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Irish - Today’s News

Bus Éireann strike day 4: Irish Rail services running fully as unions call for minister to intervene

The rail service said all trains are running normally this morning.

'Is the situation really as simple as "cash for passports" here in Ireland? Yes, it is'

Offering passports to billionaires is in stark contrast to our treatment of the 4,000 people currently residing in direct provision centres, writes Éilis Ryan.

Stag and hen parties using short-term lets in Dublin are draining units off the rental market

Senator Kevin Humphreys says a growing number of apartment block dwellers are experiencing problems with units being let on renting websites such as AirBnb.

Bus strike: Students slam 'travel misery' for tens of thousands of students

Irish Rail services will not be affected by the strike action this week.

'It simply won’t be affordable': New student rooms in Dublin will cost a minimum of €249 a week

Concerns have been raised over the affordability of new student accommodation.

Irish - Yesterday’s News

Man shot in Dublin's north inner city

The shooting is believed to be related to the ongoing feud between the Hutch and Kinahan gangs.

Irish cases of men who killed their partners retold

A TG4 documentary looks at cases where men killed their partners, and asks why this is so common in Irish society.

Transgender teens, blended families and feminism - the new breed of children's books

We ask experts about the move towards diversity on the bookshelves.

From The42 ‘I never enjoyed life outside of football... There’s not much you can do’ Interview

‘I never enjoyed life outside of football... There’s not much you can do’

Keith Fahey on feeling homesick in England, thriving at St Pat’s and life with Giovanni Trapattoni’s Irish side.

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Hostility between White House and press makes reporters dogged for the truth

While in Washington attending the St Patrick’s Day White House celebrations TheJournal.ie paid a visit to reporters in the press briefing room.

Gardaí appeal for information after 91-year-old woman struck by car

The elderly pedestrian is in a serious condition at St Vincent’s University Hospital.

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Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Captain Mark Duffy’s body recovered, talks in the North collapse and a US nightclub shooting had people talking today.

'My baby was never going to look into my face, or yawn or cry for food. She was still'

Grace was with me for just 28 weeks. She was diagnosed with a fatal fetal abnormality but she left me with a lifetime of love, writes Tracey Smith.

Gardaí seize dangerously loaded vehicles as part of Operation Waste

The gardaí described the offence as an “unsafe load”.

'I fought against the British Army on the streets of Derry': The week in quotes

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

Talks in Northern Ireland collapse less than 24 hours before deadline

Sinn Féin leader Michelle O’Neill said that negotiations had “come to the end of the road”.

Cyclist (50) killed after collision with camper van in Clare

The stretch of road is closed to facilitate an examination of the scene.

18-year-old woman dies after Limerick collision Friday evening

The 19-year-old male driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene.

Enda Kenny should step aside as Brexit Minister when he leaves office - poll

The poll also showed strong support for a united Ireland to avoid a hard border between the Republic and Northern Ireland.

With no convention centre, Cork is losing out on millions from large-scale events

The average visitor spends more than €1,500 on accommodation and other needs.

'With mental illness comes a different kind of mothering and different worries'

Finding that middle ground between idealistic and realistic mothering can be very difficult, writes Grace Vaughan.

Body recovered from Rescue 116 wreckage identified as Captain Mark Duffy

The Coast Guard member’s body was recovered from the wreckage and brought ashore today.

World landmarks switched off the lights for Earth Hour last night

The WWF organise the annual event to raise awareness about climate change.

Rail and Dublin Bus workers angry over treatment of Bus Éireann staff, says union boss

There is no end in sight for the Bus Éireann strike, as it continues for its third day today.

Mícheál Martin withdraws party support for Nóirín O'Sullivan

Fianna Fáil withdraw their support for the Garda Commissioner Nóiríon O’Sullivan.

'We're in the middle of a very horrific situation': One dead, 14 wounded in US nightclub shooting

The incident occurred at Cameo Night Club in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Fundraiser to be held in Vancouver as bid to get critically-ill Irishman home nears target

Ciarán Kelly went into cardiac arrest on St Patrick’s Day, and was left with severe brain damage.

'Words cannot express our appreciation': Family of Martin McGuinness touched by support

His wife Bernie McGuinness said that “our hearts are broken” following his death earlier this week.

21-year-old man killed in single-vehicle crash

Gardaí were called to the scene shortly before 6am today.

'I was looking for an excuse to come home. But there was a recession on and I had no job'

This businesswoman dabbled in a few careers before she brought the Inglot makeup brand to Ireland.

From The42 When sport is finished with you first: The story of Seán Prunty Interview

When sport is finished with you first: The story of Seán Prunty

The former Longford Town player was forced to retire at 27 due to a heart problem.

Man (30s) dies in early morning car crash

The single vehicle collision occurred on the N59 in Co Mayo.

Just fining people for wasting water won't be enough says EU commissioner

The issue of water charges will be back on the agenda in Leinster House this week.

Documentary on Ireland's barber culture: From trendy city spots to mobile shops at cattle markets

“We wanted to get a lot of different takes on the trade and we got some really good characters and really great stories.”

Mother's Day stats: July most popular month for having babies and Leitrim has lowest number of births CSO

Mother's Day stats: July most popular month for having babies and Leitrim has lowest number of births

Donegal, Cavan and Monaghan had the largest families with 2.19 children per family on average.

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Katie admits 'bad habits' need work as she edges closer to world title territory

The Bray woman picked up another convincing win last night but she felt it was far from perfect.

'We may never understand why he did this': Police struggling in search for Masood's motive

All but one of the 11 people arrested have been released.

One man has spent five years capturing breathtaking views of Glendalough Photopost This post contains images

One man has spent five years capturing breathtaking views of Glendalough

Frank Corry’s PhotoPost project shows that Ireland’s changeable weather is actually really beautiful.