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Today’s News

Sunday Business Post ad about 'young and dynamic team of journalists' was ageist, watchdog rules

A complaint about a radio ad for the newspaper was made to the ASAI.

JP Morgan has been fined €1.6 million by the Central Bank for 'unacceptable' regulatory failings

An Irish subsidiary of the US investment bank had breached outsourcing rules.

Potential breakthrough in 35-year-old case as man arrested over murder of Marie Tierney

The mother-of-two’s body was discovered two months after she went missing in 1984.

Eir's claim it can roll out broadband plan for under €1bn will be looked at 'in the coming days'

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe says he expects some engagement following Eir’s claim.


'Employees will work smarter, not longer': Is Ireland ready for a four-day working week?

Welcome to’s 10-week podcast series, Ireland 2029.

Complaint of 'racism' against Wexford shop whose owner painted his face black for advert upheld

Smyths Homevalue shared the video on Facebook to promote Black Friday last year.

San Francisco becomes first major US city to ban e-cigarette sales

The legislation does not restrict the use of vaping products – only sales, manufacturing and distribution.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

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

'Horrifying image' of drowned father and daughter crossing Rio Grande increases spotlight on US immigration

The photo is reminiscent of the 2015 image of Syrian child Alan Kurdi who died in the Mediterranean near Turkey.


From The42 Kieran Lucid: Kerry businessman's plan to create all-island soccer league by 2021 Grand Designs

Kieran Lucid: Kerry businessman's plan to create all-island soccer league by 2021

‘Window of opportunity’ to revolutionise domestic football needs to be acted on by autumn, says entrepreneur.

Poll: Do you support the healthcare support workers' strike? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support the healthcare support workers' strike?

10,000 healthcare support workers are beginning a 24-hour strike today.

Man arrested after woman (30s) dies in stabbing incident overnight in Dublin

The scene remains closed off and a number of traffic diversions are in place.

A $4.5 billion emergency fund approved for US border as its chief quits amid child-detainee outcry

John Sanders was appointed to the post just two months ago.

9 childbirth secrets nobody tells you beforehand - and mums share their funniest breast-pumping stories

Robert Mueller to testify on Russian probe before House committees next month

Mueller will appear at back-to-back hearings on 17 July of the House Judiciary and Intelligence Committees.

After long delays, access to cannabis for medical reasons is now allowed under new law

Simon Harris has today signed legislation to allow for the operation of the Medical Cannabis Access Programme on a pilot basis for five years.

Tributes to the late Jackie Healy-Rae to be heard in the Dáil

The South Kerry TD passed away on the 5 December 2014.

Almost 6,000 greyhounds killed in Ireland every year, new RTÉ documentary reveals

The programme also revealed cases of unregulated hare coursing in Cork.

The average price of a house in Dublin has increased once again to €388,000

The average price of a house continued to rise nationwide but at a slower rate than before.

Dáil centenary site cost €180,000 to build but fails to draw visitors

Public was made aware of the site via tweets from Oireachtas Twitter account.

Yesterday’s News

Robots to take 20 million jobs in the manufacturing industry by 2030

Robots have already taken over millions of manufacturing jobs.

Man assaulted psychiatric nurse while awaiting sentence for attempted murder, court hears

Michael Corbett attempted to strangle the nurse with a sock.

From The42 Penalty drama sends European champions into World Cup quarter-finals Late Late Show This post contains videos

Penalty drama sends European champions into World Cup quarter-finals

Lieke Martens scored the crucial spot-kick to put the Netherlands into the last eight.


Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Luke Kelly statue vandalised just months after it was unveiled

The matter has been reported to gardaí.

Drug-dealing rickshaw drivers are stashing socks full of cocaine and pills around Dublin streets Exclusive

Cannabis, ketamine, cocaine and ecstasy tablets were part of a particular find on Friday.

New York-based priest on drugs charges may be able to give evidence in dispute over will, court told

Fr Michael O’Leary is not prohibited from coming to Ireland to give evidence in the will dispute.

From The42 Goals in either half sees Italy storm into first World Cup quarter-final since 1991 Italian Job This post contains videos

Goals in either half sees Italy storm into first World Cup quarter-final since 1991

A 2-0 win over China sees Milena Bertolini’s side set-up a clash with either Japan or the Netherlands.

Taoiseach says offer to phase in pay increase for striking health workers was made 'out of good will'

A strike by around 10,000 healthcare support workers is taking place tomorrow.

Concern for missing man last seen on Friday

James Doyle is missing from Drimnagh, Dublin 12.

Trump picks Melania's spokesperson as new White House press secretary

Sarah Sanders stood down earlier this month.

Leo Varadkar says plan to raise top tax rate to €50k may have to wait

The Taoiseach defended the policy but said it may not happen immediately.

Discoloured water on Dublin beaches down to algal bloom, says council

Bathing bans are in place at beaches across Dublin Bay.

Man jailed for handling stolen vehicles after arranging to meet undercover guard to sell jet ski

The man was connected to stolen vehicles by means of fingerprint evidence.

From The42 Lowry full of confidence and happy to be home for tilt at Irish Open Rich Vein Of Form

Lowry full of confidence and happy to be home for tilt at Irish Open

The 32-year-old is coming off the back of the best five-month stretch of his career.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

RTÉ says covering papal visit and World Cup added to money woes as it reports €13 million deficit

Director General Dee Forbes said there is a significant need for a complete revamp of the licence fee system.

All Ireland-winning camogie player ordered to pay €6,000 for assaults in Cork nightclub

Ashling Thompson pleaded guilty earlier this year.

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