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Dublin: 9 °C Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Today’s News

Spot flooding expected as Status Orange warning issued for Tipperary and Waterford

The warning is valid from 3pm today until 6pm tomorrow.

Man charged as part of investigation into attempted ATM robbery in Co Down

The attempted theft took place in the early hours of Monday morning in Ballynahinch.

Businessman arrested over murder of Maltese journalist in 2017

Anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was killed by a car bomb.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

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

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'Good, instant rebuttal': Tories defend re-brand of Twitter account to bogus factcheck page

A Conservative Party Twitter account was renamed “factcheckUK” during yesterday’s debate.

Poll: Should Leo Varadkar withdraw his support for Verona Murphy ahead of the by-election? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Leo Varadkar withdraw his support for Verona Murphy ahead of the by-election?

The Fine Gael Wexford candidate previously made comments linking migrants in Ireland to terror group ISIS.

From The42 Jose Mourinho announced as head coach of Tottenham Hotspur less than 24 hours after Pochettino departure Spurs

Jose Mourinho announced as head coach of Tottenham Hotspur less than 24 hours after Pochettino departure

Mourinho’s contract will run until the end of the 2022/2023 season.

PSNI chief constable meets Lunney and other QIH directors to update on torture investigation Qih

PSNI chief constable meets Lunney and other QIH directors to update on torture investigation

Chief constable Simon Byrne said that the attack on Kevin Lunney was a “truly horrific crime”.

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Gardaí appeal for witnesses following fatal collision involving 16-year-old boy in Limerick

The collision occurred on the N21, Garrunboy, in Adare, Co Limerick on Sunday 17 November at around 3.45am.

'Hazardous duel', 'Laughable Mr Corbyn': UK papers react to 'bruising' live TV debate

A YouGov poll immediately after the Brexit vote saw a narrow win for Johnson in the ITV debate.

US Senate angers China after it unanimously passes bill supporting democracy in Hong Kong

A measure banning the sale of tear gas, rubber bullets and other equipment that have been used by security forces was also approved.

Three in every five Irish adults are overweight or obese

The number of smokers in Ireland has fallen again, with 17% of the nation smoking according to the latest Healthy Ireland survey.

Opinion: 'We will soon see asylum seekers living in sports halls and tents if we don't do something'

Head of the UN Refugee Agency Enda O’Neill says a “road map” is needed to complete reform in Ireland’s asylum system.

PARENTING MAGAZINE
'We called my dad to bring us home': 18 parents on surviving their first outing with a newborn

25 migrants found alive in refrigerated container on boat going to Britain

The people found received medical attention at the port.

Plans for 500 build-to-rent apartments at Liam Cosgrave's former home

An archaeological discovery of “medium-high” significance was made at the Knocklyon site earlier this year.

Irish Greyhound Board to spend estimated €350k on traceability database IGB

Irish Greyhound Board to spend estimated €350k on traceability database

It comes after damaging revelations into the industry were highlighted by RTÉ in the summer.

Needing a PSC for National Childcare Scheme is 'illegal and highly discriminatory'

The ICCL said a PSC requirement forces people “to hand over their data in exchange for services to which they are already entitled”.

Plans progress to replace Leap cards with cashless payments by 2027

The plans would see contactless debit and credit cards, Apple Pay and Google Pay, and possibly QR codes being used to pay.

Taoiseach's newspapers and embassy catering: hundreds of State contracts awarded outside official guidelines

Millions has been spent on services procured on almost 350 occasions over a three-year period.

Yesterday’s News

Man with religious persecution disorder given suspended term over threat to cut off priest's fingers

Mark Halligan pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to making a threat to kill or cause serious harm.

Johnson v Corbyn: 6 key moments from the first televised UK election debate

Johnson rotated his arguments around Brexit, while Corbyn focused on wealth inequality and the future of the NHS.

Pregnant woman killed by dogs during hunt in French forest

The body of the 29-year-old woman was found on Saturday.

From The42 Troy Parrott ends memorable few days in style, as impressive Ireland put 4 past Sweden in Tallaght Report

Troy Parrott ends memorable few days in style, as impressive Ireland put 4 past Sweden in Tallaght

Lee O’Connor, Adam Idah and Zach Elbouzedi were also on target for Stephen Kenny’s side.

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Leader ratings: How did you rate Johnson and Corbyn in tonight's ITV debate?

The hour-long face off was the first of many ahead of election day in three weeks.

Alleged Kinahan cartel murder plotters sniff cocaine and talk about shooting woman and baby, court hears

One of the would-be assassins was recorded as saying: “Baby or no baby, I don’t give a f**k.”

From The42 Ireland set for Euros play-off with Slovakia as Wales seal qualification Onwards

Ireland set for Euros play-off with Slovakia as Wales seal qualification

Aaron Ramsey’s double led Giggs’ men past Hungary tonight and determined Ireland’s opponents next March.

Conservative Party criticised over 'misleading' re-brand of Twitter account to bogus factcheck page

The fake account ‘proved’ and ‘debunked’ several claims during the debate.

Man in his 60s dies in Sligo crash RIP

Man in his 60s dies in Sligo crash

The sole occupant of the jeep, a man in his 60s was pronounced dead at the scene.

Gerry Adams’ prison escape convictions are unsafe, UK Supreme Court hears

The former Sinn Féin leader claims two convictions he received in the 70s were unlawful.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

The National Broadband Plan, Verona Murphy and a report about teenage anxiety had people talking today.

Motorcyclist killed following collision on M50

The incident happened at around 8 o’clock this morning.

Pressure on Taoiseach to remove support for Verona Murphy after migrant comments

Party members have condemned her comments but say it is too late in the game to remove party support.

From The42 Tottenham Hotspur confirm departure of manager Mauricio Pochettino Sacked

Tottenham Hotspur confirm departure of manager Mauricio Pochettino

The club released a statement this evening.

First Citizens' Assembly weekend on gender equality to be held in February

It will discuss the reasons women are still paid less, find it harder to reach top positions, and carry an unequal share of the burden of care.

Professor Luke O'Neill on how to get your children interested in science (plus: two experiments to try at home)

The Irish professor of biochemistry has written a new book aimed at children, which is nominated for an An Post Irish Book Award.

When was the last time you drank alcohol and then regretted it? Global Drugs Survey asks about our 'last big night out'

TheJournal.ie is a partner of the GDS 2020 – you can participate here.

From The42 The42's Big, Big Sports Table Quiz is coming to Galway next week The42 Quiz

Man seeks damages from Department of Social Protection after his data was given to private investigator

49-year-old Daniel Lannon is seeking damages for what he claims was a breach of his privacy.

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