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Irish - Today’s News

Gardaí renew appeal for help finding man missing since last year

54-year-old William Mulvihill has been missing from the Tralee area since 21 August last year.

Poll: Will you watch the Rose of Tralee? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you watch the Rose of Tralee?

Will you be tuning in?

Drones banned from flying over Trevor Deely search site

Gardaí have been searching the site in Dublin 20 since Saturday.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s what you need to know as we start the day.

Some children wait up to 12 years for first dental screening

The Irish Dental Association says 150 more dentists are needed.

Intended target of Ballymun shooting had been warned of threat to his life

Convicted criminal Derek Devoy escaped without injury yesterday, but his sister and an associate of his were both killed.

From The42 Waterford chairman 'very disappointed' with RTÉ pundits as 'lucky' Austin Gleeson is cleared Ozzy Man's Review

Waterford chairman 'very disappointed' with RTÉ pundits as 'lucky' Austin Gleeson is cleared

“We’re fortunate to have Aussie for the final.”

Prison officers seized two weapons a day over the last five years

Last year alone, 435 weapons were recovered from inmates.

Opinion: 'These bigots are not representative of 60 million citizens who voted for Trump'

Saying that the average Trump voter is a racist amounts to a slur on those (including several of my own close friends) who voted for him for a variety of reasons, writes Larry Donnelly.

Garda overtime bill soars to €60.5 million for first six months of 2017

That means it has grown by 57% for January to June compared to the same period last year.

'An inexcusable violation': Ibrahim Halawa has spent 1,460 days in prison

Halawa (21) was arrested during a demonstration in 2014 in support of Mohamed Morsi who had been ousted from power in a military coup.

Irish consumer confidence hits highest level since recession

Ireland is now the fourth most confident country in Europe, overtaking the UK for the first time in almost nine years.

Clamping complaints: No 10 minutes grace, app issues and clamped while delivering to charity shop

In two cases, people claimed that they were clamped because the Parking Tag app allowed them to pay for parking in an area that became a clearway.

Irish - Yesterday’s News

Labour shadow minister resigns over British Pakistani rape article

The article was written following the conviction of 17 men in Newcastle who forced young girls to have sex.

A third of all injuries on Irish Rail were at the gap between platforms and trains

There’s also been a rise in the number of train derailments in the past three years.

Baby dolphin dies after being surrounded by tourists 'who wanted to photograph and touch it'

A local wildlife organisation said the animal had either become sick or separated from its mother.

From The42 Nevada Commission grant Mayweather and McGregor special permission to fight in 8oz gloves Size Matters

Nevada Commission grant Mayweather and McGregor special permission to fight in 8oz gloves

Despite their initial insistence, NSAC have employed a “one-fight exception” for next weekend’s bout.

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Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

A shooting in north Dublin and Trump’s Charlottesville comments grabbed headlines today.

Mother of six among two people killed in north Dublin shooting

A second car linked to the incident has been found. Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

From The42 Leeds boss praises Irish youngster after first Championship start despite unfortunate leg break One For The Future This post contains videos

Leeds boss praises Irish youngster after first Championship start despite unfortunate leg break

Galway native Conor Shaughnessy played 90 minutes at centre-half during last night’s draw with Fulham.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

'I'm no Holy Joe, I'm no Holy Marty': Marty Morrissey gives a lively speech at Knock Mass

The sports commentator encouraged parishioners gathered at Knock to “live life to the full”.

'It's a huge undertaking': Work at Trevor Deely search site expected to last for weeks

Gardaí cordoned off a site on Saturday and a gun was found by the team yesterday.

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Lyons and Cronin start as Ireland make six changes for pool decider with France

Claire Molloy captains the side but returns to openside flanker to make room for Paula Fitzpatrick.

Simon Coveney: 'Ireland will not be a pawn in Brexit negotiations'

The UK government said it wanted to maintain a “seamless and frictionless” border between the two countries.

Trump praises 'wise' North Korea decision to back off Guam

Trump stunned the world last week by warning North Korea it faced “fire and fury”.

'Whatever your results today, there will be opportunities for you'

More people took Higher Level subjects this year, but the number of top marks is down.

'It's not about making Elvis cool again, it's about keeping him cool': Ireland's tribute acts to the King 40 Years On This post contains videos

'It's not about making Elvis cool again, it's about keeping him cool': Ireland's tribute acts to the King

Elvis Presley died 40 years ago today, but his music lives on in Ireland’s many tribute acts.

Gardaí investigating alleged beheading of couple's dog

The incident occurred in the back garden of a home in Rathdrum, county Wicklow.

Third woman claims she was sexually assaulted by film director Roman Polanski

Although the statute of limitations has expired on her case, she could be called to testify in a future trial.

From The42 Cork dual star will not be forced to play two All-Ireland championship games in one day Resolution

Cork dual star will not be forced to play two All-Ireland championship games in one day

It’s been confirmed that Libby Coppinger will focus exclusively on camogie this Saturday.

Poll: Have you ever visited Knock? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever visited Knock?

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

'I'm disgusted, horrified': Vandals damage memorial to Carrickmines fire victims

A local councillor said family members of the victims have only recently moved into their new accommodation, which is near the site of the tragedy.

'Their daddy is vindicated' - Jason Corbett's sister thanks public for their support

“It does not matter what the Martens say now. They are convicted killers and liars.”

Poll: Would you like to see Michael D Higgins run for a second term as President? Your Say This post contains a poll

Locked out: Most people on housing benefits still can't afford to rent

The Simon Community study found that some 630 properties available to rent are beyond the reach of those on HAP.

Gun found at Trevor Deely investigation site

A search of a wooded area in Chapelizod in west Dublin began last weekend.

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