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Dublin: 9 °C Thursday 25 April, 2019

Today’s News

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

Appeal for witnesses after man (36) injured in suspected feud-related Drogheda shooting

A number of shots were fired during the incident.

From The42 'Munster are The Inbetweeners now... What are they trying to do?' Stuck In The Middle This post contains videos

'Munster are The Inbetweeners now... What are they trying to do?'

Andy Dunne believes Munster’s current squad is capable of winning a European Cup, but says coaching issues are holding them back.

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Is what British politicians say a load of 'cock and bull'? That's what this show wants to find out...

Artist Nic Green created the show Cock and Bull before Brexit – but the work, which takes apart the words of politicians, is just as pertinent now.

Death toll from Sri Lanka Easter bombings revised down by over 100

Two sons of a wealthy Sri Lankan spice trader are among the suspected suicide bombers.

Emmanuel Macron says yellow vest violence must stop as he offers 'significant' tax cuts

Macron recognised that the yellow vest movement had led to many in France feeling “anger and impatience for change” and praised its “just demands”.

Prize bond fund reaches record amount - and over 200,000 people won last year

In 2018, gross sales reached €574 million and pushed the total value of the fund up to €3.4 billion.

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Ireland's most Instagrammable places: 8 photographers share their favourite spots for a shoot

15-year-old girl pimped by girlfriend for drugs and money to be placed in facility for troubled teens

One of several men that had unprotected sex with the teenager is a male prostitute who is HIV positive.

Irish measles cases rise over 200% as experts blame increase on misinformation about MMR vaccine

A new report has revealed that global rates of the disease are on the rise.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

British far-right figure Tommy Robinson to run in EU elections

Robinson was the founder of the anti-Islam English Defence League.

Jury in Patrick Quirke murder trial to resume deliberations tomorrow

Patrick Quirke has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Bobby Ryan.

Tayto fall foul of ad rules for Facebook posts encouraging excessive consumption

One of the offending posts featured a sharing pack of Mighty Munch and a message from a “sound spud” who said he would not be sharing.

From The42 Bundee Aki distances himself from 'mistaken' like of Israel Folau post Unlike

Bundee Aki distances himself from 'mistaken' like of Israel Folau post

The Connacht and Ireland centre says he has nothing but love and respect for gay people.

Gardaí probe if gunman injured himself after firing shots at house in Tallaght

A large trail of blood and latex gloves ran from the house to the entrance of a green area.

Vicky Phelan apologises to Leo Varadkar after referring to him as 'a gay man' during criticism

Phelan made the comments in an interview with The Irish Times.

From The42 Pogba the surprise inclusion in City and Liverpool-dominated PFA Team of the Year Awards Season

Complaint upheld after Aer Lingus advert about cost for pet travel 'likely to mislead'

The ASAI determined that the advertisement should not reappear in the current format.

Bond 25 film announces new cast members... but we still don't have a name 007

Bond 25 film announces new cast members... but we still don't have a name

We do know that Rami Malek will star – and he might be a villain.

'We have lost a giant of the retail world': Tributes paid to Superquinn founder Feargal Quinn RIP

'We have lost a giant of the retail world': Tributes paid to Superquinn founder Feargal Quinn

The supermarket founder was also a Senator for 23 years.

Haile Gebrselassie accuses Mo Farah of blackmail after British runner complains about hotel robbery

The Olympic champion claims his watch was stolen at the Ethiopian’s hotel last month.

McDonald and Foster feel the heat but do not concede on the issues blocking Stormont

Northern Ireland has been without an Executive since January 2017.

The Explainer: Why has Ireland had a 208% increase in measles cases?

In the next episode of our weekly podcast, we look at why cases of the illness are increasing in Ireland and other countries, despite a vaccination which prevents it.

Joe Biden is officially running for US president

The former Vice President has been hinting that he would for a number of months now.

From The42 Donegal man pleads with GAA to overturn club ban for staging 'unauthorised' fundraiser Donegal

Donegal man pleads with GAA to overturn club ban for staging 'unauthorised' fundraiser

Paul Dillon, who has Motor Neurone Disease, feels ‘guilty’ that Naomh Colmcille have been suspended.

Storm Hannah is coming on Friday night

Wind warnings are in place for all western and southern counties until Saturday morning.

Japan court grants ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn bail at €4 million

Prosecutors quickly appealed the court’s decision, delaying his immediate release.

'Significant concerns' as only half of Garda reform targets have been met - Policing Authority

There had been an increase in assaults, robberies, and very little progress in tackling hate crime, the report said.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

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

From The42 Man United's hapless €57 million man becoming a symbol of their wastefulness Talking Point

Man United's hapless €57 million man becoming a symbol of their wastefulness

A poor performance from Fred against City last night summed up a disappointing season for the Brazilian.

Poll: Do you use your Eircode? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you use your Eircode?

A campaign encouraging people to mark their property with their Eircode is being launched today.

US executes white supremacist for lynching black man in Texas in 1998

John William King was put to death last night.

Kim Jong Un and Vladimir Putin vow closer ties as they meet for the first time

Both leaders have met in Russia’s eastern city of Vladivostok, after Kim travelled by train from the North.

Opinion: 'There are consequences to paying for all the most expensive new drugs'

We need to radically improve waiting times for treatment rather than focus on buying all the most expensive drugs, writes Dr Anthony O’Connor.

'People know who is responsible': £10,000 reward offered for information on Lyra McKee murder

The 29-year-old journalist was killed in the Creggan area of Derry in the early hours of Good Friday.

'Time for change': UK committee finds British government responsible for addressing Northern Ireland abortion laws

Laws in Northern Ireland mean that women cannot access an abortion unless there is a serious risk to their life.

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