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Yesterday’s News

Over 1,000 children molested by 300 priests in Pennsylvania - report

The report adds that senior church officials took steps to cover it up.

Man with MS living in nursing home reunited with childhood sweetheart on Liveline

Kevin Barron (59) was diagnosed with MS in his 20s and has lived in a nursing home for the last 13 years.

From The42 Disappointment for Celtic as Rodgers' men dumped out of Champions League Gone Gone Gone

Disappointment for Celtic as Rodgers' men dumped out of Champions League

Scott Sinclair headed in late on, but it was not enough to save Celtic in Athens.

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Poll: Do you think drivers who park on cycle lanes should get penalty points? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think drivers who park on cycle lanes should get penalty points?

Is it time to get tough on motorists who block cycle lanes?

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Here’s what had people talking today.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Sligo

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

The Deirdre Jacob case - from missing person file to murder investigation

Deirdre Jacob was last seen within yards of the driveway to her parents’ house.

Homebase plans to close three Irish stores as its new owners slice costs

The DIY retailer is looking to shutter 42 outlets in the UK and Ireland after sales ‘declined significantly’.

Calls for drivers who park on cycle lanes to get penalty points

Motorists continue to park on cycle lane because they face no consequences for doing so, said the party.

From The42 'This is disgusting': Italy defender issues plea after narrowly avoiding Genoa bridge tragedy Genoa

'This is disgusting': Italy defender issues plea after narrowly avoiding Genoa bridge tragedy

Domenico Criscito was on the Ponte Morandi Bridge bridge with his family 10 minutes before it collapsed.

Dutch town overrun with deer plan to use lion manure to scare them off

Zandvoort has over the past decade been invaded by thousands of the boisterous bucks.

'We own some of the banks, but we don't run the banks': Minister says government can't stop vulture fund sales

Questions have been mounting as to where Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe is in the midst of this summer’s vulture fund sell off.

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The Papal Cross, the Claddagh ring and 3,000 singers: Behind-the-scenes as the Phoenix Park gets ready for Pope Francis Pope2018 This post contains videos

The Papal Cross, the Claddagh ring and 3,000 singers: Behind-the-scenes as the Phoenix Park gets ready for Pope Francis

Taking inspiration from the Pope’s own writings and an ancient Irish symbol, the construction is still being prepared for next weekend’s mass.

Builders find weapons during Dublin works

Gardaí said that there had been no arrests.

Israel to host Eurovision after public broadcaster resolves funding row hours before deadline

The country in May won the right to host next year’s Eurovision when Israeli singer Netta Barzilai won the 2018 contest.

How much is being spent by Áras an Uachtaráin? Fianna Fáil wants to find out

The office of presidency spends about €7m per year, but the breakdown of that spending is kept under wraps.

From The42 'We don't want to take the medals off because then you're back to reality' Dream Come True This post contains videos

'We don't want to take the medals off because then you're back to reality'

One of the stars of Ireland’s historic World Cup silver medal-winning squad, Chloe Watkins, visited The42 HQ this afternoon.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Terror attack remains 'highly likely' after 'shocking' incident outside Westminster

A car was driven into the barriers outside the Houses of Parliament in London today.

Dublin City Council apologises to woman after her dead mother's possessions 'binned and skipped'

“I just feel like they took my whole life, they took my mother and they took my father.”

'Immense tragedy' - At least 30 dead after large section of motorway bridge collapses in Italy

The incident happened near the port city of Genoa in the northwest of the country.

Chairs of the faithful: Commemorative Pope Francis seats go on sale ahead of Phoenix Park mass

The chair, made from 100% recyclable cardboard, can withhold a weight of up to 100kg.

Malta to allow rescue ship Aquarius to dock but migrants will be sent to other EU countries

The 141 migrants on board will be distributed among France, Germany, Luxembourg, Portugal and Spain.

Body of young man found in Dublin

Gardaí are investigating.

Man seriously injured during reported hammer assault in Dublin

The incident happened in Kilbarrack, Dublin last Friday night.

Google records people's movements even when told not to

The privacy issue affects some two billion Android users and hundreds of millions of iPhone users worldwide.

E-cigarette vapour can damage immune system in lungs, study suggests

Some of the effects were similar to those seen in regular smokers and people with chronic lung disease.

Minister admits 'difficulties' in bringing in law for minimum passing distance when overtaking cyclists

A new law to require drivers to allow one metre when passing cyclists on roads was announced in February.

Kitten that was kicked and put in frying pan is being rehomed

A video of the incident is being investigated by gardaí.

Gardaí identify persons of interest in new Deirdre Jacob murder investigation

Deirdre has been missing for over 20 years.

From The42 The Liam Miller Tribute Match at Páirc Uí Chaoimh has completely sold out Liam Miller

The Liam Miller Tribute Match at Páirc Uí Chaoimh has completely sold out

All 45,000 tickets for the fundraising soccer match have been snapped up.

Donald Trump hits back at former aide over claims he used racial slur on 'The Apprentice' set

A new book by former Apprentice star Omarosa Manigault Newman claims recordings exist of Trump using the N-word.

Westminster car crash: Man arrested on suspicion of terrorist offences

The Met’s Counter Terrorism Command is now leading the investigation.

From The42 One more year! Davy Fitzgerald to remain in charge of the Wexford hurlers Unfinished Business

One more year! Davy Fitzgerald to remain in charge of the Wexford hurlers

A third season at the helm in the Model County awaits the 47-year-old former Clare goalkeeper.

Cork, Dublin and Galway voted friendliest cities in the world

That’s according to Condé Nast Traveler’s annual reader survey.

Explainer: Why has Jeremy Corbyn attracted controversy for attending a wreath-laying ceremony?

The Labour leader has been accused of antisemitism after images emerged of him attending the ceremony in 2014.

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