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Dublin: 12 °C Monday 23 September, 2019

Today’s News

Woman (60s) dies after being struck by a car yesterday evening in Donegal

The incident took place at around 8pm in Tinnycahill.

The 9 at 9: Monday

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

Taoiseach to say money raised from carbon tax will be ringfenced to fund climate action

His comments will come as part of an address at the UN Climate Action Summit today.

Commuter belt counties see rise in house sales

The property market has slowed down slightly in Dublin, according to a new study.

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Defence Forces officers to vote on €10m allowance proposals

The government has said the changes would make Irish military careers more attractive.

From The42 Sexton took 'bang on his thigh' but Ireland say replacement was tactical Injury Update

Sexton took 'bang on his thigh' but Ireland say replacement was tactical

Peter O’Mahony and Bundee Aki have passed HIA2 and could be available against Japan.

Poll: Should vaping be banned on college campuses in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should vaping be banned on college campuses in Ireland?

The president of the University of Limerick has called on the government to take action.

Irish Rail to try persuade Dart users to stagger morning journeys to reduce overcrowding

A new website will allow commuters to check what services are less crowded.

Alleged 'crime gang' from Dublin appears in Mayo court

Four men from Dublin were in court in Mayo on Sunday.

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Game of Thrones wins top drama Emmy as Fleabag dominates comedy awards

Fleabag star Phoebe Waller-Bridge, who also created the series, won the award for outstanding writing in a comedy series.

Spot flooding after heavy rainfall in some areas with more downpours forecast throughout the week

Flooding in areas of Cavan and Donegal has subsided after heavy rain yesterday evening.

Chair of Brexit Party says Varadkar 'hijacked' the backstop issue, and that Irish border trade is 'irrelevant'

Richard Tice, an MEP for the East of England, also explained trade across the Northern Irish border by comparing it to a jar of Smarties.

New rules proposed to limit schools teaching 'difficult' children for fewer hours

Concerns have been raised over the use of reduced timetables.

Hundreds of thousands left stranded after UK travel agent Thomas Cook goes bankrupt

Around 22,000 people have now been left without a job due to Thomas Cook’s collapse.

Fifth search for Disappeared victim Columba McVeigh called off

The Independent Commission for the Location of Victims’ Remains (ICLVR) organised several searches of Bragan Bog near Emyvale in Northern Ireland, the most recent starting in September 2018.

'1ml is euphoric, 2ml and you go under': Number of G overdoses increases by 75% Exclusive

People can buy a hit of the highly addictive drug for as little as €1.

Yesterday’s News

State of the (very early) race: Here's how the parties are shaping up ahead of the by-elections

By-elections are notoriously difficult for government parties but Fine Gael has been preparing.

From The42 The Irishman who made his La Liga debut in front of 90,000 at the Camp Nou LOI Legends This post contains videos

The Irishman who made his La Liga debut in front of 90,000 at the Camp Nou

Liam Buckley on a remarkable career that encompassed stints in Canada, Spain, Belgium, Switzerland and Ireland.

Quiz: How well do you know Bruce Springsteen?

A quiz, tougher than the rest…

Lynn Ruane: We should all support choice in education

Parents need to have a choice over where they send their children to school, writes Lynn Ruane.

From The42 Analysis: How Ireland's forwards took Scotland apart in World Cup opener Fronting Up

Analysis: How Ireland's forwards took Scotland apart in World Cup opener

A superb set-piece and ruthless streak broke the Scots in Yokohama.

How I Spend My Money: A tech consultant on €40k trying to save in order to emigrate

The young professional is trying to balance his social life and savings.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Here’s what made the news today.

A short story before bedtime: The Boxer Rebellion

Read the third place winner in this year’s RTÉ Radio 1 Short Story Award, in memory of Francis McManus.

Missing 21-year-old found 'safe and well'

Shauna Mullins went missing at 8pm on Friday night, 20 September.

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Here are just some of the government's priorities for the months ahead

Regulating rickshaws, IVF and speeding – just some of the issues the government plan to tackle.

From The42 Liverpool edge Chelsea to make it 15 in a row In Form This post contains videos

Liverpool edge Chelsea to make it 15 in a row

Trent Alexander-Arnold and Roberto Firmino scored first-half goals, before N’Golo Kante’s 71st-minute strike ensured a nervy finish.

'The hottest five-year period on record': The findings of a stark new climate report

It comes ahead of a major UN climate summit tomorrow that will be attended by more than 60 world leaders.

20 years on, first two humpback whales recorded by Irish group are still swimming together

They were first spotted off the coast of Cork in 1999.

From The42 More woe for Solskjaer as West Ham overcome Man United Report

More woe for Solskjaer as West Ham overcome Man United

Andriy Yarmolenko and Aaron Cresswell got the goals for the Hammers.

Man airlifted to hospital after two-vehicle crash in Clare

His injuries are understood to be serious but not life-threatening.

Former SS soldier charged over disparaging memory of Nazi victims dies

Karl Muenter had already been convicted in France over his role in the killing of 86 males in 1944.

Will no-deal Brexit mean border checks in Ireland? Juncker's answer is simple: Yes

“The British have to tell us exactly the architectural nature of this border,” the European Commission president told Sky News, “I don’t like it, a hard border.”

'A punch in the gut': Outrage as wetlands area in Tallaght is destroyed Ecosystem This post contains videos

'A punch in the gut': Outrage as wetlands area in Tallaght is destroyed

Environmentalists and the local council had been working together to protect the area, which was home to thousands of animals and plants.

From The42 As it happened: West Ham v Man United, Premier League Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: West Ham v Man United, Premier League

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s travel to London Stadium in need of a result to keep up with the leading pack on the table.

Gardaí carry out new searches as investigation into Kevin Lunney attack continues

Lunney sustained a range of serious injuries during the abduction.

From The42 Schmidt keen to jump Japan hurdle before turning to 'heavyweight' Boks Next Job

Schmidt keen to jump Japan hurdle before turning to 'heavyweight' Boks

The Ireland boss was pleased with how his side built a lead against Scotland, then kept it.

Iranian president warns foreign forces to stay out of the Gulf

It comes as the United States sends more troops to the region in a defensive capacity.

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