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It's been 30 years since one of the worst storms in living memory

The storm caused hundreds of people to flee their homes – one woman saying that water-levels were ‘up to my chest’.

Irish boxers investigated for betting during Olympic Games

It is not yet known on which sports the boxers had placed the bets.

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From The42 Scott Evans considering U-turn on Tokyo 2020 after rewarding Rio campaign Interview

Scott Evans considering U-turn on Tokyo 2020 after rewarding Rio campaign

Ireland’s number one reflects on a historic Olympics, explains why he is weighing up his options and opens up on the camaraderie in the Irish camp.

Poll: Do you support the burkini ban in some French resorts? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support the burkini ban in some French resorts?

France’s top court has said the ban is illegal.

Germans told to stockpile food and water in case of terrorist attack

Critics have accused Chancellor Angela Merkel’s of scaremongering ahead of key state elections in September.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

It’s Saturday and here’s all the news you need to know as you start your day

"You let me down" - Sydney Rose lifts lid on festival reaction to her abortion remarks

Brianna Parkins called for a referendum on the Eighth Amendment.

Pics: David Bowie had an incredible art collection - take a look

Bowie’s collection – including a painting by Ireland’s Jack B Yeats – will go under the hammer in London.

From The42 We asked a UFC judge to explain if Conor McGregor deserved his win at UFC 202 Judgement Day

We asked a UFC judge to explain if Conor McGregor deserved his win at UFC 202

Ben Cartlidge writes about McGregor’s majority-decision victory over Nate Diaz last weekend in Las Vegas.

The future of Irish TV? Home-grown versions of British reality shows

The future of Irish TV? Home-grown versions of British reality shows

Marketing expert Dave Winterlich looks at why some reality shows succeed and others flop.

Study finds a way of telling if you're depressed by what Instagram filter you use

The study used data such as colour tones and facial analysis from 166 Instagram users.

'No child should be left on the side of the road': Rural TDs row over school buses

John Halligan said all children that are eligible are getting a seat on their local school bus.

A day in the Family Court: Child not told when father might visit to 'avoid disappointment'

The Child and Family Agency told the court the father was making good steps towards recovery.

Irish - Friday 26 August, 2016

Men arrested for burglary after gardaí stop stolen car pulling out of driveway

The two men were remanded in custody to appear on 31 August before Cloverhill District Court.

Warning over tumble dryers after London high-rise blaze

“The flat’s occupants had a terrifying ordeal.”

From The42 I'd like Conor to go for a second belt now and I believe he'll only need two rounds to win it Inside The Camp

I'd like Conor to go for a second belt now and I believe he'll only need two rounds to win it

SBG head coach John Kavanagh brings us his latest exclusive column.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Pat Hickey, Ryan Lochte and the passing of a former Tánaiste had people talking today.

From The42 We'll Leave it There So: Dundalk's Europa League draw, Ryan Lochte charged and all today's sport Friday

We'll Leave it There So: Dundalk's Europa League draw, Ryan Lochte charged and all today's sport

Plus, Shane Duffy has become Brighton’s record signing, while Blackburn have brought in two Irish defenders.

Relief for 80,000 motorists as it's announced eFlow tags WILL work after all

Due to a dispute between CRG and State-owned eFlow, drivers using eFlow tags were told their tags would not work in three toll booths.

Here's your chance to set a world record by visiting these events

Sumo suits, haunted houses, Charlie Chaplins and much more.

Suggestion pine martens will attack young children 'alarmist and irresponsible'

Farmers have raised concerns about the growing population of these small mammals in Ireland.

One of the Roses has accused the festival of 'manipulating and bullying' contestants

Fainche McCormack is unhappy with the filming process for the documentary Road to the Dome.

FactCheck: What do HSE guidelines actually say about the effects of abortion?

The Pro Life Campaign’s Sinead Slattery made a bold claim on Tonight With Alison O’Connor this week. Does it hold up?

Dead rat thrown into Dublin City Council offices during protests

The council said it “is not the way we would like to engage.”

Tom Clonan: The Catholic Church can either reform itself after the Maynooth mess - or risk looking like a Fr Ted episode

Change is hard in big organisations – but the Catholic Church’s approach to the problems in Maynooth have been less than encouraging.

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From The42 Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz Let's Get Quizzical

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

Let’s see if you’ve been paying attention over the last seven days.

James Reilly is selling his HUGE palatial mansion for €2.75 million

Since 2001, Reilly and his wife Dorothy have slept in “The King’s Bed”, a royal sleigh bed carved out of oak for the visit of King George IV to Ireland in 1821.

Pat Hickey's family slam his arrest as they look for meetings with ministers

The family say they hope to meet with Enda Kenny.

13-year-old Dublin boy dies in accident at Derry motorcycle track

It is not yet certain what happened to the boy.

From The42 Robbie Keane was the kind of superstar Ireland can only dream of nowadays Lasting Legacy

Robbie Keane was the kind of superstar Ireland can only dream of nowadays

He may not have always got the credit he deserved during his playing days but there is no doubt he will be remembered as one of our greatest, writes TV3′s Tommy Martin.

French court suspends burkini ban after legal challenge

The decision may set a precedent for around 30 French towns which have banned the garment.

From The42 Dundalk and Man United discover their fate in the Europa League Lilywhites

Dundalk and Man United discover their fate in the Europa League

The draw was made in Monaco this afternoon.

Former tánaiste Peter Barry has died RIP

Former tánaiste Peter Barry has died

The former deputy leader of Fine Gael died this morning at the age of 88.

Ryanair claims to be 'world's favourite airline' as passenger numbers soar

The latest consumer data put passenger numbers for Ryanair well above those of its competitors.

"Crying, frustration, devastation" - eBay staff react to announcement of Dundalk closure

It’s anticipated that eBay is to close its operations in its Dundalk facility in the second quarter of 2017.