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Dublin: 12 °C Monday 17 December, 2018

Today’s News

From The42 Shock injury as Ireland's Henderson ruled out for up to three months Sidelined

Shock injury as Ireland's Henderson ruled out for up to three months

The Ulster second row is also likely to miss the majority of the Six Nations campaign after undergoing thumb surgery.

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Appeal for witnesses after serious assault in Co Offaly

A man in his 20s was taken to Midland Regional Hospital in Tullamore for treatment.

Theresa May says the crucial Brexit vote will take place in the New Year

The vote should take place in the middle of January.

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Lar Corbett's Bar in Thurles in trouble over ad featuring Jesus with a pint

A complaint said she was offended by the ad “as a Catholic”.

Gardaí have received a number of phone calls in relation to discovery of baby 'Belle' on north Dublin beach

The body of the baby was found at 10am on Saturday morning,

Man sentenced to 4 years in prison for sexually assaulting daughter (15)

The final 18 months are to be suspended.

Complaint upheld after 'bottomless bubbly' turns out to be fermented pear juice

The offending ad featured a bottle in an ice bucket and two champagne glasses containing “a yellow toned liquid”.

The Bollocks to Brexit bus drove through Dublin today

The bus was spotted driving through the city centre and stopped off at the Guinness brewery on its way up north to Belfast.

From The42 'It's not football' - O'Driscoll calls for 'slide tackles' to be stamped out of rugby Contentious This post contains videos

'It's not football' - O'Driscoll calls for 'slide tackles' to be stamped out of rugby

Munster legend Alan Quinlan also branded Castres ‘a disgrace’ after their Heineken European Champions Cup win on Saturday.

Gardaí investigating after bronze statue stolen from Sligo church

The statue was taken from the main car park of the town sometime between Friday and Sunday.

One of Mexico's most active volcanoes has unleashed two enormous eruptions

The Popocatépetl volcano sent an enormous pillar of ash and smoke two kilometers into the air.

Sentencing adjourned for Patrick Nevin over attacks on two women he met on Tinder

The 37-year-old father-of-two pleaded guilty to rape and sexual assault.

Woman to go on trial accused of murdering her three-year-old son

Maha Al Adheem, with an address at Riverside, Poddle Park, Kimmage, Dublin 12 is charged with murdering Omar Omran on July 10, 2017.

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Conor McGregor has motoring summons struck out in less than 10 seconds

The 30-year-old faced four traffic offences dating from an incident in July.

Cork activist arrested in Greece returns home to Ireland

Sean Binder was arrested in Greece in August.

From The42 Liverpool drawn with Bayern Munich, Man United to play PSG in Champions League last-16 European Ties

Liverpool drawn with Bayern Munich, Man United to play PSG in Champions League last-16

Holders Real Madrid face Ajax, Manchester City meet Schalke and Tottenham will take on Borussia Dortmund.

Saturday Night Live mocks Theresa May's tough week

Matt Damon plays former UK leader David Cameron in the skit.

North Korea condemns US sanctions, says they could 'block the path to denuclearisation'

The warning from the North yesterday came days after the US said it was imposing sanctions on three senior North Korean officials.

15-year-old activist tells climate negotiators at UN summit they are 'not mature enough'

Over the weekend, nations struck a deal to breathe life into the landmark 2015 Paris climate treaty.

Poll: Should there be a second Brexit referendum? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should there be a second Brexit referendum?

Theresa May is to warn MPs that a second Brexit referendum would do “irreparable damage” to British politics.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s what’s happening today.

It's going to be a wet and windy week with a risk of spot flooding

According to Met Éireann, strong winds and heavy showers are expected in the west of the country as today progresses, later spreading east.

Orange Is The New Black actress accuses Geoffrey Rush of inappropriate behaviour

Actress Yael Stone told The New York Times that Rush had danced naked in front of her in their dressing room.

Local TDs condemn attack on repossessed Roscommon farmhouse, but call for negotiations to keep family in home

The incident took place in a farmhouse outside of Strokestown in the county early yesterday morning.

Theresa May: second Brexit referendum would do 'irreparable damage' to integrity of British politics

The British Prime Minister will address the House of Commons today following a number of meetings in Brussels last week.

Saudi Arabia denounces US Senate vote over war in Yemen as 'blatant interference'

The US Senate separately held Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman responsible for Khashoggi’s killing.

Opinion: Debunking the myth of the squeezed middle

High earners pay more tax but they also benefit from the fact workers in the service industry get paid low wages, writes Killian Donoghue.

Breakthrough from scientists in Cork shows flying reptiles had feathers over 200 million years ago

The discovery has been hailed as shifting our knowledge concerning the origin of feathers.

The government wants to know if you're okay with it using your PPS number to clean up the electoral register

Duplication on the register is rife and changes are needed to ensure Ireland has a modern electoral register, says the minister.

Yesterday’s News

IRA-linked criminals are 'people of interest' in Quinn Holdings arson attacks

Managers and their families have been targeted in arson attacks.

From The42 Is Roy Keane a good pundit? Analysis This post contains videos

Is Roy Keane a good pundit?

The former Ireland assistant boss made a rare Sky Sports appearance for Sunday’s Liverpool-Man United fixture.

Quiz: Which of these strange Christmas traditions are real?

Which of these traditions – from South Africa, Estonia, Norway and Australia – are real.

Bye bye credit cards, hello paying by eyeball: The future of spending your money

Your eyes and fingerprints are about to become a crucial part of how you pay for things.

Susan Wood's snapshots of Ireland: 'I love photographing the clutter of people’s real lives'

US photographer Susan Wood has been capturing Irish life for the last 50 years.

'This is a genuinely historic moment': The week in quotes

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Raid on repossessed house in Roscommon, baby girl found on Dublin beach and PMs clash on Brexit.

Opinion: The Irish state is a very bad parent - when its children turn 18 they often end up on the streets

Sometimes we talk about people ending up as statistics. But there are no statistics compiled for how many children raised in state care become homeless, writes Shane Dunphy.

From The42 'I just screamed. I couldn't cope. It was a build-up of four years': Megan Connolly on a remarkable US triumph Florida Key

'I just screamed. I couldn't cope. It was a build-up of four years': Megan Connolly on a remarkable US triumph

The Republic of Ireland international discusses an incredible finale to her time in Florida and starting the next chapter.

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How I Spend My Money: A tech worker on €37,000 dreaming of a three-bed house with a small garden

He needs to be more frugal to prove to the bank he can meet mortgage repayments.

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