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Today’s News

'We must learn lessons': Minister promises swift action to avoid a Grenfell Tower-like fire here

Minister Housing Eoghan Murphy has said that there is no situation “directly comparable” to Grenfell Tower in Ireland.

Yesterday’s News

Ireland 'failing' victims of human trafficking as number detected here rises

The Immigrant Council of Ireland said the Government needed to do more to protect trafficking victims.

Boy (11) dies after sustaining 'serious electrical burns' at rail depot in England

“Our thoughts are with the family of this young boy during what must be an incredibly difficult time,” British Transport Police said.

Dublin Central will gain a TD, Laois and Offaly will lose one under new constituency boundaries

Cavan and Monaghan are also set to gain TDs under the new boundaries.

National Party co-founder loses bid for injunction against farmers association

The ICSA sought to remove James Reynolds from senior positions he had held with the organisation.

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Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Trump phones Leo, global ransomware attack and and elderly couple reunited – It’s the Fix.

Court upholds 13-year jail term for man who raped woman four times

The man invited the woman to his house on the pretext of helping him with some painting.

Tipperary hurler gets suspended sentence after obtaining €10,000 from elderly man by deception

Darren Gleeson pleaded guilty to a breach of Section 6 of the Criminal Justice (Theft and Fraud Offences) Act.

Chernobyl's radiation monitoring system hit by cyberattack

The attacks began in Russia and Ukraine before spreading to western Europe and the US.

Poll: Do you want town councils to be brought back? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you want town councils to be brought back?

It’s estimated it will cost around €15 million to bring back town councils.

Hospital in 'no rush' to turn off baby's life support machine after parents lose appeal

Charlie Gard’s parents have described the court ruling as “upsetting”.

Family concerned for boy who has been missing since Friday

Francis Ward is described as being 5’ 9’’, of medium build, with short brown hair.

From The42 Louth's Ryan Burns handed 12-week suspension for hitting an umpire with a football Unsuccessful Appeal

Louth's Ryan Burns handed 12-week suspension for hitting an umpire with a football

Burns has been banned for “minor physical interference with an umpire.”

Limerick man who pulled revolver on two children gets suspended sentence

Denis O’Keeffe told gardaí he was refurbishing the weapon for a person involved in the notorious Limerick gangland feud.

Aldi recalls vegetarian mince due to possible presence of small bits of blue plastic

The FSAI issued a food alert this evening on the recall.

Flat charges on your bins are to be scrapped

The controversial pay-by-weight scheme has been replaced with this new regime.

Trump congratulates Leo on leadership victory (after the US president was 'on hold' for 90 seconds)

Earlier this year, Varadkar said he wouldn’t be keen on Trump visiting Ireland.

A bust waste firm and a well-known PR agency are on the latest tax defaulters list

The firm behind Insights Consultants agreed a settlement with the tax man.

Tower cranes at building sites across the country will be idle on Thursday... here's why

SIPTU is not happy with Unite over the pay claim, calling it ‘disingenuous’.

Eric Locke appealing life sentence for murdering Sonia Blount

The Dublin man used a fake Facebook profile to lure his ex-girlfriend to a hotel room.

Concern for teenage boy missing from Killarney

Gardaí believe Hossein Hashimi may be in Dublin.

From The42 Sky Sports set to launch channels for specific sports in bid to halt falling figures Revamp

Sky Sports set to launch channels for specific sports in bid to halt falling figures

The network is also reportedly planning to reduce its subscription fees.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

U2's Adam Clayton: 'I'm an alcoholic.. that disease drove me towards this wonderful life'

U2 bassist Adam Clayton thanked his bandmates for their support during his treatment and recovery for alcohol abuse.

Two men arrested as gardaí seize cocaine and cannabis worth €1.2 million

The drugs were seized when a vehicle was stopped and searched in Slane on Saturday.

CCTV footage shows man hit by bus in England escape without serious injuries

The man was crossing the street on Saturday morning when he was struck by the bus.

Warnings over highly potent 'Pink Champagne’ MDMA after Manchester death

Experts say MDMA pills in Ireland have become increasingly potent in recent years.

HSE confirms elderly couple will be reunited after Liveline intervention

The couple was separated after 63 years of marriage when only one of them was granted a place in a nursing home.

Calls for nationwide fire safety checks after discovery of Grenfell cladding on Cork County Council HQ

Cork County Council confirmed that its headquarters had the same cladding as Grenfell Tower.

After more than 200 years in one family's hands, Manor Farm has been sold to a Swedish firm

Ireland’s biggest chicken producer has been valued at €94 million in the deal.

'A brutal and senseless attack': Killers of Chinese restaurant owner Nelson Cheung jailed

The attackers followed the couple the night before on a “dry run”, police said.

From The42 The Rugby Show: Eddie O'Sullivan looks ahead to the Lions' second test against the All Blacks Analysis This post contains videos

The Rugby Show: Eddie O'Sullivan looks ahead to the Lions' second test against the All Blacks

Eddie O’Sullivan was one of the coaches the last time the Lions toured New Zealand, in 2005.

Appeal for help finding missing Bray teen who may be in Dublin

It is believed she may have been in the Kilmacud area in south Dublin.

Graphic pro-life events planned for Cork and Dublin airports 'won't get permission'

The group planning the events, the Irish Centre for Bio-Ethical Reform, is seeking volunteers and donations.

Taoiseach says separating elderly married couple was 'devoid of humanity'

It’s Leaders’ Questions at Leinster House.

Homes evacuated after suspected pipe bomb found in Dublin estate

The device was removed to a secure military installation for further examination.

'We will miss him forever': Five-year-old boy confirmed as Grenfell Tower victim

Isaac Paulous was formally identified today.

Fianna Fáil wants to bring back town councils - three years after we scrapped them

Town councils were abolished by former Minister Phil Hogan in 2014.

Poll: How often do you use an ATM in a week? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: How often do you use an ATM in a week?

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

35,000 Corkonians won't have water overnight

It’s so that work can be carried out on a pipe that is at risk of bursting.

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