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Today’s News

Protection of hen harriers could stop multi-million-euro wind farm project in Donegal

A conservation group has been granted leave to legally challenge planning approval for the development.

Ireland to give extra €1 million to help Palestinian refugees

Mahmoud Abbas met President Michael D Higgins, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Tánaiste Simon Coveney today.

Donald Tusk's cherry photo 'insulted the British people'

A tongue-in-cheek Instagram post is the latest spanner in the works for Brexit negotiations.

A bid to keep GAA fan haunt the Big Tree serving on match days has been blocked

The site is being turned into a hotel, but publican Louis Fitzgerald wanted to keep the beer garden open.

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'They're dropping like flies': Why Cork pubs have been closing in droves
House in Crumlin occupied as housing activists shut down part of O'Connell Street Take Back The City This post contains videos

House in Crumlin occupied as housing activists shut down part of O'Connell Street

“I don’t think it’s acceptable for people to break into properties and occupy them,” Minister of State Damien English said.

'Hearing impairment is an invisible disability - this can lead to assumptions by people, even those who know us well'

Ailís Ní Ríain’s work for the Dublin Fringe Festival has been inspired by her own experiences of communication and the difficulties we can encounter with it.

Musician Chas Hodges dies after cancer battle

The British star, one half of the musical duo Chas and Dave, had oesophageal cancer.

Poll: Do you think a final Brexit deal will be struck? What Do You Think This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think a final Brexit deal will be struck?

Politicians in the EU and Ireland are at pains to say there will be a final deal – but what do you think?

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Grangegorman: Historic area centred on an impressive new campus
From The42 As it happened: Liverpool vs Southampton & Man United vs Wolves, Premier League match tracker Liveblog

As it happened: Liverpool vs Southampton & Man United vs Wolves, Premier League match tracker

Liverpool welcomed Southampton to Anfield while Wolves made the trip to Old Trafford to take on Man United.

At least 24 people, including young girl, shot dead at military parade in Iran

The so-called Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the shooting.

Security at Áras under review after woman 'walks unchallenged into President's office'

Gardaí are conducting two reviews following the incident.

Micheál Martin said Leo Varadkar is 'obsessed with media presentation'

He described an incident where a conversation they had ended up on a front page the next day as “a bit immature”.

Simon Coveney on the DUP: 'We can't let any one party in Northern Ireland to veto proposals'

Simon Coveney has said that the backstop has become an “orange versus green” issue.

From The42 'I was in a pretty shit place, to be honest. But there's a smile on my face now - it's turned my career around' Rebirth

'I was in a pretty shit place, to be honest. But there's a smile on my face now - it's turned my career around'

Denise O’Sullivan plays in her second successive championship final in the US later today. It’s been a rapid and remarkable turnaround.

'Negligence has cost us so many lives': Tanzania ferry death toll rises again to 151

The president declared four days of national mourning and said the government would cover the funeral expenses of the victims.

Following a three-year feud with Cork council, Starbucks has closed its Patrick Street store

The Irish operators of the coffee chain have opened numerous unauthorised outlets in recent years.

From The42 'He's the only assistant who gets this much publicity. It’s bonkers' - Mick McCarthy on Saipan and Roy Keane Civil War

'He's the only assistant who gets this much publicity. It’s bonkers' - Mick McCarthy on Saipan and Roy Keane

And the former Ireland boss admits he knew the Saipan pitch was ‘shite’.

EU extraditions to Britain should continue until Brexit happens, court rules

A man arrested in Ireland on suspicion of rape, murder and arson said that it wasn’t clear his rights would be protected.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s what’s in the headlines this Saturday morning.

'They were terrified something terrible would be revealed': What happened when a granddaughter uncovered her grandfather's secret tapes

Emma O’Grady’s one woman show, ‘What good is looking well, when you’re rotten on the inside’ hits the road on a national tour.

From the garden: A recipe for a no-nonsense tomato and courgette soup, with non-nonsense ingredients GIY

From the garden: A recipe for a no-nonsense tomato and courgette soup, with non-nonsense ingredients

Michael Kelly from GIY talks us through how to store chillies, and also how to make a delicious warming soup.

'May's finest hour': Here's what the UK papers are making of May's speech

The UK premier gave a televised speech where she said Brexit talks were at an impasse, and it’s up to the EU to offer a solution.

Analysis: If it rules out a vacant property tax the government risks looking idle

A report delivered this week advised against the idea.

From The42 'People have been writing me off since day one, but I'm always going to be there fighting' One On One

'People have been writing me off since day one, but I'm always going to be there fighting'

Now in his 14th season as a professional, Devin Toner feels as fresh and fit as ever as he continues to stand the test of time.

Housing activists hosting national day of action today ... here's how we got to this point

Take Back the City activists have occupied a number of properties in Dublin over the past two months.

Ferry worker who lost 'sense of pride' after 40 years in industry awarded €80k in discrimination case

Awarding any less than €80,000 “would not operate as an adequate deterrent”, an adjudicator ruled.

More homeless families living in hotels, despite Government claim that hubs are 'best response' to crisis

More families are continuing to live in hotels a year after the government pledged to end the practice.

From The42 'I'm one of the lucky ones who stayed in the game and earned an okay living' Morecambe And Wise

'I'm one of the lucky ones who stayed in the game and earned an okay living'

Fresh from his testimonial, Irish goalkeeper Barry Roche reflects on a career of over 500 games in England.

Almost 25,000 homes sold in the first half of 2018. Here's where they all are

New analysis from MyHome.ie has found that the number of homes being sold is rising across the country.

Plans afoot to build giant mural at Aviva Stadium to dissuade graffiti artists

Planning permission is sought or a mural to ‘discourage unlawful graffiti’ and make a ‘positive contribution’ to the locality.

Yesterday’s News

Woman who shot dead three people in Maryland had history of mental illness, police say

Four people, including the shooter, died following the incident in Aberdeen, Maryland, yesterday morning.

Tanzania president orders arrests over Lake Victoria ferry disaster

The MV Nyerere may have been carrying as many as 200 passengers.

Top US justice official denies discussing removing Trump from office

According to the New York Times, Rosenstein was unhappy about being “used” by Trump in the firing of FBI Director James Comey.

From The42 Caulfield receives his marching orders as Dundalk put one hand on the title Report

Caulfield receives his marching orders as Dundalk put one hand on the title

An early goal from Chris Shields gave Dundalk their first away victory over Cork City since April 2015.

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Man who received £88k support after claiming to be Grenfell Tower victim pleads guilty to fraud

71 people were killed in the fire that swept through Grenfell Tower on 14 June 2017.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Theresa May responds to criticism of her Chequers plan and a date is set for the blasphemy referendum – it’s your evening fix.

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after shots fired at man out walking dog in Cork

The man was uninjured and escaped into a house for safety.

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