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Dublin: 13 °C Sunday 22 April, 2018

Today’s News

'People with disabilities are represented as one-dimensional, that they're happy all the time'

A new podcast is giving people with disabilities a platform to share their stories.

Two teens arrested and more sought after vicious attack on girl (16) left her with severe facial injuries

A 16-year-old female and 17-year-old male have been arrested.

More elderly people left over 24 hours in EDs in first three months of 2018 compared to all of 2017

Almost 15,000 people aged 75 or over have been forced to wait more than 24 hours in Emergency Departments across the country.

From The42 Munster's dire first-half leaves them with too much to do against Racing Dream Over

Munster's dire first-half leaves them with too much to do against Racing

Johann van Graan’s side scored late consolation tries but were clearly second best in Bordeaux.

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Two Polish men detained on suspicion of spreading fascism by organising Hitler birthday concert

Police confiscated neo-fascist paraphernalia including flags and banners.

Breakdown: Average number of public patients per GPs across the country

Some GPs have as many as 1,218 public patients, while others have just 442.

Health Minister agrees to meet with women affected by vaginal mesh complications

There have been thousands of reports internationally of painful complications from women who have undergone these procedures.

Naked gunman kills four people at restaurant in Tennessee

Police are searching for the gunman.

Deep Atlantic: 'If you can’t stand up, what's the difference between two and two thousand metres'

Ireland’s Deep Atlantic sees underwater cameraman Ken O’Sullivan embark on a series of voyages out into the open North Atlantic in search of large whales, sharks and cold water coral reefs.

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Burglar slaps woman in face before stealing money and wedding ring

The woman is said to be “badly shocked” after the incident.

From The42 The Irishman who made his Premier League debut under Arsene Wenger Early Days

The Irishman who made his Premier League debut under Arsene Wenger

Graham Barrett recalls his former manager and his time as a youngster at Arsenal.

Japan set to trial the 'world's first urine test' to test for cancer

The test will run from now until September to see if it will have a practical use in everyday diagnostics.

'I don't know where my daughters are': Suicide attack on Kabul voter registration centre kills 57

A wounded man in a hospital bed wept saying: “I don’t know where my daughters are. God damn the attackers!”

'Typical April weather' is on the way

Many areas have enjoyed sunshine in recent days.

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Striking modernist design in this sprawling home with a difference outside Cork

One of France's busiest tourist sites evacuated after threat

A man was reported after making threatening comments about security forces.

Man rushed to hospital after being stabbed in Temple Bar

A man in his 40s has been arrested.

Almost half of voters want to repeal Eighth Amendment

A referendum will take place on 25 May.

'Mothers are afraid to say they're struggling because they're afraid they'll be judged'

The Paint Your Bump campaign is running next week to encourage women to speak about the difficulties of motherhood.

From The42 'Most remarkably of all, this was him at his peak': When the Pearl shone brightest Big Man

'Most remarkably of all, this was him at his peak': When the Pearl shone brightest

It’s 25 years since the icon was crowned the PFA Player of the Year.

FactCheck: Is the 'Martinelli' virus real and can it hack your phone through Whatsapp?

Commonly shared around WhatsApp groups, it portends great doom coming to your phone.

Poll: Who is your favourite political party leader? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who is your favourite political party leader?

Fine Gael remains the most popular party in the country.

A new website aims to help people locate their stolen items

Items on the site include vehicles, household items, bikes, and farm machinery.

Sitdown Sunday: Doctors told her she was 'just fat' - she actually had cancer

Grab a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

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Fix it like Finland: 'Nowadays there isn’t a single rough sleeper on Helsinki streets'

The government could replicate the necessary conditions for a Finnish style turnaround, writes Jack Maguire.

€32,000 payout to injured Tesco security guard, who was denied chair to sit on at work, overturned

The payout was overturned as the man, who had claimed victimisation at work due to not being given a chair to sit on after knee surgery, was employed by another company, not by Tesco itself.

International media come together to shed light on gruesome killing of Maltese journalist

Outspoken journalist and blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia (53) was murdered in October 2016 after a bomb was placed under her car.

World's oldest person dies at 117

Nabi Tajima was born on 4 August 1900.

Council enforces ban so referendum groups can't use community venues for public meetings

The council said this is a long-standing policy, but it recently contacted councillors to remind them of its existence after a public meeting in Baldoyle.

From The42 Munster not thinking about all-Irish final before facing the heat in Bordeaux Showtime

Munster not thinking about all-Irish final before facing the heat in Bordeaux

Peter O’Mahony and his side have a big hurdle in front of them in the shape of Racing 92.

'There are horses across the main N2 road, at Darndale, and they are in bits'

It’s not as bad as it was years ago but residents in Dublin still see problems with unlicensed horses.

Our payouts are three times that of the UK, so why wouldn't whiplash legislation work here?

Britain and Ireland are currently the outliers of Europe when it comes to soft tissue injury claims, and the UK has announced plans to cap whiplash payouts via legislation.

'You never know what battle someone is going through': Tributes paid to Verne Troyer RIP
From The42 'We're part of something really special and winning is such a great feeling' Greed Is Good

'We're part of something really special and winning is such a great feeling'

Greed is driving Leinster’s quest to add a fourth European star to the club’s crest after they dispatched Scarlets with a ruthless semi-final display.

Contract awarded for new immigration unit with detention cells at Dublin Airport

The OPW confirmed its plans for this dedicated unit after criticisms over the case of a Brazilian au pair who was held in prison overnight.

Services giant Noonan brands 32c pay hike for workers 'out of kilter'

The multimillion-euro company brought five employees before the Labour Court.

'Big difference in where we were before': Jury to be sent out in Bill Cosby trial

The former TV star’s retrial could lead to a verdict in the coming weeks.

India approves death penalty for people convicted of raping children under 12

Violent crime against women has been on the rise in India despite tough laws enacted in 2013.

'He was kind, loving and sometimes he could be very happy': Tribute to a brother who died on the streets

There have been at least 15 reported deaths of homeless people in the past seven months – here are two of their stories.

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