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Irish - Today’s News

An Irish chat show filmed in an attic and broadcast on Facebook is going up against the Late Late Late Night At Frank's This post contains videos

An Irish chat show filmed in an attic and broadcast on Facebook is going up against the Late Late

It’s early days, but GoLive creations have some lofty ambitions.

The pioneering Rosetta probe has crash-landed on Comet 67P

Wild cheering erupted in the mission control centre in Darmstadt, as spacecraft operations manager Sylvain Lodiot announced the official end of mission.

London to copy Dublin as UK capital plans to ban HGVs from the city

New mayor Sadiq Khan wants a total ban on dangerous lorries in the English capital.

Your crash course in... How a showdown in the skies could trigger a transatlantic trade war

The battle between Airbus and Boeing may set the stage for a full-on feud between Europe and the US.

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Punctuality, passion, don't say 'bollox': What did you learn on your first job?

Some famous names share their experiences – and yes, first impressions count.

Poll: After the Dublin Bus pay deal, do you feel you deserve a pay rise? Your Say This post contains a poll

A Fine Gael TD wants the government to expel the Russian ambassador over Aleppo airstrikes

Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan has condemned Russia’s bombardment of the Syrian city.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here’s your news roundup as we move towards the weekend.

From The42 World medallist Harrington working as hospital dinner lady to fund training Harsh Reality

World medallist Harrington working as hospital dinner lady to fund training

The World silver medallist is preparing for next month’s European Championships without any state funding.

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Rock legends AC/DC helped the Aviva Stadium rack up multi-million euro profits

The venue played host to over a dozen events including several soccer and rugby matches.

'It's punishing children': Students could be penalised over dispute about Junior Cert English exam

Students taught by ASTI could end up losing 10% of their overall mark, it is feared.

A date for the blasphemy referendum still hasn't been decided on

Preliminary consultations and preparatory work have been undertaken on the issue.

Ireland could be next to ban microbeads (if politicians can agree on it)

The Green Party has published a bill on the issue – but it needs cross-party support.

Teen to go on trial accused of €8k spending spree with stolen bank card

The 17-year-old is charged with 26 counts of theft.

Irish - Yesterday’s News

From The42 Birthday boy Kilduff pounces again as Dundalk take their biggest European scalp yet Scenes

Birthday boy Kilduff pounces again as Dundalk take their biggest European scalp yet

Stephen Kenny’s men recorded an incredible 1-0 victory over Maccabi Tel Aviv tonight.

Virgin Media's billionaire owner has snapped up another three Dublin hotels

John Malone again teamed up with the Lalco Hotel Group to buy significant properties in the capital.

From The42 His rivals may feel hard done by but Conor has earned this historic opportunity Inside The Camp

His rivals may feel hard done by but Conor has earned this historic opportunity

John Kavanagh, Conor McGregor’s head coach, writes exclusively ahead of McGregor’s return at UFC 205.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Bus strikes postponed, a train crash in New Jersey and Nama at the PAC all had people talking today.

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From The42 We'll Leave It There So: Dubs reject Keegan campaign claims, Paulie's speech and today's sport Thursday

We'll Leave It There So: Dubs reject Keegan campaign claims, Paulie's speech and today's sport

Elsewhere, Munster’s Peter O’Mahony could finally make his return to action this weekend while Roy Keane is having none of Theo Walcott.

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

Independent TD calls Mary Robinson's advice to stop eating meat 'bizarre and unhelpful'

“I am especially surprised that it is coming from a woman who comes from Mayo, a county that is so reliant on agriculture.”

Calls to give free Interrail passes to all European 18-year-olds as birthday presents

The proposal is being put forward by Manfred Weber of the European People’s Party (EEP), the party in Europe aligned with Fine Gael.

All remaining Dublin Bus strikes CALLED OFF after marathon talks

The breakthrough follows marathon talks at the Workplace Relations Commission.

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Repeal the Eighth campaigners call for referendum within 12 months

Coalition to Repeal the Eighth Amendment said it has a number of concerns about the Citizens’ Assembly due to hold its first meeting next month.

Court told that Ireland's largest independent linen supplier is insolvent

The 90-year-old company employs 380 people in county Wexford.

From The42 As it happened: Dundalk v Maccabi Tel Aviv, Europa League Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Dundalk v Maccabi Tel Aviv, Europa League

After an encouraging result in their opening Group D game, the Lilywhites faced Israeli opposition at Tallaght Stadium.

Passenger taken to hospital after flight makes emergency landing at Shannon Airport

Air Canada flight AC895 was travelling from Milan to Toronto when it was forced to make the landing.

Taking ibuprofen can raise the risk of heart failure, scientists warn

Medics used data taken from 10 million patients across Europe.

Video: ESB pole flattened as hay bales tumble from truck in Ardee

A truck shed its load of hay bales causing damage to Bridge Street in Ardee yesterday morning.

'One of the worst infestations of Portuguese Man-of-War in over 100 years'

More than 80 of the blue creatures have landed in just one bay in Co Cork.

GRA boss admits planned strike is "not compliant" with the law

Gardaí are planning to withdraw their services on four days in November in dispute over pay.

Lion shot dead after two escape from enclosure in German zoo

The zoo’s director said that there was no choice but to kill the animal.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

'The sector is in real crisis': New report reveals the cost of providing childcare

Early Childhood Ireland found that Irish families are spending 35% of their yearly income on care.

FactCheck: How do Dublin Bus drivers' earnings compare with their European counterparts?

Are bus drivers in the capital really the third-highest paid in Europe?

"Simply appalling": Criticism of 20% car insurance hike for first responders

Aviva: “The question is: who is responsible in the event of a first responder volunteer having an accident with a tragic outcome?”

Nama says it acted in the "interest of the Irish taxpayers" at all times during Project Eagle sale

Nama chairman Frank Daly is appearing before the PAC this afternoon.

From The42 Irish Paralympic medallist will attempt to break a world record this weekend Power Hour

Irish Paralympic medallist will attempt to break a world record this weekend

Colin Lynch takes to the track on Saturday.

'I know there are a dwindling band of fanatics out there': TD hits out after his office was vandalised

The Cork TD had attended the march for choice in Dublin city centre last Saturday.

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