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Dublin: 14 °C Monday 23 April, 2018

Today’s News

Waffle House shooting: Suspected gunman arrested

The 29-year-old was captured following an expansive manhunt.

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RTÉ 'cannot continue to fund' two orchestras

A review into RTÉ’s orchestras has found one should become an independent institution.

At least 8 people injured after van drives into pedestrians in Toronto

Police said the extent of injurieds were currently unknown.

Renewed appeal for 16-year-old missing for almost three weeks

Paddy McDonagh was last seen in Belderrig, Ballina on Tuesday 3 April.

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Belgian man jailed for 17 years for importing £7 million of cocaine into UK on helicopter

It was estimated that Frederic Fagnoul was importing an estimated 50kg of cocaine on each flight from France.

Britain's new royal baby unveiled to the world as Kate Middleton leaves hospital after giving birth

This is the third child for the Duchess of Cambridge and her husband Prince William, Duke of Cambridge.

Inquest hears Garda Tony Golden was shot five times

The inquest returned a verdict of unlawful killing.

State to appeal decision to strike out charges against company which ran Clerys department store

Some 460 people lost their jobs in collective redundancies, 130 off whom were directly employed by Clerys, when it closed its doors for the last time in June 2015.

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More than half a million of us tuned in to watch the Late Late pay tribute to Big Tom

Big Tom passed away at the age of 81 last Tuesday.

Shania Twain apologises for saying she would have voted for Donald Trump

Twain made the comments in an interview with The Guardian over the weekend.

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'You can't really come out of your room... It's quite a lonely existence'

Ex-Liverpool, Man United and England star Michael Owen on the perils of international football, developing young players and why he’ll never be a manager.

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Mentally ill man who damaged de Valera's headstone given suspended sentence

John Moore, aged 59, broke the headstone in two and pour red paint over it.

Waterford woman tells court she was raped by her older brother on her Holy Communion day

The man has pleaded not guilty to 56 counts of rape and 15 counts of sexual assault.

Man hospitalised after 'horrific' attack in Co Meath

Witnesses reported a large knife or machete was used in the assault.

Spike in tourists seeking help after being the victims of crime in Ireland

Young women are most regularly targeted according to the Irish Tourist Assistance Service.

GAA responds to Save the 8th launch and says it has 'no position' on elections or referenda

It comes after a group of GAA athletes called for a No vote in the upcoming referendum.

Two men arrested for murder of Derek Coakley-Hutch

Coakley-Hutch was murdered earlier this year at a halting site near Cloverhill Prison.

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'We're not in the business of hoarding players, we're here to develop players'

Leinster scrum coach John Fogarty says neither Ross Byrne or Joey Carbery will be forced to leave the province against their will.

Former Sinn Féin councillor found guilty of waterboarding man has sentence reduced

Dowdall and his father had their sentences reduced at the Court of Appeal today.

'You can't paint over a movement': Repeal mural removed from Temple Bar (again)

The Charities Regulator has defended its decision to say the Project Arts Centre could lose its charitable status if the mural remained.

Former priest loses harassment case against shop after claiming he was called a 'paedophile' WRC

Former priest loses harassment case against shop after claiming he was called a 'paedophile'

The man’s claims were dismissed, with the adjudication officer saying they were “greatly lacking in specificity”.

Passenger jet makes emergency landing in Dublin due to crack in windscreen

Lufthansa flight LH-978 was en route to Dublin from Frankfurt when the crew declared an emergency.

Carlow man jailed for 18 years for raping woman and causing life-changing injuries

Anthony Cassidy, aged 34, attacked his victim as she was walking to a shop in the early hours of the morning.

Denis O'Brien's privacy vs Dáil privilege: Arguments in businessman's Supreme Court appeal

He’s also contesting the decision that he should pay the costs of the High Court case that went against him.

Local Louth GAA club puts 4-bedroom house up for grabs in fundraising raffle

The house, worth €280,000, is the top prize in the St Fechin’s GAA club fundraiser.

'An attempt to suppress democracy': Removal of Labour's referendum posters reported to gardaí

A member of the public sent a video of people removing the Yes posters in Limerick city to Jan O’Sullivan TD.

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Masterchef semi-finalist dies while running the London marathon in memory of his dad

29-year-old Matt Campbell was running his second marathon in as many weeks.

Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam sentenced to 20 years in prison in Belgium

Abdeslam was convicted of terrorism-related attempted murder over the shootout in which four police officers were wounded.

Warnings from former taoisigh on Brexit border: 'The communities would come together to tear it down'

Brian Cowen, Bertie Ahern and John Bruton shared a stage in Dublin this morning.

Three charged in Bangor after teenager left with such severe injuries her face can't be x-rayed

Footage of the assault was shared widely on social media, and police urged people not to discuss the case online.

What exactly did the Mahon Tribunal find against Bertie Ahern?

The former Taoiseach recently walked out of an interview after being asked about the Tribunal’s findings.

Journalist shot dead during violent clashes over pension reform in Nicaragua

The protests are the worst experienced in the 11 years President Daniel Ortega has led the country.

UCD ordered to pay academic €30,000 after commission finds it denied her a job because of her age

The Workplace Relations Commission also ordered the university to promote Dr Anne Cleary (64) to the role of senior lecturer, having passed her over for the job in 2015.

Radovan Karadzic begins appeal against conviction for genocidal 'campaign of terror'

Radovan Karadzic had been on the run for years before being apprehended in 2008.

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Poll: Is online pornography a 'useful' way to learn about sex?

A new survey suggests that around one in five young people feel that it is a useful way to find out about sex.

The 9 at 9: Monday

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

It costs €50 more per week to raise a teenager than it does a primary school child

The Vincentian Partnership for Social Justice is calling for a weekly increase of €5 to social welfare supports for Irish children.

'It was life or death': Man who grabbed gun from shooter in restaurant says he's no hero

James Shaw wrestled with the gunman who killed four in a Tennessee diner.

'It's a serious effort to get back in that timeframe': Henshaw huge for Leinster after shoulder injury

Robbie Henshaw worked tirelessly to make a remarkably quick return from shoulder injury.

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