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Dublin: 15 °C Wednesday 17 July, 2019

Today’s News

Poll: Should Ireland oppose the EU’s proposal to end seasonal clock changes? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland oppose the EU’s proposal to end seasonal clock changes?

The proposal would require the State to choose either permanent summer time or winter time.

Two firearms and ammunition found by gardaí after search of two cars in Dublin

The firearms have been removed from the scene for ballistic and forensic examination.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

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

Kellyanne Conway questions reporter's ethnicity while defending Trump's racist remarks

Conway has insisted that Trump’s comments were not racist, despite a majority vote by the US House of Representatives condemning the remarks.

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7 things a mum with postnatal depression doesn’t want to hear - and 4 helpful things to say instead

It'll stay warm into the weekend... but we'll also have to put up with heavy and persistent rain

The rain will move in from the north and west this morning, turning heavy throughout the day.

R Kelly denied bail on federal sex crimes charges

The singer was arrested last week on suspicion of having sex with underage girls and recording it.

Trump's racist tweets condemned by US House of Representatives

At the weekend, the US President tweeted that four congresswomen should “go back” to their countries of origin.

From The42 Remembering 16-year-old Rory McIlroy's record-breaking round at Royal Portrush Memory Lane

Remembering 16-year-old Rory McIlroy's record-breaking round at Royal Portrush

The teen sensation stunned the world with his 61 in Antrim.

First scientific review of menstrual cups finds they're safe - and leak the same as other sanitary products

Results from 13 studies suggest that 70% of women wanted to continue using menstrual cups once they knew how to use them.

25% of Irish people say they don't need to conserve water because of how often it rains

Irish Water also admitted that leaks across the country are a “massive problem”, at a rate of 43%.

Court cases, a smear test backlog and now an 'IT issue' - 15 months of the CervicalCheck scandal

As the backlog of smear tests continues to cause delays, the HSE is struggling to restore public confidence in the screening programme.

Irish government wants to oppose the EU's proposal to end seasonal clock changes

It is understood that during the discussions at working groups the UK has opposed the proposal.

So far this year, 32 children have had to stay in adult mental health units and it's going to continue to happen

HSE said placing children in adult units will ‘continue to be necessary’.

Kevin Myers is suing the Sunday Business Post

The former Irish Times and Sunday Times columnist filed the case on Monday.

Yesterday’s News

US policeman won't face charges for chokehold that may have contributed to death of Eric Garner

The decision effectively ended the five-year-old case.

Greek farmer confesses to killing American scientist whose body was found in WWII bunker

Eaton had been attending a conference on the island.

Will the help-to-buy scheme be extended or scrapped? Minister won't rule it in or out until Budget 2020

Will the help-to-buy scheme be extended or scrapped? Minister won't rule it in or out until Budget 2020

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe said the scheme has played a ‘valuable role’.

Tourism group claims 13-storey apartment block will ruin view from Guinness Storehouse bar

The building will contain apartments, shops, restaurants, medical facilities, co-working spaces and a creche.

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Ursula von der Leyen narrowly elected as new President of the European Commission

The German defence minister will take up her post in November.

Opinion: When it comes to climate change, is the petroleum industry the only 'bad guy'?

Climate change is undeniable, writes the head of petroleum industry grouping, and we all have a hand in it.

Astronaut Michael Collins returns to Apollo 11 launch site 50 years to the day since mission lifted off

Collins spoke at length about his experience on the mission and about NASA’s next moon programme.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Reality of backstop not changing or going anywhere will confront new British prime minister, says Donohoe

Jeremy Hunt proclaimed during a television debate with Boris Johnson that the backstop is “dead”.

Man in his 70s killed and another airlifted to hospital after two-car collision in Waterford N25

Man in his 70s killed and another airlifted to hospital after two-car collision in Waterford

The incident occurred at Carrolls Crossing in Tramore.

FSAI recalls batch of Dutch cannabis oil after finding it contains psychoactive cannabis

The oil, imported from the Netherlands, was found to contain THC.

Ross asks FAI president to withdraw nomination for re-election, stating it is in the 'best interest of football' FAI

Ross asks FAI president to withdraw nomination for re-election, stating it is in the 'best interest of football'

In a strongly-worded letter to FAI president Donal Conway, the minister says the upcoming election falls short of the transparency.

Harris says he wasn't aware of CervicalCheck results IT glitch before 10 July

Meanwhile, the HSE says that 52 of the women who were re-tested were found to have HPV.

Who are the progressive congresswomen Trump tweeted should 'go back' to where they came from?

Trump said they should ‘go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came’.

Dog dies after being 'eaten alive' by maggots in case of severe neglect in Dublin

The Shih Tzu was found collapsed in west Dublin last week.

From The42 Installation of new pitch sees Cork's Super 8s clash with Roscommon moved out of Páirc Uí Chaoimh Pitch Imperfect

Government drops plans to trial roadside hedge-cutting in August

Roadside hedge cutting is only allowed between September and February every year.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Garda with 15 years' experience pleads guilty to possession of €100 worth of cocaine

The garda was found with approximately 1.6 grammes of the drug in 2018.

Galway's Carbon nightclub is closing to become a Wetherspoons

The English discount pub chain is to turn it into a pub and beer garden.

From The42 O'Neill resigns as Kildare boss after four years in charge Stepping Down

O'Neill resigns as Kildare boss after four years in charge

The Lilywhites manager informed his players and the county board on Monday night.

Conjoined twin girls separated in London after 55 hours of surgery

Only one in every 2.5 million births produces conjoined twins.

Man who killed neighbour with crowbar to be committed to Central Mental Hospital for 'lengthy' period

Richard McLaughlin was found not guilty by reason of insanity of the murder of Jimmy ‘James’ Loughlin.

Less than half of Irish public think An Garda Síochána is well-managed

A new garda survey found a high level of trust in gardaí with 75% of people saying officers in their area can be relied on to be there when needed.

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