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Today’s News

GRA 'distances itself' from 1985 comment that garda's pregnancy 'not appropriate behaviour'

President Jim Mulligan said he wanted to express the GRA’s admiration for the “dignity and bravery” of the former garda.

'Suspected explosion' causes earthquake near China-North Korea border

It was unclear what caused the explosion.

Almost 50 million people in South America woke up to darkness yesterday, so what happened? Power Cut This post contains videos

Almost 50 million people in South America woke up to darkness yesterday, so what happened?

The huge blackout is being blamed on Argentina’s electricity grid.

'She wants it to be over': Ruth Morrissey 'very upset' over State move to appeal CervicalCheck case

The State Claims Agency said its appeal will not relate to the decision on the award of damages.

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From The42 How an Irish publican's unease and mahogany doors spared a massacre during the 1994 World Cup final The Troubles This post contains videos

How an Irish publican's unease and mahogany doors spared a massacre during the 1994 World Cup final

‘I heard what I thought was a cork popping. I looked behind me and there was a bullet-hole in the mirror.’

'Life won't be the same without her': Tributes paid as funeral of Philomena Lynott takes place RIP

'Life won't be the same without her': Tributes paid as funeral of Philomena Lynott takes place

She had been battling cancer for a number of years before she passed away on Wednesday.

More electric vehicles and retrofitting of homes: Here's what we know about the new Climate Action Plan

Minister Richard Bruton will launch the report later in the afternoon.

Indian magician feared drowned after Houdini-inspired stunt goes wrong

The performer had said he wanted to use the stunt to revive interest in magic.

'If it ever happens again you're sacked' - Majella Moynihan says she was used as an example to other female gardaí

The former garda said she felt pressured by the force into giving her baby David up for adoption.

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'Sit on the pier and tuck in': 7 seaside chippers around Ireland that are worth the drive

Government to provide extra €25 per child after funding boost for back to school allowance

Funding for the scheme increased to €56 million in Budget 2019.

From The42 'You just cannot handle a player when you're an official' The Sunday Game

'You just cannot handle a player when you're an official'

Banner joint manager Gerry O’Connor was involved in an altercation with Cork’s Daniel Kearney.

'We don't want patients lives at risk': Calls for clarity as nationwide hospital workers' strike looms

A 24 hour strike by 10,000 healthcare workers will be held on Thursday.

'Get out of the f*****g car' - US family face police guns after toddler allegedly takes doll from shop Phoenix This post contains videos

'Get out of the f*****g car' - US family face police guns after toddler allegedly takes doll from shop

The mayor of the city of Phoenix has issued an apology to the family

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Painting white lines on roads has cost millions without making cycling safer, experts tell UK government

The government has been accused of wasting public money on inadequate cycling infrastructure.

The 9 at 9: Monday

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

Poll: Are you in favour of a levy on single-use plastics? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you in favour of a levy on single-use plastics?

The government will launch its Climate Action Plan today

Donald Trump trailing five Democrats in latest opinion poll

The Fox News poll showed Biden leading Trump by 49% to 39% among all registered voters nationwide.

Hong Kong leader apologises for handling of extradition bill

Lam’s apology fell short of protester demands that she resign.

Trump Heights: Israel names Golan Heights settlement after Donald Trump

Israeli prime minister inaugurated the new settlement on Sunday.

Tory leadership candidates clash over Brexit and no-show Boris in first TV debate

The 90-minute debate on Channel 4 featured the five remaining candidates and an empty podium for Johnson.

Opinion: The State's refusal to compensate survivors of abuse violates human rights law

In its efforts to avoid paying compensation to victims, the State has spent €1.5 million on legal fees and re-traumatised some of its most vulnerable citizens, writes Conor O’Mahony.

Murphy says it's 'ultimately fair' those who turn down two 'reasonable' social housing offers be blacklisted for 5 years

Murphy is set to reform the current process, extending the time a person won’t receive an offer from one year to five.

ESRI warns that carbon taxes 'often regressive in nature'

The government is looking at two models to increase carbon tax and offset the cost to householders.

Over 355,000 hours of community service work carried out by offenders last year

The 2018 annual report of the Probation Service is published today.

From The42 Woodland holds off Koepka to win first Major at US Open Champion

Woodland holds off Koepka to win first Major at US Open

The American conjured a stunning chip shot on the 17th to seal victory at Pebble Beach.

Gardaí felt use of non-Irish actors in recruitment ads aimed at minorities would amount to 'tokenism'

The new campaign ran for three weeks in April at a cost of more than €400,000.

Yesterday’s News

Vaginal mesh implants: Women complain of delay in aftercare for severe complications

These surgeries have been suspended until recommendations made by the Chief Medical Officer are implemented.

From The42 Memory lane: The Panini sticker collection of Ireland's '94 World Cup squad Any Swaps

Memory lane: The Panini sticker collection of Ireland's '94 World Cup squad

Try not to weep with the intense nostalgia coming your way.

Opinion: Staying sober is really hard but life without booze is magic

Are you sober-curious? It can be hard to say no to drink but my life is so much better without it, writes Elaine Benson.

Quiz: Test your dad knowledge this Father's Day

The theme of today’s quiz is fathers.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Support drops for Fine Gael, hundreds of thousands march in Hong Kong and Bloomsday celebration held in Dublin.

Body of woman missing since December found

Gardaí confirmed that Mary Ryan’s body had been found.

From The42 Cox and Murtagh fire Roscommon to Connacht glory after Galway's second-half collapse Rossies On A Roll

Cox and Murtagh fire Roscommon to Connacht glory after Galway's second-half collapse

Anthony Cunningham’s side trailed by five at half-time and powered to victory from there.

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Gardaí appeal for public's help in locating man (41) missing since yesterday morning

Richard Adams (41) was last seen at 10.30am yesterday morning at Palmerston Park.

The Explainer: How did a woman who died in Direct Provision come to be buried without ceremony?

Who was Sylva Tukula and what does her death mean for Ireland?

Massive power outage leaves Uruguay and Argentina without electricity

Two Argentine power companies confirmed that the failure knocked out electricity throughout Argentina.

For every hundred salmon that go out to sea, 95 don't come back - the state of wild salmon in Ireland International Year Of The Salmon This post contains videos

For every hundred salmon that go out to sea, 95 don't come back - the state of wild salmon in Ireland

We spoke to Dr Ciaran Byrne from Inland Fisheries Ireland about the worrying decline in wild salmon numbers.

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