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Today’s News

Arizona man broke both of his legs and fought off rattlesnakes after mine shaft fall

Authorities have said John Waddell is lucky to be alive.

From The42 Boom-Boom Kennedy and the magic behind the Celtic Warrior gym Fighting Irish This post contains videos

Boom-Boom Kennedy and the magic behind the Celtic Warrior gym

Garda Niall Kennedy will fight in Boston this weekend along with fellow Irish boxers Katie Taylor, Sean McComb and James Tennyson.

Poll: Have you decided who you'll vote for in the presidential election? Aras 18 This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you decided who you'll vote for in the presidential election?

With less than a week now until polling day, have you made up your mind yet?

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'If we're not successful in five years we won't be here': Go-Ahead answers privatisation fears

As College Green plaza comes to a shuddering halt, we must ask why we can't put ideas into action

The plan was long talked about but hit a major planning roadblock this week.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

E-cigarette vaping causes skin wounds to heal more slowly - study

Studies have indicated that e-cigarettes aren’t necessarily healthy, but could be less damaging than normal cigarettes.

Travelling salesman jailed for five years for raping woman while serving suspended sentence

The man denied the offence but was convicted following a trial last July.

Oireachtas to spend €775,000 on 'online news aggregator service'

The service must be “easy to use” and allow TDs, Senators and their staff the ability to search content easily.

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Terenure: Victorian grandeur around a proper old village centre
From The42 'Put it in the public more so the respect for women's sport becomes greater and greater' 20x20 Vision

'Put it in the public more so the respect for women's sport becomes greater and greater'

From 20×20 to 2020 Olympic qualification, World Cup silver-winning manager Graham Shaw sat down for an in-depth chat.

Trump says Saudi explanation of death of journalist Khashoggi is credible

The Saudis have said Jamal Khashoggi was killed in a fight at its Istanbul consulate.

Gym worker who yawned and 'rolled on floor' in front of members awarded €1,420 for unfair dismissal WRC

Gym worker who yawned and 'rolled on floor' in front of members awarded €1,420 for unfair dismissal

The case was taken after the complainant alleged that he was bullied and undermined by his manager before he was sacked.

'We could see this happening': Why a 2004 referendum is linked to child deportations

Two boys Nonso Muojeke and Eric Zhi Ying Mei Xue have come under the media spotlight over deportation orders in recent weeks.

From The42 'I'd been imagining pulling on that green jersey since I was nine' Sevens Star

'I'd been imagining pulling on that green jersey since I was nine'

19-year-old Eve Higgins is a rising star of Irish rugby, having shone on the sevens circuit last season.

MEP Martina Anderson: 'Theresa May came here with nothing new, nothing credible'

‘What was in There’s May’s head where she thought she could just go to a different location and make the same speech?’

Kildare Village ordered to cull anchor tenant store from its €50m extension

The overall project was cleared, but the retail hub’s owners appealed against planning restrictions.

Dublin City Council plotting €200 million funding for 'below market rent' apartment blocks

The proposed initial site for the Cost Rental Residential Project would be in Ballymun.

Yesterday’s News

Saudi Arabia admits missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi died in 'fistfight' in Turkish consulate

Pro-government Turkish media have repeatedly claimed that Khashoggi was tortured and decapitated by a Saudi hit squad.

Facebook hires former UK Deputy Prime Minister Clegg to head up global policy

Nick Clegg served as Deputy Prime Minister of the UK between 2010 and 2015.

'I didn't want to be witness to a young life being taken': State honours courageous citizens with National Bravery Awards Courage This post contains videos

'I didn't want to be witness to a young life being taken': State honours courageous citizens with National Bravery Awards

The ceremony took place in Farmleigh House in the Phoenix Park and honoured people across the whole country who risked “their own safety to protect their fellow citizens”.

The 'abuse was vile and wicked': 20 British men jailed for sexually abusing over a dozen girls

The convictions came in a series of trials that could not be reported due court restrictions.

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From The42 Donegal confirm Stephen Rochford appointment as coach Stephen's Day

Donegal confirm Stephen Rochford appointment as coach

The former Mayo boss will work as part of Declan Bonner’s management team in 2019.

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Met Éireann, Peter Casey and the Irish border hit the headlines today.

The Candidate: TheJournal.ie podcast talks to Sean Gallagher

The Candidate brings TheJournal.ie readers closer to the presidential hopefuls, thanks to six in-depth interviews.

Tánaiste: 'Some in the UK don't seem to get it. Nobody is talking about building a wall'

Tánaiste: 'Some in the UK don't seem to get it. Nobody is talking about building a wall'

Tánaiste Simon Coveney says it’s his job to hammer home what’s at stake for Ireland by being “polite but firm”.

Delays on Maynooth rail line after driver crashes through level crossing

The incident occurred this evening at 5:25pm.

'Local Hero': A new documentary revisits a Kildare farmer's battle with the state

The Lonely Battle of Thomas Reid is showing at selected cinemas now.

From The42 Taylor, Tennyson and respective opponents make weight for Irish world title doubleheader Titletown

Taylor, Tennyson and respective opponents make weight for Irish world title doubleheader

Tennyson came in smack bang on the 130-pound limit for his first ever world title fight, while Taylor comfortably made 135 as per usual.

169 jobs to go following Dundalk food plant closure

The company has said it faced “some serious business” challenges in recent months.

Maths Week: Your Friday puzzle

Too much pi will give you a large circumference……

'No Irish No Gay' Banner removed from Northern Irish motorway

The PSNI said it has removed the banner and launched an investigation into the incident.

Gardaí catch 133 vehicles over the speed limit so far on National Slow Day

The 24-hour operation remains in place until 7am tomorrow.

At least 50 dead after train strikes crowd in India

A similar number have been rushed to hospital.

From The42 Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz Let's Get Quizzical

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

How closely were you paying attention to the sports headlines this week?

The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Physical restraint and seclusion used in 79% of in-patient mental health services

This is according to the Mental Health Commission who are calling for a reduction in the use of restrictive practices

The disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi: What we know so far

These are the key facts in an episode that is threatening relations between Saudi Arabia and the West.

From The42 Cullen acutely aware of outside interest in Leinster talent as he wishes McCarthy well Breeding Ground

Cullen acutely aware of outside interest in Leinster talent as he wishes McCarthy well

The 23-year-old scrum-half has agreed a move to Munster next season.

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