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Dublin: 6 °C Thursday 23 November, 2017

Today’s News

Hope fades for missing Argentinian submarine as oxygen may have run out

“We are in a very dangerous situation, and one that is getting worse.”

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s all you need to know this chilly Thursday morning.

'We are dealing with a substantial amount of flooding': Army called in to help in Mountmellick

The roads and streets in the area are under water after the Owenass River burst its banks.

'It calls her competence into question': Pressure tightens on Frances Fitzgerald in McCabe email row

Tánaiste and former Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has come under fire over how much she knew.

8 parenting worries our own mums and dads never had - plus WIN a family trip to Lapland

Man beheaded by notorious gang near Washington

President Donald Trump has vowed to wipe out the violent gang.

Women were wrongly denied redress over Magdalen Laundries new report finds

The Ombudsman has been critical of the Department of Justice in his report published this morning.

It's very cold outside, and it's going to be freezing tonight

Met Éireann said that early frost should clear to a bright day with some blustery northwest winds.

Carrowbrowne site: 'Travellers have a right to a home that is culturally appropriate'

It’s hard to visit children living on a dump, writes Joanna Corcoran.

'Old men and children were taken out and never came back': Dublin based survivor recalls genocide

Suad Mujkić, who lives in Blanchardsown, was nine years old when the Bosnian Serb Army, led my Ratko Mladic, invaded Srebrenica in 1995.

It's official: Coffee is good for you (but not too much, now)

Three or four cups a day leads to the greatest benefit, according to the study.

Family suing gardaí after officers wrongly raided their home

The State offered a full apology to the family in February of this year.

These new rules aim to help tenants if landlords seek a 'back door' around rent limits

The Residential Tenancies Board wants to make clear what constitutes ‘substantial change’ to a property.

'The Disappeared' detective hopeful of new search for Columba McVeigh next year Exclusive

Columba McVeigh was 17 when he was kidnapped and killed in November 1975.

Yesterday’s News

Cavan woman who provides round-the-clock care for her parents awarded Carer of the Year

Paula Robinson cares for her mother who has Alzheimer’s disease and her dad who has bowel cancer.

Zimbabwe's new president promises 'full democracy' in address to jubilant crowds

Mnangagwa was fired as Mugabe’s deputy earlier this month.

Wu-Tang Clan suing dog walkers Woof-Tang Clan over copyright infringement

They allege that Woof-Tang Clan is violating their trademarks by using the name.

From The42 Man United left frustrated, as late Basel goal sends home fans into ecstasy Success

Man United left frustrated, as late Basel goal sends home fans into ecstasy

Jose Mourinho’s side were just moments away from topping the group.


Woman who worked for National Lottery for 27 years to appear on Winning Streak this week

Margaret Flynn had worked with the National Lottery since the very first day it began operating in 1987.

Opinion: I want to stop women feeling like frauds in a corporate culture designed for our grandfathers

A co-founder of the Sunday Business Post, Aileen O’Toole learned some valuable lessons about operating in a male-dominated sector.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Record homeless figures, flooding throughout Leinster and a life sentence for the “Butcher of Bosnia”.

Want to get married in a cattle mart? You could be in muck

Kenmare livestock mart hopes to let you put a ring on it … in their ring.

Met Police investigating second claim of sexual assault against Kevin Spacey

Scotland Yard is also looking into allegations that Spacey sexually assaulted another man in 2008.


DART pilot project to reduce advance notice for disabled passengers from 24 to four hours

Shane Ross has said the 24-hour travel notice period disabled passengers must give Irish Rail is ‘unacceptable’.

The government just outlawed four popular 'designer' drugs

Drugs including ‘Blow’, ‘Hammer Head’ and ‘Magic crystals’ have all been banned.

As it happened: '70% of Irish women who have abortions in the UK are in relationships and nearly half are already mothers' Eighth Amendment This post contains videos

As it happened: '70% of Irish women who have abortions in the UK are in relationships and nearly half are already mothers'

Representatives from the British Pregnancy Advisory Service and support group One Day More addressed the Eighth Amendment Committee today.

'Lurid carry on': Court hears Clare man uploaded pictures of local girls to porn site

Evan Meehan took the girls’ profile pictures from Facebook.

'What right do we have to tell a dying person they should continue to live in pain'

Prominent Right to Die with Dignity campaigner Tom Curran appeared before the Joint Committee on Justice and Equality today.

Maria Edgeworth's letters: 'Sir Walter Scott punctual to his word arrived on Friday'

The Castle Rackrent author, who counted Jane Austen and Byron among her admirers, was also a prodigious correspondent.

From The42 As it happened: Basel v Man United, Champions League Liveblog

As it happened: Basel v Man United, Champions League

Basel took on Man United, with the Red Devils needing a point to guarantee a place in the knockout stages.

Families evacuated in Laois as flooding spreads across the county

People have been urged to stay away from Mountmellick and Clonaslee.

'His face wasn't the same... he was a monster': Jury hears from alleged victim in Tinder sex assault case

The woman said she was using Tinder to practice speaking English.

Two men walked into Dublin pub wearing Freddy Krueger masks and shot man dead, court hears

Michael Barr was shot dead in the Sunset House pub in Dublin’s north inner city in April 2016.

Heading home on the M4? Long delays anticipated due to flooding

Drivers are being told to delay their journey, use public transport or take alternative routes this evening.

Pathologist says driver of jeep in Buncrana pier tragedy was over drink-driving limit

Five members of the same family perished in the tragedy including Sean McGrotty, his sons Mark, 11, and eight-year-old Evan, his mother-in-law Ruth Daniels and her teenage daughter Jodie-Lee Tracey.

From The42 The All-Ireland winner who retired at 25 after eight concussions - 'It's not about me, it's about the issue' Speaking Out

The All-Ireland winner who retired at 25 after eight concussions - 'It's not about me, it's about the issue'

Diarmaid McNulty had to call time on playing GAA but wants others to avoid the same outcome.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

USA Gymnastics doctor pleads guilty to molesting young gymnasts

Dr Larry Nassar, 54, was charged with molesting seven girls. Olympic gymnasts Aly Raisman, McKayla Maroney and Gabby Douglas said they were among his victims.

Usually more famous for its tourist draw, Bali's rumbling volcano has people fleeing

Mt. Agung hasn’t erupted in more than 50 years.

'I don't want to jump queues': Thousands waiting up to 4 years for cataract surgery

The eye condition causes a person’s vision to become impaired, and is the leading cause of blindness in the world.

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