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Dublin: 0 °C Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Yesterday’s News

Green light for €40 million hotel at Stephen's Green despite government department objections

The appeals board said that the hotel would not adversely affect the character of the historic buildings nearby.

Some schools have closed today because of icy road conditions

Melted snow has frozen overnight, leading to treacherous road conditions this morning in some parts of the country.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

Charity to redevelop Dublin apartment block to house the homeless

The Peter McVerry Trust has secured planning permission for 18 apartments in Dublin city centre.

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UK and China included in global recall of baby formula over salmonella fears

Lactalis has recalled nearly 7,000 tonnes of formula after over two dozen babies fell ill in France.

Investigation into death of man (22) found with head injury at Luas stop

The man was discovered in the early hours by the Ranelagh Luas stop.

From The42 Jose Mourinho clashes with Man City players amid tunnel bust-up - reports Controversy

Jose Mourinho clashes with Man City players amid tunnel bust-up - reports

Newspapers reported the Portuguese coach had a verbal altercation with City goalkeeper Ederson.

Migrant fishermen working on Irish boats suffer exploitation and 'get average pay of €2.82'

One in four fishermen have experienced verbal or physical abuse, according to a new report.

Warnings of treacherous road conditions as country wakes up to a freezing cold morning

The worst affected counties are Roscommon, Sligo, Donegal, Cavan and the eastern half of Galway.

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Prominent figures from Northern Ireland write open letter to the Taoiseach

“The fact that the majority of voters in the north of Ireland voted to remain will not be ignored,” the open letter says.

Queens of the Stone Age frontman under fire for kicking photographer during gig Josh Homme This post contains videos

Queens of the Stone Age frontman under fire for kicking photographer during gig

Josh Homme apologised and said he was in a “state of being lost in performance”.

'Maybe we should slosh our way through the forty days before Easter too'

It should go without saying that it is a very, very bad idea to knock back twelve drinks in a row, writes Eunan McKinney.

Warning issued about window blinds to help prevent tragic accidents Safety This post contains videos

Warning issued about window blinds to help prevent tragic accidents

Two children end up in US emergency departments every day due to accidents with window blinds.

Prices of homes near new Luas Cross City increased by 15% over the last year

Overall, commuters living on the Dublin coastline pay on average the most for a property.

Multiple allegations of sexual and physical abuse against disability care staff

The concerns are all raised in documents released by Hiqa (the Health and Quality Authority) to TheJournal.ie under the Freedom of Information Act.

Sunday 10 December, 2017

'Why didn't we know about that body?': Family of missing man who lay unidentified for ten years want answers

Cavan man Joe Reilly was 50-years-old when he disappeared back in January 2007.

Here are 9 stunning entries to Sony's photography competition

Reindeer, bubbles, lightning and footballers are some of the subjects of the best photos that have been sent in so far.

Only small minority would support lowering voting age to 16

The voting age referendum is one of a raft that will be put to the public in the coming years.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Temperatures of -8 forecast for tonight, body of young man found in Dublin house and Max Clifford dies after heart attack – it’s the Evening Fix.

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From The42 Leinster grind out crucial Champions Cup victory in Exeter epic Scalp

Leinster grind out crucial Champions Cup victory in Exeter epic

Leo Cullen’s men delivered a hammer blow to the English champions’ European ambitions.

Brittle bones: 'It means that my bones break easily and I cannot walk very far'

Ratifying the UNCRPD is incredibly important for people like me, writes Amy Hassett.

'If she went into a home it would break my heart': The week in quotes

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

From The42 Brilliant Otamendi volley extends Manchester City's lead to 11 points in derby win Blue Moon

Brilliant Otamendi volley extends Manchester City's lead to 11 points in derby win

Pep Guardiola’s side go 11 points clear at the top of the Premier League with their eighth away win of the season.

Low temperature warning for Ireland overnight and in morning as -8 degrees forecast

Motorists are being warned to take extreme care on the roads

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How do you tell people that you have epilepsy? Irish app aims to help

Many people with the condition say they find it difficult to decide who to tell, and how to go about it.

From The42 As it happened: Exeter Chiefs v Leinster, Champions Cup Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Exeter Chiefs v Leinster, Champions Cup

Leo Cullen’s men faced their stiffest task to date as they visited the home of the English champions.

Ireland to hold UK to agreement after Brexit Minister indicates it's not legally binding

Britain’s Brexit Secretary David Davis said it was “a statement of intent more than anything else”.

Body of young man found in Dublin house this afternoon

Gardaí are investigating all of the circumstances and say that enquiries are ongoing.

Photos: California wildfire only 15% contained and threatening Santa Barbara

Evacuation orders were issued overnight for some parts of Carpinteria close to Los Padres National Forest.

Poll: Should we change the name of the children's hospital due to legal threats? Your Say This post contains a poll
PHOTOS: It's snowing in many parts of the country Winter Wonderland This post contains videos

PHOTOS: It's snowing in many parts of the country

Motorists have been urged to take extra care as temperatures are set to dip to minus 8 degrees.

At 100 years old, this French woman drinks, dances, and has run the same bar for half a century

Marie-Louise Wirth wouldn’t dream of giving up her bar in northern France.

Column: Celebrities shouldn't peddle misinformation about mental health

The reality is that the public and even policy makers often get their ideas from the media, writes Amy Plant.

Sir Bob Geldof among 8,000 who slept out in freezing Edinburgh to raise money for homelessness

Organisers say it’s the biggest event of its kind globally.

Driving Home For Christmas singer Chris Rea collapsed on stage

It’s understood that the 66-year-old singer is now in a stable condition.

From The42 As it happened: Liverpool v Everton, Premier League Updates

As it happened: Liverpool v Everton, Premier League

We’re following all the action as Liverpool and Everton renew their rivalry in the Merseyside derby.

Max Clifford has died after suffering heart attack in prison

The 74-year-old suffered a cardiac arrest after collapsing in prison.

This is why you can't always stop something you've already started doing

Ever wondered why you can’t help but drive through a yellow light?

Man charged over collision that killed moped rider

A man in his 30s died in the collision on Friday.

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