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Today’s News

Social Democrats member alleged to have voted twice in general election

Gardaí in Mallow confirmed that they are investigating an allegation of someone voting twice.

Yesterday’s News

Hollywood producer arrested in new sex assault allegation

David Guillod has pleaded not guilty to earlier charges.

Walmart removes guns and ammo from shelves ahead of US presidential election

It made the step a week before the US heads to the polls.

From The42 Dogged Dundalk have errors punished in Europa League defeat to Arsenal Report

Dogged Dundalk have errors punished in Europa League defeat to Arsenal

A quickfire double just before half-time paved the way for the Gunners to overcome the Lilywhites.

Spooky skies: Rare blue moon to shine over Ireland on Halloween

This is the first full moon on Halloween in Ireland since 1955.


Man who killed three in Nice terror attack identified as Tunisian who entered France from Italy

The prosecutor said the attacker, who was born in 1999, was not the radar of intelligence agencies as a potential threat.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Here’s your round-up of what made headlines today.

Over 250k in cash and luxury watches seized in Dublin and Wicklow CAB raids

CAB officers conducted searches across Dublin and Wicklow today.

Your evening longread: 'I hugged the man who murdered my father'

It’s a coronavirus-free zone as we bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Trailer Watch: Which scary film will you watch this Halloween weekend? Movies This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which scary film will you watch this Halloween weekend?

Here are a few options for weekend watching.


From The42 As it happened: Arsenal v Dundalk, Europa League Liveblog

As it happened: Arsenal v Dundalk, Europa League

Arsenal hosted Dundalk, as the Irish side prepared for their biggest game in recent memory.

Met Éireann issues Status Yellow wind warning for whole country on Halloween

A rainfall warning is already in effect.

Schools told to stop using more than 50 sanitising products following government review

The Department of Education has told schools that they will be provided with funding to obtain new supplies.

Man hospitalised after being hit by Luas in south Dublin

The incident happened at around 6.30pm.

'They will be greatly missed': School principal pays tribute to children and mother found dead in Ballinteer

The family have been named locally as 37-year-old Seema Banu, her daughter Asfira and her son Faizan.

From The42 Meath GAA wish All-Ireland winning captain Geraghty well after successful operation Best Wishes

Meath GAA wish All-Ireland winning captain Geraghty well after successful operation

The 1999 All-Ireland winning captain had become ill in recent days.

One week into Level 5, what does this week's Covid-19 data tell us?

Public Health officials have cautioned that it is too early to say if any trend has emerged.

Public told not to purchase non-registered hand sanitising products

The authorised products should have a clearly visible PCS or IE-BPA or EU number on the label, the department said.

Coronavirus: Six deaths and 866 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The total number of cases now stands at 60,297.

Around 70 schools have had in-school Covid-19 transmission

The HSE has said 599 schools have required a public health assessment and testing.

Christmas crafts, nursing home concerts and virtual 5km runs all part of Keep Well campaign

Taoiseach Michéal Martin launched the campaign today.

Taoiseach says it is 'far too early to say what type of Christmas we will be having'

Government aims to have travel traffic light system up and running by 8 November.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Six disability centres found non-compliant in protecting residents against infection

HIQA has raised concerns with unsatisfactory measures in place to prevent the spread of infections.

Ireland's Sam Bennett relegated to last after crossing line first at today's Vuelta

The final kilometre of the 157km stage from Castrillo del Val to Aguilar de Campoo saw the Deceuninck-Quickstep rider surge to apparent victory.

Aldi and Lidl remove all non-essential middle aisle products

Aldi said this decision was made after receiving further clarification from the government.

Three Sinn Féin members resign after failing to return wrongly received NI grant money

Senator Elisha McCallion was one of the three members to resign.

Taoiseach says he's determined to have Mother and Baby Homes report published 'as quickly as possible'

Minister for Children Roderic O’Gorman is due to receive the report tomorrow.

From The42 A return to Umbro and no sponsor as new Ireland home and away jerseys released New Threads

A return to Umbro and no sponsor as new Ireland home and away jerseys released

The range also includes bespoke women’s shirts for the first time.

European Central Bank nods towards more stimulus in December as virus surges across Europe

In the meantime, the governing council decided to keep its monetary policy unchanged.

Mother and baby home campaigners lodge complaint over Senator's comments

The Clann Project has called for Barry Ward to make a public apology.

Taoiseach 'doesn't detect' that teachers want to 'go down the route' of industrial action

The ASTI voted to authorise strike action if a number of issues are not addressed.

Eight deaths and 822 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland

Schools in Northern Ireland are due to reopen on Monday after a two week closure.

Jeremy Corbyn suspended from the Labour Party over reaction to anti-Semitism report

Corbyn has said he will “strongly contest the political intervention to suspend” him from the party.

What could Donald Trump's legacy be? Join us as we discuss on The Explainer live (in your living room)

This week’s episode will be recorded via Zoom this evening – and you can take part.

Trial of Meghan Markle's privacy claim against newspaper postponed

The trial has been adjourned from January until “much later next year”.

Man found guilty of murdering partner who was strangled in bedroom after 'binge' drinking session

The 12 jurors found Sean Nolan guilty of murder by a majority verdict of 10-2.

Court of Appeal upholds restriction on identifying mother who smothered her child

The woman was found not guilty of murdering her child by reason of insanity.

Pro coaching 'too full-on' for O'Connell as he enjoys watching Ireland change

The 41-year-old isn’t looking to get back into the game in a permanent coacing role.

Cameroonian-flagged cargo ship detained in Sligo Port since mid-October following routine inspection

The 11 crew members have been stuck in Ireland since October 16.

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