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Yesterday’s News

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Sunday 20 May, 2018

'Bizarre carry-on': Criticism of consumer expert who said tracker victims should have faced tougher questioning

Brendan Burgess said people’s lives may have been destroyed, but that may not have been because of the overcharging.

From The42 How a former Manchester United and Ireland captain died penniless Fall From Grace This post contains videos

How a former Manchester United and Ireland captain died penniless

Patrick O’Connell also managed Barcelona and Real Betis, and is the only coach to guide the latter to a league title.

Cannes Film Festival was a 'hunting ground' for Harvey Weinstein

Yesterday. a young actress lodged a complaint for rape against French film director Luc Besson.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s what’s happening this morning.

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Sitdown Sunday: The body found at the bottom of the deepest cave in the world

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

Column: 'Those who beat the health insurance penalty deadline are at risk of overpaying'

Health insurance is expensive enough so don’t pay any more than you have to, writes Dermot Goode.

An Irish-owned firm has bagged the contract to install and maintain the World Cup final pitch

SIS Pitches has also fitted its patented synthetic and real grass hybrid at five other Russian venues.

Would you let your fridge do the Big Shop for you? The future of your personal data

Or would you sell your personal information to the highest bidder? (If you haven’t already.)

From The42 'They've never experienced this before': The mental toll of hurling's new round-robin format Powers Of Recovery

'They've never experienced this before': The mental toll of hurling's new round-robin format

Ex-Deise midfielder Shane O’Sullivan explains why it’s important players allow their minds reset after each game.

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Latest referendum polls show the 'Yes' side is ahead

This is likely to be the last of the national surveys before polling day.

Calls for Revenue to scrap 1890 number as some mobile networks charging 'out of bundle' prices

‘People often assume that it is a free telephone service until their credit runs out or when they receive their bill at the end of the month.’

A big developer wants to build 200 homes on the site of Dublin's second-most expensive house

Chesterfield House in Blackrock was bought in 2004 for €47 million.

CEO of St Pat's says the recession created a generation of anxious children

Paul Gilligan said children now are very aware of the importance of doing well in their lives financially.

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Former Lord Mayor's seaside home with a tennis court and putting green for €10m

Micheál Martin: 'The argument is that if we legislate for abortion we'll become like England. That's not true. This is Ireland'

Martin describes himself as pro-life, but he said as a legislator, he has to face the reality of the situation.

Saturday 19 May, 2018

'It's an all too common sight. It's the gradual attrition of historical Dublin'

Dublin Civic Trust says shop fronts on historic streets should be as closely managed as shopping centres.

Woodie's is revamping its stores as part of an Apple-inspired reboot

Nearly 30 outlets will get a makeover by the end of this year.

Quiz: How much do you know about Ed Sheeran?

How much do you know about the ginger megastar?

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

The royal wedding dominated headlines today (sure they got a nice day for it, etc etc)

What would you like to ask the head of the Referendum Commission?

We’re putting them to Justice Isobel Kennedy in a Facebook Live.

Hospital staff member sacked for accessing Ed Sheeran data

The BBC reports that two staff members were disciplined on the same date Sheeran was admitted.

'We're so conditioned to keep quiet. I notice it in myself all the time'

On some days it feels like being a woman could be the reason I don’t get certain opportunities, but it’s not clear cut, writes Liz Roche.

From The42 Chelsea claim FA Cup at Wembley thanks to decisive Hazard penalty Magic Of The Cup

Chelsea claim FA Cup at Wembley thanks to decisive Hazard penalty

Eden Hazard’s penalty in the first half handed Chelsea the FA Cup for an eighth time.

How long did John Waters last on Eamon Dunphy's podcast? It's the week in numbers

Plus: How many coastal bathing waters failed to meet minimum standards.

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Plane in Cuba crash was poorly maintained, former pilot alleges

The leased passenger plane crashed shortly after takeoff killing over 100 people.

One of the largest tourist accommodation projects in Ireland has been given the go-ahead

Tetrarch Capital plans to create a 595-unit hotel and short-term letting block at Ned’s pub in Dublin.

Up in the polls: The Cervical Check scandal hasn't dented support for Fine Gael Up

Up in the polls: The Cervical Check scandal hasn't dented support for Fine Gael

Leo Varadkar’s party remains the most popular in the country according to the latest Red C/SBP poll

There's a play about Hamlet opening in the Abbey - and this Great Dane has a starring role Good Boy This post contains videos

There's a play about Hamlet opening in the Abbey - and this Great Dane has a starring role

‘Rehearsal, Playing the Dane’ opens on Wednesday.

From The42 Leinster edge thrilling clash with Munster to secure Pro14 final against Scarlets Tense

Leinster edge thrilling clash with Munster to secure Pro14 final against Scarlets

It came down to the very death, but Leinster are still on for the double.

Man and woman who were detained over infant's death are released

Gardaí say a file is to be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry got married

Guests at the ceremony included Elton John, George Clooney and Oprah Winfrey.

Families of those who died in road accidents 'upset' at placing of white crosses in Donegal

A Donegal Pro-Life campaigner told TheJournal.ie that “this is our version of posters”.

Women's rights activists arrested ahead of Saudi driving ban lift

They were detained for “attempting to undermine the security and stability of the kingdom”.

From The42 As it happened: Leinster v Munster, Pro14 semi-final Lovely Day For It

As it happened: Leinster v Munster, Pro14 semi-final

Follow our minute-by-minute coverage of the action from a massive day at the RDS.

'I was in pain all the time': Pregnant woman denied treatment for 'gangrenous ovarian cyst'

Kate Campbell had to have her ovary, fallopian tube and part of her abdominal wall removed.

The Power of Love: This US pastor stole the show with his barnstorming royal wedding address

Chicago bishop Michael Curry livened up the proceedings in Windsor today.

Helicopters deployed to rescue Hawaii residents from fast moving lava

Lava flowing from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano isolated a cluster of homes last night.

'We all have to get up on the 26th and live together again': On the trail with the 'Yes' and 'No' TDs of Fianna Fáil

More than half of the Fianna Fáil parliamentary party are backing a No vote next week.

As more climbers flock to Mt Everest, Sherpa guides are leaving the 'risky business'

The number of Everest climbers has more than doubled in two decades, but there aren’t enough guides to meet that demand.

GIY: Get creative with delicious new potatoes using this Spanish tortilla recipe

Serve as a generous lunch or light dinner with a salad of peppery green leaves, writes Michael Kelly.