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Dart derailed last year because a staff member was 'not competent'

The ‘low-speed derailment’ occurred close to Dun Laoghaire station last year.

From The42 Quiz: Can you recognise these Galway and Limerick hurlers from All-Ireland final days? It's Quizzness Time

New section of the Berlin Wall discovered by accident

It’s the second long-lost piece of the barrier to be identified and given protected status this year.

American honeymooner charged after three men stabbed outside pub in Co Antrim

The incident happened in the earlier hours of Saturday morning on the Main Street in Ballycarry.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Here’s what had people talking today.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Tipperary

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

'I was really surprised and shocked' - Seven Leaving Cert students get eight H1s

Liam Mariga from Co Cork said he couldn’t believe he had gotten eight H1s when he opened his results this morning.

Open thread: What did you REALLY need to bring with you to college?

And what do you really wish you had remembered to pack?

From The42 England out-half Cipriani arrested and charged after nightclub incident In The Dock

England out-half Cipriani arrested and charged after nightclub incident

The 30-year-old was in Jersey with his club side, Gloucester.

'Jesus is about as likely to rise from the dead as this cockerel I'm cooking': The story behind this 250-year-old cross

The vestments and sacred vessels for Pope Francis’ closing Mass in Ireland will feature a penal cross from 1763 that depicts an Irish folklore story about Judas and a cockerel.

Trump, racism and tea parties: Yes, this was the talk from the Irish presidential hopefuls

Next stop on the presidential campaign… Carlow: Independent hopefuls vie for council nomination

'People can be a little too familiar with me, not my fault I’m stuck in this dress': Molly Malone finally speaks out

Malone will be voiced by actress Maria Doyle Kennedy and is one of eleven talking statues around Dublin.

'The Leaving Cert doesn't define you. My life has completely turned around since this time last year'

A year on from her own Leaving Cert results of 200 points, Sadb Molloy is on her way to UCD.

Three children aged 8, 12 and 13 among 39 dead in Italy bridge collapse tragedy

The tragedy has focused anger on the structural problems that have dogged the decades old Morandi bridge.

Man accused of slashing young woman's face in Dublin city centre refused bail

Mark Twomey is accused of slashing a young woman’s face three times with a Stanley knife leaving her with “life-changing injuries”.

An Post wants to move out of its 'dilapidated' GPO offices as part of a major shake-up

Hundreds of jobs at the post provider could be cut under the plan.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Body of missing Dublin man found

Paul McDermott was last seen in College Green yesterday.

From The42 GAA warn that they'll automatically cancel touted tickets for All-Ireland finals Statement

GAA warn that they'll automatically cancel touted tickets for All-Ireland finals

The association released a statement regarding the resale of tickets this morning.

Boy (2) who was missing in Japanese woods for three days rescued unharmed

It is believed the boy may have drank river water to survive his ordeal.

With over a week to go, Dublin-bound train tickets for the day of the Pope's mass are nearly sold out

Irish Rail expects all train tickets to the capital on 26 August to be snapped up within days.

Exceptionally hot weather expected for another four years, researchers say

Manmade global warming and a natural change in the Earth’s temperature will join forces over the coming years, the study suggested.

Hospital inspections: Trainee doctors left unsupervised and male interns getting preferential treatment

The Medical Council has published its findings from inspections at nine hospitals in the south, west and north-west.

Bishop of Limerick says Catholic Church must acknowledge 'dark' aspects of its history

Bishop Brendan Leahy made his comments ahead of the Pope’s visit to Ireland later this month.

London terror suspect remains in custody as UK police search three homes

Specialist terror police have also been deployed in London.

Web Summit founder withdraws invite for far-right leader Marine Le Pen to 2018 event

Paddy Cosgrave had earlier defended the decision to host Le Pen at the November event.

Man (20) charged in connection with alleged knife attack on woman in Dublin city centre

The incident happened on Golden Lane at around 7.20pm yesterday evening.

Activists occupying vacant property in Dublin 'still committed to action' despite a legal threat

A number of housing groups have occupied 35 Summerhill Parade since last Wednesday evening.

From The42 'I actually thought I might go, I might pass out near the end of the game. I'd be a poor spectator anyway.' Watching On

'I actually thought I might go, I might pass out near the end of the game. I'd be a poor spectator anyway.'

Injury has left the Limerick midfielder in a different role for their All-Ireland hurling run.

Twitter suspends personal account of Infowars' host Alex Jones

It comes a week after Twitter said it would not follow other social media companies in banning Jones from its platform.

Death toll following Genoa bridge collapse reaches 38

The Morandi bridge caved in during a heavy rainstorm in the northern port city yesterday

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in South Dublin

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Irish scientists discover new treatment to help prevent relapse of aggressive form of breast cancer

The groundbreaking research was conducted by scientists at the Apoptosis Research Centre in NUIG.

Poll: Did your Leaving Cert results play a major role in your life? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Did your Leaving Cert results play a major role in your life?

Students around the country will be finding out their results this morning.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

Vermont woman moves step closer to becoming first transgender governor in US

Christine Hallquist has won the Democratic gubernatorial nomination in the US state of Vermont.

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