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Today’s News

Poll: Should gambling firms be able to sponsor sporting organisations/events? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should gambling firms be able to sponsor sporting organisations/events?

The FAI is said to be considering cutting ties with betting firm, Ladbrokes.

US police chief defends using taser on 87-year-old grandmother cutting dandelions

The police stunned her with a taser and handcuffed her after she failed to follow instructions to drop a knife.

The 8 at 8: Friday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

Get your umbrella ready... it's going to be a wet and humid weekend

Met Éireann says heavy rain is on its way.

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'She's our queen. She belongs to us': Detroit reeling after death of Aretha Franklin

Motor City had a long love affair with the Queen of Soul, who never forgot her roots.

Opinion: Time is running out to save Ormston House - here's why it's important to Limerick

Ormston House is for sale – but the chair of its board says that for seven years it has contributed a huge amount to Limerick society.

Military parade ordered by Trump postponed after costs spiral over €79 million

Trump had ordered the show of air power after being impressed by France’s Bastille Day parade last year.

'Shame and sorrow': Vatican says pope is on victims' side in wake of US abuse scandal

The comments from the Church come ahead of Pope Francis’ visit to Ireland next week.

Stars of new RTÉ drama hope it will open conversation on Ireland's treatment of immigrants Taken Down This post contains videos

Stars of new RTÉ drama hope it will open conversation on Ireland's treatment of immigrants

The show centres on the violent death of a young migrant woman whose body is found close to a direct provision centre.

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Cocktails on the terrace with Dublin Bay views: High-end villa for €1.65m

A French chef with 21 Michelin stars is battling his eviction from the Eiffel Tower

Alain Ducasse has run the restaurant in the tower for a decade.

Leaving Cert results: Girls continue to outperform boys in getting top marks

A gender breakdown of Wednesday’s results has been released.

From The42 11 players, a coach and selector - the school linked to Limerick's All-Ireland hurling bid Chasing Liam

11 players, a coach and selector - the school linked to Limerick's All-Ireland hurling bid

Árdscoil Rís past pupils are at the heart of Limerick’s hopes of landing the Liam MacCarthy Cup.

Dublin rental prices now €500-a-month higher than boom time as students 'left scraping the barrel'

The latest Daft.ie rental figures show increases across the country.

Yesterday’s News

From The42 Cork City's heaviest defeat in Europe since 1994 ends Irish interest for another year Report

Cork City's heaviest defeat in Europe since 1994 ends Irish interest for another year

A very disappointing night for the Leesiders as they took on Norwegian champions Rosenborg.

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after man mugged in Dublin city centre

A large quantity of cash and cigarettes were taken from the man on Monday evening.

Parkland students return to school - with €5.7 million in security upgrades

A gunman killed 17 people in the freshman building in February.

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HAP: Landlords are just turning around and saying, 'Someone else is after coming in with cash'

“It gets so much that I actually just stopped for two, three weeks because I couldn’t bear to keep going, getting refused, getting refused, getting refused,” says Daniel who has been looking for accommodation with HAP for eight months.

Man arrested on suspicion of supplying unlicensed door staff by police investigating UVF

A number of items were seized during the searches.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

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?

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

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Waterford

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

80 Leaving Cert results being withheld due to suspicions of cheating

The combined 80 total for the 2018 Leaving Cert compares to the combined 72 total last year.

'Brexit won't tear us apart': Ryan Tubridy is bringing The Late Late Show to the UK

RTÉ will film a once-off show for an audience of 1,000 people in London.

From The42 As it happened: Rosenborg v Cork City, Europa League third qualifying round Updates

As it happened: Rosenborg v Cork City, Europa League third qualifying round

Cork City must overcome a 2-0 deficit tonight in Norway, where kick-off is at 7.45pm Irish time.

Teen arrested after being found with €50,000 worth of cocaine on him

MDMA worth an estimated €90,000 was also found.

'The Queen is dead. Long live the Queen': World pays respect to Aretha Franklin RIP This post contains videos

'The Queen is dead. Long live the Queen': World pays respect to Aretha Franklin

News broke early today that the Queen of Soul had died aged 76.

Solicitor has concerns over Dundalk stabbing accused's fitness to plead

Mohamed Morei, 18, has been held since 4 January.

Cooking facilities and separate family bedrooms among Direct Provision recommendations

The new guidelines are aimed at improving conditions for asylum seekers.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

From The42 'If I had achieved what I have but in another sport... I wouldn't have to look at what job I'm going to be doing' Underappreciated This post contains videos

'If I had achieved what I have but in another sport... I wouldn't have to look at what job I'm going to be doing'

Ahead of next week’s European Championships, Jason Smyth discusses the pros and cons of being the fastest Paralympian on the planet.

'Morale is on the floor': Defence Forces to be paid just €47.59 per day for extra work during Pope visit

Soldiers have to provide assistance when requested to do so, but groups say they are not being compensated adequately.

Man charged over €252k drug, tobacco and cash seizure as part of clamp down on Limerick gangs

A man in his 50s is due before Tralee District Court today.

Tipperary library user racks up €971.65 fine after returning book 53 years late

The book was loaned out for 19,433 days before it found its way back to the library.

Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin has died aged 76 RIP

Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin has died aged 76

The singer had pancreatic cancer.

No criminal charges to be brought over man shot dead in mistaken identity case

Martin O’Rourke was shot in the head in broad daylight on 14 April 2016.

High Court orders occupiers of house in Dublin's north inner city to vacate by 8am tomorrow

The judge granted injunctions requiring persons unknown to vacate and cease trespassing at one of seven properties owned by a pension plan.

Now you can explore the Titanic shipwreck from your living room

The Irish company behind the game previously created a VR recreation of the 1969 moon landing.

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