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Today’s News

Irish peacekeepers in Lebanon at risk from 'jihadist threat' says top general

Major General Michael Beary said that UN forces were wary of returning jihadists from Syria.

From The42 LIVE: Waterford v Tipperary, Clare v Kilkenny - National Hurling League matchtracker Minute-by-Minute

LIVE: Waterford v Tipperary, Clare v Kilkenny - National Hurling League matchtracker

Tipp’s trip to Waterford is the highlight of Sunday’s Division 1A action. Join us for minute-by-minute updates here.

350,000 children trapped in Mosul faced with grim choices as 'most brutal fighting yet' begins

Iraqi forces have launched an offensive against Islamic State in the contested town of Mosul.

Fine Gael leadership battle: Simon Coveney says Leo Varadkar 'wants to push things'

The pair are seen as the favourites to succeed Enda Kenny.

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Irish woman to appear in court on Wednesday charged with the murder of fiancé in Sydney

25-year-old Cathrina Cahill made no application for bail in court this morning.

'Media coverage of science remains scant and tends to be uncritically promotional or celebratory'

It would be foolish to conclude that all is well with the state of science and science communication in Ireland, writes Cormac Sheridan.

Police say four North Korean suspects fled Malaysia on the day of high-profile assassination

South Korean authorities have said that Kim Jong Un gave the order to assassinate his half-brother.

'What do you do when your business fails? You pick up the pieces'

As part of our weekly How My Business Works series, we profile Sligo food firm Good4U.

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Poll: Do you get dragged into doing work while off-duty? Always On This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you get dragged into doing work while off-duty?

A new study has shown its contributing to people’s stress.

How and why three guys in their 20s launched a canned water brand

CanO Water has also started shipping to China and the Czech Republic.

From The42 'It's a dream come true to play against Manchester United': Irish Rover Lenihan Interview This post contains videos

'It's a dream come true to play against Manchester United': Irish Rover Lenihan

We caught up with the Blackburn defender as he prepares to face Jose Mourinho’s side at Ewood Park this afternoon.

Man arrested after armed robbery on shop in south Dublin

A man entered the store carrying a gun yesterday afternoon.

Finding a cure: How Italy has waged a 25-year battle on public corruption

One revelation in February 1992 kickstarted a war against cronyism across the Mediterranean country.

The highs and lows of Fyffes' 30-year journey from a Dundalk grocers to a €750m Japanese exit

The fruit firm’s sale was given its final clearance this week.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Catch up with the top stories this Sunday morning.

Sitdown Sunday: Solving the murder of Peter Falconio

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

From The42 'The game in Croke Park made normal Ireland-England Tests look like a garden fete' 10 Years On This post contains videos

'The game in Croke Park made normal Ireland-England Tests look like a garden fete'

Ten years on from England’s historic visit to GAA HQ, BBC presenter John Inverdale and Rob Kitson of the Guardian share their memories.

Beyoncé: 'The onus is on everyone to study and understand what a lack of privilege really means'

I’m not surprised that women are leading change, writes Elva Carri.

North Korean antics aside, poison has been a hugely popular killing agent through the ages

Poison has been one of an assassin’s favourite methods of dealing death for centuries.

New poll shows Fine Gael is slumping while Fianna Fail is surging

The poll comes as the party’s leadership race hots up.

Caught: How online dealers are stopped from funneling drugs through our postal system

‘We’ve found it in picture frames, wrapped in clothing. You name it, really.’

'This is a nightmare': Family face being kicked out of rented home after council 'admin error'

Paul Browne said he is desperately trying to keep a roof over his family’s heads.

There's a plan to 'rebrand' the north inner city as 'Dublin's North Central Quarter'

A regeneration plan for the area was launched this week.

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Donald Trump returns to his brash comfort zone with fiery 'Make America Great Again Rally'

First Lady Melania Trump also recited the Lord’s Prayer at the event.

Trump/Nixon: There were clear Nixonian echoes in Trump's attack on the media this week

“The press is your enemy,” Nixon once told officials. “They’re trying to stick the knife right in our groin.”

'I do feel pressure but I believe strongly in Irish athletes, Irish coaches and Ireland as a nation'

Sarah Keane has been tasked with bringing the Olympic Council of Ireland out of the crisis it currently finds itself in and rebuilding the organisation’s plummeting credibility.

Man jailed for 11 months for breaking into his sister's home

Alan Fagan stole a black Samsung tablet worth €400.

Could your bottle of beer soon carry scary, cigarette-style warning labels?

The Health Minister will get the power to set the size of warnings on alcohol products.

Yesterday’s News

The original GUBU: How the Malcolm MacArthur killings rocked Ireland

A series of murders and the arrest of the suspect at the Attorney General’s home gave rise to the expression – as the public struggled to comprehend what was going on.

From The42 Young Dubs respond in style to beat Cork despite losing Crummey to red card Off The Mark

Young Dubs respond in style to beat Cork despite losing Crummey to red card

Ger Cunningham’s men bounced back to earn an eight-point victory at Páirc Uí Rinn tonight.

'The walls talk' - Dublin city is getting a new tenement museum this summer

14 Henrietta Street will showcase the long and pockmarked history of Dublin’s tenements.

The 19 most expensive cities in the world to rent a property

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Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

A man stabbed to death in Tallaght, an Irish woman charged with the murder of her fiancé in Sydney and Leo’s latest take on Enda.

Lesvos project: 'Art is the perfect way to connect with locals. It breaks down any barriers'

Thousands of refugees are crammed in squalid conditions on this Aegean island. One Irishman travelled to Lesvos to paint murals and raise awareness.

From The42 Late try the difference as Munster pull off big result to return to top of Pro12 table Table Toppers

Late try the difference as Munster pull off big result to return to top of Pro12 table

They edged past Ospreys in the dying minutes of play.

Turkish Airlines flight evacuated after crew find note saying 'Bomb to Toronto' in plane toilet

Nothing else suspicious was found, and the passengers were transported to Toronto on a different flight.

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