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Today’s News

Man and woman in prison for killing their respective spouses marry each other

The match between the convicted murderers was set up by the man’s mother – who’s also in prison.

Meath man who drove van at high speed at garda jailed for three years

The garda involved said that he considered resigning after the incident, but decided to stay on.

Our President on a BMX? Here's the story behind that famous photo

One of the all-time great Irish photos.

From The42 The controversial 'Super 8' is coming into the All-Ireland SFC for three years from 2018 Passed

The controversial 'Super 8' is coming into the All-Ireland SFC for three years from 2018

The restructuring of the football championship was passed in Croke Park today.

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The turbulent relationship between Ryanair and Shannon

Mannix Flynn: 'Apollo House completely failed'

The Dublin City councillor said that the criticism of the council was unfair and the occupation “didn’t achieve anything”.

From The42 Why is injury so common for GAA players who switch codes to Aussie Rules? Interview

Why is injury so common for GAA players who switch codes to Aussie Rules?

“The clock is stopping, the pitch is twice as big and the game is twice as long. It’s a lot more impact and load than you’re used to.”

21-year-old man killed in late night collision

Gardaí were called to the scene near Kilmacrennan at around 1.40am today.

Man with loaded handgun chased by gardaí through Dublin park

The man is being detained at Lucan Garda Station.

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The 9 at 9: Saturday

Sit back, relax and have a read of today’s stories.

Ireland's Heritage Hero spent 10 years selling lottery tickets to raise funds

Matt Farrell from Co Longford was named Ireland’s Heritage Hero at an awards ceremony this week.

Pele's son turns himself in for 12-year prison sentence

The 46-year-old former goalkeeper denies the allegations.

Column: 'New Dáil Bill would help stop devastating home repossessions and evictions'

The people I work with are not are not speculators or wily investors. They are not people who knowingly entered into home loans they couldn’t afford, writes Julie Sadlier.

Abducted by a dictator - Spain's 'stolen babies'

Thousands upon thousands of infants were taken during Franco’s dictatorship.

From The42 Ireland's Six Nations hopes on the line with confident France in Dublin Make Or Break

Ireland's Six Nations hopes on the line with confident France in Dublin

It’s make or break for Joe Schmidt’s men against les Bleus.

BBC, New York Times and other media barred from White House press briefing

Much smaller conservative outlets like the One America News Network that have provided favorable coverage did attend.

These are the major trends expected to shape the Irish ad industry in 2017

Marketers will spend almost a billion euro on ads this year, according to Core Media.

Man arrested after chainsawing through door and injuring his boss

Police haven’t said what led to the incident.

'Retirement should be an option' - plan to abolish retirement age welcomed

It has received widespread welcome from older people’s’ groups.

A quarter of the cash from Clerys' liquidation has gone to accountants and lawyers

The state was forced to pick up the €2 million tab for sacked workers’ redundancy entitlements.

From The42 The psychology behind Claudio Ranieri and Leicester's astonishing fall from grace Heroes To Zeroes

The psychology behind Claudio Ranieri and Leicester's astonishing fall from grace

The Foxes earlier this week acted on a dire run of form by sacking their much-loved Italian manager.

Tom Clonan: Nerve, blood and choking agents sending state-sponsored message of terror

VX is a weapon of incredible cruelty and terror, writes security expert Tom Clonan.

Michael O'Leary: The government should scrap one of Ireland's 'greatest policy catastrophes'

The Ryanair boss said the air travel tax should be formally abolished.

'Dismay' and online anger as pro-choice TFMR Ireland excluded from Citizens' Assembly

17 groups were chosen from 120 submissions to present in front the Citizen’s Assembly

'It's very frustrating' - Union not happy with Tesco anti-strike ad campaign

Strike action at Tesco stores has been suspended temporarily to facilitate negotiations.

Yesterday’s News

'Get out of my country' - Indian man shot dead in US in apparent hate crime

The shooting dead of 32-year-old Srinivas Kuchibhotla has caused waves in his home country.

Two batches of Wicklow Blue Cheese recalled over Listeria fears

Both Tesco and Supervalu recalled the cheese from their stores on Tuesday.

Poll: Should elderly motorists be made to take their driving test again? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should elderly motorists be made to take their driving test again?

Transport Minister Shane Ross has said that retesting “is a really good idea”.

Doctor who skipped work to play tennis among staff investigated in mass absenteeism scam

The two-year investigation was conducted by police into the hospital.

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Bus Éireann workers told to 'prepare for protracted strike'

Siptu has put its members at the company on strike notice. HSE workers however, have cancelled impending industrial action.

Tesco strike SUSPENDED as both sides agree to meet

Both sides have agreed to meet at the Labour Court.

From The42 Dublin native John Horan the new GAA president elect after emphatic victory Top Dog

Dublin native John Horan the new GAA president elect after emphatic victory

The 58-year-old secondary school principal gave an emotional victory speech.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Kinahan cartel girlfriend arrested, and Trump says media should not use anonymous sources – it’s the Fix.

After 36 years of service the LÉ Aisling has gone up for sale

The vessel has a long and distinguished service record.

From The42 We'll Leave It There So: Ranieri's emotional farewell, McIlroy 'intrigued' by Trump and all today's sport Friday

Gardaí seek help finding missing woman

Ainne Poynton was last seen on Wednesday evening in the Kilcock area of Kildare.

Here's why your next TV binge should be... Rick and Morty

Where high-concept science fiction meets really, really funny jokes.

Germany's anger after Russian theme park creates mock-Reichstag for children to attack

German government spokeswoman Ulrike Demmer said today the plan was “surprising and speaks for itself.”

Penalty points for mobile phone use could be increased, Ross says

The Transport Minister said he is also looking at the practicalities of additional tests for older drivers.

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