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Today’s News

Man attacked with hammer as he left graveyard

The attack happened in Belfast city on Thursday.

Sitdown Sunday: His dad injected him with HIV - but he survived

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

Cover girl: Kate Middleton appears on the front of Vogue magazine

It’s to mark 100 years of British Vogue.

These five mega cruise ships are set to visit Ireland

Dublin Port is set to be upgraded within the next four years.

'The sister and daughter we never had': Welcoming a child affected by Chernobyl into the family

The Chernobyl explosion was the biggest nuclear catastrophe of the 20th century.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

Poll: When does summer start? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: When does summer start?

Sure, Met Éireann says not till June. But what does your heart tell you?

An Indian teen shot himself in the head while trying to take a selfie with a gun Shoots Self This post contains videos

An Indian teen shot himself in the head while trying to take a selfie with a gun

It’s just one of a number dangerous incidents involving selfies in the country.

Behind the scenes: What Irish officials do when a crisis happens abroad

Here’s what happens at the Department of Foreign Affairs when an emergency takes place.

DAFT.IE PROPERTY MAGAZINE
Check out this stunning 1920s Cork dream home with views of the water

New year, new me? Why I abandoned my ambitious healthy living plans for 2016

It’s one thing to start a new fitness regime and quite another to stick to it, writes Andrew McGinley.

It’s a woman's world... meet the man trying to crack the Irish beauty industry

As part of Fora’s weekly How My Business Works series – a profile of cosmetics brand Flormar Ireland.

From The42 One of Ireland’s best Olympic medal hopes taking great expectations in his stride Interview

One of Ireland’s best Olympic medal hopes taking great expectations in his stride

With Rio 2016 just a few months away, The42 chats to one of the individuals with the weight of a nation on his shoulders.

Obama drops the mic and roasts Trump at his final White House Correspondents’ Dinner Obama Out This post contains videos

Obama drops the mic and roasts Trump at his final White House Correspondents’ Dinner

The annual gag-fest for politicians and journalists was held last night.

Gardaí investigating gangland crime may soon be working out of prefabs

The lease on the Dublin Metropolitan region headquarters at Harcourt Square expires this month and staff have no idea where they’re going.

What does it mean to be a republican in 2016? We asked this Sinn Féin senator 1916 Pride This post contains videos

What does it mean to be a republican in 2016? We asked this Sinn Féin senator

Fintan Warfield thinks ‘you don’t have to be a Shinner to be a republican’.

"We don’t want that to be normal for our kids - to see guards in balaclavas with machine guns"

In the aftermath of the gangland shootings, the community in Dublin’s inner city is looking for change.

Yesterday’s News

The year of the RIP: Is 2016 really taking away our most loved stars? Gone But Not Forgotten This post contains videos

The year of the RIP: Is 2016 really taking away our most loved stars?

Or are we just obsessed with celebrity?

Life on the streets - how Dublin looks to a homeless photographer Living Rough This post contains videos

Life on the streets - how Dublin looks to a homeless photographer

A new photography exhibition aims to document the life of Dublin’s homeless. The difference is in this case the photographers are the homeless themselves.

From The42 Bookmakers set for 'unprecedented' pay out if Leicester win the Premier League Underdogs

Bookmakers set for 'unprecedented' pay out if Leicester win the Premier League

The Foxes need just three points from their remaining three league games this season to be crowned champions.

The true story behind the Chernobyl 'suicide squad' that saved Europe

Three men risked their lives by climbing into a pool of radioactive water in an attempt to stop an explosion that would have destroyed the entire plant.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Assault extradition from Spain, Siteserv deal and Labour’s ‘anti-semitism’.

From The42 Mayo claim All-Ireland U21 title with clinical 5-goal defeat of Cork Green And Red

Mayo claim All-Ireland U21 title with clinical 5-goal defeat of Cork

Liam Irwin scored two goals as the westerners won their first title at this age level since 2006.

This 13-year-old boy has been missing in Dublin since yesterday

Gardaí are seeking the public’s help to find Martin Green.

Abortion campaigners need to stop pushing abortion pills as an option for women

Abortion pills taken without medical supervision can kill you, writes Niamh Uí Bhriain of the Life Institute.

From The42 As it happened: Cork v Mayo, U21 All-Ireland football final Liveblog

As it happened: Cork v Mayo, U21 All-Ireland football final

Would the Clarke Cup be heading south or west? We followed all the action from Cusack Park.

How much money is this Tipperary retail park selling for? It's the week in numbers

Plus: How many TDs turned up for a debate on mental health this week?

Veronica Guerin's son: 'My mother never wanted to be a victim.' 20 Years On This post contains videos

Veronica Guerin's son: 'My mother never wanted to be a victim.'

Cathal Turley says living with hatred wouldn’t be true to her memory.

Check out One Hyde Park - London's most exclusive rental property

The luxury London rental pile boasts some insanely luxurious amenities – such as a private cinema, pool, spa, and golfing area.

The world's biggest ivory bonfire is happening right now Ashes To Ashes This post contains videos

The world's biggest ivory bonfire is happening right now

An estimated $100m worth of illegal ivory is being torched.

There are other ways to unlock your Android phone besides your PIN

In some cases, you may be sacrificing convenience for security though.

The 15 Irish railway stations named after the executed 1916 leaders

Irish Rail is doing its bit to remember the Rising.

This lovely Prince mural has gone up in Dublin

Purple wall, purple waaaall.

Kenyan rescuers try to reach woman and child trapped in collapsed building

The six-storey building was home to more than 150 families and had been condemned.

Hitler's name just won't go away as Labour's 'anti-semitism' row rumbles on Jewish State This post contains videos

Hitler's name just won't go away as Labour's 'anti-semitism' row rumbles on

Ken Livingstone apologised for loads of things but not for involving the Nazi leader.

'I won't make promises we can't keep': Independents ready to bargain with Fine Gael

Independent Alliance TDs are due to meet with Fine Gael on Monday morning.

From The42 As it happened: Ulster v Leinster, Guinness Pro12 Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Ulster v Leinster, Guinness Pro12

There’s an important inter-provincial clash down for decision this afternoon at Kingspan Stadium in Belfast.

South Koreans eat nearly 2.5 million dogs a year, but the industry is dying

Close to 200 dogs were freed from a farm this week.

Man charged with rape after daylight attack on woman walking her dog

The attack happened in Peatlands Park in Tyrone on Wednesday.

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