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Today’s News

Plans afoot to build giant mural at Aviva Stadium to dissuade graffiti artists

Planning permission is sought or a mural to ‘discourage unlawful graffiti’ and make a ‘positive contribution’ to the locality.

Yesterday’s News

Woman who shot dead three people in Maryland had history of mental illness, police say

Four people, including the shooter, died following the incident in Aberdeen, Maryland, yesterday morning.

Tanzania president orders arrests over Lake Victoria ferry disaster

The MV Nyerere may have been carrying as many as 200 passengers.

Top US justice official denies discussing removing Trump from office

According to the New York Times, Rosenstein was unhappy about being “used” by Trump in the firing of FBI Director James Comey.

From The42 Caulfield receives his marching orders as Dundalk put one hand on the title Report

Caulfield receives his marching orders as Dundalk put one hand on the title

An early goal from Chris Shields gave Dundalk their first away victory over Cork City since April 2015.

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Man who received £88k support after claiming to be Grenfell Tower victim pleads guilty to fraud

71 people were killed in the fire that swept through Grenfell Tower on 14 June 2017.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Theresa May responds to criticism of her Chequers plan and a date is set for the blasphemy referendum – it’s your evening fix.

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after shots fired at man out walking dog in Cork

The man was uninjured and escaped into a house for safety.

From The42 Virgin Media announce Liam Miller tribute match will now be broadcast free-to-air Channel Change

Virgin Media announce Liam Miller tribute match will now be broadcast free-to-air

You can catch the Tuesday afternoon match on Virgin Media Three.

Whey, once a waste product, is now a massive industry - so what's next?

Researchers are DIT think they might have a clue.

Theresa May fires back at EU: 'I will not overturn the referendum result, or break up my country'

EU Council President Donald Tusk has said he remains “convinced that a compromise, good for all, is still possible”.

Woman who shared clip of dying boyfriend on social media jailed for 14 years

Fatima Khan was sentenced at the Old Bailey where she was previously found guilty of orchestrating the killing of Khalid Safi.

Texan campaigner for 3D-printed guns arrested in Taiwan

Austin Police Department announced on Wednesday that the 30-year-old is wanted for sexual assault.

Pope accepts resignations of two more Chilean bishops over child sexual abuse scandal

An entire Chilean delegation of 34 bishops tendered their resignation to the pope in May. He has now accepted seven of them.

One arrested after shotgun rounds and €489,000 worth of drugs seized during raid on Dublin home

The seizure was made following the search of a property in west Dublin.

Irish Cancer Society urges minister not to drop proposed cancer warning labels on alcohol products

Political parties are under pressure to weaken some aspects of the legislation.

From The42 Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz It's Quiziness Time

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

How closely have you paid attention to this week’s sporting headlines?

The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

HSE called before High Court to explain discharge of woman now living in 'appalling circumstances'

The solicitor says it appears the woman was discharged from hospital without any consideration of her needs and is now effectively homeless.

Blocked sewer suspected to have caused 'major' fish kill along 5km stretch of river in north Dublin

A local councillor has called on Irish Water to explain how it will protect the river.

Ireland's first charity-funded community air ambulance lands in Kerry

The service will cost €2 million to run annually.

Trump challenges Supreme Court nominee accuser over account of sex attack

Christine Blasey Ford alleges that Brett Kavanaugh drunkenly assaulted her when they were teenagers.

Public to vote in blasphemy referendum on Presidential polling day

Anyone not registered has until 9 October to register to vote in the upcoming referendum and presidential election.

Rap mogul Suge Knight to serve 28 years over killing that followed 'Straight Outta Compton' row

The 53-year-old music icon has been held behind bars since January 2015.

Rescuers frantically dig for survivors as death toll rises after landslide in the Philippines

The country is still reeling from Typhoon Mangkhut, with 29 confirmed dead from the landslide.

From The42 Liam Sheedy set for dramatic Tipperary return - reports Back To The Future

Liam Sheedy set for dramatic Tipperary return - reports

A decade after taking charge of Tipperary, Liam Sheedy looks on the verge of a second spell as county boss.

Presidential hopeful Sarah Louise Mulligan escorted from Dublin council meeting

South Dublin County Council voted not to nominate anyone for the presidency.

'Confusion and conflicts of interest' found among agencies who oversee Irish search and rescue operations

The review was commissioned following the fatal crash of Rescue 116 last year.

'Only credible proposal', 'It will not work': What is Theresa May's Chequers plan?

The UK’s proposal was attacked by EU leaders yesterday – so what exactly is being criticised?

Three newborn babies among five people stabbed in early-morning attack at New York child care centre

The assault happened at araound 3:30 am in the Queens borough of the city.

Transport Minister Shane Ross criticised for stating that BusConnects 'isn't under his remit'

The minister said he was attempting to explain that he isn’t in charge of details of the plan.

Gardaí investigating early-morning collision between taxi and cyclist in Dublin

The incident happened at around 6am on Thursday morning.

Poll: Should there be an Áras costs inquiry before the presidential election? Aras 2018 This post contains a poll

Poll: Should there be an Áras costs inquiry before the presidential election?

The total breakdown of Áras costs isn’t publicly available; but some have said that the timing of an inquiry is “politically motivated”.

Vietnamese president dies after contracting 'rare virus'

The 61-year-old’s death is not likely to dramatically alter politics in the country.

'A beautiful son' - tributes paid to man and woman who lost their lives in separate accidents during Storm Ali

Swiss tourist Elvira Ferraii and Northern Irish man Matt Campbell both lost their lives in tragic circumstances during the storm.

From The42 Conor McGregor signs 6-fight UFC deal, Dana White confirms UFC

Conor McGregor signs 6-fight UFC deal, Dana White confirms

Terms were not disclosed but the deal does include McGregor’s new whiskey being a sponsor in all of the Dubliner’s fights.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here’s your morning news update.

A driverless public transport vehicle is to take to the streets of Dublin for the first time today

The EZ10 electric vehicle will run along a route of nearly one kilometre.

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