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Dublin: 13 °C Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Today’s News

Mare, bird, biddy: Thousands demand Oxford dictionaries change 'sexist' definitions

Oxford University Press said it is investigating whether there are senses of woman which are not currently covered but should be added in a future update.

Poll: Should buskers be banned from using amps until after 6pm? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should buskers be banned from using amps until after 6pm?

That’s one of several new rules due to come into effect in Galway next year.

Director of Quinn Industrial Holdings suffers 'horrific attack' before being left at side of road in Cavan

The 50-year-old man was treated in hospital for serious injuries to his face and leg.

Almost 3,000 Leaving Cert exam results upgraded during this year's appeals process

Appeal applications were made by 9,049 candidates against 16,965 individual results.

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'Extended and not capped': Fianna Fáil insists help-to-buy scheme must be continued in Budget negotiation talks

Budget talks between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil are set to intensify in the coming weeks.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

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

Beef options will be taken off some menus at restaurants from next week due to 'zero supply'

The Restaurants Association of Ireland has called on farmers to stop the blockades at beef factories.

It's due to hit 23 degrees at the weekend

Summer is over, but the sunshine is not.

From The42 Schmidt's Ireland 'simmering up' for blockbuster weekend in Yokohama On The Move

Schmidt's Ireland 'simmering up' for blockbuster weekend in Yokohama

The All Blacks and Springboks will whet the appetite even further on Saturday.

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8 mums and dads share the parenting rules they thought they'd never break - until they had kids

Stoneybatter named Ireland's 'coolest neighbourhood' in global top 50 list

The article claims Stoneybatter is a place young people can still afford to live in Dublin.

Australian hiker snaps leg in two and forced to crawl inch by inch for two days to get to safety

Neil Parker (54) couldn’t call for help because he dropped his mobile “into the drink”.

Man in his 60s shot dead in Co Mayo, man (80s) arrested

The incident occurred in Ballyhaunis just before midnight.

Bloody Sunday murder case to get under way in Derry today

Soldier F is accused of two counts of murder and five counts of attempted murder.

Israel left in suspense as exit polls predict deadlock in general election

Benjamin Netanyahu said this morning he will enter into negotiations to establish a “strong Zionist government”.

Culture Night: Here's what's on in the South and East

We’re previewing the best events this Culture Night.

30 years of Fair City: 'We have to be careful about what stories we tell. You don't want to jump into somebody's life'

As Fair City celebrates its 30th birthday today, executive producer Brigie de Courcy reflects on how the hit soap has changed over the years.

A 10% increase in nursing home places would reduce hospital stays by 19,000 days

An ERSI report says that a 10% increase in the supply of home would increase hospital bed availability dramatically.

Criminal sanctions possible if government ignores watchdog’s orders on Public Services Card PSC

Criminal sanctions possible if government ignores watchdog’s orders on Public Services Card

The long-awaited report into the card was published yesterday evening.

Yesterday’s News

UK makes second arrest in golden toilet theft

It has been valued at around $5 to $6 million

Black carbon from air pollution 'found in placentas'

Air pollution is known to have potentially devastating impacts on children’s health.

From The42 Setback for Liverpool as they open Champions League campaign with a loss Disappointment This post contains videos

Setback for Liverpool as they open Champions League campaign with a loss

An 82nd-minute Dries Mertens penalty and a stoppage time Fernando Llorente goal earned a win for Napoli.

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Woman (50s) dies after car crash in Wexford RIP

Woman (50s) dies after car crash in Wexford

A crash between two cars happened at Kilnamanagh, Oulart, Co Wexford, this afternoon at around 1.30pm.

From The42 As it happened: Napoli v Liverpool, Champions League Liveblog

As it happened: Napoli v Liverpool, Champions League

We went minute-by-minute as Jurgen Klopp’s European champions began their title defence in Naples.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Here’s what made the news today.

US Justice Department sues Edward Snowden over new book

The suit alleges that Snowden published his book without first submitting it to the two government agencies for pre-publication review.

Coveney on Brexit deadlock: 'We simply haven’t seen any written proposals from the UK to date'

It’s being reported this evening that the UK side are refusing to submit a written document in the ongoing talks.

University chief says current Government funding per student remains 43% below where it was 10 years ago

Jim Miley said that State funding per student remains 43% below where it was 10 years ago.

Government claims that withdrawal of PSC could be illegal as it sets up battle with data watchdog

A long-awaited probe into the legality of the card was published this evening.

Court grants HSE order allowing it to take steps aimed at saving life of woman with eating disorder

She is described as being currently very underweight with a dangerously low Body Mass Index (BMI).

Council denies permission for 'objectionable' co-living development in Rathmines

Dublin City Council says the plans proposed too many occupants per floor sharing facilities.

Man in his 40s arrested after car crashes through Dublin shop

The incident happened in the C&T Superstore on the Shenick Road in Skerries shortly after 2.30pm.

From The42 Wales' World Cup preparation in chaos as Rob Howley sent home over alleged betting offences Disruption

Wales' World Cup preparation in chaos as Rob Howley sent home over alleged betting offences

The Assistant Head Coach was not present at the team’s official welcome ceremony yesterday.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Irish student wins €7,000 and shares top prize in EU Contest for Young Scientists

Adam Kelly says next up for him is the Leaving Cert.

From The42 Taylor braced for 'huge 12 months' as opponent Linardatou and team cry foul in awkward presser Dirty Laundry This post contains videos

Taylor braced for 'huge 12 months' as opponent Linardatou and team cry foul in awkward presser

The champion’s manager claimed she stepped off in the plane in tears due to the lack of rematch clause in her contract.

'Farmers are keeping you in jobs': Farmers confront Bord Bia officials at Ploughing Championships

The Taoiseach, Tánaiste and President Higgins have also weighed in on the farming dispute today.

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