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Dublin: 13 °C Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Today’s News

'A communications strategy': Report criticised for recommending a stop to monthly homeless figures

Focus Ireland has said that two new reports on homelessness ware flawed.

Australia is having a national inquiry into sexual harassment in the workplace

“No-one should have to suffer sexual harassment at work, or in any other part of their lives,” Minister for Women Kelly O’Dwyer said.

Almost 80% of corporate workers are concerned over mental health, study finds

One in five corporate workers have missed work in the past year due to stress, anxiety or depression.

Scientists in Waterford find nutritional supplement combo that slows down Alzheimer's disease

The researchers say that their 18-month study has yielded a “statistically significant” finding and is a “breakthrough”.

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Nine people arrested in Longford as gardaí seize cannabis, cocaine and heroin

The arrests were made as part of an operation targetting the supply of controlled drugs.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s everything you need to know as the day gets started.

Jim Gavin concern for Croke Park pitch post-Taylor Swift concerts as Leinster final looms

Four games are set to take place on the newly relaid pitch before Dublin take on Laois on Sunday afternoon.

Poll: Should there be a ban on using free bus passes during rush hour? Congestion This post contains a poll

Poll: Should there be a ban on using free bus passes during rush hour?

A senior civil servant has floated the idea but it’s likely it would be fiercely resisted.

Northern Irish chef scoops best female chef in the world award

Clare Smyth was awarded the honour during the World’s 50 Best Restaurant awards.

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9 parents share what time the kids really go to bed - plus we want your thoughts on one mum's birthday party dilemma

Former Anglo boss David Drumm to be sentenced today after guilty verdict

The sentencing comes after one of the longest trials in the history of the State.

Prime minister Theresa May faces another Brexit showdown today with her own pro-EU MPs

MPs will vote on amendments to the EU (Withdrawal) Bill this evening.

It may be a dreary morning for many - but there's a 'possible heat wave' on the way

The temperatures are set to return to the 20s by Sunday.

Hours after doubling down on family separation policy, Trump backs party plans to end it

The US President has apparently backed Republican bills “100%”.

Column: 'I remember having to ask for the brown paint for my self-portrait in junior infants'

To receive my citizenship a few days before the referendum to repeal the 8th amendment was a nice moment, writes Nicholas Ndlovu.

6,000 bags of rubbish were illegally dumped in Dublin's inner city last year

Already this year, eight fines have been given out to people identified after council staff searched rubbish bags.

Irish Water wants to build 'an underground orbital sewer' in north county Dublin

The sewer mirrors the route of the M50 from Blanchardstown to Clonshaugh.

Evidence of Patrick Nevin's Tinder use allowed in rape case because of 'similar modus operandi'

Previous convictions of a defendant are usually not heard by a jury.

Phil Hogan: 'I don’t think the British are in a very coherent position at the moment'

Ireland’s EU commissioner said that the Irish government’s patience is wearing thin.

Is it a crime to display graphic abortion imagery in public places?

Some have argued that gardaí should be telling protesters to remove the imagery.

Gardaí still struggling to figure out motive for machete killing of Mikolaj Wilk

Father-of-two Mikolaj Wilk was murdered in Ballincollig, Co Cork earlier this month.

Yesterday’s News

US withdraws from UN Human Rights Council and labels it a 'cesspool of political bias'

The US claimed that the UN is biased against Israel.

Body believed to be Irishman missing since 1985 being exhumed from grave in Wales

The disappearance of Joseph Brendan Dowley has remained a mystery for the last 33 years.

'Battery short circuit' caused blast in London Underground which injured a number of people

The incident happened in Southgate station in northwest London.

Irish troops to return to Syrian side of Golan Heights after removal due to safety concerns

The Irish infantry group is set to return later this year.

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Government report says offers of social housing rejected

Homeless charities have reacted by saying ‘attack homelessness not homeless people’.

From The42 'Look at rugby’s rankings below the top 8... Fiji, Tonga, Easter Island, Treasure Island and Love Island' The Nation's Game

'Look at rugby’s rankings below the top 8... Fiji, Tonga, Easter Island, Treasure Island and Love Island'

And Neil Francis thinks the GAA championship is uncompetitive, writes Eoin Butler.

Have you seen this teenager? 16-year-old Jordan O'Driscoll missing from Cork since Friday

He is described as 5’4″ in height, of slim build and with short brown hair.

€4000 model car among 3,000 items sold off from Café En Seine auction

The bar was a hotspot during the Celtic Tiger.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Here’s what had people talking today.

Trump says to prosecute migrants 'you have to take the children away'

US officials say more than 2,300 children have been separated from their parents or guardians since early May.

Over 1 in 10 of you bought a car with PCP - but do you know what comes next?

CCPC’s Áine Carroll warns that PCPs aren’t as affordable as they seem.

Pensioner who sexually assaulted 84-year-old man on rural bus walks free from court

The married father of three pleaded guilty to sexual assault at an unknown location on the N68 route linking Kilrush to Ennis.

From The42 In praise of Derek - 'He was like a father figure in that regard, trying to steer you on the right path' Deise Leader

In praise of Derek - 'He was like a father figure in that regard, trying to steer you on the right path'

Waterford forward Brian O’Halloran salutes their departing manager Derek McGrath.

Man missing from Dublin found safe and well

Gardaí have thanked the public for their assistance.

Man who walked around north Dublin with realistic AK47 jailed for 2.5 years

Eoin Berkeley has already served 18 months on remand.

Apologising for criminalisation of homosexuality Varadkar says 'people allowed the law to do its bashing for them'

The Dáil is offering an apology today to all the men convicted before the decriminalisation of homosexuality.

Boris Becker's diplomatic passport is 'fake' says Central Africa Republic

The document’s serial number corresponded to one of a batch of new passports that were stolen in 2014,

Father-of-two pleads guilty to sex attacks on women he met on Tinder

Patrick Nevin (36) pleaded guilty at the Central Criminal Court this morning.

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