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Dublin: 7°C Saturday 26 September 2020

Today’s News

Martin describes toll of Covid-19 on society ahead of address at UN General Assembly

This year’s General Assembly is taking place remotely.

Poll: Have you turned the heating on this week? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you turned the heating on this week?

Temperatures are set to drop to as low as -2 degrees tonight.

From The42 'In the heat of the match he could be frightening... He was a colossus' Hard Men Of Rugby

'In the heat of the match he could be frightening... He was a colossus'

Robert Blair Mayne played for Ireland and the Lions before going on to a remarkable wartime career.

Suspect in stabbing outside former Charlie Hebdo offices ‘was not on police radar for radicalisation’

Two people were wounded in yesterday’s attack, and two suspects were arrested.

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Gardaí investigating death of e-scooter user in 'unexplained circumstances' after body found

Gardaí are currently treating the incident as a possible road traffic collision.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

Banking Culture Board not commenting on individual reports after KBC's €18.3 million fine

Central Bank investigations into three other banks are ongoing.

Dr Anthony Fauci tells Late Late Show he and Trump have 'good relationship' despite well-known tensions

Dr Fauci, a top infectious disease expert in the US, said the death toll in America is “very, very sobering”.

From The42 50 years on and still central to Cork club hurling - 'There's a brilliant attitude among these fellas' Dr Paddy Crowley

50 years on and still central to Cork club hurling - 'There's a brilliant attitude among these fellas'

Dr. Paddy Crowley played for UCC in the 1970 Cork final, managed them in the ’99 final and is involved again in today’s semi-final.

Opinion: We cannot let concerns about cross-border shopping stop us controlling a minimum price of alcohol here

Eunan McKinney of Alcohol Action Ireland says public health demands the commencement of minimum unit pricing must proceed.

Trump expected to nominate Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court

Barrett, of Indiana, was at the White House at least twice this week.

From The42 The Luxembourg international joining the AIL after a year with Stade Français Bienvenue

The Luxembourg international joining the AIL after a year with Stade Français

20-year-old Tony Drennan has signed with Queen’s University and still has professional rugby ambitions.

Donegal enters Level 3 restrictions after recent spike in Covid-19 cases

Donegal’s 14-day Covid-19 incidence rate is now the highest in the country.

'It's like being at a match and they keep moving the goalposts': The rapidly changing face of Irish college life

Demand for mental health supports have already risen as colleges move classes and social events online.

Yesterday’s News

'I've never felt so low in my life': Jedward speak about impact of pandemic on mental health Misinformation This post contains videos

'I've never felt so low in my life': Jedward speak about impact of pandemic on mental health

The twins also hit out at conspiracy theorists and people who refuse to wear face masks.

Breonna Taylor’s family condemn prosecutor for failing to charge officers

Taylor, a black woman who was an emergency medical worker, was shot multiple times by white officers.

Six people arrested after gardaí seize cannabis worth €600,000 and €130,000 in cash

The drugs and cash were seized following a number of searches in Dublin and Wicklow.

Police officer shot dead in London is named, as tributes pour in

Sergeant Matiu Ratana, known as Matt to family and friends, joined the force in 1991.

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How the new restrictions in Donegal are highlighting the lack of cross-border co-operation on Covid-19

The Level 3 restrictions in Donegal highlight the lack of on-the-ground co-operation along the border.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Covid-19 cases, a stabbing in Paris and a shooting in London made the headlines today.

From The42 €15 million in funding for GAA, ladies football and camogie associations officially approved Big Money This post contains videos

€15 million in funding for GAA, ladies football and camogie associations officially approved

The additional cash will help ensure this year’s All-Ireland Championships go ahead as planned.

Your evening longread: How Instagram changed our lives over the past 10 years

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Quiz: How well do you remember The Den?

The show is coming back in November.

From The42 Dream journey comes to an end after another big win for Cork teen sensation Aaron Hill Dreams

Dream journey comes to an end after another big win for Cork teen sensation Aaron Hill

The 18-year-old got the better of Matthew Stevens at the European Masters today.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg lies in state at US Capitol where her trainer honoured her with push-ups Bryant Johnson This post contains videos

Ruth Bader Ginsburg lies in state at US Capitol where her trainer honoured her with push-ups

The late justice is the first woman in American history to lie in state at the US Capitol.

Witness appeal after two teenage boys assaulted in Dublin park

It’s understood the incident is being treated as possibly racially-motivated.

Sofa Watch: Mary McAleese and Anthony Fauci join a jepic Late Late line up

All you need to know about your Irish and international chat show options.

Irish haulage boss faces jail after admitting drug trafficking and money laundering

Thomas Maher pleaded guilty to a string of offences at Liverpool Crown Court.

Appeal to find teenage boy missing from Dublin since Wednesday

Joseph Burns (15) was last seen in the Dublin 8 area two days ago.

Coronavirus: No deaths and 326 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Dr Ronan Glynn has asked people everywhere but “particularly in Donegal and Dublin” to pay attention to the public health advice.

Argentina lawmaker suspended after kissing his partner's breasts during video conference

Juan Emilio Ameri said he did not think he was connected to the internet at that particular moment.

Spain extends Madrid lockdown to cover one million people

European countries are facing up to a sustained spike in Covid-19 cases.

Man (30s) arrested over Clonee shooting

A man in his 20s received non-life threatening injuries in the incident in May.

From The42 Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz Let's Get Quizzical

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

How closely have you been paying attention to the sports headlines this week?

'A ruling of significant importance': Supreme Court orders re-opening of landmark FOI appeals

The country’s highest court made the order in two rulings today.

The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Colleges and universities told to move most lectures online for next two weeks

The move comes as efforts step up to limit the spread of Covid-19 in the community.

From The42 Here's the GAA senior club action available on TV and live-streaming this weekend Tune In

Here's the GAA senior club action available on TV and live-streaming this weekend

RTÉ are showing the Cavan final live on Saturday night while the TG4 cameras are in Dublin and Kilkenny on Sunday afternoon.

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