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Today’s News

Poll: Have you decorated your house for Halloween? Spooktacular This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you decorated your house for Halloween?

We’re less than a week off from the scariest night of the year.

From The42 From 'peak Rovers' to Hoop Dreams: Shamrock Rovers' long road back to the top Champions

From 'peak Rovers' to Hoop Dreams: Shamrock Rovers' long road back to the top

Author and Hoops fan Macdara Ferris reflects on a long nine years for the newly-crowned League of Ireland champions.

Mike Pence’s top aide tests positive for coronavirus

Chief of staff Marc Short is the vice president’s closest aide.

Sitdown Sunday: The disappearance of Jennifer Farber

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

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The 9 at 9: Sunday

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

Colombia reaches one million confirmed coronavirus cases

It comes after Argentina hit the same milestone on Monday.

A reminder: The clocks went back by an hour last night

Winter time officially began overnight.

Could empty stadiums mean we're in for hurling's highest scoring season of all-time?

Dublin and Laois shared 56 scores last night, eight more than their clash in July 2019.

'I voted for a guy named Trump': President casts ballot in Florida

Democrat Joe Biden has not voted yet and is likely to do so in person in Delaware on Election Day, November 3.

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Life by the fjord: Breathtaking views at this waterfront retreat in Connemara

Opinion: Memories of my first Dublin City Marathon on the day the 2020 race was meant to happen

Mick Bourke has run several marathons and pays tribute to runners today as the Dublin City Marathon moves online.

It won't be anything like a normal Christmas but some retailers are hopeful online sales will keep things ticking over

Business owners wonder what the shortened seasonal lead-in will mean for them.

Man (60s) dies after collision in Cork

Gardaí were alerted to a collision involving a bicycle and a car on the Lower Corkhill Road in Youghal yesterday evening.

From The42 Ireland face daunting task in Paris as Six Nations heads for Super Saturday finale Title Hunt

Ireland face daunting task in Paris as Six Nations heads for Super Saturday finale

Andy Farrell’s men know that a bonus-point win could secure them the title but France are far from pushovers.

Ireland's tree-planting policies are bad news for biodiversity

Analysis reveals licences for conifer plantations still being granted on biodiversity-rich areas and precious peat soils.

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: How much do you know about the colour orange?

Autumn leaves, dusky sunsets, pumpkins… you get the idea.

Brexit is coming: Here's what will change after 31 December 2020

British driving licences made invalid, a customs-check comeback, and what to do with the UK landbridge.

From The42 Three-try Ireland complete Italian job to maintain winning home Six Nations form Box Ticked

Three-try Ireland complete Italian job to maintain winning home Six Nations form

Adam Griggs’ charges got their campaign back underway with a win at Energia Park.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

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

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From The42 Dublin exact revenge on Laois with 14-point win as classy Burke scores 1-16 in championship opener Victory This post contains videos

Spain braces for national emergency to allow curfews

Spain has become the first country in the EU to register more than one million cases.

Over one million Virapro sanitisers recalled from health service locations

The Department of Education is reviewing products supplied to schools after the recall of ViraPro sanitisers.

Extract: Moving to the country helped me discover the secrets of the natural world

Richard Nairns details some of what he discovered when he moved to Ned’s Wood in Co Wicklow.

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Coronavirus: Four deaths and 859 new cases confirmed

Level 5 restrictions came into effect across the country earlier this week.

From The42 Debutants impress as Ireland secure bonus-point win to keep Six Nations hopes alive On To Paris

Debutants impress as Ireland secure bonus-point win to keep Six Nations hopes alive

Andy Farrell’s men scored seven tries in a 50-17 win over Italy in Dublin.

Gardaí renew appeal in search for missing teenager

Jennifer Dunkova, 15, has been missing from Tralee since 14 October.

Don't forget - the clocks go back one hour tonight

We’ll go from GMT+1 to GMT.

Livestock marts disrupted as online bidding system crashes

Cattle were already gathered in marts to be sold when the system went down.

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Fighting over disputed region between Armenia and Azerbaijan continues despite US mediation

Rockets have struck residential areas in Nagorono-Karabakh as Armenia and Azerbaijan continue their conflict over the territory.

Man (20s) arrested after aggravated burglary in Cork

The man has been charged and is due to appear in court.

From The42 Kerry crowned Division 1 champions after heavy win over understrength Donegal Silverware This post contains videos

Kerry crowned Division 1 champions after heavy win over understrength Donegal

Michael Murphy, Ryan McHugh, Neil McGee and Eoghan Ban Gallagher didn’t travel to Tralee.

NASA leaks asteroid samples into space from overfilled Osiris-Rex spacecraft

The probe is thought to have collected some 400 grams of fragments, far more than the minimum of 60 grams needed.

Six deaths and 923 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland’s Health Minister has urged people to take “all the necessary precautions”.

US sets coronavirus infection record as deaths climb towards 224,000

Several states are reeling as the virus continues to spread.

Chairs of Young Greens and Queer Greens resign from party

The outgoing chairs said they were “dismayed” by recent decisions from the Green Party.

Egypt starts voting in first stage of parliament elections

The elections will be held in two phases, with the first covering 14 provinces today and tomorrow.

Man (50s) charged after seizure of suspected cannabis worth over €150,000

The man was arrested at the scene of a garda search in Navan yesterday.

Polish president Andrzej Duda tests positive for coronavirus

Duda’s diagnosis comes amid a huge surge in the number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 and deaths in Poland.

Gardaí seize beer kegs, spirits and bar equipment after search of 'suspected Shebeen' in Kildare

Gardaí conducted a search at 8pm and found a fully operational bar in a repurposed state.

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