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Dublin: 19 °C Thursday 25 May, 2017

Today’s News

Poll: Do you use bagged salad? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you use bagged salad?

Give it to us straight. Honest answers only.

Ireland's terrorism threat assessment under continuous review following Manchester attack

The meeting between a variety of state departments assessed the situation here.

Items 'very important' to investigation found by police in Manchester raids

A woman who was arrested last night has been released without charge.

Tayto Park wants to build a seven-storey hotel with sky bars and a slide

The hotel will have capacity for up to 1,000 guests.


From The42 A City United: Manchester clubs donate £1 million to emergency fund A City United

A City United: Manchester clubs donate £1 million to emergency fund

The two clubs made the announcement today.

Man and woman arrested as gardaí seize €360k worth of cannabis in Balbriggan

A search was conducted by gardaí tackling organised crime.

'He would light up the darkest room': More victims of the Manchester attack have been named RIP

Explainer: How does a homeless family end up having to present at a Garda station for shelter?

12 families slept in parks, Garda stations or offices on Tuesday night as they had no place else to go.

'We are furious. This is unacceptable': UK to stop sharing information after US Manchester leaks

The New York Times published details of the bomb used in the Manchester attack last night.

Highs of 25 degrees today and tomorrow but rain coming for the weekend

The weather looks set to turn on Saturday with heavy spells of rain during the morning.

Poll: Do you watch Fair City? Is She Out Yet? This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you watch Fair City?

Its long-running Katy storyline is finally nearing its end.

Republican politician in hot water for 'bodyslamming' Guardian reporter

Republican incumbent in Montana Greg Gianforte took umbrage with a question asked of him by Guardian US reporter Ben Jacobs.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

More arrests in Manchester, leaks straining US-UK ties and Simon Coveney’s plan to win are just some of the main stories this morning.

From The42 Breathing easy: Using your lungs correctly helps unlock your fitness potential Column

Breathing easy: Using your lungs correctly helps unlock your fitness potential

Learning how to breathe fully and effectively is an undervalued practice, writes Sarah Cremen.

Opinion: 'Vulture funds pay around €1 in taxes for every €1 million they hold in Irish assets'

Despite endless promises from government ministers, the housing situation is steadily deteriorating, writes Dr Brian O’Boyle.

'It's not fair on our children - one classroom is so stuffy it's nicknamed the headache room'

Ballinteer Educate Together National School is sharing space with another school, despite having 230 pupils.

What is it like to be a Donald Trump supporter in US colleges?

US universities lean heavily towards the Democrats.

'Trump Not Welcome': Irish anti-war activists in Brussels for protest at Nato summit

The summit is much-awaited following Trump’s previous dismissal of nato.

Simon Coveney on the search for 6 TDs to swap sides in secret ballot

Housing Minister Simon Coveney says the fight is far from over.

'Dirty Irish ba****ds': Irish in Manchester remember hostility after IRA bombing

Members of the city’s Irish community say they can relate to the anxiety Muslims in Manchester are feeling after Monday night’s terrorist attack.

Yesterday’s News

British police arrest six men and one woman over Manchester bombing

There are reports that the younger brother and father of the bomber have been arrested in Libya.

Council defends plan to use former Bargaintown store to house homeless people

The Dublin Region Homeless Executive says it is dealing with an unprecedented homeless crisis.

Australian police criticised for delayed tactics in Sydney café siege

Two people died after customers were held hostage for 17 hours in a cafe in Sydney.

Trump healthcare plan would 'leave 23 million without health insurance'

Premiums would cost less, but only because they would cover less.


From The42 Clinical Man United seal Europa League triumph on emotional night Champions

Clinical Man United seal Europa League triumph on emotional night

Goals from Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan earned the Red Devils a deserved win.

Boy in critical condition after toxic waste left at Belfast bonfire site

The PSNI said that the boy is currently receiving treatment in hospital after it is believed he came into contact with the hazardous substance.

Irish hacker behind Rupert Murdoch suicide hoax avoids jail

Six years ago Darren Martyn and others redirected users from The Sun’s website to a page that said Rupert Murdoch was dead.

Gardaí appeal for help finding missing teen

The 15-year-old has been missing from Limerick city since Sunday.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Manchester, Donald and the Pope had people talking today.

Taiwan to become first Asian country to legalise same-sex marriage

“I’m leaping with joy like a bird,” one person said. Activists have fought for almost 30 years for gay marriage equality.

'This is YOUR police service': Public asked for their input in garda review

“I ask for your thoughts, your frustrations, your experiences, and your ideas,” chair Kathleen O’Toole said.

Garda tells Jobstown trial she feared for Joan Burton's safety

Garda Fionnuala Whelan said she had not manhandled the TD.

'I enjoy the peace and the space to be myself when I come to LauraLynn'

Thirteen-year-old Lauren Shaw describes her life and the support she receives from LauraLynn.

Dragon's Den star to moderate Leo and Simon in Fine Gael hustings

Duffy said he will act as “an independent, objective moderator”.

Carrigstown on the move as RTÉ lodges plan for new Fair City site

The report states that the proposal “will not visually impact upon the existing properties in a significant way”.

'It's a massive honour - I'm the third generation of firefighter in my family'

The latest recruits to the Dublin and Waterford Fire Brigades had their passing-out ceremony today.

Diageo gets the go-ahead to build €25 million whiskey distillery in Dublin city

The distillery will be used for its new premium blended Irish whiskey, Roe & Co.

From The42 Messi loses appeal against 21-month prison sentence - but it's very unlikely he'll go to jail Tax Fraud

Messi loses appeal against 21-month prison sentence - but it's very unlikely he'll go to jail

Barcelona star was found guilty last year on three counts of tax fraud.

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