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Today’s News

'Fear in people's faces': priest describes moment car ploughs through crowds at Dundalk grave yard

A man in his 20s remains in Garda custody today following the incident.

The 8 at 8: Monday

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Temperatures set to reach as high as 26 degrees as the week gets off to a warm, sunny start

But any escape from the rain may be short lived, Met Éireann has said.

Over 47,000 children waiting to see a specialist due to consultants shortage

Of that number, 1,989 children in Ireland are waiting to see a paediatric surgeon.

Theresa May to hold emergency meeting as UK plots next step after Iran tanker seizure

Iran has remained defiant in the face of UK’s claims of “illegal and destabilising behaviour”.

Mob attack in Hong Kong leaves dozens wounded following protest march

Police in Hong Kong have been criticised for not doing enough to stop the violence.

Whirlpool to launch recall of tumble dryers posing potential safety risk

The recall is aimed at owners of affected dryers that have not yet had their product modified.

Where's Fianna Fáil's promised 12-point plan on a United Ireland?

In 2017, Fianna Fáil said it planned to publish a white paper on unification.

Home help care supports: How many people are waiting in your county?

A total of 6,819 people are waiting for funding for home help hours, but the HSE continues to deny any cuts to the service.

Yesterday’s News

'I was forced to pay twice': Only very small number of cars clamped in Dublin city successfully appealed

Only a small percentage of those who are clamped seek to reverse the €80 fee.

Post pulled by the HSE as recruitment freeze goes on resulting in longer waiting times for patients

Experienced physiotherapists were told last week vacant positions offered out had now been cancelled.

'I used to cut the girls, sometimes I would cut the wrong part and they would bleed terribly' FGM

'I used to cut the girls, sometimes I would cut the wrong part and they would bleed terribly'

Women in Kenya are fighting back against FGM, child marriage and gender-based violence.

Lynn Ruane: Child maintenance reform would be good for children - and good for the country

Many one-parent families are living at risk of poverty and an overhaul of our child supports legislation is vital to protecting their future.

Traffic-free measures at Dublin's College Green to be reviewed after security barriers draw complaints

The council trialled the first of three traffic-free events in the area today.

Quiz: How much do you know about Ireland's official living culture?

Could you pick them up out of a lineup?

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

From The42 'My Mum and Dad sacrificed so much and I'm so happy I can give them this trophy' Major Moment

'My Mum and Dad sacrificed so much and I'm so happy I can give them this trophy'

Shane Lowry was crowned Open champion amid emotional scenes at Royal Portrush.

Appeal to trace teenager missing from west Dublin since Friday

Dylan Kinsella was last seen in the Clondalkin area of Dublin 22.

'Why don't they go back?': The week in quotes

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

Man 'seriously injured' after car drives into crowd at Dundalk cemetery

The incident happened during an annual ‘blessing of the graves’ ceremony.

From The42 Shane Lowry weathers the storm to win The Open at Royal Portrush The Champion Golfer

Shane Lowry weathers the storm to win The Open at Royal Portrush

The 32-year-old held his nerve brilliantly to claim a maiden Major title in style on the County Antrim links.

Man and child hospitalised after large sign falls at food festival in Bray

The incident happened at around 4pm this afternoon.

From The42 As it happened: The Open, final round Updates

As it happened: The Open, final round

We followed all the Sunday afternoon action from Royal Portrush as Shane Lowry chased Major glory.

France is introducing a new digital tax on tech companies - so what impact will that have in Ireland?

Some of the world’s biggest tech giants, including Google and Facebook, have headquarters here.

From The42 Late onslaught sees Mayo record crucial Super 8s win over Meath and march on We Go Again

Late onslaught sees Mayo record crucial Super 8s win over Meath and march on

James Horan’s men were nine-point winners at Croke Park.

Donald Trump calls on four congresswomen at centre of racism row to 'apologise to America'

Trump continued to take aim at the four women in another tweet today.

A gaming studio fronted by EA and Riot Games veterans has opened in Dublin

Vela Games, the new face in Ireland’s games landscape, has raised €3.4 million.

'Something strange is going on': 1,300 firefighters battle blazes in Portugal

Authorities are looking into whether the fires were started deliberately.

Tens of thousands march in another huge anti-government rally in Hong Kong

The protests have been sparked by years of rising anger over Beijing’s influence.

Gardaí investigate alleged assaults during protest outside Shelbourne Park greyhound stadium

A man and a woman both reported minor assaults to gardaí.

'Alter your course immediately': Recording emerges of standoff before Iran captures UK oil tanker

The Stena Impero was seized in international waters on Friday.

'Major burst' leaves people without water in north Dublin

Irish Water and Dublin City Council are working to restore full water pressure in the affected areas.

Coveney says no-deal Brexit will be 'a disaster for us all' Backstop This post contains videos

Coveney says no-deal Brexit will be 'a disaster for us all'

The Tánaiste says he and others have worked for three years to avoid such a scenario.

Woman in Sydney 'decapitates her mother in front of four-year-old boy'

Police described the crime scene as one of the “most horrific” they had ever seen.

From The42 'We wouldn't have dreamed of this opportunity when we first started playing' Test Match Special

'We wouldn't have dreamed of this opportunity when we first started playing'

Gary Wilson looks ahead to Ireland’s historic Test match against England at Lord’s.

Fianna Fáil slaps down government's idea of means-testing for pension payments

Fianna Fáil accused the government of kite-flying.

Poll: Should College Green be pedestrianised? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should College Green be pedestrianised?

A trial is happening today, but some people want the move to be permanent.

Sitdown Sunday: The mysterious death of the boxer Sonny Liston

Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

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

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