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Today’s News

Man who sexually assaulted woman after leading her down Cork laneway sentenced to five years in jail

The woman was extremely drunk and walking around the streets in her bare feet when she met Las Vegas Balan.

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

'It's our constitutional God-given right': Heavily-armed protesters descend on Virginia for pro-gun rally

The rally has been organised by the Virginia Citizens Defense League which opposes gun control laws.

It won't stop Northern Ireland leaving, but Stormont has voted to reject Boris Johnson's Brexit deal

The voted was about whether to refuse legislative consent to the Brexit agreement.

Sinn Féin considering legal action against RTÉ for excluding Mary Lou from live Leaders' Debate

Eoin Ó Broin confirmed the party is considering taking legal action against the national broadcaster for excluding McDonald.

Man arrested at Dublin Airport over hammer assault and burglary incidents

Both incidents happened over an 18-hour period in Nenagh last month.

Garda's family to hold talks with State over compensation for his murder

The 36-year-old was shot dead while attending a domestic incident in Co Louth in 2015.

Two arrested as cocaine processing lab discovered in Galway

Gardaí seized equipment, more than €175,000 in cash and a quantity of cocaine from a property in the city.

From The42 Uefa confirm resignation of John Delaney European Exit

Uefa confirm resignation of John Delaney

The governing body told The42 that Delaney has not received any severance pay, but had been drawing his reported €160,000-a-year salary up to today.

Explainer: Here's what you need to know as Trump's impeachment trial gets under way

A phone call to the Ukrainian president and some withheld funding sparked a chain of events leading to the US Senate floor this week.

Ian Bailey appears in High Court as France attempts to extradite him over Sophie Toscan du Plantier murder case

It is the third time the French authorities have sought his extradition.

Leo and Micheál to go head-to-head in Pat Kenny TV debate this Wednesday

It comes after a Sunday Times/Behaviour & Attitudes poll put Fianna Fáil on 32% of the vote.

Taoiseach presents Apple CEO Tim Cook with special award in Dublin

The award was given to mark 40 years of investment by the tech company in Ireland.

Man (20s) in critical condition after being doused with petrol and set alight in Cork attack

The incident occurred in the early hours this morning.

'Apocalyptic' dust and hail storms batter Australian capital in wake of wildfires

Emergency services were warning people there to “move cars undercover and away from trees and power lines”.

From The42 TV Wrap - UFC and Vegas get rich selling Conor McGregor's redemption, but are you buying it? On The Box

TV Wrap - UFC and Vegas get rich selling Conor McGregor's redemption, but are you buying it?

The Dubliner took less than a minute to finish off Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone on Saturday night.

Poll: Should Ireland's next government introduce a wealth tax? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland's next government introduce a wealth tax?

It’s been suggested that measure could bring in huge revenues for the Irish economy.

Two men arrested after three killed in clash between ‘Sikh groups’ in London

The Metropolitan Police said the victims are believed to be aged in their 20s or 30s.

The 9 at 9: Monday

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

Nine people killed after bridge collapses in Indonesia

Around 30 people were on the bridge when it collapsed.

From The42 Shefflin: 'I think it was a great token by the GAA. That’s what makes it special' Reflection

Shefflin: 'I think it was a great token by the GAA. That’s what makes it special'

The GAA gave corporate box tickets for the All-Ireland club final to the families of two Ballyhale players who died in the past couple of years.

World's billionaires have more wealth than 60% of the global population, Oxfam says

A new report by Oxfam has found that the number of billionaires has doubled in the past decade.

Gardaí investigating after brick thrown through FG Cork candidate's office window

Tánaiste Simon Coveney called the incident “a kind of thuggery” that “should not be part of elections or politics”.

Third person killed by SARS-like illness as virus spreads to fourth country

Chinese authorities have confirmed more than 130 new cases of the virus.

Prince Harry expresses 'great sadness' at giving up titles and patronages

“We are taking a leap of faith – thank you for giving me the courage to take this next step,” Prince Harry told supporters of his charity.

Aontú launches its election campaign today... but the party is relying on 'grassroots' to fund it

Leader Peadar Tóibín has said the country can “do better than Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael”.

"We have no say on what happens in our town": The true extent of tree felling by local authorities Exclusive

The first part of Noteworthy’s in-depth investigation reveals that over 10,000 trees have been cut down by councils since 2015 with many having incomplete records.

Strategy and specialists in short supply when it comes to saving public trees Exclusive

The second part of Noteworthy’s in-depth investigation explores the reasons behind tree cutting including a lack of policy and expertise.

Yesterday’s News

The Death Row lawyer: 'If enough people say you should be executed, you start to believe it yourself'

The real-life work of US lawyer Bryan Stevenson hit the screens in Ireland this weekend with the film Just Mercy.

From The42 Leinster to face Saracens as Champions Cup quarter-final ties are confirmed Last Eight

Leinster to face Saracens as Champions Cup quarter-final ties are confirmed

Ulster will play Toulouse away from home.

How I Spend My Money: A 29-year-old data analyst from Waterford, living and working in Brussels on €39,000

The bank worker is paying back a loan and trying to curb spending.

From The42 Corofin see-off Kilcoo in extra-time to complete historic All-Ireland three-in-a-row Battle

Corofin see-off Kilcoo in extra-time to complete historic All-Ireland three-in-a-row

Conor Cunningham grabbed the all-important goal for the Galway side.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Here’s what made headlines today.

From The42 Van Dijk and Salah send Liverpool 16 points clear at the top On The Virg

Van Dijk and Salah send Liverpool 16 points clear at the top

Manchester United were beaten 2-0 at Anfield.

'This was an accident but it was an accident waiting to happen': The week in quotes

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

Woman due in court after gardaí seize €75k worth of cannabis in Westmeath

A 34-year-old woman was arrested.

Men arrested in relation to north Dublin shooting released without charge

Gardaí said that investigations are ongoing.

SpaceX launches then destroys rocket in astronaut escape test

The Falcon 9 rocket blasted off as normal before the Dragon crew capsule catapulted off the top 12 miles above the Atlantic.

Dutch police arrest four after foiled jailbreak

Pictures from the scene showed the partially burnt white van parked outside the prison gate.

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