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Today’s News

Beauty therapist told pregnancy 'was her own problem' before being dismissed

The therapist was awarded €3,500 by the Workplace Relations Commission.

Judges say new appointments bill is 'seriously flawed'

Senior judges have written to Leo Varadkar over the “serious implications” the legislative changes could have.

Company withdraws sales of cladding linked to Grenfell Tower blaze

Arconic said it was discontinuing the product due to “the inconsistency of building codes across the world”.

DUP signs £1 billion deal to prop up Theresa May's government

Jeremy Corbyn has questioned where the money is coming from.


Almost 1,500 calls were made to a sexual violence centre in Cork last year

Nine in 10 victims that availed of the centre’s services were female.

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Elderly couple married for 63 years separated as one is rejected for nursing home care

Michael Devereaux (90) broke down in tears as he explained the ‘nightmare’ situation.

Part of Trump's travel ban gets the green light

The move is a victory for Trump in the biggest legal controversy of his presidency to date.

John McEnroe says Serena Williams would rank 700th in the world on the men's tour

The American said he still believed she was the best female player ever.

Man asks for book character to be named after ex-pupil who died in Grenfell Tower, public raises £20,000

James Clements asked that a character in author Philip Pullman’s coming book be named after his ex-pupil, and Grenfell victim, Nur Huda el-Wahabi.

'This case is not about the right to protest': Jury sent for deliberations in Jobstown trial

Judge Melanie Greally gave her final instructions to the jury before they began deliberating this afternoon.

From The42 Analysis: Big moments decide big games and the Lions came up short Missed Chance

Analysis: Big moments decide big games and the Lions came up short

The tourists’ inability to finish chances early in the first half was pivotal in the first Test.

Spanish court orders exhumation of Salvador Dali's remains

A woman is claiming to be the daughter of the world-famous artist.

Thief escaped by taxi after threatening shop staff with knife

The robbery occurred on Saturday at around 12.15pm.

Irish teenager drowns in Crete swimming pool

She was found unconscious in the pool.

Sports journalist Tom Humphries to be sentenced for sexual exploitation and defilement of child

The prominent journalist and author is to be sentenced next month.

No mention of the Irish border in DUP's Tory deal

It does mention broadband and health spending.

Poll: How much is appropriate to give to a child making their communion? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

This giant fatberg has clogged the sewers in Belfast

The accumulation of FOG materials has caused a fatberg in the area, which crews have worked to clear.

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Share your experiences with us and earn some seriously sweet rewards in return.

From The42 The Banty derby is in store after the latest All-Ireland football qualifier draw Banty Is Back

The Banty derby is in store after the latest All-Ireland football qualifier draw

Seamus McEnaney is heading to face his native Monaghan.

Irish Navy revives infant found unconscious in Mediterranean as record numbers saved

Commander Brian Fitzgerald said he was extremely proud of his team.

'You will be held accountable Trump': ISIS sympathisers hack US government websites

The messages were written in gold lettering against a black backdrop.

Shark that sparked panic among tourists in Mallorca captured

While blue sharks mostly feed on fish, they have attacked swimmers in some rare instances.

14-year-old girl caught by bystanders after falling 25 feet from amusement park ride New York This post contains videos

14-year-old girl caught by bystanders after falling 25 feet from amusement park ride

The ride at Six Flags amusement park in upstate New York has since been declared safe.

Fine Gael sees a bump in the polls with Leo as leader

The Irish Daily Mail/Ireland Thinks poll sees Fine Gael’s popularity up six points.

From The42 Kilkenny to face Limerick in standout game after hurling qualifier draw Cats In Battle

Kilkenny to face Limerick in standout game after hurling qualifier draw

Tipperary, Waterford and Dublin will all be in action as well.

Wetherspoon's announces its Dublin city hotel will open in early 2019

Planning for the development was granted in April.

Poll: Have you read the Harry Potter series? Are You Sirius? This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you read the Harry Potter series?

Still in love with the characters after 20 years or is it just a bit of a Dumblesnore?

Three-bed semis in Dublin are now selling within three weeks

Properties in the capital that were taking seven weeks to sell last year are now changing hands inside 21 days.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

At least six dead and 31 missing after Colombian tourist boat sinks

Regional authorities said the boat was carrying 170 people.

All lanes reopen following five-car morning collision on M50

A five-car collision occurred on the northbound side of the motorway at Firhouse before 7am.

Three men to face court over €350,000 Kinahan cash seizure

The full amount of money will be confirmed by “forensic examination”.

Italian government bails out two banks to the tune of €17 billion

The two banks’ toxic assets will be moved to a “bad bank” – similar to NAMA here.

Woman found unconscious and with serious injuries outside Carlow castle

Gardaí want to speak to anyone who saw anything suspicious in the Pollerton Road area.

Opinion: 'Leo is right to welcome people who have socially conservative views'

Pushing Christians whose politics are shaped by their religious convictions to the periphery is wrong and dumb, writes Larry Donnelly.

A growing problem: There were over 1,000 cases of melanoma in Ireland in 2014

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in Ireland, and 16% of those who are diagnosed die from the disease.

Senior members of Kinahan cartel flee Ireland as they're 'implicated in seven murders'

Many of the cartel’s main players have gone to ground.

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