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Today’s News

Gardaí investigate after suspect device thrown into house last night

No one was on the house at the time of the attack and no injuries were reported.

All eyes on May as she prepares to spell out key demands in keynote Brexit speech

Britain has yet to say how much it will pay the European Union on departure.

'Frida Sofia' - the young girl trapped beneath rubble in Mexico City - never existed

“We are certain that she was not real,” a top officer in the Mexican marines told reporters.

Poll: Do you expect to have a mortgage paid off before you retire? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you expect to have a mortgage paid off before you retire?

A new poll suggests that nearly half of Irish people expect to still be paying off a property loan when they reach retirement age.

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Police make arrest linked to Las Ramblas terrorist attack

In August a group of jihadists, many of them of Moroccan origin, killed 16 people in two attacks using vehicles and knives.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Odourless gas trouble following Corrib pipeline flares, and North Korea vows to make Trump ‘pay’ – it’s the 9 at 9.

'We were given guarantees': Minister calls for investigation after odourless gas enters public supply

Michael Ring said that he was “extremely concerned” over how the odourless gas managed to enter the wider network.

Former Australian leader 'headbutted' on heated same-sex marriage campaign trail

Former prime minister Tony Abbott is a prominent opponent of the campaign for same-sex marriage in Australia.

Cloud, rain, wind and sun all forecast for the weekend

It will remain cloudy in the east with some showers until afternoon. Highest temperatures will range between 15 and 19 degrees.

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From The42 'We went into the dressing room and said that some greater power had been the cause of that' Down Memory Lane

'We went into the dressing room and said that some greater power had been the cause of that'

A late, late goal was the difference when Dublin and Mayo met in the 2003 All-Ireland senior ladies final.

Man in his 60s dies in Mayo quad bike farm incident

Gardaí say the man was found under a quad bike and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Kim Jong-un says 'mentally deranged' Trump will 'pay dearly', hints at detonating H-bomb in the Pacific

The North Korean leader was reacting to Donald Trump’s maiden speech to the UN.

Catalan independence: 'Ireland came into being as a result of a similar "illegal" action'

To deny Catalans the right to a referendum will likely only win converts to the cause of independence, writes Caoimhín De Barra.

Bank ad ordered to be changed after child shown wearing puffy jacket in car seat

AIB was found to be in breach of the advertisers’ code.

999 operators in Munster are threatening to strike if their demands are not met

Around 25,000 calls are handled each year in the Munster centre.

Parents 'concerned' as principal guilty of assaulting pupil returns to school

The man – who was not convicted – has returned to the school in his former role, three years after the incident.

Yesterday’s News

The world's richest woman, Liliane Bettencourt, has died aged 94

Bettencourt was declared unfit to run her own affairs in 2011.

Tribunal witness 'doesn't remember' saying garda whistleblower threatened to burn his partner

Rita McDermott is the mother of Marisa Simms, partner of Garda Keith Harrison

Zuckerberg says Facebook will give Russia linked election ads to Congress

The social media mogul made the announcement in a livestream on his Facebook page.

From The42 Lions CEO defends management as O'Brien clarifies position following criticism Back And Forth

Lions CEO defends management as O'Brien clarifies position following criticism

‘My views on the Lions tour were honest and genuine and solely with the intention of building on what was a great tour,’ writes O’Brien.

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Donald Trump isn't letting up on his fight against North Korea

The US President is targeting the companies that deal with North Korea.

Gas users in Galway and Mayo told to turn off supply for up to 72 hours

The odourless gas would not be detectable in the event of a gas leak.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Trevor Deely dig suspended, bomb scare in RTÉ and Catalan crisis deepens.

From The42 'Kill or be killed' - cynical tactics, the pain of watching an All-Ireland and the outlook for Kerry Chasing Sam

'Kill or be killed' - cynical tactics, the pain of watching an All-Ireland and the outlook for Kerry

Paul Geaney has no qualms with the measures taken in the finale of the All-Ireland decider.

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Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

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Leo Varadkar: 'The State can’t solve everyone’s problems for them'

An Taoiseach wants workers to be automatically signed up to a private pension.

'If the gardaí were an airline you would shut it down': Former GSOC commissioner slams force

Conor Brady made the comments shortly after resigning from the Commission on the Future of Policing.

Dublin street art: 'We would work as fast as we could to avoid getting caught and arrested'

Street art has emerged from the shadows and is now firmly in the mainstream, writes Dublin street artist Solus.

Meath men get five years in prison for planting bomb at PSNI recruitment event

A sat-nav was able to link the men to the crime.

Bomb scare sparks evacuation at RTE building in Montrose

The Lyric FM news bulletin, normally broadcast from a studio in the RTÉ newsroom, when to dead air.

Catalan crisis: Madrid's crackdown on the independence referendum may have worked

Authorities seized nearly 10 million ballot papers destined for the vote.

Man gets four and a half years in prison for sending extremist material on WhatsApp

Taha Hussain also shared messages via the Telegram app.

Dublin dig for missing Trevor Deely called off without a discovery

Excavation work began in Chapelizod in mid-August.

Dáil defeats Bill that would make housing a constitutional right

Dun Laoghaire TD Richard Boyd Barrett has called the government “shameful” for not supporting the Bill.

Number of dual Irish citizens living here up by almost 90% over five years

New figures from Census 2016 have been released.

Fianna Fáil aren't happy with Leo's tender to review the government's image

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has been putting a focus on how his government is perceived by the public.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

We'll hear from the acting Garda boss next week - he's been called before the PAC

The committee want to know what criteria was considered when the decision was made to re-open a number of Garda stations.

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