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Today’s News

Widespread complaints of Bank of Ireland debit cards being declined

The cause of the transaction faults remains unknown.

'Ireland stands at the heart of Europe' - Juncker tells Dáil EU is behind Ireland

Juncker today held a meeting with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar.

James Quinn jailed for 22 years in Spain for Gary Hutch murder

The judge described the 2015 murder as “execrable”.

From The42 Ireland defender Clark left unconscious after attack in Spanish bar - report Incident

Ireland defender Clark left unconscious after attack in Spanish bar - report

The Newcastle United player was reportedly punched on a dancefloor following a row with another man.

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Third retrial of Cavan childminder accused of harming baby collapses

The defence team was “potentially hamstrung” over emails between expert witnesses on the case.

Trial of man accused over David Black murder collapses due to 'profane' garda interviews

41-year-old Damien Joseph McLaughlin was cleared of the six terror charges.

A missed wedding and missed phone calls: Passport Office apologises for delays

It is “a matter of immense frustration” for staff that it’s taking longer than planned to process some applications, the Public Accounts Committee has been told.

Instagram launches new long-form video service to compete with YouTube

Instagram’s CEO also announced that the social media platform now has more than one billion active users.

Group behind far-right Charlottesville rally gets approval for 'white civil rights' march in Washington

The rally is due to take place on the anniversary of the Charlottesville event during which a woman was killed.

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Chicken fillet roll delivery and brunch to your door: The Irish cafés changing up your Sunday morning

'The tapes don't lie': Senior garda says Drumm's crimes caused 'real harm' to the public

Detective chief superintendent Pat Lordan said Drumm’s sentencing has come at the “end of a long road for An Garda Síochána”.

Poll: Are you worried about Brexit? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you worried about Brexit?

One major issue is what will happen to the border between the Republic and Northern Ireland.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

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

New Zealand prime minister gives birth to a baby girl

Jacinda Ardern becomes just the second world leader to give birth while in office.

'Horrifying, shameful, unforgivable': UK families call for criminal charges over hospital deaths

An independent inquiry looked into deaths at Gosport War Memorial Hospital.

Trump orders end to separation of migrant children but says 'the border is going to be just as tough'

Trump’s about-face comes after more than 2,300 children were separated from their parents and adult relatives.

Jean-Claude Juncker is in town to talk to Leo about Brexit

The President of the European Commission will also address members of the Dáil and Seanad.

It's a year since Shane Ross announced Stepaside would re-open. It's still closed, and locals aren't happy

“People in the area are tired of not having clear answers,” local butcher Michael Fleming said.

The EU's been crunching the numbers on the cost of a border... but they're not giving us a figure

Preparations for a possible ‘no deal’ scenario are being closely guarded by EU and Irish officials.

A plan to move 80 sergeants from Garda HQ to local stations has ground to a halt

At first, 80 were to be moved. Then 30. Now it’s hoped 5 will be redeployed.

Juncker's visit: 'The onus is on our government to insist that his visit is productive'

It should not be just about talks behind closed doors in an echo chamber, writes Dominic Hannigan.

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Cronin and Conan start as Schmidt picks captain O'Mahony at openside

Joe Schmidt has made five changes to his XV, while Ross Byrne is set for his debut off the bench.

David Drumm begins his six year jail term in Mountjoy Prison

Drumm was yesterday sentenced for his part in a multi-billion euro bank fraud scheme.

Yesterday’s News

'My little sisters right now are chained up': Court hears 911 call made from girl who escaped home

David and Louise Turpin have pleaded not guilty to torture, child abuse and other charges. They are being held on $12 million bail each.

From The42 Brian Lenihan reveals that mental health battle forced his football retirement at 23 Speaking Out

Brian Lenihan reveals that mental health battle forced his football retirement at 23

Former Cork City and Hull City defender “lucky to have a second chance at life”.

Michael Lowry asked his secretary to oversee £250,000 payment, trial hears

One of nine charges has been dropped against the TD.

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'I didn't like the sight of families being separated': Trump signs order to end family separations

For weeks, Trump had insisted he was bound by the law to split the children from their parents and that only Congress could resolve the problem.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

David Drumm jailed for six years, Trump signs executive order to keep migrant families together and Michael Healy-Rae’s bike has been stolen – it’s the Evening Fix.

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MacGill Summer School to hold session on why it hasn't embraced gender balance following controversy

The Director of MacGill said, “We are determined to do all that we can to redress this imbalance”.

Here's who been jailed over Ireland's banking crisis so far

David Drumm has became the fourth person to be jailed over his role in a bank fraud scheme 10 years ago.

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Leaving Cert students sat the first ever Politics exam today - here's what was in it

A tweet from Leo Varadkar featured on the first ever exam.

Garda watchdog probing crash after car sped away from checkpoint and struck woman

The incident occurred on Sarsfield Road in Ballyfermot around 9pm last night.

Theresa May fends off 'Remainer' Tories on a no-deal Brexit vote

MPs will vote on amendments to the EU (Withdrawal) Bill this evening.

Trump says he'll sign executive order to avoid family separations after worldwide outcry

The US House of Representatives is due to consider a bill on the issue tomorrow.

Woman has murder conviction quashed as jury weren't allowed to consider if she was provoked

The Court of Appeal said it would quash Farrell’s conviction and order a retrial.

The aggravating and mitigating factors: How the judge in the Drumm case arrived at six years

Judge Karen O’Connor noted that the most significant form of mitigation would have been a result of a guilty plea but that was not available in this case.

From The42 Munster pitted against Exeter, Leinster take on Wasps and Toulouse in next season's Champions Cup Pool Draw

Munster pitted against Exeter, Leinster take on Wasps and Toulouse in next season's Champions Cup

Ulster will meet Simon Zebo’s Racing 92 and Scarlets while, in the Challenge Cup, Connacht have been pitted against Sale, Bordeaux and Perpignan.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

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