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Today’s News

Kanturk shooting: First funerals for members of O'Sullivan family to take place today

A father and his two sons were found dead on Monday in Kanturk, Co Cork.

'We will not give up our values': Macron vows defiance after knife attack in church kills three people

Emmanuel Macron said his country would stand firm against religious extremists.

The 8 at 8: Friday

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

IMO to back public health specialists’ ballot on strike action after 'deeply disappointing' meeting with Dept

The IMO has backed plans by public health specialists to ballot for industrial action in a row over consultant contracts.


The Explainer LIVE: What could Trump's legacy be?

What mark will his work between 2017 and 2021 leave on the United States?

Trump and Biden battle over Florida as election day looms

Both candidates visited the crucial state yesterday, with the president focusing on the economy.

A wet and windy Halloween weekend is in store as 'very unsettled' weather is on the way

A weather advisory for the entire country will be in place from 9pm tonight until 6pm on Monday.

How can we avoid burnout through this strange winter?

Tracy Ward explains how burnout affects us – and what to do if we’re feeling it.

ASTI members insist strike action would be 'last resort' but that government needs to listen to them

ASTI members have voted to take industrial action over ‘key coronavirus issues’ in Irish schools.

Dublin city charmer: Elegant terraced home steps from the canal for €550k

New Zealand votes to legalise euthanasia but not marijuana in referendums

The two referendums represented significant potential changes to New Zealand’s social fabric.

US Election: Your guide to the key swing states Trump and Biden are targeting

There’s just a few days left until the US Presidential Election.

Social Democrats member alleged to have voted twice in general election

Gardaí in Mallow confirmed that they are investigating an allegation of someone voting twice.

Yesterday’s News

Hollywood producer arrested in new sex assault allegation

David Guillod has pleaded not guilty to earlier charges.

Walmart removes guns and ammo from shelves ahead of US presidential election

It made the step a week before the US heads to the polls.

From The42 Dogged Dundalk have errors punished in Europa League defeat to Arsenal Report

Dogged Dundalk have errors punished in Europa League defeat to Arsenal

A quickfire double just before half-time paved the way for the Gunners to overcome the Lilywhites.

Spooky skies: Rare blue moon to shine over Ireland on Halloween

This is the first full moon on Halloween in Ireland since 1955.


Man who killed three in Nice terror attack identified as Tunisian who entered France from Italy

The prosecutor said the attacker, who was born in 1999, was not the radar of intelligence agencies as a potential threat.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Here’s your round-up of what made headlines today.

Over 250k in cash and luxury watches seized in Dublin and Wicklow CAB raids

CAB officers conducted searches across Dublin and Wicklow today.

Your evening longread: 'I hugged the man who murdered my father'

It’s a coronavirus-free zone as we bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Trailer Watch: Which scary film will you watch this Halloween weekend? Movies This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which scary film will you watch this Halloween weekend?

Here are a few options for weekend watching.


From The42 As it happened: Arsenal v Dundalk, Europa League Liveblog

As it happened: Arsenal v Dundalk, Europa League

Arsenal hosted Dundalk, as the Irish side prepared for their biggest game in recent memory.

Met Éireann issues Status Yellow wind warning for whole country on Halloween

A rainfall warning is already in effect.

Schools told to stop using more than 50 sanitising products following government review

The Department of Education has told schools that they will be provided with funding to obtain new supplies.

Man hospitalised after being hit by Luas in south Dublin

The incident happened at around 6.30pm.

'They will be greatly missed': School principal pays tribute to children and mother found dead in Ballinteer

The family have been named locally as 37-year-old Seema Banu, her daughter Asfira and her son Faizan.

From The42 Meath GAA wish All-Ireland winning captain Geraghty well after successful operation Best Wishes

Meath GAA wish All-Ireland winning captain Geraghty well after successful operation

The 1999 All-Ireland winning captain had become ill in recent days.

One week into Level 5, what does this week's Covid-19 data tell us?

Public Health officials have cautioned that it is too early to say if any trend has emerged.

Public told not to purchase non-registered hand sanitising products

The authorised products should have a clearly visible PCS or IE-BPA or EU number on the label, the department said.

Coronavirus: Six deaths and 866 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The total number of cases now stands at 60,297.

Around 70 schools have had in-school Covid-19 transmission

The HSE has said 599 schools have required a public health assessment and testing.

Christmas crafts, nursing home concerts and virtual 5km runs all part of Keep Well campaign

Taoiseach Michéal Martin launched the campaign today.

Taoiseach says it is 'far too early to say what type of Christmas we will be having'

Government aims to have travel traffic light system up and running by 8 November.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Six disability centres found non-compliant in protecting residents against infection

HIQA has raised concerns with unsatisfactory measures in place to prevent the spread of infections.

Ireland's Sam Bennett relegated to last after crossing line first at today's Vuelta

The final kilometre of the 157km stage from Castrillo del Val to Aguilar de Campoo saw the Deceuninck-Quickstep rider surge to apparent victory.

Aldi and Lidl remove all non-essential middle aisle products

Aldi said this decision was made after receiving further clarification from the government.

Three Sinn Féin members resign after failing to return wrongly received NI grant money

Senator Elisha McCallion was one of the three members to resign.

Taoiseach says he's determined to have Mother and Baby Homes report published 'as quickly as possible'

Minister for Children Roderic O’Gorman is due to receive the report tomorrow.

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