow down.

Emmanuel Macron: White-knuckle handshake with Trump 'was not innocent'

Macron is eager to show President Trump that he won’t bow down easily.

Reclining seats and 'in-rail entertainment': India gets new luxury train

The popular image of rail travel in the country is of hundreds of people crammed into carriages.

Man mistaken for sex offender confronted on street after photo shared on news site's Facebook page

The publication has released an apology after an image of the wrong man was shared by a commenter on its Facebook page.

From The42 As it happened: Galway v Dublin, Leinster senior hurling championship quarter-final Liveblog

As it happened: Galway v Dublin, Leinster senior hurling championship quarter-final

We followed all the action live from Tullamore.

Firgun: 'The emotion you probably never knew you have'

It’s an emotion that there is no word in English for and is often described as the opposite feeling to schadenfreude, writes Dr Keith Gaynor.

From The42 Thousands of runners unite and stand defiant for emotional Great Manchester Run A City United

Thousands of runners unite and stand defiant for emotional Great Manchester Run

Organisers say hosting the event as planned despite the week’s tragic circumstances sends a strong message.

Coveney's aim for no homeless families in hotels by July? Not a chance says McVerry

The campaigner said that it is clear that Coveney’s proposals on homelessness crisis “are just not working”.

Harris admits government can't express confidence in State's corporate watchdog

Sinn Fein said the government’s handling of white-collar crime was like a Monty Python sketch.

'They died as heroes': Tributes for men killed after intervening in racist incident on a train

A man shouted anti-Muslim slurs at two girls, then stabbed the two men who intervened to death.

Day Eleven: Leo Varadkar and Simon Coveney gear up for final hustings debate

Here’s our running tally of TDs, senators and MEPs.

From The42 Son of former Leinster captain Pim thriving in Australian club rugby Irish Abroad

Son of former Leinster captain Pim thriving in Australian club rugby

Sam Pim is part of a small Irish contingent at University of Queensland.

Trailblazing rock star Gregg Allman dies aged 69

The Allman Brothers shot to fame with hits such as Whipping Post and Midnight Rider.

From The42 Kerry statement confirms player failed drugs test after 2016 league final GAA

Kerry statement confirms player failed drugs test after 2016 league final

Brendan O’Sullivan has served ‘the resultant suspension.’

The rain was so bad yesterday it flooded parts of Dublin's north inner city Sheriff Street This post contains videos

The rain was so bad yesterday it flooded parts of Dublin's north inner city

A spokesperson for Dublin City Council confirmed there was localised flooding in the Sheriff Street area.

Man kills wedding guest after being booed off stage during karaoke performance

44-year-old Nguyen Ngoc Diep went on a stabbing spree at the wedding party after another guest mocked his singing and stole the microphone.

From The42 Gold! Cork duo O'Donovan and O'Driscoll storm to victory at European Championships Dominant

Gold! Cork duo O'Donovan and O'Driscoll storm to victory at European Championships

What a performance from the lightweight pairs duo.

Belgian King vs Burger King: Country's royal family outraged at fast food chain ad

An online ad asks users to choose between King Philippe or Burger King.

We're set for another warm week but don't leave the house without a brolly

Temperatures are set to stay in the high teens all week.

Photos: Over 5,000 items from former Central Bank going on auction in huge sale Going Going Gone This post contains images

Photos: Over 5,000 items from former Central Bank going on auction in huge sale

The objects on offer range from a barista bar to large desks, chairs, plants, printers and even water coolers.

From The42 'I felt like the biggest liar ever. You don't want people to think differently of you' Opening Up
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