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Dublin: 11 °C Tuesday 22 May, 2018

Today’s News

FactCheck: Is Ireland's proposed abortion legislation more extreme than British law?

We take a look at a recent claim made about this.

Go Fund Me campaign for family of Jastine Valdez raises over €20,000 in 11 hours

The fundraiser was set up to help pay for Jastine’s repatriation by a group of volunteers who help run embassy outreach missions in Ireland.

What's next for one of the all-time greats? Cork boss hopes Buckley pursues coaching after retirement

Cork ladies manager Ephie Fitzgerald pays tribute to 18-time All-Ireland winner Rena Buckley following her inter-county retirement.

Doctor who led inquiry into Savita Halappanavar's death calls for Yes vote 'for women’s health and rights'

He also refuted claims that sepsis was the only cause of her death.

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The Obamas are going into the TV business together

The former US president and first lady have announced a deal with Netflix.

Poll: Would you agree with a language test for new Irish citizens? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you agree with a language test for new Irish citizens?

Ireland has two official languages but they are not required for citizenship.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here are your headlines on this early summer morning.

An egg a day may keep heart disease away

Authors of a new study have said the research should not be looked at in isolation as diet is more complicated than just one item of food.

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9 simple things you can do today to save money while driving - plus how to buy a Volvo under €20k

'There's a daughter never coming home': Vigils held for Jastine Valdez

“Jastine came to Ireland to better herself, better her life and be with her family.”

From The42 'I know how hard it is for League of Ireland players to be capped - it's great to see' Reaction

'I know how hard it is for League of Ireland players to be capped - it's great to see'

Dundalk boss Stephen Kenny has paid tribute to Graham Burke and Shane Supple following their recent call-ups to the national team.

Trump to meet South Korean leader in Washington as Kim Jong Un summit hangs in the balance

Moon Jae-in jets into Washington on a mission to salvage a rare diplomatic opening.

No hard border and a customs union: Four NI parties' stance on Brexit

The parties have varying stances on a number of issues, but have released a joint statement on their Brexit stance.

Australian archbishop guilty of concealing child sex abuse

Philip Wilson was accused of concealing abuse by notorious paedophile priest Jim Fletcher.

Surrogacy: 'Infertile couples will still have to go abroad to make their dream a reality'

The draconian surrogacy proposals contained in the General Scheme of the Assisted Human Reproduction Bill should be substantially revised before being placed on the statute book, writes Dr Brian Tobin.

Post-mortem to take place on body found during search for missing woman

The body was found by gardaí who were searching for missing woman Jastine Valdez.

Drivers fined almost €120,000 in crackdown on M50 toll dodgers

Fines ranging from €9,000 to €16,000 were handed down to 10 motorists yesterday.

Q&A: Can the proposed legislation allowing abortion up to 12 weeks be changed in the future?

Many of our readers had questions about the legislative process, and trusting politicians.

Explainer: Why you've started seeing lots of 'opt-in' emails in your inbox

The deadline for compliance with EU regulations is this Friday.

People are paying an extra €114,000 to live near the Dart or Luas

The most expensive house prices are in Sandymount, Lansdowne Road and Sydney Parade.

Yesterday’s News

Body found in search for missing woman Jastine Valdez is removed from scene

The 24-year-old woman was reported missing on Saturday night.

Man seriously injured in 'public order incident' on M50 motorway at rush hour

A second man was also injured in the incident, which happened after 6pm this evening, but left the scene in a silver Kia Sedona.

Teenager arrested after €2,000 worth of heroin found on him

A further €43,000 was found in another search.

It's official - the PSC will be pulled as a mandatory requirement for your driver theory test

The news is not unexpected given the RSA has pulled back on requiring a Public Services Card in order to apply for a driving licence.

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From The42 'I think he’ll regret not talking to them' - Eoin Kelly on Michael Ryan's refusal to speak to media Comment

'I think he’ll regret not talking to them' - Eoin Kelly on Michael Ryan's refusal to speak to media

The Tipperary manager did not engage with the media after his side’s opening Munster SHC defeat to Limerick.

Simon Harris to take part in live televised Eighth debate

The debates come with just days left in the campaign.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Body found in search for Jastine Valdez, and three men convicted in relation to €2.28 million tiger kidnapping – it’s the Fix.

Kremlin hits out at 'anti-Russian mania' as Chelsea owner's visa 'taking longer than normal'

Abramovich’s British visa has run out and the application process for a new visa has been taking longer than usual.

Vincent Browne: Let’s cease demanding more of women than we would dare demand of men

Writing in TheJournal.ie, Vincent Browne argues for a Yes vote on Friday.

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Short story: 'To all their dues'

We feature a short story by Belfast writer Wendy Erskine from the new collection, Stinging Fly Stories.

From The42 'We want him to stay' - Leinster still hoping Carbery remains amidst Munster interest In Demand

'We want him to stay' - Leinster still hoping Carbery remains amidst Munster interest

The 22-year-old out-half has a big decision in front of him ahead of next season.

Q&A: The answers to your questions about the Eighth Amendment referendum

You’ve been submitting your questions – and here are the answers.

Former London mayor leaves Labour Party in anti semitism row

Livingstone, 72, was suspended in April 2016.

Watch: We put your questions to the chair of the Referendum Commission

We spoke live to Justice Isobel Kennedy.

JJ McNamara: 'There are virtually no financial supports for musicians like me'

JJ is the son of the former presenter of Where in the World, Theresa Lowe and RTÉ music director and Late Late Show pianist, Frank McNamara.

The EU's biggest data protection regulation in 30 years hits this Friday - and we want to hear your questions on it

We’ll be holding a Facebook Live tomorrow afternoon on the subject. If you have any questions now’s the time to have your say.

From The42 Irish midfielder Darron Gibson avoids prison over second drink-driving offence Court

Irish midfielder Darron Gibson avoids prison over second drink-driving offence

The Derry native was given a two-year community order and banned from driving for 40 months.

Open adoption could be introduced in Ireland

Open adoption generally means a form of adoption in which the biological or adoptive families have access to each other’s personal information.

US slams 'sham' Venezuelan elections and threatens action

The turnout in Venezuela’s presidential election was under 50%.

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