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Dublin: 6 °C Monday 5 December, 2016

Yesterday’s News

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Friday 2 December, 2016

From The42 Nico Rosberg sensationally retires just days after winning the F1 World Championship No Vroom At The Top
Taoiseach wants Dublin school sex assault allegations dealt with "quickly and effectively"

Taoiseach wants Dublin school sex assault allegations dealt with "quickly and effectively"

Meanwhile, the Education Minister said the authorities should now be given the space to investigate the incident.

Man (63) jailed for nine years after stabbing partner when she said she wanted to leave

The Cork man had pleaded guilty to the attempted murder of his partner last year.

Michelle Mulherin: 'We need to look at murder sentencing. Our law isn't fit for purpose'

The Law Reform Commission’s Report on mandatory sentences needs to be implemented urgently, writes Senator Michelle Mulherin.

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Nothing left to give back: Coveney says water charges money already spent

A member of the water committee said that people who have paid for water shouldn’t be given their money back, as that would make them feel like fools.

From The42 Kilkenny's 8-time All-Ireland winner Eoin Larkin announces his retirement Goodbye

Kilkenny's 8-time All-Ireland winner Eoin Larkin announces his retirement

‘I left no stone unturned in the pursuit of perfection, although I never got close,’ the two-time All-Star said in a statement.

Man who hiked price of HIV drug mocks schoolkids for recreating medicine in lab

Martin Shkreli’s company raised the price of HIV drug Daraprim from €13.50 to €750 per pill.

There has actually been a slight drop in people on hospital trolleys this year

While the numbers on trolleys is down 1% this year, figures for November were described as “particularly alarming”.

It's going to be foggy AND freezing across the country this morning

So be careful out there. Met Éireann has two weather warnings in place.

Man in 70s killed in Kilkenny road crash

A man in his 30s who was driving the other car sustained minor injuries.

Poll: Will you be watching the Late Late Toy Show this evening? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you be watching the Late Late Toy Show this evening?

Children, parents and those of us who haven’t grown up yet are set to tune in tonight.

Ryan Tubridy welcomes TV3's 'teaser' Toy Show ahead of tonight's Late Late

RTÉ gave TheJournal.ie a sneak peek at their set for tonight and revealed the theme of this year’s show.

'Severe delays' for Dublin rail commuters due to fault at Howth Junction

Dublin Bus is accepting rail tickets this morning.

Isis likely to attack Europe again soon

A new report says IS will likely target countries that are members of the U.S.-led coalition fighting the extremist organisation.

The 9 at 9: Friday

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

Trump picks man who thinks 'it's fun to shoot some people' for defence secretary

Retired general James Mattis led troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.

SPOTLIGHT: HOMELESS IRELAND 2016
Crisis in the regions, the latest stats and the projects helping people back on their feet
"A very sweet gentle and kind man" - John Cleese leads tributes to Fawlty Towers actor Andrew Sachs RIP

Column: 'I don't have the same civil rights as other Irish women. I have a disability'

Ireland must ratify the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD), writes Ann Marie Flanagan.

Another blow for former London mayor hopeful as he loses Westminster seat

The result caps a miserable year for Zac Goldsmith after losing the London mayoral election and quitting the Conservative party.

Here's everything that's going to happen in 2017, apparently...

… according to the Old Moore’s Almanac.

Grafton Street is going to become an even pricier place to set up shop

The street is already one of the world’s most expensive strips on which to rent.

'What is the thing that will wipe us out?' The Dublin Science Gallery is addressing some big questions

Science Gallery Dublin launched its programme for 2017 at an event at its Trinity site yesterday.

'Don't sacrifice the goats': Protesters' anger defers planned cull of 80 wild animals

The proposed cull has now been deferred as Coillte work with locals to resolve their dispute

'Its like getting to know a new part of our daughter': Cannabis bill passes first stage

People with debilitating diseases and injuries can have their chronic pain soothed through the use of a mix of cannabis medications.

Thursday 1 December, 2016

From The42 350 victims report UK child sex abuse by football coaches Scandal

350 victims report UK child sex abuse by football coaches

The National Police Chiefs’ Council said a “significant” number of calls had been made to them after a number of players spoke out.

Prime Time shows footage of suspect in Trevor O’Neill murder

The father-of-three was gunned down in Majorca in August.

Fawlty Towers actor Andrew Sachs dies at age of 86 Manuel This post contains videos

Fawlty Towers actor Andrew Sachs dies at age of 86

He had been suffering from dementia since 2012.

China is building a full-size replica of the Titanic Titanic II This post contains videos

China is building a full-size replica of the Titanic

It’s going to go into a theme park.

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From The42 Cathal McCarron was grilled in a tense interview on Off the Ball tonight Controversy

Cathal McCarron was grilled in a tense interview on Off the Ball tonight

The Tyrone Gaelic footballer was asked about his relationship with an underage girl he met on Tinder.

Drug company wants Simon Harris to intervene in row on life-changing drug Orkambi

The health minister said he wants “further engagement” between Vertex and the HSE.

Cannabis-based products won't be in pharmacies tomorrow, but we have a timeline

The Dáil has been debating a medicinal cannabis bill this evening.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Boy allegedly sexually assaulted at Dublin school, TV3 takes over UTV Ireland and French President Francois Hollande won’t seek re-election.

Donegal has topped National Geographic's 'Cool List' of 2017

“Donegal is a land that feels undiscovered.”

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Medicinal cannabis: 'It's magic. I now swim three times a week and can take steps in the water'

This evening the Dáil is debating the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes.

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

FactCheck: How many people boycotted water charges?

The AAA-PBP says almost three quarters of Irish Water customers refused to pay during the most recent billing cycle. Is that true?

From The42 We'll Leave It There So: Payne's kidney injury, Tiger back on the prowl and today's sport Thursday This post contains videos

We'll Leave It There So: Payne's kidney injury, Tiger back on the prowl and today's sport

Meanwhile, Paul Dunne makes stunning start in South Africa, Conor McGregor gets pro boxing licence and Arsenal star to undergo surgery.

'Neighbours told me she was being beaten but he had her programmed to deny it'

Two perspectives on an abusive relationship: from a witness, and from a survivor.

French President Francois Hollande won't seek re-election

His popularity had hit rock bottom after a term in office marked by terror attacks, high unemployment and embarrassing revelations about his private life.