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Today’s News

Event Guide: Christmas happenings this weekend to get you in the festive spirit

Event Guide: Christmas happenings this weekend to get you in the festive spirit

Here are some events to ignite your Christmas spirit this weekend.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s all the news you need to know this Saturday morning.

Character reference for Healy-Rae brothers asked judge to 'deal with the matter in a certain way'

Judge David Waters handed the character reference back to the defence.

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What comes next in the Trump impeachment inquiry?

Trump is likely to face at least three articles of impeachment.

'There is something amiss': Judge criticises recent ruling after striking out 34 road traffic cases

The High Court ruling found that a section of the Road Traffic Act concerning defences to fixed charge notices is unconstitutional.

Alleged rape victim who was set on fire while on the way to Indian court has died

Alleged rape victim who was set on fire while on the way to Indian court has died

Five men were arrested in connection with the fire attack.

From The42 Years of greed and mismanagement exposed and leaves Irish football looking at a lost generation The Grim Reality

Years of greed and mismanagement exposed and leaves Irish football looking at a lost generation

Yesterday’s FAI accounts were forecast to cause shock…the reality was worse than imagined.

Nineteenth anniversary of the disappearance of Trevor Deely

The 22-year-old man was last seen after his work Christmas party in December 2000.

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Solutions, not problems: Changing the narrative of workplace equality

'There was no anaesthetic, nothing': Call for urgent action to protect girls in Ireland from FGM

Ireland’s first conviction for female genital mutilation has highlighted how girls are at risk here.

Yesterday’s News

Legislation to test self-driving cars on public roads approved by Cabinet

The proposal was put forward by Minister for Transport Shane Ross.

Johnson v Corbyn: The key moments from the final head-to-head election debate Last Chance Saloon This post contains videos

Elon Musk cleared of defamation over 'pedo guy' tweet

Vernon Unsworth, a veteran cave explorer, said that Musk’s tweet was “very hurtful”.

Harvey Weinstein prosecutors call for higher bail, saying he could try to flee the country

The disgraced Hollywood mogul appeared in court for a hearing on his bail conditions today.

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Man (28) found guilty of manslaughter of father-of-four who died after inhaling blood and teeth

Michael Dineen had denied the murder of Patrick O’Donnell but admitted being guilty of the manslaughter.

Teenage motorcyclist dies after crash in Dublin

The incident took place at around 6pm in Cabra.

'Like a miracle': British woman in Spain revived after 6 hours in cardiac arrest

“The hypothermia killed her but also saved her,” Spanish doctors said.

Gardaí seeking help finding 31-year-old man missing from Navan

Andrew Brady is missing from Navan, Co Meath.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Here’s what made the headlines today…

Police rescue 31 dogs and puppies in Co Tyrone

“Buying puppies from illegal breeders can have devastating results,” the PSNI said.

Farmers' group calls 5c increase in beef prices 'a derisory offer' as blockades go on

ABP Food Group made the announcement this afternoon, labelling protests as “needless and irresponsible”.

From The42 FAI confident of avoiding insolvency as appalling finances laid bare Crisis

FAI confident of avoiding insolvency as appalling finances laid bare

The FAI’s auditors refused to state that the football body are a going concern in a devastating set of accounts.

Three killed along with gunman at US naval base in Florida

The incident took place earlier today.

'No more hostels, build more homes': Aungier Street reopens after housing protest

Demonstrators held signs bearing slogans like “homes not hostels”, and “children first”.

From The42 Stay inside the lines and you can win Six Nations tickets in our colouring book competition She Can!

Stay inside the lines and you can win Six Nations tickets in our colouring book competition

We want to celebrate the success of She Can! with a giveaway.

From The42 FAI president Conway to step down at EGM in January Exit Wounds

FAI president Conway to step down at EGM in January

Today is really an unthinkable situation, Minister for Sport Shane Ross told RTÉ News today.

Van driver who struck man after drinking '12 to 15 pints' is jailed for dangerous driving causing death

Callum Grimes died seven months after being struck by Derek Keane’s van.

The Explainer: What is happening with the white-water rafting plan for Dublin's city centre?

Where will it be built? How much will it cost? And why white-water rafting in the first place?

Man (34) facing life in prison in UK over string of 'horrific' attacks on women and children

Joseph McCann moved across five force areas as he evaded police for 15 days.

The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Renewed appeal for information over decapitation of statue outside Thurles cathedral

It is believed the incident happened sometime between 26 and 28 June.

From The42 Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz Let's Get Quizzical

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How closely have you been paying attention to this week’s headlines?

Two people arrested at Dublin Airport as part of investigation into cyber fraud

A sum of money, phones and a laptop were also seized during the operation.

Father-of-six jailed over sexual assault of four women during 'spree of some sort'

Macica Firea (58) was sentenced to three years imprisonment.

Jury sworn in as Dublin garda goes on trial accused of assaulting RTÉ employee

The trial, which is expected to last five days, will start on Monday before Judge Melanie Greally.

Digger used to steal two ATMs at supermarket in Antrim

The cash machines were ripped recovered by PSNI officers, but the digger was found on fire.

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