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Dublin: 11 °C Friday 26 April, 2019

Today’s News

The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

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

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

How closely have you paid attention to this week’s sporting headlines?

All-party talks could see Stormont up and running by mid-July, says Coveney

The talks are to begin following the Northern Ireland local elections.

Man arrested in connection with Derek Coakley-Hutch murder

Hutch was gunned down on 20 January last year.

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Storm Hannah: Status Red wind warning extended to Clare and Kerry

Clare County Council’s Carmel Kirby said that “any events that might be planned for this evening need to be cancelled.”

From The42 'There was just blood everywhere... I wouldn't wish it on my worst enemy' 7s

'There was just blood everywhere... I wouldn't wish it on my worst enemy'

Greg O’Shea has overcome injury and disappointment with Munster to become an Ireland 7s star.

Father of footballer Emiliano Sala dies three months after son's fatal plane crash RIP

Father of footballer Emiliano Sala dies three months after son's fatal plane crash

The light aircraft carrying Emiliano Sala disappeared near the British island of Guernsey on 21 January.

Jury in Patrick Quirke murder trial continue deliberations this afternoon

The jury of six men and six women have been deliberating for almost 10 hours so far.

Government set to decide whether to sign off on €3bn National Broadband Plan

The plan aims to bring high-speed internet to smaller towns and one-off homes around Ireland.

Simon Harris has asked the Attorney General to look at mandatory vaccinations

Earlier this week, it was announced that Ireland had experienced a 204% increase in cases of measles.

From The42 'Disgraceful' - Ex-FAI boss calls for investigation into association's ticketing deals Pulling No Punches

'Disgraceful' - Ex-FAI boss calls for investigation into association's ticketing deals

Brendan Menton also believes Fifa should step in to take temporary control of the FAI through a normalisation committee.

Police release more CCTV footage of suspected gunman who killed Lyra McKee

The PSNI has said that 140 people have come forward with information.

Body of man in his 30s discovered in Cork

The man’s body was discovered at around 6am this morning.

Poll: Do you support the Extinction Rebellion protests? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support the Extinction Rebellion protests?

Extinction Rebellion has become one of the world’s fastest-growing environmental movements.

New York socialite who falsely claimed to be an heiress convicted of stealing over $200,000

Anna Sorokin deceived friends and financial institutions into believing she had a fortune.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here’s all the news you need to know this Friday morning.

Garda investigation after house damaged as 'suspected device' thrown through window

The incident happened at around 11.50pm at Moneymore, Drogheda.

ATM thieves flee 'empty-handed' as police foil cash machine robbery after spotting raiders

An attempt was made to steal two machines in Co Antrim overnight.

Vladimir Putin could become the middle-man in Trump-Kim denuclearisation talks

Donald Trump was among the topics discussed by the two leaders during their first one-on-one summit.

Sri Lankan police chief resigns over 'major lapse' that led to Easter Sunday bomb attacks

The death toll for the killings was revised downwards yesterday.

Talks to restore Northern Ireland power-sharing executive to be announced today

The talks are expected to begin after Northern Ireland’s local elections.

Brazilian student: Coming to Dublin was a dream come true but sharing a house with 14 others was a nightmare

‘We are delighted to come and spend our savings on courses and accommodation but we need help to get set up. None of us wants to sleep on the streets,’ writes Ana Marta Gonçalves.

Domestic and sexual violence groups to get €1.5 million more in funding

The total amount of funding for 2019 has increased to €23.8 million.

'Encouraging an unhealthy amount of eating': Cadbury Creme Egg hunt complaint rejected by ASAI

A woman reported two Facebook posts relating to the Creme Egg Hunting Season.

Should mandatory registration of bicycles be introduced in Ireland?

3,929 bicycles were reported stolen from Dublin in 2018.

Meningitis C vaccination rates of 'critical concern' as anti-vax sentiment pushes take-up rates below targets

Targets for immunisation were over 20% below what they were supposed to be in some parts of the country.

Yesterday’s News

US-led coalition killed 1,600 civilians in four month blitz on Syrian city, says Amnesty

Amnesty International say the coalition has only admitted to around 10% of the deaths.

Gardaí seize €40k worth of cannabis after controlled delivery in Meath

Gardaí seized two kilos worth of the drug.

From The42 New Ireland women's hockey coach named after interesting switch-up with NZ Green Army

New Ireland women's hockey coach named after interesting switch-up with NZ

Graham Shaw’s successor has been announced as former Black Sticks assistant coach Sean Dancer.

North Korea billed US $2 million for imprisoned student's medical care

Otto Warmbier fell into a coma after apparently being tortured behind bars and died days after arriving back in the United States.

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Apple recalls wall adaptors used in Mac and iPhone travel kits

It said the adaptors are mainly used in Ireland, the UK and Singapore.

Irish data watchdog launches probe into Facebook password storage as millions left exposed

Ireland’s Data Protection Commissioner is Facebook’s lead regulator in the European Union.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

Appeal for witnesses after man (36) injured in suspected feud-related Drogheda shooting

A number of shots were fired during the incident.

From The42 'Munster are The Inbetweeners now... What are they trying to do?' Stuck In The Middle This post contains videos

'Munster are The Inbetweeners now... What are they trying to do?'

Andy Dunne believes Munster’s current squad is capable of winning a European Cup, but says coaching issues are holding them back.

Is what British politicians say a load of 'cock and bull'? That's what this show wants to find out...

Artist Nic Green created the show Cock and Bull before Brexit – but the work, which takes apart the words of politicians, is just as pertinent now.

Death toll from Sri Lanka Easter bombings revised down by over 100

Two sons of a wealthy Sri Lankan spice trader are among the suspected suicide bombers.

Emmanuel Macron says yellow vest violence must stop as he offers 'significant' tax cuts

Macron recognised that the yellow vest movement had led to many in France feeling “anger and impatience for change” and praised its “just demands”.

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