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Today’s News

Portuguese police search wells in Madeleine McCann investigation

The Mirror reported that police and divers in the Algarve region examined three disused wells on Thursday.

Barry Cowen disputes 'incorrect' Garda report of what happened at drink-driving checkpoint in 2016

“I did not evade, or attempt to evade, a Garda,” a statement from Cowen said.

250 hours of analysis and staged TV interviews - Inside a top-level coaching course

We take a look at what the likes of Duff, Keane and Andrews had to do to earn their Pro Licence at the FAI, the highest qualification in coaching.

Two men appear in court charged after Cork heroin seizure worth €425,000

The two men were arrested by gardaí on Thursday.

Live near forest, river and sea at this light-filled Sligo home for €440k

UK to spend £705 million on new Britain-EU border - that doesn't include Northern Ireland plans

£235 million will be spent on staffing and IT systems, while £470 million will be spent on port and inland infrastructure.

Paying back tax on the wage subsidy scheme: Revenue's plans aim to 'minimise any financial hardship' Tax

Paying back tax on the wage subsidy scheme: Revenue's plans aim to 'minimise any financial hardship'

Money received under the wage subsidy scheme is taxable, but that tax liability won’t come until the end of the year.

Gardaí appeal for woman missing from Gorey home

Deirdre Redmond was last seen leaving her house in Gorey at approximately 2pm yesterday.

Taoiseach says it's too soon for British people to holiday in Ireland without quarantining for two weeks

“Suppression of the virus is key,” Micheál Martin told the Andrew Marr Show.

Crowds gather as Twelfth of July bonfires lit amid coronavirus restrictions

Call outs by the Northern Ireland fire service dropped by a third this year compared to last year.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

AirBnB, Barry Cowen, and Donald Trump wears a mask.

Sitdown Sunday: 'Michaela? I just want you to know I’m really proud of you'

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

From The42 The last summer of innocence and the legacy Jack Charlton left behind Glory Days

The last summer of innocence and the legacy Jack Charlton left behind

He ruled with an iron fist – but the players loved his mischievous wit and winning mentality..

Cocaine worth €1.2 million seized after two vehicles searched on M3 in Meath

Two men, aged 35 and 62 years, were arrested in relation to the seizure.

Donald Trump wears a mask in public for the first time

The US posted another daily record for coronavirus cases, as Disney Florida opened up.

After US gives in to Russia on red-line issue, UN Security Council restarts aid for displaced Syrians

After a proposal submitted by Germany and Belgium, the cross-border aid plan was approved.

Larry Donnelly: America's problems go far deeper than Donald Trump

Larry Donnelly says we should not write off Trump in November, but if he does lose, it is merely the first step in a long road back to redemption for the US.

State plans to buy up Airbnb properties, says Housing Minister

In a wide-ranging interview, the minister said his department is drawing up a detailed submission which will seek to acquire properties.

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: How well do you know Tom Hanks movies?

How well do you think you know the iconic American actor’s movies?

From The42 'Here I am, living my dream' - Ireland's McGoldrick toasts his first Premier League goals in Chelsea win Off The Mark

'Here I am, living my dream' - Ireland's McGoldrick toasts his first Premier League goals in Chelsea win

Two years ago, McGoldrick was without a club and to go on trial at Sheffield United.

Why was the Covid-19 app so successful in Ireland?

HSE CEO Paul Reid called the Irish roll out the “most successful launch of this app anywhere in the world”

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Take a look back at the main stories from today.


Opinion: We need serious help to 'stop burning stuff' to heat our homes

UCC researcher calls for a broader range of clean energy initiatives as small towns suffer air pollution from residential solid fuel burning.

Man (60s) dies after crash involving two cars in Tipperary

The driver of the other car involved in the crash failed to remain at the scene.

Bosnia marks 25th anniversary of Srebrenica massacre

Simon Coveney said Irish people should “remember this event for what it was: an appalling act of genocide”

'Dismay' from worldwide church group over decision to turn Hagia Sophia back into mosque

Turkish president Erdogan yesterday formally converted the museum back into a mosque

Two injured after light aircraft crash in Galway field

The aircraft crashed in a field at around 12.45pm this afternoon.

Coronavirus: Two deaths and 23 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials this evening.

An Taisce releases list of 10 most at-risk buildings, including the Iveagh Markets in Dublin

The heritage charity has marked the ten important structures in Ireland as being in “a state of disrepair”.

Bill Gates says he is 'optimistic' about battle against Covid-19

The US billionaire said medicines and vaccines should be given to those most in need, not “highest bidders”.

British citizen among 71 people arrested in Serbia after protesting government response to Covid-19

There have been protests for four consecutive nights in several Serbian cities.

Ireland 'starting to see effects' of entering Phase Three nearly two weeks on, de Gascun says

Dr Cillian de Gascun said the increased rise in daily cases is “concerning”, but not fully unexpected.

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar 'doesn't fully trust' the banks not to try to profit during Covid-19 crisis

Varadkar also said that he doesn’t fully trust the banks not to profiteer amid the Covid-19 crisis.

Green leadership race: Martin warns against over-hyping experience; Ryan says Greens' last stint in government wasn't all bad

Candidates were asked about growing the party, the challenges to being in government and the Phoenix Park.

'A legacy of outstanding leadership': Tributes paid to Ireland legend Jack Charlton

The Englishman who guided Ireland to the quarter-finals of Italia 90 died yesterday aged 85.

Amazon says email telling employees to delete TikTok from their phones 'sent in error'

Amazon cited “security risks” from the China-owned service in the email.

From The42 Jack Charlton in 1994: 'Irish people are realistic, as am I. We like one another' RIP Jack
Poll: Do you think Phoenix Park's gates should be mostly closed to traffic? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think Phoenix Park's gates should be mostly closed to traffic?

Phoenix Park is one of the largest enclosed recreational spaces in any European capital city.

From masks to polls, here's what's happening in the US presidential contest right now

The election is happening even if coronavirus has grabbed all the headlines.

Opinion: 25 years ago today, the UN let Srebrenica happen. Now, it is allowing history repeat itself in Syria

The UN can’t defend people in Syria or even deliver aid, writes Barry Andrews. The least we can do is prepare for the prosecution of the terrible crimes that happen there.

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