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Dublin: 2 °C Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Today’s News

Farage brands Varadkar a 'European unionist' as he attacks Irish relationship with EU

An Taoiseach was the first EU leader to speak in a series on ‘the Future of Europe’.

Some schools have closed today because of heavy snowfall and icy road conditions

A Status Yellow snow and ice warning was issued for the whole country until 3am last night.

Speaking English, Irish, French and German, Leo sets out stall on Brexit in big EU speech

Varadkar addressed corporation tax and migration in his speech.

Three monkeys staged an escape from their enclosure in Dublin Zoo during Storm Ophelia

The monkeys jumped 20 feet from a climbing frame in their habitat before running riot in the zoo grounds.

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Got questions on how not to let work stress you out? We'll put them to an expert

We’ll be talking to Aoife McElwain, author of new book Slow at Work: How to Achieve More and Regain Your Balance in an Always-On World.

Poll: Do you make an effort to cut down on single-use coffee cups? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you make an effort to cut down on single-use coffee cups?

The EU is going to ban single-use coffee cups by 2030.

Why Macedonia has been embroiled in a decades-long row with Greece about its name

ICYMI: Macedonia is both the name of a Balkan country, and the name of a northern province in Greece.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

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

Former CIA agent arrested in New York with top secret info listing real identities of undercover spies

The man was found with documents in JFK International Airport.

FAMILY MAGAZINE
11 parents share tips to get kids helping out at home - plus how to build healthy eating habits for life

Drivers warned to slow down as blanket of snow and ice covers the country

Severe snow and icy weather hit Ireland yesterday; the freezing temperatures are set to continue today.

The EU is going to ban single-use coffee cups by 2030

Around 26 million tonnes of plastic waste is generated in Europe every year, but only 30% of that is recycled.

Could this be our next president?

Seán Kelly MEP thinks he may have a “great opportunity” to connect with people.

From The42 O'Mahony stands by Grobler's right to play as Van Graan denounces doping Gg

O'Mahony stands by Grobler's right to play as Van Graan denounces doping

‘Doping is wrong. You can never say anything good about it,’ says Munster head coach Johann van Graan.

DONEDEAL MOTOR MAGAZINE
Cars that read your mind: 4 trends that will shape new vehicles of the future

Steve Bannon refuses to answer lawmakers' questions following 'White House instructions'

This is the first time Bannon has testified in the probe around Trump’s campaign involvement with Russia.

Home and Away actress Jessica Falkholt dies three weeks after car crash RIP

Home and Away actress Jessica Falkholt dies three weeks after car crash

Jessica Falkholt’s sister and parents were killed in the St Stephen’s Day crash.

Opinion: 'Idealistic images of motherhood on social media causes mums to feel insecure and isolated'

If you are experiencing mothering stress and burnout, there are a few steps you can take, writes Niamh Delmar.

'You can't stop a student from competing because their mother is a scientist'

Dr Tony Scott, co-founder of the BTYSTE, said this year’s winner has an “amazing” level of knowledge.

Protester tackled by Canadian Ambassador at 1916 event has conviction overturned

Brian Murphy has publicly apologised for the incident, saying he didn’t mean to insult anyone.

Is handing out free food and clothes to homeless people really the best way to help them?

A large number of groups feed and clothes homeless people in Ireland – but are they really helping?

There is more than one apology due over the abysmal Kerry Babies saga

But one is all we’re likely to get.

Yesterday’s News

Your pictures: Ireland was hit by some snow today

We asked for your pictures of the day and here are just some.

Taoiseach asked to send 'message of support' to Meath village worried about 'Scientology centre'

A protest is planned for tomorrow in Ballivor, where it is claimed that the movement will offer access to its ‘Narconon’ detox programme.

Sexual abuse victim tells ex-US team doctor: 'You are a repulsive liar'

Nearly 100 women and girls planned to speak or have their statements read during an extraordinary four-day sentencing hearing.

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From The42 Martin O'Neill says FAI contract situation 'resolved' as he begins preparation for Euro qualifying Staying On This post contains videos

Martin O'Neill says FAI contract situation 'resolved' as he begins preparation for Euro qualifying

Martin O’Neill has confirmed he’s set to stay on in his role as Ireland manager.

Art worth thousands of euro could be yours for just €50

People queued for hours last year.

Dublin man to share €50,000 scratchcard winnings with lifelong best friend

The two men grew up on the same street in Dublin and now work together.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Here’s what had people talking today.

Here's how much the CEOs of Ireland's biggest companies earn

The head of building company CRH took home nearly €10m.

'They don't respect the rules': A flock of Romanian sheep are nibbling away at US security

The farmer on the land had built a shelter for his sheep well before work began on the military site.

From The42 Larmour set to be included in Joe Schmidt's Six Nations squad Potential

Larmour set to be included in Joe Schmidt's Six Nations squad

Ireland will name their squad for the opening two rounds of the championship tomorrow.

Dealz urges people to return heatable teddies due to safety risk

The store apologised and said it takes the safety of its customers seriously.

Gerry Adams launches bid to have his convictions for trying to escape internment overturned

It is Adams’ case that the detention was unlawful, so the escapes could not be.

Taoiseach to make his own views known on abortion in a 'couple of weeks'

The were calls for the Taoiseach to put his views on abortion on the record today.

Road users urged to be cautious when out tonight and tomorrow

The RSA has offered tips to people who will be driving during this period, when orange and yellow weather warnings have been issued.

'O'Neill has to come out and explain what's gone on'

Ex-Ireland midfielder Keith Andrews feels let down by how the current manager handled Stoke City’s interest.

Ireland's 30-year love affair with Home & Away: A shot of vitamin D in our poxy winter

The Australian soap has become a must-watch in many households. But what has given this Aussie rollercoaster such a warm place in Irish hearts? Emer McLysaght investigates ahead of the show’s 30th birthday tomorrow.

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