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Today’s News

South Dublin County Council sued by homeless couple for failing to decide housing support application

The High Court heard that the council had failed in its duty towards the couple.

Eminem criticised for comparing himself to Manchester Arena bomber on new album

The US rapper said: ‘I’m yelling ‘bombs away’ on the game, like I’m outside of an Ariana Grande concert waiting.’

Dublin grandmother suffered 'violent death' but did not die where any of her body parts were found, court told

The court has heard that the body of Mrs O’Connor was dismembered into 15 separate parts that were found at nine different locations.

One person injured in large industrial fire in north Dublin

Dublin Fire Brigade said it has made good progress and will be scaling back the response soon.

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Two arrests after shooting in north Dublin leaves two men in hospital

The incident happened at Killeek Lane, near Dublin Airport.

Sinn Féin councillor suspended following comments on Varadkar and women

The Dublin councillor was criticised yesterday for comments he made about Varadkar’s heritage.

Family concerned for 14-year-old missing from Co Cavan

Khadijah Kuhnel was last seen in the Jervis Street area of Dublin city centre yesterday.

'Every parent’s worst nightmare': Tributes paid to Cork student killed in house party stabbing

A murder probe is due to be launched later today.

'Left with no choice': Teachers' Union of Ireland to strike next month over 'pay discrimination'

The dispute centres around the big pay differences in the early years of employment between those hired before and after 2011.

'Big Ben must bong for Brexit' GoFundMe page tops £160,000 but it could all be in vain Bong Bong Bong This post contains videos

'Big Ben must bong for Brexit' GoFundMe page tops £160,000 but it could all be in vain

The House of Commons Commission said it would be an “unprecedented approach” to fund the cost through public donation.

From The42 One of his first memories is holding a football, another is being sent to a foster home Good Place

One of his first memories is holding a football, another is being sent to a foster home

Reflecting on a traumatic childhood in care, Mikey Place is glad to be home with Galway United and determined to be an example to kids like him.

Boy B given April date to appeal conviction for murdering Ana Kriegel

The 15-year-old was sentenced to a term of 15 years.

Man (30s) arrested after gardaí seize €100,000 worth of cannabis in Sligo

A sum of cash was also seized by gardaí during the search of a property in Ballymote.

Yes Minister and Heartbeat actor Derek Fowlds dies aged 82 RIP This post contains videos

Yes Minister and Heartbeat actor Derek Fowlds dies aged 82

The actor passed away this morning his family have said.

Witness appeal over fatal crash involving van and lorry last December

The incident happened on the N3 in Co Meath at around 4.30pm on 19 December.

HSE warns students to check vaccination status as 132 mumps cases reported last week

Symptoms of mumps include fever, headache and painful swollen salivary glands.

Leo Varadkar 'will consider' attending Drogheda rally against violence if he's 'in the country' and invited

Gardaí are continuing to carry out forensic tests on a home in Rathmullen Park in Drogheda.

Search for missing 80-year-old man stood down

Peter Bourke had been last seen yesterday afternoon in Toureen.

No more farmers protests 'in the near future' after criticism from restaurants and commuters

David Long said that there were no more Dublin tractor protests planned “for the near future”.

Bodies of six children and pregnant woman found in mass grave following 'exorcism' in Panama

Ten suspected members of a religious sect, including a child, have been arrested

'Major delays' expected as truck driver damages level crossing in Sutton

Irish Rail says the delays are mainly between Howth and Howth Junction but knock-on delays could affect other services.

Turkey releases images of two men accused of helping sneaking Carlos Ghosn out of Japan The Fugitive This post contains videos

Turkey releases images of two men accused of helping sneaking Carlos Ghosn out of Japan

One of the men is described as a former US special forces operative now working as a private security contractor.

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

Poll: Should children under the age of 12 be banned from heading footballs? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should children under the age of 12 be banned from heading footballs?

The Scottish FA is expected to announce a ban on under-12s heading the ball in training later this month.

Thai authorities detect second case of SARS-linked virus in elderly woman

The 74-year-old woman is being treated in hospital after arriving from the Chinese city of Wuhan.

Sepsis linked to 11m deaths worldwide - double what was previously thought

Sepsis occurs when a person’s organs cease to function properly as the result of an out-of-control immune response to infection.

From The42 'I've been in Six Nations squads and never played, so hopefully that can change' Ambition

'I've been in Six Nations squads and never played, so hopefully that can change'

Ulster man Rob Herring is making a strong push to claim Ireland’s number two jersey.

Explainer: What's next for the farmers and will there be more protests?

Farmers said they were returning home to rethink their next moves, adding that they have nothing left to lose.

Opinion: The two homeless tragedies this week mean the Irish electorate is alert to this issue

There are votes out there for politicians with ambitious and credible plans on housing, writes Focus Ireland’s Mike Allen

Government aiming for 'successful conclusion' to asylum seeker driver licence question after WRC ruling WRC

Government aiming for 'successful conclusion' to asylum seeker driver licence question after WRC ruling

The Workplace Relations Commission found that a man suffered “indirect discrimination” after being denied a licence.

Record number of patients were hit by dangerous hospital superbug last year

Over 660 new patients contracted the antibiotic-resistant bowel bug CPE from January to November – with 13 outbreaks currently across the country.

'It will get worse': 'Embarrassed' over-65s forced to sign on the dole

Sinn Fein has pledged to restore the pensionable age to 65

Yesterday’s News

Two men who had 'integral part' in cannabis distribution in Ireland have sentences doubled

The DPP had argued the original sentences for the Polish nationals had been “unduly lenient”.

Romanian man charged with murder of Limerick pensioner Rose Hanrahan

Alexandru Iordache was extradited from the UK today.

Homeless woman dies in Dublin city hostel RIP

Homeless woman dies in Dublin city hostel

The death occurred yesterday in the Phoenix Lodge hostel.

'Tax holiday': Ryanair and O'Leary fuming at British government for bailing out airline Flybe

Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary said the rescue package for Flybe amounted to “illegal State aid”.

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From The42 Retiring at 26: 'You feel like it's over... I didn't know what I was going to do' Doubt

Retiring at 26: 'You feel like it's over... I didn't know what I was going to do'

Former Limerick player Sean Russell on coming to terms with the premature end to his football career.

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