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Dáil approval to send Ireland's Army Ranger Wing to Mali

The mission has been described as the most dangerous UN peacekeeping mission in the world.

From The42 Mouthwatering ties in store as Women's World Cup last 16 confirmed Knockout Stages

Mouthwatering ties in store as Women's World Cup last 16 confirmed

The knockout stages get underway on Saturday, with France’s clash against Brazil one of the standout games.

Transatlantic flight forced to divert to Shannon over 'abusive passenger'

The flight crew requested to divert to Dublin Airport to have a male passenger “off-loaded”.

Coillte to redesign nine Dublin forests for recreational uses and to support biodiversity

It comes following the launch of Coillte Nature – a multi-million euro project designed to deliver recreational projects across the country.

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A man (30s) and teenage girl arrested by Gardaí searching for missing person

A search of an area in Portlaoise is to continue tomorrow with the assistance of the Defence Forces.

Gardaí investigating after man (20s) injured in feud-related shooting in Drogheda

The incident took place at approximately 8.20pm .

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Job security for female pilots, keeping children safe online, and Downing Street… Here’s what made the headlines today.

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you

Russia to release 100 illegally captured whales from 'jail'

Celebrities, including actor Leonardo DiCaprio and TV star Pamela Anderson, had called for their release.

Do you have a young child - or one on the way? Join our weekly Parents Panel

Share your experiences as part of TheJournal.ie’s weekly Family Magazine.

From The42 'There would have been a secret admiration of Meath within Ireland, a lot of people wouldn’t admit to it' Royal Rule

'There would have been a secret admiration of Meath within Ireland, a lot of people wouldn’t admit to it'

Meath greats Mick Lyons and Liam Harnan reflect on their football careers.

US report criticises Ireland's 'insufficient efforts' to tackle human trafficking

The report published by the US State Department noted Ireland’s use of direct provision centres to accommodate ‘traumatised victims’.

'You're letting a robot tell you how attractive you are': This exhibition questions the meaning of perfection Science Gallery This post contains videos

'You're letting a robot tell you how attractive you are': This exhibition questions the meaning of perfection

The new exhibition looks at the future of personal perfection through science and technology.

Commemorative plaque unveiled at the site of Ireland's first dedicated LGBT community centre

The Hirschfeld Centre was burnt down 31 years ago.

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Jeremy Hunt to take on Boris Johnson in Tory contest face-off after Michael Gove is eliminated

The vote will now open up to all party members, not just MPs, and the winner of the contest will be announced on the week of 22 July.

Gardaí launch appeal after separate assaults left two men 'seriously injured' in Galway

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses who came to the assistance of an injured male outside the Brown Thomas store to contact them.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

US Pentagon confirms Iranian forces shot down surveillance drone

The Pentagon insisted the aircraft was in international air space.

'Enormous hostility' among some EU members towards any further Brexit extension, says Varadkar

Varadkar reiterated that the EU is not prepared to reopen the Withdrawal Agreement again.

Some female pilots have to 'choose between terminating pregnancy or quitting'

Ialpa today said that female pilots in bogus self-employment are not guaranteed a job when they return after having a baby.

From The42 Ex-Cork hurler breaks record with epic 520km run over six days At His Peak

Ex-Cork hurler breaks record with epic 520km run over six days

Paul Tierney set off last Friday morning and scaled all 214 Wainwright Fells in England’s Lake District.

Boy wrongly identified online as one of Ana Kriegel's killers, court hears

It is an offence under the Children Act to publish anything that would identify the boys, who are both aged 14.

'An immensely caring and loving person': Funeral takes place of Valerie French-Kilroy in Cork RIP

'An immensely caring and loving person': Funeral takes place of Valerie French-Kilroy in Cork

Valerie French-Kilroy was found dead last week at her home in Mayo.

Plane makes emergency landing at Dublin Airport as passenger suffers suspected heart attack

United Airlines flight UA-70 was travelling from New York to Amsterdam at the time.

Tánaiste says stricter online safety rules are needed: 'The days of self-regulation are over'

Calls for an online safety Oireachtas committee were heard in the Dáil today.

And then there were three: Javid eliminated from Tory race as Johnson remains Prime Minister-in-waiting

Michael Gove and Jeremy Hunt are also still in the running.

From The42 Adidas loses 'three-stripe' trademark battle in European court Invalid

Adidas loses 'three-stripe' trademark battle in European court

The German sports brand’s design was not distinctive enough to deserve protection, according to the EU ruling.

Two 'showbiz' whales from Shanghai aquarium moved to sanctuary in Iceland

The whales, Little White and Little Grey, were sold to Changfeng Ocean World aquarium some 10 years ago.

Poll: Should the Government send Irish troops to Mali for peacekeeping duties? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Government send Irish troops to Mali for peacekeeping duties?

The proposal has been debated in the Dáil this week.

Armed gardaí on patrol in Longford as 'temporary deterrent' to violence

Armed gardaí have been seen patrolling the town in recent days.

LinkedIn announces 800 new jobs as part of expansion of Irish operation

The move will see the company’s Irish workforce expand by two thirds.

Talk of backroom deals and 'lending' votes as Tory contest shrouded in smoke and mirrors

Today we’ll see the final two chosen after two more votes.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

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

Philippe Zdar - one half of French dance duo Cassius - dies after accidental fall from apartment building RIP
From The42 TV Wrap - Remembering RTÉ's 1994 World Cup coverage in Eamon Dunphy's absence Retro

TV Wrap - Remembering RTÉ's 1994 World Cup coverage in Eamon Dunphy's absence

The broadcaster experimented with a ‘football forum’, filled with people from all walks of Irish life.

NHS nurse who appeared on Britain's Got Talent murdered by boyfriend 'in a fit of rage'

Desmond Sylva was convicted of the murder yesterday.

UK's porn blocking laws to be delayed again

The laws were to be introduced on 15 July, but are to be delayed because of bureaucratic, legal issues.

Man guilty of drug possession after gardaí discover €1.35 million worth of heroin under bed

The man was found guilty at the Special Criminal Court yesterday.

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