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Today’s News

Pub crawls and happy hours to be banned in parts of holiday islands Mallorca and Ibiza

Fines for offences will range from €6,000 to €600,000.

'Sneaky': Government home loan scheme for first-time buyers raised its interest rates this week

The difference in repayments over the lifetime of the mortgage would mean first-time buyers would pay thousands more.

Canada will provide money to families of those in plane shot down by Iran

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the families will each receive 25,000 Canadian dollars

'Every parent’s worst nightmare': Tributes paid to Cork student killed in stabbing as murder probe launched

Gardaí in Cork are treating Cameron Blair’s death as murder.

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FAI confirm two candidates in the running for upcoming presidential election

Martin Heraghty and Gerry McAnaney will stand for election on 25 January.

Court hopes to rule on Frank McNamara and Theresa Lowe's insolvency arrangements in 5 to 6 weeks

Financial fund Tanager DAC, which is owed €2.26m by the couple, is opposed to the couple being allowed to enter PIAs

Dublin and Wicklow mountains used as a 'dumping ground' for Patricia O'Connor's remains, court told

The court has heard that the body of Mrs O’Connor was dismembered into 15 separate parts that were found at nine different locations.

Man arrested in Northern Ireland suspected of trying to sell 12 billion stolen passwords online

Another man was arrested by police in the Netherlands.

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The most serious locust outbreak in 25 years is spreading across East Africa, threatening food supplies

The insects fly together by the millions and are devouring crops

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Man (66) who was caught with child sex abuse images 10 years ago gets suspended sentence

The court heard that the man’s laptop was not analysed until 2015 due to a lack of garda resources.

South Dublin County Council sued by homeless couple for failing to decide housing support application

The High Court heard that the council had failed in its duty towards the couple.

Eminem criticised for comparing himself to Manchester Arena bomber on new album

The US rapper said: ‘I’m yelling ‘bombs away’ on the game, like I’m outside of an Ariana Grande concert waiting.’

One person injured in large industrial fire in north Dublin

Dublin Fire Brigade said it has made good progress and will be scaling back the response soon.

Two arrests after shooting in north Dublin leaves two men in hospital

The incident happened at Killeek Lane, near Dublin Airport.

Sinn Féin councillor suspended following comments on Varadkar and women

The Dublin councillor was criticised yesterday for comments he made about Varadkar’s heritage.

Family concerned for 14-year-old missing from Co Cavan

Khadijah Kuhnel was last seen in the Jervis Street area of Dublin city centre yesterday.

Teachers' Union of Ireland 'left with no choice' but to strike next month over 'pay discrimination'

The dispute centres around the big pay differences in the early years of employment between those hired before and after 2011.

'Big Ben must bong for Brexit' GoFundMe page tops £160,000 but it could all be in vain Bong Bong Bong This post contains videos

'Big Ben must bong for Brexit' GoFundMe page tops £160,000 but it could all be in vain

The House of Commons Commission said it would be an “unprecedented approach” to fund the cost through public donation.

From The42 One of his first memories is holding a football, another is being sent to a foster home Good Place

One of his first memories is holding a football, another is being sent to a foster home

Reflecting on a traumatic childhood in care, Mikey Place is glad to be home with Galway United and determined to be an example to kids like him.

Boy B given April date to appeal conviction for murdering Ana Kriegel

The 15-year-old was sentenced to a term of 15 years.

Man (30s) arrested after gardaí seize €100,000 worth of cannabis in Sligo

A sum of cash was also seized by gardaí during the search of a property in Ballymote.

Yes Minister and Heartbeat actor Derek Fowlds dies aged 82 RIP This post contains videos

Yes Minister and Heartbeat actor Derek Fowlds dies aged 82

The actor passed away this morning his family have said.

Witness appeal over fatal crash involving van and lorry last December

The incident happened on the N3 in Co Meath at around 4.30pm on 19 December.

HSE warns students to check vaccination status as 132 mumps cases reported last week

Symptoms of mumps include fever, headache and painful swollen salivary glands.

Leo Varadkar 'will consider' attending Drogheda rally against violence if he's 'in the country' and invited

Gardaí are continuing to carry out forensic tests on a home in Rathmullen Park in Drogheda.

Search for missing 80-year-old man stood down

Peter Bourke had been last seen yesterday afternoon in Toureen.

No more farmers protests 'in the near future' after criticism from restaurants and commuters

David Long said that there were no more Dublin tractor protests planned “for the near future”.

Bodies of six children and pregnant woman found in mass grave following 'exorcism' in Panama

Ten suspected members of a religious sect, including a child, have been arrested

'Major delays' expected as truck driver damages level crossing in Sutton

Irish Rail says the delays are mainly between Howth and Howth Junction but knock-on delays could affect other services.

Turkey releases images of two men accused of helping sneaking Carlos Ghosn out of Japan The Fugitive This post contains videos

Turkey releases images of two men accused of helping sneaking Carlos Ghosn out of Japan

One of the men is described as a former US special forces operative now working as a private security contractor.

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Poll: Should children under the age of 12 be banned from heading footballs?

The Scottish FA is expected to announce a ban on under-12s heading the ball in training later this month.

Thai authorities detect second case of SARS-linked virus in elderly woman

The 74-year-old woman is being treated in hospital after arriving from the Chinese city of Wuhan.

Sepsis linked to 11m deaths worldwide - double what was previously thought

Sepsis occurs when a person’s organs cease to function properly as the result of an out-of-control immune response to infection.

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