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Dublin: 17 °C Wednesday 26 June, 2019

Today’s News

Pride flag to fly over Leinster House this weekend

A LGBT+ group has been set up within the Houses of the Oireachtas.

From The42 World champion Harrington takes Ireland's medal tally to 6 on sensational day for boxers European Games This post contains videos

World champion Harrington takes Ireland's medal tally to 6 on sensational day for boxers

Michaela Walsh, Gráinne Walsh, Kurt Walker and Kellie Harrington have joined Regan Buckley and Michael Nevin in guaranteeing bronze.

Paris region shuts down schools as heatwave hits western Europe - and it's about to get hotter

Forecasters have predicted that it’s going to get even warmer across the continent.

Support staff strike: HSE says situation at hospitals 'challenging' as further talks planned

The issue centres on a dispute over pay increases.

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Cigarette or an electrical fault 'may have caused' Notre-Dame fire

The famous cathedral caught fire in April of this year.

From The42 Trump tells US captain to 'win before she talks' in response to White House comments Back And Forth

Trump tells US captain to 'win before she talks' in response to White House comments

Megan Rapinoe had said she’s ‘not going to the f*****g White House’ if her side wins the Women’s World Cup.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Hillary Clinton is in Ireland to visit children's charity Barretstown

Clinton is not holding any formal meetings during her visit.

New maps use parish records to show wealth in 14th-century Ireland

The work offers new insights into English control of Ireland during this period.

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Brazilian soldier travelling on military plane to G20 summit arrested with 39kg of cocaine

The soldier was arrested when the plane made a stopover in Spain.

Donegal domestic violence centre calls for increased funding to stave off closure

Lifeline Inishowen protested outside the Dáil today.

Kim Kardashian accused of cultural appropriation over new underwear range

A kimono is a traditional Japanese garment but is being used by Kardashian for her new range.

Access to cannabis for medical reasons is now allowed in Ireland under new law

Simon Harris has today signed legislation to allow for the operation of the Medical Cannabis Access Programme on a pilot basis.

Major homeless hostel in Dublin city centre is set to close down

The hostel currently provides beds for around 100 people.

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9 childbirth secrets nobody tells you beforehand - and mums share their funniest breast-pumping stories

Protest concerns raised by civil liberties body after reports of Direct Provision residents being targeted

There is a “pattern of intimidation and harassment” of protesters by gardaí, ICCL has said.

Gardaí appeal for information after three-vehicle crash in Limerick

A man and a woman received serious injuries.

Met Éireann has issued a warm weather alert affecting most west coast counties

High temperatures and sunny weather are predicted for the west and south tomorrow.

Ivan Cooper: Northern Ireland civil rights leader who led Bloody Sunday march dies aged 75

Tributes have been paid to the Northern Ireland politician, who led the march on Bloody Sunday.

Taoiseach says he intends to deal with claims of bullying in Waterford Fine Gael

The claims come amid the fallout from a no-confidence motion in the party’s TD John Deasy.

From The42 Ireland boss 'frustrated' as Tottenham's Parrott one of several high-profile absences from Euros training squad Unavailable

Ireland boss 'frustrated' as Tottenham's Parrott one of several high-profile absences from Euros training squad

Aaron Connolly, Conor Coventry and Nathan Collins are also among the notable names missing.

Luke Kelly statue in Dublin restored after vandalism

The black paint was removed by masonry experts this morning.

Varadkar 'all ears' about Eir's claim about cheaper rural broadband

The company’s CEO Carolan Lennon has said Eir could implement the National Broadband Plan for less than €1 billion.

Sunday Business Post ad about 'young and dynamic team of journalists' was ageist, watchdog rules

A complaint about a radio ad for the newspaper was made to the ASAI.

JP Morgan has been fined €1.6 million by the Central Bank for 'unacceptable' regulatory failings

An Irish subsidiary of the US investment bank had breached outsourcing rules.

Potential breakthrough in 35-year-old case as man arrested over murder of Marie Tierney

The mother-of-two’s body was discovered two months after she went missing in 1984.

'Employees will work smarter, not longer': Is Ireland ready for a four-day working week?

Welcome to TheJournal.ie’s 10-week podcast series, Ireland 2029.

Complaint of 'racism' against Wexford shop whose owner painted his face black for advert upheld

Smyths Homevalue shared the video on Facebook to promote Black Friday last year.

San Francisco becomes first major US city to ban e-cigarette sales

The legislation does not restrict the use of vaping products – only sales, manufacturing and distribution.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

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

'Horrifying image' of drowned father and daughter crossing Rio Grande increases spotlight on US immigration

The photo is reminiscent of the 2015 image of Syrian child Alan Kurdi who died in the Mediterranean near Turkey.

From The42 Kieran Lucid: Kerry businessman's plan to create all-island soccer league by 2021 Grand Designs

Kieran Lucid: Kerry businessman's plan to create all-island soccer league by 2021

‘Window of opportunity’ to revolutionise domestic football needs to be acted on by autumn, says entrepreneur.

Poll: Do you support the healthcare support workers' strike? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support the healthcare support workers' strike?

10,000 healthcare support workers are beginning a 24-hour strike today.

Man arrested after woman (30s) dies in stabbing incident overnight in Dublin

The scene remains closed off and a number of traffic diversions are in place.

A $4.5 billion emergency fund approved for US border as its chief quits amid child-detainee outcry

John Sanders was appointed to the post just two months ago.

Robert Mueller to testify on Russian probe before House committees next month

Mueller will appear at back-to-back hearings on 17 July of the House Judiciary and Intelligence Committees.

Tributes to the late Jackie Healy-Rae to be heard in the Dáil

The South Kerry TD passed away on the 5 December 2014.

Almost 6,000 greyhounds killed in Ireland every year, new RTÉ documentary reveals

The programme also revealed cases of unregulated hare coursing in Cork.

The average price of a house in Dublin has increased once again to €388,000

The average price of a house continued to rise nationwide but at a slower rate than before.

Dáil centenary site cost €180,000 to build but fails to draw visitors

Public was made aware of the site via tweets from Oireachtas Twitter account.

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