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Dublin: 15 °C Monday 29 May, 2017

Today’s News

'I saw her car, my heart dropped. I knew' : Father describes arriving at daughter's murder scene

Sonia Blount was murdered by her ex-boyfriend Eric Locke who used a fake Facebook profile to lure the 31-year-old to a city hotel.

Police want information on where known loyalist was before he was shot dead in front of son (3)

He was shot at Sainsbury’s car park in Bangor yesterday afternoon.

Cyclist in critical condition after Mayo crash

The 56-year-old man was airlifted to hospital.

The Great Barrier Reef is dying faster than expected - and there's little we can do to save it

Rising sea temperatures are killing off the coral rock.

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40-year-old man charged after couple in their 80s found dead in house

He is due to appear at Lisburn Magistrates’ Court tomorrow.

From The42 A year after donating kidney to his sister, Cork player makes winning Munster junior return Back In Action

A year after donating kidney to his sister, Cork player makes winning Munster junior return

Mícheál Ó Laoire was back in action for the Rebels side on Saturday.

€4,000 reward offered after dead dolphin pictured at Cork student party

Pictures circulated online of Cork students dancing with what appears to be a dead dolphin.

Daughters of murder victim who never returned home from 1987 Slane concert appeal for information

Antoinette Smith never returned home after she went to Slane concert to see Bowie in 1987.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

The National Maternity Hospital, a salmonella outbreak and Ireland’s secret service had people talking today.

Manchester police release new CCTV image of Manchester bomber carrying blue suitcase

Police believe Abedi was in possession of this case in the days before the attack at Manchester Arena on Monday 22 May.

Man who got caught up in €837,000 heroin deal to pay off his golf fees avoids jail

The man was to be paid €200 for acting as a courier.

3Arena bans handbags and backpacks from tomorrow's Shawn Mendes concert

Only small bags measuring 4.5in x 6.5in will be permitted.

Poll: Do you now care who wins the Fine Gael leadership? Be Honest This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you now care who wins the Fine Gael leadership?

Give it to us straight. Honest answers only.

Louth man accused of raping woman he met on Tinder told gardaí they had “fully consensual sex”

Following his arrest the man asked gardai, “Who am I supposed to have raped? Is this the girl from Tinder?”

From The42 ‘Back then people wouldn't touch you with a bargepole because they thought you were f***ing crazy’ Speaking Out

‘Back then people wouldn't touch you with a bargepole because they thought you were f***ing crazy’

James Chambers speaks about his distinguished League of Ireland career, learning from Wes Hoolahan, his struggles with mental health and last year’s move to Philadelphia.

Female zookeeper dies in the UK after serious incident with tiger

The incident happened in the Hamerton Zoo Park in Cambridgeshire.

More than 50 fall ill after north Dublin salmonella outbreak

Five people have been admitted to hospital.

Man mistaken for sex offender by angry locals was planning move to Kildare before incident

David Murray was verbally abused by locals who followed him after his photo was posted to Facebook under an article about a convicted sex offender.

Calls for Paris black feminist festival to be stopped for 'banning white people' from certain areas

Four-fifths of the festival area will be set aside as a “non-mixed” space “for black women,” according to its website in French.

The government is giving almost €60 million towards home improvements for older people

The Housing Adaption Grant scheme provides aid for older people and people with disabilities.

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Ireland's secret services handed back €300k despite 'credible concern regarding terrorist activity'

Catherine Murphy has said she is concerned that not all the money is being spent to secure the country.

From The42 Tiger Woods arrested and charged with DUI near Florida home Arrested

Tiger Woods arrested and charged with DUI near Florida home

The former world number one was arrested in the early hours of Monday morning.

Ladbible apologises for falsely reporting the death of young Sunderland fan Bradley Lowery

The six-year-old suffers from neuroblastoma and is currently undergoing palliative care at home.

Transatlantic flight diverts to Shannon as man suffers heart attack

A young girl also had a fit on the flight and required medical attention.

Irish women may need fewer smear tests to screen for cervical cancer HPV

Irish women may need fewer smear tests to screen for cervical cancer

Hiqa is recommending a HPV test first instead.

From The42 Sport Ireland reveal findings after Kerry footballer fails drugs test Doping

Sport Ireland reveal findings after Kerry footballer fails drugs test

Brendan O’Sullivan served a 21 week suspension which was split in two.

Man who held woman down while another man raped her jailed for nine years

The attack occurred in a Cork city park.

'Children are treated like human trash': The systematic failings in Ireland's child protection system

A report published today found serious issues with inter-agency cooperation when dealing with vulnerable children taken from their parents.

These are the planned routes for the new 'Bus Rapid Transit' network in Dublin

A new express bus system is being planned for the capital.

Dublin will get 3,500 new hotel rooms within two years - assuming they're all built

That’s according to a study by property agents Savills.

After a fire, violence and a strike Oberstown 'making real progress'

The number of young people being detained in Oberstown has dropped over the past 12 months.

From The42 'They look like a herd of sheep going into a field for the first time' - Ó Sé lashes Cork footballers Harsh Or Fair?

'They look like a herd of sheep going into a field for the first time' - Ó Sé lashes Cork footballers

Kerry legend Tomás Ó Sé didn’t mince his words last night.

Sisters of Charity will not own or run National Maternity Hospital

The sisters made the announcement today.

IS-linked militants have taken parts of a Philippine city and have been killing women and children

There are fears for those trapped in the city of Marawi.

Public holidays are the busiest time for self-harm cases in Ireland

An average of 32 incidents of self-harm cases were presented in hospitals on public holidays.

Poll: Do you always obey urban speed limits? Limited Enterprise This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you always obey urban speed limits?

Dublin city centre’s 30 km/h speed limit is to be expanded to nine residential areas in the city.

Gardaí host conference to prepare Dublin Airport staff for terror attack

Law enforcement representatives will discuss how to respond to the types of lone wolf attacks seen across Europe recently.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s all you need to know this grey Monday morning.

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