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Today’s News

'Jesus is about as likely to rise from the dead as this cockerel I'm cooking': The story behind this 250-year-old cross

The vestments and sacred vessels for Pope Francis’ closing Mass in Ireland will feature a penal cross from 1763 that depicts an Irish folklore story about Judas and a cockerel.

Trump, racism and tea parties: Yes, this was the talk from the Irish presidential hopefuls

Next stop on the presidential campaign… Carlow: Independent hopefuls vie for council nomination

'People can be a little too familiar with me, not my fault I’m stuck in this dress': Molly Malone finally speaks out

Malone will be voiced by actress Maria Doyle Kennedy and is one of eleven talking statues around Dublin.

'The Leaving Cert doesn't define you. My life has completely turned around since this time last year'

A year on from her own Leaving Cert results of 200 points, Sadb Molloy is on her way to UCD.

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10 mums share pregnancy wardrobe must-haves - plus what to do when your kids just won't get on

Three children aged 8, 12 and 13 among 39 dead in Italy bridge collapse tragedy

The tragedy has focused anger on the structural problems that have dogged the decades old Morandi bridge.

Man accused of slashing young woman's face in Dublin city centre refused bail

Mark Twomey is accused of slashing a young woman’s face three times with a Stanley knife leaving her with “life-changing injuries”.

An Post wants to move out of its 'dilapidated' GPO offices as part of a major shake-up

Hundreds of jobs at the post provider could be cut under the plan.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

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The 5 coolest new car features of 2018 - plus how to buy a used car that won't let you down

Body of missing Dublin man found

Paul McDermott was last seen in College Green yesterday.

From The42 GAA warn that they'll automatically cancel touted tickets for All-Ireland finals Statement

GAA warn that they'll automatically cancel touted tickets for All-Ireland finals

The association released a statement regarding the resale of tickets this morning.

Boy (2) who was missing in Japanese woods for three days rescued unharmed

It is believed the boy may have drank river water to survive his ordeal.

With over a week to go, Dublin-bound train tickets for the day of the Pope's mass are nearly sold out

Irish Rail expects all train tickets to the capital on 26 August to be snapped up within days.

Exceptionally hot weather expected for another four years, researchers say

Manmade global warming and a natural change in the Earth’s temperature will join forces over the coming years, the study suggested.

Hospital inspections: Trainee doctors left unsupervised and male interns getting preferential treatment

The Medical Council has published its findings from inspections at nine hospitals in the south, west and north-west.

Bishop of Limerick says Catholic Church must acknowledge 'dark' aspects of its history

Bishop Brendan Leahy made his comments ahead of the Pope’s visit to Ireland later this month.

London terror suspect remains in custody as UK police search three homes

Specialist terror police have also been deployed in London.

Web Summit founder withdraws invite for far-right leader Marine Le Pen to 2018 event

Paddy Cosgrave had earlier defended the decision to host Le Pen at the November event.

Man (20) charged in connection with alleged knife attack on woman in Dublin city centre

The incident happened on Golden Lane at around 7.20pm yesterday evening.

Activists occupying vacant property in Dublin 'still committed to action' despite a legal threat

A number of housing groups have occupied 35 Summerhill Parade since last Wednesday evening.

From The42 'I actually thought I might go, I might pass out near the end of the game. I'd be a poor spectator anyway.' Watching On

'I actually thought I might go, I might pass out near the end of the game. I'd be a poor spectator anyway.'

Injury has left the Limerick midfielder in a different role for their All-Ireland hurling run.

Twitter suspends personal account of Infowars' host Alex Jones

It comes a week after Twitter said it would not follow other social media companies in banning Jones from its platform.

Death toll following Genoa bridge collapse reaches 38

The Morandi bridge caved in during a heavy rainstorm in the northern port city yesterday

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in South Dublin

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Irish scientists discover new treatment to help prevent relapse of aggressive form of breast cancer

The groundbreaking research was conducted by scientists at the Apoptosis Research Centre in NUIG.

Poll: Did your Leaving Cert results play a major role in your life? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Did your Leaving Cert results play a major role in your life?

Students around the country will be finding out their results this morning.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

Vermont woman moves step closer to becoming first transgender governor in US

Christine Hallquist has won the Democratic gubernatorial nomination in the US state of Vermont.

Irish stew named as one of top 50 culinary experiences in the world

It might have a love/hate reputation among Irish people, but the dish has proven a hit internationally.

Stolen 12th century Buddha statue to be returned to India after 57 years

The Buddha is one of 14 statues stolen in 1961 from a museum in India.

Man executed in Nebraska prison using untested lethal injection

Carey Dean Moore received a lethal concoction containing diazepam, fentanyl and potassium chloride.

Man charged after three men stabbed outside pub in Co Antrim

The incident happened in the earlier hours of Saturday morning on the Main Street in Ballycarry.

Rain to spread across the country today - but will it stay for the weekend?

Met Eireann predicts that conditions will be warm and unsettled in the coming days.

Australian senator widely condemned for calling for 'final solution' to immigration

He also sparked widespread opposition by calling for a ban on Muslim migrants.

'Those scars will never go away': Special ceremony to mark 20th anniversary of Omagh bombing

The 1998 bombing was the single worst atrocity of the Troubles.

'I needed to end my fast-fashion fix and get a grip. Here's how I did it'

Actress Aoibhéann McCann writes about her passion to avoid ‘fast fashion’ at all costs – and how it’s affecting our environment catastrophically as one of the biggest global polluters.

From The42 Ireland return far from Jackson's mind as he attempts to restart career in Perpignan Perpignan

Ireland return far from Jackson's mind as he attempts to restart career in Perpignan

The former Ulster out-half has played his first game since being acquitted of rape this year.

Researchers discover new security flaw in Intel chips

The flaw could let hackers pry information from supposedly secure virtual vaults in Intel chips.

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