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Today’s News

GAA responds to Save the 8th launch and says it has 'no position' on elections or referenda

It comes after a group of GAA athletes called for a No vote in the upcoming referendum.

Two men arrested for murder of Derek Coakley-Hutch

Coakley-Hutch was murdered earlier this year at a halting site near Cloverhill Prison.

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'We're not in the business of hoarding players, we're here to develop players'

Leinster scrum coach John Fogarty says neither Ross Byrne or Joey Carbery will be forced to leave the province against their will.

Former Sinn Féin councillor found guilty of waterboarding man has sentence reduced

Dowdall and his father had their sentences reduced at the Court of Appeal today.

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'You can't paint over a movement': Repeal mural removed from Temple Bar (again)

The Charities Regulator has defended its decision to say the Project Arts Centre could lose its charitable status if the mural remained.

Former priest loses harassment case against shop after claiming he was called a 'paedophile' WRC

Former priest loses harassment case against shop after claiming he was called a 'paedophile'

The man’s claims were dismissed, with the adjudication officer saying they were “greatly lacking in specificity”.

Passenger jet makes emergency landing in Dublin due to crack in windscreen

Lufthansa flight LH-978 was en route to Dublin from Frankfurt when the crew declared an emergency.

Carlow man jailed for 18 years for raping woman and causing life-changing injuries

Anthony Cassidy, aged 34, attacked his victim as she was walking to a shop in the early hours of the morning.

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Kate Middleton gives birth to baby boy

This is the third child for the Duchess of Cambridge and her husband Prince William, Duke of Cambridge.

Denis O'Brien's privacy vs Dáil privilege: Arguments in businessman's Supreme Court appeal

He’s also contesting the decision that he should pay the costs of the High Court case that went against him.

Local Louth GAA club puts 4-bedroom house up for grabs in fundraising raffle

The house, worth €280,000, is the top prize in the St Fechin’s GAA club fundraiser.

'An attempt to suppress democracy': Removal of Labour's referendum posters reported to gardaí

A member of the public sent a video of people removing the Yes posters in Limerick city to Jan O’Sullivan TD.

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Masterchef semi-finalist dies while running the London marathon in memory of his dad

29-year-old Matt Campbell was running his second marathon in as many weeks.

Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam sentenced to 20 years in prison in Belgium

Abdeslam was convicted of terrorism-related attempted murder over the shootout in which four police officers were wounded.

Warnings from former taoisigh on Brexit border: 'The communities would come together to tear it down'

Brian Cowen, Bertie Ahern and John Bruton shared a stage in Dublin this morning.

Three charged in Bangor after teenager left with such severe injuries her face can't be x-rayed

Footage of the assault was shared widely on social media, and police urged people not to discuss the case online.

What exactly did the Mahon Tribunal find against Bertie Ahern?

The former Taoiseach recently walked out of an interview after being asked about the Tribunal’s findings.

Journalist shot dead during violent clashes over pension reform in Nicaragua

The protests are the worst experienced in the 11 years President Daniel Ortega has led the country.

UCD ordered to pay academic €30,000 after commission finds it denied her a job because of her age

The Workplace Relations Commission also ordered the university to promote Dr Anne Cleary (64) to the role of senior lecturer, having passed her over for the job in 2015.

Radovan Karadzic begins appeal against conviction for genocidal 'campaign of terror'

Radovan Karadzic had been on the run for years before being apprehended in 2008.

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Poll: Is online pornography a 'useful' way to learn about sex?

A new survey suggests that around one in five young people feel that it is a useful way to find out about sex.

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Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

It costs €50 more per week to raise a teenager than it does a primary school child

The Vincentian Partnership for Social Justice is calling for a weekly increase of €5 to social welfare supports for Irish children.

'It was life or death': Man who grabbed gun from shooter in restaurant says he's no hero

James Shaw wrestled with the gunman who killed four in a Tennessee diner.

'It's a serious effort to get back in that timeframe': Henshaw huge for Leinster after shoulder injury

Robbie Henshaw worked tirelessly to make a remarkably quick return from shoulder injury.

'Our holiday is ruined': Anger after Irish Ferries sends cancellation emails on Friday evening

The cancellations will affect thousands of customers this July.

Theresa May to reverse stance on UK leaving the customs union after Brexit

Yesterday, Fianna Fáil leader Micheal Martin said that the future of Northern Ireland was being decided in Brexit negotiations.

Foul play ruled out in Avicii death - reports

The Swedish DJ died on Friday in Oman, aged just 28.

'Heavy casualties' after Chinese tourists involved in North Korean bus crash

Few details were released about the bus crash, but a now-deleted tweet claimed that 30 had died.

Opinion: 'We need funding for councils to go house to house and check the status of the voters'

I know of cases where all that is needed to remove a name from the register is a phone call request and a follow up email to the council, writes Sinéad Halpin.

It's Active School Week and students are being encouraged to get out and try new activities

“We’re aiming to get everyone moving, and that’s particularly important for children.”

National Ambulance Service rolling out system that uses Eircodes to pinpoint caller's location

The system will be rolled out throughout the country over the next few years.

'Useful' porn, 'distorted' images, and talking about consent after trial that gripped nation: Young people have their say on sex

A new report from Youth Work Ireland delves into how young people feel about issues around sex and consent.

Yesterday’s News

Life as a woman with HIV: 'We're stigmatised because we're looked upon as if we're easy'

1,747 women have been diagnosed with HIV in Ireland since 2003.

'I told Fergie to shove his Manchester United contract and he told me to get out of his office'

Joe Hanrahan’s career included League of Ireland and FAI Cup medals, plus a spell at Old Trafford.

Two Limerick solar farms have the go-ahead after locals' health concerns were thrown out

There has been a logjam of solar projects in the planning system after dozens of appeals across Ireland.

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How social media means we may never see another Andre The Giant

We know too much about today’s superstars, with one notable exception, says wrestling writer Josh Nason.

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