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Dublin: 20 °C Saturday 20 April, 2019

Today’s News

Man airlifted to hospital after collapsing while walking on Carlingford mountain

Emergency services were alerted to the incident at midday.

Finian McGrath claims he was 'thrown under the bus' by other ministers over drink-driving remarks

He previously claimed the new laws were being implemented unfairly.

From The42 LIVE: Saracens v Munster, Champions Cup semi-final Liveblog

LIVE: Saracens v Munster, Champions Cup semi-final

We’re going minute-by-minute as Munster bid to break their semi-final habit against a formidable Saracens side.

Three children hospitalised after suspected chemical leak at Letterkenny swimming pool

The conditions of those affected is not believed to be life threatening.

E-scooter giant Lime has Ireland in its sights

Labour MP Diane Abbott 'sincerely sorry' for drinking can of M&S Mojito on London train

Drinking alcohol on the TFL network has been illegal since 2008.

From the Garden: Learn how to really grow parsnips, earth up spuds and make wild garlic pesto

‘Most parsnip seed packets will tell you to sow them in February – don’t do it,’ writes Michael Kelly.

Body of missing Clare man found by fishermen

The man had been missing from his home since Wednesday.

Girl in critical condition after being stabbed in the neck in Armagh

The 15 year-old was stabbed at around 9pm last night.

'Murdered by cowards': Ireland's front pages unite in mourning for Lyra McKee

The killing of the 29 year-old was covered on all of Ireland’s front pages this morning.

Poll: Did you make it through to the end of Lent? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Did you make it through to the end of Lent?

It’s not always easy to make it through the 40 days.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s all the news you need to know this Saturday morning.

Plan for €5m Dublin food hall to go ahead after company overturns 10pm curfew

Michael Wright’s plan to redevelop St Andrew’s Church in central Dublin was approved last year.

'Many think we're wrong to leave the Dáil, others want us to f**k off out of here' - Mick Wallace

“If people of the far-right want to run, that is there prerogative – I am not of that ilk,” he said.

Two to appear in court over seizure of €1.3m worth of cannabis in Waterford

The drugs were seized from a grow house on Thursday.

Two teenagers arrested over killing of Lyra McKee in Derry

The 29 year-old was killed in the city on Thursday.

From The42 'I'm not leaving this place until I win something. I need to win something' Munster Man

'I'm not leaving this place until I win something. I need to win something'

33-year-old Billy Holland has shown resilience over the course his lifelong love affair with Munster.

CCTV footage shows Lyra McKee and suspected gunman in moments leading up to her killing

The 29 year-old was shot dead in Derry on Thursday night.

Catholic in 2019: 'Some cardinals and clerics appear trapped within a medieval mindset - but Pope Francis provides a glimmer of hope'

‘We can all help to change the outdated teachings, traditions and structures which repel many adults and young people,’ writes Joe Mulvaney.

From The42 'My first Olympics was absolutely amazing, but this has to be the one' Focused

'My first Olympics was absolutely amazing, but this has to be the one'

After winning European bronze last summer, Shane Ryan is focused on making his mark on the Olympic stage in Tokyo.

Library staff and social workers among 110 Dublin council staff assaulted during work last year Exclusive

Those who fell victim to physical attacks included library staff, park workers as well as street cleaners.

Yesterday’s News

'The UK government keep appealing until you give up': Rights activists hold rallies in Belfast and London

Emma DeSouza is challenging the Home Office’s argument that British immigration law supersedes the Good Friday Agreement.

From The42 The French woman who made Irish sporting history after just two weeks here The First Lady This post contains videos

The French woman who made Irish sporting history after just two weeks here

West Dublin Rhinos player Morane Senyarich became the first-ever woman to play tackle American football in Ireland.

Man and teenager arrested after gun found in South Dublin

They are currently being detained at Tallaght Garda Station.

Trump brands statements about him in Mueller report as 'total bulls**t'

A subpoena has been issued for the full, unredacted report.


Here's What Happened Today: Good Friday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Quiz: Which famous person is pictured with Bono here?

The 58 year-old is used to being pictured with celebrities

US couple sentenced to life in prison for imprisoning 12 of their children

David Allen Turpin and Louise Anna Turpin pleaded guilty.

From The42 Injured Earls 'a big loss' but Munster back Darren Sweetnam to deliver Sweets

Injured Earls 'a big loss' but Munster back Darren Sweetnam to deliver

The 25-year-old has started nine games in a row for Johann van Graan’s side.

Vigils take place in Dublin, Belfast, and Derry in memory of journalist Lyra McKee

Meanwhile the PSNI has released new CCTV footage in an attempt to identify the shooter.

Indian man chops off index finger in desperation after voting for wrong party in national election

Pawan Kumar became confused by the symbols on the electronic voting machine.

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'Take every step to keep it secure': Gardaí appeal to heavy machinery owners in bid to prevent more ATM thefts

“If criminal groups cannot steal diggers and other similar machinery, they cannot tear out ATMs.”

'This is an emergency': Extinction Rebellion comes to Dublin as sit-down protest blocks O'Connell Street

The movement was formed late last year and has grown rapidly.

John Delaney told Ross of 'valuable project' losing funding and threats to underage football over Brexit

While still CEO, Delaney asked the government to bear this in mind during its negotiations with the EU and UK.

These balmy temperatures are here to stay for the long weekend

But the sunny conditions? Not so certain.

'They must be brought to justice': Leaders of NI parties issue joint statement condemning killing of Lyra McKee

In a rare unified statement, the six leaders said the attack was also an attack on the members of the Derry community.

'Smallest' boy who was born the same weight as an apple set to leave Japanese hospital

Ryusuke Sekiya was just 258g when he was born last October.

Two ATMs in Meath among four stolen in cross-border overnight raids

The ATMs were driven away on the back of a dark coloured crew cab jeep.

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