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Dublin: 17 °C Tuesday 30 August, 2016

Today’s News

I wouldn't bet on Brexit actually happening, says Germany's EU Commissioner

“It is possible that public opinion will tip if the economic situation in the wake of the Brexit vote worsens,” said Guenther Oettinger.

All grown up: Ireland's kids head to their first day of school In Pictures This post contains images

All grown up: Ireland's kids head to their first day of school

It’s a big – and emotional – day.

Ireland's sweetheart tax deal for Apple was worth up to €13 billion over a decade

The European Commission has ordered the government to recover the illegal state aid.

Poll: Do you support the Dublin Bus drivers' strike? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support the Dublin Bus drivers' strike?

The strikes will take place on 8, 9, 15, 16, 23 and 24 September.


Man taken to hospital after stabbing in Dublin's north inner city

The 19-year-old man was taken to the Mater Hospital.

India's tourism minister has advised female tourists not to wear skirts - for their own safety

With India gripped by a rape epidemic, Mahesh Sharma, from the ruling right-wing Hindu national BJP, said tourists should not wear dresses or skirts.

A second victim of the Australia hostel stabbing attacks has died

Tom Jackson, who died from injuries sustained in the attack, was called a hero for his selfless attempts to help a fellow Briton.

Dublin Bus drivers to strike for six days in September

The first strike days will be 8 and 9 September.

Sailing hero Annalise Murphy has airplane named after her

Annalise is the first modern-day person to have an aircraft named after her by an Irish airline.

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A beginner's guide to selling up, this week's dream car and how to prevent highway hypnosis

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s everything you need to know as you kickstart your Tuesday.

"Impossible to comprehend" - Gardaí to search house where five family members died

The bodies of the five members of the Hawe family were discovered yesterday morning at their house near Ballyjamesduff.

Highs of 23 degrees today but showers back tomorrow

Tomorrow will be a generally bright day with sunny spells but scattered showers are also set to make an appearance.

Oberstown treated as 'crime scene' after staff injured and fire broke out at facility

A spokesperson for Oberstown said it is understood that it was some of the residents who caused the fire.

Pat Hickey's release from Bangu prison is "imminent" Rio

Pat Hickey's release from Bangu prison is "imminent"

A Brazilian judge has recommended house arrest for the 71-year-old former president of the OCI.

'I was resigned to the fact that I would fail foundation maths'

Sarah O’Hara did not get a university place after she failed to get the maths grade needed. But she did a PLC course and ultimately got into the course she wanted.

Diver who was airlifted after getting into difficulty has died

The incident was reported after 5pm this afternoon.

Woman delivers letter 'formally complimenting' Sydney Rose to RTÉ

Brianna Parkins said she wants a referendum to be held on repealing the Eighth Amendment.

Reports of Dublin rat sightings 'something we'd better get used to'

Illegal dumping and poor waste management are major contributing factors, a pest control expert says.

'They thought he might not make it': 24 hours in Ireland's hospitals

Didn’t catch RTÉ’s new documentary about the health service? Here’s what you missed.

From The42 WATCH: 'It's just a standard Monday night in Skibbereen' - the O'Donovans are welcomed home Skibb

Yesterday’s News

Hillary Clinton's top aide announces divorce after husband's 'sexting' affair

Huma Abedin’s husband sent shirtless photos of himself to another woman while his four-year-old son slept by his side.

Stag knocks cyclist off his bike during Phoenix Park race

And one fortunate photographer caught it all on camera.

Pilots charged in UK over drinking as they prepared to fly to USA

They were arrested on Saturday at Glasgow Airport.

A fire is blazing on the roof of Oberstown's youth detention centre

Five units of the Dublin Fire Brigade are at the scene to try and contain the blaze.


Four hearses on a country road: a community in anguish at suspected murder-suicide

Alan Hawe taught at the local school and was treasurer of the GAA club. His body was found with that of wife Clodagh and their three sons.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Cavan family found dead, 60 killed in Yemen bombing, and the O’Donovan brothers’ return.

A response to the Sydney Rose: We never had to pretend

2015 Galway Rose Olga Lee responds to Brianna Parkin’s piece, which described the Rose of Tralee as a ‘Kate Middleton impersonation competition’.

Gene Wilder, star of Willy Wonka, dies aged 83 RIP

Gene Wilder, star of Willy Wonka, dies aged 83

His family announced his death today.

Ireland has given over half a billion in international aid over the past year

A total of €647.51 million was allocated to international development causes in 2015.

From The42 We'll Leave it There So: Irish star's Premier League move, O'Donovans' homecoming and all today's sport Monday

We'll Leave it There So: Irish star's Premier League move, O'Donovans' homecoming and all today's sport

Plus, Alan Shearer has called on Wayne Rooney to retire from England duty.

Explainer: Why doesn't the government want Apple to cough up extra taxes?

For the government, it’s all about appearances.

The LÉ James Joyce has rescued another 617 migrants in the Mediterranean

In one case, it successfully located and rescued 165 migrants from wooden and rubber vessels off the coast of Libya.

Parents found dead with their children in Cavan named as teachers

Clodagh and Alan Hawe were found in their home along with the bodies of their three sons, Niall, Ryan and Liam.

Three fishermen, a kayaker and the coast guard save a sheep that fell 200ft off a cliff

“We think the young sheep had fallen about 200 feet and had nowhere to go.”

Rise in the cost of on-campus accommodation sparks calls for locals to offer spare rooms

The cost of on-campus accommodation at University College Cork has risen by an average of 2.5%.

Judge recommends house arrest for Pat Hickey due to his health

He has been in jail since his arrest on 17 August.

There's been a rise in sightings of this dangerous jellyfish off Dublin

The increase coincides with a rise in temperatures this week.

Hiqa report finds a disabled patient was left without food or nutrition for over 18 hours

Staff at St Raphael’s, Youghal, Co Cork, said there was a lack of staff available at that time to assist the resident out of bed.

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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