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Dublin: 5 °C Sunday 17 December, 2017

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From The42 After rowing the Atlantic with a broken back, an Irish adventurer is set to run 1700km in -30°C Into The Wild

After rowing the Atlantic with a broken back, an Irish adventurer is set to run 1700km in -30°C

Gavan Hennigan will take on one of the toughest, and coldest, races in the world.

Are Irish people really that diverse genetically? Now, we have a much better idea

A new study has given new insights into where our ancestry lies.

'My biggest mistake was thinking that people you do business with will do the right thing'

Chef Domini Kemp also shares some words of wisdom for people starting in the food business.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Kerry hospital reviewing scans, Coveney says relationship with DUP needs to be repaired and UK diplomat found dead in Lebanon – It’s the Fix.

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From The42 Munster take big step towards quarter-finals with momentous win at Welford Road SUAF

Munster take big step towards quarter-finals with momentous win at Welford Road

Ian Keatley kicked 20 points as the southern province tightened their grip on Pool 4.

'Why I gave 26-year-old Syrian refugee, Wassim, a room in my home'

“The only difference between them and us is luck and it is, it’s just luck. It could have been me.”

UK embassy worker found dead on the side of a motorway in Lebanon

The BBC reports that Rebecca Dykes’ body was found on the side of a motorway yesterday.

'The emergency is worse, people are dying': The week in quotes

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

Australia is using drones to spot sharks before they attack

“The reason the drone is so important is sometimes we can’t see over the waves,” a surfing representative said.

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Victorian redbrick with a contemporary makeover in the heart of leafy Rathgar

Ryanair and pilot's union to meet on Tuesday, just one day ahead of proposed strike

Ryanair management confirmed on Friday that it would break with its longstanding policy and give pilot unions recognition as official organisations.

From The42 As it happened: Bournemouth v Liverpool, Premier League Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Bournemouth v Liverpool, Premier League

Jurgen Klopp’s side were rampant against the Cherries.

From The42 As it happened: Leicester Tigers vs Munster, Champions Cup Liveblog

As it happened: Leicester Tigers vs Munster, Champions Cup

Munster traveled to Welford Road aiming to make it back-to-back Champions Cup wins against rivals Leicester.

Clarity sought from BAI after reports Zappone pulled from show over referendum fears

The Sunday Independent reported today that an invitation for Children’s Minister Katherine Zappone to appear on Tv3 show The Restaurant next year had been withdrawn.

The busiest day in the Dáil bar was the day Leo became Taoiseach

Three of the top five busiest days for the Dáil bar were linked to the Fine Gael leadership challenge.

From The42 Comeback kings! 1-3 in injury-time clinches dramatic Leinster title win for Moorefield The Late Late Show

Comeback kings! 1-3 in injury-time clinches dramatic Leinster title win for Moorefield

The Kildare club snatched the spoils away from Westmeath’s St Loman’s.

University Hospital Kerry reviewing over 46,000 scans after concerns raised

The investigation comes following the notification of three Serious Reportable Events (SREs) over the course of the summer.

Jackeen: 'A fellow who does very little for a living, and wants to do less'

The term ‘Jackeen’ is levelled against Dubliners, primarily in a sporting context and very much in jest. Read about it and more in Come Here To Me! Volume 2, a book celebrating an unexplored Dublin.

Coveney says that government has to 'repair' relationship with DUP

Relations between Dublin and the North’s largest party have been strained since contentious Brexit talks a week ago.

One in five people have driven their car not knowing if they were over the limit from the night before

In total, 9% of people said they had knowingly been a passenger in a car in which the driver was severely hungover.

Ex-wife of former NBA star Lorenzen Wright charged with his murder, seven years after his body was discovered

Wright’s body was found in suburban Memphis on 28 July, 2010.

Man (20s) dies in single vehicle crash in Glenageary this morning

The single car crash occurred at 7am this morning on the Adelaide Road in Glenageary.

'My father was scared I'd blow myself up': Chess and therapy for ex-jihadists at Syria rehab centre

The rehab centre in Marea opened in October this year to help ex-jihaists reintegrate into society.

Trump team claims investigator 'unlawfully' got emails in Russia probe

The letter suggests that a warrant should have been obtained for such materials, and says that the incident undermines the Presidential Transition Act.

From The42 Over €180,000 raised as GAA players sleep out for homelessness Solidarity Sleepout This post contains videos

Over €180,000 raised as GAA players sleep out for homelessness

Last night saw 400 past and present inter-county players take part in events around the country and in the US.

'One former Apollo House resident has died on the streets already'

Many former residents feel let down.

Parents urged not to buy children scrambler bikes for Christmas after fatalities in recent years

Councillor Noeleen Reilly says children as young as five have been seen using them on estates.

From The42 Born in Iraq, raised on GAA: Zak Moradi's incredible journey to Croke Park Not A Hurling Stronghold This post contains videos

Born in Iraq, raised on GAA: Zak Moradi's incredible journey to Croke Park

The Leitrim forward is probably the best hurler to ever come out of Iraq.

Six killed in three-car crash in Birmingham

Three other people involved in the collision remain in hospital this morning with serious injuries.

India bans condom advertisements from prime time television

An order issued Monday cited broadcasting regulations that prohibit vulgar or suggestive themes.

Poll: Have you ever bought stolen or counterfeit goods? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever bought stolen or counterfeit goods?

Have you ever been tempted?

Want to learn some simple recipes to impress at Christmas? Cook To Impress This post contains videos

Want to learn some simple recipes to impress at Christmas?

Lynda Booth from Dublin Cookery School – and author of Fearless Food – takes us through some easy-to-prepare Christmas treats.

Sitdown Sunday: The life and tragic death of Philip Seymour Hoffman

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

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s what you need to know as we start Sunday.

Column: Naughty or nice? The science of Santa Claus

There is now a small but burgeoning school of literature discussing Santa Claus and his impact on our lives, writes Keith Gaynor.

Responsibility for three State agencies is being removed from Justice Department

The Toland Report said the department was overstretched.

North Korean 'agent' charged with trying to sell WMD parts in Australia

The alleged agent’s plans did not involve other governments or officials, police said.

'The pain was excruciating': Rohingya women recount rape by Myanmar armed forces

Doctors and aid workers say that they are stunned at the sheer volume of rapes, and suspect only a fraction of women have come forward.

Munster braced for Tigers backlash in the latest instalment of Europe's pre-eminent rivalry

Leicester have never lost both games in a European back-to-back encounter, and they will be seeking revenge when the two teams meet again at Welford Road this evening.

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