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Dublin: 7 °C Monday 24 September, 2018

Today’s News

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Michael D is in, Gemma O’Doherty isn’t, and a sinkhole opens up on a Ulster GAA pitch – it’s the Fix.

Decision not to include cancer warnings on alcohol products an 'insult to those who have suffered from cancer'

According to the Alcohol Beverage Federation of Ireland, the issue is too confusing to condense to a few words on a label.

Trump 'to meet' with official who allegedly discussed removing him from office, amid rumours he's to be fired

Rod Rosenstein was last week accused of discussing recording the President in order to remove him as being unfit for office.

Indonesia teen rescued after seven weeks adrift at sea in floating hut

The 18-year-old was working solo on a fishing hut when heavy winds knocked it off its moorings.

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Debate Update - It's moving to Thursday, Sean Gallagher is in (sort of), but things are less clear for Michael D

The incumbent has officially announced his candidacy this afternoon.

Gemma O'Doherty fails to secure enough council nominations to contest presidential election

The journalist secured her first county council nomination earlier today.

From The42 JP McManus donates €100,000 to every county board to be divided among GAA clubs Gesture

JP McManus donates €100,000 to every county board to be divided among GAA clubs

The horse racing magnate will hand out a total of €3.2million.

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Murphy to speak to party colleague amid reports she might abstain on motion of no confidence

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy is facing a motion of no confidence in the Dáil tomorrow evening.

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Michael D Higgins has officially thrown his hat in the ring for the upcoming election

The President is now officially a candidate for re-election.

‘Incredible show of seamanship’: Irish sailor praised for assisting fellow competitor stranded in Indian ocean

Gregor McGuckin sailed towards Abhilash Tomy’s yacht after his mast broke off in a storm on Friday.

Two men charged in Wexford over seizure of €2 million in cash

The men, from Dublin and Meath, were remanded in custody.

From The42 Some late call-ups as final squad lists for Liam Miller tribute match released For A Great Cause

Some late call-ups as final squad lists for Liam Miller tribute match released

John O’Shea, Wes Brown, Ian Harte, Johan Mjallby and Stephen Kelly have been drafted in for tomorrow’s game at Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

School evacuated and road closed after sinkhole opens up on GAA pitch in Monaghan

It opened up “quite a significant gash,” a local councillor said.

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'After all these years, Baby John deserves the truth': Gardaí going door-to-door on Valentia Island

Around 20 gardaí are conducting the latest cold case inquiries.

Oberstown teen launches High Court case over alleged unlawful solitary confinement

He claims that on three occasions since July he has been disciplined and placed in solitary confinement as punishment.

This is Ireland's tidiest town

Listowel picked up the prestigious award this afternoon.

'It's a weird side-effect': Activist hopes PigeonGate video will bring attention to housing movement

Footage shared at the weekend showed one man abusing the protesters and another in his group threw a pigeon head at them.

Explainer: Why the UK Labour party is holding a vote on calling for a second Brexit referendum

Jeremy Corbyn wouldn’t rule out the possibility yesterday as members vote on the motion at the party’s annual conference.

From The42 Ireland's youngest professional fighter earns knockout win on debut in Mexico James Power

Ireland's youngest professional fighter earns knockout win on debut in Mexico

Coachford College student James Power is off the mark after a quick win in Tijuana overnight.

Paddy Cosgrave slams FG on housing crisis, declines to say if he raised issue personally with Taoiseach

Cosgrave also criticised RTÉ for not highlighting issues around the housing crisis.

Bill Cosby back in court to face sentencing for sexual assault

The 81-year-old faces a maximum potential sentence of 30 years for drugging and molesting Andrea Constand at his Philadelphia mansion.

Man with taser arrested at Buckingham Palace made 'genuine error'

The Met Police said the man “posed no threat”.

Metallica confirmed to headline Slane Castle in June next year

Lord Henry Mountcharles made the announcement this morning.

Poll: Should companies be forced to hand a percentage of ownership to their employees? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should companies be forced to hand a percentage of ownership to their employees?

This proposal is included at the British Labour conference today.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here are the headlines as we start a new week.

From The42 Tiger Woods: 'I was having a hard time not crying on the last hole' The Comeback

Tiger Woods: 'I was having a hard time not crying on the last hole'

There were incredible scenes at East Lake as the 14-time Major winner completed his remarkable comeback.

Annual house price growth in Dublin slows to 2.7% as average three bed semi now costs €443,333

Experts have said the Central Bank’s lending restrictions are behind the slowdown.

It's going to hit 21 degrees this week (no, really)

A “good deal of dry weather across the country” is forecast for the week ahead.

Theresa May facing tense Cabinet standoff after EU leaders reject Chequers plan

The Prime Minister said on Friday that talks between the UK and the EU are at an impasse.

Varadkar to address UN General Assembly as Ireland seeks security council spot

The Taoiseach and Tánaiste are in New York this morning.

Second sexual misconduct allegation against US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh

The latest allegation relates to Kavanaugh’s time as a student at Yale.

Larry Donnelly: Michael D Higgins seems virtually unbeatable - so how will the other candidates try to win?

What strategies and tactics can we expect from the candidates for the presidential race, asks Larry Donnelly.

Celebrity-endorsed fad diets 'can do real damage to cancer patients'

The Irish Cancer Society wants to debunk some of the myths that exist around cancer.

Last remaining councils to meet to nominate their presidential candidate

Other than Michael D Higgins, there are five people on the ballot paper so far.

Gardaí release number of drink driving arrests - 15,000 more than previously published Exclusive

Currently all crime data released by the gardaí is considered to be ‘under reservation’, ie of insufficient quality, by the Central Statistics Office (CSO).

Yesterday’s News

From The42 Incredible scenes as Tiger Woods triumphs in Tour Championship to complete remarkable comeback Success This post contains videos

Incredible scenes as Tiger Woods triumphs in Tour Championship to complete remarkable comeback

The American golfer claimed his first prize since the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational in 2013.

The strikingly similar 1991 case where the US President's Supreme Court pick was almost derailed

With the allegations being levelled against Brett Kavanaugh, it is drawing comparison with the case of Anita Hill and Clarence Thomas 27 years ago.

From The42 ‘I’ve good friends that are in prison and some that are dead. For me football was an escape’ Goalscorer This post contains videos

‘I’ve good friends that are in prison and some that are dead. For me football was an escape’

Mark Quigley discusses his time at Millwall and his League of Ireland career where the Dubliner won every domestic honour and was named PFAI Player of the Year.

News Quiz: How well do you remember the week that was?

Test your memory why don’t you.

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