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Irish - Today’s News

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s what you need to know as you kick off your bank holiday Sunday.

As a Muslim, it’s my religious duty to denounce the threat posed by extremism

We Irish Muslims have rallied against extremists because they commit atrocities in the name of something we care deeply about: our faith.

Fire fighters battle two ‘substantial’ fires in Dublin Brasserie 66 This post contains images

Fire fighters battle two ‘substantial’ fires in Dublin

No injuries have been reported.

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Suspect device at Cork hotel declared a hoax

The hotel was evacuated last night.

Boss attacked me for moving beer bottles too early in the morning, sacked worker claims

Former luxury hotel worker Eugene Young was awarded €30,000 for unfair dismissal.

The latest poll is out – and it’s bad news for Enda

The Taoiseach and his party have seen a significant dip in support.

Irish - Yesterday’s News

The Diaries: The 20-something man going out with a transgender woman

“This morning woke up snuggling with my partner…

A transparent nightie and haybarn snogs: How TV brought sex to Ireland

“People were disgusted about Miley and Fidelma. They wouldn’t watch Glenroe any more.”

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

O’Donovan Rossa and two plane crashes in England had everyone talking today.

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Funeral of ‘iconic’ O’Donovan Rossa’s remembered 100 years on

There was a re-enactment of Pádraig Pearse’s graveside oration.

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‘Our hearts are broken, tears are falling like rain’: Tributes paid to Melissa Patterson

The 18-year-old died in a car crash in Mayo on Thursday.

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Murphy magic inspires Donegal to clinch quarter-final place

Donegal set up Mayo showdown with 10-point win over Galway in Croke Park.

Bloody Summer! It’s even raining indoors in Cork now

Bloody Summer! It’s even raining indoors in Cork now

Thankfully, it’s a balmy 40 degrees celsius.

How much smaller should our homes be made? It’s the week in numbers

Plus: What’s the most tax complaint county in Ireland.

Lucinda Creighton hits back at criticism from journalist

The TD has been defending Renua’s policies.

Winner of controversial Audi competition gets her car, still doesn’t have Facebook account

May Lydon will get to drive an Audi A3 Cabriolet for the long weekend.

From The42 Dublin edge out Clare in play-off to book All-Ireland quarter-final spot Coin Toss Derby

Dublin edge out Clare in play-off to book All-Ireland quarter-final spot

The Dubs progress to a last-eight meeting with Wexford on Monday.

Drugs, gun and ammunition seized at Dublin house

Two men have been arrested.

Anti-immigrant graffiti appears in Garden of Remembrance

The graffiti makes reference to the 1916 Rising.

Publicans warn that increased violence in pubs could lead to a death

The head of the Vintners’ Federation of Ireland has said an increase in attacks has happened in recent years.

Graham Norton had great craic hosting a quiz in Cork last night

The presenter visits his native county every summer.

From The42 Team Ireland is having one of its best Special Olympic games ever as medal haul soars Doing Us Proud

Team Ireland is having one of its best Special Olympic games ever as medal haul soars

37 medals were won by Team Ireland on the penultimate day of the games.

Hero or terrorist? This Cork patriot should be remembered whatever the answer

UCC historian Gabriel O’Doherty on the life and legacy of Fenian leader Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa, whose funeral centenary is being commemorated today.

Woman who called ambulance for Bono booed at U2 concert in New York

The woman took advantage of her time on the mic to criticise the city of New York.

The government, Sinn Féin and the battle for 2016 … It starts today

Sinn Féin are insisting their massive O’Donovan Rossa event today is not a ‘rival’ to the official one. But it sure looks like they’re competing.

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You might spot balloons in the sky this weekend… here’s why

A giant balloon launch is taking place for a good cause.

More than 300,000 set to lose mortgage interest relief in next two years

The average benefit to a family is around €850.

From The42 No gremlins for Ireland, but Fitzgerald vouches for pre-season prep High Places

No gremlins for Ireland, but Fitzgerald vouches for pre-season prep

While Wales, England and France have been at altitude, Ireland preferred to keep it low-key.

From Business ETC How did ice-cream sellers cope with the worst July ever summoned by Mother Nature? 99 Problems

How did ice-cream sellers cope with the worst July ever summoned by Mother Nature?

One company we talked to has even taken to using Irish rainwater as a key ingredient in its sorbets.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s what you need to know as you kick off the long weekend.

Players hit back at GAA competition that takes hurlers skiing and leaves camogie players at home

Ireland’s regional camogie champions have hit back at the unfair nature of the competition.

New fines begin the overdue fightback against pesky cyclists

With the backing of powerful bureaucratic interests, cyclists have been getting a free ride where it comes to their responsibilities on the road.

Millions of Chinese people will soon hear about how great Ireland is

There could be an influx of visitors from the Asian country.

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