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Dublin: 20 °C Tuesday 30 August, 2016

Today’s News

Islamic State mass graves reveal thousands of dead bodies and extent of horror

As IS territory shrinks the grim process of recovering the dead can begin.

From The42 Lowry misses out as Darren Clarke reveals his captain's picks for Ryder Cup Wildcards

Lowry misses out as Darren Clarke reveals his captain's picks for Ryder Cup

Westwood, Kaymer and Pieters make up Europe’s 12-man team.

Pat Hickey has been released from a Brazilian prison Rio

Pat Hickey has been released from a Brazilian prison

He was driven from Bangu Prison in a blacked-out car.

Couple who battled cancer at the same time in different continents 'glad everyday they get up'

‘To be apart from each other at the same time made it extremely difficult.’


Dublin man killed in case of mistaken identity is laid to rest

Dublin Lord Mayor Brendan Carr and city manager Owen Keegan were among the mourners at Trevor O’Neill’s funeral.

Tim Cook: 'Apple is the largest taxpayer in Ireland'

The company has pledged to keep investing here despite a scathing European Commission ruling.

Car and personal items stolen from fire station as crews battled Oberstown blaze

Firefighters only noticed items were missing when they went to get changed at the end of their shift early this morning.

Eir is challenging its legal requirement to provide basic phone services in rural areas

The company will file a claim against ComReg in the High Court later this week.

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SuperValu is still Ireland's favourite supermarket - but Lidl is reaching record highs

SuperValu continues to post positive results with sales growth of 3.2%.

Other EU countries could claim a portion of Ireland's €13 billion in back taxes from Apple

Vestager said other EU countries can try to prove some of Apple’s profits funnelled through Ireland were based on sales in their territories.

Electricity and gas bills are getting cheaper for 650,000 households

This announcement by Bord Gåis Energy marks their third price cut since February 2015.

Suicide car bomb targets Somalian hotel

The attack was claimed by Shabaab jihadists.

I wouldn't bet on Brexit actually happening, says Germany's EU Commissioner

“It is possible that public opinion will tip if the economic situation in the wake of the Brexit vote worsens,” said Guenther Oettinger.

All grown up: Ireland's kids head to their first day of school In Pictures This post contains images

All grown up: Ireland's kids head to their first day of school

It’s a big – and emotional – day.

QUIZ: How well do you remember Robbie Keane's career?

As Robbie Keane puts on the green jersey for one last time, put your knowledge of the legendary Irish striker to the test.

EU orders Ireland to recover €13 billion in back taxes from Apple

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has vowed to appeal the ruling, pending Cabinet approval.

Poll: Do you support the Dublin Bus drivers' strike? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support the Dublin Bus drivers' strike?

The strikes will take place on 8, 9, 15, 16, 23 and 24 September.

Man taken to hospital after stabbing in Dublin's north inner city

The 19-year-old man was taken to the Mater Hospital.

India's tourism minister has advised female tourists not to wear skirts - for their own safety

With India gripped by a rape epidemic, Mahesh Sharma, from the ruling right-wing Hindu national BJP, said tourists should not wear dresses or skirts.

A second victim of the Australia hostel stabbing attacks has died

Tom Jackson, who died from injuries sustained in the attack, was called a hero for his selfless attempts to help a fellow Briton.

Dublin Bus drivers to strike for six days in September

The first strike days will be 8 and 9 September.

Sailing hero Annalise Murphy has airplane named after her

Annalise is the first modern-day person to have an aircraft named after her by an Irish airline.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s everything you need to know as you kickstart your Tuesday.

"Impossible to comprehend" - Gardaí to search house where five family members died

The bodies of the five members of the Hawe family were discovered yesterday morning at their house near Ballyjamesduff.

Highs of 23 degrees today but showers back tomorrow

Tomorrow will be a generally bright day with sunny spells but scattered showers are also set to make an appearance.

'I was resigned to the fact that I would fail foundation maths'

Sarah O’Hara did not get a university place after she failed to get the maths grade needed. But she did a PLC course and ultimately got into the course she wanted.

Diver who was airlifted after getting into difficulty has died

The incident was reported after 5pm this afternoon.

Woman delivers letter 'formally complimenting' Sydney Rose to RTÉ

Brianna Parkins said she wants a referendum to be held on repealing the Eighth Amendment.

Reports of Dublin rat sightings 'something we'd better get used to'

Illegal dumping and poor waste management are major contributing factors, a pest control expert says.

'They thought he might not make it': 24 hours in Ireland's hospitals

Didn’t catch RTÉ’s new documentary about the health service? Here’s what you missed.

From The42 WATCH: 'It's just a standard Monday night in Skibbereen' - the O'Donovans are welcomed home Skibb

Yesterday’s News

Hillary Clinton's top aide announces divorce after husband's 'sexting' affair

Huma Abedin’s husband sent shirtless photos of himself to another woman while his four-year-old son slept by his side.

Stag knocks cyclist off his bike during Phoenix Park race

And one fortunate photographer caught it all on camera.

Pilots charged in UK over drinking as they prepared to fly to USA

They were arrested on Saturday at Glasgow Airport.

A fire is blazing on the roof of Oberstown's youth detention centre

Five units of the Dublin Fire Brigade are at the scene to try and contain the blaze.


Four hearses on a country road: a community in anguish at suspected murder-suicide

Alan Hawe taught at the local school and was treasurer of the GAA club. His body was found with that of wife Clodagh and their three sons.

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