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Dublin: 10 °C Friday 19 October, 2018

Today’s News

370% increase in demand for homeless organisation's services since 2010

Novas supported 4,572 people in 2017, an increase of 29% from the previous year.

Children are being trafficked into Ireland as sex workers by their own families

The majority of the ringleaders of child trafficking into the EU are female according to Europol.

Irish Sky customers may lose dozens of channels in event of 'no deal' Brexit, broadcaster warns

Broadcasters including Discovery, Disney and Viacom may be pulled from the service in 2019.

The 9 at 9: Friday

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

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Poll: Should teens be breath tested before entering discos? Underage Drinking This post contains a poll

Poll: Should teens be breath tested before entering discos?

A judge in Cork made the recommendation after three organisations sought new licences.

Wife of Interpol ex-chief fears for his life - and her own safety

Meng Hongwei, also a Chinese vice public security minister, went missing on a trip to China last month.

From The42 'I didn't want to become complacent, stale or stagnant': Girvan Dempsey on leaving Leinster New Beginnings

'I didn't want to become complacent, stale or stagnant': Girvan Dempsey on leaving Leinster

Having spent his entire playing and coaching career with the province, the former full-back moved to Bath earlier this year.

US opens national investigation into alleged abuse carried out by more than 300 suspected priests

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has confirmed that it will ‘cooperate’ with the federal investigation.

Almost 10,000 over-75s left lying on trolleys for more than 24 hours in first eight months of year

Fianna Fáil’s Stephen Donnelly said the situation is far worse than last year.

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'By the way, never wrestle him': Trump praises congressman who bodyslammed journalist

The US President said the fact that Greg Gianforte had attacked a journalist had helped his chances of election.

Opinion: 'Religion is facing a crisis in the West - but here's why it's thriving in Asia'

Barry Dunning lives in Indonesia and has seen how much of a role religion plays in people’s lives in Asia.

Met Éireann staff told not to link extreme weather events with climate change

The advice in a guidance document for staff says linking extreme weather to global warming was a problem.

Bravery award for Waterford man who rescued elderly driver from submerged overturned car

Kelvin Kearns is among 21 people being honoured today who risked their own safety to protect their fellow citizens.

Physical restraint and seclusion used in 79% of in-patient mental health services

This is according to the Mental Health Commission who are calling for a reduction in the use of restrictive practices

Drug dealing criminals using bookmakers' online accounts to stash money

The practice is particularly prevalent in Irish prisons.

Yesterday’s News

Woman on trial for attempted murder of civil servant stabbed woman two weeks earlier, jury hears

Laura Kenna had stabbed a woman at a Luas stop in the face with a pen, the Central Criminal Court was told today.

Barcelona's Sagrada Família agrees deal after 130 years of unlicensed construction

The basilica has agreed to pay Barcelona €36 million towards local improvements.

An average of 430,000 people watched Virgin Media's six-way Áras debate

The number of people watching the televised presidential debate peaked at 738,400 viewers.

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Presidential candidate Peter Casey, Brexit backstop and Jamal Khashoggi’s last published piece hit the headlines today.

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Man (37) who killed nephew's friend sentenced to 9 years in prison

The victim’s brother told the court that his family took no comfort knowing that Michael O’Dwyer died “afraid and alone”.

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

From The42 'I'm just over the moon - all the hard work is paying off': Bronze medal for Cork's Sean McCarthy at Youth Olympics Karate Kid

'I'm just over the moon - all the hard work is paying off': Bronze medal for Cork's Sean McCarthy at Youth Olympics

The teenager came up short in the Men’s Kumite semi-finals but certainly made his mark on the tournament.

The Candidate: TheJournal.ie podcast talks to Peter Casey

The Candidate brings TheJournal.ie readers closer to the presidential hopefuls, thanks to six in-depth interviews.

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Motion capture kisses and robotic companion cats: Intimacy exhibition explores technology and human connection

The new exhibition will run until February 24, 2019 at the Science Gallery in Trinity College, Dublin.

Maths Week: Your Wednesday puzzle

Divide and conquer.

Changes to Dublin Bus, Luas and Irish Rail fares from December

Some fares will rise while some fares will fall under changes announced today.

Peter Casey denies racism as he travels to site of Traveller dispute - but says it's not his issue to solve Aras 18 This post contains videos

Peter Casey denies racism as he travels to site of Traveller dispute - but says it's not his issue to solve

Casey has been been roundly criticised by all his fellow candidates for several comments he has made about Traveller ethnicity.

'I've done nothing wrong': Pat Breen defends extending dinner invitation to broadband bidder's home to Naughten

The Taoiseach believes Breen’s involvement is not a resigning matter.

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The trailer for the new Katie Taylor documentary is here and it looks magnificent

‘KATIE’ hits Irish cinemas on 26 October.

US gives Saudi Arabia 'a few more days' in journalist probe as Treasury Secretary withdraws from summit

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo briefed Donald Trump after returning from the Middle East to investigate Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Leo Varadkar: Brexit isn't a storm; it's the political equivalent of climate change

There was disappointment from EU leaders in Brussels today that the UK didn’t put forward any new proposals.

Kleenex scraps 'Mansize' branding from tissues over sexism accusation

The tissue company announced the move on social media amid growing criticism from the public.

European Commission withdraws ECJ case against Ireland after €13.1 billion Apple tax is recovered

Ireland completed the recovery of the aid on 6 September.

Man found not guilty of causing grievous bodily harm to Sean Cox

Cox sustained life-changing injuries in the incident.

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We'll qualify for Euro 2020 because I'm good - O'Neill

The Ireland boss also addressed suggestions that Roy Keane could return to club management soon.

'Unacceptable': Minister told Illness Benefit delays means some people have no money to buy food

Howlin said calls to the Social Protection helpline have been going unanswered.

Man who was on trial over Noel ‘Duck Egg’ Kirwan murder pleads guilty to facilitating criminal organisation in carrying out offence

Jason Keating had originally pleaded not guilty at the non-jury Special Criminal Court to the murder of Kirwan on 2 October.

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