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Today’s News

Man arrested over shots fired in Hutch-Kinahan feud

On 2 September 2016, a number of shots were fired into a home at Drumalee Park, Dublin 7.

Sean Spicer's denials left looking thin as Trump's choice for top Navy job steps aside

Philip Bilden will not be becoming secretary of the US Navy.

Gardaí launch murder investigation into death of 90-year-old man in Waterford

The body of Paddy Lyons was discovered at his rural home yesterday.

German hostage beheaded by Islamist militants in the Philippines

“Up to the last moment, many sectors including the Armed Forces exhausted all efforts to save his life,” a spokesperson said.

Clinical trials and biobanks: Irish charities using new methods to fight cancer

Rates of oesophageal cancer are much higher here than the European average, and the OCF wants to change that.

Fresh appeal for information on Fiona Sinnott case 19 years after her disappearance

Gardaí switched the case to a murder inquiry in 2005.

Charleton: 'Every lie told to this Tribunal will be a waste of what ordinary men and women have paid for'

The judge was making his opening remarks at Dublin Castle this morning.

Family wants criminal inquiry after 5-year-old turned away by GP dies of asthma attack in Wales

Ellie-May Clark was told to come back the next day after she was a few minutes late for her appointment.

Poll: Should sex education deal with sexting and pornography? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should sex education deal with sexting and pornography?

Should they be part of the curriculum?

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s the main headlines as we start another week.

Man in his 40s dies in Galway road accident RIP

Man in his 40s dies in Galway road accident

The incident happened yesterday afternoon.

Mahershala Ali's Oscar win last night was a truly historic one Breaking The Mould This post contains videos

Mahershala Ali's Oscar win last night was a truly historic one

The actor became the first Muslim actor to win one.

First Irish monastery established in Meath since Henry VIII banned them

The Reformation king had suppressed “lower monasteries” in the 16th century.

Nigel Farage 'squeezed in at last second' to dine with Donald Trump

Farage tweeted a picture of himself smiling broadly while sitting down with the US President.

From The42 Gold for Ireland's Downey and English at Track Cycling World Cup in LA California Dreamin'

Gold for Ireland's Downey and English at Track Cycling World Cup in LA

The team-mates are bang in form ahead of the World Championships.

From The Daily Edge Explainer: The double envelope mix up that led to that Best Picture mess at the Oscars What A Palalava This post contains videos

Back from the dead: Nokia relaunches the iconic 3310

The iconic phone was relaunched alongside three new smartphones from Nokia.

Father of SEAL killed in Yemen refuses to meet with Donald Trump

Bill Owens refused to speak with Trump when his son’s flag-draped casket was brought home.

'Hey Trump, are you up?' There was a political edge to the Oscars last night

Irish actress Ruth Negga was one of the people to make a political statement on a controversial Oscars night.

Inquiry into garda whistleblower scandal to begin this morning

Opening statements are expected this morning.

Marriage equality?: 'There is no excuse for confining civil partnership solely to gay couples'

It’s understandable why some couples prefer a more modern and secular form of civil recognition over marriage, writes Fergus Ryan.

From The Daily Edge 17 of the most important moments from last night's Oscars Best Bits

17 of the most important moments from last night's Oscars

Viola’s speech, Jimmy trolling Trump and a Matt Damon roast.

A summer of passport queue chaos? Calls to address 'understaffing' at Dublin Airport In A Hurry This post contains a poll

A summer of passport queue chaos? Calls to address 'understaffing' at Dublin Airport

The issue cropped up in the Dáil recently, when a TD asked the government why people wait so long to get through.

From The Daily Edge Who won? Here are the 2017 Academy Awards winners Little Gold Men

Who won? Here are the 2017 Academy Awards winners

Moonlight won Best Picture after a dramatic on-stage mix-up.

From The Daily Edge They announced the wrong winner for Best Picture at the Oscars! Uh Oh This post contains videos

They announced the wrong winner for Best Picture at the Oscars!

WARREN BEATTY, WHAT HAVE YOU DONE?

The cost of austerity? Irish children aged 6 are getting teeth extracted under general anesthetic

Previously, Irish children received free dental check ups in 2nd, 4th and 6th class but there has been huge cuts to those services.

Yesterday’s News

Double burials and dead parrots: Strange and unusual stories from Glasnevin Cemetery

A range of untold, fascinating tales are told on the new Dead Interesting tour at Glasnevin Cemetery.

From The42 From the England U18 squad with Cole and McManaman to becoming a LOI legend Sparky

From the England U18 squad with Cole and McManaman to becoming a LOI legend

Mark Rutherford reflects on a decorated career in Irish football.

FactCheck: Are there really 8,500 social housing units currently being built?

Part One of FactCheck’s two-part series on high-profile disputes over social housing, this week.

Bingeing: 'I eat until I feel sick. I don’t realise what I’ve eaten until after the binge'

Binge eating was only declared an eating disorder in May 2013 so there is still a stigma surrounding it, writes Jodie Kenny.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

A death in Co Waterford, crime crackdown and the death of Bill Paxton had everybody talking today.

Quiz: What is this a close up of?

Let’s get right up close.

'The justice system is a f**king joke in this country': The week in quotes

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

Rise in deportations 'worrying and stressful' as department denies official crackdown policy

Asylum seekers also say they are confused about a new refugee application process.

Murder investigation launched after man discovered dying on road

Two men aged 19 have been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Police question student who drove his rented car into pedestrians in Germany

The man driving the car was a 35-year-old student.

Post-mortem carried out on body of 90-year-old man found in Co Waterford

Gardaí are investigating “all the circumstances” surrounding the man’s death.

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