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Monday 15 October, 2018

Live debates row: Gallagher told to 'stop hiding behind Michael D' by Ní Riada

Incumbent candidate Michael D Higgins has been criticised for not taking part in all scheduled live debates.

'Unbelievable Courage': Judge praises siblings for reporting sexual abuse they suffered 60 years ago

John Joe Kiernan (86) pleaded guilty at the Central Criminal Court to six sample counts of indecently assaulting one boy and five sample counts of indecently assaulting the boy’s younger sister.

From The42 ‘We're sorry, but the GAA team actually don't want you to present the boys with the medals’ Cork GAA This post contains videos

‘We're sorry, but the GAA team actually don't want you to present the boys with the medals’

Rena Buckley was speaking at the launch of the 20×20 campaign, which aims to increase media coverage and involvement in female sport.

Man who helped criminal organisation murder Sunset House manager sentenced

Michael Barr was shot seven times by a masked gunman on 25 April 2016.

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Garda Sergeant awarded €8,000 after years of harassment and false accusations

The Sergeant was transferred from Dublin to Cork as a result of the torment.

Maths Week: Your Monday puzzle

Fatal Subtraction.

Most Irish people watching TV on Friday watched the Late Late London special

Among the big names on the special episode were Graham Norton and Nigel Farage.

Three men and a minor arrested in connection with fatal shooting of Jamie Tighe Ennis

The three men are aged in their 20s, 30s and 50s.

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From The42 More of the same won't suffice: 5 talking points ahead of Ireland-Wales Up For Discussion

More of the same won't suffice: 5 talking points ahead of Ireland-Wales

Opportunity knocks for Martin O’Neill’s side against a severely weakened Wales team tomorrow evening.

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Missing 61-year-old man found 'safe and well'

Gardaí thanked the public for its assistance.

Doris has had its day, as new research reveals which baby names are going 'extinct' in Ireland

A study of Irish birth records by Ancestry revealed which names have fallen from usage since 1917.

Taoiseach says Frances Fitzgerald could be considered for Cabinet in the future

Last week’s Disclosures Tribunal report effectively exonerated Fitzgerald.

Taoiseach says Breen extending national broadband bidder's dinner invitation to Naughten is 'not a resigning matter'

Pat Breen extended a dinner invitation to former Communications Minister Denis Naughten at the request of David McCourt.

Soccer referee sent for trial accused of €1.8 million arson attack on Flyefit gym

The gym was gutted by fire after a car was driven through its front door and set ablaze.

Hostage-taker detained after commandos storm German rail station

A man who took a woman hostage has been subdued and detained, police say.

From The42 Martin O'Neill hits back at claims Ireland play 'primitive' football Reaction

Martin O'Neill hits back at claims Ireland play 'primitive' football

The Irish boss also defended his use of James McClean in the wing-back role.

Body of man (20s) discovered at Galway's City Hall

The discovery of the body was made at City Hall on College Road at around 9.30am this morning.

Rough sleeping banned in Hungary as new homelessness law comes into force

A constitutional amendment approved by the parliament in June banned “habitual residence in a public space”.

11 injured in southern Germany as train hits trailer truck

The collision happened at a railway crossing in Sipplingen, a village by Lake Constance.

Taoiseach warns Brexit negotiations could stretch into December

The Tániaste said a time limit on the backstop is not a runner.

Explainer: 13 million people are facing starvation in Yemen. Why?

Six years of near-constant fighting in the Gulf state have brought the already-impoverished country to its knees.

Death toll in French floods rises to 13 after several months' worth of rain falls in hours

Some of the dead appeared to have been swept away by floodwaters.

'A detrimental impact on children': 19 babies born into a homeless charity's services last year

Depaul Ireland launched its 2017 annual report today.

Garda Superintendent David Taylor files retirement request in the wake of Disclosures Tribunal

David Taylor, a central figure in Justice Peter Charleton’s report, had been suspended from duty over the weekend.

Turkish officials given permission to enter Saudi consulate to investigate journalist's disappearance

A search of the building where Jamal Khashoggi was last seen will take place on Monday evening.

Irish food group Greencore sells its US wing for more than $1 billion

The Dublin-based firm recently moved to restructure its US business after a profit warning.

From The42 'I understand that I'm more expendable... you want to be selfless towards the team' Prolific

'I understand that I'm more expendable... you want to be selfless towards the team'

James Lowe says he has to accept the ‘non-European’ rule and work for his Leinster team-mates.

'My mother was tied to the bed and when she couldn't push, one of the nuns sat on her chest'

A new report on mother and baby homes has recommended the State give those affected a statutory right to access files.

Hillary Clinton says Bill's affair with Monica Lewinsky was not an abuse of power because 'she was an adult' Me Too This post contains videos

Hillary Clinton says Bill's affair with Monica Lewinsky was not an abuse of power because 'she was an adult'

Bill Clinton has also been forced to defend his behaviour in recent months.

Cervical cancer support group set up in wake of controversy

CervicalCheck scandal survivors Vicky Phelan, Lorraine Walsh and Stephen Teap whose wife Irene died from the disease establish a new support group.

Sinn Féin closes WhatsApp group over 'inappropriate and disrespectful' texts about President Higgins

The messages sent during Saturday’s Presidential debate suggested Higgins needed a booster seat.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry announce they are expecting their first child

It comes less than five months after the Royal wedding in May.

Three killed as plane crash-lands on German highway

Two women and a child have died after a plane crashed onto a highway in Germany.

The 9 at 9: Monday

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

Poll: Are you worried about a potential hard border outcome from Brexit? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you worried about a potential hard border outcome from Brexit?

A make-or-break European summit takes place on Wednesday.

Man (30) injured in shooting incident in Dublin

The incident happened at around 10.30pm.

€27.5 million paid to firm closing Dublin's largest direct provision centre

Fazyard Ltd is closing Clondalkin Towers Hotel which houses 248 people including 91 children.

Trump backs off climate change hoax claim ... but says he doesn't know if it's man made

Trump said he doesn’t want to put the US at a disadvantage in responding to climate change.