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Dublin: 18 °C Tuesday 31 May, 2016

Irish - Today’s News

Oberstown residents spend morning locked in rooms without breakfast

Members of both Siptu and Impact are taking the action today.

From The42 'Because of the picture he paints of himself, Brolly thinks he'll get away with poisonous remarks' Good Geezer

'Because of the picture he paints of himself, Brolly thinks he'll get away with poisonous remarks'

Paul Grimley takes Joe Brolly to task for Sunday Game comments on Kieran McGeeney and Armagh.

Woman accused of withholding information on Gareth Hutch killing

Gareth Hutch was shot dead at the Avondale House flats in Dublin last week.

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Man receives serious injury to his fingers in attack in Waterford

The incident happened shortly before 3pm in the city yesterday.

Dealers with cash amounts of €1,000 to be targeted in gangland crackdown

The threshold for seizing cash from drug dealers is to be dramatically lowered, it’s planned.

Poll: Was zoo right to shoot gorilla after boy fell into enclosure? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Was zoo right to shoot gorilla after boy fell into enclosure?

There has been a heated debate in recent days.

'They are not alone': Grandparents fighting for custody of their grandchildren not unique

Last week, TheJournal.ie reported about the removal of a child from the care of the grandparents due to their age.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

Irish Ferries is splashing out on a new €144m ferry

The Irish Continental Group says the ship will be built by May 2018.

From The42 Joe Schmidt rejects notion he is picking Ireland players on reputation Test Proven

Joe Schmidt rejects notion he is picking Ireland players on reputation

The Kiwi explained that implementing a Connacht-esque game plan would be difficult.

Woman to appear in court in connection with the murder of Gareth Hutch

35-year-old Hutch was killed outside his home last week.

Two Luas strikes planned for this week have been called off

Stoppages had been planned on Thursday and Friday of this week.

Summer is here ... for a few days at least

It’s going to hit 25 degrees in some places this week.

No, smokers don't just need sympathy - They need help to stop smoking

Two in three smokers want to give up writes Donald Buggy of the Irish Cancer Society.

Abandoned horse left with maggot infection after headcollar embedded on its head

It took four attempts with a team of volunteers, a vet and the operations manager at Dublin Zoo before the animal could be caught.

Irish - Yesterday’s News

Most Irish people would support emergency internment for gangland suspects to combat gun violence

The findings result from a new poll conducted for TheJournal.ie by Claire Byrne Live and Amárach Research.

The Labour Court has recommended an 18.3% pay increase for Luas drivers

Union Siptu now says that it will put the recommended increase to its members.

TUI votes to accept government proposals over pay and work hours

The TUI will effectively be signing up to the terms of The Landsdowne Road Agreement.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Investigation into baby deaths, and Garda Commissioner denies knowledge of secret meeting – it’s the Evening Fix.

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Woman to be charged in relation to murder of Gareth Hutch

Two other people who had been arrested in connection with the murder remain in Garda custody.

From The42 We'll Leave It There So: Injury blows for Ireland, footballer kidnapped and all today's sport Monday

We'll Leave It There So: Injury blows for Ireland, footballer kidnapped and all today's sport

Also, there was bad news for Pádraig Harrington while Manchester United youngster Marcus Rashford continues his meteoric rise.

Wife of David Mahon says he is "forgiven but not forgotten" for killing her son

Audrey Mahon’s was one of three victim impact statements read out at a sentencing hearing today.

Nóirín O'Sullivan "was not aware" of secret meeting between former Garda Commissioner and PAC chairman

Fianna Fáil’s John McGuinness told the Dáil last week that he met with the former Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan in a hotel car park two years ago.

From The42 Ireland captain Keane a doubt for Euro 2016 after picking up injury in training Bad News

Ireland captain Keane a doubt for Euro 2016 after picking up injury in training

The veteran striker won’t play at Turner’s Cross tomorrow night and faces a race to be fit after receiving an injection to his calf.

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Investigation launched after two babies die at Cavan General Hospital

One of the deaths is understood to have occurred following a Caesarean section on the infant’s mother.

'We could use a little bit of fun' - Libertarian Party chairman nominee strips at party convention

The party also selected their presidential nominee at yesterday’s annual convention.

The number of young people with pensions has fallen dramatically since the recession

Figures released by the Central Statistics Office show decrease in pension for majority of workers.

Elderly patient in Meath forced to wait 35 minutes for ambulance from Cavan after collapse

The 75-year-old collapsed in Navan on Friday afternoon.

Charles Brooke Pickard was bundled into a van in Kerry 25 years ago and never seen again

Charles Brooke Pickard is believed to have been murdered after he was abducted in 1991.

Woman who poured boiling water mixed with sugar over man's head jailed for three years

38-year-old Sharon Naughton inflicted severe burns on Brian Kenny in June 2015 after a row broke out at a flat in north Dublin.

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Gardaí renew appeal for information on missing man whose car was found near Wicklow forest

35-year-old Marcin Michalak’s car was found near a Wicklow forest late last month.

From The42 Fitzgerald out of South Africa tour, Schmidt leaning towards Matt Healy as replacement Heals On Fire

Fitzgerald out of South Africa tour, Schmidt leaning towards Matt Healy as replacement

Schmidt says Tiernan O’Halloran is also in contention for a call, but Healy’s position makes him a natural fit to replace Fitzgerald.

Mussel farmer killed in diving accident while helping friend

Marty Nee died in a drowning incident off the coast of Galway on Saturday evening.

Here is why councillors don't think taller buildings will tackle Dublin's housing crisis

The issue will be discussed at a special meeting of Dublin City Council later today.

Calls for a new emergency health fund to pay for expensive cancer drugs

The Minister of State for Health Finian McGrath wants a fund of €80 million to be set up.

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