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Dublin: 7 °C Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Today’s News

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s all you need to know this Tuesday morning.

Air accident investigation launched after elderly man dies in light airplane crash

The man was the sole occupant of the airplane.

Man and three-year-old son killed as car collides with train in Netherlands

They had been taking part in a school outing to see baby lambs when the accident happened.

May and Sturgeon discuss future of UK - 'moronic' Daily Mail headline focuses on their legs

“The 1950s called and asked for the headline back,” said former Labour leader Ed Miliband.

Donald Trump will today begin repealing Obama's main environmental protection laws

The US president will today unveil a series of measures to review regulations curbing oil, gas, and coal production.

From The42 'This is their opportunity' - Ireland's fringe players handed chance to impress against Iceland Second String

'This is their opportunity' - Ireland's fringe players handed chance to impress against Iceland

The Boys in Green welcome one of Euro 2016’s surprise packages to Dublin for a friendly tonight.

5 actual road cars that take inspiration from Formula One

Over half of people don't support the Bus Éireann strike

A new poll found that the majority of people do not support the striking workers.

'Monster' cyclone Debbie batters Australia with 270km gusts

The full force of the cyclone is already being felt in popular tourist destinations.

Tánaiste to brief cabinet today on latest garda controversies with no-confidence vote looming

Sinn Féin has called a no-confidence motion in Nóirín O’Sullivan to be voted on next week in the Dáil.

Opinion: 'We don't need female traffic lights. We do need decent maternity pay'

An economic downturn isn’t an acceptable excuse for unfair treatment of pregnant women, writes Lorraine Courtney.

Prisoner who attacked psychiatrist with sharpened paint roller gets 3 years jail-term

A garda said Ellis said “a demon got into my head and made me do it. I’ve no control over this demon.”

Family begin campaign to fly seriously-ill Kerryman home from Canada

Niall Hurley, a 28-year-old carpenter from Tralee, was planning to return home when he suffered from a brain aneurysm and a stroke.

Questions raised over how schools are chosen for government meals scheme

A Sinn Féin TD says that although the announcement is welcome, the DEIS scheme is a blunt tool to identify disadvantage.

Could Brexit make Ireland's change to Sea Fisheries rules redundant?

Britain wants to use this break from the EU to keep its shores to itself – and revive its fishing industry.

An open and transparent garda briefing full of unanswered questions

The Commissioner told reporters yesterday she had heard the “disquiet” around the force’s latest scandal.

Yesterday’s News

Most people don't have confidence in Nóirín O'Sullivan and think the government shouldn't either

Some 62% of people think Enda Kenny’s government should not continue to express confidence in O’Sullivan.

'She was wasting away': Singapore couple jailed for starving Philippine maid

She was only allowed to shower once or twice a week and could only use the condominium’s common toilet.

This is what the new €50 note looks like and its security features

The European Central Bank says the notes are very easy to check using the feel, look and tilt method.

Female cyclist dies after being knocked off her bike by a lorry in Dublin 6 this afternoon

She was pronounced dead at Tallaght Hospital this afternoon.

'All we want is closure': New appeal for missing Esra Uyrun as her mother battles cancer

Esra’s sister Berna Fidan has said her mother needs to know what happened to her daughter.

Trump's top aide and son-in-law Kushner to face Russia investigation panel

His contacts with Russian officials that are now coming under the microscope.

'As amateurs we had the chance to do something special in front of millions of people'

Ten years on from Ireland’s famous World Cup victory over Pakistan, coach Adi Birrell and captain Trent Johnston look back on a truly defining day in Irish sport.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Bus strike continues, Nóirín O’Sullivan announces major restructuring plan and man killed in airplane crash in Waterford – it’s the Evening Fix.

Driver's personal licence plate banned because it would 'offend women'

Lorne Grabher had been using his surname on his car for a number of years.

Victim of Cork murder named locally as Nicola Collins (38)

A man in his 40s was arrested at the scene and is currently detained at Mayfield Garda Station.

Debate Room: Luke 'Ming' Flanagan and Nessa Childers debate the EU's merits

EU leaders gathered in Rome this weekend to mark the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome, the accord that spawned the European Union.

Recognise these men? Gardaí appeal after South William Street attack

Two victims were surrounded by the group before being repeatedly kicked and punched on the ground.

From The42 Quiz: Can you recognise these former Leinster and Munster U21 football winners? It's Quizness Time

Quiz: Can you recognise these former Leinster and Munster U21 football winners?

Cork, Kerry, Dublin and Offaly are all in action in Wednesday night’s finals.

Eircom fined for over-charging nuns' nursing home and leaving it without phone service for weeks

The judge convicted Eircom and imposed fines amounting to €16,500 which must be paid within two months.

Ireland has been accused of rivalling the Cayman Islands when it comes to tax avoidance

Three European banks paid effective tax rates of less than 2% on profits routed through the country in 2015.

Free soup puts 350 in hospital with food poisoning

The entire 1,000-person village was bundled over to the nearest hospital, where 367 were admitted for treatment.

Mother destroyed evidence of her daughter's rape after not believing her claims, court hears

It was alleged the man abused three young girls while engaged to their mother.

Man dies following Waterford airplane crash

The plane crash landed earlier this afternoon.

Mother of London terror attacker says she has shed 'many tears' for victims

Janet Ajao said she didn’t condone her son’s behaviour.

Dublin Bus and Irish Rail workers to ballot for industrial action

Bus Éireann has released a statement urging all employees to engage with management to prevent the company becoming insolvent.

Direct rule to return to the North unless deal is done by Sinn Féin and DUP

It would return for the first time in over a decade if an agreement is not reached.

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Nóirín O'Sullivan announces major restructuring of some garda sections - but she's not going anywhere

“We are going to identify things that are wrong, things that are broken”.

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