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Today’s News

Nóra Quoirin's parents sue Malaysian resort for alleged negligence

Nóra’s parents are seeking more than €40,000 over losses, bereavement costs and damages.

GRA seeks 'urgent' meeting with Commissioner over resourcing of Emergency Response Unit

Garda management has rejected claims that the force’s armed support capability is not sufficient.

DCC declares application for redevelopment of historic Iveagh Markets invalid

An application was lodged by the businessman Martin Keane to redevelop the Liberties marketplace last year.

From The42 22 years on from senior club debut and still central to All-Ireland title wins Kieran Fitzgerald

22 years on from senior club debut and still central to All-Ireland title wins

Kieran Fitzgerald toasted another victory with Corofin in Croke Park on Sunday.

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The 9 at 9: Tuesday

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

Church or ministers won't have to provide same-sex marriage in the North under proposed law

Amnesty International said: “If a church wishes to offer weddings to same-sex couples of faith, then the law should not get in the way.”

China's former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei sentenced to 13 years in prison

At his trial last June, Meng pleaded guilty to accepting $2.1 million in bribes.

School secretaries to suspend work-to-rule industrial action to allow for WRC talks

Fórsa head of education Andy Pike said the talks needed to yield real and significant progress.

Donald Trump's lawyers ask for his immediate acquittal, as impeachment trial to begin today

The US President will be at the economic forum in Davos, Switzerland when his trial begins.

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Prince Harry makes 'symbolic' departure to join Meghan Markle in Canada

The prince and his wife are quitting the British monarchy.

Fourth person dies as China confirms coronavirus can be transmitted by humans

Meanwhile, a man in Australia has been tested after showing symptoms of the virus.

Man arrested after threatening gardaí with knife and stealing cash at Dublin shopping centre

The incident happened at Castletymon Shopping Centre in Tallaght yesterday evening.

Drogheda feud: Gardaí target 'every little detail' in search for perpetrators

A major player in the feud was yesterday arrested by officers for breaching his bail conditions.

FactCheck: Are there 1,000 more GPs in Ireland than five years ago?

Minister Regina Doherty made the claim during a recent interview.

Lise Hand: Meticulous election planning meaningless as parties skid on first banana skins

Election candidates can find themselves at the mercy of the news cycle but they shouldn’t be blindsided by issues known to Joe Duffy and their canvassers, writes Lise Hand in her first column for TheJournal.ie.

Ireland's LÉ Róisín to undergo €250,000 facelift as equipment becomes 'obsolete'

The naval vessel was built in Appledore Shipyards in the UK and entered service in 1999.

The pension age is now a major election issue - so where do all the parties stand?

The pension age is set to increase to 67 in 2021, and 68 in 2028.

Yesterday’s News

Two killed and five injured after man opens fire at Texas concert

Police are hunting for the offender who fled the scene.

Over 23,000 people apply for job on the Great Blasket Island

The successful applicants will be in charge of three guest cottages and the coffee shop on the island.

Man who fraudulently claimed over €225,000 in social welfare admits to falsely claiming a further €18,000

Leendert Stolk fraudulently used a school stamp while claiming child benefit for his two children between 2011 and 2018, a court heard today.

Opinion poll: Just four points between three parties as FF tops, FG drops and SF climbs

The Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI poll surveyed voters last week as the election was called.

Appeal for witnesses after man (20s) was doused with petrol and set alight in Cork attack

The incident occurred in the early hours of this morning.

Malaysia sends containers of rubbish back to 13 countries saying it will not become 'garbage dump'

Of the 150 shipping containers, 43 were returned to France, 42 to Britain, 17 to the US and 11 to Canada.

Appeal to find French man who has been missing from Cork for five days

Christophe Goutte (53) has been missing from his home in Midleton since last Wednesday.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

The general election campaign, an assault in Cork and John Delaney leaving Uefa made the headlines today.

From The42 FAI appoint Gary Owens as interim chief executive Armband

FAI appoint Gary Owens as interim chief executive

He takes over from executive lead, Paul Cooke.

Opinion: It's hard enough living with MS without having to push for support

A new EU index shows Ireland lagging in its care of patients with MS, writes Lauren McCauley.

Man jailed for six years for sexually abusing his second cousin over 45 years ago

The judge commended the bravery of the woman who came forward to report the abuse.

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Explainer: What is the mysterious SARS-like virus spreading in China and should we be worried?

At present, the new virus appears to be “weaker” than SARS in its current form.

From The42 'I love Munster, I invested so much of myself into the place, and I still do love it' World Cup Winner

'I love Munster, I invested so much of myself into the place, and I still do love it'

Felix Jones was part of the Springboks’ coaching team as they won the World Cup last year.

Leo Varadkar 'still remembers' buying his home in his 20s and 'wants that to be attainable'

The Taoiseach told The Last Word he is a “big believer in home ownership”.

What are the issues affecting people in your area? We want to send our election team to your hometown

Over the next three weeks we’ll be sending reporters around the country to hear directly from voters about the issues that really matter in their local area.

Family concerned for welfare of man (27) missing from Laois for four days

It is believed Helbijs Lejins may be in the Dublin area.

28 motorists fined a total of €266,000 for not paying M50 tolls

The private car owner with the highest amount of unpaid charges had been sent 1,176 warning letters and was fined €15,000.

From The42 Clifford named as new captain of Kerry's senior footballers Leading By Example

Clifford named as new captain of Kerry's senior footballers

The Fossa clubman, who turns 21 on Wednesday, will lead the Kingdom out for 2020.

Man who sexually assaulted woman after leading her down Cork laneway sentenced to five years in jail

The woman was extremely drunk and walking around the streets in her bare feet when she met Las Vegas Balan.

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

'It's our constitutional God-given right': Heavily-armed protesters descend on Virginia for pro-gun rally

The rally has been organised by the Virginia Citizens Defense League which opposes gun control laws.

It won't stop Northern Ireland leaving, but Stormont has voted to reject Boris Johnson's Brexit deal

The voted was about whether to refuse legislative consent to the Brexit agreement.

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