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Dublin: 20 °C Tuesday 27 June, 2017

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Sunday 25 June, 2017

From The42 'A lot of them were unemployed and they were trying to find their place again' A True Underdog Story This post contains videos

'A lot of them were unemployed and they were trying to find their place again'

Filmmaker Laura McGann chats about her new film Revolutions, which takes an in-depth look at the Irish women’s roller derby team.

'We're racist to each other. We body shame each other': Irish Youtuber on the LGBT community

Riyadh Khalaf is hosting the new BBC documentary Queer Britain.

Sitdown Sunday: Inside Gwyneth Paltrow's 'ridiculous' Goop health summit

Grab a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

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The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s what you need to know this morning.

Poll: Should speaking time for smaller Dáil parties be reduced? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should speaking time for smaller Dáil parties be reduced?

Under Fianna Fáil’s proposals, backbenchers from bigger parties would have more time.

Can socialist politics mount a serious challenge to Leo’s so-called “centrism”?

After Corbyn’s success, Marxist policies are now mainstream, writes Gavin Mendel-Gleason.

'We always manage to have enough dogs': Notorious dog meat festival gets underway in China

There were initial reports that the festival was going to be shut down.

From The42 'When you know what he went through to get the green jersey, words can't describe the emotions' Family Affair

'When you know what he went through to get the green jersey, words can't describe the emotions'

The summer of 2017 is one the Longs won’t forget in a hurry.

The story behind Bray's two-decade wait for a controversial shopping centre

The €25 million Florentine Shopping Centre was recently put out to tender.

Yemen is facing the worst cholera outbreak in the world

One quarter of the people who have died in this outbreak were children.

'We're getting 500 CVs a day': Why people are lining up to join America's cannabis industry

A wave of people want to invest in the sector before it’s taken over by ‘Wall Street and the hedge funds’.

Accused tried to urinate on his hands before firearms residue testing, court hears

Seán Ducque is charged with murdering Kieran Farrelly in Dublin city in 2014.

Man dies at Body and Soul music festival in Westmeath

Gardaí are investigating the incident as a non-suspicious death.

English Language Teachers start shouting louder about their working rights

The Department of Education won’t meet with the teachers as they are private workers.

Why is Pride in June? The Stonewall riot started the whole tradition... here's how

The impromptu uprising outside the Stonewall Inn paved the way for the gay rights movement across the world.

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This New England-style house is so beautiful it's used for wedding photos and poetry festivals

European Arrest Warrants issued for a number of on-the-run Kinahan cartel members

A number of leading members of the cartel are running scared.

Saturday 24 June, 2017

'I was haunted by the blood I caused by circumcising girls' FGM

'I was haunted by the blood I caused by circumcising girls'

Almost 3,000 girls living in Ireland could be at risk of undergoing female genital mutilation.

From The42 'I looked up, I saw a bit of space and I just stuck my head down' Williams Racing

'I looked up, I saw a bit of space and I just stuck my head down'

Liam Williams’ moment of magic will live long in the memory, despite this morning’s Lions defeat.

An Irish photographer has captured the aftermath of Grenfell Tower

Rolling News photojournalist Sam Boal took the photos this week.

Dark horses Down hang on by a thread to stun Monaghan and book Ulster final

Down are back in their first Ulster final since 2012.

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Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Thousands hit the streets for Dublin pride, gardaí seize Kinahan cash and a cyber attack on the UK parliament.

Dreaming about a holiday? Here are some of the world's best 'eco escapes' National Geographic This post contains images

Dreaming about a holiday? Here are some of the world's best 'eco escapes'

The venues aim to “safeguard cultural and natural heritage” and “support environmentally friendly practices”.

This 17-year-old has been missing from Cork since Wednesday

She was last seen in Blackrock on 21 June.

Enough of the guilt: Breastfeeding isn't always an option or the right thing to do

I refuse to be judged any further than I have already judged myself on the matter, writes Jennifer Ryan.

Pictures: The sun was shining as tens of thousands flocked to Dublin Pride today

There were few clouds in the sky as a festival of colour came to the streets of the capital this afternoon.

Gardaí seize €100k worth of heroin in Dublin raids

Two homes in the Dublin 1 area were searched, and two people were arrested.

How much money is the Department of Justice HQ selling for? It's the week in numbers

Plus: How many US tourists visited Ireland last year?

Boy (14) airlifted to hospital after yachting incident off Cork coast

In a separate incident, a man in his 50s required the help of the coast guard after a serious kitesurfing incident.

From The42 As it happened: Down v Monaghan, Ulster SFC semi-final Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Down v Monaghan, Ulster SFC semi-final

Could the Farney make it to their fourth provincial final in five years?

Central Bank to pay €30k for extra parking spaces beside new 'fit-for-purpose' HQ

The spaces will be phased out over the next two years as the bank tries to encourage staff to use more sustainable forms of transport.

A statue of the late Terry Wogan was unveiled in Limerick today

The bronze statue is located at Poor Man’s Kilkee by the River Shannon.

'Everyone predicted the end': How Ireland's Indie Bookshops are surviving in the Amazon age

Independent Book Shop week starts today, celebrating the great and the good of the indie bookseller.

'Rise, like lions after slumber': Jeremy Corbyn got a rapturous reception at Glastonbury today

The Conservatives have yet to agree a deal that will see it hold a majority with DUP support.

'I don't think my election as Taoiseach actually made history. It just reflected it'

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar addressed crowds at Dublin Pride today.

'A warning to everyone': The UK Parliament has been hit by a cyber attack

The House of Commons confirmed that a number of “unauthorised attempts” to access MPs emails were made.

Woman (80s) dies in Wicklow house fire this afternoon

The fire broke out at a house on Sea Road in Arklow.

Explainer: Could the US-Russia standoff in Syria end in violent conflict? Proxy War This post contains videos

Explainer: Could the US-Russia standoff in Syria end in violent conflict?

Syria’s war is entering a vital phase.