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Dublin: 6 °C Thursday 13 December, 2018

Today’s News

Devastating fire that killed pregnant woman and three children was caused by tea light

Verdicts of accidental death were returned at Dublin Coroner’s Court today.

'We're used to Leinster choking teams out... they were on the back foot'

Former Ireland head coach Eddie O’Sullivan joined Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey on Heineken Rugby Weekly.

There's a higher risk of having a heart attack on Christmas Eve - study

The risk is also higher during New Years’ Day and Midsummer holidays, and on Monday mornings.

Sesame Street introduces first-ever homeless character Meet Lily This post contains videos

Sesame Street introduces first-ever homeless character

Lily will help teach viewers about homelessness, a growing problem in many countries.

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Man (50s) dies following assault in Waterford

Gardaí have arrested a man in his 20s over the incident.

'My dad was on heroin... I was put into care when I was 8': The experience of young homeless families

A new report looks into the experiences of new families with young parents.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Have you seen Ryan? Gardaí appeal for information over missing 17-year-old

17-year-old Ryan Ndede has been missing from Navan since 28 November.

British police officer jailed for 25 years for raping 13-year-old girl

He was found guilty of picking her up off the street and raping her in the back seat of his car.

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How much is being spent by Áras an Uachtaráin? Michael D's spending has been revealed

This is the first time such a review has been published since the Irish Presidency was established in 1938.

Operation launched in Strasbourg neighbourhood in search of Christmas market gunman

An official told AP that an operation was on going based on the supposition that the shooter was in the area.

Land zoning: Watchdog makes findings against two Mayo councillors over conduct

Sipo found that both Frank Durcan and Cyril Burke contravened the code of conduct for elected representatives.

From The42 Power ranking the 8 teams most likely to win this year's Champions League Knockout Stages

Power ranking the 8 teams most likely to win this year's Champions League

Barcelona and Man City are the favourites to go all the way ahead of Monday’s knockout stage draw in Nyon.

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Dublin community 'shocked' after money stolen from church collectors at knifepoint

It is believed the amount stolen was about €10,000.

Breakthrough in Yemen conflict as ceasefire to take place at key port

The announcement was made by the UN today.

Theresa May says she doesn't expect an 'immediate breakthrough' on Brexit deal at EU

The House of Commons Brexit vote won’t be held until the 7 January at the earliest.

Gardaí appeal for public's help in locating missing woman (23)

Rachel O’Donoghue was last seen at her home in Hyde Road, Prospect, Co Limerick just before midnight.

Incident in which garda was hospitalised being investigated by GSOC

The incident happened at around 1am in the Rose Lawn area of Castlerea, Co Roscommon.

China confirms detention of 2 Canadians as tensions rise between countries

The two cases ratchet up pressure on Canada, which is holding Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies.

Ian Paisley under pressure again for undeclared family holiday to Maldives DUP

Ian Paisley under pressure again for undeclared family holiday to Maldives

BBC Spotlight Northern Ireland travelled to the Maldives to investigate the claims against the North Antrim MP.

Leopard kills Buddhist monk meditating in Indian forest

Two other meditating monks with him at the time escaped unscathed.

Police release image of Strasbourg attacker suspect as Irish visitors to France told to exercise caution

Two were killed and one person left brain-dead after the shooting at the Christmas market in Strasbourg.

Poll: Should TDs who are landlords abstain from votes on anti-eviction legislation? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should TDs who are landlords abstain from votes on anti-eviction legislation?

Varadkar said TDs who are landlords can make a distinction between personal and public interests.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s what’s happening today.

It's going to be a wet and windy weekend with 'horrible' conditions expected

Met Éireann says westerly winds may reach storm force across northern areas of the country on Saturday.

Seven killed and 46 injured in early-morning train crash in Turkey

The crash happened at around 6.30am near the Turkish capital Ankara.

'Time to call it a May': How British media reacted to Theresa May's survival

The Prime Minister was backed by 200 MPs in last night’s House of Commons vote.

Bob Dylan and Neil Young to play together in Kilkenny next July

Tickets go on sale on Monday at 9am; tickets will be priced from €76.

Boy (8) awarded €25,000 after falling and lacerating face outside Howth hotel

The boy scarred his forehead at The Deer Park Hotel more than five years ago.

Opinion: Should disabled characters be played by disabled actors?

‘I’m really not a fan of hiring someone because they have or have not got a disability and I, for one, would not like to be hired for a job on that basis,’ writes filmmaker Paddy Slattery.

Colds, flus and bugs: How to stay healthy and fight infections this Christmas season

The HSE National Clinical Advisor Dr Vida Hamilton tells us how to stay well, and where to go if we do get sick.

'One of the worst years of my life': Woman awarded €8k in unfair dismissal case WRC

'One of the worst years of my life': Woman awarded €8k in unfair dismissal case

The woman criticised the firm’s attitude towards her mental health, as she had postnatal depression after her child was born.

Yesterday’s News

'Kicking the can down the road': Theresa May wins confidence vote from Tory MPs COME WHAT MAY This post contains videos

'Kicking the can down the road': Theresa May wins confidence vote from Tory MPs

The British Prime Minister said today has been “a long and challenging day”.

Is Joe Biden the next US President? He's going to talk to family about it over Christmas

Biden served as Barack Obama’s Vice President for eight years.

Man seriously injured after being hit by van in Limerick

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

New laws banning zero hour contracts 'in most circumstances' to be in place in March

The minister described it as one of the most significant changes ‘in a generation’.

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Calls for TDs who are landlords to abstain from anti-eviction Bill vote due to conflict of interest

Varadkar said TDs who landlords are able to make a distinction between their personal interests and the public interest,

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