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Today’s News

'I'm sorry' - Facebook boss faces European lawmakers

“And that goes for fake news, foreign interference in elections or developers misusing people’s information.”

Watch: What on earth is GDPR, and what does it mean for you? GDPR This post contains videos

Watch: What on earth is GDPR, and what does it mean for you?

We sat down with the Data Protection Commissioner’s Graham Doyle this afternoon to suss out what the biggest data protection legislation in generations entails for Ireland.

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From The42 Monaghan's Aaron McKenna weighs in for 4th pro bout at Sugar Ray Leonard fight night Teenage Dreams

Monaghan's Aaron McKenna weighs in for 4th pro bout at Sugar Ray Leonard fight night

The 18-year-old former European Schoolboys champion and Euro Youth silver medalist fights in front of an icon tomorrow night.

Judges to get new sentencing guidelines after Sinn Féin deal with government

It is hoped that the bill will be at committee stage before the end of the current Dáil term.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Here’s what had people talking today.

A giant No sign has just been erected up the Dublin Mountains

The sign emerged in the region of the Hellfire Club this evening.

From The42 'My role is certainly not in terms of the scouting side of it. I suppose that is a bit of a dirty term in the GAA.' Men At Work

'My role is certainly not in terms of the scouting side of it. I suppose that is a bit of a dirty term in the GAA.'

Former Down and Collingwood player Marty Clarke on how he is helping GAA players that have been targeted by Aussie Rules clubs.

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9 simple things you can do today to save money while driving - plus how to buy a Volvo under €20k

John Bruton: 'Abortion ends a life. Once it has happened there is no going back'

If the State is to have a obligation to step in to protect a one-month-old baby, it also has an obligation, four months earlier, to protect its right to be born, writes John Bruton.

Galway syndicate plans to travel the world 'first class' after winning €8.5 million Lotto jackpot

The group says it has only shared the news with immediate family.

Man who abducted Jastine Valdez may have been in shops, bars or petrol stations in hours around crime

Suspect Mark Hennessy was shot dead by gardaí on Sunday evening.

Government looking at how to best source 'quality' medical cannabis for new access programme

Minister Harris told his Cabinet colleagues his department are looking at how to give “quality assurance” to patients.

Q&A: The answers to your questions about the Eighth Amendment referendum

You’ve been submitting your questions – and here are the answers.

Train and tram driver alcohol limit 4 times higher than bus drivers - but that's set to change

Train and tram drivers are currently allowed a limit of 80 milligrams of alcohol per 100 millilitres of blood.

Ikea in Ballymun attracted a ludicrous 3.6 million shoppers last year

We like our Swedish flatpack furniture here and no mistake.

'If you vote No, abortion will not stop, we'll just export it to England'

John Halligan has appealed to men, in particular, to back the repeal of the Eighth Amendment.

Teenage girl dies in Wexford horror crash

Garda forensic investigators remain at the scene of the accident, which happened near Enniscorthy at about midday.

More than half of all Dublin commuters now use public transport to get to work

The number of people travelling by car has fallen below 30% for the first time.

From The42 Presenter tackles horse, dusts herself down to deliver live preview of the next race Give Em A Clump This post contains videos

Presenter tackles horse, dusts herself down to deliver live preview of the next race

‘I just couldn’t bear to see it go out on another lap.’

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

One of three women who survived Cuban plane crash dies

The death toll is now 111.

'How could they have come up with that?... You very seriously disparaged Maurice McCabe to their faces'

Former garda commissioner Martin Callinan was under scrutiny under cross examination today at the Disclosures Tribunal.

Language tests for new citizens 'just one option being considered'

“Any such change would be driven by a strategy to better integrate our newest citizens.”

Man released on bail over 1988 murder of German backpacker Inga Maria Hauser

Inga was 18 years old when her body was found in Ballypatrick Forest in Co Antrim on 20 April 1988.

From The42 Harrington and McDowell named as European vice captains for Ryder Cup Second Captains

Harrington and McDowell named as European vice captains for Ryder Cup

Thomas Bjorn has completed his backroom team for September’s match in Paris.

Simon Harris heckled by anti-abortion campaigner at large Yes event

The activist approached TDs Catherine Murphy and Roisin Shortall on the street after the press conference.

M&S to close 100 stores across the UK by 2020

No Irish stores will be affected as part of the move.

FactCheck: Is Ireland's proposed abortion legislation more extreme than British law?

We take a look at a recent claim made about this.

Go Fund Me campaign for family of Jastine Valdez raises over €20,000 in 11 hours

The fundraiser was set up to help pay for Jastine’s repatriation by a group of volunteers who help run embassy outreach missions in Ireland.

What's next for one of the all-time greats? Cork boss hopes Buckley pursues coaching after retirement

Cork ladies manager Ephie Fitzgerald pays tribute to 18-time All-Ireland winner Rena Buckley following her inter-county retirement.

Doctor who led inquiry into Savita Halappanavar's death calls for Yes vote 'for women’s health and rights'

He also refuted claims that sepsis was the only cause of her death.

The Obamas are going into the TV business together

The former US president and first lady have announced a deal with Netflix.

Poll: Would you agree with a language test for new Irish citizens? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you agree with a language test for new Irish citizens?

Ireland has two official languages but they are not required for citizenship.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here are your headlines on this early summer morning.

An egg a day may keep heart disease away

Authors of a new study have said the research should not be looked at in isolation as diet is more complicated than just one item of food.

'There's a daughter never coming home': Vigils held for Jastine Valdez

“Jastine came to Ireland to better herself, better her life and be with her family.”

From The42 'I know how hard it is for League of Ireland players to be capped - it's great to see' Reaction

'I know how hard it is for League of Ireland players to be capped - it's great to see'

Dundalk boss Stephen Kenny has paid tribute to Graham Burke and Shane Supple following their recent call-ups to the national team.

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