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Today’s News

FactCheck: Are Trump's recent claims about Congresswoman Ilhan Omar correct?

Donald Trump has made several claims about Omar recently.

Britain warns of 'serious consequences' after Iran seizes oil tanker

Tensions are rising between the West and Iran.

What can the new British prime minister expect in the coming days?

Boris Johnson is likely to become the Conservative Party leader next week.

From The42 'If you call Diarmuid Connolly a maverick, I'd take that maverick every day of the week' Return Of The King

'If you call Diarmuid Connolly a maverick, I'd take that maverick every day of the week'

Unpacking the St Vincent’s star’s sensational return to the Dublin squad.

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How tech companies win talent as rents keep rising

Martin: European leaders need to 'stand up' and 'not be afraid' to disagree with Trump

Micheál Martin said Trump is ‘doing disservice to democracy’.

From The42 Ireland 'really happy' with Carbery's progress as Sexton sits out RWC2019

Ireland 'really happy' with Carbery's progress as Sexton sits out

The Munster out-half has been working closely with Richie Murphy in camp.

Average of 30 TDs and senators a month getting Dáil bar and restaurant debts taken from salary

New credit process brought in last year to Leinster House facilities sees tabs of more than two months automatically deducted.

Q&A: What does the controversial High Court decision on citizenship actually mean?

This week’s High Court decision came as a shock – so what does it all actually mean for citizenship?

Yesterday’s News

Gardaí carryout €1 million raids on Drogheda criminals and seize drugs and ammo in Tallaght

Two semi-automatic 9mm pistols and around twenty five rounds of 9mm ammunition, were discovered and seized.

Athens settles for uneasy night after 5.1-magnitude quake

A government spokesman later Friday said “life in Athens is back to normal”.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

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From The42 Fifa and Uefa 'seriously concerned' over government interference on FAI Letter

Fifa and Uefa 'seriously concerned' over government interference on FAI

The FAI announced that they received a joint letter from the governing bodies today.

British oil tanker with 23 crew seized by Iran's Revolutionary Guards

The operator of oil tanker Stena Impero says it is unable to contact the ship.

Just under €300 million paid out last year for personal injuries

The highest single award last year was €908,749.

The Explainer: Why was there such controversy over Lizzo’s ticket sales?

Why did Lizzo tickets sell out so fast – and what’s happening with ticket reselling legislation?

From The42 Shane Lowry lights up The Open and shares the lead after day 2 Sugar Shane

Shane Lowry lights up The Open and shares the lead after day 2

The Offaly man showed delight and disappointment in equal measure on his final hole today, but he shares the lead with JB Holmes.

Gardaí appeal for information on missing teenager last seen nine days ago

He has been missing since last Wednesday.

Judge directs that gardaí be made aware of abuse claims made against father of 11-month-old infant

The young mother made the statement when obtaining a protection order giving herself and the baby court protection.

Dublin City Council is 'exploring' new sites for the Dublin Flea Christmas Market

Organisers said that no location could be found to host the market.

Ireland trying to make arrangements to bring Lisa Smith home

The Dundalk woman and her young daughter are currently in Syria.

The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

From The42 Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz Test

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

How closely have you been paying attention to this week’s headlines?

Man in court accused of brandishing hatchet and hammer after mini-riot outside Dublin music venue

The incident occurred in the early hours of 7 July outside Lost Lane off Grafton Street.

Murphy releases statement after he suggests co-living spaces are like a 'very trendy boutique hotel'

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy has been heavily criticised in recent months over co-living accommodation.

Two men convicted of illegally hunting hares in case brought by National Parks and Wildlife Service

Both men were convicted but sentencing was reserved for a later date as the men were not present in the court.

Gsoc investigation underway after garda accidentally shoots himself in the foot

The garda was injured yesterday after his weapon discharged accidentally.

Hundreds of Irish Subaru cars recalled due to defect in passenger airbag

The recall affects 739 vehicles in the Republic of Ireland.

From The42 Dream start for Lowry after Koepka hits second-round 69 at The Open Portrush

Dream start for Lowry after Koepka hits second-round 69 at The Open

Lowry has gone on a birdie blitz with four in his opening six holes today.

'It's vital that we learn the lessons from tragic accidents': Ireland to get a new search and rescue plan

The new framework will be phased in over the next 18 months.

Andrew Adonis: 'Don't panic - Boris Johnson is the last throw of the Brexit dice'

The former adviser to Tony Blair is speaking about Brexit at the IIEA in Dublin today.

Man arrested after man (40s) stabbed to death in Dublin overnight

It is understood the man sustained serious injuries in the incident.

From The42 IRFU records best-ever financial year with revenues of €87.5 million Good Health

IRFU records best-ever financial year with revenues of €87.5 million

The men’s international game now accounts for 81% of all IRFU revenues.

540 jobs on the way as planning permission granted for €500 million data centre in Wicklow

Echelon Data Centres was granted permission for the facility to be built at the Avoca River Business Park.

Man (40s) arrested after Revenue finds cocaine worth €2.5 million in horsebox at Rosslare Europort

The illegal drugs were found with the assistance of detector dog Timba.

More than 500 ambulance personnel to begin strike action this afternoon

The strike commences at 2pm today and will remain in place until 2pm on Saturday.

Gin distillery in Dublin will be allowed sell gin to people on factory tours, court rules

Prior to the introduction of the Intoxicating Liquor Act last year craft distilleries and breweries were unable to sell alcohol to people touring their premises.

Poll: Are you trying to reduce your carbon footprint? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you trying to reduce your carbon footprint?

Leo Varadkar is eating less meat to reduce his carbon footprint, but Mícheál Martin said yesterday that he’s walking “a lot”.

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