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Dublin: 14 °C Saturday 19 August, 2017

Today’s News

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Spanish terror investigation continues, searches for missing Tina Satchwell, and a rainfall warning arrives.

'We sold my wedding ring to afford six months' rent. We are now faced with bankruptcy'

We lost our home but our story is not unique and we are far from alone, writes Carly Bailey

How much has Garda overtime cost so far this year? It's the week in numbers

Plus: Where did Leo Varadkar come in Fortune’s 40 under 40?

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Ireland has a chef shortage - but the industry can't agree why

Spanish royals meet with Irish survivors of Barcelona terror attack

Spain’s Princess Letizia and King Felipe met with the family today.

'Do you know that's Leo Varadkar out there?': The week in quotes

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

Call for Tuam Town Hall to remove memorial to Irish Confederate major

Shaun Cunniffe said that the plaque should be removed to a museum so that people can discuss the issues around it.

From The42 8 goals for Kilkenny as they claim 52-point win against Derry in All-Ireland U21 mismatch Cats In Command

8 goals for Kilkenny as they claim 52-point win against Derry in All-Ireland U21 mismatch

Eddie Brennan’s side cruised into the final on 9 September.

Finland terror incident: Attacker 'especially targeted women'

Eight people were stabbed before police shot the attacker.

The Swords outfit that provides security to Penneys made a fortune last year

Outsourced services provider Noonan was recently sold to a South African group for €175 million.

From The42 As It Happened: Limerick v Galway, All-Ireland U21 hurling semi-final Semple Showdown

Garda searches of Youghal Port for missing woman Tina Satchwell conclude for the day

It is not confirmed if they will resume tomorrow. The woman has been missing since 20 March.

This 1979 news report about a solar eclipse had a poignant message for 2017

The report was on a solar eclipse that was moving across North America.

An airport in upstate New York wants a piece of Ireland's budget transatlantic boom

Syracuse Airport officials have met with both Norwegian and Wow Air about new routes.

Roman Polanski in legal bid to return to US

The Polish-born filmmaker was accused of drugging and raping an underage girl in 1977.

Spain attacks: What we know about the suspects

The suspects are all youths, most of them Moroccans who lived in Ripoll.

Rainfall warning for 15 counties as impact of hurricane set to be felt in Ireland

‘Unsettled and changeable’ weather is on the way over the next few days, says Met Éireann.

From The42 Pogba-inspired Man United hit Swansea for four in emphatic win Emphatic

Pogba-inspired Man United hit Swansea for four in emphatic win

Henrikh Mkhitaryan got two assists as Jose Mourinho’s side swaggered to a brilliant four goal win for the second successive weekend.

16-year-old boy running for Kansas governor seat

The teenager said he would support legalising marijuana for medical purposes but he is conservative on gun rights.

Gardening: Grow your own tomatoes - from seed to sauce

If you had a variety of tomato that was a particular success this year, why not try saving the seeds from the tomatoes to grow next year’s plants, writes Michael Kelly.

Man (24) seriously injured in north Dublin car crash

The incident happened at 2am this morning.

'Most likely not terrorism': Knife attacker injures seven in Russia

Police said they had “liquidated” the attacker.

Man robs shop, crashes getaway car, fires gun, hijacks another car, crashes and ends up in hospital

Gardai have confirmed that a man in his 30s has been arrested.

From The42 Making waves and breaking boundaries: Ireland's Aqua Blue Sport ready to make history Behind The Scenes

Making waves and breaking boundaries: Ireland's Aqua Blue Sport ready to make history

Ahead of a debut appearance at a Grand Tour event, we take a look behind the scenes at a unique Irish sporting team.

Six US police officers shot in one night

One police officer died from his injuries.

From The42 "People say: 'Bloody hell, what happened you after that? It ruined you'" Interview This post contains videos

"People say: 'Bloody hell, what happened you after that? It ruined you'"

Ex-Ireland international and current Billericay Town star Kevin Foley on Euro 2012 heartache and a career full of highs and lows.

Explainer: Why the future of Cork hinges on a deal between the City Council and County Council

A government report has said Cork may lose its status as Ireland’s “second city” unless changes are urgently made to council boundaries.

'A truly horrific murder': Irishman stabbed to death in Wolverhampton

The victim was due in court in Ireland in relation to an assault charge but had fled the jurisdiction.

It's so hot in LA that they're coating the footpaths using a new 'cooling' paint

The Californian city becomes the first major one in the US to test out the new technology.

Poll: Would you tell a school principal that you couldn't afford your child's education? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you tell a school principal that you couldn't afford your child's education?

Many parents struggle to afford sending their children to school.

IRA leader Seán Russell and the story of Dublin's most controversial statue

Russell was an IRA chief of staff who died on a German u-boat in 1940.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

These are the top stories you need to know this morning.

Charlottesville statue: 'Many monuments to British figures were destroyed or removed in Ireland too'

The blowing up of Nelson’s pillar, on O’Connell Street, in 1966 is the most acute example of the re-writing of the Irish landscape, writes Dr Richard Scriven.

Cork's hedgerows helped this bartender represent the country at a global competition

Meet Andy Ferreira, cocktail maker extraordinaire. He’s taking part in a global competition next week.

'My teacher told me not to get my hopes of an A in the Junior Cert up - now I'm on the syllabus'

Poet Hazel Hogan’s Grangegorman has been added to the recommended list.

From The42 'I’m poles apart from that person' - 20 years on, Maurice Fitz returns to face Mayo again Back In Action

'I’m poles apart from that person' - 20 years on, Maurice Fitz returns to face Mayo again

A Kerry player in 1997, the Kingdom great is back as a selector.

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