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Today’s News

LIVE: Early tallies show close fight for European seats but confirm Green surge

Many of the races for EU seats are too close to call so we’re expecting a long count.

'Urgent appeal' for Junior and Leaving Cert exam markers

It’s less two weeks until examinations begin.

Wisconsin man sentenced to life in prison for kidnapping 13-year-old and killing her parents

Jake Patterson (21) pleaded guilty to two counts of intentional homicide and one count of kidnapping.

Poll: Will you stay up to watch European and local election results? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you stay up to watch European and local election results?

Counting is underway across the country.

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Eamon Ryan: 'I remember our darkest hours, hopefully today will be a good day'

The Green Party could take three seats in the European election.

From The42 'We had a few beers and Paul was crying on the tour bus. He kept saying: I cannot believe I've won an All-Ireland' Legendary Status

'We had a few beers and Paul was crying on the tour bus. He kept saying: I cannot believe I've won an All-Ireland'

With six All-Irelands, 10 Leinster titles, five National Leagues and four consecutive All-Stars, Paul Flynn is set to be remembered as one of Dublin’s all-time greats.

Almost two-thirds of voters in favour of united Ireland, exit poll results show

65% of voters polled indicated they’d vote in favour of such a proposal.

No dedicated Transport Police yet as Minister says extra garda cash 'undoubtedly' benefits transport policing

Unions and the opposition have called for a dedicated transport police.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

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

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Europe's gym economy is thriving. Here's how Ireland is shaping up
From The42 Living the dream, surviving the pain: has it all been worth it for Alan Moore? Long Road Back

Living the dream, surviving the pain: has it all been worth it for Alan Moore?

From the Premier League to the depths of depression and back again: David Sneyd spends a weekend with the former Ireland international and his family in their Yorkshire home.

'A Crying Shame': UK front pages react to Theresa May's resignation

May made the announcement in an emotional statement outside 10 Downing Street yesterday morning.

'I don't think it worked': Micheál Martin isn't too happy about the crowded line ups for this week's TV debates

Martin has suggested a ‘threshold’ for candidates might be used the next time around.

Opinion: For wheelchair users taking public transport is like playing roulette

The issues with public transport mean that I don’t get out of the house very much. It also limits my options in terms of employment, writes Niamh Ní Ruari.

At least 19 students die in fire at college in India

The cause of the fire is not yet known.

Bord na Móna could take up responsibility for growing Ireland's medicinal cannabis supply Exclusive

Junior Minister Sean Canney has discussed the prospect with the company’s management.

From The42 'We don't want to be a dejected dressing room again, especially so soon after' Pro14 Final

'We don't want to be a dejected dressing room again, especially so soon after'

Tadhg Furlong and Leinster have one final shot at glory for the season at Celtic Park this evening.

The nation has voted - now here's your guide to when we'll find out the results

It probably will be after the weekend when we find out who fills what seats.

Yesterday’s News

Leo Varadkar among the crowds as Spice Girls kick off tour in Dublin

The concert has almost 60,000 in Croke Park.

From The42 GAA to take part in next month's Dublin Pride Parade for the first time Pride Parade This post contains videos

GAA to take part in next month's Dublin Pride Parade for the first time

Referee David Gough confirmed the GAA has accepted an invitation to take part in the annual Pride festival.

Exit poll shows Greens will top European poll in Dublin amid big gains for the party

The exit poll has Ciarán Cuffe on 23%, with Fine Gael’s Frances Fitzgerald on 14%.

From The42 Dundalk's lucky strike in the 90th minute keeps the champions on top Late Late Show

Dundalk's lucky strike in the 90th minute keeps the champions on top

Against his former club St Patrick’s Athletic, Sean Hoare scored the only goal at Oriel Park.

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Two detectives who lost submachine gun in Dublin should not be disciplined, says Gsoc

The firearm was lost on 10 July 2018 and was handed in to Store Street Garda Station by a member of the public.

Irishman shot and killed by police in Germany

The incident happened in the city of Hamburg on Wednesday.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Voters go to polling stations, the end of Prime Minister Theresa May, and the Spice Girls return to the stage.

Met Police's Simon Byrne appointed as new PSNI Chief Constable

The former chief constable George Hamilton is retiring at the end of June.

From The42 'It'll be 23 of us against 40,000': Sexton taking lesson from Saracens for raid in Glasgow's back garden Thermopylae

'It'll be 23 of us against 40,000': Sexton taking lesson from Saracens for raid in Glasgow's back garden

Leinster’s captain is ready to make a mark after a not-very-enjoyable stint on the bench last week.

Multiple injuries after parcel bomb explodes near bakery in Lyon

French President Emmanuel Macron said it appeared that there were no fatalities.

Your complete guide to TheJournal.ie's election and referendum coverage this weekend

We’ll keep you covered as counts take place on Saturday and Sunday.

Turnout picks up in final hours of voting in elections and divorce referendum

Polling stations close at 10pm tonight.

Thousands of Irish schoolchildren join strike to demand government action on climate change Fridays For Future This post contains videos

Thousands of Irish schoolchildren join strike to demand government action on climate change

It follows a strike held by schoolchildren in Ireland earlier this year.

Search for Trinity College professor ended as second Irishman dies climbing Everest RIP

Search for Trinity College professor ended as second Irishman dies climbing Everest

Séamus Lawless and Kevin Hynes have both died on the mountain.

Grassroots Tories will have a huge role to play in choosing their next leader - here's how the contest works

Following Theresa May’s departure, how will the Conservative Party choose its leader?

From The42 Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz Let's Get Quizzical

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

How closely were you paying attention to the sports headlines this week?

The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Gardaí seize MDMA, cocaine and cannabis in Dublin searches

Four men were arrested in the separate operations.

Complaint made to gardaí over alleged electoral fraud in Sligo

Sligo County Council said it will assist the gardaí with any enquiries it makes in relation to the investigation.

From The42 'For any individuals that I did offend, I apologise to them' - Cullen Apology

'For any individuals that I did offend, I apologise to them' - Cullen

Leinster boss Leo Cullen has apologised for his comments about Glasgow being Rangers supporters.

'143km in 100 zone': Gardaí catch 130 speeding drivers on national slow down day

A 24-hour speed enforcement operation got underway at 7am today.

'Three hours of jiggling butts': Cannes film sparks scandal over its depiction of women's bodies

The film was directed by Abdellatif Kechiche, who directed Blue Is The Warmest Colour.

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