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Monday 23 May, 2016

Here's Ireland's song for the Euros - what do you think? The Irish Roar This post contains a poll

Here's Ireland's song for the Euros - what do you think?

It will be available to download through iTunes and Google Play from Friday.

Bad news for Irish motorists as petrol and diesel prices set to hike

A shift in the global supply of oil is set to have a knock-on effect for Irish drivers.

From The42 Katie Taylor is now just one win away from Olympic qualification On Course

Katie Taylor is now just one win away from Olympic qualification

The 2012 gold medallist cruised through her last-16 bout at the World Boxing Championships this afternoon.

38 greyhounds are being put down a month in Ireland

Animal welfare groups are calling for greyhound breeding to be limited to protect dogs.

'The human cost of smoking is tragic': Axa insurance to cut ties with tobacco industry

Axa group are the first major insurer to remove investment to the tobacco industry.

People dying is a lucrative business

Massey Bros. is investing half a million euro on new premises and services across Dublin.

From The42 Everyone thinks Louis van Gaal was sacked this morning - but Man United have said nothing yet Louis Leaves Town

Mother found guilty of child cruelty for allowing her son to be locked in a box

Her husband was convicted last week on nine counts of rape.

Record numbers choosing cycling or public transport in Dublin city

The number cyclists travelling into Dublin has increased by 125% since 2006.

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Three climbers die on Everest in the space of three days

The latest fatality is an Indian climber.

From The42 Marc Wilson ruled out of the Euros after aggravating knee injury Absentees

Marc Wilson ruled out of the Euros after aggravating knee injury

Paul McShane among 4 players cut from Ireland squad

There are 230,000 empty houses around the country

“Here’s an enormous stock of houses that already exist.”

Poll: Do you pay attention to media reports about what foods to eat? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you pay attention to media reports about what foods to eat?

The latest report says fat is back in – but this follows years of advice about low-fat diets.

This wristband will warn you when you've had too much to drink

Skyn tracks a person’s alcohol levels through their sweat, and send alerts when they go over a certain limit.

Irishman part of winning teams at Cannes Film Festival

Robbie Ryan filmed two award-winning films at this year’s awards

Boys aged 13 and 14 attacked by men while walking on street in the afternoon

Police are treating the incident as a sectarian hate crime.

Greece passes spending cuts and tax hikes in order to unlock billions in bailout funds

EU Economic Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici hailed the deal.

Irish band rescue family, including a baby and three children, from US house fire

The band are donating the proceeds from their merchandise sales to help the family rebuild their home.

Ryanair has just announced MASSIVE full year profits

The company reported €1.24 billion in profits at the end of March.

President Higgins makes powerful speech at the first-ever World Humanitarian Summit

President Higgins will be speaking on a number of topics including achieving zero hunger, humanitarian financing, gender-based violence and gender equality.

Driver cut out of car after becoming trapped in rollover

Holmatro cutter gear was used to get the driver out of the car.

How can we make our schools better? This man wants to know what you think

“The Government’s basic vision is to use our economic success to make people’s lives better.”

From The42 'They're 4-time champions, 3-time Heineken Cup winners. We must be 50/1?' Mind Games

'They're 4-time champions, 3-time Heineken Cup winners. We must be 50/1?'

John Muldoon is stirring the pot nicely ahead of next weekend’s Pro12 final against Leinster.

The 9 at 9: Monday

It’s the beginning of a new week, and here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

Iraq is about to go all out to reclaim a major chunk of IS territory

A major operation is set to begin in Fallujah, a region that has been in Islamic State hands since 2014.

Man in his 50s dies after car collides with fence in Monaghan

The female passenger was uninjured.

Grandparents and foster care - how the system works

In the wake of a nine-year-old boy being removed from his grandparents’ care on age grounds, we looks at how foster care works.

Young child taken from grandparents and put into foster care because of their age Exclusive

“He is our pride and joy” – couple in their 60s devastated by Tusla decision.

Sunday 22 May, 2016

FactCheck: Are restricted dog breeds inherently more dangerous than all the rest?

TheJournal.ie’s FactCheck does some digging into a perennial debate that has flared up in Ireland in recent weeks.

From The42 Conor McGregor: 'It's not nice to see a kid die like that - it's f**ked up to be a part of it' Affected

Conor McGregor: 'It's not nice to see a kid die like that - it's f**ked up to be a part of it'

The UFC star says the death of Joao Carvalho at an event in Dublin fueled his reluctance to publicise his proposed rematch with Nate Diaz.

Rio Olympics sets record - in free condoms

An average of 42 condoms per athlete.

From The42 John Gardiner: Cork went out in hope - and hope is not a strategy Analysis

John Gardiner: Cork went out in hope - and hope is not a strategy

Tipp will feel that there’s still plenty of room for improvement, writes John Gardiner in the first of this summer’s columns.

The Journal Pub Quiz - Round 10

This week, books.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

EgyptAir disaster latest, McIlroy triumphs, and JobBridge to be scrapped – it’s the Evening Fix.

Kevin lived for just nine years, but he taught us about life, love, and the world

Mairead Dunford writes about her son Kevin, who died aged nine, and how he taught their family how to love even though he had a life-limiting condition.

Authorities struggling to capture horse that has forced children and residents off green

Daytime seizures can result in a very quick gathering of a hostile mob.

Dublin Fire Brigade have had a busy day dealing with weather-related road accidents

Difficult weather conditions have seen multiple accidents happening just outside the city.