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Dublin: 16 °C Friday 22 September, 2017

Today’s News

'We have reports of complete devastation' - Hurricane Maria death toll rises to 33

Maria has been blamed for at least 33 deaths, including 15 in Dominica, three in Haiti and two in Guadeloupe.

The Trevor Deely search site has been cleared

Gardaí stopped searching at the site yesterday.

The plan for Dublin's newest suburb has been launched

The launch of the planning scheme kicks off six weeks of public consultation.

From The42 Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz SQOTW

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

How closely have you been paying attention to the week’s sporting headlines?

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The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Theresa May proposes two year transition period after Britain leaves the EU

Prime Minister May said Britain wants to be a strong friend to the EU and it will not block reform.

From The42 Cleaning Ian Harte's boots, learning from Jaap Stam and chasing a historic double Walk Of Shane

Cleaning Ian Harte's boots, learning from Jaap Stam and chasing a historic double

After over five years at Reading, patience has been the key for Cork City star Shane Griffin.

18-year-old charged in connection with the Parsons Green tube terrorist attack

Three other suspects, aged 17, 21 and 48, have been released from police custody since yesterday.

Tribunal hears whistleblower's partner withdrew statement about his behaviour

The tribunal is looking at interactions between An Garda Síochána, Tusla and Garda Harrison.

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Dunnes Stores ordered to pay €12,500 to widowed mother-of-six in discrimination case

The WRC found that the woman was discriminated against because she is a Traveller.

George Hook moves from lunchtime slot to weekend Newstalk show

The new show will begin in December.

Uber has lost its licence to operate in London after black cab protests

Uber said it will fight the decision in the courts.

Thousands evacuate Bali as smoke spews from volcano for first time in 50 years

The last time Mount Agung erupted was in 1963.

'Tinder for bulls' made its debut at the Ploughing. But what do farmers think of it? Bovine Intervention This post contains videos

'Tinder for bulls' made its debut at the Ploughing. But what do farmers think of it?

The newly-developed BullMatch app garnered plenty of attention in Offaly this week.

Poll: Will you take part in a Culture Night event this evening? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you take part in a Culture Night event this evening?

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

Taoiseach speaks to Theresa May ahead of her landmark Brexit speech

All eyes are on May as she prepares to spell out her key demands in a keynote Brexit speech.

Joan Burton breaks silence after trial: 'I have friends who live in Jobstown'

“I found the atmosphere in the courts intimidating,” the former Tánaiste said during a lengthy interview today.

From The42 Tests show deceased NFL player suffered from severe brain condition prior to suicide Findings

Tests show deceased NFL player suffered from severe brain condition prior to suicide

Aaron Hernandez of the New England Patriots suffered from CTE, which has been linked with playing the sport.

'We were given guarantees': Minister calls for investigation after odourless gas enters public supply

Michael Ring said that he was “extremely concerned” over how the odourless gas managed to enter the wider network.

Gardaí investigate after suspect device thrown into house last night

No one was on the house at the time of the attack and no injuries were reported.

'Frida Sofia' - the young girl trapped beneath rubble in Mexico City - never existed

“We are certain that she was not real,” a top officer in the Mexican marines told reporters.

Poll: Do you expect to have a mortgage paid off before you retire? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you expect to have a mortgage paid off before you retire?

A new poll suggests that nearly half of Irish people expect to still be paying off a property loan when they reach retirement age.

Police make arrest linked to Las Ramblas terrorist attack

In August a group of jihadists, many of them of Moroccan origin, killed 16 people in two attacks using vehicles and knives.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Odourless gas trouble following Corrib pipeline flares, and North Korea vows to make Trump ‘pay’ – it’s the 9 at 9.

Former Australian leader 'headbutted' on heated same-sex marriage campaign trail

Former prime minister Tony Abbott is a prominent opponent of the campaign for same-sex marriage in Australia.

Cloud, rain, wind and sun all forecast for the weekend

It will remain cloudy in the east with some showers until afternoon. Highest temperatures will range between 15 and 19 degrees.

From The42 'We went into the dressing room and said that some greater power had been the cause of that' Down Memory Lane

'We went into the dressing room and said that some greater power had been the cause of that'

A late, late goal was the difference when Dublin and Mayo met in the 2003 All-Ireland senior ladies final.

Man in his 60s dies in Mayo quad bike farm incident

Gardaí say the man was found under a quad bike and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Kim Jong-un says 'mentally deranged' Trump will 'pay dearly', hints at detonating H-bomb in the Pacific

The North Korean leader was reacting to Donald Trump’s maiden speech to the UN.

Catalan independence: 'Ireland came into being as a result of a similar "illegal" action'

To deny Catalans the right to a referendum will likely only win converts to the cause of independence, writes Caoimhín De Barra.

Bank ad ordered to be changed after child shown wearing puffy jacket in car seat

AIB was found to be in breach of the advertisers’ code.

999 operators in Munster are threatening to strike if their demands are not met

Around 25,000 calls are handled each year in the Munster centre.

Parents 'concerned' as principal guilty of assaulting pupil returns to school

The man – who was not convicted – has returned to the school in his former role, three years after the incident.

Yesterday’s News

The world's richest woman, Liliane Bettencourt, has died aged 94

Bettencourt was declared unfit to run her own affairs in 2011.

Tribunal witness 'doesn't remember' saying garda whistleblower threatened to burn his partner

Rita McDermott is the mother of Marisa Simms, partner of Garda Keith Harrison

Zuckerberg says Facebook will give Russia linked election ads to Congress

The social media mogul made the announcement in a livestream on his Facebook page.

From The42 Lions CEO defends management as O'Brien clarifies position following criticism Back And Forth

Lions CEO defends management as O'Brien clarifies position following criticism

‘My views on the Lions tour were honest and genuine and solely with the intention of building on what was a great tour,’ writes O’Brien.

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Donald Trump isn't letting up on his fight against North Korea Blacklisted This post contains videos

Donald Trump isn't letting up on his fight against North Korea

The US President is targeting the companies that deal with North Korea.

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