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Today’s News

Trains between Pearse and Grand Canal delayed after bridge struck

It’s not yet known when normal Dart and train services will resume.

People urged to get vaccinated as two measles cases confirmed in Dublin

An alert has been issued to all emergency departments and GPs in Dublin, Kildare and Wicklow.

High Court prevents dismissal of man after ESB considered him a 'risk to national infrastructure' ESB

High Court prevents dismissal of man after ESB considered him a 'risk to national infrastructure'

Graham Light said he was shocked and upset after he was fired from his role.

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The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Appeal for 17-year-old missing from Cork since Monday

Josh Cowman was last seen at Hazel Road, Togher.

Paschal Donohoe: Tracker mortgage scandal 'shines a light into the culture of Irish banking'

The minister has called in all the banks next week to tell them their actions are unacceptable.

Irish Rail staff to go on strike on five dates in November and December

Unions have accused the Irish Rail CEO of undercutting his negotiators last night.

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Victorian 'castle' with gothic drama in the heart of Dublin city

Box from ship that sank off Waterford 21 years ago washes up on Clare coast after Ophelia

Three men died with the Jenalisa sank off the coast of Waterford in February 1996.

Derry mayor refuses to meet Prince Charles during royal visit

Maolíosa McHugh cited Charles’ links to the Parachute Regiment that was responsible for the Bloody Sunday killings.

Storm Brian: People warned to avoid coasts this weekend

Thousands of homes across the country are still without power after Storm Ophelia landed on Monday.

'Ireland's housing crisis is completely normal': Government's top housing adviser

Conor Skehan says the country could already be sowing the seeds for the next property meltdown.

Dil Wickremasinghe addresses Newstalk departure and George Hook controversy in new podcast

She said that she wanted to “address the elephant in the room” at the beginning of the new podcast.

Man appears in court charged with harassing RTÉ's Sharon Ní Bheoláin and possessing child pornography

Conor O’Hora was charged with harassing the presenter between October 2013 and February 2014.

From The42 IRFU denies it has downgraded women's head coach role and 'regrets any upset caused' Statement

IRFU denies it has downgraded women's head coach role and 'regrets any upset caused'

The union has released a statement this afternoon.

Most popular birthday? Most popular car? Dearest place to live? CSO publishes annual yearbook

The CSO published the yearbook to coincide with World Statistics Day.

Poll: Have you ever been caught speeding? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever been caught speeding?

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

Leo: 'I am going to miss the UK when they leave the EU'

Leo Varadkar somberly acknowledged that Ireland is going to miss the UK’s support.

Speech by white nationalist Richard Spencer drowned out by protesters

Hundreds of people protested with signs and anti-Nazi chants.

'We couldn't put rosary beads in his hands, they had smashed them up that badly' Paul Quinn This post contains videos

'We couldn't put rosary beads in his hands, they had smashed them up that badly'

A fresh appeal for information has been made on the 10th anniversary of Paul Quinn’s brutal murder.

Children coming to school from hotels 'is a blight and a stain on our Republic' says principal

Addressing the annual conference of the NAPD, the organisation’s president called for more government support.

US-backed forces declare victory over the Islamic State's former 'capital' Raqqa This post contains videos

US-backed forces declare victory over the Islamic State's former 'capital'

Raqqa was the Islamic State’s main centre.

From The42 'It's hard to walk away when the team is going so well' Green Giant

'It's hard to walk away when the team is going so well'

Despite turning 36 earlier this month, Alan Bennett isn’t ready to sail off into the sunset just yet.

Obama and Bush both take aim at 'bigotry' of Trump era

“Our politics seems more vulnerable to conspiracy theories and outright fabrication,” George W Bush said.

Poll: Should houses be built in Dublin parks to solve the housing crisis? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should houses be built in Dublin parks to solve the housing crisis?

Dublin City Council said that it is a possibility.

Donncha O'Callaghan out to earn respect that only a clash of compatriots can bring

“I don’t mind playing against any of the English teams and knocking lumps out of them but when you are looking over and it’s one of your own across the way I find it kind of tough.”

'Despicable': Pensioner with Alzheimer's targeted by fake builders in robbery

The men took money from the victim’s wallet and brought him out of the house to withdraw savings from his bank account.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here’s what you need to know as we begin Friday.

Four men convicted of assaulting man at mosque in Longford

Leading members of the local Muslim community have called for peace after the incident.

'The nightmare is over': Ibrahim Halawa has been released from prison in Egypt

The 21-year-old spent more than four years in jail.

'Up to 10% of older Irish people are victims of financial abuse'

We need to face up to the reality of this situation. Financial abuse can happen anyone, writes Eileen O’Callaghan.

Court challenge to Clontarf homeless hub struck out

The council plans to turn the Victorian era red brick terraced properties into a “homeless hub”.

'I knew he did a couple of these things': Tarantino admits he knew of Weinstein abuse

Weinstein, 65, is accused of decades of sexual abuse and harassment by around 40 actresses.

Pollution linked to nine million deaths around the world in 2015 (and close to 1,800 of those were in Ireland)

A major study in The Lancet looked at the effect pollution has on countries around the world.

'Unless the government allocate funds... there is no easy solution': Irish Rail responds to overcrowding complaint

A customer care representative said that more funding was needed to reduce overcrowding.

A 24 hour Garda operation to get drivers to slow down is about to kick off

The operation will take place as Met Éireann has issued status red and yellow wind and rain warnings for areas across the country.

'If I stay in Ireland, my daughter could be slipping through my fingers' Pku

'If I stay in Ireland, my daughter could be slipping through my fingers'

People with PKU, a rare genetic disorder, are fighting for access to medication.

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