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Today’s News

Rescuers close in on injured sailor stranded in remote part of Indian ocean

An Irishman also competing in the Golden Globe Race was assisting in the rescue effort.

From The42 Tiger Woods: 'I was having a hard time not crying on the last hole' The Comeback

Tiger Woods: 'I was having a hard time not crying on the last hole'

There were incredible scenes at East Lake as the 14-time Major winner completed his remarkable comeback.

The 8 at 8: Monday

Here are the headlines as we start a new week.

Annual house price growth in Dublin slows to 2.7%

Experts have said the Central Bank’s lending restrictions are behind the slowdown.

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It's going to hit 21 degrees this week (no, really)

A “good deal of dry weather across the country” is forecast for the week ahead.

Theresa May facing tense Cabinet standoff after EU leaders reject Chequers plan

The Prime Minister said on Friday that talks between the UK and the EU are at an impasse.

Varadkar to address UN General Assembly as Ireland seeks security council spot

The Taoiseach and Tánaiste are in New York this morning.

Second sexual misconduct allegation against US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh

The latest allegation relates to Kavanaugh’s time as a student at Yale.

Larry Donnelly: Michael D Higgins seems virtually unbeatable - so how will the other candidates try to win?

What strategies and tactics can we expect from the candidates for the presidential race, asks Larry Donnelly.

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Celebrity-endorsed fad diets 'can do real damage to cancer patients'

The Irish Cancer Society wants to debunk some of the myths that exist around cancer.

Last remaining councils to meet to nominate their presidential candidate

Other than Michael D Higgins, there are five people on the ballot paper so far.

Gardaí release number of drink driving arrests - 15,000 more than previously published Exclusive

Currently all crime data released by the gardaí is considered to be ‘under reservation’, ie of insufficient quality, by the Central Statistics Office (CSO).

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Yesterday’s News

From The42 Incredible scenes as Tiger Woods triumphs in Tour Championship to complete remarkable comeback Success This post contains videos

Incredible scenes as Tiger Woods triumphs in Tour Championship to complete remarkable comeback

The American golfer claimed his first prize since the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational in 2013.

The strikingly similar 1991 case where the US President's Supreme Court pick was almost derailed

With the allegations being levelled against Brett Kavanaugh, it is drawing comparison with the case of Anita Hill and Clarence Thomas 27 years ago.

From The42 ‘I’ve good friends that are in prison and some that are dead. For me football was an escape’ Goalscorer This post contains videos

‘I’ve good friends that are in prison and some that are dead. For me football was an escape’

Mark Quigley discusses his time at Millwall and his League of Ireland career where the Dubliner won every domestic honour and was named PFAI Player of the Year.

News Quiz: How well do you remember the week that was?

Test your memory why don’t you.

Robot babysitters and poop-predicting nappies: Here's the future of being a good parent

Sadly you’ll still have to do the actual nappy-changing yourself.

From The42 Reigning Munster champs Nemo held to 0-4 as Castlehaven knock them out in Cork quarter-final Last Four

Reigning Munster champs Nemo held to 0-4 as Castlehaven knock them out in Cork quarter-final

Nemo Rangers were knocked out as Carbery Rangers, St Finbarr’s and Duhallow also progressed this weekend.

It's not just for kids - even adults appear to benefit from a regular bedtime, study finds

The study found that irregular sleepers were also more likely to report depression and stress than regular sleepers.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday News Fix This post contains videos

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

A shooting, Brett Kavanaugh and the possibility of a second Brexit referendum had everyone talking today.

Britain's top forensic pathologist: 'You're exposed to man's inhumanity to man every day'

Dr Richard Shepherd said he did not realise the impact his job was having on him until his breakdown two years ago.

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Two men to appear in court over €1.7m cash seizure

Five people were arrested after searches in Wexford and Dublin yesterday.

Nap areas, meatball mounds and a 'tornado' vending machine - behind the scenes at Ikea Ballymun This post contains videos

Nap areas, meatball mounds and a 'tornado' vending machine - behind the scenes at Ikea

We take a tour of the Swedish furniture giant’s lucrative Dublin store’s little-seen areas.

Woman who accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault to testify on Thursday

Kavanaugh is Donald Trump’s nominee the US Supreme Court – but he has to be voted in by the Senate.

'As we have always said, Bert and Ernie are best friends': The week in quotes

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

66 people get life sentences over deadly attack on police station in Egypt

Muslim Brotherhood chief Mohammed Badie was among those jailed today.

Response: 'I have concerns about Take Back the City, but Labour will stand among those who support it'

I fully support peaceful protest and direct action as a legitimate form of democratic participation, writes Brendan Howlin.

From The42 'Best day of my life' - US-based Ireland international O'Sullivan wins National Women's Soccer League title Irish Abroad

'Best day of my life' - US-based Ireland international O'Sullivan wins National Women's Soccer League title

Denise O’Sullivan was an integral member of the NC Courage side which were crowned National Women’s Soccer League champions.

Man 'armed with Taser' arrested at Buckingham Palace

The 38-year-old is being questioned at a London police station.

Howlin backs second referendum, says there's 'no such thing as a good Brexit for Ireland'

Jeremy Corbyn has said he’s open to the idea of a second vote.

An 11-year wait for windows: How Dublin tenants are left waiting years for repairs

Dublin City Council residents described years of waiting for repairs, repeated phone calls and ineffectual visits from council staff.

Irish sailor safe after yacht damaged during Golden Globe Race

Gregor McGuckin is en route to help an Indian sailor who has a “severe back injury” and can’t walk.

Irish patients take part in trial that tests if aspirin can prevent cancer returning

The trial is taking part in the UK and India, as well as in 10 Irish hospitals.

From The42 'I'd say there won't be a dry eye in there from the people that knew him' A Local Lad

'I'd say there won't be a dry eye in there from the people that knew him'

Gerardene McNamara of Cork’s Ballincollig soccer club and Eire Óg’s Vincent Fahy talk to The42 about their memories of Liam Miller.

Man and woman injured in suspected knife attack in Dundalk

The woman was assaulted when she came to the man’s assistance.

Danniella Westbrook has been diagnosed with womb cancer

The former Eastenders star plans to undergo a hysterectomy.

Lotto ticket worth €1 million sold in Labour TD's shop

Willie Penrose and his wife Anne own the shop in Co Westmeath.

From The42 'It's frustrating, actually. You're off the radar. You're playing in a so-called lesser league, in their eyes' I'm Still Here

'It's frustrating, actually. You're off the radar. You're playing in a so-called lesser league, in their eyes'

Andy Keogh has been a consistent goalscorer in Australia for the last four years but isn’t expecting a call anytime soon from the Republic of Ireland.

Poll: Should citizens in the North be allowed vote in Irish presidential elections? Aras 2018 This post contains a poll
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