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Today’s News

Iranian president warns foreign forces to stay out of the Gulf

It comes as the United States sends more troops to the region in a defensive capacity.

Four men to appear in court today after burglaries in Mayo

A teenage boy was also arrested but has been released without charge.

From The42 Schmidt's Ireland dominant as they lay down World Cup marker against Scots Up And Running

Schmidt's Ireland dominant as they lay down World Cup marker against Scots

A bonus-point win in front of the Green Army was the perfect start in Japan.

'It's a waste of animals' lives': A new film looks at why 2,000 horses are killed by Irish councils every year

165 out of 183 horses claimed by Dublin City Council last year were unclaimed by their owners.

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Raid the fridge: 7 magnificently tasty midweek dinners made using basic ingredients

Jump in support for Sinn Féin, but Fianna Fáil remains most popular party

That’s according to the latest opinion poll.

Poll: Are you worried about Budget 2020? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you worried about Budget 2020?

The government’s plans for spending and tax will be revealed in just over two weeks.

Sitdown Sunday: What really brought down the Boeing 737 Max?

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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The Irish For: How has censorship affected Irish language books?

The banning of Irish language books was less frequent even though the authors produced writing which dealt with provocative themes.

Bus Éireann conducting feasibility study for potential future move from Broadstone Depot

The company said it was looking into potential future locations given expected passenger growth.

Just over two weeks out from the Budget, what can we expect?

All will be revealed on 8 October.

From The42 As it happened: Ireland v Scotland, Rugby World Cup Liveblog

As it happened: Ireland v Scotland, Rugby World Cup

Join us for live coverage from Yokohama as Joe Schmidt’s side open their Pool A campaign against the Scots.

Minister meets insurers in London to 'hopefully' entice them to 'rethink' position in Irish market

The departure of a major player in insurance for the leisure industry, in particular, has damaged Irish companies.

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Lights, camera, action: Live like an A-lister at this charming €1.5m Wicklow hideaway

College Green will be car-free today, here's what you need to know

Dublin is one of several cities marking Car Free Day 2019.

Growth in house prices slows to just 0.1% - but unclear if supply or Brexit is the cause

The average cost of a house nationwide in the third quarter of this year was €257,000.

Civil servants were told to look at replacing the Medical Card with the Public Services Card Exclusive

As recently as June this year, the government was exploring this as a possibility.

Yesterday’s News

Robert Harris: 'People ask if I'd write about Boris or Trump; and I say no, because it's meaningless'

The historical novelist spoke to TheJournal.ie about his new novel, The Second Sleep.

From The42 Kildare star Curley flying the flag in Grand Final after taking different route Down Under Highs And Lows

Kildare star Curley flying the flag in Grand Final after taking different route Down Under

It’s turned into much more than chasing a coveted AFLW deal for the Collingwood CrossCoder.

At the Brexit Party's Wales rally, Nigel Farage targets Labour and the backstop - but thinks Juncker is rather fun

In what was an electoral stronghold for the Labour Party, Nigel Farage’s Brexit movement is gathering momentum.

A short story before bedtime: Vena Amoris

The story came second in this year’s RTÉ Short Story Awards in memory of Francis McManus.

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'Caught all the soldiers unaware in the tea room': the troubled history of the Phoenix Park's Magazine Fort OPW

'Caught all the soldiers unaware in the tea room': the troubled history of the Phoenix Park's Magazine Fort

We toured what was once a British ammunitions store, and which since the 1980s has fallen into disrepair.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Here’s what made the news today.

How many people voted the Hail Mary as Ireland's favourite prayer? It's the week in numbers

Plus: The number of Leaving Certificate exam results that were upgraded after students successfully had their papers rechecked.

Man killed in Mayo shooting incident is laid to rest

Father Richard Gibbons said the community was ‘troubled’ by the incident.

'Storm Area 51' attendees fail to storm Area 51 as far fewer than expected turn out

It was a spur-of-the-moment joke that spiraled into a large-scale event.

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Hong Kong protests roll into their 16th weekend - and show few signs of ending

The clashes with police were less sustained than the intense battles of previous weekends.

Power outages as thunderstorms sweep through the east of the country

A status yellow weather warning is in place until the early hours of tomorrow morning.

Consultant shortages causing 'a spiral of burnout, stress and emigration'

About one million patients in Ireland are on waiting lists to see a consultant.

Farmers end blockades at several beef processing sites

Protests are still taking place outside certain factories.

Two teenagers receive serious injuries in fireworks accident

They were rushed to hospital with arm and eye injuries.

Trump pushes back on whistleblower's claim he pressured Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden's son

The US president slammed the “ridiculous” story.

From the Garden: Succulent and almost-meaty to eat... Claytonia is a real alternative to spinach

Its real value is in providing us with winter greens from October or November right up until April, writes Michael Kelly.

Man missing from Kilkenny found safe and well

Gardaí thanked members of the public for their assistance in locating David Kelly. .

Dozens of yellow vest protesters arrested in Paris

More than 7,000 police officers were deployed to quell any violence.

Phil Coulter says he declined OBE because he didn't like Margaret Thatcher Hunger Strikes This post contains videos

Phil Coulter says he declined OBE because he didn't like Margaret Thatcher

The songwriter disagreed with how Thatcher treated hunger strikers and miners in the 1980s.

'We have real opportunities lying ahead': Hopes are high in the Alliance Party ahead of a UK general election

The party has enjoyed significant success by running on an anti-Brexit platform.

From The42 As it happened: New Zealand v South Africa, Rugby World Cup Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: New Zealand v South Africa, Rugby World Cup

Settle in as the defending champions open their campaign against the Springboks in Yokohama.

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