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Today’s News

Living alone in old age: 'When my wife died, I discovered I didn't have close friends. It's lonely'

Alone, a charity for older people, has launched its Christmas campaign – No one should be alone this Christmas.

Teenager appears in court charged over Athlone shooting

A man was injured in the incident last week.

'This could start something a lot bigger': Rural gardaí say Sligo walkout could just be the beginning

Gardaí walked out of Sligo Garda Station on Monday due to health and safety fears.

Teenagers to make case for extra time in Junior Cert English exam

Currently, students have two hours to complete each paper.

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HSE staff member accused of feeding their child bleach solution 'to cure' autism

Gardaí are in the process of collecting statements and Tusla is also aware of the case.

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Yesterday’s News

Man to be extradited in connection with murder of prison officer David Black

Black was shot dead on the M1 motorway by dissident republicans as he drove to work in Maghaberry Prison in 2012.

'I didn’t tear up my passport, it’s total nonsense, whoever spread that rumour'

Halawa spoke to Matt Cooper on Today FM’s Last Word programme.

Asylum seekers may only be allowed to work in certain jobs

In May, the Supreme Court said the ban on asylum seekers working was unconstitutional.

From The42 Remarkable Sevilla comeback leaves Liverpool frustrated Thriller

Remarkable Sevilla comeback leaves Liverpool frustrated

The Reds had led 3-0 at half-time, before the Spaniards rallied.

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Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday News Fix This post contains videos

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Robert Mugabe leaves office, Frances Fitzgerald tested, and some turkeys survive.

Frances Fitzgerald sends TDs email at centre of Maurice McCabe row

“How could the minister receive such an email and read it and forget that she read it?,” Paul Murphy asked.

Trump pardons Thanksgiving turkeys and jokes that Obama's turkeys are also safe from the chop Get Stuffed This post contains videos

Trump pardons Thanksgiving turkeys and jokes that Obama's turkeys are also safe from the chop

The turkey pardoning is an old White House tradition.

'Every death is one too many': Vigil held in memory of 14 cyclists who've died on Irish roads this year

“Historically, I don’t think the government has taken cycling seriously as a mode of transport.”

From The42 As it happened: Sevilla v Liverpool, Champions League Liveblog

As it happened: Sevilla v Liverpool, Champions League

Sevilla took on Liverpool, with the Reds needing a win to guarantee their place in the next round.

A Mayo woman who lost €400k on Dubai and Portugal properties is suing her financial advisor

Ellen O’Mahony made the investments from the proceeds of the sale of her late husband’s pub.

Dublin psychiatric hospital investigating complaint made about Al Porter

St Patrick’s hospital says it will not be commenting further on the matter.

Family slam 'unforgivable' treatment from HSE following award of €15 million

“The HSE seem determined to fight almost every case for years only to usually settle on the steps of the high court for millions.”

Russia denies it had a nuclear accident after radioactive pollution reported to be 986 times higher

A station close to the Mayak nuclear facility in the Chelyabinsk region detected “extremely high pollution”.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

From The42 'I remember driving out and saying to myself, 'this is probably the last time I'll play for Ireland'' Fun But Not Funny

'I remember driving out and saying to myself, 'this is probably the last time I'll play for Ireland''

Ian Keatley is a happy man, and it’s showing on the pitch.

Gardaí appeal for help finding missing Meath man

He was last seen on Saturday 18 November, at around 10pm.

An Post receives €30m loan to save rural post offices and continue five-day service

The funding has been provided to An Post with immediate effect.

Arlene Foster says Sinn Féin's 'glorification of terrorism' isn't helpful Stumbling Blocks This post contains videos

Arlene Foster says Sinn Féin's 'glorification of terrorism' isn't helpful

Gerry Adams rejected the assertion of the DUP leader.

Jubilant scenes as Robert Mugabe resigns as president of Zimbabwe

The news comes in the wake of an debate in the country’s parliament regarding the impeachment of the 93-year-old ruler.

'There's only one police force in Ireland': Top garda slams online vigilante groups

Earlier this year two separate men were confronted after being wrongly identified as a convicted paedophile.

Government insists it had no 'hand, act or part' in McCabe legal strategy as questions mount

The Taoiseach and Tánaiste have addressed the mounting controversy this afternoon.

From The42 Premier League history made as Everton's Oumar Niasse charged for diving First Time

Premier League history made as Everton's Oumar Niasse charged for diving

The Toffees striker was guilty of ‘successful deception of a match official’ in Saturday’s draw with Crystal Palace, according to the FA.

Teen held over stabbing at house in Offaly is released without charge

The youth had been arrested in connection with the incident.

Noises heard at sea 'weren't from missing Argentine submarine'

Apparent distress calls were dismissed as not coming from the vessel.

'Major non-compliance': 82 foster carers in Cork did not have up-to-date Garda vetting

HIQA has written to the COO of Tusla about the risks that were identified.

Renewed appeal for Ciara Farrell missing since last Tuesday

The 45-year-old was last seen in the Dublin 4 area on Tuesday 14 November.

Heavy rain and snow ahead: Rainfall warning issued for Leinster and Munster

Temperatures are set drop to five degrees tomorrow, going down to zero tomorrow night.

Markievicz exhibit among celebration of 100 years since women's right to vote

Republican leader Markievicz will also be celebrated in the UK as the first woman elected to the UK House of Commons.

Irish workers among those facing 'endemic wage theft' in Australia

The exploitation is “especially severe” in fruit-and-vegetable picking.

Vincent Browne: '60,000 old people have hardly any visits from friends or family. It's awful'

Browne was speaking at the launch of Alone’s Christmas campaign for older people.

Construction workers in Germany found this massive swastika underneath a sports pitch

City officials say they want the swastika, which was buried 40 centimeters below the ground, gone as quickly as possible.

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