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Today’s News

'It had fantastic resonance': A year after taking over Dublin's vacant buildings, Take Back the City disbands

The coalition of housing groups occupied buildings and offices in the capital last year.

Yesterday’s News

HSE addiction expert: Festivals that don't provide drug information and support should be refused a licence

Some festivals are keen to explore new measures but others fear it would do reputational damage.

From The42 'It needs fixing' - Pep Guardiola laments VAR faults after last-gasp goal disallowed Unhappy

'It needs fixing' - Pep Guardiola laments VAR faults after last-gasp goal disallowed

The drama was reminiscent of last season’s Champions League quarter-final when City were also denied late on.

Quiz: Can you guess which famous person's signature this is?

These famous signatures haven’t been ruined by technology…yet.

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Dublin's sandwich board wars: A council 'money grab' or a step in the right direction? Two Sides To A Story This post contains videos

Dublin's sandwich board wars: A council 'money grab' or a step in the right direction?

The council will begin enforcement from the start of next month. Business owners aren’t happy.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

A serious assault, the Nóra Quoirin case, and protests in Hong Kong had everyone talking today.

From The42 Man City drop Premier League points for the first time since January after late VAR drama Report

Man City drop Premier League points for the first time since January after late VAR drama

Lucas Moura scored 19 seconds after coming on to earn Tottenham a point.

French waiter shot dead for being 'too slow with sandwich'

The shooter is believed to still be on the run.

How many people were offered a place in first CAO round? It's the week in numbers

Plus the number of people who were airlifted after getting into difficulty swimming off the Donegal coast.

From The42 Leo Cullen: Leinster must learn and 'be better' after off-field incidents Responsibility

Leo Cullen: Leinster must learn and 'be better' after off-field incidents

The province’s head coach said steps have been taken to ensure there isn’t a repeat of the events of last May.

Dart passengers now able to report anti-social behaviour via text message

People can text the word TRAIN followed by their location and details of the incident in question to 51444.

'If we stop now, things will only get worse': More mass protests take place in Hong Kong

Rival pro-democracy and pro-government demonstrations were held in the city today.

Councillor encourages people to deface English translations on Donegal Gaeltacht signs

“I would encourage people to go out and do it,” he said, adding that the Gaeltacht regions were on their “last legs”.

From The42 Adrian howler makes for nervy ending but Mane and Firmino deliver Liverpool three points The Reds

Adrian howler makes for nervy ending but Mane and Firmino deliver Liverpool three points

Jurgen Klopp’s men secured a 2-1 win at St Mary’s on Saturday afternoon.

Veterans commemorate 50th anniversary of British Army deployment in Northern Ireland

Operation Banner began in August 1969 and lasted until 2007.

What went wrong with Norwegian Air's transatlantic dream?

The scrappy Scandi carrier had a bumpy ride in Ireland before the Boeing 737 Max grounding.

Man in his 70s in critical condition after suffering serious head and spinal injuries in assault

A man in his 50s was arrested in Dublin this afternoon.

Beloved Thai dugong found dead with plastic in her stomach Marium This post contains videos

Beloved Thai dugong found dead with plastic in her stomach

Marium’s story went viral after she washed ashore in Thailand earlier this year.

From The42 How one of the Dropkick Murphys became a key figure in Joe Ward's career, and Irish boxing Shipping Up

How one of the Dropkick Murphys became a key figure in Joe Ward's career, and Irish boxing

Punk rock star Ken Casey will co-promote the Irish boxing great in the professional ranks.

Man dies after getting into difficulty while swimming off Clare coast

The man, aged 71, was airlifted to University Hospital Limerick.

From the Garden: What to do when you have an abundance of vegetables GIY

From the Garden: What to do when you have an abundance of vegetables

Large amounts of veg can be used up and kept for later in many ways.

ISPCA seize six Jack Russell puppies with docked tails

All of the six puppies have been deemed healthy and have been rehomed.

From dinosaurs to warrior scarecrows: 16 intriguing events to check out this National Heritage Week

There’s plenty of fun to be had and unusual sights to see as the annual heritage week kicks off.

Woman in her 60s dies in crash on Tipperary road

A car and a truck collided on the N62 this morning at around 2.30am.

Poll: Will the PSC controversy affect how you vote? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will the PSC controversy affect how you vote?

Over 3.2 million people have been issued a Public Services Card, better known as the mandatory-not-compulsory PSC.

From The42 From transition year in Ballincollig to facing the world champions in LA LA Lights

From transition year in Ballincollig to facing the world champions in LA

Seventeen-year-old Éabha O’Mahony made her senior international debut for Ireland at the Rose Bowl.

Jeffrey Epstein died from suicide by hanging, coroner concludes

The 66-year-old was accused of trafficking girls as young as 14 for sex when he was found dead in his jail cell.

Man in his 50s dies after being hit by pole that was struck by a car in Clonmel

The car driver, a woman in her early 70s, struck a pole on the street, which then hit a male pedestrian.

Circle the date ... Here's why 9 September is set to be a red letter Brexit day in Westminster

It’s all set to kick off again in the Commons from the start of next month – here are the key dates.

Family of Nóra Quoirin ask that 'unhelpful' comments stop as they may hinder investigation

The family are concerned unofficial comments could impede investigations.

Event guide: Heading out? Here's what is happening around the country

Food, country music and drag performances are all waiting for you this weekend.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Treat yourself, it’s the weekend.

'We'd obviously like to see the piece remain': Artists petition to retain Smithfield's Horseboy mural

The popular Horseboy mural is located just north of the Liffey in Smithfield.

From The42 Using annual leave and taking career breaks to chase the Olympic dream All Or Nothing This post contains videos

Using annual leave and taking career breaks to chase the Olympic dream

Shane O’Donoghue, Stephen Cole and Daragh Walsh talk about putting their lives on hold to pull on the green jersey.

Peter Fonda, star of classic Easy Rider, dies aged 79

“Easy Rider depicted the rise of hippie culture, condemned the establishment, and celebrated freedom. Peter Fonda embodied those values.”

Google unsure when updated statistics on 'delist' requests from State bodies will be published

Requests to remove content from search results can be made under ‘right to be forgotten’ regulations.

'Those lads have been immense' - the Ballyhale trio powering the Kilkenny attack

TJ Reid, Colin Fennelly and Adrian Mullen are central to Kilkenny’s hopes.

Busier roads mean more crashes on the M50, but what junctions see the most serious collisions?

New figures spell out where incidents take place in the busy ring road.

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