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Today’s News

Gardaí appeal for information after 16-year-old boy killed in Limerick road crash

A 16-year-old boy was killed in the collision near Adare in the early hours today.

Man who died after car slipped into sea off Arranmore was 26-year-old RNLI volunteer

Another man survived, after the car slipped off the local pier on Arranmore Island.

'I didn’t sweat at the time': The week in quotes

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

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Hundreds gather to oppose plan for over 650 apartments beside St Anne's Park in Dublin

A planning permission application to build the apartment complex on the site has been submitted.

Hong Kong police officer shot with arrow as violence escalates

Protesters also set an overhead footbridge on fire.

Meath star Graham Geraghty's GAA medals stolen in burglary

The medals were stolen on Friday evening.

Doyle the hero as two stunning injury-time scores book first-ever Leinster final for St Mullin's

There was thrilling late drama at Netwatch Cullen Park as the Carlow champions marched on at the death.

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Sinn Féin MP says unionist farmers will help her keep her seat in general election

Michelle Gildernew will be trying to keep her seat against the UUP’s Tom Elliot in the famously closely fought constituency.

From The42 Nemo cruise into Munster final at expense of Austin Stacks Pairc Rangers

Nemo cruise into Munster final at expense of Austin Stacks

The Cork champions had 18 points to spare over their Kerry neighbours at Páirc Uí Rinn.

From The42 Friend's Connacht overcome injury crisis to notch impressive win over Montpellier Dogged

Friend's Connacht overcome injury crisis to notch impressive win over Montpellier

Conor Fitzgerald’s penalty edged the western province to their impressive victory.

Top US official restricted access to Ukrainian phone call because he feared it would damage Trump

Timothy Morrison told investigators he knew immediately how sensitive the phone call with Ukraine’s president was.

Girl (13) in critical condition following machete attack in Fermanagh

The PSNI said a gang forced entry into a property in Lisnaskea at around 9.15pm last night and carried out the attack.

Two Dublin Bus routes to operate 24-hour services from 1 December

There will be no additional charge on the new overnight services.

Son of Jean McConville calls for public inquiry after being 'let down' by state

Michael McConville said that social workers told him that he and his siblings had been ‘abandoned’.

Louth bank targeted in attempted ATM theft to re-open tomorrow

The Bank of Ireland in Dunleer will re-open tomorrow.

Jennifer Arcuri says Boris Johnson has cast her aside like 'a fleeting one-night stand'

The businesswoman said the prime minister treated her like a “gremlin” when she asked for advice on media pressure.

Venice in turmoil as it braces for another major flood

The city’s mayor estimates €1 billion worth of damage has already been caused due to the recent flooding.

Poll: Would you like to see an Irish unity referendum in the next five years? United Ireland This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you like to see an Irish unity referendum in the next five years?

Sinn Féin’s Mary Lou McDonald made the call at the party’s Ard Fheis in Derry last night.

From The42 'The first day I met him was in the LIT canteen 15 years ago and I was going, 'Jesus, I'm here with Davy Fitz'' Long Read

'The first day I met him was in the LIT canteen 15 years ago and I was going, 'Jesus, I'm here with Davy Fitz''

In the second installment of a two-part coaching series, The42 chats with Wexford hurling coach Seoirse Bulfin.

Five arrests in north Dublin after gardaí seize drugs worth €400k

Four men and one woman remain in custody today.

Pizza Express and an inability to sweat: The standout quotes from Prince Andrew's BBC interview Newsnight This post contains videos

Pizza Express and an inability to sweat: The standout quotes from Prince Andrew's BBC interview

In an astonishing interview with BBC Newsnight’s Emily Maitlis, Prince Andrew said he’d no recollection of ever meeting his accuser.

Sitdown Sunday: The true story behind the 'cannibal rat-infested ghost ship'

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: Are Irish names really that difficult to pronounce?

We should look at names we don’t understand as something exciting to be figured out, writes Darach Ó Séaghdha.

Both main parties lose ground as Fine Gael retains slim lead over Fianna Fáil in latest opinion poll

The latest Behaviour & Attitudes poll for the Sunday Times was published today.

From The42 Jim Donnelly: the greatest Irish football story you've never heard of Buried Treasure

Jim Donnelly: the greatest Irish football story you've never heard of

The Ballina native became one of the most revered and highly-regarded coaches in Europe.

Parents threaten legal action after accusing Dundalk school of sidelining Irish language voice on board

Coláiste Lú pupils have already staged a walkout as part of an ongoing row over Irish language teaching.

'Unbecoming? He was a sex offender': UK papers tear into Prince Andrew after BBC interview

One PR expert said that the interview was like “watching a man in quicksand”.

From The42 'I worked in Stillorgan Shopping Centre... My dad said: Manchester United want to speak to you' Zico

'I worked in Stillorgan Shopping Centre... My dad said: Manchester United want to speak to you'

Former Ireland star Mick Martin reflects on his career at club and international level.

35% of people would pay water charges if they were brought in now

The results are based on an opinion poll carried out by Amarách Research for RTÉ’s Claire Byrne Live/TheJournal.ie.

Criminal gang targeting cars parked at five-a-side football pitches located near M50

At least seven areas have been targeted in recent months.

Yesterday’s News

Broadsheets to 'propaganda sheets': Why are the UK papers shouting louder and louder?

The bias is more obvious than ever, so what is driving it?

Six rural towns were given €100k to try rejuvenate their town centres. Here's how they're getting on

The towns were chosen last year, and the local councils have been planning ways they might entice people to live in town centres.

Mary Lou McDonald: 'Irish unity referendum must happen in the next five years'

The Sinn Féin Ard Fheis is taking place in Derry today.

Opinion: Disabled people in Ireland need the right to personal assistance

Assistance is often the difference between existing and living for many of us, writes James Cawley.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Here’s what made headlines today…

From The42 Stubborn Ospreys effort forces Munster to deliver late, late bonus point win Red Zone

Stubborn Ospreys effort forces Munster to deliver late, late bonus point win

Jeremy Loughman scored and created a brilliant try on his first European start, but James Cronin’s late try could prove invaluable.

SF motion to prevent 5G rollout defeated, while party votes to ban balloon releases

The motion called for a review to establish the “independent facts” about the possible health impact of 5G rollout.

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