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Dublin: 4 °C Thursday 23 March, 2017

Monday 20 March, 2017

Australian breweries apologise for famine-themed beer

The beer had been criticised as “disgusting and offensive” and “an absolute disgrace”.

From The42 Analysis: Kerry's attacks and pressure on kickouts tests Dublin but decision making proves costly Expert View

Analysis: Kerry's attacks and pressure on kickouts tests Dublin but decision making proves costly

The42′s columnist Rob Carroll looks back at Saturday’s showdown.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

FBI confirm probe into Russia-Trump ties, Enda Kenny gets support to stay on, and fuel prices on the rise – it’s the Evening Fix.

Trump campaign manager had 'limited role' in Trump campaign - Spicer

Paul Manafort was the campaign’s manager for a number of months.

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Junior Cert English: 'There isn’t a fifteen-year-old alive that can spit out high quality writing in two hours'

Make the new English Junior Cert exam fairer by adding thirty extra minutes, writes Junior Cert pupil Tara O’Sullivan.

A bathroom mix-up caused a Sligo train to be held up for 40 minutes

The train waited for 40 minutes in a lay-by at Enfield – here’s the full story.

Irish farmers want an EU ban on Brazilian meat after the country's tainted-food scandal

A two-year probe has led to allegations that exporters sold unfit products.

Trial collapses after court hears gardaí tell accused they would arrest his partner

Eimantas Valteris was the first Lithuanian to stand trial at the Special Criminal Court.

GamerCon fiasco: Convention Centre hits back after organisers blame venue

Thousands were queuing in the rain for hours on Saturday waiting to gain entry to the event.

Aer Lingus fined €250,000 over death of worker at Dublin Airport

The airline was fined €250,000 for breaching health and safety laws.

From The42 The42 Rugby Show: derailing England and a mixed Six Nations for Ireland Analysis

The42 Rugby Show: derailing England and a mixed Six Nations for Ireland

Lynne Cantwell joined Murrray Kinsella for a live chat.

Michael Noonan wants Enda Kenny to stay on as Taoiseach until at least the summer

The Finance Minister thinks Kenny’s negotiation skills are invaluable.

Beauty And The Beast set an Irish box office record over the weekend

The live-action remake has broken a number of records in the US and UK.

From The42 'It is my last chance' - Cork's Hurley faces battle to return after another hamstring rupture Road To Recovery

'It is my last chance' - Cork's Hurley faces battle to return after another hamstring rupture

The 24-year-old footballer is aiming to battle back again.

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Man (23) pleads guilty to dangerous driving that caused best friend's death

The Dublin driver was travelling at up to twice the legal speed limit, the court heard today.

Theresa May will trigger Article 50 next Wednesday

Britain will formally announce its intention to leave the EU on 29 March.

FBI director confirms Russia-Trump probe and shoots down wiretap claims

When asked whether Obama could have unilaterally ordered a wiretap of anyone, the FBI director responded “No president could.”

Man who strangled woman he was having an affair with jailed for 8 years

Deirdre McCarthy’s strangled body was found washed up on Fanore Beach, Co Clare, on 31 March 2011.

No dives as weather disrupts search for Rescue 116

Captain Mark Duffy, winch operator Paul Ormsby and winchman Ciarán Smith remain missing.

From The42 Hoolahan the latest to drop out as Ireland hit with injury crisis for Wales clash Depleted

Hoolahan the latest to drop out as Ireland hit with injury crisis for Wales clash

The Norwich City schemer is one of several first-team regulars missing for Friday’s World Cup qualifier in Dublin.

Man (50s) killed in workplace accident at Cork caravan park

Separate Garda and Health and Safety Authority investigations are under way.

'Children are eating paracetamol to get through the day, afraid of ending up in a wheelchair'

No child should have to wait longer than four months to receive necessary scoliosis surgery, according to a new report.

Convicted paedophile ordered to sell his house to pay €100,000 awarded to his nephew

The price will be negotiated in secret between John O’Neill and any prospective purchaser.

Ian Bailey fails to show up for hearing regarding arrest warrant

The application to endorse a European arrest warrant for Bailey for the alleged voluntary homicide of Sophie Toscan du Plantier will now be heard tomorrow.

Judge rules winning gamblers have no legal guarantee of being paid

The judge said, “If you happen to be too lucky while placing a bet or gambling, the person can simply say ‘no you’re not entitled to the money’. That is simply the law in Ireland”.

The cost of petrol and diesel is still marching ever upwards

The cost of a litre of petrol or diesel is now the highest its been in 18 months.

Fun poll: Do you thank the bus driver? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Fun poll: Do you thank the bus driver?

Your daily bite-sized ballot break.

From The42 'He was the bravest player I've ever seen on a football pitch' Tribute

'He was the bravest player I've ever seen on a football pitch'

Ryan McBride’s former manager, Stephen Kenny, has paid an emotional tribute to the late Derry player.

Teenager missing since 14 March found safe and well

Eraldo Gjoka (17) was last seen on Tuesday 14 March.

350 new jobs announced for Cork and Dublin

eShop officially opened its global headquarters in Swords today.

EU teens one step closer to being handed free interrailing ticket on their 18th birthdays

The initiative was agreed to be a priority in the EU’s 2018 budget.

Trump spokesperson says he doesn't think the US President heard Merkel asking to shake hands

Merkel’s suggestion of another handshake went unheard or ignored by Trump.

Poll: Do you gamble? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you gamble?

From horse racing to playing the lottery – gambling permeates Irish society.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s everything you need to know as the week gets underway.

Just under €45k raised in 24 hours for family of toddler killed in Clare crash

The child’s father is also in a critical condition

Man arrested after murder of one-year-old boy in London

A one-year-old girl is also in a critical condition in hospital.