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Dublin: 2 °C Thursday 23 November, 2017

Today’s News

General election looking more likely by the minute as Fine Gael digs in to support Tánaiste

Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil are both tabling motions of no confidence against Frances Fitzgerald.

Rehab Group to drop its name and spend up to €40,000 on rebranding

“To put it simply, we are not in the business of ‘rehabilitation’. We are in the business of changing hearts and minds around disability.”

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Tánaiste on the brink, Buncrana pier inquest and fears for Argentine sub.

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

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

'Death by misadventure' recorded by inquest into the five fatalities in Buncrana Pier tragedy

Five members of the same family were killed when a car entered the water.

From The42 Former Milan and Man City star Robinho sentenced to nine years in prison after rape conviction Guilty
As it happened: 'A woman is responsible for her own choice, ultimately she has to make the decision' Eighth Amendment This post contains videos

As it happened: 'A woman is responsible for her own choice, ultimately she has to make the decision'

The Eighth Amendment Committee today focused on obstetric medicine in the Netherlands.

Commissioner confirms no gardaí will be disciplined over breath test scandal

O Cualáin said reviewing all 505,730 calls made by gardaí to log breath test data would take a number of years.

Death of baby stillborn in Galway hospital ruled medical misadventure

“Dr Hegazy didn’t speak to me. I felt the midwife was not convinced everything was okay. I saw her shaking her head.”

Water safety expert appeals to public to buy '€10 items for their car that can save a life'

These included a seatbelt cutters and a centre-punch which could easily break a car window.

Stormzy mural gets makeover in protest against council removal threats

“We’re attempting to transform what is a negative situation for us into a catalyst for cultural.”

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Gardaí appeal for help finding missing Cork teen

16-year-old Kalem Murphy has been missing since last Thursday.

Man who banged his head in Ikea car park awarded over €35,000 in damages

He had been recovering from heart surgery.

Snow and ice warning for Ireland as temperatures set to plunge to -4 degrees

The Road Safety Authority is warning road users to be extra cautious.

From The42 Groundbreaking, big-money pro boxing tournament to take place at Dublin's National Stadium Boom Times

Groundbreaking, big-money pro boxing tournament to take place at Dublin's National Stadium

The winner of the Prizefighter-style tournament will receive €25,000, as well as €5,000 for their amateur boxing club.

'I thought people would judge me, getting in a stranger's car': Alleged victim in Tinder assault case

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

First garda on scene at Buncrana pier tragedy says he got down on his knees to stop from slipping

The first RNLI diver on the scene also gave evidence to the coroner’s court today.

Argentine navy says 'explosion' detected in search for missing submarine

The 44 crew members now missing for a week.

From The42 Hamstrung Henshaw misses out on Argentina clash as Adam Byrne earns debut Team-Sheet

Hamstrung Henshaw misses out on Argentina clash as Adam Byrne earns debut

Chris Farrell and Bundee Aki will form a centre partnership with two caps’ worth of experience.

Just 6.3% of the Irish population speak Irish on a weekly basis

Census figures have revealed where the most Irish speakers are in the country.

Sinn Féin submits motion of no confidence in Tanaiste

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

Poll: How often do you drink coffee? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: How often do you drink coffee?

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

Dublin's most senior garda says reopening Stepaside station not his top priority

Pat Leahy said that in terms of personnel allocation, there are other areas of Dublin that he would wish to prioritise.

'Tis almost the season: Christmas FM returns next week - here's how to hear it

The seasonal charity station airs from Tuesday. Here are the frequencies.

Objections by Department of Justice to Magdalen redress investigation 'disingenuous' - Ombudsman

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

Losing darkness at night: LED lights are boosting light pollution worldwide

Nighttime lights disrupt our body clocks and raise the risks of cancer, diabetes and depression.

Myanmar and Bangladesh to sign deal to return thousands of Rohingya refugees

More than 620,000 people have poured into Bangladesh since August.

From The42 Richie McCaw: 'Having O'Gara there is something different. It's a great move' Expert View

Richie McCaw: 'Having O'Gara there is something different. It's a great move'

The All Blacks and Crusaders great is backing ROG to thrive in his new role in New Zealand.

Search underway for fisherman missing in Galway Bay

An alert was raised with the Irish Coast Guard yesterday evening when the boat failed to return to shore.

Celebrities call for release of woman who killed man who paid for sex with her when she was 16

Cyntoia Brown has spent the past 13 years in prison and will not be eligible for parole until she is at least 67.

Poll: Should a person's rental history help them to get a larger mortgage? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should a person's rental history help them to get a larger mortgage?

At present, the amount a person can borrow is governed by the Central Bank’s mortgage rules, first introduced in 2015.

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 government has announced an emergency scheme to repair flood damage done to small businesses.

Man beheaded by notorious gang near Washington

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

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 in 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.

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