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Dublin: 17 °C Sunday 18 August, 2019

Today’s News

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.

LIDL FOOD MAGAZINE
Comfort in a bowl: How to serve up the perfect chilli con carne, according to chefs

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.

DAFT PROPERTY MAGAZINE
Move mountains at this €1.6m lakeside home with views of MacGillycuddy's Reeks

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.

Man in his 70s sustains head injuries in Meath assault

The incident happened at 3.15am in Ashbourne.

Man and children airlifted to hospital after being swept out to sea in Kerry

The Irish Coast Guard has praised the lifeguards for their “outstanding response” this afternoon.

Islamic State claims suicide-bomber attack that killed 63 people at Afghan wedding

“I will never see happiness in my life again,” the groom told a local TV station.

Four men arrested on suspicion of 'vicious' attempted murder after man 'deliberately hit with car'

The men were found hiding in gardens in Antrim and arrested by police.

'A worst-case scenario': UK expects a hard border and protests in no-deal Brexit

The Labour party in Ireland has said that Jeremy Corbyn’s proposal is the most realistic to avoid a no-deal.

Iconic Mexico City monument graffitied with anti-rape slogans by 'glitter protesters'

Phrases like “They don’t take care of us” cover the Angel of Independence, while “rapists” was scrawled on a police station.

Poll: Should land in Clontarf be reclaimed from the sea to build 65,000 homes? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should land in Clontarf be reclaimed from the sea to build 65,000 homes?

Harry Crosbie reckons it could help solve our housing problem – what are your thoughts?

Woman missing from Dublin for four days found safe and well

Natasha Mangan had been missing from her home in Kilmainham.

From The42 Duel stars: the boxers in opposite corners at Croke Park today Seconds Out

Duel stars: the boxers in opposite corners at Croke Park today

Olympian Darren O’Neill and pro champion Matthew Macklin hurled for club and county before excelling in the ring.

FG accused of being 'out of touch' over college comments, but who wants to scrap fees and how much would it cost?

Comments by two Fine Gael ministers this week landed them in hot water with students.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s all you need to know this morning.

Sitdown Sunday: One photographer's reflection on Woodstock '69

Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

The Irish For: How a familiar tale can help young bookworms become bilingual

Translating well-known books to Irish could be the best way to get pre-teen bookworms learning Irish.

From The42 'I'm as ready as I've ever been': Conan hungry to make up for 2015 Eyes On The Jersey

'I'm as ready as I've ever been': Conan hungry to make up for 2015

The Leinster number eight is in the form of his career and wants to start at the base of Ireland’s scrum at the World Cup.

Data Protection Commission notified over 2018 breach by State Examinations Commission

The breach, which occurred last year, affected 64 medical card holders.

Woman in her 50s in serious condition after car crash in Monaghan

A female in her late teens and a man in his 40s were also injured in the incident.

'There's no get out jail free card on this': What next for the Public Services Card?

The findings by the Data Protection Commissioner open up the possibility of legal action from PSC holders, solicitors say.

How Murphy and Hogan were primed for modern goalkeeping roles

Kilkenny’s Eoin Murphy and Brian Hogan of Tipperary honed their skills as outfield players.

Driving licence applications nearly treble in a month as Road Safety Authority steps up Brexit warnings

The RSA has been warning UK driving licence-holders to exchange them for Irish licences before Brexit.

Gardaí attempt to tackle 'highest concentration of sex workers' in north Dublin suburb

The area has been pinpointed by gardaí as an area of concern.

'It had fantastic resonance': A year after taking over Dublin's vacant buildings, Take Back the City disbands

The coalition of housing groups occupied buildings and offices in the capital last year.

Yesterday’s News

HSE addiction expert: Festivals that don't provide drug information and support should be refused a licence

Some festivals are keen to explore new measures but others fear it would do reputational damage.

From The42 'It needs fixing' - Pep Guardiola laments VAR faults after last-gasp goal disallowed Unhappy

'It needs fixing' - Pep Guardiola laments VAR faults after last-gasp goal disallowed

The drama was reminiscent of last season’s Champions League quarter-final when City were also denied late on.

'We wouldn’t like to see Tiananmen Square happen again' - Hong Kong citizens in Ireland on why they support the protests

Hong Kongers in Ireland believe there is no end in sight for protesters.

Quiz: Can you guess which famous person's signature this is?

These famous signatures haven’t been ruined by technology…yet.

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Dublin's sandwich board wars: A council 'money grab' or a step in the right direction? Two Sides To A Story This post contains videos

Dublin's sandwich board wars: A council 'money grab' or a step in the right direction?

The council will begin enforcement from the start of next month. Business owners aren’t happy.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

A serious assault, the Nóra Quoirin case, and protests in Hong Kong had everyone talking today.

From The42 Man City drop Premier League points for the first time since January after late VAR drama Report

Man City drop Premier League points for the first time since January after late VAR drama

Lucas Moura scored 19 seconds after coming on to earn Tottenham a point.

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