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Today’s News

Bishop says new maternity hospital should obey rules of Catholic Church

Health Minister Simon Harris has insisted the hospital will be independently run.

Poll: Are you worried about the future of the EU? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you worried about the future of the EU?

The Irish government has repeatedly said it is committed to the European Union.

Brendan Howlin hits out at 'sham' government and 'racist' Trump

The Labour leader also accused Shane Ross of “sitting in his office hiding”.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s everything you need to know this morning.

Boyfriend of reality TV star arrested over acid attack in London nightclub

The incident left two people partially blinded and others disfigured.

Yesterday’s News

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Drug dealing happens in mental health facilities across the country, doctor says

Injection centres, medicinal cannabis and investment were on the agenda at the IMO’s annual conference.

Friday 21 April, 2017

Doctor: People end up in foster care and jail because of drinking during pregnancy

Some 40,000 people are living with foetal alcohol syndrome in Ireland.

Should drink drivers get an automatic ban? Doctors will be debating that today IMO

Should drink drivers get an automatic ban? Doctors will be debating that today

The Irish Medical Organisation’s AGM is happening in Galway.

Thursday 20 April, 2017

Family Support Agency board member overclaimed €40k in expenses

“Obviously, in hindsight, it was wrong, there is no question about that,” Richard Hickey said.

Nicola Sturgeon calls large Tory win in UK election 'a horrifying prospect'

Meanwhile, Theresa May has said a potential alliance of opposition parties would be a “coalition of chaos”.

Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Over 70,000 sign petition to prevent Sisters of Charity becoming owners of maternity hospital

The Department of Health has insisted the new hospital will be independently run.

Woman tells man to 'f**k off back to India' on Limerick train

Irish Rail said it has reported the “shocking and disgraceful incident” to gardaí.

Leader of Liberal Democrats won't say if he thinks being gay is a sin Christianity This post contains videos

Leader of Liberal Democrats won't say if he thinks being gay is a sin

Tim Farron’s comments have been criticised by some, but others have defended him.

Tuesday 18 April, 2017

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Snap election to be held in UK on 8 June

Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron said the election is a chance for the UK “to avoid a disastrous hard Brexit”.

'We're not hiding anymore': Prince William and Lady Gaga talk about mental health Heads Together This post contains videos

'We're not hiding anymore': Prince William and Lady Gaga talk about mental health

The British royals are teaming up with some famous faces to raise awareness.

Trains cancelled and delayed due to mechanical fault

A number of Heuston and Connolly services have been affected.

Three people 'extremely lucky to survive' boat overturning on River Boyne

The Coast Guard rescued the group after a member of the public raised the alarm.

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Australia to axe the 457 temporary work visa

Thousands of Irish people apply for this visa each year.

Monday 17 April, 2017

'It robs you of your very being': Life with the invisible illness Fibromyalgia This post contains videos

'It robs you of your very being': Life with the invisible illness

Jo Allen has a chronic pain condition and has been getting some relief from cannabis-derived medicine.

Petrol prices drop for first time in six months

On average, a litre of petrol now costs 136.6c, while a litre of diesel costs 126.0c.

Two Latvian men beaten up in suspected hate crime

The victims sustained cuts and bruises as well as possible facial fractures in the attack.

10 people taken to hospital after acidic substance is thrown in nightclub

Police and emergency services attended the scene in London this morning.

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The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s everything you need to know this Easter Monday.

320 cannabis plants worth €250,000 seized in Fermoy

Three men are due to appear in court today.

'He’s very brave, he was in surgery for 10 hours': Tommy Long finally gets scoliosis operation

Tommy’s mother Michelle said he looks “unrecognisable” since the surgery.

Friday 14 April, 2017

Here's why your dog shouldn't eat chocolate

Dogs Trust has released a warning to pet owners this Easter.

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Driver gets more than he bargained for when woodpecker hitches lift on car

Not a bad way to get around.

Woman in her 60s threatened by female with knife when she answered door

Police have appealed for witnesses following the armed burglary.

Teenager rushed to hospital after stabbing in Meath

The incident happened at around 4am.

'A huge shock': Workers at Roscommon cigar factory facing redundancy

Local TD Michael Fitzmaurice said he is “dismayed” at the news.

Thursday 13 April, 2017

Brick thrown through window lands in baby's cot

Police are treating the incident as a hate crime.

Goal won't lose out on US funding after investigation into alleged fraud

In a new deal, USAID has laid out conditions under which Goal must operate.

Wednesday 12 April, 2017

Poll: Do you agree with people being charged for excessive water use? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you agree with people being charged for excessive water use?

The Dáil is set to debate water charges today.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

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

Tuesday 11 April, 2017

Gay men in Chechnya reportedly being sent to prison camps and killed

Human rights campaigners say people are being tortured and abused.

Private investigator gave information from Social Protection Department to insurance companies

Over 1,400 data protection complaints were made in 2016, up from 932 in 2015.

Poll: Would you intervene if someone was physically hurt in public? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you intervene if someone was physically hurt in public?

Footage of a man being dragged off a flight in the US has shocked many people.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s all the news you need to know as you start your day.

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Just under half of people have confidence in the gardaí

There has been added scrutiny on An Garda Síochána in recent times.

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