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Dublin: 14 °C Monday 19 August, 2019

Today’s News

'She was so full of fun, joy and life': Funeral takes place of five-year-old who drowned in Germany

Emmy was visiting a lake with her family when she briefly went missing and was later found in the water.

Retrofit scheme: Pre-deadline applications WILL be processed despite closure

The minister has sought to assure homeowners worried about the end of the pilot programme.

HSE accused of 'robbing Peter to pay Paul' by cutting €31.80 allowance for students with disability

Organisations have said young people with a disability will have “a further barrier to equality placed before them”.

Explosion near border was deliberate attempt to kill police officers, PSNI says

The explosion has been condemned by politicians on both sides of the border.

Vigil to be held as man (75) attacked at weekend remains in critical condition

The incident happened in Ballybough, Dublin on Saturday morning.

Building firm caught up in school structural defects controversy wins contract to build new hospital block Wbs

Building firm caught up in school structural defects controversy wins contract to build new hospital block

A total of 42 schools built by WBS were inspected over concerns about structural problems.

From The42 The team that Joe built: Putting together a 2019 World Cup squad Breakdown

The team that Joe built: Putting together a 2019 World Cup squad

We examine how Ireland’s head coach has developed a group of players to compete in Japan.

'A few bumps in the road’: Number 10 attempts to downplay Operation Yellowhammer revelations

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is set to declare later that the UK is facing a Brexit ‘crisis’.

From The42 Join us for The42's Rugby World Cup Preview Night with James Lowe and Scott Fardy Save The Date

Join us for The42's Rugby World Cup Preview Night with James Lowe and Scott Fardy

We’re heading back to the Liberty Hall Theatre in Dublin on Wednesday 4 September.

Banks use time limit to challenge tracker mortgage complaints to Ombudsman

Ombudsman Ger Deering said up to 500 customers could be affected by these challenges.

Poll: When should we hold a general election? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: When should we hold a general election?

We’re waiting on Brexit, but for how long?

Tributes paid to former UL lecturer and All-Ireland club winner who died over the weekend

David Weldrick (71) died after getting into difficulty while swimming in Clare.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s all the news to know as you start your week.

Gran Canaria: 5,000 evacuated as 'extremely fierce' wildfire sweeps holiday island

More than 600 firefighters and 14 aircraft have battled to contain the flames.

Firefighters battle 'substantial' blaze overnight at derelict building in Cork

Cork City Fire Brigade was called to the building in the Blackpool area yesterday evening.

From The42 Liam Sheedy: 'We have some of the best players ever to wear that blue and gold jersey' Premier Heroes

Liam Sheedy: 'We have some of the best players ever to wear that blue and gold jersey'

The Tipperary manager hailed his All-Ireland winners.

'Essentially, it's a large real estate deal': Trump confirms he's considering buying Greenland

Trump last week expressed interest in the self-governing part of Denmark.

High Court to hear Ryanair bid to prevent pilots' strike

Their trade union served notice last week of plans for 48 hours of strike action from midnight on 22 August.

Ireland's economy is set to keep growing next year, but could be seriously hit by a no-deal Brexit

Ibec states that the economy is set to grow by 4% this year.

Prince Andrew 'appalled' by Jeffrey Epstein allegations as video emerges of him at financier's home Allegations This post contains videos

Prince Andrew 'appalled' by Jeffrey Epstein allegations as video emerges of him at financier's home

Buckingham Palace says any suggestion Andrew would condone exploitation is “abhorrent”.

New process will make it easier for non-European partners of Irish citizens to work here

Partners of Irish citizens can now apply for permission to reside in the country before they travel to Ireland.

Senators to move back to their old digs as Ceramics Room to be returned to the National Museum

The refurbishment of Leinster House is set to cost in the region of €17 million.

Rise in college students skipping lectures to go to work because of financial struggles

The survey finds that 55% of students say they are missing their lectures in favour of paid work.

HSE is carrying out multiple investigations into pharmacy prescription fraud claims

The majority of these investigations centre around the practice known as phased dispensing.

Emergency Brexit fund is accepting applications from Irish farmers from today

Farmers have decried the declining prices being offered for their produce due to the dramatic drop in the value of sterling.

Asylum seekers forced to wash clothes in sinks at Dublin hotel

Over 1,000 asylum seekers are now living in hotels and B&Bs around Ireland.

Yesterday’s News

North Dublin apartment block refused planning permission following objection from local pub

The Bald Eagle raised concerns that the block would negatively impact its business.

How a Shannon-side sculpture sparked a culture war in Athlone

A proposed sculpture has fueled a debate about cultural misappropriation in Athlone.

From The42 'My second oldest brother was a Rovers fanatic... All I could see were the tears running down his face' Local Hero This post contains videos

'My second oldest brother was a Rovers fanatic... All I could see were the tears running down his face'

John Coady on fulfilling a boyhood dream and a difficult period at Chelsea.

How much do you know about Michael Collins?

Let’s test your knowledge of The Big Fella.

Saoirse McHugh: The time is right for an agricultural revolution in Ireland

Intensive agriculture has damaged the planet. But we can change that.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

The All-Ireland hurling final and how a no-deal Brexit could impact Northern Ireland had everyone talking today.

Migrants jump off rescue boat in bid to reach Italian island Open Arms This post contains videos

Migrants jump off rescue boat in bid to reach Italian island

Some of the people on board have spent months or years in Libyan detention camps, suffering torture and sexual abuse.

‘I wanted them to know who Liam was’: The week in quotes

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

Family of bottlenose dolphins spotted off Kerry coast

The dolphins are believed to have travelled from Scotland.

Hundreds of thousands attend another huge protest in Hong Kong

Weeks of demonstrations have plunged the city into crisis.

From The42 Tipperary power to All-Ireland glory to claim 14-point win over Kilkenny Tipp Triumph

Tipperary power to All-Ireland glory to claim 14-point win over Kilkenny

A full house in Croke Park watched the Premier outfit triumph today.

Gibraltar rejects US demand to seize Iranian oil tanker

The vessel is due to set sail later today.

Boris Johnson's phone call diplomacy: What does it say about what's next?

“PM Johnson is positioning the United Kingdom as the British equivalent of ‘America First’,” Professor Federico Fabbrini said.

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