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Today’s News

Parts of NCT test suspended with immediate effect over safety checks on vehicle lifts

It comes one day after MOT testing in Northern Ireland was suspended due to similar issues.

Manhunt under way after shots fired at Garda car in North Wexford

Gardaí are urging the public not to approach the car in which the suspects are believed to be travelling.

Pro-remain MEPs sing Auld Lang Syne after EU Parliament backs Brexit deal Final Countdown This post contains videos

Pro-remain MEPs sing Auld Lang Syne after EU Parliament backs Brexit deal

A vote by MEPs in Brussels paves the way for Britain to leave the EU on Friday with an agreement in place.

Video game loot boxes exposing children to gambling must end, says Fianna Fáil

Jim O’Callaghan said a Gambling Regulator needs to be in place by the end of the year.

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From The42 LIVE: Man City v Man United, West Ham v Liverpool Liveblog

LIVE: Man City v Man United, West Ham v Liverpool

Follow our match tracker with tonight’s two big games in the Premier League and League Cup.

'Put your flags away': Mairead McGuinness tells off Brexit Party MEPs for waving Union Flags European Parliament This post contains videos

'Put your flags away': Mairead McGuinness tells off Brexit Party MEPs for waving Union Flags

McGuiness cut off Farage’s mic mid-sentence for disobeying parliament rules.

WIN: Tickets for our first live recording of The Explainer podcast

We’ll be asking the question: How does Ireland end up with the politicians it has?

Latest homeless figures show record monthly drop of 717 people

The drop of almost 7% is one of the largest monthly decreases recorded for the official homeless figures.

Factcheck: Does the average person working full-time in Ireland earn €47,000 a year?

The claim was made by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar during Monday night’s debate.

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From The42 UK clubs' concern they may no longer be able to sign Irish players under the age of 18 after Brexit Get It Done

UK clubs' concern they may no longer be able to sign Irish players under the age of 18 after Brexit Exclusive

Correspondence, seen by The42, between a leading club in Britain and a League of Ireland side details their fears over potentially ‘calamitous’ change to how they operate at youth level.

Mother (43) charged with the murder of her three children in Newcastle, Dublin

She appeared in the Criminal Courts of Justice this afternoon.

Dublin is the 6th most congested city in Europe

The capital is also ranked as the 17th most congested city in the world.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

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'Be noisy around the baby': 10 new parents share the advice that actually helped them

Conor McGregor spared prosecution for motoring offences in Dublin

He had been accused of allegedly driving a 192-reg car without a licence or insurance.

Trinity students advised to cancel study trip to China amid coronavirus fears

A number of colleges have issued advice to their students.

Simon Coveney apologises for Noone's comments: 'They were offensive, ignorant and wrong'

Noone is now writing to autism support organisations.

BBC to axe 450 jobs as part of €95m cost-cutting measures

The company said it would review the number of presenters it has and how they work.

Woman (22) denies dressing up as her grandmother in an attempt to conceal her killing

Stephanie O’Connor denied that she had killed or assisted anyone in killing her grandmother.

From The42 Introducing the latest Sean O'Brien on the Irish rugby scene Talent

Introducing the latest Sean O'Brien on the Irish rugby scene

The Ireland U20 flanker has made huge progress this season and is set to play against Scotland this Friday.

'Small number' of Irish people being evacuated from Wuhan in China over Coronavirus

Tánaiste Simon Coveney has said “there is no evidence to suggest that any Irish citizen has contracted the virus”.

Free public transport and a 50% cut in national dairy herd pledged by Solidarity-People Before Profit

The party launched its climate action manifesto in Dublin today.

At least seven dead in landslides and floods in Indonesia

More than 2,000 people have been forced to leave their flooded homes.

Martial arts instructor jailed for five-and-a-half years for killing retiree in one-punch assault

Jonathan Dargan was found guilty of killing Patrick Mullally last November.

From The42 How Andy Farrell is looking to put his own stamp on the Ireland set-up New Dawn

How Andy Farrell is looking to put his own stamp on the Ireland set-up

The 44-year-old rugby league legend has made a positive start to life as a head coach.

Hundreds of Russian fishermen rescued after becoming stranded on ice floe

Authorities report that it is the third such incident in the area this week.

Crossbow and heroin seized after gardaí target property in Dublin

The seizure was made following a search in the north inner city last night.

Ireland's longest bridge to open on Wexford-Kilkenny border today

The Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Bridge will cross the River Barrow between Wexford and Kilkenny.

'He's missed so much': Fresh appeal 10 years on from murder of 26-year-old Kenneth Fetherston

Kenneth Fetherston was last seen on 22 September 2009.

Tremors felt as far as US mainland after major 7.7 magnitude earthquake rocks Caribbean

An initial tsunami warning following the earthquake was lifted.

Top Republican admits they may fail to block former Trump ally's potentially explosive testimony

The defence in the Trump impeachment trial closed their initial arguments yesterday.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

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

High Court asked to lift injunction limiting extent of greyhound racing protest

Late last year the operators of Shelbourne Park, Greyhound Stadium Ltd, secured the temporary injunction.

From The42 Man Utd condemn those involved in attack on Woodward's home Flares

Man Utd condemn those involved in attack on Woodward's home

After the home of Ed Woodward was reportedly attacked on Tuesday, Manchester United issued a strong statement on the incident.

'Positive discrimination' needed to address inequality in the west and north of the country

A report from the regional authority pointed to significant levels of inequality.

Poll: Should the Irish government push for an end to the US military use of Shannon Airport? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Irish government push for an end to the US military use of Shannon Airport?

Labour leader Brendan Howlin said he would insist on ending the use of Shannon for US military operations if in government.

Mild conditions on the way ... but rain and drizzle to continue into the weekend

Highest temperatures will range between 7 to 10 degrees today.

The Candidate Podcast: Brendan Howlin answers your election questions

The Candidate puts TheJournal.ie readers’ questions to the party leaders.

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