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Dublin: 12 °C Thursday 27 June, 2019

Today’s News

Dublin cycling office on the way as NTA issues tender

Dublin is currently hosting Velo City 2019, an international cycling conference taking place until Friday.

Cork mail centre to shut down with over 200 job losses

An Post announced it is “consolidating and reducing its letter processing capacity” in line with global industry trends.

Is enough being done to keep Dublin Bay safe for swimmers this summer?

Malfunction at upgraded part of Ringsend plant, increased construction in the city and a leaky legacy are muddying the waters.

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Yesterday’s News

Man mugged Spanish national at knifepoint while on bail for separate knifepoint robbery

Judge Martin Nolan sentenced him to consecutive terms of imprisonment of three years and two years for each offence.

Canada doctor's licence revoked for using own sperm to inseminate patients

The 80-year-old doctor did not appear at the hearing, but through his lawyers pleaded no contest.

From The42 Welcome boost for Offaly hurling as U20s dump Dublin out of Leinster with dramatic extra-time win Keep The Faith

Welcome boost for Offaly hurling as U20s dump Dublin out of Leinster with dramatic extra-time win

Cillian Kiely fired over a stunning 20 points as Offaly advanced to the last four.

Dozens of teenagers across west Dublin storing drug packages on behalf of smuggler

On Tuesday morning, gardaí seized €600k worth of ecstasy tablets.

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Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Man who led gardaí on high speed car chase and crashed outside a school is jailed

Bernard Kelly (38) broke red lights and mounted the pavement outside the school.

It could make people happier and healthier - but would a four-day week work in Ireland?

Proponents say there are a wide range of benefits to the idea – but not everyone is convinced.

From The42 Man United agree €50 million deal for Aaron Wan-Bissaka - reports Transfer News

Man United agree €50 million deal for Aaron Wan-Bissaka - reports

The fee for the Crystal Palace full-back could rise as high as €55m with add-ons.

Beth Chapman, co-star of bounty hunter reality TV, dies aged 51

Chapman was diagnosed with throat cancer in September 2017.

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'I refuse not to feel safe': How women feel about cycling in Dublin

When women cyclists were surveyed, here’s what they had to say about travelling by bike.

UK police arrest 12-year boy over 'homophobic' attack in Liverpool

Merseyside Police said the boy was held on suspicion of homophobic aggravated assault.

Pride flag to fly over Leinster House this weekend

A LGBT+ group has been set up within the Houses of the Oireachtas.

From The42 World champion Harrington takes Ireland's medal tally to 6 on sensational day for boxers European Games This post contains videos

World champion Harrington takes Ireland's medal tally to 6 on sensational day for boxers

Michaela Walsh, Gráinne Walsh, Kurt Walker and Kellie Harrington have joined Regan Buckley and Michael Nevin in guaranteeing bronze.

Paris region shuts down schools as heatwave hits western Europe - and it's about to get hotter

Forecasters have predicted that it’s going to get even warmer across the continent.

Support staff strike: HSE says situation at hospitals 'challenging' as further talks planned

The issue centres on a dispute over pay increases.

Cigarette or an electrical fault 'may have caused' Notre-Dame fire

The famous cathedral caught fire in April of this year.

From The42 Trump tells US captain to 'win before she talks' in response to White House comments Back And Forth

Trump tells US captain to 'win before she talks' in response to White House comments

Megan Rapinoe had said she’s ‘not going to the f*****g White House’ if her side wins the Women’s World Cup.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Hillary Clinton is in Ireland to visit children's charity Barretstown

Clinton is not holding any formal meetings during her visit.

New maps use parish records to show wealth in 14th-century Ireland

The work offers new insights into English control of Ireland during this period.

Brazilian soldier travelling on military plane to G20 summit arrested with 39kg of cocaine

The soldier was arrested when the plane made a stopover in Spain.

Donegal domestic violence centre calls for increased funding to stave off closure

Lifeline Inishowen protested outside the Dáil today.

Kim Kardashian accused of cultural appropriation over new underwear range

A kimono is a traditional Japanese garment but is being used by Kardashian for her new range.

Access to cannabis for medical reasons is now allowed in Ireland under new law

Simon Harris has today signed legislation to allow for the operation of the Medical Cannabis Access Programme on a pilot basis.

Major homeless hostel in Dublin city centre is set to close down

The hostel currently provides beds for around 100 people.

Protest concerns raised by civil liberties body after reports of Direct Provision residents being targeted

There is a “pattern of intimidation and harassment” of protesters by gardaí, ICCL has said.

Gardaí appeal for information after three-vehicle crash in Limerick

A man and a woman received serious injuries.

Met Éireann has issued a warm weather alert affecting most west coast counties

High temperatures and sunny weather are predicted for the west and south tomorrow.

Ivan Cooper: Northern Ireland civil rights leader who led Bloody Sunday march dies aged 75

Tributes have been paid to the Northern Ireland politician, who led the march on Bloody Sunday.

Taoiseach says he intends to deal with claims of bullying in Waterford Fine Gael

The claims come amid the fallout from a no-confidence motion in the party’s TD John Deasy.

From The42 Ireland boss 'frustrated' as Tottenham's Parrott one of several high-profile absences from Euros training squad Unavailable

Ireland boss 'frustrated' as Tottenham's Parrott one of several high-profile absences from Euros training squad

Aaron Connolly, Conor Coventry and Nathan Collins are also among the notable names missing.

Luke Kelly statue in Dublin restored after vandalism

The black paint was removed by masonry experts this morning.

Varadkar 'all ears' about Eir's claim about cheaper rural broadband

The company’s CEO Carolan Lennon has said Eir could implement the National Broadband Plan for less than €1 billion.

Sunday Business Post ad about 'young and dynamic team of journalists' was ageist, watchdog rules

A complaint about a radio ad for the newspaper was made to the ASAI.

JP Morgan has been fined €1.6 million by the Central Bank for 'unacceptable' regulatory failings

An Irish subsidiary of the US investment bank had breached outsourcing rules.

Potential breakthrough in 35-year-old case as man arrested over murder of Marie Tierney

The mother-of-two’s body was discovered two months after she went missing in 1984.

'Employees will work smarter, not longer': Is Ireland ready for a four-day working week?

Welcome to TheJournal.ie’s 10-week podcast series, Ireland 2029.

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