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Dublin: 22 °C Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Today’s News

Death toll following Genoa bridge collapse reaches 38

The Morandi bridge caved in during a heavy rainstorm in the northern port city yesterday

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in South Dublin

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

'Serious concerns' over missing 53-year-old man last seen in Dublin city centre

Paul McDermott was last seen in College Green in Dublin 2 on August 14.

Irish scientists discover new treatment to help prevent relapse of aggressive form of breast cancer

The groundbreaking research was conducted by scientists at the Apoptosis Research Centre in NUIG.

FAMILY MAGAZINE
10 mums share pregnancy wardrobe must-haves - plus what to do when your kids just won't get on

Web Summit founder defends decision to invite far-right leader Marine Le Pen to 2018 event

The move has proven controversial in a country where a far-right dictatorship was in place until 1974.

Poll: Did your Leaving Cert results play a major role in your life? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Did your Leaving Cert results play a major role in your life?

Students around the country will be finding out their results this morning.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

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

Vermont woman moves step closer to becoming first transgender governor in US - reports

Christine Hallquist has won the Democratic gubernatorial nomination in the US state of Vermont.

DONEDEAL MOTOR MAGAZINE
The 5 coolest new car features of 2018 - plus how to buy a used car that won't let you down

Irish stew named as one of top 50 culinary experiences in the world

It might have a love/hate reputation among Irish people, but the dish has proven a hit internationally.

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after woman stabbed in face during assault in Dublin city centre

The incident happened on Golden Lane at around 7.20pm yesterday evening.

Stolen 12th century Buddha statue to be returned to India after 57 years

The Buddha is one of 14 statues stolen in 1961 from a museum in India.

Man executed in Nebraska prison using untested lethal injection

Carey Dean Moore received a lethal concoction containing diazepam, fentanyl and potassium chloride.

Man charged after three men stabbed outside pub in Co Antrim

The incident happened in the earlier hours of Saturday morning on the Main Street in Ballycarry.

Rain to spread across the country today - but will it stay for the weekend?

Met Eireann predicts that conditions will be warm and unsettled in the coming days.

Australian senator widely condemned for calling for 'final solution' to immigration

He also sparked widespread opposition by calling for a ban on Muslim migrants.

'Those scars will never go away': Special ceremony to mark 20th anniversary of Omagh bombing

The 1998 bombing was the single worst atrocity of the Troubles.

'I needed to end my fast-fashion fix and get a grip. Here's how I did it'

Actress Aoibhéann McCann writes about her passion to avoid ‘fast fashion’ at all costs – and how it’s affecting our environment catastrophically as one of the biggest global polluters.

From The42 Ireland return far from Jackson's mind as he attempts to restart career in Perpignan Perpignan

Ireland return far from Jackson's mind as he attempts to restart career in Perpignan

The former Ulster out-half has played his first game since being acquitted of rape this year.

Researchers discover new security flaw in Intel chips

The flaw could let hackers pry information from supposedly secure virtual vaults in Intel chips.

HSE emergency chief: 'We're not saying there will be deaths but we're planning for that eventuality'

The Pope’s visit will see an estimated 500,000 people attend Mass in the Phoenix Park on 26 August.

Airbnb accused of turning villages into 'holiday resorts' as it reveals 640,000 Irish summer visitors

The company claims that Airbnb visitors will contribute €57 million to the Irish economy this summer.

Yesterday’s News

Over 1,000 children molested by 300 priests in Pennsylvania - report

The report adds that senior church officials took steps to cover it up.

Man with MS living in nursing home reunited with childhood sweetheart on Liveline

Kevin Barron (59) was diagnosed with MS in his 20s and has lived in a nursing home for the last 13 years.

From The42 Disappointment for Celtic as Rodgers' men dumped out of Champions League Gone Gone Gone

Disappointment for Celtic as Rodgers' men dumped out of Champions League

Scott Sinclair headed in late on, but it was not enough to save Celtic in Athens.

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Poll: Do you think drivers who park on cycle lanes should get penalty points? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think drivers who park on cycle lanes should get penalty points?

Is it time to get tough on motorists who block cycle lanes?

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Here’s what had people talking today.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Sligo

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

The Deirdre Jacob case - from missing person file to murder investigation

Deirdre Jacob was last seen within yards of the driveway to her parents’ house.

Homebase plans to close three Irish stores as its new owners slice costs

The DIY retailer is looking to shutter 42 outlets in the UK and Ireland after sales ‘declined significantly’.

Calls for drivers who park on cycle lanes to get penalty points

Motorists continue to park on cycle lane because they face no consequences for doing so, said the party.

From The42 'This is disgusting': Italy defender issues plea after narrowly avoiding Genoa bridge tragedy Genoa

'This is disgusting': Italy defender issues plea after narrowly avoiding Genoa bridge tragedy

Domenico Criscito was on the Ponte Morandi Bridge bridge with his family 10 minutes before it collapsed.

Dutch town overrun with deer plan to use lion manure to scare them off

Zandvoort has over the past decade been invaded by thousands of the boisterous bucks.

'We own some of the banks, but we don't run the banks': Minister says government can't stop vulture fund sales

Questions have been mounting as to where Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe is in the midst of this summer’s vulture fund sell off.

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The Papal Cross, the Claddagh ring and 3,000 singers: Behind-the-scenes as the Phoenix Park gets ready for Pope Francis Pope2018 This post contains videos

The Papal Cross, the Claddagh ring and 3,000 singers: Behind-the-scenes as the Phoenix Park gets ready for Pope Francis

Taking inspiration from the Pope’s own writings and an ancient Irish symbol, the construction is still being prepared for next weekend’s mass.

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