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Irish - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Taoiseach to consider law to protect journalists' sources following alleged INM data breach

Micheál Martin said any violation of a journalist’s data should be a criminal offence.

From The42 'Keep it constructive... you clown' - Bolger hits back at RTÉ criticism Taking Exception

'Keep it constructive... you clown' - Bolger hits back at RTÉ criticism

The Shamrock Rovers midfielder has responded to comments made last night by Declan ‘Fabio’ O’Brien.

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'Exceptional talent': These are the best pieces of art by Ireland's young artists

17-year-old Hetty Lawlor was announced as the overall winner of the Texaco Children’s Art Competition today.

Ian Bailey appeals French decision to charge him over murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier

Bailey has denied any involvement in the killing of the French film producer in 1996.

'Really, really, really strange' that Callinan would draft letter for solicitor Gerald Kean, Tribunal hears

The Tribunal heard from Martin Callinan’s former private secretary today.

From The42 'It is with a great deal of sadness that the players and pro staff have learnt of this outcome' Statement

'It is with a great deal of sadness that the players and pro staff have learnt of this outcome'

Rob Herring was commenting on the news that Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding will no longer be involved with Ulster.

Six arrested as gardaí seize €250k in cash in international money laundering operation

The gang is suspected of trafficking drugs to Australia and then laundering the proceeds back to Ireland.

Irish author Paul Lynch shortlisted for prestigious Walter Scott Prize

The £25,000 prize is considered one of the world’s most acclaimed literary prizes.

Landlords who raise rents by more than the allowed limit will face criminal charges under planned new laws

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy today secured Cabinet approval to publish the general scheme of the new Residential Tenancies Bill.

What is an African air plume - and how high will temperatures get this week?

The combination of Storm Irene and an African air plume is resulting in some interesting weather this week.

Steroids and erectile dysfunction pills: One million doses of illegal medication seized last year

The HPRA has expressed concern about the abuse of anabolic steroids, which have side-effects including liver damage and blood clots.

Denis O'Brien application to have costs awarded against Red Flag and Declan Ganley delayed

O’Brien had sought to have costs awarded against Red Flag Consultants (and five others) and Declan Ganley regarding amendments he secured last month.

France's Macron warns MEPs of growing sense of authoritarianism in Europe

Macron addressed the European Parliament for the first time this morning.

'We called him the King': Tributes as country singer Big Tom McBride dies aged 81

His family have confirmed funeral details for this Friday morning.

Poll: Is a 'moderate' increase in local property tax justified? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is a 'moderate' increase in local property tax justified?

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has moved to allay fears over the tax by insisting any increase will be ‘affordable’ and ‘justified’.

Two teenagers (16) arrested in connection with murder of homeless man in Derry

The body of Polish national Piotr Krowka was found on 3 April.

From The42 'With all due respect to people, their opinions don’t count. Our opinions count. That’s it' Outside Noise

'With all due respect to people, their opinions don’t count. Our opinions count. That’s it'

Kingdom boss Eamonn Fitzmaurice says he pays no attention to criticism from outside the camp.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s all you need to know this Tuesday morning.

Investigation launched after man stabbed in back outside Cork pub in early hours

The incident happened at just after 1am this morning.

Man arrested over hit-and-run that left teenager in critical condition

A 17-year-old girl was struck by a car in Kilcoole at around 3.50am on Saturday.

Investigation in Offaly after body of newborn found in boot of car

A post-mortem concluded the baby died of natural causes.

From The42 Micko, Giles and bringing the story of Irish sports icons to screen Behind The Lens

Micko, Giles and bringing the story of Irish sports icons to screen

The challenges and rewards of productions on the Irish sport documentary landscape.

Nearly 7 in 10 people think the IRFU was right to sack Jackson and Olding

The pair had their rugby contracts revoked in the wake of their acquittal on charges of rape.

As the rain clears, temperatures are set to hit the high teens

It will hit 18 degrees by Thursday.

Rate my rape list: 'I'm angry at the silence of the men of Ireland'

In the wake of the ‘rate my rape’ list on a school wall, Dr Cliona Saidlear says we have to talk about rape culture in Ireland.

Cabinet to discuss possibility of Ireland getting its own Independence Day

A proposed Bill seeks to designate 21 January Ireland’s Independence Day – but it wouldn’t be a bank holiday.

'A game of snakes and ladders': 28% of calls to Women's Aid were about abuse by ex-partners

A Women’s Aid report analysed the figures on the number of women who reported abuse last year.

'A complete fabrication' - You cannot be taken off the electoral register by phone

A number of people on Twitter had suggested the idea in recent days.

Facebook to admit 'they could have done better' responding to data concerns in Ireland

Up to 44,687 people in Ireland may have been affected by the Cambridge Analytica data breach.

Irish - Monday 16 April, 2018

Man accused of killings targeting Toronto’s gay community charged with 8th murder

Police have identified the remains of seven victims from dismembered body parts found hidden inside some 20 planters belonging to the accused.

May criticised for Syria air strikes with Corbyn accusing her of bowing to 'whims of the US president'

The British Prime Minister said, “We have done it because we believed it was the right thing to do”.

Evening Poll: Do you think it's okay to cover for a co-worker because of their drinking? Turmoil This post contains a poll

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Man shot in Finglas, rainfall weather warning extended and calls for the decriminalisation of cannabis – it’s the Evening Fix.

Taxis banned from College Green during weekday mornings

Around 150 taxis per hour move southbound through College Green during the morning peak, according to the NTA.

'It had nothing to do with feeling English or Irish, it was a personal thing between me and my family'

Reading midfielder Liam Kelly has been speaking about turning down a call-up to the Ireland squad.

'I'm truly sorry': Ant McPartlin apologises for drink-driving crash

The presenter has been banned from driving for 20 months and received a fine of €99,500.

The rainfall warning from earlier has been extended to 7 more counties

Met Éireann has a Status Yellow rainfall warning in place for 15 counties in total.

Man injured in north Dublin shooting

The incident happened this afternoon.