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Dublin: 20 °C Monday 29 August, 2016

Irish - Today’s News

Ireland has given over half a billion in international aid over the past year

A total of €647.51 million was allocated to international development causes in 2015.

Explainer: Why doesn't the government want Apple to cough up extra taxes?

For the government, it’s all about appearances.

The LÉ James Joyce has rescued another 617 migrants in the Mediterranean

In one case, it successfully located and rescued 165 migrants from wooden and rubber vessels off the coast of Libya.

Parents found dead with their children in Cavan named as teachers

Clodagh and Alan Hawe were found in their home along with the bodies of their three sons, Niall, Ryan and Liam.

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Three fishermen, a kayaker and the coast guard save a sheep that fell 200ft off a cliff

“We think the young sheep had fallen about 200 feet and had nowhere to go.”

Rise in the cost of on-campus accommodation sparks calls for locals to offer spare rooms

The cost of on-campus accommodation at University College Cork has risen by an average of 2.5%.

Judge recommends house arrest for Pat Hickey due to his health

He has been in jail since his arrest on 17 August.

There's been a rise in sightings of this dangerous jellyfish off Dublin

The increase coincides with a rise in temperatures this week.

Hiqa report finds a disabled patient was left without food or nutrition for over 18 hours

Staff at St Raphael’s, Youghal, Co Cork, said there was a lack of staff available at that time to assist the resident out of bed.

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From The42 Analysis: Kerry's long ball tactic, Cluxton's kickouts, fouls hurt Kerry, Dublin's process triumphs Expert View

Analysis: Kerry's long ball tactic, Cluxton's kickouts, fouls hurt Kerry, Dublin's process triumphs

The42′s columnist looks back at yesterday’s epic clash.

"I felt absolutely dreadful; I couldn't talk" - Doctor misdiagnosed serious womb infection in 45-year-old mother of twins

Dr Saleem Sharif faces allegations of poor professional performance at a fitness to practice inquiry.

Rhino from an under-threat species is born at Dublin Zoo

There were as little as 50 southern white rhinoceroses left in the wild in the early 1900s – now there are as many as 20,000.

From The42 Keane: 'I've put many jerseys on, but the Irish one always seemed to fit me best' Last Hurrah

Keane: 'I've put many jerseys on, but the Irish one always seemed to fit me best'

Ireland captain Robbie Keane held a press conference in Dublin this afternoon ahead of his last appearance for the Boys in Green.

Residents at Dublin child detention centre climb on roof while staff strike

Some of the residential care workers came off the picket line to deal with incidents at the centre.

The EU has shrugged off claims that free-trade talks with the US have 'de facto failed'

The controversial TTIP proposal has been three years in the making.

"I used to have to call down to my mother's house when she wasn't in and rob food" - Battling gambling addiction

The Rutland Centre launched its Recovery Month today to raise awareness of addiction and recovery.

This school in Monaghan has had a main road running through it for the past 27 years

Up until today, students at Castleblayney College crossed the former N2 an estimated 1100 times a day.

Pat Hickey's family 'terrified about being chased down the street'

A solicitor for the family of Pat Hickey said his family are struggling with the case.

Poll: Should dogs be allowed in pubs and restaurants? Dog Cafe This post contains a poll

Poll: Should dogs be allowed in pubs and restaurants?

Food officials are insisting that such businesses are in breach of legislation.

Government to appeal this week's EU decision to force Apple to pay up to €19 billion in back taxes

The EU is to rule this week that Apple got a special tax deal in Ireland over a period spanning from 1991 to 2007.

The 9 at 9: Monday

It’s the start of a new week – here’s all you need to know as you head out the door.

Steak, spuds and selfies: A hero's welcome for O'Donovan brothers in Cork Back Home This post contains videos
From The42 Johnny Doyle: Dublin's great leaders, Kerry immense, a genuine Croker classic Expert View

Johnny Doyle: Dublin's great leaders, Kerry immense, a genuine Croker classic

The42.ie’s Gaelic football columnist looks back on one of the best games he has ever seen.

Rush hour tailbacks after car overturns on M50

The car overturned southbound at the Red Cow, one of the ring road’s busiest exits.

Half-century-long war in Colombia comes to an end as historic ceasefire takes hold

Rebels and government forces have both agreed to the ceasefire, which began at midnight last night.

Boost for Leitrim as over 150 jobs announced

The drive will bring the number of people employed at medical devices company Vistamed to over 500.

Nine new Educate Together schools opening this week only 'scratching the surface'

The schools will open in Cork, Dublin, Mayo and Wicklow.

Child in foster care has "serious anxiety" and worries about his mother's welfare

A family court heard the child recently had an argument with his foster family.

Donegal community tries to buy former AIB bank building for €1

A councillor said the community wants AIB to hand the bank over to them for local facilities.

Irish - Yesterday’s News

'Review sites like Tripadvisor are probably the worst thing that ever happened to mankind'

Legendary food critic John McKenna explains how he has kept his business afloat as the guidebook trade dies.

There's a real life School of Rock in Dublin city centre

“It’s just like any job – you need to be working on your instrument eight hours a day.”

What it takes to become Ireland's best young fishmonger...

The Young Fishmonger of the Year award is now in its fourth year and eight professionals from across the country are on the shortlist.

From The42 Kerry supporters appear to throw objects at referee following controversial finish at Croke Park Controversy

Kerry supporters appear to throw objects at referee following controversial finish at Croke Park

David Gough was the man in the middle as All-Ireland champions Dublin beat Kerry by 0-22 to 2-14 in a classic semi-final earlier this afternoon.

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My wife would have died without a blood transfusion

Robert Gilby says he and his wife Emma are forever indebted to blood donors, after a traumatic experience following the birth of their first child.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Kevin Mallon’s release, a day at the Áras for Team Ireland and damaged headstones in Belfast had everyone talking.

From The42 5 talking points as Dublin break Kerry hearts in a game for the ages Comment

5 talking points as Dublin break Kerry hearts in a game for the ages

We discuss Dublin proving their hunger, Kevin McManamon’s impact and what the future looks like for Kerry.

'He served his country with pride': Tributes to soldier after body recovered off Donegal coast

Gavin Carey, a member of the Irish Defence Forces, had been swimming off Bundoran with other soldiers when he got into difficulty.

Why your company should invest in your education (and how to get them to do it)

Careers expert Eoghan McDermott gives you a checklist of preparation before asking your company to support further study.

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