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Today’s News

A bridge too far? The inside story of the road scheme that divided a city

In the first part of Noteworthy’s investigation, we reveal the cost of the bridge more than doubled while Kilkenny County Council paid €7 million for two buildings in the centre of Kilkenny that are now valued at just €400,000.

Yesterday’s News

RTÉ 'committed' to improving Player after complaints about 'frustrating' and 'unusable' service

Viewers had issues watching the Rugby World Cup and other programmes.

From The42 Dream debut for Cork 20-year-old as Teehan stuns Smith at Ally Pally Terrific Teehan This post contains videos

Dream debut for Cork 20-year-old as Teehan stuns Smith at Ally Pally

The Irish youngster made his World Darts Championship bow one to remember, while Fermanagh’s Brendan Dolan also prevailed.

Quiz: Can you name these Irish rivers from above?

The past 30 years have seen a sharp decline in the quality of Ireland’s rivers, according to a new report.

Lynn Ruane: Drug courts are not the solution to Ireland's drug problem

We cannot have a National Drug Strategy that prefers the drug court to a health-focused approach.

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From The42 Duleek Dynamite: 17-year-old Irish prodigy ready to make his mark on World Darts Championship Keane Barry

Duleek Dynamite: 17-year-old Irish prodigy ready to make his mark on World Darts Championship

Meath’s Keane Barry is the youngest player at this year’s World Championships.

How I Spend My Money: A 22-year-old psychiatric nurse on €30,000 working 13-hour shifts and overtime

The young nurse is hoping to work extra shifts next year in order to start saving

Three arrests after €900k worth of drugs seized in Louth

Gardaí stopped two vehicles near Ardee in the early hours this morning.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Motorists urged to take care with snow/ice warning in place until 10am tomorrow

A snow/ice warning has been in place since yesterday morning.

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Cyclist who died after collision with Luas named as Labour Youth Chair Cormac Ó Braonáin RIP

Cyclist who died after collision with Luas named as Labour Youth Chair Cormac Ó Braonáin

Labour leader Brendan Howlin was among those paying tribute to Cormac Ó Braonáin, calling him a “positive force for good”.

From The42 More pressure on Arsenal as they're thumped by De Bruyne-inspired Man City Sunday Blues This post contains videos

More pressure on Arsenal as they're thumped by De Bruyne-inspired Man City

The Belgian dazzled at the Emirates, with a brace and an assist.

'Instead of seeing a tragedy, Boris Johnson saw an opportunity': The week in quotes

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

Creed says Brexit trade deal by end of 2020 is 'wildly beyond credibility' but Gove 'confident' it can be done

Michael Gove said Simon Coveney “takes a different view” to those who dismiss the possibility of getting a trade deal sorted next year.

Two years on, nobody has been charged over the murder of this Limerick woman

A garda investigation into the murder of Rose Hanrahan (78) is following a definite line of enquiry.

'Scotland can't be imprisoned': Tories facing showdown over refusal to back new independence vote

The Conservatives have said they will “absolutely” not hold another independence referendum in Scotland.

Gavin and Stacey star apologises after calling BBC journalist a 'disingenuous plopcarpet'

Matthew Horne said he was “caught up in the frenzy of the election”.

From The42 As it happened: Arsenal v Manchester City, Premier League Super Sunday

As it happened: Arsenal v Manchester City, Premier League

The visitors ran riot at the Emirates Stadium.

Chinese State TV pulls Arsenal match after player's comments on treatment of Muslims

Mesut Ozil spoke out about the treatment of ethnic minority Uighurs in Xinjiang province.

US Hallmark TV channel pulls ads with brides kissing after conservative pressure

The controversy from the ads was a distraction, a spokeswoman for the channel said.

Rich countries 'missing in action' as compromise at UN climate summit falls well short

Greater ambition for how far countries were willing to go to combat the climate crisis failed to materialise at COP25.

Police in the North are investigating a serious assault in Co Antrim

Reports of a man being stabbed were received by police early this morning.

Micheál Martin urges Varadkar to give 'certainty' and says end of April is 'logical time' for election

The Fianna Fáil leader also claimed that the Northern Irish assembly will be back up and running by 13 January. “Mark my words,” he said.

Man (20s) dies after crashing into wall in Cork city

The incident occurred at around 2.45am this morning.

Over 2,800 people used late-night Dublin Bus route in first five nights

Two new 24-hour bus services began earlier this month.

Danish-French actress Anna Karina has died aged 79

Karina died of cancer in a French hospital yesterday.

Poll: Should supermarkets stop selling some food at a loss at Christmas? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should supermarkets stop selling some food at a loss at Christmas?

Larger shops sell fresh food at a loss to encourage sales on other goods.

From The42 Rio revenge as Michael Conlan scores wide win against Olympic nemesis Nikitin Redemption

Rio revenge as Michael Conlan scores wide win against Olympic nemesis Nikitin

Conlan wins 100-90, 99-91, and 98-92 to improve his unbeaten pro record.

Fine Gael spent over €13,000 promoting by-election candidates on Facebook and Instagram

Facebook data shows Fine Gael outspent all other parties on promoting candidates through Facebook.

Cyclist dies after being struck by Luas this morning

Gardaí are appealling for witnesses of the incident to get in touch.

Sitdown Sunday: Where is Ghislaine Maxwell?

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

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s all the news you need to know as you start your day.

The Irish For: Cabbage in bed and fruit in a sock - a few lost rituals to help find a suitor

Here are some traditions described in an Irish poem that claim to help find a suitor.

From The42 No social media, no fancy cars, no excuses and no bulls***! The gospel according to Daryl Horgan STRAIGHT UP

No social media, no fancy cars, no excuses and no bulls***! The gospel according to Daryl Horgan

The Hibernian and Republic of Ireland winger – and his four-year-old son Jack – meets The42 for a wide-ranging chat in Edinburgh.

'I take my responsibility for it': Jeremy Corbyn apologises for Labour's election result

Corbyn has written an open letter to Labour supporters.

Explainer: What happened with the White island volcanic eruption?

The disaster was not entirely unexpected.

Government drafting legislation to regulate cash for gold shops

There was concern when these shops first opened in Ireland that they were being used by burglars to offload stolen jewellery.

Value of residential property in Ireland up by 5.3bn euro in last 12 months

Temple Road in Darty is now Ireland’s most expensive street.

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