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Today’s News

Ireland players to wear black armbands in respect of fan who died in Copenhagen

The FAI has submitted a request to hold a minute’s silence before kick-off in tonight’s game.

PAYE workers could lose out on benefit of tax cuts as Revenue reviews expense flat rate Tax

PAYE workers could lose out on benefit of tax cuts as Revenue reviews expense flat rate

A number of categories like shop assistants, actors and journalists will have their flat-rate expenses withdrawn from 1 January.

Victim tells court of terror as Patrick Nevin set to be sentenced for attacks on women he met through Tinder

The 37-year-old will be sentenced next month for two attacks on women he met up with via the dating app.

Parents should have option to stay at home in child's first year, says Zappone

The Minister for Children was speaking ahead of a new 10-year childhood strategy.

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Limerick man jailed for 17 years for raping and forming sexual relationship with teenager

Patrick O’Dea pleaded guilty on the second day of his trial at the Central Criminal Court.

Former England footballer Paul Gascoigne charged with sexual assault during a train journey

The incident is alleged to have happened on a train from York to Durham during the summer.

From The42 'A black day for our club' - Mullingar Town apologise for attack on referee after soccer match Statement

'A black day for our club' - Mullingar Town apologise for attack on referee after soccer match

Daniel Sweeney was hospitalised following the game in Westmeath.

Man, 24, charged with 2016 feud murder of Daithi Douglas

The accused told gardaí, “Sorry for his loss, if that means anything” when he was charged.

Ten Irish novels in contention for €100,000 Dublin Literary Award, the world's most valuable annual fiction prize

141 works by authors from 41 different countries were nominated for the 2019 award.

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High Court orders surrender of Polish man at centre of extradition row

Artur Celmer had claimed he could not get a fair trial in Poland.

'Bring justice to the family': Appeal six years on from murder of Robert Sheehan in hotel carpark

Gardaí and Crimestoppers today urged people with information to contact them.

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Poll: Do you use wet wipes?

It cost over €7 million to remove these products from the sewer network in 2017.

'Game-changer' treatment allows highly allergic children to eat peanuts

A total of 496 young people aged four to 17 years old took part in the two-year trial.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s all the news you need to know as you start your week.

Evacuations urged near Guatemala’s erupting Volcano of Fire

The 3,763-metre volcano is one of the most active in Central America.

From The42 'It’s a bit special at home and a bit special because of what happened in 2013' First Time

'It’s a bit special at home and a bit special because of what happened in 2013'

Joe Schmidt was keen to deflect praise elsewhere after Ireland beat the All Blacks in Dublin.

Woman stabbed at 'isolated, unlit' Dublin bus stop

The woman’s handbag was stolen during the incident.

77 dead, 993 missing and 10,000 homes destroyed as California waits on rain

Firefighters managed to expand containment to 65% of the 234-square-mile burn zone over the weekend.

'Intense' week of talks for May as EU negotiators set out plan for relationship with Britain

European leaders will get to voice their opinions on the draft agreement May presented to the British parliament last week.

Appeal launched to help locate whereabouts of missing 16-year-old Donna Marie Maughan

Donna was last seen at 10am on Saturday when she left home.

Russian bank collapse: Fictitious assets, hidden losses and the role of the IFSC

Cillian Doyle reveals how Ireland’s shadow banking sector hid massive losses, triggering one of the most costly bank bailouts in Russian history.

'I tell people: girls and women in patriarchal societies, they die as if they were never born'

Ziauddin Yousafzai, father of Malala, has written a moving memoir.

'We are way off target': All-government plan to be drawn up on climate action

Climate Action Minister Richard Bruton has recently purchased an e-car, and said a change of behaviour is needed to tackle climate change.

System slammed as 'outdated' after person who recovered from mental illness denied life assurance

Fianna Fáil TD James Browne said that legislation needed updated to reflect a more “modern understanding of mental health”.

Yesterday’s News

Bus Éireann to give all drivers customer service training for a 'step change' in satisfaction levels

The company wants 2019 to be the “year of the customer”.

'From footballers to computer programmers - I'm blazing a trail for Ireland's hidden women'

Ever heard of aviator Lilian Bland from Antrim, or professional international footballer Anne O’Brien from Inchicore? Author Sarah Webb on why they were forgotten about, despite their achievements.

From The42 Remembering Weeshie Fogarty: A great commentator, broadcaster, and a truly great person Tribute

Remembering Weeshie Fogarty: A great commentator, broadcaster, and a truly great person

‘Weeshie’s gift wasn’t just to give you the information,’ writes Oisin Langan. ‘It was to transport you to the time and place he was talking of.’

"It was easier to deal with people by WhatsApp ... you don't have that word 'cancer' hanging between you" Opinion This post contains videos

"It was easier to deal with people by WhatsApp ... you don't have that word 'cancer' hanging between you"

Dublin artist Monika Crowley on how she became aware of the power of the word ‘cancer’.

How I Spend My Money: A sales worker on €70,000 saving €1,000 a month for a mortgage

She’s moved in with her sister in order to save as fast as she can.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Taoiseach attacks Fianna Fáil, May faces ‘crucial’ week for Brexit and latest figures on passports issued – it’s the evening fix.

'Amazing footballers see their talent as a distant memory - overpowered by isolation, addiction, homelessness'

The individual gets to meet that side of themselves again; the side of themselves that was confident, strong, talented and part of something, writes Senator Lynn Ruane about homelessness leagues.

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Macron issues plea to Merkel for stronger Europe to help prevent world 'slipping into chaos'

Macron became the first French president to address the Bundestag in 18 years today.

'There will be difficult days ahead': The week in quotes

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

16-year-old admits assault after former Welsh rugby captain suffers homophobic attack

“I was the victim of a hate crime,” Gareth Thomas said.

How 1980s Cork hit rock bottom and bounced back again

“You went from really secure, traditional industries almost overnight to thousands of jobs being lost.,” says journalist Michael Moynihan.

A Picasso painting among seven stolen in 'theft of the century' may have been recovered

Seven masterpieces were stolen during the 2012 raid on the Kunsthal Museum in Rotterdam.

Ballyboden break Coolderry hearts and book Leinster final after 100-minute epic with 10 goals, 53 points and four reds

Brian Carroll scored 2-16 and was sent-off in extra extra-time for the Offaly side.

Taoiseach denies early election plan and accuses Fianna Fáil of dragging out agreement talks

The war of words between the two main parties continues, but Varadkar said he still wants a 2020 general election.

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