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Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

A motion of no confidence in the Taoiseach, Michael Fingleton at the banking inquiry and images of a drowned Syrian toddler…

Two gardaí assaulted after stopping motorcycle in Ballyfermot

Both men sustained serious facial injuries and one remains in hospital.

12 important things we learned from the TV3 programme launch

Keith Barry, Vincent Browne and Twink’s dog – it was all happening.

From The42 More Dublin-Mayo replay trouble as fans receive duplicate sets of tickets Seeing Double

More Dublin-Mayo replay trouble as fans receive duplicate sets of tickets

Touts could sell the same ticket twice because of this new error.

In the wrong job? Here are 6 tips on how to successfully change career

Why wouldn’t you make a career out of what you really love? asks Peter O’Connell.

Does Bertie still hold sway in his old stomping ground?

An intriguing battle is underway in Dublin Central.

McDonald’s will be serving breakfast all day, but not in Ireland Fries With That This post contains videos

Galway United snap up former Chelsea youth player

Tomi Saarelma played his underage football at Stamford Bridge.

Enda Kenny facing motion of no confidence (and his AG could be in trouble too)

Micheál Martin earlier accused the Taoiseach of being “shifty and underhand” while Gerry Adams said Kenny should resign.

Hotel prices on the rise: How much is it to stay in some of the most popular Irish destinations?

The average room rate across the country is €116 a night.

Poll: Should Catholic priests be allowed to get married? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Catholic priests be allowed to get married?

We could be left with “a tiny cadre of aged priests” within a generation. Would allowing marriage change anything?

From The42 We’ll Leave it There So: Zebo’s email, Dublin-Mayo ticket trouble and all today’s sport Wednesday

We’ll Leave it There So: Zebo’s email, Dublin-Mayo ticket trouble and all today’s sport

Meanwhile, Donncha O’Callaghan is expected to sign for Worcester Warriors .

‘One of the best’: Joe Schmidt becomes an Irish citizen Céad Míle Fáilte This post contains images

‘One of the best’: Joe Schmidt becomes an Irish citizen

Richardt Strauss and Olly Hodges were also granted citizenship today.

Here’s what it’s like inside the fanciest hotel in Ireland

Kim and Kanye stayed there, but what’s Ballyfin like?

Eircom says services are now stable after nationwide outage

The company said the problem impacted 5% of its daily call volume.

McElhinneys fashion store could be saved

The well-known occasion-wear shop employs 29 people in Meath.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Man arrested over Paris fire that killed eight people including two children

Two died after jumping from the building to escape the flames.

From The42 Can you name these Kilkenny and Galway All-Ireland final hurlers? Get Quizzical

Can you name these Kilkenny and Galway All-Ireland final hurlers?

Test your hurling knowledge with our quiz.

Man being questioned over murder of Sligo musician

Martin Kivlehan was stabbed to death last month.

‘Bible-toting’ police officers dressed up as priests to bust drug dealer

“As we are fighting crime, we have to be a little ingenious.”

Three Roscommon sisters gave birth on the same day … and there’s another baby on the way

One more sister is still waiting on her bundle of joy.

From The42 O’Callaghan close to Worcester deal after early Munster release Next Adventure

O’Callaghan close to Worcester deal after early Munster release

The 36-year-old has been in talks with the Premiership club in recent times.

The LÉ Samuel Beckett will replace the LÉ Niamh in the Mediterranean

She will be the third Naval Service vessel to be deployed to the region.

From Business ETC One family is bringing whiskey distilling back to Drogheda after nearly 50 years Liquid Gold

One family is bringing whiskey distilling back to Drogheda after nearly 50 years

The Boann Distillery is due to start production before the end of the year.

HIV clinic accidentally reveals identity of 780 clients

The hospital running the clinic has apologised for the mistake.

Elderly man slashed with hook as burglars ransack bedroom

The vulnerable victim was in bed at around 2.30am when three men burst into his room.

The new Irish McDonald’s burger looks a little different in real life – here’s our verdict

We’ve been putting the controversial new burger to the test.

Former Irish Nationwide CEO Michael Fingleton tells Banking Inquiry that he feels “wronged”

“I feel misrepresented deputy. 80% of what has been written about me is wrong. 10% might be disputed.”

From Business ETC 7 shows from TV3 you should watch out for this autumn

7 shows from TV3 you should watch out for this autumn

The broadcaster announced its new schedule today.

Don’t believe the spin, the Fennelly report is a big problem for Enda Kenny

Analysis: Government efforts to portray the report as clearing Enda Kenny may not work.

Mark Pollock has moved his legs voluntarily, four years after being paralysed

“It was addictive,” said Pollock of the new movement.

From The42 Brendan Cummins: Galway Kryptonite, Kilkenny’s secret weapon and TJ influence Expert View

Brendan Cummins: Galway Kryptonite, Kilkenny’s secret weapon and TJ influence

The42′s hurling analyst provides an indepth analysis of what makes Kilkenny tick.

Disabled man slashed with Stanley knife in mid-afternoon mugging

Thieves slashed the man twice in the arm – once before and once after the robbery.

Man taken to hospital with chest injuries after garda raid

One man in his 40s has been arrested.

Poll: Should every town in Ireland take in 10 refugee families? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should every town in Ireland take in 10 refugee families?

A senior UK politician is suggesting every town in Britain take ten families. Would it work here?

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

It’s Wednesday, which means you’re nearly halfway through your week. Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

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