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Today’s News

Politicians made nearly 5,000 representations to the Passport Office on behalf of their constituents

Five TDs – including a minister – made over 100 representations to the Passport Office on behalf of individuals in the last two years.

Yesterday’s News

Families of killer Mark Hennessy and victim Jastine Valdez meet to 'exchange sympathies'

Mark Hennessy murdered Jastine Valdez after abducting her last Saturday, 19 May.

Taxi drivers say Dublin city restrictions are hindering transport for people with disabilities

Tourists have also been complaining about the shortage of taxis in the city centre and the fact that they can’t always be dropped right to their destination.

Tibetan Buddhist meditation centre in Dublin loses planning appeal over a load of houses being built beside it

The Kagyu Samye Dzong centre in Kilmainham had stated in its appeal that the construction would created “noise and disruption” in the locality.

Privileged information: Disclosures Tribunal set to clash with journalists over sources

It all centres around what Superintendent Dave Taylor alleges he told journalists about Maurice McCabe.

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Here's What Happened Today: Sunday News Fix This post contains images

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Teenager found dead in Louth field, man killed in three-car crash and request to be made to start drafting termination of pregnancy legislation, it’s the Evening Fix.

Man arrested after assault outside Waterford nightclub leaves man in critical condition

A man in his 20s has been arrested this afternoon following the 2am attack.

Column: 'While my friends were out enjoying a busy social life, I received my last rites'

There needs to be more awareness to help people better understand the symptoms of IBD, writes Clara Caslin.

‘A quiet revolution’: The week in quotes

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

Man killed in three-car crash on N4 and six others taken to hospital

The man in his late 30s was pronounced dead at the scene.

American man and his wife arrive in US after being held in Venezuela jail for almost two years

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro ordered the couple’s release as a “gesture” aimed at promoting dialogue between Caracas and Washington.

From The42 Waterford boss Alan Reynolds recovering following assault Attack

Waterford boss Alan Reynolds recovering following assault

The club confirmed the news this evening and added that they will be making no further comment on the matter.

Gardaí appeal for public's assistance to locate phone of young man found dead in field

Gardaí are also appealing to taxi drivers, bus drivers or anyone with dashcam footage recorded in the Dunleer area to make it available to them.

Plans for a rooftop cinema in Stephen's Green Shopping Centre are dead in the water... for now

Marketing firm Outset said it has been ‘frustrated’ by the planning process.

GPs to hold emergency meeting to discuss referendum result

Abortion services are expected to be GP-led.

From The42 Incredible scenes as Carlow record first Leinster SFC victory over Kildare since 1953 History Makers

Incredible scenes as Carlow record first Leinster SFC victory over Kildare since 1953

Turlough O’Brien’s side did not kick one wide throughout the contest.

Archbishop says he is 'deeply saddened' by referendum result

Eamon Martin, the leader of the Catholic Church in Ireland, has thanked “courageous” pro-life campaigners.

Offering free patches to employees who smoke doesn't help them quit - but giving them money does

A new US study found workers were three times more likely to quit if there was a financial incentive.

Column: 'What is holding you back from getting the results you want?'

This is an edited extract from The Little Book of Results.

From The42 As it happened: Longford v Meath, Dublin v Wicklow - Sunday football match tracker Liveblog

As it happened: Longford v Meath, Dublin v Wicklow - Sunday football match tracker

The All-Ireland champions got their 2018 campaign underway.

Young man in critical condition after serious crash in Kilkenny last night

It happened in Julianstown, Ballyfoyle at around 10.30pm.

'We owe her family a great debt': Calls for abortion legislation to be named Savita's Law Eighth Amendment This post contains videos

'We owe her family a great debt': Calls for abortion legislation to be named Savita's Law

Together for Yes said the legislation must be enacted as quickly as possible.

UK music festival cancelled after two people died and 15 needed treatment

An 18-year-old woman and 20-year-old man fell ill at the festival yesterday evening

18-year-old found dead in Louth field named locally as Cameron Reilly

Gardaí are treating his death as murder after a post mortem revealed he died violently.

Passengers left stranded at Stansted Airport over lightning strikes

Flights to Dublin are among those affected.

From The42 As it happened: Tipp v Cork, Clare v Waterford, Galway v Kilkenny - your Sunday hurling match tracker Hurlin'

As it happened: Tipp v Cork, Clare v Waterford, Galway v Kilkenny - your Sunday hurling match tracker

We’ll be bringing you live updates from all the day’s hurling action, starting with Tipp v Cork in Thurles.

Emirates has put off plans for a third Dublin-Dubai flight due to some 'pain points'

The Gulf airline put the extra service on ice due to ‘infrastructural issues’.

Tesla car, in autopilot mode, speeds up before crashing into parked fire engine

Two people were injured, including the owner of the car who has been charged with traffic offences.

The city that never sleeps? $12 buys you 30 mins of sleep in New York

The US sleep deficit is real, according to the US Centers for Disease Control

From The42 'My first thought after climbing Everest was how soon could I get back down' Top Of The World

'My first thought after climbing Everest was how soon could I get back down'

Today marks the 25th anniversary of Dawson Stelfox reaching the summit of the world’s highest mountain.

Multiple fire engines called to blaze overnight at derelict building on Dublin's northside Clonliffe Road This post contains videos

Multiple fire engines called to blaze overnight at derelict building on Dublin's northside

It’s understood that no one was injured in the blaze.

Saoirse Ronan's new film is about sex, the sixties, and a doomed marriage

We talked to the director of Saoirse Ronan’s new film, On Chesil Beach.

Harris to seek permission to draft abortion legislation over summer Eighth Amendment This post contains videos

Harris to seek permission to draft abortion legislation over summer

It could be in place by the end of the year.

From The42 League of Ireland graduate Ogbene pursuing Premier League football and Nigeria call-up African Mission

League of Ireland graduate Ogbene pursuing Premier League football and Nigeria call-up

It’s been a rapid rise for the 21-year-old winger who grew up in Cork.

'It's incredible': DNA test confirms identity of Pauline Bewick's biological father

The artist was given a present of a DNA test which confirmed his identity. She had previously thought her father died when she was a toddler.

Poll: Do you expect abortion legislation to be enacted in Ireland before the end of 2018? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you expect abortion legislation to be enacted in Ireland before the end of 2018?

Now that Ireland has voted overwhelmingly for abortion legislation, how soon do you think it will be enacted?

'Not conservative ... just complicated' - Roscommon's repealers on the county's journey from No to Yes

Voters across Roscommon have been talking to each other, finally, about previously “taboo subjects”.

The fascinating story of the Achill Island preacher, the Famine, and the Prelate

A new book looks at this fascinating part of Irish history.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Ireland wakes up to a world without the Eighth, and murder inquiry launched in Louth – it’s the 9 at 9.

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