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Today’s News

Surge in women joining Defence Forces after €360,000 is spent on recruitment campaigns A New Dawn This post contains videos

Surge in women joining Defence Forces after €360,000 is spent on recruitment campaigns

Almost 14,000 men and women applied to join the Defence Forces in 2017.

'Deeply loved and cherished': Public reposal takes place in Limerick for Dolores O'Riordan

O’Riordan was found dead in the Hilton hotel on Park Lane in London on Monday.

From The42 LIVE: Munster vs Castres, Champions Cup Liveblog

LIVE: Munster vs Castres, Champions Cup

Munster take on Castres, as the Irish side aim for a victory in a wet Thomond Park.

Opinion: 'Let go of the fantasy of being on top of things - those days are gone'

I’m choosing my health and happiness and I’m leaving the cult of busyness, writes Aoife McElwain.

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18 people killed in Kabul Intercontinental Hotel attack, including 14 foreigners

Afghan security forces killed all six attackers during the night-time siege.

Cocaine worth over €70,000 seized in Nenagh

A man was arrested but later released without charge.

Derek Hutch shooting: Gardaí appealing for information on two getaway cars

The 27-year-old was shot at the Bridgeview halting site near Cloverhill road.

From The42 LIVE: Wasps vs Ulster, Champions Cup Liveblog

LIVE: Wasps vs Ulster, Champions Cup

Ulster make the trip to the Ricoh Arena aiming to book their place in this year’s Champions Cup quarter-finals against Wasps.

Family of missing Irishman fly to Austria to help search effort

Ross Hanlon, 21, was last seen in the early hours of Friday morning.

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Vine-clad Victorian gate lodge in the countryside going for €350k

Mike Pence says US would support two-state solution between Palestine and Israel

Pence is on the first leg of a three-country tour that includes stops in Jordan and Israel.

From The42 Munster's Champions Cup clash with Castres delayed due to heavy rain in Limerick Waterlogged

Munster's Champions Cup clash with Castres delayed due to heavy rain in Limerick

The Thomond Park pitch has been left waterlogged by the adverse weather conditions.

Drop in support for Fine Gael as voters say health service issues would impact their vote

The Sunday Times poll sees Fine Gael drop two points to 32% and Fianna Fáil unchanged at 26%.

Using monkeys and apes in film and TV is 'misleading' millions of viewers

A third of people surveyed think that chimpanzees are not endangered because they star in films and TV shows often.

German woman sentenced to death in Iraq for joining ISIS

She was sentenced in an Iraqi court earlier today.

Packs of McVitie's Digestives to reduce in size due to "challenging times"

Packets will now have seven fewer biscuits.

From The42 Win the moment: 5 lessons in mental strength and high performance from Paul O'Connell Manic Presentation

Man (54) arrested after eight-year-old girl stabbed to death in England

The incident happened in a home in Brownhills, in the West Midlands.

The 1918 pandemic killed millions - Now scientists are trying to design a stronger flu shot to prevent a repeat

There’s currently no way to predict what strain of the shape-shifting flu virus could trigger another pandemic.

Kildare's famous 'Great Wall of Dunnes' is here to stay Newbridge This post contains videos

Kildare's famous 'Great Wall of Dunnes' is here to stay

Dunnes Stores has been locked in a planning battle over an expansion at its Newbridge store.

Poll: Do you support yesterday's anti-Trump marches across the world? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support yesterday's anti-Trump marches across the world?

Hundreds of thousands attended the protests worldwide yesterday.

Three counties create 'energy-efficient zone' to attract jobs

Houses, GAA clubs and other buildings are being retrofitted with energy-saving materials.

Murder investigation launched following death of man (53) in Belfast flat

A 25-year-old man and a 26-year-old woman were arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder.

Sitdown Sunday: How Ellen Pompeo asked for her $20m salary

Grab a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s what you need to know as you start your Sunday.

Debate Room: Has #MeToo turned into a witch hunt?

Has the campaign gone too far? We asked two commentators to tell us what they think.

Mueller investigation: How Trump might respond to lawyers' tough questions

AP reviewed legal documents to discern how Trump might act under questioning about his campaign’s Russian links.

Mary Lou may be Sinn Féin's leader-in-waiting, but whether that translates to votes is another story

A new poll shows that it won’t change how two-thirds of voters view the party.

'Try getting a job in your 50s and see how many people want to employ you'

As part of our How My Business Works series we profile Dublin-based Hope Beer.

US government shutdown: Blame game continues as US lawmakers launch last-ditch bid

“I assure you we will have the vote at 1am on Monday, unless there is a desire to have it sooner.”

From The42 'I was thinking to myself, ‘Jesus Christ, almighty, I was 19 when this guy was born!'' Irish Abroad

'I was thinking to myself, ‘Jesus Christ, almighty, I was 19 when this guy was born!''

James Coughlan has moved into coaching with Pau’s academy after retiring last summer.

Over 300 retailers targeted in sting operations to see if they're selling cigarettes to under 18s

The HSE figures relate to the first three quarters of last year.

The State has been accused of 'anti-competitive' promotion of some language schools

The Tánaiste’s department was called out for sharing ‘misleading’ information with potential students.

19-year-old woman jailed for three years for her part in violent late-night robbery in Dublin city

The court heard that Clodagh Forde had a propensity to acts of extreme violence.

"It is the worst form of humiliation" - Woman denied Public Services Card due to adopted status PSC

"It is the worst form of humiliation" - Woman denied Public Services Card due to adopted status

“I just burst out crying,” the 50-year-old woman says. “I really think this is the highest form of discrimination.”

Yesterday’s News

FactFind: Is it actually a crime to download movies without paying? Torrent Of Misuse This post contains videos

FactFind: Is it actually a crime to download movies without paying?

After a court ruling this week, we were asked to find out the facts.

From The42 Here's how the race for the 8 Champions Cup quarter-final berths stands As It Stands

Here's how the race for the 8 Champions Cup quarter-final berths stands

A big day of European rugby awaits tomorrow.

'The Kerry Babies case was a clash of traditional and new modern Ireland'

We talked to sociologist Tom Inglis, who wrote a book on the scandal, about what the Kerry Babies case tells us about Ireland.

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