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Dublin: 19 °C Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Today’s News

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Custom and veterinary inspectors to be hired before Brexit, an E.coil outbreak and more Ryanair cancellations – it’s your evening fix.

Man found guilty of plotting to behead Theresa May

He pledged allegiance to the so-called Islamic State group.

Appeal for 17-year-old missing from Dundalk

Dylan Lavele has been missing from Gyles Quay in Dundalk since last Saturday.

Weather warning issued due to lack of rain in coming week

It’ll remain in place for Leinster and Munster until next Wednesday.

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Children would be able to get full gender recognition under new proposals

Minister Regina Doherty said she would consider the best way to implement the recommendations in the report.

600 Ryanair flights cancelled due to cabin crew strikes in Spain, Portugal and Belgium

The airline has said that 100,000 passengers will be affected by the cancelled flights on 25 and 26 July.

1,000 new customs and veterinary inspectors need to be hired in preparation for Brexit - Varadkar

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar was speaking after a Cabinet meeting at Derrynane in Co Kerry.

Critics of Putin summit have 'Trump Derangement Syndrome' (says Trump)

At their meeting in Helsinki on Monday, Trump failed to challenge Putin over the 2016 presidential election.

Public asked to help find man missing from Dublin

Alex Seery was last seen yesterday.

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Speak Irish? The EU wants 72 translators

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Founder of Pieta House writes to councils seeking support for presidential run

Joan Freeman said it is her lifelong ambition to “deliver a better quality of life”.

MetroLink will impose 'Berlin Wall' through community, say South Dublin locals

The controversial BusConnects and Metrolink plans were discussed in the Oireachtas Transport Committee today.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Two children hospitalised after E.coli bug outbreak in Galway creche

Seven cases in total of the bug have been identified and the creche has been temporarily closed.

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Vinyl 'super-fans' help bring €12.1m turnover for Golden Discs

It’s the sixth consecutive year that the company has reported an increase in the sales of vinyl.

How a young Deaf student helped bring about the new Irish Sign Language version of the National Anthem Amhrán Na BhFiann This post contains videos

How a young Deaf student helped bring about the new Irish Sign Language version of the National Anthem

The new version of the anthem was performed by a Deaf choir accompanied by an army band piper in Leinster House yesterday.

Boris Johnson tells House of Commons 'it's not too late to save Brexit'

Johnson gave his first speech to the House of Commons since resigning earlier this month.

Golfer loses discrimination case against Co Wicklow club which held male-only competition

The woman, who described herself as a “keen golfer”, took the case after being refused entry to the open day because of her gender.

From The42 Roy Keane and Cork City boss Caulfield launch Liam Miller's memorial game A Special Occasion

Roy Keane and Cork City boss Caulfield launch Liam Miller's memorial game

The benefit match for the former Ireland international will be held in September at Turners Cross.

€3 million worth of MDMA and ketamine seized in north Dublin

Meanwhile, an estimated €10,000 worth of herbal cannabis has been seized in the Fermoy area.

Kurt Cobain's family in Kildare for exhibition of his personal items

The exhibition includes items from Cobain’s childhood as well as sketches and handwritten lyrics.

Retail Excellence suspends partnership with Facebook after undercover reporter exposes violations

Retail Excellence had partnered with Facebook to provide training to retailers to enhance their digital strategies through their platform.

Brothers sentenced for murdering man who fired gun at their Lucan home

Jason Bradley inflicted seven chop wounds with a sharp weapon on Neil Reilly before Dean Bradley drove over him.

'I heard someone say hello - it was a miracle': Thai football team speak about being trapped in the cave

The media has been urged to be cautious in what questions they ask the boys during the press conference.

Ian Paisley Jr suspended from House of Commons over paid Sri Lanka trips with his family

The trips included ‘business-class air travel and helicopter flights’.

Recall: Over 2,000 drivers in Ireland warned about safety issue with their Dacia cars

It is the third time a major vehicle manufacturer has issued a recall in recent days.

Lions captain Sam Warburton announces surprise retirement from rugby at 29

It’s a major blow for Wales head coach Warren Gatland ahead of next year’s World Cup in Japan.

Google just got fined a whopping €4.3 billion for its conduct regarding its Android system

The fine relates to the online giant allegedly using its Android phone operating system to further its own dominance of the search engine market.

Mandela and 'the unbreakable bonds of friendship and solidarity' with Ireland

Tánaiste Simon Coveney on why Dublin is the perfect venue to celebrate Madiba’s struggle – and why Ireland will co-host Nelson Mandela Peace Summit at UN this autumn.

Man (30s) arrested in connection with €1.1m international money laundering operation

The alleged fraud is believed to have been perpetrated against a Danish company in May 2016.

Calls for fines and gardaí after undercover report about Facebook moderation in Dublin Dispatches This post contains videos

Calls for fines and gardaí after undercover report about Facebook moderation in Dublin

Channel 4′s Dispatches programme sent a reporter to record training.

Constance Markievicz to be formally honoured at House of Commons today

A portrait of the former Sinn Fein MP is set to be presented to the British Parliament later today.

Cliff Richard wins €235,000 court case against the BBC

The action was taken over the BBC’s decision to broadcast a police raid on Richard’s home in 2014.

Poll: Would Facebook's moderation policies put you off using it? Social Media Giant This post contains a poll

Poll: Would Facebook's moderation policies put you off using it?

Channel 4 sent an undercover reporter into Facebook’s offices to get an insight about how it makes decisions on what to delete.

Elon Musk has apologised to the Thai cave rescuer he insulted

Musk had insulted Vern Unsworth on Twitter.

Simon Coveney says UK's Brexit bill amendments 'not helpful' for negotiations

He also said that Sinn Féin should explain its policy of abstentionism as it could have influenced the vote on Monday.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s what people have been discussing this morning.

From The42 'One thing about this Mayo group in the last number of years is that they’ve moved on pretty quickly' Go Again

'One thing about this Mayo group in the last number of years is that they’ve moved on pretty quickly'

Former Mayo manager James Horan is confident that Mayo will bounce back from a disappointing end to their All-Ireland championship campaign.

Man charged over discovery of loaded handgun in Dublin

One man was released and a file sent to the DPP.

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