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Today’s News

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 Blacklisted This post contains videos

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.

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

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.

Dual Irish citizens living here jumps by almost 90% to 105,000 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.

The M7 is being widened to three lanes at a traffic blackspot

Details of a scheme to improve non-public roads in rural areas have also been announced.

Inquest into deaths of ten in halting site fire adjourned as file sent to DPP

The cause of death returned for all ten victims of the blaze was acute carbon monoxide poisoning.

From The42 'To say that Cora Staunton intimidates referees is an outrageous statement and it's very derogatory' Response

'To say that Cora Staunton intimidates referees is an outrageous statement and it's very derogatory'

The Mayo camp are unhappy with comments made by Dublin manager Mick Bohan about Staunton.

Fire breaks out at former Revenue Commissioners' offices in Cork city

The fire broke out on the seventh floor of the building.

Homeless man found dead in tent in Bray

This is the third death of a rough sleeper in recent weeks.

Ryanair wants to prevent further flight cancellations - by taking back pilots' holidays

The news comes shortly after reports of a threatened work-to-rule action.

'A terrible way to go': Family appeal for information after death of pensioner found on fire in London

John Nolan (70) died in hospital on Sunday after sustaining serious injuries while out walking.

Poll: Have you ever donated blood? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever donated blood?

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

EU negotiator hits out at Boris Johnson for saying some young Britons have 'split allegiances'

Guy Verhofstadt told the Dáil that the EU will not allow Ireland to suffer because of Brexit.

Watchdog rules against Nissan ad that showed sister standing up to brother's bully Ads

Watchdog rules against Nissan ad that showed sister standing up to brother's bully

It did not, however, find the ad was gender stereotyping or that the images were inappropriate.

From The42 O'Brien: 'We should have beaten the All Blacks 3-0. The coaches have a lot to answer for' Honest Reflection

O'Brien: 'We should have beaten the All Blacks 3-0. The coaches have a lot to answer for'

In a typically honest and straight talking interview, Sean O’Brien has strongly criticised the methods of Warren Gatland and his coaches during the summer’s Lions tour.

Appeal for witnesses to potential hit-and-run that left motorcyclist seriously injured

The incident occurred near the road works on the L3132, St Margaret’s Road, Swords.

Philippine president Duterte says he'll kill his own son if he is involved in drug trafficking

Protests have erupted in the Philippines over the controversial president’s war on drugs.

Poll: Would you be a stay-at-home parent if money was no object? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you be a stay-at-home parent if money was no object?

If money were no issue, would you prefer to spend all your time with your child?

Mexican rescuers race to free girl trapped under school rubble

The magnitude 7.1 quake has killed at least 245 people in central Mexico and injured over 2,000.

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