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Today’s News

From The42 Byrne and Williams named in 25-man Ireland squad for Slovakia play-off Boys In Green

Byrne and Williams named in 25-man Ireland squad for Slovakia play-off

Robbie Brady and Callum O’Dowda have also been included by Stephen Kenny despite carrying injuries.

Tánaiste says Michael D'Arcy should have contacted Sipo prior to taking new job as CEO of funds lobby group

The former junior finance minister is to resign his seat in the Seanad to become chief executive of the Irish Association of Investment Managers.

CAB freezes €138k in cash belonging to men suspected of conning elderly people into needless construction work CAB

More than 4,000 children and teachers tested for Covid-19 since schools opened

HSE CEO Paul Reid said there have been 180 index cases, with a further 84 linked to those.

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'An act of sheer wanton corporate vandalism': Former home of 1916 leader demolished in Dublin

The property at 40 Herbert Park was bulldozed this morning.

Prosecutors in Northern Ireland uphold decision not to prosecute 15 British soldiers over Bloody Sunday

The PPS has today communicated this outcome to the families of those killed.

Pubs and restaurants in Northern Ireland must close at 11pm

First Minister Arlene Foster told the Stormont Assembly the measure is being introduced to attempt to slow the spread of coronavirus.

NUIG condemns 'deplorable' scenes of large crowds gathered in Galway city

Yesterday the Acting CMO said the number of cases in Galway has increased over the past week.

Transport Minister says NTA will make sure 'no town is left behind' after Bus Éireann axes certain routes

Eamon Ryan confirmed that €460 million is needed to keep public transport running until the end of the year.

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'A splash of sophistication': Irish designers share their must-haves from IKEA's new collection
Poll: Are you planning on watching the Biden-Trump election debate live? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you planning on watching the Biden-Trump election debate live?

Will you stay up to watch Joe Biden debate US President Donald Trump?

Students isolating in Queen's University Belfast accommodation after Covid-19 outbreak

The outbreak follows the re-opening of the university and the return of students.

Death toll rises in Nagorno-Karabakh ahead of UN Security Council's emergency talks

Fierce fighting raged between Azerbaijani and Armenian forces yesterday despite pleas for calm.

From The42 Rob Kearney signs one-year deal with Australian side Western Force New Chapter

Rob Kearney signs one-year deal with Australian side Western Force

The 34-year-old completes the move following his recent departure from Leinster and Ireland.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

Donald Trump only doing a 'little' debate prep ahead of first clash with Joe Biden US

Donald Trump only doing a 'little' debate prep ahead of first clash with Joe Biden

Joe Biden will face off against Donald Trump for the first time.

HSE chief: We can expect and should plan for further waves of Covid-19

Paul Reid is appearing in front of the Special Covid-19 Committee today to discuss the country’s testing systems.

'Across all age groups': Donegal outbreaks linked to Communions, house parties and retirement celebrations

Dr Anthony Breslin said it is hoped that the impact of restrictions in the country will be seen by the end of next week.

Global Covid-19 death toll passes one million - but the true figure is likely higher

The US has so far recorded the most deaths from the virus.

Gardaí launch crackdown on firework sellers trading on social media

A garda operation targeting these traders was brought in earlier than usual.

The beginning of the end: This could be the final week of post-Brexit trade talks

The EU can pursue and win a legal challenge, but isn’t talking that up because we don’t need “two loaded revolvers on the table,” Neale Richmond said.

Irish universities will have to provide breakdown of ethnic diversity among staff each year from December

From the limited data available, there is just one black female professor who is working full time.

Explainer: Everything you need to know about the assisted dying bill set to come before the Dáil

New legislation could soon see assisted dying legalised in Ireland.

Yesterday’s News

Appeal launched following unexplained death of man (48) found at apartment complex in February

Investigating Gardaí have not been able to determine the sole cause of John’s death.

Luke 'Ming' Flanagan says Twitter account was compromised after comment about Saoirse McHugh

The tweet in question was deleted but several screengrabs of the tweet and the comment were shared online today.

Rapid Covid-19 tests to be rolled out worldwide in low and middle-income countries

The WHO said the tests “will enable expansion of testing, particularly in countries that do not have extensive laboratory facilities or trained health workers.”

Officer charged with fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor pleads not guilty

Taylor was shot multiple times after her boyfriend opened fire as officers entered her home during a narcotics raid.

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From The42 Robertson involved at either end as Liverpool come from behind to beat Arsenal Out-gunned

Robertson involved at either end as Liverpool come from behind to beat Arsenal

Diogo Jota volleyed in a debut goal late on for the Reds.

Level 3 restrictions on Dublin prompts surge in applications for Pandemic Unemployment Payment PUP

Level 3 restrictions on Dublin prompts surge in applications for Pandemic Unemployment Payment

The impact of the Level 3 restrictions is now being reflected in the PUP figures.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

A round-up of what made the headlines today…

Dublin councils move most Halloween plans online due to Covid-19

It’s almost that time of year again…

Your evening longread: The race to redesign sugar

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

New wildfires hit wine country near San Francisco

The fires in the famed Napa-Sonoma wine country came on the third anniversary of deadly wildfires that erupted in 2017.

'Spellbinding' work about Irish woman who tried to kill Mussolini wins RTÉ Short Story Competition

The story about Violet Gibson imagines what was going on in her mind at the time.

From The42 Conor Hourihane on target in Aston Villa win Green Shoots This post contains videos

Conor Hourihane on target in Aston Villa win

It’s the 29-year-old midfielder’s first Premier League goal since December.

Man (50s) dies in M1 road crash

The crash happened around 12.45pm today.

Covid-19: Seventy cases in Cork traced to pubs and restaurants in recent weeks

“That’s in the context of 350 cases in Cork over the past fortnight,” said Dr Ronan Glynn.

Murder trial witness said the accused 'always had the feeling to kill someone', court hears

Adam Muldoon’s body was found in the park on the morning of June 23. He had been stabbed 183 times.

Screen watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week Movies Of The Week This post contains videos

Screen watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week

Here are our picks of TV movies this week.

Harry and Meghan’s ‘fly-on-the-wall Netflix reality TV series’ denied by spokesman

The couple set up their own production company after signing a deal rumoured to be worth more than £100 million with the streaming giant.

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