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Dublin: 4 °C Tuesday 25 February, 2020

Today’s News

Hundreds of tourists at Tenerife hotel in isolation after Italian citizen tests positive for coronavirus

Health checks are being carried out on people who might have been in contact with the infected tourist.

Students call on University of Limerick to reverse decision to double-up bedrooms on campus

Rent for the twin rooms will range from €2,800 to €4,250 per person.

Lise Hand: Mary Lou was borne aloft in a tricolour-draped golden palanquin carved from the bones of fallen Elites

Lise Hand was at Sinn Féin rally in Cork last night, the first in a series planned for this week.


Poll: What topping will you have on your pancakes? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: What topping will you have on your pancakes?

Classic sugar and lemon? Nutella? Maple syrup?

Conor Murphy again refuses to state that Paul Quinn was not a criminal

Quinn’s mother Breege has repeatedly called for the Sinn Féin MLA to publicly state that her son, who was murdered in 2007, was not a criminal.

'We want him home to his two boys': Family of man missing for over two weeks renew appeal

Terry Byrne left his home in Dunboyne in Co Meath on 7 February.

Man stabbed to death in County Dublin

The incident happened at the Brownsbarn estate in Kingswood.

Nationwide Status Yellow snow and ice warning kicks in

The warning came into effect at 6am and will remain in place until 9am Wednesday.

Better than a spring clean: 6 easy design projects that'll transform your home

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

Harvey Weinstein taken to hospital with chest pains after being found guilty of rape and sexual assault

The disgraced film producer faces a maximum of 29 years in prison.

Hundreds of people attend Sinn Féin rally in Cork

Sinn Féin meetings are planned across the country in the coming weeks.

Government advises travellers to avoid 10 Italian towns as coronavirus concerns grow in Europe

The Department of Foreign Affairs said that the security status of Italy remains at the lowest level.


Battle lines drawn as EU and UK prepare for Brexit trade talks

The EU General Affairs Council is set to meet this morning in Brussels to approve the bloc’s mandate for trade talks with the UK

Broadcaster Keelin Shanley honoured during rare diseases event at Dublin's Mansion House

Keelin’s husband Conor was in attendance while Health Minister Simon Harris also paid tribute.

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil to meet for preliminary talks around government formation today

The two parties will both meet with the Green Party separately later this week.

Coronavirus: How likely is it to come to Ireland? And can the health service cope with an outbreak?

The State has a “mitigation” strategy ready to roll out if the “containment” strategy fails.

Flood victims in an Offaly village feel forgotten and 'never really considered in the first place'

Paddy Towey hasn’t lived in his house since the last major flood in 2015. He wants the government to come and talk with him.

Yesterday’s News

Kobe Bryant's widow sues helicopter company over fatal crash

The basketball star and his 13-year-old daughter were among the victims of last month’s helicopter crash.

'We're going to stick it out': Irishman and family in self-imposed quarantine in Italy during coronavirus lockdown

“Myself and my wife are lucky because we can work online most of the time,” Vincent Healy said.

The downfall of Harvey Weinstein: a timeline

Here’s how things played out for the movie mogul since allegations against him arose.

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange would face 'fatal consequences' if extradited, court hears

The Australian was visited in prison by his father over the weekend ahead of the hearing today.


Herbal cannabis worth €220,000 seized in north Dublin raids

Two arrests were made following the searches on Friday.

From The42 Dramatic late fightback gets Liverpool out of jail Report

Dramatic late fightback gets Liverpool out of jail

Jurgen Klopp’s side secured a record-equalling 18th consecutive Premier League win.

'We are literally prisoners in our own houses. We can never sell them; who would buy this misery?'

Homes in Clonlara, Co Clare are under threat of being submerged following flooding in the area this weekend.

Two touts jailed in UK for reselling millions worth of tickets for likes of Ed Sheeran and Adele

The judge said this “was a case of sustained dishonesty for a number of years”.


Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Bank of Ireland warns customers over fraudulent text scam

It comes after a number of customers received a text telling them to reactivate their online banking.

Jury begins deliberations in trial of man accused of murdering his partner's mother

Kieran Greene has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Patricia O’Connor.

Fianna Fáil's Tom Brabazon elected new Lord Mayor of Dublin

A special vote of the council took place this evening, following the election of former Lord Mayor Paul McAuliffe.

Government urged to do more on flooding impact as Varadkar visits stricken areas

The Irish Farmers Association said the Taoiseach’s visit had an element of “trying to close the stable door after the horse had bolted”.

From The42 'I'd often look to the heavens and say, 'Give us a dig out here Dad if you can' - Clare hurling to Cheltenham hopes Brian Mcmahon

'I'd often look to the heavens and say, 'Give us a dig out here Dad if you can' - Clare hurling to Cheltenham hopes

Trainer Brian McMahon won an All-Ireland minor medal with Clare in 1997 and is hoping for Cheltenham challenges next month.

'I am traumatised to the core': Girl sexually abused as 12 year-old by teenager she met on Snapchat

The girl’s victim impact statement was read at Ennis Circuit Court today.

Green leader Ryan says Dáil numbers are 'difficult' but 'that doesn't stop us talking to Sinn Féin'

Eamon Ryan made the comments after his party held initial meetings with Sinn Féin today.

Timmy Dooley among three outgoing Fianna Fáil TDs to secure Seanad nominations

All three lost their Dáil seats during this month’s general election.

Couple charged with murder of man at his Cork home

Paul Jones was was found dead in the living room of his home last September.

Explainer: What happened with the Graham Dwyer data retention case in the Supreme Court?

Dwyer was convicted of the murder of Elaine O’Hara in 2015.

From The42 Bradford City footballer charged with child sex offences Terminated

Bradford City footballer charged with child sex offences

Tyrell Robinson, who has been sacked by the club today, is accused of committing the crimes in August 2018.

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