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Dublin: 8 °C Monday 16 September, 2019

Today’s News

Saturday Night Live rescinds cast invitation to Shane Gillis over racist YouTube video

Saturday Night Live apologised, saying its vetting process “was not up to our standard”.

20 year-old man missing from Dublin found safe and well

Gardaí said no further action was required.

Drinks industry calls for drop in 'uncompetitive' alcohol tax as sterling value continues to fall

The Drinks Industry Group of Ireland called for a 15% reduction in the tax by 2021.

Man charged in relation to Artane gun seizure

He’s due to appear in court tomorrow morning.

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DUP and Sinn Féin put 'grave pressure' on Good Friday Agreement, says Northern Ireland negotiator

A former top official in the Department of Foreign Affairs made the comments at an event in Trinity this evening.

From The42 Katie Taylor to headline 21,000-capacity Manchester Arena on 2 November Landmark

Katie Taylor to headline 21,000-capacity Manchester Arena on 2 November

The Irish icon will top a bill across the water, with tickets available on StubHub from midday on Tuesday.

Gardaí arrest four for drink and drug driving offences in Limerick

The four were arrested in both Limerick city and county by members of the Roads Policing Unit.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Here’s what made the news today.

Teenager who claims she was sexually assaulted brings court action aimed at getting safe place to reside

The girl has been the subject of interim care orders and had been placed in foster homes.

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Teenager (17) charged over Cork hit-and-run which hospitalised toddler for two months

The teenager was also charged with driving a dangerously defective vehicle and with failing to stop, failing to keep his vehicle at the scene of an incident and failing to report the incident to gardai.

368-bedroom student apartment block likened to 'boutique hotel' planned for Dublin's Liberties

3,888 student bed-spaces are already planned within 1km of the site.

750,000 social welfare claims to be reviewed as part of Government clampdown on fraud

The Department aims to save €530 million by tackling fraud over the next four years.

Couple accused of child cruelty after daughter (9) suffered serious injuries refused bail

Gardaí launched an investigation and arrested the mother and father, aged in their thirties, last month.

Centre for children suspected of suffering sexual abuse opens in Galway

It will provide a safe space where children can access teams of gardaí, social workers and other professionals working together under one roof.

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Farmers continue protests despite deal reached with minister and meat processors at the weekend

Farmers insist the base line price of beef needs to be increased before they will agree.

From The42 Italian TV pundit suspended over racist Lukaku comments Offensive

Italian TV pundit suspended over racist Lukaku comments

Luciano Passirani, who appeared on TopCalcio24, has been punished for his remarks.

'World's first' use of drone technology to deliver insulin to island off Galway coast

The drone was successfully piloted to Inis Mór by researchers from NUI Galway.

Judge to rule next month on Ronan Ryan and Pamela Flood's battle to keep their home

The judge will give his judgment on 7 October.

'We wanted to do something that celebrated his life, because Mick was the light our lives.'

The family of the Irishman who died in the Ethiopian Airlines crash have spoken about their loss.

Ali Selim awarded €7.5k as Labour Court rules he was unfairly dismissed by Trinity College Dublin

Dr Selim claimed he was fired due to a controversy which broke out over comments he made on RTÉ in 2018.

Iran seizes suspected fuel smuggling boat as tensions ratchet higher in the Gulf

A naval patrol of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps intercepted the vessel.

Boris Johnson pulls out of Luxembourg press conference as he's booed and jeered

A Downing Street spokesperson has also confirmed that EU and UK talks will soon take place daily.

Pharma giant Purdue files for bankruptcy in bid to settle US opioid crisis cases

The cases against Purdue seek to address the costs of millions of Americans sinking into addiction.

From The42 Over 1.1 million people watched Dublin's All-Ireland final replay win over Kerry On The Box

Over 1.1 million people watched Dublin's All-Ireland final replay win over Kerry

There were also record numbers for the ladies football finals on TG4.

Gardaí and cadaver dogs search Louth forest for murdered Belfast woman Saoirse Smyth

The 28-year-old has not been since April 2017.

'Undetectable equals Untransmittable': The importance of Gareth Thomas' HIV message

Campaigners point out that effective HIV treatment is also effective HIV prevention.

From The42 TV Wrap - Brolly's absence shows the similarities between Sky and RTÉ's All-Ireland final coverage On The Box

TV Wrap - Brolly's absence shows the similarities between Sky and RTÉ's All-Ireland final coverage

The two broadcasters have learned from each other and now there’s little difference in their approach.

Poll: Should libraries around Ireland open 365 days a year? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should libraries around Ireland open 365 days a year?

A new automated system is set to be introduced at Pembroke Library in Dublin.

The Guardian apologises for editorial which said David Cameron felt 'privileged pain' over death of his young son

The Guardian says the article “fell far short of our standards”.

Homecoming for both Dublin teams announced ... but it won't take place for two weeks

The event will take place in Merrion Square on 29 September.

How I Spend My Money: A student on €9,840 aims to cut down on food spending at college

A grant and a college scholarship help with her monthly expenses

The 9 at 9: Monday

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

Westlife confirmed for gig in Cork's Páirc Uí Chaoimh next summer

The band will perform in the revamped stadium on Friday 28 August 2020.

It's a rainy start to the week ... but sun on the way with temperatures to reach 22 degrees

High pressure over Ireland is set to bring dry, calm and settled conditions later this week.

The Cars frontman Ric Ocasek dies aged 75 in Manhattan apartment RIP This post contains videos

The Cars frontman Ric Ocasek dies aged 75 in Manhattan apartment

The death comes a year after The Cars were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

Trump defends Justice Brett Kavanaugh as he faces fresh sexual misconduct allegations

A former Yale classmate of Kavanaugh alleged that the jurist exposed himself at a freshman year party.

Johnson's Incredible Hulk comparison labelled 'infantile' as he heads for lunch with Juncker

Downing Street has expressed confidence that the meeting will help efforts to find a deal.

Man (26) to appear before court after drugs, guns and cash seized at apartment in Dublin

Heroin and cannabis worth around €22,000 was seized during a search last week.

Man (20s) held after being charged with 10 offences following major manhunt in Cork

Larry Connors was remanded in custody to appear in court again on 18 September.

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