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Yesterday’s News

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Yesterday’s News

Bray school calls for halt in deportation of nine-year-old boy

More than 20,000 people have signed an online petition organised by St Cronan’s School to prevent the deportation of one of its pupils.

Woman arrested in connection with fatal shooting of young man

Jamie Tighe Ennis was shot dead in Dublin in October 2017.

Man jailed for eight years for attempting to murder four children

A judge imposed a 12-year sentence but suspended the final four years.

America's most famous pimp, poised for elected office, dies

Dennis Hof (72) owner of a legal brothel near Carson City, Nevada, was found dead after a night of revelry.

From The42 Pound-for-pound queen willing to drop weight to face 'amazing' Katie Taylor in historic women's fight What A Fight

Pound-for-pound queen willing to drop weight to face 'amazing' Katie Taylor in historic women's fight

If the price was right, Cecilia Braekhus would even relinquish her four world title belts for a groundbreaking fight with Taylor.

Two arrests after large amount of stolen car parts seized

The parts were recovered in Meath and Kildare, gardaí said.

Justice Minister apologises to whistleblower Maurice McCabe on behalf of the State

Justice Peter Charleton found there was a “campaign of calumny” to smear Garda McCabe.

Potential conflict between cyclists and pedestrians cited as College Green plaza plans rejected

The plans have been the subject of heated debate for some time.

One fifth of obese 13-year-olds in Ireland believe they are just the right weight

A new report published today noted similar findings among parents of obese children.

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Garda awarded €4k compensation after girlfriend's brother headbutted him outside nightclub

Garda Smith had been a month off work, primarily due to the embarrassment the incident had caused.

Poll: Would legalising cannabis work in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would legalising cannabis work in Ireland?

Canada is going for it from today.

Roseanne's show returned last night... but without Roseanne. Here's how she was written out

Roseanne Barr wasn’t impressed with how her character was written out of the show, and took to Twitter about it.

May faces Brexit showdown with EU leaders today amid talks of transition extension

May will meet with EU president Donald Tusk this evening before briefing her 27 European colleagues.

58 fairy penguins killed in suspected dog attack in Australia

The latest grisly find comes a few months after a dozen birds were found dead in another suspected dog attack.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Michael D Higgins polling twice as well as rest of field, and complaints against Pat Kenny over the Eighth rejected – it’s the 9 at 9.

From The42 Sacking Martin O'Neill would be a short-term solution to a long-term problem Talking Point

Sacking Martin O'Neill would be a short-term solution to a long-term problem

The ultimate results manager has overseen a run of just one victory in his last nine matches.

Gavin Duffy: 'Can I apologise there are three candidates from the Dragons' Den?'

On TheJournal.ie’s The Candidate podcast, Duffy said that he and the other Dragons were not “in cahoots”.

Latest poll has Michael D Higgins with nearly twice as many votes as rest of candidates COMBINED

Higgins has twice as many first preference votes as the rest of the candidates combined, per the latest Irish Times Ipsos/MRBI poll.

Technology firm Voxpro announces creation of 400 jobs in Cork

The announcement will bring the total number of Voxpro jobs in Cork and Dublin to 3,000.

Develop national protocol on smartphone and social media use, mental health committee says

A policy should be developed alongside parents and young people, according to the Oireachtas joint committee.

Gay cake case: How the court tried to reach a fair balance between competing rights

There has been much debate and anger, some of it stemming from a misunderstanding of the Supreme Court decision, writes Aoife McMahon.

Affordable homes to be built on private lands through 'quid pro quo' negotiations

Cork City Council officials will state today most active sector for construction is for student accommodation.

Teachers will be allowed work beyond 70 in their final school year under new law

Under current rules, those working in the public service must retire from their job at age 65.

‘I knew I'd never do anything as important again’: Wood Quay Archaeologist over 40 years on

One of the most controversial events of the 1970s the bulldozing of Dublin’s Wood Quay is the subject of a new TG4 documentary.

Cannabis is legal across Canada from today and 109 stores are opening immediately

Medical marijuana dispensaries are already common in parts of the country.

Complaints about Pat Kenny's treatment of Maria Steen during Eighth debates rejected by BAI

The complainants had alleged that Kenny had questioned Steen differently than Peter Boylan.

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Here's what the presidential candidates think about Trump, Brexit and the Eighth Amendment

We’ve asked the six nominees why they are running and where they stand on a number of important issues.

Tuesday 16 October, 2018

Almost €1m worth of cocaine, heroin and cannabis seized in Dublin

Three men aged in their 30s, 40s and 60s, are being detained at two Dublin Garda stations in connection with the incident.

Clontarf flood defence measures set to cost €10 million

Dublin City Council plans to build flood defence barriers along 3.3 kilometres of coast, seven years after the ‘Clontarf Wall’ controversy.

From The42 Defiant Martin O'Neill brushes off questions about his future as Ireland manager Reaction This post contains videos

Defiant Martin O'Neill brushes off questions about his future as Ireland manager

It was another disappointing night at the Aviva, with the Boys in Green beaten 1-0 by Wales.

Man (20s) wounded in face and neck in Finglas stabbing

The man’s injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

EU suggests extending transition period to secure Irish backstop - reports

The UK has to enter the transition period to leave the EU by the 29 March – that’s if there’s a Brexit deal at all.

Northern Irish writer Anna Burns wins 2018 Man Booker Prize

The judges praised Milkman for its “surprising and immersive prose”.

From The42 Defeat to weakened Wales increases pressure on Ireland boss Martin O'Neill Flash Harry

Defeat to weakened Wales increases pressure on Ireland boss Martin O'Neill

A second-half free-kick from Harry Wilson made the difference tonight in Dublin.

Taoiseach wants to avoid 'dilly-dallying' but confidence and supply deal 'unlikely' by Halloween

Teams for the the two parties are set to meet next week about renewing the agreement.

The Candidate: TheJournal.ie's new presidential podcast

The Candidate brings TheJournal.ie readers closer to the presidential hopefuls, thanks to six in-depth interviews.

Washington Post: Saudi government 'owes Khashoggi family and the world an explanation'

A Turkish forensics team has searched the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

Woman suspected of slicing civil servant’s throat goes on trial

Laura Kenna attacked Fionnuala Burke on Drumcondra Road Lower on 2 January 2017.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Brexit deadlock, presidential claims, and the Stormy Daniels lawsuit – here’s what made the headlines.