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Irish - Today’s News

90% of young Yes voters went to Catholic Schools – Diarmuid Martin

“The Church needs to ask itself when this cultural revolution began,” the Archbishop told Vatican Insider.

Ireland already being promoted as tourist destination for same-sex couples to get hitched

Is Ireland the best small country in the world to have a gay wedding?

The 8 at 8: Monday

As you wake up to your week, here’s what you need to know.

I salute the gluten-free trend (but let’s recognise real coeliacs from the fashion followers)

Having lived with gluten-free since the days when the bread came in a tin, it is interesting to think someone might cut out gluten as a choice.

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From The42 Worrying times for Irish stars and more thoughts from the Premier League’s finale Review

Worrying times for Irish stars and more thoughts from the Premier League’s finale

Also, Brendan Rodgers left red-faced and Arsenal show their considerable potential.

Trócaire workers evacuated after fighting breaks out in South Sudan War

Trócaire workers evacuated after fighting breaks out in South Sudan

The country has been fighting since 2013.

Two men killed in light plane crash were both experienced pilots

The two men have been named as Bryan Keane (69) and Paul Smith (58) – both from Athboy in Co Meath.

After 16 closures, strict new measures to crack down on English language colleges

“Retaining the status quo is simply not an option,” Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald said.

What happens to you if your landlord doesn’t pay their mortgage?

Things can get tricky if your property falls into the hands of the bank.

Is Labour going nowhere under Joan Burton? We asked her… Labour Pains This post contains videos

Is Labour going nowhere under Joan Burton? We asked her…

The junior coalition partner is struggling in the polls. So what does the leader make of it all?

Sinn Féin wants to hear more Irish music on the radio

One of the party’s MEPs wants a quota system introduced.

‘Ireland is sending a real signal to other countries that change is possible’

Ireland has hit the headlines around the world after voting in favour of same-sex marriage.

‘Treatment for sexualised behaviour in young children is urgently needed’

A significant proportion of referrals to CARI in recent years are in the under-12 age group.

Irish - Yesterday’s News

‘You’ve no need to worry about the big C … cancer isn’t painful’

Shannen’s diagnosis came as a huge shock.

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

The referendum result had everyone talking today.

Two men killed in small aircraft crash in Wexford

The incident was reported by a hillwalker just before 3pm today.

Why did Roscommon-South Leitrim vote No?

It was the only constituency to do so.

Murder investigation launched as body found at same location as abandoned baby Maria identified by gardaí
From The42 Brendan Rodgers: ‘If the owners want me to go, I’ll go’ Reaction

Brendan Rodgers: ‘If the owners want me to go, I’ll go’

The coach apologised to Liverpool’s supporters after their 6-1 thrashing at Stoke City, a defeat he described as “embarrassing”.

The New Parenting: Nowadays, are mum and dad the ones seen and not heard?

Not pandering to a child’s tantrums is better for everyone in the long run, but be prepared for horrified looks from other adults.

In the mood for another referendum? Labour wants to repeal the 8th amendment

The Tanaiste said if Labour makes it back into government next time around, she envisages that it will be on the programme for government.

From The42 Lam’s Connacht lose after extra time in thrilling Champions Cup play-off Heartbreak

Lam’s Connacht lose after extra time in thrilling Champions Cup play-off

There was high drama in Kingsholm this afternoon.

Phantom footsteps and flying bottles: Ghost stories from Dublin’s John Mulligan’s pub

It’s not just pints they serve at Mulligan’s – they have spirits too.

A LOT of people were tweeting about the marriage referendum

Over 400,000 tweets about same-sex marriage referendum were sent.

From Business ETC Inside the first whiskey distillery to open in Dublin in over 125 years Whiskey Business

Inside the first whiskey distillery to open in Dublin in over 125 years

The Teeling Whiskey Distillery is keeping alive a family tradition that started more than two centuries ago.

Man in his 50s dies in road collision in Meath

The incident happened at 12.20pm today.

How do you get smokers to quit? Pay them

“With such unprecedented rates of success, the trick now is to figure out how to get more people to sign up — to feel like they have skin in the game.”

From The42 As it happened: Clare v Limerick, Cavan v Monaghan, and all of Sunday’s GAA championship action Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Clare v Limerick, Cavan v Monaghan, and all of Sunday’s GAA championship action

There was no shortage of drama in Sunday’s GAA action.

Could a David Norris Day be on the cards?

The Yes campaign thanked voters today for passing the same-sex marriage referendum.

From The42 Having condemned sledging, Joe Brolly might just have crossed the line on The Sunday Game Uncalled For

Having condemned sledging, Joe Brolly might just have crossed the line on The Sunday Game

The outspoken pundit later apologised for his comments.

Gardaí concerned for missing Finglas man

He was last seen on Thursday.

This referendum will be remembered as a victory for equality, democracy and love

This historic vote has served as a catalyst for profound social change by prompting us to think beyond our narrow self-interests and helping us to overcome some of our deepest fears.

How Forever 21′s founders went from pumping gas to a $6 billion fortune

The husband-and-wife duo, both 26 at the time, landed in California penniless, speaking broken English, and without college degrees.

Sitdown Sunday: Meet the special effects team who changed movies forever

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

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