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Irish - Thursday 19 April, 2018

Support for Fine Gael has finally taken a dip... and Sinn Féin are the big winners

The news marks a long run of consistently higher polling for Leo Varadkar’s party.

'She's missed, terribly missed': Mother of Elisha Gault calls for better mental illness treatment

Grainne Gault told Pat Kenny last night that she wants her daughter’s life to have “meant something”.

Two men arrested on suspicion of murder after discovery of man's body

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death.

Kilkenny mosque debate: 'This could become dangerous. Tensions could escalate'

This week I wished I lived in Ballaghadareen and not in Kilkenny, writes Malcolm Noonan.

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Ireland's health workers take the most sick days due to their work

The transport sector had the second highest number of sick days due to work related injuries and illnesses.

Can't find yourself on the checktheregister.ie? Don't worry, it's highly likely you're still able to vote

People have been having issues finding out if they’re still registered, but it’s unlikely to be because they’ve been de-registered to vote.

'They have not grasped the problem': Warnings government is not doing enough to stop evictions

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy on Tuesday got Cabinet approval for the general scheme of the new Residential Tenancies Bill.

4,184 patients waiting over 3 months to get tested for second most common cancer death in Ireland

Every year in Ireland more than 1,000 people die from bowel cancer.

Irish - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Drug dealer caught after being spotted leaving boxes of cocaine at telephone pole

Detective Stack saw Simon McDonagh arrive and stoop beside the telephone pole to place down two plastic lunch boxes.

All staff and students screened after two cases of TB confirmed in Cork secondary school

The screenings include a skin test and, if needed, blood tests and chest x-rays.

TV star Dale Winton dies aged 62 RIP

TV star Dale Winton dies aged 62

He died at his home this morning.

19-year-old cyclist dies after collision with truck near UCD this afternoon

The incident happened at Greenfield Park, just off the N11 this afternoon.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Naughteen questioned about his contact with PR agency over proposed media merger involving INM, man arrested in murder investigation and Met Eireann app launches seven-day forecasts for local areas – it’s the Evening Fix.

Gardai appeal for information as teenager (14) missing from Meath home

Jamie Walsh was last seen in Dublin last week.

Evening Poll: Should there be a kayak course in the middle of Dublin's IFSC? That's A Paddlin' This post contains a poll

Evening Poll: Should there be a kayak course in the middle of Dublin's IFSC?

Plans are in place for it to be completed by 2020.

Man (47) who ingested 100 pellets of cocaine before flying into Dublin remanded to Cloverhill

Revenue officers seized a total 1.4kgs of cocaine with a street value of €98,000.

Politicians who don't pay their bar tab will have it deducted from their salary

The Taoiseach encouraged the Oireachtas to investigate how to chase up politicians who fail to pay their bills.

Future of Sherkin Island arts programme secured as money pledged for next three years

The course is estimated to bring €150,000 to the island of around 100 people.

Teenage girl missing from Dublin since Monday found safe and well

The 16-year-old was last seen in Coolock on Monday afternoon.

'I did nothing wrong': Minister defends phone call about INM merger

Pressure has been mounting on the minister today to clarify the situation, with the opposition claiming that the minister misled the Dáil.

Judge praises the resilience of two 80-year-old victims whose handbags were robbed by same thief

Brian Dunne (33) was sentenced to four and a half years in prison for the offences.

Sean Dunne denies ever being beneficial owner of €58 million Dublin 4 property

Dunne said the property was bought in trust for his wife Gayle.

From The42 Italian legend Vialli and ex-Premier League boss Redknapp to manage GAA clubs The Toughest

Italian legend Vialli and ex-Premier League boss Redknapp to manage GAA clubs

The pair are to feature in a mini-series that will renew the 1998 All-Ireland club rivalry between Erin’s Isle and Castlehaven.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Man arrested over death of Romanian man (49) found injured in Tallaght park

Ioan Artene Bob was discovered by a passerby on Friday morning.

FAI official who refereed matches around the country while on sick leave has unfair dismissal claim refused

The man later said he had taken six weeks’ sick leave in order to be with his wife and daughter who were suffering from severe depression.

Gardaí renew appeal for 89-year-old Wexford man missing since early January

Farmers and homeowners are being asked to check land, sheds and outhouses.

President Michael D Higgins to address United Nations during US visit next week

Higgins will also meet members of the Irish community during his time in New York.

A third of calls made to St Vincent De Paul are from people struggling to afford food

One in 11 people in Ireland are estimated to experience food poverty.

Former Jacob's owner Michael Carey nominated to replace Conor Skehan as chair of the Housing Agency

Murphy has nominated Michael Carey, the former chair of Bord Bia who has extensive experience overseeing state bodies.

Minister Denis, billionaire Denis and a media merger: Dáil seeks clarity over who knew what when

Minister Denis Naughten is to make a speech on what he told INM about the media merger being referred to the BAI.

The Citizens' Assembly publishes report calling on Ireland to be 'a leader in tackling climate change'

The recommendations were reached by majority vote of the Assembly members following two weekends of deliberation.

Love Both launches its referendum campaign and criticises 12 weeks proposal for abortion

The camapign claimed today that proposed legislation is worse than the UK system.

From The42 Young Irish defender forced to retire just eight months after captaining Hull City Rotten Luck

Young Irish defender forced to retire just eight months after captaining Hull City

Brian Lenihan featured in Ireland’s senior squad for Euro 2016 qualifiers against Gibraltar and Germany.

Concerns raised over fire safety and personal rights in Meath nursing home

Hiqa inspected the Silvergrove Nursing Home in January.

Mary Black 'upset' as Dublin concerts rescheduled due to illness

The singer was also forced to postpone shows in Killarney and Waterford earlier this month.

Facebook rolls out major privacy changes for ads, personal info and facial recognition

Many of the changes are being put in place to comply with the EU’s new GDPR directive that comes into effect next month.