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Today’s News

Irish prison strategy aims at tackling threat of drones but overcrowding remains major challenge

The Justice Minister launched the Irish Prison Service Strategic Plan 2019-2022 yesterday.

The 9 at 9: Friday

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

One killed and five wounded in Washington DC shooting

The incident occurred just a few kilometres from the White House.

Trump to be given several military options on Iran amid fears of 'all-out war' Oil

Trump to be given several military options on Iran amid fears of 'all-out war'

The US President will be presented with a list of potential airstrike targets, among other possible responses.

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FG junior minister Jim Daly announces he will not run in the next election

Daly has served as junior minister for mental health and older people for the past two years.

It's going to be over 20 degrees this weekend... but a lot of rain is on the way

The warm, sunny conditions we’ve had this week won’t last.

'F**k Boris Johnson!": Irish band pipped to Mercury as rapper takes aim at PM at awards show

Fontaines DC lost out to Dave who won the 2019 Mercury Prize.

Canada PM Justin Trudeau can't say how many times he wore blackface

“I am wary of being definitive,” he told reporters yesterday.

From The42 Larmour at 15 for Ireland as Kearney and Earls ruled out of Scotland clash Team News

Larmour at 15 for Ireland as Kearney and Earls ruled out of Scotland clash

Andrew Conway gets the nod on the right wing for Joe Schmidt’s side.

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Lights, camera, action: Live like an A-lister at this charming €1.5m Wicklow hideaway

Culture Night: Here's what's on in the North and West

We’re previewing the best events for Culture Night.

Thousands of students set to lead third country-wide climate strike

The strike is part of a global day of action to call on governments to do more to combat climate change.

A citizens' assembly to break deadlock in North would have 'merit', says Taoiseach

Neither Sinn Féin or the DUP have warmly welcomed calls for a citizens’ assembly.

Calories on menus 'make people order and eat less food'

Calorie counters on menus caused a 37% drop in calories consumed, according to an ESRI study.

Fear and isolation in rural Mayo: Recent shooting raises worries around garda numbers in the region

After a tragic shooting in Ballyhaunis, Mayo locals tell TheJournal.ie about their fears around rural crime.

Yesterday’s News

'I need to see you go into the ground,' Fiona Doyle tells her rapist father

Fiona Doyle suffered a decade of sexual abuse at the hands of her father.

Heading out for Culture Night? Here's what's on in Dublin

Thousands of people are expected to take in festivities tomorrow night as cultural venues across Ireland open their doors for free.

From The42 17-year-old on target as Man United begin Europa League campaign with a win Potential

17-year-old on target as Man United begin Europa League campaign with a win

It was a memorable night for Mason Greenwood against Astana.

Trump sues in New York in attempt to block public release of tax returns

Trump’s attorneys filed a lawsuit against Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R Vance Jr.

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Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Here’s what made the news today.

Juncker says EU open to dropping backstop if ‘all objectives are met’ by UK

Juncker said he had a “rather positive” meeting with Johnson in Luxembourg on Monday.

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

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

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

'A toxic decision': Protest planned after EPA gives green light for Irish Cement Ltd to burn waste

Limerick Against Pollution said “4,400 objections” were lodged against the plans.

From The42 'The club told me in front of a dressing room of players that they don't have to do anything for me' Interview

'The club told me in front of a dressing room of players that they don't have to do anything for me'

Sean Russell on a difficult few months that has left him having to launch a fundraising campaign for his rehabilitation.

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French drug watchdog halts illegal Parkinson's, Alzheimer's trial

The agency urged participants to stop using the patches immediately and to seek medical attention.

Man (26) jailed in first UK conviction for firearms manufacture using a 3D printer

Tendai Muswere was sentenced today to three years imprisonment.

'A barbaric and cowardly act': Flanagan condemns 'utterly disgraceful' Kevin Lunney attack

Gardaí and PSNI are investigating after Kevin Lunney was abducted near his home in Derrylin in Fermanagh.

Teen placed in 'unsafe' and 'unsuitable' hostel has been moved to new location, court told

The case will be mentioned before the High Court in October.

Ex-Siptu boss Jack O'Connor steps down as Labour candidate for Wicklow

The party states ‘a new generation is coming through’ following a good local election.

Seriously ill woman with eating disorder opposes being made ward of court

Earlier this week, the High Court made orders allowing the HSE to take steps aimed at saving the woman’s life.

From The42 'There was always going to be a bit of backlash. I don't read it' - Kleyn Lock

'There was always going to be a bit of backlash. I don't read it' - Kleyn

The 121kg Munster second row took pride in making his Ireland debut last month.

Activists lose case against government over its climate change plan

The court will issue its full written decision tomorrow.

Man sentenced to 13 years in prison over rape of two women in Belfast

The attack took place at a flat in south Belfast on 25 November 2017.

Hilary Benn on granting a Brexit extension: Will the EU push the UK over a cliff edge?

Labour MP Benn is in Dublin today to meet with Simon Coveney, Drew Harris and others about Brexit progress.

New video emerges of Justin Trudeau wearing brownface makeup Canadian Pm This post contains videos

New video emerges of Justin Trudeau wearing brownface makeup

The controversy has come as a blow to the Canadian prime minister’s re-election campaign ahead of next month’s election.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

We have an NCT for cars, so should landlords need one for their rentals?

Housing charity Threshold says there’s an “unacceptable” number of properties checked.

Farmers continue to protest at meat factories despite voting to stand down blockades

Farmers are continuing to protest despite votes to stand down the blockades.

Ireland's favourite prayer chosen at Ploughing Championships

The winning prayer received 61% of the vote.

From The42 Ex-England striker Peter Beardsley guilty of racial abuse and suspended for 32 weeks Suspended

Ex-England striker Peter Beardsley guilty of racial abuse and suspended for 32 weeks

The 58-year-old was found guilty on three counts of racist language towards Newcastle U23 players.

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