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Dublin: 12 °C Wednesday 20 February, 2019

Today’s News

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Man pleads guilty to defrauding 8 people out of €1,952 worth of concert tickets that didn’t exist

No compensation has been paid to the would be concert goers from the new charges.

Woman discovered with fatal injuries identified after public appeal

She was found on the side of the road at Annagannihy Bridge, Rylane, Macroom this morning.

Inquiry to be considered after children reassured hearing was fine only to be told years later of impairment

The HSE issued apologies to 60 children as result of failings related to paediatric audiology services.

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From The42 Emiliano Sala tragedy sparks unsavoury legal wrangle Dispute

Emiliano Sala tragedy sparks unsavoury legal wrangle

The late footballer was buried at the age of 28 in the Argentine village of Progreso on Saturday.

British teen who had citizenship revoked says decision was 'unjust'

There is concern that this move could set a “dangerous precedent”.

'I need to prioritise my health': Vicky Phelan to take step back from CervicalCheck campaigning

Phelan said today that she has been “very ill” over the past couple of weeks.

Simon Harris says 'bring it on' in defiant tweet ahead of Dáil motion of no-confidence today

The Sinn Féin motion was tabled in response to the controversy surrounding the increasing costs of constructing the National Children’s Hospital.

Winning EuroMillions €175 million jackpot ticket sold in north Dublin store

The winning ticket was sold in Reilly’s Daybreak in Naul, Co. Dublin.

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Ireland's €175 million lotto winner ranks near the top of the biggest EuroMillions ever

The single-ticket jackpot is the fifth-biggest of all time.

Three Tories quit party to join breakaway ex-Labour MPs in Independent Group

Anna Soubry said her party had “shifted to the right”.

Regency trial collapses as murder charge against Patrick Hutch dropped

Hutch was accused of the murder of David Byrne at the Regency Hotel in February 2016.

'It's in crisis': Law Society raises concerns over security issues in family courts system

Members of the Law Society’s family and child law committee are to appear before the Oireachtas Committee on Justice this morning.

US lawmakers probing whether Trump is selling sensitive nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia

The alleged move is apparently to please corporate supporters who stand to profit handsomely.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s the news as you start your day.

Poll: Would you go public if you won the EuroMillions jackpot? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you go public if you won the EuroMillions jackpot?

The winning ticket for last night’s €175 million EuroMillions jackpot was sold in Ireland.

It's going to be 'exceptionally mild' for the rest of this week

It will be mild, drizzly with a bit of sunshine, according to Met Éireann.

Former soldier charged with 8 year-old's murder linked with another 40 cold cases in France

Police first arrested Nordahl Lelandais over two murders last year.

Man (70) dies after car hits wall in Co Galway

The collision happened on the Ballinasloe to Laurencetown Road at Sycamore Hill yesterday evening.

Police investigate after statue of US sailor kissing nurse is spray-painted with '#MeToo'

Police in Sarasota launched an investigation into who caused the damage – repairs were estimated to be worth $1,000.

'I don't expect a breakthrough': May to meet EU leaders as she aims to re-negotiate Brexit deal

EU leaders insist they will not restart negotiations with just six weeks until Brexit.

Upscaling rollout of HPV vaccine could 'eliminate' cervical cancer in some countries, study finds

The disease claims the lives of more than 300,000 women every year.

Opinion: 'I joined the army out of love for Israel... but I was just playing the part of the British soldier'

‘At first, I hated shooting school children with rubber-coated bullets … but after a few months in Hebron, we would high-five each other every time we hit one’, writes Dean Issacharoff.

From The42 O'Brien excited to link with Kidney and Kiss at ambitious London Irish Exiles

O'Brien excited to link with Kidney and Kiss at ambitious London Irish

The 32-year-old flanker says the move it about being part of a new project.

RTÉ says it could benefit from other TV channels 'going dark' with a no-deal Brexit

But the State broadcaster still expects its ‘precarious’ financial state to suffer further if the UK crashes out of the EU.

Majority of people think construction contract for Children's Hospital should be re-tendered

Health Minister Simon Harris said at the weekend that the Government will not re-tender the project.

Over 200,000 people have been through JobPath, but only 11,000 have held down jobs for over a year

Minister for Social Protection Regina Doherty says the government has a legally binding contract with the operators that it must honour.

Irish Coast Guard staff and volunteers no longer allowed to use blue lights and sirens Exclusive

Volunteers are worried about the potential delays this will cause when they are travelling to incidents.

Yesterday’s News

Skiers feared buried after avalanche at Swiss ski resort

Four people were injured but there are fears for over 12 more.

HSE's €318 million spend on agency staff in 2018 described as 'sickening waste of money'

An extra €26 million was spent on agency staff in 2018, compared to 2017.

From The42 Player ratings: How Liverpool fared against Bayern Munich Out Of 10

Player ratings: How Liverpool fared against Bayern Munich

The Reds ultimately failed to unlock their opponents’ stubborn defence.

Seven children from the same family die in Canadian house fire

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said “words fail when children are taken from us too soon”.

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From The42 Nothing to separate Liverpool and Bayern as Champions League first-leg ends in stalemate Goalless

Nothing to separate Liverpool and Bayern as Champions League first-leg ends in stalemate

Jurgen Klopp’s men could not find a breakthrough against the Bundesliga champions on Tuesday night.

Someone in Ireland has won the €175 million Euromillions jackpot Wow

Someone in Ireland has won the €175 million Euromillions jackpot

It is not yet known where in the country it was sold.

'Wheels came off': Head of State corporate watchdog says lessons learned after failures in Anglo trial

Ian Drennan was addressing the Oireachtas Business committee this evening.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Two MEPs elected in South and Dublin constituencies won't be able to take their seats until the UK has left

Ireland was allotted the additional two seats as part of the redistribution of seats due to Brexit.

From The42 'I read an article a while ago that I had retired from international football - I nearly lost the plot!' Roche's Return

'I read an article a while ago that I had retired from international football - I nearly lost the plot!'

Stephanie Roche is back doing what she loves: playing football and enjoying it.

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