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Monday 16 January, 2017

Enda Kenny and Theresa May have had a phone call about Northern Ireland

The also spoke about May’s much anticipated speech on Brexit scheduled for tomorrow.

From The42 We'll Leave it There So: Dundalk sign ex-Chelsea starlet, legendary wrestler dies and all today's sport Monday

We'll Leave it There So: Dundalk sign ex-Chelsea starlet, legendary wrestler dies and all today's sport

Plus, Sean Cronin will miss the Six Nations after Leinster confirmed he has suffered a ‘significant’ hamstring injury.

The Irish men and women who made the Forbes 30 Under 30 list

It will come as no surprise that Conor McGregor made the list… but in the ‘entertainment’ category?

Relationship blues: How to ensure you don't become another January divorce statistic

January is when divorce solicitors enjoy a surge in business. Dr Ray O’Neill puts the New Year blues into perspective for couples.

Springsteen tribute act pulls out of Trump inauguration gala 'out of respect for Bruce'

The band were booked to play the gig after playing the 2009 and 2013 galas.

Catholic group says 95% of their schools don't have a baptism barrier

As it stands schools are legally permitted to select students based on their religion.

Delays expected as Luas Green Line back in service

Luas has apologised for any inconvenience caused.

Orlando shooter's widow arrested and charged with obstruction of justice

Noor Salman was taken into custody by the FBI earlier today and is due in court tomorrow.

Snap election for Northern Ireland to be held on 2 March

Secretary of State James Brokenshire confirmed the Assembly will be dissolved on 26 January.

Man in his 30s dies after falling from roof in Kerry

Gardaí and the HSA have begun investigations.

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Why has the Irish language been removed as a requirement for NUIG's President?

The Students’ Union president says he’s concerned about the decision the move will have for Leaving Cert students.

Dog walkers asked to stop using Wicklow Mountains after sheep killed

Similar calls were made in rural Kerry last August after 40 sheep were killed in on a West Kerry farm.

First-home grants and looser mortgage lending rules will fuel house price rises this year

Property price inflation began to speed up again at the end of last year.

U2 tickets sold out in minutes this morning - but are already being sold for €1,000

Tickets are on sale on a website owned by Ticketmaster – who sold the originals.

Body of 16-year-old boy found in Cork

The body has been removed to Cork University Hospital where a post mortem will determine the cause of death.

Pat Whelan fined €3k for failing to keep proper record of fraudulent €8m loan

His colleague William McAteer will be sentenced next week.

From The42 Sean Cronin to miss Six Nations after Leinster confirm 'significant' hamstring injury Hammer Blow

Sean Cronin to miss Six Nations after Leinster confirm 'significant' hamstring injury

The hooker is set to be out until the end of March.

Gerry Adams says Stormont collapse is not a threat to the peace process

Adams said he does not think the Taoiseach has “good instincts” when it comes to dealing with these issues.

'Too lenient': Dale Creighton's family criticises sentencing of his killers

The family was particularly unhappy with the number of years which were suspended by the judge.

SuperValu wins the Christmas supermarket war

Irish shoppers spent an extra €92 million on groceries over the festive period.

Man (21) to appear in court over serious assault in Offaly

A man, aged in his mid 20s, suffered apparent stab wounds during the incident.

At least 5 people dead in nightclub shooting at Mexican music festival

Investigators are interviewing witnesses.

Lifetime ban on gay men donating blood lifted

From today, a man who last had sex with another man more than 12 months ago will now be able to donate blood if he meets the other blood donor selection criteria.

Dublin man jailed for four years for being a member of the IRA

His number plate was found in the debris of a car bomb in Newry.

From The42 Former football coach Barry Bennell denies child abuse charges Barry Bennell

Former football coach Barry Bennell denies child abuse charges

Bennell denies seven counts of indecent assault on a boy and one count of attempted buggery.

The deadline has passed and Northern Ireland is heading for a snap election

Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire will have no choice but name a date for elections later today.

Police investigating shooting close to Glasgow primary school

“Police officers are at the school and there is no threat to children or staff,” police said.

26 dead as gangs behead inmates in Brazilian prison massacre

Officials said members of two drug gangs clashed violently after coming out of different parts of the prison.

From The42 Here’s how the race for the 8 Champions Cup quarter-final berths stands Runners And Riders

Here’s how the race for the 8 Champions Cup quarter-final berths stands

Leinster and Munster have already booked their places in the knock-out stages, but there’s still work to do for Connacht.

'Workers didn't cause the problem': Union warns public will be affected by Bus Éireann cuts

Plans to cut overtime emerged last week and unions have warned people in rural areas would be particularly affected.

The 9 at 9: Monday

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

'It's a great thing': Trump heralds Brexit

Trump also attacked Angela Merkel over her immigration policy.

Spanish inspiration? Anti-eviction movement heats up with bill to end loopholes used to evict tenants

AAA-PBP is kicking off the first day of the Dáil session tomorrow with its Anti-Eviction Bill.

Poll: Would you use a driverless car? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you use a driverless car?

Some experts say they would be safer, but there are concerns about the impact on jobs.

Mother pleads guilty to killing kids in Australian lake

Three children died in the incident in 2015.

37 dead after Turkish cargo plane hits village in Kyrgyzstan

It’s reported that most of those killed were villagers on the ground.

Woman in her 60s killed in road accident

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following the fatal road traffic accident.

Humanless libraries and driverless cars: 'We will live to regret them'

The Declaration of Amsterdam, which commits EU support for driverless vehicles, may have been endorsed by Transport Ministers last April, writes Eric Nolan.

'They can be in bed next to their partner, gambling away the rent'

It’s four years since new gambling legislation was put in train – and experts say it can’t come soon enough.