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Dublin: 3 °C Monday 11 December, 2017

Today’s News

From The42 'If you watch an actual Katie fight, there are a lot of mistakes': Taylor defends title this Wednesday First Defence

'If you watch an actual Katie fight, there are a lot of mistakes': Taylor defends title this Wednesday

Katie Taylor defends her WBA World lightweight title in London on Wednesday.

New York City explosion was 'attempted terrorist attack'

A person was arrested at the scene following the incident.

Majority of patients wait longer than six hours in an emergency department to be seen by a doctor

The results of the first ever National Patient Experience Survey shows that long waiting times continue to be a problem in Irish hospitals.

Baby and teenager injured in west Dublin shooting

The victims sustained non-life threatening injuries.

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TV presenter Keith Chegwin dies aged 60 RIP

TV presenter Keith Chegwin dies aged 60

His family confirmed his death today after a long battle with illness.

Saoirse Ronan has been nominated for a Golden Globe

Martin McDonagh and the Kilkenny-based Cartoon Saloon have also been nominated for awards.

'I said some': Sky News presenter defends 'some of you Irish need to get over yourselves' comment

Adam Boulton made his comments following an interview with Tánaiste Simon Coveney.

How popular is your name? This handy app from the CSO will help you find out

With information from 1964 to 2016, users can follow the popularity of any name.

Poll: Do you have insurance for your gadgets? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you have insurance for your gadgets?

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

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Taoiseach 'very happy' David Davis has clarified his remarks on border Brexit deal

Over the weekend, the UK’s Brexit Secretary said Friday’s border deal was not legally enforceable.

'They will never be taken from your hearts': Funeral held for US-based family who died in Wexford crash

Lily Ryan-Alexander, her husband Doug, and sons Doug Jr and Steven died in the crash.

Over 90% of homes for rent in Ireland 'beyond the reach' of those on supplements

A Simons Communities study has found that the number of rental properties on the market has dropped significantly.

From The42 Holders Real Madrid drawn with PSG in the Champions League last 16 Mouth-watering

Holders Real Madrid drawn with PSG in the Champions League last 16

Liverpool, Man City and Man United will be happy but Spurs and Chelsea have been handed difficult ties.

Signal failure causes major traffic disruption during Luas Cross City's first weekday

“It couldn’t have happened at a worse time.”

'A lovely gesture': New helicopter named after Captain Dara Fitzpatrick

Fitzpatrick’s sister Niamh said the family had been touched by the offer from Heli Operations.

Putin orders the removal of Russian troops from Syria

Putin has been a supporter of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad throughout the civil war.

Poll: Should window blinds with accessible cords be banned to protect children? Safety Hazard This post contains a poll

Poll: Should window blinds with accessible cords be banned to protect children?

A new study says that children are put at risk of strangulation by the cords.

'Why do they bully?': Celebrities rally in support of boy after video goes viral Keaton Jones This post contains videos

'Why do they bully?': Celebrities rally in support of boy after video goes viral

The mother of Keaton Jones recorded the video after going to pick him up early from school.

Green light for €40 million hotel at Stephen's Green despite government department objections

The appeals board said that the hotel would not adversely affect the character of the historic buildings nearby.

Some schools have closed today because of icy road conditions

Melted snow has frozen overnight, leading to treacherous road conditions this morning in some parts of the country.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

Charity to redevelop Dublin apartment block to house the homeless

The Peter McVerry Trust has secured planning permission for 18 apartments in Dublin city centre.

UK and China included in global recall of baby formula over salmonella fears

Lactalis has recalled nearly 7,000 tonnes of formula after over two dozen babies fell ill in France.

Investigation into death of man (22) found with head injury at Luas stop

The man was discovered in the early hours by the Ranelagh Luas stop.

From The42 Jose Mourinho clashes with Man City players amid tunnel bust-up - reports Controversy

Jose Mourinho clashes with Man City players amid tunnel bust-up - reports

Newspapers reported the Portuguese coach had a verbal altercation with City goalkeeper Ederson.

Migrant fishermen working on Irish boats suffer exploitation and 'get average pay of €2.82'

One in four fishermen have experienced verbal or physical abuse, according to a new report.

Warnings of treacherous road conditions as country wakes up to a freezing cold morning

The worst affected counties are Roscommon, Sligo, Donegal, Cavan and the eastern half of Galway.

Prominent figures from Northern Ireland write open letter to the Taoiseach

“The fact that the majority of voters in the north of Ireland voted to remain will not be ignored,” the open letter says.

Queens of the Stone Age frontman under fire for kicking photographer during gig Josh Homme This post contains videos

Queens of the Stone Age frontman under fire for kicking photographer during gig

Josh Homme apologised and said he was in a “state of being lost in performance”.

'Maybe we should slosh our way through the forty days before Easter too'

It should go without saying that it is a very, very bad idea to knock back twelve drinks in a row, writes Eunan McKinney.

Warning issued about window blinds to help prevent tragic accidents Safety This post contains videos

Warning issued about window blinds to help prevent tragic accidents

Two children end up in US emergency departments every day due to accidents with window blinds.

Prices of homes near new Luas Cross City increased by 15% over the last year

Overall, commuters living on the Dublin coastline pay on average the most for a property.

Multiple allegations of sexual and physical abuse against disability care staff

The concerns are all raised in documents released by Hiqa (the Health and Quality Authority) to TheJournal.ie under the Freedom of Information Act.

Yesterday’s News

'Why didn't we know about that body?': Family of missing man who lay unidentified for ten years want answers

Cavan man Joe Reilly was 50-years-old when he disappeared back in January 2007.

Here are 9 stunning entries to Sony's photography competition

Reindeer, bubbles, lightning and footballers are some of the subjects of the best photos that have been sent in so far.

Only small minority would support lowering voting age to 16

The voting age referendum is one of a raft that will be put to the public in the coming years.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Temperatures of -8 forecast for tonight, body of young man found in Dublin house and Max Clifford dies after heart attack – it’s the Evening Fix.

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From The42 Leinster grind out crucial Champions Cup victory in Exeter epic Scalp

Leinster grind out crucial Champions Cup victory in Exeter epic

Leo Cullen’s men delivered a hammer blow to the English champions’ European ambitions.

Brittle bones: 'It means that my bones break easily and I cannot walk very far'

Ratifying the UNCRPD is incredibly important for people like me, writes Amy Hassett.

'If she went into a home it would break my heart': The week in quotes

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

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