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Today’s News

'The Rosary is a weapon': New documentary reveals how a CIA-funded Irish priest fought Communism

Fr Patrick Peyton taught Americans to recite the Rosary from the 1940s onwards.

New study makes strong link between use of potent cannabis and psychosis

A new study published in The Lancet has found how cannabis use affects the incidence of psychosis.

Body of young horse that was used for sulky racing dumped on Dublin road

A woman found the horse’s body while she was out walking with her dog.

Woman who claimed landlord's son called her a 'black c**t' and had tenancy terminated awarded €12k

The woman said she was given notice to quit the property two days after informing the landlord she applied for rent supplement.

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Yesterday’s News

Death toll from Mozambique tropical cyclone rises over 300 with tens of thousands at risk

The storm is affecting nearly a million people and forcing more than 80,000 from their homes in neighbouring Malawi.

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Google reveals new video game streaming platform called Stadia

Players will be able to use Stadia across a variety of platforms such as laptops, TVs and mobile phones.

Social Democrats councillor Gary Gannon to run for MEP seat in Dublin

Gannon (32) was selected at a convention in Dublin city this evening by party members.

Man (40s) dies after motorcycle collides with car in Co Cork

The incident happened at Lough Beg, Ringaskiddy at around 8pm.

From The42 Six Nations wash-out shows human side of Schmidt 6 Nations

Six Nations wash-out shows human side of Schmidt

The outgoing head coach won’t tear up his gameplan and start anew, so Ireland will have to fight their way out of this corner.

'A lot of concern' among EU states over prospect of Article 50 long extension, Coveney warns

EU’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier earlier said that EU member states should prepare for a no-deal Brexit.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

British Cabinet deciding where next to go with Brexit, two years on from disappearance of Tina Satchwell and terror link explored in Netherlands attack – It’s The Fix.

McDonald's appeals EU decision to cancel Big Mac trademark

McDonald's appeals EU decision to cancel Big Mac trademark

This is the latest round of the brand battle between McDonalds and Galway-based Supermacs.

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Utrecht shooting: Dutch police 'seriously' investigating terror motive after letter found

Three people died and five people were injured in the incident yesterday.

From The42 Sport Ireland seeking 'urgent clarification' on John Delaney's €100,000 loan to the FAI Statement

Sport Ireland seeking 'urgent clarification' on John Delaney's €100,000 loan to the FAI

The statutory authority is seeking an explanation for a loan provided by the FAI’s CEO two years ago.

Alleged IRA man goes on trial accused of raping two teenage boys in republican safehouse

The man (45) has pleaded not guilty at the Central Criminal Court.

Former soldier settles case over health problems he claims were caused by anti-malaria drug

He brought proceedings over what he claimed were the effects of taking Larium while he served with the Defence Forces.

Trains not stopping at Portarlington Station due to fire in nearby building

There are currently bus transfers operating between Portarlington and Portlaoise stations.

'We were so lucky that day': Nurse who saved Dublin Bus driver helps launch nationwide CPR training

The Irish Heart Foundation aims to train as many as 100,000 people within two years.

Two men arrested on suspicion of manslaughter over Tyrone nightclub tragedy

Three teenagers died on St Patrick’s Day.

Man jailed for animal cruelty days before his son died moves to appeal his three-year sentence

James Kavanagh pleaded guilty to 30 counts of causing or allowing animal cruelty at his property in April 2015.

Fast food giant Leon to open first Irish branch on site of former Temple Bar landmark

The healthy fast food outlet will be located on Crown Alley, in the building of the former Eager Beaver shop.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

From The42 Retelling of Anne O'Brien's incredible story takes inaugural 20x20 award 20x20

Retelling of Anne O'Brien's incredible story takes inaugural 20x20 award

Eoin O’Callaghan’s piece on The42 has been recognised with a new prize aimed at rewarding coverage of women in sport.

Pope rejects resignation of French cardinal convicted of sex abuse cover-up

France’s highest-ranking Catholic official failed to report sex abuse by a priest.

'Yellow vest' protesters have stormed the British Attorney General's office

No arrests have been made, the Met Police said, who are at the scene.

More to Ireland den dis? Alan Partridge 'Men Behind the Wire' clip prompts amusement, bemusement

Viewers’ jaws may have dropped a little when the songs were aired – but a joke’s a joke right? Hopefully.

Bird known as 'the Messi of pigeons' sells for record €1.25m

Armando had been expected to break the previous record of €376,000, but not by such a margin.

From The42 Dublin ace forward undergoes surgery for fractured jaw following clash with Tyrone keeper Recovery

Dublin ace forward undergoes surgery for fractured jaw following clash with Tyrone keeper

Paddy Andrews shipped a heavy blow from Niall Morgan during their Division 1 fixture at the weekend.

Gardaí renew appeal for information on second anniversary of Tina Satchwell's disappearance

To date, the investigation has resulted in over 330 lines of enquiry being conducted.

Woman who stole over €40,000 from former GP she was caring for jailed for two years

The victim, now aged 90, said she felt an “immense sense of betrayal”.

Families of Christchurch victims face long wait for the return of their loved ones' bodies

Under Islamic custom, burials are to take place as soon as possible after death, which hasn’t been the case in this situation.

Theresa May's spokesman says the Brexit crisis she predicted 'has come to pass'

Another planned meaningful vote on her deal may not take place after intervention from the Speaker of the House.

From The42 'Here's a pic of me at work' - AFLW star hits back at 'derogatory comments' in photo storm Tayla Harris

'Here's a pic of me at work' - AFLW star hits back at 'derogatory comments' in photo storm

An incredible picture of Carlton Blues ace Tayla Harris in full flight was captured at the weekend.

CCTV shows up to 400 people were present for Tyrone nightclub tragedy

Counselling has been offered to friends and classmates of Lauren Bullock, Connor Currie and Morgan Barnard.

Barnardos confirms redundancies amid financial concerns as it makes 'shift in strategic direction'

The children’s charity has said it was still coping with gaps in state in funding first introduced a decade ago.

From The42 'I’d rather take a risk and crack on' - Richard Keogh to play for Ireland with a broken hand Soldiering On

'I’d rather take a risk and crack on' - Richard Keogh to play for Ireland with a broken hand

The Derby defender has declared himself good to go for Mick McCarthy’s squad to face Gibraltar and Georgia.

Irish author makes shortlist for Wellcome Book Prize

Arnold Thomas Fanning has made the shortlist for Mind on Fire.

Starving whale found dead with 40kg of plastic in its stomach

The animal died from starvation and was unable to eat because of the rubbish filling its stomach.

Most Dublin pubs expect to grow in 2019 as gin trend continues, but they're worried about Brexit

Publicans are also concerned about the impact of the recent increase in VAT.

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