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Dublin: 17 °C Monday 17 June, 2019

Today’s News

'No decisions made' as to how Ireland will quadruple its carbon tax by 2030

The government’s Climate Action Plan did not give any detailed timeline of the changes to the carbon tax.

Strike by 10,000 healthcare workers to go ahead this Thursday

A 24 hour strike by healthcare workers will be held after talks at the Workplace Relations Commission ended without agreement.

Gardaí have 'serious concerns' for 55-year-old man missing for more than three weeks

When last seen he was wearing a blue sports cap, black jacket with a hood, bottle green-coloured chino trousers and navy Adidas runners

Man (40s) dies in quad bike incident in Donegal

He was taken to Letterkenny Hospital by ambulance but later transferred to Beaumont Hospital in Dublin.

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From The42 LIVE: Ireland v England, World Rugby U20 Championship Liveblog

LIVE: Ireland v England, World Rugby U20 Championship

The demanding schedule doesn’t ease off for Noel McNamara’s men in Argentina. This way for live updates.

'Action was taken and our fears were conquered': Varadkar inspired by his generation's acid rain and ozone layer threats

New government plans launched today include removing petrol and diesel cars, and doubling the reliance on renewable energy.

HSE defends STI services after Dublin clinic struggles to cope due to lack of resources

Fianna Fáil’s Stephen Donnelly said that several gay men had been turned away from a Baggot St clinic in recent weeks.

Ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi dies after collapsing in court

Morsi was deposed by a military coup in July 2013.

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

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'Sit on the pier and tuck in': 7 seaside chippers around Ireland that are worth the drive

More electric vehicles and no congestion charge for cities: Here's what you need to know about the new Climate Action Plan

A scrappage scheme to encourage the uptake of EVs is to be considered.

Dart to launch text alert system aimed at tackling anti-social behaviour next month

The service will be live-monitored by central security.

From The42 'Nobody was taking any chances' - Medics praised after Tipp player airlifted to hospital Get Well Soon

'Nobody was taking any chances' - Medics praised after Tipp player airlifted to hospital

Nicole Walsh suffered the injury in the late stages of an All-Ireland championship game against Waterford.

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GRA 'distances itself' from 1985 comment that garda's pregnancy 'not appropriate behaviour'

President Jim Mulligan said he wanted to express the GRA’s admiration for the “dignity and bravery” of the former garda.

'Suspected explosion' causes earthquake near China-North Korea border

It was unclear what caused the explosion.

Almost 50 million people in South America woke up to darkness yesterday, so what happened? Power Cut This post contains videos

Almost 50 million people in South America woke up to darkness yesterday, so what happened?

The huge blackout is being blamed on Argentina’s electricity grid.

'She wants it to be over': Ruth Morrissey 'very upset' over State move to appeal CervicalCheck case

The State Claims Agency said its appeal will not relate to the decision on the award of damages.

From The42 How an Irish publican's unease and mahogany doors spared a massacre during the 1994 World Cup final The Troubles This post contains videos

How an Irish publican's unease and mahogany doors spared a massacre during the 1994 World Cup final

‘I heard what I thought was a cork popping. I looked behind me and there was a bullet-hole in the mirror.’

'Life won't be the same without her': Tributes paid as funeral of Philomena Lynott takes place RIP

'Life won't be the same without her': Tributes paid as funeral of Philomena Lynott takes place

She had been battling cancer for a number of years before she passed away on Wednesday.

Indian magician feared drowned after Houdini-inspired stunt goes wrong

The performer had said he wanted to use the stunt to revive interest in magic.

'If it ever happens again you're sacked' - Majella Moynihan says she was used as an example to other female gardaí

The former garda said she felt pressured by the force into giving her baby David up for adoption.

Government to provide extra €25 per child after funding boost for back to school allowance

Funding for the scheme increased to €56 million in Budget 2019.

From The42 'You just cannot handle a player when you're an official' The Sunday Game

'You just cannot handle a player when you're an official'

Banner joint manager Gerry O’Connor was involved in an altercation with Cork’s Daniel Kearney.

'Get out of the f*****g car' - US family face police guns after toddler allegedly takes doll from shop Phoenix This post contains videos

'Get out of the f*****g car' - US family face police guns after toddler allegedly takes doll from shop

The mayor of the city of Phoenix has issued an apology to the family

Painting white lines on roads has cost millions without making cycling safer, experts tell UK government

The government has been accused of wasting public money on inadequate cycling infrastructure.

The 9 at 9: Monday

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

Poll: Are you in favour of a levy on single-use plastics? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you in favour of a levy on single-use plastics?

The government will launch its Climate Action Plan today

Donald Trump trailing five Democrats in latest opinion poll

The Fox News poll showed Biden leading Trump by 49% to 39% among all registered voters nationwide.

Hong Kong leader apologises for handling of extradition bill

Lam’s apology fell short of protester demands that she resign.

Trump Heights: Israel names Golan Heights settlement after Donald Trump

Israeli prime minister inaugurated the new settlement on Sunday.

Tory leadership candidates clash over Brexit and no-show Boris in first TV debate

The 90-minute debate on Channel 4 featured the five remaining candidates and an empty podium for Johnson.

Opinion: The State's refusal to compensate survivors of abuse violates human rights law

In its efforts to avoid paying compensation to victims, the State has spent €1.5 million on legal fees and re-traumatised some of its most vulnerable citizens, writes Conor O’Mahony.

Murphy says it's 'ultimately fair' those who turn down two 'reasonable' social housing offers be blacklisted for 5 years

Murphy is set to reform the current process, extending the time a person won’t receive an offer from one year to five.

ESRI warns that carbon taxes 'often regressive in nature'

The government is looking at two models to increase carbon tax and offset the cost to householders.

Over 355,000 hours of community service work carried out by offenders last year

The 2018 annual report of the Probation Service is published today.

From The42 Woodland holds off Koepka to win first Major at US Open Champion

Woodland holds off Koepka to win first Major at US Open

The American conjured a stunning chip shot on the 17th to seal victory at Pebble Beach.

Gardaí felt use of non-Irish actors in recruitment ads aimed at minorities would amount to 'tokenism'

The new campaign ran for three weeks in April at a cost of more than €400,000.

Yesterday’s News

Vaginal mesh implants: Women complain of delay in aftercare for severe complications

These surgeries have been suspended until recommendations made by the Chief Medical Officer are implemented.

From The42 Memory lane: The Panini sticker collection of Ireland's '94 World Cup squad Any Swaps

Memory lane: The Panini sticker collection of Ireland's '94 World Cup squad

Try not to weep with the intense nostalgia coming your way.

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