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Dublin: 7 °C Saturday 15 December, 2018

Today’s News

Drug addiction in Ireland still a 'dirty secret', GAA star Philly McMahon says

McMahon lost his brother John to a drug overdose in 2012.

A team at NUI Galway reckon they've cracked 'Darwin's Dilemma'

The great naturalist could not explain an apparent gap in animal evolution.

Man (40s) dies after being struck by car in Cork city

Gardaí are now investigating the collision which occurred this morning.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s what’s happening today.

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Gardaí appeal for witnesses after cash-in-transit van robbed at gunpoint

The cash-in-transit van was making a collection from a business in Glasnevin yesterday.

Twelve PRACTICAL ways to help the homeless this Christmas and New Year

It can be as simple as treating someone with empathy when they approach you in the street.

Storm Deirdre to bring widespread rain and 'damaging' gusts of up to 130km/h

A status yellow rain warning is also in place for the country until midnight.

Fears over publishing anonymous list of former ministers' pensions in case they were easily identifiable

The 2017 list was never published due to concerns over data protection and that even an anonymous list could create a breach.

Planned supervised injection centre may not open in 2019, new Merchants Quay CEO says

A total of 99 objections were lodged against Merchant Quay Ireland’s plans for the centre.

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As it fights to keep a café open, Dunnes argues it hasn't made a Starbucks-style violation

Here's 6 Christmas-themed events on across the country this weekend

A vegan Christmas market, a Santa musical, and the 200th anniversary of Stille Nacht are just some of the events on this weekend.

France set for more 'yellow vest' protests despite Macron concessions

In a bid to end the protests, Macron has cancelled the planned fuel tax hikes and offered a rise in the minimum wage.

Health body apologises after email addresses of 200 job applicants are incorrectly shared in email

The Data Protection Commissioner has been informed of the incident.

Rescue centres under strain by huge influx of kittens after heatwave prolonged cat mating season

So far this year the DSPCA has taken in 1,389 cats and kittens.

Australia recognises west Jerusalem as capital of Israel

A contentious embassy shift from Tel Aviv will not occur until a peace settlement is achieved.

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Fast-growing town that kept its village feel (and saved the jelly star biscuit)
From The42 Leinster ready to adapt to whatever Bath and the weather throws at them Preview

Leinster ready to adapt to whatever Bath and the weather throws at them

The defending champions need a win at the Aviva Stadium tonight to keep pace with Pool 1 leaders Toulouse.

An Post takes first steps into the mortgage business by seeking info from 'prospective partners'

From an “uncertain and extremely bleak” outlook, An Post is aiming to expand the services it offers.

Yesterday’s News

'We will not survive': Nations still worlds apart at crunch climate change summit

Delegates have been urged to act now or condemn at-risk nations to disaster.

Public consultation on children's data protection rights will begin next week

Public consultation will allow parent groups and child welfare organisations to make submissions.

1918 was an 'incredibly dramatic year' for Ireland

We took a trip to the archives to find out about some of the fascinating people involved.

Man raped child while on bail for sexual abuse offences

He was given a 10-year sentence with the final six years suspended.

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Here's What Happened Today: Friday

The weather, two Leaving Cert students and an anti-abortion graffiti attack made headlines today.

Vast majority of business directors think Brexit will have a negative impact on Irish companies

Irish business sentiment has consistently declined throughout the year, according to research.

On this day 100 years ago, Irish women got the vote

We take a look at the important moments leading up to the momentous event.

Facebook bug may have exposed millions of user photos

The bug might have affected 6.8 million users over a 12-day period through third-party applications.

Shakira charged with tax evasion in Spain

The musician allegedly failed to pay more than €14.5 million between 2012 and 2014.

Man charged over death of man who was assaulted in Waterford

He is due to appear before a special sitting of Waterford District Court this evening.

From The42 Taylor and Wahlstrom safely on weight for world-title showdown at Madison Square Garden

Taylor and Wahlstrom safely on weight for world-title showdown at Madison Square Garden

Katie Taylor faces her former amateur rival in New York tomorrow night.

'You called me nebulous!': Juncker explains remarks after heated exchange with Theresa May goes viral

Merriam-Webster said that searches for the word “nebulous” were up 12,000% today.

The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

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From The42 Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz Quizziness Time

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

How closely have you been paying attention to the headlines over the past seven days?

Case by Jackson and Olding to recover legal costs dismissed by judge in Belfast

Neither men were in court for today’s ruling.

Jo'Burger Group goes into liquidation and closes Dublin restaurants

It said “a combination of factors including challenging trading conditions have forced this move”.

Important information or a 'distraction': Exactly how many people are living in homeless accommodation?

The debate around how many people are homeless in Ireland resurfaced again this week.

From The42 Irish hockey's Tokyo 2020 preparations boosted by new €600,000 pitch Big Boost

Irish hockey's Tokyo 2020 preparations boosted by new €600,000 pitch

The facility will be located at the National Sports Campus in Blanchardstown.

From The42 20-year-old Irish defender Masterson named in Liverpool squad for clash with Man Utd LFC

20-year-old Irish defender Masterson named in Liverpool squad for clash with Man Utd

Jurgen Klopp is facing a defensive injury crisis.

Man who fled Ireland and changed identity after driving car into group of friends given six-year sentence

David Marcinkiewicz drove his car into a group of three male friends shortly after instigating a fight with them at a petrol station.

Theresa May to hold more talks with EU leaders as prime minister looks to save Brexit deal

May was in Brussels hoped to get some reassurances

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