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Irish - Today’s News

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Irish - Yesterday’s News

One dead and two injured as men in disguise attack Dublin hotel

The shooting took place at a boxing weigh-in at the Regency Hotel.

The phantom €2 billion: How everyone except Sinn Féin got the maths wrong

The fiscal space continues to be the main talking point of the general election campaign.

Body of missing woman Christina Lavin found

The 59 year old has been missing for almost three weeks.

“Swine Flu is now a seasonal virus” – HSE moves to dampen fears over H1N1 after child’s death

The health executive has offered its condolences to the family of the child who died yesterday from the flu strain.

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Starving sea lion rescued after it ends up in high-end restaurant booth

Rescuers found an 8-month-old female pup asleep in a dining booth.

The TrailFix: The gloves are off as Gerry and Joan go at it

The best and worst bits from today’s #ge16 campaign trail.

Wheelchair-user awarded €132,000 after court finds gardaí falsely imprisoned her

The jury found gardaí had trespassed and falsely imprisoned her in her home while questioning her about a missing iphone.

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We’ll Leave It There So: Shooting at boxing weigh-in, Ireland team named and today’s sport

There was also big news for Sonia O’Sullivan and reports that Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge may quit the club.

FactCheck: Were 135,000 new jobs really gained under Fine Gael?

TheJournal.ie’s GE16 FactCheck has tested one of Fine Gael’s major campaign pitches.

Money stolen from cash-in-transit van by men ‘carrying metal bar’

The incident occurred in Duleek, Co Meath this morning.

Youths cut down Labour, Fianna Fáil and Green candidate posters in Dún Laoghaire

The youths said they were “cleaning up the area”.

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Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

Have you been paying attention to the headlines?

The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Alan Kelly is astonished at claims he verbally attacked Newstalk presenter

“I don’t think that’s a fair question. No, obviously not.”

Trainee montessori teacher who sexually assaulted four-year-old girl to be sentenced next month

The girl told her parents he had taken photos of her “bum” and “pants”.

Warning for parents after naked man infiltrates Cork kids’ chat group

The man asked the children to put masks on their faces and touch themselves.

Joan Burton warns voters to ‘beware of Sinn Féin creeping in the night’

Labour and Sinn Féin launched their general election campaigns today.

Man who left Garda in wheelchair after crushing him with stolen car jailed for seven years

Patrick McDonagh pleaded guilty to causing serious harm to Garda Ciaran Murrihy in Balbriggan, Co Dublin, last August.

From The42 CJ Stander earns Ireland debut, Zebo starts at fullback against Wales Team-sheets

CJ Stander earns Ireland debut, Zebo starts at fullback against Wales

The South African-born back row is the only uncapped player in Ireland’s 23 to take on Wales.

European police and soldiers will be trained by a €2m game made at Trinity College

The college is leading a project that aims to improve skills needed in peacekeeping missions.

‘Black Irishman’ wins court case after racist assault by bus driver

Bus Éireann made a financial settlement with the complainant.

M1 lane blocked after crash between two heavy-goods lorries

Motorists are advised that diversions are in place.

There’s a new €163k plan to fight female genital mutilation in Ireland

Nearly 4,000 people in Ireland are estimated to be victims of FGM.

Risk of flooding as widespread rain kicks off the weekend

The ESB has advised that the flow of water through Parteen Weir will be reduced today.

Investigation over revenge porn allegations at UCD

The university said any student found to have shared intimate images of other students could face expulsion.

From The42 Sonia O’Sullivan could be in line for World Championship medals after Chinese drug revelations Allegations

Sonia O’Sullivan could be in line for World Championship medals after Chinese drug revelations

Reports in China suggest athletes were involved in state-sponsored doping in the 1990s.

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Poll: Who do you want to be the next Taoiseach?

This time three weeks polling booths will be open.

Enda has FINALLY ruled out Michael Lowry – or any other independents

The Taoiseach also said the he “a list from here to Stoneybatter” of all the interviews people want him to do.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Everything you need to know as you kick off your day.

From The42 Longford GAA club fined €2,000 for hosting Jamie Carragher soccer school on premises Rule Breaker

‘Anti-Islamic group Pegida are coming to town. We can’t afford to laugh and dismiss them’

Two protests are taking place this Saturday – there are bound to be a clash of ideas, writes Julien Mercille.

Man dies after boat taken from boat club capsizes on River Shannon

The incident happened yesterday morning.

Commuting liveblog: All the traffic, transport and weather news this morning

Here’s all the traffic, transport and weather news you need.

The TrailFix: Is it time to start thinking the unthinkable?

The best and worst bits from today’s #ge16 campaign trail.

Woman awarded €16k in damages after suffering whiplash when driver ‘tipped’ her car

The woman said she suffered injuries to her neck and left shoulder.

Hundreds of gun licences revoked in Ireland in last three years

Licences can be revoked for a number of reasons, including that the person has no good reason for needing a gun.

Irish - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Appeal lodged against ‘unduly lenient’ sentence for rapist, and The Boss is to play Croker – it’s the Evening Fix.

Heard a dodgy claim on the campaign trail? Send it to us to be fact-checked

Introducing: TheJournal.ie’s GE16 FactCheck.

Peter Mathews has been diagnosed with cancer

The independent TD said he still intends to contest the general election.