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Today’s News

Conjoined twin girls separated in London after 55 hours of surgery

Only one in every 2.5 million births produces conjoined twins.

Man who killed neighbour with crowbar to be committed to Central Mental Hospital for 'lengthy' period

Richard McLaughlin was found not guilty by reason of insanity of the murder of Jimmy ‘James’ Loughlin.

Less than half of Irish public think An Garda Síochána is well-managed

A new garda survey found a high level of trust in gardaí with 75% of people saying officers in their area can be relied on to be there when needed.

From The42 'Voice of greyhound racing' Michael Fortune dies at 70 RIP

'Voice of greyhound racing' Michael Fortune dies at 70

‘He saw it as an honour to share his love for the sport to anyone who would listen.’

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Banks offer average of €194,000 to people who lost homes due to tracker mortgage scandal

There were 99 homes lost as a result of lenders’ failings as well as 216 buy-to-let properties.

Children of Bobby Ryan launch High Court cases against father's killer Patrick Quirke

Patrick Quirke was convicted in May of the murder of Bobby Ryan.

Von der Leyen 'ready' to back Brexit delay in pitch to MEPs for European Commission president bid

MEPs will vote today on whether to elect the German defence minister to the European Commission top job.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

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

WHO warns commercial baby foods contain too much sugar

In around half of products examined, more than 30% of the calories in them were from total sugars.

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Poll: How would you vote in a referendum on water ownership? Ireland's Water This post contains a poll

Poll: How would you vote in a referendum on water ownership?

Minister Eoghan Murphy has said a referendum on the topic could be held as early as next year.

There are plans for the installation of four bus shelters along Dublin's O'Connell Street

The applications have been submitted to Dublin City Council by the National Transport Authority.

Ryanair to cut services this winter over Boeing 737 MAX aircraft delays

The airline is looking at which bases “should suffer these short term cuts and/or closures from November 2019″.

Sentencing of man who abused boy (13) delayed over confusion on whether he accepts guilt

Leddy had pleaded not guilty but was convicted on all counts by majority verdict.

US judge slashes damages in Roundup weedkiller cancer case from €66 million to €17 million

The judge said that while Monsanto’s conduct was “reprehensible”, it didn’t justify the damages awarded.

'We will not be silenced': US congresswomen accuse Trump of 'blatantly racist attack'

The US President yesterday said: “If you’re not happy here, you can leave.”

Thief who killed father-of-three after poisoning him with date rape drug found guilty

Gerald Matovu drugged and stole from men after meeting them for sex through dating apps such as Grindr.

Dublin Rape Crisis Centre says 'more people than ever are disclosing and seeking help'

There were approximately 270 calls every week to the National 24-Hour Freephone Helpline in 2018.

A 'deep' partial eclipse of the moon takes place this evening

There won’t be another one for 2 years, so Astronomy Ireland is asking people to send photos of the eclipse into them.

'It is what keeps me awake at night': Irish fears rise as migrants are detained in the US

Undocumented Irish woman Ali is living in limbo in the US.

Referendum on water ownership could be held in early 2020, says minister

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy said wording for the referendum should be ready in the autumn.

Parents are spending €1,399 getting their child ready to go back to secondary school

Parents of primary school students are paying €50 less than last year, while parents of secondary school students are paying €20 more.

Conscientious objection prevents full rollout of abortion services in several maternity hospitals

The Health Department said it will be asking the HSE to fully implement abortion services in all maternity hospitals and units by September.

Yesterday’s News

Italian police seize 800kg missile and Nazi memorabilia during probe into far-right groups

Three people were arrested following the discovery.

Man rescued after boat capsizes off coast of south Dublin

The incident happened at around 4pm today.

Appeal to help trace teenage girl missing from Kerry since 13 July

Shania Coffey was last seen at her home on Saturday.

From The42 Just 18 months into his Kerry career, this is already David Clifford's team Player Watch

Just 18 months into his Kerry career, this is already David Clifford's team

The heir to Colm Cooper’s throne, Clifford shone on the big stage once again.

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Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Here’s what made the news today.

Over 200 tonnes of unfit or illegal meat and food products seized at Irish ports since 2016

The meat was seized after failing to meet standards for import into Ireland.

From The42 'We just hugged and Eoin said: 'We did this, Dad, me and you'' World Cup Winner

'We just hugged and Eoin said: 'We did this, Dad, me and you''

It hasn’t been an easy journey but Jody Morgan was the proudest man in Lord’s on Sunday.

A new RTÉ documentary wants people to share what 'home' means to them during Ireland's housing crisis

RTÉ is asking for submissions on what home means to Irish people in the middle of a housing crisis.

Man (27) arrested on suspicion of murdering American scientist whose body was found in WWII bunker

The body of Suzanne Eaton was found in the bunker in early July.

Court dispute involving Catholic priest facing drug charges in US to be heard in October

Fr Michael O’Leary was arrested for possession of a controlled substance in March.

Israel's education minister faces calls to resign over comments on 'gay conversion' therapy

Rafi Peretz’s latest controversial comments came in a television interview on Saturday.

'He lifted the gloom of the nation': Dublin says goodbye to Brendan Grace RIP

'He lifted the gloom of the nation': Dublin says goodbye to Brendan Grace

The Liberties was shut down for the day as fans and friends gathered for the funeral of Brendan Grace.

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From The42 TV Wrap - Amazing tennis and cricket drama shows importance of keeping sport free-to-air On The Box

TV Wrap - Amazing tennis and cricket drama shows importance of keeping sport free-to-air

Elsewhere, viewers were annoyed by the Sunday Game. Again.

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

'I will never rest until I get justice': Mother of Santina Cawley pleads with killer to come forward

Santina died after being found with serious injuries on 5 July.

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