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Today’s News

Man who accused UK establishment figures of sexual abuse found guilty of perverting course of justice

Carl Beech’s allegations began appearing in the press in 2014.

Acting Central Bank governor says bankers' pay caps 'may limit the pool of candidates for senior positions'

The finance minister is currently considering a report which reviewed whether bankers’ pay should be increased.

Garda helicopter 'struggled to keep up' with boy driving up to 240km/h, court hears

The drive ended when the car collided with Garda armed response unit on the N7.

'I'll give you a goat and then you can forget about the rape'

In certain areas of Kenya, slaughtering an animal or paying a €20 fine is the punishment for rape.

From The42 Ronaldo will not face charges over alleged rape in USA Allegation

Ronaldo will not face charges over alleged rape in USA

The Juventus player has denied allegations of sexual assault.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Offaly is the place to be tomorrow night as Shane Lowry's homecoming is confirmed

The champion golfer will make his return to Clara at 6pm tomorrow.

Winds revive Portugal wildfires as over 30 people injured by the flames

Seven regions of Portugal have been on fire alert today because of the dry weather and high temperatures.

Two men arrested after estimated €117,600 worth of heroin and cannabis seized

They are currently detained at Clondalkin Garda Station.

Student who died after falling off Cliffs of Moher was 'taking lots of selfies'

An verdict of accidental death in the death of Anand Goel (26) was delivered by the Clare County Coroner today.

'This is not a pension for terrorists': Troubles perpetrators will not receive victim compensation

Concerns were raised over those who were injured by their own hand receiving the pension.

From The42 The people's champion: Dream season propels Shane Lowry to rarefied heights Major Winner

The people's champion: Dream season propels Shane Lowry to rarefied heights

A player for the big occasion, the Clara man has hit the form of his life having endured a worrying slide down the rankings.

Child (5) hospitalised after being swept out to sea on inflatable lilo

Emergency services were alerted to the incident at Dublin’s Portmarnock Beach at 2.20pm.

Man left in serious condition in hospital after being stabbed in Limerick city

A French man in his 30s has been arrested in connection with the stabbing.

Over 2,600 eFlow customers double charged last month

The company said it was due to a ‘system processing error’.

AIB chair says he wouldn't hire a candidate with the 'uncombed hair' and 'racist language' of Boris Johnson

AIB chairman Richard Pym said he would be abandoning “non-committal business-person language”. And he did.

Protesters who called British MP Anna Soubry a 'Nazi' given suspended sentences

James Goddard and Brian Phillips pleaded guilty to harassing Soubry.

Man (23) arrested after estimated €20k worth of herbal cannabis seized in west Dublin

He is currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drugs Trafficking) Act 1996.

From The42 TV Wrap - Shane Lowry reminds us why we love sport in stunning Open triumph On The Box

TV Wrap - Shane Lowry reminds us why we love sport in stunning Open triumph

Elsewhere, a Sky commentator claimed Lowry as British while Rory McIlroy was left on the verge of tears after a cruel return to Royal Portrush.

Irish Water restores supply in north Dublin after 'major burst' left households with low pressure

The burst happened on a 600mm diameter water main on the Drumcondra Road at about 7.30am yesterday.

'Dangerous sexual predator' who raped 13-year-old girl in church grounds jailed for nine years

The accused has 37 previous convictions of which 17 are for sexual offences.

'A long road ahead': Barry Cowen says former Taoiseach Brian Cowen making progress with health

Cowen was admitted to hospital after falling ill earlier this month.

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Government admits its hands are tied even as leisure sector warns of insurance 'crisis'

The leisure and tourism sectors have expressed serious concerns over the withdrawal of a major insurance provider from the market.

Explainer: Why did Iran seize a British oil tanker and the 23 crew members on board?

In video footage released by an Iranian news agency, masked soldiers are seen travelling down a rope and into the tanker.

Pat Kenny loses battle against plans for apartment blocks beside family home

The Kennys led the local opposition against the plan with 17 other objections from locals also lodged.

‘Mam, Dad, they put a lot of work into me. It’s nice to repay them with moments like last night’

Celtic midfielder Barry Coffey’s goal helped Ireland into the semi-finals of the U19 European Championships.

Man (75) has conviction for raping granddaughter quashed over concerns he was unfit to stand trial

Christopher Redmond was found in recent weeks to have had a severe form of dementia for some time “with no prospect of recovery”.

Over 5,000 Volvo cars in Ireland recalled over engine fire risk

The Swedish carmaker is recalling 507,000 cars worldwide.

FSAI recalls four flavours of Tesco Finest Fruit Presse due to fermentation

All of the affected 750ml bottles are dated best before March 2020.

Irish airport complaints rose by 56% in 2018

The airline and airport regulator has struggled to cope with the volume of complaints.

Tory MP charged with three counts of sexual assault against two women

Elphicke is due to appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on 6 September.

From The42 Celebratory Lowry belts out Fields of Athenry in Dublin bar, Claret Jug in hand In His Element This post contains videos

Celebratory Lowry belts out Fields of Athenry in Dublin bar, Claret Jug in hand

The Clara man was in fine form hours after his Open Championship success.

Full probation reports on boys who murdered Ana Kriégel won't be given to each other's legal teams

Justice McDermott then said he does not want any more than five members of the media present in court when the boys are sentenced next October.

Bank of Ireland warns customers over phishing text scam

People have been receiving text messages claiming to be from Bank of Ireland.

'Rare' common toad captured in Dublin following public appeal

The common toad is native to other parts of Europe but not Ireland and it is not yet known what the effect it could have on native species.

Gone: UK's Europe minister resigns ahead of Boris Johnson's expected election as PM

It’s expected several more high profile resignations will take place in the coming 48 hours.

Iran says it's arrested 17 'CIA spies' and sentenced some to death

An Iranian official said that all of the suspects were Iranians who had acted independently of each other.

India counting down to launch spacecraft to the moon a week after postponing mission

A fuel leak forced the temporary cancellation of the launch of the Chandrayaan-2.

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