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Dublin: 17 °C Thursday 19 April, 2018

Today’s News

Southwest Airlines engine explosion linked to similar accident in 2016

A Southwest Airlines plane was forced into an emergency landing on Tuesday after one of its engines exploded.

'This is not on' - Mary Lou calls for Naughten to either stand aside - or be sacked

The Sinn Féin president has no truck with Minister for Communications Denis Naughten’s speech to the Dáil yesterday.

Gardaí renew appeal for man missing since Easter

Edgars Leimanis (26) went missing from his home at Newberry Close in Edenderry.

British transport company Go-Ahead signs contract to run 24 Dublin Bus routes

Go-Ahead Dublin is expected to begin operating some of these routes by the middle of October 2018.

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Bill to introduce factual sex education in schools progresses despite Fianna Fáil opposition

The bill seeks to introduce information on sexuality, gender and consent to all schools regardless of ethos.

Emergency services on scene after small aircraft crashes near Belfast International Airport

The PSNI has not confirmed whether any passengers have been injured.

'You're just going all over the place now': Eoghan and Eoin went at it on the radio today

The pair had a heated debate over the government’s housing record.

'I'm elated, relieved': Over €111k raised to send Cork teen to US for urgent brain tumour surgery

17-year-old Aaron McMahon was diagnosed with a chordoma brain tumour in February 2017.

An Post made €8m profit last year - and a 'large part' of it is due to the €1 stamp

The new, higher price brought in €60 million for An Post last year.

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'Everyone in the cafe joins in the conversation': The stories behind Ireland's legendary greasy spoons

Temperatures to hit 19 degrees this weekend ... but milder weather is to return early next week

Be sure to make use of the barbeque before the cool weather returns.

From The42 Ex-England striker John Fashanu paid his brother Justin £75k to keep quiet about his sexuality Football For All This post contains videos

Ex-England striker John Fashanu paid his brother Justin £75k to keep quiet about his sexuality

With the 20th anniversary of the death approaching, Fashanu has called on the FA to do more to support gay footballers.

NASA launches spacecraft designed to find planets that might support life

The satellite is expected to catalogue thousands of planets.

Cuba nominates Miguel Diaz-Canel to replace Raul Castro as president

Diaz-Canel will become Cuba’s first leader in 60 years who is not named Castro.

A whitewater kayaking course is planned for Dublin's financial centre

A whitewater kayaking course is planned for Dublin's financial centre

An outdoor pool is also possible under the €15 million development.

Barnardos chief Fergus Finlay 'very interested' in seeking presidency if Michael D does not

An election is expected to be held in October, however other candidates have been put forward to date.

Over three-quarters of all social housing delivery this year is set to come from the private sector

Social Housing Delivery Targets for Local Authorities commit to providing an additional 50,000 social housing homes by the end of 2021.

From The42 'If I'm still watching it on YouTube and thinking about it, then it's no good to me' Match Winner

'If I'm still watching it on YouTube and thinking about it, then it's no good to me'

Andrew Conway will be looking to make another game-changing impact for Munster against Racing 92.

Poll: Are you registered to vote? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you registered to vote?

Some people are having trouble finding themselves on the online register.

Irish nonprofits: Most are located in Dublin, and the sector takes in €12bn a year

A report published today has looked at the scale and value of the Irish not-for-profit sector.

Gardaí seize estimated €1 million worth of cannabis in Finglas

A man in his 60s was arrested after a search at a house in Finglas.

'Things are not getting better': Prison officers say they're attacked a lot more than official stats say

Jim Mitchell, from the Prison Officers’ Association. has said the official figures “don’t reflect” the situation on the ground.

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Support for Fine Gael has finally taken a dip... and Sinn Féin are the big winners

The news marks a long run of consistently higher polling for Leo Varadkar’s party.

Ex-Playboy model now free to go public over alleged affair with Donald Trump

Karen McDougal had been locked in a legal battle over her plans to go public.

'Kind, sweet, truthful man': Tributes paid to TV presenter Dale Winton who has died aged 62 RIP

'Kind, sweet, truthful man': Tributes paid to TV presenter Dale Winton who has died aged 62

The Supermarket Sweep presenter has been praised as a “immensely well-loved individual”.

'She's missed, terribly missed': Mother of Elisha Gault calls for better mental illness treatment

Grainne Gault told Pat Kenny last night that she wants her daughter’s life to have “meant something”.

Two men arrested on suspicion of murder after discovery of man's body

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death.

Kilkenny mosque debate: 'This could become dangerous. Tensions could escalate'

This week I wished I lived in Ballaghadareen and not in Kilkenny, writes Malcolm Noonan.

Ireland's health workers take the most sick days due to their work

The transport sector had the second highest number of sick days due to work related injuries and illnesses.

Can't find yourself on the checktheregister.ie? Don't worry, it's highly likely you're still able to vote

People have been having issues finding out if they’re still registered, but it’s unlikely to be because they’ve been de-registered to vote.

'They have not grasped the problem': Warnings government is not doing enough to stop evictions

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy on Tuesday got Cabinet approval for the general scheme of the new Residential Tenancies Bill.

4,184 patients waiting over 3 months to get tested for second most common cancer death in Ireland

Every year in Ireland more than 1,000 people die from bowel cancer.

Yesterday’s News

Drug dealer caught after being spotted leaving boxes of cocaine at telephone pole

Detective Stack saw Simon McDonagh arrive and stoop beside the telephone pole to place down two plastic lunch boxes.

All staff and students screened after two cases of TB confirmed in Cork secondary school

The screenings include a skin test and, if needed, blood tests and chest x-rays.

From The42 Lukaku springs off the bench to seal win for much-changed Manchester United in Bournemouth Report

Lukaku springs off the bench to seal win for much-changed Manchester United in Bournemouth

Jose Mourinho held many big names in reserve ahead of the weekend FA Cup clash with Spurs.

TV star Dale Winton dies aged 62 RIP

TV star Dale Winton dies aged 62

He died at his home this morning.

19-year-old cyclist dies after collision with truck near UCD this afternoon

The incident happened at Greenfield Park, just off the N11 this afternoon.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Naughteen questioned about his contact with PR agency over proposed media merger involving INM, man arrested in murder investigation and Met Eireann app launches seven-day forecasts for local areas – it’s the Evening Fix.

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