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Today’s News

Man brings High Court challenge over IBTS policy on gay men donating blood

The action has been taken by 27-year-old Tomas Heneghan.

Irish Eurovision viewing figures were noticeably down compared to the last few years

A total of 284,700 people watched Saturday’s final.

RTÉ News hires new south-east correspondent after high-profile departure

Conor Kane is to take on the role that was held by Damien Tiernan.

Clinical trials involving Irish patients 'saved the health service €13m' over two years

A new report published today is calling for a scaling-up of clinical research infrastructure in Ireland.

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From The42 The42's Emma Duffy wins 20x20 award for excellence in journalism on Women in Sport Award

The42's Emma Duffy wins 20x20 award for excellence in journalism on Women in Sport

Interview with teenage soccer star Isibeal Atkinson wins April prize.

Lidl recalls two batches of biscuits as ingredients not labelled in English

The FSAI announced the recall on its website this afternoon.

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Eiffel Tower remains closed after climbing man causes evacuation

The Parisian landmark was put on lockdown this afternoon.

Warning issued over 'severe and increasing' threat to native crayfish species

Ireland holds one of the largest populations of the globally endangered white-clawed crayfish.

Semen staining containing Boy A's DNA found on ripped top discovered in room where Ana was found, court hears

Marce Lee Gorman said she found two areas of a black strapped top where semen was present.

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'I just had to get a picture': 6 of Ireland’s most amazing photo ops, according to photographers

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Here's the map of Irish Blue Flag beaches for 2019

A total of 88 swimming spots received the accolade this year.

Taxi driver who sexually assaulted three women within two weeks jailed for 5 years

Mansoor Uddin pleaded guilty on the morning of his trial last February at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.

From The42 Bolton starlet Connell a surprise inclusion as McCarthy finalises squad for Euro 2020 qualifiers Fresh Blood

Bolton starlet Connell a surprise inclusion as McCarthy finalises squad for Euro 2020 qualifiers

The England-eligible teenager has impressed in the Championship this season.

Ryanair sees profits drop by almost 30% for the last 12 month period

Fare decline and fuel costs were cited as the reason.

The Explainer: Why are so many US states tightening abortion laws right now?

With a Supreme Court dominated by conservatives and a pro-life president, this type of shift in abortion legislation had been expected for some time – so what happens now?

Prosecutors issue formal request to hold Julian Assange on suspicion of rape

It’s the first step towards seeking his extradition to Sweden.

A milkshake has been thrown on Nigel Farage

The MEP candidate was canvassing in Newcastle when it happened.

There's a familiar, spellbinding book atop the list of most borrowed from Irish libraries last year

Children’s books dominate the top 20 list released today by the Local Government Management Agency.

A new helpline for male victims of domestic abuse has been launched today

Domestic abuse can be physical, emotional or financial.

Doctors begin switching off life support in hugely controversial French case

The man’s parents have repeatedly launched court action to keep him alive — in defiance of his wife and five siblings who are in favour of his right to die.

From The42 Van Graan to take his time with review ahead of 'big summer' for Munster Taking Stock

Van Graan to take his time with review ahead of 'big summer' for Munster

The Munster head coach admits reinforcements are unlikely to be brought in for next season.

Passengers back on board with Bus Éireann as company reports a profit for 2018

n 2018, it carried 83.6 million passengers – a marginal increase on the previous year.

Have a Huawei phone? Here's how Google's new Android measures may affect you

The news from Google comes as a blow to the Chinese smartphone maker.

Ireland got the lowest number of votes at the Eurovision semi-finals this year

It wasn’t to be for Irish Eurovision hopeful Sarah McTernan last Thursday.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s everything you need to know as the day gets started.

Doctors want cannabis risks highlighted, but campaigners says debate is conflating medicinal and recreational use

Medical experts said the government was ‘sleepwalking’ its way into supporting cannabis use in Ireland.

From The42 'We need to freshen up the group, surely people understand that' Rotation

'We need to freshen up the group, surely people understand that'

Leo Cullen says he is not a big fan of media headlines ‘sensationalising’ some of his team selections.

Poll: Have you made up your mind how you'll vote in the local and European elections? Your Say This post contains a poll

Enjoy the sun while it lasts, as rain is on the way

Tomorrow will be much like today, but rain is expected to arrive on Wednesday night.

Two young men arrested after disorder at Semple Stadium GAA match released without charge

The two youths were arrested following a game between Tipperary and Waterford in the Hurling Championship yesterday.

Man (40s) arrested after cannabis worth over €60,000 seized in Kildare

A house was searched yesterday afternoon, during which a growhouse was found.

Trump warns that war would mean 'the official end of Iran' as tensions continue to rise

Trump’s Cabinet is reportedly at odds on how to deal with Iran.

10% of Irish people reported witnessing adult abuse last year, research shows

Only 3% of those who witnessed abuse reported it to an authority such as the HSE or gardaí

Google to cut ties with Huawei as it's set to restrict access to Android

Google said it was complying with a US government order.

From The42 When the Cats come to town - Carlow and Kilkenny reignite their Leinster derby after 26 years The Neighbours This post contains videos

When the Cats come to town - Carlow and Kilkenny reignite their Leinster derby after 26 years

Constantly living in Kilkenny’s shadow through the years, Carlow welcomed them to Netwatch Cullen Park yesterday.

Opinion: 'The Farage approach would strip the heart from democracy'

The Brexit Party is leading the polls but has refused to publish a manifesto – that approach poses a threat to democracy, writes Matthew Murphy.

Farmers facing 'financial wipe out' to wait and see after government makes aid plea to Brussels

Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed has said he has appealed to colleagues in other member states.

HSE issues tender for construction of new mortuary at University Hospital Waterford

It follows the suspension of mortuary services at the facility earlier this month.

Ireland South debate: Carbon tax and EU army dominate as nine candidates battle it out ahead of Friday's vote

Nine candidates took part in the Sunday night debate on RTÉ One.

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