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Dublin: 8 °C Sunday 20 October, 2019

Today’s News

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Here’s what made headlines today.

Lynn Ruane: Uniting movement groups in Ireland could lead to long-term change

There is common ground among different movement groups in Ireland, writes Lynn Ruane.

Taoiseach says risk of no-deal Brexit is 'relatively low' but preparations will continue

Judges will decide tomorrow if the unsigned letter sent by Boris Johnson asking for a Brexit extension puts the PM in contempt of court.

How I Spend My Money: A Kilkenny farmer on €32,000 with six adult children who likes a quiet life

The mother-of-six is keeping a tight budget in order to put her children through college

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From The42 Early Con O'Callaghan goal helps Cuala to fourth Dublin title in five years - but leaves dual star injured Champs Again This post contains videos

Early Con O'Callaghan goal helps Cuala to fourth Dublin title in five years - but leaves dual star injured

The 2017 and 2018 All-Ireland champions were four-point winners over St Brigid’s at Parnell Park.

Air France flight diverts to Shannon after 'suspicious' phone found on board

The crew opted to divert to Shannon when no one came forward to claim the phone.

'We don’t want to go back to those days': Convoy of 150 trucks hold cross-border protest

Truck drivers said they would face “chaos” and “mayhem” at custom checks on the border.

From The42 Lallana keeps Liverpool unbeaten but win streak ends against improved Man United Point Apiece

Lallana keeps Liverpool unbeaten but win streak ends against improved Man United

Marcus Rashford gave United a first-half lead in controversial circumstances but Liverpool pegged them back late.

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‘I am happy about the deal but sad about Brexit’: The week in quotes

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

Two 17-year-old boys fatally stabbed at house party in UK

Two 17-year-old boys fatally stabbed at house party in UK

Another 17-year-old and a 23-year-old were injured.

Man (30s) dies after being found unconscious by passersby in Dublin city centre

Inner City Helping Homeless confirmed that the man was known to local homelessness services.

31-year-old charged with attempted murder of teenage boy in Belfast

A teenage boy was stabbed in the city on Saturday.

Protesters ignore ban to clash with police in Hong Kong

Unrest in the city continued today despite a police ban.

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Sunrise swim? Picture-perfect €2.9m Sutton mansion with direct access to the beach

Longest non-stop passenger flight arrives safely in Sydney

The Qantas flight took 19 hours and 16 minutes to fly direct from New York to Sydney.

FF leader asks Dooley and Collins to step down from frontbench pending probe into Dáil votes

Michéal Martin said he spoke with the deputies this morning who both agreed to cooperate fully with the Ceann Comhairle’s inquiry.

Column: 'I had to give up hope of finding a permanent job in an Irish university'

Ilaina Khairulzaman had the choice of leaving Ireland or leaving academia.

Micheál Martin blames Brexit on 'self-regarding English elite'

The Fianna Fáil leader was speaking at the Wolfe Tone commemoration in Bodenstown.

After corruption allegations, Trump says G7 summit won't be at his Miami golf course

Critics said holding the event at Doral would violate both the foreign and domestic emoluments clauses.

UK will leave the EU on 31 October, says senior cabinet minister

Michael Gove said that the government was aiming to leave the EU before the end of October.

Violence in Chile sparked by metro fare hike has left three dead

Protests are angry at the increasing cost of living in Chile.

From The42 As it happened: Japan v South Africa, Rugby World Cup quarter-final Liveblog

As it happened: Japan v South Africa, Rugby World Cup quarter-final

Could the hosts continue their magical campaign and book a place in the semi-finals? We followed all the action from Tokyo.

From The42 'Anything that's strange, people are going to poke at it. I wouldn't play football too often, I had to turn parties down' Dedication

'Anything that's strange, people are going to poke at it. I wouldn't play football too often, I had to turn parties down'

Gymnastics star Rhys McClenaghan has risen to become one of Ireland’s most exciting Olympic prospects.

Three men arrested after attempted burglary in Cork

The men were arrested as part of an ‘intelligence’ operation.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s the news you need to know as you start your day today.

Sitdown Sunday: 'Did this happen? Or did I just have a really, really bad dream?'

Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

The Irish For - Doomed tales of unrequited love in Irish literature

The tale of Úna Bhán and Tomás Laidir is one of many sad stories in Irish literature, writes Darach Ó Séaghdha.

'The first year we were completely crazy': How getting a Michelin star impacts Irish restaurants

Fine-dining eateries still grapple with skills shortages and rising labour costs.

'House of fools': UK front pages react to Boris Johnson's Brexit defeat

Nearly all the UK front pages reacted to Boris Johnson’s forced Brexit extension request.

From The42 Farrell's reign must see change after Ireland deliver 'D game' in Tokyo Deja Vu

Farrell's reign must see change after Ireland deliver 'D game' in Tokyo

The Englishman now takes over and the 2023 World Cup has to be the primary focus.

Single-use plastics ban Bill aims to put biodegradable packaging on supermarket shelves

This Bill would leapfrog over the government’s strategy, which Fianna Fáil has said is slow to materialise.

Longford feud violence flares again as slash hooks produced following graveyard gun video

Weapons were brandished during the latest incident.

Government officials clashed over roles on regulating children's access to porn after Ana Kriegel trial

Two departments claimed they weren’t responsible for monitoring the issue.

Yesterday’s News

Johnson sends Tusk letter seeking extension - along with another one saying further delay would be a mistake

Johnson’s plans to pass a Meaningful Vote on his deal today have been scuppered.

From The42 Ireland's miserable record at Rugby World Cups rolls on in Tokyo Woe

Ireland's miserable record at Rugby World Cups rolls on in Tokyo

‘Maybe you put too much pressure on,’ said Ireland captain Rory Best after the latest defeat.

Quiz: Who said it - Theresa May or Boris Johnson?

“What did you call me? You called me nebulous. Yes, you did.”

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Here’s what made headlines today.

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A late-night centre for people contemplating suicide and self-harm will soon be set up in Limerick city

The Haven Hub should open within the next month in Limerick city.

From The42 How Bray's local hero fell in love with football again Fall And Rise

How Bray's local hero fell in love with football again

One year on from having to pay for his own knee operation, Hugh Douglas is thriving.

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