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Some Leap Card users travelling on Bus Éireann for free due to lack of correct ticket machines

Privately contracted vehicles driving for the State company in particular are often driven with no machine capable of recognising Leap Cards.

Yesterday’s News

'The last person I came out to was mam. She was 80. She walked me down the aisle at my wedding'

Daragh Doyle tells how he became a same-sex wedding planner after the marriage equality referendum.

Dublin's Christmas light were switched on tonight - but they were a little different this year Procession Of Light This post contains videos

Dublin's Christmas light were switched on tonight - but they were a little different this year

Organisers decided to space the event out through a ‘procession of light.’

'Don't mention the cost of living': How firms are pitching Ireland to foreign tech staff

An event will be held in London next year to lure talented staff to these shores.

'They're both excelling': Reform in child disability services begins to show signs of success

West Cork was one of the first places in the country to start this new service and families say they would be lost without it.


Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Al Porter resigns, Gerry’s not going to run for president and Mugabe’s (kinda) gone – it’s the Fix.

French police officer kills three before taking his own life

He also shot one victim’s sister in the leg and killed the family dog.

PHOTOS: Arthur Fields captured Dublin life for five decades

An archive of almost 6,000 photographs has been crowdsourced from across Ireland.

Call for ban on 'killer robots' - but are they really on the way?

The issue was brought up by concerned groups during UN talks earlier this week.


'I am truly sorry for any distress I may have caused': Al Porter has resigned from Today FM

Allegations were made online against the star earlier this week.

Gerry Adams will not stand for Irish presidency

Adams will not stand for election in the next Dáíl either.

Controversial Cork seaweed harvesting project close to getting final green light

Tralee-based company BioAtlantis wants to harvest Bantry’s kelp for bioengineering purposes.

Turkey bans all LGBTI events across Ankara province

Homosexuality has been legal since the creation of the modern Turkish republic in 1923.

'My worst decision? Turning down the Domino's pizza franchise'

'My worst decision? Turning down the Domino's pizza franchise'

Niall Fortune of Eddie Rocket’s talks about working in a laundry and why he’d hire Mattress Mick.

Column: How has a major medieval abbey in the centre of Dublin been forgotten?

The Abbey of St Thomas the Martyr was founded in 1177, under the orders of King Henry II, writes Dr Ruth Johnson.

Teenager (15) missing from Ballymun since Wednesday found

He was last seen on Wednesday night.

The owners of Coppers are sitting on over €70 million in profits

The company that operates the nightclub last year recorded pre-tax profits of €5.16m.

Mugabe defies resignation expectations in TV speech

He has been in power for nearly four decades.

Girl (12) dies after beach buggy crashes into car in Newry

The incident happened yesterday afternoon.

The truth about being a musician: 'They see you on the Late Late and think you're making a fortune'

Being an Irish headline band doesn’t mean that you’re rolling in it – and you might be facing serious financial challenges. We talked to three musicians.

From The42 Is it time for Irish football to invite Brian Kerr in from the cold? Absent Friend This post contains videos

Is it time for Irish football to invite Brian Kerr in from the cold?

There have been calls for the FAI to use the former manager’s expertise, more than 10 years after he parted ways with the association.

Poll: Will you celebrate International Men's Day? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you celebrate International Men's Day?

The day is marked in order to raise awareness of the issues facing men around the world.

Japan to tighten regulations after 'Twitter killer' lured victims to their death

Takahiro Shiraishi reportedly beheaded nine young people who tweeted suicidal thoughts.

From The42 'I hear my name. 'Woah, I'm in.' But it was only at training I realised I was starting over Tony Ward' The Decision

'I hear my name. 'Woah, I'm in.' But it was only at training I realised I was starting over Tony Ward'

Ollie Campbell recalls the 1979 decision which bumped the Pope’s visit to Ireland into second spot on The Irish Press’ front page.

Missing Argentina submarine with 44 crew onboard may have sent out seven distress calls

There has been no contact with the ARA San Juan since early Wednesday.

Young mothers queuing for handouts of nappies is the new normal for a Dublin charity

The Capuchin Day Centre in Dublin is a busy place every morning.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s everything you need to know as Sunday gets started…

Sitdown Sunday: The woman whose digital life was turned against her

Grab a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

David McCullagh on Eamon de Valera: 'People tended either to love him or to loath him'

It’s difficult to be even-handed about someone who arouses such strong emotions, four decades after his death, writes David McCullagh.

Body found in search for missing UK teenager

The 19-year-old’s disappearance sparked a wide public campaign and search to try to find her.

Bodies of hundreds of Islamic State fighters kept in refrigerated containers in Libya

The corpses have been stored there for the past year awaiting a final decision on their fate.

New format for Dublin's big Christmas 'switch on' after overcrowding problems last year

Two seasonal processions will take place through the north and south of the city.

From The42 One club can't stop winning in Munster, the other craves a senior hurling breakthrough Munster Showdown

One club can't stop winning in Munster, the other craves a senior hurling breakthrough

Na Piarsaigh and Ballygunner get set to face off in Thurles today.

Gardaí investigating after man shot in Athlone

he incident occurred last night at about 9.40pm on Retreat Road.

'Motivating alternative': Virtual reality therapy just as effective as regular therapy after stroke

That’s according to new research published in the Neurology journal.

A Mayo medical supplies firm has to pay €25,000 to a worker who 'went from hero to zero'

The ex-employee told the Labour Court she was effectively demoted from her role as a retail supervisor.

Concern over space for families at medal ceremony for Jadotville survivors

The Department of Defence has said it has put in place arrangements to accommodate additional attendees.

'The devastation in the room is palpable': Events held nationwide in memory of road traffic victims

Today is the international day for remembering all those killed on our roads.

Step inside the 18th century Donnybrook home once visited by Queen Victoria
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