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Today’s News

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The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Garda Keith Harrison fails in bid to quash Disclosures Tribunal findings against him

The Donegal-based Garda was strongly criticised in the tribunal’s interim reports.

Russia launches floating nuclear reactor in Arctic despite warnings from environmentalists

Environmental groups have dubbed the project “Chernobyl on ice” and a “nuclear Titanic.”

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Jail sentence set aside for man who took 12,000 photos of woman without her consent

Mark Mooney of Wexford Town was convicted last year after he admitted harassing a neighbour.

David Koch, the billionaire and major Republican donor, has died aged 79 USA

David Koch, the billionaire and major Republican donor, has died aged 79

He was the 11th-richest person in the world.

Breakthrough as Ireland agrees to help with relocation of people stranded on migrant rescue ship

356 migrants have been stranded aboard the Ocean Viking boat in the Mediterranean.

'Ní fheicimid a leithéid arís ann': After 127 years of (very) early starts Dublin's Fruit & Vegetable Market closed its doors today Major Revamp This post contains videos

'Ní fheicimid a leithéid arís ann': After 127 years of (very) early starts Dublin's Fruit & Vegetable Market closed its doors today

The market off Capel Street is set to be redeveloped as a commercial and retail space.

Pedestrian dies after being struck by motorcycle in Dublin

Gardaí are appealing for motorists travelling in the area who have dash cam footage to contact them.

From The42 'I genuinely hear Joe's voice in my head at least once a day, maybe more' The Real Schmidt

'I genuinely hear Joe's voice in my head at least once a day, maybe more'

We delve into the character that has made Joe Schmidt such a successful coach.

Gardaí hiring for 'extremely challenging' role of Deputy Commissioner

The government has asked the Policing Authority to nominate a person for appointment to the position.

Electric car drivers will have to pay for charging with ESB set to announce cost next month

Once the price structure is announced next month, there will be a lead-in time of a few weeks before charging kicks in.

Two children among five dead after lightning strike hits metal cross on Polish mountain

The thunderstorm hit Poland and Slovakia’s Tatra mountains.

From The42 Leinster host Benetton while Munster travel for Ospreys clash in Champions Cup openers New Season

Leinster host Benetton while Munster travel for Ospreys clash in Champions Cup openers

The fixtures details for the European pool stages have been announced.

Winning Lotto ticket worth €11.2 million sold in Enniskerry shop

The ticket-holder has yet to come forward.

John Deasy to quit politics ahead of the next general election

Deasy was the government envoy to Washington DC.

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Poll: Should Ireland vote against the Mercosur trade deal?

Leo Varadkar has suggested that Ireland could attempt to veto the deal over ongoing fires in the Amazon.

E-scooters should be legalised on Irish roads, says new report - but 'investment' is needed

Electric scooters are currently not regulated in Ireland.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

Peppa Pig production studio sold to US toymaker Hasbro for €3.6 billion Oh

Peppa Pig production studio sold to US toymaker Hasbro for €3.6 billion

The company said it was the acquisition of the show was a strategic growth opportunity.

Johnson's 'victory' and a misleading photo: How the UK papers reacted after Boris met Macron Entente Cordiale This post contains videos
From The42 Imposing England and their 'kamikaze kids' loom large in front of Ireland Heating Up

Imposing England and their 'kamikaze kids' loom large in front of Ireland

Ross Byrne will look to bring his usual level of calm to Ireland’s number 10 shirt.

Varadkar says Ireland will vote against Mercusor deal unless Brazil protects Amazon

He also labelled President Bolsonaro’s attacks on NGOs this week as “Orwellian”.

McGregor apologises over pub punch incident caught on video

The MMA star was speaking in an interview with ESPN.

Insurance 'Green Card' no longer needed to drive in North in event of no-deal Brexit

It had previously been warned that the cards would be required after the UK left the EU.

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Own a dog? You may have a healthier heart as a result

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Dáil bar: Over €13k more spent on drinks so far in 2019 compared to same period last year

Twice as much was spent in February 2019 than the same month last year.

'You can't download soul': Tubridy geared up for new Late Late season as RTÉ takes on Netflix

Ryan Tubridy was in a confident mood at RTÉ’s autumn launch, as he enters his 11th year presenting the flagship show.

Dodgy phone chargers and sunglasses among 34,000 products seized before they could be sold

Almost 350,000 potentially unsafe products were seized in Ireland last year.

Nearly 100 State buildings managed by Office of Public Works lying idle around the country

Just over two-thirds of the buildings are former garda stations that were shut as part of a policing plan in 2012 and 2013.

Yesterday’s News

Mary McAleese wins prestigious Catholic theology prize

She will collect the prize at a ceremony at the University of Tübingen in Germany in October.

UN calls for protection of Amazon as Bolsonaro claims 'environmental psychosis' hampers Brazil

Official figures show nearly 73,000 forest fires were recorded in Brazil in the first eight months of the year.

RSA blasts Garda restructuring plan, accuses force of 'downgrading' road safety

The RSA is “very concerned” that Roads Policing was not among the four areas identified as ‘key focus areas’ for Gardaí.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

A shake-up at the Gardaí, stolen wax heads and Johnson meets Macron – it’s the evening fix.

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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.

From The42 The 'kid from Manawatu' who shook up Mullingar in 1991 THE OTHER JOE SHOW

The 'kid from Manawatu' who shook up Mullingar in 1991

Joe Schmidt got a taste of Ireland long before Leinster recruited him from Clermont.

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