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Monday 13 August, 2018

US investigators find black box of crashed Seattle plane

Richard Russell stole an empty commercial airplane and crashed into a small island after being chased by military jets

Demand for Liam Miller tribute match causes ticketing website to crash

The game will take place in Páirc Uí Chaoimh on September 25.

'We need answers': Family of Joe Deacy relaunch appeal for information on his murder

Joe was discovered by a passerby outside a house at Gortnasillagh, Swinford with head injuries on 12 August 2017.

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Family which spent night in garda station offered 'evening only' accommodation

Margaret Cash is understood to be in contact with the Dublin Regional Homeless Executive about trying to secure accommodation for her and her family.

Wrestling legend Jim 'The Anvil' Neidhart passes away aged 63

World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) confirmed the news in a statement today.

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

'It should all be up for grabs': Dublin City Council hopes industrial estates will be re-zoned for housing

Last week, the Department of Housing released guidelines outlining how the estates could be re-developed.

Man was secretly recorded threatening and verbally abusing his mother, court told

The HSE was told by the High Court that it can keep an elderly woman at a nursing home.

From The42 Former women's boxing champion claims she used PEDs for about 20 of her professional fights Mia St. John

Former women's boxing champion claims she used PEDs for about 20 of her professional fights

Mia St. John held a world title in 2012 and claims she used a host of PEDs for almost a third of her bouts.

Lira drops as Turkey accuses America of 'stabbing it in the back'

Turkey and the United States, two NATO allies, have been locked in bitter disputes.

Ulster Bank to sell 5,200 'non-performing' mortgages to vulture fund

The portfolio, worth €1.4 billion, is to be sold to Cerberus Capital Management LP.

Former Celtic kitman sentenced for sexually abusing teenager

The court heard the offending has had a “significant impact” on the victim, who was aged between 14 and 16 when he was indecently assaulted by McCafferty.

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Hockey Ireland to receive €500k high performance grant following women's success at World Cup

The organisation received the highest allocation of funding earmarked for 17 different sports bodies.

From The42 'It was totally his decision, I didn't need to convince Joey to join Munster' 10

'It was totally his decision, I didn't need to convince Joey to join Munster'

Johann van Graan is excited by the attributes the 22-year-old brings to the southern province.

House of Fraser says it won't accept existing gift vouchers in Dundrum store

The UK retailer was sold off last week for a reported €100 million.

1 in 3 victims of Troubles violence have attempted to take their own lives

A support group is calling for better support, funding and care for victims.

300 injured after promenade collapses at Spanish music festival

The audience were watching a rap artist when the promenade caved in.

Thieves escape empty-handed after setting off smoke alarm during McDonald's break-in

Smoke from the electric saw used by the two suspects to try to open the safe set off the alarm.

Aretha Franklin 'gravely ill', says US reporter and family friend

Franklin, who was diagnosed with cancer in 2010, last performed in November 2017.

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Poll: Should plastic bottles be banned from Irish beaches?

40% of Irish rivers, beaches and harbours were littered or heavily littered, according to a new survey.

Ticketmaster shuts down Seatwave as pressure mounts from new anti-tout law

The move comes after the much-anticipated ticket touting law was approved by Cabinet in July.

Litter survey finds majority of Irish rivers, beaches and harbours are polluted: here are the biggest blackspots

Just four out of 50 areas inspected were found to be clean to European standards.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

'Full of honesty, candour and wisdom': Tributes after death of Queen's University chancellor Tom Moran

Moranm has been praised for his contribution to the Peace Process.

Man hospitalised following knife attack in Dublin city centre

The incident, which happened near the Customs House, also saw a car rammed by another car.

Death of woman in Drogheda not being treated as suspicious, say gardaí

The woman in her 60s was pronounced dead yesterday morning.

'We can't rule out further strikes': Ryanair and union reps meeting today in a bid to avoid further travel chaos

Talks will begin later this morning to try to resolve the long-running Ryanair dispute.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Meath

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

US far-right rally drowned out by hundreds of counter-protesters

An effort was made to avoid a repeat of the chaos of a deadly protest in Charlottesville, Virginia exactly a year ago.

Elderly man dies following house fire in Co Kilkenny

The fire was discovered at around 7pm at a house in Knocktopher.

'Avoid burnout and maintain productivity you can be proud of by installing work boundaries'

‘Our boundaries need to be clearer than ever, with ourselves and with others’, writes Aoife McElwain.

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Boost for Irish retailers as sales of ice cream, fans and patio furniture spike during heatwave

The World Cup and royal wedding also helped alcohol and magazine sales this year.

From The42 Brilliant Koepka holds Tiger at bay to win PGA Championship at Bellerive Golf

Brilliant Koepka holds Tiger at bay to win PGA Championship at Bellerive

Ireland’s Shane Lowry finished in a tie for 12th, eight shots behind Koepka.

Competitors for €9.4 million PSC contract backed out due to 'unfair advantage' being given to company that won Exclusive

Security Card Concepts (formerly Biometric Card Services), the company responsible for producing the PSC since 2010, eventually won the bumper contract as the sole bidder

Sunday 12 August, 2018

Parents 'starting to panic' amid delays receiving school clothing allowance

Children will be returning to school in the coming weeks.

Employee awarded €6,600 from bank, who sacked him, after he claimed they promoted him beyond his ability

The man has since gone on to secure alternative employment with a significantly higher salary than that which he he earned in the bank.

Quiz: How much do you know about Madonna?

She turns 60 on Thursday.