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Yesterday’s News

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Over 65s and slight majority of Fianna Fáíl voters only groups to vote No - according to RTÉ exit poll

The poll, conducted by Behaviour & Attitudes, asked 3,800 people at 175 polling stations.

Here are the top 10 countries outside Europe that requested visas to Ireland

Most people with permission to remain in the State are working or studying, according to the Department of Justice.

From The42 ‘I hated myself… I got terribly down and lost my confidence, not just as a footballer but as a person’ Looking Back This post contains videos

‘I hated myself… I got terribly down and lost my confidence, not just as a footballer but as a person’

33 years on from representing Liverpool in the European Cup final, Jim Beglin reflects on a career full of highs and lows.

Poll: Were you surprised by the results of the exit polls? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Were you surprised by the results of the exit polls?

Two polls put the Yes vote at 68% and 69.4%.

Study shows overweight people twice as likely to survive when hospitalised for infectious disease

The study into the so-called “obesity paradox” looked into the health over 35,000 patients in Denmark.

Trump says North Korea summit could still happen

Trump said in a tweet that “very productive talks” were ongoing with North Korea about reinstating the summit.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s what’s making the news this morning.

Five patients found not guilty of crimes by reason of insanity have been discharged from hospital

The offences included two homicides, possession of a firearm and three counts of false imprisonment.

Highs of 23 degrees this weekend but chance of spot flooding with rainfall warning for four counties

Thundery downpours are expected this evening and overnight.

The politics of black women's hair: 'There is a struggle attached to this hair'

Hair is a central and important part of Africans’ lives, writes Ola Majekodunmi.

From The42 James Ryan: The great-grandson of a 1916 Easter Rising rebel Family History

James Ryan: The great-grandson of a 1916 Easter Rising rebel

The Leinster lock’s great-grandfather was a founding member of the Irish Volunteers and Fianna Fáil.

Most Irish people think referendum posters should be banned

There’s no authority in Ireland to police the claims made on referendum posters.

Landslide: two exit polls predict Ireland has voted overwhelmingly to repeal the Eighth Amendment

Voting has finished and counting will begin at 9am tomorrow morning.

The country has voted in the Eighth Amendment referendum - Here's what to expect from the day

With all the votes cast, all that’s left is to count them.

Egyptian baggage handler refused job at Dublin Airport after being told he was 'too old and slow'

The man, a naturalised Irish citizen, had held several other manual roles at the airport over the previous nine years.

From The42 'That defeat will stay with me, I'll be thinking about that situation' - county focus after club agony John Heslin

'That defeat will stay with me, I'll be thinking about that situation' - county focus after club agony

John Heslin is looking ahead with Westmeath as the 2018 championship dawns.

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Crumlin: Great spirit on the streets that made Phil Lynott and Conor McGregor

Children who watch extra junk food adverts consume more calories

The catchier the ad, the more effective.

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Why the Happy Pear won’t be opening more outlets any time soon

Friday 25 May, 2018

Garda overtime set to be capped across the country as payments are vastly exceeding budgets

Garda overtime for the first five months of this year has run over budget by €12 million.

From The42 'That's the best round I've ever seen' - McIlroy's brilliance drives rivals to distraction High Praise

'That's the best round I've ever seen' - McIlroy's brilliance drives rivals to distraction

Rory McIlroy had defending champion Alex Noren thinking about quitting after day two at Wentworth.

Italian parents who named their son Benito Mussolini receive court summons

The 14-month-old has a rather famous namesake.

Two men make off with empty box in Dublin cash-in-transit robbery

Gardaí are looking to trace the two men.

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Here's What Happened Today: Friday

The Irish public goes to the polls, and a 13-year-old boy charged with murder – it’s the Evening Fix.

Bane of Facebook uses launch of GDPR to file four court cases against social media giants

Max Schrems has been battling Facebook’s privacy standards for the past seven years.

Poll: Have you voted yet? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you voted yet?

Polls have been open since 7am but will close at 10pm, so there’s not long left.

From The42 Ireland's latest call-up O'Malley skips exams to link up with senior squad Academic This post contains videos

Ireland's latest call-up O'Malley skips exams to link up with senior squad

The former St Patrick’s Athletic goalkeeper is studying to be a financial analyst, having earned a degree at Maynooth University.

Mystery wolf-like creature shot dead in US leaves experts scratching their heads as to its identity

The dead animal has led to some slightly bizarre social media musings as to its species.

Boy (13) charged with murder of Ana Kriegel

He appeared in a special sitting of the children’s court this evening.

David Drumm made decisions 'in good faith with no criminal motivation', court hears

Counsel for the former Anglo CEO was making closing arguments today.

AS IT HAPPENED: Ireland goes to the polls in Eighth Amendment referendum

Counting starts at 9am tomorrow and we should have a clear indication of the result by lunchtime.

Dublin Castle courtyard will be open to the public tomorrow ... but don't expect any big screens

In 2015, large crowds congregated in the space for the Marriage Equality count results.

Met Police arrest 95-year-old man for murder after carer (61) dies from head injuries

Police are not seeking anyone else in connection with their investigation.

Harvey Weinstein posts $1 million bail as he's charged with rape and sex offences

Eight months ago he was accused of sexual misconduct by a number of women.

From The42 Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz Let's Get Quizzical

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

How closely have you paid attention to this week’s headlines?

The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

15 people injured in Ontario restaurant explosion

Police are looking for two males who were caught on CCTV moments before the blast.

Some US news websites have been blocked by the new EU data law

The General Data Protection Regulation came into effect today.

So many people are dying from alcohol-related deaths it's like 'planes going down without survivors'

Despite three people dying in Ireland every day due to alcohol, one expert said there’s “very little outcry”.