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Today’s News

"We have no say on what happens in our town": The true extent of tree felling by local authorities Exclusive

The first part of Noteworthy’s in-depth investigation reveals that over 10,000 trees have been cut down by councils since 2015 with many having incomplete records.

Strategy and specialists in short supply when it comes to saving public trees Exclusive

The second part of Noteworthy’s in-depth investigation explores the reasons behind tree cutting including a lack of policy and expertise.

Yesterday’s News

The Death Row lawyer: 'If enough people say you should be executed, you start to believe it yourself'

The real-life work of US lawyer Bryan Stevenson hit the screens in Ireland this weekend with the film Just Mercy.

From The42 Leinster to face Saracens as Champions Cup quarter-final ties are confirmed Last Eight

Leinster to face Saracens as Champions Cup quarter-final ties are confirmed

Ulster will play Toulouse away from home.

How I Spend My Money: A 29-year-old data analyst from Waterford, living and working in Brussels on €39,000

The bank worker is paying back a loan and trying to curb spending.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Here’s what made headlines today.

'This was an accident but it was an accident waiting to happen': The week in quotes

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

Woman due in court after gardaí seize €75k worth of cannabis in Westmeath

A 34-year-old woman was arrested.

Men arrested in relation to north Dublin shooting released without charge

Gardaí said that investigations are ongoing.

From The42 Van Dijk and Salah send Liverpool 16 points clear at the top On The Virg

Van Dijk and Salah send Liverpool 16 points clear at the top

Manchester United were beaten 2-0 at Anfield.

From The42 Corofin see-off Kilcoo in extra-time to complete historic All-Ireland three-in-a-row Battle

Corofin see-off Kilcoo in extra-time to complete historic All-Ireland three-in-a-row

Conor Cunningham grabbed the all-important goal for the Galway side.

SpaceX launches then destroys rocket in astronaut escape test

The Falcon 9 rocket blasted off as normal before the Dragon crew capsule catapulted off the top 12 miles above the Atlantic.

Dutch police arrest four after foiled jailbreak

Pictures from the scene showed the partially burnt white van parked outside the prison gate.

Gardaí launch investigation after body found in Louth

It is understood gardaí do not believe it is linked to the ongoing feud.

Gardaí issue warning over fake French lotto scam

Several people have received calls in the last week.

From The42 Ballyhale retain All-Ireland club title for first time with win over battling Borris-Ileigh Super Shamrocks

Ballyhale retain All-Ireland club title for first time with win over battling Borris-Ileigh

A three point success for the Kilkenny champions today.

From The42 Cold comfort as Munster force five-try win over Ospreys Academic

Cold comfort as Munster force five-try win over Ospreys

Craig Casey’s try-scoring cameo was a highlight as Munster played out a final pool match with knockout hopes already dashed.

'I would hate to see that happen': Leo Varadkar responds to opinion poll showing Fianna Fáil out in front

Fine Gael are just one point ahead of Sinn Féin in the latest Sunday Times opinion poll.

New Year starts with 'significant' increase in price of petrol and diesel

A litre of petrol now costs 144.5c on average.

From The42 As it happened: Ballyhale Shamrocks v Borris-Ileigh, All-Ireland club hurling final Minute-by-Minute

Wildfires may permanently alter Australian landscape, scientists warn

Since September, the fires have killed 28 people and burned more than 2,600 houses.

Family and gardaí 'concerned for welfare' of 15-year-old missing from Dublin

Lacramioara Gabriela Argint was last seen on Talbot Street in the city centre at around 5pm yesterday evening.

Poll: Will you vote along party lines on 8 February? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you vote along party lines on 8 February?

Do you have a strong allegiance to a political party?

Pedestrian seriously injured after being struck by car in Co Cork overnight

The incident happened on the N71 in the Ballylangley area of Bandon at around 1.20am.

From The42 John Dempsey: The King’s Road, Steve McQueen, and Chelsea and Ireland in the 1970s Memory Lane

John Dempsey: The King’s Road, Steve McQueen, and Chelsea and Ireland in the 1970s

Born in London to Irish parents, Dempsey was a member of the first Chelsea team to win the FA Cup, but found success harder to come by with Ireland.

New diaries reveal how a top Irish diplomat helped James Joyce's family flee Nazi-occupied France

Seán Lester was the last Secretary General of the League of Nations and tried to help Joyce as he fled the Nazis.

Netflix chief confirms streaming giant interested in deal with Harry and Meghan

The couple last night announced that they will stop using HRH titles.

Sitdown Sunday: The sinking of the Estonia

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

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

The Irish For: Bond and Banríon Eilís - a good collaboration?

Getting a singer like Eilís to perform a theme song for an ancient spy saga is an attempt to exchange youth and relevance for prestige, writes Darach Ó Séaghdha.

From The42 'We are all looking forward to a clean slate with Ireland' Hurt

'We are all looking forward to a clean slate with Ireland'

Chris Farrell is hoping to bounce back from the pain of Munster’s Champions Cup exit and Ireland’s dismal World Cup.

Coronavirus: 17 more people diagnosed with SARS-like mystery virus in China

Two men in their 60’s — one with severe pre-existing conditions — have died from the illness.

Retiring TDs reflect on Enda and Leo, their time in the Dáil and the 'slowness' of the system

Eighteen TDs who were elected in 2016 have decided not to run in the general election – but what have some of them learnt.

Trump's legal team slams impeachment charges as 'brazen and unlawful'

The impeachment trial is set to begin next Tuesday.

Ahead of polling day, sign up to get all the latest news and analysis on the general election

All eyes are now on who will form the next government.

DAFT.IE PROPERTY MAGAZINE
Make every day a holiday at this €1.7m period home with its own heated pool

'I'm fed up': Owners of Sandyford apartments given deadline to pay for fire safety repairs

An audit last year found potential fire safety deficiencies that could cost owners up to €14,000 each to repair.

Saturday 18 January, 2020

The strangest thing about Northern Irish politics? There's a government, but no opposition

Some credit the short-lived opposition for helping to expose the ‘cash for ash’ scandal.

From The42 Glasgow victory confirms Munster's Champions Cup exit No Miracle Matches

Glasgow victory confirms Munster's Champions Cup exit

Warriors ran in six tries against Sale to consign Johann Van Graan’s side to an early elimination.

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