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Today’s News

The DUP will vote against Boris Johnson's Brexit deal in parliament

The party said it cannot risk ‘the integrity of the union’.

Actress Felicity Huffman starts prison sentence in college admissions scam

The Oscar nominee was the first of more than 30 parents sentenced.

UK and EU agree Brexit deal after intense negotiations

The DUP has not signed up to support the deal.

Republican Ivor Bell found not guilty of soliciting murder of Jean McConville

The mother-of-ten was killed by a single gunshot wound to the back of the head in December 1972.

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LIVEBLOG: Brexit deal done at last minute as Brussels summit kicks off

A huge day for Brexit and we’ll have all the latest here.

From The42 Joe Schmidt has picked an Ireland 23 with the ingredients to beat the All Blacks Experienced

Joe Schmidt has picked an Ireland 23 with the ingredients to beat the All Blacks

The head coach is backing players who have earned his trust over recent seasons.

Minister to push ahead with plans to get Moore Street market back 'to its former glory'

Minister Josepha Madigan wants Moore Street to be a ‘heritage hub’ in the capital city.

Several arrests as angry London commuters drag Extinction Rebellion protesters from roof of train Tube Disruption This post contains videos

Several arrests as angry London commuters drag Extinction Rebellion protesters from roof of train

The protesters were holding a banner which read: “Business As Usual = Death”.

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Poll: Should the privatisation of Irish bus services continue? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the privatisation of Irish bus services continue?

British bus firm Go Ahead has failed to meet the targets agreed with the National Transport Authority.

Man due in court over Cork stabbing of man who was sitting in a parked car

The incident happened at around 10.45am on 1 October.

From The42 Kearney and O'Mahony recalled as Schmidt names team to face All Blacks Named

Kearney and O'Mahony recalled as Schmidt names team to face All Blacks

Joe Schmidt’s starting XV has 886 caps worth of Test rugby experience.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s the news you need to know as you start your day today.

'Thanks my friend': Barack Obama endorses Justin Trudeau in unprecedented move

Obama tweeted yesterday that he was proud to work with Trudeau.

'There was a big build up to it for weeks': Episode two of Stardust out now

The second episode of Stardust delves into the stories of those who went there that night and the history of the building in Artane.

'Don't be a fool': No sign of progress as US demands Turkish ceasefire

Trump said that the Kurds ‘are not angels’ as vice-president Mike Pence heads to Turkey.

The EU summit kicks off in Brussels today, here's everything that's happening

Turkey, budgets and enlargement… it’s not just about Brexit, you know.

Restaurants with nutritional info on menus serve healthier food

Eateries that share nutritional information on menus were found to have 45% less fat and 60% less salt than those that don’t.

'It confirms our worst fears about privatisation': Half of Go-Ahead bus routes fail to meet punctuality targets

The British-owned firm began operating 24 routes in Ireland in September 2018.

Yesterday’s News

Suspension of hare coursing licences lifted in areas not affected by deadly virus

The suspension was announced in August after a number of cases of RHD2 were confirmed in Ireland.

22 people arrested in relation to crime during day of action in Kilkenny and Carlow

The arrests were made as part of Operation Thor.

Irish arrest in global takedown of dark web's most notorious paedophile site

The website sold the videos to users for bitcoin, which makes it extremely difficult to track the buyer.

State paying hotels and guesthouses €462,000 per week to accommodate asylum seekers

€18 million was spent on emergency accommodation for asylum seekers in the first nine months of 2019.

Govt making 'little or no progress' against online abuse and child exploitation, committee told

The Justice Committee is examining issues such as cyberbullying, harassment, stalking and revenge porn.

Two men arrested in investigation into INLA-linked criminality in Derry and Strabane

They have been taken to Musgrave Serious Crime Suite for questioning by police.

Heroin worth €70,000 hidden in ‘sample pulley wheels’ seized at Dublin Airport

The package in which the drugs were found was from South Africa.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Brexit, Bord Na Móna and a major fire at a primary school had everyone talking today.

GoSafe speed camera workers announce 72-hour strike over bank holiday weekend

The work stoppage centres around a dispute over working conditions and union recognition.

Two men arrested over burglaries and thefts in Limerick Garda Division

Both men are currently detained under Section 50 of the Criminal Justice Act 2007.

From The42 'I feel they just have to go ahead and do it' - support for GAA's two-tier football plan No Fears Over Tiers

'I feel they just have to go ahead and do it' - support for GAA's two-tier football plan

The proposal will be debated at this weekend’s GAA Special Congress.

High Court clears way for trial of man accused of sexually abusing relative over 50 years ago to proceed

The man, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, had sought to halt his prosecution from proceeding.

How I Spend My Money: A doctor in Galway on €62,000 who lives at home to save money

The young doctor is living at home in Galway in order to save money to buy a house

Austrian man held Dutch family against their will at farm for nearly a decade, police suspect

The 58-year-old man, identified by media as Josef B, was arrested after police discovered the family of six.

Tribunal hears claims garda whistleblower went 'awol' from duty for four-day drinking binge

Garda Nicholas Keogh believes the days off duty were a medically certified absence.

'A kind heart': Former Emmerdale actress Leah Bracknell dies three years after cancer diagnosis

Bracknell’s cancer diagnosis came to light in October 2016.

Concern for teenage girl who has been missing for four days

Evigena Filaj is missing from her home in Rathfarnham in Dublin.

Bord na Móna announces plan to redeploy 200 workers

The State-owned company has agreed to embark on a programme of rehabilitation of bogs in the midlands.

Woman at centre of Miss D case 'forever traumatised' over trip to England to have induced birth

The teen was in the care of the HSE at the time and won a High Court case allowing her to travel for an abortion.

British family detained for almost two weeks after 'accidentally crossing border into US'

A three-month-old and two-year-old twins are among those being detained.

Varadkar says need for MLAs to declare as nationalist, unionist or other should be removed

He added he believes the GFA should be reformed to change the controversial petition of concern.

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