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Today’s News

Irish fan dies after going into water at Copenhagen Harbour

Police in the Danish capital are working to determine the course of events that led to the man’s death but there is no suspicion of foul play.

'Bring justice to the family': Appeal six years on from murder of Robert Sheehan in hotel carpark

Gardaí and Crimestoppers today urged people with information to contact them.

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Poll: Do you use wet wipes?

It cost over €7 million to remove these products from the sewer network in 2017.

'Game-changer' treatment allows highly allergic children to eat peanuts

A total of 496 young people aged four to 17 years old took part in the two-year trial.

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The 9 at 9: Monday

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

Evacuations urged near Guatemala’s erupting Volcano of Fire

The 3,763-metre volcano is one of the most active in Central America.

From The42 'It’s a bit special at home and a bit special because of what happened in 2013' First Time

'It’s a bit special at home and a bit special because of what happened in 2013'

Joe Schmidt was keen to deflect praise elsewhere after Ireland beat the All Blacks in Dublin.

Woman stabbed at 'isolated, unlit' Dublin bus stop

The woman’s handbag was stolen during the incident.

77 dead, 993 missing and 10,000 homes destroyed as California waits on rain

Firefighters managed to expand containment to 65% of the 234-square-mile burn zone over the weekend.

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'Intense' week of talks for May as EU negotiators set out plan for relationship with Britain

European leaders will get to voice their opinions on the draft agreement May presented to the British parliament last week.

Appeal launched to help locate whereabouts of missing 16-year-old Donna Marie Maughan

Donna was last seen at 10am on Saturday when she left home.

Russian bank collapse: Fictitious assets, hidden losses and the role of the IFSC

Cillian Doyle reveals how Ireland’s shadow banking sector hid massive losses, triggering one of the most costly bank bailouts in Russian history.

'I tell people: girls and women in patriarchal societies, they die as if they were never born'

Ziauddin Yousafzai, father of Malala, has written a moving memoir.

'We are way off target': All-government plan to be drawn up on climate action

Climate Action Minister Richard Bruton has recently purchased an e-car, and said a change of behaviour is needed to tackle climate change.

System slammed as 'outdated' after person who recovered from mental illness denied life assurance

Fianna Fáil TD James Browne said that legislation needed updated to reflect a more “modern understanding of mental health”.

Yesterday’s News

Bus Éireann to give all drivers customer service training for a 'step change' in satisfaction levels

The company wants 2019 to be the “year of the customer”.

'From footballers to computer programmers - I'm blazing a trail for Ireland's hidden women'

Ever heard of aviator Lilian Bland from Antrim, or professional international footballer Anne O’Brien from Inchicore? Author Sarah Webb on why they were forgotten about, despite their achievements.

From The42 Remembering Weeshie Fogarty: A great commentator, broadcaster, and a truly great person Tribute

Remembering Weeshie Fogarty: A great commentator, broadcaster, and a truly great person

‘Weeshie’s gift wasn’t just to give you the information,’ writes Oisin Langan. ‘It was to transport you to the time and place he was talking of.’

"It was easier to deal with people by WhatsApp ... you don't have that word 'cancer' hanging between you" Opinion This post contains videos

"It was easier to deal with people by WhatsApp ... you don't have that word 'cancer' hanging between you"

Dublin artist Monika Crowley on how she became aware of the power of the word ‘cancer’.

How I Spend My Money: A sales worker on €70,000 saving €1,000 a month for a mortgage

She’s moved in with her sister in order to save as fast as she can.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Taoiseach attacks Fianna Fáil, May faces ‘crucial’ week for Brexit and latest figures on passports issued – it’s the evening fix.

'Amazing footballers see their talent as a distant memory - overpowered by isolation, addiction, homelessness'

The individual gets to meet that side of themselves again; the side of themselves that was confident, strong, talented and part of something, writes Senator Lynn Ruane about homelessness leagues.

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Macron issues plea to Merkel for stronger Europe to help prevent world 'slipping into chaos'

Macron became the first French president to address the Bundestag in 18 years today.

'There will be difficult days ahead': The week in quotes

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

16-year-old admits assault after former Welsh rugby captain suffers homophobic attack

“I was the victim of a hate crime,” Gareth Thomas said.

How 1980s Cork hit rock bottom and bounced back again

“You went from really secure, traditional industries almost overnight to thousands of jobs being lost.,” says journalist Michael Moynihan.

A Picasso painting among seven stolen in 'theft of the century' may have been recovered

Seven masterpieces were stolen during the 2012 raid on the Kunsthal Museum in Rotterdam.

Ballyboden break Coolderry hearts and book Leinster final after 100-minute epic with 10 goals, 53 points and four reds

Brian Carroll scored 2-16 and was sent-off in extra extra-time for the Offaly side.

Taoiseach denies early election plan and accuses Fianna Fáil of dragging out agreement talks

The war of words between the two main parties continues, but Varadkar said he still wants a 2020 general election.

Ireland's a post-Brexit paradise for EU workers in the UK - but many are priced out of the move

The cost of housing is too much for some, while taxes make high-earners think twice.

Road safety chief wants gardaí to be given mobile devices to detect unqualified drivers on the roadside

On World Day of Remembrance for Road Victims, Minister for Transport Shane Ross had a strong message for drink drivers.

Donald Trump does not want to listen to 'very violent, very vicious' Khashoggi killing tape Saudi Arabia This post contains videos

Donald Trump does not want to listen to 'very violent, very vicious' Khashoggi killing tape

Trump says there is “no reason” for him to listen to it.

Garda probe after woman suffers serious injury in fall from window at Dublin city centre hotel

A woman in her 20s was arrested at the scene over the incident but later released.

From The42 As it happened: Munster SHC final, Ulster SFC semi-finals, Leinster SHC semi-finals - Sunday club GAA match tracker And It's Live

Convicted murderer who fled custody on Thursday arrested in Belfast

Samuel McKinley has fled from custody on more than one occasion.

Woman incorrectly told she didn't have gene that increased cancer risk now seriously ill with ovarian cancer

The Sunday Times reported today on the case, and the woman has called for all cases such as hers to be reviewed.

Theresa May: 'A change of leadership isn't going to make negotiations any easier' Keep Calm And Carry On This post contains videos

Theresa May: 'A change of leadership isn't going to make negotiations any easier'

The UK Prime Minister said it was a ‘critical’ week for negotiations.

Meet the Dublin local heroes getting honoured with stunning portraits

They were commissioned by Dublin City Council Company to celebrate the people who make the capital special.

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