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Today’s News

Quiz: Which Game of Thrones character is this?

GOT is nearing endgame but how do you remember who’s come and gone over the past eight seasons?

Here's What Happened Today: Easter Monday

Protests in Derry, gorse fires in Donegal and another sunny day across the country – This evening’s top stories.

Irish film Vivarium selected to premiere at Cannes

It will compete for the two prizes given by La Semaine de la Critique’s jury.

Friends of Lyra McKee put red handprints on dissident republican group's office

McKee was murdered early on Friday morning in the Creggan in Derry.

Russia says it's 'too early' to say whether it could work with Ukraine's new leader

Volodymyr Zelensky won a landslide victory yesterday.

Man arrested after shots fired at vehicle in Dublin

No one was injured in the incident.

Irish tourists urged to 'exercise a high degree of caution' as Sri Lanka curfew begins

No Irish citizens are believed to be among the dead or injured in yesterday’s fatal attacks.

From The42 'When we first came in, there was a rota for bringing food. We used to pay to come to training' Changes

'When we first came in, there was a rota for bringing food. We used to pay to come to training'

Mayo captain Niamh Kelly on how far ladies football has come, and her side’s resurgence in 2019.

Over 1,000 people - including Olympic gold medallist - arrested during Extinction Rebellion protests in London

The charges are for various offences including breaching public order laws, obstructing a highway and obstructing police.

It's another lovely day out there, but there's wetter weather on the way

Tomorrow will remain warm, with a mix of isolated showers and sunny spells.

From The42 Leinster's Noel Reid agrees deal to join Leicester Tigers next season Pastures New

Leinster's Noel Reid agrees deal to join Leicester Tigers next season

The 28-year-old Clontarf clubman has made 120 appearances for Leinster since making his debut in 2011.

'A Holy mess': Pleas for more support as Donegal locals help battle another gorse fire Wildfires This post contains videos

'A Holy mess': Pleas for more support as Donegal locals help battle another gorse fire

Donegal Fire Service and gardaí are at the scene.

Sri Lanka Easter attacks: Government says Islamist extremist group behind slaughter of almost 300

The government is investigating whether the group had “international support”.

Poll: Should new laws be enacted to prevent paramilitary-style marches? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should new laws be enacted to prevent paramilitary-style marches?

A march by Saoradh on Saturday has prompted outrage from politicians and members of the public.

From The42 ‘They don’t care about anyone but themselves’ – Ex-Ireland international hits out at FAI Anger

‘They don’t care about anyone but themselves’ – Ex-Ireland international hits out at FAI

Dave Langan has criticised the organisation and says Niall Quinn is the man to bring about change.

'The fields are gone, hence the hares are gone': These Dublin locals will perform the stories of their lives on stage

Ghost Hares is a participatory theatre work that sees people from South Dublin County telling their own stories on stage.

Three world-renowned mountaineers die during avalanche in ascent of Canadian peak

They were attempting to climb the east face of Howse Pass, an isolated and highly difficult route.

The 9 at 9: Easter Monday

Here’s all the news you need to know on this bank holiday.

Two teenagers arrested over Lyra McKee murder are released without charge

Police are continuing to seek information on the killing.

From The42 'Lives have been destroyed. It has taken away soccer careers. People are in therapy because of it' Harrowing

'Lives have been destroyed. It has taken away soccer careers. People are in therapy because of it'

Former Republic of Ireland international Ciara McCormack and a litany of her former club team-mates have made extensive allegations against an ex-coach.

Giving birth in the 1960s: 'All the mothers were terrified of the doctors and matron so we never asked any questions'

‘Was I traumatised? I don’t know – back then you just had to get on with it,’ writes Ava Stapleton.

Penneys' online trial could bring 'incremental' growth, but its future still lies in bricks and mortar

The retailer has just opened its biggest store in the world in Birmingham.

Teachers to be rotated among schools under new substitute panel plan

Schools in North and South Dublin, Cork, Galway, Kildare and Meath are being targeted in the new initiative.

€13 million contract for new IT system and 230 new staff as Passport Service aims to cope with demand

It comes as part of the passport reform programme and, despite the rise in complaints in recent years, Coveney is confident it’ll make a difference.

'It's just not good behaviour': Hospital anti-smoking policy flouted by patients and visitors

On 4 July 2012, Beaumont Hospital became a “tobacco-free campus”.

Yesterday’s News

Garda patrols increased in west Dublin as innocent family members caught up in gang feud

There have been a significant number of attempts to kill gang members based in north and west Dublin in recent weeks.

'We think we're making a difference': The volunteers cleaning all along the banks of the Royal Canal

We went out with the Royal Canal Clean-Up Group earlier this month.

Quiz: How much do you know about the 1916 Rising?

Commemorations took place at the GPO and around the country today.

Child Protection: The failure to publish the report into Mother & Baby Homes is part of a continued cover-up

‘I have no problem with due process, but when this gets in the way of truth and allows a culture of secrecy and collusion to continue, then we need to re-evaluate’, writes Shane Dunphy.

Here's What Happened Today: Easter Sunday

Bomb attacks in Sri Lanka, 1916 commemorations and ATMs made headlines today.

'Best course for the country': Democrats to decide on Trump impeachment 'within weeks'

The Mueller report cited 10 episodes of potential obstruction involving President Donald Trump.

'I find it hard to believe that evidence has simply vanished': The week in quotes

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

Comedian wins 'landslide victory' in Ukranian presidential election, exit polls indicate

Volodymyr Zelenski took 73 percent of the vote, according to exit polls.

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From The42 Liverpool return to top of the Premier League after hard-fought win Title Race

Liverpool return to top of the Premier League after hard-fought win

Cardiff’s hopes of survival took a blow amid a loss to the Reds.

207 people killed and hundreds injured after explosions strike hotels and churches in Sri Lanka

Eight people have now been arrested over the attacks.

Innocent gangland victim Roy Collins' mother Carmel dies following long illness

Her death comes just 12 days after the tenth anniversary of her son’s killing.

From The42 Johnny Sexton shines as Leinster set up European final with Saracens Marching On

Johnny Sexton shines as Leinster set up European final with Saracens

Leo Cullen’s men will search for a record fifth title in Newcastle on 11 May.

These incredible Irish documentaries are available online for the first time - here's what to watch

Some recommendations on what you can view from Volume 1 of the Loopline Collection, which was released on the IFI Player earlier this week.

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