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Dublin: 6 °C Friday 24 January, 2020

Today’s News

Man who kicked father to death in row over drinking at home found guilty of manslaughter

A sentencing hearing is due to take place on 24 February.

Essex truck deaths: High Court approves extradition of Eamon Harrison to UK

39 bodies were discovered in a refrigerated container in Essex in October last year.

Here's where the top 10 clamping blackspots were in Dublin city last year

The number of vehicles clamped in Dublin city in 2019 was up 8% to 46,516.

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15-year-old Coco Gauff knocks defending champion Osaka out of Australian Open

The teen sensation won in straight sets to reach the last 16.

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Dinner al fresco? Rathgar redbrick for €1.8m with a glorious garden out the back
Explainer: What is coronavirus and should we be worried? Coronavirus This post contains videos

Explainer: What is coronavirus and should we be worried?

At present, the new virus appears to be “weaker” than SARS in its current form.

Galway native to be first woman to conduct the Oscars' orchestra

Eimear Noone is a successful composer and conductor who is based between Ireland and California.

Legal chaos in Poland amid warning that country is no longer 'governed by rule of law'

The Polish government has pushed through legislation to make it easier to fire judges.

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Poll: Are you sticking to your new year's resolution?

Has it been a new year, new you?

The 9 at 9: Friday

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

'Our friendship will remain': EU chiefs sign off on Brexit Withdrawal Agreement

The UK is set to leave the EU at the end of the month.

Canadian police search for French tourists missing after snowmobile crash

The tourist group crashed through ice while snowmobiling on Tuesday evening.

Coronavirus death toll rises to 25 in China as 10 cities put on lockdown

Chinese authorities have confirmed 830 cases of the deadly new virus, most in the city of Wuhan.

Dublin City Council opposes plans for over 650 apartments beside St Anne's Park

The proposed development has long been opposed by local residents and politicians.

It's going to get cold and wet this weekend - with a chance of snow on Sunday

Met Éireann is predicting some snow and sleet for Sunday.

From The42 Serena Williams suffers shock loss at Australian Open, ending record bid Upset

Serena Williams suffers shock loss at Australian Open, ending record bid

She was sensationally knocked out in the third round by China’s Wang Qiang.

Proposals to bring Metrolink to UCD and an extension of breastfeeding breaks for women: Leo's manifesto promises

Fine Gael will launch its general election manifesto today – as will Fianna Fáil.

Trump swept up by 'completely bogus' Ukraine theory, Democratic House prosecutors say

The Democrats are continuing to push their impeachment case against the President in the Senate.

Family 'concerned for wellbeing' of 23-year-old woman missing from Dublin since last Sunday

Jade Kenny was last seen on Sunday, 19 January in the Dublin 8 area.

'Handsome chaps': Red-bellied jumping spider spotted in Ireland for the first time

Ireland’s warming climate could mean the species becomes a regular fixture in the country.

Children suffering with chronic pain left with no consultant or care plans feel 'totally abandoned'

Funding was recently granted for the development of a pain management clinic after Ireland’s only children’s pain consultant resigned due to a lack of resources.

Only 192 garda stations have received an increase in staffing levels since 2015

The number of gardaí in two-thirds of stations has remained static or fallen since the lifting of the recruitment embargo in 2014.

The Candidate: Rent freeze not off the table, rent hike reforms and a fiver for pensioners - Micheál's manifesto promises

Micheál Martin told The Candidate Podcast that he will reduce the rate rents rise in rent pressure zones.

Yesterday’s News

US turns down extradition request for woman charged with causing Harry Dunn's death

The 19-year-old was killed when his motorbike collided with Anne Sacoolas’ vehicle in England last August.

Democrats focus on Trump’s ‘dangerous’ abuse on second day of impeachment trial

“The president’s conduct is wrong. It is illegal. It is dangerous,” Jerrold Nadler said.

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Quinn defers salary and will be paid 'a fraction of what the old gang were' in new FAI role

The Association’s latest recruit has also not put a time-frame on his interim role.

Angela Scanlon to host new entertainment show on RTÉ One

The programme will run on Saturday nights for eight weeks from March onwards.

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From The42 Another late winner sees Liverpool go 16 points clear at the top of the Premier League Unbeaten

Another late winner sees Liverpool go 16 points clear at the top of the Premier League

Roberto Firmino was the hero as a dogged Wolves side were eventually seen off.

Doomsday Clock moves closer to midnight than ever before

The clock, which serves as a metaphor for global apocalypse, is now set at 100 seconds to midnight.

Man who used fake documentation to open Irish bank accounts jailed

He has ten previous convictions in Finland for falsification of documentation, forgery and laundering of proceeds of crime.

Jastine Valdez murder was 'exceptional and unusual in society', inquest hears

The jury returned a narrative verdict and issued a number of recommendations.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

A murder trial, pensions and Niall Quinn made the headlines today.

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‘I was trying to get him off me’, actress Sciorra tells Weinstein rape trial

The actress was giving evidence as a witness against the Hollywood mogul who denies the charges.

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Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

FactCheck: The claims made by Leo Varadkar and Micheál Martin in the first leaders' debate

Leo Varadkar and Micheál Martin clashed last night in a debate on Virgin Media One. We’ve looked at the main claims.

Firefighters bring large blaze at Dublin house under control

No injuries were reported but there was extensive damage to the property.

Man told gardaí he 'took the rap' for killing partner's mother but felt he was being set up, court hears

Kieran Greene denies murdering Patricia O’Connor in May 2017.

Doherty looks set to top poll in Donegal and Sinn Féin may get second seat

Pearse Doherty’s expected surplus could help his Sinn Féin colleague Pádraig Mac Lochlainn regain his seat, according to a new opinion poll.

Family concerned for man who has been missing from Cork for three weeks

Martin Faherty was last seen in the Kinsale area on 3 January.

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