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Today’s News

Multiple senior gardaí under investigation for alleged bullying and harassment

Official complaints were lodged against these members in the last six months.

Yesterday’s News

Murphy claims bill 'unconstitutional' as Dáil debates Sinn Féin's rent freeze legislation

The bill would see rents frozen for the next three years.

Man arrested on suspicion of attempting to obtain passport for organised crime gang

He is currently detained at Mountjoy Garda Station.

Democrats claim 'overwhelming' evidence as they unveil two articles of impeachment against Trump

The charges stem from the president’s pressure on Ukraine to investigate his political rivals.

Bill Cosby loses appeal to overturn his sexual assault conviction

The 82-year-old is currently serving a three and a half year jail term.

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Nun found guilty of breach of planning laws over Cork compound

Two nuns attended court today with a Child of Prague statue. The judge said “this is not the place for holy statues”.

Nine-year-old Belgian child genius drops out of university

His father said he quit because the university wanted to delay his degree until next year.

From The42 RTÉ Sport announce nominees for manager and team of the year awards Award Award Award

RTÉ Sport announce nominees for manager and team of the year awards

GAA, soccer and horse racing are among the sports represented in the shortlists.

Garda probe under way into a number of threatening letters sent to FAI staff FAI

Garda probe under way into a number of threatening letters sent to FAI staff

Officials from the FAI have declined an invitation to appear before an Oireachtas Committee tomorrow morning.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Myanmar's Suu Kyi told to 'stop the genocide' of Rohingya Muslims in top UN court

The court hearings are beginning on Human Rights day.

Woman (80s) dies in early morning house fire in Co Wexford

Emergency services attended the scene shortly before 7am this morning.

Man pleads not guilty to murder of Japanese man in Dundalk by reason of insanity

A court heard today that victim Yosuke Sasaki (24) was a “fine, young man” who worked in a local factory in Dundalk.

Dublin is more expensive to live in than both London and Vienna

Despite falling in world rankings, Dublin remains one of the most expensive European cities to live in.

From The42 Liverpool seal progress to Champions League knockout stages with win in Salzburg Liverpool

Liverpool seal progress to Champions League knockout stages with win in Salzburg

The Champions of Europe move on in a quest for a third-straight European Cup final.

Warning issued over theft of container with consignment of beef from Northern Ireland firm

The FSAI said it is liaising with gardaí and other agencies over the meat theft.

Varadkar accused of having a 'terrible air of detachment' for saying health and car insurance premiums are levelling off

‘The cure for whiplash is compensation payment in Ireland,’ said the Taoiseach.

Man who threw bucket of excrement over prison officer has sentence extended

Judge Martin Nolan described it as a “pretty low assault” that was nasty and ridiculing.

Girl (9) remains in critical condition after alleged assault by her parents five months ago, court hears

The child’s mother and father have been charged with child cruelty offences.

Canine carollers pack Christ Church Cathedral for annual mass Feliz Navidog This post contains videos

Canine carollers pack Christ Church Cathedral for annual mass

Dogs from all over the country packed out the cathedral.

Extinction Rebellion protesters dressed as bees glue themselves to Tory campaign bus Buzzed This post contains videos

Extinction Rebellion protesters dressed as bees glue themselves to Tory campaign bus

The incident happened at a JCB factory where Boris Johnson had delivered a speech.

Talks ongoing with RTÉ's top presenters and one has already taken over 15% pay cut, Forbes says

Director General Dee Forbes faced questions on RTÉ’s finances and its future at an Oireachtas Committee hearing today.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Man who left scene of crash that killed man on motorway jailed for 20 months

Anthony Corcoran spoke to gardaí the morning after he knocked down Peter Maunde.

Varadkar says councils should help pay for property inspectors instead of 'investing in white-water rafting'

St Vincent De Paul has called for more support from the government to retrofit homes.

'Instead of seeing a tragedy, he saw an opportunity': Father of London Bridge victim hits out at Johnson

After the incident, the British Prime Minister blamed Labour’s 2008 law for the attacker’s release from prison.

Irish woman included on list of survivors in New Zealand volcanic eruption

The Department of Foreign Affairs said it was aware of the case.

Gardaí promise response as Dublin cyclists share images after attacks by teens with metal poles

Yaman Umuroğlu and Liam Molloy both shared details of the attacks online last night.

From The42 'There's a morality to it' - Rory McIlroy turns down multi-million-dollar Saudi tournament Rain Check

'There's a morality to it' - Rory McIlroy turns down multi-million-dollar Saudi tournament

The Holywood native says he has no interest in playing there next month.

RTÉ to get extra €10m after Government announces public service broadcasting Commission

“This is Government meeting RTÉ halfway,” Communications Minister Richard Bruton said.

Law Society pays tribute to Irish barrister Paul Anthony McDermott RIP

Law Society pays tribute to Irish barrister Paul Anthony McDermott

Tributes have been paid to the well-known barrister and commentator, who has died aged 47.

Roxette lead singer Marie Fredriksson dies aged 61

She had been battling cancer for 17 years.

Cabinet approves legislation to excavate site of Tuam mother and baby home

Between 1925 and 1960, 796 children died at the Tuam mother and baby home.

'I haven't heard the FAI apologise': Concerns of staff, players and fans after 'shocking' FAI accounts

“How can we be in a scenario where we’re fighting for our jobs, and we did nothing wrong?”

Man and woman arrested after high-speed chase and collision with garda cars

The incident happened shortly before 10.30pm last night.

Over 1,000 new houses set to be built in Clondalkin

An Bord Pleanála approved the South Dublin County Council development.

Number of mumps cases in 2019 four times higher than last year

The HSE said has said the increase in numbers is linked to the spread of misinformation about vaccines on social media.

From The42 FAI 'unable to accept' Oireachtas invitation Update

FAI 'unable to accept' Oireachtas invitation

The association say they want to prioritise ‘the refinancing package that will guarantee the future of the FAI and safeguard jobs’.

'Immense tragedy': Six people killed in shooting at Czech hospital

The suspect fled the scene but later shot and killed himself, police have confirmed.

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