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Today’s News

'The clock is ticking' for Scotland to call a second independence referendum

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says that Scotland is now in “uncharted waters”.

The new US president has already had an animal species named after him...

Introducing California’s Neopalpa donaldtrumpi, a tiny moth which boasts a very familiar-looking quiff.

Malahide jewellery shop robbery leaves female staff member in hospital

Gardaí are appealing for anyone who may have seen the suspects to contact them.

Fortune teller ordered to pay damages to client she forced into prostitution

Tokyo District Court ruled that the clairvoyant brainwashed the woman into believing she owed her money.

Sitdown Sunday: My trip on a conspiracy theory cruise

Grab a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

A massive undersea cable will be built between Dublin and Paris

The system is scheduled to be ready for service in late 2018.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

Just 9% of Travellers sit the Leaving: 'These education findings are frightening and a poor reflection on us'

We need to be more ambitious and innovative in tackling Traveller inequality, writes Martin Collins.

Pedestrian in his 30s killed after being struck by car in Laois last night

The 38-year-old was announced dead at the scene shortly after 10pm last night.

A gorgeous Kerry home with views of the lakes and mountains

Next in line: Mary Lou talks McGuinness, great women and 'cutting the crap' in the North

It’s been a big week for Sinn Féin. It’s deputy leader tells us what’s next for the party and admits links to past put off voters.

Whatever happened to... A mega shopping centre in Dublin's Point Village?

The centre was built by developer Harry Crosbie years ago but is still deserted.

Trump's team: 'This was the largest audience to ever witness an inauguration, period'

Authorities believe Trump drew around half of the 1.8 million crowd Barack Obama drew in 2008.

It has cost over €360,000 to investigate this senator's €2,000 expense claims Exclusive

Sipo has ruled that Brian Ó Domhnaill contravened ethics legislation, something he has strongly denied.

Working group to review if AirBnb should face regulations

Housing Minister Simon Coveney vowed to tackle the issue of landlords renting out their properties through AirBnb.

'Trump got elected by the people, he didn't get elected by the ones with lots of money'

Ronald Schwartz is delighted with the new president.

People are divided over whether the Dáil should begin each day with a prayer

Minister Katherine Zappone says it should be replaced with a moment of silence.

Maintenance fees, contactless and ATM charges - here's how much you're paying your bank

Do you know how much you’re paying out for using your cards?

Yesterday’s News

The night Peter Robinson and a gang of masked loyalists invaded a Co Monaghan village

The incursion terrorised a village – and later criminal charges threatened to derail the future first minister’s career.

From The42 'I forgot how good this place was': ROG moved by warm Limerick reception Comeback Kid

'I forgot how good this place was': ROG moved by warm Limerick reception

“It’s great for players to taste the real Thomond Park,” says the Munster legend who was plotting their downfall.

'It's the lifeblood of the community': Protest as rural post office to shut next week

It is one of 500 post offices deemed to be economically unviable.

Column: 'Obama showed that traditional oratory is the most powerful way that politicians can connect'

The only certainty now is that gifted orators like Barack Obama come along once in a lifetime, writes Amy Rose Harte.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Pink-clad crowds protesting against Donald Trump made headlines around the world today.

From The42 'The politics got me down. I loved playing the game - it's all the other crap that goes with it' New Beginnings

'The politics got me down. I loved playing the game - it's all the other crap that goes with it'

Conor Clifford is back home with Dundalk after a difficult and exhaustive journey in the UK.

While Americans have been marching against him - where has Trump been?

Hundreds of thousands of Americans have turned up to march against their new president.

'Presumed dead': The plane that vanished into thin air with 239 people on board

The search for the Malaysia Airlines flight was called off earlier this week.

From The42 Racing deliver a stern test, but Munster grind their way to home quarter-final 2 Seed

Racing deliver a stern test, but Munster grind their way to home quarter-final

Ian Keatley’s late try ensured Munster are second only to Clermont after the Champions Cup pool stage.

'Rural pubs were hesitant to chase the hen and stag market. Now we need it'

This bar and restaurant owner wanted a new business to kickstart stagnant trade in Sligo.

Dublin Fire Brigade tackled a fire in two caravans last night

There were no reported injuries and the cause of the fire is still unknown.

How much did the old Central Bank HQ sell for? It's the week in numbers

Plus: What pay rise will civil servants be getting from 1 April?

Women's March Dublin attracts thousands as part of global protest against Trump

Other protests were held in London, Paris, Geneva and Johannesburg against sexism and racism, which Trump is seen to represent.

Meet Italy's real-life Sherlock Holmes who donned multiple disguises to crack notorious cases

Giuseppe Dosi was hailed as a “master of disguise” who solved a range of crimes as a detective.

From The42 As it happened: Munster v Racing 92, Champions Cup Updates

As it happened: Munster v Racing 92, Champions Cup

A win this afternoon at Thomond Park will guarantee a home quarter-final for the southern province.

Mississippi tornado kills 4 and flattens homes overnight

Authorities have said that local firefighters and police are going door-to-door to try to rescue victims.

Gardaí arrest drink driver, stop four speeding cars and seize six others

A Limerick driver travelling at double the speed limit because he was ‘late to work’ was caught yesterday morning.

Man suspected of creating social media 'hit-list' in west Belfast released on bail

There have been several paramilitary-style attacks in the Turf Lodge area of Belfast in recent weeks.

Gambians fear another U-turn after leader promises to step down again

Yahya Jammeh promised he would leave the country on national TV this morning.

Seven arrested over $72 million Amsterdam diamond heist from 2005

Most of the stolen diamonds have never been accounted for in what is known as one of the world’s biggest ever heists.

No arrests made as cannabis worth €37.5 million found in tractor parts

This one seizure at Dublin Port is larger than the total amount seized in 2015 and 2016 combined.

Man in his 30s to be charged with murder of Irene White in 2005

The mother-of-three was found stabbed to death in her home on 6 April 2005.

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