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Sunday 10 December, 2017

Cork council wants a public artwork of Maureen O'Hara - and is looking for ideas

Funds of up to €50,000 are available for the artwork, which will go on public display in Glengarriff village.

From The42 Leinster not getting caught up in Exeter's fairytale story Sunday Service

Leinster not getting caught up in Exeter's fairytale story

Leinster face a side who were in England’s second tier eight years ago, but there’s no room for sentimentality against the Premiership champions.

Former Setanta policyholders worried they're 'personally on the hook' for outstanding claims

In May, the Supreme Court ruled that the Irish State must be held liable for the claims.

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This glass-fronted €3.5m Dalkey home has its own rooftop observatory
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Saturday 9 December, 2017

From The42 Four-try Munster produce their European best to freeze Leicester out in big win Stand Up And Fight

Four-try Munster produce their European best to freeze Leicester out in big win

Johann van Graan’s first European game in charge saw his side seize control of their pool.

NUI Galway looking for people with obsessive thoughts or compulsive disorders for survey

This research will examine the relationship between obsessional and compulsive symptoms and emotions such as guilt and self-disgust.

Poll: Will you give your Irish Water refunds to charity? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you give your Irish Water refunds to charity?

A number of charities want you to donate it to help tackle homelessness.

Scientists develop 3D printed 'living tattoo' that responds to its surroundings

The team has demonstrated its breakthrough by printing a living tattoo onto the skin of people.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Man killed in Meath house fire, Luas Cross City is now fully operational and four weather warnings in place – it’s the Evening Fix.

Life with MS: 'Not only was I now disabled, I was a disabled bride'

Despite the uncertainty of MS, I’m honestly happier than I’ve ever been, writes Rosie McCormack.

How many millions did this 500-year-old painting sell for? It's the week in numbers

Plus: How many Australian MPs voted in favour of legalising gay marriage?

Appeal for witnesses launched after man in his 30s killed in Dublin crash

Investigating gardaí are appealing for anyone who was at the crash and has not yet come forward.

Photos: East German village sells for €140,000

Only about 20 mostly retired people still live in the cluster of decaying homes.

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Four weather warnings in place as temperatures of -5 degrees and 8 cm snow forecast

Met Eireann says, “Slippery paths and treacherous roads also due to snow accumulation and ice.”

Boris Johnson in Iran to push for Briton's release

The case has become highly politicised, especially after a “slip of the tongue” by Johnson last month.

'A victory for common sense': New rules clear the way for dogs in cafés and pubs

'A victory for common sense': New rules clear the way for dogs in cafés and pubs

A business group supported by Google campaigned for the changed guidelines.

Video: The Luas Cross City is fully operational for the first time Luas Cross City This post contains videos

Police believe two teens who died took 'what they thought to have been MDMA'

An 18-year-old man is currently in police custody, awaiting questioning in relation to the incident.

Trump taunts one of the women who accused Roy Moore of sexual misconduct Year Book This post contains videos

Trump taunts one of the women who accused Roy Moore of sexual misconduct

The US President said Moore’s Democratic rival would oppose “what we must do” for the nation.

Two men and woman arrested after drugs seizure in Cork and Kerry

Gardaí say that investigations are ongoing.

Iraqi Prime Minister declares 'end of war against ISIS'

Iran declared victory over ISIS last month, as the jihadists clung to just a few remaining scraps of territory.

Supermarket promotions: 'Down the road there is a ruinous cost to cheap food'

As you tuck into Christmas dinner, spare a thought for the Brussels sprout grower, writes Michael Kelly.

From The42 'I've been in complete awe. My Grandad told me about Munster but it's exceeded expectations' Grand Marshall

'I've been in complete awe. My Grandad told me about Munster but it's exceeded expectations'

A few years after being plucked from a farm in the New Zealand wilderness, Rhys Marshall is now settled in Limerick and deeply connected to a club his grandfather used to tell him about.

Man in his 40s dies after house fire in Meath

Two other people have been taken to hospital.

'Oh hai!': The enduring appeal of the worst film ever made

The Room has been described as the Citizen Kane of bad movies, and is now the subject of a new film by James Franco.

Most people want Ireland's abortion law changed, according to new poll

A referendum is set to be held on the issue next year.

'You're giving back dignity': Meet the man who fits dentures for the homeless outside the GPO

Kevin Shanahan sees around 20 people during each of his O’Connell Street nighttime sessions.

This Christmas market is asking locals to bring elderly neighbours along to enjoy the festive fun

Christmas can be a lonely time for elderly people living alone.

From The42 'People might think I'm talking out of my arse, but if Rigondeaux wins, I'll absolutely fight him' Love And War

'People might think I'm talking out of my arse, but if Rigondeaux wins, I'll absolutely fight him'

Carl Frampton talks to The42 about waging war with ‘big lump’ Garcia, Santa Cruz sliding into his DMs and fights with Lomachenko and Rigondeaux.

Poll: Have you put up your Christmas tree yet? Your Say This post contains a poll

Shawshank Redemption star makes dramatic dent in re-offending rates for real prisoners

A new drama programme organised by Tim Robbins has encouraged hardened criminals to reform.

Workout vests, scuppered deals and Christmas drinks - Leo ends the week on a Brexit bounce

A week is long time in politics, but Leo has finished on a Brexit high.

Snow, ice and wind warnings issued for several counties Black Ice This post contains videos

Snow, ice and wind warnings issued for several counties

Motorists have been urged to “treat every road as if it’s frozen” as wintry weather grips Ireland.

'Like the Trump White House, we don't have an independent scientific adviser'

All advanced societies recognise research, innovation and the pursuit of knowledge as being important, writes James Lawless TD.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s everything you need to know this morning

The Luas Cross City starts today - but there are concerns for Dublin's cyclists

As Luas tracks have been laid down, significant changes have been made to lanes and traffic flow in certain key areas.

From The42 'I took all the money out of the house, all our wages, and gambled it all in 28 minutes' Chasing The Dragon

'I took all the money out of the house, all our wages, and gambled it all in 28 minutes'

Dublin Ladies’ kitman Willy O’Connor talks to The42 about his battle with gambling, and his road to recovery from a silent affliction.

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