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Today’s News

Lost documents and damaged marriage certs: The things that get people angry at the Passport Office

In the first six months of this year, the office received more than 500,000 applications.

From The42 'Leeds United were over for a second or third look at me the day I got my ankle broken in two places' Misfortune

'Leeds United were over for a second or third look at me the day I got my ankle broken in two places'

Con McLaughlin, the first Donegal man to score 100 goals in the League of Ireland, looks back on his career.

Quiz: How much do you know about the moon?

This quiz is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind*.

From The42 Geaney grabs hat-trick while Clifford is sent-off on contrasting day for Kerry forwards Dominant

Geaney grabs hat-trick while Clifford is sent-off on contrasting day for Kerry forwards

Dingle defeated East Kerry in this Kerry SFC semi-final replay by 13 points.

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Cook once, eat twice: Warming one-pot veggie dinners that are perfect for leftovers

Lynn Ruane: 20 years on from the introduction of the methadone strategy, where are we now?

How effective has the strategy been and what is the legacy we are left with when so many people are on the drug for so long?

Pass me an extra limb, I'll just plug it in: The future of hacking your body

From antennae implants to genetic upgrades: can we use technology to improve our bodies?

'Totally and utterly ruined': The eight-year battle by homeowners affected by mica concrete block scandal

The government recently announced a redress scheme which has been welcomed, but it has come too late for some.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Peter Casey is still in the race, and a march through Mexico towards the US – here’s what made the news.

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Ultra-luxurious €2.65m townhouse once home to a former Taoiseach

Man arrested in connection with death of woman (30s) found in Cabra apartment

The woman’s body was found by Dublin Fire Brigade this afternoon.

'My mates used to slag Travellers. Soon I realised it was me they were slagging, because I came from that.'

Steo Wall, who has just released his first album ‘Where I’m From’, struggled with his Traveller heritage until he found the words to express it to others.

'I realised we really needed to get more involved': Migrants on how they're helping change Irish politics Voting This post contains videos

'I realised we really needed to get more involved': Migrants on how they're helping change Irish politics

With local and European elections coming up in May 2019, more migrants in Ireland are becoming interested in how their vote can help shape the country.

From The42 Kilmacud and Ballyboden play out helter-skelter extra-time draw to force final replay Late Drama

Kilmacud and Ballyboden play out helter-skelter extra-time draw to force final replay

Crokes and St Enda’s will have to do it all over again next Sunday.

’Maurice McCabe has done the state some service’: The week in quotes

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

'Si se pudo!' 5,000 migrants march past Mexican forces toward US border

The caravan has swelled to about 5,000 overnight, drawing the ire of President Donald Trump.

Maths Week: The solutions to all of the puzzles QED

Maths Week: The solutions to all of the puzzles

Tens of thousands of you took our mathematical challenge all week. Here are the answers.

From The42 Leinster brought back down to earth with narrow defeat to thrilling Toulouse Classic

Leinster brought back down to earth with narrow defeat to thrilling Toulouse

Leo Cullen’s side led only once at Stade Ernest Wallon and came up short on a 28-27 scoreline.

Mayo man (49) questioned over alleged rape of 75-year-old woman in Ennis

The alleged incident was reported to Gardaí on Thursday.

Donald Trump accuses Saudi Arabia of 'deception and lies' over Khashoggi killing

EU, Germany, France, Britain, Australia, Canada and the UN have all called for greater clarity from Saudi Arabia.

At least 22 dead after train derails in Taiwan

It is not known yet what caused the derailment.

Tributes paid to former TD and 'gentle giant' Seymour Crawford who has died aged 74 RIP

Tributes paid to former TD and 'gentle giant' Seymour Crawford who has died aged 74

Crawford served on Monaghan County Council and as a TD for Cavan-Monaghan for almost 20 years.

Theresa May to face a 'show trial': The UK Sundays report Tory party turmoil

Theresa May is coming under intense pressure from all sides today over securing a final Brexit deal.

'A very dangerous step': Russian anger at Trump's plan to withdraw from nuclear weapons deal

The US has accused Russia of breaking the terms of the treaty signed during the 1980s.

‘When RTÉ wanted us on the Toy Show, I rang my wife and cried down the phone’

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile The Field.

Passengers to disembark ferry that collided with two yachts off Isle of Wight

A search and rescue helicopter had been combing the area also but was forced to turn back due to low visibility.

200 pupils affected as Dublin school building closed after 'significant structural issues' discovered

A structural engineer found significant issues after an inspection on Friday at Ardgillan Community College.

All along the Frontline - The controversial and acrimonious race for the Áras in 2011

Gallagher’s monumental lead was undone, but by then the campaign had already become a bizarre one.

Ryanair reports video to police after footage emerges of passenger racially abusing another

The elderly white man also calls a black woman a “stupid, ugly cow” in the video.

From The42 Chasing Kona: From 60-a-day smoker to elite Ironman Making A Change This post contains videos

Chasing Kona: From 60-a-day smoker to elite Ironman

Dubliner Rob Cummins gave up smoking at 27 and rose to the top of one of the world’s toughest endurance sports.

Poll: Should the confidence and supply agreement be renewed or would you rather an election? Party Politics This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the confidence and supply agreement be renewed or would you rather an election?

Both Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael have announced their negotiating teams for the upcoming renewal talks.

'A stain on our society': What the presidential candidates think about Direct Provision

Some are in favour of a blanket amnesty for people living in the system for more than five years.

Sitdown Sunday: He was a great landlord - until they found out he was spying on their every move

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

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

The Irish For... How the Vikings influenced the Irish language

Darach O Séaghdha talks us through the meaning behind some words that get their origin from Medieval Ireland’s interaction with Scandanavia.

'I would make sure everyone who's homeless had shelter': We asked these second class students what they'd do as President Aras 18 This post contains videos

'I don't regret it, I don't hold any bad feelings. Things happen for a reason'

Cork’s John Murphy on breaking through at Aston Villa, marking David Beckham and what might have been.

Environmental groups enraged by protected sites plan for endangered hen harrier

The groups claim that the Culture Minister’s threat response plan would see large-scale commercial conifer forestry in hen harrier protected areas.

Michael D Higgins enjoys commanding lead in latest presidential opinion polls

Although Higgins has a huge lead, the polls may not reflect the recent furore surrounding Peter Casey.

'There's very little talent': How Ireland's blockchain firms are trying to fix staff shortages

The rapid growth of the nascent technology means universities are still playing catch-up.

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