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Today’s News

Drunk driver who killed elderly man gets community service after widow pleads for him to avoid jail

The ex-wife of Liam McDonnell said jailing the man would not bring Liam back.

From The42 Ireland name trimmed down squad for Six Nations warm up with Wales Rest

Ireland name trimmed down squad for Six Nations warm up with Wales

New head coach Adam Griggs has given 13 players a weekend off.

'We don’t have a lot of time': Last-ditch Stormont talks start next week

It’s been one year since the power-sharing administration collapsed in Northern Ireland.

Brewing up a storm? War of words between UK and Irish forecasters over naming of 'Fionn'

A storm? Channel 4′s weatherman reckoned it was tantamount to “naming raindrops”.

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Shane Ross accidentally voted against his own drink-driving bill in the Dáil today

TDs have voted in favour of the Road Traffic Amendment Bill 2017 in the Dáil.

Live: TDs share their views on Ireland's abortion laws

The debate on the Eighth Amendment commmitte’s report continues.

'Take a look in the mirror': Why didn't the Central Bank act earlier on the tracker mortgage scandal?

The Central Bank’s governor Philip Lane confirmed 13,000 impacted customers are still waiting to get their money back.

No charges to be brought in relation to boy (17) who killed himself after alleged cyberbullying

The mother of the teenager says laws need to change to protect children from online predators.

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25 of the best bars in Ireland... according to people who work in bars

'It seems you shoot first and ask questions later': What Nóirín O'Sullivan's counsel said to Maurice McCabe

The Disclosures Tribunal heard today about the “enormous stress” on gardaí about whom McCabe gave allegations against.

Poll: Do you manage to sleep through most nights? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you manage to sleep through most nights?

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

Drone rescues two Australian swimmers in world's first

Australia is leading the use of the technology in surf lifesaving, with dozens of drones being trialled on beaches around the country.

All 52 who died in Kazakhstan bus fire were Uzbek nationals

All those who died are believed to be Uzbek nationals; local media indicates that they were migrant workers travelling to Russia.

From The42 'If foreign players have been caught doing that, it is hindering home-grown players who are doing it the right way' Doping

'If foreign players have been caught doing that, it is hindering home-grown players who are doing it the right way'

Chris Henry is less than impressed with Gerbrandt Grobler’s doping past.

France to lend priceless Bayeux Tapestry to Britain - but is Macron just trolling?

Historians and political commentators can’t agree on whether this is a gesture of goodwill, or a “wonderful joke”.

Up to 25% of Mountjoy Prison inmates being put in solitary confinement for their own protection

120 inmates were put under a protection regime in October 2016.

Apple is shifting billions in cash funnelled through Ireland back to the US

The iPhone maker will pay more than €30 billion in tax on the repatriation.

Property Tax: Donohoe says he wants 'moderate, affordable' changes by 2020

He also spoke about the €13 billion Apple Tax bill and defended Ireland’s 12.5% corporation tax rate in an interview on Morning Ireland.

Britain appoints 'Minister for Loneliness' to tackle the 'sad reality of modern life'

More than nine million people in the UK say they are always or often lonely, according to the British Red Cross.

'The love of my life is gone'- Dolores O'Riordan's partner remembers singer as post-mortem is due

A post-mortem on The Cranberries singer will take place in London today.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s what you need to know as you start your Thursday.

Poll: Do you think the UK should vote again on Brexit? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think the UK should vote again on Brexit?

Brexiteer Nigel Farage last week suggested that Britain should hold a second referendum on EU membership.

From The42 Gary Speed among four coached by Bennell to have died by suicide RIP

Gary Speed among four coached by Bennell to have died by suicide

A victim of the former youth team coach said he tried to contact the late player’s parents.

Presidential hopeful defends advising local councillors about how to 'maximise' mileage expenses

Senator Gerard Craughwell said an email he sent to local politicians was in the public interest.

Trees and roof blown away as snow-ice warning issued for 4 northern counties

It’s going to be another cold winter’s day.

Trump faces heavy criticism as he reveals his 'Fake News Awards' winners

Meanwhile, it has been reported that Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House is to be adapted for TV.

Attitudes towards Irish: 'You can't speak that in the delivery room, I'm not racist I say it to Muslims too'

Irish speakers are sharing things that are said to them about the Irish language – but are replacing it with other languages, Peter Kavanagh explains.

Man who injured gardaí while trying to get away from drugs bust jailed for five years

A garda pursuit ended when the Laois man lost control of his car and crashed into a garda car.

Why did Nóirín O'Sullivan suddenly flip from protecting whistleblowers to challenging their credibility?

The Disclosures Tribunal is getting closer to the truth, but is not there yet.

'People are dying': Life-saving surgeries delayed or cancelled due to intensive care bed shortage

Minister of State Jim Daly said increasing ICU capacity is a priority for the government in 2018.

'I never cost the State a penny, but now they're taking part of my pension'

Tens of thousands of people are losing out on receiving a full State pension due to rules that were introduced in 2012.

Yesterday’s News

Youtube star wins landmark revenge porn case, proposes to girlfriend on court steps

Chrissy Chambers had been seeking to have videos of her and her ex-boyfriend removed from the internet for nearly five years.

'Why shouldn't I want to bring him down? Why shouldn't I be angry?' - Woody Allen's adopted daughter speaks out

Dylan Farrow claims that the director touched her inappropriately as a seven-year-old.

From The42 Joey jumps in, surprise omissions and more talking points as Ireland name Six Nations squad Reaction

Joey jumps in, surprise omissions and more talking points as Ireland name Six Nations squad

Plus Jordan Larmour’s unstoppable rise continues with his 21st birthday still nine months away.

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Locals turn out in numbers to protest proposed drug rehab centre in Co Meath

The new Narconon centre in the rural village of Ballivor has been linked with the Church of Scientology.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

TDs debate the Eighth, and Leo Varadkar apologised to Joanne Hayes over the Kerry Babies case – it’s the Fix.

The company behind Birds Eye has snapped up Ireland's biggest frozen pizza brand

Goodfella’s Pizza is being sold as part of a huge €225m deal.

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