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Dublin: 10 °C Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Today’s News

Ryanair strike: Judge to rule on planned stoppage as early as this afternoon

A 48 hour strike is planned from midnight on Thursday.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

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

Most Irish adults don't understand what HPV is, says new study

The study comes as boys are to be included in the national HPV immunisation programme.

'I promise not to do this': Donald Trump tweets picture of Trump tower on Greenland

Trump has said strategically for the US “it would be nice” to buy the island.


'New found spin': Boris Johnson's four-page letter on Brexit not going down well in Dublin and Brussels

The UK prime minister released the letter ahead of planned meetings with Merkel and Macron.

Fate of Italy's government hangs in the balance with far-right party pushing for no confidence vote

The far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini recently pulled the plug on the coalition.

Jeffrey Epstein signed a will two days before his suicide

Lawyers representing women who claim they were sexually abused by Epstein have vowed to go after his assets.

El Salvador: Woman who was jailed after her baby was stillborn is acquitted in court

The 21-year-old said “it was hard the whole time I was inside.”

Police launch murder investigation after man shot dead in Co Down

The man’s body was discovered in a car in the Main Street area of the village just before 9pm.

How to organise your wardrobe space like a pro (and finally fit everything in)
From The42 Dummy loops, decoys and manipulation: 5 of Schmidt's sharpest plays Genius Of Joe

Dummy loops, decoys and manipulation: 5 of Schmidt's sharpest plays

Ireland have produced sublime set-piece scores at important times during Schmidt’s tenure.

The emotional scars and the 'new normal' are the dirty little secrets of surviving cancer

Aoife Moggan writes about the scars – both physical and invisible – that a childhood diagnosis of cancer has left.

Gardaí investigate machete fight outside Carrick-on-Shannon chipper

The incident happened on Saturday evening.

Clamping hotspots: New figures show the most clamped streets in Dublin

A lack of valid paid parking accounted for one third of all offences.

Dublin City councillor issues complaint against Gemma O'Doherty over hijab comments

A formal complaint was made to gardaí yesterday.

The average nationwide rent is now €1,391 per month - a record high

In some areas, the average cost of rent is over 160% higher than the average mortgage.

Ireland’s Eye sold to private investment group

The island was included in the recent sale of Howth Castle and demesne to Tetrarch Capital.

Yesterday’s News

'The nicest guy': Vigil held for Dublin man attacked near his home at weekend

Paddy Hansard was attacked at around 2am on Saturday morning.

Gardaí renew appeal for help in locating missing 48-year-old in Dublin

He was last seen 10 days ago in the Raheny area of Dublin.

Leo Varadkar spoke with Boris Johnson by phone for almost an hour this evening

It’s been agreed the two leaders will meet in Dublin in September.

Alaskan man discovers 50-year-old message in a bottle from Russian sailor

A Russian television network tracked a return address in Vladivostok to a retired soviet ship captain now living in Crimea.


From The42 Pogba penalty miss leaves Man United frustrated at Wolves Disappointment

Pogba penalty miss leaves Man United frustrated at Wolves

Anthony Martial’s opener was cancelled out by a stunning Ruben Neves strike.

UK's Home Secretary says freedom of movement with the EU will end immediately after Brexit

A spokesperson said free movement will end overnight on 31 October if a deal is not agreed upon.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

A phone call between Leo and Boris, an explosion in Fermanagh and taxi complaints made headlines today.

'I don't know if he totally rated us': How Schmidt arrived and thrived in Leinster

Leinster were keen to evolve their game after Michael Cheika delivered a revolution.

Trade union Forsa contests Ryanair's bid to stop planned strike action

Forsa claims that the airline’s response to its detailed pay proposals “was curt and dismissive”.


Cross-border gang questioned by gardaí about ATM thefts

The gang is suspected of being involved in the attempted raid on an ATM in Virginia, Co Cavan last week.

Appeal for witnesses after man allegedly assaulted in Dublin's Temple Bar

A man in his fifties received a number of injuries.

Have you seen Ryan? Appeal for 14-year-old missing from Dublin

Ryan McGuiness’ family are extremely concerned for his well-being.

Minister: 'We need to start talking openly about fertility, sex and life in general post-cancer'

Today, Simon Harris launched the National Cancer Survivorship Needs Assessment, called Living With and Beyond Cancer in Ireland.

Building firm caught up in school structural defects controversy wins contract to build new hospital block Wbs

Building firm caught up in school structural defects controversy wins contract to build new hospital block

A total of 42 schools built by WBS were inspected over concerns about structural problems.

'Absolutely filthy': 610 complaints made about taxis in the first six months of the year

Some 229 complaints concerned taxi driver behaviour while 214 related to overcharging.

Six Cocker Spaniel puppies seized by DSPCA and Revenue at Dublin Port last night

The puppies were found concealed among furniture in a van.

From The42 The dynamic duo in the Tipp defence that lorded the skies against Kilkenny Player Watch

The dynamic duo in the Tipp defence that lorded the skies against Kilkenny

Both aged 23, Ronan Maher and Barry Heffernan enjoyed vastly different career trajectories but shone on the big stage yesterday.

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Judge warns of 'serious consequences' after woman posts about childcare proceedings on social media

The woman’s lawyer initially told the court that his client was not willing to remove the material.

'She was so full of fun, joy and life': Funeral takes place of five-year-old who drowned in Germany

Emmy was visiting a lake with her family when she briefly went missing and was later found in the water.

Retrofit scheme: Pre-deadline applications WILL be processed despite closure

The minister has sought to assure homeowners worried about the end of the pilot programme.

HSE accused of 'robbing Peter to pay Paul' by cutting €31.80 allowance for students with disability

Organisations have said young people with a disability will have “a further barrier to equality placed before them”.

Explosion near border was deliberate attempt to kill police officers, PSNI says

The explosion has been condemned by politicians on both sides of the border.

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