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Dublin: 2 °C Sunday 15 December, 2019

Today’s News

Internal Tusla documents reveal staff complained of poor engagement from Scouting Ireland

Early drafts of a letter that caused a row between the agency and Scouting Ireland contained stronger criticism of the organisation than the final version.

Yesterday’s News

From The42 'We're about to bury a very good GAA man' - Lowry dedicates RTÉ Sportsperson award to late Clara native Champion Golfer This post contains videos

'We're about to bury a very good GAA man' - Lowry dedicates RTÉ Sportsperson award to late Clara native

Rhys McClenaghan, meanwhile, was named RTÉ Sport Young Sportsperson of the Year for the second year running.

Why did the Brexit Party get zero seats in the general election?

“I killed the Liberal Democrats and I hurt the Labour Party,” Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage claimed.

Quiz: How well do you know Saoirse Ronan?

It looks set to be another good awards season for Saoirse.

Man arrested in connection with early morning Arklow assault that left woman in critical condition

The woman in her early 30s suffered serious injuries during the assault at a house in Arklow.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

'Do Not Consume' water notice issued in Cavan after supply 'significantly compromised'

Irish Water stressed that boiling the water will not make it safe for consumption.

From The42 Ringrose bags another hat-trick as imperious Leinster roll over Saints again Seven Up

Ringrose bags another hat-trick as imperious Leinster roll over Saints again

Leo Cullen’s side scored seven tries against Northampton for the second week running.

How much did the State spend on an airport in Connemara? It's the week in numbers

Plus: The number of food businesses ordered to close last month.

From The42 'It was instigated by a member of their staff who said something horrible to one of our players' Scuffle

'It was instigated by a member of their staff who said something horrible to one of our players'

The Saracens boss said they will consider their next move after a scuffle broke out with Munster.

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Three arrested after anti-racism, free speech protests outside Leinster House

A man in his early 40s has been charged and is due to appear before court at a later date.

Public appeal to find couple missing from Portmarnock

Bernard and Carol Devine were last seen on Tuesday morning.

From The42 Munster left empty-handed as Saracens finish over the top in London Dispiriting

Munster left empty-handed as Saracens finish over the top in London

Johann van Graan’s side led heading into the final quarter but couldn’t cling on.

Runner who slapped female reporter's bottom on live TV arrested Georgia This post contains videos

Runner who slapped female reporter's bottom on live TV arrested

Alex Bozarjian told police the man had slapped and then grabbed her buttocks.

'A dream come true': Shane MacGowan sings Fairytale of New York alongside Philomena Begley The Late Late Show This post contains videos

'A dream come true': Shane MacGowan sings Fairytale of New York alongside Philomena Begley

Shane’s wife said it was a “dream come true” for him to sing with Philomena.

France transport strike reaches tenth day as fears grow of Christmas travel chaos

Protesters want the government to back down on pension reforms.

From The42 Connacht stare down the barrel of defeat, but dig out miraculous win Hanging Tough

Connacht stare down the barrel of defeat, but dig out miraculous win

Late tries from Shane Delahunt and Robin Copeland turned the game on its head in a frenetic finale.

From the Garden: Eat your (locally grown) vegetables this Christmas

There is always a price to cheap food, writes Michael Kelly.

North Korea conducts another 'crucial test' at long-range rocket site

North Korea continues to pressure the Trump administration over an end-of-year deadline to salvage faltering nuclear negotiations.

Reports of February general election are 'speculation', says Varadkar

The Taoiseach spoke on RTÉ’s Marian Finucane show this morning.

Katy Hayward: The very basis on which Northern Ireland was created has been ripped up by the election

Northern Ireland has elected a group of MPs more moderate and more diverse than the parliament they are entering, writes Katy Hayward.

Status Yellow snow/ice warning in place for the country until tomorrow

The warning will remain until 11am on Sunday.

How to gift-wrap without all the waste this Christmas

Here’s a guide to a lower-waste wrapping experience.

Former president of Sudan jailed for money laundering and corruption

Al-Bashir is wanted on charges of war crimes and genocide in another court.

Government warned about increased threat of foreign espionage in Ireland

An update to the White Paper on Defence 2015 was published this week.

Event Guide: Looking for something to do? Here are some Christmas events this weekend

Whether you want to enjoy a festive show or some Christmas crafts, we’ve got you covered.

UN climate talks run into overtime, with best results set to fall short of recommendations

The aim of the negotiations is to finalise the rulebook for the 2015 Paris climate accord.

Common sense, a JCB and a punch that never happened - Key moments of the UK election campaign

There were tough times for both the Tories and the Labour Party, but there was one clear winner at the end.

Poll: Do you think Johnson will 'get Brexit done' by 31 January now there's a Conservative majority? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think Johnson will 'get Brexit done' by 31 January now there's a Conservative majority?

The party had its strongest election performance since Margaret Thatcher in the 1980s.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s all the news you need to know as you start your day.

'Live and extremely dangerous': ESB warns people not to take risks with electricity this Christmas

People are being warned to never use ESB poles to hang outdoor Christmas lights.

Divers search in polluted waters for bodies of two volcano victims

Six bodies were taken off the volcano in a recovery mission yesterday.

50% of people are planning a more environmentally-friendly Christmas

That’s according to a survey carried out by Amarach Research for RTÉ’s Claire Byrne Live/TheJournal.ie.

‘We got you this evening, John; we were in first’ - the culture that put Skibbereen Rowing Club on the map

In an extract from Something In The Water, Kieran McCarthy paints a picture of the extraordinary West Cork medal factory.

Scottish league footballers appear in court over alleged assault of man in Dublin city centre

Scottish league footballers appear in court over alleged assault of man in Dublin city centre

Montrose FC Midfielder Liam Callaghan and forward Craig Johnston appeared at Dublin District Court.

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Open banking has arrived in Ireland: Here's what it means for banks, fintech and the rest of us

Leo Varadkar signed off on former Taoisigh special support plan four months after taking office

New documents obtained under FOI detail what would be involved in the supports.

Friday 13 December, 2019

US Supreme Court agrees to hear cases next year over release of Trump's tax returns

Trump has been seeking to block access to his tax returns and other financial records in lawsuits.

From The42 The Liverpool starting XI from Klopp's first game in charge highlights the fantastic job he's done since Talking Point

The Liverpool starting XI from Klopp's first game in charge highlights the fantastic job he's done since

It was confirmed today that the manager has signed a new contract to remain with the Reds until 2024.

Johnson says he has an 'overwhelming mandate' to take Britain out of EU by end of January

Johnson lead the Tories to a massive victory in the general election.

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